1. One Question Every NBA Non-Playoff Team Must Answer in Offseason

    Spring is a busy time for everyone in the NBA , one way or another. For more than half the league, it's about preparing for the playoffs, with the Larry O'Brien Trophy on the other end of the rainbow...

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  2. The Biggest Subplot for Every NBA Playoff Team

    Sixteen NBA teams earn the right to compete for a championship every spring, but let's be real: It's much less than that. A select few squads enter the playoffs as genuine title threats...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 82,919 reads 0 comments

  3. Stephen Curry in Middle School: The Origin of the Baby Faced Assassin

    Part of what makes two-time-reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry so good is the chip he carries on his shoulder. Make that chips...

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  4. Golden State Warriors Clinch No. 1 Seed in Western Conference with Win over Suns

    The road to the 2017 NBA Finals in the Western Conference goes through the Golden State Warriors after the Dubs clinched the top seed Wednesday thanks to a 120-111 win over the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena...

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  5. Phoenix's Derrick Jones Jr. Posts Monster Putback Dunk on Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors learned halfway through the second quarter of Wednesday's game versus the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena that it's probably a good idea to box out Derrick Jones Jr...

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  6. Ranking the Best Iso Scorers of 2017 NBA Draft

    Teams looking for scorers in the 2017 NBA draft will have a handful of promising names to consider. The following five prospects have established themselves as the toughest one-on-one players in June's projected class...

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  7. Devin Booker Sends Jersey from 70-Point Game to Basketball Hall of Fame

    At age 20, Devin Booker has already cemented a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Phoenix Suns guard lit up the Boston Celtics for 70 points in a losing ...

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  8. Stephen Curry Partakes in Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

    Two showmen collaborated recently when Stephen Curry appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" segment...

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  9. Regular-Season Grades for Each Golden State Warriors Player

    The 2016-17 version of the NBA 's 82-game marathon is down to a handful of steps. No one has a clearer view of the finish line than the Golden State Warriors —save perhaps ...

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  10. Ranking the NBA Playoffs' Most Dangerous Lineups

    What's rapping, rapping at your chamber door? That would be the NBA playoffs. With the regular season winding down, it's time to try relating what we've seen thus far to what we're about to see...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 186,661 reads 0 comments

  11. 5 Statistics That Have Defined Los Angeles Lakers' 2016-17 NBA Season

    For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angels Lakers are one of the worst all-around teams in the NBA . Their offense fizzes in a depressing stew of selfishness...

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  12. Stephen Curry: 'It's Comical That People [Are] Saying I'm Having a Down Year'

    OAKLAND, Calif. — He is the most qualified person in the NBA to offer us a perspective on not having it both ways. That might seem strange when Stephen Curry has so often been able to have his cake and eat it, too...

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  13. Jeanie Buss' Petition to Be Lakers Controlling Owner for Life Confirmed by Judge

    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan signed off on a deal outlining Jeanie Buss will retain controlling ownership of the Los Angeles Lakers , ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne reported Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 14,695 reads 0 comments

  14. Kevin Durant, Warriors Reportedly Targeting Return from Knee Injury vs. Pelicans

    The Golden State Warriors are planning to have Kevin Durant back for Saturday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans , ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Monday. Durant hasn't played since suffering a sprained left MCL in late February...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 24,945 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Shooting Guards

    Modern NBA shooting guards are supposed to do more than their eponymous role. Ideally, they can also serve as lockdown defenders, help create shots for their teammates and crash the glass to end possessions...

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  16. NBA Free Agents Who Could Earn Big Paydays in 2017 Postseason

    Certain NBA players have more at stake during the playoffs than championship pipe dreams and bragging rights. Like money, for instance. Free agency is simple for players with defined values...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 75,036 reads 0 comments

  17. Stephen Curry Drops 42 Points Behind 9 Three-Pointers in Warriors Win vs Wizards

    While the NBA world debates whether Russell Westbrook , James Harden , Kawhi Leonard or even LeBron James should be MVP this season, the two-time reigning award winner reminded everyone of his own brilliance Sunday...

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  18. Kevin Durant Responds to Shaquille O'Neal's Jabs About Not Winning an NBA Title

    Kevin Durant is not going to take disrespect from Shaquille O'Neal . After the TNT commentator called out Durant for not winning an NBA title, the Golden State Warriors star responded on The Bill Simmons Podcast on Friday...

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  19. Draymond Green Admits to Punching James Harden in Injured Wrist

    After Friday's game between two of the top three teams in the Western Conference, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green admitted to punching the injured wrist of Houston Rockets star James Harden ...

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  20. Ivica Zubac Out for Season After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Timberwolves

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that center Ivica Zubac will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season due to a right high ankle sprain. Zubac suffered the injury during the first quarter of L...

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  21. Kevin Durant's Injury Reminds Warriors of Andre Iguodala's Real Value

    With every drive and kick-out for a corner three, with every outlet pass that leads to a layup, with every high-arching buzzer-beater that swishes through nylon, Andre Iguodala makes the Golden State Warriors offseason all the more interesting...

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  22. Lakers' Home Stretch Is About Ping-Pong Balls and D'Angelo Russell Experiment

    LOS ANGELES — Tanking is an ugly buzzword, but the Los Angeles Lakers (21-54) are in a blatant free fall...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 54,196 reads 0 comments

  23. Austin Rivers' Hamstring Injury Likely to Keep Him out Until Clippers' Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers ' backcourt depth is in trouble, as guard Austin Rivers is unlikely to suit up again until the postseason...

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  24. Nick Young Hazing Picture from Rookie Year with Wizards Shared by Gilbert Arenas

    Former NBA guard Gilbert Arenas shared a photo on Instagram of Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young getting hazed by teammates during his rookie year in 2007-08...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 76,459 reads 0 comments

  25. Last Chance at Glory for These NBA Playoff Cores

    The Larry O'Brien Trophy won't be the only thing at stake in this year's NBA playoffs. As always, impending free agents will put their potential contracts on the line...

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