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GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Mario Chalmers Finds Luol Deng On Break With Sweet Wraparound Dish

Mario Chalmers

Finally freed from the shackles of playing with LeBron James, Mario Chalmers is proving worthy of his oft irrational confidence in the season’s early going. Watch the former Miami Heat whipping boy dish a sweet wraparound pass to a streaking Luol Deng for a layup in his team’s tough loss to the Golden State Warriors. Read More »

Video / Nov 8, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Put Spin Cycle On Helpless Luol Deng For And-1 Finish

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

The Minnesota Timberwolves will need a lot of this from Andrew Wiggins to withstand the loss of Ricky Rubio. Watch the draft’s number one pick embarrass Luol Deng with a pump fake, spin move, and finish plus the foul in his team’s game against the Miami Heat on Saturday. Read More »

GIFs, instagram / Nov 3, 2014 / 10:30 am

GIF: DeMar DeRozan’s Silky Spin Move Drops Luol Deng

DeMar DeRozan, Luol Deng

DeMar DeRozan said in the offseason he didn’t want to be one of those players who only made one all-star team. After earning his first nod last year, his game on Sunday against the Heat — in what was ultimately a losing performance — will certainly help his quest to return this season. Watch his spin move drop Luol Deng to the court, plus a monster jam in the lane. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 12, 2014 / 8:30 am

Dellavedova & LeBron Miscommunicate On Pic & It Turns Into Perfect Headline

LeBron James, Matthew Dellavedova

During yesterday’s 122-119 overtime Cavs win over the Heat in Rio, Brazil, there were a lot of headlines asking whether LeBron James forgot he didn’t play for the Heat anymore. In one sequence involving Cavs backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, James appears to set a pick on his own man when it was really just a communication breakdown between two new teammates. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 12, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Report: Ferry’s “African” Deng Comment Came From Cavs Front Office Report

Luol Deng, Kyle Korver

Embattled Hawks GM Danny Ferry has maintained all along that he was merely a conduit when he read aloud a racist scouting report about Luol Deng for Hawks minority owners, including one, Michael Gearon Jr., who wanted him gone. The line, “he’s got a little African in him,” was purportedly found in a report from the Cavaliers’ front office, but Ferry still ad-libbed a lot of his bigoted polemic. Read More »

NBA / Sep 11, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Listen To Audio Of Danny Ferry’s Offensive Comments About Luol Deng

Danny Ferry

Audio of the teleconference in which Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry referred to free agent target and eventual Miami Heat signee Luol Deng as having “some African in him” has surfaced. Read More »

Smack / Sep 11, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Report: Danny Ferry Called Bonzi Wells The N-Word In ’02

Bonzi Wells

During a Blazers win over the Spurs in 2002, Bonzi Wells spat on Danny Ferry and was suspended for a game because of the incident. At the time, it was just another in a long line of tempestuous on-court Bonzi moments, but after recent evidence of Ferry’s racially-charged invective directed at Luol Deng during a conference call with minority owners , the event may illuminate even more about Ferry’s record with race. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 9, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Luol Deng Says He’s “Saddened” By Danny Ferry’s “African” Comments

Luol Deng, DeMarre Carroll

The Hawks probe that eventually forced Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson to sell the team, also recovered an inflammatory incident involving GM Danny Ferry, who made a racist comment about Luol Deng having “some African in him” during a free agency meeting with owners. Now, Deng has responded to the remarks, saying he’s “saddened” and “disappointed” by the line of thinking behind the remarks, but “proud to say I have a lot of African in me, not just ‘a little.'” Read More »

NBA / Sep 8, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Report: Hawks Probe Sparked By GM Saying Luol Deng Has “African In Him”

Danny Ferry

The Atlanta Hawks’ problems extend beyond Bruce Levenson. According to a report, the event that sparked an investigation into Levenson’s bigoted e-mail was GM Danny Ferry saying free agent target Loul Deng has “some African in him.” Read More »

NBA / Jul 29, 2014 / 11:00 am

Heat Owner Micky Arison On Next Season: “We’re Not Done; Not Even Close”

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Micky Arison, LeBron James

When LeBron James announced he was returning to Cleveland, the Heat didn’t have much time to sulk. They had to get to work right away, as another one of their superstars, Chris Bosh, was highly sought-after on the open market. On the same day LeBron left, the Heat re-signed Bosh to a five-year deal. From there, they made other moves to remain a contender in the East, including bringing in Luol Deng as LeBron’s replacement. Yesterday, Miami owner Micky Arison published a letter addressing expectations for next season. Read More »