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The Wizards' Two Most Important Players Don't Like Each Other, …

The Wizards' Two Most Important Players Don't Like Each Other, But It's Cool

deadspin.com dimemag.com Updated Aug 24 (5 days ago)
“I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court.” That’s Washington point guard John Wall, talking to CSN’s Chris Miller about Bradley Beal, whom the Wizards signed to a five-year, $128 million contract this past July. Grea…
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  • Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backla…

    Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backlash’ In The U.S.

    dimemag.com Aug 22 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image Since his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has experienced vitriol from fans the likes of which he’s never seen. After being cast as the wholesome antithesis of LeBron James’ mercenary decision t…
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  • Heat sign veteran guard Udrih

    Heat sign veteran guard Udrih

    nba.com Aug 17
    Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard.
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  • Hassan Whiteside Loses It After His Opponent Quits During An ‘N…

    Hassan Whiteside Loses It After His Opponent Quits During An ‘NBA 2K’ Game

    dimemag.com Aug 17
    USA TODAY Sports Hassan Whiteside takes his NBA 2K seriously. Very seriously. We know this because after a triple-double against the Bulls in 2015, when he was still emerging as an NBA player on a minimum deal with the Miami Heat after years of obscurit…
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  • Ex-NBA forward Travis Outlaw arrested on felony marijuana charg…

    Ex-NBA forward Travis Outlaw arrested on felony marijuana charge

    yahoo.com Aug 15
    Travis Outlaw of the Sacramento Kings dribbles against Louis Williams of the Atlanta Hawks on December 18, 2013. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Former NBA forward Travis Outlaw was arrested last Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on a felony marijuana…
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  • Knuckleheads Nick Young And JaVale McGee Teamed Up Again For Th…

    Knuckleheads Nick Young And JaVale McGee Teamed Up Again For The Drew League Playoffs

    dimemag.com Aug 15
    Getty Image In the annals of NBA history, few teams are as legendary for the wrong reasons as the early 2010s Washington Wizards, the superteam built around Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford and Andray Blatche. JaVale and Swaggy P even had their…
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  • Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidence

    Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidence

    nba.com Aug 11
    Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team's fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they'll enjoy the upcoming season.
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  • The New ‘NBA 2K17’ Trailer Pits Michael Jordan And The Dream Te…

    The New ‘NBA 2K17’ Trailer Pits Michael Jordan And The Dream Team Against Team USA In Rio

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    Ever wondered how Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and the Dream Team would fare against today’s representatives of USA Basketball? Your curiosity will be sated soon enough. In an epic new look at NBA 2K17, the next iteration of the top-rated …
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  • Channing Frye Was Really Impressed With The Pre-Game Burritos T…

    Channing Frye Was Really Impressed With The Pre-Game Burritos The Cavs Provided Last Season

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    USA TODAY Sports Channing Frye had some spectacular moments for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the playoffs, most notably his 27-point explosion in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on 7-of-9 shooting from behind the …
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  • The Orlando Magic’s New Alternate Jerseys Received A Good Old-F…

    The Orlando Magic’s New Alternate Jerseys Received A Good Old-Fashioned Twitter Roast

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    Get your first look at our brand-new “Stars” jersey, which players will wear during the 2016-17 season! #PureMagic — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) August 9, 2016 The Orlando Magic, once owners of one of the NBA’s dopest uniforms, are trying to right the…
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  • Emeka Okafor Is Reportedly Eyeing An NBA Return, And The Warrio…

    Emeka Okafor Is Reportedly Eyeing An NBA Return, And The Warriors Might Nab Him

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    Getty Image When last we saw Emeka Okafor, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns from the Washington Wizards in 2013 after the worst season of his career was ended by a herniated disk in his neck. Okafor never suited up for the Suns and has been out of the …
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  • Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join Th…

    Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join The Knicks

    dimemag.com Aug 7
    Getty Image Ray Allen last played in the NBA in 2014 with the Miami Heat. He’s 41, and he’s a former 10-time All-Star with two NBA titles to his name. However, despite the fact that he hasn’t played the last two seasons, and despite the fine career that…
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  • Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?

    Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?

    dimemag.com Aug 2
    Jason Terry isn’t shy about making bold proclamations. Before the 2010-2011 season, he got a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien trophy on his right bicep. Fortunately for him, the Dallas Mavericks went on to defeat the Big 3 era Miami Heat, a stunning upset to…
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  • Hawks will open seven-game preseason schedule on Oct. 6

    Hawks will open seven-game preseason schedule on Oct. 6

    ESPN.com Aug 2
    Hawks will open seven-game preseason schedule on Oct. 6
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  • LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The H…

    LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heat

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-…
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  • Q&A with Hawks' Jack: 'Looking forward to a new start'

    Q&A with Hawks' Jack: 'Looking forward to a new start'

    ESPN.com Jul 29
    Q&A with Hawks' Jack: 'Looking forward to a new start'
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  • Carmelo Anthony Explains Why Dwyane Wade’s Move To The Bulls Wa…

    Carmelo Anthony Explains Why Dwyane Wade’s Move To The Bulls Was ‘Hard To See’

    dimemag.com Jul 29
    Getty Image One of the biggest surprises of this year’s free agency period in the NBA was Dwyane Wade’s departure from the Miami Heat to the Chicago Bulls. Wade had been synonymous with the Heat since winning NBA Finals MVP in 2006, but years of acrimon…
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  • Wizards re-sign guard Marcus Thornton

    Wizards re-sign guard Marcus Thornton

    nba.com Jul 28
    The Washington Wizards have re-signed reserve guard Marcus Thornton.
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  • Ex-NBA player Glen Rice Jr. arrested on battery, robbery charge…

    Ex-NBA player Glen Rice Jr. arrested on battery, robbery charges

    yahoo.com Jul 28
    The mugshot of former NBA player Glen Rice Jr. (Photo via DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) Former Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was arrested in Georgia on Monday after allegedly assaulting a former Tulane University basketball player and running…
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  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more cha…

    Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…
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  • Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The We…

    Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The Week At The Drew League

    dimemag.com Jul 26
    It’s been a big summer for newly-minted Heat center Hassan Whiteside. After entering the offseason as one of the most sought-after free agents on the market, the big man elected to stay in Miami on a max deal reportedly worth around $98 million over fou…
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  • Beal signs new contract to return to Wizards

    Beal signs new contract to return to Wizards

    nba.com Jul 26
    Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has re-signed guard Bradley Beal. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offe…

    Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offer

    yahoo.com Jul 26
    Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…
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  • The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The…

    The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The Country In July

    dimemag.com Jul 26
    Getty Image Kevin Durant’s defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder created basketball’s newest super team, a squad that’s poised to face more attention, scrutiny, and outright hate than any the league has seen since the 2010-11 Miami Heat. Winning will…
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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.