Tweet of the Night: Kobe Bryant reacts to getting the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft

With a myriad of injuries and a questionable roster, the Los Angeles Lakers had the fourth-worst record (21-61) in the entire league during the regular season. On Tuesday, all the losing paid off, as the team managed to take the No. 2 spot in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. Luckily, the Lakers can now retain their pick instead of having to fork it up to the Philadelphia 76ers - part of the conditional agreement made during the Steve Nash trade. Kobe Bryant, who had a

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NBA players react to the Houston Rockets’ incredible comeback in Game 6 against the Los Angeles Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers were up by 19 points in the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in Game 6 on Thursday, and the game (as well as the series) felt as though it was just about over when Blake Griffin made this circus spinning layup. Then something unthinkable happened: with James Harden sitting on the bench, the Rockets clawed their way back into the game in the fourth quarter and outscored the Clippers 49-18 to come out with a 119-107

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Tweet of the Night: Wesley Matthews has good news about his Achilles injury

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Wesley Matthews of the Portland Trail Blazers decided to do a quick Q & A session on Wednesday with his followers on twitter and naturally, the fans wanted an update on his rehab status after undergoing surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon in March. The sharp shooter explained what has been the biggest surprise during rehab, how he keeps himself busy through it all and what good will come of his unfortunate injury:

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Tweet of the Night: Evan Fournier thinks the referees favored Golden State in Game 4

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The officiating of Game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies can probably be summed up as choppy at best. Out-out-bounds calls were missed, fouls were being missed left and right, and there was no sense as to whether the game would be called loosely or tightly. It appeared to start off in a way that would have you believe the refs were going to let them play on Monday night, letting go of what appeared to be blatant

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NBA players react to Shaquille O’Neal’s huge fall on TNT

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Shaquille O’Neal has a well-known weekly segment – perhaps the most popular segment of NBA on TNT these days – called “Shaqtin’ A  Fool”, where the goofiest plays of the week by players around the league are presented. Sometimes, though, O’Neal manages to create his own Shaqtin’ A Fool moments as an analyst, and Wednesday proved to be one of those nights.   Not quite sure what this was about or how staged it was, but it was very entertaining nonetheless with plenty

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