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Kevin Durant works as credentialed photographer at Super Bowl 5…

Kevin Durant works as credentialed photographer at Super Bowl 50

yahoo.com Updated 11 hours ago
Super Bowl Sunday is typically considered a quiet day for the NBA, but one of its biggest stars put in an honest day of work for this year's game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. One day after dropping a tight game to the Golden State W…
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  • 5' 9" Isaiah Thomas Stuffs 6' 11" DeMarcus Cousins At The Rim

    5' 9" Isaiah Thomas Stuffs 6' 11" DeMarcus Cousins At The Rim

    deadspin.com 15 hours ago
    The Celtics scored approximately one million points in a defense-optional win over the Sacramento Kings this afternoon. Isaiah Thomas, now an all-star, turned 27 today and he celebrated by getting up there and swatting former teammate DeMarcus Cousins’ …
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  • Nikola Vucevic Hits Another Game-Winning Turnaround Buzzer-Beat…

    Nikola Vucevic Hits Another Game-Winning Turnaround Buzzer-Beater

    deadspin.com 16 hours ago
    The Orlando Magic downed the Atlanta Hawks at home today thanks to this wild turnaround buzzer-beater from Nikola Vucevic. This is eerily similar to a game Vucevic hit back in November against the Lakers. Maybe the Magic should make their whole offense …
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  • Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Are Unconcerned After Losing…

    Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Are Unconcerned After Losing To The Warriors

    dimemag.com 17 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder gave the Golden State Warriors one of their most competitive games in the entire season. Even though the Thunder lost, they showed that they can at least hang with the Warriors. Whether they ca…
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  • Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken left hand

    Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken left hand

    nba.com 17 hours ago
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken left hand.
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  • Steph Curry Leads Warriors To Another Win And Ends Up Dabbing L…

    Steph Curry Leads Warriors To Another Win And Ends Up Dabbing Like Cam Newton

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    Getty Image Golden State Warriors supernova Steph Curry is a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon. Their quarterback, Cam Newton, was named the MVP of the NFL last night, right around when Curry …
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  • 'No moral victories' for Thunder as they fall short a…

    'No moral victories' for Thunder as they fall short against Warriors

    ESPN.com Feb 7 (yesterday)
    'No moral victories' for Thunder as they fall short against Warriors
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  • Warriors take sole possession of second-longest home winning st…

    Warriors take sole possession of second-longest home winning streak in NBA history

    ESPN.com Feb 7 (yesterday)
    Warriors take sole possession of second-longest home winning streak in NBA history
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  • Kings' Karl: Swirling rumors are 'not my storm'

    Kings' Karl: Swirling rumors are 'not my storm'

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Feb 6 (yesterday)
    Kings' Karl: Swirling rumors are 'not my storm'
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  • The Sacramento Kings Are Just A Huge Fuckin' Mess

    The Sacramento Kings Are Just A Huge Fuckin' Mess

    deadspin.com Feb 6 (yesterday)
    Two weeks ago, DeMarcus Cousins scored a then-career high 48 points as the Kings beat the Pacers for their fifth straight, and you could almost talk yourself into this misshapen collective of wonky players led by a too-old-for-this-shit coach who doesn’…
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  • Oklahoma City is the NBA's next contender to take on Golden Sta…

    Oklahoma City is the NBA's next contender to take on Golden State

    yahoo.com Feb 6 (yesterday)
    In June 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder bowed out of the NBA Finals in rather respectable fashion. It was assumed that OKC was in its first of what would be several consecutive pairings with the LeBron James-led Miami Heat, and that this league had its …
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  • Blake Griffin Reportedly Had A Second Surgery This Week To Repa…

    Blake Griffin Reportedly Had A Second Surgery This Week To Repair His Broken Hand

    dimemag.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)
    Getty Image Blake Griffin‘s altercation with Clippers’ equipment manager Matias Testi and resulting broken hand have set off quite the firestorm in Los Angeles. Trade rumors involving Griffin, however unlikely, have been swirling of late, and Clippers o…
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  • Dead Letters: Sixers Beat Warriors Edition

    Dead Letters: Sixers Beat Warriors Edition

    deadspin.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    This past Saturday, the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors blew a 24-point lead to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, needing a last-second Harrison Barnes three-pointer to dispatch the Association’s most consistently-pathetic team . In a season ful…
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  • What In The World Is Charles Barkley Talking About In This Rant…

    What In The World Is Charles Barkley Talking About In This Rant On The Phoenix Suns?

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    Subscribe to UPROXX Normally, Charles Barkley rants are pretty coherent. He may lose his logic or train of thought, but usually you can at least kind of follow his argument from point A to point B. This rant, on the state of the Phoenix Suns (we’re pret…
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  • Adam Silver: NBA will likely look at change to Hack-a-Whoever r…

    Adam Silver: NBA will likely look at change to Hack-a-Whoever rule

    yahoo.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    During the 2015 playoffs, we saw an uptick in coaches ordering the intentional away-from-the-ball fouling of bricklaying free-throw shooters, like the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, to short-circuit their te…
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  • Browbeaten: Anthony Davis Missed A Wide-Open Breakaway Dunk Lat…

    Browbeaten: Anthony Davis Missed A Wide-Open Breakaway Dunk Late In The Lakers Loss

    dimemag.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    Anthony Davis had himself a game against the Los Angeles Lakers with 39 points and 11 rebounds, even though he was overshadowed by Kobe Bryant’s heroics. But even as he reminded national TV audiences why so many basketball writers (including us) are bre…
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  • Blake Griffin Will Face ‘Consequences’ For His Punch, Says Clip…

    Blake Griffin Will Face ‘Consequences’ For His Punch, Says Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer

    dimemag.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Until Blake Griffin returns from his gnarly-looking broken hand, no one’s going to talk about much except for how he got it: By punching a Los Angeles Clippers equipment manager in the face. As the fallout continues, Clippers owner Stev…
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  • Kobe Gets Revenge For Being Dunked On By Nailing A Game-Clinchi…

    Kobe Gets Revenge For Being Dunked On By Nailing A Game-Clinching Three

    dimemag.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Even though the Los Angeles Lakers are lottery-bound, Kobe Bryant refuses to go gently into that good night. After scoring a season-high 38 points on Tuesday, Kobe kept it going with a 27-point, 12-rebound effort against the New Orleans…
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  • Kobe, Oh Noooo: The Los Angeles Lakers won tonight (!), their s…

    Kobe, Oh Noooo: The Los Angeles Lakers won tonight (!), their sec…

    deadspin.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers won tonight (!), their second in a row (!!), on the back of a great game from Kobe Bryant (!!!). Old man Kobe had 27 points, and not a single turnover. He, of course, shot 10-for-24, but hey, it’s Kobe, that’s what you’re gonna ge…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - The D'Antoni Revolution 06:54

    The D'Antoni Revolution

    Mar 20
    Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.