1. NBA Rookies Give Their Best Impressions of LeBron, Kobe and James Harden

    SB Nation spoke to a handful of NBA rookies at a photoshoot Saturday and compiled their impressions of some of the game's veterans, such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and James Harden ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 22 days ago 94,944 reads 144 comments

  2. Stanley Johnson Is Poised to Become This NBA Season's Surprise Rookie

    Even at No. 8 overall, Detroit Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson had been undervalued throughout the NBA draft process. He was never quite viewed as one of the ultimate prizes or must-have prospects...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 22 days ago 41,114 reads 111 comments

  3. Tristan Thompson's Contract Standoff Reveals Limits of LeBron James' Leverage

    LeBron James ' leverage over the Cleveland Cavaliers , at least as it pertains to Tristan Thompson's future, is not absolute...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 198,414 reads 392 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Injury Update: Thunder Star to Practice with Team USA in Las Vegas

    Although Kevin Durant remains a good deal of time away from making a full return from foot surgery , the Oklahoma City Thunder star will at least make a cameo appearance for the United States at the national-team minicamp in Las Vegas...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 days ago 25,932 reads 166 comments

  5. Zoran Dragic Signs with BC Khimki After Getting Waived by Celtics

    The Boston Celtics announced Monday they waived Zoran Dragic before the swingman ever had a chance to suit up for the storied franchise...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 22 days ago 41,096 reads 33 comments

  6. Donald Sterling Sues V. Stiviano, TMZ over Leaked Audio Recordings

    Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling isn't through with the controversy that led to his abrupt departure from the NBA franchise. According to a TMZ report Monday, Sterling is suing his former mistress, V...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 22 days ago 10,047 reads 31 comments

  7. Doc Rivers Digging into His Past to Shape Los Angeles Clippers' Future

    For all the advances in scouting and analytics in recent years, there's still no substitute for firsthand knowledge of a player's personality and capabilities in the NBA . Or, at least, that would appear to be Doc Rivers' modus operandi...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 22 days ago 24,541 reads 36 comments

  8. Lakers Rookie D'Angelo Russell Calls Kobe Bryant 'His Michael Jordan'

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell was born in 1996 — or in other terms, the start of the Chicago Bulls' second title run...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 22 days ago 83,082 reads 408 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony Has Chance to Be Jordan, Kobe for Knicks, Says Phil Jackson

    Carmelo Anthony has become a lightning rod of criticism for the New York Knicks , but team president Phil Jackson believes big things are in store for the 31-year-old...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 29,640 reads 201 comments

  10. NBA 2K16: New 'Beyond the Shadows' Trailer Featuring Stephen Curry Released

    Inch by inch and brick by brick, the hype for the release of NBA 2K16 is being built. The latest piece of the foundation dropped Monday with the release of the "Beyond the Shadows" trailer above...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 22 days ago 74,058 reads 60 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Bobby Brown To Workout For L.A. On Monday

    The Los Angeles Lakers are starting to put together a roster for training camp. Reportedly, Jonathan Holmes is rumored to have agreed to join the squad and another player may be on the verge of doing the same earlier next week...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  12. Kings' Karl on Cousins: 'We Have a Lot of Time to Get Back on the Same Page'

    George Karl is talking about the DeMarcus Cousins situation, and the Sacramento Kings head coach insists that everything is fine. Or, to the degree that it isn't fine, it will be fine eventually...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  13. Should NBA Teams Rebuild Through the Draft, Free Agency or Trade?

    The draft matters. It matters for contenders adding cheap talent, it matters for mid-level teams trying to bolster their depth and it matters most for rebuilding teams trying to find their path to a title...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 days ago 199 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Rumors: Latest on Potential Garrett Temple Trade and Market's Other Buzz

    There is never a good time to turn away from the Association. Baseball's trade deadline and the first football game in what must have felt like years draw the attention, but in ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 22 days ago 5,524 reads 0 comments

  15. Fresh Trade Ideas for Disgruntled Phoenix Suns Forward Markieff Morris

    Don't worry, Markieff Morris . We're here to help get you out of that Phoenix Suns jersey you no longer wish to wear. According to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 97,204 reads 279 comments

  16. Delly Had No Idea How Famous He'd Gotten

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 22 days ago 154 reads 0 comments

  17. James Harden Gets Dunked on by DeMar DeRozan, Hits Clutch 3 over Swaggy P

    With the game tied at 93 apiece, James Harden knocked down a clutch three-pointer over Nick Young that notched a 98-93 Drew League win on Sunday. Things weren't always going the Houston Rockets star's way...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 23 days ago 175,703 reads 229 comments

  18. Zach LaVine Reaches Way Back for Slam at Seattle Pro-Am, Makes Dunking Look Easy

    Zach LaVine is such a talented dunker, he can make some wild dunks look extremely easy. His performance at the Seattle Pro-Am dunk contest this weekend was a perfect example of that...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 23 days ago 93,585 reads 55 comments

  19. Michael Jordan Opens Up in Q&A, Says He Would Beat LeBron James in His Prime

    In a question-and-answer session at the Michael Jordan Flight School, Michael Jordan shared his unfiltered thoughts on some interesting topics. Jordan was, of course, asked whether he could beat LeBron James in his prime...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 23 days ago 255,675 reads 556 comments

  20. Jermaine O'Neal Proves That Draymond Green Is Reaping Benefits of Max Deal

    Draymond Green just got paid in a huge way. The Golden State Warriors re-signed the versatile power forward to a five-year, $85 million deal over the summer. He first announced the move through Bleacher Report’s Uninterrupted ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 115,833 reads 155 comments

  21. Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns Flushes Through-the-Legs Dunk at Photo Shoot

    It seems like if you are a young player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, you are required to have the ability to drop jaws at the rim. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine pass that test with flying colors...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 10,429 reads 32 comments

  22. Celtics' Isaiah Thomas Calls Out Fan for Mistaking Him for Pistons Legend

    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is a bit of a heat merchant on Twitter. Call him out and he’ll bring you right back down to Earth: On Saturday, a fan snapped a picture ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 52,573 reads 30 comments

  23. Reggie Miller Says He'd Take Larry Bird Over LeBron James in Hypothetical Draft

    Longtime Indiana Pacers star Reggie Miller showed loyalty to Larry Bird, his former head coach, Friday during an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 24 days ago 115,526 reads 685 comments

  24. We Remember: 23rd Anniversary of the Dream Team Winning Gold at 1992 Olympics

    Twenty-three years ago Saturday, the Dream Team was crowned with gold after defeating Croatia 117-85 at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 24 days ago 35,676 reads 150 comments

  25. Lakers' D'Angelo Russell Sinks Shot from 3-Quarter Court at Rookie Photo Shoot

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell has range . During the NBA rookie photo shoot Saturday, the lefty launched a bomb from the opposite foul line and the shot plopped right in...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 58,773 reads 118 comments