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PHOTO: Kevin Durant’s feet/legs look idential to hockey sticks

Kevin Durant is a skinny dude, but you’d never guess that his feet and legs would be so thin looking that they’d draw a striking resemblance to hockey sticks. After a practice in Las Vegas with the USA Basketball team, Durant has the photo below taken while being interviewed.  Check it out:     Here is a picture of a hockey stick to see the comparison.       The post...
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WATCH: LeBron James strips on stage

LeBron James, while in Taiwan, had a little fun with the crowd. The Cleveland Cavalier had a Nike sponsored trip tour through China and did not disappoint during his stop in Taiwan. Check this scene out as Lebron gives the hysterical crowd all they can handle! The post WATCH: LeBron James strips on stage appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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The Lakers were going to make Byron Scott their coach years ago

Magic says the Lakers wanted Byron Scott to coach the team in 2010 According to Magic Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers were planning on making Byron Scott coach of the team in 2010 when Phil Jackson was unsure of his future. Scott decided during that time to take the Cleveland Cavaliers job – which turned out to be a rebuilding gig after LeBron left for the Miami Heat. But had he...
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Metta World Peace close to signing in China

Photo Credit: triangleoffense.com   According to ESPN’s Ian Begely, ex-Knick, Metta World Peace, is reportedly close to agreeing to terms with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. Hearing: ex-Knick Metta World Peace is close to agreeing to terms with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) July 30, 2014...
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Orlando Magic sign Peyton Siva

In an effort to continue to build a strong, young core, the Orlando Magic have agreed to a deal with former Louisville point-guard, Peyton Siva. Siva was drafted 56th overall by the Detroit Pistons in 2013, but fell short to really ever crack the Piston’s roster. Full Story at Magic Post: http://wp.me/p4DP7E-1G The post Orlando Magic sign Peyton Siva appeared first on Pass The...
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Cavs to play Heat on Christmas Day

Photo Credit: fullscalesports.com According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, LeBron and his Cavaliers will return to Miami for a Christmas Day matchup. Hearing that unofficial NBA schedule of select games includes Cavaliers-at-Heat on Christmas. Schedule still a couple weeks from release. — Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) July 29, 2014 The NBA schedule will still not be released...
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Kevin Durant comments on LeBron’s move back to Cleveland

LeBron James caught his share of negative publicity the first time he chose to leave one team for another. Back in July of 2010, LeBron James broke Cleveland’s heart by announcing, on air, that he had decided to leave the Cavaliers, after seven-seasons, to chase rings, in Miami, with the Heat. Looking back, it wasn’t the move that scorned basketball fans, it was the delivery...
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Lillard tells Parsons about series clinching shot and how the Rockets “pissed” them off

Damian Lillard and Chandler Parsons traded some jabs during dinner Possibly the best series of the NBA playoffs during last spring’s epic first round may have been the Houston Rockets matchup against the Portland Trailblazers. The trash talking started with Chandler Parsons declaring he was the best small forward in the series, while three out of the six games went into overtime...
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Blake Griffin withdraws from Team USA due to injury

Photo Credit: ESPN   Blake Griffin recently withdrew himself from competing with Team USA in the FIBA World Championships, and it’s now been revealed why. Blake Griffin withdrew from Team USA camp to rest a small fracture in his back. It is not believed to be serious. http://t.co/ikhzD8Ehj5 — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 29, 2014 Griffin has a small fracture in...
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Wolves interested in Thaddeus Young

Photo Credit: dimemag.com   The Minnesota Timberwolves have their sights set on Thaddeus Young, if they do eventually move Kevin Love.   RT @ESPNNBA: Sources: Wolves eye Thaddeus Young as potential Kevin Love replacement (via @ESPNSteinLine) – http://t.co/6usZo6x2gA — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 28, 2014   The Wolves have held talks with the Sixers about possible trade...
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Dion Waiters believes he should start for the Cavs

Photo Credit: fansided.com   One of the reasons Dion Waiters is one of the best young scorers in the league, is his belief in himself. He believes in his ability to produce on the court, and he thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers should too. In a recent response to some Twitter questions, Waiters was asked if he would accept a sixth man role for the upcoming season. Waiters reply, ...
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LeBron James will go back to wearing #23

There has been talk of LeBron James perhaps wearing the number 32 instead of the number 23 during his second tour of duty in Cleveland as a sign of respect to Michael Jordan. However, that won’t be the case. LeBron James himself announced on twitter that he will be wear the #23.     23 it is! It’s only right I go back. 2·3=6 We still family 6. #HomeTeam#StriveForGreatnesshttp...
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Why the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t need to trade Wiggins to gain Love

(Credit: Hardwood Paroxysm) It seems inevitable that once Andrew Wiggins is able to be traded that he will be included in a deal to Minnesota for Kevin Love. But does he really need to be? Cleveland can present the best offer to Minnesota with or without Wiggins. The Timberwolves are reportedly saying they won’t trade Love to Cleveland without getting Wiggins in return, but the...
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PHOTO: Joel Embiid implies he’s on a date with Rihanna via Twitter

Joel Embiid has been trying to holla at Rihanna about as much as Cypress Hill rapped about smoking weed back in the day. Embiid, as Rihanna would generally say, is thirsty! His pleas to the pop star have gotten crazy on Twitter over the past few weeks, and now he’s taken it a step further, claiming to be at dinner with Rihanna. Family dinner with @rihanna#Johannapic.twitter.com...
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Carmelo Anthony makes strong statements about winning

Carmelo Anthony is no stranger to NBA headlines. Aside from LeBron James, Melo was the most talked about, and coveted free agent on the market this Summer, and with that comes the power to control the pace of free agency, and have your fair share of teams jump through hoops in hopes on landing your services. Melo was linked to the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, two of the...
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Report: Lakers target next head coach

It appears as if the Los Angeles Lakers have found their next head coach. Or are at least in the process of landing Byron Scott for the vacant job. Sources: Lakers offer head coaching job to Byron Scott (via @Chris_Broussard). http://t.co/UvCb00H397pic.twitter.com/4XV0vUkIab — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) July 25, 2014 Scott played 11 seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers, between 1983...
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Five NBA teams likely to tank the 2014-2015 season

(Credit: Bleacher Report) Every season there are several teams clearly not trying to win. That is not to say that they are throwing games, but they clearly aren’t trying to put together a winning team. Last season we saw this with the Bucks and 76ers, and this season will certainly have several teams built to lose. Here are five possibilities:  5. Detroit Pistons-  Most of the...
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Kobe’s message to Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer was recently amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, who brought in former Laker forward, Pau Gasol, to fill the void at power-forward. The Los Angeles Lakers responded by snatching up Boozer off of waivers. Boozer is now a Laker, and reportedly had a conversation with Lakers’ great, Kobe Bryant. The message Kobe sent to Boozer was one we’d all expect Kobe to send. “Be...
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WATCH: Aaron gordon shows off hilarious crossover

The Summer is all fun and games for some recently drafted NBA players. Take Orlando Magic forward, Aaron Gordon, for instance. Gordon has that undeniable energy and a million dollar smile. It seems like Gordon truly loves the game of basketball, and even enjoys spending some of his time showing kids how to handle the rock. Gordon does a little crossover action on a couple of little...
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Josh Huestis will spend his rookie season in the D-League

Mike Stobe/Getty Images   One of the most surprising picks of the 2014 NBA draft was the Oklahoma City Thunder taking Stanford small forward Josh Huestis at the end of the first round. Many had Huestis going late in the second round and some didn’t even have him getting drafted at all, which is why this selection was such a surprise. However, the Thunder didn’t draft Huestis...
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NBA Draft Review for Every Team

With the NBA Draft coming and going, fans are getting excited for next year and can’t wait to see how their team’s new draft picks will perform next year. Here I will give some insight into what each team got in their draft picks. READ FULL: The post NBA Draft Review for Every Team appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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10 Worst NBA Free Agent Signings This Summer

The 2014 NBA Free Agency period has been shocking with numerous plot twists and drama, especially at the top where Lebron surprisingly decided to take his talents back to Cleveland. READ FULL HERE: The post 10 Worst NBA Free Agent Signings This Summer appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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Harden praises himself, Howard, calls other Rockets 'role players'

It should come as no surprise that the Houston Rockets struck out big time (so far) in this year’s NBA Free Agency. The Rockets not only failed to land targeted players such as Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony, but also managed to let budding prospect, Chandler Parsons, sign and offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, without matching the three-year, $46 million offer. Sure, the Rockets...
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Aminu, Mavs agree to deal

Photo Credit: nysportshub.com   According to sources, former Clipper and Pelican Al-Farouq Aminu has come to a contract agreement with the Dallas Mavericks. The deal is worth a reported $2.1 million, the second year is a player option. Aminu’s deal with Dallas is for two years, $2.1M, player option for second season, per source. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 24, 2014...
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Bulls offer three players for Kevin Love

Photo Credit: lakernation.com   The Chicago Bulls have ramped up their efforts to sign disgruntled Timberwolve, Kevin Love. Reports state that the Bulls have offered Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic, 3 former 1st round draft picks. EXCLUSIVE: #Bulls have offered Taj Gibson, Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott to #Twolves for K.Love, per NBA source. http://t.co/mi14wy3EvV...
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