Tweet of the Day: LeBron James Is Coming Home

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What can one write where all has practically been written already? What was once a 100-percent confirmed source has now confirmed itself. LeBron James is leaving the Miami Heat behind and returning to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers. James made Decision 2.0 known with an Instagram photo and an essay published on Sports Illustrated.

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Tweet of the Day: Amid Free Agency Chaos, Bosh Enjoying Basketball Without Borders

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The proverbial clock is ticking. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. With a four-year, $88 million dollar contract offer from the Houston Rockets waiting on the table; a three-day window within which said team has to match a three-year, $46 million offer sheet for restricted free agent Chandler Parsons; and the world seemingly waiting on the edge of their seats for LeBron James to formally announce — whether on his website, Twitter, TV or some other means — his intentions, there might not

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Tweet of the Night: All Is For6iven

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All is forgiven. Or for6iven. It depends on whose past transgressions are being discussed. With free agency in full swing, no team is drawing as much attention as the Cleveland Cavaliers. No player is garnering as many headlines as four-time MVP LeBron James. No story is capturing as many imaginations as LeBron’s rumored return to Cleveland. As the madness takes over the NBA, every journalist, analyst, fan and business are attempting to capitalize in some way, shape or form. That applies to T-Shirt companies, which

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Tweet of the Day: Parsons Offer Sheet Could Hurt Houston

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As the whole world seemingly sits in suspense, awaiting The Decision II from LeBron James, a few shrewd teams have been hard at work, trying to improve their rosters. One such team, once thought to be in the hunt for one of the marquee free agents, is the Dallas Mavericks. Another team, the Houston Rockets, still awaits a decision from LeBron, as what he chooses will greatly impact the decision that Miami Heat teammate Chris Bosh makes—whether to stay in South

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SH Blog: Basketball world awaits Decision II

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Fandom has to hurt for the joy to be most fulfilling — you have to care, you have to risk suffering — and LeBron James has now pushed all of South Florida and Northeast Ohio right to the edge of that cliff. Exactly four years after The Decision, the basketball world still awaits The Decision II. And with LeBron James finally set to meet face-to-face with Pat Riley and the Miami Heat on Wednesday in Las Vegas, we finally may be close to

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players Tweet Through Brazil’s Epic World Cup Loss

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Brazil entered Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal match against Germany facing extreme obstacles. Their captain, Thiago Silva was due to miss the match having accumulated two yellow cards, and star forward Neymar had suffered a fractured vertebra in their quarterfinal match against Colombia. Even with such losses, they were still expected to play well, perhaps carrying out the role of underdog to move on to the finals. The match was highly anticipated and was garnering a lot of media attention and hype.

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Scotto: Nets Got It Right Second Time Around By Hiring Hollins

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BROOKLYN — One season after the Jason Kidd experiment failed in bizarre fashion, the Brooklyn Nets introduced the man the franchise should have hired in the first place. Lionel Hollins isn’t here for power struggles, whether they be with staff members, GM Billy King or ownership. He’s here to coach. “I’m a basketball coach,” Hollins said. “I don’t want to do Billy’s job. I don’t want to do anybody else’s job in the organization but the one that I’m hired to do

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SH Blog: Surprising Deals Steal Headlines on July 7

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Today was a good day to be a power forward. In an era in which the big man is supposedly dead, the NBA rewarded a trio of interior players with big-money contract offers. Some were low-profile players who made more money than expected, while others received offers that were somewhat expected. No player’s proposed deal caused as many waves as Chris Bosh’s from the Houston Rockets. Sources: Rockets offer Bosh max deal of 4 yrs, $96 million. After weekend convo with LeBron and low offer

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