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Danilo Gallinari tears his meniscus

Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari continues to battle injuries, this time tearing the meniscus in his right knee. Via the Associated Press: Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery. The team has yet to announce a timetable for his return. The Nuggets have had a hard time staying healthy as a whole...
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Terrence Ross flies in the air past Carmelo Anthony for graceful dunk (VIDEO)

The Toronto Raptors are flying high and so is Terrence Ross these days. After defeating the New York Knicks this afternoon, the Raps are now an Eastern Conference best 22-6. The highlight of the game came during the third quarter when Ross caught an outlet pass in rhythm and glided past Carmelo Anthony while in the air for a graceful slam. WATCH: The post Terrence Ross flies in...
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Doris Burke shows off crazy dribbling skills while wearing high heels and skirt

Many NBA fans know Doris Burke as the basketball analyst on ESPN. But many fans don’t know that Burke actually was one hell of a basketball player for Providence University. In fact, she was one of the best woman players in Providence history. Burke was a great point guard during her college days and showed off the handle she still has on set of a recent NBA on ESPN segment. WATCH...
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Suns’ Isaiah Thomas calls out Knicks player to his face with angry expletive (VIDEO)

It’s safe to say that Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas isn’t a Pablo Prigioni fan after yesterday afternoon’s game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. While on the perimeter, Thomas was checking Prigioni when the former long-time European league point guard decided to try and draw a foul by flopping. Needless to say, Thomas wasn’t too impressed with the...
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Western Conference team after Deron Williams

A few days after the Dallas Mavericks plucked Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics, another Western Conference team could be on the verge of acquiring an Eastern Conference point guard. The Sacramento Kings are said to be interested in acquiring Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets but no deal is imminent yet. If D-Will were traded to the Kings, it would mark the second starting point...
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Goran Dragic could sign with Knicks – Says things “can change quick” with him

  It’s no secret that the Phoenix Suns are facing a dilemma with a logjam of point guards on their roster. After signing Isaiah Thomas last summer to a four-year $28 million contract, the Suns were suddenly loaded with three guards that all need the ball in their hands to be effective. This has led to plenty of speculation that there could be a trade on the horizon with Goran...
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Jeremy Lin isn’t thrilled with Kobe Bryant taking all the game wining shots

  The Los Angeles Lakers fell to 8-18 last night after a missed game-winner by Kobe Bryant. The Black Mamba finished the game 3-15 and struggled at times finishing with the team’s worse +/- on the team at -6. Maybe this is what drew point guard Jeremy Lin to have a subtle jab at the notion of Bryant shooting every potential game winning shot. Via ESPN LA: “How many game winners...
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Could Warriors and Knicks discuss a blockbuster involving Carmelo Anthony (DETAILS OF TRADE)

The Golden State Warriors are the NBA’s best team – at least record wise. Yet, for most people, you still don’t feel like they are the Western Conference’s best team, let alone the best NBA team. I’m by no means suggesting the Warriors couldn’t make a run and possibly come out of the Western Conference, but you’d have to be a fool to think they could just roll through...
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Winners and Losers of Boston/Dallas Trade

Photo Credit: ESPN The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks have agreed on a trade in which Rajon Rondo will join Dirk Nowitzki and co in Dallas. Rondo and Dwight Powell are on their way to Dallas, while Boston will receive Jameer Nelson, Brandon Wright, Jae Crowder, Dallas’ 2015 first round pick and Dallas’ 2016 second round pick. With so many pieces being involved and moved...
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BREAKING: Rajon Rondo Traded!

After a day full or rumors featuring Rajon Rondo and a plethora of NBA teams, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has finally agreed to let go of his point guard. The Dallas Mavericks jumped to the forefront as favorites to land Rondo today and the two teams have agreed in principle to a deal that would send Rondo to Dallas in exchange for draft picks and fillers.   BREAKING...
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Lakers trade offer to the Celtics is laughable (View details)

Was Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers being coy? Apparently the Black Mamba and Rajon Rondo having breakfast a couple of weeks ago may have meant something more than the two were leading on. Details emerged today about Rajon Rondo being coveted by the Dallas Mavericks and Lakers with the Lake Show apparently already offering a trade that would net them Rondo and Jeff Green...
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Wesley Mathews hilarious face expression over referees “junk” being in his face

Last night in the fourth quarter of the Portland Trail Blazers game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wesley Mathews was trying to check in at the scorers’ table late in the game. While Mathews was sitting down, a referee was talking to the table when his “junk” came dangerously close to Mathews – at least in his mind. WATCH: The post Wesley Mathews hilarious face expression...
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WATCH: Brandon Jennings auditions for Shaqtin’ A Fool

ESPN personality, Jemele Hill calls this play “Pistons season in a nutshell.” and I’m not inclined to argue. Brandon Jennings makes a clean cut, receives a nice bounce-pass from Caron Butler, becomes possessed by JaVale McGee, and then auditions for Shaqtin’ A Fool. Yes. What you just watched was an act of atrocity from Brandon Jennings. He catches the ball, has the opportunity...
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Potential blockbuster trade could make Mavericks the west’s toughest team

Alert, alert! The Dallas Mavericks are currently swinging for the fences, in the form of a trade that could secure them as one of the Western Conference’s most feared starting fives. Reports suggest that Rajon Rondo could be heading to the Dallas Mavericks, in exchange for viable young pieces and presumably first-round draft picks. Rondo, in his ninth NBA season, hasn’t averaged...
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Kevin Durant: It’s “BS” that Kobe drives away free agents

(Credit: ESPN) OKC superstar Kevin Durant is the latest to state his opinion on whether or not Kobe Bryant drives potential free agents away from signing with the Lakers. Sure, Kobe can be blunt and has a tough-love attitude, but KD isn’t buying it. After all, who wouldn’t want to play with the best player of this generation? Durant’s comments, via Bleacher Report: “Excuse...
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Kobe Bryant the sports writer? Nobody edited his Players’ Tribune article

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has had an incredible career playing basketball and may have an incredible career writing about basketball after his playing days are done. After passing Michael Jordan for third all-time in the NBA’s career scoring department, Kobe wrote a first-person essay for The Players’ Tribune in which he claims it took him 30 minutes and nobody...
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38 year-old Andre Miller fails miserably on put-back dunk attempt

Washington Wizards backup point guard Andre Miller must have felt like he was 21 years-old again because the 38 year-old decided he was going to throw down a dunk off a rebound last night instead of just grabbing the board. As you can probably imagine, this didn’t go as planned and Miller was stuffed by the rim. Miller is known for his old man game and high basketball IQ, not his...
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Jabari Parker tears his ACL

The Bucks received some horrible news on Tuesday after Jabari Parker underwent an MRI on his left knee. It turns out that Parker tore the ACL in his left knee, which ends his season. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports was the first to report the story:   Jabari Parker has informed teammates he has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, sources...
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Knicks and Suns discussing blockbuster trade featuring Amar’e Stoudemire and either Bledsoe or Dragic

Could Amar’e Stoudemire be on his way back to Phoenix? It’s no secret around the NBA that Phoenix is in need of front court help. The Suns have a plethora of point guards on their roster and a lot of money tied up with three players that are essentially the same player. And as Howard Beck has reported, the Suns could be potential sellers as the trade deadline approaches because...
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Robin Lopez fractures his right hand

Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez suffered a fracture in his right hand. He is expected to miss approximately a month. Via Yahoo! Sports: Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez is expected to miss four weeks with a fractured right hand, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez will meet with a hand specialist on Tuesday in Portland. Lopez suffered the injury pursuing a rebound...
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Reggie Miller destroys Kobe Bryant in terms of being compared to Michael Jordan

NBA analyst Reggie Miller summed up the Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant debate on the Dan Patrick Show. The Black Mamba passed Jordan on the NBA’s all-time scoring list a couple of days ago, and the hot topic of debate has been the comparison of the two shooting guards. Well, in Reggie Miller’s mind, there isn’t any comparison. Miller, who played against both players, says...
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Surprise Eastern Conference team expected to go after Marc Gasol

The Toronto Raptors could make a run at Memphis Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol next summer according to sources. While the Raptors currently have a young big man in Jonas Valanciunas, team officials don’t believe the Raptors can seriously compete with him or their other cast of bigs. Toronto’s cap is expected to to be $48 million next summer with the NBA cap set at $66.5 million...
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Could the Boston Celtics send Rajon Rondo to the Indiana Pacers in a blockbuster move?

The Marcus Smart era has arrived, in Boston, just as I predicted it would in my first 2014 Mock Draft. Listen, there are two thing I’m sure of. A) Rajon Rondo is on his way out of Boston, either via  trade, or through free agency. Obviously the latter isn’t what’s best for the Celtics, as losing a potential top five point-guard for nothing never sits well with fans. B) The...
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Carlos Boozer predicted how Kobe Bryant would pass Michael Jordan

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant passed the great Michael Jordan tonight after hitting a pair of free throws against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Teammate Carlos Boozer apparently knew how the Black Mamba would end up doing this as he told a Lakers beat writer exactly how Kobe would break into third place on the all-time NBA scoring list.   Carlos Boozer told me pregame he...
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The Sacramento Kings fire coach Mike Malone

The Sacramento Kings have had enough of coach Mike Malone despite the team improving much more than in previous seasons. Malone was hired at the end of the 2013 NBA season and appeared to have the Kings on the right track starting this season off at 5-1. However, the team has stumbled to an 11-13 record – including losing DeMarcus Cousins for nine games with viral meningitis...
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