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Nets' Mason Plumlee To Partake In NBA Slam Dunk Contest At Barclays Center
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January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

LeBron James: Kyrie Irving is "turning into a leader in his own right"
The game clock read 1:05 in the fourth quarter last night when Kyrie Irving's sixth three-pointer splashed through the net. The shot gave the Cavaliers a 10-point lead over the Detroit Pistons, sent about half of the 18,178 at The Palace toward the exits, and drew one of those specialized handshakes from LeBron James followed by a hug and what look (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

(NBA) Plumlee, Oladipo among young stars in Dunk Contest
The Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo, the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, and Brooklyn Nets standout Mason Plumlee are among four rising stars named Tuesday to the 30th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Greek 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota rookie guard Zach LaVine will also compete in the annual showdown of (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee, Oladipo among participants in NBA Dunk Contest
NEW YORK, USA - The Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo, the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, and Brooklyn Nets standout Mason Plumlee are among four rising stars named Tuesday, January 27 (Wednesday PH time) to the 30th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Greek 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee ... (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving deserves an All-Star trip and Cavs finding different ways to win: Fedor's five observations
The Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to seven games on Tuesday night, beating the Detroit Pistons, 103-95. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee, Oladipo among young stars in Dunk Contest
The Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo, the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, and Brooklyn Nets standout Mason Plumlee are among four rising stars named to the 30th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Greek 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota rookie guard Zach LaVine will also compete in the annual showdown of acrobat (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James push Cleveland Cavaliers past Detroit Pistons: DMan's Report, Game 46
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 70 points as the Cavs defeated the Pistons, 103-95, Tuesday night in Detroit. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Nets' Mason Plumlee to Compete in Dunk Contest
Second-year Nets center Mason Plumlee was chosen Tuesday to compete in the NBA dunk contest, giving him the chance to become the fourth player to win the event on his home court. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

NBA: Plumlee, Oladipo among young stars in Dunk Contest
The Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo, the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, and Brooklyn Nets standout Mason Plumlee are among four rising stars named Tuesday to the 30th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Greek 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota rookie guard Zach LaVine will also compete in the annual showdown of (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James combine for 70 points as Cleveland...
It was a dry, dull environment at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Tuesday night, but the Cavaliers exited with a 103-95 victory over the Detroit Pistons to claim their seventh consecutive win. Playing in an unenergetic atmosphere on the road benefited the Cavaliers. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving scores 38 as Cavs beat Pistons for seventh straight win
Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Irving, James power Cavaliers over Pistons
Detroit (AFP) - Kyrie Irving scored 38 points and LeBron James added 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Detroit 103-95 for their seventh NBA victory in a row. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Irving, James boost Cavs to 7th win in row
Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

NBA: Irving, James power Cavaliers over Pistons
Kyrie Irving scored 38 points and LeBron James added 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Detroit 103-95 Tuesday for their seventh NBA victory in a row. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mason Plumlee will participate in the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk contest
Last week Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported that Mason Plumlee was among the participants in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest. On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets and NBA confirmed this report making it official. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Official: Mason Plumlee invited to Slam Dunk contest
What's the over/under on Mason Plumlee trying to dunk three balls at once, as he tried to do in the McDonalds All-American Dunk contest while in high school? How many reverse two-handers, "Drano's" as Ian Eagle calls them, will we see in the preliminaries and will he really try to dunk over Jerome Jordan , as he was seen doing in practice a few day (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Nets center Mason Plumlee named to slam dunk contest
Plumlee, 24, is joined in the contest by Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Minnesota guard Zach LaVine and Orlando guard Victor Oladipo, the NBA announced. Nets center Mason Plumlee was officially named to the slam dunk competition, which will be held on Valentine's Day at Barclays Center. (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee, Oladipo, LaVine, Antetokounmpo in Dunk Contest
We'll get it all during All-Star Saturday night , which will officially be showtime for Giannis Antetokounmpo , Zach LaVine , Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee , the four players who will vie for above-the-rim supremacy in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest . Antetokounmpo, the extremely long and ridiculously athletic Milwaukee Bucks swingman, brings his (read more.)
January 28 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Redick to compete in three-point contest
Another Clipper has booked a ticket to New York ahead of All-Star Weekend with J.J. Redick receiving an invitation to compete in the 3-point contest , per NBA.com. Surprisingly, it's Redick's first invitation to compete in the event following years of being one of the league's most renowned marksman. (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mason Plumlee on nutrition and the Nets
Mason Plumlee spoke to STACK, a website that tracks athletes' training techniques, about how the Nets help him be the best he can be. It's world of team chefs, nutritional supplements, naps, sleep trackers and "leg days." (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bulls’ Mike Dunleavy Out, Jimmy Butler Questionable Against Warriors
This will be Dunleavy's 14th straight missed game. (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Clippers' J.J. Redick loads up for NBA All-Star three-point contest
Clippers' sharp shooter J.J. Redick will participate in the NBA's three-point shooting contest during All-Star Weekend in New York. (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Clippers' J.J. Redick loads up for NBA All-Star three-point contest
Clippers guard J.J. Redick, right, shoots a jumper over New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith during the Clippers' 99-78 win on Dec. 31. Redick is excited about getting the chance to compete in the NBA All-Star three-point contest. Clippers guard J.J. Redick, right, shoots a jumper over New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith during the Clippers' 99-78 win on (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

J.J. Redick to participate in 2014-15 Three-Point Contest during All-Star weekend
Jan 17, 2015; Sacramento, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick scores a basket against Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports By the look of things, Blake Griffin won't be the lone Clipper participating in the 2015 All-Star weekend: per Adrian Woj (read more.)
January 27 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Q+A: Elton Brand
We chat with Elton Brand about his college days, getting drafted No.1, his new role with the Hawks, and more. The post Q+A: Elton Brand appeared first on SLAMonline . (read more.)
January 26 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat's Luol Deng a winner in return to home of the Bulls
On the Heat's bus ride over for their 96-84 demolition of the Bulls on Sunday afternoon, Luol Deng noted how he knew every turn of the route and, upon arrival, every familiar face, from the parking lot attendant to his former teammates. (read more.)
January 26 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bulls pay tribute to Luol Deng in United Center return (VIDEO)
Deng played his first game in Chicago as a member of a visiting team on Sunday. (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Whiteside active for Heat; Dunleavy sidelined for Bulls
CHICAGO — Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is active for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bulls after missing the previous two because of a sprained right ankle. Whiteside, averaging 7.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, was injured against Oklahoma City on Tuesday. He sat out games against Charlotte the following night and Indiana on Friday. Chica (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mason Plumlee, in a bit of a slump, but still the Nets bright light
Mason Plumlee is in a bit of a slump. In the last four games, he's averaged 11 points and three rebounds. (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

J.J. Redick, Andre Drummond latest to receive flopping warnings
The league's anti-flopping rules don't necessarily work, because they aren't enforced by penalties strong enough to act as a deterrent to the behavior. Guys making multiple millions of dollars per season aren't going to stop trying to gain an advantage during a game because of a $5,000 fine, which only kicks in after a player's second offense of th (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood says he'll be cautious before returning from latest foot injury
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood passes the ball behind his back past Orlando Magic forward Kyle O'Quinn during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The Jazz won 101-94. (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler to wear protective mask against Milwaukee Bucks
Kyle Singler suffered a nasal fracture during Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic. (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Nasal fracture will force Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler to wear mask tonight vs. Bucks
Doctors said it will take about three weeks for the bone to fully mend after Singler was hit with a forearm Wednesday in a 128-118 victory over the Orlando Magic. (read more.)
January 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kelly Clarkson And The Lakers
As a Laker-hater, it's great to see them struggle this year. In other words, 'SOME PEOPLE WAIT A LIFETIME, FOR A MOMENT LIKE THIS!' 'Kelly Clarkson' is just about the most exciting thing to happen to the Lakers all season. (read more.)
January 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Luol Deng anxious to soak in Chicago return
He has faced the Chicago Bulls as a Cleveland Cavalier in Cleveland. And he has faced the Bulls as a member of the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. (read more.)
January 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Luol Deng deserves warm welcome from Bulls fans in return to Chicago
From this vantage point, there's only one way to respond appropriately when the Bulls unveil a video tribute to Luol Deng during the first timeout of Sunday's matinee against the Heat. (read more.)
January 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mason Plumlee to represent Brooklyn Nets in dunk contest
Second year star Mason Plumlee is best known for his game winning block on Lebron James' last second dunk attempt last season. That block solidified the Brooklyn Nets regular season sweep of the Miami Heat. (read more.)
January 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Christian Laettner: Coach K made me stop reading Stephen King novels
Ever wonder what it's like to play for Coach K? Duke legend Christian Laettner recalls a story that captures Mike Krzyzewski's intensity. (read more.)
January 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Andrew Dawkins signs 10-day contract with Boston Celtics, gets assigned to Maine Red Claws
In an expected move, the Boston Celtics officially used their final roster spot Friday to sign rookie guard Andre Dawkins to a 10-day contract and assign him to the Maine Red Claws. Dawkins, a 6'5" guard, appeared in 11 contests for the Sioux Falls Skyforce this season and averaged a team-high 22.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 36.5 minut (read more.)
January 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni