Pacers' David West hopes to make season debut Friday vs. Magic

With a mediocre roster and a surprising record of 6-8, the Indiana Pacers have been awaiting the return of veteran power forward David West. West has been sidelined by an ankle injury that he suffered in the preseason, but it looks as if the former Xavier Musketeer will make his season debut this upcoming Friday

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Jimmy Butler

A Young Star is Rising Before Us

  Jimmy Butler has been the heart of the Chicago Bulls this year with nagging injuries to the Bulls star Derrick Rose. Butler, who was drafted 30th in the 2011 NBA Draft, was known as a defensive guard on the rise. He was named to the 2014 All-NBA Defensive Team last season. Jimmy’s career numbers

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Derrick Rose

Thibodeau: Derrick Rose did not re-injure himself vs. Nuggets

Thibodeau: Derrick Rose did not re-injure himself vs. Nuggets Derrick Rose played only ten minutes in the Chicago Bulls’ Tuesday night game against the Denver Nuggets before reportedly experiencing hamstring tightness and leaving the game. But Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau says there is no new injury. Via Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago: They’ll re-examine

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VIDEO: Stephen Curry drops 40, hits eight threes vs. Heat

VIDEO: Stephen Curry drops 40, hits eight threes vs. Heat It was one of those Stephen Curry nights in Miami on Tuesday. The Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat on the road 114-97 and moved to 11-2 behind Stephen Curry’s 40 points and 8-for-11 shooting from three. Check out the show and a little

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Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant: "We're not a 3-11 team"

Kobe Bryant: “We’re not a 3-11 team” Sometimes a team’s record doesn’t necessarily reflect how good or bad they are. Kobe Bryant doesn’t seem to think the Lakers’ current record reflects their potential. Via Baxter Holmes of Kobe on Lakers: “We’re not a 3-11 team. We’re not.” — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) November 25, 2014

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Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen

Paul Pierce says Celtics Big 3 was "Holy Trinity"

Paul Pierce says Celtics Big 3 was “Holy Trinity”, speaks on Cavs struggles The whole “Big 3” notion was re-invigorated by the Boston Celtics when Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett went to team up with Paul Pierce in 2006. We all recognized just how talented that group would be, but it also seemed clear that

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Al Harrington

Rumor: Rockets could be targeting Al Harrington

Rumor: Rockets could be targeting Al Harrington The Rockets have started the season at a strong 11-3, even without Dwight Howard’s services for the last three games. Houston added a little more veteran-ship to their roster by bringing in Jason Terry and Trevor Ariza this summer, and according to Baller Insiders’ Yannis Koutroupis, another veteran

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The Atlantic Files: Episode 3

The third installment of The Atlantic Files was released late last night as games were being played. One team continues to keep winning, one team continues to keep losing, and the rest stay in a very inconsistent pattern. Host Alex Fischbein (@ThatKidFisch) is back to give you all the news and game outcomes of the

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Society NBA Power Rankings (Week of 11/24)

Are the Toronto Raptors a contender or pretender? After a few weeks of NBA action we’re seeing teams establish themselves early and others are still meshing. Here’s this week’s society NBA power ranking. 1. Toronto Raptors (12-2, Next three: @ ATL, vs. DAL, @ LAL) Toronto has won five in a row, including an impressive road

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Byron Scott will give Kobe Bryant more rest in practice

Lakers head coach Byron Scott plans to rest Kobe Bryant in practice more often. Through 14 games this season, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is averaging 35.7 minutes per game. Not only is Bryant playing the most minutes per game amongst his Laker teammates, he’s 12th league wide in total minutes played (500.) As

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