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New York Knicks: Are any free agents worth pursuing?

With the NBA season steadily approaching, teams are still on the lookout for any more free agents worth adding to their roster. All of the premier players in this free agency class have already been signed to new teams or re-signed back to their respective teams, but that doesn’t mean that the rest of the group is worthless. If the New York Knicks were to pick up any free agents...
Via isportsweb.com
54 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mo Williams agrees to one-year deal with Timberwolves

Free agent Mo Williams has agreed to a one-year, $3.75 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Mo Williams has agreed to a one year, $3.75M deal with the Timberwolves, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 28, 2014 Happy to announce a big congrats to our guy @mowilliams on joining the @MNTimberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: What’s the best they can get for Kevin Love?

At this point it is common knowledge that Kevin Love plans to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves through free agency after this season. Love, being one of the best players in the league, is a prime trade target for many teams, with the best offers coming from the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. The Boston Celtics were in the mix before this week...
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Charlotte Hornets: Why Lance Stephenson is the X-factor

Formerly known as the Charlotte Bobcats, the Hornets made huge strives this past season as they made the playoffs for the first time since their 2009 campaign where they got swepped by Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. This is the first time since Michael Jordan has owned the team where Charlotte looks like a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference. When the Hornets...
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Derrick Rose rises for slam dunk at USA Basketball practice

Despite coming back to the NBA last season, Derrick Rose only played in ten games with the Chicago Bulls and we never really got to see Derrick return to his old form. Rose will be part this year’s Team USA for the FIBA World Cup and this week, Team USA is practicing at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas before the tournament. During one of the practices, Rose decided to show...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose abuses the rim at Team USA practice (video)

TweetWondering if Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose has lost any of his trademark athleticism? Well, check out this video of Rose dunking during Team USA practice Monday, courtesy of the NBA: That’s a 6’3″ guard with his head rim-level, off of one drop step. I’m sold. If Rose is anywhere near the same athlete he was pre-injury in 2012, the Bulls may emerge as the best team in...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Early Highlight of Derrick Rose at USA Camp

Posted to Horce Grant's GogglesEvery Bulls fan has a valid reason to be somewhat hesitant about getting excited for Derrick Rose’s latest comeback. This Vine that @NBA tweeted out sure does up the level of excitement. Rose takes the ball hard to the hoop and draws the and 1. Good to see Rose back on the floor. 331 total views, 331 views today
Via Sports Mockery
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Video: High schooler throws down sick dunk from behind free-throw line at Jordan Brand event

High schooler Shelby McEwen competed in the Jordan Brand First to Fly event on Friday, and he threw down a dunk that even MJ himself would probably applaud. McEwen isn’t even ranked in Rivals’ Top 150 list for the Class of 2015, but he certainly made a name for himself by winning the event with an insane dunk from behind the foul line. The most interesting part about it is that...
Via The Sports Daily
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Timberwolves Rumors: Minnesota interested in Thaddeus Young

At this point it's unclear how close we are to a resolution in the Kevin Love saga, but we've heard plenty of rumors in the meantime. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers may be finding themselves in the thick of things.Stein reports that the Wolves have interest in Sixers forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Love should they decide to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Minnesota eyes Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Wolves, while continuing to discuss trade proposals that would send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, have been exploring their options for acquiring Young from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Video: Matt Bonner’s high school dunk contest highlight reel will never get old

We here at Project Spurs have brought you footage of San Antonio Spurs’ Matt Bonner participating in his high school dunk contest but it goes without saying, it will never get old. And seeing it’s the doldrums of the NBA offseason, might as well enjoy this video gem of Bonner (or should I say “Air […]
Via Project Spurs
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

adidas Officially Unveil The D Rose 5 Boost And Crazylight Boost With Derrick Rose and Damian Lillard

For the first time ever, adidas will integrate its famous Boost cushioning in their basketball shoes. Up until now, Boost has been used exclusively on some of the adidas running shoe models but the technology will be utilized on the upcoming D Rose 5 Boost and Crazylight Boost sneaker lines. Boost cushioning is designed to deliver maximum comfort and responsiveness so it’s a great...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Delivers Vicious Shove During Rec League Game (Video)

Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has developed a reputation over the years as being a very physical basketball player. He’s also known for occasionally being a hothead, and his short temper apparently boiled over during a rec league game this weekend. After taking a hard hit while driving to the basket during a Venice Basketball League game in Los Angeles, World Peace turned...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Kendall Jenner Dating Mavericks’ Chandler Parsons?

Dallas Mavericks’ small forward Chandler Parsons is living a very nice life. Having just signed a 3-year-deal for $46 million, Parsons is also reportedly seeing the youngest Kardashian/Jenner, Kendall. Via the tabloid Page Six: The pair “sat next to each other” at STK LA, with Kendall’s sister, Kylie, and two pals. “Kendall and Chandler were flirting throughout the...
Via Diehardsport
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are You Feeling These ‘Lion Heart’ LeBron 12s? (Photos)

The 2014-2015 NBA Season is right around the corner and in 3 months LeBron will probably be wearing his new LeBron 12s when he hits the court with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The release date for these are still unknown but our friends over at TheShoeGame.com say that the ‘Lion Heart’ LeBrons are rumored for a Halloween release. I must say that the LeBron 12s are starting to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ playoff threats out West

Written by Benjamin Bornstein, Project Spurs.com The San Antonio Spurs are reloaded and everyone is re-signed with the exception of Aron Baynes. Surely the Spurs will be looking to repeat for the first time in their dynasty, and now that the free agency dust has settled (for the most part), it’s time to see who […]
Via Project Spurs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan is 'cool' with Lebron wearing 23

Since Lebron James decided to wear the #23 this coming season I know there's only one thing on your mind: Is Michael Jordan cool with that. You passed on attending your best friend's wedding, opted against cashing in a free blimp ride voucher, and refused to respond to the concerned texts, calls and emails from your family because you couldn't possibly continue life before...
Via Celtics Life
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Grading the free agent pickups

After finishing the 2013-2014 season in disappointing fashion, the Indiana Pacers had several glaring needs to address going into the free agency period. The Pacers are in desperate need of a quality ball-handler who can take care of the ball when pressured. No one on the Pacers’ roster was successful against the Miami Heat’s constant on-the-ball defensive pressure, which inevitably...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Says He’s Going to Make Doubters “Eat Their Words”

D Rose has a new shoe coming out and was speaking on them when he was asked did he have a message for those doubting his latest return. Here is what he has to say. "I still have goals. Seeing those doubters out there, it's gonna be funny seeing them eat their words." -@drose pic.twitter.com/QnwykWdrrU — SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) July 27, 2014 I don’t think anyone...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: At 14 years old, Manu Ginobili already had a killer Eurostep

San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili is known for having the best Eurostep in the NBA. Just when a defender thinks Manu is going right, he moves left for the easy bucket while driving into the lane. Indeed Manu has mastered the move but it didn’t come overnight. Or did it? In this rare footage, a 14-year old […]
Via Project Spurs
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ian Eagle: Garnett Setting up "long-term relationship" with Brooklyn?

Could Kevin Garnett, a Brooklyn Net for all of 13 months up to this point, stay with the organization beyond his playing days? Nets play-by-play man Ian Eagle believes so, as revealed in an interview with CLNS Radio, via TheBrooklynGame."This could be just the start of a long-term relationship," Eagle said. "Kevin's got a lot of interests outside of just playing...
Via Nets Take Over
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors David Lee Shows Off His Random Drug Test

The NBA can randomly drug test its players twice in the offseason. The league sends a technician to the player’s home for him to drop a sample in the cup. Warriors David Lee recently shared photos of the experience on Instagram. No other way I would rather start my morning in Malibu than a random NBA drug test! #saynotodrugs I bet you’re wondering how some players seem...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raptors, Wizards: The Only Sure Things In The NBA East

The Eastern Conference is wide open heading into 2014-2015 and a quick start could determine who steals the top spots in each of the Divisions. With only a couple of shoes left to drop, the only teams will any level of certainty are the Raptors and the Wizards as the rest of the pretenders in the Conference have undergone so many changes, even they don’t really know what they have.
Via Pro Bball Report
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Plans to Make Doubters Eat Their Words

Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose is in Las Vegas to try out for Team USA ahead of the World Cup of hoops in Spain next month. During the unveiling of a pair of adidas signature kicks this weekend (the D Rose 5 and Crazylight Boost), the 25-year old Rose spoke with confidence about looking forward to shutting up the haters next season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Banged up Raptors fail to qualify in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – The Glendale Raptors 7s hopes to qualify for Men’s 7s Nationals fell short over the weekend with the team winning just one game out of four at the Omaha 7s qualifying tournament. NEWS: Raptors primed for final qualifier in Omaha The Raptors opened up pool play with against the Kansas City Blues. The Blues took a 19-0 lead into halftime in that game, but Glendale...
Via Mile High Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss
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