1. LA Clippers' Depth Getting First Real Test Amid Injuries to Stars

    LOS ANGELES — If you took last spring's six-game playoff loss to the Portland Trail Blazers and stretched it out over approximately 30 games, it would look a lot like the Los Angeles Clippers ' 2016-17 season so far...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 22 days ago 10,791 reads 12 comments

  2. LaMarcus Aldridge Is Learning to Be Selfish on the NBA's Most Unselfish Team

    SAN ANTONIO — It took only a few seconds for San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker to recognize the holiday gift the Chicago Bulls were hand-delivering to power forward ...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 22 days ago 30,123 reads 16 comments

  3. Trail Blazers' Instagram to George Karl: 'Go Home George, You're Drunk'

    The Portland Trail Blazers pushed back after George Karl blamed Damian Lillard for their struggles...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 22 days ago 19,159 reads 24 comments

  4. DeMar DeRozan Passed Chris Bosh as All-Time Leading Scorer in Raptors History

    Fact: With 29 points against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, DeMar DeRozan passed Chris Bosh (10,275) to become the all-time leading scorer in Toronto Raptors franchise history...

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  5. Once Considered Soft, Dirk Nowitzki Was Ahead of His Time

    Let's go back 15 or so years to when Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki were best-bud Dallas Mavericks teammates establishing their excellence in the NBA and always hanging out to shoot in the gym together at night...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 23 days ago 97,130 reads 60 comments

  6. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Even in Victory, Warriors Have Questions They Must Answer

    Thanks to that immortalized blown 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals and the more recent Christmas collapse, we may never get away from judging the Golden State Warriors on the basis of how they perform against the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 23 days ago 59,630 reads 116 comments

  7. Jimmy Butler Drains Game-Winning Shot at Buzzer vs. Nets

    For the win! Jimmy Butler probably saved the Chicago Bulls some boos Wednesday night at the United Center when he made a buzzer-beating jumper in the fourth quarter to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 101-99...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 23 days ago 2,002 reads 2 comments

  8. Chris Paul Does It All in 1 Possession for Clippers

    Chris Paul is unreal. At times his value can go unnoticed because he's been so consistent throughout his career. However, on this possession against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, we get a full display of everything he's capable of...

    Ryan Cole Written by Ryan Cole about 23 days ago 7,483 reads 6 comments

  9. Giannis Antetokounmpo Throws Down Left-Handed Jam vs. Pistons

    Highlight-reel plays and Giannis Antetokounmpo have become synonymous so far in the 2016-17 season. The Milwaukee Bucks guard continued that trend Wednesday night by elevating himself, like he has his game, above another defense...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 23 days ago 1,464 reads 0 comments

  10. Celtics Can't Join Eastern Elite Without Making a Statement Against Cavs

    The Boston Celtics are starting to look like the pseudo-contender most projected they'd be, and a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night—their seventh in ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 23 days ago 3,709 reads 8 comments

  11. Baller Crosses Up Girl, Breaks Her Ankles in New York City Crosswalk

    A pedestrian left her pride at a New York City crosswalk after she was the victim of a vicious crossover. Gillian Jordan shared a video on Twitter of getting her ankles broken while she was crossing the street...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 7,863 reads 2 comments

  12. Russell Westbrook Posts Back-to-Back 15-Triple-Double Seasons (1st Since Magic)

    Fact: Russell Westbrook had his 15th triple-double of the season on Tuesday against the Miami Heat . He became the first player with back-to-back seasons of at least 15 triple-doubles since Magic Johnson in 1981-82 and 1982-83...

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  13. 2017 NBA Draft: Breaking Down the Top of the Stacked Point Guard Class

    The 2017 NBA draft could potentially see five point guards selected in the lottery — the most since 1999. Washington's Markelle Fultz, UCLA's Lonzo Ball, Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, North Carolina State's Dennis Smith Jr...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 24 days ago 82,189 reads 121 comments

  14. Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Rockets Tried to Confront Salah Mejri After Game

    Rockets forward Trevor Ariza waited outside the Dallas Mavericks locker room for center Salah Mejri following Houston's testy 123-107 win Tuesday, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 24 days ago 150,584 reads 204 comments

  15. Golden State Warriors Moving Forward in Wake of Christmas Day Collapse

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors ' downtown Oakland practice facility was, by all outward appearances, imbued with the very sense of joyfulness and camaraderie that has become standard operating procedure in the Steve Kerr era...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 24 days ago 25,102 reads 58 comments

  16. DeAndre Jordan Involved in Car Accident on Way to Airport: Details, Reaction

    Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was uninjured after he was involved in a minor car accident on his way to the airport Tuesday. The Clippers confirmed an earlier TMZ report to ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 24 days ago 8,792 reads 6 comments

  17. What a Time to Be a 5: Why NBA Bigs Are Launching More Threes Than Ever

    Joel Embiid entered the NBA with the tools to rule the paint. The arachnoid frame, with room to pack on mass. The footwork of a ballet dancer. The gliding strides of a gazelle...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 24 days ago 25,642 reads 39 comments

  18. LeBron James Named 2016 AP Male Athlete of the Year

    LeBron James delivered the Cleveland Cavaliers their first NBA title and handed the city its first major pro sports championship since 1964 thanks to a stunning comeback against the Golden State Warriors ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 24 days ago 6,399 reads 35 comments

  19. Josh McRoberts Injury: Heat PF Out Indefinitely with Stress Fracture in Foot

    Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts is out indefinitely after he suffered a stress fracture in his left foot, the team announced Tuesday on Twitter ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 24 days ago 2,007 reads 12 comments

  20. DeMarcus Cousins Says Joel Embiid Could Be NBA's 'Best Big' After He Retires

    DeMarcus Cousins doesn't usually play nice with competitors, but he developed a soft spot for Joel Embiid . On Monday night, the two big men squared off for the first time...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 25 days ago 6,309 reads 10 comments

  21. Paul George Comments on Referees' Treatment of Pacers

    Following the Indiana Pacers ' 90-85 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, Pacers forward Paul George blasted officials for what he believed were missed calls. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 25 days ago 35,995 reads 148 comments

  22. Monday NBA Roundup: Wizards Turning Corner in Complicated Eastern Conference

    Earning the split in a back-to-back series with the Milwaukee Bucks wouldn't normally qualify as a turning point, but the Washington Wizards ' 107-102 win on Monday kind of felt like one anyway...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 25 days ago 11,823 reads 29 comments

  23. Dwyane Wade Closes Game vs. Pacers with Steal and Massive Slam

    Well, that's one way to seal the win. Dwyane Wade solidified the Chicago Bulls ' victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night with a last-minute steal followed by a massive dunk...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 25 days ago 2,846 reads 0 comments

  24. Jeremy Lin Injury: Updates on Nets PG's Hamstring and Return

    Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin left the Dec. 26 game against the Charlotte Hornets with a strained left hamstring and has not played since. It is unclear when he'll return to the court...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 25 days ago 4,502 reads 11 comments

  25. NBA's New CBA May Help Lakers Keep Young Talent, Hurt Chances of Acquiring Star

    LOS ANGELES — Labor peace is at hand. On Friday, the NBA and the NBPA ratified the next collective bargaining agreement, which will run through the 2023-24 season. That's great news for basketball fans in general...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 25 days ago 50,412 reads 80 comments