Arenas Baby Mama: “no money” For Food, Xmas

A nine-year relationship involving Gilbert Arenas and the mother of his three children - with another on the way - has gotten ugly.

The WASHINGTON POST reports that Arenas broke up with the mother of his children, Laura Govan, around Thanksgiving.
More from the WaPo’s Amy Argetsinger:
A representative for Govan - yes, there are reps involved […]

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ESPN Anchor Plagiarizes Lakers Reporter’s Story

In a blog entry in the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Tuesday night, longtime Lakers beat reporter Kevin Ding made a serious accusation of an ESPN-TV anchor.

Ding claimed that ESPN News anchor Will Selva had plagiarized his December 26 story about the Lakers in the Register, reading the lede of Ding’s piece word-for-word in his open to […]

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Condo Building Installs Elevator To Lure Jordan

Michael Jordan recently bought the top floor of a downtown Charlotte condo building for $3,147,616. The dwelling’s penthouse level was previously made up of two units, which Jordan is joining together. List price for the units combined was $3.4 million.

This is Jordan’s first permanent residence in Charlotte, which is (apparently) another sign of his increased […]

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Breaking: Only NBA Player Who Is Faithful Found

The former wife of Shaquille O’Neal, Shaunie O’Neal, appeared last Friday on the syndicated morning radio show Big Boy’s Neighborhood.

During the appearance O’Neal, who created the VH-1 reality show Basketball Wives, revealed the only NBA player who she claimed she knew wasn’t cheating on his wife.
O’Neal:
“Someone asked me recently if I knew any basketball player […]

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LeBron Plays Entourage With Bachelor Mansion

I lived in Miami in 2008 and quickly learned there’s really only two areas you want to live if you’re anywhere near downtown: South Beach or Coconut Grove.

(James’ commute is 15 minutes - with South Beach a postgame bridge away)
Both are centers of activity in more ways than one but Coconut Grove is certainly more […]

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Kevin Love The Best Big Man In The NBA? WAT?

As I was tooling around Los Angeles this, former longtime NBA post player and current Laker announcer Mychal Thompson said something on KSPN-AM that blew my mind.

(If you’re going by stats, sure looks like it)
During his weekday L.A. Sports Live show with co-Host Andrew Siciliano, Thompson wondered aloud, “is Kevin Love the best American […]

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We All Buy Property; Michael Jordan Buys Privacy

Former GOLFWEEK reporter Cary Lichtenstein blesses us with photos of Michael Jordan’s new Jupiter Hampton Inn home in Jack Nicklaus’ Bears Club golf course development.

The 28,000 sq. ft., 11-bedroom home is flanked by its own two-story guard house, guest house and pool house spread over three acres.
Total cost: $12.4 million. Lichtenstein:
Probably the most expensive non-waterfront […]

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Think LeBron Bump Not Deliberate? Think Again

Much has been made about LeBron James bumping Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra last night during the Heat’s 106-95 loss at Dallas.

The video is somewhat compelling, especially given James’ arm flourish at the end - which may have punctuated a deliberate non-verbal message. Or not.
Perhaps even more compelling though is that James did almost […]

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Is NCAA’s Agent For Change Completely Insane?

Last month the NCAA unveiled a blue ribbon panel to “tackle the complex issue of improper agent activity in college sports.”

From NCAA website:
The group has identified opportunities for greater collaboration, including enforcement efforts, potential post-NCAA financial penalties, best practices for the effective enforcement of state agent laws, educational efforts, as well as an examination of […]

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Kobe Bryant Reveals His Mentor: Michael Jackson

Today Yahoo NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski has a truly epic blindside today from a recent interview he did with Kobe Bryant.

Wojnarowski:
Out of nowhere one afternoon, Michael Jackson made a call to the irrepressible and isolated (then-18-year-old) Kobe Bryant, and so much changed for him.
… They would talk for hours and hours, visiting at Neverland […]

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