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The tweets that shocked millions

POP STARS and professional athletes are going public with strong views about Gaza, putting their relations with fans on the line while stirring up a social media frenzy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BleacherReport

Are Houston Rockets Still a Top-4 Western Conference Team?

As they continue to work through an NBA offseason that was once dressed in promise and optimism and grand ambitions but is now steeped in disappointment, it's a fair question.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Isaiah Canaan, Terrence Jones, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, James Harden

Thunderous Intentions

James Harden's "Big Head" Is The Reason He's In Houston

The Rockets thought they'd completed the deal of a lifetime when the Thunder decided to pull the trigger on the trade that sent James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook, and Lazar Hayward to Houston in exchange for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, and 3 draft picks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeremy Lamb, Kevin Durant

The Dream Shake

Rockets News: Trevor Ariza to wear number one; Isaiah Canaan switches to zero

LeBron returns to Cleveland and the number 23. Trevor Ariza returns to the Rockets and the number 1. That means Ariza will play like LeBron, right? This is where the basketball news cycle is at now.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Isaiah Canaan, James Harden, New Orleans Hornets

BleacherReport

Magic Johnson: 'It Messes Up My Whole Year When the Lakers Are Not Successful'

Dating back to their 1947 establishment in Minneapolis, the Los Angeles Lakers have won an NBA championship roughly once every four years.

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

The Smoking Cuban

Figuring out the Mavericks' rotation

Apr 26, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle speaks to Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter and forward Brandan Wright and guard Jose Calderon and forward Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis during a timeout against the San Antonio Spurs in game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki, Gal Mekel

The Smoking Cuban

Off the Bench Forwards for Mavericks

Perhaps only the Cleveland Cavaliers, the new old new team for the LeBron James , have had a better offseason than the Dallas Mavericks.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

NBA's Not-So-Free Agency Continues To Screw The Best Players

Most of the NBA's major free agents have signed new contracts and the biggest take-home lesson is that it sucks to be an elite player in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players

My FOX LA

Lakers Finally Confirm Byron Scott Is New Head Coach

The Lakers finally made the long-anticipated announcement in a news release. Scott will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday at the Lakers' training complex.

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

BleacherReport

Byron Scott Hire Puts Major Pressure on Kobe Bryant to Thrive Next Season

Once the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant 's self-made and pundit-produced burdens became that much heavier.

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

Alabama Live

DeMarcus Cousins has clearer path to Team USA roster spot after withdrawals

The NBA didn't want DeMarcus Cousins at its All-Star Game. But Team USA might need him for the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers

BleacherReport

Breaking Down What Chandler Parsons Brings to the Dallas Mavericks

Parsons, for his part, said on Jim Rome's radio show that Howard's comment was "ridiculous" but that "at the end of the day, he has to stick up for the Rockets and I don't think he meant it in a bad way and Dwight and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Shawn Marion, Monta Ellis

The Indian Express

Kendall Jenner flirts with basketball player?

Reality TV star Kendall Jenner reportedly got cozy with a basketball player while dinning with younger sister Kylie.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Air Alamo

NBA Playoff Bracket Predictions: Western Conference

Mar 25, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki drives in the post against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant at American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lake Show Life

The Starting Lineup Revealed

Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak introduces Jeremy Lin during a press conference at Toyota Sports Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Nick Young, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Robert Sacre, Jeremy Lin

BleacherReport

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 Season

Byron Scott's back. Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are, too.

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

TheCelebrityCafe

Zayn Malik's '#FreePalestine' tweet causes disappointment among fans

Zayn Malik is causing quite a stir as the boy band member tweeted late Sunday, "#FreePalestine," and is now receiving abusive tweets in response from fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players

OhNoTheyDidnt

8 (4) celebrities that oppose Israel's assault on Gaza

Hollywood is not known as a bastion of pro-Palestinian sentiment. There has not been any hugely successful mainstream, major motion picture that accurately depicts the plight of Palestinians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

My FOX LA

It's All Over But The Arguing In Sterling/Clippers Sale Trial

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

Mavs Moneyball

Dominant Juggernaut or Scrappy Dark Horse: Which Mavericks team do you prefer?

Most people remember the championship team as the team that rallied from the Portland series and "caught lightning in a bottle" to propel them to the top of the NBA.

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

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