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Dwyane Wade Flops In NBA Finals, Gets $5000 Fine

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is the latest recipient of a $5,000 fine after he exaggerated a foul on Game 2 of the finals. The flop happened in the second quarter when Wade reacted excessively on a play where Manu Ginobili from the San Antonio Spurs was fouled. Ginobili took a swipe at the ball that Wade was controlling, and …

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V. Stiviano Allegedly ‘Punched in the Face’ in NYC

V. Stiviano, the woman who infamously taped the damning video of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments, was assaulted by two men in New York City Sunday, her lawyer told ABC News. However, no police reports have been filed, and New York Police Department officials said officers did not respond to any incidents involving Stiviano. The assault allegedly …

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Steve Ballmer Agrees To Buy Clippers For $2 Billion

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed an agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers from the Sterling Family Trust for a record $2 billion, according to a source that spoke with CNN on Thursday night. The NBA would still need to approve the sale at a Board of Governors meeting. Sterling has vowed to fight the sale, Sterling’s attorney …

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Miami Heat Dominate Pacers to Take 3-1 Series Lead

All season long, the Miami Heat were looking forward to the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Eastern Conference standings, with the Pacers eventually finishing the season two games ahead of the Heat. The immense amount of success for the Pacers during the regular season had many people postulating as to whether this was the year someone would take down the …

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Donald Sterling Claims He Isn’t Racist, Questions Magic Johnson’s Integrity

Guess what? Despite being caught on tape telling his girlfriend not to bring any black people to his games, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling insists that he is not a racist. Instead, Sterling says he was “baited” into making the remarks. “You can sleep with [black people]. You can bring them in, you can do whatever you want,” …

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Michael Jordan Used To Be Racist

Michael Jordan made a name for himself in the sports world, but it wasn’t easy. The college basketball star, and legend of the NBA, admitted in his new biography Michael Jordan: The Life, written by Roland Lazenby, that he used to be racist against white people. After being called a n**** by a girl at school in 1977, Jordan said …

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Kevin Durant Wins The NBA MVP Award

Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder star, was awarded the most prestigious award in the NBA on Tuesday. After receiving 119 first-place votes, Kevin was named the NBA MVP of the year. Durant averaged 32 points per game, winning his fourth scoring crown. He helped his team make a strong finish with a 59-23, the second best in the league. …

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Shaq Fu 2 Is Coming, A Sequel To An Abysmal Game

It was by 1994 that we grew familiar with 2D fighting games: a one vs. one matchup where characters would yell “Hadouken” or “GET OVER HERE!” and beat the living tar out of each other. Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat are the staples of the genre, and, due to their successes, spawned a fury of notable competitors and shameless …

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Donald Sterling’s Cancer Revelation Is Suspiciously Timed

Did Donald Sterling release his medical condition to the press in a bid for sympathy? With the negative publicity surrounding him, the announcement on Thursday that Sterling is battling prostate cancer is seen by more cynical observers as almost conveniently timed. The revelation of Sterling’s racist opinions via secretly recorded audio had resulted in a serious backlash against his Los …

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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. The news came out following the lifetime NBA ban of the team’s owner Donald Sterling. The lifetime ban was a …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sterling GF, Media ‘Caught’ Him

Former Los Angeles Lakers star and former Clippers assistant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, wrote an op-ed column for Time.com about his take on the Donald Sterling scandal. Abdul-Jabbar said while Clippers owner Sterling – who was banned from the NBA for life – should have been held accountable years ago for his bigotry, blame for this latest incident should be shared with …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sterling Only Part of Problem

In a recent Time Magazine “op-ed” piece, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went ballistic on the Donald Sterling situation. A former coach for the L.A. Clippers, himself, Abdul-Jabbar is in a position to know of what he speaks. “Racists deserve to be paraded around the modern town square of the television screen so that the rest of us who believe in the American …

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