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instagram, Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Memphis Grizzlies Buy Car For Staff Member Who Recently Had His Stolen

Mike Conley

The Memphis Grizzlies: America’s team? If the Grit ‘N Grind crew keeps winning games at a 21-4 pace and donating cars to unsuspecting team employees, that’s a more likely possibility than it seems. After a Memphis assistant named Brandon had his car stolen, Grizzlies players surprised him with a new one on Friday. 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 »

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 »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:15 am

Kevin Durant Turns Right Ankle, Doesn’t Start 2nd Half VS Warriors (UPDATE)

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant had 30 points in the first half of tonight’s game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors. It looks like we won’t get the chance to see him try for 50. After turning his right ankle in the final seconds of the second quarter and being helped off the floor by teammates, Durant is still in the locker room midway through the third quarter. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 6:48 pm

Report: Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo To Mavs For Wright, Nelson, Crowder & 2 Picks

Rajon Rondo, Monta Ellis

After rumors ramped up last night the Celtics were in “serious” discussions to deal Rajon Rondo, today reports said he was “open” to re-signing with either the Mavs or Rockets, since he’s an unrestricted free agent next summer. Then, some speculated a deal was going to happen because the Mavericks Twitter account started following him. At the time, we thought it was hooey, but sources tell Yahoo a deal has been struck sending Rondo to Dallas — along with Dwight Powell — in exchange for Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second round draft pick. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Dec 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Mavericks Follow Rajon Rondo On Twitter; Rockets Prefer Goran Dragic

Rajon Rondo

If the Dallas Mavericks really are the most ardent pursuers of Rajon Rondo, they’re not doing a good job of playing coy. Hours after a report emerged that the Boston Celtics point guard would be “open” to re-signing with Mark Cuban’s team, the Mavs followed Rondo on Twitter. Read More »

2015 Free Agency, Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Rajon Rondo “Open” To Re-Signing With Mavs Or Rockets If Traded

Rajon Rondo

Last night Yahoo reported the Boston Celtics were engaged in “serious” discussions about point guard Rajon Rondo. Trade season officially opened on Dec. 15 with teams now able to move contracts signed this past summer, and Rondo is one of the biggest names to watch. CBS Sports’ Ken Berger is now reporting that Rondo would be “open” to re-signing with the Mavs or Rockets if he were traded to those Texas contenders. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 am

Memphis Grizzlies Beat San Antonio Spurs 117-116 In Triple Overtime Classic

Tim Duncan, Marc Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies led the short-handed San Antonio Spurs by 23 points in the second quarter and 17 points in the third. But Gregg Popovich’s team doesn’t feel sorry for itself, and certainly doesn’t play the scoreboard. Thank god – we’d have been robbed of an all-time classic if it did. In a game containing multiple game-tying buzzer-beaters and much more clutch shot-making, the Grizzlies beat the Spurs 117-116 after three wildly entertaining overtimes. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 17, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Videos: Drake Introduces Toronto Starters, Commits Unfortunate Name Slip-Up

Drake

Have you ever wondered what Drake would sound like while introducing the Toronto Raptors? Have you ever wanted to hear the former “Degrassi: The Next Generation” star commit an awful NBA name slip-up? Then these are the videos for you. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 17, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Report: Celtics Engage In “Serious” Rajon Rondo Trade Discussions

Rajon Rondo

It’s not even January, yet trade winds involving Rajon Rondo are already swirling strong. According to Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski, the Boston Celtics have engaged in “serious” trade discussions surrounding their star point guard and are more willing than ever to deal him. Read More »