1. Firing Scott Brooks Would Be The Wrong Move For Oklahoma City Thunder

    It seemed inevitable that the heartbreaking end to the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season would lead to speculation over Scott Brooks' future, but now is not the time to move on from the embattled head coach...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 14 days ago 14,559 reads 63 comments

  2. This Is Not Time for an OKC Coaching Change

    Supposedly, Thunder coach Scott Brooks is on the verge of being replaced by Connecticut coach and former OKC player Kevin Ollie...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 14 days ago 315 reads 0 comments

  3. Aldridge's Extra Muslce Has Helped Him Flex

    MEMPHIS – It was the summer of 2009, after the Trail Blazers had been ousted from the playoffs by the Houston Rockets when a franchise, and a player, changed...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 14 days ago 124 reads 0 comments

  4. Batum Sorry for Anti-Spanish Message, Respects Gasol

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has apologized for his role in a team motivational message that included an inflammatory remark about Spanish players, which was perceived as a shot at Grizzlies All-Star center Marc Gasol ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 3,893 reads 1 comments

  5. Does LaMarcus Aldridge's Future Ride on Portland Trail Blazers' Playoff Run?

    Falling apart physically and looking woefully overmatched in their first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies , the Portland Trail Blazers may soon face the disappointment of a quick postseason exit...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 7,998 reads 36 comments

  6. Quin Snyder Finishes Eighth in Coach of the Year Voting

    Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder might be able to take some pride in helping lay the foundation that saw his old boss add to his trophy case back in Atlanta on Tuesday.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  7. Optimism Abounds for the Utah Jazz's Future

    Ask a half-dozen people what the Utah Jazz need to take the next step in their rebuild — the step that puts them in the playoffs — and you might get six different answers...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 79 reads 0 comments

  8. D-League Call-Ups Hoping to Stick with Jazz Next Season

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  9. Trevor Booker Makes Shaqtin' Blooper Reel

    Their season is done, but the Utah Jazz still found a way on to national television (something that didn't happen much at all this past season).....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  10. Saunders Looking Ahead to Shooters, Draft Picks for Wolves

    His first season back as coach now behind him and presumably his second already fast approaching with draft preparations, the Timberwolves ' Flip Saunders wants his young team to improve its defense, its ball-handling, its individual players' strength...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 147 reads 0 comments

  11. Chart: Weighing the Wolves' Offseason Possibilities

    The Timberwolves have a critical offseason, in large part because they finished with the NBA 's worst regular-season record — 16-66 — which means they have the best chance of landing the No...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  12. An Early Look at Flip Saunders' NBA Draft Strategy

    Wolves President/head coach Flip Saunders met with the media for 30 minutes on Monday to help tie up loose ends on a season that didn't go as planned for Minnesota — until it did...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  13. Tim Frazier Wins D-League MVP and Rookie of Year

    Maine Red Claws guard Tim Frazier, currently a member of the Portland Trail Blazers , has been selected as both the 2014-2015 NBA Development League's Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year, as voted on by the league's 18 head coaches...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 238 reads 0 comments

  14. Player Development a Scott Brooks Strength

    Scotty Brooks' fate continues to twist in the wind. Will he return as the Thunder coach? I assume we'll know by Friday, when Sam Presti speaks for the first time since the season ended...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 14 days ago 592 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Adjustments Portland Trail Blazers Must Make in Game 2 Versus Grizzlies

    Boy, that was ugly. In the words of Nicolas Batum , per Joe Freeman of The Oregonian : " Nothing can be worse than that...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 14 days ago 2,384 reads 11 comments

  16. Saunders: I'll Coach Until We Go Another Direction

    Wolves President of Basketball Operations and head coach Flip Saunders held his season-ending press conference early this afternoon at Target Center...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 15 days ago 144 reads 0 comments

  17. Five Thoughts on It Being Over, and What's Next

    First, sad faces all around. Look, we knew the season was over the second Kevin Durant went under the knife a third time...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 146 reads 0 comments

  18. Oklahoma City Thunder Players as "Mad Men" Characters

    was watching "Mad Men" and it kind of just hit me that I wouldn't be able to do that much longer. The all-time great television drama is in the midst of its final run, and I guess it just never seemed real that it would actually end...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 271 reads 0 comments

  19. Serge Ibaka Q&A: Support for Brooks, Optimism for Next Season

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka spent the end of the season stuck on the sidelines recovering from successful knee surgery...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 196 reads 0 comments

  20. Terry Stotts Holds Optional Shootaround for Blazers

    The Portland Trail Blazers opted to not hold a practice on Monday, but the team headed over to the FedExForum for an optional shootaround.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 247 reads 0 comments

  21. Canzano: Damian Lillard Should Not Get a Free Pass After Game 1 Flop

    Damian Lillard was locked in at long last. This was the stingy and smothering laser-like All-Star effort we'd been promised all week by the guard. It was the defensive performance of a lifetime...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 207 reads 0 comments

  22. Blazers Posted Anti-Spanish Players Sign in Locker Room

    MEMPHIS -- The Portland Trail Blazers had a laminated card in their locker room at the Fedex Forum on Sunday that included the phrase, "We Don't Lose to Spanish Players...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 479 reads 0 comments

  23. Pressure Is on Damian Lillard to Step Up and Save Portland Trail Blazers

    Damian Lillard is it for the Portland Trail Blazers . For reasons that extend beyond postseason livelihood, the point guard finds himself facing a coming-of-reputation trial ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 7,527 reads 36 comments

  24. Report: Blazers' Afflalo Could Return for Game 2

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After enduring one of their most difficult nights on offense, a little help may be on the way for the Trail Blazers ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 125 reads 0 comments

  25. LaMarcus Aldridge: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Star PF

    LaMarcus Aldridge has said he plans on signing a long-term deal with the Portland Trail Blazers this summer. Those within the organization, however, are beginning to have their doubts...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 171,634 reads 476 comments