NBA

Anthony Davis grows into MVP candidate as New Orleans finds its star

Yahoo.com: Marc J. Spears (Marc J. Spears) — Anthony Davis suddenly looks like one of the best players in the NBA. He's stood even taller in the local community.
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10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Memphis and Toronto Reach 13-2, Philadelphia Falls to 0-15

Sheridan Hoops (Max Ogden) — The 2014-15 NBA regular season returned on Wednesday, November 26 with a full slate of games. 26 teams took part in 13 games, with seven outings being decided by single-digits. The surprising starts continued. The disappointing ones did, too. Here’s how it all transpired. 1. Deron Williams stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, 10 assists, […]
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Tweet of the Night: Stephen Curry posts a clip of the Warriors dancing in the plane

Sheridan Hoops (James Park) — Another night on the road, another victory for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. After going off for 40 points on Tuesday against the Miami Heat, Curry was at it again on Wednesday against the Orlando Magic, scoring 25 of his 28 points in the first half of the contest. He also added five […]
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PBT’s Wednesday NBA Winners/Losers: Ettore Messina making history for Spurs

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — LeBron James and the Cavaliers were good, Chase Budinger had the flub.
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Ref leaves Jabari Parker hanging at end of Bucks-Wolves

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — With the clock winding down on the Milwaukee Bucks' 103-86 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, Jabari Parker set out to congratulate his teammates on their ninth win in 16 tries — a pretty impressive feat, considering last year's Bucks didn't get their ninth win until the 48th game of the season — and to show some good sportsmanship in the process. Apparently, though,...
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Oklahoma City waives Sebastian Telfair

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Ish Smith will stay on the roster.
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LeBron James, Cavaliers have kind of game they need to replicate blowing out Wizards

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — If the Cavs can defend like that on a regular basis they will be far more dangerous.
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Photo of the Day: James Johnson and Detective Carter (Chris Tucker)

Sheridan Hoops (Austin Remo) — Today’s Photo of the Day might be my favorite one to date. If you can’t tell from the title, Chris Tucker is not Chris Tucker to me. Maybe he is to you, but I’m not too concerned about that. No, rather he is now and forever will be known as Detective James Carter. That’s a […]
  • New: 8 hr 9 min ago

The Toronto Raptors: Winning simply

ESPN: TrueHoop (Kevin Arnovitz) — ATLANTA -- The Toronto Raptors won’t accept your compliments. Marvel at the 126 points they dropped on the Atlanta Hawks on Thanksgiving eve, and they’ll squawk about the 115 they gave up at the other end. There’s even a cognitive dissonance to the Raptors’ language, as head coach Dwane Casey twice said after the game that his team “kept grinding it out.” ...
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Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pistons

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — If you were watching closely during Wednesday's matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons, you might have noticed that Clippers point guard Chris Paul had something written on his sneakers: ... but you might not have known why the All-Star had "L.E.G." on his kicks. [ Yahoo Sports Fantasy Basketball: Sign up and join a league today! ] "L.E.G." stands for Lisa Elaine...
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Wolves wear pink shoelaces in honor of Thad Young's late mom

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The Minnesota Timberwolves welcomed Thaddeus Young back to the lineup for Wednesday's game against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks after the starting power forward had missed five games to be with and later mourn his mother , Lulu Hall, who died Nov. 13 after an 18-month battle with breast cancer. She was 57 years old. To welcome back their teammate, pay tribute to his late mother, and show...
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Tweet of the Night: D-Leaguer Willie Reed Turns To Social Media For Support

Sheridan Hoops (Michael Brumagin) — In 2011, a 6-10, 220-pound forward named Willie Reed, a junior for the Saint Louis University Billikens, went undrafted in the NBA. Since then, he has made a career of being a journeyman D-League athlete, playing for the Springfield Armor, the Reno Bighorns and, most recently, the Grand Rapids Drive. His most recent assignment with […]
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Gregg Popovich to miss game following ‘minor medical procedure’

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — With Popovich out, Ettore Messina takes over Spurs
  • New: 11 hr 45 min ago