Tweet of the Night: NBA Game Time Crew Gets Down On Diesel’s Dunks

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A great many people in this world dislike, perhaps even loathe, their jobs. Some people enjoy their jobs; some enjoy them a little too much. Around the NBA, the latter is far too common—especially among those who work for NBA Game Time on NBA TV. In anticipation for Diesel’s Dunks, the top-10 dunks of the week segment, hosts Shaquille O’Neal, Dennis Scott and Vince Cellini seemed to be having a blast off camera—as can be seen from their Instagram videos.  [Read more…]

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10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Pacers Outlast Heat, Spurs Win 15th Straight, Waiters Beats Buzzer

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Who needs March Madness when the NBA is putting forth action like this? Wednesday, March 26 played host to a slew of games that featured a number of noteworthy results. Championship contenders clashed in a memorable bout, a Western Conference power continued to reign supreme and the postseason picture took further shape. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Day: Evan Fournier Takes Shaqtin’ Joke in Stride

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It’s not easy being openly clowned in a very public forum. However, such is the life for NBA athletes who fail in magnificent ways, as they fall prey to Shaqtin’ A Fool, a top-5 video showcase of weekly NBA bloopers compiled by the guys on Inside the NBA on TNT with commentary provided by Shaquille O’Neal himself. O’Neal is known for his sense of humor and is frequently given to clowning and/or pranking others—all in good fun, mind you. He and the producers

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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The biggest individual DraftStreet NBA contest since Christmas Day runs today. The winner of the NBA Big Score will win $50,000 out of a total prize pool of $150,000, with the top 400 finishers winning at least $100. All it takes to enter is a DraftStreet account and $55. If you don’t have a DraftStreet account, you can sign up using this link. The battle for the top Eastern seed between the Heat and the Pacers will be under the

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Tweet of the Night: Los Angeles Lakers Scorch The New York Knicks, Twitter Reacts

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Tuesday night’s showdown between the Knicks and Lakers was a bit one-sided. The New York Knicks, who had been surging towards the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference with a recent string of eight straight wins, have (seemingly) fallen flat on their faces. If their recent fourth-quarter collapse against the hapless (and Kyrie Irving-less) Cleveland Cavaliers wasn’t bad enough, they travelled to Los Angeles for a shellacking at the hands of the short-handed Lakers. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Day: Two NBA Greats Welcomed Into the College Basketball Hall of Fame

The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed two of the sport’s all-time greats as part of its 2014 class on Tuesday. Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal and two-time NCAA champion Grant Hill joined Darrell Griffith at the top of a very unique and diverse class. The induction ceremony, which will be held in November, will also see Zelmo Beaty, an NAIA star at Prairie View A&M. Additionally, two head coaches LSU’s Dale Brown and Maryland’s Gary Williams—both of whom reached the Final

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Sickly Sixers: Anatomy of a Losing Streak

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Everything is bigger in Texas. Including losing streaks. And the Philadelphia 76ers are on the verge of the biggest losing streak in NBA history. After a couple of relatively narrow losses in which they were more competitive and provided a smidgen of hope for their suffering fans, the Sixers are back to normal and getting clobbered again. Philadelphia is up to 25 straight losses as it prepares for Thursday’s game at Houston. Another loss will tie the 76ers with the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers for the

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