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GIF: Tyreke Evans Performs Impressive “Moonwalk” Travel That Goes Uncalled
dimemag.com Updated 3 hours ago
It’s hard to be an NBA ref. We try our best to give them the benefit of the doubt, but they’re often found by fans to be lacking. Last night, when Anthony Davis was busy destroying the Wizards, his teammate, Tyreke Evans, performed an egregious travel o…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15nba.com 16 minutes agoThe Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIESPN.com 5 hours agoThe Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horforddimemag.com Oct 19 (yesterday)Andre Drummond brought the ruckus yesterday against in Atlanta. He had 19 points and 17 rebounds in 38 minutes of action as the Pistons won 104-100. With Al Horford making his return to the court from a pectoral tear, Dre decided to re-introduced himsel…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five Player Of All-Timedimemag.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)If any coach in the NBA could underappreciate LeBron James, one would assume it might be Rick Carlisle. After all, it was Carlisle’s Dallas Mavericks that beat LeBron’s Miami Heat in the 2011 Finals by rendering the four-time MVP a broken shell of his n…Upvote Share TweetSix young adults who broke into the home of former Miami Heat star Ray Allen have been sentenced to community service and ordered to make a charitable contribution.Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer compared him to Michael Jordan (Video)With 1.5 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls trailing by two, Jimmy Butler lost his defender, and Stacey King lost his mind. It's entirely acceptable to be amped up after watching Butler shed Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins (thanks, in part, to a J…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shotnba.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behinddimemag.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)We were still stuck in the id phase of development when Magic Johnson was leading LA’s Showtime Lakers at the Old Forum under coach Pat Riley. That doesn’t mean we didn’t beg our parents for VHS tapes of him when we hit the ego stage of sentience. We re…Upvote Share Tweet
Webber's group making play to buy HawksESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)A group led by Chris Webber has expressed interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For Power DunkIt’s only a matter of time until Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon became a favorite of the NBA world. If he keeps making plays like this one, it will surely come sooner than even his biggest fans were anticipating. In his team’s exhibition game against…Upvote Share TweetRemember when the internet blew up because it appeared as if LeBron James, member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, set a pick for Norris Cole, member of the Miami Heat? Of course you do. It dominated NBA talk for what seemed like a solid 24 hours. As we init…Upvote Share Tweet
Heat (0-4) working through preseason processnba.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat.Upvote Share Tweet
Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind Social Media”We really hope Udonis Haslem doesn’t get fined. The 11-year Heat veteran and three-time NBA champion took umbrage with a recent comment on an Instagram photo and decided to respond. Unfortunately the rhetoric will might get him in trouble with the leagu…Upvote Share Tweet
Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To Be Frank”Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he’s open to learning potential benefits gleaned from the NBA’s 44-minute game experiment. As opposed to shortening individual contests by several minutes, though, Spoelstra makes it clear he would instead prefer if …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)Mike Scott entered last season as a little-known reserve forward on the Atlanta Hawks, but began to earn some minutes and recognition midway through the campaign for his hand-in-glove fit as a defense-stretching, perimeter-shooting big man in head coach…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards exercise contract options on Beal, Porternba.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)The Washington Wizards have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Bradley Beal and their third-year option on forward Otto Porter.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)We here at BDL joined the many fans who applauded the Memphis Grizzlies' announcement last month that they'd be giving the fans who attend their April 2015 home game against the Washington Wizards special, limited edition "Z-Bow-Ties". As prom…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)Another day, another important wing player hitting the injured list. He might not have the name recognition of reigning MVP Kevin Durant or the rising-star hype of Washington Wizards young gun Bradley Beal, but Stan Van Gundy paid Jodie Meeks handsomely…Upvote Share Tweet
Horford's return to Hawks comes TuesdayESPN.com Oct 14Forward Al Horford will return for the Hawks in Tuesday's preseason game against the Heat.Upvote Share Tweet
Sans LeBron, Heat have chance to show mettlenba.com Oct 14Reports of the Miami Heat's demise have been greatly exaggerated.Upvote Share Tweet
Jefferson Leads HornetsOct 17Al Jefferson scored a game-high 20 points and had eight rebounds as Charlotte beat Washington 96-86.
Butler's Crazy Game-Winning Buzzer-BeaterOct 16Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler drains a 26-foot jumper with just seconds remaining on the clock to give Chicago the 85-84 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
Chris Webber Would Like To Buy The HawksOct 16Michael Wallace discusses the business qualifications of former NBA player Chris Webber, who has indicated a desire to purchase a majority stake in the Atlanta Hawks.
LeBron Denies Picking New TeammateOct 15ESPN NBA writer Dave McMenamin discusses LeBron James refuting the notion he accidentally set a pick on Cavalier teammate Matthew Dellavedova against the Heat in Brazil.
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivalsOct 20In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.
LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says Chicago Bulls are betterOct 20Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to RioOct 11LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.