Category Archive: NBA

Feb 17

The Sports NBA All-Star Weekend Needs to Finally Return to Chicago in 2018


The NBA All-Star Game was inaugurated in 1951, but hasn’t been played in Chicago since 1988. The second city, as much of a hoops haven as any destination in America, has only hosted it twice (1973 was the other occasion).*The 2017 NBA All-Star weekend, commencing tonight with the Rising Stars Game, was originally awarded to …

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Feb 17

Tim Hardaway has answered his past homophobia with action, real remorse


Tim Hardaway has attempted to make things right after his homophobic comments in 2007. (AP) Former Golden State and Warriors and Miami Heat point guard Tim Hardaway is best known for three things — his incredible crossover dribble, his status as a member of Run-TMC, and his homophobic remarks after ex-NBA center John Amaechi came …

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Feb 12

The Kings and Hawks really embraced the NBA’s friendly social media memo


The Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks clearly took the NBA’s message to heart before Friday night’s matchup at the Golden 1 Center. The two teams engaged with each other throughout the game on Twitter. But there weren’t any mean jokes or rude comments. It was all very friendly and definitely not sarcastic. Tonight we welcome …

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Jan 27

10 Friday Questions 1/27


1. Where is your dream vacation destination? 2. Falcons or Patriots? 3. What would be the hardest thing for you to give up? 4. Do you like spicy food? What spicy dishes do you like? 5. Are you usually late, early or on time? 6. What was the last thing you ate? 7. Do you …

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Jan 05

NBA teams are having a whole lot of lip sync fun at Mariah Carey’s expense


The infamous diva*stormed off stage in disgust, tweeted, “S*** happens,” and later described the entire experience as mortifying and “a horrible” end to an otherwise “incredible holiday season.” And nobody is having more fun at the five-time Grammy Award-winning artist’s*expense than the NBA. It took less than 24 hours for the Indiana Pacers to launch …

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Oct 20

No Guts, No Glory: Joel Embiid warns Ben Simmons that Donald Trump will deport him


Ben Simmons finds himself with more time on his hands than he expected after he fractured a bone in his foot. Simmons used some of this extra time to take in the Presidential Debate on Wednesday night just like the rest of us. Also like the rest of us, Simmons decided to tweet his thoughts …

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Jul 18

Australians in the NBA: can they help the Boomers perform well at the Olympics?


Without a doubt, basketball is growing in Australia and it is only a matter of time before it blossoms into one of the country’s most popular sports. In fact, there are now a number of Aussies who feature in the NBA – a statistic that confirms just how big it’s becoming Down Under. The Boomers announced their …

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Jun 23

The Sports Mo Williams Gifted Cavaliers Teammates with Extra Rare Whisky


Cleveland doesn’t need to be Believeland any more, as faith has now become a realization. Next year is finally year as the Cleveland Cavaliers have finally ended the city’s infamous and well publicized 52 year drought. We are all witness as Lebron James and company brought those beliefs to fruition. Now it’s time to celebrate! …

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Jun 18

A Rose in the Garden? Knicks reportedly talking Derrick Rose trade


The point guard position was a bit of a weak spot for the New York Knicks last season. Well, that’d be a charitable way to put it, anyway. Another would be: the Knicks’ point guards got totally and completely outproduced on a nightly basis last season, with starter Jose Calderon unable to break down opponents …

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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History


1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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