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John Amaechi on Jason Collins: “He Knew all the Implications from the Very Beginning. He Deserves Great Credit”

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

NBA veteran Jason Collins revealed to the world on Monday that he is a gay professional athlete. The big announcement came on Sports Illustrated's website. Collins is a free agent and made the daring move to come out while still being an active player. The 12-year veteran was tired of living ...

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn: “I’ve Had a Feeling that There Might Be Some More Twists and Turns”

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

It was a sad day Monday in Seattle as fans and the community there found out that the city would not be getting an NBA team back. At one point, it seemed inevitable that the Sacramento Kings franchise was on its way there, but fans in Sacramento celebrated Monday as ...

David Lee Doesn’t Think He’ll Need Surgery, Believes the Warriors Can Beat Denver Without Him

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Coming off a career year, David Lee was supposed to play a huge role if the Golden State Warriors were going to make waves in their second playoff appearance in 19 years. But Lee was lost for the rest of the year when he suffered a torn hip flexor in ...

Chandler Parsons on Rockets’ Game 2 Loss: “We Feel as if We Let One Slip Away”

Friday, April 26th, 2013

After getting blown out 120-91 in Game 1, the Houston Rockets responded on Wednesday night. They went toe-to-toe with the Oklahoma City Thunder, overcoming a 15-point deficit and eventually taking a four-point lead in the fourth quarter. It just didn't end up being enough in a 105-102 loss. Houston still has ...

Doc Rivers Claims he Has No Issue with Officiating, Hopes Celtics Can Channel Emotions in Game 3

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Boston Celtics will look to flip the script this weekend in their home arena for games three and four of their series with the New York Knicks. Tonight, the first Celtics' home game will be played in Boston since the bombings, and the home squad should be energized. Doc Rivers ...

Mike Brown Says He Wasn’t In the Picture When LeBron James Left Cleveland

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Cavs turned back the clock yesterday. They introduced Mike Brown as the team's head coach. For the second time. Just three years after firing him. That's unheard of. Some people may remember him as the guy with the ever-changing glasses whose first opportunity as a head coach was with ...

Brook Lopez: Our Shots Just Didn’t Fall in Game 2; the Bulls Play Motivated Without Derrick Rose

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls responded from an embarrassing Game 1 performance to defeat the Brooklyn Nets, 90-82, on Monday. Joakim Noah has been giving the Nets all sorts of trouble in the paint despite a right foot injury. Brook Lopez can attest to that. The Nets center doesn't believe his team had ...

Mike Woodson: We Must Withstand the First Hit and Control Our Emotions in Order to Win in Boston This Weekend

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The New York Knicks hold their first 2-0 series lead since 2000. Mike Woodson's squad has absolutely stifled the Celtics in the second halves of game's one and two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and look to continue that trend in Boston this weekend. It's been brutally difficult for Boston to ...

Paul George Got His Inspiration From Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Penny Hardaway and His Sister

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Paul George has always had the tools. He was the 10th overall pick in the NBA draft for a reason. This year he has put it all together. His immense potential has turned into production (17.4 points per game, 7.4 rebounds per game and 4.1 assists). It took a lot ...

Matt Bonner, San Antonio Look to Go Up 2-0 on the Lakers Tonight

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Some felt that the Los Angeles Lakers got themselves into a pretty good matchup when the start of the playoffs shook out and they drew the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. The Spurs, however, quickly dispatched the Lakers in Game 1 of their first-round series. The two teams ...