1. Butler Scores 23 off Bench as Thunder Roll over Nuggets

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Forward Caron Butler has been in Oklahoma City less than a month. When he signed as a free agent March 1, he already played for six other teams in his career...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 22 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  2. OKC Thunder: Reggie Jackson Delivers as Thunder Crushes Nuggets

    Jackson, starting in place of a resting Russell Westbrook , played Denver poing guard Ty Lawon to a virtual draw on Monday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 22 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  3. Are the Utah Jazz Bigs Still on Track for Stardom?

    When the Utah Jazz allowed Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap to walk in free agency last summer, it was expected that backups Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter would break out. Each of the younger bigs is a former No...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 22 days ago 2,014 reads 7 comments

  4. Drummond, Pistons Blow by Jazz 114-94 to Snap Skid

    Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons shot a season-best 55 percent to blow by the Utah Jazz 114-94 Monday night...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 22 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  5. Could Russell Westbrook's Minute Restriction Stretch into NBA Playoffs?

    It's no secret that Russell Westbrook 's history of knee injuries has made Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks more cautious when delegating minutes during the regular season, but now it looks like that caution may extend into the playoffs.

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 23 days ago 4,963 reads 33 comments

  6. Barea out Monday with Foot Injury

    Coach Adelman announces pregame that JJ Barea (foot) will not play tonight. Alexey Shved will be the backup point guard tonight...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  7. Aldridge Will Not Play vs. Miami Heat and It's Unclear When He Will Return

    MIAMI — The Trail Blazers will play one more game without LaMarcus Aldridge . At least. The All-Star power forward has been ruled for the Blazers' Monday night matchup against ...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 23 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  8. Oden on Facing Blazers: 'I'm Happy Just to Be out There Playing'

    MIAMI — Greg Oden is expected to start against his former team Monday when the Trail Blazers visit the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Oden, whom the Blazers selected with the No...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 23 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  9. Magic Johnson: 2014 MVP Race 'Over,' Kevin Durant Will Win Award

    NBA legend Magic Johnson solidified his stance that Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant should win the 2014 Most Valuable Player Award, calling the race between KD and Miami Heat four-time MVP LeBron James “over...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 23 days ago 33,061 reads 136 comments

  10. 10 Things to Watch for During OKC Thunder's Final Games

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have 13 games left before their de facto second season begins. The NBA playoffs are what they're built for, and their first test of postseason readiness lies directly ahead...

    Michael C.  Jones Written by Michael C. Jones about 23 days ago 522 reads 0 comments

  11. Timberwolves Left Wondering What Went Wrong, Again

    MINNEAPOLIS -- For three quarters, the Timberwolves demonstrated to a raucous, plethoric Target Center what might've been this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 163 reads 0 comments

  12. Durant Has Latest Technical Rescinded, Remains Two Away from Suspension

    In addition to pouring in 51 points and hitting the game-winner in Friday's double-overtime win over the Raptors , Kevin Durant picked up his 15th technical foul of the season, which tied him for the league lead with DeMarcus Cousins ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 495 reads 0 comments

  13. Portland Trail Blazers Are Slipping at the Exact Wrong Time

    The grind of an NBA season is a curious thing, equally capable of testing mettle and derailing chemistry. Sometimes, such swings seem a weekly occurrence. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 24 days ago 4,284 reads 15 comments

  14. Oden Expected to Start vs. Former Team

    It's been two years and eight days since the Trail Blazers waived center Greg Oden, ending one of the saddest and most drama-filled chapters in franchise history. And that chapter will come full circle on Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  15. Wilson Chandler (Groin) out vs. Wizards

    #Nuggets F Wilson Chandler (groin strain) will not play today vs. @Wash Wizards . Anthony Randolph gets the start in his place...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 22 reads 0 comments

  16. Wes Matthews Warns Reporter After 30-Point Loss

    Much like the defending champion Heat , the Blazers are in the middle of a rough stretch that has seen them drop seven of their last 11 games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 24 days ago 188 reads 0 comments

  17. Jazz Say Alec Burks (Ankle) Will Miss 2nd Straight Game

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 24 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  18. Jazz Honor '83-84 Team That 'Saved the Franchise'

    SALT LAKE CITY — Darrell Griffith — Dr. Dunkenstein or the Golden Griff, if you prefer — vividly remembers being in the Salt Palace before one particular tipoff in the spring of 1984...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 24 days ago 86 reads 0 comments

  19. Jazz Beat Magic on Burke's 3-Pointer

    Trey Burke scored 17 points, including a high-arcing 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds remaining, to push the Utah Jazz past the Orlando Magic 89-88 on Saturday night...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 24 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  20. Utah Jazz Guard Trey Burke Nails Game-Winning Baseline 3 to Beat Orlando Magic

    The 2013-14 season has been one to forget for the Utah Jazz , who have already been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 24 days ago 24,515 reads 41 comments

  21. Jazz's Burke Buries Magic with Corner Trey

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  22. Are There Any Bright Spots in the Denver Nuggets' Injury-Plagued Season?

    In what has seemingly become a weekly tradition, the Denver Nuggets lost another player to a major knee injury. This time, the victim of the Nuggets knee curse was big man J.J. Hickson, per the Denver Post 's Chris Dempsey...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 25 days ago 2,553 reads 23 comments

  23. Blazers Invisible in 30-Point Beatdown to Bobcats

    There were no valiant feel-good comeback attempts to give hope leading into the next game. After the Bobcats started seeing the ball go in, almost anything they put up seemed to go in...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 25 days ago 89 reads 0 comments

  24. Now Kevin Durant Is Being Compared to Jesus

    It seems ridiculous that we, as a basketball-loving people, haven’t yet settled on a nickname for Kevin Durant . "Iceberg Slim," "Slim Reaper," "Durantula," "The Servant...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 25 days ago 61,659 reads 196 comments

  25. Minnesota Timberwolves Coach Says J.J. Barea Hurt His Foot Because He's Short

    Three years ago, J.J. Barea was an indispensable part of the Dallas Mavericks ’ win over the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals—LeBron James and company simply had no answer for Barea’s whirling-dervish theatrics...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 25 days ago 13,869 reads 14 comments