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Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus …

Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus Wizards

dimemag.com Updated 10 hours ago
The ball isn’t supposed to stick in the triangle offense, but sometimes scorers need to do what they do best. For the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, that’s facing up from the mid-post, surveying the defense, and going to work, a strategy he utilized …
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  • Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our Leag…

    Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to beco…
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  • Reports: Nikola Vucevic Agrees To Four-Year, $54 Million Extens…

    Reports: Nikola Vucevic Agrees To Four-Year, $54 Million Extension With Magic

    dimemag.com ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The Orlando Magic have finally locked-down at least one member of its promising young core long-term. According to multiple reports, the team has agreed with center Nikola Vucevic on a four-year, $54 million contract extension. Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears…
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  • Grandmother issues adorable 1-on-1 challenge to Dwyane Wade on …

    Grandmother issues adorable 1-on-1 challenge to Dwyane Wade on 90th birthday (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    It's no big secret that Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade is aging and no longer has the overwhelming athleticism that helped him build a Hall of Fame career. Wade can still be effective, but we know from the 2013-14 season that he is not on the same level as…
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  • GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris…

    GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris Andersen

    dimemag.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The only thing better than dunking on one opponent? Catching two. In the Houston Rockets’ exhibition against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, Dwight Howard rose for a power dunk on both Luol Deng and Chris Andersen. Howard’s new Rockets and former Orlan…
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  • Wizards sign guard John Lucas

    Wizards sign guard John Lucas

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Washington Wizards have signed guard John Lucas.
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  • Talented youngsters try to speed up rebuilding process

    Talented youngsters try to speed up rebuilding process

    nba.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Since their arrival, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan and coach Jacque Vaughn have avoided making too many predictions about their team.
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  • No longer rebuilding, Wizards ready for deep playoffs run

    No longer rebuilding, Wizards ready for deep playoffs run

    nba.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Bradley Beal caused a bit of a stir on Washington Wizards media day when he proclaimed: "I think we're definitely the best backcourt in the league."
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  • Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

    Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

    nba.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman.
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  • GIF: Tyreke Evans Performs Impressive “Moonwalk” Travel That Go…

    GIF: Tyreke Evans Performs Impressive “Moonwalk” Travel That Goes Uncalled

    dimemag.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    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…
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  • GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

    GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

    dimemag.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    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…
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  • Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five …

    Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five Player Of All-Time

    dimemag.com Oct 17 (6 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…
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  • Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    Six 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.
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  • Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer …

    Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer compared him to Michael Jordan (Video)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    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…
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  • NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    nba.com Oct 16 (7 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.
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  • GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime Whi…

    GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behind

    dimemag.com Oct 16 (7 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…
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  • Webber's group making play to buy Hawks

    Webber's group making play to buy Hawks

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    A group led by Chris Webber has expressed interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For…

    Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For Power Dunk

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    It’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…
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  • Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wro…

    Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wrong Team

    Remember 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…
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  • Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    nba.com Oct 15
    Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat.
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  • Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind…

    Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind Social Media”

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To …

    Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To Be Frank”

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    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 …
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  • Hawks' Mike Scott explains his emoji tattoos: 'Sometimes they s…

    Hawks' Mike Scott explains his emoji tattoos: 'Sometimes they say what you can't say'

    yahoo.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • Video - Knicks Sneak Past Wizards 00:52

    Knicks Sneak Past Wizards

    Oct 22
    Carmelo Anthony hit a jumper with less than 15 seconds on the clock to lift the Knicks past the Wizards 103-100.
  • Video - Rockets Rally To Edge Magic 00:44

    Rockets Rally To Edge Magic

    Oct 22
    James Harden scored nine points in the Rockets' 90-89 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Dwyane Wade Shoots Hoops With 90-Year-Old Grandma 01:13

    Dwyane Wade Shoots Hoops With 90-Year-Old Grandma

    Oct 22
    Heat star Dwyane Wade granted the 90th birthday wish of Heat fan "Grandma Nelly" by playing basketball with her.
  • Video - Gravity 101 03:03

    Gravity 101

    Oct 22
    Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton introduce the concept of gravity and identify some of the NBA's top floor-spacers.

Sports Columnists

  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The 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 rivals

    Oct 20
    In 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.