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Watch: Robert Covington hits game winning alley-oop lay-in

First, Ricky Rubio hits a three pointer for the Minnesota Timberwoves to tie the game up 91-91 with less than two seconds left. Then, the Philadelphia 76ers come up with a fantastic in-bounds play as they find Robert Covington cutting to the basket. Covington makes a very athletic play and hits the alley-oop lay-up as time expires to give the 76ers their 9th win of the season. The...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine is developing into a polished scoring threat for Minnesota

Throughout his short NBA career, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine has been known for one thing: his high-flying dunks. Ever since his days at UCLA, all people could talk about was his athleticism and high-flying acrobatics. However, its only for so long you can hold that moniker until people wonder if that is all you can do? This season, LaVine has answered that question...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook records another triple-double, leads Thunder to second-straight victory

The 2016 NBA season should be officially known as the Russell Westbrook Revenge Tour. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has taken no prisoners this season as he has shown the entire league that this is his team and that he does not need Kevin Durant. Without Durant this season, Westbrook has taken his game to new heights, becoming a triple-double machine on a nightly basis. On...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

It Was Only a Matter of Time Until Rakeem Christmas Got His Own Christmas Themed Commercial

Former Syracuse basketball and current NBA Indian Pacer Rakeem Christmas finally landed his own Christmas themed commercial. It’s so obviously fitting that it’s almost surprising it took this long for him to finally land a Christmas commercial gig. While he hasn’t exactly been tearing it up on the hardwood with only 15 combined minutes in 3 appearances, he can be found solving...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Houston Rockets break record with 24 three pointers in single game

On Friday night the Rockets moved to 20-7 on the season with a 122-100 win over New Orleans. They also set an NBA record by hitting 24 three pointers. Here’s a look at all 24 of those three point shots….. Eric Gordon had 7, James Harden followed with 6 and Trevor Ariza nailed 5 as the Rockets rolled into the history books. The post Watch: Houston Rockets break record with 24...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

4 Young NBA Big Men Changing The Game In 2017

As the NBA moves towards the three-point arc, the young big men of the NBA have adapted small ball skills to keep up with the latest evolution of the association. There was a time when Shaq appeared to be the epitome of the big man, an idea which now seems quaint. His dominance during the 90’s and early 2000’s was unquestionable, but his complete lack of shooting simply doesn’t...
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December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Lou Williams continues to shoulder the offensive workload for Lakers

This week, has been an amazing week of basketball for Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams. Williams, who is the Lakers’ sixth man coming off the bench, has been tasked with the duty of shouldering the offensive workload for a team without Jose Caledron, D’Angelo Russell, and Nick Young. Without Russell, the Lakers are missing 16.1 points, 4.8 assists, and 3.4 rebounds...
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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

The Toronto Raptors Are Coming

In the present day NBA, there’s only a handful of teams that most general NBA fans would consider contenders. Most of those teams are in the Western Conference. Out west there are the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Clippers. That leaves the only true contender in the East to be the Cleveland Cavaliers. The second tier teams in the Eastern Conference are...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Possible Destinations for Nerlens Noel

Although typically NBA trade rumors heat up after Christmas due to the February 23 trade deadline, there have been many rumors involving Nerlens Noel and the Philadelphia 76ers wish to move him. The Noel rumors have been going on for years now. Ever since the Sixers drafted big man Joel Embiid, rumors have been pouring in surrounding Noel. Between Embiid, Okafor, and Noel, there...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Updates: Latest News From Around The League 12/5/16

There are many stories swirling around the NBA right now, even though we’re in the middle of the season, which is when usually the stories tend to wind down. From suspensions to trade rumors, here are the following are your updated NBA stories from around the league as of Monday the fifth: Rajon Rondo has been suspended by the Chicago Bulls for one game for “conduct detrimental...
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonathon Simmons throws down sick alley-oop on in-bounds play

Check out this picture perfect passing by the San Antonio Spurs on an in-bounds play as Jonathon Simmons gets up and throws down an awesome one-handed alley-oop slam….. Whoa #NBAVine #GoSpursGo https://t.co/6kdgAz9OCt — NBA (@NBA) December 6, 2016
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Norman Powell throws down monster break-away dunk

Check out this big time dunk by Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell as the Raptors have jumped out to a 20 point lead on the Los Angeles Lakers in the third quarter of Friday nights game….. Powell gets way, way, way up for #WeTheNorth! #NBAVine https://t.co/oGtrGg4MOI — NBA (@NBA) December 3, 2016 The post Watch: Norman Powell throws down monster break-away dunk appeared first...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic Unhappy with Being Benched by Frank Vogel

Nikola Vucevic has been considered the face of the Orlando Magic franchise for a couple years now and one of the most underrated big men in the league. He was expected to have a huge season under new head coach Frank Vogel this year. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been what has transpired thus far. According to a report, Vucevic is unhappy that Vogel moved him to the bench this early...
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November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Goran Dragic hits Hassan Whiteside for awesome alley-oop

Check out this fantastic play by Goran Dragic as he draws the defense in and then sets up Hassan Whiteside, who then throws down a thunderous alley-oop dunk against the Boston Celtics on Monday evening….. Dragic finds Whiteside for the Alley-Oop on @NBATV! #NBARapidReplay https://t.co/1IgglkJ0Ju — NBA (@NBA) November 29, 2016 The post Watch: Goran Dragic hits Hassan Whiteside...
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November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard makes the Hawks a legitimate contender

Dwight Howard was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in free agency this past offseason. It was a move that many questioned, especially given the attitude issues that he had with the Houston Rockets. Atlanta’s offseason didn’t go nearly according to plan. The Hawks were hoping to re-sign star big man Al Horford, but seeing him sign with the Boston Celtics ended that hope. Signing Howard...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Dominates Lakers to Boost MVP Resume

Russell Westbrook decided to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder long-term and prove that he is capable of leading them to a big season without Kevin Durant. He has been able to produce huge numbers, while also leading the Thunder to some big wins. Unfortunately, some tough losses have also come Oklahoma City’s way early this season. Last night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Westbrook...
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November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis Continues Growing Into Superstar for New York Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis was selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. It was a move that made many New York Knicks fans scratch their heads and some went farther with their unhappiness with the pick. Most of those fans have now been won over by the 7-foot-3 big man and are happy with the pick. Throughout the course of the 2016-17 NBA thus far, Porzingis has averaged...
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November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Powers Chicago Bulls with Huge 40-Point Game vs. Lakers

Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls came into the 2016-17 NBA season with many question marks surrounding the makeup of their team. Some thought that they would be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, while others didn’t think that the Bulls had a good roster makeup. After the first 14 games of the season, the Bulls are 9-5 and looking very solid. They certainly seem...
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November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers’ Jeff Teague Shows Off Star Talent with 30 Points vs. Thunder

Jeff Teague has been inconsistent at times this season for the Indiana Pacers, but over the last couple of weeks has been coming into his own. He showed that once again on Sunday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder by scoring 30 points to go along with nine assists in a huge road victory. Even without Paul George and C.J. Miles, the Pacers were able to walk into Oklahoma City...
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November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: One NBA Exec Believes DeMarcus Cousins Will Be Traded to Boston

DeMarcus Cousins is one of the hottest names being brought up in NBA trade rumors. He has been rumored to be available for the better part of two years, but the Sacramento Kings have never pulled the trigger on a deal involving him. That might change at some point this season. According to a report from Bleacher Report, one NBA executive believes that the Kings will end up trading...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Prioritizing an Extension with PG George Hill

The Utah Jazz made the move to acquire George Hill in a three-team deal with the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks during the offseason. They moved a lottery pick, which many thought would be a bad move in the grand scheme of things. Now that Hill has played some games with the Jazz, people may be changing their minds. At the very least, the Jazz front office is prioritizing a contract...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Still Interested in Acquiring Rudy Gay

The Oklahoma City Thunder were devastated when Kevin Durant made his decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors. It left Russell Westbrook as the last star left from the “big three” of Durant, Westbrook, and current Houston Rockets’ superstar James Harden. Despite the tough loss, the Thunder are a team to reckon with in the Western Conference. Sam Presti knows that in...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Need Jeff Teague To Stay Aggressive

Jeff Teague was acquired by the Indiana Pacers in a three-team trade this past offseason that sent George Hill out of town. It was a big deal that many thought immediately made the Pacers a serious contender. One of the biggest issues that the Pacers had during their back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals appearances was the play from the point guard position. Hill was unable to...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Serge Ibaka hits game-winner to sink former team

How sweet is it to hit the game winning shot in your first game against your former team? That’s exactly what Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka did against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday….. The post Watch: Serge Ibaka hits game-winner to sink former team appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch all 13 of Steph Curry’s record-breaking three-pointers

On Monday night, Steph Curry broke the record for most three-pointers in a single game with 13. For the game he went 16 of 26 from the floor, including 13 of 17 from three. He added 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steal and totaled 46 points on the night as the Warriors beat the Pelicans 116-106. Here’s a look at all 13 of the record-breaking three pointers…. The post Watch all...
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November 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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