1. How Much Longer Can Goran Dragic and Hassan Whiteside Keep Heat Afloat?

    MIAMI — The new-look Miami Heat demanded a strong on-court connection between Hassan Whiteside and Goran Dragic ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 3,942 reads 17 comments

  2. John Wall Becomes 15th No. 1 Overall Pick to Score 50 in a Game

    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall notched 52 points, eight assists, four rebounds and three steals in Tuesday's 124-116 loss to the Orlando Magic ...

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  3. John Wall Is 1st Wizard to Score 50-Plus in a Game Since Gilbert Arenas in 2007

    Fact: John Wall scored a career-high 52 points despite the Washington Wizards ' 124-116 loss to the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night...

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  4. Tuesday NBA Roundup: John Wall's Career Night Can't Mask Wizards' Struggles

    With 23.5 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, John Wall strode to the free-throw line and calmly knocked down a pair of freebies—his 10th and 11th of the night...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 18,616 reads 47 comments

  5. Wizards C Marcin Gortat Falls Down Twice, Gets Shot Blocked in Single Possession

    Marcin Gortat has had better possessions. During the first quarter Tuesday against the Orlando Magic , the Washington Wizards big man fell, received a pass from John Wall , dished to Otto Porter Jr...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,744 reads 2 comments

  6. How Cody Zeller Mastered the NBA's Most Popular Play

    NEW YORK — The pick-and-roll has morphed into the NBA 's most popular play during recent years. Offensive attacks, such as the one belonging to the Charlotte Hornets — ...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 1 month ago 14,170 reads 8 comments

  7. Dwight Howard Runs Point, Makes Awful Pass off Backboard

    Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard should probably stick to playing underneath the rim on offense. Early in the first quarter of Wednesday's game against the Phoenix Suns ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 6,765 reads 7 comments

  8. Paul Millsap Injury: Updates on Hawks Star's Hip and Return

    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap hasn't played since Nov. 28 while dealing with a hip injury. It's unclear when he will return to the court. Continue for updates. Latest on Millsap's Timeline for Return Friday, Dec...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 1,688 reads 1 comments

  9. Dion Waiters Injury: Updates on Heat Guard's Leg and Recovery

    The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that guard Dion Waiters will be out for at least two weeks after suffering a pectineus tear. Continue for updates. Waiters to Be Re-Evaluated in 2 Weeks Wednesday, Nov...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 3,764 reads 10 comments

  10. Jeff Green Injury: Updates on Magic Forward's Back and Return

    A lower back injury forced Orlando Magic forward Jeff Green to miss Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks . However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Green Active vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 830 reads 1 comments

  11. Hassan Whiteside Has Earned His Defensive Hubris

    MIAMI — By virtue of his 7'0", 265-pound frame, none of Hassan Whiteside 's shirts look normal. Still, this particular piece of clothing seemed funny for more than jus t its fun-house m irror-style appearance...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 9,617 reads 23 comments

  12. Washington Wizards' Markieff Morris Air-Balls Open 3-Pointer

    The Washington Wizards defeated the New York Knicks , 119-112, at home Thursday, but it's a win Washington forward Markieff Morris may not want to remember for long...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 5,077 reads 1 comments

  13. Justise Winslow Injury: Updates on Heat SF's Wrist and Return

    Miami Heat swingman Justise Winslow hasn't played since Nov. 14 against the San Antonio Spurs due a lingering injury to his left wrist. He suffered the injury early in the season, when he fell on it during an undisclosed game...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,088 reads 0 comments

  14. Young Washington Fan Cries as Wizards Lose to 76ers

    Watching his favorite NBA team lose to the one-win Philadelphia 76ers was apparently too much for this little guy Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 months ago 4,989 reads 6 comments

  15. Hawks' Dwight Howard Pranked Mother by Saying He Signed with Jazz

    Atlanta native Dwight Howard returned home and signed with the Hawks last summer. Before his homecoming, however, the jovial big man made his mother cry...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 64,060 reads 49 comments

  16. Miami Heat's $50 Million Investment in Tyler Johnson Already Paying Off

    MIAMI — It's hard to call Tyler Johnson's gap-toothed grin a $50 million smile. But then again, nothing about the 6'4" combo guard screams $50 million NBA star...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 33,648 reads 22 comments

  17. Serge Ibaka Scores Career-High 31 Points, Hits Game-Winner Against Former Team

    Serge Ibaka had his homecoming in Oklahoma City on Sunday evening, and he made the most of his opportunity to play against his former team...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 2 months ago 9,276 reads 7 comments

  18. Bradley Beal Injury: Updates on Wizards Star's Hamstring and Return

    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal had not played since suffering a hamstring injury on Nov. 9 against the Boston Celtics . However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 6,291 reads 10 comments

  19. John Wall Ejected vs. Celtics for Flagrant-2 Foul on Marcus Smart

    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall was ejected for the second time in as many games Wednesday night when he was whistled for a flagrant-2 foul on Boston Celtics guard ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 42,505 reads 41 comments

  20. Miami Heat Facing Identity Crisis in Post-Big 3 Era

    MIAMI — The Miami Heat will see a familiar face when former franchise centerpiece Dwyane Wade pays a visit Thursday night...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 6,693 reads 37 comments

  21. Dennis Schroder Had a Career-High 28 Points in Hawks' Victory over Cavs

    Fact: Dennis Schroder had a career-high 28 points in the Hawks ' 110-106 win over the Cavaliers on Tuesday. It was Cleveland's first loss of the season...

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  22. NBA Tuesday Roundup: Offseason Changes Paying Dividends for Atlanta Hawks

    If the Atlanta Hawks are to prove doubters wrong and continue asserting themselves as fringe Eastern Conference contenders — after the departures of Jeff Teague and Al ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 20,884 reads 39 comments

  23. John Wall Ejected from Game After 2nd Technical Foul

    There have been a lot of odd calls in the NBA this week, and John Wall 's ejection from the Wizards ' game against the Rockets on Monday seemed to add to the pile...

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  24. Hassan Whiteside Blocks and Snatches Shot by Pascal Siakam

    You gotta be quicker than that! Hassan Whiteside helped get the Miami Heat off to a strong start against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, utterly blocking a Pascal Siakam shot attempt during the first quarter...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 2 months ago 6,280 reads 5 comments

  25. Goran Dragic Is Better Player Than Trade Chip for Miami Heat

    MIAMI — Goran Dragic has spent nearly one-third of his life in the NBA . The 30-year-old has suited up in both conferences as everything from a spark plug to a centerpiece and has seen all sides of the business of basketball...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 12,531 reads 31 comments