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Philadelphia Waives JaVale McGee

According to ESPN.com and NBA.com, the Phiadelphia 76ers have waived recently acquired center JaVale McGee. Man, who saw that coming? McGee was let go from the 76ers before midnight March 1st, and once he clears waivers this week he will become a free agent. Since he was waived before March 2nd, McGee can appear in the playoffs this season with another team looking to add depth for...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Anderson Named D-League Player Of The Month

Kyle Anderson, a small forward playing with the Austin Spurs on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs, has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in February. The award is the first monthly honor for Anderson, who was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Feb. 9. Anderson led the Spurs to an 8-1 month in February, when he scored 20-or-more...
Via RealGM
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers don’t need to worry about playoff-positioning

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports For a team that the world has recently labelled as the best in basketball, the Cleveland Cavaliers have sure looked average since earning one of their most significant wins of the season last Thursday against the Golden State Warriors. Granted, Sunday night’s 105-103 overtime-loss in Houston to the Rockets was a fan-friendly affair that offered...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas wears Michigan State gear after lost bet

Back on February 17, former Michigan Wolverine Nik Stauskas made a bet with former Michigan State Spartan Draymond Green heading into the matchup between the two schools on the hardwood. While it took some time for the two to come to an agreement on what to wager, it was eventually decided that the loser would wear team gear of their rival. Green won the bet, talked some trash, and...
Via College Spun
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Thomas Robinson Affair

Last week the 76ers officially announced they had acquired forward Thomas Robinson through a claim in the NBA’s waiver wire and confirmed for all of us what the internet had been reporting for nearly 12-hours prior to their release.  Robinson appeared in 32 games for the Blazers this season averaging 12 minutes per game and posting stats of 3.6 ppg. and 4.2 rpg.  In 172 career...
Via Philadunkia
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry’s best highlights of his 37 points against Celtics

The Warriors made a huge comeback from 26 points down to beat the Boston Celtics, 106-101. In the middle of that rally was Stephen Curry, who scored 37 points in that victory. And here’s his highlight package: Stephen Curry was indeed electrifying. The Celtics’ fans got their money’s worth, even if it is someone else from the other team putting on a show. *** Stephen Curry...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young fires back at Robert Flores and we’ve officially got a beef

Earlier today, Robert Flores took a random shot at Nick Young’s girlfriend Iggy Azalea on SportsCenter by saying she was “killing” hip hop.  Swaggy P took note and now we’ve got ourselves a beef. @RoFloESPN I'm pretty sure we going to run into each other soon — Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung) March 2, 2015 @RoFloESPN you job is to talk about sports not what me and my...
Via Awful Announcing
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Bulls Should Look At These Four Free-Agents Again With News Of Jimmy Butler’s Injury

The Chicago Bulls had initial talks but that’s as far as it went with free-agent point guards Nate Robinson, Mike James and Jannero Pargo because it was announced that Derrick Rose would return this year.   Now that Chicago will be without Jimmy Butler, who injured his elbow and will be out 3-to-6 weeks, it would be wise […] The post Bulls Should Look At These Four Free-Agents...
Via Diehardsport
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Jimmy Butler to miss three to six weeks

The Chicago Bulls announced Monday that Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks with a elbow injury. “An MRI of Jimmy Butler confirmed a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow,” the Bulls said in a new release.  “It is estimated that Butler may be out three to six weeks.” In 55 games, Butler has averaged a team-high 20.2...
Via Sports-Glory
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Will Be Out 3-4 Weeks For Chicago Bulls

No Derrick Rose and now no Jimmy Butler for the Chicago Bulls. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Jimmy Butler, who injured his elbow Sunday against the Clippers, will likely be out 3-4 weeks. Chicago's Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won't need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) […] The post Jimmy...
Via Diehardsport
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young rips ESPN anchor over Iggy Azalea insult

As expected, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has come to the defense of his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, in the wake of an insult that ESPN’s Robert Flores tossed her way on Monday morning. For those who missed it, Flores said Iggy is “trying to kill hip-hop” during a lighthearted segment on SportsCenter. You can...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Michael Jordan makes his first Forbes billionaire list

Newsflash: Michael Jordan is really freaking rich. While the fact that Michael Jordan is well off may not be surprising given Jordan’s status as the most celebrated legend in NBA history, his prominence within Nike and his ownership stake in the Charlotte Hornets, MJ’s wealth has reportedly hit new highs. Jordan is one of 290 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Heat Signing Henry Walker To Second 10-Day Deal

The Miami Heat have reached agreement with Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, a league source told RealGM. Walker — formerly known as Bill — has persevered to resurrect his career in the NBA, using the Heat’s affiliate of Sioux Falls as a platform to earn a call up this season. As an active, floor-spacing wing, Walker played for the Boston Celtics (2008-10) and New York...
Via RealGM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari sinks buzzer beater beyond halfcourt against Pelicans

It seems like Danilo Gallinari has been an afterthought these past few years but here he is making a big play against the New Orleans Pelicans. Gallo beats the buzzer in the third quarter with this long distance bomb: However, the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night. But good to see Danilo Gallinari making plays again. *** Danilo Gallinari pic from Getty...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Damian Lillard Regains Touch In Blazers Win

February was the worst shooting month in the young career of Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard, but March is off to a smashing start. When PDX needed a boost, Dame Time delivered with a 31 point explosion. “I have been feeling good, but shots weren’t falling and things weren’t going our way as a team. It was a little rough,” Lillard said. “Now it does feel...
Via Hooped Up
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Tyler Ennis thankful for fresh start with Bucks

Tyler Ennis is a very talented rookie point guard that now has a role as a backup with the Milwaukee Bucks, but earlier this season he wasn’t seeing any playing time due to the logjam at point guard when he was with the Phoenix Suns. Since the trade, he has averaged 16.5 minutes per game in a backup role. This is exactly the type of opportunity that Ennis has been waiting on...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sad LeBron literally looks in mirror after loss to Rockets

LeBron James had a chance to win his team a game Sunday and couldn’t deliver, so he decided to do some soul-searching. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar saw his team lose in overtime to the Houston Rockets, thanks in large part to a pair of missed free throws in the final seconds from James. After the game, James decided he needed to take a look in the mirror. The weird thing...
Via NESN.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 19

This week’s games: Tuesday, March 3 – Memphis Grizzlies. FedExForum. 6:00 PM MT Wednesday, March 4 – Boston Celtics. TD Garden. 5:30 PM MT Friday, March 6 – Philadelphia 76ers. Wells Fargo Center. 5:00 PM MT. Sunday, March 8 – Brooklyn Nets. Barclays Center. 4:00 PM. Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies Memphis is by far the best team that the Jazz will...
Via TornBySports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Mirotic Scores a Career-High 29 Points

Chicago Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic scored a career-high 29 points in a loss against the LA Clippers. Which included 16 of the Bulls’ 17 fourth-quarter. “I don’t really care about 29 points,’’ Mirotic said. “We didn’t win. Tough game for us. Without Jimmy, somebody needs to shoot the ball. I made some shots, but I feel bad because my team lost. Hopefully, Jimmy...
Via Hooped Up
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets drawing interest from China, Qatar and Hollywood: Report

It looks like Mikhail Prokhorov's five-year window for a Brooklyn Nets championship is about to close without a title, even though the Russian billionaire will still come out a big winner himself — at least financially. The Nets are for sale and there is no shortage of suitors showing interest as the free-spending Prokhorov gets ready for his own big payday. Via the New York...
Via The Other Paper
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe 'Absolutely' Remains Open To Re-Signing With Pistons

Greg Monroe "absolutely" remains open to re-signing with the Detroit Pistons in the offseason, according to his agent David Falk. Factors other than money will weigh in Monroe's decision. "He's going to get the same money wherever he goes," Falk said to two reporters courtside at the Verizon Center. "I told him that two years ago. All stars get the same amount. It just depends on...
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola feeling more comfortable with Pacers

Luis Scola was acquired by the Indiana Pacers prior to last season in the trade that sent Miles Plumlee, Gerald Green, and a first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns. He was extremely inconsistent last season for the Pacers, and many fans and analysts graded the deal as a complete bust for the Pacers. It was widely expected that the Pacers would release Scola this past offseason to...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Fernandez Named Euroleague MVP For February

Rudy Fernandez has been named Euroleague MVP for February. Fernandez finished February's three games with averages of 18 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals, with a per-game index rating of 25.3 that was second-best for the month. The monthly award is the first of Fernandez's Euroleague career.
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

SHOTS FIRED! Robert Flores says Iggy Azalea is killing hip hop

WOOOOOOOOOOOW pic.twitter.com/f2GtmLLkAW — brujería papi. (@SynKami) March 2, 2015 First there was the East Coast-West Coast rivalry.  Now we have the first shot fired in the great music battle between Bristol, Connecticut and… Sydney, Australia?  Take it away Robert Flores… “And what did we learn? We learned that according to the Lakers’ Nick Young a dolphin recently...
Via Awful Announcing
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marco Belinelli Featured On GQ Cover Naked With Cheerleaders

The San Antonio Spurs’ Marco Belinelli posed for the cover of GQ Italia. I’m sure there will be a lot of locker room chatter surrounding Belinelli, who’s averaging nearly 10 ppg. this season, The post Marco Belinelli Featured On GQ Cover Naked With Cheerleaders appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
18 hours ago  |  Discuss
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