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Jakob Poeltl Threw Down The Hammer With This Poster Dunk On Tim…

Jakob Poeltl Threw Down The Hammer With This Poster Dunk On Tim Hardaway Jr.

dimemag.com Updated 3 hours ago
The Toronto Raptors had a breezy night on Saturday, dismantling the Atlanta Hawks by the stunning final score of 128-84 to send the visiting team to its ninth loss over a ten-game span. While the game was not competitive in any real way, there was a mom…
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  • Kawhi Leonard Drilled The Game-Sealing Jumper To Sink The Wizar…

    Kawhi Leonard Drilled The Game-Sealing Jumper To Sink The Wizards

    dimemag.com Dec 2 (yesterday)
    Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard buries game-winning jumper to beat Wizards (all angles) pic.twitter.com/brwIB3uvBl — Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) December 3, 2016 Kawhi Leonard continues to establish himself as one of the game’s best all-around players. The reignin…
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  • Manu Ginobili Knocked Down A Long Three To Beat The Halftime Bu…

    Manu Ginobili Knocked Down A Long Three To Beat The Halftime Buzzer

    dimemag.com Dec 2 (yesterday)
    Manu Ginobili continues to defy his age. Even at 39, the Spurs legend is a threat every time he sets foot on a basketball court. He reminded the Wizards of that on Friday night. With time winding down in the second quarter and the Spurs trailing the Wiz…
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  • Want A Reason To Watch The Miami Heat? (No?) James Johnson

    Want A Reason To Watch The Miami Heat? (No?) James Johnson

    deadspin.com Dec 2 (yesterday)
    The Miami Heat have mostly been a mess this season. An already janky roster has suffered injuries everywhere, and only a truly monster season from Hassan Whiteside and a few splendid Goran Dragic games have kept the Heat from having perhaps the worst re…
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  • LeBron James chosen as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Yea…

    LeBron James chosen as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year

    nba.com Dec 1 (3 days ago)
    After leaving the Miami Heat to return to his home state of Ohio, LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA title, breaking a 47-year championship drought in Ohio, being named NBA Finals MVP along the way.
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  • Russell Westbrook dominates late, posts 4th straight triple-dou…

    Russell Westbrook dominates late, posts 4th straight triple-double to beat Wiz

    yahoo.com Dec 1 (3 days ago)
    Russell Westbrook skies over the Wizards for one of his 14 rebounds. (AP) Russell Westbrook came into Wednesday night on as hot a run as any player in the NBA, but he opened the Oklahoma City Thunder’s meeting with the Washington Wizards — and his old h…
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  • Dwyane Wade Dishes On The Art Of Flopping, Past And Present

    Dwyane Wade Dishes On The Art Of Flopping, Past And Present

    dimemag.com Nov 29 (4 days ago)
    Dwyane Wade has been guilty of some pretty egregious acting jobs in his career. The most recent came earlier this month against the Wizards when he turned in a tour de force performance after getting hit with a screen from Jason Smith. The veteran Bulls…
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  • Boston media personality rips Al Horford for missing a game due…

    Boston media personality rips Al Horford for missing a game due to his daughter's birth

    yahoo.com Nov 29 (4 days ago)
    Celtics big man Al Horford and his wife Amelia take a selfie prior to a Red Sox game this summer. (Getty Images) The Boston Celtics announced some eight hours before Monday night’s matchup against the Miami Heat that star big man Al Horford would miss t…
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  • Draymond Green blocks 2 Hawks in last minute to seal another Wa…

    Draymond Green blocks 2 Hawks in last minute to seal another Warriors win

    yahoo.com Nov 29 (5 days ago)
    Draymond Green blocked Dennis Schröder in the final minute on Monday. (Associated Press) Draymond Green’s numbers are down to start the 2016-17 season, but his elite versatility has been no less important to the Golden State Warriors than it was over th…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Wishes Professional Ruin Upon John Wall

    DeMarcus Cousins Wishes Professional Ruin Upon John Wall

    deadspin.com Nov 28 (5 days ago)
    The Kings and Wizards are playing tonight in front of about 17 people in Washington D.C. It’s a fairly unimportant meeting between two sad sack teams, but it allowed Kentucky teammates DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall to reminisce about their friendship a…
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  • 'B---h,' please: Dwight Howard challenges Laker fan to fight ov…

    'B---h,' please: Dwight Howard challenges Laker fan to fight over postgame heckle

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 28 (6 days ago)
    Dwight Howard tries to tune out the noise. (AP) To some fans, Dwight Howard’s ill-fated one-season stint with the Los Angeles Lakers might seem like a lifetime ago. Judging by one heckling fan’s commentary after the Lakers’ 109-94 pasting of Howard’s At…
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  • The Minnesota Timberwolves Are In A Weird Place Right Now

    The Minnesota Timberwolves Are In A Weird Place Right Now

    deadspin.com Nov 28 (6 days ago)
    As an increasingly hopeless Wizards fan, I feel qualified to say this to everyone who’d hoped the early season would look more promising for the young Minnesota Timberwolves: this is just sorta what happens when a team is rich in talent but poor in, you…
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  • John Henson Put Serge Ibaka On A Poster With This Filthy Alley-…

    John Henson Put Serge Ibaka On A Poster With This Filthy Alley-Oop Jam

    dimemag.com Nov 27 (6 days ago)
    Earlier in the night, it was the Greek Freak who was wowing us with this defensive efforts against the Magic on Sunday, but the Bucks were getting it done on offensive, too. A little over midway through the fourth quarter, Matthew Dellavedova found John…
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  • Bradley Beal Somehow Managed To Avoid A Suspension After Viciou…

    Bradley Beal Somehow Managed To Avoid A Suspension After Viciously Grabbing Evan Fournier’s Throat

    dimemag.com nba.com Nov 27 (6 days ago)
    NBA fines Wizards' Bradley Beal $15,000 for throat grab of Magic's Evan Fournier. Beal avoided suspension. pic.twitter.com/srgSikNPjo — Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) November 27, 2016 On Friday night in Orlando, the Wizards got into it with the Magic in a…
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  • Like Magic, another triple-double for Russell Westbrook

    Like Magic, another triple-double for Russell Westbrook

    ESPN.com Nov 26
    Like Magic, another triple-double for Russell Westbrook
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  • Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 26
    Hawks reserve Kris Humphries shattered a backboard with a dunk during practice Saturday at Santa Monica (Calif.) High School.
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  • Grizzlies' Zach Randolph to miss game after mother's death

    Grizzlies' Zach Randolph to miss game after mother's death

    nba.com Nov 25
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph won't play Friday against the Miami Heat due to the death of his mother, Mae Randolph.
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  • Brandon Knight Threaded The Needle On This Gorgeous Assist To M…

    Brandon Knight Threaded The Needle On This Gorgeous Assist To Marquese Chriss

    dimemag.com Nov 23
    Leigh Ellis, The Starters’ international man of mystery, might call this one a “corker,” but however you want to describe, it was an absolutely beautiful pass from Brandon Knight. Early in the first quarter of the Suns-Magic game on Wednesday night, Kni…
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  • Dwight Howard Credits Rev. Jesse Jackson With Inspiring Him To …

    Dwight Howard Credits Rev. Jesse Jackson With Inspiring Him To Be Better By Helping Others

    dimemag.com Nov 23
    USA Today/Getty As the Atlanta Hawks cool down from their hot start, which even had the Cleveland Cavaliers impressed, they’ve still given us one of the best stories of the season. Dwight Howard’s resurgence as a happier, matured veteran is making us be…
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  • Kemba Walker Is Why You Shouldn't Give Up On Young Players

    Kemba Walker Is Why You Shouldn't Give Up On Young Players

    deadspin.com Nov 23
    To really appreciate how far Kemba Walker has come, dust off that copy of NBA 2K12, slide it into your wheezing Xbox 360, and find young Kemba on the roster of the 7-59 Charlotte Bobcats, where he is stuck behind D.J. friggin’ Augustin on the depth char…
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  • Gucci Mane Enlisted The Hawks For A Very Atlanta Proposal To Hi…

    Gucci Mane Enlisted The Hawks For A Very Atlanta Proposal To His Girlfriend Keyshia Ka’oir

    dimemag.com Nov 22
    The Atlanta Hawks had an awful night at home against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night, losing 112-94 and going down as much as 31 points to the injury-depleted Pellies. But it was also Gucci Mane night in ATL, and Guwop’s night couldn’t have be…
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  • Anthony Davis Effortlessly Finished This Alley-Oop After Catchi…

    Anthony Davis Effortlessly Finished This Alley-Oop After Catching A Pass With One Hand

    dimemag.com Nov 22
    Here is your periodic reminder than Anthony Davis is absurd. New Orleans is in Atlanta on Tuesday night and spent the first quarter taking it to the Hawks. The team boasted a 34-14 lead at the end of the frame, with the biggest highlight coming when Dav…
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  • While Chris Bosh Works Toward A Comeback, The Heat Can Now Clai…

    While Chris Bosh Works Toward A Comeback, The Heat Can Now Claim Insurance On His Contract

    dimemag.com Nov 22
    Getty Image To say September was an odd month for Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat would be a wild understatement. While most people were talking about the sad, dramatic, and even heartbreaking end of Dwyane Wade’s time in South Beach, Bosh’s situation is …
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  • 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 - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets 00:56

    Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets

    Mar 20
    Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.