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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 | 1983 days ago | 2124 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 | 2979 days ago | 1822 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 | 2454 days ago | 1509 Ballers sent

2017 DEFENSE NBA NEWS

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UCLA defense delivers in 31-14 win over Oregon

UCLA found an unlikely accomplice on the way to its first victory over Oregon in a decade. A defense that had been pummeled over the first half of the season delivered a strong counterpunch ...

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

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Suns Defense Continues To Disappoint

“New year new me!” Or in the Suns case, “new year same me” with their defense. Saying that the Suns are not good on defense is an ...

Valley of the Suns | 19 hours ago | 0 Baller sent

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Play of the Day: Kelly Oubre Jr.

Kelly Oubre Jr. gets the steal then beats the defense to the other end and throws it down with one hand.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 1 day ago | 1 Baller sent

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How UCLA and Oregon match up for Saturday's game at the Rose Bowl

Oregon (4-3, 1-3) at UCLA (3-3, 1-2) Saturday, 1 p.m., Rose Bowl, TV: Pac-12 Networks. Radio: 570, 1150. Marquee matchup Oregon tailback Royce Freeman vs. the UCLA run defense. Freeman ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 2 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Breaking down the UCLA defense, and all of its breakdowns

It’s not always just about what the UCLA football team’s defense is doing wrong. Other factors were conspiring against the Bruins last Saturday when Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 2 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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VIDEO: Harkless Pins Jackson's Attempt To The Backboard

After emphasizing defense throughout training camp and preseason, the Portland Trail Blazers put on a clinic in their historic ...

Portland Trail Blazers | 2 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Taliban attackers kill 43 Afghan soldiers in attack on army camp

The Taliban have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers in an attack that wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. Spokesman Dawlat ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 3 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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What do Ref Rodriguez's latest legal problems mean for the charter school ...

When prosecutors filed campaign finance charges against L.A. school board member Ref Rodriguez last month, many charter-school supporters rallied to his defense in hopes of saving not ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 0 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 | 6 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Pac-12 football: Arizona State upsets No. 5 Washington

Manny Wilkins completed 29 of 41 passes for 245 yards, Arizona State's defense smothered Washington most of the game and the Sun Devils stunned the No. 5 Huskies ...

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

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College football: LSU upsets Auburn; Oklahoma edges Texas after blowing ...

D.J. Chark returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown, Connor Culp kicked clutch field goals of 42 and 36 yards inside the final three minutes, and LSU rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat No. 10 ...

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

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Making the Defense Dictate the Action

In the Thunder’s first preseason game of 2017-18, the Houston Rockets scored only 18 points in the paint, on just 23 shot attempts.

Oklahoma City Thunder | 8 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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UCLA's linebackers don't deserve all the blame for Bruins' defensive strugg

Scott White has heard the criticism of UCLA’s linebackers. He won’t just shrug it off. “I think there’s a narrative out there that every issue that goes on with our defense is because ...

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

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Karl-Anthony Towns is the key to the Minnesota Timberwolves' defense

The Minnesota Timberwolves hope to take their defense to another level this season and Karl-Anthony Towns is the man they'll ...

Dunking With Wolves | 12 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Karl-Anthony Towns is the key to the Minnesota Timberwolves' defense

The Minnesota Timberwolves hope to take their defense to another level this season and Karl-Anthony Towns is the man they'll ...

Dunking With Wolves | 12 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Karl-Anthony Towns is the escalator of the Minnesota Timberwolves' defense

The Minnesota Timberwolves hope to take their defense to another level this season and Karl-Anthony Towns is the man they'll ...

Dunking With Wolves | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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ALDS: Yankees force winner-take-all against the Indians

Luis Severino bounced back from his playoff debacle, slumping Aaron Judge delivered a big hit and the New York Yankees took advantage of shoddy defense ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Rams' run defense makes strides, but it's not enough against Seahawks

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips can rest assured that he won’t have to answer the same question at his weekly news conference. “Why can’t the Rams stop the run?” For the first time in three games, ...

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

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College football: Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma; No. 2 Clemson wins ...

Kyle Kempt passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns, including a 25-yarder to Allen Lazard that put Iowa State ahead with 2:19 left, and Joel Lanning made plays on offense and defense ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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New look, but same old Suns in Utah

New look, same old Suns. We obviously have to take the preseason with a grain of salt, but trends and habits are hard to ignore or be broken, and the Suns of ...

Valley of the Suns | 15 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Gameday | Defensive Focus Remains at Forefront

CAMDEN, NJ - The bedrock of Brett Brown-coached 76ers teams from each of the past four seasons? Defense.

Philadelphia Sixers | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Literary biography: possibility and peril

Henry James, T.S. Eliot and W.H. Auden did not want to endure a biography, and tried desperately but vainly to prevail against predatory life-writers. In his essay on the French novelist George Sand, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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New England Patriots edge Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-14

Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England's porous defense showed signs of improvement Thursday night in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Super ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 16 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Lakers Seek Better Defensive Effort After Third Preseason Game

Kyle Kuzma had another hot night, but the Lakers' defense wasn't able to turn it into a win.

Los Angeles Lakers | 17 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Ducks sign Josh Manson to a four-year extension

The Ducks’ defense corps is thin right now after some key injuries, but the team is set for the foreseeable future. Josh Manson signed a four-year ...

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

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Podcast | Fearsome Twosome: The Rams are first place in the NFC West with ...

The Rams passed their biggest test of the season and defeated the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium to remain in first place in the NFC West at 3-1. Join The Times' Gary Klein ...

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

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Game Preview: Pacers at Bucks (Preseason)

They've lost length, experience and last season's stopper, but other than all that the Pacers' defense should be just fine this season.

Indiana Pacers | 19 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Burke Sees Potential for a Potent Pacers Defense

They've lost length, experience and last season's stopper, but other than all that the Pacers' defense should be just fine this season.

Indiana Pacers | 19 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Dunk of the Night: DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan gets the feed in the lane, rises and finishes with the monster tomawhawk slam over the defense.

NBA TV Dunk of the Night | 20 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Play of the Day: Josh Richardson

Josh Richardson gets the chaae down block on defense, then runs the floor beautifully using the euro-step to score in transition.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 20 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
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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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