1. Will More Dirk Nowitzki Even Make a Difference Versus San Antonio Spurs?

    In a nostalgic interview with ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon , Dirk Nowitzki recently recalled the 2003 series between his Mavericks and the San Antonio Spurs , a series in which ...

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  2. Are San Antonio Spurs Vulnerable or Just Getting Started?

    Little about the San Antonio Spurs ' 90-85 Game 1 victory over the Dallas Mavericks was pretty, but it was still a victory. What should the Spurs hope it isn't? A sign of things to come...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 hours ago 7,430 reads 46 comments

  3. Gregg Popovich Says His Wine Routine Is Stifled by Noon NBA Game Start Times

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich likes two things: wine and winning. Actually, he likes four things: wine, winning, precision offense and airtight defense. Or maybe five things; I'm not sure how he feels about cheese pairings...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 hours ago 7,767 reads 6 comments

  4. Mavericks Know They Let One Get Away

    SAN ANTONIO — The Mavericks blew a 10-point lead in the final 7:30 and lost Game 1 of the series against San Antonio 90-85...

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  5. Howard, Asik Might Share the Court Against Blazers

    In 2013, when Dwight Howard was the new guy and the Rockets were trying to get to know one another, they tried an experiment they did not expect to work. It didn't...

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  6. From Howard on Down, Rockets Hunger for a Title

    The presentation - exhaustive, high-tech and prepared over months of painstaking work to persuade Dwight Howard to come to Houston - was complete but not enough. The Rockets had outlined their potential and plans...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 10 hours ago 268 reads 0 comments

  7. Blazers' Aldridge Presents Matchup Challenge for Rockets

    With red playoff T-shirts draped over every seat in Toyota Center on Saturday afternoon, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge stood just inside the 3-point line launching shot after shot...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 10 hours ago 87 reads 0 comments

  8. Another Playoff Journey Beckons for Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO — Looking back, the experience could have killed them. Not physically, of course, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 11 hours ago 122 reads 0 comments

  9. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every New Orleans Pelicans Player

    The book has closed on the initial season under the New Orleans Pelicans moniker. So what can we make of the performances by this young, talented group? It's hard to say how much ...

    Kyle Neubeck Written by Kyle Neubeck about 20 hours ago 285 reads 0 comments

  10. Houston Rockets May Go Back to Ill-Fated Twin Towers Look During NBA Playoffs

    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale didn't kill his experiment of pairing centers Dwight Howard and Omer Asik in the frontcourt earlier this season so much as he put it out of its misery...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 10,477 reads 22 comments

  11. Who Will Be the Memphis Grizzlies' Playoff X-Factor?

    Tony Allen must quit his fits in order that the Memphis Grizzlies have a deep playoff run. Allen's defense is essential to their playoff success...

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  12. Monta, Dirk Will 'Let It Rip' Against Spurs

    The Dallas Mavericks are slated in the eighth spot in the Western Conference playoffs. That puts them in a match-up with their in-state rivals the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 1,916 reads 9 comments

  13. Dwight Howard Defends James Harden's Defense

    James Harden is a superstar for the Houston Rockets . He's arguably the best shooting guard in the league. There's nothing he can't do out on the basketball court...

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  14. Prince Leaves vs. Thunder with Illness

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  15. Calathes Hires Prominent Lawyer for 'Unfair' Ban

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA 's drug policy, citing it as unfair...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 104 reads 0 comments

  16. Duncan Ready for More After 'OK' Season

    SAN ANTONIO — Calling his play in the recently completed regular season “not great, but OK,” Tim Duncan declared he is ready to take on a bigger workload during the ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 456 reads 0 comments

  17. Calathes: 'I Deeply Regret' My Actions

    Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes has been suspended 20 games for violating the NBA 's anti-drug policy, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 93 reads 0 comments

  18. NBPA Exec: Calathes Suspension an 'Injustice'

    After the NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes for 20 games because of a positive test for a banned substance, the players union's acting director called the banishment "a true injustice...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 63 reads 0 comments

  19. Building the Ideal Playoff Rotation for Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies will need a stellar playoff rotation in order to possibly advance, and we will give it to them...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 2 days ago 648 reads 3 comments

  20. Report: Nick Calathes Faces 20-Game Suspension for Positive Drug Test

    Updated by Stephen Babb at 9pm ET on April 19, 2014: Nick Calathes isn't taking his suspension quietly. The Grizzlies card is instead defiantly criticizing the NBA 's decision according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and J...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 days ago 70,960 reads 113 comments

  21. Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki Wonder What Might Have Been in Latest Documentary

    Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki enjoyed six wildly entertaining and massively productive seasons together with the Dallas Mavericks during their legendary careers...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 days ago 21,148 reads 35 comments

  22. How Rockets Will Stop Trail Blazers' Potent Offensive Attack

    The Houston Rockets positioned themselves as the fourth seed in the Western Conference. That puts them in a matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 4,074 reads 39 comments

  23. ​Spurs Must Get Back to Battle Mode to Take Down Dangerous Mavericks Team

    The San Antonio Spurs have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs, and their first test are the in-state rival Dallas Mavericks ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 2,299 reads 5 comments

  24. Tayshaun Prince Is the Memphis Grizzlies' Best Bet to Contain Kevin Durant

    The Memphis Grizzlies are in for another encounter with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA playoffs, but how will they contain probable league MVP Kevin ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 834 reads 5 comments

  25. Rockets Get 25th Pick in First Round

    The NBA broke ties in the draft order on Friday, with the Rockets slotted to have the 25th pick of the draft...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 days ago 1,086 reads 1 comments