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Photo of the Day: Raptors New Primary Logo for 2015-16

Remember when NBA team logos were fun and colorful? Like the Seattle Supersonics or the old Phoenix Suns logos? That was in [...]

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Fantasy Spin: Kings & Wolves Potential Bargains

Big Sunday? Nine NBA games are scheduled, seven of them starting at 6:00 or 7:00 ET. DraftKings does offer All-Day contests [...]

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5 Best NBA Players to See For Under $20 This Week (12/17-12/21)

The countdown to Christmas is upon us. With just eight days left, people are scrambling to get some last-minute shopping in [...]

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Eurohoops: Top 2015 Draft prospects, Mario Herzonja and Aleksandar Vezenkov

This past week, the first stage of the major European competitions, the Euroleague, Eurocup and Eurochallenge group stages, [...]

SH Blog: Mavs Get Win in Rondo’s Debut, Cavs Handle Short-Handed Grizz

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Rajon Rondo made his debut count with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night against the San Antonio Spurs. The Mavs new point guard scored six points on 3-of-11 shooting and dished out nine assists, adding seven rebounds in a 99-93 victory. It seems like a typical Rondo night. He didn’t score until the third quarter, was well below 40% from the floor, but made all the plays we’ve seen him make in Boston the past eight plus years.

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Raptors Struggles Paving the Way to Success

Toronto Raptors even up the series at one with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets in game 2 of their first round playoff series

Toronto Raptors basketball was non-existent for a long time. There was more booing than cheering, the word “retooling” became too familiar, and games rarely gathered genuine excitement. That was their identity, or lack thereof. I went to my first Raptors game at the age of 13. Toronto had a good team that year, they won 47 games and finished first in the Atlantic Division. The Raps were hosting the Denver Nuggets at Air Canada Centre, a hot team with Carmelo Anthony and

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Eurohoops: Top 2015 Draft prospects, Mario Herzonja and Aleksandar Vezenkov

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This past week, the first stage of the major European competitions, the Euroleague, Eurocup and Eurochallenge group stages, came to a close. The final week of the Euroleague finished with a bang, with Unics Kazan failing to reach the top 16 despite having a high-budget roster featuring Keith Langford, after being upset by fellow Russian squad Nizhny Novgorod, who were playing without their star guard Taylor Rochestie. Although most of the European basketball community may be focusing on Europe’s top competitions, NBA

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SH Blog: Ainge explains Rondo deal; Kings interested in D-Will

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I’ve got to say, it’s a little surreal that Rajon Rondo isn’t a Celtic any more. Not so much because he’d been there forever, though that’s certainly part of it. It’s more that in the time I’ve been doing this blog thing here (coming up on three years), Rondo’s been the player I’ve seen the most rumors about where nothing ever really happened. Until, of course, this week. Public perception of this trade seems pretty consistent: Brandan Wright is pretty good, Jae Crowder

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Hubbard: Celebrating Naismith on Basketball’s 123rd Birthday

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Respect for the inventor is unique to basketball. Even today, 123 years after Dr. James Naismith composed a list of 13 rules and supervised the first basketball game in history, it is not unusual for someone to say something like: “That’s the way Dr. Naismith intended the game to be played,” a statement that would likely amuse a man universally praised for his surpassing intelligence and uncommon humility. You never hear “that’s the way (whoever) wanted (baseball or football) to be

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