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Durant, James, Melo bring summer Basketball to Baltimore

Durant, James, Melo bring summer Basketball to Baltimore

Kevin Durant is having quite the summer. After frequenting the Philippines, New York’s Rucker Park, D.C.’s Goodman League and a host of other gritty street venues, the lanky sharp-shooting forward stepped it up a notch late Tuesday evening as he took his talents to Baltimore to face off against LeBron James and a new big three which included Baltimore’s very own Carmelo Anthony and CP3, better known as Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets in … Read entire article »

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Kobe Bryant scores 43, knocks down game-winner in Drew League surprise appearance

Kobe Bryant scores 43, knocks down game-winner in Drew League surprise appearance

Kobe must of heard the whispers. While ESPN.com has everyone with a voice debating incessantly on just who exactly is the top in the NBA today with their impressively argumentative league rankings list, Mr. Kobe Bryant decided Tuesday night would be a perfect opportunity to steer the conversation towards numero uno status his way. We already know how crazy competitive that guy is, but as you will see below when it comes to silencing any and all … Read entire article »

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Earl Clark signs 1-year deal with Zhejiang Guangsha Lions, Won’t return if Lockout ends

Earl Clark signs 1-year deal with Zhejiang Guangsha Lions, Won’t return if Lockout ends

Earl Clark of the Eastern Conference contending Orlando Magic has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.  His one-year agreement does not include an out-clause meaning the 6-10 combo-forward won’t return to the league if the current NBA lockout ends this season. Clark, 21, was selected 14th overall under the then Steve Kerr Phoenix Suns’ regime in the 2009 NBA Draft.  The former Louisville Cardinal has suited up … Read entire article »

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Kevin Durant doesn’t need the NBA, he’s got Streetball

Kevin Durant doesn’t need the NBA, he’s got Streetball

Kevin Durant has been all over the uninteresting NBA news scene this summer for reasons much different than the majority of its usual headline makers.  While the NBA is boring us to death with labor disputes and stalemated rhetoric, Durant has been doing an under-appreciated service to the very large community of Basketball fans here stateside. Durant’s simply been playing some ball and very impressive basketball at that while frequenting many of the nation’s premiere summer … Read entire article »

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Kobe Bryant: ‘I will play anywhere’

Kobe Bryant: ‘I will play anywhere’

According to a recent report from ESPN.com Lakers’ star guard Kobe Bryant has not spoken with Turkish powerhouse Besiktas about a potential international lockout deal for weeks, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s not open to the idea of still playing elsewhere if the lockout continues. Speaking at a news conference this past Sunday Bryant put to rest any rumors, momentarily, that he is planning on suiting up in Turkey.  However the 5-Time NBA Champion did … Read entire article »

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Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose paid $400K each for Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend appearance

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose paid $400K each for Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend appearance

The current stars of the NBA sure aren’t acting like a bunch of dejected victims during this whole crazy lockout.  With the unique and unusual opportunity to just let things ride and experience new things players are making it known that they can and will profit in untapped and emerging markets that the World of basketball now has to offer. This enjoyment of the game and validation, if you will, that it is indeed a “player’s … Read entire article »

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