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BUILDING CASE Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest faces four misdemeanor charges stemming from a dispute with his wife at home earlier this month.  The charges were filed late Tuesday.  Placer County Deputy District Attorney Dan Quick said Artest will be

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  HEALTH Denver Nuggets coach George Karl always take his son, Coby on one in–season NBA road trip.  This time, the trip has special meaning.  They share a bond that goes beyond father-son and basketball.  George Karl is a cancer

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CELTICS FINED The Boston Celtics confirmed the team has been fined $30,000 by the NBA for excessive contact with the family of Texas star freshman and likely lottery draft pick Kevin Durant.  General Manager Danny Ainge sat next to Durant’s

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STOTTS FIRED Terry Stotts was fired Wednesday as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, who are struggling this season after injuries to key players.  JACKSON:  NBA TARGETS KOBE Lakers coach Phil Jackson accused the National Basketball Association of conducting a “witch

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NEW COACH Michael Jordan now gets a chance to hire a coach for his basketball team.  Jordan, part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, said Bernie Bickerstaff will not return as coach next season, although he will complete this one.  He will

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 BASKETS Orlando’s Dwight Howard had his 45th double double with 16 points and 12 rebounds against the Rockets. BRICKS Houston is 37-17 when Tracy McGrady plays and 2-7 when he doesn’t this season. INSIDER The Wizards are 8-30 all-time in

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MORE PROBLEMS FOR TINSLEY Indiana Pacers guard Jamaal Tinsley was suspended for Saturday night’s game against Philadelphia for conduct detrimental to the team.  Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said the suspension was unrelated to Tinsley’s recent problems with the law, which

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SEASON ENDS Boston Celtics forward Wally Szczerbiak underwent season-ending surgery on his left ankle Thursday.  Szczerbiak sprained his left ankle during Boston’s game against Sacramento on Feb. 20, the latest of several injuries to his ankles this season. CLIPPERS GUARD