1. How High Has John Wall Climbed Up the Point Guard Ladder This Season?

    John Wall has been threatening the NBA 's ruling party of point guards since he first joined the league in 2010, but never have there been fewer names left in front of him. The recently named All-Star starter has forced his way into the MVP race...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 36 minutes ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. Deng, Birdman out for Heat Tuesday vs. Bucks

    So much for extended good health. This time it's Luol Deng and Chris Andersen as missing pieces for the Miami Heat ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 41 minutes ago 21 reads 0 comments

  3. Elfrid Payton Remains Full of Mystery and Promise for Orlando Magic

    Roughly halfway through his rookie season, Elfrid Payton's strengths and weaknesses look fairly well defined...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 hour ago 356 reads 1 comments

  4. Deron Williams Returns to Practice, Ruled out vs. Hawks

    Deron Williams returned to Nets practice for the first time since fracturing the cartilage portion of his lower 12th rib by doing non-contact work, the team announced today...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 hour ago 3 reads 0 comments

  5. Deng, Andersen to Miss Game vs. Bucks

    Chris Andersen (elbow, back) & Luol Deng (calf) have both been ruled out of tonight's #HEATgame vs the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 hour ago 4 reads 0 comments

  6. Lil B Says His Curse on Kevin Durant Still Alive, Will Sit Courtside to Heckle

    Time heals some things, but it can't get rid of " The Based God's Curse " that rapper Lil B placed on Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant a few years ago...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 hour ago 11,325 reads 73 comments

  7. Batum Questionable to Play vs. Cavs

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  8. Video: All-Access with the Soaring Hawks

    Coach Mike Budenholzer and Hawks players explain how their chemistry and makeup has allowed them to win 16 straight games...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  9. Wall, Pierce Questionable for Meeting with Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — John Wall and Paul Pierce didn't participate in shoot-around at Staples Center on Tuesday morning and are officially listed as questionable for the Washington Wizards ' games against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  10. Could Reggie Jackson Be a Trade Target for Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are on the cusp of a potentially extensive rebuilding process. Superstar Kobe Bryant is nearing the end of his Hall-of-Fame-caliber career and the time has come to pass the torch the future face of the franchise...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 hours ago 365 reads 0 comments

  11. Matt Barnes Fined for Inappropriate Language Towards Fan: Details and Reaction

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is a little lighter in the wallet thanks to using inappropriate language directed at a fan...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 hours ago 11,394 reads 24 comments

  12. Barnes Fined $25K by League for 'Inappropriate Language'

    Matt Barnes, actually one of my favorite Clippers interviews off the court, can talk a lot on it. His game is both chippy and chirpy, and the language he uses is appropriate for Netflix streaming but not an NBC broadcast show...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 hours ago 690 reads 0 comments

  13. 2015 Midseason Worst of the Worst NBA Awards

    The 2014-15 NBA season has been one of the best in recent memory, featuring Anthony Davis' ascent to basketball Olympus, killer first halves by the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks and tons of intrigue surrounding the league's top teams...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 hours ago 14,377 reads 29 comments

  14. Manute Bol Bobblehead Night: Warriors Fans of a Certain Age Look Back

    The Warriors play the Chicago Bulls tonight at Oracle and it's Manute Bol bobblehead night. I don't usually get too hyped for bobblehead giveaways, but I'm very excited for Manute Bol bobblehead night...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 hours ago 28 reads 0 comments

  15. Clippers' Barnes Fined $25K

    NBA fines Clippers forward Matt Barnes $25,000 for "directing inappropriate language toward a fan" during Sunday's game vs. Suns ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  16. Biggest Takeaways from Houston Rockets' 1st Half of the Season

    Halfway through the season is a good chance to stop and review where the Houston Rockets are at. What have we learned about them? Last offseason, the prevailing view was that the Rockets had taken a step back...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 hours ago 269 reads 4 comments

  17. What Do We Know so Far About Brooklyn Nets' Sale?

    The Brooklyn Nets are for sale, and owner Mikhail Prokhorov is about to make a killing. It's been at least a few months since Prokhorov 's group started looking for a buyer , and we haven't heard much come out of the woodwork...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 3 hours ago 45 reads 0 comments

  18. Paul Pierce Admires Kobe's Longevity, Trash Talking

    The two men competed in physically vicious and mentally exhausting battles as they strove for NBA championships. Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce have continuously bantered over the years anytime they step on the floor...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 hours ago 684 reads 0 comments

  19. Jazz to Sign Chris Johnson to 10-Day Contract

    The Jazz are setting up a 10-day contract for swingman Chris Johnson, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter link).....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  20. SVG Won't Sacrifice Future Assets to Chase Playoffs

    The biggest question that comes up when someone takes on the dual role of being the personnel executive and then coaching the personnel is how much that person will have long-term perspective with the short-term goals...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  21. Utah Jazz Guards Struggle Mightily in Loss to Boston Celtics

    For the last few days we've heard a lot of gushing about the Jazz guard line, how well Dante Exum is playing as the new starting point guard, how admirable Trey Burke is accepting ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  22. Utah Jazz Forward Gordon Hayward Gets a Request to Help an Old Friend

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  23. Report: Jazz Won't Bring Back Elliot Williams

    Elliot Williams' run with the Utah Jazz has come to an end, according to Yahoo! Sports. The guard's second 10-day contract is set to expire and, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Monday, the Jazz will not be keeping Williams beyond that...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  24. The Denver Nuggets Need to Let Jusuf Nurkic Fail for His Own Good.

    The NBA is a tough place for young players. In a league that is as much mental as it is physical, it is easy for rookies and second year players to make mistakes that some veteran ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 4 hours ago 46 reads 0 comments

  25. Edens Calls Walker Arena Plan 'A Great Deal'

    Wes Edens, a co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks , said Tuesday that Gov. Scott Walker's plan to get an arena built in downtown Milwaukee is a "very workable outline...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 4 hours ago 30 reads 0 comments