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Although his name rarely occampanies contemporaries like Oscar Robertson and Jerry West in discussions of the best players of the '60s, Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas was one of the central players of the era. An amateur legend both in high school and at Ohi…Share Tweet
The Portland Trail Blazers’ Rose Garden sells corporate naming rights, renamed Moda CenterIt is now standard practice for new sports stadiums and arenas to sell their naming rights to a corporate sponsor, a move that earns the franchise millions of dollars and gives the winning company a particularly public advertisement that doesn't always …Share TweetNew York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire and Former `N Sync singer Lance Bass highlight the list of judges for next month's Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J.Share Tweet
The 10-man rotation, starring the importance of getting Pau Gasol back in the postA 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: Forum Blue and Gold. Darius Soriano he…Share Tweet
Happy Birthday, DeMarcus Cousins! Watch The 10 Best Plays Of His NBA CareerDeMarcus Cousins turned 23 years old today. That’s incredible when you think about these numbers: 12th in the NBA in per-minute scoring, seventh in rebounding rate and a solid PER number despite having to consistently create his own shot in a faulty Sac…Share Tweet
Al Jefferson knows he’s bad on defense and even he seems surprised by how much Bobcats offeredWhen news first circulated on the Fourth of July that the Charlotte Bobcats had agreed to terms with free-agent center Al Jefferson on a three-year contract worth more than $40 million, this is the joke I made: Big Al wanted 4 @ $15M, got 3 @ $13.7M wit…Share Tweet
2013 Summer Forecast: West standingsESPN.com Aug 13, 2013How will the 15 teams in the West stack up in 2013-14? Our panelists predict their records.Share Tweet
The NBA, A-through-Z: Jeremy LinThe free agents have just about all been signed up. The NBA is down to a series of Instagram photos from moving yachts and crossed fingers from worried teams hoping their players stay safe in the summer off. There’s nothing going on, save for that clock…Share Tweet
adidas Reveals Dwight Howard’s New Sneaker: The D Howard 4Dwight Howard has a lot to look forward to, as well as a lot to prove next season in Houston. Whether he puts the Rockets on his shoulders and goes deep in the playoffs remains to be seen, but either way, Superman 2.0 will be rocking a dope signature sn…Share Tweet
Bulls Fan Creates A United Center Replica Beer Pong TableEvery fan finds a different way to support their team. For this particular Chicago Bulls fan (Reddit user jsid2), that meant crafting a replica of the United Center to use as a beer pong table. Apparently, between all of the work, the fan spent around $…Share Tweet
The Gang's (Almost) All HereCNNSI.com Aug 13, 2013The Heat should be a well-oiled machine and a familiar beast for opponents after retaining nearly every player from last season's title team.Share TweetThe First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, is releasing a hip-hop record to help promote President Barack Obama‘s “Let’s Move” campaign to fight childhood obesity. The New York Knicks’ Iman Shumpert will be featured on one of the tracks. Shump…Share Tweet
After a disappointing 2012-13 season, Kendrick Perkins is trying to develop his offensive gameIn our column discussing Serge Ibaka’s potential from Monday, we didn’t even mention Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins’ possible production as he heads into his third full season with the team. It’s mostly because we’ve given up on the idea …Share Tweet
Anderson Varejao comes to the aid of stranded Brazilian visitors stuck in a Cleveland airportWhat are the odds that the most notable and famous Brazilian expatriate in the city of Cleveland’s long and storied history would be strolling through the Cleveland Hopkins Airport at the exact point in time – the exact gate in the airport – that a stra…Share Tweet
Bryant: Achilles 'feels really, really good'ESPN.com Aug 13, 2013Kobe Bryant said Monday in the Philippines that his Achilles tendon is healing well.Share Tweet
LeBron James Discusses His Plans Next Summer With Robin Roberts On “Good Morning America”During ESPN’s ESPY awards last month, LeBron James introduced “Good Morning America” host, Robin Roberts, and escorted her to the stage where accepted the Arthur Ashe Award for courage. Recently, Roberts sat down with LeBron in his hometown of Akron to …Share Tweet
Jerry Stackhouse says LeBron James’ comments about the Players Association felt like a ‘kick in the stomach’LeBron James’ candidacy as a possible Players Association president was always more chatter than it was certain. As Eric Freeman pointed out on Monday, other superstars like Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson, Patrick Ewing, and Isiah Thomas have helmed the pos…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 13, 2013This is Moondog. He is one of two mascots for the Cleveland Cavaliers and he recently attended Ben and Ashlee's wedding reception.Read more...Share Tweetgrantland.com Aug 13, 2013Finally. After a search that seemed to span three offseasons, the Philadelphia 76ers filled their vacant head coaching position yesterday by tabbing S...Share Tweet
Would LeBron Dominate NFL At TE?Aug 13Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Mike Wallace's statement that LeBron James would dominate in the NFL at tight end.
Stackhouse Says LeBron MisinformedAug 13Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Jerry Stackhouse's statement that LeBron James is misinformed about the players' union.