NBA Players react to President Obama’s re-election

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What do you do when you have thoughts about a big event going on in the country? You get on twitter, and you type in those 140 characters. That’s exactly what a countless number of NBA players did when President Barack Obama was re-elected as the U.S. President for another four years on Tuesday night. Kyle Lowry sprained his ankle against the Thunder, but that didn’t stop him from sharing his excitement. Bryon Russell’s enthusiasm got him to say some inappropriate things. Cuttino Mobley

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The best NBA Finals Game 1 showdowns of the David Stern Era

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Tonight is Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and the buzz is palpable. Can the Heat draw on last year’s disappointment as motivation? Is the stage too big and bright for the youth of the Thunder? Which team will get its vaunted transition game going? And if it is a one-possession game in the final minute, will LeBron James again become a shrinking violet or impose his newly indomitable will? We all want to see a competitive series with no shortage of spectacular

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