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Who knew the Mayor of Seattle has a pretty decent ball game.
Tyreke Evans made the trip to Seattle, to participate in a Seattle Pro-Am game against Clippers guard, and host of the pro-am, Jamal Crawford.
In this video courtesy of Ball Is Life, Tyreke Evans felt the need to do the Mayor Seattle, Mike McGinn dirty with this in and out crossover that had the Mayor on skates.
Kudos to Mayor McGinn for coming back down court, and getting his own pretty dish for a basket.
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Jamal Crawford and Tyreke Evans put on a crowd-pleasing show at the 2013 Jamal Crawford Pro Am All-Star game in Seattle over the weekend as the two showed off their incredible handles and even combined for 89 points. The excitement went down to the wire as Evans missed a potential game-winner with under 10 seconds to go and Jamal Crawford drilled a deep 3 at the buzzer to give his...
Jamal Crawford has a pro-am named after him, so of course he’s going to get a lot of buckets during games he participates in.
Crawford and Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans went at each other Sunday, trading basket after basket, until Crawford finished it, hitting a buzzer beating three to win the game.
Good news for Pelicans fans, Evans’ jumper was silky smooth yesterday.
H/T Pro Basketball Talk
Los Angeles Clippers: Best and Worst Moves of the Offseason
By Brandon Hartman: Vp of Content and Senior Writer at Hoopstuff
Best Move: Adding Doc Rivers as Head Coach
First, of course resigning Chris Paul is the Clippers’ off season gem so far. You would be one heck of a writer to convince anyone that getting perhaps the number one point guard in the league to commit to a team...
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and Carmelo Anthony are traveling the Far East with the Air Jordan Flight Tour. The three NBA superstars stopped in Taiwan to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before The Brother Elephants of New Taipei City played a game.
The three NBAers didn’t embarrass themselves but both Anthony and Paul balked while Blake Griffin fired a strike.
Summer vacation for the NBA means it’s time for A-list appearances at various Pro-Am tournaments around the country. While most of the focus is on the long-established Drew and Goodman leagues, Jamal Crawford has quietly put together a high-caliber tournament in Seattle. The games take place every weekend at Seattle Pacific University, and you never know who will show up (Crawford...
Is Chris Paul considering a return to the Olympics?
The Los Angeles Clippers point guard told ESPN.com that he is now considering playing in the 2016 Olympics.
Why? Because Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is returning to coach the team.
Paul has been a member of two gold-medal runs with the team, in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
Will he try to go for a third when the Games head to Rio...
Although the NBA has still not returned to Seattle, that doesn’t mean there aren’t NBA players showing off their wares in the Emerald City as Clippers guard Jamal Crawford hosted his pro-am game at Seattle Pacific University.
Many notable NBA names came out to play including New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans who got the opportunity to cross-up current Seattle mayor Mike...
Team USA recently held a minicamp in Las Vegas, to figure out which crop of young guns, will take over when LeBron, Kobe, Carmelo and a few other hang up their U.S.A. Basketball jersey’s for good.
A few, like Kevin Durant and Kevin Love or all in for the next go round. For some like Chris Paul, it’s a wait and see situation.
ESPN.com is reporting that Paul is leaning towards...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, free agent, Ryan Gomes, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The 30-year-old forward played in Germany last season where he averaged 13 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists per game for the Artland Dragons.
Gomes last played in the NBA for the Clippers in 2011-12, averaging 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 13 minutes...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a one-year deal with Ryan Gomes, according to sources.
Gomes last played in the NBA in 2011-12, when he averaged 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 32 games for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Gomes is a seven-year veteran who has played for three different teams.
The San Antonio Spurs also were reportedly interested in Gomes.
Really, who didn't love walter?
Walter McCarty, the man Jim O'Brien probably once called, the perfect basketball player, has found a new job in hoops.
The former fan and Tommy Heinsohn-favorite will be the North Shore Tides' first head coach.
The Tides are an expansion franchise with the American Basketball Association. They will be, as far as I can tell, the only...