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Josh Smith posterizes Nerlens Noel with monster slam dunk

There are few things that more enjoyable than a good old poster slam dunk and during tonight’s Pistons-76ers affair, we got a good one. As the Pistons controlled the possession, Detroit Pistons star Josh Smith was able to weave his way into the lane and went for the nasty dunk. 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel tried his best to block the shot but ended up getting posterized: *** Josh...
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Michael Jordan to take over Hornets social media accounts for a day

As we near the start of the regular season, this will be the first season since 2002 when the Hornets will be playing their basketball in Charlotte, North Carolina. To get Hornets fans pumped up for the moment, the team decided to do something special with owner Michael Jordan by letting him take over their social media accounts for a single day. The event will be called #MJTakeover...
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Trailer of Steve Nash documentary is very interesting

Steve Nash has had quite the basketball career and we all know the end is coming soon. But he does have a budding film career; we all know about his YouTube videos that goes back to his Phoenix Suns days. This time around, there is a documentary about Nash on and off the court. Check out the trailer right here: The trailer even includes comments from Kobe Bryant and the President...
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Brad Stevens says Jared Sullinger could be team’s best scorer

Last year, Jared Sullinger was told to shoot behind the arc by Celtics coach Brad Stevens. It wasn’t exactly unicorns and rainbows; Sullinger shot 56 for 208 (.269) behind the arc. In the preseason, he’s hitting them on a much better clip (15 for 30, .500). Brad Stevens knows Sullinger needs to be fed the ball. From the Boston Herald: “We need him to score,” the Celtics coach...
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Manu Ginobili sank half-court shot with his foot

In a series of videos called “Champion Revealed”, the NBA is profiling the San Antonio Spurs’ forming of a title team. In this old video, Manu Ginobili (who didn’t have that shiny bald spot at the time) sank a halfcourt shot by kicking it in. That’s some shot. Check the video out here: One hell of a shot by Manu. Definitely an H if you’re playing Ginobili H-O-R-S-E....
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Jeff Green chases down Sergey Karasev for emphatic block

Jeff Green was a highlight reel last season with his poster dunks and game-winning shots. In Wednesday night’s preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets, the Celtics forward did the deed on the defensive end as he chased down Sergey Karasev for the monstrous swat. Watch the block here: If nothing else for the Celtics, at least, Jeff Green can provide memorable highlights this season...
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Eric Bledsoe sends Jared Cunningham flying with nasty crossover

There are few things that I enjoy more than killer crossovers and if you were looking for a great one from Wednesday’s preseason action, it happened during the Suns-Clippers game. In the third quarter, Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe was matched up with Los Angeles guard Jared Cunningham and Bledsoe pulled off a nice crossover move. Watch as Cunningham loses his balance and goes flying...
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WATCH: Steve Ballmer freaks out while shown on Jumbotron

We all know that Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer can get a tad excited at times and well, during tonight’s Clippers-Suns preseason game, he showed off his enthusiasm at the Staples Center. While Steve was being shown on the jumbotron, check out his epic fist-pumping reaction as seen in the below Vine video: Never change Steve, Never Change! *** Clippers owner Steve Ballmer...
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Terrence Ross hits 360 lay-up against Maccabi Haifa

Terrence Ross, who was once a slam-dunk champion, gets fancy on this breakaway lay-up Wednesday night on a preseason game against Maccabi Haifa. Check out the little 360 action in his lay-up: The guy defies gravity like only few can. Heck, I can’t even do a 360 on the ground, let alone the air. Hope we see Ross back in the dunk contest this February because the dude has some sweet...
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Kevin Durant is doing him by listening to Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off

Kevin Durant has some down time on his hands. He has showed on his Instagram account what music he is listening to. And Kevin Durant is down with Taylor Swift: Call me what u want! A photo posted by Kevin Durant (@easymoneysniper) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:44am PDT You know how it says on Kevin Durant’s Twitter bio, “IM ME, I DO ME, AND I CHILL.” Well, listening to Taylor...
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Jeremy Lin poses as Adidas employee in Taiwan in latest video

Over the summer, Jeremy Lin spent some time in Taiwan. During his stay, he disguised himself as an Adidas employee and worked there for about an hour. Some people actually saw under his disguise while others didn’t believe it was actually him when he tried to reveal himself. Check out the funny video here (click on CC for the English captions): It was hilarious that he couldn’t...
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Paul George plays one-on-one against his dog

Paul George likely won’t play this coming season but he has been shooting around. It feels like he’s ahead of schedule after that horrific foot injury he suffered in the summer. Obviously, he’s not in full speed so here he is practicing against his dog: When ya mans want that one on one #GodSpeed A video posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:40pm PDT ...
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Isaiah Thomas sends game to overtime, stares down Floyd Mayweather

There was a little preseason excitement on Tuesday night when the Lakers and Suns went to overtime in Anaheim. The Lakers were up by two when Wesley Johnson missed both shots from the charity stripe with 10 seconds left. In the following possession, Gerald Green missed a three-pointer but the ball caromed to Isaiah Thomas, who hit the buzzer-beating corner shot. Here’s Isaiah...
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Minnesota Timberwolves fan does hilarious Beverly Hills 90210 spoof

I love Beverly Hills 90210. That’s probably not even a question to those that know me. So there is no question that I LOVE this spoof of 90210 with everything related to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Just stop reading and watch the video. It’s well worth the 90 seconds, ESPECIALLY if you’re a 90210 fan. And, of course, this video accentuates the adorableness of Ricky Rubio....
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Chris Bosh hits no-look circus shot against Houston Rockets

Chris Bosh is determined to prove everybody wrong with his new, shiny $118 million deal with the Miami Heat. And he’s off to a good start with this acrobatic shot. Here’s the acrobatic shot we’re talking about: Nice no-look shot. Heat fans appreciate that… and I definitely appreciate it. *** Chris Bosh picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @marco_romo.
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Iman Shumpert wore clock hat during postgame interview

We all know that some NBA players love to take it to the bizarre when it comes to fashion. This time around, Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks made his own statement by wearing a clock hat after Monday night’s preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Yes, a clock hat: Shumpert's clock cap. pic.twitter.com/uTJPZNX55m — Daniel (@benchwarmerdan) October 21, 2014 I can’t...
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Kevin Durant rolled up to press conference on a scooter

Kevin Durant just had surgery on his gimpy foot. He mentioned that he had never been injured before and that it felt different. And he gets to roll around on a scooter! Here’s Durant on his new toy: And Durant said this during his press conference (via NBC): “I feel like Nick Saban, just rolling around on my scooter court to court,” Durant said of his role with the Thunder...
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Chris Paul and Blake Griffin to star in new comedy show

Can’t say I didn’t expect this to come at some point. I think Blake Griffin is legitimately funny. His dry sense of humor is really entertaining and his deadpan delivery is excellent. But doing a show with Chris Paul, who is known for his intensity on the court? This is definitely something to watch. From Jasmine Watkins of Sporting News. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin mesh so...
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LeBron James says Chicago Bulls better than Cleveland Cavaliers right now

LeBron James, you know how to throw others off their game, don’t you? From Brian Windhorst of ESPN: Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers. The two teams play Monday night in a preseason game at Ohio State University. The Cavs are calling it their most important preseason game...
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Rajon Rondo calls Brad Stevens most positive coach he’s ever had

Every season, there is a Rajon Rondo trade rumor. There are always whispers that he wants out of Boston because he doesn’t want to see the rebuild through. But Rondo has mentioned publically every time that he wants to help out. And he has high praise for second-year Celtics coach Brad Stevens. He talks about Stevens with David Aldridge in NBA.Com’s Morning Tip: Whatever issues...
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T.I. and Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin do awkward Opening Night promo

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin and rapper (and Atlanta native) T.I. do a promo together encouraging fans to go to the Hawks home opener on November 1st. What you’ll see is an awkward 21-second promo… but amusing, nonetheless. Check out the Hawks CEO and T.I. breaking it down together in this video: Yes, Hawks fans. You should be there. Fo’ shizzle. Even I feel awkward typing...
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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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