1. Rudy Gay Injury: Kings Star Out vs. Timberwolves with Injured Hip

    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will be out of the lineup Friday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a hip injury. James Ham of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area first reported Gay would not suit up...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 26 days ago 836 reads 2 comments

  2. Richard Hamilton's Jersey to Be Retired by Pistons: Latest Details, Reaction

    Richard Hamilton played nine seasons for the Detroit Pistons , including in their NBA championship campaign in 2003-04, and the franchise will honor him by retiring his No. 32 jersey...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 4,422 reads 17 comments

  3. Time for the Los Angeles Lakers to Discover Who They Really Are

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers started the season with such great promise, upsetting teams like the Golden State Warriors , Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls in the early going...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 26 days ago 15,952 reads 67 comments

  4. J.R. Smith Injury Update: Cavaliers SG Out 12-14 Weeks Following Thumb Surgery

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith is projected to miss at least three months of action after undergoing surgery Friday on his right thumb...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 26 days ago 2,348 reads 2 comments

  5. Quarter-Season Grades for Each Chicago Bulls Player

    The Chicago Bulls have been dreadfully erratic this season. They began the year with a surprisingly positive 8-4 record, then sped toward disaster by losing three of their next five...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 26 days ago 4,444 reads 3 comments

  6. Chris Paul Injury: Updates on Clippers Star's Hamstring and Return

    Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul suffered a hamstring strain Dec. 22 and had not played since...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 6,356 reads 16 comments

  7. Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways

    Chris Paul is valuable enough to the Los Angeles Clippers under normal circumstances, but his necessity skyrockets with Blake Griffin out of the lineup as the latter recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 27 days ago 18,305 reads 23 comments

  8. DeAndre Jordan Destroys Pau Gasol with Poster Dunk

    Look out, Pau! Pau Gasol 's champion, veteran status was no help Thursday night when DeAndre Jordan came his way at Staples Center. Jordan rose up and threw down a first-quarter poster dunk on the San Antonio Spurs forward...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 27 days ago 5,282 reads 3 comments

  9. Kevin Durant Posterizes Brook Lopez

    It's been a rough season for Brook Lopez . The Brooklyn Nets find themselves in the 14th spot in the Eastern Conference, and Lopez has found his way onto a poster three times this year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Meredith Minkow about 27 days ago 3,593 reads 6 comments

  10. Goran Dragic Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Heat Guard

    It's been a difficult start of the 2016-17 season for the Miami Heat , to say the least, which could lead to the team looking to sell off some of its assets, including point guard Goran Dragic ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 27 days ago 36,548 reads 94 comments

  11. Rajon Rondo Comments on Bulls' Commitment, Work Ethic and More

    Through 28 games of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls are 14-14 and currently sitting in a tie for the No. 6 spot in the Eastern Conference...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 27 days ago 5,950 reads 16 comments

  12. Quarter-Season Grades for Each Boston Celtics Player

    The Boston Celtics faced high expectations this preseason, but they have struggled to live up to that hype a quarter of the way through their 2016-17 campaign...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 27 days ago 6,529 reads 6 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook Records Fourth 40-Point, 10-Rebound Game This Season

    Fact: Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had 42 points and 10 rebounds in OKC's 121-110 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night, marking his fourth 40-point, 10-rebound game this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 27 days ago 226 reads 0 comments

  14. Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavaliers

    The Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers (21-6) don't have many flaws, but their primary weakness is about to come to light. With starting shooting guard J.R...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 27 days ago 26,940 reads 38 comments

  15. How the Golden State Warriors Rebuilt Their Elite Defense

    When Golden State Warriors fans go to that dark place where they ponder the living nightmare that was Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , a few images invariably stand out: LeBron James' block on Andre Iguodala ...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 27 days ago 31,359 reads 35 comments

  16. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Marc Gasol Won't Let Grizzlies' Puzzling Season Unravel

    The strangest thing about the Memphis Grizzlies ' 98-86 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday? The perfect sense it made...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 28 days ago 20,788 reads 31 comments

  17. Denver Nuggets Are Back to Maximizing Nikola Jokic's Star Potential

    DENVER — With 47 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of a Dec. 19 contest against the Dallas Mavericks , Nikola Jokic hauled in his 15th rebound of the night...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 28 days ago 17,563 reads 16 comments

  18. Dwyane Wade Comments on Bulls Fans Booing During Loss vs. Bucks

    After a 113-82 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday, one might have expected Dwyane Wade to be in a good mood...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 16,699 reads 18 comments

  19. Larry Nance Injury: Lakers F Out Indefinitely with Bone Bruise

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced an MRI revealed forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a bone bruise in his left knee. He is out indefinitely. The Lakers also noted further results were inconclusive because of swelling...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 28 days ago 3,015 reads 6 comments

  20. Aaron Gordon's Ascension Is Short-Circuiting in Orlando

    MIAMI — It's 12 minutes to tipoff , and Aaron Gordon won't budge from the left corner. The first long-range look for the third-year Orlando Magic forward clips the front iron, then the back and rattles out...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 28 days ago 33,323 reads 32 comments

  21. Lakers News: Nick Young Trade Rumors, Shaq O'Neal Statue Date Revealed, More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have lost 10 of their past 11 games to erase a lot of the short-term optimism that emerged during the team's strong start to the 2016-17 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 28 days ago 8,954 reads 0 comments

  22. Will Clint Capela's Injury Hijack Houston Rockets' Scoring Attack?

    It all comes down to energy. It sounds simple, dismissive even. But what Clint Capela gives the Houston Rockets — more than alley-oop finishes, more than tip-ins ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 28 days ago 5,969 reads 6 comments

  23. Stuck in Standoff over Chris Bosh's Future, NBA to Create New Medical Panels

    A steady September rain pelted Biscayne Bay on the afternoon Chris Bosh grabbed a film crew and broadcast his plight to the world. He was angry, confused, determined...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 28 days ago 186,171 reads 50 comments

  24. Malik Monk Is 2017 NBA Draft's Default Option at Shooting Guard

    The 2017 NBA draft conversation includes a number of compelling debates. Projecting the best shooting guard isn't one of them, though—Kentucky's Malik Monk looks well ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 28 days ago 20,744 reads 29 comments

  25. DeMarcus Cousins vs. Trail Blazers: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Fans in the Golden 1 Center on Tuesday got the entire DeMarcus Cousins experience. The Sacramento Kings big man led his team to a 126-121 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers with a dominant performance...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 99,712 reads 117 comments