Tag Archive: NBA

Oct 20

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

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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?

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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 Bank.net: Mo Williams Gifted Cavaliers Teammates with Extra Rare Whisky

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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

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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

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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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May 23

No Guts, No Glory: Tyronn Lue regrets not calling more plays for LeBron James in Game

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On Saturday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their first loss of the postseason on the road against the Toronto Raptors. One thing that stuck out in Game 3 was the amount of shot forward LeBron James took. With point guard Kyrie Irving and forward Kevin Love both struggling, many thought that James should have taken …

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May 23

The Sports Bank.net: Believeland Review: Solid 30 for 30, but too much ESPNism

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The ESPN Films 30 for 30 series is like eating pizza or having sex- it’s very difficult to get it wrong. Most of the time, the experience is very enjoyable. That said*“Believeland,” the latest 30 for 30 entry, is a very solid entertaining viewing experience, and I’d rather watch Believeland again than just about anything …

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May 16

The Sports Bank.net: 2016 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (5/16/16)

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The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery takes place Tuesday evening so the draft order will be official then. *Here is a look at The Sports Bank’s 2016 NBA Mock Draft. 1. Philadelphia-Ben Simmons, F, LSU, 6-10, Fr. The Aussie is an extremely versatile offensive weapon who ultimately plays a point forward type role. There aren’t many …

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May 13

10 Friday Questions 5/13

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1. Are you superstitious? 2. How many of the Friday the 13th movies have you seen? 3. What is your favorite movie theater snack? 4. Who is gonna win the NBA Championship? 5. What was the last thing that you fixed? 6. Who in the movie business seems the most down to earth? 7. Shark …

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May 06

10 Friday Questions 5/6

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1. Who is your all time favorite baseball player? 2. Are you an introvert or extrovert? 3. Your favorite spot in your home/apt? 4. A song that you remember from your childhood? 5. Last thing you watched on TV? 6. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong? 7. What is the …

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