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Meet the basketball training guru who has taken YouTube by storm

Meet the basketball training guru who has taken YouTube by storm

A lifelong Lakers fan who grew up close to the old Forum in Inglewood, Devin Williams is now a filmmaker and basketball trainer making his name largely through his very popular YouTube channel 10000 Hours, which has almost 250,000 subscribers. He explained his story in a recent conversation with HoopsHype. You’ve said 10000 Hours was an accident. Devin Williams: I didn’t really try to start training. Some random kid asked me to train him. I was like ‘Why not?’ It ended up pretty good. The kid that I first trained was Chinese. He brought his brother and they started having a lot...
9 hours ago

Why Warriors' drubbing of Cavs means so much

USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick discusses the significance of Golden State’s dominating win over the Cavaliers.
10 hours ago
Trending stories: Ricky Rubio on the block, Chris Paul, Oakland and more

Trending stories: Ricky Rubio on the block, Chris Paul, Oakland and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Warriors ground-breaking in San Francisco is a slap in the face to many in Oakland, East Bay – via mercurynews.com January 17 04:27 PM This is the latest and greatest slight to the city and region that has made the Warriors what they are Shares Clippers’ Chris Paul out 6 to 8 weeks with torn ligament in thumb – via ocregister.com January 17 07:27 PM LOS ANGELES – The players on the Clippers bench, the ones who saw their playoff dreams shatter in a matter of minutes...
11 hours ago

Tim Duncan in a H-E-B commercial, that's all

Tim Duncan is no longer doing what he does best, but he’s still delivering when it comes to his second-best skill: acting on H-E-B commercials. Patty Mills says hell limit his intake of Slam Duncan Os cereal: It’s a lot of sugar. Too sweet. Not like the guy himself. — Tom Orsborn (@tom_orsborn) January 16, 2017
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NBA A to Z: Stephen Curry on Barack Obama

NBA A to Z: Stephen Curry on Barack Obama

Live from Oakland, Cal., Sam Amick is joined by Washington Post reporter Tim Bontemps to break down the Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game. They talk about how great Stephen Curry was in the game and how good he has been all season. They talk about LeBron James and Kevin Durant and how they played and have been playing. They talk about how good the Warriors are if they’re focused, but question their effort sometimes. They discuss the Draymond Green/LeBron incident and what they think of the play. Then they break down both teams and what they are moving forward. Later in the...
Jan 17, 2017
The active NBA players with the best winning percentages

The active NBA players with the best winning percentages

(*) As of January 16, 2017. Minimum: 100 NBA games played.
Jan 17, 2017
Trending stories: Warriors demolish Cavs, Carmelo Anthony, Gregg Popovich and social activism

Trending stories: Warriors demolish Cavs, Carmelo Anthony, Gregg Popovich and social activism

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! This is what the Cavs do to shut down Steph Curry – via sbnation.com January 16 10:24 AM Cleveland has perfected a formula to make the two-time MVP’s life miserable. These are the modern-day Jordan Rules. Shares Cavs or Warriors: Who are the real 3-point shooting stars? – via insider.espn.com January 16 09:37 AM Who’s the real “jump-shooting team” and what does that mean for a potential Finals rematch? Kevin Pelton presents the surprising...
Jan 17, 2017

Shaquille O'Neal is now giving JaVale McGee props

JaVale McGee has been such a solid addition to the mighty Warriors that even Shaquille O’Neal, the man who has so many times made fun of his mishaps on Shaqtin’ a Fool, is giving him credit for his play. McGee, who’s averaging 5.2 ppg in just 8.1 minutes per contest, has taken exception in the past to his large role on the Inside the NBA segment. “It’s just really disappointing that grown men, 50, 40 year olds are having America’s funniest home videos of a player,” the 28-year-old center said last month. “And then making it a hashtag and really just trying to ruin someone’s...
Jan 16, 2017
Trending stories: Carmelo Anthony addresses trade rumors, Cavs-Warriors, D-League trash talk and more

Trending stories: Carmelo Anthony addresses trade rumors, Cavs-Warriors, D-League trash talk and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Carmelo Anthony says if Knicks don’t want him it’s time to talk – via nydailynews.com January 15 07:26 PM Carmelo Anthony revealed on Sunday that if Phil Jackson doesn’t want him in New York “that’s a conversation we should have.” Shares Best NBA rookies: Top shooter, passer, 19-year-old and more – via insider.espn.com January 15 12:23 PM Do the Knicks have the best energizers? Is Brandon Ingram or Jamal Murray the best teenager? Kevin Pelton highlights the...
Jan 16, 2017

A former King won the dunk contest in Turkey jumping over five players

Tyler Honeycutt didn’t have much of a career in the NBA with just 120 minutes played with the Sacramento Kings between 2009 and 2011, but he’s carved himself a niche in Europe hooping for strong teams like Khimki of Russia and Anadolu Efes in Turkey. His athleticism is his main strength and was at full display last weekend at the dunk contest of the Turkish League, where jumped over five players for a slam. He won, of course. TYLER HONEYCUTT! @thoneycutt23 pic.twitter.com/tww9hkawLk — Zelimir HBK / YENİ (@HBK_Obradovic) January 15, 2017 A couple of years back, Honeycutt jumped over...
Jan 15, 2017

Who's better: Russell Westbrook or Oscar Robertson?

Former NBA player Eddie Johnson compares two very similar players from different eras, Russell Westbrook and Oscar Robertson.
Jan 15, 2017
The best fourth-quarter scorers of the last 20 years

The best fourth-quarter scorers of the last 20 years

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Jan 14, 2017

Warriors and Cavs ready to intensify rivalry

USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick previews the final regular season matchup between the Cavaliers and Warriors.
Jan 14, 2017
Trending stories: Refs vs. Mark Cuban, Al Horford, LeBron James sneaker and more

Trending stories: Refs vs. Mark Cuban, Al Horford, LeBron James sneaker and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Referees assert NBA is allowing Mark Cuban to wield power over them ‘via threats and intimidation’ – via sports.yahoo.com January 12 05:20 PM Mark Cuban purchased the Mavericks in 2000. The National Basketball Referees Association is aggressively asserting that the NBA is cowing to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, charging him with pursuing a competitive advantage for his team “via threats and intimidation” toward game referees. The Vertical Shares The Friday...
Jan 13, 2017
NBA A to Z: Klay Thompson on his career and the Warriors

NBA A to Z: Klay Thompson on his career and the Warriors

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson sits down with USA TODAY’s Sam Amick to go behind the scenes with him and the team. They begin with how he’s not as quiet as some might think and how his father Mychal – a member of the 1980’s Showtime Lakers – is a man who loves to talk (as well he should be, hosting a radio show). They talk about Thompson’s accomplishments so far in his young career and how he’s working to sustain it. Thompson talks about how tough the loss was to Cleveland on Christmas and they’re looking forward to the next game between the two. He talks a little...