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LeBron James Is Proud Of Lonzo Ball For ‘Taking Control’ And Would Welcome Him To Nike

Getty Image Lonzo Ball remains out for the season for the Los Angeles Lakers, but he’s making significant moves off the court. Over the weekend it was revealed that Ball and Big Baller Brand had cut ties with Alan Foster, the company’s co-founder, after allegations arose that he may be responsible for $1.5 million missing […]

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UCF Coach Johnny Dawkins Gave A Tearful Speech In The Locker Room After The Loss To Duke

Twitter/@UCF_MBB There will only be one double-digit seed headed to the Sweet 16, as 15 of the 16 teams playing in the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament come from the top five seeds. While it’s been an incredibly chalky first weekend of the tournament, there was almost one incredible upset on Sunday as UCF […]

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Check Out The Full TV Schedule, Tip Times, And Announcing Crews For The Sweet 16

Getty Image With all but two games decided in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the Sweet 16 is almost completely set and, as such, CBS and TBS went ahead and released the full TV schedule for Thursday and Friday’s action. Thursday’s games will be in Anaheim and Louisville, as the West and South […]

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Tennessee Survives Iowa’s 25-Point Comeback To Win In Overtime And Make The Sweet 16

Getty Image In an NCAA Tournament that’s lacked the excitement it’s known for, Tennessee and Iowa decided to remind everybody why we love it so much. Early on it appeared as if the Volunteers were going to run all over the Hawkeyes on the way to a smooth and easy Sweet 16 bid. A popular […]

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Dirk Nowitzki Scored 21 Points As The Mavericks Beat The Warriors By 35

Getty Image No one knows for certain if this is, indeed, going to be Dirk Nowitzki’s final season in the NBA. He’s deferred questions about it until the offseason, he’s 40, and there’s a whole lot of miles on those wheels, but Nowitzki has also left the door open for a return. One thing is […]

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Kelvin Sampson Told A Heartbreaking Story About A Houston Player’s Family During The NCAA Tournament

Twitter The NCAA, specifically when it comes to basketball and the concept of “amateur athletics,” is on the brink of change. The one and done rule is going away, and the NBA is making strides to build its G League into a viable alternate if the concept of playing for free for a university reaps […]

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The Lakers Are Officially Eliminated From The Playoffs After Losing To The Nets

Getty Image After an early-season run that saw them holding down the No. 4 seed in the West for a brief but glorious minute and seemed to signal a new era in Tinseltown, the Lakers have been officially eliminated from playoff contention after losing, 111-106, to the Nets on Friday night at Staples Center. Brooklyn […]

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Ja Morant Showed The Nation Why He’s A Superstar In Murray State’s Drubbing Of Marquette

Getty Image Murray State entered Thursday’s tilt with Marquette as the betting underdog and, given that the Racers are a No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament, that wasn’t a significant surprise. With that said, Murray State boasts one of the nation’s most exciting players in Ja Morant and, as a result, many pegged the […]

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Jimmer Fredette Has Agreed To A Two-Year Deal With The Suns

Getty Image Jimmermania is coming back stateside, and, appropriately, he’s arriving right as the NCAA Tournament begins. Nearly a decade after Jimmer Fredette became a household name for hoisting deep threes for BYU, the Cougar legend is headed back to the NBA after nearly three years out of the league. Fredette has been lighting it […]

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Jimmer Fredette Will Reportedly Meet With The Suns As He Seeks An NBA Return

Getty Image It’s March, which means it’s an appropriate time to think about some college basketball legends before this year’s tournament gets underway in earnest on Thursday. Over the past decade, few college basketball players have been as electrifying as Jimmer Fredette was at BYU, as he launched deep threes and lit up scoreboards for […]

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Marcus Smart Was Ejected For Shoving Joel Embiid To The Ground

Getty Image Joel Embiid and the Boston Celtics don’t exactly get along very well. Embiid got into a kerfuffle with Terry Rozier during the playoffs last year, and when the two teams met in Philadelphia on Wednesday, fireworks flew once again. Early in the third quarter, Embiid sent Smart to the floor with an elbow […]

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Aron Baynes Went To The Locker Room With An Ankle Injury Against The Sixers

Getty Image The Boston Celtics have been an up-and-down squad all season, which is why they currently reside in the fifth spot in the East despite being preseason favorites in the conference. Even so, Boston has owned the Sixers for the last two years, beating them in the second round last year and entered Wednesday […]

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John Calipari Reportedly Has ‘Serious Interest’ In The Coaching Job At UCLA

Getty Image This is John Calipari‘s time of year. Not only is college basketball’s most high-profile coach prepping his Kentucky Wildcats for the NCAA Tournament as they square off against No. 15 Abilene Christian on Thursday; it’s also the time of year that Coach Cal faces annual questions about his future and whether he might […]

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Kent Bazemore Put Out A Statement About Getting Crossed Up By James Harden

Getty Image James Harden is an extremely crafty basketball player. He’s excellent at getting checked 1-on-1, then digging deep into his bag of tricks to make an opposing defender look foolish. The latest example of this came on Tuesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, when Harden put Hawks wing Kent Bazemore in the spin cycle. […]

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Doc Rivers Put An End To Lakers Rumors Saying His ‘Job Is Not Done’ With The Clippers

Getty Image The LA Clippers are one of the better stories of the NBA season, pushing toward the playoffs with a fun, balanced squad. In fact, the Clippers have (somehow) improved after trading arguably their best player, Tobias Harris, to the Philadelphia 76ers and head coach Doc Rivers is rightfully receiving all kinds of attention […]

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Ben Simmons Gave ‘Egg Boy’ A Shoutout On His Sneakers Against The Hornets

Getty Image Egg Boy became a viral sensation over the weekend after video hit the internet of Australian teenager Will Connolly smashing an egg on the back of the head of senator Fraser Anning, who blamed the massacre of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand on Islam as a religion. If you haven’t seen it by […]

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Isaiah Thomas’ Green And Gold Shoes Were Originally Made For The 2017 NBA Finals

Getty Image Isaiah Thomas returned to the place that, briefly, made him an All-Star on Monday night when the Nuggets visited Boston and beat the Celtics. Thomas has fallen out of the Nuggets rotation as he continues to try and find his rhythm after returning from his hip injury earlier in 2019, but Mike Malone […]

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Damon Jones Offered Up Details About The J.R. Smith Soup Incident, Including Them Not Speaking For Months

Getty Image More than a year has passed since Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith was suspended for throwing a bowl of soup at an assistant coach. Even with a decent amount of time between the incident and now, the shock factor of that sentence hasn’t really worn off but the assistant in question was Damon […]

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Draymond Green Isn’t Worried About Kevin Durant’s Free Agency He Just Wants To Three-Peat

Getty Image Kevin Durant and Draymond Green have not had the smoothest of seasons together with the Golden State Warriors. The two-time defending NBA champions are still in line to defend their title once more, but the getting there hasn’t been easy for a Warriors team that’s endured chatter about the team’s workings on a […]

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Kevin Durant Says Klay Thompson ‘Deserves’ To Make His First NBA All-Defensive Team

Getty Image For as much love as Klay Thompson gets for his abilities on the defensive side of the ball, you might be surprised to learn that the slightly less-famous member of The Splash Brothers has never made an All-Defensive Team during his first seven years in the NBA. Despite the Warriors regularly ranking in […]

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