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Former Detroit Pistons basketball player Darko Milicic began his new kickboxing career this past Thursday, but an ugly gash on his leg spoiled his hopes of a debut victory. Serbia's Darko Milicic was one of the top NBA prospects out of Europe, and in 2003 he was drafted 3rd overall by the Detroit Pistons, ahead of such notable stars as Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade, and two picks behind #1 overall selection LeBron James. Unfortunately, Milicic's NBA career was not a successful one -- although read news >>

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Former NBA center Darko Milicic made his kickboxing debut Thursday night in Serbia. The 7-footer, who was the second overall draft pick in 2003, lost to Radovan Radojcic in the second round of their exhibition fight via doctor's stoppage after suffering a cut on his left leg. "The next time, it will be better," Milicic said [translated by The Detroit News]. "I'm invincible." Milicic, 29, last played in the NBA two seasons ago. read news >>

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In the latest episode of “UFC 180 Embedded,” go behind the scenes with fighters from the main card in Mexico City. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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NBA superstar Paul George suffered a horrific leg injury during a Team USA basketball showcase Friday evening at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center. If anyone can relate to what George is going through, it’s former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Darko Milicic, the No.2 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, is giving up basketball to beat people up. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Darko Milicic, the man drafted after Lebron James, before Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, has officially given up on playing basketball professionally and will now try his hand at kickboxing. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch out! He may not have panned out in the NBA, but Darko Milicic is ready to tear it up in the world of kickboxing. For fans of the NBA, the top of the 2003 draft class produced some of the league's best talents. Four of the top five picks that year were LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Carmelo Anthony. LeBron, Wade, and Bosh would go on to form the superteam in Miami that won four straight Eastern Conference titles and two league championships. In a classic case of "sublime to the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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And this prank apparently went on "every few days." Longtime NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is no stranger to mixed martial arts (MMA), getting involved with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) back in 2011 following his retirement from the courts. In fact, the promotion recently used "Diesel's" compound for its media day ahead of UFC on FOX 11. Hopefully none of the fighters were caught milling around the big man's locker room. That's because Shaq has a history of attacking his teammates -- stark read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Shaquille O'Neal trains boxing and jiujitsu, but apparently he has a different meaning of 'No-Gi' Sure-fire basketball Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O'Neal has long been a supporter of MMA, and is a regular fixture at UFC events. When not busy calling out Jose Canseco for a celebrity MMA fight, Shaq manages to also find time training in various disciplines of Mixed Martial Arts. That being said, the mats wasn't only his time he had worked on his grappling during his NBA career. He apparently choked a read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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NBA superstar Paul George suffered a horrific leg injury during a Team USA basketball showcase Friday evening at Las Vegas’ Thomas & Mack Center. If anyone can relate to what George is going through, it’s former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Anderson Silva sends a message of support to NBA star Paul George after he suffered a similar injury to the former UFC champion. Earlier this week, NBA star Paul George suffered a horrific injury during a televised Team USA scrimmage. After chasing down an opponent for a block, the Indiana Pacers' scorer landed awkwardly and suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture that required surgery and likely have him out for the entire 2014-2015 NBA season. Anderson Silva suffered a similar injury on read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Is there a crossover between Mixed Martial Arts and basketball? Well I asked several MMA personalities their thoughts on the NBA Finals and here's what they had to say. If you're a sports fan you would likely know that Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs went to the guys from Texas, with a little help from a bad case of the cramps. Well you'd probably know or care about that whole incident with LeBron James if you followed other sports aside from Mixed Marti read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Having shattered backboards during his NBA career, superstar Shaquille O'Neal would like to shatter Jose Canseco... in a mixed martial arts fight. And for an encore? Serve up Hong Man Choi! read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is boxing's P4P best in the world, and ahead of this weekend's fight with Marcos Maidana, he expressed interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers. The North American sports world has been consumed by the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who yesterday was banned for life by NBA commissioner Adam Silver for a series of racist and bigoted remarks leaked through audio tapes. In addition to Sterling's lifetime ban and the maximum $2.5 milli read news >>

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