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  1. MRI Negative for Celtics’ Krstic, disaster averted

    Apr 2, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Boston Celtics

    Danny Ainge had to breathe a sigh of relief Saturday. Nenad Krstic went down Thursday night with what looked like a fairly serious knee injury. CSN New England reports Saturday that and MRI for Krstic was negative and he is day to day with a bone bruise. It’s a huge bullet dodged for the Celtics…

  2. If we can stop laughing, we’ll tell you about the Heat being interested in Eddy Curry

    Apr 2, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT

    New York Knicks Media Day 2010

    We’re going to get through this with a straight face. Or at least as far as we can. You ready? Yahoo! Sports reports Saturday that the Miami Heat are strongly considering signing free agent center Eddy Curry to help with the playoff run. … Hold it in. Curry played, well, was on roster for the…

  3. Otis Smith will not consider trading Dwight Howard, no matter what

    Apr 2, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT

    Boston Celtics v Orlando Magic, Game 2

    Otis Smith talked to the Orlando Sentinel Friday night and gave what could commonly be considered the GM’s equivalent of “famous last words.” Dwight Howard‘s  a free agent in 2012. He’s made it pretty clear he’s going to enter free agency, while playing the oh-so-tactful play of “I love Orlando, I just want to win…

  4. Dennis Rodman elected to Hall of Fame

    Apr 2, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

    Dennis Rodman

    Well, looks like the oft-criticized Naismith Hall of Fame got one right. Dennis Rodman told the Associated Press he has been elected to the hall and was told to be in Houston Monday (site of the Final Four) for the announcement. The official induction is not until August, and we can’t wait to hear that…

  5. The Knicks had a Melo back-up plan: Deron Williams

    Apr 2, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

    New Jersey Nets v New York Knicks

    Waaaay at the bottom of a Yahoo! Sports report on Greg Oden (still injured!) and his mental state (still depressed!) and his future with the Blazers (still going to get another contract, somehow!) was a quiet little item: The Utah Jazz had a possible deal in place to send guard Deron Williams to the New…

  6. Sixers win, and are in

    Apr 2, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

    Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat

    The Philadelphia 76ers started the season 3-13. It was a disaster. It was time to blow it up, finally. Ed Stefanski was having his job called for. It was an unmitigated disaster. Then, they got better. Last night in a win over the Nets, the Sixers clinched a spot in the playoffs. Doug Collins has…

  7. Blake Griffin seems resigned to hard fouls now, knows that he won’t get the calls

    Apr 2, 2011, 3:52 AM EDT

    blake-griffin-suns

    The Clippers completely mailed in their game with the Suns on Friday, falling behind by as many as 25 points in the fourth quarter before closing it up a bit and losing by a final of only 111-98. Despite the fact that L.A.’s junior NBA squad seems to be giving up on competing as scheduled,…

  8. Did Jared Dudley get his 9th dunk of the season? His teammates vote ‘no.’

    Apr 2, 2011, 3:20 AM EDT

    jared-dudley-dunk

    With the Suns all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, all that’s left to work towards this season are things that may, to the outside world, seem frivolous. But despite the fact that the season will end for Phoenix on April 13, Jared Dudley still has something to accomplish. Dudley is an intelligent, high-energy player…

  9. Matt Barnes suspended for one game

    Apr 1, 2011, 10:42 PM EDT

    Matt Barnes

    UPDATE 10:42 pm: Lakers coach Phil Jackson spoke about Barnes and said it’s all good to come to the aid of a teammate, but you better know the situation. “He’s definitely got to check that stuff at the door in the playoffs,” Jackson said. “You can’t play short-handed in the playoffs.” Asked if he was…

  10. Mike Bibby has made Heat’s defense much worse

    Apr 1, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Miami Heat

    In Atlanta, there are a lot of Hawks fans nodding their heads. The Miami Heat’s defense is much worse when Mike Bibby is on the floor. Not just worse, much worse. Tom Haberstroh crunched the numbers for the Heat Index at ESPN. When point guard Mike Bibby has been on the floor for the Heat,…

  11. Mo Evans thinks a CBA deal won’t get done before July 1st

    Apr 1, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT

    Maurice Evans

    With the regular season winding down, the threat of an impending lockout becomes more and more real. The current CBA is set to expire on June 30th, and Maurice Evans, a vice president of the NBA Players association, told HoopsHype’s Chris Thomasson that he doesn’t think a new agreement will be reached by then: Could…

  12. Juwan Howard plans to appeal $35,000 fine

    Apr 1, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT

    Juwan Howard Melee

    The fallout from Wednesday’s Heat-Wizards fracas that led to three ejections and a one-game suspension for John Wall continues. According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Heat forward plans to appeal the $35,000 fine he received for pushing JaVale McGee after John Wall and Zyrundas Ilgauskas were both issued flagrant-2 fouls: “I…

  13. Jason Terry calls Matt Barnes soft as “toilet paper”

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:44 PM EDT

    Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers

    The fight — well, what passes for a fight in the NBA, Jason Terry pushed Steve Blake, they bumped chests, Matt Barnes came flying in to play protector, there was a lot more pushing  — was Thursday night, but the war of words has continued into Friday. Mark Cuban blasted Chris Webber over calling the…

  14. Mark Cuban fires back at Chris Webber over “soft” comment

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT

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    After the Mavs were laid to waste by the Lakers last night — and after they pulled out a classic NHL maneuver and started being physical once the game was out of reach — Chris Webber went on TNT and ripped the Mavs. He called them “soft.” We linked to it in our Morning One…

  15. Celtics Krstic out at least two games, to undergo MRI

    Apr 1, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Boston Celtics

    When the Boston Celtics take the floor in Atlanta Friday night, Jermiane O’Neal will be the starting center. But he has been off with knee surgery since January, now playing on the second night of a back-to-back. He can’t be counted on for big minutes. So who follows him? Good question. It will not be…

  16. ESPN pulls Jalen Rose off air after DUI arrest, coverup

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT

    17th Annual ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

    We told you about Jalen Rose getting a DUI a couple days ago, an incident that had taken place several weeks before. Turns out, Rose didn’t tell his employer ESPN either, so they have yanked him off the air, according to the USA Today. “Jalen has accepted full responsibility for his actions. Both parties are…

  17. Their fans may but Spurs are not going to panic

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors

    For the first time since Tim Duncan came to San Antonio, the Spurs have lost five games in a row. Right before the playoffs. In the season when it looked like they had found the fountain of youth, when they were back to being elite. The season maybe they could get one for the thumb.…

  18. Lockout might keep Marcin Gortat from being hammer for Poland

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT

    Marcin Gortat, VInce Carter

    Poland, like many countries this summer, will be playing in a tournament trying to earn a spot in the 2012 Olympics. In this case, it is EuroBasket 2011, where the Polish team is a long shot but at least they are in the dance and can dream like VCU. Except Poland may not have its…

  19. NBA Draft and the Final Four, here’s a few guys to watch

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

    Arizona v Connecticut

    Your bracket is toast. Don’t lie to me and say you had Butler in the Final Four, let alone VCU. You’re not winning any money in the office pool this year, that is going to the guy three cubicles over who hasn’t watched a college hoops game in years and made his picks based on…

  20. Dennis Rodman to have jersey retired by Pistons Friday

    Apr 1, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT

    Dennis Rodman

    This is overdue. That doesn’t mean there isn’t drama. There is always drama when Dennis Rodman is involved. The former Piston rebounding and defensive machine that was a key part of the Pistons’ Bad Boy title teams will have his No. 10 retired by the Pistons in a ceremony Friday night. The only concern was…

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