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CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving stopped short of saying he’d sign a contract extension with the Cavaliers this summer, but he seemed excited about the possibility. Speaking after the Cavs concluded the season with a 114-85 victory over the extremely shorthanded Brooklyn Nets in a glorified exhibition g…
17 April 2014 | 6:52 am
Irving comes the closest he has to declaring that he's likely to sign the Cavaliers' expected maximum contract offer.
17 April 2014 | 4:23 am
Pelicans end season on two-game win streak…
17 April 2014 | 4:02 am
Hill, though, has told people close to him he won't consider a front-office position this close to retirement, but down the line when his children get older, he would consider it.
17 April 2014 | 3:22 am
After the final buzzer sounded, after Kyrie Irving stuck around to hand out not just one pair of shoes, but several, at Fan Appreciation Night, the Cavaliers point guard at long last addressed the fact that he can sign a contract extension this summer.
17 April 2014 | 2:10 am
Battier said this would be his last season in the league after 13 years, two championships and first-team all-defense honors twice. He proved doubters wrong. He said he learned how to play by watching the Bad Boys, who were honored at halftime of the Heat game.
16 April 2014 | 10:53 pm
Nov 6, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin and shooting guard J.J. Redick talk against the Orlando Magic during the second quarter at Amway Center.
16 April 2014 | 7:30 pm
Blake Griffin won't be at the Moda Center tonight for the Clippers matchup against Wesley Matthews and the Blazers.
16 April 2014 | 5:30 pm
The Clippers can still gain the No. 2 seed if Detroit beats Oklahoma City and they beat the Blazers.
16 April 2014 | 5:10 pm
Two very different candidates signify wide search…
16 April 2014 | 5:06 pm
Could the Pistons really want a GM who hasn't had a position in any NBA front office?
16 April 2014 | 4:37 pm
In 1978 Coach Bill Foster recruited a kid named Jim Suddath out of East Point, Georgia for the Duke Blue Devils. He played off the bench through his junior year. He had a great outside shot— would have been a… See more › The post Jim Suddath: Playing Past the Pain appeared first on D…
16 April 2014 | 2:42 pm
CHICAGO Joakim Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away late for a 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Monday night.
16 April 2014 | 1:10 pm
The Brooklyn Nets made many roster upgrades before this season, most notably acquiring Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via the Celtics.
16 April 2014 | 12:22 pm
Rumors and hearsay about Kyrie Irving's disdain with the Cleveland Cavaliers and his impending departure are a vivid reminder of what transpired on live television four years ago when former Cavaliers forward LeBron James became a free agent and took his talents to you know where.
16 April 2014 | 11:15 am
Charles Barkley says LeBron James is the best player in the world but he's not the MVP of the NBA this season.
16 April 2014 | 11:13 am
Here’s ESPN Los Angeles with an update on the Clippers. Tonight is the final night of the 2013-14 NBA regular season: Clippers forward Blake Griffin and guard J.J. Redick will not travel with the team for its final regular-season game Wednesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Clippers coach Do…
16 April 2014 | 10:59 am
INDEPENDENCE — Luol Deng is finishing his 10th NBA season. Jarrett Jack has been in the league nine years. Both Cavaliers veterans are considered to be intelligent, hard-working players who understand the nuances of successful professional basketball. Perhaps it should be a positive, then, that bo…
16 April 2014 | 6:07 am
The Nets had a chance to seize a little playoff security Tuesday night. A win would have guaranteed them the No.
16 April 2014 | 5:03 am
Sick pass, monster slam.
16 April 2014 | 3:23 am
If this is goodbye, Luol Deng is going out a winner.
16 April 2014 | 3:11 am
There isn't much to play for between the Knicks and the Nets at the moment, with New York already eliminated from playoff contention and Brooklyn already in, though their current seed of fifth hasn't been finalized just yet.
16 April 2014 | 3:05 am
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Luol Deng won the 2014 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award on April 15. The NBA issued a press release about Deng winning the award via the Cavaliers' official...
16 April 2014 | 2:15 am
NEW YORK - Cleveland Cavaliers' basketball player Luol Deng was honored Tuesday with the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. The award, presented by the Professional Basketball Writers Association, recognizes an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the communi…
15 April 2014 | 10:28 pm
In an interview with the Washington Square News, Mason Plumlee told Aicha Fall that he thinks the Indiana Pacers are a tougher matchup for the Brooklyn Nets in the playoffs than the Miami Heat .
15 April 2014 | 9:51 pm
British Cleveland Cavaliers' basketball player Luol Deng was honored Tuesday with the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. The award, presented by the Professional Basketball Writers Association, recognizes an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.
15 April 2014 | 7:57 pm
British Cleveland Cavaliers' basketball player Luol Deng was honored Tuesday with the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. The award, presented by the Professional Basketball Writers Association, recognizes an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.
15 April 2014 | 7:48 pm
The award is presented annually to the player, coach or trainer that the writers believe exemplifies “service and dedication to the community,” according to the league.
15 April 2014 | 6:39 pm
Former Bulls forward Luol Deng has won the prestigious J. Walter Kennedy award, presented annually by the Pro Basketball Writers Association. The award is named after the NBA's second commissioner and honors the player, coach or athletic trainer who displays superior community service.
15 April 2014 | 5:51 pm
Cavs Insider airs every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. on cleveland.com. Be sure to join them for the next show April 22th.
15 April 2014 | 5:36 pm
Former Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng, now with the Cleveland Cavaliers, is the winner of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, which is given to the player, coach or trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.
15 April 2014 | 2:55 pm
As the NBA's regular season comes to an end, the Brooklyn Nets are preparing for their first round matchup against the Chicago Bulls in the playoffs.
15 April 2014 | 7:46 am
Everyone except LeBron, of course. James had the chance to win Tuesday night's game vs. the Nets on a dunk but was stuffed by former Dukie Mason Plumlee.
15 April 2014 | 4:35 am
He's certainly in the conversation Alabama coaches engage in while discussing the top five offensive linemen on the team, but, for now at least, Grant Hill hasn't found a "home" along the offensive line.
15 April 2014 | 4:31 am
CHICAGO — Joakim Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away late for a 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Monday night.
15 April 2014 | 3:03 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Joakim Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away late for a 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Monday night.
15 April 2014 | 3:02 am
Joakim Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away late for a 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Monday night.
15 April 2014 | 2:58 am
Go to TSN.ca for details. #TSN…
15 April 2014 | 2:57 am
Pelicans guard Austin Rivers and Thunder forward Nick Collison were ejected after getting into a shoving match during New Orleans’ 101-89 home victory over Oklahoma City on Monday.
15 April 2014 | 1:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Thunder forward Nick Collison and Pelicans guard Austin Rivers both have been ejected following a brief scuffle in the second quarter of Monday night's game between Oklahoma City and New Orleans.
15 April 2014 | 1:09 am
One by one, fires were ignited in the Grant Hill area overnight, threatening homes and lives. Now, arson investigators are looking for clues to track down the person responsible.
14 April 2014 | 10:52 pm
In 1968 Dean Smith’s Tar Heels had a stable of stars including ACC Player of the Year, Larry Miller—Rusty Clark, Dick Grubar, Bill Bunting and Charlie Scott. This was a team that would go 28-4 and finally would face all-powerful… See more › The post Fred Lind: Benchwarmer Turned Su…
13 April 2014 | 2:11 am
Now that the off-season is upon us, Steve Fortosis will be starting his series of articles that take us back to the past to highlight great players and moments in Duke Basketball history. He was born Jonathan Clay Redick but… See more › The post J.J. Redick: Just Admit He Was Great app…
4 April 2014 | 12:11 pm
The other day we posted a poll on if you would want Christian Laettner on the Duke Coaching Staff. Make sure to check the poll out and vote. There’s no argument that most of Duke Nation would want Laettner, one… See more › The post Why Duke MUST Hire Christian Laettner appeared first…
2 April 2014 | 4:03 pm
Former Duke guard Ricky Price joined the Got Game set on WCCB Charlotte to to help break down the upcoming ACC tournament. Price also discussed the impact Jabari Parker will have on Duke’s NCAA tournament success. The post Video: Ricky Price Live on Got Game appeared first on Duke Report.
10 March 2014 | 1:52 pm
The Duke basketball program, along with every other major program in college basketball, has undergone a major transition over the past two decades. The college basketball of the 1970’s, 80’s, and 90’s is over. If we’re being honest, the game… See more › The post Duke Basketbal…
4 March 2014 | 1:36 pm
Art Heyman arrived at Camp Wahoo in a flashy convertible with a gorgeous blonde in the passenger seat. Wahoo was a kids’ basketball camp held at Miller School just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. Bones McKinney and Gene Corrigan were there,… See more › The post Art Heyman: Big…
14 November 2013 | 10:00 am
This past Friday I had the pleasure to speak with Duke and college basketball legend Christian Laettner. Christian was in Rifle, CO taking part in the “Christian Laettner Basketball Academy” at Rifle High School. The clinic took place on Sat.… See more › The post Interview…
28 October 2013 | 12:00 pm
Duke Men’s Basketball has retired 13 jerseys in its history, the most recent being J.J. Redick back in 2007. One debate that comes up every year, especially a player’s senior year if they have been successful, is if a certain… See more › The post Duke Basketball: Players Wh…
15 October 2013 | 11:31 am
Gerald Henderson speaks to the 2013-14 Duke Men’s Basketball team about preparation and representing Duke. He tells them when it comes to wanting to be a pro it doesn’t get any better than Duke. The post Video: Gerald Henderson: “It Starts Now” appeared first on Duke Report.
10 October 2013 | 4:03 pm

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