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Topic - Jrue Holiday
New Orleans, Portland and Sacramento have agreed to a three-team trade sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings, people familiar with the deal said.
Anthony Bennett learned he would be making NBA draft history the same time as everyone else.
Anthony Bennett was stunned at the start. David Stern had a big surprise at the finish.
The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Nerlens Noel and Alex Len in favor of the UNLV freshman forward who has starred for Canada's junior national teams and was the Mountain West Conference player of the year.
Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian No. 1 overall pick, and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five and right into a trade in a surprising start to an unsettled NBA draft.
Jrue Holiday scored 22 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers found enough motivation to put the Washington Wizards' pursuit of ninth place to rest for good Friday night, pulling away in the second half for a 97-86 victory.
The 76ers' Andrew Bynum gamble was a bust.
Portland rookie Damian Lillard beat Philadelphia guard Jrue Holiday in the final round to win the Skills Competition during All-Star Saturday night.
Nick Young scored 18 points in his first game against his old team, Jrue Holiday had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 92-84 Wednesday night.
Brad Keselowski won last August at Pocono driving 500 miles on a broken left ankle.
Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a cut hand, and the New York Knicks snapped an NBA-record, 13-game postseason losing streak by beating the Miami Heat 89-87 Sunday in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 117-94 on Wednesday night.
Doug Collins saw the schedule and wondered if a season teetering on the brink of rebound or collapse might buckle and collapse.
"I feel like everybody's been worried about Andrew the whole season," All-Star guard Jrue Holiday said. "It's like, all right, let my man breathe. I guess right now he's going through a tough time. I'm just praying for him and hoping everything's OK."
PHILADELPHIA — Spencer Hawes scored 22 points, and Jrue Holiday added 20 to help surprising Philadelphia stop Chicago and take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal.