Found October 05, 2012 on Halestorm Sports:

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Cavaliers Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Keep Anderson Varejao on Trading Block

It has been eight years since the Cleveland Cavaliers made a trade with the Orlando Magic that sent Anderson Varejao to the Cavaliers. Since then, Varejao has had an up and down career in Cleveland. At some points, Varejao has been a starter and has been praised for his hustle and work ethic, while other years [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...

Anderson Varejao promises not to flop

The NBA's new flopping policies appear to be working long before the season. A member of the "Flopper Hall of Fame" has submitted to its rule. Anderson "Flopsy" Varejao will not flop this season. Of course, his definition of flopping might be different than ours. Varejao made his promise to Jodie Valade of I'm not flopping anymore...

NBA issues video of flopping examples featuring Dwyane Wade, Tony Parker & more

The NBA rolls out it’s new rules for flopping this season. Per the NBA, a “flop” is an attempt by a player to convince officials to call fouls by exaggerating the contact made during a play. The main focus will be a player’s reaction to contact and if it’s consistent with the force of the [...]

Dwyane Wade Provides a Glimpse of His New Li-Ning Shoe

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Dwyane Wade Kicks Out Celtics Fans

Last night, Ray Allen made his debut as a member of the Miami Heat during their first scrimmage. He scored 13 points. And then later created somewhat of a stir off in the stands. Apparently a group of Boston Celtics fans were in the stands, wearing Ray’s jersey, but in green. So much commotion was created that Dwyane Wade actually grabbed a microphone and asked: “Will all Celtics...

5 Questions as Cavs open Training Camp

Nick Mancini checks in with his 1st of 5 questions as Cavs open training camp...1. Will Anderson Varejao end the season in Wine and Gold? Is it really back? Oh, basketball, how I have missed you. With my Browns and Indians almost certainly set to finish in their division’s cellar, I have much more hope for my beloved Cavs. But this season has questions, well before the Cavaliers...

While We’re Waiting … NBA Flopping Rules, Varejao’s Trade Value, A Browns Super Bowl Upset

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Who said Andy flops?! I didn’t … Maybe: “The NBA has new guidelines to outlaw flopping, and Cavaliers coach Byron Scott doesn’t seem to care. And why should he? ‘It...

Nets Day Video: The Great Drazen Petrovic

Long before there was Manu Ginobili, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Pau Gasol there was Drazen Petrovic. Petrovic was the first big-time foreign star in the NBA and proved that the game did not just belong in America. Drazen was a deadly outside shooter with a killer instinct. He dropped points like no other and there was no shot he would not pass up. However, the thing was... he...

Spurs beat Italy's Siena 106-77 in preseason game

Manu Ginobili and Gary Neal scored 11 points apiece and the San Antonio Spurs beat Italy's Montepaschi Siena 106-77 in their preseason opener Saturday night. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker added nine points each. They started along with Boris Diaw, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, the same starting lineup the Spurs used down the stretch last season. Bobby Brown scored 20 points for...

Video: Spurs' Ginobili says having Powell, Curry a 'big thing'

The biggest need heading into the new season is size on the San Antonio Spurs. Currently, the team only has Tim Duncan and Tiago Splitter but after that, it's a considerable drop off. The team is undersized and can use some help in the paint. And as training camp is well underway, Manu Ginobili says having Josh Powell and Eddy Curry on the roster is a huge help. Whether...

Spurs’ defense suffocates Siena in preseason route

  After the San Antonio Spurs defeated Montepaschi Siena on Saturday 106-77, there was one common theme amongst the players in the locker room. Defense. Manu Ginobili summed up the theme, “We played pretty well, especially defensively.” “We tried different types of defenses and the guys followed.” Continued Ginobili. Defense was the key for the Spurs on Saturday...

Metta World Peace uses reporter for anti-flopping demonstration (VIDEO)

The NBA announced a stiff penalty for flopping Wednesday.  Defenders’ theatrics – exaggerating a fall to the floor in attempt to draw a charge – will be fined if the league determines their reaction was excessive.  Per the Associated Press: Players will get a warning the first time, then be fined $5,000 for a second violation. The fines increase to $10,000 for a third offense...
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