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Chicago Blackhawks suffer first loss of season

...SENATORS 5, CANADIENS 1In Ottawa, Daniel Alfredsson scored his first goal of the season and Ottawa beat Montreal.Jim O'Brien, Mika Zibanejad, Chris Phillips and Chris Neil also scored for the Senators.Craig Anderson had 31 saves in his 300th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-01-30/chicago-blackhawks-suffer-
Ottawa loses game, star defenseman Erik Karlsson to injury

...within a point of Eastern Conference-leading New Jersey.Stephane Da Costa scored his first goal of the season, and Jim O'Brien also scored for Ottawa. The Senators lost for the fifth time in seven games.The loss of the Karlsson is a major blow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-02-13/ottawa-loses-game-star-def
Cheeks and Iverson glad to be back together

...the coach he always wanted. Cheeks and Iverson were reunited in Philadelphia on Tuesday, a day after the 76ers fired Jim O'Brien and replaced him with Cheeks, one of the most popular players in franchise history. "I'm excited about being here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/25/nba_454170.shtml
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Pacers remove interim label, name Vogel head coach

...Vogel as their head coach. The team made the announcement during a news conference Wednesday.Vogel took over for Jim O'Brien on an interim basis during the middle of last season, went 20-18 to close the regular season and led the team to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-07-06/pacers-remove-interim-label-n
Ainge pursues vision while players, fans wonder

...of turmoil for the Boston Celtics, and the star guard and the interim coach were stunned by the resignation of coach Jim O'Brien. Everyone knew that O'Brien was defense-oriented and basketball boss Danny Ainge wanted more offense, but there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/04/nba_403347.shtml
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Celtics fall in coach's debut

...106-103 Wednesday night, spoiling John Carroll's debut as coach of the Celtics. In his first full day on the job since Jim O'Brien's resignation, Carroll watched his team rally from a 68-54 deficit midway through the third quarter and take a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/nba_402710.shtml
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Celtics rally for historical victory

...Paul Pierce's teammates mobbed him at center court until he broke free and jumped atop the scorer's table. Coach Jim O'Brien's ever-present poker face disappeared, the most stoic of NBA coaches pumping his fist to the crowd and walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/26/nba_347738.shtml
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Around the NBA

...his return is uncertain. "If it takes shutting him down a couple days to get him right, we'll do that," coach Jim O'Brien told Pacers.com after practice Thursday. It will be the 85th regular-season game O'Neal has missed in just over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/24/nba_154046.shtml
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Philly and Boston rekindle playoff feud

...of a best-of-five series. "These players were not around when the rivalry was developed," said Celtics coach Jim O'Brien, who grew up in Philadelphia and went to college at St. Joseph's. "I hated the Boston Celtics with a passion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/21/nba_339751.shtml
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O'Brien thinks the Nets will win NBA title

...from the coach who began his summer vacation Saturday. When reading those words, try to remember that Boston coach Jim O'Brien is a man who chooses his words carefully. "I think they will bring the NBA championship back East. They're that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/02/nba_342418.shtml
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