NBA

Hawks grab 18th straight win behind Jeff Teague's fancy moves

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — The Atlanta Hawks had a pretty good Thursday, with three of the team's starters — point guard Jeff Teague, forward Paul Millsap, and big man Al Horford — being announced as participants in February 15's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. Along with head coach Mike Budenholzer, that trio will give the Hawks the biggest presence of any team at the event. It's a deserved honor for a...
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Robin Lopez and Atlanta’s Harry the Hawk square off (VIDEO)

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Robin Lopez has a long rap sheet of mascot abuse.
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Anthony Davis out Friday night vs. Clippers due to abdominal strain

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — This is not a serious injury, but they will miss him defending Blake Griffin.
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Rumor: Heat, Clippers, Cavaliers interested in Mo Williams

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — All of those teams could use point guard depth.
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The 10-man rotation, starring Tony Parker's troubling play

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C : Gothic Ginobili . Tony Parker hasn't looked very much like himself this season. What gives, and is this a "give it a minute, it'll be fine" kind of thing, or a "maybe TP's on...
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Jimmy Butler even plans to play defense in the All-Star Game

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — “So if you see me diving on the floor and people say ‘what is he doing?’ I can’t help but be the player that I am.” —Jimmy Butler on playing in the All-Star Game
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Damian Lillard thanks everyone who didn't vote him into NBA All-Star Game

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — When the league tallied coaches' votes and revealed the 2015 NBA All-Star Game reserves, Yahoo's own Marc J. Spears dubbed Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard the most notable snub , and it's hard to argue a guy who deserved his spot with slightly inferior numbers last year doesn't belong again. Given a night to sleep on the snub, Lillard didn't pull any punches when asked...
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The Chicago Bulls are at the crossroads

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Nobody’s winning, here. The Chicago Bulls lost again on Thursday, two nights after they’d won again. This is the Jekyll and Hyde nature of a team caught in the midst of both a crisis of conscience and a crisis of confidence. The team fell to the lowly and tanking Los Angeles Lakers, working without Kobe Bryant, 48 hours after downing the mighty Golden State Warriors on GSW’s home floor. ...
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Kings' DeMarcus Cousins to replace injured Kobe on West All-Star team

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Well, this is turning out to be quite a day for DeMarcus Cousins. After being considered one of the most significant omissions from the list of coach-selected reserves for the upcoming 2014-15 NBA All-Star Game, the NBA announced Friday that Commissioner Adam Silver has added the Sacramento Kings big man to the Western Conference squad to take the place of Kobe Bryant. The Los Angeles...
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LeBron James reportedly asked Adam Silver for longer All-Star break, fewer back-to-backs

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — NBA Commissioner has delivered on All-Star Break. Back-to-backs next?
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