Tweet of the Day: NBA Players React to Jay-Z and Solange Altercation

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Twitter blew up Monday. TMZ broke a story early Monday morning unveiling surveillance footage obtained from the Standard Hotel’s elevator after the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala a week earlier. The video shows hip hop mogul and former Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z, his wife Beyonce, her sister Solange Knowles and another man—presumably a body guard, entering the elevator, wherein Solange appears to have words with the rap icon before abruptly throwing punches and kicks at him. [Read more…]

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Brownout: Cavs GM Griffin no longer interim, Brown fired as coach; Is Ollie a target?

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Mike Brown is out after just one year as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The only question is, who fired him? Brown’s firing was announced in a joint news release that also announced that David Griffin – who replaced fired GM Chris Grant in midseason – would have the interim tag removed from his title and become the general manager. But when it came to Brown’s ouster, the first quote was attributed to owner Dan Gilbert, who is learning that life after

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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — L.A. Clippers and Indiana Pacers Pull Off Unbelievable Comebacks

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No lead is safe in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. If you’re still questioning whether or not you should be watching what has been a lackluster second round, your concerns have been eradicated. Two separate teams trailed by at least 19 points on Sunday, May 11, and both of those teams pulled off remarkable comebacks. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Clippers rally from 22 down, tie series 2-2

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Facing a 12-point deficit and a potential 3-1 series hole, the Los Angeles Clippers played quite possibly the most important 12 minutes of basketball in franchise history Sunday afternoon. If not the most important, certainly the best. Behind the brilliant play of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the unlikely hero, Darren Collison, the Clippers rallied to beat the Thunder 101-99, sending the series back to Oklahoma City tied 2-2.  [Read more…]

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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Nets Hold Off Heat, Duncan Passes Malone, Spurs Dominant Again

The 2014 NBA Playoffs continued on Saturday, May 10 as the defending NBA and Western Conference champions were both in action. Both teams entered the day with 2-0 series leads over their respective opponents, but only one squad was able to extend that advantage to 3-0. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action. [Read more…]

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Sprung: Heat admit lack of urgency, aggressiveness in Game 3 loss to Nets

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Miami relatively cruised through its first six playoff games, with only one of their wins coming by fewer than 11 points. After trailing by two at halftime in Saturday night’s Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets, the Heat finally took a punch it could not counter. “They got virtually everything,” Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said of the Brooklyn Nets’ second half offensive surge. “Everybody knows the threes they hit towards the end of the third quarter but they were getting

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SH Blog: New Sterling Revelations, Pau Gasol Lists His Options, Kerr Wants Long-Term Deal

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Sometimes, it’s best not to say the first thing that comes to mind. The controversial is rapidly becoming the bizarre. The Donald Sterling saga continues to unfurl and details surrounding the mercurial Los Angeles Clippers owner’s relationship with mistress V. Stiviano are emerging at a frantic pace. This time, it was a recording of Sterling commenting on his racist comments. Rather than backing off and admitting that he was in the wrong for what he said, Sterling had a different response. RadarOnline.com obtained a recording

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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Durant Drops 36, Wizards Score 63, Home Court Reclaimed

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The power has shifted in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Friday, May 9 was a critical day in the Conference Semifinals, as two separate series moved to the lower-seed’s respective venues. In both of those games, the higher-seeded squad came up with a critical victory to reclaim the home court advantage. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action. [Read more…]

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