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Carmelo Anthony
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Carmelo Anthony Makes it Rain Indoors

New York Knicks small forward Camelo Anthony made it rain indoors at the All-Star game the other night. He made it rain three-pointers, that is.

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Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Basketball Teams Announced

The members of the 2014 Maine McDonald's Senior All-Star basketball teams were announced (Feb. 19) today.

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Ingram Publishing

Win a Trip to See the College Basketball Semi-Finals and Finals

March is the famously exciting month for college basketball. It's pretty much all hands on deck for people who love the marathon of matches. But even if you know nothing about basketball, you'll probably fill out a bracket predicting the winners of each round, if only in the name of school spirt. 

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Getty Images, photo by Mariya Bibikova
Getty Images, photo by Mariya Bibikova

The Spread of Bacteria Linked to Basketballs and Volleyballs

Here’s something to think about the next time you go play a friendly game of pick-up basketball or play volleyball at a company picnic, the balls you’re playing with could be spreading germs. The same goes for organized play for all levels of competition.

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Anthony Nicodemo
ABC

Boys’ High School Basketball Coach Makes Waves By Revealing He’s Gay

Jason Collins' decision to become the first openly-gay player in American pro sports may have inspired a high school basketball coach to follow suit.

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Spider-Man B-Ball
YouTube

Watch Spider-Man School Everyone at Basketball

You don't always need to feel embarrassed when a dude in a Lycra bodysuit schools you at streetball. If the schooling is done by The Professor, it's totally acceptable to get trounced on the court.

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Getty Images, photo by Pool
Getty Images, photo by Pool

Too Many Fouls Being Called in the NBA Playoffs

I love watching basketball, especially this time of year when the playoffs are going on, even though my favorite team, the Boston Celtics was eliminated early by the New York Knicks. The problem I’m having this year is it seems the refs are taking over the game too much. I understand there have been times when they have to get the game under control and fouls, even technical fouls, are necessary but, I have seen the refs call fouls that aren’t even there.

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Pants

Baby With Pants Down Video Bombs NBA Postgame Show

The NBA playoffs is no time for child's play. Or is it?

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Jason Collins
Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

Twitter Celebrates NBA Center Jason Collins Coming Out as Gay

If you've been hiding under a rock, or just somehow not on the internet at all today, here's a newsflash -- Jason Collins is now the first active NBA player to be openly gay.

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Saint Louis Billikens
Jamie Sabau, Aubrey Washington, Rob Carr / Getty Images

What’s a Billiken, and How’d It Find Its Way to St. Louis?

St. Louis University is seeded fourth in this year's NCAA Tournament, and they're a sentimental favorite for a lot of hoops fans this year. In December, their coach, Rick Majerus, died of heart failure at the age of 64. The team dedicated their season to the memory of their coach.

But an additional reason to root for St. Louis is their mascot: the Billiken. What exactly is a Billiken anyway?

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