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Tyson Chandler fires back at Knicks

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said one of the reasons he sent center Tyson Chandler and point guard Raymond Felton to Dallas in June was to “change some of the chemistry” of the team. Chandler has been portrayed in the media as a player who caused internal problems for the Knicks. “I did nothing but try to help the culture there the three years I was there,” Chandler...
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16 GIFs That Prove Joakim Noah Is A Badass

Everyone in Chicago loves Joakim Noah, mainly because of his passion and the never say die attitude he brings to the Bulls. He welcomes competition and loves to talk during the games, all while his hair frizzes up like a teenage girl on prom night. As the 2014 Chicago Bulls season approaches, let’s take a look at some GIFs to remind us of just how much of a badass Joakim Noah is…...
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Dear Denver Nuggets: It’s Not Me, It’s You

Dear Denver Nuggets, I am breaking up with you. It’s not me, it’s you and let me tell you why. I recently had the exciting opportunity to take part in a contest sponsored by the Denver Nuggets and reddit. They were looking for someone to report on Nuggets Media Day, also known as the start of training camp, for reddit. I thought that this could be a great opportunity for me to...
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Knicks News: Tim Hardaway Jr. determined to improve defense

With Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher running the show, the New York Knicks are intent on installing the triangle offense for the upcoming season. Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. already had a stellar rookie season, and he sees himself as a better defender and leader in the triangle.Image by Adam Glanzman, via Wikimedia CommonsHardawy spoke at a recent charity event:"I just want to be...
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Rex Chapman arrested for stealing $14,000 in merchandise

Former NBA guard Rex Chapman, who played 12 seasons for four teams over a well-regarded career, was arrested Friday for stealing more than $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona.   The 46-year-old stole these items over seven different instances in a few month period. The police say he’s being held on suspicion of nine counts of organized retail theft and five counts of trafficking...
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Evan Turner to wear #11 for Boston?

I’m not exactly sure where this picture was taken or when, but guessing it’s for some sort of ad/promotion. But it clearly shows Evan Turner wearing a Celtics uniform, the jersey emblazoned with #11. It appears to be taken in a high school gym somewhere. Seems odd to me that Turner could rock the C’s official uni without being signed yet, but it definitely does not appear Photoshopped...
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Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo is still a raw, developing talent

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ended last Sunday with Team USA taking the gold medal. While many Bucks fans were cheering on their home country, they were also able to watch the only player from the Bucks in the tournament, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Greece had a strong showing at the FIBA tournament, winning their first 5 games before losing to Serbia in the round of 16. Going into...
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Rex Chapman Arrested For Allegedly Stealing $14K Worth Of Apple Products

Former NBA guard Rex Chapman was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of Apple products from a store in Scottsdale, Ariz. Chapman, 46, was stopped by police in northeast Scottsdale and taken into custody. He is being held on nine counts of organized retail theft and five counts of trafficking stolen property. Busted: #NBA vet Rex Chapman arrested for stealing from...
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VIDEOS: More scrimmage footage from the Lakers’ practice facility

Good news: Courtesy of the Lakers’ Instagram accounts, we’ve got hold of some new footage of a recent scrimmage at the team’s practice facility in El Segundo. Once again in these videos, it’s the Lakers’ rookies, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson, that stand out the most. Randle can be seen converting on another mid-range jumper – just like he did in the first video...
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Rex Chapman arrested for stealing and selling $14,000 worth of Apple goods

Former NBA player and Kentucky star Rex Chapman was arrested on Friday and accused of stealing $14,000 worth of goods from an Apple store in Scottsdale, according to reports. Chapman, who earned just over $22 million during his playing career, is accused of stealing the products on seven different occasions. He allegedly would pretend like […]
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Former Washington Bullet Rex Chapman arrested for shoplifting at Apple store

In the ‘Where Are they Now?’ category, former Washington Bullets guard Rex Chapman was arrested in Arizona on charges of theft after allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store. MORE: Chapman is alleged to have swiped items through Apples' self-checkout & then sell them at a pawn shop for cash. pic.twitter.com/0kO6HJkJRI — AZ Family (@azfamily...
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Minnesota Timberwolves Offer Eric Bledsoe a Max Contract

Eric Bledsoe is now the third former Kentucky Wildcat from the 2009-10 team to be offered a max contract in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly offered Bledsoe a max four-year, $63 million contract, according to a report by ESPN. Because of cap restrictions, the only way for the Timberwolves to acquire Bledsoe would […]
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Minnesota Timberwolves Reportedly Offer Eric Bledsoe Max Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly offered restricted free agent, Eric Bledsoe a four-year $63 million max contract. Bledsoe, one of the top free agents on the market during the summer holds restricted free agent status, meaning the team he last played for, the Phoenix Suns, has the right to match any offer another team extends. Going into the offseason, the Suns made it...
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Rex Chapman arrested for stealing $14K in Apple products

Former Phoenix Suns sharpshooter Rex Chapman was arrested in Scottsdale on Friday after a months-long shoplifting spree at a local Apple Store that netted him approximately $14,000 in stolen goods. Chapman’s not-so-inconspicuous trick involved checking out merchandise via an iPhone self-checkout app, but not actually going through with the transaction. After leaving, Chapman would...
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Magic rank 21st in NBA in ESPN Ultimate Standings

ESPN the Magazine unveiled its annual ranking of the best franchise in American sports. Predictably the Magic did not fare too well considering how poorly the team has played — 43 wins in the last two years. But there are still signs of encouragement. Orlando finished 21st among NBA team and 78th among the 122 teams that make up the four major American team sports (NBA, NFL, MLB...
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Report: Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe max contract

Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Suns offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million deal in July, but the two sides remain far apart on a deal. The Wolves, who acquired...
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The top 5 Charlotte Hornets players: 1988-2002

The NBA season is quickly approaching, and the Charlotte Hornets have a new and improved brand. Charlotte welcomes back the Hornets, as the dreadful Bobcats are now a thing of the past.  Many of the younger readers will not remember the electric atmosphere and positive vibes that the Charlotte fans and players brought to the NBA from 1988 through 2002.  Here I will examine the...
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Mark Jackson Personally Calling People Who Buy His Wife’s New Single

Mark Jackson has taken social media marketing to new heights. After his wife, Desiree Coleman Jackson, released a new single called “Strip,” the former Golden State Warriors head coach tweeted that he would personally call anyone who bought the song. Tweet me a pic of my wife Desiree Coleman Jackson’s new single “STRIP” purchased with ur phone #. I will personally call...
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Timberwolves offer useless max contract to Eric Bledsoe

The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe a max deal that the explosive Phoenix Suns guard has been looking for all summer. There is just one problem. The Timberwolves are over the salary cap and thus, would need the Suns to agree to a sign-and-trade. Minnesota is offering the four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract Bledsoe wants, but the...
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Report: Wizards once again reached out to Ray Allen

Earlier this summer the Washington Wizards reportedly reached out to Ray Allen to see if he would be interested in joining his former teammate Paul Pierce in coming to Washington. While Allen continues to weigh his options on either returning to the NBA for his 19th season or settling for retirement, J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reports the Wizards have reached out once again...
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Report: Timberwolves make max offer to Eric Bledsoe

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a max contract offer to Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Minnesota is hoping to work a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix for the explosive guard. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill, with Bledsoe seeking a 4-year deal worth over $60 million. The Suns offered injury-prone Bledsoe a...
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Cavs News: Cavaliers Sign Free Agent Lou Amundson

Speculation that began earlier this week about power forward Lou Amundson possibly signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers was confirmed late this morning with a congratulatory tweet from Amundson’s representatives at Priority Sports. Congrats @LouAmundson17 on signing with the @cavs! We’re excited for you Louuuuuu! — Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) September 19, 2014 The 6...
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VIDEO: Jimmy Butler Competes In “Chicago Bulls Open Championship”

Jimmy Butler took his talents to the mini-golf course and faced off against a creative producer for the Chicago Bulls, Josh Kahn. 5’9″, 160lbs. vs. 6’7″, 245lbs. Bill Wennington showed up and decided to join the party as well. As they proceed, they decide to do a “winner-take-all” hole and **** gets real. Winner(s) were exactly who you thought they’d be. “Today is...
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Golden State Warriors: The Klay Thompson crossroads

The Golden State Warriors kept Klay Thompson over Kevin Love. By doing that they feel that he gives them a better chance to win than Love does. Whether or not that’s true remains to be seen. However, if they truly feel that Thompson is a more valuable player than Love, that means they have to pay Thompson a max contract or risk losing him next season to free agency. What will the...
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Seth Curry, shooting for a chance

Stephen Curry lives a charmed life. The guard was little-known when he went to Davidson aside from his famous last name and then caught the world on fire with a pair of  NCAA Tournament runs. He quickly became a fan favorite in the league, an All Star, an elite player and, now, a key member of the U.S.’s national team bid in the FIBA World Cup. How is that supposed to make little...
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