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Heat demote two assistants to hire Juwan Howard

After a summer of dramatic roster change, the Miami Heat are reassigning two prominent assistant coaches, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo will no longer play significant roles on head coach Erik Spoelstra's staff – and could be completely off the bench, according to league sources. Those changes will clear the way for Juwan Howard to be promoted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Start Nik Stauskas Or Ben McLemore?

When training camp opens in just under a few weeks for the Sacramento Kings, the majority of what can be considered a fairly straightforward summer will result in coach Mike Malone attempting to prepare his troops for regular season battle. NBA training camps are useful for clarifying issues and identifying them. The Kings front office haven’t […] Sacramento Kings: Start Nik...
Via NBA Draft Blog
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA: Jabari Parker’s Fit With The Milwaukee Bucks

Finishing with the worst record in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks went into the 2014 NBA Draft hoping to come away with a game-changer. They needed a spark, something to help bring the future of the franchise together. Now attempting to build a new arena, with new owners, the Bucks wanted someone who would get […] NBA: Jabari Parker’s Fit With The Milwaukee Bucks - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving For Rajon Rondo?

It seems that Rajon Rondo has a desire to get himself out of the rebuilding process that is the Boston Celtics. Rondo reportedly declared to Celtics management that he desires a trade, as you can read about here. A couple of suitors’ names have already arisen, including the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving For Rajon Rondo...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Golden State Warriors: 5 Games To Watch In 2014-15

The Golden State Warriors are slowly returning to work after coming off an exciting 2013-14 season full of team and individual success. Earlier this month, the schedule makers issued a new slate of games for the 2014-15 NBA season. After review of the schedule, one thing is clear — someone upstairs at NBA headquarters in […] Golden State Warriors: 5 Games To Watch In 2014-15...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era

Editor’s Note: The modern era of the NBA is generally accepted to have begun with the 1979-80 season, the advent of the 3-point line in the NBA. The lists to follow—one for each of the NBA’s 30 teams—will only consider seasons since 1979-80. We continue the series today with the best of the New Jersey/Brooklyn […] Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason

The Brooklyn Nets open their 2014-2015 season on Oct. 7 with six preseason games, including three home games and two that are played in China. The Nets open their preseason against 2014 Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in Brooklyn, then proceed to China where they will play the Sacramento Kings in Shanghai and Beijing. Brooklyn returns […] Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Atlanta Hawks: What Areas Must Jeff Teague Improve In 2014?

The Atlanta Hawks are excited about the upcoming season, and they believe that they have the talent to be a serious contender in the playoff race. They were the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference last season and pushed the top-seeded Indiana Pacers to seven games before finally being eliminated. Jeff Teague was one of […] Atlanta Hawks: What Areas Must Jeff Teague Improve In...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan wear great costumes to party

Jim Racalto Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan held a costume party for Labor Day weekend, where he and teammate Matt Barnes did not disappoint in their attire. Jordan went as Jimi Hendrix and pulled it off flawlessly, while Barnes decided to go as Prince and basically looked just like him. Barnes posted a photo on Instagram […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists...
Via Sports-Kings
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Toronto Raptors: Nets As Threat To Division Crown?

Admittedly, I have probably had too grand an outlook when it comes to the upcoming NBA season and, more specifically, the Eastern Conference. Lost in the sea of hyperbole surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers and whatever challenger they may face for the East crown, the Toronto Raptors are still the Atlantic Division champs and I’ve forgotten […] Toronto Raptors: Nets As Threat...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Andre Iguodala Tweats zing about Kevin Durant, Under Armour

Andy Flint By now we’ve all watched as Under Armour courted Kevin Durant, and ultimately fell short to the mecca in sports attire, Nike. Durant had a $265 million-plus deal from Under Armour awaiting his approval, but Nike matched the deal and Durant decided to stay with the biggest sports brand in the world. No brainer, right? […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
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Phoenix Suns: Goran Dragic Leading The Way For Slovenia

Heading into the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Team Slovenia was something of an afterthought compared to the juggernauts of international basketball. Team USA, Spain, Argentina, Brazil and Lithuania are the teams that first came to mind in the category of “dangerous.” The Slovenians had Goran Dragic of the Phoenix Suns and were coming off a […] Phoenix Suns: Goran Dragic Leading The...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Rockets Rumors: Houston to acquire Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings guard Jason Terry is set to fly again in Texas. Terry, whose nickname is "Jet," won an NBA Championship with the Dallas Mavericks. He is coming back to the state of Texas, but this time will be with the Houston Rockets.Image by By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsNBA sources say that the Rockets will acquire Terry in a trade with the Kings:"The...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Lakers Rumors: LA works out Michael Beasley again

Failing to land Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned to cheaper alternatives to upgrade this roster. The latest signing could be former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley.Image By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Alex Kennedy:"I'm told that Michael Beasley had a second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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LeBron James Confirms That Kevin Durant Is Staying With Nike

Under Armor made Kevin Durant an offer he couldn’t refuse. A 10-year, $250 million deal was put on the table and the pen was in his hand. But. Nike wasn’t going to give up that easy and it was reported today that Nike had matched, or exceeded, Under Armor’s offer. It is now official because […]
Via Gamedayr
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

HEAT Demoting Two Long-Time Assistant Coaches

Not sure if this has anything to do with LeBron leaving, but according to WOJO the HEAT will be shuffling some of their assistant coaches. Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo will no longer play significant roles on head coach Erik Spoelstra’s staff – and could be completely off the bench, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Those changes will clear the way for Juwan Howard to be promoted...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo Soars Above Rims at Goodman League

  Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo participated in the Goodman League Classic on Sunday. It was held at McDonough Arena at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. which are the 22-year-old’s old stomping grounds before attending college at Indiana University. Players like Bradley Beal and Josh Selby attended. ‘Dipo can be seen wearing a yellow #23 jersey flying through the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets set to acquire Jason Terry from the Kings

Adrian WojnarowskiThe Houston Rockets have reached an agreement in principle to acquire Sacramento Kings guard Jason Terry, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Rockets will send a package centered on non-guaranteed contracts, including Alonzo Gee, that the Kings can ultimately waive and gain salary savings and roster space, league sources said. Sacramento will send Houston two...
Via Celtics Life
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup: Chicago Bulls Players and Others to Keep an Eye On

The FIBA World Cup has gotten underway. Check out the current Chicago Bulls players participating, as well as former Bulls, division opponents, as well as interesting stories that may be new to fans in the States. Dante Exum- Australia Drafted 5th overall by the Utah Jazz, Dante Exum is someone who should be reciting Tupac Shakur’s “All Eyes on Me” throughout this tournament...
Via Sports Mockery
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose In MVP Form For USA Team

Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose In MVP Form For USA Team By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As I was born in Chicago, live in Chicago and have 25 years on my belt as a fan of the Chicago Bulls, even though it is my job to cover the NBA with no bias, I care more about the health and play of Derrick Rose than if the USA wins gold in Spain. I’m sorry, I may sound like...
Via HoopStuff
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Acquire Jason Terry, Second Round Picks From Kings For Gee, Non-Guaranteed Players

The Houston Rockets have agreed on a trade to acquire Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings, according to sources. The Rockets will send non-guaranteed contracts, including Alonzo Gee, to the Kings. Houston will acquire two second round draft picks, including one via the New York Knicks. Terry was traded from the Brooklyn Nets to the Kings last season.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Franklin Waived By Grizzlies

Jamaal Franklin was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. The Grizzlies released Franklin under the stretch provision. Franklin had two seasons left on his contract.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s Exclusive Wedding Photos

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade tied the knot with his long-time fiancée Gabrielle Union this weekend. And we’ve done our best to gather the best photos from the extravagant wedding. Days before the wedding where Gabrielle Union posted on her Instagram, “Let’s gooooooo! #thewadeunion.” Gabrielle Union before her and Dwyane’s rehearsal dinner. Dwyane Wade’s beautiful...
Via Heat Nation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings to trade Jason Terry to Rockets

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade Jason Terry to the Houston Rockets, according to Yahoo! Sports. Here are more details: The Rockets will send a package centered on non-guaranteed contracts, including Alonzo Gee, that the Kings can ultimately waive and gain salary savings and roster space, league sources said. Sacramento will send Houston two second-round picks in the deal...
Via KC Sports Ninja
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings Trade Jason Terry To Houston

The Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry. The Sacramento Kings have traded veteran guard Jason Terry and two second round picks to the Houston Rockets for Alonzo Gee and other non-guaranteed picks. CBS Sports went in depth: Terry is on the books for $5.8 million this season as an expiring, so the Rockets are basically sending contracts they could waive and get off the books this...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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