Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt

As everyone knows by now, Eric Garner, a 43-year old African-American male, died after New York police put him in an illegal chokehold. Continue reading “Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt”

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NBA stars wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts during pregame warmups to build awareness for Eric Garner

It’s great to see that NBA superstars Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams, and Kyrie Irving wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts over this last week. Continue reading “NBA stars wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts during pregame warmups to build awareness for Eric Garner”

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Kyrie Irving brings his circus act to Madison Square Garden

Most players hope to make a great move here and there, maybe hit a tough shot, and perhaps make a highlight reel or two. Continue reading “Kyrie Irving brings his circus act to Madison Square Garden”

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Jeremy Lin highlights (18 pts, 11 asts) from Lakers vs. Timberwolves match

Jeremy Lin had 18 points, 11 assists and 4 steals in a close 120-119 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. Continue reading “Jeremy Lin highlights (18 pts, 11 asts) from Lakers vs. Timberwolves match”

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Video of Derrick Rose’s fake jump pass to Pau Gasol, instead passes to Joakim Noah (all before he hits the ground)

(Ooof… now that’s one helluva title. Do you even need to read this post anymore?)  Continue reading “Video of Derrick Rose’s fake jump pass to Pau Gasol, instead passes to Joakim Noah (all before he hits the ground)”

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Gordon Hayward added 7 pounds of muscle this summer, barely looks like teenager anymore

Over this past summer Gordon Hayward, the 6-8 forward for the Utah Jazz added a noticeable amount of muscle to his frameContinue reading “Gordon Hayward added 7 pounds of muscle this summer, barely looks like teenager anymore”

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Nik Stauskas a perfect 15-15 from three in 46 seconds

We really don’t need another video to tell us how good a shooter Nik Stauskas is, so let this video of Stauskas shooting a perfect 15 for 15 during a summer workout be the last. Continue reading “Nik Stauskas a perfect 15-15 from three in 46 seconds”

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Fake Facebook: Allen Iverson is broke and begging for money

Another day, another fake news story being shared out on Facebook. This time it’s a story about former NBA player Allen Iverson being broke and begging for quarters at Atlanta’s Lenox Mall.

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Steph Curry’s sweet behind the back, no look bounce pass for James Harden dunk (GIF)

Last night Team USA’s Steph Curry assist to James Harden was one of those rare instinctive basketball plays that makes basketball so exciting. Continue reading “Steph Curry’s sweet behind the back, no look bounce pass for James Harden dunk (GIF)”

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NBA Geeked Up Shirts

A couple weeks ago, I picked up a couple Geeked Up t-shirts from the NBA store. I just couldn’t resist t-shirts with the a cartoon-styled Dikembe Mutombo with his signature finger wag and Larry Johnson in retro Charlotte Hornets jersey flashing his gold tooth. Continue reading “NBA Geeked Up Shirts”

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Love/Hate: Jeremy Lin will play alongside Kobe Bryant

Jeremy Lin was going to be traded this off-season. It’s been clear that the Houston Rockets were trying to deal the guard, along with center Omer Asik, to go after some big name free agent names. Continue reading “Love/Hate: Jeremy Lin will play alongside Kobe Bryant”

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Would you recognize Jeremy Lin if he was sitting next to you (in New York)?

Would you recognize Jeremy Lin on the streets of New York if you saw him? I would. I wouldn’t even play it cool. I would kiss him and hug him and massage his shoulders. I would.  Continue reading “Would you recognize Jeremy Lin if he was sitting next to you (in New York)?”

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San Antonio Spurs school Miami Heat, basketball world

Every NBA team has a strategy and plan of attack, but the the on-court play rarely ever resembles the play when it’s drawn up on the whiteboard. The San Antonio Spurs is the NBA team that comes closest to that ideal.  Continue reading “San Antonio Spurs school Miami Heat, basketball world”

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Jeremy Lin improved his shooting by leaps and bounds this year

No doubt this past season was a rough one for Jeremy Lin. Though he had a lot of downs and despite struggling most of the year, he did make progress in his second full year. Continue reading “Jeremy Lin improved his shooting by leaps and bounds this year”

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Full coverage of every Jeremy Lin dunk ever (with photos and images!)

Here’s a gallery of Jeremy Lin dunk photos and videos. There’s about about 20+ photos and a couple videos, but full disclosure, it’s only about 7 dunks with a couple slams from multiple angles. Continue reading “Full coverage of every Jeremy Lin dunk ever (with photos and images!)”

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In response to owner’s racism, L.A. Clippers hide logo by wearing shooting shirts inside out

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made some head-scratching racist comments toward African-Americans to his former girlfriend. The details of those comments were released yesterday (and the extended remix put out today). Continue reading “In response to owner’s racism, L.A. Clippers hide logo by wearing shooting shirts inside out”

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Jabari Parker should be the #1 NBA draft pick

If Jabari Parker  isn’t drafted #1, then you’ve either been sold on “potential” or don’t recognize the skills it takes to be successful on the next level. Jabari Parker is about as sure a thing as it gets. If Parker declares for the 2014 NBA Draft, he should be taken #1 bar none. Continue reading “Jabari Parker should be the #1 NBA draft pick”

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Larry Bird still holds a grudge against Bill Laimbeer

With Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, and Rick Mahorn, the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early 1990s didn’t just beat you on the court, they beat you down on the court. Continue reading “Larry Bird still holds a grudge against Bill Laimbeer”

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