1. 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 7 months ago 261,480 reads 125 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 2,113 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 57,808 reads 152 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 38,594 reads 118 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 638 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 12,479 reads 19 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 48,557 reads 111 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 38,927 reads 154 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 7,716 reads 12 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 46,553 reads 72 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 5,874 reads 24 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 90,927 reads 321 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 16,407 reads 33 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 12,211 reads 42 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 813 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 30,645 reads 69 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 10,179 reads 20 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 23,331 reads 114 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 244 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Memphis Grizzlies

    After running into an implacable San Antonio Spurs train , the plucky Memphis Grizzlies exited the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs, failing to win a single game...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 898 reads 0 comments

  21. Spurs Taking Plenty of Positives into 2nd Round Following Sweep of Grizzlies

    One never knows what might happen in an NBA playoff series, as injuries and prolonged stretches of unexpected ineffectiveness can turn a matchup 180 degrees...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 22,392 reads 87 comments

  22. Vince Carter Comments on Possibility of Retirement After Loss vs. Spurs

    Nearly two weeks after saying goodbye to Kobe Bryant , another future Hall of Fame guard was asked if he'd be stepping away from the game. Vince Carter said he's here to stay. "I feel good...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 18,583 reads 28 comments

  23. Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Hamstring and Return

    Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley left the court against the Golden State Warriors  on April 24 with a hamstring injury . However, he's ready to make his return.  Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 8,253 reads 23 comments

  24. Kevin Martin Illness: Updates on Spurs Guard's Status and Return

    San Antonio Spurs guard Kevin Martin was recovering from an illness that forced him to miss some time, but he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Martin Active vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 4,536 reads 6 comments

  25. James Harden Comments on NBA Ruling He Pushed Off on Game-Winner vs. Warriors

    James Harden scored the game-winning basket over Andre Iguodala with 2.7 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 97-96 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Thursday's ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 10,157 reads 4 comments