NBA players mourn the loss of actor Robin Williams

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A shocking news rocked the nation on Monday when it was announced that iconic actor Robin Williams was tragically found dead in his home at the age of 63. Reportedly battling severe depression, Williams sadly appears to have taken his own life. Most of our generation grew up watching and enjoying the countless number of classic movies Williams has starred in, including Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Good Will Hunting and so many more. 

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Tweet of the Night: NBA players react to PGA Championship

Golf may not be as popular as the NBA among fans, but there is no doubt it is followed closely by many of the leagues players. After all, it is a second sport to many in the offseason. We all know the phrase “gone fishing,” means it’s time to dust off the clubs. On Sunday, Rory McIlroy continued his stranglehold on the PGA, winning his second consecutive major, his third consecutive tournament, and second PGA Championship overall. McIlroy, who entered the day with

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Tweet of the Night: Coach Nick of Bballbreakdown shows potential of Cavaliers offense with trio of LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving

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If you don’t know who Coach Nick of Bballbreakdown is and you’re a fan of the NBA, you’ve been living under a rock. Simply put, Nick is the best out there in terms of breaking down what various teams around the league are doing both offensively and defensively. He’s the reason many casual fans have learned the definition of terms like “horns” and “ice” – common tactics used in the NBA. If you’re a player yourself and looking to improve that

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Tweet of the Day: Big Day For Sacramento Kings

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Friday was a big day for the Sacramento Kings. As many prepared for the 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction, including 14-year veteran Mitch Richmond who played seven seasons with in Sactown, Kings forward Rudy Guy was accepting an invitation to join Team USA in Chicago. Should he make the final cut, Gay would help to fill the huge void now felt with the recent losses of Paul George (injury) and Kevin Durant (withdrawal). Gay was a member of the 2010

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Tweet of the Night: Brandon Jennings names 12 Hall of Fame worthy players still in the NBA

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When it comes to figuring out who deserves to make it to the prestigious Basketball Hall of Fame, the first thing to do is to understand the necessary criteria . Unfortunately, trying to figure out the criteria for that is like trying to understand what it takes to make it to the All-Star Game or winning a Defensive Player of the Year award – everyone has a general idea, but there is no handbook explaining what you need to do to achieve

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Tweet of the Day: Anthony Davis Takes A Look Back On Throwback Thursday

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Thursdays on Twitter are typically when everyone posts pictures from something from their past. The trend is called “Throwback Thursday” or “#TBT.” NBA athletes are not excluded from participation, as many often post old photographs, sometimes from their childhood, high school or college. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, who is said to be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers as soon as Andrew Wiggins is eligible to be traded on August 23rd, posted a photo from his high school days. Just prior to the big

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Tweet of the Night: Vlade Divac recovering from emergency surgery

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Former NBA player Vlade Divac had a scare over the past weekend when he was forced to go into an emergency stomach surgery. Details have been scarce about the incident, but according to Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee, the Serbian center reportedly had his spleen removed and looks to be in the process of recovering. Kings official told me Vlade Divac had emergency surgery to remove his spleen but is recovering and doing well. — Ailene Voisin (@ailene_voisin) August 6, 2014Get well

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Tweet of the Day: Becky Hammon Is New Spurs Assistant, Twitter Reacts

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The San Antonio Spurs continue to be pioneers the modern NBA. This afternoon, a day after the San Antonio Stars announced the impending retirement ceremony for WNBA veteran Becky Hammon upon completing her 16th season, the five-time NBA champion Spurs trumped that news with something more historic and nearly unprecedented. They hired Hammon as their newest assistant coach, joining European legend Ettore Messina who was hired earlier this offseason.

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