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NBA Finals Ticket Prices Up for Warriors, Down for Cavaliers

Leading up to the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers have breezed their way through the playoffs, sweeping their opponents in the first and second rounds, and beating the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals in six games. In the West, the Golden State Warriors, who were down three games to one to the Oklahoma […]

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NBA interest grows in Olympic year

Australia has always had a shine for the NBA since the days when Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal posters were pinned on the bedroom walls of kids from Canberra to Cairns. But in 2016, the Aussie interest in basketball is experiencing something of a surge, as the nation prepares to back its NBA […]

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Mills return continues boom(er) year of Aussie basketball

It has been an eventful year for Australian basketball. The nation enjoyed an all-time high number of athletes in the NBA — seven. Dante Exum and Cam Bairstow joined a short tradition of countrymen before them to be selected in the NBA Draft. Joe Ingles received a deserved call-up from Europe to join Exum in Utah, bumping […]

Video: Rookies imitate NBA star players

Here is your bit of fun for today: The class of NBA rookies got together at this media opportunity to imitate some of the stars of the game. That Dirk Nowitzki fadeaway!

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The Best NBA Game of Every Month This Season

The Monthly Special The Best Game of Every Month this Season The 2013-2014 NBA schedule was released last week and fans of the Association are in for a treat with numerous prime time games between All Stars from Opening Night right up until the playoff push. We broke down every schedule and have compiled a […]

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Where to now for Dwight Howard and does it matter?

The hype surrounding Dwight Howard‘s place of employment — both last summer and right now — is blaring. The reality is though, it may prove to be entirely immaterial, as it was this past NBA season.  This time last year the league’s fans were abuzz with talk of a Lakers powerhouse, fronted by the backcourt […]

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Scottie Pippen in Nobu fight

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen has reportedly been involved in a fight outside of exclusive Japanese-fusion restaurant Nobu, in Malibu over the weekend. And it looks like he put the other guy in hospital. The altercation occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Nobu restaurant, said Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for the […]

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Flashback: Iverson puts 45 on Ray Allen and Glenn Robinson

Every so often I need to revisit some of the great players of recent times, just to remind myself how phenomenal these talents truly were. Guys like Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Jordan and even the likes of youthful Grant Hill and Penny Hardaway are all worth remembering for the unusual talents they exhibited for us on […]

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LeBron blocks Splitter: what do you think? (And other NBA Finals stuff)

Miami Heat hosting the San Antonio Spurs. Game 2. NBA Finals 2013. Fourth quarter, with the game already decided. This happened. http://youtube.com/watch?v=oNaqLMAlIKU What is your immediate reaction to this? Sure, it's a solid and physically strong block by LeBron James. However, let's be serious here — Tiago Splitter is not known as a big-time dunker […]

Kenny Rogers burns Michael Jordan – must see video

This 1989 NBA All-Star Weekend footage is a beauty. Kenny "the gambler" Rogers joins Dominique Wilkins in a 3-on-3 battle against Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. Of course MJ doesn't turn down his competitive side at all in this show game, but Kenny has some tricks too! Check it out. http://youtube.com/watch?v=gGV_sexst5w No doubt, in his […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Big Bird teach you subtraction

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (7'2") looks short next to Big Bird (8'2") — but only one is a Hall of Fame NBA centre. That said, I think the yellow fella would be pretty good at boxing out in the post. In this video clip from Sesame Street, Kareem and BB teach you all about how subtraction works. […]

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Andre Drummond airballs both free throws

Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons did his best impression of Shaquille O'Neal against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, as he airballed two consecutive free throws. Watch the video. http://youtube.com/watch?v=DnT0UH_Erjg

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Wilt and Kareem dunk all over each other [video]

This video is a fantastic example of how dominant Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain were as physical specimens, as they dunk all over each other in some brutal matchups. These guys would certainly make their mark in today's big man-poor NBA. http://youtube.com/watch?v=Qak1eeHqfJ8

Angry Kendrick Perkins slaps Serge Ibaka upside the head

Kendrick Perkins is an angry man. I don't think I've ever seen him look anything other than somewhere in the continuum between angry and stoic. Check out this slap he delivers to the head of his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Serge Ibaka, in recognition of good work. http://youtube.com/watch?v=OOVFU4MaVPo

Harrison Barnes dunks all over Nikola Pekovic (video)

Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors) lets Nikola Pekovic (Minnesota Timberwolves) know that he is ready for the NBA with this dunk in today's game. http://youtube.com/watch?v=FjECOakCpt8

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