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Lakers Andrew Bynum Steals Handicapped Parking Spaces Spots On Video

July 19, 2011 11:30pm by hearit

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Andrew Bynum's blown it: The Lakers star's created a PR nightmare for himself. The pro basketball player should've known NBC prides itself on catching violators of handicapped parking spaces. The two, illegally used handicapped spots on July 16 is Time #2. Bynum's already been busted for disrespect May 4, Time #1. And he simply doesn't care. Read more

Ron Artest Changes Name to Metta World Peace Look for New Lakers Jersey

July 15, 2011 1:31pm by copythat

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The pro basketball player who seemed the poster boy for anger problems now wants to reflect World Peace--literally. A Los Angeles Lakers player wants to legally change his name from Ron Artest to Metta World Peace. Artest is also starting a comedy club tour, playing comedian: No, the the two are not related. Read more

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Yao Ming Retirement May Mark Permanent Loss of China Basketball Fans

July 9, 2011 5:31pm by editor

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It ranks among the most sudden announcements of retirement from pro sports: Yao Ming is retiring, despite the fact he's just 30 years old and currently ranks one of the world's biggest professional basketball stars. It's a sudden loss, in what sports experts say may mark a permanent loss of Chinese basketball fans. Read more

Basketball Players Barred as NBA Demands Lockout Over Union Disputes

July 1, 2011 2:23am by copythis

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NBA players are officially locked out: Despite $4.3 billion revenue there's a squabble over $300 million. Wanting to slash 57% share in revenues, the NBA also wants a stronger salary cap, to cut guaranteed contracts, and lock players into a 10-year collective bargaining agreement in what's ended in a lockout. 
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Dirk Nowitzki Sings We Are the Champions as Dallas Parade Fans Cringe

June 16, 2011 11:39pm by hearit

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Queen--with its indelible "We are the Champions"--never saw this one coming: Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki leads his team and fans in a 2011 NBA Championship Parade celebration, with a championship rendition that has even Dallas fans cringing. Read more

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Time it Takes an Athlete to Figure Out He's One Ball Short: 7 Minutes

December 12, 2010 9:37pm by hearit

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Illinois and Oakland Men’s Basketball teams aren’t exactly improving any stereotype concerning athletes and aptitude: seven minutes had passed in the December 8 game between No. Read more

Scream I Suck Grace Lutheran Basketball Uses the Barking Dog Trick Play

November 9, 2010 4:04pm by hearit

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If you really suck at sports like basketball, bark like a dog: the "Barking Dog Trick", which occasionally rears its very ugly head in school basketball games--most recently in a 2009 Grace Lutheran " Read more

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Cleveland Owner Gilbert Calls LeBron James Coward and Disloyal

July 11, 2010 8:48pm by hearit

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In a “sticks and stones” scenario, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Dan Gilbert claims the Cavs will win a title before the Heat’s LeBron James’–calling James a coward and claiming LeBron “got a free pass”. Read more

Rob Kardashian Says NBA Rigged Maybe not Off Mark

June 17, 2010 7:06pm by copythis

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Rob Kardashian--brother in law to Los Angeles Lakers’ Lamar Odom--says the NBA is rigged “The NBA is so rigged, are you kidding me … it was gonna go to (Game) 7 from like the be Read more

Celtics Perkins MCL PCL Knee Injury Out for Lakers Game 7

June 16, 2010 2:20pm by underthesea

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Boston Celtics NBA center Kendrick Perkins says he tore two ligaments in his right knee during NBA Finals Game 6 loss against the Los Angeles Lakers-video shows Perkins' MCL/PCL knee injury which h Read more

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