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Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Score 35 Points, Dish 7 Dimes, Swipe 4 Steals

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

Unfortunately for Jimmy Butler, actions speak louder than words. And after the Chicago Bulls’ wing dropped a career-high 35 points in a brilliant all-around effort versus the New York Knicks, Butler’s protestations have never been more irrelevant – he’s a star. Watch the ever-improving Butler lead the short-handed Bulls to a 103-97 win over the Knicks with a career performance. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Report: Rockets Acquire ‘Wolves Wing Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer

You know how it goes in the NBA by now – the rich get richer. After the Dallas Mavericks upped the Western Conference ante by trading for Rajon Rondo, an in-state rival made a move of its own. According to a report, the Houston Rockets have acquired veteran wing Corey Brewer in a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Twitter, Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Rajon Rondo Bids Farewell To Celtics, Fans, City Of Boston On Twitter

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (David Butler II, USATODAY)

Rajon Rondo is officially a Dallas Maverick. But like many of his teammates from the Big Three era, it’s clear part of his heart will always remain in Bean Town. The 2008 NBA champion took to twitter last night and bid farewell to the Celtics, their fans, and the city of Boston. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Photo, Video: Toronto Raptors Unveil New Logo

Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are an Eastern Conference best 20-6. They’re coming off the their most successful season since 2001, and have a young nucleus in place that has them primed to remain competitive for years coming. Time for a re-brand? We think so, too. Taking advantage of “We The North” hysteria, Toronto unveiled a new logo in a video released on Friday. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Hobbled Carmelo Anthony Says He Won’t Heed Advice To “Shut It Down”

Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks are going nowhere this season and Carmelo Anthony is hobbled by lingering knee pain. Might it be prudent for the high-scoring superstar to take some time off and heal properly? We think so, but Anthony insists he isn’t entertaining the possibility despite the advice of so many that he do so. Read More »

High School / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Derrick Jones Double-Clutches For Jaw-Dropping Poster Jam

Derrick Jones

Stop your search, hoop-heads. There won’t be a better dunk than this one in high school basketball all season long, and perhaps anywhere else in the game, too. Watch class of 2015 star Derrick Jones fly on this jaw-dropping, double-clutch poster jam over elite sophomore Cody Riley. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Healthy Mike Miller To Replace Shawn Marion In Starting Lineup For Cavs

Mike Miller

Mike Miller has missed the last seven games with lingering effects of a concussion. He notched four DNP-CDs before that, and is averaging just 12.2 minutes per game. Fortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, though, the sharp-shooting veteran is always ready when his name is called. Healthy enough to play for the first time since December 4, Miller will take the place of Shawn Marion as a starter in the Cavs’ game against the Brooklyn Nets tonight. Read More »

Twitter / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Steve Kerr Quips About Durant: “We Did A good Job On Him In The Second Half”

Steve Kerr

By now everyone knows that Kevin Durant went off last night to the tune of 30 points in 18 minutes, which hasn’t been done since the American Basketball Association was being folded into the NBA. But an ankle injury right before the half saved the Warriors the uneviable task of stopping him in the next half, which coach Steve Kerr joked about after the game when it became clear KD was all right. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Dec 19, 2014 / 11:45 am

Phil Jackson To Commentating Barkley: “Do I Have To Mute This Game?”

Phil Jackson, Charles Barkley

On Thursday night, Charles Barkley was working the Bulls-Knicks game not from TNT studios with the rest of the “Inside the NBA” crew, but court-side in Chicago where he was acting as a color commentator. Knicks president Phil Jackson was also watching the telecast on TNT and eventually threatened to mute Chuck in a tweet because of Barkley’s comments about the much-maligned triple-post offense. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Kevin Durant Becomes First Since NBA-ABA Merger To Score 30 In Under 20 Mins.

Andre Iguodala, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green

While Anthony Davis’ big Thursday night put him in a class by himself this season and last, Kevin Durant‘s scoring performance in the first half against the Warriors hasn’t been done since the ABA-NBA merger in 1976. Read More »