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If Magic Didn't Retire Early, Would MJ Still Be The Best?

Also seen at Protect the Paint Earvin Magic Johnson just celebrated his 50th birthday and is widely regarded historically as one of the NBA's best ever. But what if he didn't retire when he did? When Magic ...

Bleacher Report .com | 3022 days ago | 1366 Ballers sent

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All-Star Debate: Monta Ellis vs. Russell Westbrook

Monta Ellis deserves to make the All-Star team—that much is settled. But whom should he be selected over? I've seen a few people on message boards arguing that Monta should make the All-Star team over Russell Westbrook|Russell ...

Bleacher Report .com | 2490 days ago | 1258 Ballers sent

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Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant: Who Are the Top 10 Shooters in the ...

Some stroke it with unadulterated majesty. Others don't even touch the rim. Shooting remains the most pure skill in basketball and for every guy wheelin' and dealin' in the paint, there's another dodging traffic on the ...

Bleacher Report .com | 2430 days ago | 1036 Ballers sent

2017 RAQUETTE NBA NEWS

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Weekend at Brook's: Lopez Hits Groove with Inside-Outside Game

Brook Lopez has been a walking bucket for the Lakers, both in the paint and on the perimeter, in his last two games.

Los Angeles Lakers | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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NBA roundup: Thunder strike early to roll past Bucks

Paul George scored 20 points, and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the paint during a 16-0 run ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 23 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball continues to learn on the job

First, Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball stripped the ball from John Wall in the paint and fed an outlet ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 29 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Training Camp Roundup – Oct. 17, 2017

Carmelo Anthony backed down Raymond Felton into the paint with two hard dribbles, spun, and splashed a short fadeaway ...

Oklahoma City Thunder | 37 days ago | 1 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 | 41 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Suns To Host Domestic Violence Awareness Night

The Phoenix Suns have teamed up with the Governor’s Office, Maricopa County, the City of Phoenix and the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and ...

Phoenix Suns | 44 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lakers' Julius Randle has transformed his body and he hopes his game

Julius Randle gave up the ball, then took a bounce pass from Luol Deng as he rolled toward the basket. He paused in the paint for just as long as it took ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 49 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Color Crush: Add zest to your home with pops of yellow. 'The bolder the ...

The pigment of smiley-face emojis, sunshine and citrus, yellow has become the exclamation mark du jour when it comes to accessorizing home decor with the perfect pop of color. Think: fresh and fun ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 57 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Clay Helton, USC laud ability to finish strong after sluggish early quarter

During his time as USC’s coach, Clay Helton has preferred to use his public comments to spread a message of optimism. He does not use media reports as an opportunity to prod a player ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 60 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Microsoft Paint is marked for death

Microsoft Paint, the beloved Windows graphic editing program, has been marked for death. Thirty-two years after including a Paint program in its inaugural Windows 1.0, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 123 days ago | 4 Ballers sent

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Steven Adams: Carving Out His Piece of the Paint

The flowing locks, the rim-rocking dunks, the glorious mustache, the blocked shots into the second row and yes, the giant, arm sleeve tat

Oklahoma City Thunder | 127 days ago | 4 Ballers sent

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Brook Lopez is happy to get his shot with the Lakers

Growing up, Brook Lopez often had trouble getting into the paint. “I had two older brothers so I couldn’t really drive into the paint at all or they ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 148 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Tanzania's Tinga Tinga style, the African version of velvet Elvises, leaves

It was time to paint the second giraffe. “What color do you want him?” Mwatatu Swathe, our tour guide for the day, asked. “Blue? Green? It’s Tinga Tinga. It can be anything.” But Thomas ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 158 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Cosby lawyer seeks to paint sexual assault accuser as a romantic interest ...

Defense attorneys for Bill Cosby on Wednesday sought to discredit the testimony of his sexual-assault accuser Andrea Constand, a day after her dramatic courtroom confrontation with ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 169 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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The Summer of Love lives on, just not always with historically accurate ...

Regarding “Summer of Love Rolls On,” May 14: The San Francisco Love Tour bus pictured [on the cover of the Travel section] is a Volkswagen from the ’70s. True VW love buses in San Francisco were ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 187 days ago | 11 Ballers sent

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2016-17 Player Reviews: Marquese Chriss

Few rookies come into the league and perform like Marquese Chriss did this season One thing the Suns lacked after the 2016-16 season was a player who could finish ...

Valley of the Suns | 189 days ago | 54 Ballers sent

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Gas masks, face paint, shields, a single glove: A look at Venezuela's ...

Venezuelan protesters in face paint, gas masks, shields and a single glove.

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 205 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Man fatally shot while going door-to-door asking to paint addresses on ...

A 50-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday evening as he sought donations to paint to home addresses along curb lines in a Norwalk neighborhood, authorities said. The man, who has ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 212 days ago | 32 Ballers sent

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San Diego park mural critical of a border wall called 'anti-American'

One of the first artists to paint in San Diego’s Chicano Park has finished a new mural, one depicting the plight of migrant workers and denouncing President Trump’s planned border ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 221 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Road loss leads to 'toughness' talk for Wolves

Stan Van Gundy is aware that the forecast models paint a dim outlook for the Pistons’ playoff chances.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 232 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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SVG’s simple plan for Pistons: win out and hope for help

Stan Van Gundy is aware that the forecast models paint a dim outlook for the Pistons’ playoff chances.

Detroit Pistons | 235 days ago | 45 Ballers sent

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Play of the Day - Steph Curry

Steph Curry drives through several defenders then finishes in the paint with the incredible reverse layup.

NBA TV Play of the Day | 235 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Five Takeaways: Clippers Dominate Grizzlies in Win

The Clippers brought a renewed defensive effort, collapsing hard in the paint and running shooters off the line to hold the Grizzlies ...

Los Angeles Clippers | 259 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Timberwolves vs Clippers Preview: A Battle in the Paint

On Wednesday night, the Timberwolves look to defend their home court against the Los Angeles Clippers, who are coming off of a big win against ...

Dunking With Wolves | 260 days ago | 5 Ballers sent

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CIA's apparent hacking techniques revealed in data breach

The government agents charged with uncovering foreign secrets have had their own laid bare. Secret Central Intelligence Agency files published Tuesday paint a portrait many would expect ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 261 days ago | 10 Ballers sent

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Angels Flight expected to reopen by Labor Day, officials say

For more than three years, the twin cars of Angels Flight have perched unused on their steep incline as graffiti bloomed on their windows and the sun bleached their orange paint into ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 267 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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February 26, 2017: Charlotte Hornets 121, Los Angeles Clippers 124

Doc Rivers speaks the virtues of playing downhill so often that it borders on becoming a trope. And yet, for a team as sorely lacking in frontcourt depth as the Charlotte ...

Clipper Blog | 270 days ago | 4 Ballers sent

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Brazil goes a little less wild for this year's Carnival

When Erika Moura made her debut as Brazil’s Carnival muse in 2015, she wore nothing but strategically placed swirls of glitter paint and matching heels as she sambaed across TV screens ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 271 days ago | 83 Ballers sent

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Film museums around the world paint a beautiful picture of cinematic arts

No need to wait for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ and George Lucas’ movie museums to open in Los Angeles:  Major cities in Australia, Europe and North America have ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 277 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Man with rifle and spray paint sparks bizarre standoff in Oakland

A man with a rifle who sprayed-painted graffiti on a home and a car triggered the closure of a major Bay Area highway Friday morning after residents reported gunshots near the Oakland Zoo, according ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 279 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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