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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo takes a shot during warm ups before an NBA basketball game between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 12, 2017 - 12:56 am
DALLAS (AP) — Coach Rick Carlisle draped his arm around Tony Romo as the crowd roared in the final minutes of the Dallas Mavericks' honorary game for the retiring Cowboys quarterback. Fans desperately wanted to see the career passing leader for the storied Cowboys franchise get in for at least a...
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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo takes a shot during warm ups before an NBA basketball game between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 12, 2017 - 12:33 am
DALLAS (AP) — Coach Rick Carlisle draped his arm around Tony Romo as the crowd roared in the final minutes of the Dallas Mavericks' honorary game for the retiring Cowboys quarterback. Fans desperately wanted to see the career passing leader for the storied Cowboys franchise get in for at least a...
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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo takes a shot during warm ups before an NBA basketball game between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 11, 2017 - 10:57 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Gary Harris scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets beat Dallas 109-91 on Tuesday night with the Mavericks honoring retiring Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo as a ceremonial player. With nothing at stake in a lost season that will be the worst for Dallas (32-49) since going 20-62 in 1997...
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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo smiles as he leaves a news conference after an NBA basketball shoot around in Dallas, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Romo will be a Maverick for day and ride the bench during a home finale game featuring two teams that failed to make the playoffs this year. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
April 11, 2017 - 10:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Tony Romo couldn't say no when Dirk Nowitzki asked the retiring Dallas Cowboys quarterback to join the Mavericks as an honorary teammate for a day. Now it's turned into a scene, with dozens of media members showing up for a morning shootaround before a meaningless final Dallas home...
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Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince (12) drives to the basket as Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum (5), of France, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
April 11, 2017 - 9:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the resurgent Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game, routing the listless Charlotte Hornets 103-76 on Tuesday night to wrap up the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Hawks will face the Washington Wizards in the opening...
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Former NBA enforcer and rebounding machine for the New York Knicks Charles Oakley talks to the press after an appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Oakley was charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of criminal trespass during an incident at Madison Square Garden. He is accused of striking one security guard in the face with a closed fist, and when two other people tried to intervene, both were pushed and received cuts.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 11, 2017 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks favorite Charles Oakley made his first court appearance on Tuesday since his arrest and ejection while attending at game at Madison Square Garden. Oakley, 53, was arraigned in criminal court in Manhattan on misdemeanor assault and other charges before being released...
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April 11, 2017 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks favorite Charles Oakley has made his first court appearance since his arrest and ejection in February at Madison Square Garden. Oakley was arraigned Tuesday in criminal court in Manhattan on misdemeanor assault and other charges before being released without bail...
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April 11, 2017 - 11:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have appointed Malik Rose as general manager of their NBA Development League affiliate in Erie, Pennsylvania, beginning next season. Rose also will maintain his duties as manager of basketball operations for the Hawks, who made the announcement Tuesday. The Hawks'...
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April 11, 2017 - 3:31 am
HORNETS-BUCKS Bucks brush past Hornets for 89-79 win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tony Snell scored 16 points, Jason Terry had season highs of 15 points and five 3-pointers, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 89-79 on Monday night. Center Greg Monroe provided punch in the paint with 16 points...
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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Deron Williams (31) goes up for a shot against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, left, and guard Josh Richardson during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 10, 2017 - 10:34 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game's final four from the foul line, and the Miami Heat remained alive in the postseason chase by rallying to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-121 on Monday night. Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for Miami, which...
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