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  1. Iverson’s Vegas showcase game postponed due to lockout progress

    Nov 10, 2011, 9:57 AM EDT

    Allen Iverson

    We’re welcoming signs of progress in the NBA labor talks anywhere we can get them. Even if they come at Allen Iverson’s expense. Iverson was planning a Las Vegas showcase game featuring a number of NBA stars, but that has been pushed back to Jan. 6-7 next year, reports the Detroit Free Press. It’s the…

  2. Allen Iverson has lined up some big names for Vegas game

    Oct 26, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

    Allen Iverson

    UPDATE 9:51 pm: The format for this weekend has now been announced. All the players will be broken out into four teams. There will be two games on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Thomas and Mack off the strip in Vegas (11 a.m. and 2 p.m.). Then on Saturday night all the players will watch…

  3. Video: Highlights from day 6 of Impact Vegas “lockout league”

    Sep 21, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Phoenix Suns

    We already showed you that Rudy Gay looked plenty healthy Tuesday at the Impact Competitive Training Series (the “lockout league”) in Las Vegas. But there was other stuff worth seeing. For example, not only does Chauncey Billup’s knee look good, so does his jumper. And John Wall has serious handles (but you probably knew that).…

  4. Video: Highlights from first day of Vegas Impact series

    Sep 13, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT

    Mo Williams Clippers

    We already told you who looked good at Day 1 of the Impact Competitive Training Series in Las Vegas. But why not see for yourself. BallisLife.com has your video highlights of Day 1. Watch and enjoy. But remember, this is an exhibition and any results here should not be confused or equated with future success…

  5. Two-week NBA pro league plans September run in Vegas

    Aug 23, 2011, 10:42 AM EDT

    summer league

    The NBA players are learning that the marketing machine that is the NBA is not so easy to replace. While there has been Grassroots buzz about all the pro-am events this summer, that has not seeped into the national sports consciousness. Not in a meaningful way. (There are people criticizing the lack of marketing around…

  6. Dennis Rodman’s 50th birthday party was all you’d expect

    Jul 21, 2011, 11:55 AM EDT

    NCAA Men's Championship Game - Butler v UConn

    At 50, Dennis Rodman parties harder than you do. The soon-to-be Hall of Fame forward turned 50 a couple months back but the birthday party just took place in Las Vegas. TMZ has the photos — including Rodman wearing a lacy black camisole then a couple jackets over it that I could not pull off.…

  7. NBA cancels Vegas Summer League

    Jun 17, 2011, 7:20 PM EDT

    David Stern, Adam Silver

    According to TNT’s David Aldridge, the NBA has cancelled the Las Vegas Summer League for this season. Summer League generally serves as an opportunity for a team’s draft picks and young players to get some game experience against other pros, and for fringe pros like Sacramento’s Pooh Jeter to try and earn a spot on…

  8. Charles Oakley sues Vegas resort over “beat down”

    May 15, 2011, 8:42 AM EDT

    Charles Oakley

    There was a time when Charles Oakley was the enforcer. When he was Michael Jordan’s on-court bodyguard. But now the former Bull and Knick, and current Bobcats assistant coach, is suing a Las Vegas resort over an alleged beating by security guards last year. Oakley has filed a lawsuit against the Aria hotel at MGM…

  9. Tuesday is Ron Artest Day in Las Vegas… we couldn’t make that up.

    Oct 12, 2010, 8:01 PM EDT

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    UPDATE 8:01 pm: ESPNLA’s Dave McMenamin tweeted Artest’s comments on receiving the key to the city. Ron Artest on being presented w/ the key to the city in Las Vegas tonight: “I’ll probably walk into everybody’s homes. I got the key, so…” “I’m going to Floyd Mayweather’s house first, put on some of his jewelery”…

  10. LeBron James is not exactly lying low

    Jul 25, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT

    Apparently LRMR’s idea of damage control is “If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” Examiner.com brings us the story of LeBron’s weekend in Vegas. James pulled out of Team USA’s trials in Turkey due to the stress of his business ventures and adjustment to wherever it was he was going to wind up in free agency…

  11. Las Vegas mayor says public financing is the only way for city to get arena, NBA team

    Jul 22, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

    Here’s the deal Las Vegas: If you want an NBA team, you’re going to have to pay for it. That’s what Mayor Oscar Goldman essentially said this week. The only way an arena is getting built is with public financing, the Las Vegas Sun reports him saying. And he is saying a new arena is…

  12. Summer League sensation Jeremy Lin near two-year deal with Warriors

    Jul 20, 2010, 10:17 PM EDT

    Jeremy Lin has struck it rich in Las Vegas. Lin, one of the stars of Vegas Summer League, is very close to a deal with the Golden State Warriors, according to both ESPN and the Contra Costa Times. Lin would be returning home with his deal, he is a Palo Alto native. He also would…

  13. Who is the mystery "deal to go to Vegas" team? (Not Detroit)

    Jul 16, 2010, 11:40 AM EDT

    UPDATE 7/16, 11:40 am: Well, you can cross the Detroit Pistons off the list (and they were the team mentioned in the original article. The Pistons released a statement on this issue: “Our ownership group has absolutely nothing to do with any proposal that would move the team to Las Vegas.” As we said, Detroit…

  14. Las Vegas group "under contract" to buy NBA team if it builds arena

    Jul 14, 2010, 1:20 PM EDT

    Las Vegas might be home to more than the NBA Summer League soon. International Development Management LLC, has a deal to buy an NBA team if they can get an arena built in the city, Chris Milam, CEO of the group, told the Las Vegas Sun. “We have an NBA team under contract,” Milam said,…

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