SH Blog: Carmelo Anthony calls Jeremy Lin’s contract ridiculous

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“Dwightmare” has dominated much of the off-season drama thus far, but a new drama is quickly forming as we speak for the New York Knicks. Much of it, of course, involves Jeremy Lin and his controversial contract signed with the Houston Rockets. If you are unaware of the situation, see Chris Sheridan’s article on the latest updates. Also check out why Moke Hamilton thinks Linsanity may be too expensive for the Knicks. The drama – lets call it “Linflicting Lintroversy” –

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SH Blog: Knicks upset over Lin’s updated negotiations with Rockets

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The biggest news story in the NBA continues to be Dwight Howard, who could, as reported by an Orlando TV station earlier, be headed to the Lakers soon.  Or he could be headed to the Rockets.  Or maybe he’ll stay in Orlando for another year.  Check out Chris Sheridan’s report (linked above) and Chris Bernucca’s podcast for the latest on Dwight, as well as Jan Hubbard’s continued coverage of the USA Olympic basketball team and Joe Kotoch’s look at the

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SH Blog: Video of Tyson Chandler’s nude photo shoot

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New York Knicks starting center and current Olympian Tyson Chandler was recently on the cover of ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, where athletes pose naked for the sake of art (and probably just to strut their stuff). It prompted Jeremy Lin to call him Magic Mike – a male stripper character in the movie “Magic Mike”. Now, you can see the actual process of the photo shoot and the various poses Chandler provided that you may not have seen before. You can also

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SH Blog: Houston Rockets amnesty Luis Scola, sign Jeremy Lin to offer sheet

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There is one team in the league that has been constantly in the news since the beginning of free agency: The Houston Rockets. That trend continued on Friday, as the team made a number of significant moves to ultimately acquire the prize they seek in Dwight Howard. See what they did today, along with transactions around the league including trades and signings. Also, be sure to scroll to the bottom to watch a number of entertaining videos. It’s what the

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SH Blog: Houston Rockets to amnesty Luis Scola, will go after Dwight Howard

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Another day passed by, which meant another day of having to deal with Dwightmare. Orlando’s new general manager Rob Hennigan apparently thought  there was a chance to convince the malcontent center to stay home. See how Howard responded, and how far the Houston Rockets are willing to go to acquire him in today’s news:Rob Hennigan tried to talk Dwight Howard into changing his mind about wanting to be traded from the Magic, but Howard would have none of it, from

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SH Blog: LeBron James, Miami Heat and Jeremy Lin winners at ESPYS 2012

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The ESPY Awards are rewarded to athletes by fan vote through polls, and the fans appear to be done with the LeBron James hate based on the results of the winners on Wednesday night, rewarding James with three different trophies – male athlete of the year, best championship performance and best NBA player. Though he wasn’t available at the ceremony due to his obligations to Team USA, he did make an appearance through video to make an acceptance speech. His team,

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SH Blog: Dwight Howard to Nets falls through, players officially sign

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The Dwight Howard saga finally came to an end on Wednesday, at least for the Brooklyn Nets. After much anticipation of a possible trade between the Orlando Magic and the Nets, talks completely broke down and the one team that Howard desired is the only team that now appears to have no shot at acquiring the prized center. See how it broke down, along with a lot of official free agent signings in today’s news:Chris Sheridan explains the only way

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Tweet of the Day: Jeremy Lin

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Lol why do u guys believe everything? No quotes from me = probably not true — Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) July 11, 2012 Tweet of the Day goes to Jeremy Lin, who had to debunk articles and reports from this morning that he was unhappy with the New York Knicks organization.  Mitch Lawrence of New York Daily News reported the following: “He was surprised that the Knicks didn’t make the first move,’’ a league source said. “They know they’ve got to mend some

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