Surprising Hawks come to Cleveland

Even with one of the best records in the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks still have plenty of doubters. Given a marquee chance to silence them heading into Christmas, they're off to a good start. After knocking off the Central Division's top team, the Hawks begin a demanding three-game road trip Wednesday night looking to avenge an ugly loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland...
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Ref Pokes Dwyane Wade In The Eye, Wade Flips Out

Its been that kind of season for Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. After losing LeBron James this offseason, the Heat are off to a 12-and-13 season. News that Josh McRoberts is out for the season and Chris Bosh is out several weeks certainly won’t help. The worst part of the season for Wade, however, […] The post Ref Pokes Dwyane Wade In The Eye, Wade Flips Out appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Jermaine O’Neal To Decide On Comeback, Cavs Interested

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to add another big-man to their roster. Timofey Mozgov’s name has come in potential trade talks, as has Kosta Koufos, but now its a six-time All-Star. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Jermaine O’Neal will make a decision on his future sometime next month, with the Cavs, Warriors, Clippers and Mavericks being interested.  […] The post...
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Jabari Parker Tears ACL - Out of Season

The Milwaukee Bucks will be without their rookie Forward Jabari Parker for the rest of the season, due to a torn ACL.  Parker was the leading candidate for the NBA Rookie of the Year award, averaging 12.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game on 49% shooting.  The Bucks drafted Parker 2nd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, after Andrew Wiggins went 1st overall to the Cleveland Cavaliers...
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Walmart ripped for confusing Anthony/Lin doll

If your favorite NBA player is Carmelo Jeremy Anthony Lin, you’re in luck. Walmart has the doll for you. The retail giant was on the wrong side of the holiday headlines this week when it accidentally listed a New York Knicks Jeremy Lin doll as “Anthony Carmelo” on its website. Walmart claimed it was a mislabeled Lin doll, even though Lin hasn’t played for the Knicks in...
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Kevin Durant on notion no one wants to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘That’s (expletive)’

As the 2014-15 NBA season was just getting underway in October, a story written by Henry Abbott for ESPN The Magazine made the startling assertion that according to his anonymous sources inside the league, most players would prefer to not have Kobe Bryant as a teammate and that he ultimately is responsible for the downfall...Read More The post Kevin Durant on notion no one wants...
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Heat lose a key player with McRoberts out for rest of season

On Monday, news broke that Josh McRoberts—the Miami Heat’s second-biggest summer acquisition—tore his meniscus and was feared to miss the rest of the season. McRoberts, signed for four years and $23 million after a career year in Charlotte with the then-Bobcats, struggled to get into the lineup early this season due to nagging foot, back and toe injuries and only played 17...
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Is it time for Popovich to end Rest-gate?

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is known for resting his star players often during the course of a long 82 game season in order to prevent injury and have his team ready for the playoffs, but with several teams ahead of the Silver and Black in the standings so early – can he […]
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With Josh McRoberts expected to miss rest of season, Heat lose a key player

On Monday, news broke that Josh McRoberts—the Miami Heat’s second-biggest summer acquisition—tore his meniscus and was feared to miss the rest of the season. McRoberts, signed for four years and $23 million after a career year in Charlotte with the then-Bobcats, struggled to get into the lineup early this season due to nagging foot, back and toe injuries and only played 17...
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Brooklyn Nets pay tribute to late superfan Jeffrey Gamblero before game (video)

The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday before its game against the Miami Heat paid tribute team superfan Jeffery Gamblero, who tragically died Sunday at the age of 38. With his fiancée Kristi Evans in attendance, the Nets honored Gamblero’s memory with a short video tribute, showcasing how he would often dance in the aisles to pump...Read More The post Brooklyn Nets pay tribute to late...
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NBA Fashion: Tuesday Night’s Game Day Outfits (Pictures)

Game Day NBA Style Fashion has become an important staple to NBA players across the league to enhance their marketability and alluring images. Let’s take a glace of game day looks from Tuesday night. Memphis Grizzles Mike Conley, Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo and OKC Thunder Serge Ibaka brought savvy casual to meet simplicity, best form of menswear style. Memphis Grizzles, Mike...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Erick Green on life as an NBA rookie

Almost a third of the way into the NBA season, the Denver Nuggets are in an interesting position. Four games under .500 and having repeatedly stated that they’re committed to contending this season, the team also has a trio of intriguing rookies in Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic, and Erick Green. It’s a tough balance to strike, trying to win games now while at the same time getting...
Via Mile High Sports
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Making an attempt to understand Celtics' priorities

Just about exactly a year and a half ago, the Boston Celtics announced that they were rebuilding a new team, and they did so in grand style. A seismic draft-night trade sent franchise icons Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, in exchange for three to four first-round picks. (The Celtics have Brooklyn’s first-round picks for 2014, 2016, and 2018, plus the option...
Via The Sports Post
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Milwaukee Bucks: Parker out for season with torn ACL

In crushing news for Milwaukee Bucks fans and the Bucks organization, Jabari Parker has torn his left ACL and will likely miss the remainder of his rookie season. Bucks forward Jabari Parker suffered a left knee injury during the third quarter of last night’s game in Phoenix. (1/3) — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) December 17, 2014 He returned to Milwaukee this afternoon to undergo...
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Andre Iguodala Gets Technical for Hilariously Smooth Travel Dance (Video)

Who knew Andre Iguodala had this much personality–his dance is set to become the new craze. The Grizzlies snapped the Warriors’ 16-game winning streak on Tuesday, but the highlight of the evening had to be this smooth mockery of the ref by the Warriors forward. After Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley got away with a blatant travel, Iguodala did this travel dance to show just...
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December 17, The Day The Raptors Almost Died A Decade Ago

It was 10 years ago day, December 17, 2004, when the Toronto Raptors went from a US National TV worthy team to being forgotten in the frozen North. The Raptors had sent superstar Vince Carter in a huff with management to the New Jersey Nets.
Via Pro Bball Report
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Grizzlies' Conley playing at All-Star level during career-best start

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- An hour before the biggest game of a still-young season, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley sits in his corner locker fiddling with a tablet. He may be watching some last-minute film on Tuesday's opponent Golden State. No one knows what he's doing as he sits unbothered by the three or four media members in the room. What he's not doing is pretty certain....
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Iguodala gets technical for mocking Conley travel

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night thanks in part to a late-game travel from Mike Conley that was not called. With just over three minutes remaining, Conley gave the Grizzlies a seven-point by taking one step too many on his way to the basket. The Warriors were furious, and rightfully...Read More
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New York Knicks: The Missing Element

Carmelo Anthony What has happened to the New York Knicks? Starting the season with five wins and twenty-one losses the Knicks have their worst start in franchise history.  This is absolutely shocking, because the L.A. Lakers have more wins! Yes the Lakers have Kobe Bryant but the rest of that roster is abysmal (minus Swaggy P also known as Nick Young). So what is the cause of the...
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Video: Austin Spurs’ Orlando Johnson posterizes the Idaho Stampede in debut

This is just sick! Making his D-League debut with the Austin Spurs (the San Antonio Spurs’ D-League affiliate), Orlando Johnson felt the need to make his presence known to the Idaho Stampede and absolutely obliterated the team with a one-handed dunk over forward Jerrelle Benimon! Check out the video and watch just how high he got […]
Via Project Spurs
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Jimmy Butler Refused To Sit Even Though He Was Sick vs Heat

Jimmy Butler, who will be a free-agent next summer, is having a career year for the Chicago Bulls. Averaging over 20 points-a-game while playing nearly 40 minutes, Butler has been THE main component for a 15-and-9 Chicago Bulls. According to K.C. Johnson, even though Butler had come down with a sickness before Sunday’s game against the […] The post Jimmy Butler Refused To Sit...
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Is Jimmy Butler A Perfect Bowler? And D-Rose Is Really Awful

The Chicago Bulls held their annual bowling night at 10pin on State St., and we learned who the players champion was, which players have bowling skills, and which players are God awful. The purpose of Bulls bowling night is for the players to hang out with the corporate sponsors and show their appreciation. The Champ Last year Taj Gibson came out on top of bowling night, but he...
Via Sports Mockery
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Ranadive Wants Kings' Next Coach To Be Offensive-Minded 'Jazz Director'

Vivek Ranadive wants the next head coach of the Sacramento Kings to be an offensive-minded "jazz director." Ranadive discussed Malone's firing and the Kings' coaching search in an interview Tuesday with ESPN's James Ham, saying that he wants a coach who will help showcase the players' offensive talents. "Defense is great, but we need defense and offense," the Kings owner said. "We...
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Paul Pierce gets his 'Rad' on, test drives children's bike

Paul Pierce makes sure that if there's ever a moment in time that you don't think he's the absolute best, that moment doesn't last very long. Today, as apart of an NBA Cares initiative, many of the Washington Wizards got on a bus and went door to door dropping off children's toys. Pierce, apparently concerned with the durability of the bike (but maybe also kind of driven by the fact...
Via Celtics Life
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Andre Iguodala’s Travel Dance Mashed With ‘Shake It Off’ Is Beautiful Work

Andre Iguodala's travel dance mashed with Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" is beautiful work.
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss
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