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Team USA Routs Serbia For FIBA Gold, Kyrie Irving Wins MVP

Team USA Routs Serbia For FIBA Gold, Kyrie Irving Wins MVP

With the extreme number of losses Team USA suffered before this tournament began, many wondered if they would be able to leave Madrid with a gold medal. But like many national teams before them, there was never even a true challenge. Team USA dominated Serbia from the beginning, riding the hot hand of Kyrie Irving, [...]

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Carmelo Anthony Says No Players Wants To Play For Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have always been a team that can make the playoffs, but the lack of a true star player has prevented the team from ever getting over the hump and making a true playoff run. If one NBA star is to be believed, that won’t change anytime soon. The Hawks have been at [...]

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Hawks GM Danny Ferry To Take Indefinite Leave Of Absence

With so much going on in the sports world, particularly in the NFL, an NBA issue has been flying under the radar. Audio has come out of Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry making racist comments about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng. The Hawks were trying to sign Deng this off-season and Ferry was reportedly reading [...]

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Chauncey Billups Announces Retirement From NBA

Former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups is calling it quits on his NBA career as he has officially announced that he will retire from the game of basketball. Billups is most known for his time with the Pistons, starring for the organization from 2002 to 2008, including being named the 2004 NBA Finals MVP after leading [...]

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Atlanta Hawks Owner To Sell Team After Racist E-Mail

The NBA got rid of Donald Sterling, now another owner is on his way out of the NBA. Earlier this morning, Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson released a statement saying he would sell his controlling stake in the team after self-reporting an e-mail he sent to general manager Danny Ferry that contained racist and bigoted [...]

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Greg Monroe Signs Pistons’ One-Year Qualifying Offer

With the start of the 2014-15 NBA season near, Greg Monroe has signed the qualifying offer to remain with the Detroit Pistons according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski: Detroit restricted free agent Greg Monroe has signed the qualifying offer, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 5, 2014 Many teams had interest [...]

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Clippers And Head Coach Doc Rivers Agree To Contract Extension

As the dust has finally settled on the Donald Sterling case, the Los Angeles Clippers, under new owner Steve Ballmer have already begun making changes around the organization. They traded away Jared Dudley to clear some salary cap space on Tuesday, and now the organization has made yet another move. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, [...]

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Cleveland Cavaliers Are Early Favorites For NBA Championship

The NBA season is still months away from getting started, but the odds for the next champion are already out, and the top team shouldn’t be a surprise. According to ESPN’s Arash Markazi, Bovada has made the Cleveland Cavaliers the favorite to win the 2015 NBA Championship: Odds to win the 2015 NBA Championship via [...]

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Team USA Announces 12-Man Roster For FIBA World Cup

With the FIBA World Cup only a week away, final cuts for Team USA’s 12-man roster needed to be made. Late last night, Team USA announced their final roster, cutting four people: 2014 #USABMNT World Cup roster – Guards: @drose, @StephenCurry30, @KyrieIrving, @KlayThompson, @DeMar_DeRozan and @JHarden13 — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) August 23, 2014 2014 #USABMNT [...]

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Under Armour Offers Kevin Durant Huge $285 Million Deal

Much like star athletes who receive endorsement deals to promote sportswear, Kevin Durant is Under Armour’s next hopeful subject. Under Armour has offered Kevin Durant a deal for $265 million to $285 million over 10 years, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Kevin Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a [...]