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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

WATCH: Steve Blake hits game-winner over Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard‘s first game against the Los Angeles Lakers will not be a game he’ll forget any time soon. The Houston Rockets were down 19 points before storming back and eventually taking a six point lead via “Hack-a-Dwight.” But then things fell apart as Howard started missing free throws and had a chance to ice the game being up two points, but missed both free throws...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Jordan’s mansion, Dwight Howard/UFC/Lakers, Westbrook, Knicks, Cousins and more

Paul George and the Indiana Pacers made a lot of noise last night with a 97-80 victory over the Chicago Bulls. With the Pacers win last night, they improved to an all-time best 5-0 to start a season. The score wasn’t indicative of the outcome however, as the Bulls and Pacers were in a deadlock game until about six minutes to go in regulation. Then the Lance Stephenson onslaught...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul George on Bulls: 'Their success is the Michael Jordan era'

Paul George said the Chicago Bulls success is a thing of the past The Indiana Pacers, led by Paul George, are on one heck of a streak right now. In fact, with last night’s victory over the Chicago Bulls, the Pacers improved to an all-time best, 5-0. Although we’re only 10 days into the NBA season, that didn’t stop George from sharing his feelings on the “rivalry” between...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard would compete in UFC match for $10 million

Howard isn’t exactly small. Ok, call me crazy here, but I have to think you could get almost anyone to take an ass-kicking for $10 million. Alas, Dwight Howard is Dwight Howard, so when he said he would hop into the UFC octagon and fight for ten milly, it was news. Via USA Today: During a backstage visit at a UFC fight in Houston, the Rockets’ big man told UFC president Dana...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Top ten plays from this season so far

The 2013-14 NBA season has officially made it past the first week, and basketball junkies like myself couldn’t be more excited for the rest of the action to play out. We’ve already witnessed some incredible plays, and I’ve decided to put together the ten best from the first week of action. 10- Raymond Felton lobs to Tim Hardaway Jr: This is the first, but not last rookie you’ll...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant breaks Vince Carter’s ankles on crossover

Kevin Durant crossed up Vince Carter into retirement! During the first quarter of Oklahoma City Thunder‘s game against the Dallas Mavericks, Vince Carter was the recipient of a nasty crossover by Kevin Durant. Carter may want to check his ankles after being shook that bad by KD. The 36-year-old Vince Carter may not want to be isolated anymore at the top of the key against Durant...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Carmelo/Barkley dig, LeBron/Raptors, Nerlens Noel, Noah/Hibbert and much more

NBA analysts have hit the panic button on the Knicks season…have their fans as well? Tyson Chandler is out 4-6 weeks Last night the New York Knicks not only lost to the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, they also lost their defensive leader, Tyson Chandler. For the next 4-6 weeks while Chandler is out, the Knicks will have to try to avoid falling into a funk or it could end up being a long...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah’s hilarious take on guarding Roy Hibbert

Joakim Noah has a funny approach on how he will defend Roy Hibbert Joakim Noah is the heart and soul of the rugged Chicago Bulls‘ defense. Noah, who has suffered from a lingering groin injury since the preseason, has a tall order tonight as he takes on Indiana Pacers big man, Roy Hibbert. So how will Noah defend the 7’2″, 290 pound center? His response was quick and to the...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James gets asked if he would sign with the Raptors in free agency

LeBron James was asked if he would sign with the Raptors in free agency LeBron James has made it clear he isn’t going to talk about next summer and his pending free agency. That didn’t stop a Toronto Raptors reporter from asking him if he’d consider signing with the Raptors. Of course this was asked in a joking manner, but it is kind of funny to ask James if he would consider...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Bucks All-Star Michael Redd Is Retiring

image from: ambasketball.com After 12 seasons, one All-Star appearance,  and one Olympic Gold Medal, former Bucks shooting guard Michael Redd is deciding to retire. He will make his announcement on Wednesday during the Bucks’ home game against the Cavaliers.  During his career, Redd was one of the best shooting guards in the NBA, averaging 19 points per game during his career...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Chris Paul, Iguodala, Redd, Oladipo Dunk Contest, James Dolan and much more!

This just in: Chris Paul is really good at basketball Chris Paul dazzled again last night Chris Paul with the help of J.J. Redick torched the Houston Rockets last night. Could Chris Paul be a real threat at winning the NBA’s MVP award? Can’t overlook that fella in Miami though. If Cliff  Chris Paul continues to play like this all season, it’s a safe assumption to think he’ll...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Turner sent Andre Iguodala trash talking text message

Evan Turner’s trash talking text messages fired up Andre Iguodala Evan Turner might want to think twice before he sends out another trash talking text message. The Philadelphia 76ers thus far have been the darlings of the NBA. After an electric comeback win against the Chicago Bulls, Turner sent his old buddy, Andre Iguodala a trash talking text message that said, “you’re next...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andre Iguodala hits David Lee with behind the back pass

Andre Iguodala is having a career night in his old home, Philadelphia, tonight, as he continues to torture the 76ers in every way imaginable.We brought you a video earlier from the 1st quarter that featured Iggy catching a halfcourt lob from Stephen Curry. Now we have this video of Curry throwing David Lee the sickest pass I’ve seen all season (granted it’s been a week). Iguodala...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry hits Andre Iguodala with halfcourt alley-oop

The Golden State Warriors are in Philadelphia, looking to do a job that the Heat, Bulls and Wizards were all successful at getting accomplished… adding a notch to the 76ers loss column. That’s right, the Sixers are taking on their 4th opponent in this young NBA season, but are yet to suffer a loss. Late in the 1st quarter, Warriors point guard, Stephen Curry hooks up with new...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Carmelo, Pierce, D-Rose, CRAZY DUNK, 76ers and much more!

Who’d have thunk it? The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-0, with wins over the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls.   The first weekend of the year in the NBA was wildly unexpected. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers are two of the last four remaining unbeaten teams. Meanwhile the Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers are all sitting with two early...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony admits he’s been “passive”

The New York Knicks have started the season off 1-2 through their first three games, including a tough 82-81 loss to the Chicago Bulls. A game that came down to Derrick Rose making an impossible, late-game floater to put the Knicks on ice. So far, Carmelo Anthony, has given Knicks’ faithful less than they normally expect from Melo late in games. Carmelo only has 15 points and no...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Central Florida’s Javonte Douglas with the insane putback dunk!

Central Florida basketball player Javonte Douglas literally jumped out of the gym on this incredible putback dunk. Check out the air the 6 foot 7 sophomore gets on this perfectly timed, unbelievable play! The post WATCH: Central Florida’s Javonte Douglas with the insane putback dunk! appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders reportedly upset with playing time

The Milwaukee Bucks inked defensive big man, Larry Sanders, to a four-year, $44 million contract extension over the Summer, and the lengthy, defensive anchor looked poised to make good on the $10+ million per season deal that he earned with his stellar inside play just one season ago. After just three games of the new season, Sanders is already frustrated with the decline in minutes...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Court Vision, Episode 2

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 breakdown and discuss the first week of the NBA’s regular season. The crew gives their opinions and take-backs from the first...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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