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  1. Marc J Spears

    Marc J. Spears is a regular contributor to and covers the Boston Celtics and NBA for The Boston Globe.

  2. What's next for Ray Allen?

    Nick Borges

    There has been a lot of speculation that Ray Allen will follow LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, however that it still an uncertain scenario. From Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports writes: "Allen isn't pressed to choose a team because he isn't...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Nash's role for next season

    Joe Kaiser

    If Steve Nash ends up taking the court next season, he understands that his role could be more limited. In a candid interview Thursday with Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, Nash tried his best to stay positive about next season but was also realist...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Aaron Gordon and the 2014 draft

    Nick Borges

    Forward Aaron Gordon is ranked highly on all draft boards and according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the freshman will announce his intentions this week to leave Arizona so he can pursue an NBA career. Spears spoke to an NBA scout who had t...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  5. Tyrone Corbin's fate with the Jazz

    Nick Borges

    Tyrone Corbin's contract as the head coach of the Utah Jazz, along with the rest of his staff, will expire on June 30 and he should know if he's getting a new contract soon after the regular season ends next week. From Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Spo...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Nene nearing return?

    Joe Kaiser

    It's now been a month since Nene went down with a sprained MCL in his left knee, but Washington may get their key big man back soon. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, a source indicates that Nene is expected back after the first week of...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  7. Drew Gooden's a keeper

    Nick Borges

    It was reported last week that the Washington Wizards would offer Drew Gooden a rest-of-season contract after his second 10-day deal expired and that will indeed be the case on Tuesday, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. This news was e...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  8. Dedmon staying in Orlando long-term?

    Nick Borges

    UPDATE: Not only did Orlando keep Dewayne Dedmon through the end of the season, they included an option in the contract that could lock up the talented young big man beyond 2013-14. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, a source indicates t...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  9. Warriors 15th roster spot

    Nick Borges

    The Warriors currently have an open roster spot after they declined to offer center Hilton Armstrong a second 10-day contract. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Warriors are taking a look at another big man. Spears writes: "NBA fre...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Will the Kings make another deal?

    Joe Kaiser

    Sacramento swung a minor deal on Wednesday, but that reportedly hasn't stopped the Kings from being active on Thursday. The Kings are still shopping anyone not named DeMarcus Cousins from the Maloofs regime, a source tells Marc J. Spears of Yahoo ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  11. Rockets looking to trade Garcia?

    Joe Kaiser

    Much of the focus in Houston this season has centered around whether the team will trade disgruntled center Omer Asik, but a story on Monday indicates that the Rockets are actively shopping another veteran -- Francisco Garcia. Marc J. Spears of Ya...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  12. Sixers big man workout

    Nick Borges

    The Philadelphia 76ers, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, are planning to work out a bunch of big men on Monday. Spears reports those auditioning include center Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz) and forward Jarvis Varnado (Iowa). Dedmon was mos...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  13. Devin Ebanks on 76ers radar

    Nick Borges

    The Philadelphia 76ers have an open roster spot after waiving center Daniel Orton on Tuesday and they may fill the position via a free agent signing. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Sixers met with swingman Devin Ebanks during this ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. A Twitter diary of Heat at Cavs

    Kevin Arnovitz & Tom Haberstroh

    @the_real_nash (Steve Nash) Hey Cleveland! How pumped are you for the Phoenix/Golden State game tonight? 3:32 p.m. @SpearsNBAYahoo (Marc J. Spears) You know some craziness expected when CNN is reporting live from Quicken Loans Arena four hours ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: "Kobe Bryant is pursuing his sixth NBA championship, a benchmark that would match Michael Jordan's career total and immediately launch a debate about how the Los Angeles Lakers star measures up to the league's greates...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  16. NBA playoffs: Celtics confident they can rebound next season

    Marc J. Spears

    Paul Pierce and the Celtics expect to return to prominence with a healthy KG, Marc Spears writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  17. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Dell'Apa and Marc J. Spears of The Boston Globe: "Rajon Rondo said he was going for the ball on the last significant sequence of the Celtics' 106-104 overtime win over Chicago last night. And the officials agreed, awarding Bulls ce...

    Blog | April 29, 2009