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Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: Alec Burks, Utah Jazz Agree To Four-Year, $42 Million Extension

Alec Burks

The Utah Jazz have another piece of the puzzle firmly in place. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the team has reached a four-year, $42 million contract extension with starting shooting guard Alec Burks. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

Ray Allen

These seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Allen is keeping a watchful eye on how teams perform during the regular season while away from the league. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Spurs & Kawhi Leonard Unlikely To Reach Extension By Deadline

Kawhi Leonard, Peter Holt

Spurs wing and 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard was the No. 15 pick in the 2011 Draft. So he’s due an extension before tonight’s midnight deadline. According to league sources, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports the Spurs and Leonard are unlikely to agree on a new deal and he’ll become a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Russell Westbrook Confronts A Clippers Fan

Russell Westbrook, Steve Blake

After playing a couple possessions following afracture in the second matacarpal of his right — shooting — hand, Russell Westbrook headed back to the locker room last night during LA’s 93-90 win. X-Rays later revealed the fracture, and he could miss four to six weeks. But when Russ was being led back to the locker room, a Clippers fan caught his attention and drew his ire, as you’ll see in the video after the jump. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:30 am

Update: Russell Westbrook Suffers Small Fracture In Right Hand

Russell Westbrook

Already down Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder will finish their game against the Los Angeles Clippers without their other superstar. Russell Westbrook exited midway through the second quarter with a right hand injury and will not return. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Video: Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Rises For Alley-Oop Slam Over Glen Rice, Jr.

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon is already scary. Just imagine if the Orlando Magic rookie’s skills ever catch up to his athleticism. For now, though, flashes of that world class explosiveness will more than suffice. Watch Gordon lead the break before rising and finishing an alley-oop over top of the Washington Wizards’ Glen Rice, Jr.. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Video: Chris Bosh Scores 26 Points, Grabs 15 Rebounds In Miami’s Debut Win

Chris Bosh, Marcin Gortat

So much for Chris Bosh needing LeBron James to succeed. In his first game without The King at his side in four seasons, the Miami Heat’s new franchise player scored 26 points, pulled down 15 rebounds, and dished four assists in his team’s season-opening win over the division rival Washington Wizards. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Nerlens Noel Struggle In Debuts

Andrew Wiggins

20 points, 19 rebounds, three assists – what a game for Jabari Parker! Except not really. Those numbers are the combined statistics from the debuts of young stars Parker, Andrew Wiggins, and Nerlens Noel. The Rookie of the Year favorites labored relative to expectations in their opening NBA contests, lending further credence to talk of early summer that 2014-2015’s crop of first-year players would never live up to sky-high expectations. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: This Awful Kobe Bryant Posession Is Lakers’ Offense In A Nutshell

Kobe Bryant

At least Kobe Bryant is getting his shots and points? In a perfect encapsulation of the Los Angeles Lakers’ wholesale offensive labors, watch the Mamba try to take-on three Phoenix Suns defenders as his overmatched teammates wait for a pass that will never come. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:15 am

GIF: Russell Westbrook Caps Dominant First Half With Buzzer-Beating Dunk

Russell Westbrook

So much for Russell Westbrook struggling with Kevin Durant sidelined. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s wildly talented point guard enjoyed a breathtaking first half in his team’s season-opener at the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 26 points (7-13 FGs) and doling out five assists while spurring his team to an intermission lead. Looking for a perfect encapsulation of Westbrook’s dominance? This incredible buzzer-beating dunk does the trick. Read More »