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Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers Agree to 7-year, $59.5-Million Contract Extension

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Long will live the King in New York City.

Arguably the best goalie in the NHL, Henrik Lundqvist, has signed a long-term deal to stay with the Rangers. Continue reading

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Jason Collins Is Actually Not The First Openly Gay Active NBA Player Yet…Because No Team Will Sign Him

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On April 29, 2013, Jason Collins announced to the world through Sports Illustrated that he was gay.  The hope was that he would become the first active athlete in a major North American team sport to be open about it – a Jackie Robinson, of sorts, for the LGBT of America.

Today is October 9, 2013.  We are 20 days away from NBA Opening Night.  Jason Collins does not have a job. Continue reading

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The Islanders and the Impossible

From the Broken Lighthouse Project to Breaking the Penguins

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“Kansas City, home of the Islanders.”
“Seattle, home of the Islanders.”
“Hartford, home of the Islanders.”
“Quebec, home of the Islanders.”

Nassau Coliseum, not home of the Islanders.

It is 2009, and that is all we know of the Islanders future. Continue reading

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Knicks J.R. Smith Wins the Sixth Man Award: A Look Back At a Year of #JRSwish!

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New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award today, topping the Los Angeles Clippers’ Jamal Crawford and The Golden State Warriors’ Jarrett Jack with 484 total points from the voting group of writers and broadcasters.

It was the topping on the cake of a breakthrough season for the former first round pick, accumulating 18.1 points per game, all off the bench, also averaging 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

But his season was not without highlights and enjoyable moments.  Let’s take a look back at some of the fun moments of J.R. Smith during the 2012-2013 season. Continue reading

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The Guide to NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2013

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Four major competitions make up the NBA All-Star Saturday Night Event: Shooting Stars, Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest.

Below is a run down of what you will find when you turn on your TV Saturday night

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GIF of the Day: Knicks Guard J.R. Smith Goes Down A Bouncy Slide!

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The New York Knicks took one from the Orlando Magic last night at MSG.  Carmelo Anthony broke a team record for most consecutive games with 20 points and the Melo-Tyson Chandler- Amare Stoudemire combination seems to be clicking wonderfully for the first time.

But that was basketball, and this is just as good.

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J.R. Smith Takes a Twitter Shot at Kris Humphries via Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Joke

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The Brooklyn Nets evened up the season series against the New York Knicks today at Madison Square Garden with an 88-85 win.

Brook Lopez continued his All-Star campaign with another strong game, Deron Williams’ long free-throw streak was ended, and Amare Stoudemire took another step towards returning to his superstar form.

But the action didn’t stop with the game at the Garden…

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Iman Shumpert’s High-Top Fade, Amare Stoudemire Buys Lunch, and the Final Knicks-Nets Preview

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We needed a picture of Shump’s fade around here, so Iman Shumpert leads the Knicks notes.

Shumpert returned last game, against the Pistons in London, with a nice 8 points, 2 rebounds, and a steal, going 2 for 3 from three-point territory.  Continue reading

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NBA Season Preview (In 500 words or less)

Nets:

Opening Day Starting Lineup (Pts/Reb/Ast)
PG: Deron Williams 21.0/3.3/8.7
SG: Joe Johnson 18.8/3.7/3.9
SF: Gerald Wallace 15.2/6.8/3.1
PF: Kris Humphries 13.8/11.0/1.5
C: Brook Lopez 19.2/3.6/1.2

Biggest Question: Is this team really rising?

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