What a difference a win makes: The 76ers' (top, from left) Michael Carter-Williams, Hollis Thompson and Henry Sims celebrate Saturday's win with teammate Nerlens Noel (in suit), ending a 26-game losing streak. Below, the trio after another loss Thursday. top: AP; bottom: Scott Halleran-Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, right, is out for the season after injuring his right knee Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Rose missed all of last season with an injury to his left knee. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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The top prospects in the NBA's 2013 draft include Nerlens Noel of Kentucky, Victor Oladipo of Indiana, Otto Porter of Georgetown, Alex Len of Maryland, Ben McLemore of Kansas, Trey Burke (front row C) of Michigan, Anthony Bennett of UNLV and Michael Carter-Williams of Syracuse. Mike Stobe/Getty Images hide caption

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III already promotes Subway sandwiches. Will health insurance be next? Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (left) congratulates teammate Gary Neal on his three-pointer during Tuesday night's game. Al Diaz / Miami Herald/MCT / Landov hide caption

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Oh no you don't: The Miami Heat's LeBron James (right) rejects a slam dunk attempt by the San Antonio Spurs' Tiago Splitter during Sunday night's game in Miami. Mike Segar /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman reports on Game 2 of the NBA finals
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Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs during Thursday night's first game of the NBA finals in Miami. The Spurs beat the Miami Heat, 92-88. Mike Segar /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Jason Collins, a veteran NBA center, has become the first male professional athlete in the four major American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's website. He finished this past season with the Washington Wizards and is now a free agent. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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