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Clippers Forward Matt Barnes Weds In Front Of A Star-Studded NB…

Clippers Forward Matt Barnes Weds In Front Of A Star-Studded NBA Crowd & A Drunk Pelican

dimemag.com Updated Aug 14, 2013
The Clippers’ defensive-minded small forward, Matt Barnes, got married to Gloria Govan last weekend in front of some of his LA teammates, including groomsmen DeAndre Jordan. Blake Griffin was in attendance, as was Ryan Hollins and a few other players fr…
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  • And now, a couple of sentences written about Amar'e Stoudemire:…

    And now, a couple of sentences written about Amar'e Stoudemire: "Stoudemire has been selected as one

    deadspin.com Aug 14, 2013
    And now, a couple of sentences written about Amar'e Stoudemire: "Stoudemire has been selected as one of the judges for this year’s Miss America Pageant on Sept. 14, according to the Knicks website. He and former ‘N Sync member Lance Bass are headli…
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  • Sixers owner Harris purchases NHL's Devils

    Sixers owner Harris purchases NHL's Devils

    nba.com Aug 14, 2013
    The new owners of the New Jersey Devils are keeping long-time executive Lou Lamoriello in charge of hockey operations, bringing in a new business team and committing to make the three-time Stanley Cup champions an organization looked toward as a model o…
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  • James Harden is not a very good singer, but listen to the full …

    James Harden is not a very good singer, but listen to the full “Harden Soul” song anyway (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    Famous athletes are more willing than ever to promote themselves by embarrassing themselves. Blake Griffin's mockery of his own tendency to endorse everything stands as the most obvious recent example, but Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden entered a…
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  • Girlfriend of Pelicans forward Anderson dies

    Girlfriend of Pelicans forward Anderson dies

    ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    Gia Allemand, who was the girlfriend of NBA Pelicans player Ryan Anderson and appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad," has died, her publicist said Wednesday. She was 29.
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  • Lakers sign Elias Harris to two-year deal

    Lakers sign Elias Harris to two-year deal

    nba.com Aug 14, 2013
    Forward Elias Harris has agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring 15 minutes of Magic Johnson being…

    The 10-man rotation, starring 15 minutes of Magic Johnson being awesome (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    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: ProBasketballTalk. Happy 54th birthday…
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  • 76ers officially hire Spurs' Brown as coach

    76ers officially hire Spurs' Brown as coach

    ESPN.com nba.com Aug 14, 2013
    Brett Brown's thick, New England accent wouldn't have fit well in Philadelphia when the 76ers and Dr. J were one of the NBA's elite teams, consistently battling Larry Bird's Boston Celtics for Eastern Conference titles in the early 1980s.
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  • Report: Nikola Pekovic Agrees To Five-Year, $60 Million Contrac…

    Report: Nikola Pekovic Agrees To Five-Year, $60 Million Contract To Remain With The Timberwolves

    Earlier this afternoon, Timberwolves Team President Flip Saunders announced via Twitter that the ‘Wolves had reached an agreement on a new contract with their Montenegrin center, Nikola Pekovic. Marc Stein of ESPN tweets that the contract looks to be in…
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  • Spoelstra attends Tennessee football practice

    Spoelstra attends Tennessee football practice

    nba.com ESPN.com Aug 14, 2013
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is pulling for Butch Jones and the Volunteers, so he dropped by Knoxville to talk with the team.
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  • Veteran F Harrington signs with Wizards

    Veteran F Harrington signs with Wizards

    ESPN.com nba.com Aug 14, 2013
    The Washington Wizards have signed veteran forward Al Harrington.
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  • The NBA, A-through-Z: Larry Bird

    The NBA, A-through-Z: Larry Bird

    yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Reebok Classic Unveils New Shaqnosis “Barracks” Camo Colorway

    Reebok Classic Unveils New Shaqnosis “Barracks” Camo Colorway

    dimemag.com Aug 14, 2013
    Because of the success of the initial re-release of Shaquille O’Neal‘s iconic Reebok Shaqnosis earlier this year, Reebok Classic is bringing us yet another dope new colorway. First, they came with the Orlando Magic edition. Next up was a Miami Heat colo…
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  • Let’s get real psyched for Kyle Korver popping out of a slide a…

    Let’s get real psyched for Kyle Korver popping out of a slide and John Jenkins dancing (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    He did it! I mean, sure, Kyle Korver didn't stick the landing, but you try executing a proper pop-up at 6-foot-7 out of a half-size tube, especially when there's a crowd of people around you waving their hands in the ay-er like a group of proper young A…
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  • Detroit Pistons Unveil New “Motor City” Alternate Uniform

    Detroit Pistons Unveil New “Motor City” Alternate Uniform

    dimemag.com Aug 14, 2013
    For the first time since Chauncey Billups was hitting pull-up three-balls and Rasheed Wallace was doing crazy pregame dance routines, the Detroit Pistons will be exciting next year. Perhaps no team improved more this summer; they added a new point guard…
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  • The NBA, A-through-Z: Kobe Bryant

    The NBA, A-through-Z: Kobe Bryant

    yahoo.com Aug 14, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Challenges for new coaches in Eastern Conference

    Challenges for new coaches in Eastern Conference

    CNNSI.com Aug 14, 2013
    The Nets' Jason Kidd is one of eight new coaches in the Eastern Conference. Here is each hire's to-do list for this season and beyond.
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  • Kobe reacts to dismal projection for Lakers

    Kobe reacts to dismal projection for Lakers

    ESPN.com Aug 14, 2013
    Kobe Bryant tweeted reaction to the Lakers being projected to finish 12th.
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  • New Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Sends A Letter to Former Celtics…

    New Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Sends A Letter to Former Celtics Inviting Them To Practices & Games

    dimemag.com Aug 14, 2013
    After the Celtics surprised a lot of NBA followers by naming former Butler coach, Brad Stevens, to shepherd the rebuilding project in Boston, he’s been killing it. He visited Rajon Rondo at his camp in Kentucky and was intelligent and personable in his …
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  • Phil Jackson & Iman Shumpert Respond To The Kendrick Lamar …

    Phil Jackson & Iman Shumpert Respond To The Kendrick Lamar “Control” Verse

    dimemag.com Aug 14, 2013
    Yesterday we spotlighted Kendrick Lamar‘s blazing verse on the Big Sean “Control” single from his unreleased Hall of Fame album as a way to plot the 2013 NBA Rookie mix-tape. A former championship coach and a Knicks player both responded directly to K.D…
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  • Who's That Guy (Creeping Up the 2014 NBA Draft Board)? Dante Ex…

    Who's That Guy (Creeping Up the 2014 NBA Draft Board)? Dante Exum!

    grantland.com Aug 14, 2013
    Earlier this week, ESPN draft insider Chad Ford released his first 2014 NBA draft big board of the season. The upcoming draft (only 315 days away!) pr...
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  • Video - Summer Forecast: MVP 07:32

    Summer Forecast: MVP

    Aug 14
    Our panel of voters says LeBron will win MVP again. Tom Haberstroh thinks it might go a little differently this time.
  • Video - Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The Year 05:35

    Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The Year

    Aug 14
    Our panel of voters says Victor Oladipo has the inside track, but David Thorpe is working from a different playbook.

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  • Nikola Pekovic agrees on new deal with Minnesota Timberwolves - sources

    Aug 14
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a new contract with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.