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What Good Sportsmanship Brings to a Fanbase

Two prominent and respected teams played in this year’s NBA Finals. The San Antonio Spurs – winners of three NBA Championships had three stars competing with a future hall of famer looking for his fourth – against the Miami Heat seeking their second NBA championship in a row. They, too, had three stars with arguably…

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Essential Sports Apps for NBA Fans

The NBA is surely evolving as the years pass. We see the game being played a differently than the previous decades. Together with this evolution, we’ve experienced a drastic change in the way the NBA and sports in general are covered by media, reporters and analysts. With the evolution of technology and thanks to the…

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Your Social Media Guide to the NBA Finals

On Thursday, the 2013 NBA Finals kicked off, featuring the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. Miami is looking for their second consecutive championship, while the Spurs will try and win their first title of the decade after winning three championships in the previous decade. As expected, social media was buzzing about Game 1 on…

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Toronto Raptors Introduce New GM

The Toronto Raptors have gone since 2008 without making the NBA playoffs and it was obvious that it was time to make some big changes in their organization. On Tuesday, one big change officially occured when they announced the signing of new general manager Masai Ujiri to the public. Ujiri – whose deal is reportedly…

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A Team Effort: Disaster Relief Across the Sports Industry

Teamwork and solidarity are inherent character traits that define the world of sports.  From the merchandisers to the front office to the playing field, “it takes a village” to fuel the success of this dynamic industry.  And when disaster strikes, the need for coordinated teamwork is critical.  Over the last few years, we have witness…

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Charlotte Bobcats Could Revert to Familiar Team Name

According to a source familiar to the situation, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is changing the name of the franchise to the Hornets. Jordan reportedly has a timetable in mind for the name change, which he will reveal during a press conference scheduled for Tuesday. The name change has yet to be publicly announced. NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver…

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Atlanta Hawks Could Make Sports History

After being ousted by the Indiana Pacers in round one of the NBA playoffs earlier this month, the Atlanta Hawks decided they needed an upgrade over coach Larry Drew. GM Danny Ferry and the Hawks are targeting coaches with NBA experience such as Stan Van Gundy and Nate McMillan, but they may go outside of…

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NBA Playoffs Go Social

There are more than 200 million people who follow the NBA, an NBA team, or an NBA player on social media. That’s more than Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and surprisingly for some, the National Football League. In fact, LeBron James, who leads all active NBA players with 22 million followers, has a bigger…

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Maloofs Inform Owners of Refusal to Sell Kings to Sacramento-Based Group

The NBA may not want the Kings to move to Seattle, but the ones with the keys to make that move have other ideas. The Maloofs have informed fellow NBA owners that if the league does not approve their deal to sell and relocate the Kings to Seattle, they will refuse to sell the team…

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NBA Playoff Elimination: What to do Now??

Let’s not sit around and cry about it! I understand it’s their profession, they care deeply about it.  But once you get eliminated from the NBA playoffs you can’t just sit around and sulk.  You have to get back up and make your fans care about you still and your team relevant during the rest…

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Jason Collins Breaks the Silence

Good for Jason Collins. It’s not easy to do what the man just did, taking a personal decision and deciding to go very public with his sexuality. Hopefully his announcement will convince others to follow suit, while promoting tolerance amongst male athletes in the ‘Big 4’ sports here in the United States. Unfortunately, this isn’t…

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Would the Kings be a Better Fit in Sacramento or Seattle?

So now that the NBA’s relocation committee has recommended rejecting the move of the Sacramento Kings, the NBA owners are expected to follow along with this decision and place their votes in two weeks, keeping the 23 year tenured romance alive and well for now, for the good fans of Sacramento. However, multitudes of sports fans…

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