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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

WATCH: Court Vision, Episode 1

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, Frank and Andy breakdown and discuss their picks for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and 6th Man of the Year,...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Hardaway Jr. posterizes Ricky Rubio on alley-oop

Tim Hardaway Jr. has been a bright spot for the New York Knicks so far this season. The rookie has seen big minutes while being electrifying on the fast break. Sunday night was no different for the swing man out of Michigan. With the exception of his dreadful three-point shooting, Hardaway Jr. again played a solid game. But the highlight plays from Hardaway Jr. came off of two crazy...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Victor Oladipo throws down huge 360 dunk

The Orlando Magic are adding pieces to their young garden of versatile players. None more exciting than Rookie, and number 2 overall draft pick, Victor Oladipo. Victor continues to impress off the bench for the Magic, showing an a knack for defense and great athleticism in the open court. Oladipo steals the ball from Brooklyn Nets’ point guard, Deron Williams, and finishes the...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Russell Westbrook to make season debut tonight

Russell Westbrook is back! Russell Westbrook apparently is one heck of a fast healer. The Oklahoma City Thunder will play tonight against the Phoenix Suns at home despite being ahead of schedule by nearly a month. Russell will be a welcomed addition for the Thunder who now has their second banana back. Westbrook passed all required physicals and rehab benchmarks to be cleared to...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

With The Kings Declining To Pick Up His Option, What Is Next For Jimmer Fredette?

image from: sportsillustrated.cnn.com Earlier this week, the future of Jimmer Fredette in Sacramento became more clear with the Kings declining to pick up his 4th year option, making him an unrestricted  free agent next summer.  There is no reason to wonder whether or not he’ll be in a Kings uniform next season after this week. It’s clear that he will be out of Sacramento,...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace criticizes teammates…again

Photo Credit: BostonGlobe.com Gerald Wallace is an intense guy, and it shows with his play on the court. Wallace, also known as “Crash” is never a player who will have his effort questioned on the court. Numerous times last season, Wallace would call out his then Nets teammates, and show clear frustration when losing, and it seems this attitude has followed him to Boston. The...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Says He’d Be Happy to Give Lebron James Advice

Photo creditL blogsohardsports.com In a recent interview, reigning league MVP Lebron James says he wishes he had a relationship with his idol growing up, which just so happens to be all time great Michael Jordan. Jordan responded in an interview Friday, and he said he would love to show James, the man he considers to be the league’s best player, a thin or two. Sure, I would be...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dish: Carmelo, Jameer Nelson, Michael Jordan, Bogut/Jordan

Eastern Conference Finals preview? Deron Williams welcomes the Miami Heat to town The NBA’s first Friday of the year is upon us and the marquee matchup features the Miami Heat traveling to Brooklyn to take on the 0-1 Nets. Vegas has the Nets as the underdog, but Miami is coming in after a shaky loss the Philadelphia 76ers. Prediction: Heat 92 Nets 96. Daily Dish Links: Welp, looks...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan on Bobcats tanking: 'I don't believe in that'

Michael Jordan says his Bobcats will not be tanking Michael Jordan let everyone know loud and clear that his Charlotte Bobcats will not be tanking this season. I’m not sure if we would know the difference between the Bobcats tanking or trying to win, but nevertheless His Airness reiterated that is not the case in Bobcat land. In fact Jordan said if that was his intention he never...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban says Dwight Howard made a mistake

Remember back in July when Dwight Howard was the most sought after free agent in the NBA? Me too. So, you probably also remember that one of Dwight’s biggest suitors was Mark Cuban and his club, the Dallas Mavericks. That is, of course, just one of many teams who entered into the Dwight sweepstakes. Cuban, like many others, was looking to secure Dwight Howard as his next building...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Rose floats in game-winner

The Chicago Bulls faced off against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, in Chicago, just two days after a big loss to the Miami Heat on opening night. The Bulls needed to avoid dropping to 0-2 against two teams who promise to be eastern conference contenders this season. The Bulls trailed the Knickerbockers 81-80 with just over 10 seconds to go in regulation. Chicago inbounded...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Daily Dish: MCW, Felton/Rose, Jimmer, Kyrie, Dwight/Cuban, D-Will and much more!

Upset of the year already? MCW looked like the potential Rookie of the Year last night The Philadelphia 76ers may have already pulled off the biggest upset of the season despite the Miami Heat being without Dwyane Wade. Rookie Michael Carter-Williams impressed as he filled out the stat sheet while playing an instrumental part in the taking down the defending champions. MCW scored...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday forgot he plays for the Pelicans now

(Credit: CSN Philly) Seems like everyone is pretty excited about the NBA season tipping off this week. There’s plenty of new faces in new places, one being former Philadelphia 76ers guard Jrue Holiday, who is now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. I still can’t get over that name, Pelicans.  Probably the least intimidating team name in history. Anyhow, Holiday took to the...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The Raptors Have Discussed The Possibility Of Trading Rudy Gay

credit: sbnation.com When the Raptors traded for Rudy Gay last season, many saw it as the Raptors trying to get themselves an all-star to build around. However, it should be noted that at the time of the trade, Bryan Colangelo and not Masai Ujiri was the GM of the Raptors. Now that Ujiri is at the helm, chances are good that Ujiri has a different attitude towards Rudy Gay. According...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The Daily Dish: Heat/Bulls, Westbrook, Kobe, Doc Rivers, Knicks, Nets, Bird and more!

The Miami Heat showed us last night why they are the favorites to repeat again in 2014-2015 LeBron and the Heat took down the Bulls last night Last night kicked off the start of the NBA season and the return of Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose. The Bulls took on the defending champion, Miami Heat, in what turned out to be a mostly lopsided affair in favor of the Heat. The Bulls...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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