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ONE MORE DAY HOOPS JUNKIES!
Tomorrow’s key matchup features Derrick Rose against LeBron James
That’s right, one more day before we finally have the NBA back in our lives. And with the highly anticipated matchup being the Chicago Bulls taking on the Miami Heat, LeBron James let us know how much the Heat dislike the Bulls. (Miami Heat Index)
If you drafted Danny Granger in any of your fantasy leagues like I did, then you received some bad news Monday morning (RealGM)
Once upon a time ago, Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway were pegged as the next great duo. Well long story short, Shaq bolted for the L.A. Lakers and Penny would run into multiple knee injuries derailing his once promising career. Now, the Magic want to honor Shaq and Penny as part of their “Legends night” program. (Orlando Sentinel)
Up until last season it had been a rough stretch for New York Knicks fans. Now talk of Carmelo Anthony possibly leaving and questionable acquisitions, have Knicks fans possibly preparing for the worst. Well they finally got a bit of good news. New general manager Steve Mills announced the team has exercised the 2014-15 option on guard Iman Shumpert’s contract. (ESPN New York)
Kevin Durant says he was so obsessed with winning last season that he essentially became a different person. KD says he couldn’t sleep and would yell at teammates, coaches and referees. (The Oklahoman)
Derrick Favors has some lofty expectations for the Utah Jazz this season. (NBA.com)
In case you missed it, Kyrie Irving is back as Uncle Drew in the popular Pepsi Max commercial.
And finally, the Daily Dish WAG of the day is Kosta Koufos‘ galpal, Leia Sergakis.
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BEST OF MAXIM
The NBA season is finally upon us and the Miami Heat’s chase for a three-peat begins in Tuesday’s season opener against the Chicago Bulls.
According to an ESPN report, following an intense football themed practice today, Miami star LeBron James was asked about the Chicago Bulls, “”We don’t like them, they don’t like us,” James said of the Bulls after the drill. “It’s...
For his latest commercial, LeBron James wanted to feature some of his favorite things about Miami.
A new spot featuring the Miami Heat star and four-time NBA MVP was released by Nike on Sunday night. Dubbed ''Training Day,'' it shows hundreds of people joining James as he rides his bike through Miami's streets, swims in the ocean, jogs through the city and plays...
LeBron James says he is hopeful to represent Team USA in the 2016 Olympics as long as he is healthy.
A decision has not been finalized yet by James.
"No, I'm not officially in, just yet," James said. "But hopefully, I can be healthy enough and on top of my game at that point where I'll be taken."
When told he will not have to worry about being selected...
Nike has released a new commercial featuring the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, and it is simply superb.The nearly two-minute long clip depicts the Miami Heat star training for the upcoming season by running, biking, and swimming around the city.Oh, and James isn't alone in his workout, as a mob of fitness-minded athletes accompany him along the whole way...
Derrick Rose is in the starting lineup for the Chicago Bulls' home opener against the New York Knicks after missing Thursday's shootaround due to a sore neck.
Rose warmed up with black tape on either side of his neck, but opted not to talk to reporters. He was in his usual spot at point guard when the starting lineups were released.
It will be Rose's first meaningful...
The NFL tends to dominate Sundays from September to early February, but nevertheless there was still was some NBA news throughout the day. So in case you were stuck on the couch with some corn chips and booze throughout the day, I’ll hook you up with your basketball fix. Don’t forget the season starts Tuesday!
LeBron James says he is happy for Derrick Rose. I think the basketball...
Derrick Rose’s Chicago Bulls, meanwhile, have not looked nice, shooting 12/40 from the field in the first half while Luol Deng and Jimmy Butler sat with three early fouls. Meanwhile, Miami couldn’t miss a shot in the second quarter, going on a 17-0 run, before ultimately topping out on a 35-5 run. Not much has changed in the second half, so let’s remember the good times of...
During the Heat's opening night game against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, Samsung released an awesome LeBron James commercial.
The two-minute spot gives us look into LeBron James' life, on and off the court. There's some hilarious moments in there with LeBron interacting with his teammates, especially Chris Andersen.
I think my favorite thing about the commercial...
As the Miami Heat continued to cruise against the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat star LeBron James might have had the best assist for the first day of the NBA.
Watch as LeBron dishes the no-look dime to Chris Andersen for the slam dunk:
James image courtesy of Getty Images
For those of you who happened to miss the brand-new trailer for NBA 2K14 next gen on Xbox 1/Playstation 4, don’t fret since we have tracked down the video.
Check out the full trailer which has Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” playing in the background with gameplay highlights:
LeBron James image courtesy of 2K Sports
Remember Game 6 of the NBA Finals last season?
The one where hundreds of Miami Heat fans filed out of Americans Airlines Arena early, only to miss Ray Allen hitting a game-tying three-pointer at the end of the game that led to the Heat winning in dramatic fashion in overtime as those same fans tried, and failed, to reenter the building?
Well, it seems one Miami player ... and mega...
2011/2012 Regular Season W/L Record: 50 - 162012/2013 Regular Season W/L Record: 45 - 37Additions: Derrick Rose, Mike Dunleavy Jr., Tony SnellSubtractions: Marco Belinelli, Nate Robinson, Richard HamiltonIf things go well...Without Derrick Rose, the Bulls finished 5th in the East last year and knocked out Brooklyn in the first round. Now they have the youngest MVP in league history...
LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat have had a strong rivalry with Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and the Celtics in the past. But with KG and The Truth moving to Brooklyn does the rivalry with Boston end and be transferred to Brooklyn? Dwayne Wade said earlier in October that the rivalry will just ...The post No Place Like Boston appeared first on The League News.
Every year we like to make predictions. Some of us pick all Oklahoma City Thunder (Snottie) and some of
us pick Stephen Curry to win the MVP (Ben) but there is no question that we all love basketball and thrilled to have it back.
If you can't see the screen shot of a chart above, click the jump to see a cleaned excel table in boring old black and white.
During the 2012-13 NBA season, LeBron James and the Miami Heat were swept up in the "Harlem Shake" craze , their locker room spoof generating millions of Web views and inspiring more spoofs.
On Sunday, Harlem Shake made J.B. Mauney a millionaire, and that's no spoof -- and no bull.
Mauney won his first Professional Bull Riders championship Sunday, earning $1 million...