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WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers amazing pregame court projection

The Cleveland Cavs have definitiely struggled at times this year, especially now that they’ve lost PG Kyrie Irving possibly for the season to a bicep injury. That hasn’t stopped them from doing their best to dazzle their fanbase, though. The long suffering city of Cleveland certainly got a treat tonight in the pregame festivities with an absolutely mind blowing on-court projection...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Wallace sentenced to one-year in jail

Former Detroit Piston, Ben Wallace has been handed a sentence of one-year in jail, stemming from a hit and run accident back in February. Wallace pleaded no contest to the charges of leaving the of an accident on Tuesday. Of course, we know how the justice system works, and Big Ben won’t serve much more than a Paris Hilton type term behind bars. Via WTVR.com: Wallace received a...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz and Rockets nearly brawl over last play

Photo Credit: Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News We’ve all heard the cliche before: “play until the whistle blows.” However, it is an unwritten rule in the NBA that if one team is dribbling out the clock at the end of the game, play is essentially over. That was the case as Rockets point guard Isaiah Canaan was attempted to do just that to seal Houston’s 124-86 blowout of the...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gerald Green does it again! SICK dunk over Mason Plumlee

Gerald Green is a highlight machine in the open court. With every ridiculous Green dunk, you get the feeling that he probably could win the Slam Dunk Contest every year. The latest filthy dunk from Green came in transition (go figure) and in the face of Brooklyn Nets big man Mason Plumlee. And by the way, Plumlee is not some stiff. Standing at 6’10 and athletic, Miles can certainly...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gerald Henderson gets rejected hard by the rim

Photo Credit: Chuck Burton/AP The Charlotte Bobcats have been one of the league’s positive surprises this year, as they sit comfortably to make a playoff appearance after being a laughing stock throughout the league last year. Starting shooting guard Gerald Henderson provides a scoring punch that the offensively challenged Bobcats definitely need. What he does not provide, apparently...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan believes in Phil Jackson as Knicks’ president

When you’ve accomplished so much as an NBA head coach, you start to gain a certain amount of clout. In Phil Jackson’s case, the amount of respect and pull you gain around the association is almost endless. When the best of the best believe in your abilities, even with a new job (New York Knicks’ president), Phil receives early approval from the best. in the case it’s Michael...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Knicks need to start over

Can Phil Jackson save the troubled Knicks?Photo Credit: David J. Phillip/AP The New York Knicks have been heading in the wrong direction for over a decade. Their last Finals appearance came in 1999 when they were an eight seed, and they haven’t won a championship since 1973. Phil Jackson is looking to come and change that, but it will take time. He’s had unmatched success in...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Things for NBA Fans to Watch for during March Madness

(Credit: Forbes.com) As the best time of the year for college basketball fans closes in, there is much for NBA fans to watch and analyze. Here are the top 10 things for NBA fans to watch during conference tournaments and the NCAA tournament in no particular order. 10. Was Wiggins’ game against West Virginia a sign of things to come? The comparisons to LeBron weren’t fair, and...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

George Karl weighs in on Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony

With reports saying that Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks have agreed in principal to a deal that will land the Zen Master in the Knicks’ front office, the media, players, coaches, and anyone else with a Twitter account have all begun to give their analysis on how this move can change the Knickerbockers for better or worse. Carmelo Anthony’s ex coach, George Karl, weighed...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley says the NBA “sucks”

“Charles being Charles” should become it’s own coined phrase, as Sir Charles seems to give his opinion whether we want it or not. Even if his opinion is wrong. The basic philosophy with The Round Mound Of Rebound, is that you’ll hear what he has to say, no matter how absurd. The reason we listen? Probably because he’s entertaining. “I think you should have to play in...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Will Be Limited For A Little While With Strained Quadriceps

Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry is battling a strained right quadriceps. The injury is thought to stem from Thursday’s game against the Celtics, though it isn’t entirely clear. Warriors head coach Mark Jackson says that his minutes will be limited for a little while and that they will be closely monitoring him on a game to game basis. While he did play on Sunday for 30...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Karl Malone swears during live Jazz broadcast

(Deseret News) Hall of Fame power forward Karl Malone was in Salt Lake City to watch his former team host the Atlanta Hawks. With several former Jazz men at the game, most in Hawks’ jerseys, the Mailman joined the broadcast and talked to Craig Bolerjack and Matt Harpring for a bit. Malone was asked by Harpring if he’d take Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant. Malone slipped up and...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr to coach the Knicks next year?

Could Steve Kerr be coaching the Knicks next season? As reports of Phil Jackson coming to the New York Knicks continue to swirl, a new coach could also be on the horizon. Despite current coach Mike Woodson having an overall 97-74 record with the Knicks to date, he’s struggled to get the team to play at a consistent level all season. Enter former general manager and current TNT...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat believes NBA should allow fighting like the NHL

Marcin Gortat would like to see a few fights take place during games The Polish Hammer as Marcin Gortat is called, has some pretty interesting beliefs about the NBA’s fighting policy. The Washington Wizards big man said that he thinks if two players have a beef with each other that the referees should allow them to square off for a  15-20 seconds. After a few punches, both players...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA GM: Knicks would be better off with Carmelo Anthony gone

Would the Knicks be better off with Carmelo Anthony leaving next year? Despite the New York Knicks mini three-game win streak, the team still sits 3.5 games out of the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. But the Knicks may have larger issues to face besides missing the playoffs this season. Star player Carmelo Anthony has stated that he will test the free agent market this season...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tony Allen slams down monster put-back dunk

When I think of Tony Allen, I generally think of a guy who’s a lock-down defender, a decent jump-shooter, and a hustle player to the definition. I rarely see Allen gracing the top 10 of any highlight reel, but on Saturday night against (who else?) the Charlotte Bobcats, Allen took his resume, and checked an extra experience box. That box was athletic, put-back dunker. Mike Conley...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin’s Enormous Dunk

There is no doubt that since Blake Griffin was drafted by the Clippers in 2009 that Blake could fly. There is also no doubting that since “Lob City” was invited that there a trampolines under the hardwood of Staples Center. Thursday night proved that fact once again. Three minutes and 15 seconds to go in the third quarter, Blake Griffin and the Los Angels Clippers (43-20) were...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyson Chandler finishes alley oop over Spencer Hawes

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler absolutely posterized Cleveland Cavaliers big man Spencer Hawes. During the second quarter, Raymond Felton gave Chandler a perfect lob pass that resulted in a monster jam plus the foul. Hawes might want to get out of the way next time Chandler is rolling to the rim! Check it out:
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Award Front-Runners heading into the last stretch of the season

The NBA awards have a big importance for players, teams and fans each season in the league. Some of them, of course, are more important, with the MVP of the regular season being on top of the list, while some others have less significance. No matter of their level of importance, NBA awards always draw interest from the fans around the league. Let’s examine the leaders for of those...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose Want Carmelo Anthony To Join Them In Chicago: What Does This Tell Us About The Bulls’ Psyche?

With the New York Knicks stinking up the joint, there naturally is tremendous speculation and anticipation surrounding the next destination for Carmelo Anthony who plans to hit free agency this upcoming summer. While many still think he will re-sign with the Knicks, others sense that Carmelo Anthony is in a vulnerable spot, capable of being nabbed by another team if the right offer...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul George reaches out to LeBron James

Paul George hopes LeBron James will become his mentor Indiana Pacers star Paul George jumped on the NBA scene last season, propelling the Pacers all the way to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. After losing to the eventual champion Miami Heat, George has come back stronger this season, upping his point per game average to 22.3 – nearly a five point improvement from last...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Court (Episode 5): Andre Drummond punked by his ex?

Kings Court is the all-access NBA show on YouTube, featuring analysis and commentary from some of the brightest NBA minds within the Sports-Kings network. Join the panel this week, as they discuss aspects around the association, including Andre Drummond and his ex, Jennette McCurdy, LeBron’s 61 point game, Reggie Miller’s comments about Blake Griffin, friction between Knicks’...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Picture: Pregnant Knicks fan shows painted belly

A knocked up Knicks fan showed off her belly during a rare win Wednesday night in Minnesota. The Knicks snapped their 7-game losing streak and this pair of Knicks fans got some air time on MSG. I’m not sure painting a Knicks logo on your pregnant belly is good karma for your unborn child. Well, at least this mother can say the Knicks won on this night! Check it out:      
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

You’ll never believe how Giannis Antetokounmpo got to a Bucks game

Photo Credit: Alex Gallardo/AP Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo has an interesting game, and maybe an even more interesting personality. The 19-year old Greek native is apparently a very loyal son, and was regularly sending money back to his family in Greece earlier this season before they relocated recently to Milwaukee to be with their son. Antetokounmpo, also now popularly...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe to miss rest of season?

(Credit: lakersnation.com) Kobe Bryant’s season could be over according to head coach Mike D’Antoni. Bryant has not been cleared to practice after fracturing his lateral tibial plateau in his left knee in a Dec. 17 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Bryant has been out more than 10 week since the Lakers tweeted he would miss six weeks due to a knee injury, and D’Antonio is...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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