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Quincy Acy posterizes Anderson Varejao off his own miss

Quincy Acy had a solid game for the New York Knicks before fouling out in the fourth quarter. The journeyman player had many scrappy plays but none bigger than his hustle play that led to a dunk over Cleveland Cavaliers big man Anderson Varejao. During a broken play, Acy tipped the ball off the backboard on an attempted putback and then followed up his miss with a dunk over Varejao...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Old tweets of Lillard ripping LeBron and Durant using gay slurs surfaces

Thanks to an imgur user, NBA players might be wishing they never stumbled upon the social media outlet known as Twitter. Old tweets were dug up and released of players making statements that are very appalling. Kevin Durant uses gay slurs in a few tweets while Damian Lillard absolutely bashes LeBron James, while taking a slight shot at Durant for not re-tweeting him. Other players...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant could be traded: Knicks, Nets, Mavs and Hornets possibilities

With the Los Angeles Lakers appearing to be headed towards another losing season, the question that is on everyone’s mind will be what to do with Kobe Bryant. The Lakers just lost their rookie Julius Randle to a season-ending injury on opening night and the rest of their roster has struggled mightily through the first two games of the season. In addition to losing Randle, the Lakers...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert either flopped or is the softest 7-foot center ever

I’ve watched this video at least 10 times and still can’t figure out if Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert flopped or not. During a sequence in the second quarter Philadelphia 76ers big man Malcolm Thomas lost a rebound to Luis Scola and took his frustration out by lightly pushing Hibbert. Hibbert would end up retaliating as if he was slammed to the canvas WWE style. Most players...
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Why Kawhi Leonard is worth the Max.

(Credit: ESPN) As the media swarmed Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard after the Spurs knocked off the Heat last June, Leonard and Gregg Popovich embraced. “Thanks for pushing me,” Leonard said as his famous claws wrapped around the Hall of Fame bound coach. “That’s what it’s about, baby. You earned it,” Popovich replied. It’s no secret that Popovich thinks highly of Leonard...
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Lionel Hollins gives hilarious response to Brook Lopez question

Brooklyn Nets first year coach Lionel Hollins will begin the regular season without Brook Lopez as the center is recovering from a mild right foot sprain.. Hollins confirmed this during shootaround this morning saying that Lopez still feels pain when he goes hard. After Hollins ruled Lopez out of tonight’s game, he was asked about the “progression” Brook is making and if his...
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Did LeBron James lie to Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade before free agency?

LeBron James may go down as the most polarizing superstar to have ever touched the hardwood. No matter what James does, someone has an issue with it. The Decision, probably wasn’t the best idea, but the firestorm of criticism came before that as many NBA pundits would chastise James for “quitting” and failing to get the Cavs to the Finals. Fast forward to the summer of 2014...
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Orlando’s Victor Oladipo is out one month due to a facial fracture

credit: espn.go.com Before the season started, the Orlando Magic lost a key member of their team for approximately the next month. Via Yahoo! Sports:  After undergoing surgery to repair a facial fracture, Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo is expected to miss a month of the season, a league sources told Yahoo Sports. Oladipo, the 2014 runner-up for the NBA’s Rookie of the Year...
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Josh McRoberts spurned Michael Jordan in free agency

Former Charlotte Hornets power forward Josh McRoberts spurned the great Michael Jordan last July when the former Duke Blue Devil chose the Miami Heat over returning to Charlotte. After a solid playoff series against the Heat last spring, His Airness personally told McRoberts that it would mean a lot to the team and himself if he were to return.   Jordan on losing Josh McRoberts...
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Starting 5 of the NBA’s Most Overpaid Players

Organizations have long overpaid players. Nearly every team has at least one player they would have been better off letting walk, not trading for or signing for less money. Before I get started, let me preface with a few things. Several players on this list are worth well more than their contract (let’s just call this the Kobe Rule.) However, since the NBA has a salary cap these...
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NBA owner says his team isn’t breaking even financially

With the massive television contract signed by the NBA recently, players and owners figure to be in yet another power struggle as both sides can opt out of their current CBA in 2017. Players have already voiced their opinions on revenue and the new television deal will certainly play a factor in negotiations. During the last lockout, owners claimed they were losing money, but with...
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Top 5 NBA Duos Since 2000

During the late 1990s and early 2000s, the NBA was moving towards the direction of “hero ball.” Players like  Allen Iverson, Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady were overpowering the opposition to get their team to the playoffs. Kobe Bryant even did it for a while. However, the one-man show era eventually died out and players like Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and others would soon be...
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Knicks’ Fisher gives interesting take on the Knicks and Melo’s reason for staying

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher probably doesn’t really believe the Knicks are the team to beat in the Association this year, but nevertheless has stated the Knicks need to have that mindset heading into the 2014-2015 NBA season. Fisher also said that Carmelo Anthony’s return to New York had nothing to do with money.   Derek Fisher definitely has coach-speak down. He tells...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo gives quirky number when asked about his chances of playing season opener

Rajon Rondo‘s status for opening night still remains a mystery despite being five weeks removed from a hand injury. The Celtics are set to take on former Boston big man Kevin Garnett and the Brooklyn Nets at the TD Garden on Wednesday, but it may be without their star point guard. Rondo fractured his left hand last month and unless he gets clearance from team doctors, he won...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe viewed Dwight Howard's departure as 'positive'

Kobe Bryant seems to be pretty pissed off these days. Although the Black Mamba claims certain things don’t bother him, you can tell by his psychotic work ethic and responses to media questions that the 36 year-old Los Angeles Lakers guard has a chip on his shoulder. Bryant, who’s never had an issue with speaking his opinion, has once again let his thoughts be known on ESPN and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade tweets his thoughts on Steve Nash

Dwyane Wade knows what it is like to consistently battle through nagging injuries. The Miami Heat guard can relate to Steve Nash in this sense as the Los Angeles Lakers point guard may be at the end of an incredible career after fallen victim to yet another injury. Yesterday, the Lakers announced that Nash will miss the entire year because of a back injury that occurred while carrying...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 team previews: Southwest Division

Check out our predictions for the NBA’s Southwest Division. Can the Spurs keep their foot on the gas, as they look to keep Father Time on the bench in 2014-15, or will the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, or Memphis Grizzlies be nipping at their heels? Can Anthony Davis become the associations premiere power-forward? Will Dwight Howard and James Harden push the Rockets further...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith having tough time learning to play team ball

J.R. Smith will never be accused of being the sharpest knife in the kitchen and you’ll understand why after hearing Smith’s latest response to why he is struggling adapting to the notion of playing team-first basketball. The New York Knicks guard was very candid during his latest remarks about his difficulties grasping the triangle offense and you won’t believe what came out...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Nash out for season

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash‘s playing days in the NBA may be over. The 40-year-old guard has been ruled out for the 2014-2015 season because of back issues. Nash was traded to the Lakers in 2012 and never lived up to expectations. Now, Nash will sit out the season to rest and focus on his health long-term. Via ESPN/LA: Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle doesn’t want to be the next Shaq, but a different Lakers legend

Los Angeles Lakers first round pick Julius Randle has big expectations ahead of him and Kobe Bryant has made sure he knows. But despite the pressure Bryant has placed on Randle, that hasn’t hindered the rookie from wanting to be the next Black Mamba. Via Mark Medina/Inside The Lakers: “People used to tell me I’m going to be the next Shaq,” said Randle, the 6-9, 250 pound...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Second annual NBA centers draft

  Join Frank Santos and myself as we take our annual journey through the wonderful world of centers. Santos and I roll through the best centers around the association, taking turns making our picks. Then we put it together in a nice little package, filled with insults flung back and forth as the bond between colleagues grows stronger. Perhaps you already skimmed though our other...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy takes dig at Phil Jackson’s triangle offense

Former New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy doesn’t seem too impressed with Phil Jackson and his triangle offense. During his Knicks tenure, Van Gundy once called the Zen Master “Big Chief Triangle.” This probably stems back from Jackson’s days as Chicago Bulls coach when Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and company routinely broke the Knicks hearts. Put it this way, JVG once...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis has NBA GMs attention, ties Durant in important survey question

Anthony Davis is coming. The third year player out of Kentucky is on the rise and NBA general managers have taken notice. During the annual survey taken by the league’s general managers, the question of “which player would you want to start a franchise with,” had the most surprising twist. Davis was deadlocked with Kevin Durant for second place, with LeBron James winning the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Quiny Acy assaults the rim on a ridiculous dunk

New York Knicks tweener Quincy Acy nearly broke the rim during a preseason dunk last night against the Milwaukee Bucks. Alright, he may have not nearly broken the rim, but the athletic specimen known as “Cookie Monster,” cocked the ball behind his head after sealing off his opponent and threw down a ridiculous dunk. Check it out: The post Knicks’ Quiny Acy assaults the rim...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert takes fashion too far with his latest hat

New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert isn’t afraid to show off his fashion style, but may have dropped the ball on this one. Shump is literally wearing a hat that has a clock on it. I’m not sure how this is cool or even comfortable for that matter. Anyway, below is a tweet and picture of what it looks like.   Iman Shumpert is wearing a clock hat. pic.twitter.com/szznEUv4Qd ...
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