1. Predicting Los Angeles Lakers Opening Night Lineup Under Byron Scott

    And just like that, Byron Scott 's honeymoon with the Los Angeles Lakers is officially over. True, said honeymoon lasted all of about 3.4 seconds, but that's a lifetime in Laker Land...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 hour ago 422 reads 3 comments

  2. Michael Jordan Says He's 'Cool' with LeBron James Wearing No. 23

    Go ahead and try to be like Mike. He doesn’t care. This was the general message Michael Jordan relayed to ESPN on Monday morning...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 hours ago 18,376 reads 85 comments

  3. Bulls' Chances of Dealing for Kevin Love Not Looking Good

    Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was leaving this weekend for Las Vegas, ready to serve as an assistant for USA Basketball for the next six-plus weeks.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 564 reads 4 comments

  4. Coach K 'Excited' About Derrick Rose Being Back with Team USA

    The last time USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski coached Derrick Rose , the Bulls point guard started for Team USA in the 2010 FIBA World Championship...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 135 reads 0 comments

  5. Danny Ainge, Celtics Remain Patient, Disciplined

    No amount of chips — and there have been some impressive stacks in play across the league — have been able to pry Kevin Love loose from Minnesota .....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 72 reads 0 comments

  6. USA Basketball Still Loves Smart

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is one of only two rookies on USA Basketball's select team that opens a four-day training with the national team on Monday in Las Vegas.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 202 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: Knicks Offered Stoudemire, Hardaway, Shumpert for Love

    The Wall Street Journal reports that the New York Knicks recently attempted to trade for Kevin Love, offering young prospects and Amar'e Stoudemire's huge expiring contract.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 819 reads 4 comments

  8. Knicks' PGs Calderon, Prigioni to Play in World Championships

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 83 reads 0 comments

  9. Knicks' Prigioni: 'Completely Sure We Will Play Much Better'

    Pablo Prigioni has done this before — backing up Jose Calderon at point guard. The Argentine and Spaniard were teammates in the Spanish League years ago with Tau Ceramica de Vitoria ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 81 reads 0 comments

  10. Shane Larkin Is Enjoying 'Fresh Start' with the New York Knicks

    New York Knicks point guard Shane Larkin caught the basketball at the top of the 3-point arc, saw the screen develop and immediately dribbled to his left.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 263 reads 0 comments

  11. Derrick Rose: 'It's Gonna Be Funny' Watching Doubters 'Eat Their Words'

    Derrick Rose hopes his critics are hungry, because he plans on stuffing their mouths with hefty helpings of defiance...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 hours ago 32,259 reads 307 comments

  12. Carmelo Says Belief in Phil Trumped Bulls After 'Flip-Flopping'

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  13. Rose Plans to Make Doubters Eat Their Words

    Superstar point guard DERRICK ROSE is in Las Vegas to try out for Team USA ahead of the World Cup of hoops in Spain next month...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 hours ago 175 reads 0 comments

  14. High Schooler Impresses with Free-Throw-Line Dunk in Jordan Brand Dunk Contest

    There were many great dunks in the Jordan Brand First To Fly Dunk Contest in Las Vegas, but Shelby McEwen stood out with a superb slam. The high school senior won the dunk contest thanks to a free-throw-line jam...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 hours ago 23,933 reads 44 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Chatter Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers finished last season with an abysmal 27-55 record, but an offseason full of changes has led to even more rumors surrounding what the franchise still may do via trade or on the free-agency market...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 3 hours ago 1,049 reads 1 comments

  16. Plenty Left to 'Reinvent' for Heat

    An argument could be made that the Miami Heat have to reinvent their use of "reinvent," the franchise's all-encompassing catchphrase when it comes to change.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 174 reads 0 comments

  17. 'Drew' Legend Young Looks Forward to Season

    Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 510 reads 1 comments

  18. Andrew Wiggins' Contract Gives Golden State Warriors One Last Shot at Kevin Love

    Now that Andrew Wiggins has signed his rookie contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers , this offseason's most interminable trade saga—the one involving the Golden State Warriors and Kevin Love —is assured of an extended run through August...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 hours ago 1,244 reads 5 comments

  19. Byron Scott Says Los Angeles Lakers 'Better Be Ready to Play Some Defense'

    Byron Scott is wasting little time in reminding the Los Angeles Lakers there are two sides to every basketball court...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 hours ago 22,798 reads 121 comments

  20. Charley Walters: No Chance Kevin Love Will Stay with Timberwolves

    If the Timberwolves are still hoping they can persuade Kevin Love not to opt out of his contract after next season, they can give up hope...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 5 hours ago 249 reads 0 comments

  21. Mike Krzyzewski Discusses Team USA, LeBron James and More with Yahoo Sports

    Amid numerous late departures and nonparticipation of a majority of the game's biggest stars, coach Mike Krzyzewski knows the United States might be in for its greatest challenge of his tenure at the 2014 FIBA World Cup...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 hours ago 8,437 reads 8 comments

  22. Early Predictions for San Antonio Spurs' Starting Lineup Next Season

    After winning the 2014 NBA championship, the San Antonio Spurs laid low over an offseason that had the rest of the league buzzing...

    Garrett  Jochnau Written by Garrett Jochnau about 5 hours ago 394 reads 0 comments

  23. Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry Don't Believe Golden State

    Klay Thompson is confident he will still be with the Golden State Warriors next season amid the Kevin Love trade talk...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 hours ago 1,019 reads 0 comments

  24. Derrick Rose Ready to Answer Back on the Basketball Court

    It's Comeback III for Derrick Rose starting Monday in Las Vegas with the USA Basketball World Cup team training camp...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 hours ago 1,284 reads 1 comments

  25. Scott Not Wasting Time: Lakers 'Must Play D'

    Byron Scott had to wait nearly three months to learn the Los Angeles Lakers had chosen him to be their next head coach...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 hours ago 655 reads 0 comments