1. Breaking Down Strengths, Weaknesses of Top Point Guards in 2017 NBA Draft

    Point guards dominate the 2017 NBA draft discussion. There will be a handful of teams in the lottery adding their next franchise floor general on June 22. It's possible three are gone by the time the Phoenix Suns pick at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 22 hours ago 28,353 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Breakdown of Top PG Prospects and 1st-Round Predictions

    Guards will headline the 2017 draft class on June 22. Within the top five, we could see three ball-dominant prospects with varying skill sets come off the board...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 22 hours ago 11,336 reads 0 comments

  3. Grading Every Golden State Warriors Player Entering NBA Finals

    The Golden State Warriors haven't quite made Western Conference titles inevitabilities on a par with death and taxes, but they did just pick up No. 3 as part of the winningest three-year stretch in NBA history...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 13,088 reads 0 comments

  4. Jaylen Brown Questionable with Hip Injury Suffered in Game 4 vs. Cavaliers

    The Boston Celtics may be without rookie Jaylen Brown in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night. According to ESPN.com's Chris Forsberg , Brown is officially questionable for the elimination game due to a right hip pointer...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 4,763 reads 0 comments

  5. Gus Johnson Part of FS1's Broadcast Team Covering Big3 League

    Gus Johnson has been tabbed as the lead play-by-play announcer for the first season of Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league, which is scheduled to broadcast on Fox and FS1 this summer...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 5,124 reads 0 comments

  6. Washington Generals to Play Globetrotters Once Again After Being Bought

    The Washington Generals are making a return to play the Harlem Globetrotters. Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported Wednesday the Generals were purchased by Herschend Entertainment...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 14,553 reads 0 comments

  7. Caleb Swanigan to Remain in 2017 NBA Draft After 2 Seasons at Purdue

    Purdue star Caleb Swanigan has elected to remain in the NBA draft instead of returning to school for his junior season, per Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Goodman also cited a general manager who called him the "most underrated guy in the draft...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 6,732 reads 0 comments

  8. Warriors Assistant GM Travis Schlenk Named Atlanta Hawks GM

    The Atlanta Hawks have tabbed Golden State Warriors assistant general manager Travis Schlenk as their new general manager. The Hawks announced the move Thursday after The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the move...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 9,347 reads 0 comments

  9. Tyronn Lue Says Celtics Offense Harder Than Warriors' to Defend for Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue may have inadvertently given the Golden State Warriors bulletin board material if the two teams meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 68,404 reads 0 comments

  10. Justin Zanik Named Milwaukee Bucks Interim GM to Replace John Hammond

    The Milwaukee Bucks have named Justin Zanik their interim general manager, but they will hire a search firm to fill the role permanently, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 4,273 reads 0 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers Hire Kim Kardashian Trainer Gunnar Peterson

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday the hiring of Gunnar Peterson as the team's director of strength and endurance training...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 47,089 reads 0 comments

  12. Byron Scott Felt 'Betrayed, Lied to and Deceived' During Lakers Tenure

    Byron Scott isn't happy with the way his career as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach came to an end. According to Mark Medina of the Orange County Register , he "felt betrayed, lied to and deceived" by the team's front office...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 15,780 reads 0 comments

  13. Chris Bosh, Heat, NBPA Reportedly Have 'Tentatively Agreed' on Exit from Team

    The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh have reportedly agreed to a deal that will allow them to mutually part ways, per Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 15,796 reads 0 comments

  14. Dirty Dynasty? How the Warriors Became the West's Toughest Team

    Call the Warriors dirty if you want, but all champions—even LeBron's Cavs—play the same way.

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 1 day ago 136,602 reads 0 comments

  15. 2017 NBA Draft: Selection Order, Prospects to Watch and More

    In theory, the stock market for the 2017 NBA draft should settle. With the combine in the books, what looks like a surefire memorable event shouldn't feature much in the way of changes for prospects...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 2,117 reads 0 comments

  16. LeBron James Had Illness During Game 3 vs. Celtics, Says Richard Jefferson

    LeBron James struggled mightily in the Cleveland Cavaliers ' Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics , but teammate Richard Jefferson believes the superstar wasn't 100 percent physically...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 49,964 reads 0 comments

  17. Warriors Assistant GM Travis Schlenk Reportedly in Hawks GM Contract Talks

    Golden State Warriors assistant general manager Travis Schlenk reportedly " is Atlanta's choice to become new general manager and sides are entering into contract talks," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 5,033 reads 0 comments

  18. Charlotte to Host 2019 NBA All-Star Game After HB2 Repeal

    The NBA and the City of Charlotte have reportedly reached an agreement to hold the 2019 NBA All-Star Game at the Charlotte Hornets ' Spectrum Center following the repeal of North Carolina's controversial HB2 law...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 day ago 2,855 reads 0 comments

  19. The 1 Flaw Each Top Young NBA Player Needs to Work on This Summer

    It's never too late to improve. Even the NBA 's best players continue to add new elements to their arsenal each and every summer, making a point to use the offseason productively and become even deadlier...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 days ago 103,184 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Projections and Predictions for Top Sharpshooters

    As we've seen throughout the 2017 NBA playoffs, it pays to have great perimeter shooters. More specifically, sharpshooters...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 2 days ago 5,013 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2017: Remaining Schedule, Predictions for Conference Finals

    This conversation is about the NBA 's conference finals. With the Golden State Warriors moving on and the San Antonio Spurs heading home, we're left with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 7,826 reads 0 comments

  22. Boom-or-Bust Draft Prospects: Riskiest Players in the 2017 NBA Draft

    Boom-or-bust NBA draft prospects present both enticing upside and worrisome risk. The latter typically stems from limited production, experience or skills...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 days ago 113,864 reads 0 comments

  23. Kyrie Irving Reminding NBA How Crucial He Is to Cavaliers' Title Defense

    CLEVELAND — As the Cleveland Cavaliers stared their nightmare scenario square in the eyes, temporarily losing their best player to foul trouble and having fallen into a first-half double-digit hole, Kyrie Irving saved the day...

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  24. Kyrie Irving Says He Wasn't Coming Out of Game 4 Win vs. Celtics Despite Injury

    Kyrie Irving rolled his ankle in the third quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 112-99 Game 4 Eastern Conference Finals victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, and ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 23,445 reads 0 comments

  25. Josh McRoberts Picks Up $6 Million Player Option for 2017-18

    Forward Josh McRoberts will lace it up for the Miami Heat again in 2017-18. On Tuesday, ESPN.com reported McRoberts' agent said he will utilize the $6 million player option for the final season of his contract...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 2,664 reads 0 comments