1. Are the Cleveland Cavaliers Still Overusing LeBron James?

    Just nine games into his second tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers , LeBron James opened up about his heavy usage. Up to that point, James was averaging over 39 minutes a game, his highest playing time since the 2007-08 season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 day ago 14,210 reads 31 comments

  2. How Much Better Will the Detroit Pistons Be Without Josh Smith?

    It's not at all uncommon for a breakup to benefit both parties. If the circumstances of a given union are so dire as to even consider a split, chances are, that relationship wasn't going to last in any healthy way anyway...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 hours ago 13,735 reads 33 comments

  3. Does Derrick Rose's Resurgence Make Chicago Bulls NBA's Most Complete Team?

    A perfect storm is brewing in the Windy City, where Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls are both forcing themselves back into the ranks of the NBA 's elites...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 21 hours ago 17,505 reads 59 comments

  4. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Detroit Pistons

    The 2014-15 season has been marked almost exclusively by letdowns for the Detroit Pistons , but if you squint hard enough there might be a silver lining among the failures. Even after a win over the Indiana Pacers , the Pistons are just 6-23 (...

    Jakub Rudnik Written by Jakub Rudnik about 10 hours ago 1,732 reads 3 comments

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    LeBron James scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Kevin Love added 22 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic , 98-89, Friday night at the Amway Center...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 15 hours ago 6,714 reads 74 comments

  6. Rodney Stuckey: Leaves With Facial Injury

    Stuckey was helped straight off the court and into the Pacers ' locker room during the third quarter of Friday's game against the Pistons , and will not return, the Indianapolis Star reports...

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  7. Detroit Pistons Beat Indiana Pacers

    Greg Monroe had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Andre Drummond scored 20 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a four-game skid with a 119-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night...

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  8. Bucks 107, Hawks 77: Hustle, Hot Shooting Help Bucks Cool off Hawks

    A scrambling, hustling defensive effort put the Milwaukee Bucks in front from the start against a red-hot Atlanta Hawks team...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 10 hours ago 15 reads 0 comments

  9. 12-Game Home Skid Ends with Largest Offensive Outburst of Season

    AUBURN HILLS -- The longest single-season home losing streak in team history came to a screeching halt Friday night, as the Detroit Pistons turned in one of their best performances of the season...

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  10. Cavs Rally to Beat Magic 98-89 Without Kyrie Irving; Kevin Love Sits 4th Quarter

    LeBron James had 29 points and eight assists, Kevin Love scored 22 points despite sitting out the fourth quarter and the Cavs beat the Orlando Magic 98-89 Friday without Kyrie Irving ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 hours ago 169 reads 2 comments

  11. Perfect 10: Dudley Doesn't Miss, Bucks Rout Hawks

    Reserve forward Jared Dudley made all 10 shots, including four 3-pointers, and scored a season-high 24 points Friday night to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 107-77 victory over the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 11 hours ago 1,319 reads 0 comments

  12. Cavs Rally in Fourth to Get Hard-Fought 98-89 Victory over Orlando Magic

    LeBron James and the Cavaliers ' defensive intensity came alive in the fourth quarter to sneak out with a hard-fought 98-89 road victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 11 hours ago 66 reads 0 comments

  13. Monroe, Drummond Lead Pistons over Pacers, 119-109

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Greg Monroe had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Andre Drummond scored 20 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a four-game skid with a 119-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 11 hours ago 156 reads 0 comments

  14. James Helps Cavaliers Rally Past Magic 98-89

    LeBron James had 29 points and eight assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Orlando Magic 98-89 on Friday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 11 hours ago 1,175 reads 0 comments

  15. Stuckey (Facial Contusion) Ruled out for Rest of Game

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  16. Stuckey Questionable to Return After Getting Hit in Face

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  17. Would Tony Snell Be More Useful to Chicago Bulls as a Trade Chip?

    Chicago Bulls guard Tony Snell has been glued to the end of the bench this season. Maybe it would be best to place him on the trading block and see if any teams are interested. He's not doing the Bulls any good by barely playing...

    Mike B. Written by Mike B. about 20 hours ago 1,852 reads 1 comments

  18. Don't Assume Greg Monroe Stays in Detroit Just Because Josh Smith Is Gone

    Now that Josh Smith is out, might Greg Monroe be in? Attention has shifted back to Monroe following the Detroit Pistons ' decision to waive Smith and eat the $27 million he's owed over the next two seasons...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 21 hours ago 9,505 reads 43 comments

  19. Indiana Pacers' Personnel, System Creating Flawed Offensive Blueprint

    The Indiana Pacers offense is bad this season. According to Nylon Calculus, they're averaging an abysmal 100.9 points per 100 possessions , 29th in the NBA ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 day ago 1,884 reads 13 comments

  20. Bucks Hire Facial Coding Expert

    The Milwaukee Bucks are facing facts -- or rather, gleaning facts from faces -- to figure out which NBA and college players have the right stuff to make their team better...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 35 reads 0 comments

  21. SVG Says Acquiring Tolliver a 'No-Brainer'

    Stan Van Gundy knows there will be many agonizing decisions ahead as he rebuilds the Pistons around Andre Drummond. But trading for Anthony Tolliver wasn't one of them...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 147 reads 0 comments

  22. Van Gundy Tinkers with Pistons' Personnel Strategy

    Stan Van Gundy has been reluctant to embrace the possibility of reviving the "small-ball" personnel setups from his days as coach of the Orlando Magic , until now.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 20 hours ago 67 reads 0 comments

  23. Detroit Pistons' Stan Van Gundy Made Mistake in Waiving Josh Smith...

    David Thorpe, ESPN.com's NBA analyst, thinks the Detroit Pistons made a big mistake by waiving forward Josh Smith this week with $28 million remaining on the four-year contract he signed last year...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 20 hours ago 116 reads 0 comments

  24. Pacers Still Working George Hill into the Mix as They Prepare to Play Pistons

    George Hill looked great in his debut against the Pelicans on Tuesday but the Pacers are in no rush to return the point guard to his starting role with heavy minutes.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 20 hours ago 14 reads 0 comments

  25. Pacers' C.J. Miles Slowly Regaining Shooting Touch

    The start of the 2014-15 NBA season turned into the doldrums of November for Indiana Pacers wing C.J. Miles.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 20 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments