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Marc Gasol gives great touch pass to Serge Ibaka at 2014 FIBA World Cup

Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies has always been an excellent passer. In this one, he shows off that skill for the Spanish national team as he makes the outstanding touch pass to teammate Serge Ibaka (who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA). And it was an over-the-shoulder touch pass, too, while falling a bit. You’re such a showoff, Marc. *** *Gasol image from...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies waive guard Jamaal Franklin, their 2nd-round pick in 2013

  The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Jamaal Franklin. Franklin, 23, averaged 1.9 points, 1.1 rebounds and 7.7 minutes in 21 games for the Grizzlies as a rookie last season. The Grizzlies selected the 6-foot-5 guard from San Diego State in the second round with the 41st overall pick in the 2013 draft.
Via AP on Fox
22 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.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies waive guard Jamaal Franklin

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Jamaal Franklin. Franklin, 23, averaged 1.9 points, 1.1 rebounds and 7.7 minutes in 21 games for the Grizzlies as a rookie last season. The Grizzlies selected the 6-foot-5 guard from San Diego State in the second round with the 41st overall pick in the 2013 draft.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Say No to “The New Agent Zero”

In Gilbert Arenas’ milieu, trolling the world is no hidden agenda. He’s direct, transparent, and sometimes blatantly harsh when airing out people on social media, specifically NBA players on his Instagram. Recently this week, the Cleveland Cavaliers finalized their acquisition of Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves and at the presser, it was revealed to […] The post...
Via Hoop District
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Is Marc Gasol The Answer?

Not the happiest, nor the saddest, year for the Memphis Grizzlies. The team failed to reach the Conference Finals by battling against the second seeded Oklahoma City Thunder in a record-breaking first round series of the Western Conference Playoffs. As the Grizzlies enter the 2014-15 season with hopes for an NBA championship, they still look for someone […] Memphis Grizzlies...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Nominates Ferguson PD During ALS Challenge (Video)

Gilbert Arenas has nominated Ferguson Police Department during his ALS ice bucket challenge. Gilbert Arenas has had some controversial moments during the Ferguson protests. He was nominated for the ALS ice bucket challenge, and during his challenge, he nominated the Ferguson Police Department for something a little deeper… The post Gilbert Arenas Nominates Ferguson PD During ALS...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Nominates Ferguson Police For Ice Bucket Challenge

Gilbert Arenas, like almost every other athlete in the world, did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but he had a little twist and something different for who he would nominate to do the challenge. The former NBA star point guard nominated the Ferguson police department, via Instagram. Arenas says, “I challenge the Ferguson police to R-E-S-P-E-T,” before getting splashed with water...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen says Kobe Bryant was closest thing to Michael Jordan in his era

There are few players in the course of NBA history that had more of an impact on the NBA game than Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. In the upcoming issue for Sports Illustrated, writer Chris Ballard did an incredible piece on the Lakers star called Kobe Bryant’s “Twilight Saga”. Today, Ballard published some more quotes that he left out of the long form story on Twitter...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s A Young Nik Stauskas And Vince Carter At Raptors Half-Time Show

Vince Carter must have known this kid,Nik Stauskas (on left) was going to make it to The League.   The post Here’s A Young Nik Stauskas And Vince Carter At Raptors Half-Time Show appeared first on Diehardsport.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers Sign Darius Morris To Camp Contract

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed Darius Morris to a non-guaranteed camp contract. Morris has played on four NBA teams since being picked in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft. Morris played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers and Memphis Grizzlies.
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Top 4 Seed?

As we inch closer and closer to a can’t-miss regular season, the Western Conference continues to look as deep and competitive as any this league has ever seen. Quick question: on April 1, would you have rather had the Phoenix Suns or the Indiana Pacers? … See what I mean? If you’ve seen Game of […] Memphis Grizzlies: Top 4 Seed? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion...
Via NBA Draft Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed their second-round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract. The Grizzlies did not disclose the terms Monday. The Commercial Appeal reports it's a three-year deal worth more than $2.5 million for the 35th pick overall. The 6-foot-9, 263-pound Stokes was drafted by Utah in June and traded to Memphis on draft night...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mixtape Monday: Jason Williams

Known for his electrifying dimes and ankle-breaking crossovers, point guard Jason Williams, aka “White Chocolate” was pure entertainment throughout his 14-year NBA career. “White Chocolate” electrified the league upon making his debut in 1998. Making his NBA debut in 1998 following a suspension from the University of Florida, Williams was a thrill to witness from the beginning...
Via The League News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arenas Says He Called Sharpton a THOT Over Gun Suspension in 2010

Al Sharpton claimed he had no idea who Gilbert Arenas was and frankly from the video it looked sincere, which only enraged Arenas more because Sharpton had a lot to say about Arenas in 2010. Here is what Arenas had to say via Jocks and Stiletto Jill. I’m glad you remember who I was, opening your mouth before the facts came out, I did not point a gun at my teammate. For a matter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling was wary of Rajon Rondo

Hoops Hype has some excerpts from Keyon Dooling’s book, “What’s Driving You?” Key goes into detail about his relationship with Rajon Rondo: It began with my mentorship of Rajon Rondo. Before coming to Boston, I was a little wary of him. I had heard so many stories about how tough he was to work with and how hard he was to talk to – I just didn’t know what I was in for...
Via Red's Army
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Real Beef With Al Sharpton Stems From 2010 Gun Suspension

Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas went in on civil rights activist Al Sharpton earlier this week. Arenas was critical of Sharpton’s involvement in the civil unrest taking place in a St Louis suburb following the shooting death of Michael Brown,  an unarmed black teen by police. Arenas referred to Sharpton as a “Thot” and a “Coon.” TMZ cameras caught up with Sharpton who...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Trade For Marcus Morris?

Memphis Grizzlies: Trade For Marcus Morris? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Grizzlies get: Marcus Morris, 2015 first round pick Suns get: Kosta Koufos Despite making it to the playoffs and putting up a good fight in the first round, the Grizzlies need to keep improving if they hope to survive in the West. They are a talented team, but they lack outside scoring. One...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter, future Hall of Famer, is still extremely effective

At a party in Scranton over the weekend, I got into a debate with a few of my friends about Vince Carter's Hall of Fame credentials. My boy P and I both felt as though VC was hands down a Hall of Fame caliber player, while two of my other buddies didn't think so.VC image from johnchidleyhill.comWe went back and forth for a while, trading statistics and situations reinforcing...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Sharpton Responds To Gilbert Arenas For Being Called A ‘Thot’ (Video)

It shows that Al Sharpton didn’t even know that Gilbert Arenas had said such things.  Al Sharpton was very well spoken in this video. Take a look at it. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.I wonder what Gilbert Arenas will respond with. [BSO] The post Al Sharpton Responds To Gilbert Arenas For Being Called A ‘Thot’ (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

TC Sports Talk Radio With Keyon Dooling

Former Boston Celtics and Author, Keyon Dooling, made a special guest appearance on TC Sports Talk Radio hosted by Tyler Candelaria in New York to promote his acclaimed new novel ‘What’s Driving You??? How I Overcame Abuse And Learned To Lead In The NBA‘. The inspirational 34-year-old touched on unceremoniously retiring from the NBA due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Calls Out Ferguson Rioters plus Calls Al Sharpton a “THOT”

Over the weekend, an unarmed, college-bound 18-year-old was gunned down by Missouri police. The incident sparked off a community revolt, that included looting and riots by some individuals. Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas is speaking out against riots and coming for activist Al Sharpton too, calling him a “THOT looking for attention.” Gilbert vented his frustration over...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Calls Al Sharpton A Coon And A Thot

Gilbert Arenas was a pioneering social media presencebefore Joel Embiid picked up a basketball, and long before what is commonly referred to as “Black Twitter” galvanized into what it is today. Never known for being, the former baller took aim at activist and television personality Al Sharpton and his participation in the protests for recently murdered black men Eric Garner...
Via Geeks and Cleats
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas has harsh words for Al Sharpton, rioters

Everybody has an opinion regarding the recent events happening in St. Louis, some are outraged, some have been quiet and some have started taking matters into their own hands. Like other athletes, Gilbert Arenas expressed himself via social media on the killing of Mike Brown and he was not happy about the looting or the presence of Civil Rights leader, Rev. Al Sharpton. Via Necole...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Hall of Famer?

Vince Carter   Career WARP: 148.1 Basketball-Reference HOF probability: 71.3 percent No candidate elicits a stronger reaction on both sides of the Hall debate than Carter, whose poor reputation around the league flies in the face of the metrics. By the numbers, Carter is one competent season away from cracking a WARP barrier of 150 that has historically been the threshold for...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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