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Don’t Ask Dirk Nowitzki To Try Another Bicycle Kick, But His Za…

Don’t Ask Dirk Nowitzki To Try Another Bicycle Kick, But His Zaza Impression Wasn’t That Bad

dimemag.com Updated Jul 28 (yesterday)
Dirk Nowitzki is a highly skilled basketball player. He has earned millions of dollars plying his craft in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks. In an effort to give back, he headlines a charity soccer match in his home country of Germany, so the last thin…
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  • Dirk Nowitzki Struggles With Soccer

    Dirk Nowitzki Struggles With Soccer

    deadspin.com nba.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    Dirk Nowitzki officially re-signed with the Mavericks this afternoon, but he spent the day playing in a charity soccer game in Mainz and showed why he should stick with basketball.Read more...
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  • Mavericks sign free agents Hornsby, Warney

    Mavericks sign free agents Hornsby, Warney

    nba.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard Keith Hornsby and free-agent forward Jameel Warney. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
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  • Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless …

    Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless Killings Of African-Americans And Police Officers

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Getty Image Michael Jordan has had enough. The six-time NBA champion, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, and consensus pick as the greatest basketball player of all time released a lengthy statement concerning the nation’s growing divide between c…
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  • Harrison Barnes Is Loving His Role On A ‘Ridiculous’ Team USA, …

    Harrison Barnes Is Loving His Role On A ‘Ridiculous’ Team USA, And Not Thinking About Game 7

    dimemag.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Getty Image Harrison Barnes hasn’t had a second to slow down, and that’s maybe not such a bad thing. The newly-inked Dallas Mavericks forward bounced right from free agency into training for the Olympics, and he hasn’t had time to reflect on his departu…
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  • Mark Cuban Took A Shot At Kobe Bryant While Explaining Dirk Now…

    Mark Cuban Took A Shot At Kobe Bryant While Explaining Dirk Nowitzki’s Increased Salary

    dimemag.com Jul 23 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image After years of absorbing pay cuts to give his team financial flexibility, Dirk Nowitzki finally cashed on Friday when he signed a two-year deal worth $50 million to remain with the Dallas Mavericks. The organization was able to shell out in …
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  • Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. P…
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  • Mark Cuban Offers Free Tips To Hillary Clinton On How To Beat D…

    Mark Cuban Offers Free Tips To Hillary Clinton On How To Beat Donald Trump

    dimemag.com Jul 22
    ABC Dallas Mavericks owner and alternate universe president Mark Cuban is offering Hillary Clinton some free advice on how to topple GOP White House hopeful Donald Trump. Welcome to 2016, where what once sounded like a lost episode of Celebrity Deathmat…
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  • Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The …

    Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Game

    deadspin.com Jul 22
    When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around hol…
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  • Gregg Popovich ‘Can Never Retire’ Because The Spurs Continue Fi…

    Gregg Popovich ‘Can Never Retire’ Because The Spurs Continue Finding Superstars

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    USA TODAY Sports Tim Duncan has retired, and Gregg Popovich remains with the San Antonio Spurs. However, it was often thought that when Duncan walked away after his storied career, Popovich would follow closely behind. But now, Popovich, who is coaching…
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  • Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    nba.com Jul 21
    The Charlotte Hornets and Chairman Michael Jordan on Thursday released the following statement regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game:
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  • The City Of San Antonio Is Having ‘Tim Duncan Day,’ And Deals A…

    The City Of San Antonio Is Having ‘Tim Duncan Day,’ And Deals Are Everywhere

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    Getty Image When Tim Duncan finally hung up his spurs with the – um – Spurs, he left a tall, stately hole in an organization and city that had spent 19 years with him at their center. The future still looks bright for the basketball team, but nobody is …
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  • Moses Malone Jr. accuses James Harden of orchestrating aggravat…

    Moses Malone Jr. accuses James Harden of orchestrating aggravated robbery

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    Moses Malone Jr. at Nike’s All-American Camp in 1997. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images) Moses Malone Jr., son of the NBA legend, thinks James Harden ordered his beating outside a strip club over a Facebook post critical of the Houston Rockets star’s basketball …
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  • James Harden Looks Forward To Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets By Compar…

    James Harden Looks Forward To Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets By Comparing Himself To Steve Nash

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    Getty Image The Houston Rockets laid an egg last year. On the heels of a Western Conference Finals appearance, they struggled to finish .500 as they buckled under personality problems and piss-poor defensive effort. They fired Kevin McHale within the fi…
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  • Tim Duncan Day: From Congress to Taco Cabana, everybody loves T…

    Tim Duncan Day: From Congress to Taco Cabana, everybody loves Tim

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    A banner thanking Tim Duncan that will hang in front of San Antonio City Hall until Sunday, July 24, 2016. (Photo via @RSantosTV) The outpouring of respect and praise for Tim Duncan — the legendary and iconic San Antonio Spurs big man and future Hall of…
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  • Mark Cuban Takes The Gloves Off By Firing Some ‘Late Show’ Shot…

    Mark Cuban Takes The Gloves Off By Firing Some ‘Late Show’ Shots At Donald Trump

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn’t like Donald Trump, and he decided to express this feeling by Cuban telling some jokes on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert with Colbert serving as his hype man. A taste of his completely original comedy: “Donal…
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  • NBA to play two games in Mexico City, both featuring Suns

    NBA to play two games in Mexico City, both featuring Suns

    The recently returned Jared Dudley and Leandro Barbosa, seen here wearing “Los Suns” jerseys in 2010, will play two games for Phoenix in Mexico City this coming season. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images) The Phoenix Suns will play successive games again…
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs 00:57

    Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs

    Mar 20
    The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans 00:57

    Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans

    Mar 20
    Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.