Warriors, Clippers Exciting Game 1 Reactions

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The NBA Playoffs have started. The first game of the day on Saturday saw the Toronto Raptors give the Brooklyn Nets a 1-0 lead in the series between the 3- and 6- seeds in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors committed 17 turnovers in a seven-point 94-87 loss. It was a physical contest, marred by 42 total fouls. However, if you thought the officials let loose with the whistles in the first game, you may have missed the second game. Game 2 of the

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SH Blog: Kidd threw “13-letter word” against Lawrence, Clippers to acquire Stephen Jackson

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STORY OF THE DAY: It was reported last week that the divorce between Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank was brewing since the beginning of the season. Mike Mazzeo of ESPN came up with a few more details on what exactly went down: Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd allegedly used “a 13-letter word” against assistant Lawrence Frank during a blow-up at some point following the team’s loss in Orlando on Nov. 3. In an expletive-laced rant, Kidd told Frank to sit down and be quiet. “I’m

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Tweet of the Day: A Tale of Two NBA Quincys

Quincy is not the most common name among men in America. It actually ranks 633rd among male names in the U.S.. The most popular Quincy in American history is President John Quincy Adams, the sixth president in our nation’s history. There aren’t many men in the NBA that bear the name Quincy—only three, to be exact. Two of the three are actually in the NBA news this week.

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StatBox Breakdown: A Look At Who Got Extensions; and Who Didn’t

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The deadline for teams to sign players from the draft class of 2010 to extensions came and went at the stroke of midnight ET on Nov. 1. Those who did not get extensions will be unrestricted free agents this summer. Six players received extensions, with three of them getting done during the offseason. Two more were completed during training camp and the last one was executed Thursday in Memphis, just hours before the deadline. Meanwhile, three other rumored extensions did not get

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NBA Players’ Response and Support for Adrian Peterson

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There are many tragedies in life that many hope to never have to experience. One of the saddest realities in life is that of a parent outliving their child. There are also many things—evil, terrible things—that no one should ever have to bear in life. The worst of which, perhaps for a parent, is harm inflicted on their child at the hands of a criminal—whether verbal, physical or sexual abuse or even abduction or death. The burden of knowing that your child suffered such

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players Discuss Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel Reunited

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Not long ago, the subject of the Tweet of the Day involved a Twitter tirade by one Kanye West—who was angered by a sketch that Jimmy Kimmel Live! aired. The sketched, produced by host Jimmy Kimmel, used kids to mock an interview that West had done with Zane Lowe for BBC. [TOTD: Kendall Marshall Questions Kanye West's Tirade] Kimmel recently had West on his show to bury the hatchet and talk things out. The interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! has since become the subject

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