1. Kevin Durant Did OKC Thunder a Favor by Leaving for Golden State Warriors Now

    Kevin Durant is not a hero for joining the Golden State Warriors —not outside of Oakland, California, anyway. He did, however, give the Oklahoma City Thunder one thing: clarity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 169,521 reads 268 comments

  2. Realistic Expectations for Milwaukee Bucks Rookie Thon Maker in 2016-17

    The Milwaukee Bucks made the most shocking move of the 2016 NBA draft by selecting Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 73,361 reads 89 comments

  3. USA Basketball vs. Argentina: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2016 Showcase

    In an exhibition showdown between two of the world's premier basketball teams, the United States made easy work of Argentina in a 111-74 victory Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 99,500 reads 230 comments

  4. James Harden Says He and Kanye West Will Design a Shoe Together

    Yeezy 'bout to be jumping with James Harden . The Houston Rockets star guard confirmed he would be teaming up with Kanye West to design a shoe, although the pair has yet to have official conversations...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 8,548 reads 30 comments

  5. Charles Barkley Comments on Warriors After Adding Kevin Durant in Free Agency

    Outspoken TNT analyst Charles Barkley still isn't convinced the Golden State Warriors are heading toward an extended run of championship success despite adding prized free agent Kevin Durant to an already star-studded roster this summer...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 30,308 reads 122 comments

  6. Draymond Green Reaches Plea Agreement in Assault Case

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green officially signed a plea agreement Friday after previously being charged with misdemeanor assault and battery for a July 10 incident...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 45,204 reads 139 comments

  7. Derrick Rose Comments on Knicks' Expectations, Confidence for 2016-17 Season

    Derrick Rose, one of the New York Knicks ' prized offseason acquisitions, is confident the front office has put the pieces in place for the team to enjoy a successful 2016-17 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 121,649 reads 594 comments

  8. Manu Ginobili Comments on Decision to Return to Spurs in Free Agency, Tim Duncan

    The San Antonio Spurs lost longtime franchise cornerstone Tim Duncan to retirement in the offseason, but Manu Ginobili decided to return to the team for his 15th season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 36,987 reads 36 comments

  9. Stephen Curry Comments on Withdrawing from 2016 Rio Olympics

    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry didn't take the decision to withdraw his name from 2016 Summer Olympics consideration lightly...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 24,442 reads 32 comments

  10. HS Hoops Player Isaiah Stokes Shatters Backboard in Adidas Summer Championships

    There's calling bank, calling game, and then there's this . While competing in Adidas' Summer Championships in Las Vegas, recruit Isaiah Stokes put an end to all competition with a rim-shattering dunk of, well, backboard-breaking proportions...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 months ago 18,705 reads 3 comments

  11. Jae Crowder Comments on Celtics' Recruitment of Kevin Durant

    Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder pulled out all the stops to recruit Kevin Durant in free agency but was more than disappointed when KD chose the Golden State Warriors instead...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 40,304 reads 113 comments

  12. 2017 NBA All-Star Game Reportedly Will Be Held in New Orleans

    The state of North Carolina's controversial transgender bill implemented in March led to the NBA removing the 2017 All-Star Game from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte next February, and now it has found a new home for the contest...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 87,726 reads 0 comments

  13. Don't Count LA Lakers Out of the Russell Westbrook Hunt Just Yet

    The Los Angeles Lakers showed significant vital signs during this year's NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. D'Angelo Russell knocked down clutch shots, commanded L.A.'s offense and poured in 21...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 58,723 reads 41 comments

  14. Moses Malone Jr. Allegedly Assaulted over Criticism of James Harden

    Moses Malone Jr., son of Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone, alleged Thursday that four men attacked and robbed him last month because of a critical comment he made regarding Houston Rockets guard James Harden ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 45,313 reads 93 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for NY Knicks Rookie Guillermo Hernangomez in 2016-17

    Any friend of Kristaps Porzingis is a friend of New York Knicks fans. So Guillermo "Willy" Hernangomez should get a warm welcome in New York when he suits up as backup center...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 2 months ago 30,888 reads 10 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Boston Celtics Rookie Jaylen Brown in 2016-17

    While it was clear who'd go top-two in 2016's NBA draft, the Boston Celtics ' selection of Jaylen Brown at No. 3 was unexpected...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 24,528 reads 37 comments

  17. Realistic Expectations for Cleveland Cavs Rookie Kay Felder in 2016-17

    He might be the smallest member of the 2016 NBA draft, but Kay Felder could wind up carving a big role with the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 months ago 35,449 reads 16 comments

  18. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Marquese Chriss in 2016-17

    Marquese Chriss' upside was on display for short glimpses in Las Vegas. During the NBA Summer League opener against the Portland Trail Blazers , Chriss had a drive from the ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 5,630 reads 6 comments

  19. Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Celtics Reportedly Still Interested in 76ers C

    The Boston Celtics bolstered their frontcourt this offseason by signing big man Al Horford , but they are reportedly still interested in trading for Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 73,266 reads 218 comments

  20. Carmelo Anthony Says Knicks Had 'A Chance' to Sign Dwyane Wade

    Just one day after speaking about his solitary recruitment of Kevin Durant during free agency, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony told Frank Isola of the New York Daily News they had "a chance" to sign guard Dwyane Wade ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 52,365 reads 58 comments

  21. Stop Expecting Derrick Rose to Be Something He Never Was

    For Derrick Rose, the 2016-17 NBA season is a chance to start over. New city. New uniform. New teammates...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 146,634 reads 226 comments

  22. Enes Kanter Reveals He's Received Death Threats After Failed Turkish Coup

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter revealed on July 20 on Twitter that he's faced death threats in the wake of a failed military coup in his native Turkey. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 227,087 reads 0 comments

  23. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Dragan Bender in 2016-17

    The Phoenix Suns passed on a number of productive college players to grab Maccabi Tel Aviv's Dragan Bender at No. 4 in the NBA draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 27,656 reads 56 comments

  24. Gregg Popovich Comments on Future with Spurs, Team USA

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich acknowledged Tuesday that life won't be quite the same without recently retired legend Tim Duncan and also spoke about his future as a coach for the Spurs and Team USA...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 21,378 reads 25 comments

  25. James Harden Comments on Rockets, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon

    Despite a disappointing 2015-16 campaign, James Harden hasn't wavered regarding his belief the Houston Rockets are headed in the right direction...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 18,107 reads 107 comments