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Feb 17

The Sports Bank.net: NBA All-Star Weekend Needs to Finally Return to Chicago in 2018

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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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Jan 05

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

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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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Aug 12

Roberto Aguayo admits to having “butterflies” on missed extra-point attempt

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Normally a kicker missing a kick in a preseason game wouldn’t register much interest. However, when that kicker was a second-round draft pick he’s bound to be more scrutinized that normal. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo missed his first career extra-point attempt in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. His kick clanged …

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Apr 20

Even a Spurs legend couldn’t stifle a yawn during their Game 2 win

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  Predictions for the first-round playoff series between the 67-win San Antonio Spurs and injury ravaged Memphis Grizzlies were fairly consistent in expecting a dominant showing for the higher-seeded team. All four of our BDL writers predicted a sweep, and San Antonio’s dominant Game 1 victory did little to change opinions of this matchup’s level …

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Apr 10

NBA Playoff Picture: Cleveland can’t clinch, Bulls still alive

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With less than a week left in the NBA’s regular season, several games per night make a big difference in the fights for playoff berths and seeding. This post catches you up on everything that matters to these races. GAMES THAT MATTERED A LOT [Follow Dunks Don’t Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all …

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Mar 18

Bucks-Grizz gets weird: Henson ejected, Barnes just runs off court

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Wednesday’s matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks got awfully physical in the fourth quarter, with Bucks big man John Henson getting uncharacteristically wrestling-heelish on a pair of late-game plays that would lead to flagrants, technicals, one clear ejection, one ejection-that-wasn’t, and the latest installment in the ongoing saga that is Matt Barnes’ insistence …

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Jan 19

Best NBA Betting Games This Week by MyBookie.ag

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Some matchups in the NBA are really exciting to watch, such as the Dallas Mavericks’ win on Monday night over the Boston Celtics in overtime. Dirk Nowitzki turned the clock back and dropped 31 on the Celtics — but those who took the “under” in that game got hammered, even though the Mavericks and the …

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Jan 14

Top NBA Games in the Second Half of the 2015-16 Season

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Despite having what looks like only a small handful of title contenders, the NBA and its current class of superstars have made the league as exciting to watch as ever. And just as popular is betting on the Association, for both NBA fans and general sports gambling enthusiasts alike. The second half of the 2015-16 …

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Oct 12

Member Spotlight of the Month — Ray

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*I just wanted to say that Ray has been a great friend of mine for about 2 years now. She has been a fun, interesting person to have around and I thank Deb x 999,999,999,999,999 for introducing us! She stays positive (Kattobingu!) in spite of the health problems that plague her and is an inspiration …

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Aug 27

Heat still open to trading Chris Andersen and Mario Chalme

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Going into the 2015-16 NBA season, many expect the Miami Heat to be a very good team. Expectations are so high, that many believe that they are on a collision course with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But that hasn’t stopped team president Pat Riley from trying to make changes to the roster. A few months ago, …

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