NBA players around the league react to national title game between Kentucky and UConn

Kevin Ollie

The NBA took a day off as a courtesy to the national championship game between Kentucky Wildcats and UConn Huskies, and most around the league were glued to the television on Monday night. The quest for the NCAA title always draws massive interest, but this one was particularly special for so many that are and have been in the NBA because of Kevin Ollie – the long-time, respected NBA veteran turned head coach of the Huskies. With his great leadership and

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Tweet of the Night: Kyrie Irving sick of rumors and accusations, calls media headlines B.S.

This season has been one of great disappointment and controversy for Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving. Expected to be one of the more competitive teams in the Eastern Conference before the season began, the Cavaliers have floundered and are all but out of playoff contention after their latest 117-98 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. More importantly, there have been rumors all season long about how Irving doesn’t want to remain in Cleveland – rumors Irving has denied. The most recent

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SH Blog: Pau Gasol may be done for the season, Phil Jackson says Knicks can trouble teams in playoffs

The Los Angeles Lakers have had one of the most tumultuous seasons we have seen in a long, long time and Pau Gasol has been in the center of it all for much of the season. With a plethora of injuries to key players and adjusting to life without Dwight Howard, the Lakers have played themselves to the second worst record in the West. Unlike Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, who have missed a majority of the season due to a

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Tweet of the Night: Jason Collins calls out Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for signing a bill that could discriminate against homosexuals

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins felt the need to call out the foul play of Bryant on Thursday, except it wasn’t towards the Bryant you may be thinking of. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill that essentially prevents the government from doing anything to put strong burden on religious practices. That could potentially include anti-gay discrimination, something Collins could not believe the governor would allow: I’m deeply disappointed with Mississippi Governor @PhilBryantMS for signing into law a state bill that can

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Tweet of the Night: Ekpe Udoh reacts after getting posterized by LeBron James

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The Miami Heat went through a brief stretch in early March where nothing seemed to be going right on the court. They ended up losing five of six games during that time, drawing curiosity and doubt as to if this group has what it takes to win another championship from some around the league. That period has come and gone, and a mostly-easy schedule has propelled them to eight wins in their last 10 games – including four straight after beating

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Twitter reacts to Stephen Curry’s game-winner against Dallas Mavericks

Steph Curry

With the season winding down and holding just a 1 1/2 game lead over the trailing Dallas Mavericks, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors could ill-afford to lose Tuesday’s game on the road at the American Airlines Center. After an inexplicable loss against the New York Knicks on Sunday, the Warriors knew another loss – particularly to the Mavericks – would put them in a neck and neck battle for the remainder of the season with three other teams just to

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SH Blog: Paul George must improve offensively in order to save Pacers’ season, Kyrie Irving cleared to practice

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By now, we all know that the Indiana Pacers have some major issues on the offensive end. If you don’t, check out the previous blog. What exactly are they doing wrong and who is the main culprit for killing their offense? Our friend coach Nick of Bbballbreakdown gives his take on the situation, and it mainly involves Paul George and how badly he has fallen off since the beginning of the season:I’m sure Nick isn’t trying to say that George is

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Tweet of the Night: Tony Parker gets modest about franchise-record 18 straight wins

Tony Parker

The San Antonio Spurs are known for going on ridiculous tears when the season starts to wind down, and this season has been no different. With everything clicking on all cylinders once again, Gregg Popovich and his team have won a franchise record 18 consecutive games on Monday after dispatching the struggling Indiana Pacers 103-77. The biggest contributing factor may be the play of Kawhi Leonard. When the forward was lost in late January due to a broken hand, he missed

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