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Kevin Love’s Outlet Passes Are Still a Work of Beauty

The latest in an ongoing series of incredible outlet passes from Kevin Love happened on Monday night as the Timberwolves traveled to Oracle Arena to take on the Warriors. Checkout the precision which Love shows on a very difficult full court outlet pass. Not surprisingly it was a perfect strike. Love finished the night with a triple double (38 pts/13 reb/8 asts). If you need...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ 119-104 win over Utah snaps seven-game losing streak

Through the acrobatic shots and colorful celebrations, Nick Young’s high-volume shooting still made the Lakers occasionally cringe. Sometimes it came at the expense of a balanced offense. But in this case, Young’s prolific scoring also may have cost the Lakers a top draft pick. The Lakers’ 119-104 victory Monday over the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena snapped a season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Tom Thibodeau not fretting over playoff matchups

Minds can change. And plenty of moving parts remain in place. But Tom Thibodeau might have offered an unsurprising sneak preview of how he will handle the Bulls' regular-season finale on Wednesday in Charlotte before Monday's home finale, a 108-95 victory over the Magic before 22,087 at the United Center. "You're not going to sneak around people," Thibodeau...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors lose Andrew Bogut to broken rib

The Warriors kind of had to feign a postgame celebration Monday after a comeback from 19 points down led to a 130-120 victory over Minnesota that clinched the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference. That's because before the game started, they were dealt a blow that could derail their playoff hopes. Andrew Bogut, the anchor of the league's third-best defense, was ruled out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers Ejected For Not Wanting To Fight Each Other

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers really wanted to maybe pretend like they might try to fight each other on Monday night. Both were ejected.
Via Gamedayr
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joakim Noah shocked to learn it's snowing in Chicago

For real, still snowing in Chicago
Via Beer Mug Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

These Joakim Noah Animations May Not Be Perfectly Accurate But They Are Awesome

Thanks to Harry Erickson we now have access to some of the more entertaining NBA animations. It is hard to say if these animations may or may not be accurate depictions of the Bulls Joakim Noah, but we don’t care. One way or another they have got the hair down pat. [The Starters] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Report: Pistons aim to be bad in a good way

For 29 years, the Detroit Pistons have possessed at least a hint of Bad Boys basketball. But now that Joe Dumars is out as the man running things, don't expect the Pistons to return to that era. Instead, those around the league seem to think owner Tom Gores will turn the team over to someone outside the organization. In fact, the lone member of the Pistons family being listed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

League makes it official, DeMarcus Cousins suspended for Kings’ final game

DeMarcus Cousins will be starting his offseason early. As PBT told you, Cousins picked up a technical Sunday in a game against Minnesota, Cousins’ 16th of the season. That’s the magic number — get to 16 and you get suspended for a game. Monday the league upheld Cousins’ suspension and he will sit out the Kings’ season finale Sunday against the Suns. That could matter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Despite Missing Playoffs, Team’s Future is Bright

The Phoenix Suns needed to beat the Memphis Grizzlies last night keep their playoff hopes alive. Unfortunately for Phoenix, the Grizzlies jumped out to a 10-point first quarter lead and never let up, eventually winning 97-91. With the win, Memphis clinched the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. For Phoenix, it’s the fourth straight season without a playoff appearance...
Via Standing O Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Casper Ware Signs With 76ers For Remainder Of Season

Casper Ware signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers that will cover the remainder of the season. Ware's second 10-day deal expired on Sunday. He said he is still trying to work out a deal for the future. "I just want to finish up strong and try to work out something for the long term," Ware said. "I had a meeting with [general manager] Sam [Hinkie] this morning...
Via RealGM
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns’ Eric Bledsoe Tweets “Yo Mama” To Troll

The Phoenix Suns exceeded everyone’s expectations this season. Many national pundits predicted this team to win no more than 25 games. Well, Phoenix has won 47 games with one more to go. On the flip side however, they were eliminated from playoff contention after a heartbreaking 97-91 loss to Memphis last night. Eric Bledsoe didn’t have one of his better games. He only scored...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe has great response for Twitter hater

The Phoenix Suns were eliminated from the playoffs on Monday night with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Having to sit out the postseason must be particularly disappointing for a guy like Eric Bledsoe, who was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers last offseason. Being shipped to a bad team is never fun. Bledsoe had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why We Can't Wait For Kevin Love to Leave Minnesota

Kevin Love is a heck of a player and a lot of fun to watch--and not just because he average more than 26 points and 12 rebounds a game. No, he is also the kind of guy that is able to complete nearly full court passes like this and make it look easy. A guy like this deserves to be playing in the post season, but since he's on the T-Wolves and in the Western Conference his season...
Via FatManWriting
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Joakim Noah’s Reaction, When Hearing That It’s Snowing, Is How Everyone In Chicago Feels

Sports Mockery - Joakim Noah has quickly become a fan favorite in Chicago.  Noah is mostly known for his intensity on the basketball court for the Chicago Bulls and his love for the fans. When discussing the NBA playoffs after the Bulls win against the Magic, Noah said: “It’s the best time of the year, it’s not cold outside” Reporters were quick to inform Joakim that it...
Via Sports Mockery
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Miami Heat fail to get one seed in the East

The race for the number one seed in the Eastern Conference has finally come to an end. The Miami Heat have officially clinched the number two seed in the Eastern Conference after their 114-93 blowout loss to the Washington Wizards. LeBron James and Chris Bosh were given the night off, so I know the Heat weren’t overly concerned about the one seed in the East. The Heat are built...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks clinch NBA’s worst record

It has been a season of absolute futility for the Milwaukee Bucks, and after last night’s loss to Toronto, the team officially confirmed its doormat status by clinching the league’s worst record. To many Bucks fans, this is actually good news. By clinching the worst record, Milwaukee now has the best lottery odds of claiming the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s highly touted...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Recall Ognjen Kuzmic And Nemanja Nedovic From Santa Cruz Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have recalled center Ognjen Kuzmic and guard Nemanja Nedovic from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today. Both Kuzmic and Nedovic helped the Santa Cruz Warriors earn a 2-0 series victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the First Round of the NBA D-League Playoffs. Kuzmic posted double-doubles in both playoff games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Carmelo Anthony Stay in New York?

With free agency looming this summer, and the Knicks having a sub par season it seems like a perfect time for Carmelo Anthony to leave Gotham City. Carmelo Anthony will miss the playoffs the first time in his career. This season was a huge disappointment for the Knicks after finishing second in the Eastern Conference during the 2012-2013 season. Prior to the season many experts...
Via The Front Office News
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather Have: Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Love?

Over the course of this season, Chicago Bulls fans have clamoring for Kevin Love or Carmelo Anthony to join the Bulls in the near future. The Bulls obviously don’t have the cap space to acquire both of these players as they already have a max contract to pay in Derrick Rose, but they may be able to afford one of them. So, who would you rather see Gar Forman and John Paxson go after...
Via Sports Mockery
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe tweets ‘Yo Mama’ to fan after worst player tweet

Sadly for the Phoenix Suns last night, they were eliminated for the Western Conference playoffs with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. After the game came to a conclusion, one angry Twitter user by the name of MEdwardsILP decided to send some Twitter hate in the direction of Bledsoe by calling him the worst player in the league in “all caps”. Bledsoe has the perfect response to...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard stars in funny ‘No Rings’ Foot Locker commercial

In case you missed it, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard extended his shoe contract with Adidas and while the terms of the deal aren’t known at this point, it was the third richest shoe contract of all-time. In other notable Damian Lillard shoe news, he recently partook in a Foot Locker commercial called “No Rings”. The premise of the ad shows Damian coming back from...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Lock Up Playoff Berth With 97-91 Win Over Suns

At the beginning of the season, it seemed a given. Twenty five games later, it seemed impossible. At the All-Star Break, fans were cautiously optimistic and as recently as last week, it still seemed iffy. But now it is inevitable: The Memphis Grizzlies will be in the playoffs for the fourth straight season! Memphis continued their great play of late with a yet another closer-than...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Ty Lawson likely out final two games of the season

The Denver Nuggets enter tonight's game coming off a 101-94 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. It was the Nuggets third straight win to improve their record to 36-44 on the season. Although out of the playoff picture, the Nuggets would like to head into the off season riding a five-game winning streak. They'll have to do that most likely without the presence of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard offends NFL & NBA greats in new commercial

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard signed a contract extension with adidas on Monday that will reportedly pay him $100MM dollars. And then he got to offending some NFL and NBA players for pay.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

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