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Portland Trail Blazers News and Rumors

Amar’e Stoudemire claims nobody has ever taught him how to play…

Amar’e Stoudemire claims nobody has ever taught him how to play defense

yahoo.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
When Amar'e Stoudemire made his 2012-13 season debut with the New York Knicks in the team's New Year's Day loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, he didn't exactly look great on defense. This is not surprising; as NBA.com's John Schuhmann (among others) no…
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  • Amir Johnson Took 3.5 Seconds Between Dribbles, And Did Not Get…

    Amir Johnson Took 3.5 Seconds Between Dribbles, And Did Not Get Called For A Double Dribble

    deadspin.com Jan 3, 2013
    It's sort of inexplicable how Toronto's Amir Johnson was able to get away with this. He takes the pass, dribbles to just outside the lane, picks up his dribble, pump fakes, pump fakes, and drives for a short jumper. By the game clock, it took him nearly…
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Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Spurs sluggish at the Garden

    Jan 3
    Brian Windhorst breaks down the Knicks' rout of the sluggish Spurs.
  • Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs not resting any players against New Yo…

    Jan 3
    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will play all his stars despite facing a fourth game in five nights Thursday against the New York Knicks on Thursday.
  • Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversary

    Jan 3
    As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
  • Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources say

    Jan 3
    In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.