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NBA Reminds Teams That Players Must Stand for National Anthem

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On Friday, the NBA released a memo, suggesting different ways to express themes of unity and equality, rather than kneeling during the national anthem. Just one day after Commissioner Adam Silver said that he expected players to stand for the anthem upon the start of preseason. In the memo obtained …

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Charles Oakley Files Civil Suit Over February Incident At Madison Square Garden

            Former Knicks player Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden in February of this year. Oakley didn’t leave quietly then; refusing to do so now. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Oakley has now filed a civil suit against Madison Square Garden, MSG Sports & Entertainment as well …

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NBA to Reduce Timeouts to Improve Pace of the Games

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Just months after the NFL announced changes to speed up the pace of games to make the experience more enjoyable for fans, the NBA has decided to follow suit. On Wednesday, the league announced several rule changes, including reducing timeouts and changing mandatory television timeouts. According to the Washington Post, …

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Chris Bosh Snags Gig As TNT Analyst

In 2016, Pat Riley confirmed that Chris Bosh’s career with the Miami Heat was over. Following several health scares and missed seasons, it appeared that putting Chris Bosh on the court was not worth the risk. Now, it appears Bosh will be returning to the game of basketball, this time …

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No More Twitter Beefs For NBA Players

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The NBA has been dealing with a lot of issues as of late. Whether it was the recent Charles Oakley debacle or the increased tensions via social media between players, the NBA has found itself a source of entertainment for all the wrong reasons.   In an effort to combat the …

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Ballerific Sports: Knicks Looking to Trade Carmelo Anthony

– blogged by @LoveRubyWoo It’s no secret that the Knicks are bad. After experiencing their worst season ever just a couple of years ago, the team has barely improved. Having won only four of their games this month, it’s clear that things are not exactly looking up for Phil Jackson’s squad. …

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Steve Francis Turns Himself on Burglary Charge

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Former baller Steve Francis has had his share of run-ins with the police. However, it seems the fast life may be slowing down for ex-NBA star, since he recently turned himself in on a warrant from an incident that occurred earlier this year. Francis was wanted by the cops after …

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Isaiah Austin Cleared To Play In The NBA

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  What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore and then run? In fact, it does neither. If the dream belongs to Isaiah Austin, it will work itself into another dream. On a Thursday night in 2014, NBA …

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Three NBA Teams Find Alternatives to Trump Hotels

In light of the new presidency, at least three NBA teams have stopped staying at Donald Trump-branded hotels this season, in an effort to avoid any implied association. According to ESPN, the Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies and the Dallas Mavericks have opted out of their contracted stay at Trump hotels in New …

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Baller Alert! So, You Want to Meet A Baller?

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Ladies, how often do you find yourself all googly-eyed over the seemingly unattainable ballers on the basketball court or the football field. While, you admire your favorite ballers from a distance, all the groupies are plotting to snatch one of them up. So, instead of looking on from a far, …

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Are Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian Engaged?

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Recently, we reported that Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian were the new ballerific couple. While it has only been a few months, sources say the two are very happy together. So much so, it seems like they may be taking their relationship to the next step. Do I hear wedding …

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