C.J. Watson Fined $5k For Flopping

On Tuesday, the NBA announced that C.J. Watson was fined $5,000 for violating the flopping rule for the second time this season. It’s pretty obvious how the league caught this flop attempt when you watch the replay. Rudy Gobert seemed to just nudge Watson to get a rebound and then Watson proceeded to fling himself

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Carmelo Anthony (knee) Ruled Out For Wednesday

This shouldn’t come as a surprise that Carmelo Anthony will sit again due to knee soreness. ESPN New York was the first one to report the news that came from Coach Fisher. Fisher says Carmelo will not play tonight, as expected. #Knicks — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) January 7, 2015 This if the fourth game in

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Lance Stephenson (pelvis) ruled out for Wednesday's game

Lance Stephenson has officially been ruled out for Wednesday’s game when the Hornets return home after a 2 game road trip to take on the Pelicans. Stephenson is dealing with a pelvis injury and this will now keep him out for the 12th straight game. Lance had originally injured his pelvis against the Suns on

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Dion Waiters and Kevin Durant

Dion Waiters will wear no. 23 for OKC, Kevin Durant welcomes him

Dion Waiters will wear no. 23 for OKC, Kevin Durant welcomes him The Oklahoma City Thunder are set to bring in Dion Waiters after trading for him in yesterday’s big three-team trade.  Waiters will wear no. 23 for the Thunder, who were initially said to be dealing Reggie Jackson to acquire Waiters. Jackson still remains

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Transformation Tuesday: The Motor City miracle?

It’s Transformation Tuesday folks, and no one player or team has transformed (for the better) like the Detroit Pistons in the past week. Since releasing Josh Smith on December 23rd, the Pistons have won their past five games by an average of 16 points. Furthermore, Detroit has increased their scoring by nearly 15 points per

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Paul Pierce and Carmelo Anthony

Paul Pierce says Carmelo Anthony is the toughest to guard in the NBA

Paul Pierce says Carmelo Anthony is toughest to defend A member of the Eastern Conference for his entire career, veteran Paul Pierce has had his share of individual battles. These were mostly in Boston as opposed to his recent stint with Brooklyn. Pierce went toe to toe with the best of them at some point

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NBA Power Rankings December 29th-January 5th

Another week in the 2014-2015 NBA season has been played, and another edition of Alec Walt (@AlecWalt) and Alfonso DeFalco’s (@FonzyDeFalco) weekly power rankings. This week has been exciting as the Detroit Pistons….. Yes!!! the Detroit Pistons have jumped seven spots from last weeks rankings while teams like the Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and Toronto

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NBA Atlantic Division

Podcast – The Atlantic Files: Episode 8

Alex Fischbein(@ThatKidFisch) brings another new episode of The Atlantic Files to you this week. The Atlantic was full of losses this past week, and hopefully they can turn it around this coming week. Alex asks why the Raptors aren’t giving Valanciunas more minutes, talks about the Rookie of the Year candidates on the Sixers, and

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THROWBACK VIDEO… Deloris Jordan shows Michael how it's done!

In lieu of our popular MJ Mondays segment, we wanted to bring you guys this hilarious clip from Michael Jordan’s “Come Fly With Me” documentary. With MJ struggling with his shot, his mother Deloris swoops in to save the day, as long as adding a little RAZZLE/DAZZLE to the mix. ENJOY

Rookie of the Year: New Year Update

Early predictions for the rookie of the year award can be found here. We are now a little over a third of the way through the NBA season and are almost at the midpoint. As the NBA season continues to trudge on, the race for the rookie of the year award continues to become clearer.

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