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  • NBA playoff seeding at stake during final day of the regular season

    NBA playoff seeding at stake during final day of the regular season

    As the old saying goes, you win some, you lose some. But sometimes, you have to lose some to win some. That’s the scenario facing the Brooklyn Nets as they head into their final regular-season game against the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. On the last day of the NBA regular season, the Nets have...
  • Grizzlies beat Suns to secure postseason berth, NBA playoff field set

    Grizzlies beat Suns to secure postseason berth, NBA playoff field set

    The field is set for the 2014 NBA playoffs. The question of playoff seeding remains. With just three days remaining in the regular season, the Memphis Grizzlies locked up the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference Monday night with a 97-91 win over the Phoenix Suns, who were...
  • Dwyane Wade to miss ninth consecutive game against Pacers

    Dwyane Wade to miss ninth consecutive game against Pacers

    Dwyane Wade has not played for the Miami Heat in the last eight games due to a sore left hamstring. He will extend this streak to nine games on Friday night when the Heat take on the Indiana Pacers. Wade’s ill-timed injury comes at a point when the Heat need him most, as the winner of tonight’s game...
  • Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Richmond, David Stern picked for Basketball Hall of Fame

    Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Richmond, David Stern picked for Basketball Hall of Fame

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame revealed its selections for the Class of 2014 on Monday, and the group will be headed up by former NBA stars Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond, as well as the league’s newly retired former commissioner, David Stern. The 10-member class also includes...
  • NBA All-Star 2014 Weekend in New Orleans Events

    NBA All-Star 2014 Weekend in New Orleans Events

    It is All-Star Weekend 2014 in New Orleans. This is the Big Easy's second time hosting the All-Star Game in the past six years. The city is expecting almost 100,000 people to come down to celebrate- everyone from professional athletes to their celebrity friends. Here's a line-up of the events going...
  • 2014 NBA All-Star reserves announced

    2014 NBA All-Star reserves announced

    One week after the 2014 NBA All-Star starters were announced the All-Star reserves have been revealed. In the Western Conference the reserves include Houston Rockets Dwight Howard and James Harden, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, Dallas Mavericks forward...
  • Drake joins Toronto Raptors front office

    Drake joins Toronto Raptors front office

    Rapper Drake was named global ambassador by the Toronto Raptors on Sept. 30. The 26- year old Drake, whose real name is Aubrey "Drake" Graham, is a lifelong Raptors fan and wants to make the team cool again. It's hoped that Drake, will not only attract fans but draw also top-level free agents to...
  • Rapper Drake hired to serve as ambassador for the Toronto Raptors

    Rapper Drake hired to serve as ambassador for the Toronto Raptors

    Started from the bottom, now he’s here. Months removed from not being allowed in the Miami Heat locker room after they won their latest NBA championship, rapper Drake finds himself back in the good graces of the NBA. The Toronto Raptors announced Monday that Drake has been hired to serve as a team...
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    'Linsanity' documents Jeremy Lin's rise from obscurity to NBA star

    Director Evan Jackson Leong's feel-good, rags-to-riches documentary film "Linsanity" will open Oct. 4 in New York. "Linsanity" chronicles Asian American basketball player Jeremy Lin's rise from undrafted and unknown bench-warmer to NBA star and international celebrity. The film has received rousing...
  • Jay-Z announces new album in Samsung commercial

    Jay-Z announces new album in Samsung commercial

    What is the quickest way to publicize a new studio album? How about making a commercial with Samsung and having it air during the NBA finals. That's what Jay-Z did this afternoon during game 5 of the NBA finals. Jay-Z is releasing his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail on July 4. He made the...
  • Jay-Z selling ownership share of Brooklyn Nets to become NBA agent

    Jay-Z selling ownership share of Brooklyn Nets to become NBA agent

    Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z is apparently selling his ownership share in the Brooklyn Nets in order to expand his current Roc Nation Sports representation business to include NBA players, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports. Jay’s stake in the Nets is less than one percent, but he maintains a large...
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    'Linsanity' documentary premieres at 2013 Sundance Film Festival

    Rising basketball star Jeremy Lin’s documentary "Linsanity" will premiere along with 29 other films at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from Jan. 17-27. Here's the Sundance blurb about the film: Jeremy Lin came from a humble background to make an unbelievable run in the NBA. State...
  • Justin Timberlake has interest in becoming minority owner of NBA team

    Justin Timberlake has interest in becoming minority owner of NBA team

    Celebrity, technology and sports. That's a powerhouse combo in itself, but it's super-charged when the celebrity is Justin Timberlake, who is well known to be a serious NBA fan. The video to the left gives the fan 4-1-1 about Timberlake's involvement in the consortium bidding on the Memphis...
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