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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 | 1919 days ago | 2075 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 | 2915 days ago | 1786 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 | 2390 days ago | 1475 Ballers sent

2017 DEFENSE NBA NEWS

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The trio that pulled U.S. back from the nuclear brink

After threatening fire and fury, how does a superpower deescalate? By scrambling its secretary of State, secretary of Defense and military chief to reassure foreign leaders that President ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 3 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Trump's demand that Germany increase its military defense spending enters ...

President Trump’s demand that Germany nearly double its defense spending has become an election issue for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has increasingly come under attack for sticking ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 3 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Trump steps up war of words against North Korea, while his Defense secretar

President Trump reinforced his threat to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea despite widespread criticism of his bellicosity, saying Thursday that his initial statement maybe “wasn't tough enough.” ...

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

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South Koreans are surprisingly blase about civil defense. Why?

At the highest levels in South Korea, the fiery rhetoric exchanged this week by Washington and Pyongyang over nuclear weapons has prompted extraordinary concern — even for ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Kayvon Webster works his way into starting cornerback role in Rams defense

The Rams signed cornerback Kayvon Webster in the offseason to potentially start opposite Trumaine Johnson. The former Denver Broncos backup worked with the first ...

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

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Upscale Santa Monica hotel faces $310,000 fine for concealing campaign ...

An upscale hotel in Santa Monica has agreed to a $310,000 fine for laundering donations to City Council candidates and committees in hopes of thwarting the expansion of a competing hotel, records ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Freshman defensive end Jaelan Phillips could become UCLA's disruptor-in-chi

There are times Jaelen Phillips slips into the backfield so easily and causes so much disruption that it feels like he’s the only player UCLA needs on defense. Once, when Phillips was ...

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

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Rams quarterback Jared Goff takes what the Chargers' defense gives him

The passes were mostly short, many on play-action rollouts. And that was fine with Jared Goff. The Rams quarterback finished Saturday’s joint practice with the Chargers by efficiently moving the ...

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

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Thousands of Brazilian troops sent to quell violence in Rio de Janeiro ...

More than 3,500 Brazilian soldiers are occupying a series of slum communities in northern Rio de Janeiro as part of efforts to combat a spike in violence. The troops moved into the Complexo do Lins ...

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

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Stephen Carr takes USC's defense for a spin

Stephen Carr, USC’s freshman running back, took an inside handoff during Saturday’s practice and dashed to his left. Then, with one hard plant, he wasn’t going left anymore, though USC’s first-team ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 13 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Why killing terrorist leaders doesn't necessarily wipe out their organizati

Amid recent speculation about the fate of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi, U.S. officials were quick to say they had no idea whether Baghdadi was dead or alive. Defense Secretary ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Calling into question the imams' fiery sermons

To the editor: Two California imams have drawn criticism for “fiery sermons” calling on Allah to “annihilate” and “destroy” the Jews. (“Riverside imam draws criticism for fiery sermons,” July 31) ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Chicago to sue Justice Department over threat to strip funds from 'sanctuar

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday that the city is suing the federal government in defense of its status as a so-called sanctuary city and against threats to ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Palmer Luckey's new defense technology start-up Anduril draws execs from ...

Two former Palantir Technologies engineers appear to be in charge of Palmer Luckey’s new defense technology start-up Anduril Industries, according to newly reviewed regulatory filings. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 16 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Minnesota Timberwolves: The defense must be fixed

The Minnesota Timberwolves finished last season with an offensive rating in the top half of the league, but has this offseason ...

Dunking With Wolves | 18 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Mikey Garcia stays undefeated with unanimous-decision victory over Adrien ...

Mikey Garcia unanimously outpointed Adrien Broner on Saturday night to remain undefeated. Garcia controlled his first fight at 140 pounds, particularly with body shots he was able to sneak in below ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 20 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Trump administration is sitting on tens of thousands of student debt forgiv

A letter released Wednesday by Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) reveals that the Trump administration has done little to help defrauded student loan borrowers since taking office. Not a single application ...

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

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Tom Thibodeau: From lone nut to Timberwolves leader

Tom Thibodeau tried to instill qualities of toughness, passion, and defense into the young Minnesota Timberwolves last season, ...

Dunking With Wolves | 30 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Lakers Look for Defense, Toughness from Caldwell-Pope

The Lakers are looking for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to elevate the team on both sides of the floor.

Los Angeles Lakers | 31 days ago | 1 Baller 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 | 32 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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The Minnesota Timberwolves will be the fourth seed in the playoffs

If any team has been completely redesigned so far this off-season, it has been the Minnesota Timberwolves. Where will their new roster land ...

Dunking With Wolves | 35 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Timberwolves Rumor: Is signing Tony Allen a good idea?

The Timberwolves are reportedly interested in former Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen. ...

Dunking With Wolves | 37 days ago | 5 Ballers sent

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Timberwolves team up with US Bank to renovate outdoor courts

Their four newest players improve shooting and defense, add leadership.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Poll: Who is the best Twin Cities pro team radio play-by-play announcer?

Their four newest players improve shooting and defense, add leadership.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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AP source: Lakers sign Caldwell-Pope for 1 year, $18 million

Their four newest players improve shooting and defense, add leadership.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Wolves beat Golden State in double OT to advance in NBA Summer League

Their four newest players improve shooting and defense, add leadership.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Gibson Gives Wolves Toughness, Defense & Leadership

Heading into this offseason, the Wolves knew they needed leadership, defense, toughness and shooting to improve their roster.

Minnesota Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Gibson Gives Wolves Toughness, Defense & Leadership

Heading into this offseason, the Wolves knew they needed leadership, defense, toughness and shooting to improve their roster.

Minnesota Timberwolves | 38 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Four newest additions make Wolves older, provide playoff experience

Their four newest players improve shooting and defense, add leadership.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 39 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Slow Start Ends With Loss To Celtics In Second Summer League Outing

LAS VEGAS -- The Portland Trail Blazers focused primarily on defense during their practices prior to summer league.

Portland Trail Blazers | 40 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
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)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8