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Flip Saunders dies after short battle with cancer

...was a shining example of what a true leader should be, defined by his integrity and kindness to all he encountered.Sam Mitchell has been named interim head coach and GM Milt Newton is heading the team's personnel department.Saunders went 654-592...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-10-25/flip-saunders-dies-after-shor
Hawks' 'D' too much for Hornets

...milestone came in his 315th game with the Raptors, besting the previous record held by current Minnesota Timberwolves coach Sam Mitchell.Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and eight rebounds, and DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry had 15 points each.The victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-11-01/hawks-d-too-much-hornets
Mary Slade

...C. and was a Homemaker. She was a Parishioner at the Episcopal Church of the Ridge. Survivors include 2 sons- Sam Mitchell Slade, Jr., Arthur (Penney) Slade; 1 daughter- Jean Slade (Chris) Covar; 1 brother- Robert H. McKie, Jr...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172841329
Around the NBA

...the All-Star break -- at Golden State on Wednesday night and at home against Dallas on Thursday. RAPTORS: Coach Sam Mitchell is taking a leave of absence so he can fly home to Atlanta following the death of his father-in-law. A team spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/12/nba_187019.shtml
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Duo carries Atlanta

...the Raptors. On the night, the Hawks shot 50 percent and outrebounded the Raptors 49-40. NOTES: Toronto coach Sam Mitchell isn't surprised by Atlanta's improvement this season. "There's a lot of parity in the East and West. The teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/11/nba_104164.shtml
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Overtime

...Georgia Tech announcer Al Ciraldo , pro golfer Edward Everett , longtime Braves announcer Ernie Johnson , ex-NBA star Sam Mitchell , and former NFL players Larry Rakestraw and Ronald Simmons . - The Diamond Lakes Tennis Center's grand opening celebration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/18/oth_548641.shtml
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Houston has no problem

...attempts in the opening quarter and reeled off a 15-0 run at one stretch to lead 35-18 after 12 minutes. Toronto coach Sam Mitchell called time out midway through the second quarter with his team down 50-28, their biggest deficit of the night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/17/nba_120718.shtml
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Around the NBA

...negative Monday. RAPTORS: Were without forwards Chris Bosh and Andrea Bargnani and guard T.J. Ford on Monday against the Charlotte Bobcats. "We've got probably three of our most talented players injured," coach Sam Mitchell said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/04/nba_175403.shtml
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Spurs are 'turning a corner,' Popovich warns

...Horry and (Brent) Barry. You don't stay in this league for 12 or 13 years for no good reason," Toronto coach Sam Mitchell said after a 107-91 loss to the Spurs on Monday. "They understand what they are up against as veteran players in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/04/nba_118839.shtml
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Firing of coaches an alarming trend

...Injury-plagued Washington (Eddie Jordan) and Sacramento (Reggie Theus) also made changes. So did Toronto (Sam Mitchell), Philadelphia (Maurice Cheeks) and Minnesota (Randy Wittman), teams that expected to be much better than they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/27/nba_505553.shtml
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