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Carmelo Anthony doesn’t think Phil Jackson’s presence with the New York Knicks will have an impact on his impending free agency.

“I don’t think it’ll have any effect on me, just as far as what I’m thinking or my decision or anything like that,” Anthony told reporters after the team’s shootaround in Boston on Wednesday morning. “Like I said, I haven’t talked to Phil yet, just to get his insight on a lot of things — what’s his plan, what’s his future plan — because everything’s in his hands now.”

Anthony said the team told him earlier this week that Jackson would be joining its front office.

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Check out the dunks from the horrible dunk contest!!!

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The Orlando Magic have set their opening-night roster for the 2012/13 season, and it includes only four players–Glen Davis, Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick, and Hedo Türkoğlu–from tipoff of the 2011/12 campaign. To get to 15 players, Orlando waived Armon Johnson and Christian Eyenga on Tuesday, and then parted ways with Justin Harper, Chris Johnson, and Quentin Richardson on Saturday.

The Magic finished their preseason with a 2-6 record.
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. From
4 Arron Afflalo SG 6-05 215 UCLA
19 Gustavo Ayón PF 6-10 250 Mexico
11 Glen Davis PF 6-09 289 LSU
21 Maurice Harkless SF 6-08 210 St. John’s
3 Al Harrington PF 6-09 245 Saint Patrick HS (N.J.)
20 DeQuan Jones SG 6-08 221 Miami (FL)
17 Josh McRoberts PF 6-10 240 Duke
55 E’Twaun Moore PG 6-04 191 Purdue
14 Jameer Nelson PG 6-00 190 St. Joseph’s
44 Andrew Nicholson PF 6-09 250 St. Bonaventure
2 Kyle O’Quinn C 6-10 240 Norfolk St.
7 J.J. Redick SG 6-04 190 Duke
10 Ish Smith PG 6-00 175 Wake Forest
15 Hedo Türkoğlu SF 6-10 220 Turkey
9 Nikola Vučević C 7-00 240 USC

Opening night is Friday, November 2nd, when the Magic host the Denver Nuggets at Amway Center. Tipoff is set for 7 PM on Fox Sports Florida.

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NBA TRASH PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Posted: October 22, 2012 in FUNNY, sports
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As far as I can tell, the only good thing DeShawn Stevenson has ever done on a basketball court was hacking Ricky Davis after his infamous wrong-way triple-double attempt. Even then, I kinda think that was more Jerry Sloan using telekinesis or some other sort of mind control because DeShawn Stevenson is the king of being wack.

via Deadspin NBA Shit List: DeShawn Stevenson, The Braggart With Nothing To Brag About.

I reported this past summer that Jay-Z serves as the executive producer of NBA 2K13. But it appears that his role in the game has gone beyond that role. Those of you who purchase the game and play against the Brooklyn Nets at home will see a familiar face in the crowd. That’s right, Hov himself can be seen sitting courtside in Nets games. Check out what it’ll look like.

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