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Nike creates Kobe Bryant-themed song

With this being Kobe Bryant’s final season in the NBA, he is getting the farewell treatment tour from teams, sponsors and others. Nike is a huge company and Bryant is one of their key clients and the shoe company released a new video with a song especially composed by Grammy-winning jazz artist Robert Glasper. He’s been

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Kobe Bryant is playing in his 16th Christmas Day game

Kobe Bryant is playing in his final NBA season and also his final Christmas Day game, his 16th overall. The Los Angeles Lakers are taking on the Los Angles Clippers Friday night at 10:30 p.m. ET. With this being Bryant’s last game on Christmas Day the NBA decided to put together his best moments on

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Reality Hits, Kobe Flips the Narrative

Admit it, even you most ardent of Kobe fans, it was getting painful to watch one of the most graceful yet hardened tough guys struggle mightily to approach what Kobe Bean Bryant’s always done so effortlessly. Dominate even against big odds.

Kobe thought he could tough his way through this somewhat swift decline in

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Clippers reject $60 million per year local TV rights offer

Local television revenue deals are a big money maker to provide extra income in addition to the league-wide TV deal. Los Angeles Clippers Steve Ballmer is a great business mind but he is taking a big risk in what the next local television deal will look like for his team.  The negotiations are in the

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Key games, dates for 2015-16 NBA season

The NBA schedule is out for the 2015-16 season and there is plenty to go over through the schedule, so we have put together a list of the most important things to look for this season, plus some new additions to the television schedule.
Here are key dates throughout the year and opening night has

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NBA Christams Day Schedule: NBA Finals rematch is on tap

The schedule for NBA’s Christmas Day were leaked over the weekend and the headlining game is a NBA Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Two other games that have been reported is the battle for Los Angeles between the Clippers and Lakers, and then also a matchup

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Las Vegas Summer League Tournament

(21OK NBA fans, now that each of the 24 teams representing here has played 3 games, it’s time to put the 5 unbeaten (3-0) teams Raptors (1-seed), Celtics (2-seed), Nuggets (3-seed), Pelicans (4-seed), Knicks (5-seed) up at the top.  Top three 2-1 teams NBADL Select team, (6-seed)  Becky Hammon’s Spurs (7th seed) Suns (8-seed).  All

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Thought He Already Had? Steve Nash Retires.

Forgive many NBA fans if it seems like old news.  The Canadian future Hall of Famer making it official Sunday.
 

After missing almost all the last 2 seasons with a variety of serious injuries, two-time MVP Steve Nash announced he was bowing out.
http://www.theplayerstribune.com/steve-nash-retirement/
The 41 year old came to define what a

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FASTBREAK March 18, 2015

Sour Seasons: Lakers Lost, So What’s Next?
 

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How Do You Like Me (Trades) Now?

The NBA’s vaunted trade deadline sent 37 professional basketball players this way and that.

Only a few of the deals really amounted to much.  Here’s the list of who went where for whom, I’ve added commentary where I felt necessary or appropriate or neither.
 
**3-Team Blockbuster!: Miami-Phoenix-New Orleans
Miami gets: G Goran Dragic, G Zoran

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