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Oscar Robertson: Carmelo should leave the Knicks

Tweet Carmelo Anthony will be opting out of his current contract with the New York Knicks this summer to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career. But a Hall of Famer has some interesting advice for ‘Melo. “I would leave today [if I were Carmelo],” Oscar Roberston said on SiriusXM NBA radio Thursday. “Let me tell you why: wherever that kid...
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Video: Josh McRoberts drops LeBron with forearm to the throat

Tweet Something tells us that Josh McRoberts doesn’t much like LeBron James. Towards the end of Wednesday’s game two between the Heat and Bobcats, McRoberts committed a hard foul on James, sending LeBron to the floor with a forearm to the neck. Watch: Somehow McRoberts wasn’t whistled for a flagrant on the play – which is odd, considering that we’ve seen much softer...
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Richard Sherman: Way people show respect is the dollars

Tweet Seattle Seahawks outspoken cornerback Richard Sherman feels he is the best corner in the NFL and will tell you — and anyone who’s within earshot — that he’s the best. He also feels that if the Seahawks feel he is the best as well, then they’ll pony up with a lucrative contract extension. “Whatever they feel I am due. I will take it as respect,” Sherman...
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Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on his neck against Red Sox

Tweet Michael Pineda, a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, was ejected in the second inning against the Red Sox Wednesday night after umpires found pine tar on the pitcher’s neck. Check out this GIF of the ump finding it, via our friends over at Next Impulse Sports:   My favorite part is Pineda’s “I just got caught by my parents and I’m about to get in trouble”...
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Top 10 posterizing dunks of 2013-2014 NBA season

Tweet Courtesy of the NBA, here are the Top 10 highlights of someone getting dunked on from the regular season. Enjoy: I dunno about you, but LeBron over Ben McLemore and over Terrence Ross over Kenneth Faried might be my favorites. Keep it locked for more top NBA highlights and news. -ALR
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Watch: NBA big men LaMarcus Aldridge and Dwight Howard duel in playoffs

Tweet The Portland Trail Blazers took a commanding 2-0 lead Wednesday night in their opening round series against the Houston Rockets behind another monster game from LaMarcus Aldridge, but not without Rockets center Dwight Howard doing his best to prevent the loss. Here are highlight of Aldridge’s 43-point night and Howard’s 32-point effort in one of the best battle of...
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Watch: Rapper Drake uses a lint roller courtside of Raptors-Nets playoff game

Tweet Only — I repeat, ONLY — Drake would have a lint roller handy while sitting court side of an NBA playoff game for the team that he’s the global ambassador for and actually use it during game action. This guy: The most sensitive rapper since LL Cool J strikes again. Note to Drake: no one at the game cared that you may have lint on your jeans, bro. NO ONE. Drake...
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Colin Cowherd is still a jerk and still doesn’t like John Wall

Tweet Radio personality and overall douche bag Colin Cowherd might be one of the biggest jerks in sports media, but is somehow still relevant. While Cowherd has had many moments of idiocy, his blatant dislike of Washington Wizards point guard John Wall might just take the cake. Four years ago, Cowherd went on a rant about a then 20-year-old Wall doing the Dougie before his...
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Shaq’s LinkedIn page is awesome

Tweet Four-time NBA champion and sure-bet Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal can be pretty entertaining. It’s only fitting that his profile on the professional social networking platform LinkedIn is equally as comical. Here’s a snapshot of Shaq’s actual LinkedIn page, courtesy of Deadspin and Slate: “Owner, A lot of companies” and “My best asset is that I am proven...
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Watch: Albert Pujols smacks 500th career home run

Tweet Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slugger Albert Pujols became the 26th major leaguer to hit 500 home runs when he sent his seventh and AL-leading eighth homers of the season Tuesday night against the Nationals. Watch: Your browser does not support iframes. Pujols also became the fourth youngest to reach the milestone. early on this season, Pujols has looked a lot more like...
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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle declares for 2014 NBA Draft

Tweet Julius Randle, a member of the heralded 2013-2014 freshman class, announced Tuesday that he will be entering the 2014 NBA Draft. BREAKING: Kentucky forward Julius Randle has announced he'll enter the NBA Draft. pic.twitter.com/ymnLYdekG2 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 22, 2014 Randle, who helped lead Kentucky to the NCAA Championship game this season, joins...
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Gregg Popovich named 2013-2014 NBA Coach of the Year

Tweet Not often does the NBA’s best head coach win the Coach of the Year award, but apparently 2013-2014 is an exception to the trend. According to reports, San Antonio Spurs long-time head coach Gregg Popovich will be receiving the honor for this season and rewarded for managing the league’s best team in the competitive Western Conference. Popovich takes home the award...
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Video: Kevin Durant makes a ridiculous off-balance shot for a four-point play

Tweet Kevin Durant might be from another planet. That’s the only way to describe this insane three-pointer he buried — while being fouled — as part of a four-point play that helped OKC force overtime against the Grizzlies Monday night. Watch:   That’s the definition of “clutch”. Some people think clutch only means making a ton of shots late in the game; which...
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Watch: DeAndre Jordan slams alley-oop all over Stephen Curry

Tweet Golden State stole game one of their opening round series against the Clippers over the weekend, but Los Angeles responded with a 138-98 drubbing of the Warriors in game two. And the dismantling can be summed up in one highlight. Watch as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan skies over Warriors PG Stephen Curry to finish an alley-oop from Chris Paul:     Curry didn’t...
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Knicks fire Mike Woodson; Steve Kerr believes he will be in the running to replace him

Tweet Monday the New York Knicks made the decision that was the worse kept secret in the NBA and fired head coach Mike Woodson after two and a half seasons. The Knicks regressed from a 54-win season last year to a 37-45 campaign in 2014-2015, missing the playoffs. It appeared as if Woodson had lost control of the players throughout the year, causing many to question whether...
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Joakim Noah wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year award in a landslide

Tweet Chicago Bulls intense center Joakim Noah, as expected, ran away with the 2014-2015 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. And it wasn’t even close. Despite a number of players worthy of receiving votes, Noah took 100 of 125 first place votes and finished with a total of 555 points in the balloting, almost triple the points of runner up Roy Hibbert from the Indiana...
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Reds CF Billy Hamilton beats out a grounder to 1st base

Tweet Know when you realize that your speed is off the charts? When you can beat out a routine ground ball to first base with no error committed on the play, which is exactly what Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton did Sunday against the Cubs: Your browser does not support iframes. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo played the grounder cleanly but Hamilton is so quick...
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ESPN blamed for Raptors-Nets shot clock malfunction

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Al Jefferson needed two injections in foot, plans to play

Tweet Playing the postseason doesn’t come every season for a franchise like the Charlotte Bobcats. And with this being their first trip to the playoffs since 2010 and only their second postseason berth in 10 seasons, their best player plans to do everything he can to keep playing. Bobcats center Al Jefferson needed not one but two shots in his foot to deal with the plantar...
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LaMarcus Aldridge scores a Trail Blazers playoff record 46 points against Rockets

Tweet The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets played one of the more exciting playoff games of the series openers this past weekend, with the Trail Blazers notching a 122-120 OT victory that literally went down to the final seconds. The Blazers were led by LaMarcus Aldridge, one of the darkhorse MVP candidates from the regular season. Aldridge hung a Trail Blazer-record...
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Watch: Kemba Walker crosses up James Jones and buries the three

Tweet The scrappy 2013-2014 Charlotte Bobcats introduced themselves to the casual NBA fan Sunday in their first round opener against the Heat and probably won a few fans, despite losing 99-88 in Miami. One of the Bobcats’ best players in Kemba Walker, and his handle will make for a couple highlight-worthy plays a game. Like for instance, this beautiful playground-esque crossover...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin pours water on Warriors fan

Tweet The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were locked into game one of what is shaping up to be the best series of the opening round of the playoffs. Given the history between these two teams, the refs were calling it extremely closely, leading to a ton of fouls. Blake Griffin became a casualty of those close calls and fouled out with just minutes to left...
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Brandon Phillips’s photobomb game is strong

Tweet Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has a pretty good handle on social media. Friday afternoon before the Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1 at Wrigley Field, Phillips executed a glorious photobomb on USA Women’s Hockey player Molly Schaus: Sneaky photobomb by @DatDudeBP #hemustdoboxjumps pic.twitter.com/WKhKjyaIxb — Molly Schaus (@schaus729) April 18...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Harden doesn’t give a damn about defense

Tweet James Harden is easily one of the NBA’s best scorers. He’s capable of hanging 25+ on an opposing defense at any time. But when it comes to his own defense, Harden might be one of the laziest defenders in the league. Check out this lowlight reel assembled by Youtube user How U with a collection of some of Harden’s worst defensive possessions from the 2013-2014 season...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban thinks Bucks selling for $550M is a ‘bargain’

Tweet Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been shy. He also knows business, and thinks the Milwaukee Bucks were sold well below their value. The Bucks were sold by long-time owner Herb Kohl to a couple of investors for $550 million, about half of what Cuban believes NBA franchises are worth. “I think they got off cheap,” Cuban said via ESPN Dallas. “I think that...
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