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LeBron’s newest teammate dunks better than he can

Yeah, Andrew Wiggins is pretty athletic.
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Toronto’s DeRozan decided to work on his handles at a Walmart

It is the NBA offseason so what better time for players to improve on their game heading into the new season. You know, getting up early, keeping up your conditioning, and… hitting the local Walmart? Well, if you are DeMar DeRozan, that is exactly what you do. The Raptors’ star player decided while at a Walmart, he might as well work on his dribbling skills by going through the...
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Derrick Rose practiced with Summer League team

It must not be fun to be on the Bulls Summer League roster. Not only are you competing and fighting for an opportunity to be in the NBA and scratch out a living as a basketball player when all of a sudden a former MVP and All Star is barreling down the lane at full speed right at you. And for those that have forgotten, Derrick Rose is incredibly scary at full speed. Summer Leaguers...
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Help Wanted: Spurs looking for new A/C operator

The 2014 NBA Finals will go down in history for many memorable moments. Such as the Spurs winning title No. 5 in franchise history, the last games played by LeBron James with Miami, James infamous cramping moment in Game One, and speaking about Game One . . . the night the AT&T Center’s air-conditioner blew out. Game One had fans sweating it out, players drenched, and temperatures...
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Five observations from final day of Summer League

Summer League concluded Friday in Orlando with all 10 teams participating in championship day. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted earlier this week, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily...
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Heat soldier on after losing LeBron James

No one is quite sure at this point what the Heat will do now that LeBron James has decided to leave Miami and return to Cleveland. Any time a superstar like James leaves an organization, there is destruction left in his wake. The organization has to re-assess its position and how best to rebuild and become a championship contender — especially when it has been to the Finals the...
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RIP Brooklyn Knight

The Brooklyn Nets decided to put an end to their mascot, the Brooklyn Knight. The Brooklyn Knight was, how can I say this, a complete joke. It was a sad attempt by the franchise to capitalize on the wildly popular comic hero genre by creating a mascot complete with silver armor plating and a “B” chest logo. Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot he will not return next...
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LeBron’s return about redemption, home

LeBron James let the media twist in the wind as he thought about where he would play next year. He kept quiet and kept the decision to himself. He wanted to make sure this was the right decision for himself and his career. At 30 years old, James has won his championships (two of them, not three or four) and he has made plenty of money through endorsements and grown his personal brand...
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LeBron James returning to Cleveland

EXCLUSIVE: I'm Coming HOME by @KingJames http://t.co/3dAzWO3ZXH (via @SI_LeeJenkins) pic.twitter.com/wIxfyojPIQ — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) July 11, 2014
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Check out the new look Team USA jerseys

This summer, Team USA will hit the court in Spain for the 2014 FIBA World Cup where the team will once again be the heavy favorites to capture gold. And as Team USA will look to remain the world’s top basketball power, the players will be sporting new look jerseys in Spain. Pelicans’ Anthony Davis will be manning the middle for Team USA and recently showed off the new jerseys...
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Five observations from sixth day of Summer League

Summer League continued Thursday in Orlando with three games of varying intrigue. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted earlier this week, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily recaps of...
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NBA’s business is good, see: Salary Cap

The NBA’s moratorium officially lifted at midnight as the league announced the salary cap for the 2014-15 season increased by 7.5 percent to an all-time high of $63.065 million. The increase in the salary cap is a signal of the good business in the NBA right now. According to Larry Coon, the salary cap is set as 44.74 percent of the basketball-related income. Basketball-related...
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If Carmelo stays with Knicks, he’ll get a topless charity game in his honor

Sure, NBA teams might be putting out all the stops to lure Carmelo Anthony to play for their team next season but a strip club in New York City is offering Anthony free lap dances for life if he remains a Knick. Let me repeat that… Melo gets free lap dances for life in NYC! Oh and if that isn’t enough, he will get a topless charity ball game in his honor. Dubbed the “Melo...
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NBA, NFL logos mashed up

Ever wondered how your favorite NBA team and NFL team logo would look if they were mashed together? Well wonder no more. Designers Brandon Hubschman and Weis Karzai decided to do just that and combine NBA and NFL team logos together and the results are pretty cool. From the Spurs and Steelers’ logos mashed up to the Bulls and Bears, check out the new-look logos. And while you...
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Five observations from fifth day of Summer League

Summer League continued Tuesday in Orlando with three games of varying intrigue. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted earlier this week, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily recaps of...
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Cavs fans are ready to welcome back LeBron James

If it happens, y'all. Coming soon, #FOR6IVEN RETWEET pic.twitter.com/MmC8JkMPbs — Fresh Brewed Tees (@FreshBrewedTees) July 9, 2014
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Reports still have Boston trying to trade for Kevin Love

It is safe to say Kevin Love’s time in Minnesota is done. Minnesota has been trying to trade the All-Star forward but so far, no trade has panned out such as the one reported trade to the Warriors. However, reports are still floating about that the Celtics are trying to land the big man according to the Boston Globe. However, a league source said Monday that president of basketball...
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Video: Tony Wroten drops 53 points and drops defender in the process with one sick crossover

It has been a long time since we here at Crossover have given love to Tony Wroten. OK we NEVER have given any sort of love to Tony but hey, better late than never. But what a way to make his Crossover debut than showing off a sick crossover (see what I did there) which broke a defender’s ankles and dropping 53 points. Check out this sick crossover by Tony at the Seattle Baskeball Pro Am!
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Spurs fans gets a haircut portrait of Kawhi Leonard and it is glorious

How do you know you crossed the line from casual fan to over-the-top, super fan? When you get a haircut portrait of your favorite NBA player’s face for all to see. Case in point, this Spurs fan who decided it be best to get a haircut portrait of Kawhi Leonard‘s mug and massive hands (h/t Project Spurs) etched into his dome. Check it out and I got to ask, would you go this far...
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Spurs fans gets a haircut portrait of Kawhi Leonard and it is glorious

How do you know you crossed the line from casual fan to over-the-top, super fan? When you get a haircut portrait of your favorite NBA player’s face for all to see. Case in point, this Spurs fan who decided it be best to get a haircut portrait of Kawhi Leonard‘s mug and massive hands (h/t Project Spurs) etched into his dome. Check it out and I got to ask, would you go this far...
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Watch Greg Oden spike a volleyball into a girl’s face

When you are over 7-feet in height, playing volleyball and reaching over the net might be a tad way too easy. In fact, when the ball is right at the net, hammering it down on your opponent’s side should be an easy chore. Case in point, Greg Oden and the poor girl who thought it be a good idea to try to block his spike attempt. Check out Oden spiking a volleyball right in the...
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OKC’s Westbrook won’t suit up for Team USA this summer

The FIBA 2014 World Cup is coming up in August in Spain as teams around the world will try to secure the gold medal and a shot at the Rio Olympic games. However, if Team USA wants to defend their crown, they’ll have to do it without Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Citing rest and time to recover from knee injuries, Russell Westbrook decided it be best for him to sit out leaving...
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Five observations from fourth day of Summer League

Summer League continued Tuesday in Orlando with three games of varying intrigue. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted yesterday, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily recaps of Summer League...
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European coaching invasion

The Thunder have one of the more intriguing teams here at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League. They are the defending champions of the Summer League (with players returning, if that matters). They have players with deep Playoff experience working on individual skills. That is going to be part of the Thunder’s goal this week in Orlando. That Summer League championship...
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Cavs rising in Vegas odds to win 2015 NBA title

OK Vegas, calm down. Let’s not get hasty. Ever since word is rising that the possibility of LeBron James returning to Cleveland, Vegas odds makers are giving the Cavs an increased shot at winning the 2015 NBA crown. Considering Kyrie Irving, and rookie Andrew Wiggins teaming up next season and the added chance James might put on the gold and wine colors once again, Vegas now has...
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