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  1. Now a Cav, Shawn Marion 'one of the all-time great Mavs'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- "Weird" is the word used by members of the 2011 title team who are currently employed by the Dallas Mavericks to describe seeing Shawn Marion wearing the wine and gold of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marion, a man who played such a critical ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Tom Thibodeau applauds rookie Doug McDermott's 'swag'

    Nick Friedell

    Tom Thibodeau used the word "swag" after Tuesday night's loss to the Detroit Pistons. That revelation in and of itself may have been the most surprising of the night, given it had never entered into Thibodeau's public lexicon before. Besides the n...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  3. Talent evaluation has come a long way but remains an inexact scie...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Talent evaluation has come a long, long way, but even with more info and higher stakes, it remains an inexact science.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  4. Sorry, Internet: Bron's wife not sending sign

    ESPN.com

    LeBron James' wife, Savannah, posted a photo on Instagram late Sunday night that caused quite the stir among NBA fans. It was a picture of the state of Ohio with the word "Akron" on it and a caption that read: "Home sweet home!! The countdown is real...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Watch the wording with another three, however. The word "bow" has been used lately when talking about Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, along with the word "out." But don't count on it. There's...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  6. Knicks' slim playoff hopes fading fast

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    NEW YORK -- Amar'e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler used the word "flat" to describe the New York Knicks' second-half collapse to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Carmelo Anthony said he still has "faith" that the Knicks can make the playoffs after a 106-100...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  7. Rajon Rondo guides Celtics past LeBron-less Heat

    Rondo's 2 late baskets lift Celts over Heat 101-96

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  8. For Timberwolves, 'Bird' is the word

    Steve McPherson

    The zone. That semimythical place that all athletes strive night in and night out to reach. When LeBron James went off for a career-high 61 points against the Charlotte Bobcats recently, he said, "It felt like I had a golf ball, throwing it into the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Memphis Grizzlies to honor James Johnson, give away tattoos at Fe...

    Darren Rovell

    In what is believed to be a first, the Memphis Grizzlies are giving away neck tattoos later this month.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  10. Bulls building winning program

    Nick Friedell

    NEW ORLEANS -- "The Program." It's a term often associated with college athletics. In basketball circles, mention of the word "program" usually brings to mind teams like UCLA, Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse and so on. But Tom Thibodeau is one of severa...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  11. LeBron James of Miami Heat apologizes for use of word 'retarded'

    LeBron James of the Miami Heat apologized Wednesday night for using the word "retarded" while answering a question posed in a pregame interview.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  12. NBA: Clock ticking even faster for Kobe Bryant

    J.A. Adande

    J.A. Adande reacts to Kobe Bryant's latest injury to his knee and examines what the Lakers legend has left in the tank.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  13. Exporting the N-word

    Coleman Collins

    Editor's note: This column contains language some readers might find offensive. The first time that a person who wasn't black used the word "nigga" to address me face-to-face came when I was out of the country. I was playing basketball for a team ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  14. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers on racial slur -- 'Get used t...

    Arash Markazi

    Clippers forward Matt Barnes said Friday he will continue using a racial epithet he asserts has become commonplace in today's culture, two days after using the word on Twitter, for which he apologized and was fined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 91, Magic 89

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 91-89 on Friday night at the Amway Center: THE NITTY GRITTY You'll hear the word "scrappy" used to describe this one (it's the polite way to say "ugly"). The Celtics shot 35.8 pe...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  16. What's in a Name? Why the Pelicans Should Be Known As the 'Pellie...

    Zach Lowe

    This is an important moment in the history of basketball in New Orleans. Its NBA team has tried to accelerate its rebuilding process with two risky moves — dealing two draft picks, including Nerlens Noel, for Jrue Holiday, and tossing more mone...

    Blog | July 25, 2013