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Jennings: I nearly fought Rondo

Brandon Jennings said that he and Rajon Rondo probably would have fought during Friday's game if not for the prospect of being fined.

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December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks Waive Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher was waived after only 9 games with the Mavericks.credit: mavsblog.dallasnews.com After being traded from the Lakers and then latching on to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a playoff run last season, Derek Fisher didn’t immediately have an opportunity to join a team this season. This changed when the Dallas Mavericks were not entirely satisfied with the efforts of Darren...
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Andrew Bynum Says He Will Play This Season

Despite not playing all season, Andrew Bynum says he will step on the court at some point.credit: usatoday.com It’s been a rollercoaster ride for Andrew Bynum in the NBA. Many would claim that his enormous potential has yet to be tapped, due to injuries and off the court issues. He’s probably the one center in the league who can at least be mentioned in the same breath as Dwight...
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Wade, LeBron Connect On Full-Court Pass

Any time your team contains two players with the athletic ability that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James possess, constant highlights are inevitable. Their latest highlight is Wade’s full-court pass to LeBron James for the easy layup. You can watch the clip below: Note that this isn’t the first time they have gone football style on us to connect for a full-court pass. When you...
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Suspended Indefinitely

DeMarcus Cousins has had his fair share of issues during his young career, particularly during this season. It seems like he’s always in the middle of something that smells like trouble, and he tends to be the cause. He is the epitome of the unbelievably dysfunctional Sacramento Kings. Now, it seems like his own organization is sick of his behavior. Via Marc Spears of Yahoo!, Cousins...
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss
TEAR THE RIM OFF

High schooler breaks rim on windmill dunk

Any time you stand at 6’7″ in high school, you’re probably effecting the game more than most players on the court. Particularly when you can throw down some windmill dunks. Just ask Jordan Bell. The high school baller literally broke the rim during a game when he threw down an impressive windmill dunk on a fast break. You can watch the clip below: If you can break the rim...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Projecting James Harden’s Superstar Potential

How good can James Harden be?credit: bleacherreport.com In late October Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey traded, then signed James Harden to a maximum contract. Given the 5 year $80 million deal, Morey thinks the bearded wonder has the capability to be a superstar. But will he be? Tough call, but let’s try to project. On Oklahoma City, Harden was the steadying force to Russell Westbrook’s...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Swats Josh Smith

In case you haven’t noticed, Kevin Durant is ridiculously good. His offense has always been there, but the rest of his game is what is beginning to really impress people. We just showed you his chase down block on James Anderson of the Spurs, so of course, he decided to follow it up with another impressive defensive display. If you still have some doubts about Durant’s ability...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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Jason Terry takes shot at Ray Allen

Jason Terry, who was brought in essentially to replace the departed Ray Allen, ripped the former Celtics sharpshooter while praising Paul Pierce.

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December 20, 2012  |  1 Comment

Florida Basketball Team Starts A Fifth-Grader

How would you feel playing against a team who starts a 4’5″ player at point guard at the high school level? Additionally, what would you day if you found out that he was in the fifth grade? Well, that’s how some Florida basketball players feel. Via Max Preps, Downey Christian boasts Julian Newman, a fifth-grader who is the starting point guard for the prep school. It seems...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant To Move To Small Forward?

The Lakers have been struggling to adjust to Mike D’Antoni’s system for a variety of reasons; one of them being the severe lack of quality wing players to run the floor and shoot from the perimeter. Metta World Peace and Devin Ebanks have been the primary options at small forward, and both leave a lot to be desired. It looks like D’Antoni might be making a bit of a surprising...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

King’s Court: December 18th, 2012

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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

King’s Court: December 13th, 2012

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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Running without the Bull: How has Derrick Rose’s injury affected the Chicago Bulls?

When Derrick Rose went down with a torn ACL in the first round of the playoffs last year, many thought that it spelled an early demise to the Bulls’ playoff hopes. Although the Sixers ultimately managed to defeat the top-seeded Bulls in six games, Chicago still put up more of a fight without its All-Star point guard than many gave them credit for. Heading into the 2012-13 season...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried vomits on Nuggets bench during game

The Denver Nuggets’ high-octane power forward, Kenneth Faried, appears to have the sudden urge to blow chunks during the Nuggets’ win over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night in Denver. Faried gets sick while sitting on the bench with about 9 minutes to go in the game. His sudden flow of puke sends teammates, Ty Lawson, and Kota Koufas running for the hills and I don’t...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah to holster “gun celebration” post Connecticut shootings

Not that the world was going to voice it’s outrage over Joakim Noah’s patented “Wild West” type finger guns celebration on the court, but instead of taking any chances of offending anyone after the horrific school shootings that took place last week in Connecticut, Noah has decided to retire his signature on-court celebration. Noah’s gunslinger routine was a celebration...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Only Time Will Tell Us Whether Or Not The Warriors Are For Real

The Warriors will need a healthy Andrew Bogut to reach their full potential.credit: http://wp.me/p2e4wn-2z9 The Golden State Warriors are off to a very impressive and surprising 16-8 start, with the vast bulk of the games being won without their big off-season acquisition Andrew Bogut. Even more impressively, they just completed the best 7 game road trip in franchise history, going...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Rejects James Anderson At The Rim

For someone who was already one of the best in the league, Kevin Durant has stepped up his game this season. Of course, he’s still a freakish scorer, but the other parts of his game have really improved. He boasts an unbelievable PER of close to 28, and looks to only be getting better. As an evidence of his defensive improvement, Durant had this nice block on James Anderson of...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire Might Start In D-League

The Knicks have experienced a great deal of success so far this season without the player who was once the center piece of their team, Amar’e Stoudemire. With Stoudemire injured, the Knicks have meshed in a new way, and start at 18-5. With Stoudemire set to come back at some point in the near future, people have been speculating as to how the Knicks will find some space for him...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Hits Ridiculous Jumper Over Spencer Hawes

Every time Kobe Bryant returns to Philadelphia, he certainly turns up his play a little bit. He enjoyed his visit last night, where he scored 34 points in a Laker victory. Without a doubt, this ridiculous jumper that he hit over 76ers big man Spencer Hawes was one of his favorite plays of the night: This is a shot that most NBA players probably wouldn’t even attempt, or would...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Roy Hasn’t Thought About Retirement This Season

Brandon Roy’s story is a sad one. Once one of the top shooting guards in the league, Roy has been injury-prone once again this season in his attempt at a comeback. He has only appeared in 5 games so far this season, although he hopes to be back with the Timberwolves sooner rather than later. His first retirement was due to his knee issues, which have been very serious. Many have...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Wants To Avoid ‘Kobe Show’

credit: http://api.ning.com Over the course of his storied career, Kobe Bryant has been known to dominate an offense, for better or worse. When his team gets down, ‘Kobe show’ can kick into effect, where Bryant dominates the ball and begins shooting almost every shot. Anyone who has watched him play knows exactly what I’m talking about. This has happened multiple times this...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Says His Problems Are Mental

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson will need to improve their shooting for the Nets to reach their potential.credit: nydailynews.com After deciding to re-sign with the Nets for the long-term during the offseason, point guard Deron Williams has yet to find his shooting touch. In 23 games, D-Will is only shooting 39% from the field, and 30% from the three-point line. With their two best...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss
BIG PLANS

76ers looking for a new center?

The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly are looking for a new center. Andrew Bynum's knees have kept him out all year, so they may want someone to take his place.

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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Raymond Felton Crosses Up Dwight Howard

As the Knicks continued their winning, the Lakers continued their downfall last night. The two teams are polar opposites right now, and the Knicks certainly flexed their muscles last night. One of the highlight plays from this prime-time game was Raymond Felton crossing up Dwight Howard on a switch and hitting a jumper over the big man. You can watch below: Pretty good move from...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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