Tweet of the Day: Harrison Barnes Does Twitter Q&A

Harrison Barnes

Social media is a great place for the fans to interact with and better get to know the celebrities and athletes that they follow. Stars usually share some of what they have going on in their lives on social media, giving the public a window into their lives. Sometimes that window becomes a door when they choose to take questions on social media. Generally, when athletes and celebrities do Q&As on social media, it is interesting to follow along to see

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SH Blog: Is Sam Hinkie a genius or a fraud?

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It’s been covered time and time again how crazy the trade deadline was, what with half the NBA playing Musical Point Guards and Pat Riley ending up taking home the grand prize, as he so often does. Lost amid all the Phoenix-related insanity was Stan Van Gundy doing his thing and picking up Reggie Jackson for the basketball equivalent of loose change, the Blazers adding someone to their bench who is actually good, and of course, Sam Hinkie picking up a

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NBA Players React To All-Star Reserve Selections

The All-Star reserve selections were finally announced on Thursday and as expected, there were predictable picks to go with inevitable omissions. The selected are as follows: West: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Klay Thompson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Tim Duncan and James Harden. East: Jimmy Butler, Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague, Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

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SH Blog: Studying the Josh Smith effect; Ty Lawson on KD to DC

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Very few bad teams have ever gotten as much attention as this year’s Lakers team has. Then again, very few bad teams have ever been the Lakers. The arguments over whether Kobe Bryant should shoot as much as he does have gotten so fierce that they’ve been the impetus for a Twitter user driving all the way to Temecula on Christmas to fight another Twitter user (who never showed). Needless to say, there’s been criticism of both Kobe and coach Byron Scott since

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Raptors Struggles Paving the Way to Success

Toronto Raptors even up the series at one with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets in game 2 of their first round playoff series

Toronto Raptors basketball was non-existent for a long time. There was more booing than cheering, the word “retooling” became too familiar, and games rarely gathered genuine excitement. That was their identity, or lack thereof. I went to my first Raptors game at the age of 13. Toronto had a good team that year, they won 47 games and finished first in the Atlantic Division. The Raps were hosting the Denver Nuggets at Air Canada Centre, a hot team with Carmelo Anthony and

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Twitterverse Reacts to Lance Stephenson Trade Rumors

Lance Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets – Lance Stephenson experiment may soon be coming to an end. The Hornets have already begun exploring trade options for the shooting guard, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. It’s unclear what any potential deals would look like, however, the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers, along with a possible return to the Indiana Pacers have all been rumored. Stephenson signed a three-year, $27 million deal with the Hornets in the offseason after negotiations to re-sign with the

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Tweet of the Day: Landry Fields Big Fan of The Bible Project

Many athletes are spiritual or religious, phrase it how you like. It is a widely known fact. Poring over the vast number of NBA athlete tweets each day, there is a common theme among many of them. Many share scriptures on Twitter and express their faith or offer prayers in the face of bad circumstance or situations for others. It is a common occurrence enough that it’s not often perceived as being ‘newsworthy’ — and, most certainly, not ‘entertaining’ enough to be

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