Wizards broadcaster Steve Buckhantz rips the Miami Heat for adding 'canned crowd noise' (Video)
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The first game of the post-LeBron James era featured a standing room only-level crowd in Miami and a convincing 107-95 win over the Washington Wizards. Chris Bosh dominated as he warmed to his role as a go-to guy, finishing with 26 points, 15 rebounds a…Upvote Share Tweet
Rajon Rondo took the train to the Celtics' home opener, and then destroyed the Nets (Photo)yahoo.com 14 minutes agoI lived in Boston for just under five years. While I miss a great many things about it — the friends I made and left behind there, the heartwarming squalor of the Allston neighborhood where we lived, a stroll through the Common on a sunny spring day, th…Upvote Share Tweet
Court-Side Video Shows Kobe Calling Dwight “Soft As A MotherF***ER”dimemag.com 1 hour agoAfter the on-court fracas between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant led to an exchange of words, the “Inside the NBA” co-hosts tried reading their lips to see what they were saying. Kobe’s back-handed comments after the game probably didn’t squash any of th…Upvote Share Tweet
Deadspin NBA Shit List: Jason Richardson, The Man Who Did Not Dunkdeadspin.com 1 hour agoWord out of Philadelphia is that veteran shooting guard Jason Richardson has a stress fracture in his right foot; this may prevent him from playing this season, and if it does, his career likely is over.Read more...Upvote Share TweetFor a little while, things seemed so perfect. Madison Square Garden was celebrity-rich in the front and loud as hell in the back. Woody Allen’s newfound ingratiation with the team’s ownership allowed for an even better seat for the famed director of ‘Wh…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Jordan Calls President Barack Obama A “Sh***y Golfer” (Video)dimemag.com 1 hour agoAs part of Ahmad Rashad‘s eponymous show on Black9Network, he interviewed his “main man” Michael Jordan to ask about his dream golfing foursome. President Barack Obama, an outspoken Bulls and MJ fan, was then mentioned as part of the exclusive foursome,…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist got so excited about dunking that he threw his mouthpiece at a referee (Video)yahoo.com 2 hours agoIt's the question on absolutely every sports fan's mind this morning: How amped up was Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to kick off the 2014-15 NBA season against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night? Would you believe, "Throw down a dunk, rip your mouthpi…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com 2 hours agoThe Chicago Bulls cruised past the Knicks at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, 104-80, and they didn’t even need a spectacular game from returning point guard Derrick Rose. He was relatively quiet in his 21 minutes of action, but he did manage to dro…Upvote Share Tweet
Come, Let Us Have Another Laugh At The Disastrous Lakersdeadspin.com 4 hours agoSo the Lakers rolled out their "actually, bad basketball is cool and good " strategy again last night in Phoenix; accordingly, they got their wheels knocked off, losing 119-99 in a game that somehow makes even that score seem deceptively close…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com 10 hours agoThe good news for the Lakers is that the worst is over.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com 10 hours agoA couple of the half dozen acts James Dolan hired for opening night were straight out of the ’90s while Phil Jackson’s breathlessly overhyped triangle offense was lucky to break 70. So here’s your first guarantee of this current decade: the Knicks are g…Upvote Share Tweet
Blazers rally in fourth, beat depleted ThunderESPN.com 10 hours agoLaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 106-89 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.Upvote Share Tweet
O'Connor: Melo needs help triangle can't offerESPN.com 11 hours agoPrez Phil Jackson's offense won't work unless he works to match Melo with talentUpvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoYes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics exercise contract options on 3 playersnba.com 12 hours agoThe Boston Celtics have exercised contract options on forwards Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch MJ’s Joyous Fist Pump After Kemba Walker’s Game-Winning Jumper Falls In OTdimemag.com 12 hours agoBuzz City came back in more ways than one tonight after the newly re-coined Hornets came back from a 24-point second half deficit to win, 108-106, in dramatic fashion. Recently extended Kemba Walker played hero while The Hero to a lot of us, Michael Jor…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Russell Westbrook Caps Dominant First Half With Buzzer-Beating Dunkdimemag.com 12 hours agoSo much for Russell Westbrook struggling with Kevin Durant sidelined. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s wildly talented point guard enjoyed a breathtaking first half in his team’s season-opener at the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 26 points (7-13 FGs) and d…Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks Adjusting To Triangle OffenseOct 30Avery Johnson breaks down the Knicks' first regular-season game, a 24-point loss to the Bulls, using the triangle offense.
Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, TimberwolvesOct 29Marc Gasol led all scorers with 32 points as Memphis beat Minnesota 105-101. Andrew Wiggins scored six points in his season debut for the Timberwolves.
Heat Open Season With WinOct 29Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade combined to score 47 points in the Heat's 107-95 win over the Wizards.
Walker Leads Hornets To OT WinOct 29Kemba Walker's basket with five seconds left in overtime lifted the Hornets past the Bucks 108-106.
NBA: LeBron James wants to be a hero in ClevelandOct 30LeBron James has accomplished a lot in his career, but the one thing left to do is become a hero in Cleveland, writes Brian Windhorst.
Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season openerOct 30Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.
Chicago Bulls poised to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers with playoff savvy, e…Oct 28The Chicago Bulls know playoff heartache and failure intimately, which makes this Bulls team more ready than LeBron James and the imposing Cleveland Cavaliers to win a championship, Michael Wilbon writes.
Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets agree to contract extensionOct 28The Charlotte Hornets have reached terms on a contract extension with prized guard Kemba Walker, according to league sources.