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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-
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
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
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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Nets make qualifying offer to Kenyon Martin

...any team during the first two weeks of July. The Nets will have 15 days to match any offer he receives, team president Rod Thorn said Tuesday. The offer was extended to Martin on Monday. Last season, Martin averaged 16.7 points and 9.5 rebounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/nba_420691.shtml
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Jason Kidd's decision on free agency a week or less away

...agent market. When that will happen was uncertain Wednesday, but the clock was ticking on New Jersey. Nets president Rod Thorn did not return three telephone calls left by The Associated Press seeking comment on contract talks with the perennial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/10/nba_380771.shtml
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No fluke: Nets return to NBA Finals

...people said it could never be done," the Detroit Pistons' coach said. "The Nets could never be a contender. "But Rod Thorn has done a great job of drafting and getting the right coach and making the right trades. This team is poised, and I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/26/nba_373679.shtml
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Day of slow trading includes Hawks deal

...is a little surprising for me," New Jersey president Rod Thorn said. "But historically, 98 percent that might be talked...Eastern Conference. "Knowing the competitive spirit that Rod Thorn has, he was never going to go into fire sale mode...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/23/nba_117691.shtml
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Mourning to attempt comeback after kidney transplant

...statement released by the Nets on Wednesday. "We look forward to Alonzo joining the Nets in training camp," Nets president Rod Thorn said. "Hopefully, he will be able to resume his career and play at the high level he has in the past." The center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/02/nba_427319.shtml
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