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Feb 3, 2015 by

Two teams have dominated the the top of the Power Rankings this season. The Golden State Warriors held the top spot for the first eight weeks, running out to a 23-3 record in the tough Western Conference. And, after one Monday with the Chicago Bulls at the top, the Atlanta Hawks have held on to No. 1 for five weeks straight now, having won...

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Top 10 players not going to All-Star Game
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All-Star snubs happen every year, and this year Damian Lillard is the most highly publicized case of a deserving player that didn’t make the All-Star Game. But with so many great players in the NBA, plenty of guys that won’t make it to New York this year have cases as to why they should be All-Stars. Lillard isn’t alone. The talent base in the NBA is...

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Warriors Unveil First-Ever Chinese New Year Uniforms
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The Golden State Warriors unveiled their first-ever Chinese New Year uniforms at an industry-first event at the Betty Ong Rec Center in San Francisco today with Warriors forwards Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green, in addition to Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. The Warriors will debut the new uniforms on Friday, February 20 when the team...

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Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant seriously aggravated a lingering shoulder ache while dunking last week in New Orleans. The star guard and the Lakers decided Monday on surgery, which typically requires several months of rehabilitation. “I feel like I just returned a 100 yard kickoff...

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The 2015 McDonald’s All-American Nominees Have Been Announced
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Think of your favorite NBA superstar. No, seriously, take a second. Who did you come up with? Derrick Rose? LeBron James? Kevin Durant? Anthony Davis? At every level of basketball, from the NBA down, there is a group of players who are in a league of their own. Not only are their individual numbers usually ridiculous, but also the game seems to come easier to them. At the...

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Shawn Marion Will Retire After This Season
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36 year-old Shawn Marion’s playing days aren’t quite over, but they will be soon. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward and former Phoenix Suns star announced that he will retire after this season. The Matrix pointed to the recent birth of his first child as justification for hanging up his Nikes after a storied 15-year career. Here’s a thoughtful and wistful Marion via Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: Marion said he...

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Isiah Thomas Calls Russell Westbrook “The Mike Tyson Of Point Guards”
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Just as important to Russell Westbrook’s game as his unrivaled physical profile is the approach he takes to wielding it. If the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard played with caution and patience as opposed to relentless aggression, he’d hardly be the superstar he is today. Westbrook’s basketball id can be a curse on occasion, but it’s a blessing first and foremost. That’s obvious and hardly worthy...

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Kobe Bryant Says He Won’t Stop Recruiting Rajon Rondo To Lakers
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Mark Cuban won the battle, but Kobe Bryant thinks he can win the war. Despite Rajon Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Lakers legend says he won’t stop recruiting his former Boston Celtics rival until Rondo signs a contract this summer.  he possibility of Bryant and Rondo teaming-up first gained traction when the two shared...

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James Harden Says The Warriors “Ain’t That Good”
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Just three games short of the mid-way point of the 2014-15 NBA season, the Warriors have the NBA’s best record at 33-6 — a .846 winning percentage. Before Saturday’s game between the Warriors and Rockets, they still had the league’s best record, but in the pre-game tunnel James Harden told his Rockets teammates “They beat us already twice. They ain’t that good man.” A 25-point loss...

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Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA’s Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion
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What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom.  The average NBA team is now worth $1.1 billion, 74% more than last year. It is the...

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NBA London: Stars come out as Bucks outclass struggling Knicks
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A night in London failed to stop the New York Knicks’ dismal run of form as the Milwaukee Bucks ran out easy 95-79 winners at the O2 Arena. Tickets for the fifth regular-season NBA game held in London sold in an hour when they went on sale last year but a one-sided contest was served up. The Bucks, for whom OJ Mayo scored 22...

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Nets break 7-game losing streak with 102-80 win
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WASHINGTON (AP) – Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Brooklyn took control in the third quarter, outscoring Washington 28-18 to take a 71-58 lead after...

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Nets Fail to Sweep Wizards and Gain a Measure of Respect
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BROOKLYN – Coming off one of their most impressive wins of the season, a 22-point blasting of the Wizards in Washington, the Brooklyn Nets had a chance to build some momentum going into the second half of the season and gain some respect. After the 102-80 triumph in our nation’s capitol, Wizards Coach Randy Wittman dissed the Nets by saying his team didn’t take...

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Bulls, like Cavs before them, take hold of the ‘ugly baton’
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The Cleveland Cavaliers passed the ugly baton to the Chicago Bulls Monday night, handing off what — if it really existed — would be a classic track relay-team baton, only nastier. It would be pulled fresh from a dumpster outside a bus station, dipped in slime and wrapped in barb-wire, to be passed around from team to team as the long NBA schedule grinds...

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Waiters digs on Cavaliers
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Waiters digs on Cavaliers

Jan 21, 2015 by

Dion Waiters, to put it lightly, is very happy with his new surroundings after being acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. And it all starts on the court. “Listen,” he told the Oklahoman of his new teammates, “they give me the ball. Like, I touch the ball. Like, I actually, like, you know, touch the ball. “I’m able to feel the...

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Power Rankings: Hawks’ hot streak
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The Seattle Seahawks are headed to a second straight Super Bowl, true, but you mustn’t forget that a healthy slice of this sporting winter continues to belong to the Atlanta Hawks. Entering their Martin Luther King Day matchup with the Detroit Pistons on ESPN, basketball’s Hawks are reveling in their third successive Monday atop ESPN.com’s weekly NBA Power Rankings, having racked up four more...

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The Cleveland Cavaliers
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The Cleveland Cavaliers

Jul 29, 2014 by

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been part of the NBA (National Basketball Association) since 1970, when they were included in expansion. The professional American basketball team also called as Cavs is based in Cleveland, Ohio. The home arena of the team is at Quicken Loans Arena. This is also where the Cleveland Gladiators of Football League and Lake Erie Monsters of American Hockey play. The...

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The Memphis Grizzlies
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The Memphis Grizzlies

Jul 29, 2014 by

Part of the Southwest Division of NBA’s Western Conference, the Memphis Grizzlies team is based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies play at home in the FedEXForum. Robert Pera is the majority owner of the team. Founded in the year 1995 in Vancouver, British Columbia, the team in 2001, shifted to Memphis. It is the only team to play from Memphis of the total four...

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The Miami Heat
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The Miami Heat

Jul 29, 2014 by

Based in Miami, Florida, the Miami Heat is a professional basketball team belonging to the Eastern Conference’s South East Division in NBA. The home games are played by the team at the American Airlines Arena situated in Downtown Miami. Micky Arison of the cruise ship giant Carnival Corporation owns the team. Pat Riley is the de facto general manager and president of the team....

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The Milwaukee Bucks
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The Milwaukee Bucks

Jul 29, 2014 by

A professional basketball team from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bucks belongs to the Central Division of NBA’s Eastern Conference.  Established in the year 1968 as part of NBA’s expansion team, the Milwaukee Bucks’ playing arena is at BMO Harris Bradley Center. The team was initially owned by Herb Kohl, former United States Senator, but since April 2014, the ownership has been turned over to...

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The Minnesota Timberwolves
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The Minnesota Timberwolves

Jul 29, 2014 by

Founded in 1989, Minnesota Timberwolves is an American professional basketball team with Minneapolis, Minnesota as its base. Belonging to the Northwest Division of NBA’s Western Conference, Glen Taylor is the team’s present owner. Initially the team played at home in the Metrodome, but later changed the arena to Target Center in 1990, and has been playing there till now. The team is also referred...

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The New Orleans Pelicans
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The New Orleans Pelicans

Jul 29, 2014 by

Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, The New Orleans Pelicans is a professional American basketball team of National Basketball Association (NBA). The team is part of the Southwest division of Western Conference. The team was founded in the year 2002 as New Orleans Hornets, after the Charlotte Hornets relocated. The Hornets had been based in Charlotte, North Carolina from 1988 to 2002. The team had...

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The Oklahoma City Thunder
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The Oklahoma City Thunder

Jul 29, 2014 by

Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Thunder is a professional basketball team in America belonging to the Northwest division of NBA’s Western Conference. The team plays at home in the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tulsa 66ers, which is a NBA league affiliate is owned by Thunder. Together with Tulsa Shock, which is a franchise of WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) based in Tulsa,...

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The Portland Trail Blazers
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The Portland Trail Blazers

Jul 29, 2014 by

The team based in Portland, Oregon is a professional basketball team also called as Blazers. The team is part of the Northwest Division in the Western Conference in National Basketball Association. The home games of Trail Blazers was played at Memorial Coliseum, but later on moved to Moda Center in the year 1995, which was called as Rose Garden till the year 2013. The...

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The San Antonio Spurs
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The San Antonio Spurs

Jul 29, 2014 by

This is a professional American basketball team with San Antonio, Texas as its base. It belongs to the Southwest division of the Western Conference of NBA (National Basketball Association). The team is the present (2014) NBA champion. Part of the four teams of the erstwhile American Basketball Association to stay intact after the merger of ABA with NBA in 1976, it has the distinction...

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The Utah Jazz
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The Utah Jazz

Jul 29, 2014 by

Part of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in National Basketball Association, The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team in America. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah the franchise was founded in the year 1974. It was initially called as New Orleans Jazz and based in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was in 1979 that the team moved to Utah. Performance The early...

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The Washington Wizards
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The Washington Wizards

Jul 29, 2014 by

Part of the Eastern Conference’s Southeast Division of National Basketball Association, the team is a professional American basketball  team with Washington, D.C. as its base. The team initially was named as Chicago Packers. Founded in 1961, it was the first ever modern expansion of NBA. After one year, the team changed its name to Chicago Zephyrs. The name was again changed to Baltimore Bullets,...

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The Houston Rockets
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The Houston Rockets

Jul 29, 2014 by

Based in Houston, Texas, the Houston Texas is a professional basketball team belonging to the Southwest division of National Basketball Association’s Western Conference. Founded in the year 1967, the team initially played in San Diego, California for nearly four years. It later shifted to Houston. The team plays its home games at the Toyota Center in Houston, California. Performance During its debut season, the...

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The Denver Nuggets
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The Denver Nuggets

Jul 29, 2014 by

As an American professional basketball team from Denver, Colorado, the Denver Nuggets is part of the Western Conference of NBA and belong to the Northwest division. Founded in 1967 as Denver Larks, the team was initially a charter franchise of ABA (American Basketball Association). It later changed its name, before it played its first season, to Rockets. The name was changed to Nuggets, when...

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The Dallas Mavericks
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The Dallas Mavericks

Jul 29, 2014 by

Based in Dallas, Texas the Dallas Mavericks is a professional American basketball team belonging to the Southwest Division of NBA’s Western Conference. The team is often referred to as ‘Mavs.’ Valued at over $685 million, it ranks fifth in the most valuable basketball franchise of NBA list. The other teams that hold the first four places are New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston...

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