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Lebron James Takes Up for New Teammate Isaiah Thomas [Tweets]

Lebron James recently took to Twitter to take up for his new teammate. Tuesday it was announced that Kyrie Irving was traded to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas and other players. Fans was shown burning the jersey of Isaiah Thomas after the news was released and that did not sit well with Thomas new teammate, James. Here’s what Lebron ...

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News: Lebron James Says “Valuable” in MVP Has Different Meanings

Earlier this week Steph Curry became the first basketball player to be named NBA MVP via a unanimous vote. LeBron James says that Curry definitely deserves the award but argues that there can be different meanings of the word ‘valuable’ in MVP. He said, “Look at Steph’s numbers. He averaged 30, he led the league in steals, he was 90-50-40 ...

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News: Floyd Mayweather Makes Big Announcement

   Yesterday Floyd Mayweather announced that he’s looking to step away from betting on sports and wants to start investing. During a press conference he revealed that he is interested in purchasing an NBA team. He didn’t go into detail about which team he’s looking to acquire, but based on the current market experts say it would cost him upwards ...

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News: Drake & Kevin Hart To Coach NBA All Star Celebrity Game

Drake and Kevin Hart will serve as the coaches for the Canadian and American basketball teams during this year’s NBA All Star Celebrity game. Drizzy’s line up includes Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, Rick Fox, tennis player Milos Raonic, singer Kris Wu and musician Win Butler. Hart’s team has a number of actors including Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, ...

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News: James Harden Signs Major Deal

Nike refused to match a $200M deal so Houston Rockets‘ player James Harden has a fresh new deal with Adidas. The 13 year contract will include signature shoes, apparel lines and marketing commitments. Harden will wear Adidas kicks both on the court and in social settings with the official start date of the negotiation being October 1st. Given how much ...

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Watch: Kevin Hart Voted NBA Celebrity All Star MVP & Makes Big Announcement

Last night the NBA Celebrity All Star game went down at Madison Square Garden. Among the famous faces on the court were Kevin Hart, Common, Nick Cannon, Mone Davis and Anthony Anderson. In the end the West beat out the East 59-51 but East player WNBA star Schoni Schimmel had an impressive 17 points followed by Kevin Hart who offered ...

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News: Kendrick Lamar Track To Serve As NBA Theme Song

Sports leagues are loving hip hop these days. First the NFL picked up, then dropped, Jay Z and Rihanna’s ‘Run This Town’ as its opening music and now the NBA will use Kendrick Lamar’s ‘I’ as its theme song. The track will be the backdrop for  the promotional ads throughout the season. The first ad is already live on NBA.com and ...

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News: NBA Rap Compilation Album On The Way

The rap and basketball worlds have often crossed path and now there is an official project joining the two worlds together. A group of NBA players and rappers have collaborated on a rap album titled ‘Full Court Press Vol. 1’. Featured players include Shawn Marion, Iman Shumpert, Glen “Big Baby” Davis, Stephen Jackson, Carlos Boozer, and Juwan Howard while featured ...

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News: NBA produces heartwarming moment of the year, Honors Draft Prospect Isaiah Austin

I can only imagine what it would be like to have your dream pulled out right from under you after working your whole life to achieve it. This is the scenario former NBA Draft prospect, Baylor Center Isaiah Austin faced this past week. With only a few days before the NBA Draft, Austin was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, a genetic ...

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