1. Friday NBA Roundup: Jimmy Butler Is One Piece Bulls Truly Can't Afford to Lose

    . The Chicago Bulls can lose Derrick Rose. They can soldier on without Nikola Mirotic. They can be just fine without Joakim Noah . They can win without Pau Gasol . They cannot survive without Jimmy Butler...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 31,053 reads 132 comments

  2. Avery Bradley Hits Game-Winning 3-Pointer vs. Cavaliers

    Avery Bradley exercised the clutch gene Friday night. The Boston Celtics guard hit a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers , 104-103, at Quicken Loans Arena...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 days ago 6,107 reads 37 comments

  3. Hassan Whiteside Rejects Marvin Williams at the Rim

    Don't challenge Hassan Whiteside . The big man caught Marvin Williams' fourth-quarter layup attempt with one hand, rejecting the Charlotte Hornets forward at the rim during the Miami Heat 's 98-95 win at Time Warner Cable Arena on Friday night...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 days ago 10,834 reads 60 comments

  4. Tobias Harris Injury: Updates on Magic Forward's Eye and Return

    Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris received seven stitches above his left eye Friday after heading back to the locker room against the Los Angeles Clippers , according to the Orlando Sentinel 's Josh Robbins ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 1,012 reads 2 comments

  5. Al Horford Throws Down a Poster Jam over Solomon Hill

    Make way for Al Horford . The big man rocked the rim Friday night, executing a flawless pump fake to set up a one-handed poster jam over Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill during ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 days ago 1,067 reads 4 comments

  6. Kevin Love Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Star's Leg and Return

    The Cleveland Cavaliers announced that Kevin Love suffered a thigh bruise on Feb. 5 against the Boston Celtics , but he is ready to return to action. Continue for updates. Love to Play vs...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 days ago 28,379 reads 171 comments

  7. Rudy Gay Injury: Updates on Kings Star's Ankle and Return

    Sacramento Kings star swingman Rudy Gay suffered a sprained ankle Feb. 5 against the Brooklyn Nets and had not played since. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 5 days ago 1,406 reads 4 comments

  8. Rajon Rondo Comments on Free Agency, Preferred Style of Play

    Rajon Rondo is having a resurgent season with the Sacramento Kings , which could bode well for him when he hits free agency this summer. Rondo is shooting 45.4 percent and averaging 11...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 5 days ago 5,925 reads 7 comments

  9. 5-Star Recruit Jon Isaac to Try Declaring for 2016 NBA Draft Out of High School

    Florida State Seminoles 5-star recruit Jonathan Isaac may not play for Florida State after all. Isaac, the top-ranked prospect in Florida, according to 247Sports' composite rankings ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 5 days ago 397,919 reads 79 comments

  10. Austin Rivers Injury: Updates on Clippers Guard's Hand and Return

    Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers has a broken hand that will keep him out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 5 days ago 15,423 reads 53 comments

  11. Carmelo Anthony Injury: Updates on Knicks Star's Knee and Return

    New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has been dealing with a knee injury that caused him to miss Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies , but he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 8,948 reads 92 comments

  12. Drake and Reggie Miller Will Have Ping-Pong Battle During All-Star Weekend

    If you were witness to the aftermath of Drake's Internet hit "Hotline Bling," then you're well aware of the memes produced as a result, the most memorable of which depicted Drizzy playing some tennis ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 days ago 27,493 reads 88 comments

  13. Are Kevin Durant, OKC Thunder the NBA's Last Hope to Beat Golden State Warriors?

    Having handily dispatched the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs in January, the Golden State Warriors now turn their search for worthy foes toward Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 days ago 28,813 reads 88 comments

  14. Blake Griffin Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Clippers Star

    As Blake Griffin recovers from a broken hand, the Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly been exploring trade opportunities involving the former All-Star. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 230,239 reads 389 comments

  15. Jared Dudley Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Wizards SF

    With the Washington Wizards struggling in the competitive Eastern Conference, small forward Jared Dudley 's name has become the subject of trade talk. Continue for updates. Report: Cavaliers Interested in Dudley Friday, Feb...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 43,946 reads 132 comments

  16. Rasheed Wallace Drives Truck to Flint, Michigan, to Deliver Water Bottles

    Add Rasheed Wallace to the list of benevolent athletes chipping in to assist the residents of Flint, Michigan, during their ongoing water crisis...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 days ago 80,992 reads 103 comments

  17. Mike Conley: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Grizzlies PG's Future

    With free agency rapidly approaching, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has a big decision facing him this summer, but he isn't making any predictions beforehand. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 16,272 reads 135 comments

  18. 76ers to Wear Darryl Dawkins Stance Socks on Saturday to Honor Late NBA Legend

    The Philadelphia 76ers will be doffing their caps and donning special socks this Saturday in honor of the late Darryl Dawkins...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 days ago 1,161 reads 4 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls Must Start Thinking About the Future at NBA Trade Deadline

    The Chicago Bulls ' up-and-down, turbulent 2015-16 season might be more than an anomaly or a team struggling with effort. Perhaps they have gotten the most they’re going to get out of this particular core...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 days ago 12,355 reads 10 comments

  20. LeBron James' Inconsistent Stroke Has Opponents, Cavaliers Off Balance

    CLEVELAND — Pegged as the NBA 's worst high-volume shooter from outside the paint earlier this season, LeBron James responded with weeks of improvement—followed by a recent string of inconsistency...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 5 days ago 71,896 reads 148 comments

  21. NBA Skills Challenge 2016: Full Participant List, Comments and Reaction

    The field is set for the 2016 NBA Skills Challenge, which will take place in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 13, during All-Star Weekend...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 49,284 reads 88 comments

  22. 10 Potential 2016 Trade Deadline Targets Who Could Shape NBA Playoff Picture

    Unless you're the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunder, you can't be content. Even the Cleveland Cavaliers have a few flaws they could stand to fix before the NBA 's Feb...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 days ago 109,516 reads 94 comments

  23. Steve Ballmer Says 'There Needs to Be Consequences' for Blake Griffin

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer are in agreement: Blake Griffin will face some form of punishment for his role in an altercation with ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 19,550 reads 60 comments

  24. Ian Mahinmi Injury: Updates on Pacers Center's Back and Return

    Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi is missed his team's matchup with the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night while nursing a sore lower back . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 547 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Champion Golden State Warriors Visit President Obama at the White House

    The defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors visited the White House and President Barack Obama on Thursday to celebrate last year's NBA Finals triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 days ago 43,561 reads 100 comments