Who is the NBA’s biggest flopper?

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Cast your vote, and the percentage results will be displayed after your ballot is cast. Thanks for taking part, and feel free to vote in our other three open polls (the results of those have been quite interesting):How many games will the Lakers win? How many games will the Heat win? Who will win more games, Lakers or Heat?

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Tweet of the Day: Josh Robbins

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Glen Davis: “The thing we’re going to miss most about Dwight is his farting ability.” — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) October 2, 2012 OK, this is a cheap laugh. But it also isn’t. Infamous “Pull my finger” Sports Illustrated cover You see, Dwight’s affinity for flatulence is well-chronicled, and there is a reason why he is holding out his finger in this Sports Illustrated cover photo. It is an inside joke I’m sure almost all of you know well. So we’ll close

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Bad news for Hornets: Eric Gordon’s knee is acting up

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It’s tough to tell what to make of the news release that came out from the New Orleans Hornets this afternoon. Eric Gordon is experiencing soreness in the same knee had just had surgically repaired. “Gordon will have limited participation in training camp due to soreness in his right knee,” the statement reads. “Eric experienced soreness in his right knee while participating in voluntary workouts with the team at the end of the summer. Gordon underwent arthroscopic surgery last season on

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Sheridan: GeriatKnicks believe young teams don’t win titles

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GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks are so old that even Iman Shumpert has gone waaaaaay old school, sporting a flattop hairstyle that looks like it was an idea spawned by going through old videotapes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas and Jason Kidd were able to move about Monday without the aid of a walking cane or a wheelchair, but trainer Roger Hinds was not made available to the media to answer the question of how

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Sheridan Hoops Top 20 Prep Prospects – Part II

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11. Jarell Martin, 6-7 SF, Madison (Baton Rouge, LA) Considering St. John’s, Texas A&M, UCLA, Alabama and Oklahoma State and will decide in the spring. “He cut his list down a little bit,” his high school coach, Jeff Jones, told me. “He’s going to decide in the spring. No visits are set so far.” Martin cut Kansas, Arizona and Tulane from his list. More from Jones: ““LSU being the local school, it’s always big. The local school that makes them relevant. We have

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Sheridan: Lakers are Most Improved; Rockets are “Bobcat material”

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//I am not alone in calling the L.A. Lakers the Most Improved Team in the NBA, and I have gone so far as to say I believe they can win 70 games. (Thanks to all of you who have voted in our polls for how many games the Lakers and Heat will win.) But what about the other end of the spectrum? My pick is the Houston Rockets as the team Most Likely to Resemble the Charlotte Bobcats. That’s what happens

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Tweet of the Day (via Weibo): Yi Jianlian

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Basketball is a part of my life! At any stage, anywhere, to my importance and my belief in it never changes. All the fans around family and friends, thanks! We look forward to a new day, a new season! If there is a way to embed a tweet from Sina Weibo, I have not figured it out. So this is a copy and paste version. Here is the link to Yi’s Weibo page. I answered some questions regarding Yi’s decision from our Beijing-based columnist, Guan

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