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Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more cha…

Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

yahoo.com Updated 13 hours ago
Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…
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  • Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    nba.com 11 hours ago
    The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard/forward Gerald Green, re-signed center Tyler Zeller and signed 2016 NBA Draft picks forward Jaylen Brown, guard Demetrius Jackson and forward Ben Bentil. Per team policy, term…
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  • Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    nba.com 12 hours ago
    Rudolph "Spider" Edwards, who with his dust mop and jaunty fedora shared the parquet floor with Celtics stars from Bill Russell to Larry Bird in the old Boston Garden and new, has died. He was 86.
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  • Amar'e Stoudemire was so much more than his highlights

    Amar'e Stoudemire was so much more than his highlights

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    ïPHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 11: Amar’e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks smiling during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on January 11, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and a…
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire Is Signing With The Knicks And Calling It Qui…

    Amar’e Stoudemire Is Signing With The Knicks And Calling It Quits After 14 NBA Seasons

    dimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Getty Image The summer of high-profile NBA retirements continued on Tuesday afternoon. Following Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan stepping away, Amar’e Stoudemire, one of the most exciting players of the 2000s and a defining member of the Seven Seconds or Les…
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  • Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    ESPN.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players
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  • Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offe…

    Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offer

    yahoo.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…
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  • Maybe Tyler Johnson Wasn’t Joking About Getting Sick When He Wa…

    Maybe Tyler Johnson Wasn’t Joking About Getting Sick When He Was Offered $50 Million

    dimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Getty Image Tyler Johnson has had a pretty good summer. A combination between him having a breakout season last year and the cap exploding to $94 million led to the lefty guard being offered a $50 million contract from the Brooklyn Nets. For some, Johns…
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  • Ben Simmons Bought A Young Fan $150 Sneakers During This Chance…

    Ben Simmons Bought A Young Fan $150 Sneakers During This Chance Encounter At The Mall

    dimemag.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Ben Simmons is off to a great start when it comes to winning over fans. The No. 1 pick of the 2016 Draft, fresh off playing at Summer League in Las Vegas with the Sixers, was recently hanging out at a mall and decided to buy a kid a pair of sneakers wor…
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  • Jeremy Lin Explains Why He Was ‘Very, Very Sad’ About Leaving T…

    Jeremy Lin Explains Why He Was ‘Very, Very Sad’ About Leaving The Knicks In 2012

    dimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image If Jeremy Lin was sick of talking about New York, he probably wouldn’t have moved back there. The new Brooklyn Nets point guard still looks back wistfully on his explosive time with Manhattan’s Knicks, speaking nostalgically of Linsanity in …
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  • DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Ra…

    DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Raptors In The Eastern Conference

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …
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  • Derrick Rose somehow thinks the Knicks are a known superteam

    Derrick Rose somehow thinks the Knicks are a known superteam

    Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at Madison Square Garden in June. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Kevin Durant’s decision to join the Golden State Warriors served as the latest shot in the ongoing battle to form the NBA’s strongest superteam. An a…
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  • Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?
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  • Nets coach Kenny Atkinson once wondered about PG Jeremy Lin: 'I…

    Nets coach Kenny Atkinson once wondered about PG Jeremy Lin: 'Is this kid any good?'

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)
    Nets coach Kenny Atkinson once wondered about PG Jeremy Lin: 'Is this kid any good?'
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  • Jeremy Lin brings Linsanity to Nets

    Jeremy Lin brings Linsanity to Nets

    nba.com Jul 20
    Jeremy Lin has officially returned to the New York area. He captivated the city in his Linsanity era when he averaged 24 points, nine assists and four rebounds for the Knicks during a 10-game stretch in February 2012.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed …

    Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed Dwyane Wade If The Timing Was Right

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    Getty Image As you have surely heard, Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. Even though Wade isn’t the player he once was, it was still a big move. However, to hear Carmelo Anthony tell it, the three-time champio…
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  • The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Tra…

    The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Trade Involving Jahlil Okafor

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers have a glut of talented big men, and it’s no secret the Boston Celtics still long for a star that could put them over the top despite the offseason addition of Al Horford. Might Bryan Colangelo…
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  • NBA Rumor Central: Will the Nets go after Waiters?

    NBA Rumor Central: Will the Nets go after Waiters?

    ESPN.com Jul 20
    NBA Rumor Central: Will the Nets go after Waiters?
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  • Nets sign free agent guard Joe Harris

    Nets sign free agent guard Joe Harris

    nba.com Jul 19
    The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent guard Joe Harris to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
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  • Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    ESPN.com Jul 19
    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?
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  • George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most H…

    George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most Heartless Way Imaginable

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    Getty Image Larry Bird is known for many things — great passing, incredible shooting, championships, competitive fury, and the mellifluous-sounding nickname, “hick from French Lick” — but not one of them is being “nice.” The Boston Celtics Hall of Famer…
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  • Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t …

    Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t Let That Distract Me’

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    USA TODAY Sports When Kevin Durant was deciding where to play next season, he considered the Boston Celtics as a new home. As part of the recruiting pitch, noted championship sports cheater Tom Brady was employed to entice Durant and, while it ultimatel…
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  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Iverson The Exec? 06:16

    Iverson The Exec?

    Mar 20
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Allen Iverson would make a good NBA executive.
  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.