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Delonte West Takes Shot At LeBron James On Twitter

Delonte West was a teammate of LeBron James in Cleveland for a few years, so the two have some history.  The elephant in the room will always be the alleged rumor that West had some type of relationship with James’ mom. After LeBron announced that he was returning to the Cavs on Friday, West took to Twitter to rip James on Sunday morning, calling the four-time MVP “wack.”...
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Nikola Mirotic Agrees To 3-Year, $17M Deal With Bulls

The Bulls may not have landed Carmelo Anthony, but they’ve gotten extremely deeper over the past 24 hours. After signing Pau Gasol, Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Bulls have agreed to a three-year deal with European star, Nikola Mirotic. Euro star Nikola Mirotic's deal with the Chicago Bulls will be three years, $17M-plus, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian...
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Chandler Parsons Will Be Added To Team USA Roster

Chandler Parsons is having an epic Sunday.  First Parsons learned that he’d become a rich man after the Houston Rockets declined to match his $46 million offer sheet from the Dallas Mavericks. Now Marc Stein is reporting that the smooth shooting wing guard will be added to the Team USA roster that’s set to take part in the FIBA World Cup next month. BIG night for Chandler Parsons...
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LeBron Captures Video of Streaker at World Cup Final (Video)

This is LeBron James’ world, we’re just here to be witnesses to his greatness.  After announcing to the NBA community that he was going home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, James bolted to Brazil to take in the finals of the World Cup in person. While ABC was cutting to commercial, a streaker ran onto the pitch during the World Cup final.  James came to the rescue, and...
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Report: Heat Agree To 2-Year Deal With Mario Chalmers

Mario Chalmers is kind of valuable to the Miami Heat after all.  No longer having to worry about LeBron James screaming him, Chalmers has agreed to a two-year deal with the Heat. Mario Chalmers is returning to the Miami Heat on a two-year deal, sources tell ESPN — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 13, 2014
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Bulls Re-Sign Kirk Hinrich

Kirk Hinrich is going to end up being a Chicago Bulls lifer. The pesky 33-year-old versatile guard will continue to display his versatility for the Bulls after agreeing to a new deal. Kirk Hinrich has re-signed with the Bulls, per source. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 13, 2014 Hinrich, who has spent nine of his 11 NBA seasons with the Bulls, averaged 9.1 points and 3.9...
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Report: Rockets Will Not Match Mavs $46M Offer Sheet To Chandler Parsons

Chandler Parsons is now a versatile wing guard for the Dallas Mavericks after the Houston Rockets declined to match the $46 million offer sheet according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Houston will not match the $46M Dallas offer sheet for Chandler Parsons, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 A second-round pick in 2011, Parsons had only...
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WATCH: Andrew Wiggins throws down sick behind-the-back dunk

You heard it here first. Andrew Wiggins will do what LeBron James never attempted do, and win a slam dunk contest.  Wiggins put his unfair athleticism on display before the Cavs summer league game on Sunday. He casually hammered down this 360 behind-the-back dunk in warmups for everyone to see. h/t NBA
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Mavs Sign Richard Jefferson

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Mavs have signed Veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal. Free agent Richard Jefferson is finalizing a one-year agreement with Dallas, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 Jefferson averaged 10.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 27 minutes per game for the Utah Jazz last season.
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Donte Whitner To Browns: Help Josh Gordon, Don’t Cut Him

Donte Whitner is putting his leadership skills on display for the Cleveland Browns.  Whitner and the Browns are aware that Gordon is facing a year-long suspension and in jeopardy of never playing in the NFL again. Despite pleas from some around the league to cut the star wide receiver, Whitner doesn’t think his team should dump Gordon. “He’s a 23-year-old kid; he made some...
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Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen enjoy 2014 World Cup Final (Photo)

The World Cup final is underway, and everyone is watching.  The likes of Ashton Kutcher, Rihanna, and LeBron James are in attendance just to name a few. Tom Brady and his lovely wife, Gisele Bundchen, are guest of honors as well. The Brazilian born Bundchen presented the World Cup trophy with a Louis Vuitton suitcase with former Spanish soccer star Carles Puyol before the final...
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LeBron James First Interview Since Deciding To Return To Cavs (Video)

LeBron James is in Brazil taking in the action at the World Cup final as Germany take on Argentina.  James broke his silence, and spoke to the media for the first time since he decided to go home and play for the Cavaliers. James talk about his return to the Cavs, his World Cup prediction and more. h/t cnn
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49ers Alex Boone Won’t Report To Camp Without New Deal

San Francisco 49ers guard Alex Boone skipped last month mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract status.   That unhappiness is expected to drag on into training camp. Ian Rapoport reported Saturday that the veteran lineman won’t report until he has a new deal. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/487986036396412928 Boone has two years left on his current...
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Eli Manning: Giants’ New Offense ‘Re-Energized Me

Eli Manning has a new offensive coördinator with the Giants, and that has the two-time Super Bowl champion feeling like a new man. Manning told the New York Daily News that working with Ben McAdoo has re-energized him. “It’s re-energized me,” Manning told the New York Daily News. “I’m trying to speed up the process of getting comfortable in the new system. I don’t...
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Report: Luol Deng Agrees To 2-Year/$20M Deal With Heat

Luol Deng has spent the better part of the last week turning down $10 million a year deals, but Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Pat Riley and the Heat finally got Deng to accept their offer. Deng reportedly has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal. Free agent forward Luol Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports...
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Highlights Of Dante Exum’s Summer League Debut (Video)

Dante Exum made his NBA/Summer League début Saturday night against the 76ers, and he put on display the full arsenal of talent that had NBA brass smitten with drafting him. Exum finished with 10 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds, and 1 steal while wowing those in attendance in Las Vegas.   h/t Hoopmixtape 
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Cavs Coach David Blatt: Wiggins Won’t Be Traded

Any deal that the Cleveland Cavaliers make for Timberwolves star Kevin Love will not involve No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins according to the Cavs new head coach. According to ESPN.com, David Blatt made it clear that “Wiggins isn’t going anywhere.” “There’s no reason or cause for worry on his part because Andrew’s not going anywhere, as far as I know and as far as...
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Melo Announces He’s Returning To Knicks Via His Website

Carmleo Anthony is staying with the New York Knicks, and made the announcement official via his website, thisismelo.com.  Anthony, like LeBron James, went the route of explaining in detail his love for New York City with the title, “My City, My Heart.” A few years ago I dreamed of coming back to New York City, the place of my birth, and on February 23, 2011 that became a reality...
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Report: DEA Investigating Pain-Pill Abuse In NFL

The federal government has launched their own semi war on drugs in the NFL.  The New York Daily News is reporting that the DEA is launching an investigation in pain-pill abuse in the NFL. Federal authorities want to find out how NFL doctors and trainers access prescription painkillers and who distributes them to players. The investigation reportedly began after a group of retired...
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Paul Pierce Signs Two Year Deal with Wizards

In what can only be described as a huge surprise, Paul Pierce is taking his talents to the nation’s capital.  The Truth has signed a two-year deal with the Washington Wizards. ESPN has learned that Pierce will sign a two-year deal with the Wizards at the mid-level exception with a player option entering Year 2 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 13, 2014 Pierce, a 10-time All...
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Marvin Williams signs with Hornets

The Hornets lost out on Gordon Hayward, but signed one of his versatile former teammates.  Marvin Williams has agreed to a two-year, $14 million deal with the Hornets. Marvin Williams agrees to two-year, $14 million deal with Hornets, source tells Yahoo. Fully guaranteed, no option. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 12, 2014 Williams, 28, spent his last two seasons with...
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LeBron James Deal With Cavs Is 2-Years, $42.1 Million

LeBron James deal will be shorter than most expected, but have no worries Cavs fans, it’s simply to give Cleveland cap flexibility.  James can actually opt out again next summer, but we won’t go there just yet. THIS JUST IN: LeBron James' deal with Cavaliers will be for 2 years, $42.1 million. (via @WindhorstESPN) pic.twitter.com/5MqJNezHjb — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 12, 2014
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Rockets Sign Trevor Ariza To 4-Year/$32 Million Deal

The Houston Rockets have swooped in and nabbed Trevor Ariza away from the Washington Wizards.  Ariza gets a four-year, $32 million deal. The Houston Rockets have agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with Trevor Ariza, @USATODAYsports has learned. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 12, 2014 Ariza's $32M deal has declining scale: $8.6M, $8.2M, $7.8M, $7.4M, source tells Yahoo...
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D Wade Releases a Statement on LeBron Going Home

Dwyane Wade is a standup guy and has to deep down feel some way about LeBron James bolting to re-sign with the Cavs. Wade released a statement on the matter via Ethan Skolnick. Dwyane Wade releases statement. In part: "LeBron made the right decision for himself and his family because home is where the heart is." — Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) July 12, 2014 Wade...
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Andrew Wiggins vs Jabari Parker Gets Phantom Cam (Video)

Lost in the madness of LeBron going home and Carmelo taking his time, was the first matchup between Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins as pros. NBA.com provided video of the matchup via the excellent phantom cam angle.
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