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  1. Matt Bonner really wants to be a Canadian citizen

    Aug 30, 2011, 3:37 PM EDT

    Lori Ewing of the Toronto Globe and Mail has the story: More than two years into his quest for Canadian citizenship, Matt Bonner remains grounded by red tape. So the former Toronto Raptors forward will have to watch with fingers crossed as Canada’s men’s basketball team bids this week for a berth in the 2012…

  2. EuroLeague Elite teams coming to NBA Jam

    Aug 30, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT

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    We’ve been doing a lot of video game posts lately, you can blame David Stern and Billy Hunter for that. Still, this was too good a video not to pass along. NBA Jam returned last year and we were pumped. Now the On Fire edition will have some of the best of the EuroLeague for…

  3. Video: The NBA is still locked out, but Jeremy Lin has a YouTube channel

    Aug 30, 2011, 3:28 PM EDT

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    Here’s Warriors guard and Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin launching his YouTube channel and “learning how to YouTube” from popular video blogger “Kevjumba,” who has 733,000 subcribers to his own YouTube channel. Enjoy, everyone. (Hat tip to The Basketball Jones.)

  4. Odds on Ron Artest winning “Dancing?” How about 10-1.

    Aug 30, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT

    BACK ROW: RON ARTEST, DAVID ARQUETTE, J.R. MARTINEZ, ROB KARDASHIAN, CHAZ BONO;  FRONT ROW: RICKI LAKE, KRISTIN CAVALLARI, CHYNNA PHILLIPS, NANCY GRACE, HOPE SOLO, ELISABETTA CANALIS

    That didn’t take long, but then gamblers are not a patient lot. They want their odds quickly. The odds are already up at bodog.com if you want to bet on the winner of Dancing with the Stars. And if for some reason you think Ron Artest is a good bet – despite he himself saying…

  5. Who is the No. 1 pick in next year’s NBA Draft?

    Aug 30, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT

    2011 NBA Draft

    One year ago today, Harrison Barnes was considered the likely No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Come draft night, Barnes wasn’t even part of the party, staying at North Carolina for another year. Kyrie Irving was the man. So we can say that whoever is the No. 1 choice of scouts right…

  6. Dwyane Wade, fashion impresario on pages of VMAN

    Aug 30, 2011, 1:25 PM EDT

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    Dwyane Wade is serious about fashion. And you can get a look at fashionista Wade in the pages of VMAN Magazine starting Thursday when the magazine lands on your doorstep. What, you don’t subscribe? Well, I guess you can get it at a newsstand, but we need to talk. Anyway, there was a preview at…

  7. NBA players focused on the PR game during lockout

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:59 PM EDT

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    Heading into Wednesday’s negotiations, maybe the most frustrating thing about the NBA lockout is that both sides seem more focused on winning the public relations battle than ending the labor strife that threatens the season. Frankly, the public relations battle can’t be won by either the owners or players if regular season games are lost.…

  8. Gilbert Arenas says Crittenton became “more gangsta”

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:12 PM EDT

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    Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton are forever linked. When Gilbert Areas brought guns into the Washington Wizards locker room it was due to a dispute with Crittenton — and Crittenton said he had his own guns. Crittenton (a bit player on the Wizards) pled guilty to a misdemeanor, missed the entire rest of the season…

  9. Mark Cuban says Dallas outcoached Miami in finals

    Aug 30, 2011, 11:42 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Chicago Bulls

    The longer the lockout lasts, the longer Mark Cuban gets to bask in the glow of being the owner of the NBA Champions. Sure, the whole “I can’t talk about my players or David Stern will hammer me with fines” part is no fun, but Cuban is loving this winning a title thing. Like when…

  10. Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni admits his seat is hot

    Aug 30, 2011, 11:04 AM EDT

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    Mike Woodson hadn’t even been hired as the Knicks lead assistant coach — which became official Monday — the speculation had started. Coach Mike D’Antoni’s job is in serious danger. When Donnie Walsh was pushed out the door, the ground under D’Antoni’s feet started to shift. Woodson, the former Hawks head coach, gives the Knicks…

  11. Jennings says Kobe isn’t L.A. enough for Drew League

    Aug 30, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT

    Milwaukee Bucks v Atlanta Hawks, Game 7

    The Drew League wants a rematch. The legendary Los Angeles pro-am league flew its best to Washington D.C. to take on the Goodman League and its best lost by one point with some controversial refereeing thrown in. Drew League officials are working to make a rematch happen on the West Coast. As part of that,…

  12. Artest to donate “Dancing” winnings to cancer charity

    Aug 30, 2011, 9:46 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball player Artest arrives at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles

    After saying publicly he didn’t plan on doing Dancing with the Stars (as well as telling a lot of people around him the same thing) everything changed pretty quickly for Ron Artest. There he was Monday night, running out on stage — he was the only one to take off his shirt while doing it…

  13. FIBA Americas opens Tuesday, watch out for Argentina

    Aug 30, 2011, 8:20 AM EDT

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    Argentina is one stacked squad. And they are playing at home. Which is why everyone expects them to exit with one of the two Olympic berths to be handed out at the FIBA Americas Tournament, which starts Tuesday in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. The top two finishers in the 10-team Americas tournament get an automatic…

  14. Ron Artest is doing Dancing With The Stars after all

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers

    August 30: 12:28 am: Apparently Ron Artest is doing Dancing with the Stars. He had gone on twitter and on Los Angeles radio to say he was not going to do the show (just keep reading below and you will see our “he’s not going to do it” post based on what he said). But…

  15. Javaris Crittenton arrested by FBI at John Wayne International Airport

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:16 AM EDT

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    The FBI in conjunction with Orange County police arrested Javaris Crittenton Monday night at John Wayne International Airport after the 23-year-old checked in for a flight to Atlanta, according to an FBI spokesperson, via the AP. Crittenton had been wanted since police issued an arrest warrant Friday night for the former Laker, Wizard, and Bobcat…

  16. Report: Adelman flying to Minnesota to meet with owner

    Aug 29, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Rick Adelman’s flirtation with Minnesota Timberwolves has gotten serious enough that he is flying back to Minnesota to meet the team’s owner. That’s another sign that this deal is looking more and more likely, and this report comes from Ric Bucher of ESPN. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on…

  17. Crittenton agrees to turns himself in, claims innocence

    Aug 29, 2011, 9:05 PM EDT

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    Former NBA guard Javaris Crittenton, who was charged with shooting and killing a 22-year old mother of four less than 48 hours ago, has turned himself in to Atlanta authorities. Christian Boone of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the story: The lawyer for former Georgia Tech basketball star Javaris Crittenton said his client has agreed to…

  18. Wilson Chandler will play in China

    Aug 29, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT

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    ESPN.com’s J.A. Adande has the story: Wilson Chandler said he has signed a contract with the Zhejiang Guangsha of the Chinese Basketball Association, a move that would essentially preclude him from participating in the 2011-12 NBA season if the lockout ends and the games begin. The Chinese Basketball Association will not allow players with existing contracts…

  19. Steph Curry is also going back to college during the lockout

    Aug 29, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT

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    Like Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson, who we talked about earlier today, Warriors guard Stephen Curry is also making the best of a bad situation and taking college courses while the lockout rages on. CBS’ Matt Norlander has the story: Curry is arguably making more out of the NBA lockout than any other player. And…

  20. Gilbert Arenas, comedian Joe Mande in Twitter fight

    Aug 29, 2011, 4:33 PM EDT

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    Earlier today, comedian Joe Mande made a Tumblr post (which was also posted on The Basketball Jones) that pogether a compilation of all of the pictures Magic guard Gilbert Arenas has used as his Twitter profile picture, (warning: the pictures contain adult sentiments and content and are likely NSFW) and called Arenas a “lunatic.” Arenas…

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