1. Jermaine O'Neal Must Be More Than Vocal Leader for Warriors to Survive

    OAKLAND—Jermaine O'Neal 's job description just expanded. All season, the 35-year-old vet has functioned as the Golden State Warriors ' emotional center, the most respected ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 18 hours ago 1,847 reads 23 comments

  2. What the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers Could Look Like

    The 2013-14 season might be over for the Los Angeles Lakers , but we all know what that means... Offseason moves! With the NBA draft and free agency just around the corner, the Lakers are bound to make some changes to their current roster...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 27,896 reads 138 comments

  3. David Lee at 75-80%, Hamstring Injury Will Determine Play Against Clippers

    David Lee has been battling a variety of injuries this season, and with the playoffs coming up, he will be an important factor for the Golden State Warriors against the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 hours ago 1,048 reads 0 comments

  4. Final Regular Season Grades for Every Phoenix Suns Player

    Despite missing out on the playoffs in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns finished their Cinderella season with 48 wins—23 more than they won in 2012-13 and dozens more than most thought they win this year...

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  5. Why Chris Kaman Will Be a Steal in 2014 Free-Agency Market

    Chris Kaman still has something left in the tank. The question is, who’s going to pay for it and how much? The big man with the soft shooting touch played just 39 games during the Los Angeles Lakers ’ snakebitten campaign...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 hours ago 1,967 reads 5 comments

  6. How Steph's Jumper Compares with Ray Allen

    Stephen Curry finished the regular season with 261 three-pointers, becoming the first player in NBA history to record back-to-back seasons with at least 250 threes...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 hours ago 89 reads 0 comments

  7. Watch: McLemore, McCallum Pranked by Kings

    Hazing. It comes with the territory of being an NBA rookie. Every first year player goes through it because there's no escaping the league's initiation process. After all, the NBA is one of the most exclusive fraternities in all of professional sports..

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 hours ago 41 reads 0 comments

  8. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every LA Lakers Player

    Collectively, the Los Angeles Lakers produced their worst season in franchise history. Individually, the players all get passing grades accompanied by a cloudy future...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 11 hours ago 2,772 reads 21 comments

  9. Suns GM: Preference Now to 'Trade for a Star'

    With 48 wins under their belts this season, the Phoenix Suns have already moved beyond the 'get as young as possible' phase of the rebuilding process. From now on, it is about acquiring top-end talent rather than stockpiling rookies...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 5 hours ago 164 reads 0 comments

  10. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Sacramento Kings Player

    Despite finishing with the identical 28-54 record they posted in 2012-13, there were some positive developments for the Sacramento Kings this season. Most notably, players such as DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas took big steps forward...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 16 hours ago 529 reads 1 comments

  11. Does Chris Paul's Legacy Ride on Clippers' Playoff Success?

    The Los Angeles Clippers have been working their way toward a deep playoff run for several seasons now, and even though they seem to be better than ever, there's one player in particular who is under the most pressure...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 21 hours ago 3,791 reads 31 comments

  12. Will Carroll: Entirely Possible Kobe Returns to One of NBA's Top Players

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' lackluster season can be primarily attributed to one thing: injuries. And the most devastating of those injuries involved the face of the franchise, Kobe Bryant ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 21 hours ago 7,680 reads 49 comments

  13. Takeaways from Mike D'Antoni and Mitch Kupchak's Season-Ending Lakers Presser

    The Los Angeles Lakers could use a hug, preferably from someone with an NBA body and off-the-bus shooting range...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 22 hours ago 4,290 reads 24 comments

  14. Steve Nash and Pau Gasol Tied Together Karmically in Lakers History

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Of all the ways the Los Angeles Lakers ' decision to hire Mike D'Antoni over Phil Jackson as head coach has been analyzed and criticized, here is the most karmic...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 23 hours ago 13,247 reads 32 comments

  15. Lakers Mum on D'Antoni's Future as Coach

    LOS ANGELES – Mitch Kupchak talked in-depth about Kobe Bryant 's early vacation, Steve Nash's poor health, Pau Gasol 's free agency and the Los Angeles Lakers ' high draft pick on Friday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 19 hours ago 193 reads 0 comments

  16. Who Has the Edge at Each Position in Warriors-Clippers Playoff Series?

    It’s the series fans and pundits alike wanted to see—one that many believe could be the best opening-round series of the 2014 NBA playoffs. As is the case with any NBA playoff series, it's all about matchups ...

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  17. Which Role Player Will Step Up for the Warriors vs. the Clippers?

    The Golden State Warriors are looking forward to another playoff run, but now that Andrew Bogut will be limited (if he's available at all), they'll be relying heavily on their role players to get past the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 1,388 reads 12 comments

  18. Doc: 'I Don't Really Care' What Klay Thinks

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Two days after Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called out the Los Angeles Clippers star for flopping and playing out of control, Rivers said he ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 21 hours ago 571 reads 3 comments

  19. O'Neal Will Start for Injured Bogut vs. Clips

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson says Jermaine O'Neal will start in place of injured center Andrew Bogut for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday (3:30 ET on ABC)...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 21 hours ago 181 reads 0 comments

  20. Ognjen Kuzmic with Back-to-Back Career Performances in Santa Cruz

    You wouldn't know it by watching his last performance of the regular season for Golden State, but Ognjen Kuzmic is developing a nice fundamental game, courtesy of his time with the team's D-League affiliate in Santa Cruz...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 hours ago 55 reads 0 comments

  21. Why Chris Paul vs. Stephen Curry Will Be a Matchup to Watch

    The first round of the NBA 's Western Conference playoffs will offer a point guard lover's dream. The third seeded Los Angeles Clippers (57-25) will face the Golden State Warriors ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 hours ago 39 reads 0 comments

  22. Andre Iguodala a key to Warriors' playoff hopes

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  23. Free-Agent Big Men the Lakers Should Target This Offseason

    With the Los Angeles Lakers ’ season of doom over, players will head out on vacation and ultimately return to the next joy ride—somewhere...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 day ago 5,006 reads 13 comments

  24. Kupchak: Lakers Open to Trading Lottery Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers may have their highest pick in over 30 years this year, but they appear interested in trading it away...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 23 hours ago 2,064 reads 3 comments

  25. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every LA Clippers Player

    The Los Angeles Clippers made history during the 2013-14 NBA regular season by notching 57 wins to set a franchise record for victories. The players made it happen by taking pride in their roles and earning respect in a competitive Western Conference...

    Michael C.  Jones Written by Michael C. Jones about 1 day ago 375 reads 0 comments