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VIDEO: Man of Steel Movie Trailer Featuring Derrick Rose

There have been several videos made about the second return of Derrick Rose, some people are starting to get sick of them … others, well they’re just continuing to get pumped for an exciting Chicago Bulls season. If you’re a Derrick Rose fan, you’ll like this … if you’re a Superman fan, you might be jealous. Made by Micah Washington on Youtube, check it out. #SeeRed...
Via Sports Mockery
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Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin?

Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t a playoff team, as they are at best the 10th most talented team in the Western Conference. However, with their cap space they have a chance next offseason to be big spenders to build a contender and in 2 offseason, they have a near clean cap...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why this offseason has been a good one

This offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers has been one for the ages and it could be far from over. The summer started off well for the Cavaliers as they acquired No. 1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins and signed new head coach David Blatt. Things soon got even better as LeBron James announced he would be returning back home to play for the Cavaliers. Thus the stage was set to recruit even...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Glen Taylor’s trade comments not needed

Earlier this week, ESPN reported that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor made some statements about the Kevin Love trade, commenting on Love’s defense, claiming that Love will get the blame if the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle and bringing up Love’s injury history. Kevin Love I understand the frustration that Taylor must feel now that Love has officially left the Minnesota...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings DeMarcus Cousins: “I’m a Role Model, Absolutely”

Well I guess it all depends on what your personal definition of a role model is. I mean the fact that DeMarcus Cousins came from a rough area and was able to overcome the odds to become an NBA and Team USA player is inspirational to kids in the same situation, but he still has a ways to go. The Sacramento Kings talented but hot-tempered forward feels like his journey from the dark...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quantitative look at Ray Allen in Spurs’ system

Saturday morning, news came out that the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in signing 39-year old shooting guard Ray Allen, formerly of the Miami Heat. The Spurs’ roster currently carries 14 guaranteed deals, and with the NBA maximum being 15 spots by the start of the regular season, the Spurs also have the options […]
Via Project Spurs
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry one-handed slam dunk against Finland at 2014 FIBA World Cup

As Team USA continues to cruise against Finland in the opening round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry showed off a rare power dunk. In the beginning of the third quarter of play, Curry got past the Finland defense and threw down the nasty one-handed dunk in the below vine from Andrew Bailey: That was pretty nice, Mr. Curry! *** Curry image courtesy...
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WATCH: Derrick Rose makes Finland look silly on dunk

As Team USA starts it’s 2014 FIBA World Cup in Bilbao, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose showed off his aerial ability against Finland. During the second quarter of play, Rose drove the lane and threw down a powerful two-handed slam dunk with relative ease against Finland: If you want another angle of the play, check it out from Bleacher Report’s Andrew Bailey: Derrick Rose...
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Doc Rivers’ Home Office Is Basketball Heaven

Rachel Nichols recently traveled to the home of Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers for an interview, and she snapped this picture of Doc’s amazing home office before posting it on Instagram. That’s probably a lot more green than Clippers fans would like, but there’s tons of Celtics memorabilia from Rivers’ 2008 championship in Boston – including a replica banner and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: San Antonio Spurs interested in Ray Allen

The Spurs are a good option for Ray Allen if he decides to return to the NBA for another season — Mandatory Credit: USATSI Ray Allen’s decision for free agency is going to be tough — he’s got so many good options. His suitors couldn’t be more different in the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Clippers and now the defending NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. According to ESPN.com Marc...
Via The Sports Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs, Clippers pursuing Ray Allen

The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers have emerged as possible destinations for Ray Allen. Allen is still deciding whether or not he will retire, but he has been widely expected to join LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers should he continue his playing career. Doc Rivers is a natural recruiter for Allen given their time together with the Boston Celtics. The Spurs have...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas’ Ball is Life summer mixtape

(Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports) Not many players in the NBA are as competitive as Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas, and he proves it every summer playing basketball simply for the love of the game. When the Tacoma Washington native is not competing on an NBA court, he heads to the Seattle and San Francisco Pro Ams to keep himself competitive and prepared for the next season to come...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs Making A Run For Ray Allen

Nothing but question marks surround the future of Ray Allen’s career in the NBA post Lebron’s departure from the Heat. Allen will have his fairshare of teams to choose from, be it Cleveland, to once again join forces with Lebron, or Clippers to reunite with Doc Rivers, but now the latest contender is the Spurs. Just when you thought they could’ve get any more vets. One more...
Via Geeks and Cleats
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harden: “I’m the best all around basketball player”

There is a fine line between arrogance and confidence and it seems Houston Rockets guard James Harden is trying to walk that tight rope. During an interview with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson, Harden left little to the imagination to who he thinks the best basketball player in the NBA is. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on […]
Via Project Spurs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Predicting Each Starter’s Stat Line

Thanks to one signature, this summer quickly got spicy for the Charlotte Hornets. When Lance Stephenson finished crossing his surname’s single “t”, the Hornets instantly jumped from a fringe playoff team to a postseason lock, and the addition of the flashy wing made the draft-night add-ons of Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston seem significantly more substantial. The team lost...
Via NBA Draft Blog
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Run And Gun Time For The Pelicans

When you boast an athletic young core with the likes of Anthony Davis as one of your big men, one would assume that you would at least be in the top 10 when it comes to pace of play. In the curious case of the Pelicans, they ranked 22nd last season out of 30 teams. There […] Run And Gun Time For The Pelicans - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion and Stats All About The NBA
Via NBA Draft Blog
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: 5 Notable Headlines From 2014 Offseason

Introduction With September approaching and the start of the NBA preseason just over a month away, it seems like a good time to reflect on the offseason that was for the Toronto Raptors. Although there is technically some time left before the season begins, I think it is safe to assume that the bulk of […] Toronto Raptors: 5 Notable Headlines From 2014 Offseason - Hoops Habit ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Brandan Wright Could Learn A Lot From Tyson Chandler

During the lockout-shortened season of 2011-12, it was evident the Dallas Mavericks missed Tyson Chandler. Not just because the numbers reflected it, but because what Chandler brought in terms of energy and enthusiasm was gone. It was more evident during the playoffs when the Mavs were swept in the first round. But along the way, […] Dallas Mavericks: Brandan Wright Could Learn...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 5 Teams That Should Trade For Jeff Green

It’s hard not to look at snapshots of Jeff Green‘s career and not come away impressed. The talent and physical tools are there: he’s 6’9″, long armed, and smoothly athletic. Early in his career, the optimism seemed justified–alongside precocious youngsters Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Green dropped 20 or more points in 24 games in his […] Boston Celtics: 5 Teams...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Is Nikola Mirotic the Next Toni Kukoc?

One of the burning questions for the Chicago Bulls this season rests on new addition Nikola Mirotic.  Can he match the outstanding success of Toni Kukoc?  Well, that is a hard question to answer so below will be a comparison of the two based on stats when they entered the league.  Then a couple of videos will illustrate what Kukoc brought to the Bulls during his memorable run...
Via Sports Mockery
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Kevin Love is the best big man in the NBA on offense and one of the 5 best players in the NBA; there is no denying the incredible talents of Love, who is also one of the league’s best rebounders. With the Minnesota Timberwolves trading Love for Andrew Wiggins...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Ben Gordon, Marcin Gortat and Courtney Lee in pickup hoops

Ben Gordon joined Marcin Gortat, Courtney Lee and Austin Rivers for some pick up basketball at Englewood Neighborhood Center. Thanks to Home Team Hoops, we have some footage of the games. Gordon has some highlights and showed some spring in getting to the basket. [h/t Adam Papageorgiou, Orlando Magic Greek]
Via Orlando Magic Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Much Trust Can Bulls Fans Put In Derrick Rose?

As Derrick Rose continues to play with the U.S. Basketball team en route to a championship with them, Chicago Bulls fans can’t help but wonder when the Bulls will get one of their own. If that is going to happen, Derrick Rose needs to prove that the team and Bulls fans can trust him. Rose’s Latest FIBA Performance It’s a good thing that Rose is playing with some of the best...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are The NBA’s Best Shooters On Stephen Curry’s List?

The Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has become the premier three-point threat in the NBA today and the small speedy guard seems to be able to get shots off from anywhere against anyone. So Sports Illustrated asked who his current and historical top 5 NBA shooters were and Curry obliged with an interesting list.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Drains 15 Consecutive 3-Pointers In 46 Seconds

Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas showed his impressive three point shooting ability at Michigan, but it looks like he’s getting even better. He went 15 for 15 from beyond the arc in 46 seconds in practice. Sure he wasn’t guarded, but this is ridiculous. Hopefully he will be in the NBA three-point contest next year. […] The post Nik Stauskas Drains 15 Consecutive 3-Pointers...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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