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Dwight Howard plays with belief he's best player in NBA

Dwight Howard says he is the best player in the NBA There was a time when Dwight Howard was considered a top five player in the NBA. But now the days of Dwight being listed among the NBA elite are long gone – at least in most NBA aficionados mind’s. However, Dwight is still a defensive presence and certainly among the top centers in the NBA. But after back surgery, and now on...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Payton warned Dwyane Wade about excessive contact/falling to the floor

Dwyane Wade has suffered all kinds of injures over the course of his NBA career. A lot of it is due to his energetic, and often reckless style of play. NBA Hall Of Famer, and former teammate, Gary Payton, told Wade, early in his career, that falling to the floor would haunt him later on. Interesting conversation w/ Gary Payton about Wade. Says he told Wade earlier in career that...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki on nearing top 10 all-time scoring list: That's insane

Dirk Nowitzki is close to cracking the NBA’s top 10 all-time scoring list, as he’s surpassed 26,000 all-time points in his NBA career. Dirk is currently sitting in the 13th spot, just 200 and some change behind John Havlicek, and the idea of breaking into the top 10 (which he will), seems “insane” to Dirk. Nowitzki recently told Jim Rome: “I mean that’s insane,” Nowitzki...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Blockbuster Acquisitions Since “The Decision”

Carmelo Anthony to New York hasn’t exactly been a smashing success Every team in the NBA needs a superstar player to carry their franchise. When you add more than one superstar to a team, the expectations of winning a NBA title go through the roof. The debate on what team or players started the blockbuster acquisitions could go on forever. Since LeBron James and the infamous ...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch Kupchak: Lakers have 'no regrets' about signing Steve Nash

Steve Nash’s career seems to be coming to a forced end, and the Los Angeles Lakers appear to be the butt of a very bad joke, after signing Nash to a three-year deal in 2012. The Lakers acquired Nash, from the Phoenix Suns, for the price of first rounders in 2013 and 2015 and second rounders in 2013 and 2014. They also gave Nash a three-year deal worth roughly $9 million per season...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Court (Episode 3): Mt. Rushmore of NBA

Check out the Sports-Kings, as they embark on their third episode of Kings Court, via Youtube. Join Andy, Damon, Desmon, and Brandon, as the fellas discuss their personal Mt. Rushmore of NBA players, Carmelo Anthony’s future, LeBron James, D-Wade’s foot, Roy Hibbert, and MUCH more. You can watch other Kings Court episodes HERE. Subscribe to us on YouTube for your weekly NBA...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks leaning towards Embiid if they win draft lottery

Joel Embiid may be the first pick in this year’s NBA Draft The Milwaukee Bucks are having a terrible first half of the NBA season with just nine wins to their name. The good news however, is that there are only 30 games left in the regular season before the Bucks can start to plan for the NBA Draft. And with only nine wins thus far, there is a great chance of the Bucks securing...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Mavericks players make hilarious Music Mix CD

The Dallas Mavericks are no strangers to the microphone. I’m starting to think the Mavs would rather be on American Idol opposed to the hardwood. Anyway, the newest house mix, music mix, club mix, clown mix or whatever it’s called, is ridiculous! Dirk Nowitzki shouldn’t ever be allowed to be within a two-mile radius of any microphone the rest of his life! However, as dreadful...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James backs up his talk with a game winner!

LeBron James backs up his Monumental talk with an unbelievable game winning three-point shot at the buzzer giving his Miami Heat a needed victory over the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night in Oakland.  James had to redeem himself after missing a crucial late fourth quarter free throw with his team up only by one.  Both all-star starters, James and Steph Curry put on a...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron, Heat Stifled in Salt Lake City

LeBron James fouled by Richard Jefferson during the second half of the game Saturday. Jazz won 94-89. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) The hot and cold pattern the NBA has seen from the two time defending champions has continued to show it self. Just three days after putting on a show against one of the western conference elites in the Los Angeles Clippers, LeBron & Co. would have a rough...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Fire Maurice Cheeks: Why Cheeks Is Taking The Bullet For Joe Dumars’ Mistakes

In what was somewhat of a surprising move, the Detroit Pistons fired their head coach Maurice Cheeks on Sunday.  The Pistons are pinning their struggles on Cheeks rather than on the fact that they made the decision to put Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith on the same team together in addition to signing Josh Smith to a contract that is impossible to  trade. The point I’m making...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top five current NBA In-Game Dunkers

Blake Griffin is one of the best dunkers in the NBA Dunks always get fans excited, sometimes forcing them to get out of their seats, cheering and applauding. For some of us, it’s just one more thing to love about the game of basketball. Thankfully, at the moment, we have lots of great dunkers in the NBA. Let’s see who are the top 5 in-game dunkers of today. 5.) Blake Griffin...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons celebrated being drafted without knowing who drafted him

Chandler Parsons was the 38th overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft. He was taken early into the second-round by the Houston Rockets… and celebrated wildly when drafted. The only problem is, Parsons wasn’t even sure who had drafted him. When I actually got drafted, I didn’t realize who it was to at the beginning,” Parsons said. “I hugged everybody and asked my brother...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Vision (Episode 15)

Week 15 of Court Vision is presented by War Room Sports, in conjunction with Sports-Kings. Join hosts Jimmy and Devin this week, as they breakdown the NBA’s All-Star weekend. The Rising Stars Challenge, The Dunk Contest, The Three-Point shoot-out, and much more from All-Star weekend! Be sure to check out our past 14 episodes of Court Vision HERE. Subscribe to War Room Sports and...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Vision (Episode 14)

Join the panel, brought to you by the fellas at War Room Sports, in collaboration with the team at Sports-Kings, as they present Episode 15 of Court Vision. The Crew, featuring Jimmy, Devin, Frank, B. Austin, Andy, and special guest Ezra of Idiot Sports Talk, discuss NBA All-Star snubs, Kevin Love, DeMarcus Cousins, and much more! You can find the other 14 episodes of Court Vision...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Thunder will make the Conference Finals

1- Kevin Durant He is a shaker and a mover among NBA All-Stars. He’s also the Best in the West, and that’s not sugar-coating it. In the month of January, Durant averaged 35.9 (2.8 treys) points, 6.1 boards, and 6.1 assists per game (Wow!). Fans are calling him “Slim Reaper”, because the skinny small forward eats souls on the court. Having Durant on the floor has and will...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Three Point Contest, Gets Rich

(Courtesy of NBA-Events.com) NBA All Star Saturday is a highlight in it’s own, not only featuring the NBA slam dunk contest and many other exciting events, it also focus’s on a event where players attempt to make as many 3 point shot’s as possible, in a short amount of time. NBA Hall Of Famer, Larry Bird, the inaugural winner of this contest, when the contest began in 1985...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Green Ready For Potential Dunk Contest With Lebron James

Lebron James has a reputation as one of the best dunk artists in the NBA, but can he beat Gerald Green? Photo credit: Yahoo! Sports   The one-man dunk contest Lebron James took part in Monday has been well documented. While prepping for his game against the Phoenix Suns, The King decided to show off his dunking ability, displaying a variety of moves and tricks that has left the...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Dunk Contest: Highlighted

(Courtesy Of nydailynews) Nearly 72 hours ago, the NBA announced that the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, on All Star Saturday night, which is clearly the highlight and most excited event in the All Star Weekend. Of course, it use to be. The BBVA Rising Star’s challenge game, or the Rookie/Sophomore game as most of us call it, and the NBA All Star game it’s self, have took over the NBA...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top five reasons why the Miami Heat will win the championship

Will the Miami Heat win another championship this season? We are past the mid-mark of the 2013-2014 season and he have already seen which teams are the favorites for the championship. The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers are the only teams from the East that could be considered as realistic contenders. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Bynum Hasn’t Been Working Out

Apparently a healthy diet is all it takes to to compete in the NBA. Photo credit: philadunkia.com The title of this article basically sums up Andrew Bynum’s career so far. The troubled former All-Star has joined his fifth team in two season, and he seems to be as disinterested in basketball forever. Bynum has all the talent in the world, as most of you know, but he has had a history...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Plumlee, Headed To New Orleans

(Courtesy Of AP/BigStory) Phoenix Suns Center, Miles Plumlee is headed to New Orleans. Arizona Republic reports, Plumlee is “named as injury replacement for All-Star weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge”. He will be filling in the roster for Atlanta Hawks center, Pero Antic, Antic has suffere 2 early but day to day injury’s involving back spasms, and currently a sore ankle. Miles...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Nerlens Noel looks explosive in workouts

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel looked very explosive off his surgically-repaired knee during drills in recent days. Of course the drills were light and there was no opponent defending Noel, but nevertheless you can see why the 76ers are high on the 7-footer. Noel is extremely athletic and long and could develop into a dominant defensive player some day. But for now, all...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis to replace Kobe Bryant in All-Star game

As most of us were probably expecting, the injured Kobe Bryant has been taken off the Western Conference’s All-Star roster, and replaced with a player who can compete next weekend. Many wondered who’d get the nod for the injured Kobe, as many were considered “snubs” this season (as always). The Sacramento Kings’ center, DeMarcus Cousins, Phoenix Suns guards, Goran Dragic...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard To Participate In A Record 5 All-Star Weekend Events

Many NBA players view All-Star Weekend as a chance to rest up, kick back, and enjoy some much deserved time off. But Trail Blazers sophomore point guard Damian Lillard doesn’t have that same kind of attitude. He rather has the attitude of doing as much as you can during the weekend and make the most of the opportunity to have some fun on the basketball court. That is why he is...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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