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NBA Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Latest Whispers Throughout the Association

As the NBA offseason continues to roll on, more trades will naturally be explored throughout the Association.<p>Whether it be a team attempting to clear cap space or a team looking to acquire talent, there are always several options to consider in the summer.<p>There is still some helpful talent out on …

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Here's Why Andrei Kirilenko Took A $7 Million Pay Cut To Play For The Brooklyn Nets

It's such a surprise because Kirilenko opted out of a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves that would have paid him $10 million in 2013-14.<p>Kirilenko's agent explained the strange decision to TNT's David Aldridge last night. He said that Kirilenko already has a boatload of money, he wanted to …

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Kevin Garnett leaves Boston as mysteriously as when he arrived

The private, almost reclusive KG has skipped out of Boston without revealing anything more than his game did.<p>In the hectic chaos of a playoff series in New York, Kevin Garnett revealed his true self. While the rest of the media horde descended upon Shaquille O’Neal for their daily injury update …

Brad Stevens praises Rajon Rondo

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens gushed about time spent with Rajon Rondo during a visit to the All-Star point guard's summer camp Thursday.<p>Stevens …

UFC 162 Drug Test Results: All 22 Fighters Tested, All Come Back Negative

UFC 162 will go down as one of the most historic events in MMA history after Chris Weidman dethroned Anderson Silva as middleweight champion.<p>More good news was released about the event on Friday, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that all of the fighters on the card were tested for …

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Jeter to miss weekend series, but not on DL

The New York Yankees waited 91 games for Derek Jeter to make his season debut, and now they will have to wait until at least after the All-Star break to see when he can play again.<p>Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said an MRI on Jeter's right quadriceps revealed a Grade 1 strain.<p>Jeter will sit …

NBA Owners Reportedly Suspicious of Andrei Kirilenko's Contract with Nets

The Brooklyn Nets added another piece to what they hope becomes a championship puzzle by agreeing to a deal with Andrei Kirilenko. The fact they were able to complete the deal for the mini mid-level exception is causing other teams to cry foul, however.<p>Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports …

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Baron Davis says he was 'abducted by aliens'

A brutal knee injury during the 2012 playoffs ended Baron Davis’ 13-year NBA career, and since then, he’s kept a low profile and passed the time by…well, apparently by being abducted by aliens.<p>That’s what he claimed during a recent appearance on the comedy podcast <i>The Champs.</i><p><b>Warning: This audio clip</b> …

NBA free agency: Devin Harris, Mavericks scrap contract due to toe injury

The Mavericks and Devin Harris aren't reuniting after all.<p>The Dallas Mavericks and Devin Harris had previously agreed to a three-year, $9 million contact in free agency, but now both sides are calling off the deal because of a toe injury to the point guard, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.<p><b>More</b>: Mavs …