The Finals word on NBA slang

Updated: June 1, 2011, 7:49 AM ET
By Ernest Hooper

We've combed the globe to gather the latest in the language of basketball, from the hippest street courts to the pro hardwood. We even asked Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler and NBA analyst Jon Barry to drop in a few of their favorites.

And while Butler did lend to the effort, he also noted that there may not be as much nasty talk as there was back in the day. The league has stepped up its efforts to curb taunting and foul language.

"It's real conservative because ...

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