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Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Carmelo Anthony Injures Back; Doubtful For Wednesday At Dallas

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony tweaked his back in the first half of the New York Knicks’ loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday and didn’t return to the game. Though he travelled with his team to Dallas for Wednesday’s contest with the Mavericks, the Knicks officially list Anthony as doubtful to play. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kevin Martin Undergoes Surgery On Wrist Fracture; Sidelined 6-8 Weeks

Al-Farouq Aminu, Kevin Martin

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been reeling with injuries to their starting lineup so far in the young season. The Wolves have already been felt the injury bug hit Ricky Rubio, who is out indefinitely with a sprained left ankle; Nikola Pekovic, whose return date is unknown from a sprained right wrist; and Thaddeus Young, who rejoined the team at practice Monday after missing the last five games due to the loss of his mother. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 12:30 am

GIF: James Harden Barely Pretends To Play Transition Defense Against Knicks

James Harden

This GIF deserves as little explanation as possible. As the New York Knicks begin a fast break after a Houston Rockets turnover, watch James Harden barely pretend to play transition defense. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 24, 2014 / 8:30 pm

GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragic

Terrence Ross

Terrence Ross is best known for gliding, soaring jams that show off his insane hang-time. Make no mistake, though – the former Slam Dunk champion can explode off two feet with the best of them, too. Watch the Toronto Raptors high-flier rise for a quick 180-degree slam on a trailing Goran Dragic in the second quarter of his team’s game against the Phoenix Suns. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 24, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Pelicans Guard Eric Gordon Out Indefinitely With Torn Labrum In Shoulder

Eric Gordon

Anthony Davis’ already massive burden just got a bit bigger. The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that starting shooting guard Eric Gordon will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a torn labrum in his left shoulder during the team’s win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 24, 2014 / 1:15 pm

LeBron James On Cavaliers’ Losing Streak: “I’m Not Doing My Job”

LeBron James

LeBron James isn’t infallible. But due to his consistent excellence and growing list of accomplishments, The King is afforded leeway other star players aren’t during rare times of team and individual struggle. Rightfully so, too. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Nov 24, 2014 / 9:30 am

Video: Marc Gasol Leads The Grizzlies Over The Clippers

Marc Gasol

During last night’s telecast of the Grizzlies-Clippers game, play-by-play man Pete Pranica mentioned a conversation between Memphis coach Dave Joerger and Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol this offseason where the Spanish center was encouraged to look for his shot more this season. The shoot more stratagem for Memphis’ center has paid off as the Grizzlies hold the best record in the West after defeating the Clippers in decisive fashion at home as night, 107-91, led by Gasol’s 30 points. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 22, 2014 / 12:30 am

Video: Taj Gibson Leaves Game Versus Blazers With Sprained Left Ankle

Taj Gibson

This isn’t quite what the seemingly always depleted Chicago Bulls need. In the third quarter of a blowout at hands of the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, Taj Gibson suffered a sprained left ankle and didn’t return to the game. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 21, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: Nerlens Noel, Eric Bledsoe Nearly Come To Blows 30 Seconds Into Game

Nerlens Noel, Eric Bledsoe

Apparently Nerlens Noel didn’t take kindly to Eric Bledsoe insisting that the Kentucky Wildcats could beat the winless Philadelphia 76ers in a seven-game series. Noel took the first opportunity available to send Bledsoe a message in his team’s loss to the Phoenix Suns tonight, committing a hard foul 30 seconds after tip-off that prompted Bledsoe to get in the rookie’s face. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 21, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Report: Nets Likely To Trade Or Buyout Andrei Kirilenko

Andrei Kirilenko, Travis Wear

Remember when Andrei Kirilenko turned down what would have been more than $10 million in his final year in Minnesota to sign a two-year deal for what was a mini mid-level exception in Brooklyn? Yeah, the NBA even investigated — and cleared — claims of corruption because Kirilenko shares the same heritage as Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Now it seems like he’s close to gone from BK and the New York Post‘s Tim Bontemps claims the Nets will either trade AK-47 or just buy him out. Read More »