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Ray Allen calls out Florida police for handling of home invasion

NBA player Ray Allen is calling out the Coral Gables (Fl) police for their handling of a home invasion. A group of teenagers broke into the Allens home in the early morning hours of August 14. Allen’s wife and children were in the home. Allen’s wife woke up to see the group of teenagers in […]

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Violet Palmer, first female NBA referee comes out, marries partner

Violet Palmer, the first woman NBA referee, has decided to marry her partner of 20 years. Although the NBA has known about Palmer’s sexuality since at least 2007, this marks Palmer’s public coming out. Palmer will marry celebrity hair stylist Tanya Stine today.

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Doc Rivers to quit job as Clippers coach if Donald Sterling still owns team

According the Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Dick Parsons, coach Doc Rivers will quit if Donald Sterling is still the owner by the start of the next basketball season. Although Donald Sterling’s wife Shelly sold the franchise to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Donald Sterling has issued a lawsuit, claiming that Mrs. Sterling did not have […]

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Isaiah Austin offered job with NBA

  Isaiah Austin, the Baylor basketball star whose NBA dreams were cut short when it was discovered that he had a career-ending condition, has a job offer from the NBA. The NBA has previously ceremoniously drafted Austin, who was slated to be a first round pick, earlier this year. Now, Austin reveals that he has a job […]

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Transgender woman identified as sibling of NBA star Reggie Bullock

  A slain transgender woman from Baltimore has been identified as the sibling of Los Angeles Clippers player Reggie Bullock. Mia Henderson, 26, was found dead in Baltimore on the morning of July 16. Bullock confirmed that Henderson was his sibling.

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LeBron James will return home to play for Cleveland Cavaliers

Basketball superstar LeBron James is going home. James announced that he will be leaving the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James, who is from Akron, Ohio, will be returning to the team who drafted him.

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NBA veteran Jason Kidd hired as Bucks’ head coach

NBA star Jason Kidd has been hired to lead the Milwaukee Bucks. Kidd was selected to be the team’s head coach Tuesday morning, a day after the Bucks sent two second-round picks to the Brooklyn Nets as compensation. He coached the Nets for just one season. 

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Video: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

We previously reported on Isaiah Austin, the standout Baylor University player with NBA dreams. The dreams came to a halt, however, after it was discovered that Austin had Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that would prevent him from playing basketball at the professional level. But despite the fact that he’d never set foot on an NBA […]

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Rising athlete’s career cut short after doctors discover heart condition

Baylor basketball star Isaiah Austin’s career was tragically cut short after he was diagnosed with a career-ending medical condition. Austin, 20, had been projected as a late first-round pick, and underwent a physical at the NBA combine where his EKG test revealed the abnormality. 

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NBA brings charges against Donald Sterling, set to vote June 3

The NBA brought formal charges against Donald Sterling on Monday. The Los Angeles Clippers owner was accused of damaging the league and its teams with his racist comments. A hearing, slated for June 3rd, gives owners the chance to terminate Sterling’s ownership of the team with a vote. 

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