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Brandon Jennings Says The Brick-Heavy Pistons “Don’t Shoot In P…

Brandon Jennings Says The Brick-Heavy Pistons “Don’t Shoot In Practice”

dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
Only the godawful 76ers are shooting worse than the Pistons. Detroit’s second to last in true shooting percentage AND effective field goal percentage behind the Philly D-League squad, so it’s no wonder point guard Brandon Jennings is a little ticked off…
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  • GIF: Rajon Rondo Again Shows Off “The Rondo” Fake Behind-The-Ba…

    GIF: Rajon Rondo Again Shows Off “The Rondo” Fake Behind-The-Back Pass

    dimemag.com 3 hours ago
    It’s easy to turn Rajon Rondo‘s game into a senior year thesis. He “contains multitudes,” but at only 6-1, 170, he’s not “large,” though his game does contain “contradictions.” Walt Whitman parallels aside, two plays in last night’s 94-88 Celtics loss t…
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  • Rockets' Howard to miss third straight game

    Rockets' Howard to miss third straight game

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will miss his third straight game, sitting out Monday against the New York Knicks due to his strained right knee.
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  • GIF: Steve Blake Crossover Smokes Evan Turner

    GIF: Steve Blake Crossover Smokes Evan Turner

    dimemag.com 4 hours ago
    Perhaps it’s because we used to watch him tear up the ACC for Maryland, but we’re never surprised when Steve Blake shows off skills that belie his neighbor next door exterior. Neither, for that matter, is former teammate Kobe Bryant. Blake showed off hi…
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  • Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just C…

    Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just Cut

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now 5-7 after getting busted up by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. LeBron did not have the best time!Read more...
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  • Tanks, but no tanks: Knicks can’t be thinking about lottery

    Tanks, but no tanks: Knicks can’t be thinking about lottery

    nydailynews.com 16 hours ago
    All the losing the Knicks have done in November is not a total loss. Remember, Phil Jackson does own a first-round pick in the June draft, which looks more like a lottery selection each day.
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  • Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

    Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
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  • Jose Calderon helps Knicks avoid embarrassment of losing to 76e…

    Jose Calderon helps Knicks avoid embarrassment of losing to 76ers, who are on pace for historically bad season

    nydailynews.com nba.com ESPN.com Nov 23 (yesterday)
    Maybe what Pat Riley really meant to say is “there is winning and there is misery . . . and there is the Knicks playing the Sixers on a Saturday night in November.”
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  • Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 23 (yesterday)
    Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
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  • Watch Hyped-Up LeBron James Find Varejao With Behind-The-Back D…

    Watch Hyped-Up LeBron James Find Varejao With Behind-The-Back Dime

    dimemag.com Nov 22 (yesterday)
    Now this is more like it for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just 24 hours after being humbled by one Eastern Conference contender, LeBron James and company are dominating another early. Watch The King drop a sick behind-the-back bounce pass to Anderson Vareja…
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  • Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’…

    Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’s Hard Foul

    dimemag.com Nov 22 (yesterday)
    Last night Nerlens Noel dropped Eric Bledsoe to the hardwood not more than 30 seconds into the Suns-76ers game in Philadelphia. This came after Bledsoe had said his alum, Kentucky, could beat the 0-12 Sixers in a seven-game series. It was an embarrassin…
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  • NBA corrects error from Bucks-Raptors game

    NBA corrects error from Bucks-Raptors game

    nba.com Nov 22 (yesterday)
    The NBA announced Saturday that a scoring error was made during the Milwaukee Bucks-Toronto Raptors game on Nov. 21 at Air Canada Centre, which impacted the final score of the game but not the final outcome of the game.
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  • Ain't that a beach! We knew going in that Phil Jackson wouldn’t…

    Ain't that a beach! We knew going in that Phil Jackson wouldn’t be monitoring Knicks in person all the time  

    nydailynews.com Nov 22 (yesterday)
    Phil Jackson’s path from the locker room to his car at Madison Square Garden is now protected by security guards and media relations officials who apparently didn’t get the memo that the Knicks president wants to repair the relationship between the club…
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  • Knicks' Bargnani out with strained calf

    Knicks' Bargnani out with strained calf

    nba.com Nov 22 (2 days ago)
    The New York Knicks say Andrea Bargnani has a strained right calf that will prevent him from making his season debut Saturday against Philadelphia.
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  • Watch Kevin Garnett Repeatedly Slap Himself In Face En Route To…

    Watch Kevin Garnett Repeatedly Slap Himself In Face En Route To Court

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    There’s no sense in hiding it now – we love Kevin Garnett. Stuff like this is of many, many reasons why the future Hall-of-Famer will always be one of our all-time favorites. As the Brooklyn Nets made their way through the tunnels of Chesapeake Energy A…
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  • Grizzlies starting to improve after virus

    Grizzlies starting to improve after virus

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    The Memphis Grizzlies won't be at full strength against the Boston Celtics on Friday night, but the stomach virus that plagued the team in recent days is dissipating.
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  • Report: Nets Likely To Trade Or Buyout Andrei Kirilenko

    Report: Nets Likely To Trade Or Buyout Andrei Kirilenko

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    Remember when Andrei Kirilenko turned down what would have been more than $10 million in his final year in Minnesota to sign a two-year deal for what was a mini mid-level exception in Brooklyn? Yeah, the NBA even investigated — and cleared — claims of c…
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  • Wolves' Martin fractures wrist, out indefinitely

    Wolves' Martin fractures wrist, out indefinitely

    nba.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    Kevin Martin's 37-point effort against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night just got even more impressive.
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  • K.J. McDaniels's Mom Is Sick And Tired Of The Sixers Tanking

    K.J. McDaniels's Mom Is Sick And Tired Of The Sixers Tanking

    deadspin.com dimemag.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    The tanking-ass Sixers are gross and bad , and this fact has not gone unnoticed by Sixers guard K.J. McDaniels's mom. Recently, she took to Twitter to let people know that she does not appreciate the Sixers' bullshit.Read more...
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  • Video - Cavs Lose Fourth Straight 01:06

    Cavs Lose Fourth Straight

    Nov 22
    Louis Williams had a career-high 36 points to lead the Raptors to a 110-93 win over the Cavaliers.
  • Video - Knicks Snap Slide, Send 76ers To 0-13 01:01

    Knicks Snap Slide, Send 76ers To 0-13

    Nov 22
    The Knicks ended a two-game slide with a 91-83 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Spurs Cruise Past Nets 00:40

    Spurs Cruise Past Nets

    Nov 22
    The Nets suffered their sixth loss in seven games with a 99-87 loss to the Spurs.
  • Video - Raptors Obliterate Bucks 01:09

    Raptors Obliterate Bucks

    Nov 21
    Raptors cruise to 10-2 behind 20 points from Kyle Lowry in a 124-83 win over the Bucks.

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