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 …

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 …

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.

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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Drowning in stars, Kentucky Wildcats thriving with platoon system

Drowning in stars, Kentucky Wildcats thriving with platoon system
The teams played in a gym with a handful of spectators, no stands, no scouts and no television crew. Nine of the players on the court had made the McDonald's All-America team in high school. All 10 will likely play in the NBA. It could have been a …
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Arrest in Germantown murder of NBA player's father
Philadelphia police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of the father of a Los Angeles Lakers player in Germantown. The suspect is identified as 34-year-old Carl White. He is said to be a career criminal. Police credit community cooperation with …

Only 10 more days until the NBA on Christmas!
9 — International players on San Antonio's Christmas Day roster, most of any team this season. In total, 33 international players will be on rosters for NBA teams playing on Christmas Day, including the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, and …
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Michele Roberts, New NBA Union Leader, Isn't Afraid to Throw Elbows
Late this summer, as Michele A. Roberts was finishing up one of her first long interviews as the newly appointed executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, she confessed to feeling some dread about moving into the spotlight of …
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LeBron James Named NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week
CLEVELAND – The NBA announced today that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James was named the Eastern Conference Player of Week for games played Monday, November 24, through Sunday, November 30. This marks the second time this season …
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An NBA Player's Draft-Day Grudge Doesn't Help Him Play Better
The data, however, suggests Boozer's success wasn't due to the chip on his shoulder, just as the players picked ahead of him didn't flame out because they had nothing to prove. After looking at 10 years of the first and second rounds of the NBA draft …
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NBA and NFL players join demonstrations against police violence
(CNN) — Their numbers aren't large, but professional athletes are starting to take a more visible role in protesting police violence. The growing outcry comes in the midst of a "week of outrage" over police brutality after recent deaths of unarmed …
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