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J.R. Smith Buys $450,000 Armored Vehicle From “Fast Five” Movie Updated Aug 18, 2013
The 2012-13 Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith signed a three-year $18 million contract (originally reported as a four-year $24 million deal) to remain with the New York Knicks this summer. Now we know of at least one purchase since the new deal. Page Six…
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  • Jamal Crawford Dribbles Between Defender’s Legs During Pro-Am Aug 18, 2013
    During the same Seattle game that saw his Clippers teammate, Blake Griffin, take flight time and again, Jamal Crawford showed at his eponymous Pro-Am why he’s one of he most skilled offensive players in the NBA. Crawford exhibited his dazzling offensive…
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  • Pistons pass on signing free agent center Collins Aug 18, 2013
    Jason Collins hoped to catch on with the Pistons in a reserve role, but the team decided to pass on the 7-foot journeyman center.
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  • Paul Pierce Talks Brooklyn Trade And Says Rajon Rondo “Can Be The Face Of A Franchise” Aug 18, 2013
    With the Boston Celtics trading away Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, as well as their championship coach, Doc Rivers, they’re in full-on rebuild mode after six years as a consistent threat in the Eastern Conference despite advancing age and subsequent in…
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  • Who runs New York? Who cares? Knicks and Nets, led by Paul Pierce, need to silence tired act Aug 18, 2013
    The only players who should be debating “who is the best basketball team in the city” are the kids from Lincoln High School and Boys & Girls. It’s a cute argument for teams in the PSAL. When it involves the two professional teams separated by one fa…
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  • Felton: Nets will 'never take over the city' Aug 18, 2013
    Paul Pierce thinks New York City eventually will be a Brooklyn Nets town. New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton disagrees -- strongly.
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  • Video - Felton: New York Belongs To Knicks 02:58

    Felton: New York Belongs To Knicks

    Aug 18's Ian Begley discusses Raymond Felton's comments that the Nets will never take over New York.