DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Friday, March 28, 2014

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Fresh off giving away $150,000, DraftStreet is running satellites for yet another $100,000 contest. Look for them in the NBA lobby for a chance to win a voucher to the NBA $100K Playoffs Big Score and a $20,000 first place prize. This one starts April 19 and finishes April 20, the two-day format being a wrinkle common to NBA Playoff leagues. If you don’t have a DraftStreet account, you can sign up using this link. While March Madness is reaching its

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Rookie Rankings, Week 21: Gorgui Dieng’s Late-Season Surge

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We have reached the point of the season where teams that are out of the playoff race start giving more playing time to their younger players to see what they may have. One of those teams is the Minnesota Timberwolves, who may have something in rookie big man Gorgui Dieng. New Timberwolves GM Flip Saunders spent the offseason loading his roster with veterans such as Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer and Ronny Turiaf in hope of making the playoffs for the first time

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Last night, $150,000 was split among 400 fortunate entries in the NBA Big Score in one of the biggest one-day contests in the 2013-14 NBA season. Those who participated enjoyed significant overlay. “naapstermaan” came away with the top prize of $50,000, while runner up “bw5126″ had to be content with $20,000. Look for more chances to win thousands of dollars in upcoming NBA contests at DraftStreet. If you don’t have a DraftStreet account, you can sign up using this link.

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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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