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Melo, CP3 And Blake Griffin In China Together On Jordan Brand Flight Tour

Knicks Carmelo Anthony and Clippers teammates Blake Griffin and Chris Paul traveled to China together this week to promote their sneakers on the Jordan Brand Flight Tour. The tour focused on the unveiling of CP3′s new Jordan CP3.VII as well as the Jordan Super.Fly 2 which Griffin will wear next season. Carmelo Anthony introduces himself as “CCTV” and attempts to work...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

A Drunk Kenneth Faried Tells TMZ His Male Parts Are Huge

TMZ caught up with Kenneth Faried Monday night outside the Playboy Mansion in LA as he exited the pre-ESPY BTE All-Star Celebrity Kick-Off Party, and the Nuggets star was not shy at all – especially when referencing his body parts and his ESPN Body Issue cover. “No, [I wasn't nervous shooting in the nude], my d*** is big! Yeah, there were chicks around me [while posing],...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Targeting LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony In 2014

According to ESPN, after losing the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, the Lakers plan to make a run at NBA All-Star’s, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, in 2014 free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers, whose plan to re-sign center Dwight Howard did not pan out this offseason, are poised to rebuild fast by focusing on the two biggest free agents of 2014 – LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers ‘Close’ To Hiring Kurt Rambis As Assistant Coach

According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN LA, the Lakers are close to hiring Kurt Rambis as an assistant coach. The Los Angeles Lakers are “close” to hiring Kurt Rambis for their coaching staff, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Rambis, an ESPN analyst, has been an assistant coach with the Lakers on and off between 1999 and 2009; he was the lead assistant...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Owner Wanted To Trade Iman Shumpert Because He Didn’t Want To Play In Summer League

Before Stephen A. Smith performed a sit-down interview with Dwight Howard last week about his signing with the Rockets, the two engaged in some off camera banter. A short blurb was caught on video and uploaded to YouTube in which NY native Smith tells Howard that Knicks owner James Dolan was “ready to trade [Iman Shumpert]” because the Knicks guard, who returned in January from...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Gets Probation For DWI

Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd will serve “interim probation” after pleading guilty for his DWI charge in court on Tuesday. Kidd crashed his SUV into a utility pole last July after a night of partying in the Hamptons soon after he signed with the Knicks. According to USA Today: Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge and was...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ronnie Price Agrees To Sign With Magic

According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, Ronnie Price has agreed to sign with the Orlando Magic. The 30-year-old point guard averaged 2.7 points, and 1.9 assists in 13 minutes per game for the Blazers this season. The Orlando Magic have reached an agreement in principle with free-agent point guard Ronnie Price… Price, who turned 30 last month, likely will serve as the...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Out 3-4 Months After Undergoing Knee Surgery

J.R. Smith will miss 3-4 months of basketball after undergoing knee surgery on his left knee, the team announced Monday.  The given timetable suggests he may miss anywhere between the start of training camp and the first few weeks of next season. According to the NY Knicks: J.R. Smith had patella tendon surgery & arthroscopy for a tear in the lateral meniscus, of his left knee...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: John Lucas III To Sign With Jazz

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, 5-year NBA veteran, John Lucas III, has agreed to sign with the Utah Jazz. The 30-year-old point guard averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1 rebound in 13 minutes per game for the Toronto Raptors this season.
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks, Lakers & Bulls Among World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams, According To Forbes

  Forbes Magazine released the World’s 50 most valuable sports teams which includes the New York Knicks ($1.1 billion) at No. 23, the Los Angeles Lakers ($1 billion) at No. 31 and the Chicago Bulls ($800 million) at No. 47. Here’s the full list: 1. Real Madrid 2. Manchester United 3. Barcelona 4. New York Yankees 5. Dallas Cowboys 6. New England Patriots 7. Los Angeles Dodgers...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Metta World Peace Agrees To Sign 2-Year Deal With Knicks

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, New York native, Metta World Peace, has verbally agreed to sign a 2-year deal with the Knicks. The 14-year NBA veteran averaged 12.4 points and 5 rebounds in 34 minutes per game for the Lakers this past season before being waived by the team using their amnesty provision last week. World Peace became an unrestricted free agent Sunday...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Elton Brand Will Sign 1-Year Deal With Hawks

Elton Brand will sign a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks. Brand averaged 7.2 points, 6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks for the Dallas Mavericks last season. According to HoopsHype: Free agent forward Elton Brand is signing a one-year deal with the Hawks, agent David Falk told HoopsHype. “We think it’s a great opportunity for him,” Falk said. “I can see him playing 4-5 more...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin, Klay Thompson & More Play In Steve Nash’s Charity Soccer Game

After years of hosting his foundation’s charity soccer game in New York City, Lakers point guard, Steve Nash, decided to host one in his new home in LA this summer. Klay Thompson, Jeremy Lin and Jared Dudley all participated in the Los Angeles’ first ever “Steve Nash Foundation Showdown” soccer match Sunday.    Steve Nash and LA Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

James Harden And DeMar DeRozan Throw Down At Drew League

Both Rockets’ James Harden and Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan represented the NBA Sunday when they attended the popular summer Drew League in LA. The two teamed up with rapper The Game on team Money Gang and took turns throwing down highlight dunks for the fans. videos via Hoop Mixtape
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden To Meet With Mavericks, Kings And Pelicans This Week

Greg Oden, 2007′s No. 1 overall pick, will reportedly meet with three teams this week in Las Vegas as he attempts a comeback from various knee injuries in the NBA. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com: Free-agent center Greg Oden will be in Las Vegas this week for face-to-face meetings with officials from the Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans, according...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies’ Tony Allen Gets Married, Matt Barnes, Al Jefferson & More Attend

Grizzlies point guard, Tony Allen, got married in Boston Saturday where NBA players, Matt Barnes, Al Jefferson, John Lucas III and Ryan Gomes, were in attendance.
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Are ‘Strong Frontunners’ To Sign Metta World Peace

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Knicks are the ‘strong frontrunners’ to land free agent forward, Metta World Peace, and are expected to meet with the New York native sometime over the next two days. Metta World Peace is expected to meet with New York Knicks executives in Las Vegas within the next two days, pushing the free-agent forward closer to an eventual...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Scores 40 Points, Posterizes Defender In Drew League

JaVale McGee dominated the Drew League summer action on Friday scoring 40 points while adding 14 rebounds, 4 blocks and left one daring defender on a poster:
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets Interested In Nate Robinson

According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Denver Nuggets are interested in Nate Robinson. The 8-year NBA veteran averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists in 25 minutes per game for the Bulls this season – also contributing 16.3 points and 4.4 assists in 12 postseason games before being eliminated by the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Sources close to the situation said...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wesley Johnson Agrees To 1-Year Deal With Lakers

According to ESPN, Wesley Johnson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 26-year-old forward averaged 8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 19 minutes per game for the Suns this season. The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a one-year contract with small forward Wesley Johnson, a league source confirmed to ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Dave McMenamin. Johnson’s deal...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks Match Bucks 4-Year, $32 Million Offer To Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly matched the Milwaukee Bucks 4-year, $32 million plus offer sheet to Jeff Teague, despite the point guard expressing his desire to “move on” from the Hawks organization. According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Jeff Teague is still a member of the Atlanta Hawks. The team matched the four-year, $32 million offer sheet...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockets GM Says Lin & Asik Will Remain Rockets Because Harden & Howard Said So

Despite reports indicating the Rockets have been shopping starting point guard Jeremy Lin and last year’s starting center Omer Asik, GM Daryl Morey says both will be in Houston jerseys opening night, because James Harden and Dwight Howard want them to stay. According to the Houston Chronicle: “The reality is James (Harden) and Dwight (Howard) want to play with Jeremy and Omer...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Introduce Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets held a introductory press conference Saturday to welcome aboard Dwight Howard which included special guests and former Rockets big men legends Hakeem Olajuwon, Elvin Hayes, Calvin Murphy, Ralph Sampson and Yao Ming who were introduced to those in attendance as well. “A New Age” montage was shown with the newest Houston big man Dwight Howard mixed in and...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Gets Stuffed By Former NBA Forward Pops Mnesah-Bonsu

While in his hometown of Washington D.C. last week to promote his sneaker release, Kevin Durant set aside some time to compete in the Goodman League. Along with endless highlights, there was also one play I’m sure KD wishes he could do-over. As he took the ball to the basket, the OKC start got rejectd by former George Washington star and NBA forward, Pops Mensah-Bonsu.
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Looking To Trade Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries

According to CSN New England, the Boston Celtics are reportedly looking to trade both Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries, whom they acquired in the blockbuster deal that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn. Among the players coming to Boston are Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries. However, CSNNE Celtics insider Sherrod Blakely has learned that the team may be looking to...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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