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An active NBA summer in 2014 is drawing to a close with the FIBA World Cup starting today in Spain with only two weeks until training camps after it draws to an end in September. Despite all the movement, the NBA’s all-time leader in made three-pointers…Upvote Share Tweet
Are These New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms?dimemag.com Aug 29 (yesterday)The Cleveland Cavaliers certainly had the biggest offseason this summer. LeBron James came back home, they drafted Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick and then promptly traded him to Minnesota along with last year’s No. 1, Anthony Bennett, in return for …Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James To Dion Waiters: “Be Ready”dimemag.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)LeBron James might have more confidence in teammate Dion Waiters than anyone else in the NBA. Since the four-time MVP announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in July, those close to James have insisted that he has special appreciation for Waiter…Upvote Share Tweet
Larry Drew on his public dismissal from the Milwaukee Bucks: 'I don't think it was very professional'We all were more or less gobsmacked. June 28 was supposed to be the calm before the free agent storm, pitched just days after the tumultuous 2013-14 NBA season and the draft that youth-rocked the NBA’s world on June 26. Free agents were still days away …Upvote Share TweetAfter the deal sending Kevin Love to Cleveland was completed last weekend with former No. 1 pick’s Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett heading to Minnesota along with Philly’s Thaddeus Young in the three-team swap, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor kicked a…Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUInba.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.Upvote Share TweetIf you’re like us, you thought the public mismanagement of the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers ended once the deal finally became official last weekend. But that’s proven wishful thinking. ‘Wolves …Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks sign second round pick Inglisnba.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)The Milwaukee Bucks have signed the 31st selection of the 2014 NBA Draft, Damien Inglis, to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today.Upvote Share TweetSmall forward Jared Dudley is going to the Milwaukee Bucks.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)On Instagram over the weekend, LeBron James suggested his chalk toss routine would accompany him back to Cleveland, posting NBA 2K video of the pregame ritual he borrowed from Michael Jordan as a member of the Cavaliers last decade, and Northeast Ohioan…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)While top pick Andrew Wiggins was the obvious gem of the Minnesota Timberwolves' return in the now-official deal that sent Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft stands as another notable addition to the roster. The …Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe To LeBron After 2010 Decision: “We’re Going To Win The Championship”dimemag.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)Not even Kobe Bryant can always walk the walk. After LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010 to form a super-team with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, Bryant sent the reigning MVP an unsurprisingly confident and contentious text message predicting…Upvote Share Tweet
Starter Welcomes Kevin Love To Cleveland With Awesome BannerNike’s “Witness” marketing campaign for LeBron James was and remains undoubtedly classic. But the sports apparel giant and four-time MVP have some new competition when it comes to advertising in Cleveland via Starter and Kevin Love. Already got a banner…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch PerformancesRobert Horry turns 44 years-old today. We take a look back at two of his most memorable clutch performances. In 2002, the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings faced off in the Western Conference Finals. Horry and the Lakers were looking for their thi…Upvote Share Tweet
Kyrie Irving Is Ready For Pressure Of Leading LeBron, CavaliersAfter USA Basketball practice on Thursday, Kyrie Irving went up to assistant coach Archie Griffin and asked to feed him the ball while he got up some shots . Kyrie was the only player on the floor still shooting. Determined to get better, at around 50 s…Upvote Share TweetAnd Kyrie Irving’s charmed offseason continues. After inking a max-level extension that cemented his status as a franchise cornerstone and watching as the previously woebegone Cleveland Cavaliers completed a wholesale roster overhaul highlighted by the …Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James Excited To Toss Powder In ClevelandYes, last autumn, LeBron James wrote in an Instagram post that he was bringing his famous pre-game powder toss back in an NBA 2K14 video upload. He had briefly retired the practice after moving to Miami in the summer of 2010. Last night, he reiterated h…Upvote Share Tweet
USA Dominates FinlandAug 30USA outscored Finland 29-2 in the second quarter en route to a 114-55 win.
Rose's Sweet Crossover Leads To Powerful SlamAug 30Derrick Rose crossed over a Finland defender and slammed it home late in the second quarter.
Should Rose Be On Team?Aug 28Regardless of the knee issues, is Derrick Rose the best choice for Team USA?
Kyrie Irving, Best Point Guard in the NBA?Aug 27ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan predicted Kyrie Irving would be the best point guard in the NBA by 2015. He still has time to be correct.
San Antonio Spurs join race to sign Ray AllenAug 30The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.
San Antonio Spurs have interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo AyonAug 29The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
Team USA fields youngest squad since '92Aug 29USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.
Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agreeAug 28Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.