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Latest News / Nov 16, 2014 / 12:15 pm

The Cavaliers Set An NBA Record For Three-Pointers Last Night (Video)

LeBron James

The Cavs hit nine in a row to start their game against visiting Atlanta last night. They ended up hitting 11 in a row and 13-for-17 in the first half of their 127-94 cakewalk at home. LeBron James had three of them, Kevin Love and Joe Harris had two apiece with Shawn Marion and Dion Waiter each hitting one. They’re the first team in NBA history to go 9 for 9 or better from deep in a quarter, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Aug 17, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Report: Shawn Marion Commits To Cavs

Matthew Emmons

After reports surfaced in early August that the Cleveland Cavaliers were meeting with Shawn Marion, it seemed only a matter of time before the versatile free agent forward joined LeBron James and company. Two weeks later he’s done as expected, reportedly committing to sign with the Cavaliers. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 12, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Shawn Marion Meets With Pacers But Cavs Still Lead

Shawn Marion

Free agent forward Shawn Marion met with the Indiana Pacers yesterday in Indianapolis at the urging of team president Larry Bird. Though previous conventional wisdom said Indy was a legitimate threat to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Marion’s services as a result of being able to offer him a more lucrative deal, Bird indirectly refuted that notion during a press conference earlier today. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 4, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers Meeting With Shawn Marion

Shawn Marion, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers seem destined to acquire Kevin Love by the end of this month, but still have eyes for another All-Star forward in the interim. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Cavs officials met with free agent Shawn Marion in Cleveland on Monday. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 8, 2014 / 6:00 pm

The Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents Of 2014

Dirk Nowitzki, Pau Gasol

Some teams will hope to improve this summer by relying heavily on a deep NBA Draft class, while others will look elsewhere to fill the void in their lineup. Every summer, the NBA season always becomes more interesting with the NBA Draft at hand: players get traded, stars opt out of their contracts looking for sweeter deals, or a free agent is simply looking to play somewhere else. Read More »

NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 5:00 pm

8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

Manu Ginobili

The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs.

For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklahoma City and Brooklyn, the most important key to the first round is to stay healthy. San Antonio and Brooklyn have veteran rosters and will need the extra rest to stay healthy throughout the playoffs. Read More »

NBA / Apr 15, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Former Stars Now Embracing Different Roles With The Mavericks

Vince Carter, Shawn Marion

Transforming from all-star to role player can be a begrudging process for NBA players used to a certain level of personal success on the court. Not every player is capable of making the transition in a smooth and non-disruptive fashion that benefits their current team. But the Dallas Mavericks are graced with two veterans who understand their time in the spotlight has passed and have embraced the responsibility of fitting in. Read More »

NBA / Mar 5, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The 10 Most Exciting Teams In NBA History

Sacramento Kings

As an NBA fan, there is nothing worse than watching a boring basketball game. Every few years we get lucky to witness a team that displays an absurd amount of showmanship on the court; a current example is “The Lob City” Clippers. In a sport that is played at a fast pace, we have seen teams throughout the years elevating the excitement on the court. I counted down the most exciting teams in NBA history. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 10, 2014 / 11:45 am

Video: Jeff Green Hammers On Shawn Marion

Jeff Green, Jose Calderon

If you’ve spent any time watching Jeff Green play, you know he’s infinitely stronger going to his right than he is going to his left. A lot of right-handed players are actually stronger driving with their off-hand (especially if they’re likely to pull-up for a jumper), but not Green. That’s why it’s surprising one of the more accomplished defenders in the league, Shawn Marion, funneled Green to his right during a play Sunday night when the Mavs traveled to Boston. Read More »

NBA / Feb 6, 2014 / 11:30 am

10 Upcoming Unrestricted Free Agents Who Could Be Traded This Year

Danny Granger

Owning an unrestricted free agent (UFA) in the NBA is a sticky situation. Most of these players have proved their worth, and are circling a large contract in the coming offseason. As a contending team it could be tough to retain the services of these players while remaining under the tax moving forward. There is also the risk of locking a player down long term only to see their best days are behind them. Read More »