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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50 Greatest NBA Players Without A Championship
But opportunity has not always equaled a title for some of the best players in the history of the NBA. There are several Hall of Famers that were never able to get over the championship hump. When putting together a list of the greatest NBA players who …
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Top 25 players under age 25
… a ranking of how we would order these players if we were starting a franchise and would have them for the next several years, not just this season. The overall rankings are based on an aggregate average of the individual rankings of our trio of NBA …
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The Best NBA Players Win 50 Or More Games By Their Third Year
Outside of the occasional planetary destruction of a Beast Mode run or five-inning save in Game 7, football and baseball don't really lend themselves to pinning a team's wins and losses on a single player. But basketball is a little different …
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NBA Players On A Hot Streak
We all know who the great players in the NBA are. I don't have to tell you Anthony Davis had a monster game the other night, because it doesn't come as much of a surprise. What's fun to talk about are the players that can take it up to an entirely new …
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NBA players' show support for Americans protesting chokehold death
The NBA players' show of support for protesters comes a week after five players from the St. Louis Rams walked onto the field and raised their palms in the air, demonstrating the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture that protesters have been using in …

Rajon Rondo: Top Three NBA Players Are LeBron, Durant And Myself (Video)
LeBron James and Kevin Durant are almost unanimously considered the two best players in today's NBA. Even those still riding the LeBron hate train would have a hard time disagreeing with that. After that, however, the list of NBA royalty becomes a bit …

NBA Alters All Star Voting To Include All Players
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — NBA All-Star balloting has typically been controlled by a pre-determined ballot of players that the league presents to fans. The ballot included what were regarded as the “best” players in the game and allowed for one write in …
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Open Floor: Bucks booming after big makeover, Knicks' debacle and more

Open Floor: Bucks booming after big makeover, Knicks' debacle and more
MILWAUKEE — Marc Lasry needs a T-shirt. Or a sweater. Or a hat. Or anything with a Bucks logo. Last month, before a game against the Pistons, the Milwaukee co-owner wandered around the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Recognizing him, fans asked: …

NBA All-Star Balloting 2015 presented by Sprint begins
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sprint will tip off NBA All-Star Balloting 2015 today in New York City, the official host city of NBA All-Star 2015. Balloting begins at 2:00 p.m. ET. This afternoon during rush hour, the NBA and Sprint …
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NBA players join nationwide protests as marches go on in California

NBA players join nationwide protests as marches go on in California
More NBA players, including Kobe Bryant, joined in on national demonstrations against racial profiling and police violence on Tuesday, as protests for the fourth consecutive night in California's Bay Area led to another brief freeway shutdown. Bryant …
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Adam Silver supports NBA players' right to honor Eric Garner, but would prefer
NBA commissioner Adam Silver responded with support of the league's star players offering social commentary, but stopped short of embracing the “I Can't Breathe,” T-shirts emerging as part of uniformed pregame warmups. “I respect Derrick Rose and all …