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2014 NCAA Tournament: Number One Seeds Up For Grabs

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The 2014 NCAA tournament is almost here, which means March Madness is in full swing. Teams are battling for regular season conference titles, conference tournament championships, and spots in the NCAA tournament. While the middle of the pack never gets figured out until selection Sunday, the top seeds and bubble teams are under constant scrutiny…. Read more »

Dwyane Wade Is Key To A Heat Three-Peat

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Dwyane Wade is the Miami Heat. For all the talk and hype that LeBron James receives, Dwyane Wade is the longest tenured member of the team, has won a title in Miami prior to LeBron and Chris Bosh arriving, and was the recruiting force that helped to assemble the talented trio in South Beach. For… Read more »

Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets: 2014 NBA Finals Preview In March?

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The Miami Heat will play against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night in what could potentially be a March preview of the NBA Finals. Just one night after Lebron “The Mask” James hung 61 points on the Charlotte Bobcats, the Heat travel to Houston to take on one of the hottest teams in the West…. Read more »

Joakim Noah: Chest Bump Snub By Rookie Caught On Video

Joakim Noah: Chest Bump Snub By Rookie Caught On Video

Joakim Noah’s chest bump with Chicago Bulls rookie Tony Snell didn’t go so well, leaving him shaking his head and giving Snell some angry looks on his way off the court. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Joakim Noah’s F-bomb laced rant used some poor referees as target practice for his ire: “Noah exploded… Read more »

LeBron James Gets Rid Of Black ‘Batman’ Mask, Switches To Clear

LeBron James Can No Longer Wear Black Mask, Switches To Clear

After breaking his nose against Oklahoma City a week prior, LeBron James sported a black mask on Thursday night against the New York Knicks. But for Saturday’s game against the Orlando Magic, James’ wore one that was clear, according to a report from Fox Sports. James didn’t violate any rules during the Knicks game by… Read more »

Kobe Bryant Tired Of Shaq’s Clowning According To Phil Jackson

Kobe Bryant didn't like Shaq's clowning

Kobe Bryant grew tired of Shaquille O’Neal’s antics, according to former Los Angeles Lakers’ head coach Phil Jackson. The big man’s clowning became such an annoyance that the coach claims it played a central role in the breakup of L.A.’s dynasty team. For The Win recently attended a panel discussion that featured Jackson talking about… Read more »

Los Angeles Clippers To Sign Danny Granger, Rumors Are True

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The Los Angeles Clippers will sign Danny Granger on Friday evening, proving rumors over the last day to be true. The Danny Granger rumors about where he would go picked up significantly once his buyout with the Philadelphia 76ers was finalized on Wednesday. According to Yahoo Sports, the Los Angeles Clippers were informed by Granger… Read more »

Oklahoma City Thunder Want Caron Butler, Rumors Say They Are Frontrunners

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The Oklahoma City Thunder want Caron Butler and according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, they may be the frontrunners. Caron Butler rumors have been filling up NBA news, especially with his buyout being made official on Thursday. While the Miami Heat had been discussed as a potential location for either Danny Granger or Caron… Read more »

Is Jimmer Fredette Headed to Chicago?

Is Jimmer Fredette Headed to the Chicago Bulls soon?

Jimmer Fredette is almost a free man, as the Sacramento Kings are working on a contract buyout with the third year guard out of Brigham Young. If the Chicago Bulls get their way, the fans in Chicago may soon be doing the “Jimmer.” Fredette has spent the week in buyout negotiations with the Kings that… Read more »

WWE Championship Belts: A Gift From LeBron James To Heat

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WWE Championship belts for a basketball team? Whatever next? It all started back in December of last year when the Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy celebrated his team’s victory by sporting a WWE style belt during his post game interview with NBC. LeBron James watched that day as the Miami Heat arrived in Denver… Read more »

Cleveland Cavaliers To Ship Out Luol Deng Already?

Cleveland Cavaliers - Should They Trade Luol Deng Today?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Luol Deng on January 7, but he may be headed out of town as soon as this afternoon. Try to imagine a trade going worse for your team, and you may not be able to top the Deng deal for Cleveland. Multiple sources have told ESPN that the Cavs have… Read more »

Lamar Odom Has Left The Country And Moved To Spain

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Lamar Odom has left the country. That’s right: Odom, the now ex-husband to Khloe Kardashian, has moved to Spain and signed a deal with Laboral Kutxa. Sources revealed to ESPN that Odom is planning on playing out the rest of the season for the pro team in Spain before making the decision to make a… Read more »

Philadelphia 76ers Sign Teen With Down Syndrome To Two Day Contract

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The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly looking to deal some of their best players away at the upcoming trade deadline so they can build for the future. Their latest “free agent” signing won’t make an impact on the franchise’s win-loss record, but it will make an impact on a teenager’s life. Kevin Grow, a high school… Read more »

NBA Trade Rumors: Deadline Deals Feature Tanking Teams

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The NBA trade deadline rumors always get heated up over All Star weekend. This year, the focus seems to be on teams actually trying to get rid of their best players. Although tanking is strongly discouraged by the NBA, the current playoff format encourages it. Especially in a weak Eastern conference, middle of the pack… Read more »

Kobe Bryant Replaced By James Harden In NBA All-Star Starting Lineup

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Kobe Bryant will be replaced by Rockets guard James Harden as a starter in today’s NBA All-Star game in New Orleans, according to this report by Yahoo. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is the coach for the Western Conference, chose one of his former players, James Harden, to replace an injured Kobe Bryant in today’s… Read more »

NBA All Star Saturday Festivities Are Fantastic

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The NBA rolls out the red carpet and throws an All Star Weekend like no other of the major sports. Many fans prefer the lineup on Saturday night over watching the actual All Star Game on Sunday evening. Tonight, at 8:00 pm Eastern on TNT, the NBA will trot out its wildly popular trio of… Read more »

Steve Nash – “It Will Never Be The Same Again”

Steve Nash - Is This His Last Season

Steve Nash has seen it all in his nearly 20 years in the NBA. However, he is currently going through the toughest stretch of his Hall of Fame career. Nash has to ask himself the hardest, and most personal, question any athlete has to face…. can I go on. Can I still perform at the… Read more »