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Word of the Day: Homecoming

homecoming (n.) - return: a coming to or returning home;


Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel:


Tonight's game against the Golden State Warriors is a homecoming for [Stan] Van Gundy. He grew up in Martinez, Calif., which is about 20 miles northeast of Oakland. [...]


Tonight also serves as a homecoming for SFs Mickael Pietrus and Matt Barnes, C Adonal Foyle and General Manager Otis Smith. Pietrus and Barnes used to play for the Warriors. So did Foyle, who is injured but said he would make the trip. Smith played for the Warriors and later worked in the team's front office.