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WATCH: Jeremy Lamb hammers home big dunk

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been looking for ways to replace the scoring left on the table after losing James Harden just over a year ago. Kevin Martin shouldered some of the load last season, but eventually moved on to Minnesota over the Summer, leaving a once dominant Thunder unit extremely short-handed when it came to guy who can score. Sure, the luxury of guys like Kevin Durant...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Has Returned To Practice

 Adrian Wojnarwowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant returned to practice on Saturday: After seven months of rehabilitating a torn Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant finally returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. This news is obviously great news for the Lakers, but it doesn’t yet firmly...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony frustrated by all the calls James Harden gets compared to himself

Carmelo Anthony voiced his frustration about the lack of foul calls for himself The New York Knicks nearly pulled out a thriller last night against the Houston Rockets at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony hit a three-pointer and was fouled with five seconds to go, but the play was waved off by the referee even though it appeared to be continuation. This would end up being a...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

PTI Tweets hilarious photo of NBA Christmas uniforms

Have you ever wondered what Mike Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser would look like if they played for the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks, respectively? Well, wonder no more. ESPN’s hit television show, Pardon The Interruption, Tweeted out this hilarious (and obviously photoshopped) image of anchors, Mike Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser’s heads photoshopped onto the bodies of Derrick Rose...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron James Jr. nearly has a triple-double

LeBron James posted this video on his Instagram account late Thursday night. It’s a video of his nine-year old son, LeBron James Jr., or “Bronny”, as LeBron refers to him affectionately, doing what the James’ family does best. Play basketball. At just nine-years old, LeBron Jr. looks a lot like a smaller version of his father. Just the way he dribbles the ball up court, hesitates...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish Report: Barnes rant, X-mas Uniforms, J.R./Jennings Beef and Karl Malone Fires Back

Was last night’s Los Angeles Clippers/Oklahoma City Thunder game a sneak preview of the Western Conference Despite playing without both Serge Ibaka (who was thrown out in the second quarter) and Kendrick Perkins, the Thunder played the Clippers tough as they only trailed by four points with four minutes to go in regulation. However, that would be as close as OKC would get as Jamal...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Fans Will Try To Break The Guinness Book Of World Records’ Record For Loudest Indoor Arena On Friday

Back in the late 90′s early 2000′s, when the Kings were one of the best teams in the league led by Vlade Divac, Chris Webber, Peja Stojakovic, and Mike Bibby, the Kings had one of the best home court advantages in the league due to their loud fans. During that time, I believed that aside from maybe Salt Lake City, Sacramento was the toughest place to play in the NBA. Small market...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith, Brandon Jennings have Twitter beef over Smith's brother

The New York Knicks have been talked about for all the wrong reasons so far this year. One of those reasons has centered around the Knicks brass deciding to keep J.R. Smith‘s younger brother, Chris. Many NBA aficionados believe that this was a “handshake” deal when the Knicks were in negotiations to bring back J.R. last summer. Regardless of the reason, Chris is on the team...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes has expletive-filled rant on Twitter following scuffle with Serge Ibaka

You wouldn’t know it by Matt Barnes expletive-filled rant following an ejection, but the Los Angeles Clippers got a big win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. With the second quarter winding down, Blake Griffin and Matt Barnes got into a scuffle with Serge Ibaka resulting in the ejection of Ibaka and Barnes. Well Barnes took exception to this and decided to unleash his anger via Twitter...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Karl Malone bashes Isiah Thomas on air

Remember when Detroit Pistons legend, Isiah Thomas, called Utah Jazz great, Karl Malone, a weak link? I do, and so does Karl Malone. Isiah referred to Malone as the Jazz’ “weakest link”. He said that Malone couldn’t make his free throws, which made him the team’s weak link and cost them a championship. “I thought Utah, going back to that team, I thought they had everything...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Can The Philadelphia 76ers Continue Their Hot Start In The Season?

Can the Philadelphia 76ers continue to win? The Philadelphia 76ers managed to start the season surprisingly well. The 76ers started the 2013-2014 going 3-0, beating the Miami Heat in the season opener. Then, after a victory against the Washington Wizards, they also rolled past against the Rose-including Chicago Bulls. Their hot streak ended with a devastating blowout loss to the...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish Report: Jordan interview, Larry Sanders isn’t smart, Lakers streak, Iguodala and more

Trade talks between the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets are heating up. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily Post, the Nuggets and Knicks are discussing a trade that would send Iman Shumpert to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for Kenneth Faried. Whether this works for both teams is another story. Faried is a hybrid type of player that would help the Knicks on the boards...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert for Kenneth Faried trade talks intensifying

Could a swap of Iman Shumpert for Kenneth Faried be on the horizon? The New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets are discussing a trade that would send Kenneth Faried to the Gotham City in exchange for shooting guard, Iman Shumpert. The initial talks started last week and according to Frank Isola, have intensified. This would be the first move made by newly appointed general manager Steve...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish Report: Nash’s back, Jordan’s ‘flu game’ shoes, Knicks after Love, Westbrook and more

Will Steve Nash be forced to retire? The remarkable career of Steve Nash that includes two MVP awards may be drawing to a close. Unfortunately Nash has endured back problems since he was 25 years old playing for the Dallas Mavericks. Now some 15 years later a much older Nash will have to try to come back from the most serious back issue he has ever faced says Marc Stein. NBA Hot...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumor: Knicks plan on chasing Kevin Love for 2015

The Knicks will go hard after Kevin Love Only the New York Knicks would already devise a plan to lure top free agents years before they are on the market. And if history is any indication of what’s to come, the Knicks will be going home empty-handed once again. A franchise in flux, the Knicks have already began this season much like they ended their tumultuous post season last...
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November 12, 2013  |  3 Comments

WATCH: Court Vision, Episode 3

Court Vision is the all-access NBA round table collaboration between Sports-Kings and War Room Sports. Check out War Room Sports and Sports-Kings, as they come together (“Like Voltron”) to team up and bring you an informed look at the NBA season, every Sunday night. Watch the video below and leave us some feedback. Jimmy, Dev, B. Austin, Frank and Andy sit down and discuss the...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Utah Jazz ball boy selling Michael Jordan's 'flu game' shoes

Michael Jordan’s shoes from the “Flu Game” will be auctioned Preston Truman, now 35 years old, was a Utah Jazz ball boy during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls. History remembers Game 5 as the Michael Jordan “Flu Game” which many have said was actually food poison. The conspiracies have piled up over the years about whether MJ was poisoned or even...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Are the Pacers the best? George/Reggie Miller, Chris Paul/Lakers, Kobe/Ware and more!

Only the Indiana Pacers remain undefeated in the Eastern Conference.  Will they run away with the number one seed? The Pacers are the only Eastern Conference team that has started out hot. Teams like the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets have all struggled early. The season is still young, but the Pacers look like a juggernaut compared to the rest of...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Allen says Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce have not spoken to him since he joined the Heat

image from: nba.com The reverberations from the splitting up of the 2008 Boston Celtics team that won the NBA Finals have spread far and wide from Oklahoma City with the trading of Kendrick Perkins, to Miami with the departure of Ray Allen, to Brooklyn with the departures of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, to of course Boston itself with only Rajon Rondo as the remaining member of...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thaddeus Young stuffs Dion Waiters' dunk attempt

Everyone who chose to tune into the Philadelphia 76ers at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, received full payment on their viewing investment, as these two, young, exciting teams went out and did battle in Cleveland. The game exploded into a double-overtime battle for the ages, as Kyrie Irving and rookie Michael Carter-Williams did battle. This block by Thaddeus Young may...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyrie Irving’s game-winning layup in double OT

They call him Uncle Drew for a reason. That reason being.. Kyrie Irving has mad skills. The Cleveland Cavaliers young star wows crowds on a daily basis, and his contributions to the highlight reel continued on Saturday night, as the Cavaliers defended their home floor against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers. Kyrie patiently waits for the clock to dwindle down, then make his move...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Celtics’ Jeff Green Hits Amazing Buzzer Beater To Beat Miami Heat

  Did anybody see this coming? The Miami Heat certainly didn’t, as the  Boston Celtics shocked the world tonight with a 111-110 victory over the Heat in Miami. What was even more shocking than the win itself was the game winner: a rushed corner three from Jeff Green with .6 seconds left on the clock. The game puts the Celtics at 3-4 and Miami at 4-3, which are both surprising...
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November 09, 2013  |  1 Comment

The Worst NBA Players Currently Playing That Were Drafted In The 90s

Some of the NBA players that were drafted back in the 90s and are currently active in the league have managed to retain a very high level in their game. However, some others have been struck by injuries or the wear and tear that aging brings along. Let’s examine which of the players that were drafted in the 90s are currently just shadows of themselves, of the players they used...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Dwight/Lakers, Carmelo Anthony’s meeting, Bynum/Philly, Harden, LeBron and more!

Dwight Howard experienced his own “Dwightmare” last night as his Houston Rockets lost a heartbreaker to the Los Angeles Lakers. A fitting ending that Steve Blake hit the game winner over Dwight Dwight Howard‘s missed free throws down the stretch would end up being a huge reason the Rockets lost against the Lakers in Howard’s first matchup against his old team. “Hack-a-Dwight”...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle: Kevin Love should be an NFL quarterback

Rick Carlisle said Kevin Love could be an NFL quarterback Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle believes Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, could be an NFL quarterback. During a recent interview Carlisle spoke incredibly high of the young power forward. Carlisle at one point said Love could throw a chest pass 100 yards. A bit of hyperbole no doubt, but it tells you just...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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