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New York Knicks: RESPECT Carmelo Anthony!

New York Knicks: RESPECT Carmelo Anthony! By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Carmelo Anthony has stated that publically he isn’t value enough and while many will laugh at those statements, I believe that he is correct and that he the public and media isn’t valuing him as he deserves. He is one of the 10 best players in the NBA, one of the few players that can...
Via HoopStuff
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: ‘I’m the most underrated superstar’

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he’s the “most underrated” star player in the NBA. ESPN’s Chris Broussard asked Anthony if he’s underrated because he hasn’t yet won an NBA title. “I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there (laughs) but that doesn’t matter to me,” Anthony said, via ESPN.com. “I know what I’m capable of doing...
Via Sports-Glory
43 minutes ago  |  Discuss

AP PHOTOS: Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron

CLEVELAND (AP) They waited in line to see him, and when LeBron James ran onto the new court inside Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in four years wearing the Cavaliers' wine and gold colors, Cleveland fans welcomed him back with a thunderous roar they've been waiting to unleash. James has returned to where he began his NBA career, focused on leading the Cavs to the...
Via AP on Fox
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Highlights from 2014 Miami Heat Red, White, and Pink Scrimmage

It seems like the 2014 NBA season is approaching quicker than we may think as Heat Nation finally got a chance to look at the brand new Miami Heat roster in action. From Danny Granger saying that he “loves Miami” to James Ennis breaking Luol Deng‘s ankles, the day was filled with many highlights and feel-good moments. During a timeout Granger says, “When I put this jersey...
Via Heat Nation
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San Antonio Spurs: The Best Of The Spurs

San Antonio Spurs: The Best Of The Spurs By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Best Player- Tim Duncan – He may be starting in his 18th season in the association, but Tim Duncan is still one of the best players in the league, nevermind just on his team. It says a lot about a player when a stat line of 15.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game is considered one of their worst...
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WATCH: Goran Dragic with impressive trick shot

Mandatory Credit: phoenixsuns.com Suns point and shooting guard Goran Dragic did not fall in love with basketball from the get go. In fact, his first love was soccer. Dragic combined his basketball ability with his first true love, to create an incredible shot during practice today. Check it out here: Impressive right? Let’s see if Dragic convinces the NBA to allow him to kick...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Donald Sterling’s wife called the cops on V. Stiviano

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, and his former personal assistant and alleged mistress V. Stiviano, got back together at Sterling’s Beverly Hills mansion, so Sterling’s estranged wife called the police.  
Via Intrigue Sports
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Heat newcomers and returnees show competitveness in team scrimmage

MIAMI -- Miami Heat fans packed the lower level of AmericanAirlines Arena Wednesday night to get their first glimpse of the new-look team that features plenty of promise but also lots of intrigue with so many new players in the fold. Though it wasn't exactly a shooting clinic, especially at the start, the team scrimmage featured genuine moments that provided a sneak preview of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Kobe Proves He’s Back With This Spin Fake From Steve Nash

A healthy Kobe Bryant made a Lakers practice appearance and proved he was back with this fake spin move.
Via Gamedayr
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Derrick Rose Compares Butler to Legendary Defender

During the Chicago Bulls’ Media Day on Monday it was the lofty championship expectations of Derrick Rose that stole the show, so it’s not surprising that perhaps the biggest endorsement of the afternoon went somewhat unnoticed. That endorsement being — Derrick Rose believes Jimmy Butler will be to Chicago what Bruce Bowen was to three championship teams in San Antonio. Rose...
Via Sports Mockery
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Predictions for the 2014-2015 Nets

The Nets are coming off of a 2014-2014 season filled with ups and downs. After a slow start that saw the Nets at 9-21, one Joe Johnson buzzer beater against the Oklahoma City Thunder sparked a turn-around that had the Nets finishing as the sixth seed in the East. After knocking out the Toronto Raptors in game seven of the first round, the Nets fell to the Miami Heat in just five...
Via Nets Take Over
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Paul George Possible To Return If Pacers Make The Playoffs

Photo Credit: ygtrece/Facebook When Indiana Pacers’ swingman Paul George fractured his right leg during Team USA’s FIBA World Cup scrimmage, the injury was so horrific, many people pegged the NBA star to be out for the 2014-15 season. While George is still very much rehabbing his right leg, surprisingly, there have been strong signals coming from Pacers’ camp about his recovery...
Via Blog Surface
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Byron Scott explains why Kobe wouldn't make a good coach

After a disappointing 2013 season, the Los Angeles Lakers are back with a new head coach and identity. But the players and coaching staff still have a lot of work ahead of them in order to return to a contender once again. The challenge for new HC Byron Scott lies in how to work alongside the "other" coach—ex-teammate Kobe Bryant. Bryant had actually done a better...
Via The Sports Daily
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Kyrie Irving delivers between-the-legs pass to LeBron James for slam dunk

Earlier tonight, the Cleveland Cavaliers held a special “Wine and Gold Scrimmage” at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio and we got our first glance at LeBron James and Kyrie Irving playing together. In the first quarter of play, a fast break started by Kyrie ended with an incredible between-the-legs pass to LeBron who throws down the tomahawk jam: Man, this Cavaliers team...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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LeBron James Throws Down After Between-The-Legs Pass From Kyrie Irving

LeBron James made his return to Quicken Loans arena for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ annual Wine and Gold scrimmage Wednesday night.  Watch as James, playing with new teammates, throw down a vicious dunk after Kyrie Irving’s between-the-legs pass.   SB Nation I’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot more of these type of plays from James.Some Vine’s via […] The post LeBron James...
Via Diehardsport
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Washington Wizards: The Best of the Wizards

Washington Wizards: The Best of the Wizards By Brandon Hartman: Lead Writer at Hoopstuff… Best Player: John Wall -Wall has earned rave reviews since his days at Kentucky for his dynamic speed and ability to change a game in the blink of an eye, but there is no question that last season was the year a star was born in Washington. A combination of gained experience, a better supporting...
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Utah Jazz season preview: Roster Analysis

The 2013-14 season was not a memorable one for the Utah Jazz and their fan base. They finished with 25-57 record, the worst finish for the franchise since the dreadful 1981-82 season. Gone is Tyrone Corbin; in is Quin Snyder, who inherits an adolescent team that will still showcase some growing pains, but have no where else to go this year but up. Overview There was much...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The Best Of The 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: The Best Of This Year’s 76ers By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Best Player- Michael Carter Williams – I would like to say Joel Embiid because he will be one of the very best centers in the NBA and will make a number of All Star teams, but MCW will make All Star Games too and has played in the NBA, was just the Rookie of the Year and he is...
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Suns double down on Dragic brothers

PHOENIX -- They're on opposite ends of the Suns' food chain but will be living under the same roof. Well, at least until the younger one finds his own place. It shouldn't take Zoran Dragic long to locate suitable accommodations. But carving out some space in Phoenix's crowded backcourt may take a while. "I know I'm starting from zero," Zoran, the newly...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins on Kings' point guard change: 'It's been incredible'

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins commented on the team's transition at the point guard spot on Wednesday, and he sounded optimistic about the situation. Sacramento controversially parted ways with Isaiah Thomas in the offseason, and replaced him with the two-headed monster of Darren Collison and Ramon Sessions. While both of them have proven themselves to be solid backups...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Roy Hibbert texts Tim Duncan for advice on how Spurs do it

The San Antonio Spurs are considered to be a model NBA franchise, even for players who aren’t even on the team. Such is the case for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, who says he texts Tim Duncan for advice. At the Pacers’ media day on Tuesday, Hibbert revealed that he watched the Spurs in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chicago Bulls x Air Jordan 4 ‘Toro Bravo’ Illustration

Somehow graphic designer ROM figured out a way to blend the Chicago Bulls logo and Air Jordan 4 “Toro Bravo” shoe to perfection in this limited edition piece that was for sale, until it was sold out. Obviously. The post Chicago Bulls x Air Jordan 4 ‘Toro Bravo’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Report: Proposed NBA Draft Lottery Revamp Has Support Of Owners

Some rather major changes could be in store for the NBA’s draft lottery. A new proposal for the lottery that aims to eliminate tanking as an attractive option for struggling franchises has strong support among NBA owners, sources told Grantland’s Zach Lowe. Lowe also reports that the owners could vote to adopt the new system as early as this season. Here’s how it would work...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alec Burks laughs at Gordon Hayward’s “bully” statement

Alec Burks laughed at Gordon Hayward’s bully remarks After signing a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets this past offseason, it looked like Gordon Hayward was headed East before the Utah Jazz decided to match the offer. The contract Hayward signed was met with criticism because the swingman from Butler University didn’t exactly have a great year...
Via Pass The Pill
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shelly Calls Cops After Donald Sterling & V. Stiviano Hook Up in Her Home

What voodoo magic does V. Stiviano have over Donald Sterling? He lost his team because of her, but he is still inviting her over for tea like nothing happened? He was also bold enough to do it at the home he and his wife share. That didn’t go over too well with Shelly. Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano reunited at his Beverly Hills mansion today — and when Donald’s wife found...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 hours ago  |  Discuss
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