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Pau Gasol says Kobe Bryant wanted them to retire together

In one of the more intriguing offseason decision, Pau Gasol decided to sign with the Chicago Bulls instead of staying with his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers. Recently, Gasol spoke with the Washington Post’s Michael Lee about going to the Bulls and talked about the decision he had to make leaving the Lakers. During the interview, Pau noted that he believed that Kobe Bryant...
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Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard is ready for MVP-type of season

With Kevin Durant going down for the earlier part of the season, the Most Valuable Player award will likely not be retained by the Oklahoma City Thunder forward. LeBron James is the favorite to win a fifth MVP award. But former Houston Rocket Hakeem Olajuwon thinks a CURRENT Houston Rocket is poised to win it. From Fran Blinebury of NBA.Com: At least one former MVP doesn’t think...
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Joakim Noah wants Tom Thibodeau to do yoga with him

In terms of interesting people on the Chicago Bulls roster, you have to note that center Joakim Noah would be near the top of the list. Recently, Noah sat down for an interview for The Daily Beast and discussed a myriad of subjects from his time at the University of Florida to growing up in New York to being invited to the White House. When the interview questions went in the direction...
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DeAndre Jordan monster one-handed alley-oop dunk against Denver Nuggets

Lob City was in full effect in Las Vegas on Saturday night. It’s the same devastating script. DeAndre Jordan sets a pick for Chris Paul. Then Jordan rolls to the basket while Paul uses the pick to break away. The rest was destruction. Check out the alley-oop video below: I can’t wait to see this show again from October to April. Or maybe October to June. Do that thing, Lob City...
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LeBron James returns to Akron in Beats By Dre commercial

LeBron James returns home to Akron and rejoins the Cleveland Cavaliers after winning two titles in Miami. Beats By Dre celebrates this with a powerful ad of LeBron working out and preparing for the upcoming season while memories of what he did in Akron were also shown. Check out the video right here: The video is set to “Take Me To Church” by Hozier. It shows that hometown means...
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Blake Griffin skies for one-handed alley-oop dunk against Nuggets

As we get into the final days of preseason, the Los Angeles Clippers are still showing their aerial abilities including Blake Griffin. During tonight’s preseason game against Denver, Blake received a pretty nice alley-oop from teammate Matt Barnes in the third quarter of play and watch how high he skies to throw down the one-handed jam: That was vintage, Blake! *** Griffin nasty...
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Ben McLemore gets street named after him in Missouri

There are many perks that players within the league gain over time and recently, Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore got a pretty big honor from his hometown in Missouri. McLemore grew up in a small town called Wellston, Missouri (near St. Louis) and early on Friday, Ben posted the below tweet showing that the street that he lived on as a kid was renamed in his honor: Wake up to...
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Will Carmelo take fewer shots this year?

With the New York Knicks moving to the Triangle offense under new head coach Derek Fisher, we might be seeing an all-new look from star Carmelo Anthony. In prior years in New York, Carmelo worked mainly out of isolation plays and moving towards the triangle, Melo will have to share the ball more. As noted by ESPN New York’s Ian Begley, Carmelo says that he may take fewer shots...
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J.R. Smith says he has similar reputation as Dennis Rodman

Earlier in the week, NBA legend Dennis Rodman posted an interesting tweet on the social media site Twitter saying that New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was “The New Dennis Rodman”. As you might figure, J.R. Smith responded to the comment with positivity and when asked about the similarities between him and Dennis, he stated that both of them had similar reputations as noted by...
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Blake Griffin and Spencer Hawes help towel off floor against Jazz

Sometimes in life, we all need a helping hand and during tonight’s Los Angeles Clippers-Utah Jazz game, Blake Griffin and Spencer Hawes help out one of the towel-ball boys. As Trey Burke was at the free throw line, there was a wet spot on the floor at the Staples Center and it needed to be dried off. Check out the below video from NBA’s official YouTube which shows Griffin and...
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Blake Griffin soars for monster dunk against Utah Jazz

We always hear that all Blake Griffin does is dunk. We all know that’s not true; he’s got quite the improved all-around game. But when he dunks, it’s like an event. Just like he did in a preseason game Friday night against the Utah Jazz. Check out the nastiness below: Loading #blakegriffin with a #dunk #laclippers #utahjazz @blakegriffin32 View on Instagram @-webkit...
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Russell Westbrook misses fastbreak reverse dunk against Toronto

In a Friday night Oklahoma City Thunder preseason game against the Toronto Raptors in Wichita, Russell Westbrook had a nice steal in the third quarter. He went for the fancy reverse dunk on the breakaway but, unfortunately, it didn’t go the way he planned it to. Here is the vine: Westbrook made it look so easy, too. It just would’ve been better if it went in. Maybe next time...
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Tristan Thompson kisses Cleveland Cavaliers sideline reporter Allie Clifton

Before the preseason game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, Cavaliers sideline reporter Allie Clifton interviewed Tristan Thompson. It was just your standard pregame interview before Thompson ended the talk with a kiss. Check out the video below: Look at Tristan Thompson with that move! Allie seemed surprised with the kiss; you saw the look on...
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Rick Carlisle says LeBron James is Top 5 player of all-time

Rick Carlisle has seen his share of all-time great players. He was once a teammate of Larry Bird’s and he’s watched guys like Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan dominate the league. So what he said is a bit of an eye-opener considering that the man he was talking about is still currently playing in the league. From Dave McMenamin of ESPN: Dallas' Rick Carlisle on LeBron: ...
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Meyers Leonard hits amazing off-the-wall trick shot

Trick shots are always awesome. During Portland Trail Blazers practice, some of the players were trying to hit a shot by bouncing it off the side wall of the gym into the basket. Check out Meyers Leonard hitting that shot: After Leonard hit the shot, he did a cartwheel to celebrate it. The cartwheel might have been as good as the trick shot itself. You go, Meyers. Do your thing...
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Robin Lopez donut looks pretty tasty

You know you made it when people name their food items after you. A good example is when Jeremy Lin had a sandwich named after him. This isn’t exactly official but a fan made a Robin Lopez donut. Here’s the pic of the Robin Lopez donut: Loading Rolo doughnut. View on Instagram @-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5...
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Jimmy Butler hits game-winning three-pointer against Atlanta Hawks

Sometimes, preseason can offer some gems. The Atlanta Hawks were leading the Chicago Bulls, 84-82, with 1.5 seconds left after a Dennis Schroder lay-up. Unfortunately for the Hawks, that was enough time for the Bulls. It was definitely enough time for Jimmy Butler, who sank the three-pointer to win it for Chi-town. Check out the game-winning three right here: Sure, it was a preseason...
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Tony Wroten misses easy fastbreak lay-up against Boston Celtics

We love preseason basketball. Especially something as dreary as the Boston Celtics against the Philadelphia 76ers. This play was a perfect example. Tony Wroten of the Sixers had a fastbreak lay-up that seemed like a gimmie for anybody. Unfortunately, well… You can look at the video yourself: It’s already bad enough that a lot of fans are writing off the Sixers roster. If this...
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Amare Stoudemire bathes himself in red wine in Instagram photo

Amare Stoudemire is using a unique way of recovering from the wear and tear of his body. Some people get massages and some people get acupuncture. What does Amare do? Bathe himself in red wine. Check out the photo here: Loading Recovery Day! Red Wine Bath !! #Kinging #Blessed #Hebrews Getting ready for the eighth day feast. View on Instagram @-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI...
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Dwight Howard has a documentary coming out on EPIX

So Dwight Howard is going to have a documentary about his life. This little feature may clear up misconceptions about him. Here’s the trailer of the documentary that’s going to premiere on November 12th on EPIX. Dwight Howard has gotten a bad rap over the past couple of years but let’s also note that he did try to play through a back injury in that ill-fated 2012-13 season...
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LeBron James admits recruiting failure during first stint with Cleveland Cavaliers

We know that LeBron James didn’t get to team with many superstars in Cleveland (though I remember clearly four or five years ago that most pundits said that the Cavs team was “unfair” and was a favorite to win the whole thing). Nevertheless, LeBron admitted to Dave McMenamin of ESPN that he did not succeed in recruiting stars during his first stay there. Here are the quotes...
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LeBron James sent encouraging text message to Kevin Durant

As we all know, Kevin Durant is out for the next two months, possibly longer, with a foot injury. Old-timers balk at the notion of top superstars being friends off the court but LeBron James doesn’t listen to them critics. He got in touch with the four-time scoring champion, From Dave McMenamin of ESPN: LeBron James said he texted Kevin Durant to offer his support: "I told...
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Nick Young leads Hollywood Starline bus tour

Nick Young and the city of Los Angeles are a perfect match. He’s got the charismatic personality that fits well in Hollywood. So of course, it’s only right that he takes over a Hollywood bus tour and becomes the tour guide. Here’s your video of Swaggy P taking peeps around Hollywood: Nick Young did the tour with ease. After all, Young is the man of the people. Hopefully, Swaggy...
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Dwight Howard shows off new pet snake on Instagram

Dwight Howard has a new friend, apparently. And it’s not our usual kind of, um, pet. Check this picture out from his Instagram account: Loading Can't live in Texas and not own one of these. View on Instagram @-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } @keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity...
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Chandler Parsons says The Notebook is the best romantic movie of all-time

Earlier tonight, we posted about a Jimmy Kimmel sketch starring Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons and other NBA notables discussing the latest Nicholas Sparks novel, “The Best Of Me”. As you might figure, Parsons was asked about Nicholas Sparks work after starring in the sketch and he noted that he thought “The Notebook” was the greatest romantic film of all-time...
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