Video of Kevin Durant signing autographs in MPLS

Superstar forward Kevin Durant is known as one of the nicest guys in the NBA. While in Minnesota, before boarding the Thunder team bus to the Target Center, here is original video of Durant signing autographs. This was taken outside of the Minneapolis Grand Hotel, on the same night Durant tied his career high with 47 points, in the Thunders' 118-117 OT victory over the Timberwolves.

Fans had been waiting outside in the cold and Durant didn't disappoint, as he signed for everyone.

Behind the scenes of the Heat & Cavs dual stay in LA

NBA fans owe a level of gratitude to the folks from Disney on Ice and the Ringling Brothers: Barnum & Bailey Circus. As a result of the respective scheduling efforts of these two organizations, LeBron James' former and current teams found themselves in Los Angeles via another unique scheduling quirk, this time involving LA's two local NBA franchises.

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Manu Ginobili's interesting time outside LA hotel

While the previous story noted the speed at which Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich entered the Spurs team bus, prior to Wednesday's loss to the Clippers. The situation was completely opposite for shooting guard Manu Ginóbili on this night.  The Argentina native's route from the doors of the Shutters on the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica included a couple extended periods of stopping.

Tony Parker & Gregg Popovich at LA hotel

Wednesday, the San Antonio Spurs lost to the LA Clippers 90-85 at Staples Center.  When visiting Los Angeles, the team always stays in Santa Monica, this time lodging at the Shutters on the Beach Hotel.

Kobe Bryant High School Story & Photo

The following is a high school memory from Evan Monsky, a teammate of Kobe Bryant’s at Lower Merion from 1993-1995. While Kobe went on to stardom in the NBA, Evan was cut when he attempted to walk-on at the University of Maryland. Years later, Evan would redeem himself by leading the Milwaukee Bucks to the championship in NBA Live ’08 against former Terrapin Juan Dixon and the Portland Trailblazers. Evan currently writes a blog called TV My Wife Watches where he writes about just that.

New York vs. Minnesota weeklong battle royal of sports

Sunday, the New York Yankees clinched the American League Wildcard position, upon losing game 162 to the Boston Red Sox. This outcome set in place a first round series matchup between the Yankees and the AL Central Champion Minnesota Twins. The highly anticipated best of five will pit the teams against one another for the fourth time in the last eight postseasons.  

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LeBron James' difficult path back to popularity

LeBron JamesIt has been nearly three months since LeBron James made the decision to take his talents to South Beach.  During this period of controversy and consternation, has provided readers with the current and historical ramifications of “the decision

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Kobe Bryant greeting fans at Lakers camp

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is world-renowned for being one of the greatest players in basketball history. The five-time NBA Champion is considerably more hit or miss when it comes to interacting with his legions of fans.  Sometimes folks have gotten lucky, while on many other occasions, the sight of Kobe has been a brief, uneventful experience. 

The Akron life and legacy of LeBron James

LeBron JamesSince LeBron James' controversial decision to take his talents to South Beach, much attention has been given to the level of venom emanating from his former basketball hometown of Cleveland.

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Dennis Rodman is No Worm!!!!

The below story and photo was submitted by a South Florida reader. 

King James has demoted himself to Prince James

King James has demoted himself to Prince JamesThursday, at 9:27 PM ET, NBA superstar LeBron James announced that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to sign a free agent contract with the Miami Heat.

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DeMarcus Cousins Unwittingly Angers The Champs

On June 24, the Sacramento Kings drafted DeMarcus Cousins with the fifth pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.  The 6-10, 290 pound forward/center averaged 15.1 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks during his lone season at the University of Kentucky.  In the days since, it has come to light that Cousins preemptively and unknowingly may have created a potential grudge between his Kings and the two-time defending NBA Champion Los Angeles

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Ron Artest enjoying every minute of being a champion

Thursday night, the Los Angeles Lakers captured NBA Championship number 16, defeating the Boston Celtics 83-79 at Staples Center.  While guard Kobe Bryant earned NBA Finals MVP, the Lakers best player in Game 7 was the ever mercurial Ron Artest.  The forward totaled 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals in the low scoring slugfest.

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Photos of a hobbled Perkins & the rest of the Celtics leaving for practice in LA

Photo Kendrick Perkins torn MCL 2010 NBA FinalsAs the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers look ahead to their Game 7 collision, both teams are using this off day to prepare for Thursday's epic do or die contest.

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