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The NBA Christmas day bonanza continues.
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MIAMI LeBron James now has a Top 40 of really great weeks.
For the 40th time in his 10-year career, the Miami Heat star Monday was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Nobody in NBA history has won more awards for Player of the Week, although it must be said that prior to 2001-02 there was one award per week rather than one for each conference.
It's the third time...
LOS ANGELES -- In every great battle, there comes a time when you cant look back. At that point, at that moment, you have to show what youre made of.
Never shy of issuing a challenge, Kobe Bryant did just that to good friend and rival Carmelo Anthony late in the Lakers' afternoon game with the Knicks on Christmas Day at Staples Center.
After Metta World Peace fouled out of...
Christmas Day in the NBA isn't only about the five basketball games stuffed into your TV. We can't have a holiday in this country without moving some product.
And when it comes to pitchmen, you can't go wrong with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant.
The league's three biggest and most-bankable superstars are unveiling new shoes on Dec. 25 to go along with...
As you may have seen, yesterday, State Farm debuted a commercial starring NBA player Chris Paul. During the commercial, Paul assumes two roles: himself and his long-lost twin, Cliff Paul. The two lead completely different lives, but they share one common trait; both are “born to assist.”
Watch it after the jump
Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Google News site...
LeBron James and Chris Paul were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 17, through Sunday, Dec. 23.
One of the people that we are thankfully for here on That NBA Lottery Pick is Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and during today's second Christmas day game, Kobe put together another death-defying move to score a hoop.Watch as Kobe gets past Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks for the reverse lay-up:
MIAMI -- Tom Brady and Peyton Manning never have compared notes while playing catch during the offseason.
LeBron James couldn't care less.
The Miami Heat forward and Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant are the two best players in the NBA on the two best teams. For each of the past two offseasons they've been working out against each other in James' hometown of Akron...
The Lakers are finally at .500 after a Christmas win over the Knicks at Staples Center. Kobe finished with 34 points and also debuted his Kobe System 8 Christmas color way. Kobe is taking over the Nike Basketball Twitter handle for a couple of days (@Nikebasketball) so he’s officially back on Twitter, even if it’s [...]
Nike Basketball unveils the Christmas kicks of Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and LeBron James.The post The Visuals: Nike Unveils The Christmas Kicks Of LeBron, Kobe And KD appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
For those of you who are fashion-conscious, please avert your eyes from the get-ups being worn by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin.For the rest of you, here they are.....(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
In the fourth quarter of today's New York Knicks/Los Angeles Lakers game, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was looking to build upon the New York Knicks 4th quarter lead.
Watch as Melo cuts to the basket and contorts his body to make an off-the-glass lay-up against Lakers forward Pau Gasol:
Merry Christmas, nerds. Two things:
1. Kobe Bryant now has 8 of the top 16 games in NBA history in terms of Field Goals Attempted. He also has just 7 of the top 100 games in NBA history in terms of field goals made.
PHOENIX Suns coach Alvin Gentry said it point blank beforehand: The Los Angeles Clippers are the best team in the NBA. The Clippers' 103-77 victory over the Suns did nothing to refute that.
The Clippers toyed with Phoenix while extending their franchise-best winning streak to 13 games, breaking a tie with Oklahoma City for the longest winning streak in the league this season...
No one's rushing to anoint the Los Angeles Clippers, who at 22-6 own the NBA's best record. They're not exactly impressed with themselves, either - despite a franchise-record 14-game winning streak.
''It is still early in the season and we have a lot to prove to the rest of the league,'' Matt Barnes said after he helped the Clippers' reserves outscore...
Just when the Miami Heat appeared vulnerable, they've surged and again look like one of the league's best teams.
Wednesday night's game in Charlotte appears to be a mismatch as the Bobcats try to snap a 15-game losing streak overall and an eight-game skid against the Heat.
The Heat lost three of five from Dec. 4-12, one of which was only the second of three wins this...