Report: Raptors Trade Rudy Gay To The Kings

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Earlier tonight, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news the Toronto Raptors had traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings.


The NBA’s 20 Best Role Players


The NBA is a league dominated by stars.


The 20 Toughest Players In The NBA

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Let's establish this first: the NBA isn't always given its fair due in regards to tough athletes.


Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.


The last time Rudy Gay posted up Evan Turner, the Sixers appointed nerd damn near ripped Gay's arm out of his socket.

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The Questions Every Western Conference Team Needs Answered This Preseason


Preseason is when teams want to work through mistakes and identify the most pressing issues.


Josh Smith, The Hawks Fly Past Charlotte; Denver Blows Out Phoenix

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This might be the year Josh Smith finally makes the All-Star Game.


Fantasy Basketball: Suspensions & Injuries To Start The Season

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The lockout is just a memory, the NBA is days away from its glorious Christmas Day return, and fantasy basketball preparations are in full swing.

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The Clippers Take Over Los Angeles; Kobe Bryant Wants To Stay A Laker

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A lot of people made fun of us for talking the Clippers up, but what can you say.


Dallas Is Breaking Up The Champs; Dwight Howard Names His Price

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Even so little as 12 months ago, who would've thought we'd be starting an edition of Smack talking about J.

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NBA Fantasy Team Analysis: The Houston Rockets

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Despite the fact that Yao Ming is gone from the NBA, the Houston Rockets will be virtually unchanged next season - assuming they can re-sign its only free agent (Chuck Hayes) when the NBA resumes.


NBA Trade Rumor: Andris Biedrins For Hasheem Thabeet & Jordan Hill

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Right after the Rockets hired Kevin McHale as their new head coach, he made one thing clear: Houston had to get big.

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Tonight, A Chance To Watch The Best Dunker You’ve Never Seen

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The Best Dunker You've Never Seen. That's the headline we used earlier this month when Jacob Tucker, a 5-11 senior from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill.


Battier bests Kobe to keep L.A. losing streak alive

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The Houston broadcast guys put it best: "Shane Battier looks like Kobe Bryant.


From Bad News to Worse for Yao

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In the same week that the Blazers learned Greg Oden will miss the rest of the season due to another knee surgery, the Rockets found out their injury-prone franchise center, Yao Ming, will miss (at least) another two weeks due to a bone bruise in his ankle.

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Chris Bosh’s latest free-agent rumor: Headed back to Texas?

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Around the time it became clear Chris Bosh was not going to spend his entire career in Toronto, two seemingly natural destinations for CB4 were Dallas and Houston.


Stop Defending Kendrick Perkins

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From the announcer table to the ESPN studio, the media chorus line from last night's Celtics/Magic game was unanimous when it came to one particular issue: Kendrick Perkins got a raw deal when he was ejected by referee Eddie F. Rush in the first half.

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Friday the 26th: Jason Lives

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Dirk dropped 37 points and the eventual game-winner, but please do not get it twisted: Jason Kidd beat the Atlanta Hawks last night.

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 1.14

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Beast of the Night: Aaron Brooks exploded for 43 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 turnover, while chipping in 6 threes, shooting 47 percent (14-30) from the field and 75 percent (9-12) from the line.

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