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Carmelo Anthony has started a venture capital firm

Carmelo Anthony has started a venture capital firm

yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com Updated 21 hours ago
It's a good time to be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. While re-upping with the team has likely robbed the seven-time All-Star of the chance to win a championship in his prime, Anthony can take considerable solace in earning more than $122 mill…
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  • Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    dimemag.com 22 hours ago
    After his failed courtship of LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid set his sights on Kim Kardashian. Apparently unfazed by his lack of ... The post Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.co…
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  • Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The Nets officially signed the Croatian forward Bojan Bogdanovic to a three-year deal on Tuesday. The contract is worth $10 million according to league sources.
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  • Sources: Celtics agree to terms with Turner

    Sources: Celtics agree to terms with Turner

    ESPN.com deadspin.com dimemag.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    The Boston Celtics have agreed to terms with free-agent swingman Evan Turner, sources confirmed to ESPN.com.
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  • GIF: J.R. Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League

    GIF: J.R. Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League

    dimemag.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)
    Knicks wing J.R. Smith admitted last week he wouldn’t blame the Knicks if they dealt him following a slipshod 2013-14 season. This past weekend his summer took another fall when he got dunked on during a Drew League game. Here’s Smith losing the ball an…
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  • Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    dimemag.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)
    Jason Kidd’s sudden departure from the Brooklyn Nets certainly didn’t sit well with Andrei Kirilenko. In a wide-ranging interview concerning the state of his team, Kirilenko said that Kidd couldn’t handle the pressure that accompanies playing and coachi…
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  • Celtics unveil new alternate logo for 2014-15

    Celtics unveil new alternate logo for 2014-15

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics unveiled a new alternate logo for the 2014-15 season on Monday, producing a silhouetted logo featuring the team's "Lucky the Leprechaun" mascot.
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  • Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

    Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

    dimemag.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics seem like they’re still in the running for Kevin Love, but owner Wyc Grousbeck appears to have already moved on from the dream of acquiring him. According to WEEI 93.7 in Boston, Grousbeck says the Celtics “definitely hoped to try to …
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  • Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    dimemag.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been making waves on social media of late with a cavalcade of clever posts that have some calling him the league’s preeminent internet follow. The Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, though, clearly isn’t quite rea…
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  • Once Derek Jeter retires, everything the Yankees dynasty era re…

    Once Derek Jeter retires, everything the Yankees dynasty era represents goes with him

    nydailynews.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    The Yankees had Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams, and for a time it was as storied a five as the Knicks once had in the old days.
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  • Wizards acquire Humphries from Celtics

    Wizards acquire Humphries from Celtics

    nba.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    The Washington Wizards have acquired forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick.
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  • Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    nba.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.
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  • Bill Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    Bill Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.
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  • In an autobiography update, Phil Jackson talks up flirtations w…

    In an autobiography update, Phil Jackson talks up flirtations with Seattle, and recruiting Dwight Howard

    yahoo.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Between his final game coaching the Los Angeles Lakers in May 2011 and his official hiring as president of the New York Knicks in March, Phil Jackson worked through quite the tumultuous 34-month stretch. He became engaged, he watched his family grow, he…
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  • Players Don’t Want Rajon Rondo As A Teammate?

    Players Don’t Want Rajon Rondo As A Teammate?

    dimemag.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Lost in the shuffle of the offseason’s superstar movement and the potential of it has been Rajon Rondo. Though his place with the Boston Celtics has been tenuous since before last season and his contract expires at the end of 2014-2015, Rondo has mostly…
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  • Watch Drake Blow In Lance Stephenson’s Ear At ESPYs

    Watch Drake Blow In Lance Stephenson’s Ear At ESPYs

    dimemag.com Jul 16 (7 days ago)
    The lovable rapper/actor/emcee backpackers hate with the violence of an early Rakim couplet, Raptors global ambassador Drake, hosted the ESPYs tonight in Los Angeles and he got a couple humdingers in about Donald Sterling and others. Perhaps his greates…
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  • Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins puts foot in mouth, refers to the…

    Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins puts foot in mouth, refers to the city of Memphis as 'back in the stone age'

    yahoo.com Jul 16 (7 days ago)
    There is ingratiating yourself to a new city, new fan base, and a new work culture, all with good intentions. There is slipping on your tongue and using a poor choice of words, despite those good intentions. And then there is what Lionel Hollins just sa…
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  • J.R. Smith Wouldn’t Blame Knicks If They Looked To Trade Him Af…

    J.R. Smith Wouldn’t Blame Knicks If They Looked To Trade Him After Last Year

    dimemag.com Jul 16
    On ESPN’s “First Take” today, Knicks wing J.R. Smith admitted he wouldn’t blame the Knicks, or president of basketball ops Phil Jackson, if they decided to trade him this summer. Some Knicks fans are screaming at their computer screens, “But there’s sti…
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  • Joel Embiid Is Really Good At Twitter. Let's Not Ruin This.

    Joel Embiid Is Really Good At Twitter. Let's Not Ruin This.

    deadspin.com Jul 16
    Joel Embiid sent a few funny tweets today:Read more...
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  • Video - Begley's And-1: Knicks Looking To Make Trade 01:33

    Begley's And-1: Knicks Looking To Make Trade

    Jul 23
    Ian Begley discusses which players the Knicks may look to trade.
  • Video - Felton Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail 02:41

    Felton Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

    Jul 23
    Ian Begley discusses the terms of Mavericks guard Raymond Felton's plea deal in a New York gun case, which allows him to avoid jail time.
  • Video - Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop 00:17

    Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop

    Jul 20
    In summer league play, Charlotte Hornets guard Rion Brown unleashed a full-force, alley-oop jam against the New York Knicks.
  • Video - Hairston's Rim-Rattling Slam 00:14

    Hairston's Rim-Rattling Slam

    Jul 19
    Charlotte Hornets guard P.J. Hairston drove through the New York Knicks' defense for a dynamic, one-handed jam.

Sports Columnists

  • Point guard Jameer Nelson close to signing with Dallas Mavericks

    Jul 23
    The Mavericks are closing in on signing former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, according to sources briefed on the talks.
  • Dallas Mavericks in serious talks with free agent Jameer Nelson

    Jul 22
    The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point guard, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Chicago Bulls join Cleveland Cavaliers in Kevin Love trade push

    Jul 22
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
  • Chicago Bulls join Cleveland Cavaliers in Kevin Love trade push

    Jul 22
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.