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LeBron Will Continue to Hold Cleveland Hostage

Via ESPN.com: "I signed a contract in 2006 with an option," he said. "It would make no sense for me to sign that contract if I didn't keep my options open. I'll let you fill in the blanks." I get that this is a business decision. But I still think it's a dick move by... [More]

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Ray Allen is on Twitter

Those are Ray Allen's cars. You'll find more pictures of him and his stuff at twitter.com/sugarray20. Today he's on the golf course with Kevin Ollie and some other buddies. Yes – I am jealous.... [More]

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Max is Big on ‘Sheed, Celtics Chances

Via the Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “I like them when they’re healthy,” Maxwell said of the Celtics’ chances to raise banner No. 18. “Last year, they played courageous ball. You had only six guys playing in 14 games, and they just ran out of gas.” On Rasheed Wallace: “I love him,” Maxwell said. “He can... [More]

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“Does It Look Like I Take Steroids?”

Rashard Lewis is talking about this 10-game suspension for taking a banned performance-enhancing substance: "I've taken over-the-counter supplements throughout my career," Lewis said. "It's a long season and I take stuff you get from health stores — things to keep your immune system up, help your energy level, stuff like that. Early in my career, I was real... [More]

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Glen Davis Says Twitter Page Is Fake

Update: The Herald has additional info on BBD Twitter-gate: Celtics forward Glen Davis, whose name was attached to a rambling string of comments on twitter.com decrying the lack of progress in his negotiations with the Celtics, told Danny Ainge today that the comments were posted by an unknown imposter. Via Yahoo! Sports Marc Spears Twitter... [More]

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Rash-oid Lewis is a Cheater

Ha! I knew Orlando could not beat the Celtics without some sort of artificial assistance. Turns out Rashard Lewis was playing with an elevated testosterone level. No wonder he had the balls to take and make so many clutch shots. Here's the story according to the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Magic All-Star forward Rashard Lewis tested... [More]

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Slam Magazine Overrates Antoine, Big Time

Via Sandy Dover's "'Toine's Shine and Blackout" article in Slam Online: I always felt Antoine was legitimately the next player of the League. He was well-coached, highly-skilled and possessed an ability to affect a game in a very tangible way, not the same way that Magic or Pippen did, but somewhere in that realm, especially... [More]

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Wolves to hire Rambis, C’s Wohl joining staff

Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis is about to become head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Rambis is expected to hire Dave Wohl as his top assistant, an Eastern Conference executive said. Let go as an assistant GM in Boston this summer, Wohl has a close relationship with Rambis and has nearly 25 years of NBA coaching... [More]

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Roy gets max extension

Roy gets max extension

I'll say up front, I'm a big fan of Brandon Roy.  He's a special player… he's clutch… and now, he's insanely rich. The Blazers have reached a 5-year maximum deal with Roy.  That means he'll now make $14 million, 2 and a half times what he made last year, and he'll get 10.5% raises each... [More]

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So THAT’S what Bill Walker sounds like

I'm sure Bill Walker has given interviews before, but I'll be damned if I've heard one.  But for 7 minutes, Bill talked to New England Cable News about everything from how the C's are the team to beat to how he still watches cartoons, to how he's working with kids to help them make healthy... [More]

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