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10 Biggest Steals Remaining in 2013 NBA Free Agency

July 16th, 2013
Following the first wave of NBA free agency, teams are stuck sorting through the wreckage for the few remaining players with something to contribute. A handful of those guys will come on the cheap, too. Whether gambling on a player with an injury history or just discovering a diamond in the rough, ...

Malcolm Thomas Sets Summer League Single-Game Rebound Record

July 16th, 2013
Chicago Bulls forward Malcolm Thomas set a Summer League record on Monday night, grabbing 22 rebounds during a 93-81 win over the Denver Nuggets. Thomas broke the record previously held by former Toronto Raptors forward Joey Dorsey, who pulled down 20 rebounds during a game back in 2009. With his 22 boards, ...

Paul Pierce Thanks Boston for Iconic Celtics Career on Twitter and Instagram

July 16th, 2013
Paul Pierce spent the past 15 years playing for the Boston Celtics. Now that Pierce has been traded to the Brooklyn Nets, he is taking plenty of time to thank all the people who supported him for well over a decade. In order to properly tell all his fans what he ...

Chris Kaman Ditches Massive Beard Before Starting LA Lakers Career

July 16th, 2013
Chris Kaman is already letting the Hollywood lifestyle get to him. Just like Steve Nash getting his hair cut prior to joining the Los Angeles Lakers, Kaman has ditched his giant, Nordic beard in favor of a clean-shaven chin. Ever since his stringy, horrifying hair disappeared, Kaman has rocked at least some ...

What Metta World Peace Should Do If He Doesn’t Play in NBA Next Season

July 13th, 2013
Metta World Peace, fleet-minded as he is, insists that he's done playing basketball following the Los Angeles Lakers use of their amnesty provision on him, so what's left for his future? Of course, if you're a regular follower of World Peace and his Twitter account, you'll know how quickly he changes ...

Jeremy Lin to Play in Steve Nash’s Soccer Tournament in LA on Sunday

July 13th, 2013
Dwight Howard's new teammate Jeremy Lin and his old teammate Steve Nash will be in competition on Sunday, only instead of a basketball they'll be knocking around a soccer ball in Los Angeles. Hopefully they're pitted on separate teams so we can draw out some bogus story line about it being ...

Watch Kevin Durant Get Swatted at Summertime Playground Game

July 13th, 2013
Kevin Durant is, in fact, nice. He spends his summers playing basketball in playground leagues in order to give us highlights to watch, but every once in while something ugly happens. It may only occur occasionally, but for every Drew League explosion or 66-point game at Rucker Park, there's the chance ...

Craziest Images and Quotes from Dwight Howard’s Houston Rockets Press Conference

July 13th, 2013
The Houston Rockets introduced their big free-agent signing on Saturday afternoon in a very formal, yet obviously special, jersey presentation to Dwight Howard. Howard's introduction wasn't without its moments. It also came replete with talk of new beginnings, a theme Dwight's really emphasizing as he eyes the future (via The Associated Press) "It ...

As NBA Free Agency Dust Settles, What’s Next Step for Teams Still in Need?

July 13th, 2013
The fast and loud opening weeks of NBA free agency are quieting down, as most big names are off the market. But there are still plenty of teams with open roster spots sorting through the scrap heap. The only marquee free agents who remain are the ones who needed the market ...

Is Monta Ellis Enough to Get Dallas Mavericks Back to Playoffs?

July 13th, 2013
In their quest to make it back into the playoffs, ESPN.com's Marc Stein is reporting that the Dallas Mavericks signed Monta Ellis to a three-year deal worth at least $25 million. However, is the addition of Ellis enough to give them the extra boost that they didn't have last season? This offseason, ...