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LeBron James Debuts Microfiber Batman Mask

LeBron James Debuts Microfiber Batman Mask

dimemag.com Updated Feb 27
After breaking his nose against the Thunder a week ago, LeBron James has returned to the court wearing a black microfiber mask tonight against the visiting Knicks. The mask’s color is the same as the BANE allusion ‘Bron made on IG, but as the TNT crew s…
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Thursday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Thursday

    nba.com Feb 27
    ? Nets forward Kevin Garnett will be in the lineup tonight despite playing in the loss at Portland on Wednesday. Garnett, 38, has been held out of some back-to-back games but the blowout loss to the Trail Blazers was a motivation to play against Denver.…
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  • LeBron (broken nose) draws start vs. Knicks

    LeBron (broken nose) draws start vs. Knicks

    ESPN.com Feb 27
    LeBron James started Thursday night for the Miami Heat, his first game since suffering a broken nose against the Oklahoma City Thunder last week.
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  • Kevin Love brings the dunk contest back with a pass off the wal…

    Kevin Love brings the dunk contest back with a pass off the wall at Timberwolves practice (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 27
    Every February, an NBA figure of some repute (usually Magic Johnson) declares that the dunk contest is back. It is almost always difficult to believe such a statement, in part because people seem to have to remind us of it every year. If it were true, t…
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  • Reddit Story Reveals More Proof Kevin Durant Is A “Good Guy”

    Reddit Story Reveals More Proof Kevin Durant Is A “Good Guy”

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    The tired cliché that nice guys finish last doesn’t really apply to MVP front-runner Kevin Durant, but make no mistake: KD is a good guy. A man claiming to be working for Fox, detailed a story of Durant’s kindness on reddit. After a lot of circumspect s…
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  • The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

    The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    While the players receive all of the attention on the court, it is the general managers who construct the teams off the court, in hopes of leading their organizations to great success. Without these executives, it is difficult to fathom how professional…
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  • Blazers win fourth straight with 44-point rout

    Blazers win fourth straight with 44-point rout

    ESPN.com Feb 27
    Will Barton had a season-high 20 points and career-high 11 rebounds, providing a spark off the bench for the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers in a 124-80 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Nets Bounce Back Against Nuggets 01:02

    Nets Bounce Back Against Nuggets

    Feb 27
    Mike Mazzeo breaks down the Nets' 112-89 win over the Nuggets.
  • Video - Nets Trounce Nuggets 01:14

    Nets Trounce Nuggets

    Feb 27
    Paul Pierce led all scorers with 18 points as the Nets defeated the Nuggets 112-89.
  • Video - Love Attempts To Outdo LeBron With Dunk 00:15

    Love Attempts To Outdo LeBron With Dunk

    Feb 27
    Kevin Love did his best LeBron James impression with this shirtless, off-the-wall jam in practice.

Sports Columnists

  • Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavs both interested in Jimmer Fredette, sources …

    Feb 27
    The Chicago Bulls are closing in on the signing of former Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette, according to sources close to the process.