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Carmelo Anthony, Culture, Famous Nobodys, NBA, Style -

We’re well-versed with who Carmelo Anthony the NBA athlete is — even if we have no idea where he’s going next and who he’s going to play for. But there’s another passion brewing for Anthony. While he’s figuring out his next move as far as the world of professional basketball is concerned — and no, […]

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Dwight Howard, NBA, Sports, Video -

This weekend, NBA baller Dwight Howard was accused of violence and threats, from Masin Elijé ― a man claiming to be his ex-lover. In a tweet thread that has gone viral, the accuser who is also an author, says Howard threatened him for not signing an NDA after their relationship started. I was afraid to speak […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece, NBA, News, Sports, Thanasis Antetokounmpo -

A Greek prosecutor is investigating televised remarks made by a sport commentator who allegedly called black basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo an "ape."

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LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Maverick Carter, NBA, Randy Mims, Rich Paul, SpringHill Entertainment, Uninterrupted -

LeBron James shook up the NBA world in 2010 when he announced during a TV special that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. But James and longtime friends Maverick Carter, Randy Mims and Rich Paul were criticized and ridiculed for “The Decision,” which aired on ESPN. In the aftermath, the NBA […]

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Carmelo Anthony, Commentary, Houston Rockets, NBA -

HOUSTON – Two former Houston Rockets hung out near the locker rooms after their old team routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night. One was Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady, the other was former defensive player of the year Marcus Camby. Both have differing opinion on the future of Carmelo Anthony, the 10-time […]

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Air Jordan, Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 11 Concord, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA, Sneaker Stories, Style -

Marvin Barias can pinpoint the moment he knew he wanted his first pair of Air Jordans. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, like many ’90s kids, he idolized Michael Jordan. So much so, he collected almost everything connected to his hero: basketball cards, magazine covers, newspaper clippings. Yet, by high school, Barias still […]

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Aux Cord Chronicles, Dwyane Wade, Heatles, Hip-Hop, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Music, NBA, Rap -

Sunday night in South Beach will likely be an emotional one. Not only because, with stops in Miami and Cleveland, it’s the beginning of a flashback tour for LeBron James. But because it marks the first of the final two occasions he and Dwyane Wade will share the court — pending a Lifetime Achievement Award […]

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Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA -

OAKLAND, Calif. — Three weeks ago, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and other Golden State Warriors players danced in a locker room to troll Fergie’s remix rendition of the national anthem. But on Tuesday night, Green was not allowed in the locker room, Durant quickly departed and the rest of the Warriors were left trying to […]

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Milwaukee Bucks, NBA -

The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown told The Undefeated there is a telephone conference hearing scheduled with Eastern District of Wisconsin magistrate judge David E. Jones on Nov. 21, where a potential trial date can be set for Brown’s lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department and the city. Brown was arrested in the […]

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The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown told The Undefeated there is a telephone conference hearing scheduled with Eastern District of Wisconsin magistrate judge David E. Jones on Nov. 21, where a potential trial date can be set for Brown’s lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department and the city. Brown was arrested in the […]

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The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown told The Undefeated there is a telephone conference hearing scheduled with Eastern District of Wisconsin magistrate judge David E. Jones on Nov. 21, where a potential trial date can be set for Brown’s lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department and the city. Brown was arrested in the […]

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The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown told The Undefeated there is a telephone conference hearing scheduled with Eastern District of Wisconsin magistrate judge David E. Jones on Nov. 21, where a potential trial date can be set for Brown’s lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department and the city. Brown was arrested in the […]

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Atlanta Hawks, Carmelo Anthony, Dominique Wilkins, Houston Rockets, NBA -

Twenty-one years ago, Dominique Wilkins went from “The Human Highlight Film” to a role player coming off the bench only when deemed by others to be necessary. The transition was far from easy — as is the case for every aging NBA superstar. “Father Time don’t wait for no one, man,” Wilkins told The Undefeated. […]

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DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, NBA, Toronto Raptors -

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — His best friend, DeMar DeRozan, is gone. His coach, Dwane Casey, is gone too. Yet Kyle Lowry is still with the Toronto Raptors, finding some solace in new teammate and fellow All-Star Kawhi Leonard. Emotional reunions are expected, starting with Casey’s first return to Toronto next week and DeRozan’s arrival later in […]

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Boston Celtics, Commentary, Denver Nuggets, Jamal Murray, Kyrie Irving, NBA -

Man up, Kyrie. If you don’t like Jamal Murray going for 50 points after the outcome of the game is decided, play some defense. Kyrie Irving’s decision to fling the ball into the stands after his Boston Celtics lost to the Denver Nuggets on Monday night is the latest example of a hilarious NBA trend. […]

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Golden State Warriors, NBA -

OAKLAND, California — A sleepy Alfonzo McKinnie walked down the aisle to the back of the Golden State Warriors’ team plane after being summoned by head coach Steve Kerr. The journeyman forward entered training camp as a long shot to make the two-time defending NBA champs’ roster. And, now, on the flight from Las Vegas […]

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basketball, espn, jemele hill, lebron james, nba, showtime, shut up and dribble -

Jemele Hill knows about the intersection of politics and sports up close. As one of the faces of SC6, last year’s revamp of ESPN flagship SportsCenter with friend and colleague Michael A. Smith, Hill came under fire last September when she replied to a tweet from trolls that “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who…

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biggie smalls, brooklyn nets, chicago bulls, minnesota timberwolves, nba, nike x nba city editions, prince, team jerseys, team spirit -

To know me is to know I am a Minneapolis native, raised in Chicago, who spent two decades living in Brooklyn, N.Y.—and that basketball is the only sport I even remotely follow (despite my 5-foot, 10-inch frame). So to say I was a little hype over the second release of Nike’s City Edition jerseys would be a slight…

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The NBA has successfully branded itself as the professional sports league that embraces progressive politics and the individual freedoms of its players—the “woke” counterpoint to the NFL. You don’t have to be very cynical to see the intentionality behind this.

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Atlanta Hawks, NBA, Trae Young -

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks used to have a box-office attraction in Dominique Wilkins. With his acrobatic jams and high-scoring games, fans all over the nation paid to see “The Human Highlight Film.” Many stars have represented the Hawks since the days of Wilkins — Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, Mookie Blaylock, Steve Smith, Joe […]

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dallas wings, gender pay gap, gender wage gap, love basketball, nba, skylar diggins smith, wealth management, wealthsimple, wnba -

“Don’t act like you don’t see the discrepancy,” Skylar Diggins-Smith says during a confessional new spot for millennially focused investment management service Wealthsimple. Featured on the company’s ongoing “Money Diaries” campaign, the Dallas Wings All-Star guard gets real about the inequities between men and…

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Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George -

Paul George probably won’t take the time to explain where he is truly from if you are not from California. The Oklahoma City Thunder swingman will just say he’s from Los Angeles to make it easier. George often gets mistaken for being from L.A., but his hometown is actually about an hour’s drive away in […]

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Damian Lillard, Drake, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Portland Trail Blazers, Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen, Spike Lee -

There’s a Jay-Z lyric for any situation in life. Just ask Damian Lillard, the Bay Area MC who moonlights as the Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard. Do not bark up that tree, Jay-Z once warned his foes on the classic 2001 diss track “Takeover.” That tree will fall on you/ I don’t know why […]

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Get Lifted, Javale McGee, JUGLIFE, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Uganda -

It was the NBA’s opening tip and JaVale McGee, waiting to watch games in his home, was fighting a fire alarm sounding off every two minutes. “They’re testing the alarm,” the Los Angeles Lakers center said as he briefly spoke about his team’s season. “We’re the Lakers,” he said. “It’s an amazing organization. And to […]

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Commentary, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks -

Will the early struggles of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, now 2-3, influence the offseason’s biggest decision? The NBA season just started, yet much of the league has kept one eye focused on next summer’s biggest free-agent mystery: Will Kevin Durant stay with the Warriors or bolt to the New York Knicks? Much […]

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Atlanta Hawks, NBA -

ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin made a rapper cry. And he accomplished this near-impossible feat two years ago when he offered Atlanta native Killer Mike an opportunity to open a barbershop in the Hawks’ new arena. “I’m overwhelmed,” Killer Mike told The Undefeated from his barbershop overlooking State Farm Arena. “Everything I do […]

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NBA, New Orleans Pelicans -

They’re only three games into the NBA season, but the New Orleans Pelicans have already shown that they’re going to be a force in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis is dominating on both sides of the ball as he makes his case for being the best in the game, and the formidable Pelicans supporting cast […]

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Josh Jackson, Josh Jackson Diary, NBA, Phoenix Suns -

The pressure of living up to the hype of being the fourth pick in the 2017 draft. The roller-coaster ride of being a rookie in the NBA. The challenge of already having three head coaches in his young career. Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson, who opted for his first haircut in four years this past […]

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo, Showtime Lakers, Staples Center -

LOS ANGELES — After days of buildup for the Los Angeles Lakers’ home opener, there’s a groundswell of energy in the stands of Staples Center. And then comes the fourth quarter. Reigning MVP James Harden digs his shoulder into Brandon Ingram’s chest. Foul. Before the crowd can even properly boo, Ingram shoves Harden. Ingram wants […]

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Chris Paul, Commentary, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo -

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the NBA announced the suspensions for Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul for their involvement in the Staples Center scuffle that snatched the spotlight from LeBron James’ home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. The reaction around the league was that the penalties could have been […]

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basketball, brandon ingram, carmelo anthony, chris paul, houston rockets, james harden, lebron james, los angeles lakers, nba, rajon rondo -

After watching the fourth quarter of last night’s explosive Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets game live, and after watching the ensuing fight(s) from approximately 17,000 different angles, the single most entertaining thing is how Chris Paul turns into an impression of Kevin Hart doing an impression of someone…

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breakthrough movie, devon franklin, golden state warriors, nba, steph curry, steph curry goes hollywood, stephen steph curry with the shot curry, unanimous media -

NBA star Stephen “Steph Curry with the Shot” Curry has wasted no time after founding his Unanimous Media company earlier this year.

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