Notes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, February 11, 2014: Durant double doubles the Blazers

Posted in Blogroll on February 12th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

(US Presswire)

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Durant goes for 36 and 10 in the 98-95 win.

Voting is open for next week’s game via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App, and Twitter.

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Marcus Smart encounters a real life court jester

Posted in Blogroll on February 9th, 2014 by Ronald Glover

Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart pushed a fan in the Cowboys game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. According to Smart, the fan told Smart to “Go back to Africa” and called him a “nigger” after he fell into the crowd after making a block late in the game. Smart was assessed a technical foul and the fan was allowed to remain in the arena.

Of course Smart’s retort has trumped the words of a grown man with a history of speaking out of turn to young men barely out of high school.

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Tip-off presented by AutoTrader.com – Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014: The Rising Stars squad up

Posted in Blogroll on February 7th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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That Michigan Man is looking like a ROY…

BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge & State Farm All-Star Saturday Night Participants Exclusively Announced on TNT

Listen, if you’re expecting crisp basketball and defense, ya got the wrong game. Just sit back and be entertained…

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Three things I think I know about basketball

Posted in Blogroll on February 6th, 2014 by Okori Wadsworth

Basketball is heating up in the two precincts that matter. With everything that’s going on, you could be forgiven if the information has created a white noise of sorts — leaving you unable to keep up. It is understandable Andrew Wiggins’s talents blend in with Kobe Bryant’s views on the current NBA and Kevin Durant’s scoring binges, blending into some sort of confusing miasma. Without putting too much emphasis on it, this is why I’m here. Walking you through what’s going on, giving you a point of view you might not have thought of, and to generally provide a bit of levity you’ll need during what is the first truly serious part of the basketball season.

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@TSFSports Super Bowl XLVIII recap and commentary: Seahawks display of dominance shuts down the Broncos 43-8

Posted in Blogroll on February 3rd, 2014 by Ronald Glover

(Brad Penner/USA Today)

Russell Wilson completes a great second by winning the NFL’s greatest prize.

The only thing more shocking than the Seattle Seahawks 45-8 blasting of the Denver Broncos was the ease with which it was done. The Seahawks scored on offense, defense and special teams before the Denver Broncos could crack the scoreboard. Seattle’s defense was all bark and bite, forcing four turnovers and pressuring Peyton Manning into a historically uncharacteristic performance.

Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception 69 yards for a touchdown and recovered a fumble before being named Super Bowl MVP. Russell Wilson joined Doug Williams in becoming only the second African-American starting quarterback to win the Super Bowl.

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@TSFSports Super Bowl XLVIII prediction: Will Seattle’s secondary lower the Boom on the Peyton Manning Era?

Posted in Blogroll on February 2nd, 2014 by Ronald Glover

(FanSpeak.com)

Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson are chasing history from two different perspectives.

Super Bowl XLVIII pits the Denver Broncos high-powered offense against the physical, aggressive defense of the Seattle Seahawks. Peyton Manning is attempting to become the first quarterback to lead two teams to Super Bowl victories and Russell Wilson is seeking to become only the second African-American signal caller to hoist the Lombardi Trophy.

History awaits.

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Coverage – Thursday, January 30, 2014: Knicks beat up the Cavs 117-86; Warriors stick up Clippers 111-92

Posted in Blogroll on January 31st, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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TNT’s NBA coverage continues Thursday, February 6, at 7 p.m. ET with a special one-hour edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com followed by doubleheader action with the San Antonio Spurs @ Brooklyn Nets at 8 p.m. and the Chicago Bulls @ Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

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Russell Wilson: Mastering the Game

Posted in Blogroll on January 30th, 2014 by Ronald Glover

(Seattle Pi.com)

It isn’t a stretch to think Russell Wilson is capable of leading the Seattle Seahawks to Super Bowl glory.

In his first two seasons, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hasn’t posted the glamour numbers or highlights of his NFL contemporaries. All the 75th pick in the 2012 draft has done is put up win after convincing win, while cool under fire.

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Tip-off presented by AutoTrader.com – Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014: NBA All-Star Reserves Announced

Posted in Blogroll on January 30th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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Who got robbed?

Lance Stephenson should definitely be on this team. ::Larry Legend shrug::

 

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NBA TV to Televise David Stern: 30 Years on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. ET

Posted in Blogroll on January 29th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

Stern SilverSports Emmy Award-Winning Commentator Ernie Johnson Conducts One-on-One Interview with Long-Time NBA Commissioner David Stern. Charles Barkley, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Jerry West & More Share Their Perspectives on Commissioner Stern in 60-Minute Special Program As David Stern steps down as NBA Commissioner on Feb.1, NBA TV will feature a one-on-one interview – David Stern: 30 Years – conducted by Sports Emmy Award-winning host Ernie Johnson on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. ET. An excerpt of the interview will debut during TNT’s Inside the NBA on Thursday, Jan. 30.

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Notes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 28, 2014: Houston bests San Antonio…again

Posted in Blogroll on January 29th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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The Rockets are turning it up…

 

Voting is open for next week’s game via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App, and Twitter. Fans can select between the following games:

·         Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns

·         Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves

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No. 15 Cincinnati Bearcats edge upset-minded Temple Owls 80-76

Posted in Blogroll on January 27th, 2014 by Ronald Glover

(Howard Smith/USA Today)

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Cincinnati’s Shaquille Thomas drives for two of his fifteen points in the Bearcats victory.

The Cincinnati Bearcats came into their contest against the Temple Owls winners of their last eleven games. The Owls were looking to post their first victory since December 21st — a span of seven games. Temple put their injury woes and 5-12 record to the side, giving the ranked Bearcats a scare before falling 80-76.

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Last night in the NBA: Carmelo Anthony drops 62 points in Knicks 125-96 rout of Bobcats

Posted in Blogroll on January 25th, 2014 by Ronald Glover

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Carmelo Anthony was 23 of 35 from the floor against the Bobcats.

Just when talk of Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant being the NBA’s best scorer was at a premium, Carmelo Anthony reminds us he is the NBA’s reigning scoring champion. Anthony scored a Madison Square Garden record 62 points as the New York Knicks smoked the Charlotte Bobcats 125-96.

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Coverage – Thursday, January 23, 2014: LaMarcus Aldridge puts in 44 and 13; LeBron does it all

Posted in Blogroll on January 24th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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LA is in the discussion as the best power forward in the game without question…

 

TNT’s NBA coverage continues Thursday, January 30, at 7 p.m. ET with the exclusive announcement of the 2014 NBA All-Star reserves followed by doubleheader action featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers @ New York Knicks at 8 p.m. and the Los Angeles Clippers @ Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Tip-off – Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014: 2014 NBA All-Star Starters Announced

Posted in Blogroll on January 24th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

(NBA.com)

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Who got the snub?

I’m down with Beans getting the spot. His fans appreciate him for all he’s given on the court to Los Angeles and the world at large. Let a legend be legendary…

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