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July 25, 2012 | By Mark Medina
This is the 16th post in a series focusing on this year's free-agent class. Player:  Roger Mason Jr. Former team: Washington Wizards Type of free agent: Unrestricted Positives: Mason Jr.'s stint last season with the Wizards shows he can thrive as a role player if given the opportunity. He almost had two separate seasons, one that featured him stuck deep in the Wizards' depth chart and one proving he's a worthy option. After averaging only 1.9 points in 21 of the Wizards' first 31 games, Mason Jr. found an increased role when Randy Witman replaced Flip Saunders as head coach and after the Wizards sent guard Nick Young to the Clippers.
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July 25, 2012 | By Mark Medina
This is the 16th post in a series focusing on this year's free-agent class. Player:  Roger Mason Jr. Former team: Washington Wizards Type of free agent: Unrestricted Positives: Mason Jr.'s stint last season with the Wizards shows he can thrive as a role player if given the opportunity. He almost had two separate seasons, one that featured him stuck deep in the Wizards' depth chart and one proving he's a worthy option. After averaging only 1.9 points in 21 of the Wizards' first 31 games, Mason Jr. found an increased role when Randy Witman replaced Flip Saunders as head coach and after the Wizards sent guard Nick Young to the Clippers.
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August 21, 2013 | By Ben Bolch
In a surprising development Wednesday, NBA players elected Clippers  All-Star guard Chris Paul as the new union president to replace Derek Fisher, whose term is expiring. Guard Roger Mason Jr. had been the only announced candidate, and it had been widely expected that he would run unopposed. Mason has served as Fisher's vice president for four years. Paul becomes the first superstar to hold the NBA players' association  president's job since Patrick Ewing's term ended in 2001.
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January 7, 2010
Toronto 108, at Orlando 103: Andrea Bargnani and Chris Bosh had 18 points apiece for the Raptors, who nearly blew an 18-point fourth-quarter lead. The Magic has lost three straight. New Orleans 97, at Oklahoma City 92: David West scored 19 points, Chris Paul had 14 points and 13 assists and the Hornets, who've won four straight, moved above .500 for the first time this season. at Cleveland 121, Washington 98: LeBron James piled up 23 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in just three quarters for the Cavaliers.
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November 19, 2001 | From Associated Press
Roger Mason Jr. scored 20 points and No. 11 Virginia routed East Tennessee State, 85-62, Sunday at Charlottesville, Va. Adam Hall scored 19 points for Virginia (2-0), Travis Watson had 14 and 13 rebounds and Chris Williams scored 13 points. Zakee Wadood and Jerald Fields each had 12 points for East Tennessee State (1-1). Virginia led, 42-31, at halftime. No.
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June 25, 2002
FRESHMEN Lee Benson Jr., Brown Mackie JC (Kansas), 6-9; Rashid Hardwick, Eastern Oklahoma State, 7-0; Jamal Sampson, California, 6-11; Dajuan Wagner, Memphis, 6-3; Adrian Walton, Fordham, 6-2; Omar Weaver, Riverside CC (California), 6-8.
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November 21, 2000 | From Associated Press
Top-ranked Arizona didn't need any extra incentive going into its season opener. The Wildcats had some, though, and used it in an impressive performance. With junior forward Michael Wright scoring 15 points and setting a tournament record with 19 rebounds, the Wildcats didn't miss suspended Loren Woods in a 97-57 win over Chaminade on Monday in the opening round of the Maui Invitational at Lahaina, Hawaii.
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February 13, 2002 | From Associated Press
Frank Williams scored 22 points, including five in the final 75 seconds, to lift No. 18 Illinois over Michigan State, 63-61, Tuesday night at East Lansing, Mich. The Illini (18-7, 7-5 in the Big Ten) won its third in a row and first in the Breslin Center since 1997. Michigan State (14-10, 5-6) made consecutive three-point baskets to pull within 59-58 with 27 seconds left. No.
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March 1, 2002 | From Associated Press
Virginia, desperate for a victory to keep alive its NCAA tournament hopes, wiped out a 12-point deficit over the final seven minutes and defeated No. 3 Duke, 87-84, Thursday night at Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers' victory enabled Maryland to clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title. Virginia (17-9, 7-8 in the ACC) began the game having lost seven of nine. It seemed another loss was about to come as Duke (25-3, 12-3) took a 77-65 lead.
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February 25, 2004 | From Associated Press
Lawrence Frank and the New Jersey Nets had to work harder than expected for an NBA-best 14th straight victory. A bigger challenge will come tonight when Frank and the Nets travel to Minnesota to play the Midwest Division-leading Timberwolves. "They're the best team in the league right now, period," Net forward Richard Jefferson said. "Have we had success against them the past three years? Yeah."
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February 1, 2002 | From Associated Press
Juan Dixon said the impetus for No. 3 Maryland's stunning comeback victory against No. 8 Virginia came at the least likely time--when the Cavaliers thought they had the game won. Just over six minutes remained, and with Virginia having taken a four-point lead, Maryland Coach Gary Williams called a timeout, the crowd whipping into a frenzy as the Cavaliers triumphantly headed for the bench.
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