SH Blog: Utah Jazz acquire new GM, former player Dan Roundfield died trying to save wife

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You know transactions in the NBA have drastically slowed down when Louis Amundson is the top free-agent interest of the day, with all due respect. Luckily, there are some other interesting news from around the league that you can find below, along with some sad news:Dennis Lindsey is officially the new general manager of the Utah Jazz, according to Brian T. Smith. Here is a brief history on Lindsey: “Sixteen years after taking a pay cut just so he could trade

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SH Blog: Jeremy Lin goes to Taiwan

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Things are starting to really heat up in the Olympics, after Team USA survived a tough contest with Lithuania yesterday.  For coverage of that, and all the other Olympic action, check out Nick Gibson’s Olympic recap from yesterday.  Also be sure to check out Chris Sheridan talking about the lessons the Americans have to take away from that Lithuania game, and the five most important questions with the end of pool play.  And, if you missed it, here’s the latest

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Hamilton: Biggest Winners Among NBA Players This Summer

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After examining the biggest losers among NBA players this summer, it’s only right that we examine those that have cashed in. Centers always have and always will be hot commodities in the NBA, but some of the players below have found themselves in new situations with excellent opportunities. Sometimes, winning as a free agent is a result of being in the right place at the right time. And sometimes, it requires falling down before dusting yourself off and finding a new beginning.

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SH Blog: LeBron James wants Kevin Durant to be a scorer, Kobe Bryant admits Dream Team is better than current team

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The Olympics is fully underway, which means  you’ll be reading plenty of news about NBA players involved in the special event for the foreseeable future. In today’s news, you’ll find LeBron James’ take on Kevin Durant’s role on a team full of superstars, Nicolas Batum’s thoughts on Team USA, Kobe Bryant’s trackback on Dream Team comment along with some player movements.Kevin Durant has tried his best to not be a ball hog on a team full of dominant scorers, but

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SH Blog: Pau Gasol calls himself a “beast”, David Stern calls out Dwight Howard’s agent

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Friday night marked the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, which means Team USA will soon be in action. They will play the first game against Tony Parker and France on Sunday and will face plenty of challenges, according to our Chris Sheridan, who is in Europe and witnessing everything as it happens. Check out his predictions for the Olympics here. Today’s news includes some coverage of players involved with the Olympics, along with all the other relevant happenings around

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SH Blog: Full NBA schedule released, Heat and Celtics headline season opener

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Around this time last season, the NBA was clouded with uncertainty due to the likelihood of a lockout – which of course, actually occurred and caused us to miss 16 games. The NBA released the upcoming season’s schedule today full of exciting and intriguing matchups such as the Miami Heat opening the season against the Boston Celtics. The best part of the release is knowing that every single game will happen no matter what David Stern and Billy Hunter wish

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SH Blog: Linsanity did not make sense to Carmelo Anthony

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Today was a sobering day, as some maniac decided to go on a shooting spree at a theater to hurt and take away unsuspecting innocent lives early Friday morning. Thoughts and condolences go out to the victims and their families. Here is Friday’s basketball news:Boston Celtics have acquired Courtney Lee in a sign and trade deal involving three teams: “The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired guard Courtney Lee from the Houston Rockets as part of a sign and

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Tweet of the Night: Darren Rovell

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Over the last 4 days, Madison Square Garden shares have collectively fallen $93 million in value.
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Tweet of the Night goes to Darren Rovell, who pointed out a very disturbing fall in value of Madison Square Garden shares. I didn’t major in finance, but when you fall $93 million in value in less than a week, something probably went terribly, terribly wrong. Somewhere out there in Houston, Jeremy Lin – as nice as he is – is probably laughing at this outrageous drop in numbers. Suffice to say, the decision to let Lin walk is

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