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Dec 13, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson drives in against Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-112.
He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the Cavs. "I would like this shoe," he joked. "But I love it because it has my name and logo on it."
The driver's licence of Houston Rockets eight-time All-Star centre Dwight Howard has been suspended in Florida for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show. Howard, who played for the NBA's Orlando Magic from 2004 to 2012, racked up 10 tickets for running red lights while in the Orlando area.
It is worth noting, though, that there are 30 NBA teams, who can carry a maximum of 15 players each, so at any given time there are really only 450 "NBA players". That means that roughly half of the players who fall in this range will not actually be a part of the league when the season begins in late October.
The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16. He joins Vlade Divac , Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond as the only players to have their jerseys retired by the Kings since the franchise moved from Kansas City in 1985. Sacramento drafted the Serbian-born Stojakovic 14th overall in 1996.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is getting a $3.75 million grant from the William Davidson Foundation in support of its Neighborhood Concert Series, officials announced Tuesday. The grant will support the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's series of Detroit-area concerts, as well as additional activities outside of its Orchestra Hall home, over the next three years.
Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar. The Sandusky park had vowed to rename a coaster "King James" if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, which he did.
You think the Minnesota Vikings had to make amends with their fans and ticket base after several of their players were discovered on what soon became known as "The Love Boat?" You think it was easy for to explain to a skeptical audience that the games they won weren't because the majority -- or at least a plurality -- of their players were juicing? If you aren't in crisis mode at one time or another as a pro sports franchise, you aren't trying. And so the Atlanta Hawks begin this morning the long climb back to respectability, after a week of increasingly awful tales involving ownership and the team's general manager, now on a leave of absence that was as voluntary as the Army was back in 1942.
Things are on the up and up. He just proved his worth amongst the NBA's best players, tallying 12 points a game in the tournament second only to team leader James Harden.
The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, today announced the full list of affiliations between NBA and NBA D-League teams for the 2014-15 season, including an all-time high 17 single-affiliation partnerships. The Detroit Pistons , Memphis Grizzlies , New York Knicks , Orlando Magic , Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz all entered into single affiliation relationships with their NBA D-League affiliate during the offseason.
Stephen Curry dribbles the ball up the court, crosses up his overmatched defender, rises with picture-perfect form and uses his quick release to splash a self-created triple through the basket to give his Golden State Warriors a lead. Simultaneously, but all the way across the country, John Wall is using his speed to help the Washington Wizards.
The gold medals have been won and USA Basketball is on top of the world where they intended to be following the 2014 FIBA World Cup. While they didn't have the biggest and brightest stars from this past season, they still had some pretty incredible players who had one of the most successful runs in an international tournament we've ever seen.
With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. "It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B team to go play in the World Cup," forward Kenneth Faried said.
In order for Vitor Faverani to stick in the NBA, it might be necessary for him to fix a glaring flaw in his jump shooting mechanics. V itor Faverani was an enigma for the Boston Celtics last season, as he seemed to be a "love him or hate him" type of player.
Much has been said about how a player's lack of experience in the Playoffs can be a detriment to his team. This comes up frequently when talk turns to the Cavalier's chances in the Playoffs.
Team USA trounces Serbia in FIBA World Cup championship The USA beat Serbia 129-92 Sunday in the championship game of the FIBA World Cup. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tSQcF2 James Harden of Team USA smiles after a three-pointer during the FIBA World Cup championship game Sunday in Madrid against Serbia.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:33 am
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