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Jimmy Butler says he would like to date Taylor Swift

It seems that almost everyone these days is a fan of musician Taylor Swift and you can count one of those fans in Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler. Earlier tonight, NBA reporter Sean Highkin decided to ask Jimmy about Taylor Swift’s former relationship with musician John Mayer and Jimmy decided to provide a classic answer: Jimmy gave the thumbs-down to T-Swift's relationship...
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Joakim Noah has terrible air ball free throw against New York Knicks

While most people think that making free throws are easy, there are times that some NBA players can just miss free throws horribly. Earlier tonight, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah stepped to the line at the United Center against the New York Knicks and provided us with a terribly missed free throw that caught mostly air: That wasn’t the prettiest free throw that I’ve ever...
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Dwyane Wade’s best highlights from his 42 points against Utah Jazz

Once in a while, the veterans past their primes dig deep down to summon one of those extraordinary performances that used to be routine for them. On Wednesday night, Dwyane Wade did just that. Wade scored 42 points against the Utah Jazz. Check out the array of the moves he did last night: He was hitting from everywhere, going 12 for 19 from the field (as well as a 2006 Finals-reminding...
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NBA players say #NoGifts on basketball court in new Christmas commercial

The NBA released its new ad for the Christmas Day games. No jingles. No songs. No gifts. That’s the theme: no gifts on the basketball court: Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving, and Pau Gasol all make appearances. Pau’s appearance is the best because he actually does some action by blocking a shot and… well, because it’s Pau Gasol, and he should be everybody’s...
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Kenneth Faried does powerful two-handed putback slam against Rockets

The Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets, 115-111, in overtime but Denver did have some flashy plays that kept the fans into it. One of them was an excellent putback slam by Kenneth Faried. Here’s Faried’s two-handed rebound throwdown: These plays are probably the only highlights going on with the Nuggets as they have now lost seven of eight games. But nice jam, Faried....
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Dwight Howard knocks out Nuggets mascot Rocky with playful kick

Before anyone starts to lose their cool, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard didn’t harm the Nuggets mascot but the incident was another in classic Rocky moment. During a stoppage of play of tonight’s Rockets-Nuggets game, Dwight got the chance to play around with the Nuggets mascot and playfully kicked him in the nose. Watch as Rocky gets knocked out by the kick and falls...
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Nicolas Batum takes nasty fall after slam dunk against Milwaukee Bucks

There are times when players in the association have to be careful when attempting slam dunks and during tonight’s Trail Blazers-Bucks game, Nicolas Batum had a scary moment. In the fourth quarter of play, Batum skied for a two-handed slam dunk but in the process of landing, he took a hard fall onto the Moda Center floor: Here’s another angle of the play which shows Batum...
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Brandon Jennings passes up easy lay-up for jump shot against Dallas

After watching many games over the years, I’ve personally thought that I’ve seen it all. That was until Detroit Pistons Brandon Jennings did something strange during tonight’s Mavericks-Pistons game. In the third quarter, it appeared that Jennings had a wide-open lay-up but for some reason decided to step-back and take a jump shot: Brandon Jennings being Brandon Jennings...
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Drake introduces Toronto Raptors during second-ever Drake Night

In case you didn’t know already, the Toronto Raptors decided to host the second annual “Drake Night” against the Brooklyn Nets. As you might figure, Aubrey Graham was in the house to do the player introductions for the Raptors and if you missed it, check out this video of him introducing the squad with some funny jokes: Good job on the intros, Drake! *** Raptors celebrate...
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Kevin Love delivers amazing full court pass to LeBron James against Hawks

One of the entertaining reasons to watch the Cleveland Cavaliers play basketball is the amazing passing ability of Kevin Love. During tonight’s Cavs-Hawks game in the third quarter of play, Love delivered an amazing full-court pass that went past three Hawks defenders and found teammate LeBron James for an easy lay-up: Earlier in the same game, Love delivered another nice full...
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LeBron James breaks Thabo Sefolosha’s ankles with nasty crossover

There are few things more enjoyable than watching basketball players using incredible crossovers to “break the ankles” of their defenders. Late in the first quarter of tonight’s Cavaliers-Hawks game, LeBron James was being guarded by Atlanta’s Thabo Sefolosha and used a nifty dribble move to get past him: The play ended in a Matthew Dellavedova three-pointer and another...
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Nick Young and his son are wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles onesies

Nick Young’s got a lot going on. He’s ballin’ it up with the Lakers, entertaining everybody, and going out with Iggy Azalea. But when he goes home to his son, he just wants to relax. So how does he relax? Hot chocolate and wearing Ninja Turtle onesies: It's that time of year … Hot chocolate and and onesies and ninja turtles A photo posted by Nick Young (@swaggyp1...
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Andre Iguodala’s travel dance goes well with Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

Andre Iguodala protested the no-call travel on Mike Conley by doing his own travel dance. Iguodala got a technical foul for it, which seems really silly. But we enjoyed the dance quite a bit. And, well, we also found out that his travel dance goes really well with Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” Andre’s gonna shake shake shake shake shake: It’s okay, Dre. It might be...
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Russell Westbrook skies for two-handed monster slam dunk against Kings

There are few players in today’s game that have the insane athleticism of Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and during tonight’s Kings-Thunder affair, he showed of his aerial ability. During an out-of-bounds play, Westbrook was able to get past his defender and throw down a monster two-handed slam dunk with authority: Folks, Let Westbrook be Westbrook *** Westbrook...
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Rudy Gay throws down poster dunk on Serge Ibaka during Kings-Thunder

There are few things that are more impressive than a poster slam dunk and during tonight’s Sacramento Kings-Oklahoma City Thunder game, Rudy Gay showed off his aerial ability. Late in the second quarter, Rudy was able to get to the basket and decided to throw down the two-handed dunk in the face of Serge Ibaka: Rudy just put Ibaka on a poster! *** Rudy dunks on Ibaka [Sports...
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Tyreke Evans spinning no-look assist to Anthony Davis against Jazz

In terms of the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans are one of the most fun and interesting teams in the conference. Earlier tonight, the Utah Jazz faced off against the Pelicans and late in the fourth quarter, Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans showed off his passing ability. Check out this incredible no-look spinning assist to Anthony Davis who threw down an easy slam dunk:...
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Brooklyn Nets-Miami Heat game gets rain delay due to Barclays Center leak

Over the years, I’ve seen some pretty bizarre delays happen during NBA games but during tonight’s Miami Heat-Brooklyn Nets affair, we had a rain delay. With less than two minutes to play in the first quarter, a leak at the Barclays Center (apparently from the roof) caused water to drip onto floor and caused a rain delay. Check out the below Vine from Nets Daily Reed Wallach...
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Reggie Miller says that Michael Jordan is ten times better than Kobe Bryant

It seems that almost everyone has opinion on who is a better all-time NBA player between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. Recently, Turner Sports Reggie Miller during an appearance on the Dan Patrick radio show while discussing Kobe passing Jordan on the all-time scoring list, Reggie noted that he still felt that Jordan was a better player than Kobe. Check out the below quote as...
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John Wall stars in Taken 3 spoof with Liam Neeson for Christmas Day game

With less than a couple of weeks till the start of the NBA’s annual Christmas Day extravaganza, one of the games to played on that day will be the Washington Wizards-New York Knicks. Recently, Wizards star John Wall did a Christmas Day promo with actor Liam Neeson for ESPN and the movie, “Taken 3″. Check out the classic spoof where Liam tells John that the Knicks have a very...
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DeAndre Jordan finishes powerful alley-oop dunk off Blake Griffin’s lob

The Los Angeles Clippers took care of business at Staples Center against the Detroit Pistons, 113-91, and what would be the Clippers be without a taste of Lob City? Usually, Blake Griffin is the one finishing the oops but this time around, he’s the one throwing ‘em. DeAndre Jordan rocked the rim with this powerful alley-oop jam from Blake Griffin: It’s like he wanted to take...
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Khris Middleton beats Suns with wacky buzzer-beating three-pointer

The Milwaukee Bucks were down, 94-93, against the Phoenix Suns with 3.5 seconds left. The Bucks went to Khris Middleton, whose claim to fame is that he spells the name “Chris” with a K (that’s not his fault). Anyway, he spins away from Marcus Morris and put up a wacky three-pointer and… Well, you know why we posted this. Khris with a K made the three-pointer miraculously...
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DeMar DeRozan gives Kyle Lowry postgame interview after Raptors win

The Toronto Raptors came back to beat the Orlando Magic, 95-82, to boost their record to 19-6. Kyle Lowry was getting the postgame interview but he didn’t expect a familiar face to interview him. DeMar DeRozan, who is injured at the moment, does the honors of interviewing Lowry: Just the fact that the Raptors are 19-6 and have been winning WITHOUT DeRozan is remarkable. And DeMar...
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Kevin Love throws effortless full court pass to LeBron James for slam dunk

The best quarterback in Cleveland is probably not in the NFL. The guy is in the NBA and his name is Kevin Love. Look at him make this full court pass to LeBron James for the finish: Love makes that pass look so easy. And LeBron made that dunk look effortless, too. Perfect two-second play. *** Kevin Love picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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Pointless Rankings: Warriors celebrate Sweet 16, Nick Young is entertainment

Power rankings are silly. We always fight over which team should be in certain spots when, ultimately, it really doesn’t matter. So we made our own silly “pointless rankings” about the things that went on in the league in the past week. This feature will be on every Monday. Disagree with these rankings? We already said that these were silly. I put them where I feel they belong...
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Kobe Bryant signs off with ‘Mamba Out’ in latest Players’ Tribune column

Kobe Bryant has passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA all-time scoring list. He took the time to write about this in the latesst column of the Players’ Tribune (where professional athletes write their own columns). It’s as Kobe as you can get: I considered maybe just giving up basketball and just focusing on soccer. Here’s where my respect and admiration for MJ was...
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