1. Zach LaVine Named MVP for 2016 USA vs. World Rising Stars Challenge

    After a stellar performance in Team USA's 157-154 win over Team World in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, Zach LaVine took home the game's MVP award Friday. The young Minnesota Timberwolves star led all scorers with 30 points...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 6 hours ago 9,150 reads 31 comments

  2. NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2016: Score, MVP, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    On a night filled with dunks, three-pointers and highlight-reel plays, Team USA defeated Team World, 157-154, to take home the 2016 NBA Rising Stars Challenge crown at Air Canada Centre in Toronto...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 hours ago 27,817 reads 117 comments

  3. Kristaps Porzingis Throws Down a Monster Jam in Rising Stars Challenge

    Kristaps Porzingis put on a show at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. The New York Knicks rookie had many highlights, including this two-handed jam...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 hours ago 4,179 reads 1 comments

  4. Win Butler Named MVP for 2016 NBA Celebrity Game: Comments and Reaction

    Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler was named the MVP of the 2016 Celebrity All-Star Game in Toronto on Friday, as Team Canada won 74-64 over Team America...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 7 hours ago 81,195 reads 89 comments

  5. Kevin Love Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Cavaliers Star

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have reportedly discussed a potential three-team trade that would send power forward Kevin Love to Boston, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News ...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 hours ago 31,109 reads 116 comments

  6. Timofey Mozgov Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Cavaliers C

    Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov could be on the move at the NBA trade deadline, but his status as a moving part will likely be influenced by several other factors. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 hours ago 59,698 reads 107 comments

  7. To Understand the End of Kobe Bryant, You Must Understand Where It Began

    Kobe Bryant was 18 years old when he formally introduced himself as a budding star to a national audience...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 hours ago 513 reads 0 comments

  8. Bucks' Jabari Parker Throws Down Windmill Dunk with Ease

    Jabari Parker makes it look easy. The Milwaukee Bucks forward showed off in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night, throwing down a windmill dunk effortlessly while representing Team USA in the NBA All-Star Weekend contest at Air Canada Centre.

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 hours ago 16,160 reads 7 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Knicks Star

    The NBA trade deadline is less than a week away, and New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has evolved into a central figure as teams seek to wheel and deal before making playoff pushes...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 hours ago 304,882 reads 550 comments

  10. NBA Celebrity Game 2016: Top Moments, Video Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Drake and Team Canada ran through The 6 on Friday night at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in Toronto and captured continental bragging rights with a 74-64 win over a Team USA side coached by Kevin Hart...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 hours ago 25,630 reads 28 comments

  11. Tracy McGrady Air-Balls a 3-Point Attempt During the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Tracy McGrady represented Team Canada in Friday night's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, and he looked a tad bit rusty in the second quarter of action at Air Canada Centre...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 hours ago 30,799 reads 15 comments

  12. NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2016: Live Reaction, Highlights for USA vs. World

    Team USA exacted revenge of its loss to Team World in 2015, winning a 157-154 shootout in Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Friday. The game's MVP, Zach LaVine, led USA with 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 hours ago 66,353 reads 151 comments

  13. Stephen & Ayesha Curry Lip-Sync Minions' 'Banana' Song with Michelle Obama

    Ayesha Curry is pretty much the queen of Dubsmash. Considering she and husband Stephen Curry have teamed up for the occasional duet in the past, it was really only fitting ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 hours ago 53,854 reads 102 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony Elected to NBPA Executive Committee

    New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony can add another job to his resume after being elected to the National Basketball Players Association Executive Committee, which the NBPA announced Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 hours ago 6,120 reads 20 comments

  15. Free Trade: Superstar Blockbusters to Consider Ahead of NBA's Trade Deadline

    Calling all hypothetical NBA trade-lovers! Free Trade is back, and this time, with the Association's Feb. 18 trade deadline fast approaching, we'll be manufacturing superstar-headlined blockbusters for your enjoyment...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 hours ago 74,774 reads 206 comments

  16. The Best Option at Every Position on the 2016 NBA Trade Market

    Here's the scenario: Your favorite NBA team is pursuing an upgrade at a certain position ahead of the Feb. 18 trade deadline, and you're losing sleep trying to figure out the best, most realistic target...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 hours ago 92,750 reads 156 comments

  17. Cornered Miami Heat Need Pat Riley's Creative Magic at NBA Trade Deadline

    MIAMI — The upcoming NBA trade deadline is equal parts puzzling and straightforward for the Miami Heat . Sitting 26th in three-point makes and 28th in percentage, it's obvious where this roster needs improvement : outside shooting ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 13 hours ago 11,774 reads 53 comments

  18. Chris Bosh Injury: Updates on Heat Star's Calf and Return

    Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh is dealing with a strained calf muscle entering the All-Star break, per Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today . It's unclear when he will return to the court...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 hours ago 2,406 reads 7 comments

  19. Al Horford to Replace Chris Bosh in 2016 NBA All-Star Game

    The Eastern Conference All-Star roster is undergoing a late change, with Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford replacing Miami Heat center Chris Bosh in Sunday's game...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 hours ago 13,884 reads 116 comments

  20. NBA Trade Speculation: How NY Knicks Can Acquire Starting PG at Deadline

    As many New York Knicks fans have probably said countless times throughout the team's 70-year history, the team needs a better point guard...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 14 hours ago 26,183 reads 73 comments

  21. NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2016: Participants, Live Stream and Score Prediction

    Canada is a rising basketball power in the world, and the NBA has decided to recognize that in its annual Celebrity All-Star Game Friday night...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 15 hours ago 8,937 reads 3 comments

  22. Klay Thompson Comments on Warriors' Pursuit of Bulls' 72-10 Record

    Heading into the All-Star break, the 48-4 Golden State Warriors are one game ahead of the pace the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls set when they went an NBA -record 72-10...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 hours ago 13,613 reads 99 comments

  23. Legends of the 3-Time Slam Dunk Champion, Nate Robinson

    Nate Robinson is famous for winning the Slam Dunk Contest an NBA -record three times, and he also has crazier dunk stories than anyone else...

    BR Studios Written by BR Studios about 15 hours ago 33,879 reads 11 comments

  24. Gregg Popovich Says He and Drake Are 'Tight,' Won't Name Favorite Song

    You never know what kind of response you'll get from San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich (or if you'll get one at all). The comment he delivered about Drake on Friday, however, must be one of the most unexpected answers he has ever given..

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 15 hours ago 47,799 reads 52 comments

  25. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Kansas' Cheick Diallo

    Freshman center Cheick Diallo is as big a mystery now as he was the day he stepped foot on the University of Kansas campus...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 15 hours ago 5,570 reads 6 comments