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Love To Miss Time After Shoulder Injury

Kevin Love is expected to miss “a minimum of two weeks” according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst after a first quarter rebounding battle saw Love leave the game for the locker room with a dislocated shoulder.

Celtics center Kelly Olynyk will likely come under scrutiny from the NBA, after video showed him pulling on the arm of Love in what can only be described as a “chicken wing” style. It’s not clear what the intent was from Olynyk, however the vision is disturbing.

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Rondo, Parsons To Miss Playoffs As Dallas Slumps

“No, I don’t”

That was Rick Carlisle’s response on Thursday when asked if he thought Rajon Rondo would wear a Dallas jersey ever again. The embattled Mavericks coach has had a tumultuous time since the trade which saw the team offload three role players, a first, and a second round pick for the former all star point guard with the hope that he would lead them deep into the playoffs, and re-sign once free agency hits this summer.

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Mike Budenholzer Named Coach of The Year

Atlanta Hawks’ coach Mike Budenholzer has won the 2014/15 Coach of The Year award in what is just his second year with the team.

Finishing first in the voting ahead of the likes of the Spurs’ Greg Popovich, Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr and surprise packet Brad Stevens of the Celtics, Budenholzer lead the Hawks to a franchise record 60-22 record, ensuring the team both the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference and a division title (Southeast Division) for the first time since 1993/94.

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Jordan Clarkson A Rare Bright Spot in Lakers Misery

The LA Lakers story in 2015 hasn’t differed largely from what anyone imagined it would prior to the start of the season. One could even argue that this history making slide into obscurity could be seen a mile off. Well before they hired coach Byron Scott. Way before they traded for Jeremy Lin, and ‘won’ the rights to sign Carlos Boozer. Long before Julius Randle and Kobe Bryant went down with season ending injuries, and certainly before last week, when the Lakers lost their 60th game in a season for the very first time in their long history.

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Choose Life with Larry Sanders

Now usually on this blog I keep it fairly footloose and fancy free. Throw a few jokes around, a couple of cheesy one-liners and maybe make fun of Dwight Howard’s post game for a while. This piece though, I’ve gone in a different direction. The story of Larry Sanders and his leaving of the NBA, indefinitely, made me stand up and take notice. To me, it is a story that needs attention. Today Larry’s story has my attention and I hope it can grab your attention as well. (more…)



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Trade Deadline Snapshot

One of the more crazy trade deadlines has finished, with some mind boggling deals going down at the death. Here’s a really quick snapshot of the reported trades that have happened overnight

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Top Underrated Stars

Every team has their superstar. The guy who gets buckets when it counts, forces turnovers in the clutch and makes plays us mere mortals can only dream of pulling off. Cleveland have LeBron. The Lakers have Kobe. Houston have Harden and the Thunder have Durant. But what about the others on the roster? The ones who go unnoticed by the casual observer but are game changers to those in the know. These are the underrated stars. Their stats may not be great but it’s the little things they do that endear them to coaches, players and fans alike. Here are my top underrated stars thus far in the 2014/15 season. (more…)



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2015 NBA All Star Starters Announced

The 2015 All Star Game is just around the corner, and the results of the fan vote are now in! We’d like to take the opportunity to congratulate all the players on their well deserved selections and we look forward to watching them battle it out on the hardwood in just a few weeks! 

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Celtics Fans Say Goodbye To Fan Favourite Green

It’s always hard seeing a player you like traded away. You watch these guys almost daily, playing their way through a tough 82 game regular season. It’s hard not to feel connected to these players in some way.

Some players you tend to feel an affinity to more than others.

Stand up Jeff Green.

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When is it time for the Cavs to panic?

The Cleveland Cavaliers currently sit in fifth spot in the Eastern Conference, nursing a 19-14 record for a winning percentage of 0.576. Though those numbers hardly suggest the need for an all-out anxiety attack, there were high expectations for the Cavs this season, and they simply don’t appear close to matching them at present.

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