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Nike Reportedly Match Under Armour’s Offer to Keep Kevin Durant Through to 2024

September 1, 2014

Nike have made a late move to match Under Armour’s offer in order to retain the services of the reigning NBA league MVP Kevin Durant for the next 10 years. Under Armour came in with a huge offer in the region of $300m over 10 years which seemed to lure Durant away from Nike but […]

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Doc Rivers Agrees Contract Extension to Keep Him in LA until 2019

August 28, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers have announced that President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Doc Rivers has signed a contract extension through to 2019. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but Yahoo! are reporting that the extension is worth more than $50m over the five years. Rivers is entering his 16th consecutive season as a […]

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Luol Deng Plays Down Pressure of Replacing LeBron, Excited for Miami Start

August 27, 2014

Luol Deng has played down the pressure of replacing LeBron James in Miami, and is excited for the opportunity with his new side. The Great Britain forward joined the Miami Heat in July after four-time MVP James left to return home with Cleveland and Deng is excited about the upcoming challenge. “Whatever you do there’s […]

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Ricky Rubio’s Passing Masterclass, Top 10 Plays from 2013-14 Season

August 27, 2014

Make no doubt about it, Ricky Rubio is one of the most exciting and entertaining guards in the NBA. The Spaniard may not be considered an elite point guard due to his lack of shooting/scoring prowess, but Rubio knows how to make a pass. With Rubio running the point, there could be some top plays […]

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USA Beat Slovenia in Final Warm-up Game, Top 5 Plays

August 27, 2014

Team USA completed their warm-up schedule ahead of the FIBA World Cup, starting on Saturday, with a 101-71 victory over Slovenia in Gran Canaria. Anthony Davis led the way with an all-round display of 18 points, 11 rebounds, 4 steals and 4 blocks while five other players reached double figures. Starters Kenneth Faried and Kyrie […]

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2K Release Official NBA 2K15 ‘Yakkem’ Trailer

August 26, 2014

2K Sports have released the official trailer for the highly-anticipated NBA 2K15 video-game which features the ‘Inside the NBA’ studio. ‘Yakkem’ is the name given to the trailer in reference to one of Shaquille O’Neal’s ‘Shaq-isms’ in the main new addition alongside TNT host Ernie Johnson in what could be an all-new improved half-time show. […]

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Serge Ibaka Blocks the Shot Then Throws Down the Alley-Oop

August 26, 2014

Serge Ibaka showed his presence on both ends of the floor for Spain after pulling off a block and dunk on the same possession against Argentina. The OKC forward is one of the NBA’s most renowned shot blockers and produced one of his trademark rejections before running the length of the court to catch and […]

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Kevin Love to Cleveland Official as 3-team Trade is Finalised

August 24, 2014

The wait for the Kevin Love trade to be confirmed was finally over on Saturday as Cleveland announced the acquisition of the former Minnesota forward via a 3-way trade. Canadian number 1 draft picks Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett head to the Timberwolves, who also receive Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia as part of the deal. […]

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Michael Jordan Does the Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Entire Dream Team

August 22, 2014

NBA legend Michael Jordan completed the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge before nominating Phil Jackson and his team-mates from the 1992 Olympics aka the ‘Dream Team’. The 51-year-old Charlotte Hornets owner became the latest basketball star to take part having been challenged by Ray Allen amongst others. Earlier in the week, members of the Great Britain Senior […]

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Shawn Marion Next in Line to Join the Cleveland Revolution

August 18, 2014

Shawn Marion has reportedly agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a vet’s minimum deal, according to ESPN. The summer revolution from the Cavs has already seen former Miami trio LeBron James, Mike Miller and James Jones unite in Ohio while Kevin Love is set to join next week with Ray Allen another possible […]