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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 »

Minnesota Timberwolves Rumors: Kevin Love Trade Scaring Away Coaches

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Minnesota Timberwolves rumors shifted for a brief moment to coaching, giving the franchise a much needed break from all the trade talk involving Kevin Love. As the 2014 NBA draft approaches–in which the Timberwolves only possess one pick in the first round–the Kevin Love rumors appear to be affecting the search for a coach. The… Read more »

LeBron James Rumors: Cleveland Return Unlikely, Can Miami Keep Him?

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The LeBron James rumors about a return to Cleveland have been running rampant across the NBA after the Cavaliers won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night. Charles Barkley and Jalen Rose both added fuel to the LeBron James to Cleveland rumor mill fire following the unveiling of the 2014 NBA draft order. In an… Read more »

NBA Draft Lottery 2014 Complete: Cavaliers Win Big

NBA Draft Lottery 2014

Well basketball fans, the NBA draft lottery is complete, and one team is certain to be thanking their lucky stars. The Cleveland Cavaliers won big for the second time in a row and for the third time in just 4 years. Once again, they get to make the first pick in the annual NBA draft,… Read more »

Chicago Bulls Are Front Runner In Kevin Love Sweepstakes

Chicago Bulls going after Kevin Love

The Chicago Bulls are among the latest frontrunners to acquire power forward Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reports are the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors are now going head-to-head along with a longshot in the Boston Celtics, according to ESPN. Minnesota has decided it would likely be in the team’s best interest to… Read more »

Dick Vitale Honors Memory Of ‘Princess Lacey’

Adreian Payne and Princess Lacey

College basketball analyst Dick Vitale honored Saint Johns, Michigan girl Lacey Holsworth who lost her battle with cancer April 8 at his fundraising gala through the V Foundation For Cancer Research Friday night. Eight-year-old Lacey became known as “Princess Lacey” after her friendship with Michigan State Forward Adreian Payne touched the nation. “I cried like… Read more »

Scottie Pippen May Un-Retire For The New York Knicks

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Scottie is apparently mulling over whether or not he would take a job with the New York Knicks if the offer was officially made. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Pippen has actually been getting into some minor trouble lately. First he was sued for $4 million for “roughing up” an autograph seeker. Then… Read more »

LeBron James: No Sterling Family Members Should Own Clippers

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LeBron James, the polarizing face of the NBA, realizes that the process of getting the Sterlings out of the NBA is a lengthy one, but feels that it needs to happen. LeBron James said on Sunday that if Sterling is voted out of the NBA, which is likely to happen, that nobody in the Sterling… Read more »

Donald Sterling’s Wife Shelly Proclaims She’ll Keep Stake Of Clippers

Donald Sterling's Wife wants divorce ... eventually

Donald Sterling might be in the midst of getting forced out of the NBA, but his wife Shelly Sterling claims she isn’t going anywhere. USA Today reports that Donald Sterling’s wife has given her first interview since the scandal involving her husband broke. In the Interview, Shelly says she plans to divorce Donald Sterling eventually,… Read more »

The Miami Heat Need Greg Oden Against Brooklyn Nets’ Depth

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The Miami Heat may need Greg Oden sooner than expected in the 2014 NBA playoffs. Before the 2013-2014 NBA season began, the Miami Heat signed Oden to a one year contract. Their reasoning for taking on the self-proclaimed draft “bust” was to potentially help against Eastern Conference rivals, the Indiana Pacers. Roy Hibbert and the… Read more »