SH Blog: Carlisle says Nowitzki is one of 12 greatest of all-time, Cavs expected to offer Irving $80 million this summer

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Dirk Nowitzki recently moved past Oscar Robertson to take the 10th spot for all-time scoring in the NBA. Think about that for a second. 10th all-time! It puts him ahead of legends like Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Jerry West, and the list goes on and on. It’s a surprisingly impressive feat, and it helped put into perspective just how great of a player the power forward has been to reach such a milestone. So with his career somewhat starting to wind down

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Andre Iguodala makes Quincy Miller fall with a crossover, players on twitter share a big laugh

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Poor Quincy Miller. Given a chance to play meaningful minutes in the starting lineup due to all the injuries on the Denver Nuggets roster, Miller had the opportunity to show what he could do on national television on Thursday against the Golden State Warriors. Unfortunately, things didn’t go so well for him to kick things off in the first quarter of the contest. Coming down on a fastbreak, Andre Iguodala saw Miller in front of him and decided to try out some

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Tweet of the Night: Pau Gasol rooting for Marc Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies

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With the Los Angeles Lakers long out of the playoff race, Pau Gasol may potentially shut it down for good this season after sitting out the last several games due to severe effects of vertigo. That doesn’t mean he’s not paying attention to what’s going on around the league – he still has particular interest in the progress of the Memphis Grizzlies because of his brother Marc Gasol. The Grizzlies are trying to fight their way into the playoffs, but the

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SH Blog: David Lee defends his case as a good player for Warriors, Bogut seemingly has higher praise for Green than Lee

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There has been plenty of drama surrounding the state of the Golden State Warriors for the past month or so, mostly involving the front office and the coaching staff. Will there be some new drama when their injured starting power forward makes his return at some point this season? Tim Kawakami of Mercury News has long been an advocate of the idea of not over-utilizing David Lee, and his recent article suggests that the defensive-minded Draymond Green may need more playing time

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Players congratulate Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki on reaching amazing milestones

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For Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki, Tuesday turned out to be a pretty special night. The former teammates each accomplished a major milestone during their respective games against Houston and Utah: Nash moved past Mark Jackson for third all-time with 10,335 career assists behind John Stockton (15,806) and Jason Kidd (12,091), while Nowitzki passed Oscar Robertson for 10th all-time with 26,714 career points . Nash has maybe one more year left in him, so he will stay behind Kidd in the record books,

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

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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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