1. NBA Players Give Jay-Z's New Album '4:44' Rave Reviews on Twitter

    The NBA just got some new pregame music. On Thursday, hip-hop icon Jay-Z released his 13th solo studio album, 4:44 . It's not meant for the clubs, but the 47-year-old rapper gets deep, making the 10-track project perfect for plane or bus rides...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 11,042 reads 0 comments

  2. Clippers' Lou Williams Chastises 'Nerds' Covering Sports

    Lou Williams reached for the oldest stereotype in the book when criticizing "nerds" in sports media. The NBA guard, who was sent from the Houston Rockets to the Los Angeles ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 70,826 reads 0 comments

  3. Montrezl Harrell Reportedly Traded to Clippers in Chris Paul Deal with Rockets

    The Los Angeles Clippers will reportedly receive Montrezl Harrell as a part of the trade that will send Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets , according to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 9,113 reads 0 comments

  4. Chris Paul Traded to Rockets for Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, More

    The Houston Rockets announced the acquisition of superstar guard Chris Paul on Wednesday in a blockbuster trade that shook up the NBA ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 386,137 reads 0 comments

  5. Eric Gordon Wins 2017 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award

    Houston Rockets swingman Eric Gordon took home 2016-17 Sixth Man of the Year honors Monday night at the NBA 's first-ever awards show, beating out finalists Lou Williams and Andre Iguodala ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 9,346 reads 0 comments

  6. Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams React to Trade Speculation with Twitter Comments

    Houston Rockets guards Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams have been named as trade pieces as the team looks to land a star, according to ESPN's Marc Stein: Shortly after Stein ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 24,945 reads 0 comments

  7. Ryan Anderson, Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley Reportedly on Rockets Trade Block

    In an effort to create salary-cap space, the Houston Rockets have reportedly made Ryan Anderson, Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley available in trade discussions...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 31,032 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Metrics 101: Grading Late-Season Additions Based on Impact

    Not every late-season NBA acquisition works out. Some players fizzle after joining another squad, plagued by uncertainties about their role and shooting slumps as they adjust to their new teammates...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 41,691 reads 0 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant's Last Game, from the Players, Reporters and Coaches Who Were There

    "Mamba out." As last lines go, this falls somewhere between "Rosebud" and whatever the last line of Ghost in the Shell was. Like Kobe Bryant 's trademark playing style, it seemed to be both totally extemporaneous and meticulously planned...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 4 months ago 55,733 reads 0 comments

  10. Houston Rockets Take Aim at Single-Season 3-Point Record

    The Houston Rockets enter Tuesday evening's contest against the Golden State Warriors with 1,070 made three-point attempts on the season...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  11. Thunder vs. Rockets: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Sunday's matchup between the Houston Rockets (51-22) and Oklahoma City Thunder (41-31) was billed as a showdown between league-leading MVP candidates James Harden and Russell Westbrook ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 30,196 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Late-Season Additions by Biggest Projected Impact

    Not every NBA acquisition is equal. Some are all hype without the corresponding production. There are those who flew below the radar but will prove more important than expected...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 49,691 reads 0 comments

  13. Metrics 101: Ranking the Best Benches in the NBA

    Depth matters in the NBA . Sure, some teams can dominate with unstoppable starting fives. But the players in those lineups are still human...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 118,537 reads 0 comments

  14. Agent Rob Pelinka Is a Shrewd Gamble for Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Job

    LOS ANGELES — As president of the National Basketball Players Association, Derek Fisher was tasked with guiding his constituents through a difficult battle...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 6 months ago 53,530 reads 0 comments

  15. Daryl Morey, Rockets Doubling Down on Offense in Arms Race to Beat Warriors

    HOUSTON — It all happened so fast. Lou Williams didn't even have time to speak to Daryl Morey—the man who'd just traded for him—before he suited up for his first game in a Houston Rockets uniform Thursday...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 10,421 reads 0 comments

  16. Daryl Morey Says Rockets Can Beat Warriors in Playoffs with 3-Point Shooting

    One of the prominent storylines throughout the NBA season has been the perceived inevitability of the Golden State Warriors ' reaching the NBA Finals after their offseason acquisition of Kevin Durant ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 10,904 reads 0 comments

  17. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 21,555 reads 0 comments

  18. Lou Williams Traded to Rockets; Lakers Receive Corey Brewer, Draft Pick

    In the midst of a rebuild, the Los Angeles Lakers made a move to bolster their asset stockpile Tuesday when they traded Sixth Man of the Year candidate Lou Williams to the Houston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 175,081 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hornets Reportedly 'Aggressively Pursuing' Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams has been a hot trade candidate in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 deadline, and a new suitor has reportedly emerged for his services...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 9,205 reads 0 comments

  20. Lakers Trade Rumors: Examining Top Buzz After NBA All-Star Weekend 2017

    As NBA trade deadline rumors continue to circulate, the Los Angeles Lakers front office went through significant changes on Tuesday. According to NBA...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 6 months ago 7,377 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Top Trade Gossip from 2017 NBA All-Star Break

    The Sacramento Kings pulled off one of the more baffling deals in recent memory during the All-Star break, sending DeMarcus Cousins (26 years old, 27.8 points, 10.7 rebounds and 1...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 months ago 5,342 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA All-Star Weekend Buzz: Will Boston Celtics Finally Pounce on Jimmy Butler?

    NEW ORLEANS — Five items heard, seen or clarified from an All-Star Weekend of all things NBA … Boston Celtics Are on the Clock A common question ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 130,535 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Trade Deadline 2017: B.S. Meter on the Latest Rumors

    The big domino fell days before the 2017 NBA trade deadline, with DeMarcus Cousins unexpectedly joining Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans . Now, all we can do is scan the rumor mills and try to discern what's coming next...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 261,338 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Trade Rumors: Lou Williams Reportedly Drawing Interest from Jazz

    The Utah Jazz occupy the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference and are reportedly looking to add some firepower to their backcourt for the stretch run. Ian Begley of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 28,981 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers Rumors: Examining Trade Whispers Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers possess a bevy of promising young talent in Jordan Clarkson , Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell, but the team could deal some veterans in an attempt to bolster its future before the Feb...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 6 months ago 10,912 reads 0 comments