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Jon Hamm Disses Dwight Howard During ESPY’s Monologue

Jon Hamm Disses Dwight Howard During ESPY’s Monologue

dimemag.com Updated Jul 17, 2013
Jon Hamm hosted the ESPY’s tonight at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Perhaps because he was in LA, or because he’s a Lakers fan, he decided to have a little fun at Dwight Howard‘s expense. Hamm started messing with Howard by telling the crowd, which …
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  • Minnesota quiet may be spark to help Muhammad reach potential

    Minnesota quiet may be spark to help Muhammad reach potential

    CNNSI.com Jul 17, 2013
    After a high school and college career played in the press as much as on the court, Shabazz Muhammad may find the quiet of Minnesota is what he needs, writes Chris Mannix.
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  • DeAndre Jordan Shows Off His “Stank Face” On Instagram Video Af…

    DeAndre Jordan Shows Off His “Stank Face” On Instagram Video After Receiving His ESPY’s Gift

    dimemag.com Jul 17, 2013
    After DeAndre Jordan threw down arguably the dunk of the year on poor Brandon Knight last season, he showed off a “stank face” for the cameras. For tonight’s ESPY Awards, ESPN sent Jordan a gift, and he showed the stank face on a great Instagram video. …
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  • Lakers sign free-agent guard Farmar

    Lakers sign free-agent guard Farmar

    nba.com Jul 17, 2013
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Jordan Farmar, who returns to the team that drafted him in 2006 and that he helped win back-to-back NBA titles.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek

    The 10-man rotation, starring Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek

    yahoo.com grantland.com Jul 17, 2013
    A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Grantland. Zach Lowe talks with new Ph…
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  • Mike D’Antoni thinks that Dwight Howard is going to be pretty u…

    Mike D’Antoni thinks that Dwight Howard is going to be pretty upset at Houston’s wide open offense

    yahoo.com Jul 17, 2013
    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, and the amount of smoke emanating from the rumors of Dwight Howard’s displeasure with Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni would leave Smokey the Bear with a furrowed brow and crossed arms. Howard joined many in obse…
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  • Purchase Kobe Bryant’s 2000 Championship Ring For The Low Price…

    Purchase Kobe Bryant’s 2000 Championship Ring For The Low Price Of $35,000

    dimemag.com Jul 17, 2013
    Back in May, we told you about the Kobe Bryant‘s mom, Pam Bryant, auctioning off some of Mamba’s incredible memorabilia. The bidding has started, and you can be the owner of his mom’s 2000 Lakers Championship Ring (size 8 1/2) for just $35K. After the L…
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  • Report: Lakers Officially Targeting Carmelo Anthony & LeBro…

    Report: Lakers Officially Targeting Carmelo Anthony & LeBron James In Summer of 2014

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jul 17, 2013
    According to Lakers team sources, Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com and Brian Windhorst report the Lakers are preparing to make a run at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony next summer. The veracity of the attempt leaves a lot to be desired, but Laker…
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  • Seedings announced for Vegas Summer League Championship

    Seedings announced for Vegas Summer League Championship

    nba.com Jul 17, 2013
    ? NBA Summer League 2013 Championship Bracket (PDF)
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  • Q&A: Liars' Angus Andrew Talks Doc Rivers and Being a Clipp…

    Q&A: Liars' Angus Andrew Talks Doc Rivers and Being a Clippers Fan

    grantland.com Jul 17, 2013
    In terms of the art rock world, Liars are a "band's band." They're critically acclaimed, musically daring, and only slightly off the mainstream radar ...
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  • Video - Lakers Eye LeBron, Melo 03:45

    Lakers Eye LeBron, Melo

    Jul 17
    Chris Broussard, P.J. Carlesimo and Tom Penn discuss the possibility of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony going to the Lakers for the 2014 season.
  • Video - Inside the Hennessy Lounge at the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue Pa... 04:03

    Inside the Hennessy Lounge at the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue Pa...

    Jul 17
    Hope Solo checks-in with some special guests at the Hennessy Lounge
  • Video - Wolves Cruise Past Kings 00:30

    Wolves Cruise Past Kings

    Jul 17
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 17 ppoints in the Wolves' 92-54 win over the Kings.

Sports Columnists

  • Samuel Dalembert close to signing with Dallas Mavericks - sources

    Jul 17
    The Dallas Mavericks are closing in on a deal to sign free-agent big man Samuel Dalembert to be their new starting center, according to sources close to the process.
  • Samuel Dalembert reaches deal with Dallas Mavericks - sources

    Jul 17
    The Dallas Mavericks have reached a verbal agreement with free-agent big man Samuel Dalembert to be their new starting center, according to sources close to the process.
  • Samuel Dalembert reaches deal with Dallas Mavericks

    Jul 18
    The Dallas Mavericks have reached a verbal agreement with free-agent big man Samuel Dalembert to be their new starting center,.
  • Los Angeles Lakers eye Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James for 2014

    Jul 17
    The Los Angeles Lakers, whose plan to re-sign center Dwight Howard did not pan out this offseason, are looking at adding LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony -- among others in a star-studded 2014 free-agent class -- front-office sources have told ESPN.