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Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarna…

Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarnation With Mavs

dimemag.com Updated Aug 13
Over a decade ago Vince Carter was mentioned in the same breath as Kobe Bryant. It seems crazy now, especially after Kobe’s five rings ran parallel to Carter’s now-five separate teams since leaving the Raptors in the lurch midway through the 2004-05 sea…
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  • Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' Murry

    Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' Murry

    ESPN.com Aug 13
    The Utah Jazz are closing in on a deal to sign free-agent guard Toure Murry away from the New York Knicks, according to NBA front-office sources.
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  • Report: NBA’s Five-Game Christmas Day Schedule Is Finalized

    Report: NBA’s Five-Game Christmas Day Schedule Is Finalized

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    The 2014-2015 regular season schedule will be released live on NBA TV at 9:00 ET later today. But why wait that long to find out the slate of games on what’s become the league’s marquee day? Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Washington Wizar…
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  • Report: The NBA offered to rescind a fine if the Toronto Raptor…

    Report: The NBA offered to rescind a fine if the Toronto Raptors cut ties with Drake

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    Rapper/actor/moderately successful cable TV host Drake has an “ambassador” position with the Toronto Raptors, though his role with the organization is still somewhat unclear. He shows up courtside to some games, he’s not quite an investor in Maple Leaf …
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  • Report: The NBA offered to rescind a fine if the Toronto Raptor…

    Report: The NBA offered to rescind a fine if the Toronto Raptors cut ties with Drake

    Rapper/actor/moderately successful cable TV host Drake has an “ambassador” position with the Toronto Raptors, though his role with the organization is still somewhat unclear. He shows up courtside to some games, he’s not quite an investor in Maple Leaf …
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  • Report: Raptors Want Rochester RazorSharks As D-League Affiliat…

    Report: Raptors Want Rochester RazorSharks As D-League Affiliate

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    According to Time Warner Cable News Rochester, the Rochester RazorSharks of the Premier Basketball League are in talks with the Toronto Raptors to become the team’s NBA D-League affiliate. The RazorSharks were champions of the PBL last season, a 10-team…
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  • Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Be…

    Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Being Able To Play Again

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    Before Nerlens Noel tore his ACL just 24 games into his freshman season at Kentucky, he was widely considered the favorite to be selected with the number 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Instead, Phoenix took Anthony Bennett, and Noel fell to the New Orlea…
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  • Video - 10 Must-See NBA Games 06:40

    10 Must-See NBA Games

    Aug 13
    Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
  • Video - Nets' Schedule Announced 02:08

    Nets' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
  • Video - Knicks' Schedule Announced 01:56

    Knicks' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley breaks down the Knicks' 2014-15 schedule.

Sports Columnists

  • Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' Murry

    Aug 13
    The Utah Jazz are closing in on a deal to sign free-agent guard Toure Murry away from the New York Knicks, according to NBA front-office sources.
  • Mavs-Spurs, Rockets-Lakers open NBA slate

    Aug 13
    The NBA released its 2014-15 season Wednesday night, with playoff rematches and a heavy dose of the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers featured heavily early.