1. Timberwolves Win Tiebreaker over Knicks, Get No. 6 Lottery Slot in NBA Draft

    The Minnesota Timberwolves won a tiebreaking pingpong ball draw Tuesday against the New York Knicks to land the sixth-seeded position in the 2017 NBA draft lottery. The Knicks will slot in at No...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 days ago 39,219 reads 0 comments

  2. Jazz Fan Performs Rap About Playoff Series vs. Clippers

    One Utah Jazz fan recently went hard at the "ugly" and "disgusting" Los Angeles Clippers in a rap predicting a sweep. Aaron "ZDOG" Zabriskie called the Clippers the "worst team in the NBA...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 57,101 reads 0 comments

  3. Metrics 101: Best NBA Players Who Never Made the Playoffs

    Almost every great NBA player eventually experiences the postseason. Most studs advance to the playoffs early in their careers or during their primes...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 days ago 92,666 reads 0 comments

  4. Rudy Gobert Out for Game 2 vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will miss the team's Game 2 matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers , the team confirmed Monday. Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported the news...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 16,473 reads 0 comments

  5. Rudy Gobert Tells ESPN He Hopes to Return vs. Clippers Despite Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert hopes to play again during the team's first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers despite suffering a knee injury in Game 1. "Trying to get better every day," Gobert told ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 days ago 5,671 reads 0 comments

  6. Jusuf Nurkic Out for Game 1 vs. Warriors with Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will miss Sunday's Game 1 matchup against the Golden State Warriors as he continues recovering from a lower leg fracture. Casey Holdahl of the Blazers official website received word from the team...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 days ago 11,363 reads 0 comments

  7. Jazz Escape with Game 1 Win vs. Clippers Despite Rudy Gobert Injury

    On the road and without arguably their best player, the Utah Jazz defied the odds and defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95 in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 38,970 reads 0 comments

  8. Rudy Gobert Leaves Game vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert was forced to leave Saturday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a sprained left knee, the team announced ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 13 days ago 60,718 reads 0 comments

  9. Damian Lillard Clarifies Prediction That Trail Blazers Will Beat Warriors in 6

    Damian Lillard clarified his prediction from Tuesday that the Portland Trail Blazers would beat the Golden State Warriors in six games in their upcoming first-round playoff series...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 2,065 reads 0 comments

  10. Thunder Fan Wins $20,000 by Sinking Half-Court Shot at Halftime

    Russell Westbrook scored five points in 18 minutes during the Oklahoma City Thunder 's inconsequential season-ending loss to the Denver Nuggets ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 7,426 reads 0 comments

  11. Russell Westbrook Denies Jamal Murray with Emphatic Swat

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took to the skies to deny Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  12. Oscar Robertson Honors Russell Westbrook Before Thunder's Regular-Season Finale

    Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson was on hand for the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season finale Wednesday night, presenting Russell Westbrook with a trophy commemorating his single-season triple-double record...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 23,480 reads 0 comments

  13. Portland's Maurice Harkless Could Lose $500k If He Misses 3s vs. Pelicans

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless may want to think twice about shooting three-pointers during Wednesday's regular-season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans at Moda Center...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 16 days ago 118,069 reads 0 comments

  14. Karl-Anthony Towns Passes Kevin Love for Most Points in a Single Season

    Fact: Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points for the Timberwolves on Tuesday night, passing Kevin Love for the most points scored in a single season in franchise history. Towns has 2,033 points this season...

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  15. Rudy Gobert to Ask Gordon Hayward If He Wants to Win Title in Free-Agency Pitch

    Gordon Hayward is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer if he declines his $16.7 million player option for the 2017-18 season, and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 35,701 reads 0 comments

  16. Russell Westbrook Will Rest vs. Timberwolves, Out for 1st Game This Season

    Russell Westbrook is finally taking a breather. Head coach Billy Donovan told reporters at shootaround Tuesday the Oklahoma City Thunder guard will sit out the night's ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 17 days ago 10,729 reads 0 comments

  17. Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

    When point guard Russell Westbrook nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets , that capped off a spectacular season and pushing the superstar point guard to multiple milestones...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 18 days ago 1,012 reads 0 comments

  18. Russell Westbrook Comments After Breaking Oscar Robertson's Triple-Double Record

    Russell Westbrook did the incredible Sunday evening, nailing a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to defeat the Denver Nuggets and cap off a game where he set the NBA 's single-season record for triple-doubles...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 18 days ago 5,435 reads 0 comments

  19. Russell Westbrook Breaks Single-Season Triple-Double Record, Hits Game-Winner

    Is there anything Russell Westbrook can't do? No, seriously, is there? The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard had a historic performance against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 19 days ago 2,334 reads 0 comments

  20. Trail Blazers Clinch Playoff Spot with Russell Westbrook's Nuggets Buzzer-Beater

    The Oklahoma City Thunder weren't the only team to benefit from Russell Westbrook 's game-winning shot to beat the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. Oklahoma City's 106-105 win clinched the No...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 19 days ago 27,100 reads 0 comments

  21. Russell Westbrook Gets X-Men Treatment After Breaking Triple-Double Record

    Move over, Oscar Robertson. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook made history Sunday against the Denver Nuggets when he registered his 42nd triple-double of the season, breaking Robertson's single-season record...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 19 days ago 4,643 reads 0 comments

  22. Twitter Reacts as Russell Westbrook Breaks Oscar Robertson's Triple-Double Mark

    Russell Westbrook now sits alone atop the NBA 's triple-double throne. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar broke Oscar Robertson's record for triple-doubles in a season Sunday with his 42nd of the campaign...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 16,118 reads 0 comments

  23. Russell Westbrook Breaks Oscar Robertson's Triple-Double Record vs. Nuggets

    Sorry, Oscar Robertson. Russell Westbrook is the NBA 's new triple-crown king. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar point guard clinched a triple-double in the fourth quarter ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 19 days ago 184,731 reads 0 comments

  24. Damian Lillard Scores 59 Points to Set Franchise and Career High

    Fact: Damian Lillard scored a career-high 59 points in the Portland Trail Blazers ' 101-86 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, setting a Blazers franchise record...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 19 days ago 6,547 reads 0 comments

  25. Damian Lillard Explodes for Trail Blazers-Record 59 Points in Win vs. Utah Jazz

    Damian Lillard erupted for a career-high and franchise-record 59 points Saturday night as the Portland Trail Blazers thrashed the Utah Jazz 101-86 at Moda Center...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 32,480 reads 0 comments