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Melo Says Free Agents Will Snub Hawks

Carmelo Anthony knows a thing or two about free agency. After exploring the open market himself for the first time this past summer, Melo has a better understanding of how available players think and what goes into their decision-making process. And after general manager Danny Ferry and controlling owner Bruce Levenson were caught with their […]

Mark Cuban Told Chandler Parsons Not to Play for Team USA

Fresh off handing Chandler Parsons $46 million, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn’t want him playing for Team USA, risking injury and, more importantly, putting his investment in harm’s way. Go figure. Here’s what Parsons had to say after he threw out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game, via The Dallas Morning News‘ […]

Adam Silver Doesn’t Think Danny Ferry Should Lose His Job

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the Atlanta Hawks and Danny Ferry. That includes league commissioner, Adam Silver. While in Spain for the FIBA World Cup, Silver was asked his thoughts about the whole situation and he doesn’t feel that Ferry should lose his job over this. Based on these comments, don’t expect […]

Air Jordan XIV (14) – ‘Ferrari’ Release Info

When the Air Jordan XIV (14) came out in 1998, the Ferrari design cues was apparent throughout the sneaker from the lines to the shield Jumpman logo. 16 years later there is a new Retro colorway taking the inspiration a step farther. Dressing the upper in a single-piece of suede and coloring it a vibrant […]

Melo Says He’d Never Do Free Agency Again

Carmelo Anthony had the opportunity to try out free agency for the first time in his career and hopefully it was all he’d hoped it would be. He was courted by many teams with their pitch for his services. But now that the 30-year old plans on ending his career in NY, he says he […]

Look: Cool Lebron Portrait Using Nike Swooshes by German Artist

If you are a fan of Nike and a fan of Lebron James, you’re going to love this. German artist Andy Gellenberg recently released portraits of various Nike spokespeople made up entirely of Nike Swooshes. If you are Nike, you’re probably kicking yourself you didn’t think of these yourself. They are somewhat reminiscent of the […]

Is Tracy McGrady Considering a Comeback?

It was tough watching the final days of Tracy McGrady’s career. A former scoring champ, he was barely able to make a roster his last few seasons. To his credit, he seemed to cope with his exit from the game rather gracefully. But is he getting that itch again? According to Yahoo!, T-Mac recently worked […]

Derrick Rose is OK With Playing Behind Kyrie Irving

Prior to the FIBA World Cup beginning, it was reported that Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose were going to alternate starts. However, Kyrie has become Coach K’s favorite at the PG spot, while Rose has been filling in. Whether Coach K detects rust on Rose or is just giving him a break, Derrick is fine […]

Ray Allen in “No Rush” in Deciding Whether or Not to Retire

After playing 18 years in the NBA most guys would be extremely lucky to still have teams looking for their services. It’s the exception, not the rule. But if you’re a guy who has a unique skill such as Ray Allen, they’ll always beat down your door. Ray is taking his sweet time in deciding […]

Air Jordan VI (6) – ‘SP Blue’ Release Info

After making our holy grail-ish list of the 23 best Air Jordans from the 1990s, we now have a 2014 Retro re-release of the Air Jordan VI (6) in a color not seen for over two decades. The proper name of the ‘SP Blue’ colored Jordan 6 has been officially cleared up by Jordan Brand […]

Ty Lawson Urges People Not to Sleep on Nuggets

Not many will remember, but two years ago, the Denver Nuggets won 57 games. And if they hadn’t lost Danilo Gallinari to a torn ACL towards the end of that campaign, who knows what would’ve happened in the playoffs. They usually have a solid roster, but injuries are usually the question mark with this team. […]

Kobe Studying Paul Pierce’s Adjustment to Getting Older

Kobe Bryant just recently turned 36 and nobody knows what he’ll look like once he finally returns to the court. He probably doesn’t even know. Since he’ll be a different player from the last time we saw him, Kobe is looking to refine his game to match his age. In order to do so, he’s […]

Melo, KD Worked Out Together…So What Does This Mean???

Stop what you’re doing. Stop whatever you’re doing. Doesn’t matter if you’re cooking, rocking your baby to sleep or rescuing gaggles of talking seagulls from a burning building. Stop it. Stop all of it. You’ll want to take this in. Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant apparently worked out together. Gasp. Eric Pincus of was […]

Jerry Colangelo Sees Harden as Team USA’s Leader

In Houston, James Harden has blossomed to develop into a player many didn’t think he could become while still in OKC. While he’s still one of the worst perimeter defenders you’ve ever seen, what he does on the court was still good enough to earn him first team honors. By nature of that distinction and […]

Mark Cuban Wanted to Kick Daryl Morey’s Ass in Free Agency

Why yes, Mark Cuban does hold (playful) grudges. Speaking on KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan, the Dallas Mavericks owner admitted that he wanted to best Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in free agency this past summer, per The Dallas Morning News: On if things are personal with the Rockets with Daryl Morey: “Oh, all good […]

Charlotte Prepared to Spend $27M to Get All-Star Game

His failures in management/ownership have been well documented, but of late, Michael Jordan has been doing things the right way. The roster is young and talented, and he didn’t overspend on Lance Stephenson. The change from Bobcats to Hornets (along with the original colors) is a major boost as well. MJ is in heavy pursuit […]

3 Colorways Of The Unnamed adidas John Wall Signature Sneaker

John Wall has a signature sneaker coming out this year with adidas. As with any sneaker, there have been images around of the John Wall adidas shoe, but once Wall himself wore them around training camp, a bunch of different pairs started to surface. While he is currently on a tour of China, these very […]

Kevin Love Responds to Criticism From Wolves Owner

Yesterday, T’Wolves owner Glen Taylor through some unceremonious parting shots at the direction of Kevin Love following the trade to Cleveland. Naturally, Taylor is bitter and upset that Love wanted out. This morning, Love was a guest on ESPN’s Mike & Mike and he was played the audio of Taylor’s criticisms of his game. Love […]

Kevin Love Says He’s Committed to Cavs ‘Long Term’

Kevin Love isn’t going to pull a LeBron James in Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers showed off their fancy new stretch-forward toy on Tuesday. To no one’s surprise the spectacle was met with immeasurable fanfare and crazy-ass hype. The deal everyone had been waiting for to be officially done is finally done. Love is actually a […]

Former Bucks Coach Larry Drew “Blindsided” By Firing

Jason Kidd’s sudden departure from Brooklyn and arrival in Milwaukee still has many reeling. None more so than Larry Drew perhaps. Drew was no doubt excited at the prospect of coaching #2 pick Jabari Parker, when out of nowhere, he found himself out of a job. The entire ordeal was very sloppily handled and Bucks […]

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