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2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 9, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Cavs Pursuing Ray Allen And Mike Miller

Ray Allen, Mike Miller

The Cleveland Cavaliers just agreed to a three-team trade that frees up the requisite cap space to sign LeBron James to a maximum contract. Now, they’re after his sharp-shooting friends. ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports that Cleveland is pursuing Ray Allen and Mike Miller, each of whom won a title with James in Miami. Read More »

College / Jun 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Doug McDermott On H-O-R-S-E, Ray Allen, The Draft & More

Doug McDermott

The 2014 NBA Draft is a week away, and one of the more intriguing choices surrounds 2014 Naismith College Player of the Year, Doug McDermott. The high-scoring four-year senior is expected to go in the first half of the first round, and we picked his brain about the transition and a whole lot more. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 15, 2014 / 8:08 pm

Miami Heat Start Ray Allen In Place Of Mario Chalmers For Game 5

Mario Chalmers

With his team on the brink of elimination, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra made an adjustment to his starting lineup for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Ray Allen will start in place of embattled point guard Mario Chalmers, who has scored just 14 points on 5-18 shooting in the series’ first four games. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Report: Ray Allen Debating Retirement This Summer

Jeremy Lin, Ray Allen

Ray Allen, the future hall-of-fame shooting guard will turn 39 next month and, while currently battling to help the Heat get back into the NBA Finals series against the Spurs, informed Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe that retirement is an option after the season ends. We doubt Jesus Shuttlesworth would retire after coming so close to a fourth title. Read More »

NBA / Jun 5, 2014 / 11:49 pm

Video: Ray Allen Turns Back The Clock For Coast-To-Coast Jam

Tiago Splitter, Ray Allen

Ray Allen used to do this all the time. After picking up a loose ball, he was storming down the center of the court with LeBron James running down the right wing and Marco Bellinelli reaching for the ball. It didn’t matter. Read More »

NBA / May 15, 2014 / 12:04 am

Video: Ray Allen Go-Ahead 3-Pointer Helps Heat Move On

Ray Allen, Rachel Nichols

The Brooklyn Nets went into Game 5 on Wednesday night facing elimination in Miami. The Nets were not going down without a fight, and held a lead into the final minute. Thanks to a late rally by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade‘s strong play throughout, Game 5 came down to the wire. With the score sitting at 91-90 in favor of the Nets, Ray Allen hit a corner three-pointer with 32 seconds left. The shot has become the norm for the future hall-of-famer. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 13, 2014 / 4:31 pm

The 15 Worst Playoff Collapses In NBA History

Paul Pierce

Why do we watch? If the NBA were predictable, it would simply be boring. Yet, as we all know just from this postseason alone, expect the unexpected. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards each blew double-digit second-half leads to their opponents this weekend, allowing the Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers to either tie the series or take a commanding series lead. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / May 12, 2014 / 11:41 pm

Jay-Z And Beyonce Attend Nets Game On Same Day As Met Gala Controversy

Jay-Z, Beyonce

On the same day TMZ released a video showing an altercation between Solange Knowles and Jay-Z while Beyonce stood and watched it all unfold, the couple arrived at the Barclays Center in the second quarter to take their usual courtside seats. Read More »

NBA / May 9, 2014 / 9:30 am

Heat Hold Deron Williams Scoreless In Game 2 Win

Deron Williams

In Game 1, Kevin Garnett was held scoreless in the playoffs for the first time in his hall-of-fame career. In Game 2 the Heat held Deron Williams without a point for the first time since 2006 — when he was a rookie. He only played nine minutes in that game his rookie year, but logged 36 minutes last night during an 0-for-9 performance in the 94-82 Heat victory. Read More »

NBA / May 7, 2014 / 10:00 am

A Mic’d Up LeBron James Praises “Jesus” Ray Allen In Game 1

LeBron James, Ray Allen

LeBron James was mic’d up for Game 1 against the Nets last night, and the footage offers up some interesting moments from their series-opening win at home. James offers advice to a couple of his teammates and gives some serious DAP to Jesus Shuttlesworth Ray Allen. Read More »