1. Clippers and Cavaliers Wouldn't Have Today's Stars Without Long-Forgotten Trade

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers —who face off at Quicken Loans Arena Thursday night—can each trace their rise into the NBA 's elite to a single twist of fate...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 12,754 reads 7 comments

  2. Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart Is Leading the NBA's Glue Guys

    It’s almost impossible to accurately quantify all the ways Marcus Smart makes the Boston Celtics a better team...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 days ago 8,273 reads 6 comments

  3. Chris Paul Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Clippers

    Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul can become a free agent at the conclusion of the season, and a massive deal will likely be needed to keep him in L.A. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 12,005 reads 39 comments

  4. LeBron James Named Sports Illustrated's 2016 Sportsperson of the Year

    LeBron James was named the 2016 Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship in June...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 70,890 reads 100 comments

  5. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Karl-Anthony Towns Learning Hardest Superstar Lesson Yet

    Eyes downcast as he walked off the floor following the Minnesota Timberwolves ' gut-wrenching 106-104 loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday, Karl-Anthony Towns must have been wondering if he had a third option...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 61,345 reads 61 comments

  6. Deron Williams Opens MMA Gym in Dallas, Wants to Compete After NBA Career

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams isn't on the cusp of becoming a two-sport athlete, but his intense interest in mixed martial arts has led him to invest in a new gym called Fortis MMA in the Deep Ellum section of Dallas...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 9,204 reads 10 comments

  7. Dwight Howard Runs Point, Makes Awful Pass off Backboard

    Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard should probably stick to playing underneath the rim on offense. Early in the first quarter of Wednesday's game against the Phoenix Suns ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 days ago 6,736 reads 7 comments

  8. Isaiah Thomas Makes Ridiculous Over-the-Backboard Bucket

    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas wasn't going to let Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond or even the backboard keep him from going for the three-point play during Wednesday's game at TD Garden...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 days ago 1,840 reads 1 comments

  9. DeMarcus Cousins Mops Floor Before Postponed Kings-76ers Game

    Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins was apparently ready to do anything to forget about Monday's loss—even mop the floor...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 days ago 1,906 reads 4 comments

  10. Kristaps Porzingis Stuffs Shabazz Muhammad with Emphatic Block

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad seemed destined for an easy bucket halfway through the second quarter of Wednesday's home game against the New York Knicks , but Kristaps Porzingis had other plans...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 days ago 3,003 reads 3 comments

  11. Courtney Lee Injury: Updates on Knicks Guard's Ankle and Return

    New York Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee suffered a sprained ankle on Nov. 30 against the Minnesota Timberwolves and hadn't played since. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 4,812 reads 2 comments

  12. Paul Millsap Injury: Updates on Hawks Star's Hip and Return

    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap hasn't played since Nov. 28 while dealing with a hip injury. It's unclear when he will return to the court. Continue for updates. Latest on Millsap's Timeline for Return Friday, Dec...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 1,647 reads 1 comments

  13. Mikhail Prokhorov Announces He Is Looking to Sell Minority Stake in Nets

    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is looking for a minority partner in an attempt to improve local ties to New York City. The Russian billionaire explained his strategy Wednesday, per Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 days ago 374 reads 0 comments

  14. Dion Waiters Injury: Updates on Heat Guard's Leg and Recovery

    The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that guard Dion Waiters will be out for at least two weeks after suffering a pectineus tear. Continue for updates. Waiters to Be Re-Evaluated in 2 Weeks Wednesday, Nov...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 3,604 reads 10 comments

  15. Reggie Bullock Injury: Updates on Pistons Forward's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Detroit Pistons forward Reggie Bullock suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee against the Miami Heat on Nov. 23 that will require surgery. It is unclear when he will be able to return...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 days ago 1,317 reads 3 comments

  16. Draymond Green Ensuring the Warriors Defense Remains Dangerous

    It's exceedingly rare that any Golden State Warriors player shows up for a postgame press conference still in his uniform...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 9 days ago 14,146 reads 60 comments

  17. Greek Freak Joins Anthony Davis as Only Players This Season to Put Up Stat Line

    Fact: Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and five steals in the Milwaukee Bucks ' 118-101 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 days ago 8,447 reads 5 comments

  18. Iman Shumpert Says He Won't Visit White House Under Donald Trump

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert stated he won't make a return trip to the White House if his team wins another championship for as long as President-elect Donald Trump holds the highest office in the land...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 269,784 reads 0 comments

  19. Don't Lump Russell Westbrook in with the Other Stat-Stuffers

    OKLAHOMA CITY — With five seconds remaining in the first half Monday night against the New York Knicks , Russell Westbrook whipped a pass to Joffrey Lauvergne under the basket...

    Jon Hamm Written by Jon Hamm about 9 days ago 14,732 reads 61 comments

  20. NBA Scouts Mull UCLA's Lonzo Ball as Potential Top 2017 NBA Draft Pick

    UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has officially hijacked the 2017 NBA draft discussion. His captivating style and compelling potential have emerged as one of its primary talking points early on...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 days ago 289,141 reads 73 comments

  21. Derrick Rose Creates Looming Decision for New York Knicks at Point Guard

    NEW YORK — Every now and then, he flashes a glimpse of the player he once was. Sometimes, it will come in a quick crossover followed by an acrobatic finish at the hoop...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 9 days ago 44,006 reads 38 comments

  22. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Mike Conley's Injury Means Dark Days Ahead for Grizzlies

    Everything was finally going right for the Memphis Grizzlies . Other than Chandler Parsons and Tony Allen, the key pieces on Beale Street had been healthy and active during the early portion of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 12,493 reads 17 comments

  23. Nick Young Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Calf and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young suffered a right calf strain on Nov. 29 against the New Orleans Pelicans . It is unclear when he will return. Continue for updates. Young Out vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 21,065 reads 60 comments

  24. Andre Drummond Ejected for Flagrant-2 Foul for Elbowing Roy Hibbert

    As if playing three games in five days wasn't difficult enough, the Detroit Pistons were dealt a blow in the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets when center Andre Drummond was assessed a flagrant-2 foul and ejected...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 days ago 5,825 reads 2 comments

  25. Al Horford's Sister Roasts TV Host Who Criticized Center for Paternity Leave

    Boston Celtics center Al Horford missed Monday's 112-104 win over the Miami Heat for the birth of his daughter. CSNNE's Mike Felger wasn't a fan of the move...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 days ago 9,219 reads 5 comments