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Leon Powe to Sign with Memphis Grizzlies?

Leon Powe

Leon Powe

The Grizzlies are interested in potential free agent forward Leon Powe.

Cleveland has reached a buyout agreement with Powe and he will clear waivers on Tuesday.

Boston and New York have also expressed interest in Powe.

If Memphis signed Powe, Rodney Carney would not be re-signed following the end of his current 10-day contract.

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Tim Duncan and His Fundamental Bank Shot

Take a look at Tim Duncan, as he and other NBA Superstars talk about Duncan’s unstoppable jumper off the glass.

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Four Teams Interested in Rasual Butler

Rasual Butler

Rasual Butler

The Clippers on Sunday bought out veteran swingman Rasual Butler, who averaged five points in 18 minutes and was in the last year of a contract paying him $2.4 million.

The Bulls, who possess roughly $2.9 million of salary cap room, are confident they can sign him once he clears waivers.

However, a source said Butler also is drawing interest from the Celtics, Hawks and Thunder.

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Mike Bibby to Sign with Miami Heat?

Mike Bibby

Mike Bibby

Mike Bibby will meet with the Wizards on Monday to discuss a buyout.

If Bibby becomes a free agent, the Heat will pursue his services to upgrade the point guard position.

Carlos Arroyo has fallen out of the rotation and Mario Chalmers remains inconsistent.

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2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest in Film

The NBA shows never before seen angles of the 2011 Slam Dunk Contest through a film camera. Take a look at the great images from this awesome event.

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Murphy Deciding Between Celtics, Heat, Magic

Troy Murphy

Troy Murphy

It appeared as though the Celtics cleared a roster spot to sign Troy Murphy on Thursday, but the soon-to-be-bought-out forward has yet to make a decision, according to a source.

Ken Berger of CBS Sports is reporting that Murphy is still deciding among Boston, Miami and Orlando.

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Carmelo Responds to George Karl’s Criticism?

George Karl, Carmelo Anthony

George Karl, Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony seemed to use Twitter to respond to criticism from George Karl in an interview segment that aired during the TNT broadcast of the game between Denver and Boston on Thursday.

In that interview, Karl said that Anthony was the best offensive player he has ever coached but that Anthony’s commitment on the defensive end was lacking.

Moments after the segment, Anthony Tweeted the following:

“Damn, are u serious. Some people never seize [sic] to amaze me. Unbelievable,” Anthony wrote. “WHEN THE GRASS IS CUT THE SNAKES WILL SHOW.”

After the Nuggets defeated the Celtics, Anthony Tweeted again, congratulating his former teammates on the victory.

“Congrats to the homies. Great win tonite,” he wrote.

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Jared Jeffries Close to Signing with Knicks

Jared Jeffries

Jared Jeffries

Sources tell Alan Hahn that after completion of his buyout with the Rockets, Jared Jeffries will sign with the Knicks.

Jeffries was traded from New York to Houston on trade deadline day last year to help clear salary-cap room ahead of New York’s summer free-agent pursuits.

The Knicks are now in need of frontcourt depth after dealing for Carmelo Anthony.

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2011 All Star Game: Wired

Listen in on some of the players, coaches and legends at All Star Weekend and hear what they had to say.

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Gerald Wallace Traded to Trail Blazers

Gerald Wallace

Gerald Wallace

Charlotte’s Gerald Wallace has been traded to Portland, according to sources.

The Blazers had strongly been coveting an upgrade at the deadline.

Portland will send Joel Przybilla, Dante Cunningham and two first round picks to the Bobcats in exchange for Wallace.

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