1. Teams, Fans Want Stars to Take Less, but It's Clear Sacrifice Guarantees Nothing

    In the three cases of basketball legends in financial court, two verdicts are already in. Kobe Bryant took the massive money he was offered in 2013…and despite much public ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 minutes ago 2 reads 0 comments

  2. Cameron Payne Should Get Immediate Opportunity to Thrive with OKC Thunder

    Cameron Payne is very much an unknown quantity at this point. After a college career in relative obscurity at Murray State, a fractured finger robbed the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 1 hour ago 8 reads 0 comments

  3. Projecting the Postion-by-Position Depth Chart for Oklahoma City Thunder

    Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti spent the summer putting together arguably the deepest roster in franchise history. Now, it's up to new coach Billy Donovan to assign roles, allocate minutes and keep everybody happy...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 hour ago 78 reads 1 comments

  4. The 10 Biggest Things We're Already Anticipating for the 2015-16 NBA Season

    The NBA underwent a significant amount of upheaval over the past few months. From coaching transitions to splashy trades and free-agent signings, a number of the league's teams will look far different when they convene for training camp this fall...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 2 hours ago 415 reads 1 comments

  5. Carmelo Anthony Must Trust NY Knicks' Rebuild, Phil Jackson...For Now

    Aren't you angry, Melo? Phil Jackson has made it clear that you, Carmelo Anthony , are only a small part of his plans for the New York Knicks ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 6 hours ago 712 reads 1 comments

  6. Kawhi Leonard Entering 1st Year as True San Antonio Spurs' Franchise Face

    Although Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili are returning and the team signed LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency, Kawhi Leonard is now the face of the San Antonio Spurs franchise...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 8 hours ago 962 reads 7 comments

  7. Matthews Felt 'Pissed Off' and 'Disrespected' by Blazers

    Wesley Matthews' stellar run with the Portland Trail Blazers came to an unceremonious end this summer when his expectations were met by deafening silence from front office brass, ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 8 hours ago 2,594 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Rockets Agree to Deal with Chuck Hayes

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 78 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Rockets Agree to Deal with Hayes

    The Rockets have agreed to terms with free agent center Chuck Hayes on a one-year veteran's minimum deal, sources told Yahoo Sports...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 28 reads 0 comments

  10. Paul Pierce Can Be Final Ingredient to Los Angeles Clippers' Title Recipe

    Paul Pierce is from Inglewood, a stone's throw from the Great Western Forum, where the Los Angeles Lakers played prior to their current occupation of the Staples Center...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 hours ago 6,981 reads 43 comments

  11. Donald Trump Says He's 'rapidly' Becoming a Mavs Fan

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been very open recently on Republican presidential candidate (and frenemy?) Donald Trump.....

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  12. Despite Positive Offseason, L.A. Clippers Need Blake Griffin More Than Ever

    Even with all their newfound depth, the Los Angeles Clippers still need Blake Griffin —just not for the first 82 games of the year. The Clippers are clearly more talented in the summer of 2015 than they were last year...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 12 hours ago 4,517 reads 10 comments

  13. Los Angeles Lakers Must Add Small Forward Depth Before Next Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers turned over much of their roster this offseason, constructing a new roster on the fly...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 12 hours ago 5,347 reads 4 comments

  14. Lance Stephenson's Creativity Could Help Turn Clippers Around

    Lance Stephenson may have had a dreadful season with the Charlotte Hornets , but that doesn't mean his playmaking ability and diverse talent have just disappeared over the last year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 12 hours ago 89 reads 0 comments

  15. Andre Miller to Timberwolves: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Minnesota Timberwolves padded their depth at point guard by acquiring Duke's Tyus Jones in June's NBA draft, but they aren't stopping there...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 hours ago 27,627 reads 132 comments

  16. Chris Paul in South Africa

    Chris Paul has landed in South Africa, as his jam-packed, international preseason takes him to Johannesburg this week in advance of the first ever NBA Africa Game on Aug. 1.....

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  17. 8 Young Prospects Who Must Turn Potential into NBA Production Next Season

    It takes some NBA prospects longer to develop than others, but eventually, teams must see results. We picked out a handful of former first-round picks who need to take that next step in a potential make-or-break season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 hours ago 49,359 reads 175 comments

  18. Joerger: Grizz Going to Be 'Nasty'

    The Memphis Grizzlies held a press conference on Tuesday morning to introduce the once-hated-now-loved Matt Barnes to the city...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 14 hours ago 30 reads 0 comments

  19. Sacramento Kings, Demarcus Cousins Will Walk Fine Line This Season

    The Sacramento Kings are built for what's ahead. Not playoff contention, not an objectively successful season and probably not even a .500 record. Those goals are well beyond the Kings' capabilities...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 hours ago 2,290 reads 14 comments

  20. What If Pelicans Had Lost in Davis Lottery?

    Aside from a relocation or a rebrand to Angels, the worst case glad-that-didn't-happen scenario for Crescent City basketball fans is that we didn't get Anthony Davis. The good news is that Davis is here, in New Orleans , playing for the Pelicans...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 14 hours ago 75 reads 0 comments

  21. Walton Promoted Within Kerr's Coaching Staff

    The Golden State Warriors will bring back all but one member of Head Coach Steve Kerr's coaching staff that, in their first season together in 2014-15, produced a franchise-record ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 14 hours ago 35 reads 0 comments

  22. Victor Oladipo Drops the Hammer on Marcellus Wiley During 'SportsNation'

    C’mon, Marcellus Wiley. Stop jumping, man. On Wednesday, explosive Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo showed off his bounce when the SportsNation host tried to meet him at the (mini) rim...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 hours ago 63,723 reads 146 comments

  23. Watch: Oladipo Posterizes SportsNation's Wiley

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  24. Time Is a Flat Circle and so Are the Pacers

    Fourty-four games into the 2010-11 season, the Indiana Pacers were moving backwards. They had won just 17 games–a .386 win percentage. This was head coach Jim O'Brien's fourth season with the team and he had yet to lead Indiana to a ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 15 hours ago 64 reads 0 comments

  25. Raptors Hire Stackhouse, 2 Others to Casey's Staff

    The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have hired Rex Kalamian (Kah LAY mee an), Andy Greer and Jerry Stackhouse as assistant coaches on head coach Dwane Casey's staff...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 15 hours ago 50 reads 0 comments