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It’s weird that the Bulls made him walk from the airport all the way to the United Center. That what you getting from this pic? Me too. Speaking as a Bulls fan, I am confused by that. But he DID walk it, all 17 miles. In the hot hot, very hot, heat. Weather. He made no complaint. He knew it was a test. And when he approached the royal entrance, passing the statue all must gaze upon, the broad doors opened up. And he was received greedily by an ingenuous Maester. Sir Thomas Thibodeau.

It’s weird that the Bulls made him walk from the airport all the way to the United Center. That what you getting from this pic? Me too. Speaking as a Bulls fan, I am confused by that. But he DID walk it, all 17 miles. In the hot hot, very hot, heat. Weather. He made no complaint. He knew it was a test. And when he approached the royal entrance, passing the statue all must gaze upon, the broad doors opened up. And he was received greedily by an ingenuous Maester. Sir Thomas Thibodeau.

It’s time to #DreamAgain for Isaiah Austin.

"On Sunday morning, just days before the Baylor sophomore center was slated to hear his named called in Thursday’s NBA Draft, Isaiah made the announcement that his professional basketball career was over before it ever started.    

Last month at the NBA Combine a routine EKG came back abnormal, prompting Isaiah to get further testing.   A follow-up MRI revealed an enlarged aortic artery and blood work confirmed it was Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue.  Some Marfan features – for example, aortic enlargement – can be life-threatening.

Going off life-long advice from his mother, Isaiah, who was a 2013 NIT Champion with Baylor and named Big 12 All-Defensive Team in 2014, has vowed to make this his story, not his excuse.  He has turned the heartbreaking news into a positive, releasing his Dream Again limited-edition tee to help support the Marfan Foundation.”

It’s time to #DreamAgain for Isaiah Austin.

"On Sunday morning, just days before the Baylor sophomore center was slated to hear his named called in Thursday’s NBA Draft, Isaiah made the announcement that his professional basketball career was over before it ever started.

Last month at the NBA Combine a routine EKG came back abnormal, prompting Isaiah to get further testing. A follow-up MRI revealed an enlarged aortic artery and blood work confirmed it was Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue. Some Marfan features – for example, aortic enlargement – can be life-threatening.

Going off life-long advice from his mother, Isaiah, who was a 2013 NIT Champion with Baylor and named Big 12 All-Defensive Team in 2014, has vowed to make this his story, not his excuse. He has turned the heartbreaking news into a positive, releasing his Dream Again limited-edition tee to help support the Marfan Foundation.”

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

Via ESPN’s Marc Stein & Brian Windhorst

Heat look to target Carmelo Anthony

MIAMI — The Miami Heat’s immediate focus remains overcoming a 2-1 NBA Finals deficit to the San Antonio Spurs, but discussions have begun within the organization about trying to grow their so-called Big Three into a Big Four, according to sources close to the situation.

Sources told ESPN.com that Heat officials and the team’s leading players have already started to explore their options for creating sufficient financial flexibility to make an ambitious run at adding New York Knicks scoring machine Carmelo Anthony this summer in free agency.

The mere concept would require the star trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to all opt out of their current contracts by the end of the month and likely take further salary reductions in new deals that start next season to give Miami the ability to offer Anthony a representative first-year salary. The Heat also are prevented from making any formal contact with Anthony until July 1 and can do so then only if he opts out of the final year of his current contract. Anthony has until June 23 to notify the Knicks of his intentions, according to sources.

But the success of the Heat’s 2010 free-agent bonanza has established them as the NBA’s undisputed destination franchise, with owner Micky Arison empowering big-thinking team president Pat Riley to attempt to pull off another coup in the market despite new collective bargaining agreement rules aimed at preventing it.

Sources say internal conversations within the Heat organization about pursuing this course have run concurrently with Miami’s bid to win a third consecutive championship, with sources adding that James in particular is likely to try to recoup potential salary sacrificed through fresh off-court business opportunities if the Heat’s new dream scenario does come to fruition.

Via ESPN’s Marc Stein & Brian Windhorst

Heat look to target Carmelo Anthony

MIAMI — The Miami Heat’s immediate focus remains overcoming a 2-1 NBA Finals deficit to the San Antonio Spurs, but discussions have begun within the organization about trying to grow their so-called Big Three into a Big Four, according to sources close to the situation.

Sources told ESPN.com that Heat officials and the team’s leading players have already started to explore their options for creating sufficient financial flexibility to make an ambitious run at adding New York Knicks scoring machine Carmelo Anthony this summer in free agency.

The mere concept would require the star trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to all opt out of their current contracts by the end of the month and likely take further salary reductions in new deals that start next season to give Miami the ability to offer Anthony a representative first-year salary. The Heat also are prevented from making any formal contact with Anthony until July 1 and can do so then only if he opts out of the final year of his current contract. Anthony has until June 23 to notify the Knicks of his intentions, according to sources.

But the success of the Heat’s 2010 free-agent bonanza has established them as the NBA’s undisputed destination franchise, with owner Micky Arison empowering big-thinking team president Pat Riley to attempt to pull off another coup in the market despite new collective bargaining agreement rules aimed at preventing it.

Sources say internal conversations within the Heat organization about pursuing this course have run concurrently with Miami’s bid to win a third consecutive championship, with sources adding that James in particular is likely to try to recoup potential salary sacrificed through fresh off-court business opportunities if the Heat’s new dream scenario does come to fruition.

(Source: ESPN)

Phil (finally)gets his guy: Derek Fisher is the new Head Coach of the New York Knicks.

Phil (finally)gets his guy: Derek Fisher is the new Head Coach of the New York Knicks.

Winner. 

Winner. 

No more reason to live!

Russell Westbrook arrives for Game 6 vs. the Spurs…

TURNT UP

Russell Westbrook arrives for Game 6 vs. the Spurs…

TURNT UP

"Hey LeBron, what’s my fart smell like?"

"Hey LeBron, what’s my fart smell like?"

The struggle was *not* real.

(pics via @jose3030)

Lance had that, “C’mon, work for me just one more time!”, blow game goin’. 

(via @justinace)

Lance had that, “C’mon, work for me just one more time!”, blow game goin’.

(via @justinace)

(via technical-foul)
This is what the psycho-killer does to the hero in a summer movie.

(via technical-foul)

This is what the psycho-killer does to the hero in a summer movie.

"The Ed Malloy Game" (via bochurney)
Miami 3, Indiana 2, Refs 1

"The Ed Malloy Game" (via bochurney)

Miami 3, Indiana 2, Refs 1

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