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Charles Barkley, to his haters: ‘F*ck y’all!’

Charles Barkley has spoken. Image: John Locher/AP/REX/ShutterstockCharles Barkley has a message for his haters. The TNT analyst hopped on the mic at an Atlanta nightclub Tuesday night and threw some f-bombs at his critics, which probably wont do much to calm the chaos of the last few days. LeBron James …

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Zaza Pachulia is the inexplicable people’s choice for NBA All-Star

Shoutout to the fans. Image: Darron Cummings/AP Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: An American election is upended by cyber shenanigans from Eastern Europe, thus propelling an unqualified candidate to the top of the polls. No, we’re not talking about the presidential race. We’re talking about Zaza Pachulia, …

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The NBA’s scoring frenzy: why are we seeing so many 50-point games?

Eight different players have scored at least 50 points in a game this season, equalling an NBA record but there is a certain amount of inflation at work here When the smoke cleared, Jimmy Butler had scored 52 points, 17 of them in the games final four minutes. On Monday …

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Luol Deng on Trump’s travel ban: ‘To see that light turned off is very difficult’

Lakers forward, who lived as a refugee in Egypt and was granted political asylum in UK, says: I really feel what theyre going through LA Lakers forward Luol Deng shared his own perspective as a refugee to offer his support to those families affected by Donald Trumps immigration ban. Deng, …

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NBA star Derrick Rose and friends cleared in rape case

Jury cleared Rose and friends of trespassing, sexual battery and battery charges, a crushing blow to plaintiff who sought $21.5m in what she said was a gang rape A federal jury has cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two of his friends of rape in a civil trial that put …

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Derrick Rose rape trial: LAPD detective’s apparent suicide complicates case

The alleged rape victim appeared shocked when death was shared in court, as Roses lawyer claimed Nadine Hernandez had told him theres no rape case here The apparent suicide of a Los Angeles police department detective who was investigating a rape allegation against NBA star Derrick Rose is a dramatic …

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USA basketball stars stay on Rio cruise ship but Jimmy Butler fears water

The Chicago Bulls star doesnt want his room facing the water, according to his US team-mate Draymond Green The US mens basketball team caused a stir when they announced theyd be staying on a luxury cruise ship rather than roughing it in the Olympic village. But Jimmy Butler, the Chicago …

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NBA star Andrew Bogut rips Olympic village but officials say it’s all in jest

Boomers center sends mocking tweets about standard of Australian teams accommodations shortly after arrival in Rio on Monday night Its hard enough finding suitable accommodation when youre 7ft tall, so the Dallas Mavericks and Australia center Andrew Bogut may not have been expecting too much when he turned up at …

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Draymond Green’s woes continue after posting penis picture to Snapchat

Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal after he posted an embarrassing picture to social media Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal. On Sunday the Golden State Warriors star, who will be representing the US at the Rio Games, was forced to apologize …

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Oklahoma City’s Enes Kanter receives death threats after failed coup in Turkey

Thunder center said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime. The 24-year-old posted screenshots …

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