BEST OF DEFENSE

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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 | 1808 days ago | 2011 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 | 2804 days ago | 1737 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 | 2279 days ago | 1423 Ballers sent

2017 DEFENSE NBA NEWS

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Dropped passes don't worry UCLA coaches at spring game, because Josh Rosen

Josh Rosen scanned the defense, spotted an open receiver and flung a pass into his hands. Eldridge Massington dropped it. “The same as last year!” a fan yelled after the first play ...

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

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Joyful stadium crowd greets Pope Francis on day two of his Egypt trip

Elated crowds greeted Pope Francis at a Mass in Cairo's Air Defense Stadium on Saturday, unafraid despite recent suicide bombings at Christian churches. "God will protect us," said ...

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

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Pick Your Poison

As the Wine and Gold gear up for the next step in their title defense – welcoming the Raptors to town for Game 1 on Monday night – Cavs.com sat down with the squad’s ...

Cleveland Cavaliers | 2 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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In defense of noise: Damon Krukowski’s 'The New Analog: Listening and ...

We have always been such suckers for the shiny new object, especially now, with digital technologies coming fast and furious at consumers’ kryptonite — the compulsive desire to own the latest and ...

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

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U.S. sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power

Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant ...

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

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From the Archives: Victorville's fallout shelter

William C. Melton, left, the city of Victorville’s civil defense coordination, takes a phone call as his top aide, Phil Mull, looks on, in the fallout shelter command post located 185 ...

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

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Aaron Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral

Aaron Hernandez's family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by the time he ...

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

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Cavs address defense, take 'step forward' in sweep over Pacers

The Cavs didn't answer all their questions, but there were some strides made vs. Indiana.

USA Today .com | 6 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Ontario fighter has risen from despair to spot opening Berto-Porter card ...

There’s plenty at stake on Saturday night’s Showtime boxing card for welterweights Andre Berto and Shawn Porter. And Jermell Charlo’s junior-middleweight title defense against Charles ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Golf roundup: Branden Grace leads by one shot at Texas Open

South African Branden Grace had a six-under-par 66 and leads by a stroke after the opening round of the Valero Texas Open on Thursday in San Antonio. Grace had a season-best ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Angels slip up in 5-1 loss to the Astros

The Angels’ typically sturdy defense cracked Wednesday as they suffered a 5-1 loss to Houston. The Angels played an usually high number of spring-training games ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 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 | 11 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Former Defense Secretary William Perry on why we didn't go to war with ...

In 1994, the United States was on the brink of war with North Korea. The Clinton administration had intelligence that North Korea was about to move fuel rods from its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 15 days ago | 5 Ballers sent

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Former Defense Secretary William Perry on why we didn't go to war with ...

In 1994, the United States was on the brink of war with North Korea. The Clinton administration had intelligence that North Korea was about to move fuel rods from its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 15 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Timberwolves Defensive Player Of the Year: Gorgui Dieng

Gorgui Dieng has won the Dunking With Wolves 2016-17  Timberwolves' Defensive Player of the Year award. Minnesota Timberwolves' Defensive Player of the ...

Dunking With Wolves | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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The Timberwolves and those 22 games that got away ...

When they write the book about the failings of the 2016-17 Timberwolves (please don’t let there be a book), it could certainly go in chronological order with a first ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Vasyl Lomachenko takes care of Jason Sosa with a ninth-round TKO

Frustrated that he can't get fights against the opponents he wants, Vasyl Lomachenko took his frustration out on Jason Sosa. Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) dominated his WBO junior featherweight title ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 21 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Vasyl Lomachenko takes care of Jason Sosa with a ninth-round TKO

Frustrated that he can't get fights against the opponents he wants, Vasyl Lomachenko took his frustration out on Jason Sosa. Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) dominated his WBO junior featherweight title ...

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

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Angels power up in 5-1 victory over Mariners in home opener

The Angels' plan to win won’t always work, but when it does, this is how it will. Their elite defense elevated their middling starting pitching, their unproven bullpen bent but did ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 22 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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U.S. opens new military front in Syria, launching cruise missiles against ...

The Pentagon launched dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase late Thursday in retaliation for a gruesome poison gas attack this week that U.S. officials said was carried out by President ...

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

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Cam Fowler's injury cuts even more into Ducks defense

The blue line was roaring for the Ducks six days ago. Now it’s going out like a lamb. Their defensive unit was in such good shape last week that it had the luxury to sit Brandon Montour, their most ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 24 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Dunk of the Night - Noah Vonleh

Noah Vonleh takes the dish from Damian Lillard and throws down the hammer over the Timberwolves' defense.

NBA TV Dunk of the Night | 26 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Deep dive into the Clipper's three point defense

Thursday and Saturday's games saw the Clippers build, lose and then regain sizable leads against the Suns and the Lakers respectively. ...

Clipper Blog | 28 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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The Times' disappointing defense of the anti-Planned Parenthood 'journalist

To the editor: I heartily disagree with your editorial opposing the filing of multiple felony charges by California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra against two anti-abortion activists who surreptitiously ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 29 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Tillerson tells NATO allies to spend more on defense, bolster anti-terroris

In his first meeting with NATO, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday delivered a firm rebuke of Russian “aggression” and promised allies that the United States will stand by their side -- while ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 30 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Tyler Ulis Makes the Clippers Defense Look Silly

The development of the Phoenix Suns roster continued to shine through the maturity and growth of their play against an elite Western Conf

Phoenix Suns | 30 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Tyler Ulis Makes the Clippers Defense Look Silly

The development of the Phoenix Suns roster continued to shine through the maturity and growth of their play against an elite Western Conf

Phoenix Suns | 30 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Clippers Take Wins As They Come, Show Great Offense Trumps Good Defense

It’s only fitting that on this night, the offensive display put on by the Clippers quartet of Paul (27 points), Jordan (23 points), Redick (31 points), and Blake Griffin|Blake ...

Los Angeles Clippers | 30 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Clippers Take Wins As They Come, Show Great Offense Trumps Good Defense

It’s only fitting that on this night, the offensive display put on by the Clippers quartet of Paul (27 points), Jordan (23 points), Redick (31 points), and Blake Griffin|Blake ...

Los Angeles Clippers | 30 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Inside the mind of Warriors defensive stopper Draymond Green

So much for buzzer-beaters. Green has won multiple games with his suffocating defense.

USA Today .com | 31 days ago | 1 Baller 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