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McGee: Having ADD is fun

JaVale McGee said he has been diagnosed with ADD but chooses not to take medication because having ADD is "extremely fun."

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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Derrick Rose being too cautious?

 In the waning moments of game one Derrick Rose sets up a pick and roll, one of his go-to plays. Noah lays down a pick on Jrue Holiday, leaving Spencer Hawes to switch onto one of the most dangerous men in the league, especially while driving. Hawes immediately starts back pedaling and everyone has seen this type of play hundreds of times from Rose. He hesitates left and freezes...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronnie Brewer Wishes Bulls Didn’t Publicly Clear Derrick Rose

Does Derrick Rose have to return this season?credit: nba.com Much has been made recently of whether or not Derrick Rose will return to the Chicago Bulls before the end of the season. He is recovering from a torn ACL suffered last season, but has been told that his knee is medically ready for game time. With the playoffs quickly approaching, many are beginning to wonder where Rose’s...
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March 30, 2013  |  1 Comment

Is Marshall Henderson destined for an NBA career?

Chances are that if you happened to follow any college basketball this season, you’ve heard of University of Mississippi Junior Marshall Henderson. Most likely however, the reason that you heard about Henderson was far from positive. Whether it was the ”Gator Chomping” that victimised fans of the Florida Gators, or his now infamous, two-fingered salute directed at the crowd...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss
IT CAN'T BE TRUE

Henderson now supporting Gators

Marshall Henderson is now supporting the same team he was taunting. Is it an SEC thing between Ole Miss and the Gators?

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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley Tells Danny Ainge To “Shut The F*ck Up”

Danny Ainge thought it was embarrassing when LeBron was complaining about not getting calls.credit: celticshub.com When the Miami Heat had their winning streak snapped against the Chicago Bulls, Heat star LeBron James complained to the media regarding a few plays during the game that LeBron thought should have been called as fouls. James is used to physical play, but he went on to...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Spencer Hawes Tells North Korea To “Fall Back” On Twitter

Spencer Hawes of the Philadelphia 76ers is having a solid season despite his team’s struggles, averaging 10.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.4 blocks per game. In addition to his passion for basketball, anyone who follows him on Twitter also knows that he is very passionate about politics and current events. Spencer Hawes is an outspoken Republican, and you can tell that...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
HARD TO DISAGREE

Karl: Pop for next Team USA coach

Team USA Basketball is in search of a new coach, and Nuggets coach George Karl recently gave his endorsement to four-time champion Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.

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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
SPEED DEMON

John Wall says he's NBA's fastest player

Following a game against the Thunder, Wizards point guard John Wall was asked if thinks Russell Westbrook is the fastest player in the NBA. He does not.

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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bulls end Heat’s streak at 27: What should we take away from this?

The Miami Heat’s improbable 27 game winning streak came to a halt on Wednesday night in the Windy City against the Bulls, where they ended up losing 101-97. Many experts had this night circled on their calendars as the night that the streak would go down, and as it turns out those experts were right. But now that we can look back on the streak in its entirety with it now over,...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Rejected LeBron’s Recruiting Offer

Over recent years, we have seen many star players try to recruit other players to join their team. The stars in particular have had an interesting role in this, including the league’s best player, LeBron James. Via the Sun Times, James tried to persuade Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls to join the Miami Heat. Obviously, the pitch didn’t work, as Gibson is still in Chicago. Despite...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would coach UCLA but not to win games

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night that he’d be open to coaching the UCLA Bruins’ basketball team Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC last night and talked about many things including the possibility of coaching the UCLA Bruins now that there is an opening. Jabbar said that he certainly would be open to coaching the team, but...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Phill Naessens’ Show: Wednesday March 27th, 2013

Are you frustrated by injuries to Kyrie Irving, Caron Butler and other NBA players and what that means to your Fantasy Basketball team? Join Sports-Kings Pass the Pill editor Andy Flint and Phil to learn how they deal with this as well as other Fantasy subjects plus the surging Lakers and declining Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets. Do the Dallas Mavericks have a chance to make the play...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Chris Paul’s shoe closet is pretty impressive

Basketball players are well-known for being sneakerheads, and Los Angeles Clippers star point guard is no different. Paul’s wife, Jada posted a picture of her husbands sneaker collection on her Instragram account, and let’s just say, its pretty impressive. Photo courtesy of TheBigLead via NextImpulseSports: Paul’s wife said that the “shoe room” in their house is the size...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Top 5 NBA Coaches

When handicapping a team’s chances at getting to the NBA Finals, most fans will compare players but not coaches.  But the truth is that a good coach will put his players in situations to succeed and use the right role players for their system.  It is true that great players make a coach look good (ex: Steve Nash in his prime with D’Antoni) but great coaches will make average...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Still Number One Pick?

In his brief time at Kentucky, Nerlens Noel flashed plenty of potential to lead many to believe that he will be the top pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. His defensive dominance was one of the few highlights on a Kentucky teamed that struggled to find its way for most of the season, eventually losing in the first round of the NIT Tournament. Should Nerlens Noel be the number one overall...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nets Coach Concerned With Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson’s health is a concern for the Nets.credit: nytimes.com The Brooklyn Nets made a splash this past offseason when they acquired Joe Johnson from the Atlanta Hawks, a player who is widely considered to be laughably overpaid. Johnson is a good player, but his contract is a huge financial burden to ownership. Johnson has been in a serious slump since the All-Star break,...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
THE SAGA CONTINUES...

White returns to D-League team

Just days after announcing he was leaving the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the developmental squad of the Houston Rockets, Royce White has returned to the team.

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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
KEEP THE KINGS

Sacramento has deal for new arena

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson shared the news that the city has a deal in place to build a new arena that could help them keep the Kings.

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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Could Target John Calipari?

The Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Avery Johnson earlier this season, and have been riding P.J. Carlesimo as the interim coach since. The team has left the interim tag on Carlesimo, leading one to believe that the organization is not ready to commit to him as the long-term coach. Brooklyn made some big splashes and spent a lot of money this past offseason, and are expecting big time...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Roses in the Bulls Future?

The daily Derrick Rose update has been part of the Bulls fan’s life for over three months now.  Did he practice?  Will he sit the season?  How many games does he need to get acclimated to the speed of the game?  The biggest question fans need to ask themselves is this:  Will Derrick Rose make the difference between a first round exit and beating the Heat to make the NBA Finals...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gonzaga: The evolution of a mid-major

With just over 14 seconds remaining in Gonzaga’s first-round matchup against #16 seed Southern University, sophmore point guard Kevin Pangos stepped to the free-throw line with the Zags clinging to a 4 point lead. After making the first, Pangos calmly knocked down the second, and in doing so, ensured that the monster of all mid-majors remained on the right side of the record books...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Suns-Wizards game puts fan to sleep

The Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards haven’t exactly been lighting the world on fire this season. Maybe this is why this fan had a hard time staying awake during last night’s third quarter. After John Wall hit a long jumper, the camera zoomed into this Suns fan that had seen enough.  I guess I can’t blame him, the Suns have been one of the worst NBA teams this season. Check...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Stands Up For Jason Terry, Brandon Knight

Jason Terry was one of Mark Cuban’s key players in Dallas.credit: celticshub.com In the world of Youtube and social media that we live in today, ripping on players who get dunked on has become a hobby for many. Brandon Knight was ridiculed following the DeAndre Jordan dunk, and Jason Terry had a similar experience after getting in the way of LeBron James. It’s gotten to the point...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss
EARN THEIR RESPECT

LeBron not liked by Cavs teammates?

Paul Silas, who was the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers when LeBron James was a rookie, said teammates routinely gave the young player a hard time.

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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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