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Anthony Davis posterizes Robin Lopez with alley-oop jam in Pelicans-Blazers game

What were you doing when you were 21 years old? For Anthony Davis, just basically dominating the NBA. Early in the contest between New Orleans Pelicans and Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night, Anthony Davis already got started with the damage. Look at him catch the Tyreke Evans lob and smash it in front of Robin Lopez: That is so not fair, Mr. Unibrow. *** Anthony Davis picture...
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Jeff Green posterizes Marcus Morris in Suns-Celtics game

Jeff Green was not done doing wonderful things in this game. Watch Green steal the ball and put one on Marcus Morris: After that poster, there is only one Morris twin left. Excellent job, Jeff. *** Jeff Green picture courteesy of Getty Images.
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Shabazz Napier loses Deron Williams with nasty crossover

As the Miami Heat continue life without LeBron James, rookie Shabazz Napier is a reason for Miami fans to get excited for this squad. Earlier tonight, Napier pulled off an impressive crossover move that caused Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams to get turned around on defense: That was a crazy move, folks! *** Shabazz Napier loses Deron Williams [Le Chica Bonita] Napier image courtesy...
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Jeff Green soars for big slam dunk against Phoenix Suns

Jeff Green continues to be a highlight reel for the Boston Celtics. In their game against the Phoenix Suns, he took off from afar for the spike. Check out Jeff Green skying here: And check it out in slo-mo: Beautiful dunk by Jeff Green. *** Jeff Green picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vines by KWAPT.
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Pointless Rankings: Courtney Lee’s redemption, Kobe Bryant’s destruction

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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Dwight Howard throws down long alley-oop lob from James Harden against Thunder

The Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night with a 90s throwback kind of game… and that wasn’t exactly a good thing. The final score was 69-65. But at least, there was one highlight play in that slugfest. Throw it up to Dwight, James: James Harden threw a perfect pass to Dwight Howard, who had to make multiple moves just to get away from Nick Collison...
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Portland Trail Blazers Twitter account gives perfect response to EA Sports question

The EA Sports Twitter account (you know EA Sports as the guys who made NBA Live 15) put out a routine question on which NBA player would take the last shot: :03 left on the clock. Your squad is down 2. Who do you want taking the last shot? #IceInTheVeins pic.twitter.com/0AmXSHtyLD — EA SPORTS NBA (@EASPORTSNBA) November 11, 2014 The Portland Trail Blazers Twitter account saw...
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Stephen Curry tosses no-look assist to Andrew Bogut against Lakers

While most of us already know that Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry can shoot the lights out, he’s a pretty darn good passer as well. During last night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers in the second quarter of play, Curry was able to find his teammate Andrew Bogut for an easy bucket with a no-look over-the-shoulder pass as noted in this Vine from Dub Nation Faithful...
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Russell Westbrook declines Lakers fan cheers for him to play in Los Angeles

As the Oklahoma City Thunder do battle with the Houston Rockets tonight in OKC, Thunder star Russell Westbrook is still not playing due to a hand injury. Apparently, that’s not stopping Russ from being in the news as a Los Angeles Lakers fan in attendance for tonight’s game found out. The fan was sitting near the scorer’s table decided to try and convince Russ (who played...
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JaVale McGee air balls free throw against New York Knicks

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a quality highlights from Denver Nuggets big man JaVale McGee and earlier today, he provided us with another classic JaVale moment. In the first half of today’s Knicks-Nuggets game, JaVale stepped to the free throw line and was trying his best to make a free throw. Watch as McGee’s free throw ends up just a bit outside in the below Vine...
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LeBron James denies Kent Bazemore lay-up with monster block

As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to learn how to play together, there is one thing for sure that I can tell you and that’s LeBron James can still make some incredible defensive plays. In the third quarter of last night’s game between the Cavaliers-Hawks, Atlanta tried to score on a quick inbounds and Kent Bazemore looked like he had an easy lay-up. Watch as LeBron denies...
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Lance Stephenson slaps himself in the face during Hornets-Warriors game

There are few players in today’s landscape like Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson and during last night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, Lance did something that I’ve never seen before. As he was trying to come around a screen attempt from Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, he slapped himself square in the face and fell down. Check out the situation...
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WATCH: Terrence Ross gets way up for monster alley-oop

Terrence Ross can get high. During this Toronto Raptors/Utah Jazz game on Saturday night, Kyle Lowry threw an impressive near-halfcourt lob to Ross. Check out the video here: Ross is like Calvin Johnson. Just throw it anywhere and he’ll catch it. *** Terrence Ross picture from Getty Images. Vine by Bruce Arthur.
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LeBron James skies for huge slam dunk against Atlanta Hawks

Despite the Cavaliers slow start to the regular season, it appears that they seem to be on the same page against the Atlanta Hawks. In the first quarter of play, Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving came up with a steal that lead to a slam dunk from LeBron James on the other end: Nice to see that LeBron was able to take flight for the Cleveland fans tonight. *** Irving steal leads to LeBron...
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Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown kicks ball during Houston loss

Last night the Philadelphia 76ers were less than two minutes away from their first win of the season but sadly, they were unable to hold the lead in the waning moments against the Houston Rockets. With less than a minute to play, a Philadelphia turnover lead to James Harden getting a couple of free throws to cut into the three point lead for the 76ers. After the play had completed...
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Josh Smith airballs free throw against Oklahoma City Thunder

The Detroit Pistons beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night but this is one moment that Pistons forward Josh Smith would like to forget. Josh Smith airballed a free throw: That is one terrible foul shot, Josh Smith. But at least, your team won, right? *** Josh Smith picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @soyunsanti.
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Anthony Davis skies for alley-oop dunk against Minnesota Timberwolves

The New Orleans Pelicans had quite a spectacular night. Not only did they beat the Minnesota Timberwolves by a jillion points (48, but who’s counting?) but Anthony Davis did something wicked stupid. Look at Anthony Davis sky for this alley-oop jam: My gosh. It was like Anthony Davis was Mr. Fantastic or something. For him to grab a ball that high was incredible. That alone should...
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Trey Burke makes game-winning jumper against New York Knicks

The Utah Jazz and New York Knicks went back and forth at the end of the game. Utah had 2.3 seconds left to break the 100-tie and get the win. That was enough for Trey Burke to sink New York. Get that shot, Trey Burke: The Knicks continue to find creative ways to lose games. Meanwhile, great win and confidence-booster for Trey Burke and the Jazz. *** Trey Burke picture courtesy of Getty Images.
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Tony Wroten posterizes Kostas Papanikolaou with vicious left-handed slam dunk

The lowly Philadelphia 76ers are keeping pace with the powerful (currently, they are) Houston Rockets. And they’re keeping up because of plays like this. Tony Wroten, show ‘em what you got: Kostas Papanikolaou got a faceful of basketball trying to stop Tony Wroten’s nasty left-handed jam. Tony Wroten, you are one brave man to go at Kostas and THE man for putting one on his...
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Gary Harris posterizes A.J. Price with nasty slam dunk in Nuggets-Pacers game

The Denver Nuggets are blowing out the Indiana Pacers on a Friday night game and the team from the Rocky Mountains added salt to the wound. Look at Gary Harris climb the stairs against A.J. Price: That was so mean, Gary Harris, that you need to be grounded in your room. I mean, if someone can keep you grounded, that is. *** Gary Harris picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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Damian Lillard’s body double is a perfectionist in new Adidas Swingman ad

We’ve seen Dwight Howard’s Adidas swingman spot. We also saw rookie sensation Andrew Wiggins in an Adidas swingman ad. Now it’s Damian Lillard’s turn: Gotta love how they both said they are perfectionists in their own craft. Of course, the body double has to work on his handles JUUUUST a bit. Also, is the body double ACTUALLY TALLER than Dame? Funny series of ads thus far...
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LeBron: No team will ever go through what 2010 Heat did

After being part of two super teams in Miami and currently in Cleveland, LeBron James has a very special insight on what it means to have pressure in those types of situations. Earlier today, LeBron was asked if he could compare the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers team with his first super team in Miami back in 2010. LeBron noted that he would never compare the two situations in...
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Kevin Love says that he was fat before physical transformation with Cavaliers

Prior to joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love put together some solid seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves and during his time there, he was hampered by some injuries. During the offseason, many noted that Kevin Love had done some work on improving his physical side and today, Kevin was asked about getting in shape. Check out the quote that Love gave ESPN’s Dave McMenamin...
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Hulk Hogan pumps up Golden State Warriors fans with epic speech

Last night, the Golden State Warriors hosted former WWE wrestling legend Hulk Hogan and got the Hulkster in part of a social media takeover. Before the start of the Warriors-Nets game, Hulk got the chance to come out to center court and do what he does best in an attempt to fire up the crowd at Oracle Arena. Listen to Hulk’s epic speech about the Warriors coming to defeat Brooklyn...
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Monta Ellis freestyle raps before Mavericks-76ers game

As previously noted here on this fine website, Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis can rap and during last night’s Mavericks-76ers game, he showed off his freestyle flow. While he was being interviewed by Dallas Mavericks analyst Derek Harper, Ellis decided to drop a couple of bars for the fans at home: That Monta Ellis flow was nice! *** Monta Ellis drops freestyle rap [Friendly...
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