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Mashable
World's tallest man makes massive NBA player look like a pipsqueakImage: Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player — u
World's tallest man makes massive NBA player look like a pipsqueak
Mashable / Posted yesterday
Image: Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player — until you stand him next to the world's tallest man, that is. Kanter, a power forward who hails from Turkey and plays for the Oklahoma City, stands 6-foot-11 and weighs... Read more
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CBS Sports
Thunder's Enes Kanter looks tiny next to world's tallest manEnes Kanter generally doesn't look like a kid. Listed at 6-foot-11 and 245 poun
Thunder's Enes Kanter looks tiny next to world's tallest man
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
Enes Kanter generally doesn't look like a kid. Listed at 6-foot-11 and 245 pounds, the Oklahoma City Thunder center has the size and strength to score easily in the post in the NBA. For the first time in his adult life, though, he appeared to be a... Read more
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Time
NBA Star Enes Kanter Looks Like a Child Next to the World’s Tallest ManAt 6 feet 11 inches, Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter is much taller than
NBA Star Enes Kanter Looks Like a Child Next to the World’s Tallest Man
Time / Posted 2 days ago
At 6 feet 11 inches, Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter is much taller than most regular people and more than a few of his NBA peers. But if there’s anyone who can tower head-and-shoulders over the Oklahoma City Thunder center (literally), it’s... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
Enes Kanter looks tiny next to the world’s tallest man (PHOTO)Being tall has made Enes Kanter a lot of money — this summer, the 6-foot-11 cen
Enes Kanter looks tiny next to the world’s tallest man (PHOTO)
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
Being tall has made Enes Kanter a lot of money — this summer, the 6-foot-11 center signed a four-year, $70 million offer sheet with the Blazers that the Thunder ultimately matched. Even in the NBA, Kanter isn’t usually dwarfed. Which makes this photo... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
$52 million deal Hornets’ Kidd-Gilchrist received looks pricey now, could become a bargainCHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Bonnell/The Charlotte Observer) - Welcome to the NBA’s new
$52 million deal Hornets’ Kidd-Gilchrist received looks pricey now, could become a bargain
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Bonnell/The Charlotte Observer) - Welcome to the NBA’s new normal. Monday night the Charlotte Hornets came to terms with small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on a four-season, $52 million contract extension that takes him off... Read more
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CBS Sports
Why your favorite NBA team shouldn't fret over Kevin Durant's free agencyCourting free agents has gone from a polite, if at times, corny procedure to an
Why your favorite NBA team shouldn't fret over Kevin Durant's free agency
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
Courting free agents has gone from a polite, if at times, corny procedure to an absolute circus within the last decade. The fans and cities have always done crazy things, but generally speaking, there wasn't the kind of hoopla you've seen since The... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Stifle Tower: Rudy Gobert's Ascension Unlike Any We've Seen BeforeThe Utah Jazz's sky-scraping, shot-swatting interior force burst on the NBA sce
The Stifle Tower: Rudy Gobert's Ascension Unlike Any We've Seen Before
Bleacher Report / Posted 6 days ago
The Utah Jazz's sky-scraping, shot-swatting interior force burst on the NBA scene last year by batting away everything else: floaters, lay-ups, baby hooks, even jump shots. So of course he stymies the typical methods we want to study him with. That... Read more
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CBS Sports
NBA Offseason Report: Healthy OKC primed entering Durant's walk yearKevin Durant doesn't want you to believe the rumors in this season before he hi
NBA Offseason Report: Healthy OKC primed entering Durant's walk year
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
Kevin Durant doesn't want you to believe the rumors in this season before he hits free agency in 2016, but the pressure is there for the Oklahoma City Thunder anyway. Last season ended up being a wasted campaign with Durant missing 55 games and the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
Trey Burke knows this is key year for Utah, his careerUtah has become nearly everybody’s trendy pick to climb up into the bottom of t
Trey Burke knows this is key year for Utah, his career
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
Utah has become nearly everybody’s trendy pick to climb up into the bottom of the Western Conference playoffs, passing falling Portland (I’m included in that group). The way the Jazz played after the All-Star break — 19-10 record while holding... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Valanciunas deal a tidy bit of business for RaptorsThe Toronto Raptors will have at least four more years to find out if Jonas Val
Valanciunas deal a tidy bit of business for Raptors
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
The Toronto Raptors will have at least four more years to find out if Jonas Valanciunas can help them in the fourth quarter. The big Lithuanian centre reached an agreement on an extension on Thursday. The deal will kick-in for the 2016-17 season.... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Raptors give Valanciunas $64M extensionNow he has the big contract to match. The Raptors and Valanciunas announced hi
Raptors give Valanciunas $64M extension
Yahoo Sports / Posted 10 days ago
Now he has the big contract to match. The Raptors and Valanciunas announced his four-year contract extension Thursday. The deal is worth $64 million, a person with knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity... Read more
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CBS Sports
Raptors finalize reported 4-year, $64M deal with Jonas ValanciunasToronto center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed to a four-year, $64M extension, lea
Raptors finalize reported 4-year, $64M deal with Jonas Valanciunas
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
Toronto center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed to a four-year, $64M extension, league sources tell Yahoo. Deal could escalate to $70M Yahoo and ESPN report that Valanciunas has an opt out after the third year. Depending on what incentives are in place... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Valanciunas, Raps Near $60M DealWhile he's in line for a big payday, Toronto also has to retain enough space to
Valanciunas, Raps Near $60M Deal
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
While he's in line for a big payday, Toronto also has to retain enough space to potentially re-sign Terrence Ross, who is a restricted free agent in 2016, and the combination of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, who have early termination options in 2016... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Six things to know about the Thunder's preseason schedulePro basketball will officially return to the state of Oklahoma in less than two
Six things to know about the Thunder's preseason schedule
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
Pro basketball will officially return to the state of Oklahoma in less than two months. But it’ll of the exhibition variety. The Thunder released its preseason schedule on Tuesday afternoon, a six-game slate beginning in early October. Here’s... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Thunder releases 2015 preseason scheduleThe Thunder will debut at home this preseason against Fenerbache Ulker on Oct.
Thunder releases 2015 preseason schedule
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
The Thunder will debut at home this preseason against Fenerbache Ulker on Oct. 9. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman The Oklahoma City Thunder released its complete 2015 preseason schedule on Tuesday, which includes two games at Chesapeake Energy... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jonas Valanciunas, Raptors close to four-year, $60 million extensionJonas Valanciunas has reason to celebrate. (USATSI) Jonas Valanciunas is one o
Jonas Valanciunas, Raptors close to four-year, $60 million extension
CBS Sports / Posted 13 days ago
Jonas Valanciunas has reason to celebrate. (USATSI) Jonas Valanciunas is one of those divisive players. He's still young (23), has great size and shows promise on both ends. But his defensive inconsistency cost him the ability to finish games and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Thunder Buddies podcast: Billy Donovan talks Wall Street, building a dynasty at FloridaWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Univer
Thunder Buddies podcast: Billy Donovan talks Wall Street, building a dynasty at Florida
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio's highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted', but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to... Read more
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CBS Sports
Should NBA teams rebuild through the draft, free agency or trade?The draft matters. It matters for contenders adding cheap talent, it matters fo
Should NBA teams rebuild through the draft, free agency or trade?
CBS Sports / Posted 14 days ago
The draft matters. It matters for contenders adding cheap talent, it matters for mid-level teams trying to bolster their depth and it matters most for rebuilding teams trying to find their path to a title. But do you need the draft in order to... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Thunder Buddies podcast: Breaking down the NBA's schedule releaseWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Univer
Thunder Buddies podcast: Breaking down the NBA's schedule release
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio's highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted', but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to... Read more
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Deseret News
Schedule released: Utah Jazz open 2015-16 season on the roadSALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz's upcoming schedule was released Wednesday after
Schedule released: Utah Jazz open 2015-16 season on the road
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz's upcoming schedule was released Wednesday afternoon, and they indeed will play 41 home games again this year. Those games, however, will be sandwiched between road games to begin and end the 2015-16 regular... Read more
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SportingNews
Tristan Thompson has better options, with or without Cavaliers, than qualifying offerTristan Thompson is considering signing his qualifying offer, taking millions l
Tristan Thompson has better options, with or without Cavaliers, than qualifying offer
SportingNews / Posted 19 days ago
Tristan Thompson is considering signing his qualifying offer, taking millions less next season to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason, according to reports. And while that is certainly one option for the promising big man, it is not the... Read more
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NBA.com
Summer Dreaming: Who wins Kia Most Improved Player?They are the players with a chip on their shoulders, something stuck in their c
Summer Dreaming: Who wins Kia Most Improved Player?
NBA.com / Posted 19 days ago
They are the players with a chip on their shoulders, something stuck in their craw, working, drilling, running, shooting and burning to show they're ready to take the next step up with their game. So our next stop in the Summer Dreaming series looks... Read more
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ESPN
Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers remain far apartTristan Thompson finds himself at the center of one of the most complex free ag
Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers remain far apart
ESPN / Posted 20 days ago
Tristan Thompson finds himself at the center of one of the most complex free agency situations of the last decade. This is why he remains the highest-profile free agent after six weeks on the market with no end in sight. At the heart of the matter... Read more
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CBS Sports
Should NBA teams rebuild through the draft, free agency or trade?The draft matters. It matters for contenders adding cheap talent, it matters fo
Should NBA teams rebuild through the draft, free agency or trade?
CBS Sports / Posted 21 days ago
The draft matters. It matters for contenders adding cheap talent, it matters for mid-level teams trying to bolster their depth and it matters most for rebuilding teams trying to find their path to a title. But do you need the draft in order to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Perry Jones has plenty to prove in fresh start with CelticsDisappointment has been a constant theme for Perry Jones during his three years
Perry Jones has plenty to prove in fresh start with Celtics
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Disappointment has been a constant theme for Perry Jones during his three years in the NBA. The perpetual frustration dates back to Jones’s draft night in 2012. The former Baylor star was projected to be a lottery pick by most experts in the months... Read more
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NBA.com
Summer Dreaming: Who wins Kia Most Improved Player?They are the players with a chip on their shoulders, something stuck in their c
Summer Dreaming: Who wins Kia Most Improved Player?
NBA.com / Posted 24 days ago
They are the players with a chip on their shoulders, something stuck in their craw, working, drilling, running, shooting and burning to show they're ready to take the next step up with their game. So our next stop in the Summer Dreaming series looks... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Kentucky Wildcats becoming the United Nations of college basketballJohn Calipari’s seventh Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team could make UK h
Kentucky Wildcats becoming the United Nations of college basketball
Juneau Empire / Posted 24 days ago
John Calipari’s seventh Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team could make UK history merely by suiting up. If, as the rumor mill is predicting, 7-foot Australian big man Isaac Humphries chooses to play for Kentucky next season, UK could end up with... Read more
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Herald Sun
Dante Exum knee injury sparks fresh club v country debate as Utah Jazz sweat on scansDANTE Exum’s possible season-ending injury has revived the club vs country deba
Dante Exum knee injury sparks fresh club v country debate as Utah Jazz sweat on scans
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
DANTE Exum’s possible season-ending injury has revived the club vs country debate, prompting calls for NBA clubs to be given more control over their players. The rising Australian guard is on his way to Salt Lake City, with his club Utah Jazz... Read more
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ESPN
5-on-5: Which are the top five teams in NBA?Now that the dust has settled on the flurry of offseason moves, which are the N
5-on-5: Which are the top five teams in NBA?
ESPN / Posted 25 days ago
Now that the dust has settled on the flurry of offseason moves, which are the NBA's top five teams? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in. 1. Who is the best team heading into the 2015-16 season? Bradford Doolittle, ESPN Insider:Los Angeles Clippers. Not only... Read more
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CBS Sports
Do Raptors view Jonas Valanciunas worthy of max extension?Jonas Valanciunas is in line for a big payday. (USATSI) In a wide-ranging piec
Do Raptors view Jonas Valanciunas worthy of max extension?
CBS Sports / Posted 26 days ago
Jonas Valanciunas is in line for a big payday. (USATSI) In a wide-ranging piece on next year's extension candidates coming off their rookie contracts, Zach Lowe of Grantland.com describes the situation the Raptors face with center Jonas Valanciunas.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Knicks Ink Seraphin to 1-Yr DealAs teams across the NBA round out their rosters with rotational contributions,
Knicks Ink Seraphin to 1-Yr Deal
Bleacher Report / Posted 26 days ago
As teams across the NBA round out their rosters with rotational contributions, Kevin Seraphin has reportedly come to terms with the New York Knicks on a one-year deal. According to Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops, the Frenchman will make $2.8... Read more
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CBS Sports
10 NBA players who received the biggest pay raises this summerLast week, we wrote on HoopsRumors.com's list of the players taking the biggest
10 NBA players who received the biggest pay raises this summer
CBS Sports / Posted 27 days ago
Last week, we wrote on HoopsRumors.com's list of the players taking the biggest paycuts. Now they've worked up a look at the players who received the biggest pay bumps this offseason. How does it feel to be get called into the boss's office and come... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Thunder Buddies Podcast: Billy Donovan talks Long Island upbringing, playing daysWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Univer
Thunder Buddies Podcast: Billy Donovan talks Long Island upbringing, playing days
The Oklahoman / Posted 27 days ago
Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio's highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted', but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to... Read more
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Deseret News
BYU's Taysom Hill's future could be on Wall Street; 'Prove it' season for U.; KanterUSA Today's Dan Wolken wrote an analysis on BYU's star quarterback Taysom Hill,
BYU's Taysom Hill's future could be on Wall Street; 'Prove it' season for U.; Kanter
Deseret News / Posted 27 days ago
USA Today's Dan Wolken wrote an analysis on BYU's star quarterback Taysom Hill, and Wolken looked at both Hill's accomplishments on the field, as well as his possible future career on Wall Street. Wolken highlighted Hill's "burgeoning Heisman Trophy... Read more
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CBS Sports
Exploring Utah Jazz's decision not to retain Enes KanterThe Enes Kanter era in Utah ended poorly. Kanter was drafted third by the Jazz
Exploring Utah Jazz's decision not to retain Enes Kanter
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
The Enes Kanter era in Utah ended poorly. Kanter was drafted third by the Jazz in 2011, and Utah envisioned him as a key part of their future. Instead, his progression stagnated repeatedly; it was always a one-step-forward, two-steps-back situation.... Read more
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CBS Sports
Last title run for Spurs? Don't bet on itPeople have been writing the Spurs off for years, and wouldn't Gregg Popovich &
Last title run for Spurs? Don't bet on it
CBS Sports / Posted a month ago
People have been writing the Spurs off for years, and wouldn't Gregg Popovich & Co. just love it if we'd do it again? I, for one, won't fall into that trap. By locking up rising star Kawhi Leonard with a five-year, $94 million deal and landing... Read more

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