1. The Best NBA Teams Since 2000: Who Ranks with '01 Lakers, '17 Warriors?

    The 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers, led by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal , were the first truly great team of the 21st century...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 15 days ago 177,953 reads 0 comments

  2. Who Ya Got on the Wing, Kawhi Leonard or Kevin Durant?

    Choosing between Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard used to be easy. It was a simple question of offense versus defense. Figure out which side of the floor meant more to you, pick the guy who crushed it on his specialized end, and you were done...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 40,311 reads 0 comments

  3. CJ Wilcox, Trail Blazers Reportedly Agree to 2-Way Contract

    The Portland Trail Blazers reportedly agreed to a deal with free agent guard CJ Wilcox on Tuesday. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the news, citing league sources. Wojnarowski noted it was a two-way deal with the Trail Blazers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 7,365 reads 0 comments

  4. Darrell Arthur Says Nuggets Can Be Contenders 'Right Up There with Golden State'

    The Denver Nuggets finished the 2016-17 season with a 40-42 record and missed the playoffs, while the Golden State Warriors won their second title in two years. However, forward Darrell Arthur envisions a different situation in 2017-18...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 65,739 reads 0 comments

  5. Jahlil Okafor Says He 'Couldn't Be Happier' Being a 76er, Talks Trade Rumors

    Jahlil Okafor said Tuesday he "couldn't be happier" to be a member of the Philadelphia 76ers and reinforced that he's committed to the team despite the uncertainty swirling around his future...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 49,413 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Details Schedule Changes to Enhance Players Rest, Protect National TV Games

    The NBA has reportedly eliminated several old scheduling practices to ensure teams will have more rest built into their schedules for the 2017-18 season. According to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 42,091 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers Rumors: Briante Weber Reportedly Signed to Partially Guaranteed Contract

    The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have agreed to terms on a partially guaranteed contract with guard Briante Weber , according to Shams Charania of The Vertical...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 20,365 reads 0 comments

  8. Anthony Mason Jr. Pays New York-Sized Sneaker Tribute to His Father

    NEW YORK — You often hear about the role that brotherhood plays in professional basketball. Dwyane Wade 's recent comments about losing Jimmy Butler as a teammate, shared on ...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 15 days ago 8,128 reads 0 comments

  9. Michael Beasley Signs Contract with Knicks

    The New York Knicks and veteran forward Michael Beasley agreed to a deal Tuesday, the team announced . Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders first reported it will be a one-year agreement...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 55,335 reads 0 comments

  10. Donatas Motiejunas Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Shandong in China

    Free-agent forward Donatas Motiejunas reportedly agreed to a $3 million contract with Shandong Golden Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association on Tuesday. Lithuanian news outlet 15min...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 15,653 reads 0 comments

  11. Ben McLemore Reportedly Undergoes Surgery to Repair Foot Injury

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Ben McLemore underwent surgery to repair a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, general manager Chris Wallace announced on Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 8,173 reads 0 comments

  12. Cavs Trying to Find Next Kyrie While Hoping They Can Keep the One They Have

    For the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade Kyrie Irving , they will have to be convinced they are getting back a player who can do what Irving has done—fearlessly take and make ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 15 days ago 456,262 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kyrie Irving and Andrew Wiggins

    It's the dead of the NBA offseason, but Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is still giving us plenty to talk about in the rumor department...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 15 days ago 19,921 reads 0 comments

  14. Steph Curry on Kyrie Irving, LeBron James Rumors: 'Nothing's Really Surprising'

    Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry commented for the first time Monday on rumors regarding Kyrie Irving 's desire to be traded away from LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 92,594 reads 0 comments

  15. LeBron James Tweets 'Never Let Another Ride Your Wave' Amid Kyrie Irving Rumors

    In the midst of rumors regarding Kyrie Irving 's desire to be traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers , LeBron James appeared to send a message Monday night on Twitter...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 103,016 reads 0 comments

  16. Video of Robert Horry Fight Released by TMZ; Says He Protected Himself

    TMZ has released a video of Robert Horry fighting another man while attending the Nike 3ON3 tournament over the weekend in Los Angeles, and the NBA legend said he was acting in self-defense...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 15 days ago 163,507 reads 0 comments

  17. Metrics 101: NBA's Most Overhyped Players over Last 50 Years

    Let's make this clear right away: "Overhyped" does not mean "bad." Those two descriptors are not one and the same. An NBA player can receive too much recognition and credit for his skills and still be one of the all-time greats...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 144,102 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Players with Most to Prove Entering Final Year of Their Deals

    No matter how firmly established his reputation, every NBA player begins the 2017-18 season with questions to answer. Those playing in contract years stand out, though. They're the ones who must prove their worth ahead of free agency...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 days ago 33,391 reads 0 comments

  19. Realistic Expectations for Golden State Warriors' 2017-18 Starting Lineup

    In October, the Golden State Warriors were integrating two new players into their starting lineup. By February, the opening group featured the NBA 's only All-Star quartet...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 days ago 31,846 reads 0 comments

  20. Dennis Smith Jr. Reportedly Close to Endorsement Contract with Under Armour

    Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. is reportedly close to a "lucrative endorsement deal with Under Armour." Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported the news Monday, citing a source...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 10,145 reads 0 comments

  21. Top HS Player Marvin Bagley III Makes It Impossible for JaVale McGee to Score

    Marvin Bagley III is giving pro players a run for their money in L.A.'s Drew league this summer. Scout's No...

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  22. David Griffin on Kyrie Irving Trade Request: Most Don't Have 'Courage' to Do It

    Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin applauded Kyrie Irving 's "courage" to ask for a trade from the organization Monday. "Most guys don't have the courage to do what he did," Griffin said on ESPN's The Jump ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 89,213 reads 0 comments

  23. Jimmy Butler Hosts Thank-You Dinner for Bulls Staff Members

    Following a six-season stint with the Chicago Bulls , Jimmy Butler took team staff members to dinner as a token of gratitude...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 1,754 reads 0 comments

  24. DeMarcus Cousins Likes Instagram Post That Links Carmelo Anthony to Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans have a minuscule chance of acquiring Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks , but at least they appear to have DeMarcus Cousins ' approval. As documented by ESPN...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 127,541 reads 0 comments

  25. Knicks Reportedly Hire Barack Obama's Brother-in-Law Craig Robinson

    The New York Knicks have reportedly hired Craig Robinson to serve multiple roles in their front office, " including player development and serving as general manager of the Knicks' ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 48,598 reads 0 comments