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Chicago Bulls: Hey Derrick Rose, Just Play

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) Chicago Bulls: Hey Derrick Rose, Just play By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes I am a professional journalist, but I am also a Chicago Bulls fan. I try to stay far from bias, but for this article I am running to it because I have some comments about Derrick Rose. I have given him the benefit of the doubt for...
Via HoopStuff
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Considering Anthony Davis as an MVP candidate on a lottery team

Making a case for Anthony Davis as the MVP, even if the New Orleans Pelicans miss the playoffs Watch Anthony Davis play, and it’s easy to get caught up making projections. Phrases like “MVP” and “future Hall of Famer” get thrown around, often very prematurely, yet with Davis it’s hard not to hear those words and think it just might be possible. Davis is only in Year...
Via The Lottery Mafia
50 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Thanks Philly Hecklers For Putting ‘Little Kick In My Juice’

Kevin Garnett is thankful for hecklers this year. The Brooklyn Nets were all too close to losing to the worst team in the NBA on Tuesday night, but some inspiration from an unlikely source ultimately saved them from an embarrassing defeat. The Nets held a measly two-point lead over the Philadelphia 76ers with under a minute remaining when Garnett stepped up and drained a 19-foot...
Via NESN.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics talk about facing Bulls, what Marcus Smart means to team

11/26 Practice Report from the Celtics YouTube channel:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
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Mother writes letter to Gerald Wallace after star meets son with Downs syndrome

AP Image A mother who’s son suffers from Downs syndrome wrote an open letter to Gerald Wallace of the Boston Celtics to thank him for sitting with her son, Davis.  Shannon Randall wrote about how Wallace chose not to ‘see’ his disability which is amazing when you consider that society doesn’t often accept people with the condition. I know our society doesn’t value individuals...
Via Pass The Pill
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Full Highlights vs Pacers

Here are the full highlights from Kawhi Leonard last night against the Pacers which resulted in a 106-100 win for the San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard finished with 21 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal.
Via Project Spurs
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JR Smith anticipated a Tyson Chandler screen that never came, landed on his arse

Do you know how you know you have a team that just doesn't get it? An opponent gets 25 rebounds and you throw in 21 turnovers to boot.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers compete against Spurs after beating Mavs

It was a massive surprise to me that the Pacers were able to beat the Mavs in Dallas. I thought it would be a damn miracle if they manage to beat the Spurs in San Antone. Of course, they didn’t, but they almost made me believe they could. The Pacers had led most of the first half and most of the way until the fourth, when the Spurs proved again why they are the defending champs...
Via Pacers Pulse
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Nuggets Injury Update: Darrell Arthur played tonight with left knee bruise

The Denver Nuggets lost to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday by the score of 120-112. The loss dropped the Nuggets a game under .500 at 7-8 on the season. Wilson Chandler lead a balanced attack with 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting in the losing effort. There was some good news that came from the loss, as Darrell Arthur played a day after he left a game with a left knee bruise.   David...
Via NBA Injury News
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Warriors Starting Five Destroying the Rest of the NBA

At 12-2 on the season, the Golden State Warriors are clearly the best team in the NBA heading into the holiday weekend. Now winners of seven in a row and with an average point differential in the double digits, the Warriors are starting to separate themselves from the rest of the top teams in the Association. Golden State's starters are just about lapping the five-man lineup field...
Via Sportsnaut
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Pacers Injury Update: David West may return in time for Friday's game against the Magic

The Indiana Pacers lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday by the score of 106-100. The loss dropped the Pacers to 6-9 on the season, fourth in the Central Division. The Pacers were lead by Rodney Stuckey, who had 22 points in 35 minutes. There is some good news on the injury front, as David West could be ready to play in his first game this season on Friday against the Orlando...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gasol, Conley lead way as Grizzlies outlast Lakers to improve to 13-2

  Mike Conley thinks the Memphis Grizzlies are atop the NBA standings because they've been consistent and determined each night, no matter whether they're playing title contenders or the Los Angeles Lakers. The Grizzlies needed every bit of that focus to hold off those 15th-place Lakers, who fell a few minutes shy of an unlikely win. Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Conley...
Via AP on Fox
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Money In The Bank, Raptors Lou Williams Beats The Shot Clock against the Hawks

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino Money In The Bank, Raptors Lou Williams Beats The Shot Clock against the Hawks The depth on the Raptors bench has definitely been a key factor in the Raptors 13-2 start to the season. With guys like Patrick Patterson, Greivis Vasquez, James Johnson, Chuck Hayes and Lou Williams on the second unit, this Raptors team has...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen

Perhaps the most eccentric and one of the most beloved players on the Miami Heat roster, Chris “Birdman” Andersen has a personality that has captured the attention of Heat fans nationwide. From his blue-collar work inside the paint, to his no-holds-barred mentality, Andersen has been a fan favorite ever since his induction into the Miami Heat roster because of all the little...
Via Heat Nation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Things Learned About Wizards’ Loss To Cavaliers

Two straight, that’s how many games the Washington Wizards have now lost after losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-87. Their biggest deficiencies have been exposed by the Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers the past two nights. Washington appeared to be looking forward to their Thanksgiving meals rather than asserting themselves as one of top teams in the Eastern Conference...
Via KCM Sports
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Green, Suns feast on Nuggets

PHOENIX -- Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 20, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Green made 6 of 11 3-pointers, four in the second half when he scored 16 points, and the Suns won for the fifth time in six games. Goran Dragic added 20 points for Phoenix, which ended Denver's five-game winning streak. Timofey Mozgov...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Agrees To Child Support Settlement With Stripper Baby Mama

Paul George and his stripper baby mama Daniela Rajic have finally reached a financial settlement for their daughter. Rajic plans to move to New York so she’ll be closer to Paul and he can regularly visit their child, via Pagesix The injured 24-year-old Indiana Pacers star — who earns about $18 million a year — and ex-stripper Rajic on Tuesday reached a “joint parenting agreement”...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder To Release Sebastian Telfair, Keep Ish Smith

The Oklahoma City Thunder will release Sebastian Telfair with their hardship exception expiring. The Thunder need to get down to the 15-player maximum roster size. Oklahoma City will instead keep Ish Smith.
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

No backstop, no stopping Stephen Curry for Magic

The onslaught started from the opening tip when Andrew Bogut found Harrison Barnes cutting down the lane for a dunk. It continued with every Stephen Curry 3-pointer and missed rotation and missed shot and missed opportunity. The Warriors are too tough a team to climb back against when the defense is not doing its job creating opportunities and when the offense is not generating good...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Settles on Financial Paternity Package With Ex-Stripper

Paul George hasn’t played any basketball this season but he was able to get Daniela Rajic to play ball with him. Via PageSix, The injured 24-year-old Indiana Pacers star — who earns about $18 million a year — and ex-stripper Rajic on Tuesday reached a “joint parenting agreement” and child-support settlement over 7-month-old Olivia, Page Six has exclusively learned. Rajic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Awarded $4.85 Million Disabled Exception For Nash

Tuesday the NBA awarded the Los Angeles Lakers with a $4.85 million disabled player exception for injured guard Steve Nash. In essence the Lakers gain a spending tool to add one player thru waiver claims or free agency making up to salary $4.85 million. The Lakers can also trade for a player making up to $4.95 million in salary. The Lakers applied for the exception in the beginning...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Blow Out Wiz

The Wizards lost back to back games for the first time this season, losing 113-87 to the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thanksgiving Eve. Lebron James nearly turning a triple double with 29 points, ten rebounds and eight assists. Cleveland (7-7) stormed to a 31-18 first quarter lead and it was for all purposes over. It was just five days ago that the Wizards had their way with the Cavs...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan deflects ball into Andre Drummond’s face in Clippers-Pistons

After Kyle Singler made a three-pointer in a close Clippers/Pistons contest, DeAndre Jordan tried to deflect the ball back to Spencer Hawes for the inbounds pass. Unfortunately, Andre Drummond’s face got in the way. Poor Andre Drummond: Not only that but the Clippers are about to put away the Pistons in Detroit. Not a good day for the Detroit Pistons. *** DeAndre Jordan picture...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Boston Celtics: Disappointment or In Development?

November is drawing to a close. Where do the Boston Celtics stand and why is there so much negativity surrounding the team?
Via CLNS Radio
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo tosses no-look pass to Larry Sanders against Minnesota

As the Milwaukee Bucks continue their interesting season, second-year player Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing off some of his amazing promise. In the first quarter of tonight’s Timberwolves-Bucks game, Giannis came up with the basketball and made an impressive behind-the-back move which lead to a no-look pass to teammate Larry Sanders: Man, Giannis being Giannis! *** Giannis...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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