1. Dwight Howard Says He's Working on 3-Pointers, Adding Range to Extend Career

    For 13 seasons, Dwight Howard has been an old-school big man. During a Tuesday afternoon appearance on ESPN's The Jump , though, the Atlanta Hawks center made it clear he wants ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 6,630 reads 0 comments

  2. Hawks GM Travis Schlenk Says Dwight Howard Is Still 1 of NBA's Best Big Men

    New Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk believes center Dwight Howard remains "one of the best big guys in the league" and thinks he'll remain with the organization...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 10,177 reads 0 comments

  3. Metrics 101: Ranking Every NBA No. 1 Pick in the Lottery Era

    On June 22, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will stride across a stage at the Barclays Center and announce the newest No. 1 pick. That player, whether it's Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball or a surprise selection, will immediately be both blessed and cursed...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 262,244 reads 0 comments

  4. Dwight Howard Caught Speeding Before Hawks' Season-Ending Loss vs. Wizards

    Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard had a rough day on April 28. Not only did his team suffer a season-ending loss to the Washington Wizards , he was also pulled over for speeding and had his car towed...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 22,016 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA ASG Viral Sensation Jarrius 'JJ' Robertson Recovering from Liver Transplant

    Jarrius won the hearts of millions with his big smile and beaming charisma during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. What a lot of those people didn't know was the hard-fought journey Jarrius had to take to get there...

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  6. Dwight Howard Trade Would Only Return 2nd-Round Pick, Cap Space, Per NBA Execs

    If the Atlanta Hawks decide to trade Dwight Howard , the return for the 31-year-old center would be minimal...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 34,435 reads 0 comments

  7. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Atlanta Hawks

    For six games, the Atlanta Hawks gave the Washington Wizards all they could handle. A seventh wasn't in the cards for this crew, as Atlanta's 115-99 home loss Friday made all too clear...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 7,315 reads 0 comments

  8. Dwight Howard Vents About Benching vs. Wizards

    Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard was not pleased with his reduced minutes at the end of the regular season and in the playoffs, according to Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 42,755 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Power Rankings: Who's Flexing After 2 Weeks of NBA Playoffs?

    With the first round of the NBA playoffs nearly over, we've swept the power-ranking field of the lottery flotsam and four teams already bounced from the postseason...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 months ago 73,656 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 5,572 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 141,712 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 414,506 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 3,755 reads 0 comments

  14. 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...

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  15. 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 6 months ago 22,546 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 85,848 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 184,538 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 226,029 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 10,097 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 8,693 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 143,373 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 22,324 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 ...

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  24. 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 7 months ago 2,897 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 114,744 reads 0 comments