HEAT HIT AGAIN Dwayne Wade started rehabilitating his dislocated left shoulder Tuesday, a piece of good news for the Miami Heat.Â Jason Kapono, though, may be fore for a while.Â Kapono, the NBAâ€™s leading 3-poiont shooter at 51.3%, will miss an â€œindefiniteâ€ number of games after being diagnosed with a high left ankle sparin.Â The […]
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Pistons’ Lindsey Hunter Suspended for drug use
Pistons’ point guard Lindsey Hunter has been suspended without pay for 10 games for testing positive for phentermine, a weight loss pill banned by the league. Hunter’s suspension will begin tonight when the Pistons play the Cavaliers.
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WADE TARGETS PLAYOFFS Dwayne Wadeâ€™s dislocated left shoulder is so fragile thereâ€™s a risk of aggravating the injury when he sleeps.Â But come April, Wade figures he might be up to the rigors of the NBA playoffs.Â The All-Star guard said Monday he has decided to delay surgery and rehabilitate his shoulder with the goal […]
Lost Melo could be benched
George KarlÂ might send Carmelo Anthony a seat on the bench if the all-star forward fails to play smart, team basketball according to the Denver Post. “I think that’s the next move,” Karl said Monday, revealing that Anthony will be removed from games and shown a seat on the bench if the all-star forward fails […]
Pippen and Phil Together Again?
Lakers coach Phil Jackson says he has talked to 41-year-old Scottie Pippen about making a comeback with the team. â€œI did get in touch with Scottie, but it was just preliminary talk about how heâ€™s doing, where heâ€™s at and how he feels,â€ Jackson said. Jackson said Pippen is interested in coming to Los Angeles. […]
Bush Welcomes the 2006 NBA Champion Miami Heat to the White House
It is such a joy to welcome the NBA champs, the Miami Heat, to the White House. Glad you’re here.Â This is the Miami Heat’s first NBA championship. I congratulate you on a tremendous achievement, even though you beat a Texas team.Â I guess the best part was when BUSH tried to bounce the ball […]
Michael Malone to join Canadian men’s basketball team
Michael Malone, an assistant with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, is joining the coaching staff of the Canadian men’s basketball team.Malone will be an assistant to head coach Leo Rautins. Malone is in his second season with the Cavs after spending the previous two years with the New York Knicks as a coaching associate. Prior to […]
LeBron James Launches Site With MSN
Lebron James announced tpday that he would be participating in a venture from MSN that will portray the basketball phenomâ€™s journey from humble beginnings to athletic fame and fortune, all in a storybook format geared toward children and teens. LeBron.msn.com will give people the opportunity to explore LeBronâ€™s road to athletic achievement, his dedication to […]