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Marc Gasol gives great touch pass to Serge Ibaka at 2014 FIBA World Cup

Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies has always been an excellent passer. In this one, he shows off that skill for the Spanish national team as he makes the outstanding touch pass to teammate Serge Ibaka (who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA). And it was an over-the-shoulder touch pass, too, while falling a bit. You’re such a showoff, Marc. *** *Gasol image from...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Big Slam Dunk Against Puerto Rico At 2014 FIBA World Cup

One of the players that we would love to see into a star is the 6’10″ (and still growing) Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks. He’s got all-around skill with great length and athleticism. And he’s only 19 years old. Here’s Giannis showing that off for the Greek national team against Puerto Rico. Y’all remember he did that sort of thing against Senegal, too...
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LeBron James congratulates Kevin Durant on Nike deal over Twitter

In case you missed it, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant signed a brand-new deal with Nike that will extend his contract with them until the year of 2024. As you might figure, Durant was excited to stay with Nike and posted the below tweet to confirm the deal: Excited and humbled to sign back with the swoosh! — Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 1, 2014 Meanwhile, LeBron...
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Brandon Jennings Thinks #8, #23 And #24 Should Be Retired By NBA

  Brandon Jennings’ musings on Twitter are entertaining. A couple of weeks ago, he mentioned that Kobe Bryant was the greatest player of all-time. And he was at it again late Sunday night. Here are a few of his tweets where he talked about Kobe and Michael Jordan. Y’all fighting the Lakers retiring both Numbers 8 & 24? First player too ever have both numbers retired. ...
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Kyrie Irving hits circus shot against Turkey at 2014 FIBA World Cup

We here at this fine website love circus shots and during today’s Team USA match against Turkey at the 2014 FIBA World Cup came courtesy of Kyrie Irving. In the third quarter of play, Irving drove the paint but lost control of the ball while attempting going up for the shot. Somehow, the ball floats straight up and into the basket for the improbable hoop: That’s some Uncle Drew...
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WATCH: Kenneth Faried hits circus shot against Turkey

One of the key hustle players for Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup is Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and in the first quarter of today’s Turkey-USA first round match-up, he should off his offensive skill. Watch as Kenneth decides to drive baseline and makes a pretty up-and-under move which leads to a circus shot that goes in: That’s just straight pretty! *** Faried...
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Doc Rivers home office looks pretty awesome

Some people like to say that the look of your office says plenty about the type of person that you are. Recently, CNN’s Rachel Nichols got a chance to do a one-on-one interview with Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers at his home. Check out the below Instagram photo of Rivers home office which is pretty darn amazing along with being filled with plenty of keepsakes and basketball...
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Nick Young celebrates Iggy Azalea’s trick shot in Instagram video

In terms of notable couples in the association, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea are among them. Last night, Nick decided to go to the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility for some late night hoops and Iggy decided to come with him. In the below Instagram video from Nick’s account, Iggy hits a pretty incredible trick shot from behind-the-basket...
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Stephen Curry one-handed slam dunk against Finland at 2014 FIBA World Cup

As Team USA continues to cruise against Finland in the opening round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry showed off a rare power dunk. In the beginning of the third quarter of play, Curry got past the Finland defense and threw down the nasty one-handed dunk in the below vine from Andrew Bailey: That was pretty nice, Mr. Curry! *** Curry image courtesy...
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WATCH: Derrick Rose makes Finland look silly on dunk

As Team USA starts it’s 2014 FIBA World Cup in Bilbao, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose showed off his aerial ability against Finland. During the second quarter of play, Rose drove the lane and threw down a powerful two-handed slam dunk with relative ease against Finland: If you want another angle of the play, check it out from Bleacher Report’s Andrew Bailey: Derrick Rose...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo nasty slam dunk against Senegal at 2014 FIBA World Cup

As the 2014 FIBA World Cup continues day one of play, Greece faces it’s first test against Senegal and Giannis Antetokounmpo is doing his usual amazing plays. In the first half of the game, Giannis gained possession of the ball on one end of the court and went to the other end of the court to throw down a nasty one-handed slam dunk as noted in this Vine by Danny Hazan: Geez, Giannis...
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Kyrie Irving beats James Harden in shooting contest during Team USA practice

In only a couple of hours, Team USA will take the floor at Bilbao to play Finland for their opening match of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Yesterday, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving got into an impromptu shooting contest with Houston Rockets star James Harden. Watch as Irving barely beats Harden by one as they take turn shooting from three-point land in the below YouTube video:...
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Joel Embiid is The Ladies Man in hilarious photoshop

While he hasn’t played an NBA game yet, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid is a social networking all-star and last night, he posted a classic photoshop. Embiid posted a photoshopped image of the movie poster from the 2000 comedy movie, “The Ladies Man” starring Tim Meadows with his face covering Tim’s. Check out the image from Embiid’s official Instagram account: Never...
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Manu Ginobili gets life-sized statue in Buenos Aires

There are few things more everlasting than statues and recently, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili got his own courtesy of the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina. The statue which currently stands in downtown Buenos Aires shows Ginobili dribbling a basketball and check out Manu’s photo from his Twitter account of him posing with it earlier today: Vieja: no me recibí de médico...
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Chris Bosh sits in son’s Cadillac toy car in Instagram photo

As we near the start of the Labor Day weekend in the United States, Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is getting some time to spend with his kids. Earlier today, Bosh posted a rather humorous photo on his personal Instagram account of him sitting in his son’s Cadillac toy car with the below caption: My son made me change up cars this morning. Might take a little longer to get to the gym...
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Kobe Bryant wishes Michael Jackson Happy Birthday on Instagram

If the “King of Pop” was still living today, Michael Jackson would have turned the grant ole age of fifty-five and many people are paying respects to him on social networking. Only a few moments ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant posted an image of Michael Jackson from the 1980′s on his Instagram account and left this caption: Happy Birthday to the greatest. *** Bryant...
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Jeff Teague might have owned nearly 4,000 pair of sneakers

While there are many folks who claim to be sneakerheads, Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague is one NBA player who can lay claim to that title. Recently, Teague did an interview with Slam Magazine’s Abe Schwadron and was asked about his sneaker collection that at one time was claimed to be over 4,000 different pairs: On a nightly basis, Teague is one of the League’s top candidates...
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Andrew Wiggins goes back home in BioSteel Sports commercial

As the first overall selection of the 2014 NBA Draft, Andrew Wiggins will be starting his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In case you didn’t know, Wiggins grew up near Toronto, Canada (Specifically: Thornhill, Ontario) and recently took a trip back home for a commercial. Wiggins stars in a commercial for BioSteel Sports (A high performance sports drink and nutritional...
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Iman Shumpert pretends to be secret service agent in job interview prank

There are few things that I like more than a good old fashioned prank and recently, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert teamed up with the folks at Relativity Sports for a solid one. As part of prank video for the upcoming Pierce Brosnan flick “The November Man”, Iman pretended to be a secret service agent as unsuspecting individuals attempted to interview for a fake job. Watch...
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Joakim Noah says he’s obsessed with winning an NBA Championship

I think it would be safe to say that most NBA players main goal during their career is to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy and win the NBA Championship. Recently, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah did an interview with Slam Magazine’s Nima Zarrabi to talk about his career and other notable parts of his life. During the interview, Noah noted that he is happy with his career but is...
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Klay Thompson woke up early in Spain for his fantasy football draft

As Team USA is set to begin pool play in the FIBA World Cup held in Spain, Klay Thompson had other things on his mind last night or early in the morning in Bilbao. Thompson like many folks plays fantasy football and while some would probably just let their team be auto-drafted by the computer considering his current time difference, Klay decided to do it live. Check out the below...
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Dwight Howard went to an Ed Sheeran concert

In case you were wondering what Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was up to on a Wednesday night, D-12 was in Los Angeles at Staples Center. Dwight was in attendance for an Ed Sheeran concert and on his personal Instagram account, he posted a couple of videos during Sheeran’s performances: Hopefully, Dwight has fun and enjoyed Ed’s live performance of “I See Fire”. ...
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Kobe Bryant says he has found his inner zen

As Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant nears the end of his incredible NBA career, he spoke with Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard about his life and times. During Ballard’s observations of Kobe during his interview, he noted that Kobe was really relaxed and he asked about his current nature of being. Kobe responded that he had found his inner zen and noted that he’s isn...
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Marinko Matosevic talks to Michael Jordan during U.S. Open tennis match

For those of you wondering what Michael Jordan is up to this week, he is cheering on his friend (and selfie-taker) Roger Federer at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. During Federer’s first round match with Australia’s Marinko Matosevic, Marinko noticed that Jordan was in the stands and in the third set, Matosevic decided to say that he wanted to “Be Like Mike” during a stoppage...
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Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine ride down giant slide at Minnesota State Fair

In case you missed it yesterday, Minnesota Timberwolves introduced rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine to fans at the Minnesota State Fair. After the usual intros, Wiggins and LaVine got the chance to have fun at the fair and one of the things that they did was ride down a giant slide. Check out the below Vine from the Minnesota Timberwolves of the two going down it: That looked...
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