1. 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...

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  2. 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 10 hours ago 172 reads 0 comments

  3. 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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  4. Prince Leaves vs. Thunder with Illness

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  5. 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...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 15 hours ago 88 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 15 hours ago 8,406 reads 21 comments

  7. 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 20 hours ago 91 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 21 hours ago 380 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 22 hours ago 87 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 23 hours ago 60 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 1 day ago 620 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 1 day ago 68,282 reads 112 comments

  13. 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 1 day ago 1,045 reads 1 comments

  14. Video: Grizzlies/True Detective Mashup

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  15. 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 1 day ago 20,015 reads 35 comments

  16. D'Antoni: Analysts Need to Adapt to New Basketball

    Coach Mike D'Antoni, along with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, met with the team's players over the past 48 hours for exit interviews at the Lakers ' practice facility...

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  17. 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 785 reads 5 comments

  18. Marion: 'It's a New Season, Clean Slate Now'

    DALLAS -- You might have heard that the San Antonio Spurs take a nine-game winning streak over the Dallas Mavericks into the first-round series between the Interstate 35 rivals...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 days ago 239 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 3,200 reads 34 comments

  20. 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 1,805 reads 9 comments

  21. Bayless: Why the Boring Spurs Will Win It All

    The Thunder keep beating them with the crazed-kid fury of Oklahoma beating Texas in the Red River Rivalry. James Harden keeps making fourth-quarter shots against them as if he's a one-man army coming over the walls of the Alamo...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 days ago 857 reads 0 comments

  22. Jeff Van Gundy Picks the Rockets to Win the NBA Finals

    The former Rockets coach and current ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy has picked the Houston Rockets to win the NBA Finals.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 days ago 286 reads 0 comments

  23. How Devin Harris' Toe Woes Helped Mavericks Land Monta Ellis...

    Within 24 hours of failing to land Dwight Howard , the improvising Mavericks on July 5th and 6th reached contract agreements with their prospective new starting backcourt...

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  24. Keeping Parker in One Piece a Priority as Playoffs Begin

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  25. ​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 1,986 reads 4 comments