Tweet of the Night: Damian Lillard blasts ESPN’s Cari Champion for saying Kevin Durant has no heart

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Certain opinions have a way of rubbing some people the wrong way, and one particular opinion from ESPN host Cari Champion had Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers in complete disbelief. Lillard has been busy dominating the league since being snubbed of an All-Star berth, averaging 29.6 points and 8.4 assists in the month of February. Monday was an off day, though, so the point guard took a minute to watch a debate on ESPN about which five current players are

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Tweet of the Night: Damian Lillard still upset about All-Star snub, players react to his scoring outburst against Warriors

Damian Lillard

When the Golden State Warriors are playing and a point guard scores 51 points while hitting nine-of-12 3-pointers in just 31 minutes, you assume that player’s name is Stephen Curry. Not so on Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers, as Damian Lillard did his best impression of the reigning MVP on his way to a career night and handing the Warriors their fifth loss of the season with a 137-105 blowout victory. Portland has been on fire of late winning nine of

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James and other players around the league react to Monty Williams’ powerful speech at Ingrid Williams’ funeral

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The NBA and its family collectively grieved over the tragic loss of Ingrid Williams late last week and the mourning continued on Thursday at her funeral, where her husband Monty Williams touched viewers with an emotional, moving speech that few would have been able to provide in his shoes:Forgiving is no easy task when someone is responsible for the death of a loved one, but Williams’ display of faith and purity proved to be powerful for many around the league: [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Tobias Harris, Brandon Jennings and others react to Pistons-Magic trade

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With the NBA trade deadline fast approaching, teams have been busy trying to find a way to shake things up to better their rosters for the remainder of this season and beyond. Looking to make a move in the standings in the East, the Detroit Pistons traded Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova on Tuesday to acquire Tobias Harris from the Orlando Magic, as first reported by our own Michael Scotto. The Pistons were unable to find sufficient playing time for Jennings off the

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Tweet of the Night: Zach LaVine dunks in front of an amazed Karl-Anthony Towns

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It has been yet another tumultuous year for the Minnesota Timberwolves, who head into the All-Star break with a paltry 17-37 record. Fans in Minnesota have plenty to look forward to, though, with the continued development of its young core. Rookie Karl-Anthony Towns, in particular, has been astoundingly good through the first half, averaging 17.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocks. “KAT” will play in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday as a part of the All-Star weekend festivities, joined by

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Tweet of the Night: NBA players mourn the loss of Ingrid Williams

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The NBA received devastating news late Wednesday when it was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports that Ingrid Williams, the wife of assistant coach Monty Williams, had passed away from a car accident that occurred on Tuesday night.Devastating news on loss of Ingrid Williams, wife of OKC assistant Monty Williams. She was involved in car crash. The Williams have 5 kids. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 11, 2016 Here are further details of the accident, from ESPN:Ingrid Williams was involved in

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Tweet of the Night: Gordon Hayward reacts after hitting game-winner against the Mavericks

Gordon Hayward

The Utah Jazz have struggled for much of the season to stay above .500 due to a litany of injuries, but have clawed their way back to fight for a playoff spot in the tough Western Conference. With their core of Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert finally healthy together, the Jazz have won seven straight games, including an impressive 121-119 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. [Read more…]

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