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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…Share Tweet
Wizards re-sign guard Marcus Thorntonnba.com 4 hours agoThe Washington Wizards have re-signed reserve guard Marcus Thornton.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)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…Share Tweet
Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The Week At The Drew Leaguedimemag.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)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…Share Tweet
Beal signs new contract to return to Wizardsnba.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)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…Share Tweet
The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The Country In Julydimemag.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)Chris Bosh chats with the crowd at Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni). Chris Bosh saw a second straight season end early due to blood clots last February, but the story of his 2015-16 hardly ended there. While Bosh and the Miami He…Share Tweet
A Disguised Dennis Schröder Donned A Wig And Goggles While Dominating This 3-On-3 Tournament In Berlindimemag.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)When Dennis Schröder sees more primetime minutes than he’s used to for the Atlanta Hawks, for which he’ll be the team’s starting point guard, fans will quickly learn that the German-born point guard is not your average NBA player. A former skateboarder …Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)Getty Image UPDATE: Waiters’ deal with Miami is actually worth just below $6 million over two years and contains a player option for the second season, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Barring an utterly disastrous 2016-17 campaign or a seriou…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)Getty Image The Boston Celtics went 48-34 last season. They lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks after six hard-fought games, failing to advance past that point of the postseason for the second-consecutive year. Boston has much t…Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed Dwyane Wade If The Timing Was Rightdimemag.com Jul 20Getty Image As you have surely heard, Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. Even though Wade isn’t the player he once was, it was still a big move. However, to hear Carmelo Anthony tell it, the three-time champio…Share TweetDelegates fill the floor during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP/Matt Rourke) Roll-call votes to nominate presidential candidates give delegates the opportunity to puff out their ches…Share Tweet
Magic's Meeks undergoes foot surgery, out indefinitelynba.com Jul 19Recently acquired Orlando Magic guard Jodie Meeks underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, the team announced.Share Tweet
Orlando Magic Fans Went HAM When The Team Foolishly Asked About Their Summer On Twitterdimemag.com Jul 18Getty Image The Orlando Magic may be satisfied with their offseason moves so far — including the acquisition of Serge Ibaka in a trade that sent Victor Oladipo to Oklahoma City — but their fans don’t exactly share that sentiment. That was the lesson lea…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 18USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard had surgery to fix a herniated disc in his back four years ago. He had pain in his back last season with the Houston Rockets, and now that he’s with the Atlanta Hawks, should there be concern over the big man’s lingering i…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announces that the Orlando Magic have the 11th pick in the 2016 NBA draft. (AP/Julie Jacobson) As Summer League winds down and we move toward the quieter part of the NBA’s offseason, NBA teams and their social media sq…Share Tweet
Would Pat Riley’s Idea For A ‘Franchise Tag’ Be Good For The NBA?dimemag.com Jul 17Getty Image Pat Riley and the Miami Heat have been all over the news this weekend. The Heat president held a news conference on Saturday afternoon and talked about the state of Chris Bosh, whose season was cut short for the second year in a row due to l…Share TweetGetty Image It may have stressed him out to the point where he lost 10 pounds, but eventually, Dwyane Wade decided to go back home and play for the Bulls next season instead of rejoining the Miami Heat. Losing their franchise player was a major blow to …Share Tweet
Recap: Bulls 88, Wizards 85nba.com Jul 16The Chicago Bulls defeated the Washington Wizards 88-85 in the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Summer League on Saturday.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.