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Paul George’s Incredible Two-Handed BlockUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetPaul George hustles and denies Rodney Stuckey’s dunk attempt with two hands.The post Paul George’s Incredible Two-Handed Block appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.Share TweetOn an NBA trade deadline that lacked star-power, the Bucks believe they made a deal that will help them lock down a playoff spot and move up the Eastern Conference ladder.Share TweetChicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says guard Kirk Hinrich will miss Friday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats with a lingering right elbow injury, but center Joakim Noah and guard Marco Belinelli will play.Source: nba.com
Salley Offers a Healthy AssistUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetJohn Salley, a 6-foot-11 power forward and center, became a vegetarian in January 1991 after he felt he had to make changes in his lifestyle.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetBrandon Jennings and Monta Ellis are the next Laverne & Shirley? I admit I never saw it. But the NBA’s newest BIG campaign video features the two Milwaukee stars set to the classic ’80s show’s theme song, “Make Our Dreams Come True.” Now with J.
The Top 5 Twins In NBA HistoryUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetThe trade deadline came and went without the same kind of hoopla that fans have been accustomed to, to the degree that the biggest name moved was J.J. Redick being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks at the last minute. However, it was a trade first reported …
Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBAUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetAll talk, little action. That's the reality of the NBA trade deadline, writes Ian Thomsen. And a new ultra-conservative model has been settling over the league with increasing alarm.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetReally? This is all there was?Source: CNNSI.com
LeBron James Misses Wide-Open Dunk, Is Still Basically InfallibleUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetLeBron James was stupid good again last night. He played 34 minutes in a blowout win against the Bulls, scoring 26 points on 11-15 shooting while adding 12 rebounds and seven assists. LeBron was, however, caught in a moment of imperfection during the th…Source: deadspin.com
Dime Q&A: Lance Stephenson On His Basketball Ascension In IndianaUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetIn New York City, the name Lance Stephenson is one that many would say will live forever. His success as a teenager at Lincoln High School put him in the limelight early. As his game progressed and he was drafted into the NBA in 2010, many thought the I…
San Antonio Spurs’ Stephen Jackson returns to action after losing unborn first childUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetWhen Stephen Jackson left the San Antonio Spurs prior to their Feb. 11 matchup with the Chicago Bulls for "personal reasons," you had to wonder what exactly was going on with the 34-year-old swingman. Not only were the Spurs in the middle of t…Source: yahoo.com
Li-Ning Way Of Wade “Chicago” Player ExclusiveUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetDwyane Wade and Li-Ning have some special plans in store for his Way Of Wade sneaker line. Over the All-Star Weekend, they unveiled a dope purple-themed color for the All-Star Game. Then last night, Wade unleashed a “Chicago” PE for his matchup back hShare TweetWhile Sad Derrick Rose continues his sad comeback, his brother and business manager, Reggie Rose, decided to take a few shots at the Bulls organization. In an interview with ESPN Chicago, Reggie Rose expressed his displeasure at the Bulls for not making…Source: deadspin.com
LeBron James banks in left-handed 3-pointer, blows easy dunk in Heat blowout of Bulls (VIDEOS)Updated Feb 22 Share TweetAfter a less-than-thrilling trade deadline that some believe ranked among the worst the NBA's ever seen, we just wanted to see something fun on Thursday night's TNT double-header, and with a pair of games featuring talented no-doubt playoff teams. Unfor…Source: yahoo.com
For Kyrie Irving, a Milestone WeekUpdated Feb 22 Share TweetCleveland guard Kyrie Irving provided a glimpse of the future during All-Star weekend and his subsequent performances.Source: nytimes.com
Bulls Crush Bobcats, 105-75Feb 22Bulls beat Bobcats by 30 points.
Deals That Didn't Go DownFeb 22Marc Stein on what almost happened on deadline day.
Dunk Of The Night: Gerald Green's Monster FinishFeb 22D.J. Augustin alley-oops to Gerald Green, who finishes with the big dunk against the Pistons.
Ian Thomsen: Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBAFeb 22Really? This is all there was?