Found November 22, 2011 on Washington Post:
President Barack Obama’s all-star campaign fundraising game p picked up some more big name supporters on Tuesday, as NBA legend Magic Johnson and Paul Pierce were added to the roster of participants. Dwight Howard, though, withdrew from the game, which will be held Dec. 12 in the District, and has been replaced by none other than ... Wizards restricted free agent and Senegalese center Hamady Ndiaye, according to the Obama campaign Web site. Read full article >>

Nick Young, JaVale McGee appear on ‘Good Morning America’

Even if the NBA season went according to schedule, the Wizards weren’t set to appear on ABC. But somehow, Nick Young and JaVale McGee have managed to make their way on to “Good Morning America” for … what else? Being silly. Young and McGee have been chronicling lockout life with their YouTube series, “The Nick and JaVale Show.” So far, they’ve rapped at Benihana,...

Andray Blatche to hand out turkeys for Thanksgiving

Andray Blatche may have missed out on his first NBA paycheck of the season last week – and might lose out on $6.4 million if the NBA lockout wipes out the 2011-12 campaign – but that hasn’t stopped him from trying to make Thanksgiving special for some families in need. Blatche plans to join Roger Mason Jr. and the National Basketball Players Association on Tuesday to hand out...

KG's heated exchange with Jordan Crawford

The Washington Post's Michael Lee has followed up on a recent report by Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski that claimed Kevin Garnett and Wizards rookie Jordan Crawford went face-to-face during a recent pick-up game. Here are some excerpts from the two reports: On this day, everyone was still buzzing over Washington Wizards guard Jordan Crawford’s mistake of talking too much...

D.C. sports trivia quiz: Prove how much you know about Washington’s pro teams

Who is the Wizards franchise leader is assists per game? If you think you know the answer to that question, scroll down to take The Post’s D.C. sports trivia quiz. It’s 30 questions long and focuses on the D.C. area’s major pro sports team, past and present. All but three of the questions were submitted by readers a little more a week ago. Read full article >>

Adam Morrison’s Revival in Serbia

Once left for dead, Adam Morrison’s basketball career is being slowly resurrected in Serbia, of all places. From SI: “The 27-year-old who went from cult hero in college to purported NBA bust describes the inauspicious start in Charlotte, from the pressure of being the No. 3 pick in 2006 to the devastating knee injury that cost him a season, and how the hopeful return went awry...

Today's Video: Paul Pierce Career Mix (Part 2)- From Out Of The Grave

Magic Johnson to suit up for Obama's fundraiser game; will the President?

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Paul Pierce and The Boston Foundation Kick Off the Million Hour Challenge

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Your Morning Dump... Where Pierce keeps finding games to play in

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Former local college standouts Baron Davis (UCLA) and Tina Thompson (USC0 have teamed together to host a basketball charity event “For The City”. Proceeds from the game will benefit “Kids in Sports”...

Magic, Pierce in, Howard out of Obama Classic

Add Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson, former NBA All-Star Steve Smith and current Boston Celtics standout Paul Pierce to the list of players that have agreed to play in the "Obama Classic Basketball Game." Take Dwight Howard off that same list.

Do you Miss the NBA?

The Celtics have always been my team. I’ve unconditionally loved every player whether they be Shammond had so much swag. Via the Consumer Pod Site. Paul Pierce, Vin Baker or Bruno Sundov. I have seen the brilliance that could have been Marcus Banks, Joseph Forte, Sebustian Telfailure and/or Shammond Williams. I was emotionally distraught when the Timberwolves forced Danny Ainge...

Baron Davis & Tina Thompson To Host LA Charity Game Featuring Paul Pierce, Russel Westbrook and More

LA, you’re up next!! Baron Davis and WNBA legend ( and Sparks Star, USC Trojan and Morningside High standout, sorry I have to rep) Tina Thompson have come together to put on a charity game, “For The City Basketball Experience” The game will feature some of the top NBA talent that began honing their greatness in the City of Angels. It’s a movement known as LA Unified (LAUNFD...

short balls: basketball on broadway, food as fashion, a high line book and more

Broadway magic? A new play is in the works for Broadway, set on the rivalry and friendship between NBA legends Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. The play is in its casting phase right now, which The Wall Street Journal noted was a blessing for the vertically-blessed. | And if you like your hardwood stories with a little bit of dance and song, Lysistrata Jones, a musical now in previews...

Wednesday Morning One Liners: Ceballos doing well

We bring you a Thanksgiving feast of rumors, reports and international news this morning. Cedric Ceballos is recovering well after having a blood clot removed from his coronary artery, reports the Arizona Republic. You can odd Magic Johnson and Paul Pierce to the rosters for the Barack Obama fundraiser game next month, reports the Washington…
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