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2014 NBA Draft: Joel Embiid Injures Foot, Could Hurt Draft Stock

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Joel Embiid suffered a foot injury that could sink the Kansas center’s hopes of landing the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Sources say that Embiid has suffered a right foot injury, and though the severity of the injury is not yet known, it’s believed to be fairly serious. One source told ESPN.com… Read more »

Carmelo Anthony Free Agency: Dirk Nowitzki Wants Him In Dallas

Carmelo Anthony Free Agency: Dirk Nowitzki Wants Him In Dallas

Carmelo Anthony could be headed to the Dallas Mavericks — at least if Dirk Nowitzki gets his way. The New York Knicks forward has reportedly decided to test the free agent market this summer, and rumors have been already circulating about his landing point. There are reports that the Miami Heat have been looking into… Read more »

Isaiah Thomas Promotes Hoops In India, Holds Clinics in Mombai, Chennai

Isaiah Thomas is headed to India to promote basketball.

Isaiah Thomas is in India to promote the game of basketball. The popular — if somewhat vertically challenged for a basketball player — point guard is slated to visit schools and community organizations in Mumbai and Chennai, where he will conduct youth basketball clinics, according to the Sacramento Kings page on NBA.com. The site also… Read more »

Steve Ballmer: Very Close To Owning The Los Angeles Clippers

Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer Delivers The Keynote At The Microsoft Build Developer Conference

Steve Ballmer and the Los Angeles Clippers. Get used to hearing those names in the same sentence, because, pending approval from the rest of the NBA’s owners, the former CEO of Microsoft will be taking over ownership of the team from Donald Sterling and his wife. Steve Ballmer, 58, put up a bid of $2… Read more »

Did Free Agent Lance Stephenson’s Antics Cost Him Big Pay Day?

Did Free Agent Lance Stephenson Cost Himself Big Payday?

Lance Stephenson’s on the court antics may have cost the Indiana Pacers more than just a shot at the NBA Finals. It may also have cost the free agent-to-be a major payday when he hits the open market this offseason. ESPN.com‘s Marc Stein is reporting that interest in Lance has dropped dramatically following Stephenson’s hijinks… Read more »

San Antonio Spurs Will Rematch The Miami Heat In NBA Finals

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The San Antonio Spurs made the headlines today after their gutsy victory over the Oklahoma Thunder for the Western Conference title. The Spurs beat the Thunder 112-107 in overtime, and they did it without Tony Parker in the second half, who was forced to watch from the bench with a sore ankle. For the Spurs,… Read more »

Lance Stephenson Sort Of Apologizes To Lebron James Via Instagram

Lance Stephenson Apologizes Via Instagram

Lance Stephenson’s hi-jinks with Lebron James certainly created a buzz around an otherwise dull Eastern Conference Finals. But, following the Indiana Pacers loss to the Miami Heat in game six earlier this week, Stephenson at least acknowledged his respect for Lebron and the Heat via Instagram: “I have much respect for LeBron and the heat…. Read more »

Greg Oden Dances After Many Failed NBA Comeback Attempts

Greg Oden Dances After Many Failed NBA Comeback Attempts

From NBA bust to NBA bust-a-move. The long, strange journey taken by the Miami Heat’s Greg Oden culminated in a locker room celebration following the defeat of the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals last night. Oden even saw some time on the court in the 117-92 blowout victory over the Pacers, totaling up… Read more »

Los Angeles Clippers Sold To Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer Delivers The Keynote At The Microsoft Build Developer Conference

The Los Angeles Clippers have been sold to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, reports the LA Times. The deal, which was set up on behalf of current Los Angeles Clippers’ proprietor Donald Sterling’s wife Shelly (who owns 50 percent of it), still needs to be finalized, but Ballmer pretty much has it in the bag…. Read more »