1. NBA Rookie Report Cards: How the Top 10 Shake Out as Stretch Run Begins

    2016-17's NBA rookie class has been forgettable. Some of that’s due to unfortunate injuries, and some of it’s because of underperformance (Kris Dunn). Others, meanwhile, were known long-term projects coming in (i...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 19 days ago 74,701 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Free Agency 2017: An Early Look at Each Team's Top Potential Targets

    If you're not down with early NBA free-agency takez , you've come to the wrong place. Last July's $102 million salary-cap and $122 million luxury-tax forecasts will shape every team's shopping list...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 246,308 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Late-Season Additions by Biggest Projected Impact

    Not every NBA acquisition is equal. Some are all hype without the corresponding production. There are those who flew below the radar but will prove more important than expected...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 19 days ago 49,496 reads 0 comments

  4. Celtics vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Los Angeles Clippers used an overwhelming 43-14 run in the second half to defeat the shorthanded Boston Celtics 116-102 on Monday at the Staples Center...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 2,604 reads 0 comments

  5. Kawhi Leonard Randomly Drug Tested by NBA After Hitting Game-Winner vs. Rockets

    Kawhi Leonard added a signature sequence to his MVP candidacy during Monday's 112-110 victory over the Houston Rockets before the NBA reportedly selected him for a random drug test in the immediate aftermath, per Michael C...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 303,996 reads 0 comments

  6. Monday NBA Roundup: Warriors Finding Positives in Kevin Durant's Absence

    The Golden State Warriors have dabbled in transcendence these past few seasons, but the grounded approach they took in beating the Atlanta Hawks on Monday may matter more in their pursuit of another title...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 19 days ago 58,624 reads 0 comments

  7. Kawhi Leonard Lands 3-Pointer vs. Rockets, Blocks James Harden

    Kawhi Leonard solidified the win for the San Antonio Spurs with several clutch plays versus the Houston Rockets on Monday night...

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  8. Stephen Curry Sinks 3 While Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder Bicker

    Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder got a little too distracted while facing off against the Golden State Warriors on Monday. After Howard turned the ball over during the third quarter of the game, he and Schroder got into a debate...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 19 days ago 8,651 reads 0 comments

  9. Dion Waiters Banks Deep 3-Pointer in Final Seconds vs. Cavaliers

    The Miami Heat 's Dion Waiters silenced the crowd with a shot in the waning seconds versus the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night...

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  10. Kyrie Irving Completes Amazing Reverse Layup vs. Miami Heat

    Kyrie Irving has a habit of making it look easy on the court. And it looks like he was up to his old tricks while his Cleveland Cavaliers squared up with the Miami Heat on Monday night...

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  11. Andrew Bogut Fractures Left Tibia in Cavaliers Debut vs. Heat

    Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut lasted only a minute into his debut with his new team before a serious leg injury forced him from the game. The initial X-rays revealed a fractured left tibia, according to Joe Gabriele of Cavs...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 19 days ago 135,576 reads 0 comments

  12. Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Postponed Due to Slick Floor Conditions

    Indoor basketball games aren't supposed to be impacted by the conditions like their baseball and football counterparts, but that wasn't the case for Monday's contest between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Portland Trail Blazers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 20,810 reads 0 comments

  13. LeBron James Apologized for Taking Wife for Granted on His Journey for Greatness

    Striking the perfect balance between work and life can be difficult, even for Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 19 days ago 14,520 reads 0 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony out for Knicks vs. Magic Due to Knee Injury

    The New York Knicks announced Monday that Carmelo Anthony will miss the team's game against the Orlando Magic with a sore left knee. This is another setback for Anthony, who dealt with knee soreness last season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 1,682 reads 0 comments

  15. Larry Bird Says Paul George Trade Rumors Were 'Fake News'

    The scourge of "fake news" has infiltrated the NBA , according to Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird . In an interview with the Los Angeles Times ' Tania Ganguli , Bird denied the Pacers ever considered trading forward Paul George ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 20 days ago 8,012 reads 0 comments

  16. Carmelo Anthony Plays 400th Career Game for New York Knicks

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony played his 400th career game for the franchise Sunday against the Golden State Warriors , per Basketball Reference . Anthony held 9,951 points with the Knicks when the game tipped off...

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  17. Duke Engineering Professor Defends Michael Jordan: 'The Ceiling IS the Roof'

    During halftime of UNC's home game against archrival Duke on Saturday night, the most famous Tar Heel of them all took the mic to address the crowd and the team. "I wish you guys nothing but the best," Michael Jordan said...

    David Gardner Written by David Gardner about 20 days ago 111,722 reads 0 comments

  18. Brian Scalabrine, Josh Childress, Larry Hughes Among Additions to BIG3

    The BIG3 basketball league added another handful of former NBA players Monday, as it announced Brian Scalabrine, Josh Childress, Larry Hughes , Ivan Johnson and Reggie Evans will join the draft pool...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 20 days ago 40,149 reads 0 comments

  19. Dwyane Wade Out vs. Pistons with Thigh Injury

    Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will miss Monday night's game against the Detroit Pistons , according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune , as the veteran is currently dealing with a thigh issue ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 20 days ago 1,079 reads 0 comments

  20. No Thank You: George Karl's Curious Book Complicates a Complex Legacy

    For a memoir meant to provide answers, former NBA coach George Karl's recent book, Furious George , sure raised a lot of questions...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 20 days ago 95,189 reads 0 comments

  21. Stephen Curry Moves into the Top 10 in Career 3-Point Field Goals

    Fact: In just his eighth season, Stephen Curry moved into the top 10 in career three-point field goals on Sunday, passing Chauncey Billups. Curry has made 1,833 threes in 556 career games...

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  22. Omer Asik Has Lost Significant Amount of Weight from Illness

    New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik has lost a significant amount of weight due to a bacterial infection that has kept him out of the lineup since Feb. 10...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 2,320 reads 0 comments

  23. Issues That Magic Johnson Must Address as LA Lakers' New Leader

    With the playoffs nowhere in sight, Los Angeles Lakers fans knew the clock was running out on Jim Buss' tenure as the team's executive vice president of basketball operations ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 20 days ago 29,398 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Top 22 Under 22: Ranking the League's Top Young Stars

    The NBA talent pool is overflowing. The banana boat generation still claims a few spots near the top of the food chain, while in-prime 20-somethings are making their presences felt all across the MVP race...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 20 days ago 241,719 reads 0 comments

  25. Every Rebuilding Team's Biggest Need in the 2017 NBA Draft

    It's an annual debate, one that rages through every front office in the lead-up to and at the NBA Draft. Do you select for need? Or do you take the best player available, regardless ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 20 days ago 172,260 reads 0 comments