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Benny The Bull Waves Bulls Flag From Edge Of Tallest Building In Chicago, Willis Tower

The Bulls’ mascot, Benny the Bull, went to the top of Chicago’s tallest building, Willis tower, and waved the team flag while standing on the ledge. The footage was taped for a playoff video that will be played at the United Center during the Bulls’ games this postseason.     The post Benny The Bull Waves Bulls Flag From Edge Of Tallest Building In Chicago, Willis Tower...
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Thunder Are Selling Home Playoff Tickets Only To Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska Residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are only selling Round 1 home playoff tickets to Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska residents. That means Grizzlies fans living in Tennessee or Thunder fans living in any other state outside of those listed who are looking to travel to the games in OKC are SOL and must rely on resellers from StubHub or Craigslist. WUT??? This is crazy. RT...
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Report: Steve Kerr Expects To Be Offered Knicks Head Coaching Job & Will Take It

There’s been rumors since Phil Jackson joined the Knicks front office that Mike Woodson would be let go and Steve Kerr could be a potential candidate for the head coaching job. Reportedly, Kerr, who has never coached before, fully expects to be offered the gig and will take it. According to the NY Post: According to a source close to the situation, Kerr “absolutely expects...
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Craig Sager's son: My dad has leukemia

TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager has acute leukemia and will begin treatment Friday, according to his son, Craig Sager II, who announced the news via Twitter Thursday. My Dad’s 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw.Be thinking of him & let’s get him back on the sidelines soon pic.twitter.com/5CNI55p2Gx — Craig Sager II (@CraigSagerJr) April 17, 2014 Craig Sager...
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Nick Young To TMZ About Girlfriend Iggy Azalea: ‘What I’m Gonna Do With This Shouldn’t Be Legal’

TMZ caught up with a very intoxicated Swaggy P outside of an LA club on Wednesday night who told the camera man “I’m the star [of the Lakers], I am Swaggy P,” before adding about girlfriend Australian rapper Iggy Azalea who had just hopped in the waiting car: “What I’m gonna do with this shouldn’t be legal! All that ass!” Swag on, Nick Young, swag on. The post Nick...
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LeBron James, Kevin Durant Top NBA Jersey Sales List For 2013-14

LeBron James leads all players in NBA jersey sales for 2013-14, followed by Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant (who only appeared in 3 games this season). Derrick Rose (fourth), who only played in 10 games, and Steph Curry (fifth) round out the top 5. Best-Selling Jerseys for 2013-14 1. LeBron James Heat 2. Kevin Durant Thunder 3. Kobe Bryant Lakers 4. Derrick Rose Bulls 5. Stephen Curry...
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Rondo Pays Tribute To Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With Personalized Shoes (Photo)

Though he didn’t play in Boston’s final game of the 2013-14 season Wednesday, Celtics guard Rajon Rondo paid tribute to the Boston Marathon Bombing victims by wearing these personalized shoes which feature the initials of the victims as well as the date of the tragedy and “Boston Strong” on the tongue of the sneaker.  pic.twitter.com/pvzj1rpgHw — Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo...
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Blake Griffin Suspended For Clippers Final Game Due To 16th Technical

Blake Griffin has been suspended 1 game for picking up his 16th technical foul of the season. Griffin was T’d up during the second quarter in a win over the Nuggets Tuesday night while attempting to block Timofey Mozgov and hitting him in the face. He will not play the Clippers’ final game against the Blazers Wednesday. The post Blake Griffin Suspended For Clippers Final Game...
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Iman Shumpert Throws Down Monster Alley-Oop Off Backboard (Video)

Iman Shumpert threw down a monster alley-oop off the backboard from teammate Toure Murry during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Nets.   The post Iman Shumpert Throws Down Monster Alley-Oop Off Backboard (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Iman Shumpert Drops Paul Pierce With Crossover (Video)

Iman Shumpert dropped Paul Pierce to the floor with this nasty crossover during the third quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Nets and hits the jumper. The post Iman Shumpert Drops Paul Pierce With Crossover (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Jordan Farmar Crosses Trey Burke To The Floor (Video)

Watch Jordan Farmar cross Trey Burke to the floor during the Lakers’ 119-104 win over the Jazz Monday. The post Jordan Farmar Crosses Trey Burke To The Floor (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Damian Lillard Accidentally Insults Chris Webber And Karl Malone In New Foot Locker Commercial (Video)

Damian Lillard makes fun of ringless athletes, “The last thing I want to be is one of those guys that never won a ring,” when out comes Chris Webber and Karl Malone, to the surprise of Lillard, in this very funny new Foot Locker commercial for the playoffs: The post Damian Lillard Accidentally Insults Chris Webber And Karl Malone In New Foot Locker Commercial (Video) appeared...
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Eric Bledsoe Hilariously Tweets Back At Fan Calling Him ‘Worst Player In NBA’

Not sure why he even gave this “fan” the time of day, but Eric Bledsoe had a very funny response when referred to as “the worst player in the NBA” after the Suns lost to the Grizzlies Monday night which also eliminated them from the playoffs. Yo mama RT @MEdwardsILP: @EBled2 YOU’RE THE WORST PLAYER IN THE NBA — Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) April 15, 2014 The post Eric Bledsoe...
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Bobcats' Douglas-Roberts hits game winner to beat Hawks

Bobcats’ Chris Douglas-Roberts nailed a game-winner at the buzzer to beat the Hawks Monday, 95-93. The post Chris Douglas-Roberts Hits Game-Winner At Buzzer To Beat Hawks (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Nick Collison And Austin Rivers Ejected For Mini-Scuffle (Video)

Both Austin Rivers and Nick Collison were ejected after getting into a mini-scuffle during the second quarter of Monday’s game in New Orleans. The post Nick Collison And Austin Rivers Ejected For Mini-Scuffle (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Andrew Bogut Out Indefinitely With Fractured Rib

With the playoffs less than a week away, the Warriors may be without starting big man Andrew Bogut, who is out indefinitely with a fractured rib. Bogut was injured during the Warriors’ 119-117 overtime loss at Portland on Sunday. He is averaging 7.3 points, 10 rebounds and 1.8 blocks a game this season. Official: @andrewbogut has been diagnosed w/ a rib fracture and will be sidelined...
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DeMarcus Cousins Suspended 1 Game For Picking Up 16th Technical

The NBA has suspended DeMarcus Cousins one game without pay for receiving his league-leading 16th technical foul of the season. Cousins will not play in the Kings’ final game Wednesday against the Suns.   The post DeMarcus Cousins Suspended 1 Game For Picking Up 16th Technical appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Report: Damian Lillard Signs Third Largest Shoe Deal Among NBA Peers

All-Star Damian Lillard has re-signed with adidas on a shoe deal that is reportedly the third largest contract in the league, behind Derrick Rose (also with adidas) and LeBron James (Nike). According to Sam Amick of USA Today: While the exact figures of the deal were not immediately known, a person with knowledge of the contract said it is smaller only than that of Chicago Bulls...
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Joe Dumars Steps Down As Pistons President Of Basketball Operations

Joe Dumars stepped down as Pistons President of Basketball Operations Monday. He will stay within the organization as an “advisor”. Dumars held the role since 2000 and was named Executive of the Year in 2003. The Pistons did not live up to expectations this year after making a splash in free agency bringing in Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith, as they currently are 29-52. “Joe...
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Nick Young Makes Insane 360 Reverse Layup (Video)

The Lakers dissapointing season is coming to an end, but Nick Young continues to put on a show, making this insane 360 reverse layup that had the crowd in awe during a loss to the Grizzlies Sunday: The post Nick Young Makes Insane 360 Reverse Layup (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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A Day After Being Eliminated From Playoffs, Amar’e Stoudemire Says Knicks May Be, On Paper, Best Team In League

A day after being eliminated from playoff contention, Amar’e Stoudemire tells reporters that the Knicks may be the best team in the NBA on paper. According to Adam Zagoria of NBA.com: Stoudemire added with a straight face: “On paper we might be the best team in the league.” He also said he expects to be back next season and helping the team reach the playoffs. “If I return...
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WATCH: DeMar DeRozan posterizes Kyle Singler

DeMar DeRozan gets up and destroys Kyle Singler with a vicious driving dunk during the fourth quarter Sunday: The post DeMar DeRozan Posterizes Kyle Singler With Vicious Slam (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Wizards Sign 10-Year-Old Girl With Cancer To 1-Day Contract (Video)

Thursday, the Washington Wizards signed Amaris Jackson, a 10-year-old girl with a rare kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma, to a 1-day contract through the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Foundation. Jackson, who plays point guard for her school’s basketball team, led the Wizards onto the court for warmups, participated in the team’s shootaround, and even visited the locker...
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WATCH: Russell Westbrook wipes out while blocking shots after whistle

Russell Westbrook took a tumble to the delight of the Indiana crowd Sunday in the fourth quarter when he blocked George Hill’s shot attempt during a dead ball for a time out and fell straight onto the court:   The post Russell Westbrook Hilariously Falls After Blocking George Hill’s Shot During Dead Ball (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Adam Silver Says NBA ‘Might Move’ To Best 16 Teams Making Playoffs

According to Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told Spurs broadcasters that the league “might move” to a top-16 format where the sixteen teams with the best records overall make the playoffs instead of the eight best teams from each conference.  News: Commish Adam Silver just told #Spurs broadcasters NBA “might move” on playoff format...
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