Tweet of the Night: Ekpe Udoh reacts after getting posterized by LeBron James

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The Miami Heat went through a brief stretch in early March where nothing seemed to be going right on the court. They ended up losing five of six games during that time, drawing curiosity and doubt as to if this group has what it takes to win another championship from some around the league.

That period has come and gone, and a mostly-easy schedule has propelled them to eight wins in their last 10 games – including four straight after beating the lifeless Milwaukee Bucks 96-77 on Wednesday. They remained one game ahead of the Indiana Pacers in the loss column for the best record in the Eastern Conference.

LeBron James had 17 points, four rebounds and eight assists in the blowout victory. He also brought the house down with a monster dunk over Bucks power forward Ekpe Udoh:   

Five Things to Watch: Milwaukee Bucks

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Brandon KnightCapping off a mediocrity-defining three-year stretch that saw them finish ninth, ninth and eighth in the East, the Milwaukee Bucks should have entered the summer of 2013 with change as the most obvious mandate.

As in change everything.

Despite a return to the playoffs and encouraging progress from big men Larry Sanders, Ersan Ilyasova and John Henson, the Bucks had little to show for their efforts last season, as coaching upheaval and a dysfunctional locker room motivated GM John Hammond to take a flamethrower to his roster once again.

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Tweet of the Night: Michigan v. Notre Dame Dominates NBA Conversation

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College football, it seems, is in a realm unto itself among sports. It evokes pride and intense passion—particularly among fans.

The passion for college football is evident in sheer numbers.

Don’t believe me? Let the attendance of the big game between Michigan and Notre Dame tell the tale.

Tweet of the Day: Kyle Lowry and others react to Aaron Hernandez arrest

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Arrest Of New England Patriots Player Aaron HernandezAs the 2013 NBA Draft is just around the corner, Wednesday brought with it news that signaled the potential end of one career and the possible demise of his franchise.

Wednesday afternoon New England Patriots rising star tight end Aaron Hernandez, 23, was picked up from his North Attleborough home by Bristol County police and taken to the Bristol County District Court where he was later arraigned.

Within 90-minutes of being picked up by the police, Hernandez was released by the Patriots.

A short time later he faced the judge as the prosecution issued the charges against him.

Murder … along with five gun-related charges.

The arraignment was broadcast live on ESPN’s SportsCenter. Within moments, a few NBA players like Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry commented on the news via Twitter.

The investigation against Hernandez is still ongoing. As such, only time will tell what will become of him.

 

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NBA Players React to Boston Marathon Tragedy

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Tragedy struck in Boston on Monday afternoon when two bombs exploded near the finish line to the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Below is a video of President Barack Obama’s response followed by the Twitter reaction from the NBA.

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