Tweet of the Night: Nik Stauskas and Nick Young share thoughts on Gilbert Arenas

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Once upon a time in the NBA, Gilbert Arenas was one of the most dominant players the league had to offer with plenty of personality to boot. With his explosive athleticism, handles and ability to shoot from just about anywhere, it was almost too easy for Arenas to score. He was also the pioneer of NBA blogging and captured the attention of many fans for sharing a player’s perspective on the game of basketball when things like twitter and instagram had yet to exist. He

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James reacts to the re-signing of J.R. Smith by the Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have mostly taken care of business this summer in terms of bringing back core pieces that helped bring the team to the NBA Finals last season. They remain in a standoff situation with Tristan Thompson, who reportedly turned down a good deal of money hoping for more. They did, however, come to an agreement with J.R. Smith, who has agreed to sign with the team for another two years. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James reveals what’s more important to him than his on-court accomplishments

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LeBron James is almost always in conversations when it comes to rating some of the best players of all-time. It has been that way practically since the beginning of his career because he has simply been that good all along. In recent years, he has even openly discussed the idea of becoming the greatest player of all-time. That very much remains a debatable subject and will stay that way long after he retires. To James, however, becoming the greatest of all-time

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Tweet of the Night: Stephen Curry details how not to ask for an autograph from him

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Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry may be a superstar, but he has been and remains one of the most people-friendly players the NBA has to offer. In fact, he has gone out of his way to reach out to fans for much of his career with various twitter contests called #SC30 (something most players don’t do), and he’s certainly not shy about signing autographs when the timing is right.  [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: DeMarcus Cousins reacts to another trade rumor, Vlade Divac and Vivek Ranadive show support

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There has been an ongoing rumor since George Karl took over the coaching position of the Sacramento Kings that the team is looking to move its center piece in DeMarcus Cousins, much to the dismay of the front office. The rumor has been defused a number of times by the team’s Vice President of Basketball Operations Vlade Divac as well as owner Vivek Ranadive, who even considered the idea of firing Karl for causing such an unexpected internal turmoil.  [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Day: Austin Rivers believes he’s better than a lot of players on USA Basketball Showcase roster

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Physical condition, skill level and basketball knowledge are all crucial things that make NBA players who they are. Perhaps most importantly, though, it’s the mentality they have – this confidence in which they believe they are the very best in the world (whether it’s true or not) – that can take them to the highest level. Sometimes you hear certain players talk about themselves and can’t help but believe that some are completely delusional. Still, you’d rather deal with someone who is overly confident in their

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Tweet of the Night: Michael Carter-Williams reacts to experience with Team USA

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With Rio 2016 Olympics coming next year, USA Basketball is slowly but surely preparing to form one of the most devastating rosters basketball has ever seen. Plenty of superstars have been in attendance over the past week to do various drills and activities, as the coaches and executives try to figure out who belongs on the team next year. Of course, most of the players who got to play during the Team USA Showcase on Thursday are unlikely to make the official 12-man

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Tweet of the Night: Jared Sullinger shares before and after photo of now and two months ago

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Being in great physical shape isn’t an issue for most NBA players, but it has always been one of the bigger obstacles for Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger. Sullinger, who is listed as 260 pounds, was criticized by Danny Ainge for not being in better overall condition in late April. It was reported that he would change his habits and work on getting in better shape heading into next season as he enters his fourth year in the league. [Read more…]

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