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Nick Young says that Kobe Bryant is the greatest player of all-time

Over the last couple of years, many folks around the NBA and fans have debated whether or not that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was a better player that Michael Jordan. Yesterday, Lakers guard Nick Young decided to let everyone know where he stood on his Twitter page by stating that Kobe was better than Jordan: 1: Kobe 2: Mj …..my opinion (and I'm not just saying that bcuz...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol finishes Ricky Rubio alleyoop against Senegal in FIBA World Cup 2014

Could this be a good sign? Pau Gasol has been running all around the place during the FIBA World Cup and he’s doing it again against Senegal. In this play, he finishes an alleyoop pass from that adorable Wolves guard Ricky Rubio: If he plays like this for the Chicago Bulls, that team could be pretty dangerous. And the Lakers fans would probably yell something like, “Why didn’t...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs best highlights from 2013-14 season

The San Antonio Spurs have been unfairly seen by casual fans as boring. But last season, they played some of the most beautiful basketball we’d ever seen. The entire team had excellent fundamentals. Each individual knew exactly what spots they had to hit. They cut nonstop. They had great post play and outside shooting. They played outstanding defense. And their passing was so good...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid is impressed by Boris Diaw at 2014 FIBA World Cup on Twitter

As the FIBA World Cup enters the round of 16, France is facing off today against Croatia and one notable NBA players plying for France is Spurs forward Boris Diaw. During the second half of play, Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid decided to show some love towards Boris with the below tweet: Diaw is strong #woah — Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) September 6, 2014 In terms...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters shows off his rollerskating skills

Not only is Dion Waiters a professional basketball player in the NBA but he’s also apparently a pro in… rollerskating. Check out how he effortlessly rollerskates backwards along with a couple of other individuals: It looks so easy for him. And I was so mesmerized by his rollerskating that I almost didn’t notice that he was wearing those hypnotizing red pants. The NBA should...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis with the steal and slam against Mexico in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Anthony Davis has been touted as the next superstar in the NBA. And for good reason. He has all the skills in the world, he’s super athletic, and he has like a 50-foot wing span. Check out how he just steals the ball and goes Inspector Gadget on this slam: The scariest thing here is that he’s only 21 years old. I cry myself to sleep every time I think of what I was doing at...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Paul participates at Clayton Kershaw’s Ping Pong 4 Purpose event

Chris Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers was one of the celebrities that went to Clayton Kershaw’s Ping Pong 4 Purpose Event as they helped raise money towards an orphanage in Africa as well as for medical care and helping provide housing for the underprivileged. We all know Chris Paul is one of the best basketball players in the world. We also know that Paul is quite the bowler...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson birthday celebration flier uses air-blowing meme

In case you didn’t know already, Charlotte Bobcats guard Lance Stephenson is celebrating his 24th birthday today and if you happen to be anywhere near the Liberty Theater in New York City, you might have the chance to celebrate it. Earlier today, Lance posted a birthday flier for the event which showed his infamous air-blowing moment from last year’s Eastern Conference Finals...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Commissioner Adam Silver may consider 10 a.m. games in the future

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talked to Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson and Stephanie Ruhle Thursday about various league-related topics. But what stood out in this interview was the possibility of having 10 A.M. games (Eastern time) on Saturday. Thanks to NBC Pro Basketball Talk for transcribing this. Here’s what Silver said: “I think the biggest challenge (to growing the game internationally...
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Tony Parker faces Remi Gaillard in trick shot competition

There are few things that I enjoy more than tricks shots and recently, famed YouTuber Remi Gaillard faced off against San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker in a trick shot challenge. Gaillard (who has become famous for his pranks on YouTube) showed off some of his trick shot abilities with a soccer ball. Check out the full video of the challenge below and clearly, Tony P can make some...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins has problems fitting in airplane bathroom

In certain points of life, there are times when being the height of an NBA player can have it’s disadvantages and earlier tonight, Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins ran into an issue. Wiggins was traveling in a small airplane and tried to use the lavatory in it. Check out the below Instagram photo from his official account which shows Wiggins having difficulty standing...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony thought Jay-Z was crazy for starting sports agency

Earlier today, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was in attendance at the Bloomberg Sports Summit and talked about numerous subjects including his decision to stay with the Knicks. At one point of his conversation, Melo spoke about his good friend rapper Jay-Z about him starting his own sports agency, Roc Nation Sports. Carmelo originally noted that he thought Mr. Carter was crazy...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio dribbles between Raduljica’s legs in 2014 FIBA World Cup

We’re reminded why we were so excited when Ricky Rubio went over to the NBA. It’s because of plays like this. Look how Rubio starts the break: Le petit pont de Ricky Rubio sur Miroslav… by BasketInfos I can barely dribble between my legs and Rubio dribbles between someone else‘s legs. This guy truly is a wizard. *** *Rubio image courtesy of Getty Images. Video from Dailymotion.
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge best highlights from 2013-14 NBA season

LaMarcus Aldridge had a career season last year. He averaged 23.2 points and 11.1 rebounds for the 2013-14 season. Aldridge had two 30-20 games and put up back-to-back 40-plus-point games in the playoffs. The NBA put together a highlight video of his banner campaign right here: When it comes to the best power forwards in the league, LaMarcus Aldridge is definitely in that conversation...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried throws it down against Ukraine in 2014 FIBA World Cup

It was kind of a snoozer between Team USA and Ukraine. Until Kenneth Faried decided to wake all of us up with this jam. Witness this throwdown: You gotta love Kenneth Faried’s unlimited energy. And that dunk wasn’t half-bad, either. *** *Faried image courtesy of Getty Images. Video courtesy of @gifdsports.
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony felt he’d had to start over if he left New York

For a while, we wondered what Carmelo Anthony would do in the offseason. Would he leave New York to join the Chicago Bulls? Or even the Los Angeles Lakers? As it turned out, Melo ended up staying with the Knicks after re-signing a five-year deal with them. Chris Herring from the Wall Street Journal got more from Melo in the Bloomberg Sport Summit on why he decided to stay in New...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard laughs at James Harden hat joke on Instagram

We here at this fine website love jokes and earlier today, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard got a nice laugh at teammate James Harden. Recently, Harden wore an interesting hat to a Rihanna-Eminem concert which he attended with former teammate Russell Westbrook. Check out D-12′s Instagram post which posted a classic joke regarding the hat: @patbev21 @jharden13 omg. My g. I love...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond finishes fancy Mason Plumlee lob at 2014 FIBA World Cup

The game was pretty much in hand here against the Dominican Republic but Team USA was able to get one more highlight here. Check out these two centers (Mason Plumlee and Andre Drummond) team up for this devastating alley-oop play: La superbe passe de alley-oop de Mason Plumlee… by BasketInfos So this is why Mason Plumlee made the team. It is so that he could do nice no-look lobs...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers fans read LeBron James homecoming essay

As LeBron James starts his second chapter with the Cleveland Cavaliers during this upcoming 2014-15 NBA season, many of the fans in Northeast Ohio will be happy to see LeBron back in wine and gold. Back when LeBron announced his decision using a homecoming essay in Sports Illustrated, the words provided his thought process to return to Cleveland. Recently, a group of fans read his...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan slices in for the dunk in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Team USA wasn’t done with them highlight dunks. Check out slam dunk ace DeMar Derozan with the flight: Also, DeRozan should’ve won a slam dunk contest in the NBA. I’m not bitter at all. *** *DeRozan image courtesy of Getty Images. Video courtesy of @gifdsports.
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried with tip jam in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Where would Team USA be without Kenneth Faried? Team USA kind of got off to a sluggish start against the Dominican Republic and everyone seemed a bit off. Except for Kenneth Faried. He never takes a day off. Check this tip dunk out: You can always count on the Manimal for his unlimited motor. And devastating dunks. *** *Faried image courtesy of Getty Images. Video courtesy of @gifdsports.
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook best highlights from the 2013-14 NBA season

There are few players in today’s NBA like Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and for those of you who didn’t get to see his amazing feats from last season, we have the video for you. The below YouTube video from the NBA’s YouTube account shows off some of the best plays from Russell’s 2013-14 season with the Thunder and well, grab some popcorn and enjoy some of...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings thinks Kevin Durant has chance to be Top 5 of all-time

Brandon Jennings continues to be entertaining on Twitter. And this time around, he was wondering about the reigning Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant. Check out these tweets. Y'all Think Kevin Durant has a chance too be top 5 Greatest Of All Time??? At the rate he going I believe so. — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings) September 3, 2014 Tell me last time you seen a 6'11 SF...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan dressed as Jimi Hendrix for costume party

Over the Labor Day weekend, Los Angeles Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan had a costume party and decided to get all decked out for it. Jordan decided to dress as rock legend Jimi Hendrix and one of his Clippers teammates Matt Barnes showed of his impressive Prince costume. Check out the Instagram photo of the two from Matt Barnes Instagram account: *** Jordan dressed as Jimi Hendrix...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard stars in brand-new NBA Live 15 trailer

As previously noted here, EA Sports NBA Live 15 is coming out soon and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers will be the cover athlete. Earlier today, EA Sports released a brand-new visual trailer showing off the next-generations graphics of many notables players including Andrew Wiggins, Russell Westbrook and Lillard himself: In case you were wondering, NBA Live 15 will...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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