Dwight Howard says goodbye to Orlando with full-page ad

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Dwight Howard has some parting words for the people of Orlando who suffered through the DwightMare. The Los Angeles Lakers center purchased a full-page ad in the Orlando Sentinel’s Sunday editions and thanked the fans for their support. He did not say he was sorry for leading them on an emotional roller-coaster ride that ended with one of the worst trades in NBA history. Here is a screenshot of the ad:

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Tweet of the Night: Sam Smith

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Did Pat Williams, who’ll be honored at the Hall of Fame this week, save the Bulls franchise for Chicago? nba.com/bulls/history/… — Sam Smith (@SamSmithHoops) September 2, 2012 Click through to a fantastic piece from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith, who gives us all a history lesson on how Pat Williams — who will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame this week — helped keep the Bulls in Chicago.

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Tweet of the Day: LeBron James

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Rocked these last night! Special S/O @ccladycop & all the other women survivors #ItsMoreThanJustaShoeinstagr.am/p/PDEWlgCTGi/ — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 1, 2012                          September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which is why LeBron James was wearing pink kicks last night. He earns Tweet of the Day for supporting a good cause.

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Tweet of the Day: Dirk Nowitzki

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“@karchkevin: @swish41 If you were an ice cream flavor what would be in you?” vanilla — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) August 26, 2012   There is a joke in there, let’s just say that. But there is something going on here in social media news, with another player taking to Twitter today to chat with fans. This afternoon, (nighttime in Germany) it was Dirk Nowitzki, who answered a string of questions from his tweeps about his favorite movie (“Braveheart”), his favorite color (blue or green),

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Tweet(s) of the Night: LeBron James

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Well since I’m up, it’s time for my fans. The 10 best questions for me to answer. U guys ready? Ready. Set. Go — LeBron James (@KingJames) August 26, 2012 And with that, LeBron James went on an impromptu Twitter chat shortly before 6 a.m. EDT today, two hours after he tweeted that it was lonely being the only person awake in the house and saying he’d unpack some boxes. James took questions from his tweeps and answered them, listing his favorite movie

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SH Blog: Oakley rips Dwight Howard; Nash and Triano back together for Team Canada

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From www.fiba.com Steve Nash does not play international basketball anymore, which is the biggest reason why Team Canada has fallen off the map competitively since in the 12 years since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, when Nash, Todd MacCulloch and Rowen Barrett, coached by Jay Triano, won their group in pool play before losing in the first game of the knockout round to France. There is a story I have heard in the years since that gives some good

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Tweet of the Day: Dwight Howard

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Hey wooooorllldd. Ya boy is back and I’m here in beautiful lala land. La wassssuppp. twitter.com/DwightHoward/s… — Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) August 25, 2012 Welcome back to Twitter, Dwight Howard. After an absence of 127 days, Howard posted his first Tweet since April 20 on Saturday, posting via Photobucket through his Android with a photo showing a view of the Los Angeles skyline in the far distance. That from the new crib, Dwight? The one you reportedly wrote a $20 million check for after getting traded

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Obama hoops with ‘Melo and Bosh, no media allowed

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Illustration from orangejuiceblog.com At a certain point, word will leak out about what exactly went down when President Barack Obama played basketball with a group of current and former NBA players. It happened after a fundraising dinner last night in New York, and the media was not allowed to watch, film or gawk. In attendance were Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh, NBA commissioner David Stern, Charlotte Bobcats owner and closet Republican Michael Jordan, and retired players Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning,

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