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Rebuilding Blazers…

Man, my home team needs some help. The good news is that they just extended a qualifying offer to Nicolas Batum making him a restricted free agent this summer. So if all goes well we will have LaMarcus Aldridge and Nic to build around for years to come. Now with the 6th pick in the draft the Blazers select.... (I'm watching ESPN and waiting as I write this. :) One of the greatest players in the history of Weber State or Big Sky Conference basketball: Damian Lillard, a point guard from the nearly perfect season at Weber State in 2011-2012. Lillard is the second leading scorer in the NCAA last year but is also a great passer and outstanding leader with the ability to play great defense in the NBA. Good Luck Blazers! … [Read More...]

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Kendrick Perkins Dunks, Kicks D-Wade’s Face

I haven't personally watched the much anticipated OKC-Miami showdown but I heard Oklahoma completely kicked Miami's butt. And quite amusingly, Kendrick Perkins kicked Dwayne Wade's face shortly after dunking the ball. Perhaps, Perkins remembers the Heat players talking smack against him when he was dunked on by Blake Griffin couple of months ago. Nevertheless, Oklahoma showed Miami who the real deal is and its clear that the Thunder is the more superior team. It would be exciting to see these teams meet in the NBA Finals this June. … [Read More...]

From the Desk of Commissioner Stern: NBA Tip-Off ’11-12

Dear Fans, On behalf of the entire NBA family, I want to thank you for your patience and support over the past several months. The new collective bargaining agreement is designed to provide more competitive balance for our league, reward strong performances by our players, and strengthen our game by improving its economics. We believe this agreement will benefit our teams, players, and most importantly, fans by making the NBA stronger. In the days and weeks ahead, all of us hope you will enjoy the run-up to the start of the season: free agency, training camp, and preseason games. Each NBA team will be hosting special events for fans, so be sure to check your favorite team's website, Facebook page, or Twitter feed for details. This … [Read More...]

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Blake Griffin’s Dunk Over Pau Gasol

This is a bit late but I just thought Blake's dunk over Gasol couple of days ago has what it takes to be posted here on this blog. And I'm not even on Blake's bandwagon as like many people out there, I thought  Griffin should've been called for an … [Read More...]

Outside NBA News

The #1 Pick in the 2011 NBA Draft goes to the LA Clippers…err Cleveland Cavaliers?!

What's up guys? Here are the results of the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery. I think I may have been sleeping this entire season (actually awaiting the arrival … [Read More...]

Introducing the Ultimate iPhone Trivia App for Basketball Junkies

Our good friend PRC just dropped a killer application for your Iphone. If you know more about basketball than most, this test is certainly for … [Read More...]

Butler knocks off Syracuse!

A big upset by Butler over Syracuse in the Sweet sixteen is the one if the not the main reason why people watch the NCCA basketball tournament, … [Read More...]

Pride of the Lions

by Vincent Thomas / @vincecathomas Twenty years ago this week, Loyola Marymount ended a fairy-tale NCAA Tournament run getting dropped by eventual … [Read More...]

Tiny Gallon Shatters The Backboard

Although they got spanked by Gonzaga last night, Oklahoma’s freshman Tiny Gallon decided he wanted to make SportsCenter too. How? Try breaking the … [Read More...]

Boost Mobile Elite 24 Roster Announced

ESPN Rise announced today the complete rosters for the 4th annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 held at the prestigious Rucker Park.The event showcases 24 of … [Read More...]

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