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Father & All-Star, Elton Brand, Has Seen It All During His …

Father & All-Star, Elton Brand, Has Seen It All During His 15-Year Career

dimemag.com Updated 8 hours ago
It’s impossible not to picture the regal bearing of Elton Brand every time he drops another gem of knowledge on us. Whether it’s about the game, or about life in general, there aren’t many people — let alone professional athletes — who can offer up such…
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  • Melo doubtful vs. Thunder with back spasms

    Melo doubtful vs. Thunder with back spasms

    The New York Knicks have listed forward Carmelo Anthony as doubtful for Friday's game due to back spasms.
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  • GIFs: James Harden Actually Plays Defense! Blocks Boogie & …

    GIFs: James Harden Actually Plays Defense! Blocks Boogie & Intercepts Pass

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    Man, James Harden, perhaps one of the top five or 10 players in the NBA, never hears the end of his various defensive struggles. After barely moving an inch during a Knicks fast-break earlier this week, Harden showed why he could overcome the perception…
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  • DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    DeRozan, Williams lead Raptors to 6th straight win
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  • Chandler leads Mavs to OT win over Knicks

    Chandler leads Mavs to OT win over Knicks

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team, helping the Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.
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  • Steph Curry Goes Bananas, Drops 40 Points On The Heat

    Steph Curry Goes Bananas, Drops 40 Points On The Heat

    deadspin.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    Steph Curry against-the-world games are the most fun you can have watching basketball. Whether it is 54 points against the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, whomping the Denver Nuggets in the playoffs, or some random January game, nothing is better than …
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    yahoo.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    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: numberFire. A statistical case that, a…
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  • GIF: K.J. McDaniels Rises For Soaring Chase-Down Block On Steve…

    GIF: K.J. McDaniels Rises For Soaring Chase-Down Block On Steve Blake

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    A Philadelphia Sixers rookie leads his classmates in blocked shots. That’s no surprise, but the specific player owning that distinction certainly is to most. Watch Philly’s K.J. McDaniels add to his rookie-high swatting total by rising for a huge chase-…
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  • Amar'e rips guardian 'angel' refs for giving Harden calls

    Amar'e rips guardian 'angel' refs for giving Harden calls

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    With Dwight Howard still shelved by a strained right knee, Terrence Jones entering his third week sidelined by a peroneal nerve contusion and Patrick Beverley out nursing a strained left hamstring, the New York Knicks entered Monday's road game against …
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  • Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish As…

    Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish Assist In 13 Seconds

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Kyle Lowry is absolutely relentless. Need proof? Look no further than this amazing sequence from the Toronto Raptors’ hard-fought win over the Phoenix Suns last night. After Eric Bledsoe easily steals his pass, Lowry races back to block the shot, steals…
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  • Let's Laugh At The Sixers Playing Completely Hapless Defense

    Let's Laugh At The Sixers Playing Completely Hapless Defense

    deadspin.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    I've been watching this on loop for a good 10 minutes, and I just now noticed that while Damian Lillard is just hanging out, probably trying to figure out if he's somehow gained the ability to freeze time, Wes Matthews is also wide fucking open in the c…
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  • Chandler: Scapegoat 'at times' with Knicks

    Chandler: Scapegoat 'at times' with Knicks

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Center Tyson Chandler felt like a scapegoat "at times" for the failures of the New York Knicks last season.
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  • James Harden Isn't Godawful At Defense, But The GIFs Are Still …

    James Harden Isn't Godawful At Defense, But The GIFs Are Still Funny

    deadspin.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    The GIF above showcases objectively fucking awful defense by James Harden against the Knicks last night. He makes absolutely no effort to prevent Shane Larkin from dribbling by him, he doesn't try and steal the ball, he doesn't foul Shane Larkin to stop…
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  • Brook Lopez at center of Lionel Hollins frustration with Brookl…

    Brook Lopez at center of Lionel Hollins frustration with Brooklyn Nets

    nydailynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    It’s hard sometimes to remember that Brook Lopez was an NBA All-Star, and a deserving one at that, just two years ago.
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  • GIF: James Harden Barely Pretends To Play Transition Defense Ag…

    GIF: James Harden Barely Pretends To Play Transition Defense Against Knicks

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    This GIF deserves as little explanation as possible. As the New York Knicks begin a fast break after a Houston Rockets turnover, watch James Harden barely pretend to play transition defense. Embarrassing effort. No worries, though. Houston beat New York…
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  • Video - Winless Sixers Commited To Rebuild 02:22

    Winless Sixers Commited To Rebuild

    Nov 27
    Amin Elhassan discusses the Philadelphia 76ers' immense commitment to rebuild for the long-term future of the franchise.
  • Video - A #HateHard Thanksgiving 02:01

    A #HateHard Thanksgiving

    Nov 26
    Amin delivers a very special #HateHard edition of thanks.
  • Video - Raptors Committed To Defense 02:35

    Raptors Committed To Defense

    Nov 25
    Tim Legler discusses Toronto's fast start and its commitment to defense.
  • Video - New Lob City 01:13

    New Lob City

    Nov 25
    The Dallas Mavericks, not the Los Angeles Clippers, lead the NBA by far in alley-oops, thanks to the return of ex-Knick Tyson Chandler.

Sports Columnists

  • ESPN Now

    Nov 26
    Brian Windhorst and Tim Legler on Chicago's plan for Derrick Rose and how his injuries are affecting his teammates.
  • ESPN Now

    Nov 26
    Carmelo Anthony's back -- like the New York Knicks themselves -- is in bad shape. Brian Windhorst with the painful details
  • Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player exception for Stev…

    Nov 25
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
  • James needs to step up

    Nov 24
    LeBron James complained about the Cavaliers being "fragile," but Brian Windhorst writes "it is James who has been a leader in the 'fragile' category f...