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WATCH: Brandon Knight misses easy layup in OT

Brandon Knight went from “hero” to “goat” in a matter of seconds during Wednesday night’s Bucks-Nets game. Knight stole a pass with just four seconds remaining in the first overtime period, and he was off to the races. The game was tied at 105-105 at the time, and only a layup stood between the Bucks and a thrilling victory. The Bucks guard could taste the win as he...
Via The Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Andrew Wiggins Still Adjusting to NBA Rims

Yes, I know that NBA rims and college rims are at the same height, but I thought this was a much more creative way to say the dude jumped way too and missed the dunk than just saying he missed the dunk.Because it's a heck of a miss. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter brought to tears by Raptors' tribute

Vince Carter hasn’t exactly received warm welcomes when he’s returned to the Air Canada Centre through the years, but Wednesday was a much different story. The Toronto Raptors have been honoring former players for their 20th anniversary this season, so when Carter and his Memphis Grizzlies made the trip north for the only time this year, the Raptors had a video tribute ready...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Brought To Tears By Raptors Tribute To Him (Video)

Vince Carter will forever be immortalized by Raptors fans despite their love-hate relationship ever since he left Toronto 13 years ago. During the first quarter of Wednesday night’s game between the Grizzlies and Raptors, the Raptors decided to sever any hard feelings and give him a worthy tribute. The post Vince Carter Brought To Tears By Raptors Tribute To Him (Video) appeared...
Via Geeks and Cleats
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass, Celtics Bench Shoulder Load As C’s Win Ugly In Philly

Hey, a win is a win. The Boston Celtics certainly did not play 48 minutes of beautiful basketball Wednesday night in Philadelphia, but they nonetheless were able to come away with a 101-90 win over the hapless 76ers. That final score might imply a relatively comfortable ride for the Celtics against a team that has yet to win a game this season. But for much of the first half, it...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Team effort propels Nuggets to win

Denver 107, Oklahoma City 100 When: 9:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #62 Dedric Taylor, #23 Jason Phillips, #26 Pat Fraher Attendance: 14140 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 107, Thunder 100: Wilson Chandler scored 21 points to help host Denver win for the third time in four games since a six-game losing streak. Ty Lawson had 15...
Via Mile High Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Their Season Is In Nick Young’s Hands

(Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Los Angeles Lakers: Their Season Is In Nick Young’s Hands By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… After a pitiful start to the new NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers have found themselves struggling in each and every game they play. Despite big statistical nights from returning veteran, Kobe Bryant, the Lakers’ lack of talent outside...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Lowkey Disses Dwight Howard for Taking The Night Off (Video)

  Dwight Howard decided to take the night off with a knee injury that no one knew about including the Rockets until shootaround. Was he scared of Kobe or scared of the media asking him questions about the criminal investigation against him for beating his son with a belt buckle? Either way he took the easy way out which to a lot of people cements his reputation of being soft (KD...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden gets picked by Wesley Johnson and then fouls him for the And 1 to give up lead with less than a minute to play

James Harden had a brutal last minute of regulation in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers tonight. The Houston Rockets were up one point with less than 50 seconds in regulation and the ball was in the hands of their best player. Harden is a nightmare to defend one-on-one, but this time he coughed the ball up as Wesley Johnson came away with the steal and drew the And 1 on the other...
Via Pass The Pill
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Spurs’ Rules: Cavs vs. Spurs Behind the Box Score

San Antonio Spurs (7-4) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-5) 90 Box Score On the eve of tonight’s showdown with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers star and prodigal son LeBron James spent some time gushing over the team that, other than maybe the Boston Celtics, has been the biggest foil of his career. The Spurs, the defending NBA champions, swept LeBron’s Cavaliers in the 2007...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Thunder continue to flounder in loss to Denver

Maybe if Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook told us when they were coming back, it would take a bit of the anxiety out of the season. You know, just to have an idea. That would actually pacify some folks. It would be something to look forward, too, in a season where it's been hard enough to not look away. The Thunder lost again Wednesday night to a Denver to team that came in 3-7...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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On a night of close games, it’s LeBron’s mistake that reigns

When you are The King, what you do good or bad overshadows everything. LeBron James has been the King of the NBA for the past decade. His every move has been scrutinized. His every mistake analyzed and overanalyzed. When things went wrong for his team, it fell on his broad shoulders. The failures to win a championship for nearly the first 10 years of his career, were a statement...
Via Bloguin Best
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Season Preview

As if we planned it this way, the Bulls kick off their season just as the Bears enter their bye week amidst their most disappointing season in recent memory. I’m as excited as I’ve been for a Bulls season. I think this is the best, deepest roster they’ve had in the Tom Thibodeau era. But I’ve also lived through the last few years, and know that all of our high hopes and...
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Is Derrick Rose the next Penny Hardaway?

This feels all too familiar. Coming off of his second major knee surgery in as many seasons, Derrick  Rose is having trouble staying on the court yet again. Two ankle sprains and now a hamstring have kept Rose out of half of the Bulls’ first 10 games this season. The build up of minor injuries such as these is exactly what led up to Rose eventually tearing his ACL during the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
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Brooklyn Nets: Reaction to triple-OT loss vs Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 122-118, in triple overtime on Wednesday night.  The Nets should realistically have lost at the end of the first extra period. The Bucks’ Brandon Knight made a great defensive play with the game tied and ended up with a fast break to the hoop as time ticked down, only to overshoot the wide open layup and give the Brooklyn Nets second...
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Jason Collins retires from the NBA

In his own words via The Players’ Tribune, Jason Collins officially announced his retirement from the NBA. After thirteen seasons including two finals appearances with the New Jersey Nets, Collins decided it was time to end his career. Most known for being the first NBA player to come out as openly gay while playing, Collins played his final season with the now Brooklyn Nets last...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Express Interest In 10-12 Players For Trade Exception

The Houston Rockets are actively seeking to deal the $8.34 million trade exception that they acquired in the Jeremy Lin trade to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Rockets have talked to teams about 10 to 12 players. The Rockets had been expected to wait until more players were eligible to be traded, either after Dec. 15 when players signed in the off-season can be dealt or more likely...
Via RealGM
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson Hopes To Return From Stress Fracture As Soon As December

Jason Richardson believes he will return as soon as December from a stress fracture in his right foot, which followed left knee surgery. Asked if he expects to play this season, Richardson said: “No doubt in my mind.” Richardson added he will “definitely be back before the all-star break or January or maybe even before this year is over with. I’ll see how my body takes all...
Via RealGM
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Top LeBron Again

In his first meeting vs. the San Antonio Spurs since suffering a 4-1 NBA finals defeat then with the Miami Heat, LeBron James could not get revenge with his new look Cleveland Cavaliers. The Spurs won Wednesday night’s game in Cleveland 92-90 behind strong play by Boris Diaw who had 19 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals. LeBron had an off night with 15 points on 6 for...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Moved To Tears By Toronto Raptors Tribute

Memphis Grizzlies veteran Vince Carter visited his old team the Toronto Raptors and was greeted to the point of tears. After a video tribute celebrating Carter’s amazing run with the Raptors, the Toronto fans gave “Vinsanity” a standing ovation. Carter could not hold back his emotions and let the tears flow. It was a night of forgiveness as Carter heard boos to start the evening...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight Redeems Himself After Botching Game-Winning Layup

Poor Brandon Knight. Even when he actually does win, he just can’t. The Milwaukee Bucks guard — and subject of much embarrassment over his short career — is actually having a pretty decent start to the season (save for this moment of ineptness, of course). Unfortunately, he just can’t help tripping over himself, and Wednesday Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Brandon Knight botches easy, game-winning layup (VIDEO)

Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight went from hero to zero faster than Jason Kidd as a Nets coach against Brooklyn Wednesday night at the Barclays Center. With the game tied in the final seconds of the first overtime, Knight intercepted a pass by the Nets' Joe Johnson. Knight was able to get a look at a wide-open layup, but he put a little bit too much on the ball and missed...
Via The Other Paper
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Kidd returns to chorus of boos in Brooklyn

In Jason Kidd’s first game back in Brooklyn since leaving the Nets in June, fans welcomed him back with a chorus of boos Wednesday night at Barclays Center. Kidd. who left this past summer to be the head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, was booed and taunted as a traitor in the arena where his retired jersey hangs in the rafters.It wasn't exactly a Mr. Kotter moment....
Via The Other Paper
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Andrea Bargnani may play on Saturday versus the Philadelphia 76ers

The New York Knicks have had a revolving door at the power forward position this season. Through 11 games they have started Amar'e Stoudemire, Jason Smith, and Quincy Acy at various times. When they take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, they may get a welcomed return from big man Andrea Bargnani. Image by Jim McIssac, via Newsday Ian Begley of ESPN reported that Bargnani...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards Bradley Beal sparkles in debut

Sidelined with a hand injury to start the year, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal finally made his 2014-15 debut in last night's loss to the Dallas Mavericks. He was supposed to play for limited minutes, but ended up logging 26.Image by JoeGlo Photography, via Wikimedia CommonsBeal came off the bench in his season debut, scoring 21 points on 9-of-17 shooting. He also racked...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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