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Latest News, NBA / Feb 9, 2014 / 4:11 pm

Report: Maurice Cheeks Fired As Pistons Coach

Maurice Cheeks

Early Sunday morning, Pistons general manager Joe Dumars informed Maurice Cheeks he had been let go as the coach of the underperforming Pistons, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Sources tell Woj, Pistons owner Tom Gores was behind the firing and Dumars advocated that Cheeks be given more time. Read More »

NBA / Nov 8, 2013 / 2:45 pm

Only 2 Things Stop Detroit From Being East’s Most Dangerous Team

Josh Smith

During the 2003-2004 NBA season, a bunch of ragtag veterans in Detroit shocked a star-laden team from Los Angeles by relying on stellar defense and smart, team-first basketball. They counteracted their below-league-average points per game scoring average and low field goal percentage by playing to their unique strengths, and doing it as one. This was the epitome of a “team.” Read More »

High School / Aug 10, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Will Bynum, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, Partner To Promote Anti-Violence Legislation

Will Bynum, Governor Pat Quinn (photo. Shawn Zanotti/ Exact Publicity)

Will Bynum of the Detroit Pistons held his 3rd Annual Elite Basketball Camp from August 5−7 at Chicago State University. Following the last day of the camp’s All Star Game, Bynum required all camp participants, coaches and spectators to sign the Norm Van Lier Non-Violence pledge, which coincided with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signing legislation for anti-violence prevention strategies there at the camp. Read More »

College / Apr 3, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The Top 10 Final Four Games In NCAA History

Larry Johnson

We’re only a few days away from one of the best weekends in college basketball. With Louisville, Michigan, Wichita State and Syracuse set to go to battle this weekend, expect to hear a whole lot of Cinderella, zone defense and Trey Burke talk. It’s inevitable. Hopefully, the games live up to the billing. But in all likelihood, none of them will make this list. Read More »

Smack / Feb 24, 2013 / 1:25 am

Dwyane Wade Passes A Scoring Milestone; An Indiana All-Star Makes His Season Debut

Dwyane Wade

Without drama, how can you even get excited? That’s how we felt watching the Heat roll over Philly last night, doing it so effortlessly in the second half that not even Andrew Bynum‘s new haircut could get us going. In the Heat’s 114-90 win, the third quarter wasn’t even fair. Miami hit the hosts with a 15-3 run, and had LeBron (16 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists) and Dwyane Wade (33 points) rolling: making the extra pass, hitting from midrange, the entire offense flowed like water. Read More »

Smack / Feb 14, 2013 / 1:57 am

Vince Carter Tops Larry Bird; Kevin Garnett Says This Will Be His Last All-Star Game

Vince Carter

It’s not often you hear Vince Carter‘s name mentioned with Larry Bird‘s. But before you start in with the “Wince” jokes, know that he’s been one of the most surprising players this season, playing like he’s 30 years old again. In Dallas’ 23-point thumping of Sacramento last night, VC hit for 17 in the third and 26 total to pass Bird for 29th all time in points. Read More »

Smack / Jan 21, 2013 / 2:00 am

The Nuggets Contain The Thunder In OT; The Kings Are One Hurdle Away From Moving To Seattle

Kenneth Faried

Denver had an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter and all looked good on the edge of the Rocky Mountains in the Nuggets’ drive to knock-off league-best Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant (37 points, seven boards and eight assists on 7-of-20 shooting) and Russell Westbrook (36 points, 10-of-26 shooting) were being contained via constant harassment, as much as the superstar tandem can be anyway. The Nugs looked like they were about to make amends after a sloppy loss in OKC last week. These two always make for great games and Denver’s eventual 121-118 win in OT was one of the very best, with two endings that were crazy. Read More »

Smack / Jan 18, 2013 / 1:26 am

Miami Wins An Instant Classic Against The Lakers; Iman Shumpert Gives The Knicks A Boost In London

Kobe vs. LeBron

Lakers-Heat was Hollywood at its finest. The Heat’s 99-90 win had leading men, a duel as its storyline and a big budget (the Lakers’ payroll). Generally in a big game like Miami-Lakers the question after the game becomes was Team X that impressive or Team Y that bad? Miami’s first four field goals — all huge dunks off sloppy Laker turnovers from Miami’s wing pressure — left no doubt that Miami was just that spectacular at the start — and the finish, too. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 30, 2012 / 10:10 pm

Will Bynum Executes A Perfect Alley-Oop To Andre Drummond

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Smack / Dec 29, 2012 / 9:00 am

Chris Paul Keeps The Clippers’ Streak Alive; The Heat Lose A Head-Scratcher In Detroit

Chris Paul & CP3.VI

Chris Paul wasn’t about to let his team lose its 15-game win streak, not like that. So in Utah on Friday night, down 19 points halfway through the third quarter, CP3 broke out the defibrillator and shocked life back into the Clippers. Why’s that impressive? Well, the 16-game streak is the longest since the Celtics had a 19-gamer in 2008. Two, Salt Lake City is not an easy place to play even in the post-Sloan era and the Clippers struggle there — they’ve gone 20-61 there all-time. Three, mental toughness was not something associated with this franchise until recently — oh, about the time CP3 and Chauncey Billups arrived, to be honest. Read More »