1. Sefko: 20 Games In, Here Are Some Signs That Mavs Can Win the West

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 112 reads 0 comments

  2. The Rockets Have Built an Elite Defense. Here's How.

    The Rockets ' two best defenders are injured, yet have the league's second-best unit and are off to a 14-4 start. How has Kevin McHale's bunch improved one of its biggest shortcomings?...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 101 reads 0 comments

  3. Is Aron Baynes' Really This Good?

    In this edition of In The Bonus, the PtR staff discusses the Big Banger's surge, Kyle Anderson's prospects, players we enjoy now that we don't have to root for them and players that need to be saved from bad teams...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  4. Amid Calls for NBA Realignment, Daryl Morey Offers a Different Perspective

    Given the assumption that a professional sports league is not supposed to have a junior varsity, the enormous ongoing imbalance of NBA power would seem to be a problem in need of a solution...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 14 days ago 5,556 reads 28 comments

  5. Pelicans Assign Rookie Point Guard Russ Smith to NBA Development League

    Oakland, Calif. -- The Pelicans assigned rookie point guard Russ Smith to the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Mad Ants of the NBA Development League to gain more playing time, the franchise announced Friday...

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  6. Dirk Nowitzki Will Play Tonight vs. Suns

    Dirk Nowitzki has been cleared to play Friday night against the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Center...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  7. San Antonio Spurs Better Off Than Standings Suggest

    Looks can be deceiving, as evidenced by the curious case of the San Antonio Spurs and their sixth-placed standing in the Western Conference...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 14 days ago 5,445 reads 2 comments

  8. Are This Year's Dallas Mavericks Better Than the 2011 Championship Team?

    The Dallas Mavericks have "title contenders" written all over them, as their hot start continues with a record of 15-5 and a five-game winning streak...

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  9. Dirk Returns to Lineup vs. Suns

    Dirk Nowitzki (back) is not listed on the Mavericks ' injury report and will play tonight against Phoenix at AAC...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  10. Pelicans Lose to Warriors,112-85, Despite 30 Points from Anthony Davis

    In the opening quarter Thursday night against Golden State, the Pelicans displayed the exceptional ball movement they showed earlier this week against the Oklahoma City...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 14 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. Pelicans @ Warriors: Observations

    The Warriors came into the game with a 15-2 record, the NBA 's best defense, the 8th best offense, and what was undoubtedly a better team than the Pelicans. A lot of people were calling for various players' heads or Monty's head...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 14 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  12. Watch: Davis Soars for Monster Putback

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  13. Dallas Mavericks Need Monta Ellis as Much as He Needs Them

    When the Dallas Mavericks and Monta Ellis found each other during the 2013 NBA offseason, the pairing appeared dramatically different depending on which side it was viewed from...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 14 days ago 5,956 reads 10 comments

  14. New Orleans Pelicans: What to Expect Against the Warriors

    Coming off of an impressive win over the rejuvenated Oklahoma City Thunder , the Pelicans will be facing a stiff road test against the incredibly impressive Golden State Warriors ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  15. From Gasol to Gasol: How Memphis Emerged as an NBA Power.

    The Grizzlies were at their lowest point when Pau Gasol left town with his reputation in shambles. But before he did, he brought his younger brother to town. Now, that man defines the franchise's revival...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 71 reads 0 comments

  16. Off the Court: Pelicans Center Omer Asik

    One of the quietest players away from the court on the New Orleans Pelicans ' roster, this is Omer Asik's debut season with the team...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  17. Are Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker Untouchable?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  18. Best November Game from Each Starter

    November has been good to the Memphis Grizzlies . They finished the NBA 's first full month of play with a 15 and 2 record, the best in the NBA...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  19. Grizzlies Recall Stokes from Energy

    The Memphis Grizzlies recalled forward/center Jarnell Stokes from the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy, the Grizzlies' exclusive D-League affiliate, the team announced today. Stokes began his second assignment with Iowa on Dec...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  20. Video: Popovich Curses Out Green During Spurs Game

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 2,859 reads 0 comments

  21. Rumor: Pelicans in Advanced Talks with Mekel

    The Pelicans are in “advanced discussions” with free agent point guard Gal Mekel, tweets Marc Stein of ESPN.com......

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  22. Mavs' Cuban Takes Blame for Technical Foul

    MILWAUKEE -- For all the yelling and screaming he's done at referees during his nearly 15 years as the Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban had never been called for a technical foul until Wednesday night...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 1,741 reads 0 comments

  23. Dante Cunningham to Pelicans: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    The New Orleans Pelicans are taking steps to reshape their roster following an 8-8 start to the 2014 NBA season. The team's latest move is the signing of forward Dante Cunningham ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 days ago 10,345 reads 11 comments

  24. Pelicans Sign Dante Cunningham

    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Dante Cunningham. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  25. Pelicans Sign Dante Cunningham

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