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1 hr ago | The Smoking Cuban

Dallas Mavericks Preview: Top 10 Games to Watch

May 2, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki reacts as San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan looks on in game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks, Dirk Nowitzki, San Antonio Spurs

5 hrs ago | The Dream Shake

FIBA World Cup 2014 GameThread No.1: USA vs. Finland

Everything you need to know about the 2014 FIBA World Cup - Team USA is the clear favorite, but a slew of other contenders led by host nation Spain will pose stiff challenges.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

9 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Weekend Poll: Who will be the Mavericks' most important new bench player?

Last weekend we asked you guys what grade you would give the Mavericks off-season.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Shawn Marion

12 hrs ago | Raptors Rapture

DeMar DeRozan gets some love, and here's why

December 16, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan goes up for a lay up as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends in the first half at the Air Canada Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden

16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Ludacris holds celebrity hoops game for LudaDay

Ludacris and his Disturbing tha Peace record label will play against Lil Wayne and his label Young Money in a celebrity basketball game.


Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

Without LeBron James, Kevin Durant And Other Stars, Team USA Looks to ...

James Harden is one of the unquestioned leaders for his ball club in the National Basketball Association , the Houston Rockets.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, James Harden, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Tiago Splitter

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Do the Los Angeles Lakers Owe Kobe Bryant More in His Final Chapter?

As Kobe Bryant prepares for the mental, physical and emotional rides sure to follow in his 19th NBA season, it cannot be easy for him to shake one haunting question.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle

Los Angeles Times

Watch Jeremy Lin meet Jeremy Lin at Madame Tussauds

Joined by friends and family, Lin helped unveil his wax figure, which features the 26-year-old point guard in a Lakers uniform.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Herea s where Eric Bledsoe should go next season as an unrestricted NBA free agent

Phoenix Suns firecracker Eric Bledsoe and Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe are the final two bodies remaining after a smoldering NBA free agency period .


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Eric Bledsoe

Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers 2014 Realistic Vision

FINALLY! Dr. Buss got his wish. May he rest in peace. Byron Scott aka. "Baby B" will be the man in charge of his beloved Lakers ! A great day in Lakerland indeed.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Ryan Kelly, Jordan Hill, Nick Young


Diagnosing Houston Rockets' Remaining Roster Flaws

By now, you might have heard that Houston's offseason didn't go quite as planned.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nick Johnson, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, Troy Daniels, Patrick Beverley, James Harden

The Post Game

James Harden Expects To See The Kobe Bryant Of Old On NBA's Opening Night

The Rockets and Lakers meet on opening night of the NBA season, and Houston star James Harden expects to see the Kobe Bryant of old.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, James Harden

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Dream Shake

Let's FIBA! - Or - A summer of national team play concludes with the best sport.

It's a World Cup the USA can, and should, win! It's the World Cup of Basketball! The Rockets' own James Harden will be playing Shooting Forward for the USA! Let's watch! This summer saw the triumph of Die Mannschaft in a contest we shall henceforth refer to as The Other World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball


Arrest made after disturbance at Lakewood Church bookstore

16,000 - seating capacity of Osteen's basketball arena-turned-church, Lakewood. The former Compaq Center was home to the world champion Houston Rockets squads of the 1990s.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Manawatu Evening Standard

Tall Blacks' tough task in open World Cup pool

SHARP SHOOTER: World-class long-range expert Kirk Penny looms as a key figure for the Tall Blacks if they are to get out of their very tough group at the basketball World Cup in Spain.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Francisco Garcia, NBA Players


NBA Training Camp 2014: Notable Positional Battles to Keep an Eye On

As players jockey for minutes and roles, some of the NBA 's most contentious position battles at training camp will influence how much the competitors' teams achieve in 2014-15.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, Mike Dunleavy, Derrick Rose, NBA Players


Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's System

Defensively, we'll start to work from day one, because that's something we have to get better at right away, and we will.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

VCU Basketball: What top 100 commit Kenny Williams means for the Rams

RICHMOND, Va.- With the commitment of Kenny Williams, VCU Basketball fans have a lot to look forward.


Related Topix: Troy Daniels, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Virginia Commonwealth Rams NCAA Basketball, Virginia Commonwealth University NCAA, Va Commonwealth Rams NCAA Basketball, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young

Detroit Bad Boys

Gigi leads Italy to Qualify for Eurobasket 2015

Beating Switzerland comfortably 80-65, the Italian National team punched its ticket to Eurobasket 2015 and a 3-1 record in the 2nd round qualifier.


Related Topix: Sports, Timofey Mozgov, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sergey Karasev, Clint Capela