With a 129-92 win over Serbia, Team USA won gold at the 2014 FIBA World Cup Sunday. Kyrie Irving was named MVP, totaling 26 points in the game. After accepting their gold medal and championship trophy, the team celebrated by breaking out the Shmoney Dance (made famous by Bobby Shmurda) on the podium.
Champagne showers!! :
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Police say Pistons big man Greg Monroe peed himself while being arrested for DUI back in February. He was pulled in Michigan after leaving a bar for having a headlight out and had a blood-alcohol level of .09.
According to MLive.com:
Detroit Pistons’ forward Greg Monroe, who is facing a two-game suspension after NBA officials learned he pleaded guilty to impaired driving in April...
Paul George decided to give his opinion on the Ray Rice situation via Twitter. The injured Pacers star defended the former Raven who was banned indefinitely from the NFL when video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancee and leaving her unconscious.
He later deleted the controversial tweets and issued an apology.
Keep it 100 lets act on this police violence like we actin on this...
Clippers’ Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Glen “Big Baby” Davis and Blake Griffin all participated in “Athletes vs. Cancer,” a celebrity charity flag football game hosted by teammate Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg in Los Angeles Sunday. Check out the highlights:
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After a $265-plus offer from Under Armour, Nike countered and Kevin Durant re-signed Saturday on a deal worth nearly $300 million through 2024, which also reportedly includes a $50 million retirement package.
According to Darren Rovell of ESPN:
The overall value of Durant’s deal with Nike could hit $300 million or more if his business continues to rise. That number is flexible...
Heat guard Dwyane Wade married actress and long-time girlfriend Gabrielle Union at the Chateau Artisan mansion, a castle-like building surrounded by a moat, in Miami Saturday and Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dorell Wright and Kevin Hart were all in attendance for the special occasion. Singing..Love is in the air. So happy for for #TheWadeUnion. Wishing u a lifetime of luv...
Timberwolves owner, Glen Taylor, took multiple shots at Kevin Love following the All-Star’s trade to the Cavs which sent No.1 pick Andrew Wiggins, among others to Minny.
According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com:
“I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I’m not sure that’s how it’s going to work in Cleveland,” Taylor said on ESPN...
Hornets’ Lance Stephenson drops some pretty solid bars as he freestyles over Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N*gga.”
“Me and Kemba in the backcourt, n*ggas dead meat”
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2K15 is set to release on October 7 and 2K Sports released the first full-length trailer for the game Monday which features ‘Inside The NBA’ hosts, Ernie Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal.
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Clippers guard Jamal Crawford married his longtime girlfriend Tori Lucas in Seattle Saturday and his teammates teammates Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Matt Barnes and DeAndre Jordan were all in attendance for the special day.
My grandma’s would be proud… #crawfords #lafamilia pic.twitter.com/4DNNGBBHsr
— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) August 24, 2014
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“Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, a feature-length film about Kobe Bryant’s life, inspirations and challenges, is set to debut on Showtime this fall, and Friday, the first trailer for the upcoming documentary was released. Check it out:
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Team USA announced their final 12-man FIBA World Cup roster Friday and Damian Lillard did not make the cut, but he’s keeping his head up and had a hilarious response to a fan who decided to poke fun at him for not playing a single minute in Team USA’s exhibition game against Puerto Rico Friday night at Madison Square Garden. “@Vin_Lee_: @Dame_Lillard we played the same amount...
LeBron James took to social media Saturday to react to the news that Kevin Love has officially been traded to the Cavaliers, first welcoming the 3x NBA All-Star to “the Land,” and then posting two photos to Instagram of players from the expected Cavs roster for next season.
Welcome to the Land @kevinlove!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) August 23, 2014
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According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Cavs, Timberwolves and Sixers have officially completed their three-team deal that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland.
The Timberwolves will acquire Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a $6.3 million trade exception and will send Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and Miami’s 2015 first-round draft pick to Philadelphia as part of the deal...
Following Team USA’s 112-86 win over Puerto Rico Friday night, the final four cuts were made and the official 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain was announced:
Final four roster cuts: Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver, Chandler Parsons and Gordon Hayward.
Official roster via NBA.com
Named as members of the official 2014 USA Basketball World Cup Team were:
Steph Curry threw an impressive behind-the-back pass to James Harden for the dunk in transition during the fourth quarter of Team USA’s exhibition game against Puerto Rico Friday night.
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Charles Barkley took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday after being nominated by Michael Jordan, among others, and the TNT analyst had a hilarious reaction after getting soaked with three buckets of ice water. He then nominated Mavs owner Mark Cuban, Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken and Sacramento Mayor & former NBA All-Star Kevin Johnson to do the challenge as well.
DeMarcus Cousins showed why he won’t be joining the “Splash Brothers” anytime soon during Team USA practice Wednesday. Cousins called himself the third Splash Brother, then hilariously proceeded to miss his next two threes. Don’t worry though, Curry says they’re “still taking applications.”
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Despite suffering a gruesome leg injury in a scrimmage with Team USA just three weeks ago, Pacers’ Paul George took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday and nominated Pacers season ticket holders, Floyd Mayweather, Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck.
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Watch Andre Drummond reach way back to finish the alley-oop with the one-handed slam during the fourth quarter of Team USA’s 105-62 exhibition win against the Dominican Republic Wednesday night.
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Brandon Jennings went on a Twitter rant Tuesday where he called Kobe Bryant “the greatest ever,” citing that Michael Jordan had a better supporting cast in winning his rings.
Micheal Jordan had more “Help” winning his rings then Kobe. #debate #yallfightingthat
— BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings) August 19, 2014
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After being nominated by Derek Jeter, David Beckham and Ray Allen, Michael Jordan does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and challenges Phil Jackson and his former Dream Team teammates:
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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith played a pick-up game in New York City Tuesday with Warriors’ David Lee, Hornets’ Lance Stephenson and free agent Chris Douglas-Roberts, and according to the footage via TMZ Sports, the two dominated their competition.
h/t Bleacher Report
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Carmelo Anthony missed the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career this past season as the Knicks finished eight games below .500 (9th place in the Eastern Conference), but the forward told Fred Kerber of the New York Post that his team will “absolutely” be back in the postseason this year.
“Yeah, I think so for sure. Absolutely,” an impressively slimmed-down...
Kobe Bryant took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sunday after being nominated by former teammate Derek Fisher, Dwyane Wade and ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Kobe completed the challenge in an ice bath and nominated USWNT player Sydney Leroux, Nike CEO Mark Parker and Element founder Johnny Schillereff.
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