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Watch DeMarcus Cousins Beat Ed Davis Off Dribble, Dunk On Rober…

Watch DeMarcus Cousins Beat Ed Davis Off Dribble, Dunk On Robert Sacre

dimemag.com Updated 6 hours ago
The only thing better than beating one Los Angeles Lakers big man? For DeMarcus Cousins, dunking on another. Watch the Sacramento Kings star easily go by Ed Davis off-the-dribble before rising for a powerful dunk on a helpless Robert Sacre. Sick. This i…
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  • Bird praises Hill as season tipoff looms

    Bird praises Hill as season tipoff looms

    nba.com 3 hours ago
    The Indiana Pacers need a big year from George Hill to help make up for the absence of Paul George, and Larry Bird thinks the point guard is ready for the challenge.
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  • Clippers waive forward Ingles

    Clippers waive forward Ingles

    nba.com 6 hours ago
    The Clippers have waived forward Joe Ingles a month after signing him, reducing their roster to 15 players.
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  • Suns waive center Earl Barron

    Suns waive center Earl Barron

    nba.com 6 hours ago
    The Phoenix Suns waived center Earl Barron on Saturday.
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  • Report: Klay Thompson’s Reps “Frustrated” By Lack Of Max Extens…

    Report: Klay Thompson’s Reps “Frustrated” By Lack Of Max Extension Offer

    dimemag.com 7 hours ago
    The ongoing negotiations between the Warriors and Klay Thompson‘s representatives, led by agent Billy Duffy, are entering the final countdown with the deadline for an extension looking next week (Oct. 31). Sources tell Yahoo Sports’ Marc J. Spears, Thom…
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  • Gregg Popovich On Spurs’ 2-5 Preseason After Loss Last Night: “…

    Gregg Popovich On Spurs’ 2-5 Preseason After Loss Last Night: “We Look Very Poor”

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    The defending champion San Antonio Spurs haven’t had the best preseason. They’re 2-5 after losing at in-state rivals Houston last night, 96-87, and their pithy coach didn’t pull any punches when asked how they’re coming together for Tuesday’s regular se…
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  • Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial…

    Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial Fracture

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    The Orlando Magic have no ambitions of contention in 2014-2015, but this is still supposed to be a season of major progress. In year three of its post- Dwight Howard existence, Jacque Vaughn’s team needs to take steps forward to ensure its heading the r…
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  • Kings' Gay, McLemore cleared to play in opener

    Kings' Gay, McLemore cleared to play in opener

    nba.com ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Ben McLemore have been cleared to play in the team's season opener this week.
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  • Cavaliers exercise option on guard Waiters

    Cavaliers exercise option on guard Waiters

    nba.com 9 hours ago
    The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense.
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  • Mavs waive Bernard James, make room for Villanueva

    Mavs waive Bernard James, make room for Villanueva

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    The Dallas Mavericks have waived center Bernard James, forward Ivan Johnson and guard Doron Lamb to get their roster to 15 for the start of the season.
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  • Watch Derrick Rose Continue Dominating With 27 Points Versus ‘W…

    Watch Derrick Rose Continue Dominating With 27 Points Versus ‘Wolves

    dimemag.com 13 hours ago
    Make that 57 points in the last two games for Derrick Rose. As the Chicago Bulls superstar plays like he did against the Cleveland Cavaliers a few days ago and Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, it’s easy to believe that he’s capable of leading his…
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  • GIF: Andrew Bogut Goes Around The Back, Throws Perfect Outlet F…

    GIF: Andrew Bogut Goes Around The Back, Throws Perfect Outlet For Dunk

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    For his first two seasons in a Golden State Warriors uniform, Andrew Bogut was little more than defensive anchor. It speaks to his immense value in only such a role that his impact on the Warriors still loomed so large despite his skills on the other en…
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  • Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    nba.com 24 hours ago
    The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The t…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring what Steve Nash gave us and what …

    The 10-man rotation, starring what Steve Nash gave us and what we're going to miss

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Oct 25 (yesterday)
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: The Star. Bruce Arthur on how far Stev…
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  • GIF: ‘Wolves High-Flyer Zach LaVine Gets Loose For Huge Tomahaw…

    GIF: ‘Wolves High-Flyer Zach LaVine Gets Loose For Huge Tomahawk Slam

    dimemag.com Oct 25 (yesterday)
    There may not be much winning for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2014-2015, but there will definitely be lots of dunking. Rookie Zach LaVine – one half of the “Bounce Brothers” – gave us a preview of what’s to come during the regular season by getting lo…
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  • Video - Rockets Top Spurs 00:57

    Rockets Top Spurs

    Oct 24
    James Harden scored 25 points in the Rockets' 96-87 preseason victory over the Spurs.
  • Video - Timberwolves Edge Bulls 01:08

    Timberwolves Edge Bulls

    Oct 24
    Derrick Rose scored 27 points in the Bulls' 113-112 preseason loss to the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Cavaliers Name Varejao Starting Center 01:10

    Cavaliers Name Varejao Starting Center

    Oct 24
    Brian Windhorst breaks down why the Cavaliers decided to start Anderson Varejao at center over Tristan Thompson.
  • Video - Not Top Plays 01:24

    Not Top Plays

    Oct 24
    Watch the week's worst plays on "SportsCenter."

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles Lakers

    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.