Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is tied for best power forward in the NBA, GMs say

After having the best season of his career, LaMarcus Aldridge has reached a new level in his career, something the league's general managers confirmed in their annual survey. The league's GMs voted Aldridge the best power forward in the league, along with the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin. Ald...

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Mike Tokito
The Oregonian, Sports Writer
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Dwyane Wade's unmatched 'gravity'

Dwyane Wade's unmatched 'gravity' Examining why defenders nearly never leave D-Wade open at the 3-point line Originally Published: October 22, 2014 By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider Recommend0 Tweet0 Email Recommend0 Tweet0 Email Subscribe Theory Of Gravity The shooting ability of LeBron's new Big 3 ...

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Dwyane Wade Challenged by 90-Year Old Fan to 1-on-1 Game

A longtime Miami Heat fan wanted to take on star guard Dwyane Wade in a 1-on-1 battle, on her 90th birthday Tuesday. Grandma Nelly settled, instead, for a good seat at the Rockets-Heat preseason game in Miami. Today after shootard. .I had the chance to meet this lovely lady. You never know the impac...

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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
When asked who is the toughest player in the NBA, GMs went with Tony Allen (25.9%). Kobe Bryant was the runner up (11.1%).
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Rodney Hood of the Utah Jazz was voted the top steal of the 2014 NBA Draft by general managers.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 7
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Who would you want taking last shot in a game? Kevin Durant was first with 76.9%. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were second with 7.7% each.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 7
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
In GM survey, Tyson Chandler to the Mavericks was voted as the most underrated acquisition. Runner up was Omer Asik to Pelicans.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 5
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
When asked which player will make the best head coach someday, GMs voted for Chris Paul. Second and third were Steve Blake and Kirk Hinrich.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 5
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Frank Isola , N.Y Daily News, Knicks Beat Writer
Not one GM voted Carmelo as the top small forward or power forward. In a related story, Bargnani didn't get a vote either.
@FisolaNYDN | | 11h | Score: 3
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
In the annual GM survey, 46.2% of GMs voted that the Spurs will win the championship this year. Cavs were runner-up with 15.4% of votes.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 2
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Which player is most likely to have a breakout season in 2014-15? Top vote getter from GMs was Anthony Davis with 29.6%.
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Ethan Strauss , WarriorsWorld, NBA Writer
Submitted my Finals matchup as Warriors-Cavs. My strategy: Pick self-hating teams that downplay their chances
@SherwoodStrauss | | 11h | Score: 1
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
Two #Suns ranked high in the t.co/mXg7luTKz0 GM Survey. Dragic 4th best int'l player. Green 4th most athletic. t.co/mEHwcoQIWv
@paulcoro | | 11h | Score: 1
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Eric Koreen , National Post, NBA Reporter
Sports interlude: Phil Jackson says the 3-point shot is "a bit out of [Bargnani's] range." t.co/I4EscIgqPV
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Ian Begley , ESPNNewYork.com, Sportswriter
#Knicks have assisted on 64 percent of their preseason field goals. Fisher talks about their "unselfish" play here: t.co/bc5xdLBQ2d
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Dave McMenamin , ESPNLA.com, Lakers Beat Writer
75 pct of NBA GMs say LeBron is the best SF. 25 pct chose KD t.co/G5jkOC6ri8
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Frank Isola , N.Y Daily News, Knicks Beat Writer
Here's what we need to find out: Who voted on behalf of the Knicks and why didn't they vote for Carmelo as a potential MVP? Messed up.
@FisolaNYDN | | 11h | Score: 1
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Dave McMenamin , ESPNLA.com, Lakers Beat Writer
Another interesting LeBron tidbit from the t.co/lDezMSeqC3 GM survey: 10.7% of GMs named him the best PF. More than KLove (7.1%)
@mcten | | 11h | Score: 1
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ESPN New York , Sports News and Updates
Van Gundy: Knicks can make playoffs in 2015 t.co/ojqoP4Yr3K
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
WATCH: Willis Reed fights entire Lakers team in 1966 t.co/fJdLhwjWhO
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Annual GM survey has LeBron James winning MVP. James got 67.9% of votes, Kevin Durant was runner-up with 21.4% of votes.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 1
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Chris Haynes , Comcast SportsNet, Blazers Beat Reporter
#Cavs coach David Blatt to evaluate 'a couple' guys in preseason finale vs Memphis, breaks down Mike Miller's funk t.co/kMnPKfGS4H
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Tommy Beer , HoopsWorld.com, Sportswriter
Long criticized for their lack of transparency, the #Knicks may now have the most transparent GM/executive in team sports.
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A. Sherrod Blakely , SportsNet, Celtics Beat Reporter
Shared an article. Blakely: Lottery change would have helped Celtics: t.co/drrupauOx3
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TMZ Sports , News and Updates
Dwyane Wade -- Plays 1-On-1 With 90-Year-Old ... Makes Us All Cry t.co/YO1uYiWRz5
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Trey Kerby , TheScore.com, Sportswriter
Easily my favorite thing Paul George has done since the LeBron dap back in 2K13. t.co/Hw8nY2DzZ9
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Bulls101.com , News and Updates
Noah’s knee recovery requires close attention, but it is true that he played at an All-NBA level with that bad knee last season, w/o Rose.
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Matt Moore , CBSSports.com, Senior NBA Blogger
Breaking down the 2014 NBA GM survey: Spurs title favorites, Cavs favorites in East, LeBron fave for MVPt.co/E3uKWTCuOv
@MattMooreCBS | | 11h | Score: 0
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
More from the #Suns OT win on Thomas' big shot, Kobe's tear, Randolph's chance and the twins starting again. t.co/3SAc08yJ9c
@paulcoro | | 11h | Score: 0
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Who would you want taking last shot in a game? Kevin Durant was first with 76.9%. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were second with 7.7% each.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 7
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CelticsLife.com , News and Updates
CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Brooklyn Nets t.co/xooqt0vhY5 (New Post)
@CelticsLife | | 11h | Score: 0
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
When asked who is the toughest player in the NBA, GMs went with Tony Allen (25.9%). Kobe Bryant was the runner up (11.1%).
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 10
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Rick Bonnell , Charlotte Observer, Bobcats Beat Writer
Gerald Henderson says he will NOT play in Thursday's final exhibition. Practiced non-contact today.
@rick_bonnell | | 11h | Score: 0
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Scott Van Pelt Show , Sports News and Updates
Giants smack the Royals. What's next for Florida and Michigan? LeBron's timeline is interesting. THE BOZ stops by: t.co/IIprJRKmcI
@SVPandRussillo | | 11h | Score: 0
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
When asked which player will make the best head coach someday, GMs voted for Chris Paul. Second and third were Steve Blake and Kirk Hinrich.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 5
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
Rodney Hood of the Utah Jazz was voted the top steal of the 2014 NBA Draft by general managers.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 7
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Eric Koreen , National Post, NBA Reporter
Sports interlude: Phil Jackson says the 3-point shot is "a bit out of [Bargnani's] range." t.co/I4EscIgqPV
@ekoreen | | 11h | Score: 1
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Ethan Strauss , WarriorsWorld, NBA Writer
Submitted my Finals matchup as Warriors-Cavs. My strategy: Pick self-hating teams that downplay their chances
@SherwoodStrauss | | 11h | Score: 1
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Alex Kennedy , HoopsWorld.com, NBA Reporter
In GM survey, Tyson Chandler to the Mavericks was voted as the most underrated acquisition. Runner up was Omer Asik to Pelicans.
@AlexKennedyNBA | | 11h | Score: 5
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Jackson: Carmelo Is Knicks' Only 'Certified All-Star', Bargnani Will Thrive In Triangle

Phil Jackson candidly spoke with Charley Rosen about the entire New York Knicks' roster. "Carmelo Anthony is obviously the team's only certified All-Star," said Jackson. "It's also no secret that Melo has to keep the ball moving, but he's committed to doing this. Passing has never been a great stren...

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Chris Paul Says NBA Players Shouldn’t Be Blamed for Taking Max Deals

LA Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul serves as president of the players’ union, and as one would expect, he’s all for his peers getting paid as much as possible. Folks like Kobe Bryant and the executive director of the NBPA recently came out and blasted the notion of putting a cap on play...

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Watch injured Pacer Paul George plays one-on-one hoops with his dog

It's hard not to root for Paul George to come back from the frightening leg injury he sustained this summer. Lately, we've been getting good visual news on the recovery front. On Monday we saw video of George shooting around after Indiana Pacers practice. Tuesday came an even cooler clip -- the abov...

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Adrian Wojnarowski - Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Here were the 13 "No" votes, sources told Yahoo: PHX, PHL, OKC, NO, DET, MIA, MIL, San Antonio, Utah, Wash, ATL, CHA and Chicago.
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George Hill leaves with knee injury, creating more problems for Pacers

The Pacers made it to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, but it was an elite defense that carried them that far. Offensively, things were much rougher in Indiana, where the team finished just 22nd in points per 100 possessions. Things are likely to be even worse this year, after the Pacers l...

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Kurt Helin
NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
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Rockets GM: Criticism of James Harden’s Defense ‘Completely Unfair’

Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden has admitted that his defense can, “at times”, be pretty horrific. But he’s not losing any sleep over it. Rockets head coach Kevin McHale has told his star that he needs to step up defensively, and the GM Daryl Morey is mad at Internet folks who won...

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GMs Predict Spurs' Title, LeBron For MVP, Jabari For ROY

The NBA has released its annual survery of general managers with the San Antonio Spurs receiving 46.2 percent of the votes for which team will win the 2015 Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers came in second with 15.4 percent, followed by the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City tied for...

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Chris Bosh over head, top of backboard, and one | Video

It used to be that the trick shots were best left to LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Then James left and some of the athleticism of Wade was gone. Enter Chris Bosh, who decided to create his own highlight moment early in Tuesday's preseason Heat victory over the Rockets. Why? Because he figures it's h...

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Ira Winderman
Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
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Michael Cunningham - Atlanta Constitution, Hawks Writer
According to t.co/nhakF6oSzO GM survey, Kyle Korver is No. 1 in league in moving without the ball. #ATLHawks
@CVivlamoreAJC | | 13h | Score: 21

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: James, Irving, Love on Sports Illustrated cover

This week’s Sports Illustrated features a 30-page NBA preview. Cavaliers forward LeBron James is on the cover, along with teammates Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving. SI will provide analysis of coaches on the hot seat and that the San Antonio Spurs will win their sixth NBA championship. Sports Illustra...

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Bob Finnan
News Herald, Cavs Beat Writer
14h
John Schuhmann - NBA.com, NBA Writer
GM Survey Note No. 1: This is the first time either the Raptors or Wizards have been picked to win their division.
@johnschuhmann | | 14h | Score: 21

Blake Griffin -- ALLEGEDLY BITCH-SLAPPED CLUBGOER ... Cops Investigating

EXCLUSIVE Blake Griffin has been accused of bitch-slapping a 39-year-old man inside a nightclub in Vegas this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned. Here's what we know ... a man named Daniel says he was partying at Tao nightclub in the Venetian in the early hours of October 19th when he tried to take ...

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Kris Humphries aiming to play in Wizards’ season opener

The Washington Wizards are limping to the preseason finish line as injuries have gutted the roster and forced others to log heavier workloads than usual in exhibition play, but a reinforcement could return in time for the regular season opener next Wednesday in Miami. Kris Humphries underwent surger...

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Jorge Castillo
Star-Ledger, Mets Beat Writer
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Paul George, Flea, Phil Jackson Defend Kobe Bryant Amid Media Scrutiny

It hasn’t been a great past few days for Kobe Bryant. After getting absolutely fooled by a sick crossover from Alec Burks, the Los Angeles Lakers legend awakened to media scrutiny unlike most any he’s faced throughout his 18 years in the NBA on Monday morning. But Mamba’s loyal legion of follo...

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GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris Andersen

The only thing better than dunking on one opponent? Catching two. In the Houston Rockets’ exhibition against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, Dwight Howard rose for a power dunk on both Luol Deng and Chris Andersen. Howard’s new Rockets and former Orlando Magic teammate Trevor Ariza recently sai...

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John Wall - Washington Wizards
Thankful for anotha day...#Blessed !!
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Kobe Bryant Shrugs at Media Criticism

A widely derided story this week about Kobe Bryant touched a nerve with seemingly everyone but The Black Mamba himself. Paul George said it was nonsense, Laker fans were naturally apoplectic that their superstar was being blamed for the franchise’s current struggles , and even Bryant’s former co...

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