1. 'The Full 48' Podcast: David Thorpe Talks Kyrie Irving, Star Empowerment in NBA

    David Thorpe, former ESPN analyst and longtime NBA skills coach, joins Bleacher Report's Howard Beck to discuss the current state of superstar empowerment and how it could shape the league's future...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 19 hours ago 5,456 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Metrics 101: Projecting 2018 Playoff Teams If NBA Ditched East-West Format

    Unfortunately, this is never going to happen. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has firmly, unequivocally, heartbreakingly kiboshed the possibility...for 2017-18, at least...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 days ago 152,541 reads 0 comments

  3. Kyrie Irving Reportedly Upset at Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trade Talks Inclusion

    Kyrie Irving reportedly wants to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in part because of trade talks that included him earlier in the offseason. According to Ramona Shelburne, Dave McMenamin and Brian Windhorst of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 days ago 287,352 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kyrie Irving Trade, Cavaliers' Plans

    It's all eyes on Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers during a time of year when the rumor mill typically tapers off and a calm before the storm ushers in the new season...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 days ago 8,971 reads 0 comments

  5. Jimmy Butler Details Night He Was Traded to Timberwolves on Bill Simmons Podcast

    While the NBA universe was abuzz stateside when Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night June 22, the three-time All-Star told The Ringer's Bill Simmons he was across the pond in Paris when the deal went down...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 days ago 8,268 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Biggest Moves of the Offseason

    Apparently, the 2017 playoffs were only an appetizer. The NBA 's offseason has been a delectable main dish, with plenty of notable players changing hands through trades and free agency...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 14 days ago 160,086 reads 0 comments

  7. Trade Wade? Get Younger? How Chicago Bulls Can Mask Recent Management Failures

    The Bulls didn't have to trade Jimmy Butler . On a modest $17.5 million contract for the next two years, a two-way star in his prime shouldn't be that difficult to build a formidable team around...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Will Gottlieb about 27 days ago 66,859 reads 0 comments

  8. Fans Send Jimmy Butler Funny Texts After Wolves SG Gives Out Number at Presser

    After Jimmy Butler gave out his phone number and invited critics to contact him directly at his introductory press conference with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday, fans flooded him with texts...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 27 days ago 57,188 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Paul George, Ricky Rubio and More

    The 2017 edition of NBA free agency is right around the corner, folks. Teams can begin reaching verbal agreements with players July 1 and can officially sign them July 6...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 28 days ago 2,899 reads 0 comments

  10. Jimmy Butler Gives Phone Number to Reporters to Discuss 'Issues'

    During his introductory press conference with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday, Jimmy Butler gave out his personal phone number for anyone to call him...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 28 days ago 1,815 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Heading into Free Agency

    The NBA finals are over. The 2017 draft has passed. Even the NBA awards have come and gone—congratulations to Russell Westbrook for winning MVP honors, by the way...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 month ago 3,931 reads 0 comments