Tweet of the Night: Marreese Speights expects a tough upcoming year for many NBA players due to Draymond Green’s trash-talk game

Marreese Speights

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors is known as one of the toughest defenders in the league in an unusual way. Unlike other stout defenders of his size and position who usually stick to defending guys that are within range of their height, Green can guard just about anyone at various times, whether it’s a point guard or a center. It’s that versatility he has on defense that allows the Warriors to play such unique lineups and styles on offense. It’s what almost

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Tweet of the Night: Hassan Whiteside explains why small ball would fail against him, Draymond Green reacts

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There are some in NBA circles who believe you need to have a big team in order to be successful in the playoffs. Charles Barkley was one of the biggest supporters of that particular idea last season and was quick to dismiss the idea of the Golden State Warriors being contenders from the very start to the bitter end. Of course, we all know what happened with that story. [Read more…]

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NBA players react to a glorious first day of free agency on twitter

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The golden age for NBA players wasn’t supposed to arrive before 2016 when the new TV deal would kick in, but it has clearly arrived early enough for the free agents of 2015. It started just as the free agency period kicked in with the calendar turning July when Anthony Davis agreed to the largest single contract ever for an NBA player. While other big-name players like LaMarcus Aldridge, Monta Ellis and Marc Gasol are still trying to figure out what they want

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SH Blog: Williams interested in return to Cleveland, Gasol expected to remain in Memphis: Green enjoying championship parade in Oakland

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With a 52-point game notched on his belt earlier this season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, a familiar face is interested in coming back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, free agent guard Mo Williams is willing to come back to Cleveland, where he made his only All-Star appearance in 2009: Soon-to-be unrestricted free agent point guard Mo Williams is “more than interested” in making a return to Cleveland, sources close to the guard informed

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Ladewski: Curry Finally Looks Like an MVP, Has Warriors One Win Away

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OAKLAND — If Game 5 of the NBA Finals was to be the final home game for the Golden State Warriors in this magical season of theirs, then they left the sellout crowd at Oracle Arena with memories that would last a lifetime. The fans will remember their chants of “M-V-P! M-V-P!” and “War-riors! War-riors!” in the final seconds of the 104-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, which moved their team within one victory of an elusive NBA title. Years from now,

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PODCAST: Kerr getting completely outcoached by Blatt

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CLEVELAND – Steve Kerr has been very good at one thing in the NBA Finals – telling it like it is. Everyone watching this series can see the problem with Stephen Curry’s body language, and Kerr called out the MVP for it in his postgame interview Tuesday night. When your best player if lifeless and docile, you have to find a way to get through to him. Whether calling him out publicly was the right move is open to debate, but

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Three-Man Weave: How Much Do Warriors Use David Lee, Double-Teams?

David Lee

It’s certainly not a stretch to say that the winner of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night likely will the championship. If the Cleveland Cavaliers win, they will have a 3-1 lead and have three chances for LeBron James to snag one more victory for the city’s first pro sports title since 1964. If the Golden State Warriors win, they will have evened the series at 2-2 while reclaiming home court advantage, They also will have reclaimed some of

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Tweet of the Night: Magic Johnson has strong praise for LeBron James and explains Warriors’ issues

Magic Johnson

Through the first three games of the NBA Finals, we’ve learned some things about both the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. For one, LeBron James remains the very best the league has to offer and can single-handedly crush all your hopes and dreams. We’re also learning that you can never count out a team that has made it to the Finals, no matter how underhanded they seem, and all of it can be so unexpectedly overwhelming if you’ve never been

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