Lakers' Nick Young not surprised he avoided NBA suspension for flagrant foul 2

Lakers' Nick Young not surprised he avoided NBA suspension for flagrant foul 2
Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young, center, drives to the basket between Sacramento Kings' Carl Landry, left, and Darren Collison during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli).
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Where Do James Harden and Dwight Howard Rank Among NBA's Top Tandems?
Not only are they superstars, they're also one of the best tandems in the NBA. Where, do they fit, though, with the other stud parings? In order to determine that, using the Play Index at Basketball-Reference.com, I looked at the top 100 players based …
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NBA Rumors: Miami Heat Should Trade For Goran Dragic
Despite losing LeBron James this offseason, the Miami Heat don't appear ready to sink to the bottom of the Eastern Conference and wait for a lottery pick. This offseason, they brought Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh back to South Beach and also signed free …
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Report: Knicks players, minus Carmelo Anthony, on the trade block

Report: Knicks players, minus Carmelo Anthony, on the trade block
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Kyrie Irving Is Growing Up as NBA Player and LeBron James' Wingman
The James-Irving relationship was one to keep an eye on, as both bring similar playing styles to the table. Following a 101-82 Nov. 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, a report surfaced saying James and Irving had a verbal exchange in the locker room.
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7 Breakout NBA Players Who Nobody Saw Coming

7 Breakout NBA Players Who Nobody Saw Coming
We see guys break out every season, and for the most part, there are warning signs. You knew Anthony Davis would erupt this year. It's not that surprising Derrick Favors has emerged as a monster inside or that Klay Thompson has become one of the game's …
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NBA Player Power Rankings: Anthony Davis Time!
It's that time of the week again for FanSided's Top 20 NBA Player Power Rankings! I'd just like to apologize for leaving Tony Parker out of the power rankings. After the week he had, with point totals of 28, 22, 21, and 27, Parker deserved a spot in …
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Every NBA Team's Chance Of Winning A Title By 2019
In the NBA's economic structure, there are two types of players who routinely produce a high return on investment: young players (who often make far less than they would as free agents under the rookie salary scale) and superstar players (who are often …
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Ex-NBA Center Darko Milicic After Losing Kickboxing Debut: 'I'm Invincible'

Ex-NBA Center Darko Milicic After Losing Kickboxing Debut: 'I'm Invincible'
The Detroit Pistons bypassed Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade to take Milicic with the second pick in 2003. The team then went on to win the 2004 NBA title. Milicic, who has been without an NBA contract for two years, also played for Orlando …
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Update: NBA 2K15 And WWE 2K15 Servers Are Down
Don't be too alarmed if you cannot play NBA 2K15 and/or WWE 2K15 online. It appears the 2K Servers are down at the moment. Both WWE 2K15 and NBA 2K15 servers are down for some reason. Don't panic as this is nothing wrong with your own internet …
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Collected Wisdom: Grant Hill, TV analyst and former Duke and NBA player
After a legendary career at Duke University, where he won two national championships, Grant Hill spent 19 seasons in the NBA, playing with Detroit, Orlando, Phoenix and the Los Angeles Clippers. Hill averaged 21.6 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.3 assists and …
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NBA Should Suspend Andre Drummond

NBA Should Suspend Andre Drummond
The guidelines for a flagrant foul 2 are clearly spelled out in the NBA rulebook. Drummond was in clear violation and deserved to be kicked out. Furthermore, his actions immediately following the foul were worthy of not one, but a double technical …
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NBA look ahead: The Fantasy Five
In fact, over the past two weeks, he's been the No. 239 ranked player, thanks mostly to shooting 34.3 percent from the floor over the past eight games (34-of-99). Utah has the third-lowest PACE in the NBA and plays just two games in Week nine, making …
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Four-Time NBA Champ Horace Grant On Jordan, Kobe And Winning
On Thursday — as part of the NBA's annual five-game Christmas Day schedule — the Chicago Bulls will host the Los Angeles Lakers at the United Center. That's where Michael Jordan scored most of the 32,000-plus points that left him third on the NBA's …
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Michael Pina

Michael Pina
Sadly, NBA franchises today hardly ever shake things up just for the hell of it. Decision makers are smarter than ever before (most of the time). They understand that transactions are a big deal; purpose is mandatory, and every GM would rather step …
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NBA Player of the Year: The Ghost of LeBron James
LeBron James, at one juncture of his career or another, has graced and cursed every arena in the NBA. He is the most famous Ohio native to leave Cleveland – he's had plenty of competition over the past half century for that honor – and the most famous …
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The NBA Used An Espionage Trick Known As 'Canary Trap' To Ca…
In order to catch the person responsible for the leak, the NBA set up a monthslong sting operation based on a common espionage method made popular in the Tom Clancy novel "Patriot Games." In that book, the protagonist Jack Ryan uses what he calls a …
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Injury issues ravaging the 2014 NBA draft class

Injury issues ravaging the 2014 NBA draft class
The injury issues plaguing the '14 class didn't stop with Embiid however. Next came Julius Randle, the highly-hyped forward out of Kentucky who the Lakers snagged with the seventh selection. In his first game as an NBA player, Randle broke his tibia …
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Kevin Durant Becomes 2nd-Youngest Player to Score 15000 Points
Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant became the second-youngest player in NBA history to score 15,000 points Tuesday night vs. the Sacramento Kings. The NBA announced the news on Twitter: With that last bucket, Kevin Durant just became the 2nd youngest …
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7 NBA Players Who Are Performing Well Enough for an MVP Nod
So, using that estimate as a barometer, we're going to check out the seven NBA players who are currently leading the league in Win Shares, followed by some brief analysis on how likely they fit the intangibles that are always a part of the voting process.
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The Sacramento Kings are the biggest mess in the NBA

The Sacramento Kings are the biggest mess in the NBA
Casual fans of the NBA may have noticed a lot of chatter this week about the Sacramento Kings. After the team got off to a promising 9-5 start in a loaded Western Conference, it's been nothing but sadness since. The team is now 11-14; they've lost four …
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Kerr, Fisher take divergent paths
The doors that opened to them and the ones they chose to walk through have largely determined the way they are being judged as NBA head coaches. Kerr is a resounding success in Golden State. He got off to a 21-2 start — the best start ever for a …
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NBA2K adds former NBA prospect Isaiah Austin

NBA2K adds former NBA prospect Isaiah Austin
Video game developer 2K Sports announced today that former Baylor Bears draft prospect Isaiah Austin, who had to put his NBA dreams on hold last spring when he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, has been given a pretty good Christmas gift this year.
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PBT's Wednesday Night NBA Winners/Losers: You will not question if Memphis
Every night the NBA can be a cold hard reality — there are winners, there are losers. It's the nature of the game. We know you are busy and can't keep up with every game, so we're here to bring you the best and worst of the NBA each week night. Here's …
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NBA scores 2014: Grizzlies snap Warriors' 16 game win streak with home win
The Golden State Warriors arrived in Memphis in possession of the NBA's best record and a 16-game win streak. All season they had looked like a perfect basketball team, the type that God would design if he were a general manager. The roster is full of …
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How Far Away Is John Wall from Being NBA's Best Point Guard?
On the season, he's now averaging 17.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and an NBA-best 10.6 assists per game, doing so while playing some fantastic defense and shooting 44.8 percent from the field, 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the …
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NBA TRADE RUMORS: 10 Junk Heap Players On The Trade Block
December 15th marked the official beginning of the NBA trade window, which normally means nothing because it's so early in the season. Not this year. The 2014-15 NBA season is like a tornado hovering over a waste treatment facility. There's garbage …
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