1. Don't Look Now, but Kevin Love Is Returning to All-Star Form

    CLEVELAND — After a premature obituary was written for him in 1897, Mark Twain once famously said, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” It might be time that Kevin Love brushes off that quote as well...

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  2. Klay Thompson Takes Sip of Beer During Postgame Interview

    Klay Thompson had a rough night at the office Wednesday, missing eight of his 11 three-point attempts during the Golden State Warriors ' 127-121 win over the Toronto Raptors ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 22,223 reads 27 comments

  3. Russell Westbrook Brings Thunder and Lightning in Game-Sealing Dunk vs. Rockets

    Russell Westbrook cemented the Oklahoma City Thunder 's Wednesday night victory over the Houston Rockets with an emphatic dunk during the closing seconds...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 3,526 reads 1 comments

  4. LeBron James Donates $2.5M to Smithsonian for Muhammad Ali Exhibit

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James , longtime business partner Maverick Carter and the LeBron James Family Foundation combined to donate $2...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 23,764 reads 66 comments

  5. Kevin Durant Says 'I Don't Give a Damn About No Damn Drake Night'

    The Toronto Raptors held Drake Night to honor their global ambassador during Wednesday night's game against the Golden State Warriors , who spoiled the celebration by winning 127-121...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 14,516 reads 22 comments

  6. It's Only November, but LA Clippers Look Like NBA's Best Team out of the Gate

    LOS ANGELES — "I'm going to tell you straight up: It means absolutely nothing," Chris Paul said. Doc Rivers would've preferred that nobody brought it up. "I hate stats," he said...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 15 days ago 23,488 reads 129 comments

  7. Marc Gasol Struts After Game-Winning Shot vs. Clippers

    Strut your stuff, Marc Gasol . The Memphis Grizzlies center showed off his moves after hitting what would become the game-winning three-pointer with 14.4 seconds left against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Wednesday night...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 16 days ago 5,672 reads 1 comments

  8. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    With just a pair of losses in their first 11 games, there hasn't been much to complain about for the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 16 days ago 12,230 reads 8 comments

  9. Chris Paul Robs Mike Conley as Conley Looks to Ref for Call

    Chris Paul probably went through quite the emotional journey halfway through the third quarter of Wednesday's game involving the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies at the Staples Center...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 3,353 reads 1 comments

  10. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Warriors Establishing Dominance Despite Lingering Flaws

    The beautifully flawed Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors by a final of 127-121 on Wednesday, thereby passing their first high-profile test since getting deconstructed by the San Antonio Spurs on opening night, Well...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 days ago 70,681 reads 127 comments

  11. J.J. Barea Injury: Updates on Mavericks Guard's Calf and Return

    Dallas Mavericks point guard J.J. Barea suffered a calf injury on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics . He went down untouched and had to be helped off the floor...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 16 days ago 6,792 reads 9 comments

  12. Russell Westbrook Dunks All over Clint Capela

    Russell Westbrook put quite the exclamation point on the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 105-103 win over the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday night...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 2,929 reads 4 comments

  13. Young Washington Fan Cries as Wizards Lose to 76ers

    Watching his favorite NBA team lose to the one-win Philadelphia 76ers was apparently too much for this little guy Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 4,983 reads 6 comments

  14. Kristaps Porzingis Finishes Fast Break with Alley-Oop Dunk

    The New York Knicks may be Kristaps Porzingis ' team sooner rather than later. New York guard Brandon Jennings began a fast break early in the second quarter of Wednesday's game involving the Knicks and Detroit Pistons ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 3,154 reads 1 comments

  15. Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Mavericks PG's Calf and Return

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams hadn't played since leaving Nov. 16's game against the Boston Celtics with a calf injury. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 16 days ago 2,804 reads 9 comments

  16. Do the Los Angeles Lakers Have the Best Bench in the NBA?

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers survived the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night, 125-118, winning their seventh game in 12 tries. Last season's 17-win Lakers didn't notch their seventh victory until New Year's Day...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 16 days ago 31,510 reads 18 comments

  17. Derrick Favors Injury: Updates on Jazz Forward's Knee and Return

    Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors hasn't played since Nov. 14 due to a knee injury. It's unclear when he will return to the court. Continue for updates. Favors Out vs. Heat Thursday, Dec...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 1,455 reads 0 comments

  18. Lakers News: Latest Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Rise, Victory vs. Nets, More

    The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make progress this season after an extended rebuild that coincided with the final years of Kobe Bryant 's career. The first 12 games of the campaign suggest the learning curve might not be as steep as expected...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 2,644 reads 0 comments

  19. Tim Duncan's No. 21 to Be Retired by Spurs: Latest Details, Reaction

    The San Antonio Spurs will honor the greatest player in team history Dec. 18 when they retire Tim Duncan 's No. 21 following their game against the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 days ago 13,979 reads 70 comments

  20. Ex-Teammates James Harden, Russell Westbrook Now Shouldering Identical Burden

    HOUSTON — Respect is earned, not given.  No one knows that better than James Harden , who had to bide his time, come off the bench and grow his game—and his beard—on the journey to superstar status with the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 16 days ago 20,577 reads 90 comments

  21. Critics, San Antonio Spurs Will Never Agree on Tony Parker's True Value

    SAN ANTONIO — I asked rookie point guard Dejounte Murray a trick question during the 45-minute player-availability session before the San Antonio Spurs ' victory over the ...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 16 days ago 18,423 reads 16 comments

  22. Joel Embiid Is Already on the Cusp of Being an Elite NBA Center

    For the Philadelphia 76ers , it's games like Thursday's nationally televised matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves and burgeoning superstar Karl-Anthony Towns that remind them why they're embracing (enduring?) "The Process...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 16 days ago 66,100 reads 106 comments

  23. Tuesday NBA Roundup: LeBron James, Cavs Leave No Doubt They Still Rule the East

    Since dismantling an alleged " superteam " to open their season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have left little doubt they're the squad to beat in the Eastern Conference...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 17 days ago 32,883 reads 186 comments

  24. Alonzo Gee to Nuggets: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Denver Nuggets are off to a disappointing 3-7 start, but they reportedly bolstered their depth on the wing Tuesday by signing free agent Alonzo Gee , per Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 6,047 reads 5 comments

  25. Gary Harris Injury: Updates on Nuggets Guard's Foot and Recovery

    Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris missed Nov. 13's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a foot injury. While he won't require surgery to recover, it's unclear when he will return...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 1,379 reads 2 comments