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Celts trainer behind Lakers banner cover-up

Celts trainer behind Lakers banner cover-up

ESPN.com Updated Oct 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Lakers can blame one of the longest-tenured Boston Celtics employees as the reason their championship banners and retired jerseys are now covered up during Los Angeles Clippers games.
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  • Curry, Howard, D-Rose & The Nets Featured On The Cover Of S…

    Curry, Howard, D-Rose & The Nets Featured On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated’s NBA Preview Issue

    dimemag.com Oct 23, 2013
    The 2013-14 NBA season is less than a week away, and that means Sports Illustrated is writing their NBA season preview. Who made the cover in an offseason with so many big moves? Well SI was smart and decided to release four separate covers featuring Dw…
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  • Kings assistant Malone resigns from son's staff

    Kings assistant Malone resigns from son's staff

    CNNSI.com Oct 23, 2013
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Kings assistant coach Brendan Malone has resigned.
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  • Metta World Peace is in a movie with Screech, Eve, and Marc Mar…

    Metta World Peace is in a movie with Screech, Eve, and Marc Maron, and it looks great (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 23, 2013
    Since undergoing a sort of image rehab as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace has never shied away from the media spotlight. In addition to doing ads for very confusing cell phone watches, MWP has tried his hand…
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  • Bon Jovi gets a banner at the Air Canada Centre: Maple Leafs Sp…

    Bon Jovi gets a banner at the Air Canada Centre: Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment president Tim L

    deadspin.com Oct 23, 2013
    Bon Jovi gets a banner at the Air Canada Centre: Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment president Tim Leiweke: "We’ve left plenty of room up there for Stanley Cup banners." And, you know, maybe Raptors banners one day, right? Right? [Toronto S…
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  • Meet Team WHOP, the Philadelphia 76ers’ rap group

    Meet Team WHOP, the Philadelphia 76ers’ rap group

    yahoo.com Oct 23, 2013
    Sure, the Philadelphia 76ers are likely to be historically bad this season and might only have "six NBA players" right now, but at least they're getting the most important thing down — the establishment, fostering and nurturing of their own hi…
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  • 20 Craziest Fights In NBA History

    20 Craziest Fights In NBA History

    dimemag.com Oct 23, 2013
    Gone are the days where two NBA teams who straight-up didn’t like each other could get together and elevate their rivalry with a brawl. Good riddance. Those who enjoy watching titans inflict pain on each other can find plenty of other vices to quench th…
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  • Philadelphia coach Brett Brown talks about working with ‘six NB…

    Philadelphia coach Brett Brown talks about working with ‘six NBA players’ and ‘after that, who knows?’

    yahoo.com Oct 23, 2013
    On Tuesday we wondered aloud just why, exactly, the Philadelphia 76ers were letting center Kwame Brown loiter around their team, even with top pick Nerlens Noel possibly out for the entire season due to an ACL tear. On Wednesday, we’ve discovered the re…
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  • The Many Rituals Of Nets Guard Jason Terry

    The Many Rituals Of Nets Guard Jason Terry

    dimemag.com Oct 23, 2013
    Perhaps forgotten within the trade sending Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn, was the third player included in that deal, Jason Terry. Terry struggled in Boston last season, but he’s getting another fresh start, even if he continues to perform t…
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  • Video - Pierce, Garnett Sit Out In Boston 01:02

    Pierce, Garnett Sit Out In Boston

    Oct 23
    The Celtics defeated the Nets on Wednesday night 101-97.
  • Video - Brad Stevens Conversation 06:16

    Brad Stevens Conversation

    Oct 23
    Celtics coach Brad Stevens sits down with ESPN basketball Insider Jeff Goodman to talk about the label of being a "college coach," his relationship with Rajon Rondo and acclimating to the city.
  • Video - Bucks Win First Preseason Game 01:11

    Bucks Win First Preseason Game

    Oct 23
    O.J. Mayo scored 22 points in the Bucks' 105-95 win over the Knicks.
  • Video - Mint Condition: 2013-14 NBA Preview 05:26

    Mint Condition: 2013-14 NBA Preview

    Oct 23
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives his take on the changes in the sports memorabilia industry, and Panini VP of marketing Jason Howarth details the trading card markets for Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard as well as rookies that collectors should watch out for.

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  • Heat's Oden dunks in first game since 2009

    Oct 23
    Greg Oden made a surprising debut for the Miami Heat on Wednesday night and showed how far he has come in his long-term recovery from chronic knee issues.
  • NBA owners unanimously vote to change Finals format

    Oct 23
    NBA owners voted unanimously Wednesday to change the Finals format to 2-2-1-1-1 after nearly 30 years of a 2-3-2 format. The change will take place effective for the 2014 Finals next June.