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Watch: Robert Covington hits game winning alley-oop lay-in

First, Ricky Rubio hits a three pointer for the Minnesota Timberwoves to tie the game up 91-91 with less than two seconds left. Then, the Philadelphia 76ers come up with a fantastic in-bounds play as they find Robert Covington cutting to the basket. Covington makes a very athletic play and hits the alley-oop lay-up as […]

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 28:  Zach LaVine #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves takes a shot against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 28, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Zach LaVine is developing into a polished scoring threat for Minnesota

Throughout his short NBA career, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine has been known for one thing: his high-flying dunks. Ever since his days at UCLA, all people could talk about was his athleticism and high-flying acrobatics. However, its only for so long you can hold that moniker until people wonder if that is all […]

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It Was Only a Matter of Time Until Rakeem Christmas Got His Own Christmas Themed Commercial

Former Syracuse basketball and current NBA Indian Pacer Rakeem Christmas finally landed his own Christmas themed commercial. It’s so obviously fitting that it’s almost surprising it took this long for him to finally land a Christmas commercial gig. While he hasn’t exactly been tearing it up on the hardwood with only 15 combined minutes in […]

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4 Young NBA Big Men Changing The Game In 2017

As the NBA moves towards the three-point arc, the young big men of the NBA have adapted small ball skills to keep up with the latest evolution of the association. There was a time when Shaq appeared to be the epitome of the big man, an idea which now seems quaint. His dominance during the […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 05:  Louis Williams #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits for a free throw during the second half of a 107-101 Utah Jazz win at Staples Center on December 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lou Williams continues to shoulder the offensive workload for Lakers

This week, has been an amazing week of basketball for Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams. Williams, who is the Lakers’ sixth man coming off the bench, has been tasked with the duty of shouldering the offensive workload for a team without Jose Caledron, D’Angelo Russell, and Nick Young. Without Russell, the Lakers are […]

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The Toronto Raptors Are Coming

In the present day NBA, there’s only a handful of teams that most general NBA fans would consider contenders. Most of those teams are in the Western Conference. Out west there are the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Clippers. That leaves the only true contender in the East to be the […]

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NBA Trade Rumors: Possible Destinations for Nerlens Noel

Although typically NBA trade rumors heat up after Christmas due to the February 23 trade deadline, there have been many rumors involving Nerlens Noel and the Philadelphia 76ers wish to move him. The Noel rumors have been going on for years now. Ever since the Sixers drafted big man Joel Embiid, rumors have been pouring […]

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NBA Updates: Latest News From Around The League 12/5/16

There are many stories swirling around the NBA right now, even though we’re in the middle of the season, which is when usually the stories tend to wind down. From suspensions to trade rumors, here are the following are your updated NBA stories from around the league as of Monday the fifth: Rajon Rondo has […]

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 22:  Nikola Vucevic #9 of the Orlando Magic looks to pass against Spencer Hawes #00 of the Charlotte Hornets during the game at Amway Center on January 22, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Nikola Vucevic Unhappy with Being Benched by Frank Vogel

Nikola Vucevic has been considered the face of the Orlando Magic franchise for a couple years now and one of the most underrated big men in the league. He was expected to have a huge season under new head coach Frank Vogel this year. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been what has transpired thus far. According to […]

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 13:  Dwight Howard #8 of the Atlanta Hawks looks on during the game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on October 13, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dwight Howard Has Made the Atlanta Hawks a Legitimate Contender

Dwight Howard was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in free agency this past offseason. It was a move that many questioned, especially given the attitude issues that he had with the Houston Rockets. Atlanta’s offseason didn’t go nearly according to plan. They were hoping to re-sign star big man Al Horford, but seeing him sign […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22:  Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder calls for a foul during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Russell Westbrook Dominates Lakers to Boost MVP Resume

Russell Westbrook decided to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder long-term and prove that he is capable of leading them to a big season without Kevin Durant. He has been able to produce huge numbers, while also leading the Thunder to some big wins. Unfortunately, some tough losses have also come Oklahoma City’s way early […]

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 09:  Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls reacts after a basket against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 9, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler Powers Chicago Bulls with Huge 40-Point Game vs. Lakers

Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls came into the 2016-17 NBA season with many question marks surrounding the makeup of their team. Some thought that they would be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, while others didn’t think that the Bulls had a good roster makeup. After the first 14 games of […]

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