Category Archive: The Association

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Kendrick Lamar invokes Phil Jackson in rap verse that may have changed the game

Kendrick Lamar

Not even Phil Jackson could reign in Kendrick Lamar Monday night Twitter reached new heights of frenzy when rapper Big Sean unleashed a previously unreleased track titled, “Control” that also features LA’s Kendrick Lamar, and the ever-elusive Jay Electronica. Needless to say, Lamar obliterated the track and solidified his position amongst hip hop’s current elite.

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Shooting spree suspect is former Dallas Mavericks dancer

Erbie Bowser

Former Dallas Mavericks dancer allegedly responsible for deadly shooting spree In what appears to be a domestic tragedy, a former dancer for the Dallas Mavericks all male dance team, the ManiAAcs, is suspected of going on a deadly rampage that has left four people dead, and another four wounded.

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NBA schedule released for 2013-14 season


The NBA schedule for the 2013-14 season has been released It seems like the season just ended, and now the NBA schedule for the 2013-14 season has been released. On Tuesday, October 29, the season will begin with three games — the Indiana Pacers will the Orlando Magic in the very first game of the …

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DEEP COVER: Dwyane Wade, sons honor Trayvon Martin for Ebony Magazine

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane, Zaire and Zion Wade pay tribute to Trayvon Martin om cover of Ebony Magazine Its been several weeks since the Zimmerman verdict, a “not guilty” verdict that divided a lot of people, but awakened many more. The September issue of EBONY Magazine features four different covers, including the NBA’s Dwyane Wade and his sons, …

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Greg Oden to join Miami Heat, sign two-year deal

Greg Oden

Center Greg Oden gets chance to revive career with the Miami Heat Greg Oden has not seen action on the court since 2009, but that did not deter Pat Riley from giving him a shot in Miami. Friday, the seven-foot center decided to join the Miami Heat, the defending NBA champions, in a quest to …

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Zimmerman not guilty verdict sends shockwaves through pro sports

George Zimmerman found not guilty, athletes react The not guilty verdict on the George Zimmerman murder trial brought about strong reaction from the sports world. Below are a few of tweets that express some anger, but mostly sadness from some of your favorite ball players… Everything happens for a reason. God uses things like this …

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Derrick Rose is oblivious to your criticism

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose says he didn’t know folks were mad While the angry and disenchanted are spending their time criticizing Derrick Rose for sitting on the bench during the Chicago Bulls’ current playoff run, HE is focused on his health and supporting his teammates. He says he didn’t know y’all were out here talkin’ so recklessly …

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Derrick Rose subject of hostile open letter from CBS Chicago

Derrick Rose

CBS Chicago gives fans a forum to go in on Derrick Rose Derrick Rose has made it expressly clear that he will return to basketball and the Chicago Bulls when HE feels he is ready. Yet, calls for him to “man up” and “get off the bench” and suit up are becoming increasingly common. The …

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