1. Luke Walton Brings Fresh Start, Hope for Resurgence to Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers ’ magic was in the air again, and it was electric. For more than six hours Thursday, three men who love the Lakers huddled, bonded ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 hours ago 48,423 reads 149 comments

  2. Luke Walton Comments on Becoming Lakers Head Coach, Warriors and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they hired former Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton to be their head coach Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 hours ago 6,086 reads 0 comments

  3. Raptors on the Brink of Playoff Disaster and Friday NBA Takeaways

    The Toronto Raptors fell 101-83 in Game 6 on Friday, failing to eliminate the Indiana Pacers in panic-inducing fashion...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 hours ago 7,951 reads 57 comments

  4. Stephen Curry's Face Stamped on Packets of Heroin in Philadelphia

    Police in Philadelphia discovered heroin dealers in the city are beginning to use Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry 's face on their products' packaging, per the Associated Press (via ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 hours ago 575 reads 0 comments

  5. Dwyane Wade Forces Game 7 vs. the Hornets with Big 4th-Quarter Performance

    When there is a will, there is a way. And on Friday night, Dwyane Wade had that will. The Miami Heat guard scored eight points in the final three minutes and six seconds ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 6 hours ago 30,245 reads 88 comments

  6. Michael Jordan Watches the Hornets' Game 6 Loss to the Heat with a Sad Face

    Crying Michael Jordan fans, prepare to add to your arsenal. His Airness blessed the Internet with another gem on Friday as he watched the Charlotte Hornets surrender their chance ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 6 hours ago 20,710 reads 44 comments

  7. Drake Surprises Raptors Fans Watching Game 6 at Jurassic Park with Halftime Show

    The Toronto Raptors headed to Indianapolis for Game 6 of their first-round series against the Indiana Pacers on Friday, but you can bet Drake held down The North...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 hours ago 15,930 reads 55 comments

  8. Randy Wittman Reportedly Played Favorites in Wizards Locker Room

    After two consecutive seasons in which they made the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Washington Wizards went 41-41 in 2015-16 and missed the playoffs. A ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 hours ago 6,756 reads 21 comments

  9. DeMarcus Cousins Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Kings Star

    While the Sacramento Kings are in the middle of another coaching search, there are rumblings of the organization looking to move on from All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins . Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 11 hours ago 5,691 reads 34 comments

  10. NBA Playoffs 2016: Latest Postseason Bracket, Standings and Title Picks

    Are you enjoying the NBA playoffs yet? A lot of the action so far may not have been entertaining, but we have seen some tight games in the first round...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 16 hours ago 6,892 reads 0 comments

  11. Karl-Anthony Towns Shows off Huge Feet with Gigantic Boots

    Not since Shaquille O'Neal have an NBA player's feet gotten so much attention. But man, the Minnesota Timberwolves ' 7'0" center Karl-Anthony Towns has some big feet. His teammate, small forward Andrew Wiggins, posted the evidence to Instagram...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 17 hours ago 134,073 reads 61 comments

  12. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Vanderbilt's Damian Jones

    Former Vanderbilt center Damian Jones will either make NBA general managers kick themselves for passing on him years from now or make the GM who did pull the trigger feel duped...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 17 hours ago 493 reads 0 comments

  13. Carmelo Anthony Says He's a Better Scorer Than LeBron James, Stephen Curry

    New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has never lacked self-confidence, and that was evident Thursday when he made a lofty declaration on the Dan Patrick Show ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 hours ago 59,719 reads 140 comments

  14. Stan Van Gundy Discusses Andre Drummond's Free-Throw-Shooting Struggles

    Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond struggled through the worst free-throw-shooting season in NBA history in 2015-16, but head coach Stan Van Gundy discussed potential measures to rectify the issue Thursday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 20 hours ago 12,479 reads 58 comments

  15. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Milwaukee Bucks

    The Milwaukee Bucks are in the middle of a truly awkward rebuild. Two years ago, they were the worst team in the league. A year ago, they were in the playoffs and everyone’s sexy pick to break out...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 20 hours ago 7,345 reads 20 comments

  16. NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game 6 Odds, Analysis

    The Charlotte Hornets have won the last three games of their first-round playoff series with the Miami Heat and need only one more victory at home in Game 6 on Friday to successfully overcome a 2-0 deficit and advance to the second round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 20 hours ago 1,292 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: TV Coverage Guide for Remainder of Postseason

    In the opening stages of the NBA playoffs, it appeared few, if any first-round series would require a long-term commitment to settle the score. However, with the help of home cooking and untimely injuries, three matchups remain ongoing...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 21 hours ago 2,754 reads 0 comments

  18. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Picks for Every Team and Players to Watch

    With the first round of the NBA playoffs approaching its end, a few more teams have officially begun their respective offseasons ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 21 hours ago 5,261 reads 3 comments

  19. How an NBA 'Shot Whisperer' Transformed Kawhi Leonard into a 3-Point Fire Hazard

    SAN ANTONIO — People forget, but Gregg Popovich had to be talked into approving a draft-night trade for Kawhi Leonard . To Popovich's credit, it took just one season for the San Antonio Spurs coach to recognize Leonard's potential...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 22 hours ago 23,084 reads 52 comments

  20. Hawks Eye LeBron James, Cavaliers After Clearing Historical Playoff Hurdle

    A tougher test now awaits in the form of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the Atlanta Hawks finally did the impossible by beating the Boston Celtics in a playoff series...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 11,989 reads 90 comments

  21. Hawks vs. Celtics: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Atlanta Hawks were the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference last season and saw their title dreams come to an end because of the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 8,811 reads 153 comments

  22. 3 Reasons the Charlotte Hornets Have the Miami Heat on Verge of Collapse

    The Charlotte Hornets entered the first round of the 2016 NBA playoffs fighting an uphill battle. Their playoff resume was virtually barren , and their opponent, the Miami Heat , had claimed two of the last four titles...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 30,343 reads 88 comments

  23. Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Analysis for Game 6

    The Atlanta Hawks coasted to a 104-92 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of their first-round series Thursday night, clinching a series victory and eliminating Boston...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 1 day ago 3,510 reads 28 comments

  24. Spencer Hawes Injury: Updates on Hornets Center's Knee and Return

    The Charlotte Hornets announced on Thursday that center Spencer Hawes underwent an MRI revealing a sprained MCL in his right knee. Continue for updates. Hawes Out for Game 6 vs...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 day ago 4,150 reads 18 comments

  25. Draymond Green Said Warriors Laughed at Jason Terry's Game 5 Guarantee

    Before the Houston Rockets ' Game 5 matchup on Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors , guard Jason Terry guaranteed a victory while speaking with reporters with his team facing elimination...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 59,793 reads 55 comments