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  1. Blake Griffin Slams Poetry, Not Basketballs, for VizioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Technology Marketing

    Slam poetry nights can be awkward, but Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin makes it look easy - his specialty in any environment - in a new series of videos for Vizio. The ads, by David&Goliath, have the basketball star waxing poetic about his bobblehead, his tearaway pants and even his mouthguard.


  2. Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart of Boston Celtics could be 'very special' defensivelyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago |

    If you want to get excited about Marcus Smart, watch DraftExpress' video of all the college possessions he matched up against No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins.


  3. Scott Morrison officially named Maine Red Claws head coach by Boston CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    As expected, the Boston Celtics have hired Scott Morrison to coach their D-League affiliate. Morrison was officially announced as head coach of the Maine Red Claws on Tuesday afternoon.


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    22 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team. Flanked by former Hawks star Dominique Wilkins, Reed said Tuesday that Levenson and his partner Ed Peskowitz have both agreed to sell their shares of the team, which total 50.1 percent.


  5. Spare the rod? [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been charged in Texas with felony child abuse for allegedly beating his 4-year-old son so badly with a switch that it left welts, bruises and cuts on his back, buttocks, legs and scrotum and defensive wounds on his hands. The child received the "whooping" from his father after fussing with another young child over a video game, and we are asked to accept this method of discipline and this level of injury as a cultural difference between black parents and white parents or between Southern parents and Northern parents, or between rural parents and urban parents, between parents of 40 years ago and parents of today or between rich parents and poor parents.


  6. Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Washington Post

    In this Dec. 22, 2010, file photo, Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson claps during an NBA basketball game between the Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Atlanta. A double dose of racially inflammatory comments by the Atlanta Hawks' leadership has created a a crisis that threatens to resonate on the court and in the stands.


  7. Rajon Rondo's Potential Impact On The ThunderRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Thunderous Intentions

    Earlier today, Thunderous Intentions' other editor, Mark Bruty , shed some light on a rumor that seems to be gaining a bit of ground lately. The rumor in question? The potential of the Celtics trading Rajon Rondo to the Thunder.


  8. Amusement park won't rename coaster 'King James'Read the original story

    28 min ago | WTOV9

    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.


  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | 101.5 The River

    Cedar Point isn't keeping a promise to rename a roller coaster after LeBron James if he decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, the park says what they are doing is much better.


  10. Sacramento Kings to retire Stojakovic's jerseyRead the original story

    31 min ago | Washington Times

    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.


  11. New York Knicks: Who is This Year's Breakout Performer?Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Buckets Over Broadway

    The New York Knicks underwent a lot of significant changes this offseason. The franchise made a change in both the front office, Phil Jackson, and the coaching staff, Derek Fisher.


  12. Oklahoma City Thunder Facing Do-Or-Die 2014-15 CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Rant Sports

    As I watch the Oklahoma City Thunder fail year after year to make it to the NBA 's summit, I find myself faced with a the question of whether or not the Thunder are truly an elite team in the NBA. Yes, I know Thunder fans will find this a bit ludicrous, but think about it for a minute.


  13. ECD Gaboriau No Longer with CP+B Los AngelesRead the original story

    34 min ago | Agency Spy

    He joined CP+B in 2011 when the agency hired him , along with co-ECD and in-house vet Tiffany Rolfe , to re-establish its L.A. location. Gaboriau, who helped found New York's Amalgamated , made the move to L.A. after former DDB CCO Eric Silver took majority ownership of the previous agency in late 2010.


  14. Report: Glenn Robinson III, Minnesota agree to guaranteed dealRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Maize N Brew

    Glenn Robinson III has agreed to a guaranteed deal with Minnesota, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Robinson was 40th pick in 2014 Draft.


  15. Knicks Owner Takes Kazoo To Morning TVRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Post Game

    Nobody tells James Dolan what to do. Nobody. You tell the New York Knicks owner to recognize his roster isn't equipped to win an NBA title, he won't.


  16. What Can We Realistically Expect from Kevin Garnett in His 20th NBA Season?Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | BleacherReport

    Scour through the history of American professional sports, and you'll be lucky to find a smattering of players fortunate enough to author careers that span two full decades. It is, in the purest sense of the term, a rare commodity.


  17. Minnesota Timberwolves Must Avoid Paying Ricky Rubio After Losing Kevin LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | BleacherReport

    By now, the Minnesota Timberwolves know a thing or two about Love and loss alike. But after being cornered into trading away their disaffected star forward to the Cleveland Cavaliers , there's a very real danger the franchise could overspend in a bid to avoid more loss.


  18. Can Carmelo Anthony Follow Superstar Blueprint in NY Knicks Triangle Offense?Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | BleacherReport

    The triangle offense did great things for superstars of the past like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant . Now, Carmelo Anthony hopes to be the next in line.


  19. Sacramento Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic's jersey on December 16thRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | A Royal Pain

    Oct 30, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings fans hold up purple glow sticks before the game between the Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Unless you've been sleeping under a rock, noise regarding the Sacramento Kings retiring the jersey of Peja Stojakovic has been building for months.


  20. Can Eric Moreland crack the Sacramento Kings rotation?Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | A Royal Pain

    March 9, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Oregon State Beavers forward Eric Moreland during the first half of the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at the Coors Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Before signing with the Kings, Moreland turned down offers from both the New York Knicks and Golden State Warriors.