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Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 4, 2014. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

We The Nets! Pierce Stuffs Toronto, Leads Brooklyn To Next Round

We the North? Sorry, Toronto. After a nail-biting triumph, Brooklyn is moving on to Miami. “We’re still trying to earn our respect as a team, as a franchise,” Nets forward Paul Pierce said.

05/05/2014

Ray Allen of the Miami Heat battles Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets for the ball during their game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: 4 Reasons Why Nets Have A Shot To Beat The Heat

After taking some time to get my heart rate back to where it should be, I’m ready to dig into how the Nets can unseat the two-time defending champions.

05/05/2014

A fan wearing a LeBron James jersey celebrates after the Miami Heat won the NBA title against the San Antonio Spurs on June 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

LeBron James Tops List Of Jersey Sales In NBA; Carmelo Comes In At No. 6

Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City is No. 2 on the list, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, Chicago’s Derrick Rose, Golden State’s Stephen Curry and New York’s Carmelo Anthony.

04/17/2014

LeBron James against the Brooklyn Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena on April 8, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron James Laughs Off Nets As Heat’s Biggest Challenge

A season sweep of the defending champs? Yeah, Brooklyn is for real. But LeBron James doesn’t sound too worried about the red-hot Nets.

04/09/2014

LeBron James scored 38 point in the Heat's 102-91 win over the Knicks on April 6, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Heat Cool Off Knicks’ Playoff Hopes

LeBron James scored 38 points and the Miami Heat survived a 3-point barrage from J.R. Smith on the way to dealing the Knicks’ playoff hopes a big blow with a 102-91 victory on Sunday.

04/06/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Imagine Dragons on LeBron James, First Pitches and A Chicago Cubs World Series

The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

03/21/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

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TTYM: Watch Jeff Gordon Get Revenge, A J.R. Smith Prank And LeBron’s Mask

In This Week’s That Thing You Missed watch a brawl break out after fans rush the court during a college hoops game, J.R. Smith pulls more practical jokes on the hardcourt, and Jeff Gordon gets revenge on his biggest critic.

02/28/2014

February 27: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat takes a shot during a game against the New York Knicks at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Feb. 27, 2014. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Use Huge 3rd Quarter To Fry Knicks 108-82

LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a huge third quarter to run away and eventually rout the New York Knicks 108-82 on Thursday night.

02/28/2014

David Stern (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Retiring NBA Commissioner David Stern Leaves A Lasting Legacy

The NBA is about the players, and nobody understood that better than commissioner David Stern, who is retiring Saturday after exactly 30 years on the job.

01/31/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrates after hitting a game-winning shot against the Atlanta Hawks on January 27, 2014. (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kallas: No Question, Kevin Durant Is The NBA MVP (So Far)

So many people believe that the NBA season begins and LeBron James is crowned the Most Valuable Player before he’s even scored a basket. Well, this season, things are vastly different.

01/29/2014

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TTYM: NFL Bad Lip Reading Is Back, Military Mom Surprises Son and What is ‘LeBroning?’

by @TaraLipinsky More Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed a hockey goalie goes MIA much to his team’s chagrin, a military mom surprises her son, a hockey goalie goes rouge and ladies and gentlemen may […]

01/24/2014

LeBron James (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LeBron Leads USA Basketball Team Roster; Melo, D-Will, Chandler Selected

With LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA’s best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever.

01/23/2014

Nets guard Shaun Livingston (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Led By Livingston, Nets Proving Small Ball Is A Misnomer

At six-foot seven and with a lengthy wingspan, Livingston’s size wrecked havoc on Miami on both ends. Livingston played 51 of the 58 minutes and filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, a steal and 3 blocked shots.

01/11/2014

Paul Pierce of the Nets drives against Rashard Lewis of the Miami Heat during their game at the Barclays Center on Jan. 10, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nets’ Turnaround In Full Swing Following Double-OT Win Over Heat

Joe Johnson scored 32 points, Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn dominate the second overtime after LeBron James fouled out, and the Nets beat the Miami Heat 104-95 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.

01/10/2014

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