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Kevin Durant Misses Game-Winning 3 At Drew League, Causes Baron Davis To Lose $50,000 Bet

  Kevin Durant was one of many NBA players (Metta World Peace, DeMar DeRozan, Shannon Brown and more) to stop by LA’s Drew League Sunday where he dominated, finishing with 35 points, 17 rebounds and a major throwdown. However, it turns out Durant may of also cost Baron Davis to lose $50,000. The former NBA point guard bet $50,000 that his squad, LAUNFD, led by Kevin Durant, would...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel ‘Boobie’ Gibson Turns Himself In To Police On Battery Charges

Free agent Daniel “Boobie” Gibson of last year’s Cleveland Cavaliers, turned himself into police on a second-degree battery charge which reportedly occurred earlier this month at a music festival in New Orleans. According to WDSU in New Orleans: Daniel Gibson, 27, surrendered himself at the New Orleans Police Department’s 8th District headquarters in the French Quarter. He...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamal Crawford And Tyreke Evans Show Off Sick Handles At Pro-Am All-Star Game, Crawford Hits Game-Winner

Jamal Crawford and Tyreke Evans put on a crowd-pleasing show at the 2013 Jamal Crawford Pro Am All-Star game in Seattle over the weekend as the two showed off their incredible handles and even combined for 89 points. The excitement went down to the wire as Evans missed a potential game-winner with under 10 seconds to go and Jamal Crawford drilled a deep 3 at the buzzer to give his...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul & Russell Westbrook Party At Tao Nightclub

On Saturday, Chris Paul hosted the Top Spin Charity After-Party at Tao Nightclub in Las Vegas with a little help from fellow NBA ballers/Jordan Brand members, Carmelo Anthony & Russell Westbrook. Earlier that night, CP3 won the TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament which was also attended by Andre Iguodala, Kenny Smith, Jerry Stackhouse, Kyrie Irving, Mike Conley, Jr., Royal Ivey...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks Claim Gustavo Ayon Off Waivers

According to ESPN, the Atlanta Hawks have claimed 28-year-old center, Gustavo Ayon, off waivers after the Bucks waived him last week. Ayon averaged 3.6 points and 1.4 assists in 43 games for the Bucks this season after being traded to Milwaukee in February. The Atlanta Hawks have claimed center Gustavo Ayon off waivers, sources told ESPN.com. The Milwaukee Bucks waived Ayon...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Reportedly ‘Most Intrigued’ By Pelicans, Heat

With Greg Oden’s decision on what team he’ll sign with expected this week, Yahoo! Sports reports the 25-year-old free agent center is “most intrigued” by the New Orleans Pelicans and Miami Heat. Oden is also considering the Mavericks, Kings, Spurs and Hawks. According to Marc J. Spears, Yahoo! Sports: Free agent center Greg Oden appears most intrigued by Pelicans & Heat...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Durant Dunking With Authority At Drew League

Kevin Durant stopped by and was one of many NBA ballers (stay tuned for picture post Monday) to play at the Drew League in LA on Sunday.  Here he is getting by the defense and taking it to the rack with authority:
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Marcus Camby To Sign With Houston Rockets On 1-Year Deal

After mulling his choices between the Bulls, Heat and Rockets, Marcus Camby will reportedly sign with Houston for 1-year worth the veteran’s minimum. According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: Camby chose to sign with the Rockets as a free agent, a person with knowledge of the decision said, to play for team far more prepared to compete than the team he left as a free...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks And Grizzlies Talking To Delonte West

The Knicks and Grizzlies are both reportedly interested in guard Delonte West.  West did not play in the 2012-13 season after being let go by the Mavericks for disciplinary reasons before the start of the season. It was reported last week that West is looking to get back into the league and Grizzlies guard Tony Allen even spoke out suggesting Memphis give him a chance. According...
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Trade Miles Plumlee, Gerald Green & Draft Pick To Suns For Luis Scola

The Indiana Pacers have agreed to trade Miles Plumlee, Gerald Green and a 2014 first-round draft pick to the Phoenix Suns for Luis Scola. Reports out of Argentina of the potential deal started circulating late Friday evening and an official announcement was made on Saturday. Scola, who averaged 12.8 points and 6.6 rebounds last season for the Suns, tweeted his excitement on joining...
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Gary Neal To Sign With Bucks On 2-Year Deal

Gary Neal has agreed to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks on a two-year deal worth $6.5 million, Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN reports. Neal was a key contributor for the Spurs off the bench, averaging 9.5 points last season.  
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss
TRADE TALKS

Luis Scola headed to Pacers?

Multiple reports say the Indiana Pacers are close to reaching a deal to acquire forward Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns.

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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Gerald Henderson Closing In On 3-Year, $18 Million Contract Extension With Bobcats

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Gerald Henderson is closing in on a 3-year, $18 million contract extension with the Bobcats. The 25-year-old guard averaged 15.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists this season with Charlotte. Restricted free-agent guard Gerald Henderson is finalizing an agreement on a three-year, $18 million contract extension with the Charlotte...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James Most Popular Player In NBA, According to ESPN Sports Poll

LeBron James is the most popular player in the NBA for the first time since 2008-09, according to ESPN’s Sports Poll. The 2x NBA champion beat out Kobe Bryant by .4 percent as Kevin Durant came in third, Derrick Rose in fourth, and Dwyane Wade in fifth. For the first time in four years, the Miami Heat forward is the most popular player in the NBA, according to the latest ESPN...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss
SURF'S UP

Kevin Durant and fiancee hit the beach

In their first public photos with each other since it was revealed they were engaged, WNBA player Monica Wright and OKC’s Kevin Durant pose together at the beach:
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Nash To Try Out For Legendary Soccer Club, Inter Milan

Lakers point guard and passionate soccer fan, Steve Nash, will try out for the legendary Inter Milan soccer club in New Jersey next week for a chance to play with the team during their upcoming tournament in the U.S. Nash, who is a part owner of the Major League Soccer team, the Vancouver Whitecaps, grew up playing soccer and hosts a celebrity soccer game in New York City ever year...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson Says He’ll Wear No. 10 With Nuggets Because Of Lionel Messi

In an interview with Nate Simmons of Denver Stiffs, Nate Robinson, who recently agreed to a 2-year deal with the Nuggets, says he’ll wear No. 10 with the team next season because of Argentine soccer player, Lionel Messi. Robinson on wearing the No. 10 next season in Denver: I usually dig the single digit numbers, but No. 2 is retired. Alex English, great player….I’m going...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Nazr Mohammed Attend Cole Aldrich’s Wedding

Kings center, Cole Aldrich, got married in Minnesota over the weekend where former Thunder teammates, Kevin Durant and Nazr Mohammend, were in attendance. Kansas head coach, Bill Self, and former Jayhawks guard, Tyler Reed, with Kevin Durant.
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James Selected All 20 Songs For NBA 2K14 Soundtrack

Last year, Jay-Z chose 24 songs for the NBA 2K13 soundtrack, and this year, LeBron James will become the first cover athlete to hand-pick the soundtrack, selecting 20 songs including Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us.” “2K is letting me take control of some important elements in NBA 2K14, including this year’s soundtrack...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Alan Anderson Signs 2-Year Deal With Nets

Free agent shooting guard, Alan Anderson, has agreed to a 2-year deal to join the Brooklyn Nets, Sam Amick of USA Today Sports reports. Anderson averaged 10.7 points on 38% shooting with the Toronto Raptors last season. I wanna thank the Toronto raptors and the fans for all the love and support…..now I'm off to BROOKLYN!! — Alan Anderson (@ASqared06) July 26, 2013
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Timofey Mozgov Agrees To 3-Year, $14 Million Contract Extension With Nuggets

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, 27-year-old center, Timofey Mozgov has agreed to a 3-year, $14 million contract extension with the Denver Nuggets. Mozgov averaged 2.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in 9 minutes per game for Denver this season. The Denver Nuggets have reached agreement on a three-year, $14 million contract extension with restricted free-agent center Timofey...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes Posterizes Ryan Anderson

Harrison Barnes goes up and finishes with the strong left-handed poster dunk on Ryan Anderson during the USA Basketball Showcase in Vegas on Thursday evening:
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
AIR POWER

Airman throws down windmill jam in fatigues

A member of the U.S. Air Force threw down a windmill jam…in full fatigues and boots during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas on Thursday night:
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

At Least One NBA Player Linked To Biogenesis Clinic Scandal

In an interview with ESPN’s Outside The Lines, Porter Fischer, former Biogenesis employee who exposed documents last year that linked Alex Rodriguez to the Coral Gabes anti-aging clinic and led to the recent suspension of MLB left fielder, Ryan Braun, says at least one athlete from the NBA has received performance-enhancing drugs from, Tony Bosch, the clinic founder. Porter Fischer...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Allen Suggests Grizzlies Should Sign Delonte West

Tony Allen has an idea of who should give Delonte West another chance in the NBA…his Memphis Grizzlies. Allen replied to a fan’s tweet suggesting the Grizzlies sign the maligned point guard to a veteran’s minimum contract. @CamOnGriz delonte west — Tony Allen (@aa000G9) July 25, 2013 @Trisity_ @CamOnGriz. Yea — Tony Allen (@aa000G9) July 25, 2013
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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