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  • Spike Lee Celebrates Phil Jackson Firing on Instagram (PIC)

    Spike Lee Celebrates Phil Jackson Firing on Instagram (PIC)

    Social media was buzzing with joyful Knicks fans celebrating the firing of Phil Jackson earlier today.  For many of them, it’s been a long time coming, as the former president of the team stirred up plenty of controversy during his three years with the club—including his feud with Carmelo Anthony, his signings of Derrick Rose […]

  • Japanese Closer Rides Onto Field in Sports Car, Like a Boss (Video)

    Japanese Closer Rides Onto Field in Sports Car, Like a Boss (Video)

    The role of closer is perhaps the silliest thing in baseball today. Teams bestow the title on their best bullpen pitcher. Then, the vast majority of the time, they’ll only use that pitcher to start the ninth inning with nobody on and nobody out. When he completes his relatively simple job, they give him a […]

  • REPORT: Carmelo Plans To Join Chris Paul in Houston If He Receives Buyout From Knicks

    REPORT: Carmelo Plans To Join Chris Paul in Houston If He Receives Buyout From Knicks

    Everything seems to be happening for the Houston Rockets today. Earlier, the news came down that the Los Angeles Clippers agreed to trade star PG Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, and a 2018 top-three protected first-round pick. The Rockets apparently weren’t done dealing as ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith reported that […]

  • Report: Houston Rockets Serious About Acquiring Paul George

    Report: Houston Rockets Serious About Acquiring Paul George

    The Houston Rockets have already landed one big name this offseason, after acquiring all-star point guard Chris Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, and a 2018 top-three protected first-round pick. And apparently, they may not be done there. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Houston Rockets […]

  • Celtics Working Hard to Acquire Paul George AND Gordon Hayward This Offseason

    Celtics Working Hard to Acquire Paul George AND Gordon Hayward This Offseason

    Adding to the speculation that Boston’s ready to be a contender (in the East, anyway) right now, Yahoo‘s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Celts are poised to jump on not one, but two big-dollar players this off-season. Not only are they prepared to cut a likely maximum-contract check for Utah’s Gordon Hayward, but they’re […]

  • BREAKING: Clippers Agree To Trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

    BREAKING: Clippers Agree To Trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

    League sources told The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade PG Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets. The Clippers will receive Patrick Beverley, Sam Decker, Lou Williams, and a first-round pick in 2018. More to come. After Chris Paul agreed to opt-in on contract, Clippers are trading All-Star guard to the […]