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David Geffen: Business Magnate Interested In Buying LA Clippers

Buyers have been showing their interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers after Adam Silver, the NBA Commissioner, said that he is pushing for the team’s sale and is also urging league owners to push for the sale as well. …

Kim Anderson Named Missouri Coach

On Monday, Missouri announced that Kim Anderson would be their new head basketball coach. Anderson, who led Central Missouri to the Division II national championship, used to play for Missouri and was named the Big Eight player of the year …

Kevin Durant Hits Improbable Shot; OKC Loses

The MVP race in the NBA this year was and still is absolutely no contest. Kevin Durant has been the best basketball player in the world in 2014, by far. His statistics prove just how unreal his 2013-14 campaign has …

Brittney Griner Says Baylor Kept Her in the Closet in New Book

While Baylor University certainly enjoyed Brittney Griner’s talents on the court, the former player claims that officials at the university told her to keep her sexual orientation a secret. Griner, who is now openly gay, wrote about her experience at …

New Air Jordan XX9 Shoe Unveiled

Michael Jordan has introduced the 29th edition of his shoe, the Air Jordan, on Thursday in Manhattan. Air Jordan XX9 will be available for purchase in September. Each pair will reportedly cost $225. According to Tinker Hatfield, designer for 19 …

Dwyane Wade Returns To Starting Lineup

After sitting on the sidelines for nine games, due to a strained hamstring, Miami Heat’s guard Dwyane Wade returned to the starting lineup. On Saturday, Wade decided to give it a shot, and entered the game, at the start of …

Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the …

Kevin Durant Obvious NBA MVP This Year?

After scoring a career high 54 points in January and a 41 game streak of scoring at least 25 points, it’s no wonder Kevin Durant is quickly becoming the top choice for the NBA MVP this year. Even Lebron James …

LeBron James Denied Victory Against Nets

The final ten seconds of Tuesday night’s Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat NBA game resembled all of the teams’ previous 2013-14 match-ups against each other. Prior to last night’s contest, the Nets and Heat had squared-off against each other three …

Lacey Holsworth, Friend of MSU’s Payne, Has Died

When Michigan State won the Big Ten Championship this year in Indianapolis, center Adriean Payne took a special guest up the ladder with him to cut down the nets – 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth. While that 10-foot trip up the ladder …

Dirk Nowitzki: Breaking Records and Not Done Yet

BleacherReport reports to us that Dirk Nowitzki contributed 27 points to the Mavericks’ 107-95 win over the Lakers this past Friday to pass longtime scoring leader Dominique Wilkins for the 11th place in the NBA scoring list. Wilkins ended his …

Dick Bavetta Officiates 2,633 NBA Games Straight

During the Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks game Wednesday night, NBA referee Dick Bavetta officiated his 2,633rd consecutive regular season game, which beat MLB Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripkin Jr.’s long-standing record for the longest back-to-back participation in an …

Paul Sturgess, The Tallest Guy In Pro Basketball

One would think being more than seven feet tall would be an advantage in basketball, but Paul Sturgess will tell you it’s more of a disadvantage. As center for the NBA Development League’s Texas Legends, Sturgess stands at 7-foot-8, making …

Tyler Summitt Now Head Coach at LA Tech

It’s been reported that Athletics Director Tommy McClelland will introduce Tyler Summitt as the latest head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team. Summitt, son of legendary Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt, is to become the sixth …

Mitch McConnell Duke Faux Pas Leads to NCAA Probe

When Josh Wolford told us yesterday about Mitch McConnell’s embarrassing campaign ad faux pas, the one with a shot of Duke basketball players where he obviously meant to show UK players, the joke train was working up a head of …

Shaq Under Investigation For Assaulting TNT Co-Worker Robert Williams

Basketball great Shaquille O’Neal is the subject of an investigation for an attack that occurred last May. O’Neal, 42, played for six different teams during his almost two-decade career in the NBA. Originally from Newark, New Jersey, he was drafted …

Shaq Alleged Assault: The Former NBA Player is Under Investigation

Former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal, 42, is under investigation for an alleged assault towards a fellow co-worker at Turner Studios. Robert Williams, 44, accuses O’Neal for violently tackling him as he was working at the studio on May 19, 2013. Williams’ claims are: …

Mitch McConnell Ad Hits YouTube with Duke Championship Footage Mitch McConnell Ad Hits YouTube with Duke Championship Footage

A new ad for Senator Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign hit YouTube today, and it features one of the most egregious errors that a politician can make in the state of Kentucky: glorifying Duke basketball. For about a second, the new …

Quinton Ross, Former New Jersey Net, Erroneously Reported Dead

On Monday afternoon, readers and followers of the New York Post were informed that ex-NBA player Quinton Ross had been found dead. The headline claimed that the athlete’s remains were “stuffed into a garbage bag” and buried underneath a shallow …

NBA Standings 2014: Playoffs Are Approaching, Teams Start To Clinch Spots

The NBA the playoffs are quickly approaching, and as teams continue to rise, and fall, the fates of each team will soon be known. There should be no surprise with who the top teams are toward the end of the …

Kentucky Fans Still the Most Basketball Obsessed, Twitter Data Shows

When it comes to loyal and devoted college basketball fandom, there’s simply no place like my old Kentucky home. The University of Kentucky Wildcats have the most wins in the history of college basketball, and they also have the highest …