Tweet of the Day: Glen Davis

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Every big person needs one of these !!! I love it Ayo so fresh and so cleaninstagr.am/p/PnDgrAklEb/ — Glen Davis (@iambigbaby11) September 15, 2012   Should we tell him? Think he knows? It ain’t a toilet.

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James

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#THETAKEOVER — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 13, 2012   In case you missed the news, LeBron James has fired agent Leon Rose and hired childhood friend Rich Paul as his new representative. Let’s see if #THETAKEOVER starts trending. As of 8:30 a.m. today, it was not even in the Top 10 in Miami trending topics.

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LeBron James switches agents, leaves CAA

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Photo from bossip.com LeBron James has a new agent — his childhood friend Rich Paul. And what does this mean to the average NBA fan? It could lead to “The Decision II” as early as the summer of 2014. James has an early termination option for 2014 in his current contract with the Miami Heat, plus a player option for the 2015-16 season. The commission on his current contract will continue to go to CAA, which played a huge

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Cavs new alternate uniform not a big hit with fans

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The early reviews are in, and it’s thumbs down from Clevelanders on the team’s new alternate gold uniform, which was unveiled Monday by team owner Dan Gilbert on his Twitter account. Here a few of the comments from the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Cavs forum:“They remind me of the outfit worn by a certain fast-food clown…”“considering that a majority of the roster belongs behind the mcdonalds counter it is fitting.”“Kiss of death. New uniforms normally signify that management expects the team to be

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NBA exec Brian McIntyre honored by peers

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When I was covering the Olympics in Beijing in 2008, I spent the first 5 minutes of every halftime in the smoking area outside the back entrance to Wukesong Arena. That was when the Redeem Team was on its way to winning the gold medal, and one day during pool play Team USA was beating the bejeezus out of Spain. Joing me for a halftime cigarette that evening was NBA executive Brian McIntyre, who was pulling double duty as the p.r. man

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Tweet of the Night: Jonas Jerebko

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Abt to board this plane to luxembourg. Last game of the summer for Sweden. I’m ready for this NBA season. how abt u?! #NBAse.@detroitpistons — Jonas Jerebko (@JonasJerebko) September 10, 2012   In our continuing efforts to keep you apprised of the latest developments from the Eurobasket ’13 qualifier, we grant Tweet of the Night to Jonas Jerebko of the Swedish National Team. Jerebko is listed in columnist A.J. Mitnick’s terrific list of the top 25 players with NBA ties competing this summer in

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Tweet of the Day: Jorge Sierra

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Retweet this if you care more about barely relevant NBA news than the start of the NFL season. — HoopsHype (@hoopshype) September 9, 2012 Yeah, yeah, yeah. David Akers kicked a 63-year field goal to tie the NFL record. But did he do it with half a foot? Tom Dempsey keeps the record in my book until someone knocks one through from 64 yards. Less than 4 weeks til training camps. If you missed them, here are NBA offseason report cards for all

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Tweet of the Night: Danilo Gallinari

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Thanks to all my teammates.it was an unbelievable summer….thanks for everything — danilo gallinari (@gallinari8888) September 8, 2012 Congratulations to Gallinari and the entire Italian National Team, which finished Eurobasket qualifying with an 8-0 record after defeating Belarus 83-58. Gallinari had 16 points, 12 rebounds and four steals for Italy, which has dropped off the basketball map since competing at the 2006 World Championship in Japan, even giving Team USA a tight game in pool play. (The Italians won the silver medal

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