1. No Escape: Heat Still Owe Three First-Round Picks by 2021

    The Miami Heat dodged a bullet in Tuesday's NBA Draft lottery when they retained their first-round pick, but that doesn't mean they dodged an obligation...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 hours ago 53 reads 0 comments

  2. Should the Raptors Give DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry Another Shot?

    After a 25-26 finish followed a 24-7 start to the season, questions have followed the Raptors into the offseason. Obviously, getting swept in the first round by the Washington Wizards didn't help...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 hours ago 92 reads 0 comments

  3. Raptors the Best-Paid Canadian Sports Team: Sportsnet.ca

    According to Sportingintelligence's 2015 Global Sports Salaries Survey, the Toronto Raptors are the best-paid professional sports team in Canada...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 hours ago 81 reads 0 comments

  4. Fred Hoiberg, Bulls Rumors Leave Iowa State Waiting

    People talk about how the one-and-done players negatively affect the college game. What about the won-and-done coaches? The NBA 's courtship of college coaches can create quite a ripple effect, too...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 hours ago 58 reads 0 comments

  5. Q K.C. Johnson's Bulls Mailbag

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 hours ago 92 reads 0 comments

  6. Top 10 Plays and Moments from Toronto Raptors' 2014-15 Season

    The lingering effects of a four-game postseason beatdown at the hands of the Washington Wizards make it easy to forget about all the good that took place for the Toronto Raptors in 2014-15...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 1 day ago 854 reads 2 comments

  7. Predicting Which San Antonio Spurs Free Agents Will Be Back for 2015-16 Season

    The San Antonio Spurs ' front office must soon decide the futures of nine free agents; six are unrestricted, while three are of the restricted variety...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 1 day ago 11,873 reads 43 comments

  8. Can Carmelo Anthony Still Be Alpha Dog for the New York Knicks?

    Carmelo Anthony has said he's willing to play a supporting role beside a bigger star, if that's what it takes for the New York Knicks to win. But he still can be alpha dog in 2015-16...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 1 day ago 11,507 reads 220 comments

  9. Cavaliers vs. Hawks: Game 1 Video Highlights and Recap from 2015 NBA Playoffs

    The Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers looked to take the early series lead in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Finals clash on Wednesday night...

    Sam Westmoreland Written by Sam Westmoreland about 1 day ago 11,455 reads 15 comments

  10. Kyle Korver Runs in Fear as LeBron James Gears Up for Huge Game 1 Dunk

    With time winding down in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James came barreling down the lane. Kyle Korver, the only Atlanta Hawk standing in LBJ's way, did what most human beings would do...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 99,940 reads 255 comments

  11. Best Comparison for Every Top-30 Prospect in 2015 NBA Draft

    Each top prospect in the NBA draft is his own man. He'll carve out a unique legacy for himself in the ranks of professional basketball, and he'll do so while building his own strengths and weaknesses...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 156,339 reads 365 comments

  12. L.A. Clippers Must Fix Their Margins, Not Blow Up Their Core

    The Los Angeles Clippers got eliminated from the playoffs in just about the most heartbreaking way a team can. Now, the hot takes are shooting off like rockets...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 day ago 5,743 reads 77 comments

  13. NBA Free Agents the Dallas Mavericks Must Pursue During 2015 Offseason

    The Dallas Mavericks have a busy summer ahead. With only four guaranteed contracts on the books, a different team could step on the American Airlines Center hardwood next season...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 1 day ago 8,183 reads 60 comments

  14. DeMarre Carroll Injury: Updates on Hawks Wing's Knee and Return

    Atlanta Hawks swingman DeMarre Carroll left in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's 97-89 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals after suffering a knee injury...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 80,955 reads 235 comments

  15. Shaq and Ernie Johnson Share Moment on Atlanta Hawks' Kiss Cam

    Shaquille O'Neal brings a lot to the table as an analyst—humor, playing experience, a penchant for challenging Charles Barkley and so on. But Shaq has no shame. None...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 26,874 reads 13 comments

  16. Al Horford Throws Down Powerful Alley-Oop off Dennis Schroder Pass

    Midway through the first half of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday, Dennis Schroder slithered into the Cleveland Cavaliers defense and lofted Al Horford a beautiful alley-oop pass...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 1,297 reads 1 comments

  17. TNT Crew Shows Support for Craig Sager with Suits in Eastern Conference Finals

    A recurrence of leukemia is preventing TNT reporter Craig Sager from returning to work. Accordingly, his colleagues decided to emulate his eccentric, flashy style while covering Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 32,817 reads 31 comments

  18. Los Angeles Lakers Can Add to Historic Big-Man Lineage with No. 2 Pick

    Being the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft is at once a blessing and a curse. As Bleacher Report's Howard Beck put it, " To be No. 1 is to be labeled a can't-miss star, a superstar, a savior...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 day ago 58,398 reads 229 comments

  19. Daughter's Sudden Fame Latest Distraction to Challenge Steph Curry's Focus

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry is now the MVP, and considerable clout comes with those three capital letters. Everything Curry does and everything that is done to him shall be amplified...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 day ago 95,333 reads 186 comments

  20. Ranking New York Knicks' Best Options with No. 4 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    After weeks of anticipation, the NBA draft lottery gods have spoken: They will not be doing the New York Knicks any favors...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 62,465 reads 240 comments

  21. Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: Game 2 Odds Preview, Matchup Stats

    Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals will tip off Thursday in Oakland, with the home team and heavily favored Golden State Warriors looking to take a 2-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets ...

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  22. 5 Burning Questions Following the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

    Despite the 2015 NBA draft lottery playing out without many major surprises, the order still raises a handful of burning questions. And for the most part, they come at the top, starting with the Minnesota Timberwolves at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 day ago 64,593 reads 308 comments

  23. LeBron James Says He Had an 'Oh No' Moment in Game 6 vs. Chicago

    The Cleveland Cavaliers started this season with a Big Three of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. At times this postseason, however, James has found himself as the "Big One...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 day ago 93,170 reads 97 comments

  24. Hawks Now Reluctantly Turn to Thin Bench

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  25. Breaking Down the Houston Rockets' Guide to Defending Stephen Curry

    Statistics from the Golden State Warriors ' Game 1 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night in the Western Conference Finals clearly indicate that Stephen Curry had his way...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 day ago 4,933 reads 63 comments