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Rick Pitino heads latest class of Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

...Virginia star and current South Carolina coach Dawn Staley, E.B. Henderson, Brazil superstar Oscar Schmidt, and Russ Granik, the longtime assistant commissioner of the NBA.Pitino also had two stints in the NBA with the Boston Celtics and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-04-08/rick-pitino-heads-latest-
NBA could be locked out next

...leading many to brace for another lockout. "We are having ongoing discussions with the players' association," said Russ Granik, the NBA deputy commissioner. "But no announcement is imminent regarding an agreement." One of the main sticking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/20/nba_431829.shtml
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Newspaper: NBA ready to talk with Charlotte about return

...behalf of potential owners, a newspaper reported Thursday. The Charlotte Observer reported NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik met with potential Charlotte owner Steve Belkin last week and is expected to have similar meetings with Robert Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/28/nba_346808.shtml
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Hornets moving to West; Charlotte will join East

...it begins play in 2004. The Hornets left Charlotte after last season and moved to New Orleans. Deputy commissioner Russ Granik said the Hornets have the option to switch to the West next season. The team will have to let the league know before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/nba_475427.shtml
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Controlling the teen machine

...organized by the LPGA. She was part of a panel featuring NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, NBA deputy commissioner Russ Granik, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber and WTA Tour chairman Larry Scott as well as developmental specialists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/11/gol_31659.shtml
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City manager gets go-ahead for NBA negotiations

...negotiations with the league within two to three weeks, though Syfert had yet to communicate with NBA deputy commissioner Russ Granik. City Council member Lynn Wheeler said no council members objected to giving Syfert permission to negotiate. The council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/24/nba_349501.shtml
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NBA players union leaves galvanized

...Friday with the realization that their careers and paychecks probably won't be resuming soon. NBA deputy commissioner Russ Granik and union director Billy Hunter spoke on the telephone and agreed to meet Wednesday when the league's Board of Governors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/24/oth_242780.shtml
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NBA focuses on fans

...he was joined by union director Billy Hunter and deputy commissioner Russ Granik. "Most important to us is that basketball games will be upon us again...news conference by union director Billy Hunter and deputy commissioner Russ Granik.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/nba_249589.shtml
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NBA notebook

...it's not just about scoring. You can have the perfect game that has an 84-82 final score," deputy commissioner Russ Granik said Monday, using the score from Sunday night's Game 1 of the NBA Finals. "The focus has been more about the general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/03/oth_209352.shtml
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NBA: O'Neal's suspension cut by 10 games

...We have consistently maintained that the arbitrator has no legitimate role in this matter," NBA deputy commissioner Russ Granik said. "While we obviously agree with Mr. Kaplan's decision upholding virtually all of the suspensions, we don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/23/nba_437933.shtml
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