1. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, May 8, 2016

    Fact: LaMarcus Aldridge is shooting 23-of-33 (69.7 percent) from the field when guarded by Serge Ibaka in the Western Conference Semifinals series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 10 months ago 13,266 reads 4 comments

  2. Grizzlies' Dismissal of Dave Joerger Latest in Series of Broken NBA Partnerships

    The Houston Rockets thought the world of Kevin McHale on the day they fired him. Smart guy. Fine coach. Better person. There’s the door...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 10 months ago 29,939 reads 21 comments

  3. Chris Wallace, Grizzlies GM, Comments on Decision to Fire Dave Joerger

    Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace offered insight into his decision to fire head coach Dave Joerger on Saturday, saying it was not about personal animosity or his in-game basketball moves...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 16,476 reads 23 comments

  4. Joerger Leaves Grizzlies as Franchise Leader in Winning Percentage

    Following the team's announcement Saturday of his firing, Dave Joerger will leave the Memphis Grizzlies as the owner of the best winning percentage (.598) by a head coach in franchise history, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 1,469 reads 4 comments

  5. David Fizdale Reportedly Agrees to Become Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach

    The Memphis Grizzlies fired head coach Dave Joerger on May 7 and have reportedly found their next bench leader. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 65,975 reads 82 comments

  6. Dave Joerger Fired by Grizzlies: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Memphis Grizzlies fired head coach Dave Joerger on Saturday, which came as somewhat of a surprise considering the team posted a 42-40 regular-season record despite myriad injuries to key players...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 65,743 reads 99 comments

  7. Gregg Popovich Sometimes Gives Boris Diaw Extra Minutes so He Can Lose Weight

    You can always count on Gregg Popovich to keep it real. The San Antonio Spurs coach apparently gives Boris Diaw extra minutes when the team is leading so the big man can lose some weight...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 months ago 261,492 reads 125 comments

  8. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets had a catastrophic season in which they lost even when they won. Now with a chance to rebuild around one of the NBA ’s best scorers in James Harden , they can rebound...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 2,124 reads 1 comments

  9. Have You Heard the One Where Kevin Durant Joins the Spurs This Offseason?

    Currently locked in a tough second-round battle against the San Antonio Spurs , Kevin Durant may find himself in the same matchup next season. Wearing a different uniform. A black one...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 months ago 57,827 reads 152 comments

  10. Good Luck to Whoever Takes Houston Rockets' Coaching Job

    Whomever the Houston Rockets tab as their next head coach had better be exceptional. Because the challenge of leading that team—loaded with a superstar, laden with expectations ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 10 months ago 38,601 reads 118 comments

  11. Aldridge Joins Gervin as Only Spurs to Score 38+ in Consecutive Playoff Games

    San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge scored 41 points in Monday's 98-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder , and he joined George Gervin as the only players in franchise ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 677 reads 0 comments

  12. Top Offseason Priorities for the Dallas Mavericks

    The Dallas Mavericks ' postseason came to an end April 25. With just a solitary win against the Oklahoma City Thunder , it was the Mavs’ third straight first-round exit...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 months ago 12,490 reads 19 comments

  13. Dirk Nowitzki to Opt Out of Mavericks Contract: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki confirmed Monday that he will opt out of his current deal ahead of the 2016-17 season...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 48,647 reads 111 comments

  14. The San Antonio Spurs' Machine Is Officially Off and Running

    It started with a bang. On the first possession of the first game of the San Antonio Spurs ' third NBA playoff go-around with the Oklahoma City Thunder , Kawhi Leonard drove ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 10 months ago 38,930 reads 154 comments

  15. Kawhi Leonard Opens Conference Semifinals vs. Thunder with Emphatic Driving Dunk

    Kawhi Leonard made quite the statement to open Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 months ago 7,717 reads 12 comments

  16. How an NBA 'Shot Whisperer' Transformed Kawhi Leonard into a 3-Point Fire Hazard

    SAN ANTONIO — People forget, but Gregg Popovich had to be talked into approving a draft-night trade for Kawhi Leonard . To Popovich's credit, it took just one season for the San Antonio Spurs coach to recognize Leonard's potential...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 10 months ago 47,387 reads 72 comments

  17. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans finished their injury-riddled season with a 30-52 record, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five years...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 10 months ago 5,882 reads 24 comments

  18. Rockets' Disastrous Year Reaches Inevitable End with Plenty of Questions Ahead

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets in last year's Western Conference Finals, there was every reason to be optimistic about the future of James Harden and his team...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 10 months ago 90,933 reads 321 comments

  19. Deron Williams: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Mavericks PG's Future

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams is reportedly interested in staying with the franchise as he heads into the offseason with a player option for the 2016-17 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 16,439 reads 33 comments

  20. Dirk Nowitzki Comments on Retirement Plans, Health and More

    A day after taking his fourth first-round loss in the last five years, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki announced he'll be back in 2016-17 to try it all again. "I definitely won't retire...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 12,248 reads 42 comments

  21. Popovich Earns NBA-Record 9th Playoff Sweep in Best-of-7 Series

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became the only coach in NBA history to sweep nine playoff series when the Spurs toppled the Memphis Grizzlies 116-95 on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 815 reads 1 comments

  22. Rick Carlisle Comments on Dirk Nowitzki's Future with Mavericks

    Dirk Nowitzki leaving the Dallas Mavericks would be a long shot, especially since he said he intends to pick up his player option in his contract for 2016-17, but that won't ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 10 months ago 30,692 reads 69 comments

  23. Dirk Nowitzki Passes Scottie Pippen on NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

    Dirk Nowitzki made some history while his Dallas Mavericks were fighting for their postseason lives in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 10,195 reads 20 comments

  24. Mike Conley Comments on Free Agency, Future with Grizzlies

    With his 2015-16 season officially over, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley Jr. is pondering whether his future lies in Memphis or elsewhere this offseason...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 23,334 reads 114 comments

  25. David Lee Injury: Updates on Mavericks Star's Foot and Recovery

    Dallas Mavericks star David Lee is dealing with a  partially torn right plantar fascia, which requires his foot to be in a protective walking boot , and he will not participate in the rest of the team's series against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 247 reads 0 comments