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Rough playoff debut irks Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan

...point guard Chris Paul lost the ball out of bounds with 18.9 seconds left Saturday and Golden State leading 107-105. Rod Thorn, the league's president for basketball operations, said in a statement Sunday that the Warriors' Draymond Green should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-20/rough-playoff-debut-irks-rapt
Atlanta Hawks beat Milwaukee Bucks in regular season finale

...Blake Griffin was suspended for a game after getting his 16th technical foul this season.NBA president of operations Rod Thorn announced the suspension, and Griffin sat out the regular-season finale Wednesday night against Portland.NBA rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-16/atlanta-hawks-beat-milwaukee-
Spurs handle Timberwolves

...NBA acknowledged a missed call near the end of a close game won by the Mavericks.President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said Sunday that a foul should've been called on Monta Ellis of the Mavericks as Austin Rivers tried a 3-point shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-01-12/spurs-handle-timberwolves
Pacers hand Knicks sixth loss in a row at home

...using profane language during his postgame media availability.Wallace used a swear word following the Celtics' 109-85 loss to the Rockets in Houston on Tuesday.The penalty was announced Wednesday by NBA president of operations Rod Thorn.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-11-20/pacers-hand-knicks-sixth-loss
Uncertainty surrounds draft

...It's different because I think most of the players have some questions about them," New Jersey Nets president Rod Thorn said. "Even the ones that are going to go real high, there are some questions: Can the guy guard? His body? He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/25/nba_528808.shtml
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Around the NBA

...An MRI on Monday revealed he sustained a Grade 1 sprain on Saturday night against the Boston Celtics, Nets president Rod Thorn said Monday. There is no timetable for his return. Carter averaged 17.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/13/nba_152252.shtml
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Overtime

...for violating the NBA's drug policy, has reached an agreement with the Nets and passed his physical, team president Rod Thorn said. Tennis Gasquet, Murray reach semifinals In Toronto, Richard Gasquet and Andy Murray defeated seeded players Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/12/oth_92316.shtml
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Former Nets executives to join forces with 76ers

Rod Thorn and Ed Stefanski once teamed to build New Jersey into NBA championship contenders.Reunited in Philadelphia, the front office...

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Thorn set to give up duties

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. --- Rod Thorn is stepping down as president and general manager of the New Jersey Nets.A person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2010-06-26/thorn-set-give-duties
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Wizards foil Bobcats' season opening plans

...negotiated it himself with help from advisers. "I feel very comfortable with Lawrence as the coach," Nets president Rod Thorn said. "Lawrence will coach our team as well as it can be coached, I don't have any problems with that." HAWKS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/nba_433517.shtml
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