1. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat 's start to the 2014-15 NBA season hasn't exactly gone to plan. Through 30 games, the Heat find themselves 14-16, good for the seventh-best record in a dreadful Eastern Conference...

    Sam Richmond Written by Sam Richmond about 2 days ago 10,008 reads 33 comments

  2. San Antonio Spurs' Title Defense Rests in Kawhi Leonard's Injured Hand

    The San Antonio Spurs have always been more than the sum of their parts, but some parts seem to be proving more essential than others. Reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard's 9...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 days ago 17,411 reads 61 comments

  3. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Detroit Pistons

    The 2014-15 season has been marked almost exclusively by letdowns for the Detroit Pistons , but if you squint hard enough there might be a silver lining among the failures. Even after a win over the Indiana Pacers , the Pistons are just 6-23 (...

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  4. Top-Seeded Warriors Still Far From Panic Mode after 2-Game Skid in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES — Even the most legendary teams in NBA history have run into rough patches. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers lost back-to-back games before ripping off a record 33 wins in a row and dropping four out of six immediately thereafter...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 days ago 6,297 reads 23 comments

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    LeBron James scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Kevin Love added 22 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic , 98-89, Friday night at the Amway Center...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 2 days ago 7,016 reads 73 comments

  6. Kings Unable to Cool Suns

    Missing DeMarcus Cousins to gastroenteritis, Rudy Gay, Darrin Collison and the Kings reserves did their best to try and secure a win against a division foe...

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  7. Denver Sends Wolves to Seventh Consecutive Loss

    The Timberwolves lost their seventh consecutive game and 13 of their last 14 in the last month, 106-102 at Denver on Friday...

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  8. Trail Blazers 114, 76ers 93

    PORTLAND -- Guards Damian Lillard (game-high 28 points) and Wesley Matthews (25) did much of the damage for the Portland Trail Blazers in a 114-93 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday...

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  9. Phoenix Suns Roll Undermanned Sacramento Kings Late for Win

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  10. Kenneth Faried Grabs 25 Rebounds, Saves Nuggets from Sloppy Loss

    It's the little things Brian Shaw hates. The times when his players don't box out. The times when the ball bounces in front of them and they still don't go for the ball. The (many) missed free throws...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 56 reads 0 comments

  11. Lillard Leads Portland Past Philadelphia 114-93

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard had 28 points and nine assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-93 on Friday night for their seventh win in the last eight games...

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  12. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Utah Jazz

    It's no surprise that a team with an average age of 24.3, in just the second year of a complete rebuilding project, is off to a rough start. Without that context, the 2014-15 Utah Jazz could be classified as a disappointment in many ways...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 2 days ago 4,045 reads 19 comments

  13. New York Knicks Should Consider Shutting Down Carmelo Anthony

    Knee issues during a losing season aren't to be taken lightly. With the New York Knicks better positioned to win the NBA lottery than make the playoffs, Carmelo Anthony needs to take time off and heal his body...

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  14. Suns Outlast Kings 115-106 for 5th Straight Win

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  15. About A Loss: Spurs 90, Pelicans 97

    The woes of December continued for the San Antonio Spurs Friday evening, as the team dropped a back-to-back game against the Pelicans in New Orleans 97-90...

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  16. Video: Gay Hits McLemore for Sweet Alley-Oop

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  17. Rodney Stuckey: Leaves With Facial Injury

    Stuckey was helped straight off the court and into the Pacers ' locker room during the third quarter of Friday's game against the Pistons , and will not return, the Indianapolis Star reports...

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  18. How Brandan Wright Can Help the Boston Celtics Rebuild

    The Boston Celtics are 1-3 since trading Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for Brandan Wright , Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder and a couple draft picks (not to mention a sweet $12...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 days ago 5,832 reads 19 comments

  19. Detroit Pistons Beat Indiana Pacers

    Greg Monroe had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Andre Drummond scored 20 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a four-game skid with a 119-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night...

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  20. Are the Pelicans Taking the Final Steps Toward Consistency or Headed...

    As the closest thing to an old-timer on the New Orleans Pelicans ' roster – he has been around long enough to have played with coach Monty Williams in his rookie season in Philadelphia ...

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  21. Lillard Teaches Noel a Lesson with Jam

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  22. Harden, Smith Lead Rockets by Griz in OT

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- James Harden had 32 points and 10 assists, Josh Smith scored 21 points in his Rockets debut, and Houston beat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-111 in overtime on Friday night...

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  23. Pelicans' Anthony Davis Gets the Best of Spurs' Tim Duncan...

    Quick observations from the New Orleans Pelicans ' 97-90 win Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs ...

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  24. Aldridge and Kaman Both Sit vs. 76ers

    Trail Blazers forwards LaMarcus Aldridge (illness) will not play Friday, but Nicolas Batum (wrist) is available for Friday's game against the 76ers ...

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  25. Atlanta Hawks Stumble Hard in 107-77 Loss to Milwaukee Bucks

    The Atlanta Hawks came into their Friday night match-up with the Milwaukee Bucks on a 5 game win streak and winners of 14 out of 15 games. That all came to end as the underdog Bucks came into a packed Phillips Arena and blew out Atlanta, 107 -77...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 days ago 77 reads 0 comments