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Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Bulls Offering Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic to ‘Wolves For Love

Taj Gibson

Terms of the Chicago Bulls’ trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love have emerged. According to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops, the Bulls are willing to surrender Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic if it nets them Love. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:35 pm

Cavs Trade Carrick Felix, Paving Way For Love Deal

Carrick Felix, Anthony Bennett

Last night, Cleveland traded Carrick Felix, a 2015 second-round pick and cash considerations to the Utah Jazz in exchange for John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy. The actual players changing teams in the deal aren’t that significant, it’s the non-guaranteed nature of their contracts that clears the way for a possible Kevin Love trade. Read More »

High School / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Remember This Name: Malik Monk, Crazy-Athletic Class Of 2016 Wing

Malik Monk

Class of 2016 wing Malik Monk dominated Nike Peach Jam last week, scoring 40 points on just 20 shots in one outing and moving to the top of AAU’s individual rankings. Thankfully, Monk made his HoopMixTape debut recently with a sick video highlighting the teenager’s insane athleticism and limitless range. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Pics: Wizards Unveil New Navy Alternate Jersey

Wizards new alternate jerseys

The Washington Wizards — in conjunction with adidas and the NBA — released a teaser of their new alternate uniforms on Tuesday, with the navy blue and red color blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on the front. Read More »

WNBA / Jul 23, 2014 / 11:30 am

Maya Moore Makes WNBA History With 48-Point Night

Maya Moore

Although it’s the NBA superstars who receive the bulk of basketball attention, there are multiple players in the WNBA who continue to impress on a nightly basis. None, however, more than Maya Moore, who just dropped 24 points in this past weekend’s all-star game, but doubled that output for a career-high last night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 23, 2014 / 11:00 am

Desmond Mason Fulfills His Dream & Becomes An Artist

Desmond Mason

You might remember Desmond Mason. He played 10 seasons in the NBA, and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2001. In 2005, he averaged a career-high 17.2 points per game with the Milwaukee Bucks. Since retiring from the NBA, Mason has been fulfilling his lifelong dream of being an artist. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jul 23, 2014 / 10:00 am

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says He’ll Train Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Earlier in the off-season — after what Paul George described as the Pacers forgetting their “edge,” which led to a marked drop in performance during the second half of the season — the team was reportedly “quietly” shopping Roy Hibbert. We’re not so sure after a tweet and Instagram post showed Roy dining with Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with more tutelage in store. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 9:15 am

LeBron Apologizes To Neighbors With Cupcakes

LeBron James

In the days leading up to LeBron James‘ stunning announcement he was returning to Cleveland in a titanic Sports Illustrated essay explaining the rationale behind his lower-case decision 2.0, fans gathered outside his Bath Township home in Ohio, eagerly hoping to see the King return. ‘Bron took the time to thank his neighbors with some treats for putting up with the crush of gawkers in the area. Read More »

NBA / Jul 22, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Report: Rivers Would Leave Clippers Next Season If Sterling Is Still Owner

Doc Rivers

There’s a laundry list of despicable reasons why embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no place in the NBA. Clippers CEO Dick Parsons testified in court today, offering yet another case of why the franchise must be officially wrested from Sterling’s hands: Doc Rivers would likely resign if he remains as team owner. Read More »

Twitter / Jul 22, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

Joel Embiid

After his failed courtship of LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid set his sights on Kim Kardashian. Apparently unfazed by his lack of success with Mrs. Kanye West, Embiid’s hysterical – or heartbreaking? – twitter antics have resumed. His target this time around? Rihanna. Read More »