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Gary Trent Jr. Gave Us The Flop Of The Year Against The Thunder

In some ways, flopping is a lost art in the NBA world. Some players, especially superstars, still perform at a high level in the flopping space, accentuating contact to draw whistles and generate free throw attempts. At the same time, the NBA does have a system in place (albeit one that is rarely used) to […]

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Kyrie Irving Wore A Kobe Jersey To Nets-Heat As A Tribute For The 1-Year Anniversary Of Bryant’s Death

Tuesday, January 26 will mark the one year anniversary of the tragic helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and nine others in Los Angeles. It was a day few will ever forget, from the initial shock and disbelief to the tributes and stories that poured out in the days the followed. Bryant’s […]

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Kawhi Leonard And Paul George Are In The NBA’s Health And Safety Protocols

The Clippers have, unsurprisingly, been among the NBA’s best teams to start the 2020-21 season, going 13-4 out of the gate to put them in a tie with the Lakers atop the Western Conference standings. Paul George’s play, in particular, has been noteworthy, as the star forward is playing All-NBA caliber basketball and has seemingly […]

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Reggie Miller Crashed Steph Curry’s Postgame Presser After Steph Passed Him On The All-Time Three-Point List

Steph Curry continued his climb up the NBA’s all-time three-pointers made chart on Saturday evening in the Golden State Warriors’ 127-108 loss to the Utah Jazz. Curry did it in style, too, slicing through the Jazz’s defense, whipping a pass out to the perimeter, and relocating the corner to hit the 2,561st triple of his […]

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A High School Basketball Hoop Getting Ripped Down Looked Straight Out Of ‘Final Destination,’ And The Internet Agrees

Dunks causing basketball hoops to break isn’t exactly a new thing. What is a little different about what happened in Friday night’s game between Carver and Ramsay, a pair of high school basketball programs based out of Alabama, is what happened when Ramsay’s KeShawn Murphy threw down a little too hard. Murphy, a three-star power […]

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Steph Curry Has A Crazy Routine To Train Himself To Slow His Heart-Rate During Games

Steph Curry didn’t become the greatest shooter of all-time by sleepwalking his way through his workouts. In fact, his pre-game warm-up routines and training videos have become a big part of his mythology during his career. Curry is as dedicated a worker as you’ll find in the NBA. And being that the Warriors are located […]

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Jalen Rose Says He’s ‘Proud’ To Be A Footnote In Kobe’s Legendary 81-Point Game

When it comes to the greatest scoring performances in NBA history, two names stand head and shoulders above the rest. The first is Wilt Chamberlain, whose 100-point outburst might never be replicated in our lifetime. The second, of course, is Kobe Bryant, whose 81-point explosion against the Raptors will go down as one of the […]

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Gordon Hayward Compared LaMelo Ball To Luka Doncic And Russell Westbrook: ‘He’s Gonna Be Really Good’

Gordon Hayward has crisscrossed the country as an NBA player for years, and after playing for budding title contenders in Utah and Boston, he now finds himself as the leader of an upstart young Hornets team. The star of the Charlotte show this season has in large part been No. 3 overall pick LaMelo Ball, […]

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Draymond Green Demands ‘Clarity’ After His Ejection For Yelling At James Wiseman

Thursday night was a relatively quiet one in the NBA, as only three games were on the schedule, headlined by a Lakers-Bucks tilt that saw the defending champs take down Giannis Antetokounmpo and company in Milwaukee. The nightcaps featured two games that, ultimately, got out of hand as the Jazz rolled past New Orleans for […]

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Kevin Durant Said The Nets’ Big 3 Debut With James Harden And Kyrie Irving ‘Felt Perfect’ Despite Loss

It’s been a long time in the making, but the Brooklyn Nets Big 3 finally made their debut together on court on Wednesday night as they took on the Cavs, a game that also doubled as Kyrie Irving’s first time playing back in Cleveland since his departure for Boston four years ago. Things didn’t exactly […]

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Stephen Curry Celebrated Biden’s Inauguration With A Pair Of The POTUS Shoes He Gave Obama

Wednesday was a pretty big day in the United States as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris officially took office in Washington D.C., and there were some who celebrated the occasion by breaking out some very special sneakers. At the inauguration, Harris’ nephew-in-law, Nikolas Ajagu, went viral as he donned a pair of the ultra-rare Dior […]

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Joel Embiid Had The Perfect Response To Marcus Smart’s Accusation That He Flails A Lot

A pair of Eastern Conference powerhouses squared off on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, as the No. 1 Sixers and the No. 3 Celtics each looked to assert their dominance here in the first third of the regular season in what could be a preview of a postseason showdown later this spring. In the end, it […]

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Cole Anthony’s Buzzer-Beater Three Gave The Magic A Comeback Win Over The Timberwolves

You would be forgiven if you looked at Wednesday night’s NBA schedule and made the executive decision to take a pass on Magic-Timberwolves, as Orlando arrived riding a 6-game losing streak and Minnesota was 1-9 in their last 10 coming in. After one half of play, it looked like Minnesota would be the ones snapping […]

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Trae Young Responds To Steve Nash’s ‘That’s Not Basketball’ Criticism Of His Foul Drawing

There are a lot of reasons why James Harden has become such a polarizing figure over the years. One of the central gripes about him has to do with the clever and innovative techniques he’s developed for initiating contact with his defenders and goading them into fouls. Harden certainly isn’t the only player in the […]

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Kamala Harris’ Nephew-In-Law Stole The Show At The Inauguration With A Pair Of Dior Jordan 1s

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th President and Vice President of the United States on Wednesday afternoon in an inauguration ceremony that was unlike any other we’ve seen due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and threats of violence from right-wing groups. Things happily went off without a hitch on Wednesday […]

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Hassan Whiteside Roasted Jabari Parker For Having A ‘Dr. Seuss, Monopoly-Ass Car’

The Sacramento Kings are a young, interesting team taking part in an immensely challenging NBA season. As such, downturns will happen, and the Kings are just 2-8 in the last ten games, largely due to a shaky defense. Still, it would be even more difficult to navigate in ups and downs of this grueling campaign […]

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