NBA

VIDEO: Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant have an epic duel in Toronto

Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard duked it out in an epic battle that resulted in a 131-128 overtime victory for Leonard’s Toronto Raptors on Thursday night, a matchup that could potentially be what we see in the NBA Finals come June. Leonard finished with a season-high 37 points, while Durant posted a monstrous 51-point, 11-rebound,

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Stephen Curry

Basketball Transforming Society: Stephen Curry responds to girl who writes him about his sneakers

Basketball is an all-inclusive sport, so when 9-year-old Riley Morrison scanned the internet for a pair of Under Armour Curry 5’s, the official hoops sneaker of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry and couldn’t find a pair for girls, she was rightfully disappointed. Coming up empty-handed prompted Morrison, with the help of her father, to

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Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler continues to come up clutch for Philadelphia

Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy. Whenever I watch Philadelphia 76ers swingman Jimmy Butler do something dope on the court, I’m instantly reminded of a Seinfeld episode titled “The Jimmy,” where Jerry and the gang run a game of hoops with a guy named… Jimmy! Jimmy has a strange habit of referring to himself in the third person, which has

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Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard fires back at Gregg Popovich for leadership comments

Kawhi Leonard’s dramatic summer saga with the San Antonio Spurs ended with his former squad shipping him to the Toronto Raptors for All-Star DeMar DeRozan, and many assumed there would be minimal aftershocks at least until the two teams squared off against each other in San Antonio on Jan. 3.  Over the weekend, we were

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Temple Owls

Temple cruises in wire-to-wire win over Loyola

Fans flocked to the Liacouras Center on a frigid Friday night to watch their Temple Owls upend the Loyola (MD.) Greyhounds 81 to 67 in what proved to be a wire-to-wire victory for the Owls. The Owls were powered by their two high-scoring guards in Shizz Alston Jr. (18 points) and Quinton Rose (16 points),

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Clint Capela

Clint Capela remains in free agency limbo with Houston Rockets

While most of the free agent market has dried up like a water-soaked sponge sitting in the sweltering heat, big man Clint Capela remains in a free agent limbo with the Houston Rockets, with talks deadlocked over the 24-year-olds supposed asking price of $100 million over the course of four years. via: Tim McMahon, ESPN

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Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges quickly got a taste of the NBA’s business side

On the night of the 2018 NBA Draft, it was hard to fight the magnetism of Mikal Bridge’s story. A once redshirt freshman at Villanova University turned two-time NCAA Champion that was born, raised and went to high school in Pennsylvania, drafted by his hometown Philadelphia Sixers with the No. 10 overall pick in the

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Terry Rozier

Terry Rozier’s price continues to go up

Over this past winter break, I often found myself in my friend Charlie’s basement, with a bottle of Captain Morgan and a two liter of Coca-Cola in tow. My friend ACJ would usually join us for a night that featured music ranging from Madonna to Onyx blaring out of my Sonos Play 1, strong mixed

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Warriors

It’s time to accept the truth about the Golden State Warriors

Ever since the Warriors begun blitzing the entire NBA on their way to a 73-win season and two championships in the span of three years, it seems as if we’ve been eager to pounce on any opportunity that emerges to christen a team as the one that can finally dispatch of Golden State. On Monday night in

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Lakers

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: That’s All She Wrote…

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. For this final edition of the regular season, the gang gathers to discuss what they’ll remember most about this season, who Los Angeles’ best players this year were and the best win

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