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Robinson, Rip punk each other on Instagram

Bulls’ teammates, Nate Robinson and Rip Hamilton sure have an interesting way of shouting each other out and encouraging followers for one another through Instagram.  Robinson and Hamilton took turns punking each other by posting manipulated photos of one another.  ”Follow ET y’all one hell of a teammate,” wrote Robinson which was accompanied by an image of Hamilton as...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic, Bird, Russell & Kareem Star In AT&T Commercial

NBA legends Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Bill Russell star in the AT&T’s new “It’s not complicated” commercial proving that bigger is better.
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley To Danny Ainge: STFU

In a recent interview on WEEI radio, Celtics GM, Danny Ainge, called LeBron James “almost embarrassing” for complaining about foul calls after Chicago snapped Miami’s 27-game winning streak. LeBron James responded at Friday’s shootaround in New Orleans, saying “Nothing that comes out of Boston surprises me,” but Miami wasn’t done firing back. Heat president Pat Riley...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Obama Comments On Bulls-Heat During Visit To Miami

Loyal Bulls fan, President Obama, joked with Heat fans during a press conference on creating jobs in Miami. “I know you guys aren’t too happy about my Chicago Bulls,” the President said about the Bulls ending Miami’s 27-game win streak which prompted boos from the crowd. “But I just want you to know, the Heat are going to be just fine. They’re going to be OK,” Obama...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz’s Enes Kanter Out Indefinitely With Dislocated Shoulder

According to the Utah Jazz, second-year center, Enes Kanter, is out indefinitely with a dislocated left shoulder. Kanter was examined by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test on his left shoulder on Thursday. The MRI test confirmed a dislocation of his left shoulder. Kanter did not travel with the team for Friday night’s game at Portland...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron Responds To Celtics GM’s Dig At Him

Celtics GM, Danny Ainge, called LeBron James “almost embarrassing” for complaining about foul calls after Chicago snapped Miami’s historic 27-game winning streak Wednesday, and his comments were not surprising to LeBron. According to Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald: “I don’t think either one of those were flagrants, and I think the one — LeBron against Boozer — was flagrant...
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Carmelo Anthony Had Mike Woodson Carry Orange Throughout Shootaround

Syracuse alumni, Carmelo Anthony, had Knicks coach and University of Indiana graduate, Mike Woodson carry an orange around throughout Friday’s shootaround.  Melo won a bet between himself and Woodson that his Orangemen would beat Indiana in Thursday night’s Sweet 16 match. photo via Knicks PR
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Lawsuit Against Spurs For Resting Starters In Miami Dismissed

The lawsuit filed by a fan seeking unidentified damages from the San Antonio Spurs for sending home starters Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Danny Green prior to November’s nationally televised game against the Heat has been voluntarily dismissed. According to The Miami Herald: A notice recently filed by attorney Larry McGuinness in Miami-Dade Circuit Court says all...
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Bulls Sign Malcolm Thomas To 2nd 10-Day Contract

The Bulls have signed forward Malcolm Thomas to a second 10-day contract. According to the Chicago Bulls: The Chicago Bulls announced today they have re-signed forward Malcolm Thomas to a second 10-day contract. Thomas, a 6-9, 225-pound forward, originally signed a 10-day contract with the Bulls on March 19, 2013. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Reggie Evans’ Hot Streak Inspired By Insult From Teammate

Reggie Evans is playing some great basketball this month, averaging 7.3 points on 50% shooting and a league-best 15.5 rebounds per game, not to mention a career-best 22-point, 26-rebound performance in a win at Portland Wednesday, so what’s brought this on? Evans is playing inspired after a teammate told interim coach, P.J. Carlesimo, that the forward should be benched because...
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Michael Beasley Eats 6-7 Packs Of Skittles A Day

In a Q&A with AZ Central’s Paul Coro, Suns forward Michael Beasley reveals he eats a week’s worth of Skittles…every day. Q: Is Skittles still your favorite candy? How often do you have them? A: By far. I have them every day. Not as much as I used to. Probably like six or seven packs a day. Q: Are the athletic trainers and team dieticians good with that? A: I don...
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Ty Lawson Day-To-Day With Torn Plantar Fascia

The Nuggets announced Friday that Lawson has a torn plantar fascia in his right heel which was suffered against Oklahoma City on March 19. After missing 3 consecutive games, Ty Lawson played Wednesday with what was considered a sore right heel.  Seemingly hindered by the injury, Lawson scored 2 points on 1-7 shooting. Lawson leads Denver in scoring and assists at 16.7 points per...
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Former Laker A.C. Green Had Three Championship Rings Stolen From Him

Former Lakers forward, A.C. Green, a three-time NBA champion with the team, had all three of his championship rings stolen from him from what he believes to be workers he hired to move belongings into storage. According to USA Today Sports: Police say three NBA championship rings belonging to former Los Angeles Lakers forward A.C. Green have been stolen from his Southern California...
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Allen Iverson To Deliver Game Ball At Saturday’s Sixers Game

Allen Iverson will be stepping onto an NBA court this season after all, but it’s not what you expect. AI will attend his bobblehead night in Philadelphia when the Sixers host the Charlotte Bobcats this Saturday and is scheduled to deliver the game ball at center court. According to Philadelphia 76ers: Iverson will be introduced and salute the crowd on the court prior to tip-off...
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Tyreke Evans Splits Defense, Hits 360 Layup

Along with 12 points, 6 assists and 3 boards, Kings’ Tyreke Evans split the defense and pulled off an incredible 360 layup in a 117-103 victory over the Suns Thursday.
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Has Bone Spur In Left Foot, Will See Doctor Friday

Kobe Bryant was unavailable for comment after the Lakers loss to the Bucks on Thursday night as he sought treatment on his left foot.  The Lakers later announced that Bryant has a bone spur in his left foot and he was seen leaving the Bradley Center with the help of a crutch. “Inflamed on me, I’ll be all right,” Kobe told Yahoo! Sports as he left. He is scheduled to be reexamined...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Mascot Scares Dwight Howard

Bango, Milwaukee’s inflatable mascot, decided to have a little fun before the Bucks-Lakers game Thursday night, jumping out and scaring Dwight Howard on his way to the locker room.
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers Sign Maalik Wayns For Rest Of Season

The Clippers announced Thursday that they’ve signed guard, Maalik Wayns, for the remainder of the season. Wayns has averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 assists (9.3 minutes) in three games with the team this season. According to Los Angeles Clippers: The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have signed guard Maalik Wayns for the remainder of the season.
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Omer Asik Fined $5K For Flopping

The NBA announced that Houston Rockets center, Omer Asik has been fined $5,000 for his second flopping violation. On March 24 vs. the Spurs, Asik animatedly flopped on Tim Duncan to gain a foul call.  His first flop, a warning, came December 10 against the Spurs as well.
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Danny Granger To Have Season-Ending Knee Surgery

After only appearing in 5 games this season, the Indiana Pacers have announced that Danny Granger will undergo knee surgery and miss the remainder of the season/playoffs. According to the Indiana Pacers: The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday that forward Danny Granger will miss the remainder of the season to undergo surgery on his left knee. The decision was made after all conservative...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Says Refs Missed Kobe Foul On Ricky Rubio

According to Jon Krawczynski, of the Associated Press, the NBA has ruled that the referees missed a foul call at the end of regulation between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers. In the closing seconds, down 120-117, Ricky Rubio hoisted a potential game-tying three pointer and appeared to be fouled by Kobe Bryant.  No whistles were blown and the game ended.  Video...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Meets Michael Oher, Who Has Similar Story

If you don’t know Jimmy Butler’s story, it’s something worth reading.  Kicked out of the house at 13 by his mother, for reasons unknown to him, Butler jumped around from house to house through his high school years before meeting the Lamberts, a stable and accepting family, his family.  Butler is like the NBA-version of Michael Oher and The Blind Side, but without all of...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Keith Smart Saves A Young Boy’s Life

Stephen Curry threw a wild cross court pass during Wednesday’s game against Sacramento that nearly wiped out a young boy sitting courtside. Luckily, Kings head coach, Keith Smart, was there to save the day, catching the ball just before hitting the frightened boy and giving him a high five. Video via The Score It’s even better in GIF form (via SB Nation):
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe On Rubio No-Call: “They Ain’t Calling That Sh*t”

The Timberwolves lost to the Lakers 120-117 on a controversial no-call Wednesday after Kobe Bryant appeared to have fouled Ricky Rubio on a last-second game-tying three attempt. The referees did not call a foul despite Rubio arguing the call to no avail as the Lakers walked away with the win. Kobe was confident about the play postgame, saying “they ain’t calling that sh*t....
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Russell Westbrook Open To Wearing Kilt Similar To Kanye West

Russell Westbrook likes to make bold fashion statements, and in a recent interview with GQ Magazine, he said he’d even go a bit further and channel Kanye West’s signature look. According to GQ Magazine: “…You have to have a certain swagger about you.” Even Westbrook has his limits, of course—Kanye’s infamous leather kilt, for instance. Though in his next breath Russ...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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