Tweet of the Day: Ben McLemore Is Bothered By Hello Kitty News

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Hello Kitty has been around for 40 years, far longer than most of its fans have even been alive. It started as a character on a coin purse produced by Sanrio in Japan, circa 1974. Now, it is a pop-culture icon. It is everywhere: clothes, cartoons, etc.. The popularity of Hello Kitty reaches far beyond teenaged school girls and college sororities. Celebrities, from singers like Rihanna, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have all been adorned by the adorable Japanese character. It has

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Tweet of the Day: Ben McLemore Bothered By Hello Kitty News

BenMcLemore

Hello Kitty has been around for 40 years, far longer than most of its fans have even been alive. It started as a character on a coin purse produced by Sanrio in Japan, circa 1974. Now, it is a pop-culture icon. It is everywhere: clothes, cartoons, etc.. The popularity of Hello Kitty reaches far beyond teenaged school girls and college sororities. Celebrities, from singers like Rihanna, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have all been adorned by the adorable Japanese character. It

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Tweet of the Night: Jared Dudley reacts after getting traded to the Milwaukee Bucks

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When the Los Angeles Clippers decided to trade Eric Bledsoe for Jared Dudley and J.J. Redick last summer, major contributions were expected from the two players. They had a simple job to take care of: space the floor and knock down open 3-pointers. When he wasn’t injured, Redick did his part and was a huge part of the team’s offensive schemes, averaging 15.2 points while knocking down 39.5 percent of his 3-pointers. For whatever reason, Dudley regressed badly last season, averaging just 6.9 points on

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Tweet of the Day: Sixers Rookie Joel Embiid Proposes New Bucket Challenge

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The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a tremendous success in raising money for ALS research. To date, a total of $88.5 million in donations — a full $85.9 million more than was raised during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 26) — has been raised. There are still plenty of challenges being issued for the cause, drawing plenty of attention to the terrible disease that is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. There have also been a number of challenges issued bringing

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Sixers GM Sam Hinkie addresses Joel Embiid’s Twitter account

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“I told him I want him to take over my Twitter,” Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Sam Hinkie joked to reporters about Joel Embiid’s Twitter feed in a Tuesday afternoon conference call. “I need to get my follower count up.” Hinkie addressed the media to discuss the recent three-team trade involving Kevin Love that saw Philadelphia acquire Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Alex Shved and Miami’s 2015 first round pick (top 10 protected) in exchange for Thaddeus Young. Embiid has gained a lot

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Tweet of the Night: J.R. Smith says he’s on pace to be one of the best shooters ever

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In order to make it to the highest level of competition, players sometimes need to have more than confidence. They need an ego. This isn’t necessarily the case for everyone, but there are plenty of players in the NBA who believe they are the very best at what they do, even if they know deep inside that it’s not true. That’s how we get comments like this from players like Jordan Crawford:“I don’t tell nobody, but I feel like I can be

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Tweet of the Day: A New Era Begins In Minnesota

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Over the weekend, Kevin Love was officially traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The trade brought an end to more than a month of media speculation. While the trade signifies potential championship contention for LeBron James and his new running mates, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, it also brings with it a new era in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ franchise history. The Wolves future cornerstones will be athletic rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine, a 26-year-old forward entering his prime in Thaddeus Young, a

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