1. San Antonio Spurs Who Still Have to Step Up

    The San Antonio Spurs have bounced back from a brief losing stretch with seven straight wins, most recently a 119-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night. But they're still in need of more consistent contributions from a few players...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 1 month ago 8,961 reads 8 comments

  2. Inside James Harden's Signature Shoe Release Day

    HOUSTON — It all started with a note. Before James Harden became a four-time NBA All-Star. Before he was voted onto three All-NBA teams for the ridiculous number of points he puts up after shaking defenders with his patented stepback of death...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 1 month ago 7,813 reads 5 comments

  3. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Anthony Davis Wins Battle, but War with KAT Will Come

    Anthony Davis and Karl-Anthony Towns can both still have shares of the NBA 's future, but the present clearly belongs to just one...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 31,861 reads 61 comments

  4. Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Agree to New Contract

    Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets have agreed to a new contract. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the sides agreed to a four-year, $35 million deal after the Rockets pulled their offer sheet...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 49,341 reads 54 comments

  5. Tuesday NBA Roundup: All Hope May Not Be Lost for Anthony Davis, Pelicans

    Breathe deep and exhale, New Orleans Pelicans fans. Anthony Davis, who exited the team's 112-94 blowout victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, is just fine...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 24,466 reads 39 comments

  6. How the San Antonio Spurs Avoided the Post-Superstar Decline

    SAN ANTONIO — Nearly a month into his first season in 20 years without Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich still fields the same question whenever a team his San Antonio Spurs face for the first time shows up on the schedule...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 2 months ago 20,661 reads 22 comments

  7. Gregg Popovich Condemns Spurs' 'Pathetic Performance' After Win vs. Mavericks

    The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night, but head coach Gregg Popovich was not in a celebratory mood...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 8,367 reads 8 comments

  8. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets have been solid this season, sitting with a 7-5 record and tied with the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder for the Western Conference's fourth-best record...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 4,936 reads 4 comments

  9. Marc Gasol Struts After Game-Winning Shot vs. Clippers

    Strut your stuff, Marc Gasol . The Memphis Grizzlies center showed off his moves after hitting what would become the game-winning three-pointer with 14.4 seconds left against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Wednesday night...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 2 months ago 5,690 reads 1 comments

  10. J.J. Barea Injury: Updates on Mavericks Guard's Calf and Return

    Dallas Mavericks point guard J.J. Barea suffered a calf injury on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics . He went down untouched and had to be helped off the floor...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 7,243 reads 9 comments

  11. Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Mavericks PG's Calf and Return

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams hadn't played since leaving Nov. 16's game against the Boston Celtics with a calf injury. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 2,847 reads 9 comments

  12. Tim Duncan's No. 21 to Be Retired by Spurs: Latest Details, Reaction

    The San Antonio Spurs will honor the greatest player in team history Dec. 18 when they retire Tim Duncan 's No. 21 following their game against the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 14,054 reads 70 comments

  13. Ex-Teammates James Harden, Russell Westbrook Now Shouldering Identical Burden

    HOUSTON — Respect is earned, not given.  No one knows that better than James Harden , who had to bide his time, come off the bench and grow his game—and his beard—on the journey to superstar status with the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 2 months ago 20,638 reads 90 comments

  14. Critics, San Antonio Spurs Will Never Agree on Tony Parker's True Value

    SAN ANTONIO — I asked rookie point guard Dejounte Murray a trick question during the 45-minute player-availability session before the San Antonio Spurs ' victory over the ...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 2 months ago 18,503 reads 16 comments

  15. Long Known as Just a Scorer, James Harden Is Suddenly the NBA's Top Assist Man

    Ridiculous.  That's the word Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni used in the bowels of the Toyota Center  after a recent practice. He was describing the numbers James Harden is putting up this season...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 2 months ago 13,056 reads 19 comments

  16. Mavericks Lift Credential Ban on ESPN Reporters Marc Stein, Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks and owner Mark Cuban lifted their credential ban on ESPN reporters Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon on Friday and will allow them to work on press row at American Airlines Center, according to SI...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 9,471 reads 5 comments

  17. Gregg Popovich Comments on Donald Trump's Win over Hillary Clinton

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich addressed reporters prior to Friday night's game against the Detroit Pistons , and he expressed frustration with Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's general election...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 157,429 reads 0 comments

  18. Jrue Holiday Reportedly Will Return from Caring for Wife After Brain Tumor

    After missing the first nine games of the season to care for his wife, New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday will reportedly return to the court imminently...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 22,072 reads 18 comments

  19. Diagnosing Houston Rockets' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The Houston Rockets are such a different team than they were last season. In one sense, they’re different because of their composition. According to Basketball-Reference...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 2,715 reads 3 comments

  20. James Harden Notches His 6th Career Game with 15-Plus Assists

    Fact: James Harden had 24 points and 15 assists in the Houston Rockets ' 101-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, his sixth career game with 15 or more assists...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 2,666 reads 1 comments

  21. Diagnosing San Antonio Spurs' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The San Antonio Spurs ripped off a 4-0 start to the 2016-17 NBA season, but injuries and a slowly growing sample size have exposed a few concerns for this roster. Wednesday night's 101-99 loss to the Houston Rockets was the team's second in a row...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 2 months ago 6,662 reads 15 comments

  22. Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Mavericks PG's Calf and Return

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams has been out of the lineup since Nov. 11 after experiencing a setback with a lingering calf injury. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 765 reads 0 comments

  23. Gregg Popovich Trolls Reporter, Says He Voted for Don Nelson in Election

    Gregg Popovich has got jokes on Election Eve. During an exchange with San Antonio Express-News Spurs reporter Jeff McDonald when he was questioned on the Spurs' problems defending ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 3 months ago 90,288 reads 7 comments

  24. Lance Stephenson Waived by Pelicans After Groin Injury

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced they have waived guard Lance Stephenson after he suffered a groin injury that's expected to sideline him six to 10 weeks following surgery...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 23,694 reads 29 comments

  25. Dallas Mavericks Revoke Media Credentials for ESPN Reporters

    ESPN's Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon have had their media credentials revoked by the Dallas Mavericks for the 2016-17 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 160,631 reads 71 comments