Tweet of the Night: Marreese Speights expects a tough upcoming year for many NBA players due to Draymond Green’s trash-talk game

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Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors is known as one of the toughest defenders in the league in an unusual way. Unlike other stout defenders of his size and position who usually stick to defending guys that are within range of their height, Green can guard just about anyone at various times, whether it’s a point guard or a center. It’s that versatility he has on defense that allows the Warriors to play such unique lineups and styles on offense. It’s what almost

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Tweet of the Night: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist appreciates new deal and opportunity with Charlotte Hornets

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Every team that wants to be good needs a player who is going to do all the dirty work on the defensive end of the floor. For the Charlotte Hornets, that player is 21-year-old Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who officially signed a four-year deal to stay with the team for the foreseeable future. Kidd-Gilchrist is still a bit of an enigma because of a number of issues. For one, what exactly is his ceiling on offense? Throughout his career, the forward has mostly

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Tweet of the Night: Hassan Whiteside explains why small ball would fail against him, Draymond Green reacts

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There are some in NBA circles who believe you need to have a big team in order to be successful in the playoffs. Charles Barkley was one of the biggest supporters of that particular idea last season and was quick to dismiss the idea of the Golden State Warriors being contenders from the very start to the bitter end. Of course, we all know what happened with that story. [Read more…]

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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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