1. The Top 3 NBA Breakout Candidates at Every Position Entering 2016-17

    If you look up "most improved" in the (basketball) dictionary, you may well find a picture of C.J. McCollum—and not just because he won the NBA 's award for that last season...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 22 days ago 85,678 reads 138 comments

  2. Josh Richardson Injury: Updates on Heat Guard's Knee and Recovery

    Miami Heat shooting guard Josh Richardson emerged as a valuable role player for head coach Erik Spoelstra throughout the 2015-16 season, but he suffered a setback Friday when he partially tore his MCL...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 15,379 reads 72 comments

  3. Remember When: Shaq and Kobe's Alley-Oop in 2000 Conference Finals

    Even in a career filled to the brim with highlights, this one stands out. The iconic alley-oop from Kobe Bryant to Shaquille O'Neal in Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 22 days ago 7,835 reads 3 comments

  4. Russell Westbrook on Charles Barkley's Fashion Criticism: 'Who?'

    Russell Westbrook is not interested in criticism of his pregame fashion choices. During Thursday's appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon , the host asked the Oklahoma ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 22 days ago 48,040 reads 13 comments

  5. D'Angelo Russell Heckled at Staples Center Before Drake Show: 'Hide Your Phones'

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. As he entered Staples Center for a Thursday night Drake concert, Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell was peppered with taunts from fans...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 22 days ago 114,870 reads 73 comments

  6. Tim Duncan's Former Financial Adviser Indicted on Federal Wire Fraud Charges

    Charles Banks, who's alleged to have mishandled more than $20 million of investments by former San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan , will reportedly be indicted on two counts of wire fraud Friday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 19,879 reads 49 comments

  7. Iman Shumpert Arrested: Latest Details and Comments

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Aug. 10 in Fayette County, Georgia, after he was pulled over during a traffic stop for a lane violation...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 19,647 reads 36 comments

  8. Allen Iverson Cries Discussing Teammates, Coaches: 'I Didn't Do This by Myself'

    One day before his Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, Allen Iverson shed tears reflecting on the help it took to make him an all-time great...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 22 days ago 11,971 reads 4 comments

  9. 2016 Hall of Famers Yao Ming, Allen Iverson, Shaq Transcended NBA Stardom

    On-court dominance isn't the only thing we remember about basketball's all-time greats. Far from it...

    Curtis Harris Written by Curtis Harris about 23 days ago 72,966 reads 64 comments

  10. Colin Kaepernick's Legacy Might Look a Lot Like Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's

    For the first time ever, the "stick to sports" era is starting to feel bygone. Colin Kaepernick's national-anthem protest against police brutality and the failures of the judicial system has had a surprisingly galvanizing effect...

    Khalid  Salaam Written by Khalid Salaam about 23 days ago 60,096 reads 0 comments

  11. Kobe Congratulates Shaq Via Instagram for Induction into Hall of Fame

    Much has been said and written about the sometimes contentious relationship between former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 23 days ago 9,440 reads 5 comments

  12. LeBron James, Chris Paul Served Deposition Notices in Billy Hunter Lawsuit

    A lawsuit on behalf of former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Billy Hunter will involve some of the most notable players in the NBA . According to Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 days ago 46,332 reads 21 comments

  13. Washington Wizards Unveil New 'Stars and Stripes' Uniforms for 2016-17 Season

    The Washington Wizards are not only sticking with the red, white and blue for the upcoming season, they're going all in. On Thursday, the Wizards unveiled a new set of alternate uniforms to wear during the 2016-17 season...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 23 days ago 29,075 reads 50 comments

  14. Anthony Davis Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    After missing 21 games last season due to knee and shoulder injuries, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is expected to be healthy for the start of the 2016-17 NBA regular season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 23 days ago 9,475 reads 43 comments

  15. Shaq Won't Enter Hall of Fame a Perfect Player but as the Player He Wanted to Be

    Because he was blessed with something we weren't, Shaquille O'Neal knew something we didn't. In body, he was basketball perfection . As O'Neal understood, such a blessing was a curse...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 23 days ago 43,716 reads 101 comments

  16. Howard Beck and Ric Bucher Build the NBA's Ultimate Bench Mob

    While starters often get the most credit in the NBA , the bench players can provide great support to their team...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 days ago 2,773 reads 5 comments

  17. Way-Too-Early Predictions for the Upcoming NBA Season

    Although the NBA season does not begin until October 25, fans all over the world are looking to make predictions about their favorite teams and athletes...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 days ago 9,807 reads 42 comments

  18. Breaking Down Each 2016-17 NBA Team's Early-Season Trade Bait

    Even though the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are the prohibitive favorites to again advance out of their respective conferences in 2016-17, everyone technically has a chance...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 23 days ago 41,314 reads 50 comments

  19. Drake Wears Devin Booker Jersey During Phoenix Concert

    It appears 19-year-old Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has a famous fan. Drake performed at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on Tuesday night. Per Eric Sorenson of Sports360AZ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 24 days ago 131,815 reads 119 comments

  20. Girlfriend Gives NBA Fan Homemade 'Guess Who?' Game

    A homemade gift is sometimes better than anything purchased at a store. That was recently the case for an NBA fan who loves playing board games...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 24 days ago 36,098 reads 32 comments

  21. Indiana Pacers' Kevin Seraphin Lounges in Bed of Large Snakes

    Kevin Seraphin recently agreed to a two-year, $3.6 million deal with the Indiana Pacers , according to Shams Charania of The Vertical, and apparently wanted to celebrate his contract with some unusual bedfellows—massive snakes...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 24 days ago 48,961 reads 34 comments

  22. Check Yourself: These NBA Hot Takes Need Re-Thinking

    The NBA offseason has a way of encouraging groupthink. We watch the draft and free agency play out, we absorb the grades on which teams got better or worse, and then we shelve our critical thoughts for three months...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 24 days ago 23,199 reads 64 comments

  23. LeBron James Warns Ellen DeGeneres Not to 'Get Fooled' by Stephen Curry's Smile

    LeBron James has learned not to fall for Stephen Curry 's charming persona. Now he's taking to daytime talk shows to spread the word. In an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , he responded to DeGeneres' inquiry about his NBA rival...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 24 days ago 58,980 reads 24 comments

  24. Stephen Curry Comments on Colin Kaepernick Protesting National Anthem

    Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry offered his support Tuesday for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 24 days ago 39,172 reads 0 comments

  25. Elton Brand Re-Signs with 76ers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Free-agent big man Elton Brand has signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, the team announced on Wednesday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 24 days ago 19,499 reads 48 comments