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Carmelo Anthony Praises Teammate "Ron Burgundy"
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With their season falling apart, the Knicks decided to make a change to the starting lineup before today’s game against Atlanta Hawks. To the bench went Courtney Lee, the guy who actually tries on defense and is shooting 42 percent from behind the arc, …Share Tweet
Dennis Schröder and Isaiah Thomas do not appear to be very close friends. (AP) A beef that began broiling during the 2016 postseason started sizzling again this weekend, as the point guards of the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics paired their on-court b…Share Tweet
Giannis Antetokounmpo Showed Off His Freakish Length And Athleticism On This Chase Down Blockdimemag.com Jan 15 (yesterday)The Milwaukee Bucks went down with a whimper on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Atlanta Hawks by a final score of 111-98. After a 36-point outburst in the first quarter, the Bucks struggled mightily to generate sustainable offense throughout the day bu…Share Tweetnba.com Jan 15 (2 days ago)Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood will be re-evaluated on Sunday after hyperextending his right knee late in the team's 114-107 victory over the Magic.Share Tweet
Elfrid Payton Looked Like Aaron Gordon On This Thunderous One-Handed Dunkdimemag.com Jan 14 (3 days ago).@Elfrid pic.twitter.com/vxDY8HngvK — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) January 15, 2017 When an Orlando Magic player shows off their ability to sky, it’s usually Aaron Gordon. But on Saturday night against the Utah Jazz, Elfrid Payton showed that he’s also…Share Tweet
Nik Stauskas Made Kelly Oubre Look Silly With This Ridiculous Crossoverdimemag.com Jan 14 (3 days ago)Did you know Nik Stauskas could handle like this? The Sixers’ guard busted out one of the year’s nastiest crossovers on Saturday during Philadelphia’s game against Washington, making Wizards wing Kelly Oubre look silly. Stauskas got the ball on the wing…Share TweetWASHINGTON (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers rookie star Joel Embiid sat out against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night because he doesn't yet play in back-to-back games after missing two seasons with injuries.Share Tweet
Miami Heat's Esports Partner Gets Counter-Strike Team Following Labor Disputedeadspin.com Jan 14 (3 days ago)The Counter-Strike players for the esports organization Team SoloMid have all left following a dispute with owners over which leagues they could play in. Instead, the squad have all joined with Misfits, an organization that just this week announced its …Share Tweet
Boston Celtics Jae Crowder, Washington Wizards John Wall fined for postgame confrontationBoston Celtics forward Jae Crowder has been fined $25,000 for a postgame confrontation on the playing court with Washington Wizards guard John Wall and for attempting to escalate the situation after exiting the playing court. Wall has been fined $15,000…Share Tweet
Shootaround (Jan. 14): Isaiah Thomas shares 'villain' role with Al Horford in AtlantaUtah's 'Triple H' shreds Pistons' defense | Thomas shares 'Hawks villain' role | Grizzlies do it again in Houston | Lillard shaken by fallen friendShare Tweet
No breaks, tears in Wizards' Wall's pinkienba.com Jan 13 (4 days ago)WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Wizards say an X-ray and an MRI on John Wall's right pinkie finger revealed no breaks or tears.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 12 (5 days ago)Emergency personnel respond to the Miami Heat’s charter plane in Milwaukee. (@abcWNN screenshot) The Miami Heat’s charter plane skidded on a buildup of ice while taxiing at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport, requiring an emergency perso…Share Tweet
Heat team plane slides on snowy taxiway in Milwaukeenba.com Jan 12 (5 days ago)Inclement weather and cold temperatures have caused travel delays across the United States for the last few days, and NBA teams have felt the snarl of that.Share Tweet
John Wall Appeared To Slap Jae Crowder In The Face After The Final Buzzerdimemag.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)You don't stick your finger in another man's face. Period. And John Wall certainly ain't that guy, Jae Crowder. pic.twitter.com/pdnb2zXCtr — Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) January 12, 2017 The ending to the Wizards-Celtics game on Wednesday night at TD…Share TweetThe last time the Celtics and Wizards met, John Wall got tossed for neck-slamming Marcus Smart. He said he regretted nothing.Read more...Share Tweet
John Wall Threw A Slick Dime Around A Celtics Defender While Falling To The Floordimemag.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)John Wall is known for doing a lot of things for the Washington Wizards, including his slick passing. The speedy point guard might have served up his best dime yet on Wednesday in the Garden. Wall turned a fast-break attack at the rim against one too ma…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)John Wall flexed his muscles when the Wizards needed him most to knock off the Bulls. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images) Denzel Valentine was in the midst of the best game of his barely-born professional basketball career, feeling as good about himself as …Share Tweet
Atlanta Hawks Discipline GM For Joking About Angry Black Women At Fan Eventdeadspin.com Jan 10 (7 days ago)After an internal investigation, Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox will be formally disciplined by the team over a joke he made last month at a fan event, per ESPN. As Deadspin reported last Friday, Wilcox was fielding questions from a group of fans and tried…Share Tweet
Dwight Howard Dabbed On Jeremy Lin After Stiffing Him On A High Fivedimemag.com Jan 10 (7 days ago)Why'd he play Jeremy like that? #DabbinDwight pic.twitter.com/aInKWQgY82 — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 11, 2017 Dwight Howard boasts an odd personality. The former All-Star big man found refuge with the Atlanta Hawks during the off-season …Share Tweetnba.com Jan 9NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson has been fined $15,000 for throwing a forearm above the shoulders to Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.Share Tweet
Chris Bosh Shows Off His Guitar Skills Live On Stage With Blues Legend Buddy Guydimemag.com Jan 9NBA champion Chris Bosh is a man of many talents that extend beyond the basketball court. While in Chicago over the weekend, the Heat big man put his skills to the test by taking the stage with legendary blues musician Buddy Guy, as seen in the above vi…Share Tweetnba.com Jan 9Draymond: Cousins is best big man in the game | Embiid talking playoffs | James, Phelps recognize greatness | Kidd takes blame for loss to WizardsShare Tweet
Chris Paul Showed Why He’s The Point God With These Ridiculous Handles Against The Heatdimemag.com Jan 8The NBA has more good point guards now than it has at any other time during its history. On any given night, you can throw a game on and watch two special point guards go at it for 48 minutes. For people who love guard play, this is fantastic. While the…Share Tweet
Child Falls Apart, Makes Self Miserable During Milwaukee Bucks Dance-Offdeadspin.com Jan 8During the Bucks’ game against the Wizards today, a young fan crumbled when faced with his own dancing skills. Read more...Share Tweet
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Wade, Heat Cruise Past NuggetsMar 20Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.