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  • n. An informal practice session


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  • The Magic were forced to move their morning shootaround from the Wachovia Center to the Community College of Philadelphia because of Wing Bowl, an annual chicken wing-eating contest, which drew more than 20,000 spectators. ...

  • Iverson said he was told not to participate in shootaround and instead watched from the sideline. - Basketball - Washington vs. Philadelphia

  • Johnson, who got the news on the team bus heading to Wednesday morning's shootaround, is Atlanta's first All-Star since Shareef Abdur-Rahim in 2002. - Basketball - Atlanta vs. L.A. Clippers

  • "I noticed in shootaround before Game 7 that he was more confident, he was directing plays and it just carried into the game and carried into now," Sixers general manager Billy King said. - Bell rings at the right time for Sixers

  • When asked if he imparted these thoughts during the shootaround, which is N.B.A. parlance for the light practice before a game, Saunders noted that they had held a

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  • At the morning shootaround, Coach Flip Saunders wasn't sure about Bibby's availability for Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls.

    Wizards, Bibby reach buyout agreement [UPDATED]

  • Bibby may have offered a clue about his plans when a Wizards staffer attempted to get him to take a headshot photograph before shootaround.

    Wizards, Bibby reach buyout agreement [UPDATED]

  • Ken Berger reports that Richard Hamilton and Chris Wilcox have been fined for missing shootaround without an excuse, but the Pistons are not planning a coaching change in the wake of the perceived mutiny against John Kuester

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  • They will have their first shootaround with the team on Monday and the Wizards won't be able to practice with all of the new pieces until Tuesday.

    Schedule doesn't get any easier

  • He said he made the decision to sit Arenas at shootaround, when Gilbert seemed to be having trouble moving around.

    Flip Saunders on Gilbert's fake injury


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