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Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.

06/27/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.

04/18/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Top 5 NBA Playoff Moments

With the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.

04/16/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons shoots the ball. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lakers Rally In 4th To Beat Pistons 106-102

Los Angeles trailed by 10 at the start of the fourth quarter but rallied past a Detroit team that dominated the paint for almost the entire game.

97.1 The Ticket–11/30/2013

14. New York Knicks (1-2)

Leaks Show Questionable NBA Christmas Day Uniforms

Popular or not, the NBA has opted to use the new-style jerseys during premier matchups on Christmas Day.

CBS Detroit–11/08/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 1:  (L-R) Chauncey Billups #1, Rasheed Wallace #30, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars (holding trophy) and Ben Wallace #3 of the Detroit Pistons celebrate their win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 1, 2004 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The Pistons defeated the Pacers 69-65 and won the 2004 Eastern Conference Championship.  (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Game 2 Draws Best Preliminary TV Rating Since 2004

The NBA Finals’ Game 2 drew the highest preliminary television rating since 2004.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2012

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NBA Western Conference Semifinal Matchups And Predictions

The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Western Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Western Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

05/14/2012

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Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games

Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.

04/25/2012

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 24: Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers tries to regain control of the ball against Ivan Johnson #44 of the Atlanta Hawks on April 24, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.   (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Hand Lakers The Pacific Division After Losing To Hawks

With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.

04/25/2012

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