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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 | 2109 days ago | 2197 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 | 3105 days ago | 1900 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 | 2580 days ago | 1561 Ballers sent

2018 DEFENSE NBA NEWS

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Play Of The Day: Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard skies in above the defense for the monstrous put back jam in the paint.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 4 minutes ago | 0 Baller sent

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Video: The Minnesota Timberwolves adjusted their pick-and-roll defense

The Minnesota Timberwolves made some structural changes to their pick-and-roll defense on Friday night against the Houston ...

Dunking With Wolves | 11 hours ago | 0 Baller sent

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Back in action, Wizards earn big win Cleveland

Behind a balanced scoring attack, the Wizards made the extra plays to beat the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday night, ...

Washington Wizards | 2 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Analyzing the Minnesota Timberwolves' pick-and-roll defense

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a mediocre pick-and-roll defense so let's examine the two main type of coverages they run. ...

Dunking With Wolves | 6 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Team LeBron defeats Team Stephen as defense makes rare appearance in NBA ...

LeBron James and Kevin Durant trapped Stephen Curry, then Curry got the ball to DeMar DeRozan, who found himself stuck ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 6 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Play of the Day: Team LeBron

Great defense by Team LeBron destroys Team Stephen's chance at getting a shot off before the clock expires.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 6 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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The Times' preseason baseball rankings

THE TIMES' PRESEASON BASEBALL TOP 25 RANKINGS 1. HARVARD-WESTLAKE. Strong defense, clutch young hitters, ace pitcher. 2. CORONA. Exceptional pitching depth; performed ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Donovan Mitchell outduels Larry Nance Jr. to win NBA's Slam Dunk Contest

Donovan Mitchell wasn’t much of a shooter. He wasn’t really a ball-handler or a passer. He didn’t have basketball in his blood. But he could jump – high. Like, really high. “I wasn't ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Golden roar: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu displays mastery in defense of his Olympi

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu rose to the occasion to defend his Olympic figure skating title and American champion Nathan Chen nearly rose from the depths of 17th place to grab a medal, propelled to fifth ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Timberwolves Power Rankings: The man is back in Towns

The weekly power rankings are back, checking out the stars and flops over the past seven days of Minnesota Timberwolves basketball. ...

Dunking With Wolves | 10 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Israel says its airstrikes took out half of Syria's air defenses

Israel estimates that it destroyed nearly half of Syria’s air defense system in a retaliatory air force sortie after one of its F-16 fighter jets was shot down by a Syrian missile, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 13 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Defense Costs Lakers Win Despite Offensive Eruption

The Lakers' offense was red-hot, but they couldn't get the stops needed to extend their win streak.

Los Angeles Lakers | 14 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Don't let Elfrid Payton fool you, the Phoenix Suns still need a point ...

The Phoenix Suns traded for Elfrid Payton minutes before the trade deadline, but his lack of 3-point shooting and defense ...

Valley of the Suns | 15 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Player of the Week: Josh Jackson is becoming a scoring threat

Phoenix Suns' rookie Josh Jackson has always been a good defensive minded player, but his offensive skills is finally starting to catch up with his defense. ...

Valley of the Suns | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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UC Irvine academics come to the defense of players after WHO proposes ...

After learning of the World Health Organization's plan to add "gaming disorder" to its list of mental health conditions, UC Irvine published a response against the classification, arguing that for ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 17 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Man who hid body of mother’s boyfriend in freezer for 2 years is sentenced

A Ventura man who killed his mother’s boyfriend and hid the body in a freezer for two years has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison. The Ventura County Star says Michael Bresnak’s sentencing ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 17 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Ducks defense disappears against Maple Leafs

William Nylander scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Anaheim Ducks 7-4 on Monday night. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Eagles get to Brady at the right moment

The Philadelphia Eagles defense gave up a Super Bowl-record 505 passing yards, but the unit came up big at the most important moment Sunday in the Eagles’ 41-33 ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 20 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Karl-Anthony Towns' defense is better than you think

Karl-Anthony Towns‘defense is better than one might think when turnovers are included in the change of possession equation.  NBA championships have been built on the backs ...

Dunking With Wolves | 20 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Late Thunder Charge Derailed by Denver Dagger – OKC 124, DEN 127

DENVER – The hole in the Thunder’s defense was at the three-point line throughout a blistering 40-point first quarter by

Oklahoma City Thunder | 23 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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No breathing room, but Pistons pull out a win in Griffin’s debut

DETROIT – Blake Griffin’s offense put the Pistons in position to win the game. His defense got the save.

Detroit Pistons | 23 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Defense, 3-Pointers Down Lakers in Orlando

The Lakers' trademark defensive effort was absent in a loss to the Magic.

Los Angeles Lakers | 24 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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What we learned from the Kings' 3-0 victory over the Stars

Tuesday was the Kings’ only trip to American Airlines Center this regular season, and they left no stone unturned and no puck in their net. A supreme defense shut out the ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 25 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Thunder Falls in Defensive Battle – OKC 96, WAS 102

WASHINGTON -- The Thunder’s defense kept the game close until the final minutes, but the issues that thwarted the team a

Oklahoma City Thunder | 25 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Pacers' Defense Emerges In a Crisis

Last Friday, they gave up 73 points to Cleveland – in the first half.

Indiana Pacers | 25 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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If luck is equally dispersed, it’s time the Pistons had a little thrown ...

Andre Drummond rises up and throws it down all over the Jazz defense.

Detroit Pistons | 26 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Checking in on the Timberwolves' deployment of ICE defense

The Timberwolves' defensive improvement since December has been well-documented, but recent slippage on that end of the floor has knocked them back to the bottom-five in the NBA in defensive ...

Dunking With Wolves | 27 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Checking in on the Timberwolves' deployment of ICE defense

The Timberwolves' defensive improvement since December has been well-documented, but recent slippage on that end of the floor has knocked them back to the bottom-five in the NBA in defensive ...

Dunking With Wolves | 27 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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7 rescued in the Pacific after ferry sinking leaves them adrift for four ...

Six adults and an unconscious baby were rescued Sunday from a boat in the Pacific Ocean after drifting for four days in the blazing sun without water. The survivors had scrambled onto the small wooden ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 28 days ago | 4 Ballers sent

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03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
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01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
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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