1. Paul Pierce Using 2 Smartphones During Slam Dunk Contest Sparks Twitter Reaction

    Forget the actual victor of the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Paul Pierce 's second smartphone won the event in a walk Saturday night in New Orleans...

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  2. Derrick Jones Jr. Leaps Over 4 Teammates for 1st Slam of 2017 Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the first round, the Phoenix Suns' Derrick Jones Jr. lined up four of his teammates and vaulted over them before bringing it down for an emphatic slam...

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  3. NBA Stars and Celebs Raise $500K for Sager Strong Foundation at All-Star Game

    It wouldn't be a proper All-Star Weekend without honoring the late Craig Sager, and NBA players and celebrities went above and beyond in his memory on Saturday night...

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  4. Eric Gordon Wins 2017 NBA 3-Point Contest: Scores, Highlights and Reaction

    In the arena he called home for five seasons, Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon beat out Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving to win the NBA Three-Point Contest on Saturday night in New Orleans...

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  5. Genesis Open 2017: Saturday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights

    Better weather at the 2017 Genesis Open allowed the entire field to complete two rounds, with Dustin Johnson holding the 36-hole lead with a score of 10-under par. There is still going to be a lot of golf played on Sunday...

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  6. Kyle Lowry Air-Balls 1st Shot in 2017 NBA All-Star Game's 3-Point Contest

    Kyle Lowry didn't exactly bring his A-game this year. While competing in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game's JBL Three-Point Contest for the second year in a row, the Raptors point guard managed to completely air-ball his first shot...

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  7. NBA 3-Point Contest 2017: Winner, Score Results and Twitter Reaction

    Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon needed overtime to beat Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving in the 2017 JBL NBA Three-Point Contest on Saturday night...

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  8. Jordan Spieth at Genesis Open 2017: Saturday Score and Reaction

    Jordan Spieth finished Saturday's action at the 2017 Genesis Open five strokes behind the lead pace being set by Dustin Johnson with nearly two full rounds left to play...

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  9. Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Why a Flat Earth Is 'OK'

    NEW ORLEANS — If only we all had friends like LeBron James . My mom likes me. My brother likes me. My wife tolerates me. None of them are going to publicly denounce the very bedrocks of how the universe functions on my behalf...

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  10. Biggest Jekyll-and-Hyde Teams in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Dr. Jekyll was the name of a really good college basketball team from back in the day. Mr. Hyde was a really bad college basketball team. But get this: They were the same team ! I'm nothing if not highly literate and literary...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 9,603 reads 0 comments

  11. Kristaps Porzingis Wins 2017 NBA Skills Challenge: Recap, Highlights, Reaction

    The NBA may be dominated by guard play, but Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks proved the big men are a force to be reckoned with by defeating Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz to win the 2017 NBA Skills Challenge...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 22,969 reads 0 comments

  12. Adam Silver Comments on State of League at NBA All-Star Game Press Conference

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver opened up about a variety of topics Saturday in his state of the league address during NBA All-Star Weekend. NBA TV shared Silver's opening comments from the press conference: ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 days ago 7,025 reads 0 comments

  13. Jose Mourinho Says Paul Pogba Will Make Manchester United Transfer Look 'Cheap'

    While Paul Pogba hasn't had an ideal transition to Manchester United after his world-record transfer from Juventus , United manager Jose Mourinho is confident the 23-year-old will prove worth the investment...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 days ago 10,138 reads 0 comments

  14. Metta World Peace Honors Kobe Bryant with New Track, '2K Kobe'

    Metta World Peace is giving major props to his former teammate and retired legend Kobe Bryant in a new track. The Los Angeles Lakers forward says he raps about basketball because he loves it more than most things...

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  15. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Bellator 172 Fight Canceled

    Bellator 172 has a new main event because the anticipated heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Fedor Emelianenko in San Jose, California, at SAP Center has been canceled...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 31,126 reads 0 comments

  16. B/R Examines the Verticals of All-Star Weekend Dunk Contestants

    With the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on the way Saturday night at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Bleacher Report compiled the vertical leaps of the contenders. Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr...

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  17. 76ers Reportedly Sat Jahlil Okafor Due to Near Trade with Trail Blazers

    Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor nearly changed addresses ahead of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline...

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  18. Manchester United Transfer News: Paul Scholes Urges Toni Kroos Approach

    Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has urged the club to launch a move for Real Madrid star Toni Kroos as a replacement for veteran midfielder Michael Carrick ...

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  19. Michigan State Guard Eron Harris to Undergo Season-Ending Knee Surgery

    A rough day for Michigan State men's basketball got even worse when guard Eron Harris went down with a right knee injury Saturday , ending his season...

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  20. LeBron James Says He Doesn't Have Rivalry with Stephen Curry, Warriors

    No matter what LeBron James is doing, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar can't escape questions about Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors...

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  21. BCMMA Fighter Joe Harding Gets Knocked Out with Kick to Head While Taunting

    In the middle of a BC MMA interim 145-pound amateur title fight Saturday, Joe Harding decided to dance in the ring. His hubris proved costly. Harding left his head unblocked while taunting and allowed Johan Segas to knock him down with a vicious kick...

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  22. Texas Tech vs. West Virginia: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Texas Tech Red Raiders fell short of pulling off their second upset against a Top 10 team this week after losing 83-74 in two overtimes on the road to the No. 9 West Virginia Mountaineers at the WVU Coliseum ...

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  23. Patriots CB Cyrus Jones Says He Hit Point Where He 'Didn't Even Want to Play'

    New England Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones should have had the time of his life last season after his team won a Super Bowl in historic fashion, but the 2016 second-round pick didn't find much to celebrate about...

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  24. Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Luis Muriel and Dominic Solanke

    Chelsea reportedly remain in the hunt for Sampdoria forward Luis Muriel, with speculation that Inter Milan were close to completing a deal said to be wide of the mark...

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  25. Tottenham Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Vincent Janssen and Moussa Sissoko

    Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen reportedly faces a fight to save his future at the club following a testing debut season at White Hart Lane...

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