1. San Antonio Spurs Who Still Have to Step Up

    The San Antonio Spurs have bounced back from a brief losing stretch with seven straight wins, most recently a 119-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night. But they're still in need of more consistent contributions from a few players...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 14 days ago 8,900 reads 8 comments

  2. Young Cavaliers Fans Say They're Thankful for J.R. Smith, Rip Off Their Shirts

    J.R. Smith is inspiring our youth. How? He "made it cool" to rip off your shirt. During the Cleveland Cavaliers' 137-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 25,194 reads 14 comments

  3. Kevin Love's 34 Points vs. Portland Were 2nd-Most in a Quarter in NBA History

    Fact: Kevin Love scored 34 points in the first quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night, the second-most points in a quarter in NBA history ( Klay Thompson, 37 points)...

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  4. Strangest Stats from the Young 2016-17 NBA Season

    Some NBA statistics make sense. Are we really surprised the Golden State Warriors are dominating on offense, or that LeBron James is throwing up more big numbers? Is it outlandish ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 15 days ago 43,515 reads 54 comments

  5. Inside James Harden's Signature Shoe Release Day

    HOUSTON — It all started with a note. Before James Harden became a four-time NBA All-Star. Before he was voted onto three All-NBA teams for the ridiculous number of points he puts up after shaking defenders with his patented stepback of death...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 15 days ago 7,678 reads 5 comments

  6. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Anthony Davis Wins Battle, but War with KAT Will Come

    Anthony Davis and Karl-Anthony Towns can both still have shares of the NBA 's future, but the present clearly belongs to just one...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 31,796 reads 61 comments

  7. Lakers vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

    On Nov. 4, the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Golden State Warriors a stunning 117-97 defeat. Wednesday evening at Oracle Arena, the Warriors exacted their revenge...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 124,507 reads 159 comments

  8. Zach LaVine Drives by Dante Cunningham and Throws Down Powerful Dunk

    Earlier on Wednesday, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine showed off with a 360-degree dunk from the free-throw line...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 15 days ago 2,753 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Rookie Report Cards: Grading the Class' Top 10 So Far

    It would be easy to spend the next 10 slides ragging on the NBA 's current rookie class. So far, the 2016 draft crew has looked as weak as advertised, especially with Ben Simmons still sidelined for the Philadelphia 76ers...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 15 days ago 125,456 reads 179 comments

  10. Joel Embiid Kicks Chair in Frustration After Reaching Minutes Limit During Game

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has had to deal with watching his team play a lot of games without him since he was drafted No. 3 overall in 2014...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 15 days ago 12,177 reads 5 comments

  11. Joel Embiid Comes Up with Steal and Runs the Floor Late in 4th Quarter

    Things in Philadelphia are looking up, and that's not just because Joel Embiid is 7'0". The Kansas product is finally on the court after missing two seasons because of injuries, and he's been all the 76ers could ask for...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 15 days ago 7,669 reads 1 comments

  12. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls are exceeding preseason expectations. Projected to be a 7 or 8 seed at best, they are currently in fourth—and a mere half game behind second...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 15 days ago 4,004 reads 1 comments

  13. L.A. Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Golden State Warriors set a franchise record for assists, handing out 47 in a 149-106 thrashing of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday at Oracle Arena Stephen Curry led the way with 31 points and nine assists in just 29 minutes...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 15 days ago 42,197 reads 64 comments

  14. Julius Randle Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Hip and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle hadn't played since Nov. 22 while dealing with a hip injury. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Randle Active vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 8,988 reads 12 comments

  15. Timberwolves vs. Pelicans: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Pelicans 117, Timberwolves 96—Final Anthony Davis torched the Minnesota Timberwolves for 45 points, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 117-96 victory Wednesday night...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 15 days ago 1,419 reads 0 comments

  16. Kevin Love Drains Eight 3-Pointers in 1st Quarter vs. Blazers

    That man is on fire! Normally, 34 points would be a solid game for Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love , but that's how many he scored in just one quarter Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 15 days ago 5,014 reads 2 comments

  17. Meme Mania: What Every NBA Team Should Be Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving

    Before you change into your Thanksgiving Day binge-eating pants, let us first give thanks...to basketball. Fans of every NBA team have something to be grateful for...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 417 reads 0 comments

  18. Kevin Love vs. Trail Blazers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love wasted little time making his presence known during Wednesday's 137-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at Quicken Loans Arena...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 84,019 reads 102 comments

  19. DeRozan Tops Raptors' Record for Most Points in First 14 Games

    Toronto Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan tallied 25 points in Monday's 123-115 loss to the Loss Angeles Clippers . While that total falls below his 30...

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  20. 2-Time Dunk Contest Winner Zach LaVine Throws Down 360 Dunk from Free-Throw Line

    Is it All-Star Weekend yet? That's probably the first thing that popped into your mind when you saw this dunk—because you'd be irrational to not want to see more...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 15 days ago 9,344 reads 9 comments

  21. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Cavaliers' PG Pursuit, Rudy Gay and Omri Casspi

    As always, the first month of the NBA season has come with a relative calm on the trade market. Teams are still getting their rotations in a rhythm, even bad teams haven't totally ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 11,490 reads 0 comments

  22. Donatas Motiejunas' Offer Sheet with Nets Reportedly Matched by Rockets

    Donatas Motiejunas remains unsigned, but the power forward has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets , which the Houston Rockets have reportedly matched. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 49,263 reads 54 comments

  23. The Secret to Kristaps Porzingis' Evolution

    NEW YORK — The Boston Celtics were the first team to break out the tactic. It was a January night at Madison Square, and rookie big man Kristaps Porzingis, thanks to an ...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 15 days ago 49,885 reads 81 comments

  24. Lakers News: Latest on Nick Young's Resurgence, D'Angelo Russell's Injury, More

    The Los Angeles Lakers moved back above .500 on Tuesday night as Nick Young buried a long-range three-pointer with five seconds left to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder . The victory moved the Lake Show to 8-7 as L...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 1,472 reads 0 comments

  25. Kristaps Porzingis Has 2nd Career Game with 30-Plus Points in Less Than a Week

    Fact: Kristaps Porzingis scored 31 points in the New York Knicks' 107-103 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, his second 30-point game this season. He had no such games last season...

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