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Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh Should Be Traded by the Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are standing on the verge of a serious gut check. What was presumed to be just another photo op on the way to a sweat-and-champagne-mingled celebration with the Larry O'Brien trophy, has ...

Bleacher Report .com | 2162 days ago | 2241 Ballers sent

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Uncoachable: My Defense of Allen Iverson

When you hear the name Allen Iverson, many words come to mind, and not many of them are positive. Gifted with speed and incredible handling ability, Iverson has long been considered among basketball enthusiasts as ...

Bleacher Report .com | 3158 days ago | 1934 Ballers sent

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2011 Trade Deadline: 10 Shooting Guards the Bulls Could Trade For

It's obvious that the Bulls need a new shooting guard, but the question remains who will it be? For the first half of the season, it's become apparent the answer doesn't exist on the Bulls ...

Bleacher Report .com | 2633 days ago | 1597 Ballers sent

2018 DEFENSE NBA NEWS

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Play of the Day: Dario Saric

Dario Saric throws Ben Simmons a baseball pass off the inbounds as Simmons gets behind the defense for a touchdown jam.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 2 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Derrick Rose Leads Wolves in Defense-Heavy First Half In Houston

The Rockets have the best offense in the NBA, but through two quarters the Wolves have leaned on hard-nosed defense and rebounding and ...

Minnesota Timberwolves | 3 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Kings' Drew Doughty and Jake Muzzin could both start in tonight's playoff ...

The Kings’ defense could get fortified twofold for Game 3 of their first-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights. Jake Muzzin participated in the morning skate Sunday, partnered ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Ducks lose to Sharks 3-2 with their best defenseman Cam Fowler in the ...

The Ducks were destined for success in the playoffs, Cam Fowler was sure of it. His club first had to qualify for the postseason, no easy task considering how tightly contested the ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Kings' patchwork defense held up in Game 2 but lack of scoring chances ...

The Kings will get nothing out of the longest playoff game in their history except for a 2-0 series deficit, more ice bags and a shorter turnaround to the next ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Derrick Rose's defense could provide Wolves a boost off bench

The 2003 Vikings started the season 6-0 and appeared destined for the playoffs behind the dynamic connection between Daunte Culpepper and Randy Moss. They then proceeded to go 3-6 ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 5 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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April 18, 2017 – Game 2: Los Angeles Clippers 99, Utah Jazz 91

It took one full game and another three days to stew on it, but it feels as though the Los Angeles Clippers have manifested the idea that the Utah Utah ...

Clipper Blog | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Karl-Anthony Towns is having a historic season and it's largely gone unnoti

We've witnessed a historical season from the Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, and it's entirely possible that fans haven't taken enough notice. In the nascent of the NBA season, back in ...

Dunking With Wolves | 6 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Kings' defense gets thinner with suspension of Drew Doughty for Game 2 ...

How big of a hit can the Kings’ defense withstand? They’re about to find out. With their blue line already missing Jake Muzzin and Derek Forbort, Drew Doughty was suspended one game ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 6 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Rams will be looking to address linebacker in draft as they rebuild middle

As the Rams prepare for the NFL draft, the Los Angeles Times will examine their roster. Part 1 of 8: Linebackers. With the addition of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and cornerbacks Marcus ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 6 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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A personalized vaccine helps patients fight back against ovarian cancer

In early research that extends the possibilities of immunotherapy to a killer feared by women, a personalized vaccine helped patients with ovarian cancer mount a stronger defense against ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Five takeaways from the Clippers' loss to Denver

The Clippers were eliminated from playoff contention when they lost for the fourth time in their last five games, to the Denver Denver ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Kings back into first-round playoff matchup with 4-2 in season finale

A heavy dose of Benn-adryl sent the Kings into their playoff destination. A season’s worth of work to decide their postseason fate was essentially decided when ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Mattis authorizes up to 4,000 National Guard troops for U.S.-Mexico border

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has signed an order that authorizes as many as 4,000 National Guard troops to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border but barred ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 12 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Wolves hope Jimmy Butler's return propels Andrew Wiggins, too

Jimmy Butler’s defense, rebounding, four steals and 18 points — helped guide a second-half turnabout on a night when the Wolves were outscored 32-21 in the second quarter and then changed ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 12 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Wolves hope Jimmy Butler's return propels Andrew Wiggins, too

Jimmy Butler’s defense, rebounding, four steals and 18 points — helped guide a second-half turnabout on a night when the Wolves were outscored 32-21 in the second quarter and then changed ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 12 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Jimmy Butler's return sparks Timberwolves over Lakers, and on edge of ...

Jimmy Butler’s defense, rebounding, four steals and 18 points — helped guide a second-half turnabout on a night when the Wolves were outscored 32-21 in the second quarter and then changed ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Rams acquire receiver Brandin Cooks and a fourth-round pick from Patriots ...

The Rams, focused this offseason on remaking their defense, turned their attention to offense on Tuesday, making a trade with the New England Patriots for ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 15 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Kings agree to terms with coveted college defenseman Daniel Brickley

The Kings won the Daniel Brickley sweepstakes. They agreed to terms Thursday with the sought-after free-agent college defenseman, the team announced on Twitter. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 21 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Cavaliers score season low in loss to Heat

Miami clamped down on defense in a 98-79 win over Cleveland.

USA Today .com | 22 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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With addition of Ndamukong Suh, Rams defense looks like 'Legion of Goon'

Apparently not satisfied with replicating the Seattle Seahawks’ lost “Legion of Boom,” the Rams have outdone their division rivals this winter by constructing a defense that will multiply ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 23 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Rams agree to terms with free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on ...

From the moment the 2017 season ended with a playoff defeat, Rams general manager Les Snead planned to spend the offseason making the teams’ defense more on par with ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 23 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Kings defenseman Drew Doughty keeps things colorful

Even on the Drew Doughty scale of entertainment, the week registered high. During pregame warmups against the Winnipeg Jets, he accidentally high-sticked teammate Anze Kopitar in a burst of exuberance. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 24 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Kings defenseman Drew Doughty keeps things colorful

Even on the Drew Doughty scale of entertainment, the week registered high. During pregame warmups against the Winnipeg Jets, he accidentally high-sticked teammate Anze Kopitar in a burst of exuberance. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 24 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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NCAA women's tournament: Notre Dame rallies to reach Elite Eight

Muffet McGraw checked through the list of all the things Notre Dame did poorly early on. Bad shot selection. Lack of rebounding. Not enough stops on defense. “We got down big. We’ve ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 25 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Pacers Come Together When Necessary

Nate McMillan often goes with lineups built for defense down the stretch of close games.

Indiana Pacers | 26 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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NCAA West Regional preview: Michigan vs. Texas A&M; Gonzaga vs. Florida ...

A look at how the teams match up in the NCAA tournament's West Regional semifinals in Los Angeles at Staples Center: No. 3 Michigan (30-7) vs. No. 7 Texas A&M (22-12) ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 28 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Congress reaches deal on trillion-dollar bill that hikes defense and domest

House and Senate negotiators reached tentative agreement Wednesday on a $1.3-trillion bill that would boost both defense and domestic spending, but at the same time put off solutions ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 28 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Raptors use strong defense in 4th to beat Magic 93-86

A game behind fifth-place Spurs in West, the eighth-place Timberwolves lead the L.A. Clippers and Denver ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 29 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
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03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
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