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Undersized Draymond Green has game-tying tip-in over two seven-foot centers

Golden State Warriors tweener Draymond Green is no stranger to playing against bigger players. Coach Steve Kerr has used Green as the team’s stretch four throughout the season despite only standing at 6’7. And while Green has delivered in a big way, nobody expected Green to do what he did Tuesday night against the Chicago Bulls by out-hustling and jumping over two seven-footers...
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Kemba Walker will miss six weeks due to surgery

  The injuries continue to pile up for the Charlotte Hornets. This time it’s Kemba Walker who will be on the sideline in a suit and tie. Via Yahoo! Sports: Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker is expected to miss six weeks following surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, league sources told Yahoo Sports on Monday. Walker is scheduled to undergo the procedure...
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Kevin Love throws perfect full-court pass from baseline to LeBron James for dunk

Kevin Love is known for his outlet passes. When the Cleveland Cavaliers first acquired Love, it was thought that we would be seeing these type of highlight plays on the regular – especially with LeBron James propensity for flying down the court like an NFL receiver. While we’ve seen flashes of the Love-to-LeBron outlet touchdown pass, we haven’t seen anything as good as the...
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Matt Barnes goes off on Twitter – Gives hilarious reason for finding a second job

Los Angeles Clippers small forward Matt Barnes has been vocal in the past about being fined. Despite complaining about his previous fines with the NBA, it hasn’t stopped the journeyman player from continuing to be fined. Barnes’ latest fines have come over kicking a Gatorade cup and for directing inappropriate language towards a fan. This led Barnes to go on a Twitter tirade...
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Iman Shumpert has epic crossover fail

I’m sure the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t sign up for this when they traded for the defensive-minded Iman Shumpert  Shumpert has a pretty good handle and has dropped Paul Pierce on a sick crossover in the past. However, last Sunday, Shump didn’t exactly pull off a move that will go in his collection of highlight plays. In fact, this failed crossover move he tried to put on...
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LeBron playing himself back into the MVP Race

Photo Credit: NBC LeBron James took a two week break from basketball activities to heal all the aches and pains throughout his body, and his Cavaliers struggled miserably. James has been to four consecutive NBA Finals, meaning his last 4 seasons have been just about as long as possible. Coming into the season, there was an incredible amount of hype surrounding James and his Cleveland...
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Kobe reveals he wanted to join MJ in Washington

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports For those of you that don’t remember, Kobe wasn’t always ‘Captain Laker’. Not only did Kobe request a trade in 2007, but he was poised to skip town and join his idol, Michael Jordan, more than a decade ago. Kobe held Michael Jordan in the highest regard, and was prepared to leave Los Angles to pair up with the Jordan, in what would have been...
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Marc Gasol pulls out soccer move by trying to head the ball into the basket

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol pulled out a soccer move during the Grizz game against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. After the whistle blew, Gasol repeatedly tried to head the ball into the basket. It looked good, but the seven-footer could not pull off the trick shot. WATCH: The post Marc Gasol pulls out soccer move by trying to head the ball into the basket appeared first...
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Nick Young says the Kobe injury is a “blessing in disguise” and gives GREAT response on how the Lakers will move on

With Kobe Bryant going under the knife today, the great Nick Young or Swaggy P as the cool kids say nowadays, was asked his thoughts on the Los Angeles Lakers moving forward without the Black Mamba. As usual, Swaggy P gave us most entertaining answer possible.   Nick Young on what the Lakers must do without Kobe: “Pretty much just give me the ball and get out of the way.”...
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Tarik Black gets hazed hilariously by Lakers

  Rookie Duties A photo posted by Los Angeles Lakers (@lakers) on Jan 25, 2015 at 4:25pm PST   Hazing of NBA rookies is common theme, we see it every year. Arriving to last nights game, recent Laker acquisition and rookie, Tarik Black, was sporting a rather fetching look. It’s not all that original for rookies to be handed a pink backpack and be told to wear it until...
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Heat’s Hassan Whiteside posts ridiculous triple-double in just 25 minutes (Video included)

The feel good story of Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside continues to get better and better for the unheralded center. Since coming into the NBA back in 2010-11, Whiteside never got a chance to show what he could do despite being an athletic seven-foot center in a league where there is a lack of good big men. On Sunday, Whiteside showed once again why he’s quickly becoming...
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Are the Nets close to a mega-deal for Joe Johnson?

Photo Credit: NewYorkTimes.com   The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly heated-up trade talks with the Charlotte Hornets. This new trade would potentially send Joe Johnson, and his nearly $50 million contract. Johnson is owed roughly $24 million over each of the next two seasons, respectively. The Nets went all in on a few bad contracts, broken pieces, and corpses of formal champions...
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Confirmed: Brandon Jennings has a torn Achilles’ tendon

Photo Credit: CBS Detroit The Pistons’ worst fears about Brandon Jennings’ left leg injury were confirmed earlier on Sunday. MRI results confirmed that Jennings does indeed have a torn Achilles’ tendon, which will require season-ending surgery. Via Yahoo! Sports: Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings sustained a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season,...
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Knicks owner was mad Steve Kerr did background check on him – led to Kerr spurning Knicks

New York Knicks owner James Dolan apparently is the reason Steve Kerr decided against coaching the Knicks despite verbally giving his agreement to president Phil Jackson. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Kerr was doing his due diligence on checking up on the Knicks owner and when the news got back to James Dolan, it apparently irked him enough to interfere with...
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Charles Barkley says Chris Paul isn’t an All-Star while making contradiction in regards to Carmelo Anthony being an All-Star

NBA “analyst” Charles Barkley says that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul does not deserve to be on the All-Star team this year. In addition to this bold proclamation, Chuck also had a nice contradiction regarding Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant. Chuck’s reasoning on CP3: Despite being selected to the last seven All-Star Games and being a hair away from leading...
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Kobe Bryant has HILARIOUS tweet in regards to his torn rotator cuff

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant could very well be out for the season after suffering a torn rotator cuff in a loss Wednesday night to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Black Mamba gutted it out the second half of the game by shooting left-handed, but that might be the last image we see of Bryant for this season if his injury requires surgery. Bryant tweeted out the reasoning for...
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LeBron James has his Cavs looking intimidating

Photo Credit: USA Today Two weeks ago, alarm bells were sounding in Cleveland. This superstar team, built to contend for championships were in the midst of a stretch in which they went 2-10, with LeBron James sitting on the sidelines recovering from injuries. Since James’ return against the Suns on the 13th of January, the Cavs are 4-1 and things are starting to click for Cleveland...
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Ray Allen: Retire or Return?

Photo Credit: USA Today We’re more than halfway through the NBA season, and the best three point shooter of all time is still on the market. During LeBron James’ recent two week recovery period in Miami, LeBron was not discrete in visiting his past team mate, Ray Allen. The 39 year old Allen, is the NBA’s all time leader in three point field goals made, and would be a welcome...
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Greek Freak takes ball coast-to-coast in four dribbles and dunks on Enes Kanter

Giannis Antetokounmpo gave us another highlight against the Utah Jazz late in the fourth quarter that only a handful of players in the NBA could do. The Greek Freak grabbed a rebound and went full court in four dribbles before shrugging off an opponent and throwing it down with center Enes Kanter contesting the dunk. WOW! WATCH: The post Greek Freak takes ball coast-to-coast in...
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Dwight Howard and James Harden pathetically refuse to admit the Warriors are good

The Houston Rockets have been pretty good this season in the competitive Western Conference. In a competitive West, every team from the second seed to the eight seed are either just a two-game losing streak away from drastically changing their playoff positioning. The one team that isn’t, however, would be the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs are league leading 34-6 and have a...
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Carmelo Anthony rips Knicks fans

With the New York Knicks win over the Philadelphia 76ers tonight, it gave them an opportunity for their first three-game win streak of the season. Not bad 43 games in, eh? Anyway, the 7-36 Knicks have had a season from hell. And despite winning their last two games, the New York brass has constructed the roster on the fly with the intention of tanking the remaining 39 games. This...
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Nick Young says Kobe Bryant inspired him to get a season high three assists

The Los Angeles Lakers dropped another game last Monday to fall to 12-30 on the season, but Nick Young was still in good spirits. Swaggy P had a good game chipping in with 24 points 4 rebound and a season high 3 assists. Normally a four rebound and three assist game would be an average game for a typical NBA guard, not a small forward which is Young’s position. In fact, Swaggy...
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Jazz rookie Rodney Hood is out until after the all-star break

Credit: Espn.com   Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood has had a hard time staying healthy this season. Once again, Hood has gone down and will be out until after the all-star break. Via the Utah Jazz: SALT LAKE CITY (January 20, 2015) – The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, who left in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game at San Antonio with a left foot...
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As a Rookie, Marc Gasol’s used an unusual tactic to keep a teammate in Memphis

Photo Credit (nypost.com) If you’re a Memphis Grizzlies fan – you should be counting your lucky stars for Marc Gasol. Not just because he’s a tremendous talent, but because Gasol once went to bat for teammate, and crucial Grizzlies’ cog, Mike Conley, back when Gasol was just a rookie. Conley and Gasol were actually both drafted back in 2007, though Marc didn’t join the...
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Could the Lakers land Goran Dragic this summer?

Photo Credit: somosbasket.com In what might seem like a lifetime away for most NBA franchises, the Lakers will already be looking at future plans, and the free agent market of 2015. There are plenty of big names going into the next free agency market, meaning the Lakers could opt for a fast rebuild through the free agent market, rather than a longer rebuild through the draft. Phoenix...
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