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Kentucky Ended Up Having To Self-Report A NCAA Violation Becaus…

Kentucky Ended Up Having To Self-Report A NCAA Violation Because Of Drake

dimemag.com Updated 12 hours ago
The picture above features two men: former Kentucky point guard and 2016 Phoenix Suns draft pick Tyler Ulis, and noted Kentucky basketball fan Drake. The pair were hanging out last year, just minding their own business, having a good time, and unknowing…
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  • Thunder sign Spanish guard Alex Abrines

    Thunder sign Spanish guard Alex Abrines

    nba.com 3 hours ago
    The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed guard Alex Abrines to a multiyear contract.
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  • LeBron James' son shows off serious skills in video

    LeBron James' son shows off serious skills in video

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    LeBron James' son shows off serious skills in video
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  • Kevin Durant Claims No One Has Criticized Him Face-To-Face For …

    Kevin Durant Claims No One Has Criticized Him Face-To-Face For Joining The Warriors

    dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    Getty Image It’s almost three weeks removed from Kevin Durant’s decision to join the Warriors next season, and everyone (well mostly everyone) is still not over it. Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller have called Durant out publicly, Adam Silver thinks hi…
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  • The Jazz Are Reportedly ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Consider Trading G…

    The Jazz Are Reportedly ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Consider Trading Gordon Hayward

    dimemag.com 13 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports The Jazz have actually obtained a pretty nice roster for themselves heading into the 2016-17 season. They have a solid core of young emerging guards like Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, and Shelvin Mack, they still have one of the West’s best …
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  • Mark Cuban Took A Shot At Kobe Bryant While Explaining Dirk Now…

    Mark Cuban Took A Shot At Kobe Bryant While Explaining Dirk Nowitzki’s Increased Salary

    dimemag.com 16 hours ago
    Getty Image After years of absorbing pay cuts to give his team financial flexibility, Dirk Nowitzki finally cashed on Friday when he signed a two-year deal worth $50 million to remain with the Dallas Mavericks. The organization was able to shell out in …
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  • Pelicans add Jones, re-sign Frazier

    Pelicans add Jones, re-sign Frazier

    nba.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The New Orleans Pelicans say they have signed free-agent forward Terrence Jones and re-signed guard Tim Frazier.
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  • An OKC store sold Kevin Durant jerseys at a 99 percent discount

    An OKC store sold Kevin Durant jerseys at a 99 percent discount

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Oklahoma City Thunder fans have understandably taken the departure of Kevin Durant quite hard. He is the greatest player in the eight-season history of the team and one of the league’s two or three best players, the sort of superstar who teams go to gre…
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  • DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Ra…

    DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Raptors In The Eastern Conference

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …
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  • Derrick Rose somehow thinks the Knicks are a known superteam

    Derrick Rose somehow thinks the Knicks are a known superteam

    Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at Madison Square Garden in June. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Kevin Durant’s decision to join the Golden State Warriors served as the latest shot in the ongoing battle to form the NBA’s strongest superteam. An a…
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  • NCAA Issues Survey On Whether Event Hosts Are Okay With Anti-LG…

    NCAA Issues Survey On Whether Event Hosts Are Okay With Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

    deadspin.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    North Carolina’s controversial and ill-founded House Bill 2 drew another response from one of the nation’s major sports institutions Friday, as the NCAA issued an anti-discrimination survey for all host cities of NCAA events. This comes a day after the …
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  • Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?
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  • Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. P…
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  • Mark Cuban Offers Free Tips To Hillary Clinton On How To Beat D…

    Mark Cuban Offers Free Tips To Hillary Clinton On How To Beat Donald Trump

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    ABC Dallas Mavericks owner and alternate universe president Mark Cuban is offering Hillary Clinton some free advice on how to topple GOP White House hopeful Donald Trump. Welcome to 2016, where what once sounded like a lost episode of Celebrity Deathmat…
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  • Green settles assault case ahead of Olympics

    Green settles assault case ahead of Olympics

    nba.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in a deal that gets rid of a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge in East Lansing, Michigan.
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  • Draymond's plea deal on assault charge: $560 in fines, no jail …

    Draymond's plea deal on assault charge: $560 in fines, no jail time

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Draymond Green reacts during a Team USA practice session in Las Vegas on July 18, 2016. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has reached an agreement that will allow him to avoid jail time stemming from his arrest ear…
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  • Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The …

    Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Game

    deadspin.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around hol…
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  • Massachusetts lawmaker makes play for All-Star Game

    Massachusetts lawmaker makes play for All-Star Game

    nba.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    A top Massachusetts lawmaker is making a play for the NBA's 2017 All-Star Game.
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  • Andersen reunites with LeBron, signs with Cavs

    Andersen reunites with LeBron, signs with Cavs

    nba.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers have signed center Chris Andersen, General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league and team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
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  • Many players were shocked by NBA's All-Star Game move

    Many players were shocked by NBA's All-Star Game move

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Many players were shocked by NBA's All-Star Game move
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  • Most evidence says practicing FTs doesn't help the worst shoote…

    Most evidence says practicing FTs doesn't help the worst shooters

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Dwight Howard considers yet another free throw (Getty Images). Discussions of NBA free-throw shooting often come back to one point — that there’s no good reason why professionals shouldn’t be able to practice enough to avoid Hack-a-Shaq fouls and the ig…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - Cavs Win Second Straight 01:20

    Cavs Win Second Straight

    Mar 20
    LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.