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19

Jun

Scientists study the physics of NBA floppingThanks to a $100K grant from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, biomechanics researchers will investigate the practice of ‘flopping’ in basketball and soccer.

Scientists study the physics of NBA flopping
Thanks to a $100K grant from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, biomechanics researchers will investigate the practice of ‘flopping’ in basketball and soccer.

27

Dec


 Atlanta Hawks purchase green energy for arena 



The Hawks and Philips Arena have purchased enough clean energy to power the facility for the 2012-2013 basketball season.
The Hawks and Philips Arena have purchased enough clean energy to power the facility for the 2012-2013 basketball season.

20

Dec


 5 odd animal names under consideration to replace New Orleans Hornets 



The NBA has filed for a handful of potential new names for the team (Rougarous?), but fans are left scratching their heads.
The NBA has filed for a handful of potential new names for the team (Rougarous?), but fans are left scratching their heads.

30

Nov

NBA star joins PETA’s anti-fur campaignNuggets center Chris Andersen goes shirtless for new “Ink, Not Mink” ad.

NBA star joins PETA’s anti-fur campaign
Nuggets center Chris Andersen goes shirtless for new “Ink, Not Mink” ad.