1. 7 Score in Double-Digits as Hawks Pull Away Late for 111-101 Win vs. Wizards

    The Atlanta Hawks just needed some home cooking. After dropping the first two games of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards on the road, they evened the battle ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 5,532 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Free Agency: Regrading Biggest Moves from 2016 Offseason

    Is there anything better than hindsight? Exercising it makes you feel smart, and everything seems so obvious. It's a real self-esteem booster, and we'll deploy it here to retroactively grade the biggest free-agent signings of the 2016 NBA offseason..

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 141,650 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Ranking Top 100

    You've seen how the league's best point guards stacked up against one another, learning whether Russell Westbrook or James Harden reigned supreme and how far down in the pecking order Stephen Curry sits on the heels of back-to-back MVPs...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 403,788 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Playoffs 2017: Final Team Standings, Title Odds and Bracket Predictions

    The NBA playoffs weren't set without drama. This occurred in both conferences, though the most dramatic development was the Miami Heat missing out in the Eastern Conference despite an epic tear to close the season...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 3,740 reads 0 comments

  5. Bleacher Report Staff NBA Playoff Predictions

    This is why the NBA plays the regular-season games. So that Bleacher Report's merry band of round-ball soothsayers have an adequate sample off which to base playoff predictions...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 3 months ago 207,382 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Standings 2017: Updated Playoff Picture, Bracket Heading into Final Games

    Before the 2016-17 season started, most fans expected a repeat NBA Finals, featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Defending champions the Cavaliers rank No. 2 in the Eastern Conference...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 4 months ago 22,468 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Teams That Could Look Drastically Different Next Season

    Take a screenshot of your favorite NBA team's roster now. There's a chance it looks a lot different by the start of next season. Continuity is a solid barometer for success in the Association...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 85,549 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Metrics 101: Best Seasons That Didn't Result in MVP

    Not every great season in NBA history is rewarded with an MVP trophy. This year, another all-time campaign will go unrecognized...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 184,282 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 225,541 reads 0 comments

  10. Dwight Howard Discusses Kobe Bryant, Magic Career, More with 'The Undefeated'

    Dwight Howard has been portrayed as a malcontent for much of his career, but he attempted to clear the air this week with Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 10,088 reads 0 comments

  11. Stephen Curry Sinks 3 While Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder Bicker

    Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder got a little too distracted while facing off against the Golden State Warriors on Monday. After Howard turned the ball over during the third quarter of the game, he and Schroder got into a debate...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 5 months ago 8,693 reads 0 comments

  12. Current NBA Players Who Peaked Too Early

    The average progression of an NBA career features incremental annual improvement that leads to a peak stretch (right around the mid-to-late 20s), and then inevitable decline before retirement...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 143,309 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Says Dwight Howard Incorrectly Ejected After 2nd Technical Foul

    Atlanta Hawks big man Dwight Howard was ejected in the third quarter of his team's 114-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday for picking up his second technical foul...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 22,319 reads 0 comments

  14. Dwight Howard Gives Game Jersey to Fan After Ejection from Hawks-Celtics

    Dwight Howard gave one fan at TD Garden a souvenir he won't soon forget. After coming close to fisticuffs with Boston Celtics center Al Horford , Howard decided to give one ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 5 months ago 6,809 reads 0 comments

  15. Dwight Howard Shoves Al Horford over Hard Foul

    Dwight Howard isn't here for Al Horford 's defensive style. Howard and Horford almost came to blows over a foul during the third quarter of the Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics game Monday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 5 months ago 2,895 reads 0 comments

  16. Best NBA Dunk Contest Slams Ever

    Topping the last two years of the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest will be a tall order for 2017's contestants. Aaron Gordon , who pushed Zach LaVine to the brink in Toronto last year, ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 114,401 reads 0 comments

  17. 10 Franchises Who Succeeded After Losing a Big Star

    Afraid of making excuses, sports teams will always state the "next man up" line after losing a vital contributor. Although it's the mindset fans and the media want to hear, replacing a star is never so simple...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 924 reads 0 comments

  18. Fun with the NBA Trade Machine: Deals That Should, but Likely Won't, Happen

    Come one, come all. You're just in time to witness contrived chaos in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline! Theorized madness is, after all, why the Trade Machine exists in the first place...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 162,559 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Trade Deadline 2017: B/R Staff Pre-All Star Trade Deadline Predictions

    In light of the smog-thick haze engulfing the NBA mere weeks before its Feb. 23 trade deadline, 14 Bleacher Report writers received the go-ahead to expense fully functioning*, top-of-the-line crystal balls...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 6 months ago 495,720 reads 0 comments

  20. 2017 NBA Power Rankings: How Every Team Stacks Up After 50 Games

    Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are capitalizing on a corps of contenders working through flaws of one sort or another...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 147,947 reads 0 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Exacts Revenge Against Houston Rockets and Thursday NBA Takeaways

    The Atlanta Hawks, riding the contributions of Malcolm Delaney, DeAndre' Bembry and a red-hot Tim Hardaway Jr., stormed back from a seemingly insurmountable fourth-quarter deficit against the Houston Rockets, stealing a 113-108 victory Thursday...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 30,293 reads 0 comments

  22. Hawks vs. Rockets: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Atlanta Hawks outscored the Houston Rockets 40-22 in the fourth quarter to come from behind and earn a 113-108 road victory Thursday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 3,501 reads 0 comments

  23. 2017 NBA Trade Rumors: Buying or Selling the Latest Potential Deals

    Feel that? It's a rush of wind generated by the NBA 's fast-approaching Feb. 23 trade deadline. Before we let it sweep us off our feet, there are potential deals to discuss...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 179,968 reads 0 comments

  24. Big Man Power Rankings: Is Joel Embiid Really the NBA's Most Skilled?

    James Harden is ready to crown Joel Embiid the king of NBA big men. "Offensively, he's just skilled, man," Harden said in a postgame interview Friday. "He's probably the most skilled big man we have in this league, man...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 132,985 reads 0 comments

  25. Knicks vs. Hawks: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Sunday's contest between the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks didn't stand out for any particular reason when the NBA schedule was released, but it will surely be one of the most memorable contests of the entire season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 14,572 reads 0 comments