1. Not Enough Clutch Moments in Pacers' 102-100 Loss to Clippers

    The Indiana Pacers will view their Wednesday night matchup with the Clippers , ending as a 102-100 loss, as one that slipped away...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 2 days ago 62 reads 0 comments

  2. DeAndre Jordan Helps at the Line in 102-100 Win over Pacers

    The Clippers played Wednesday night as if showing up was an imposition on their holiday schedule. They appeared sluggish, uninterested on defense early, and it didn't help that they were playing the perpetually stuck-in-slow-motion Indiana Pacers ..

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 2 days ago 703 reads 0 comments

  3. Howard Returns, Leads Rockets Past Nuggets

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 days ago 137 reads 0 comments

  4. James Harden turns it on late, propels Rockets past Nuggets in OT

    For all Rockets guard James Harden had done to keep the Rockets in the game when they were rapidly sinking and to seemingly steal it when it was slipping away, he left one point unclaimed...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  5. Harden Has 8 of 41 in OT as Rockets Win

    James Harden couldn't quite fight his way through traffic and just barely missed getting his hand in the face of Arron Afflalo as the Nuggets swingman knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to end regulation...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 2 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  6. Road reaction: Portland Blazers 104, Milwaukee Bucks 97

    Less than 24 hours after learning rookie Jabari Parker would miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, the Milwaukee Bucks watched their other young building block collapse to the court with an injury...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 days ago 921 reads 0 comments

  7. Thomas Robinson: 'I Love It Here in Rip City'

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  8. Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineup for Dec. 18

    Full disclosure: I stay far away from daily fantasy basketball on Thursday nights. With only a handful of games —four on this particular Thursday, which isn't terrible —on the slate, it becomes difficult to pick out a lineup...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 2 days ago 7,583 reads 1 comments

  9. Inside the Los Angeles Lakers' Historically Bad Defense

    The Los Angeles Lakers are having a rough season by every metric. Offensively, their lack of quality ball-movers bogs down the offense and cycles in a constant flow of isolation basketball...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 2 days ago 1,584 reads 3 comments

  10. Breaking Down the San Antonio Spurs' Best Trade Bait

    Over the past few years, the San Antonio Spurs have developed a reputation for their unrivaled consistency...

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  11. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Moda Center Loves T-Rob

    The Moda Center crowd dodge a couple of panic-filled injury moments to cheer Thomas Robinson and his teammates to a victory.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  12. Oklahoma City Thunder: 5 Potential Trade Targets to Consider

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are flying under the radar this season thanks to the brilliance of teams like the Golden State Warriors or the compelling train wreck that is the New York Knicks ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 2 days ago 14,325 reads 31 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Detroit Pistons' Best Trade Bait

    The way the 2014-15 season has started, the Detroit Pistons have to be open to moving nearly anyone on the roster. They play in the (L)Eastern Conference, so even a two-week hot streak could put the Pistons back in the playoff race...

    Jakub Rudnik Written by Jakub Rudnik about 2 days ago 5,611 reads 2 comments

  14. Assessing Tiago Splitter's Return from Injury so Far

    Tiago Splitter has rejoined the San Antonio Spurs ' lineup following an 18-game absence due to a calf injury, and his return has been promising — even if unspectacular...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 2 days ago 968 reads 3 comments

  15. Quin Snyder Slowly, but Surely Helping Utah Jazz Grow Up

    It's been an odd career for Quin Snyder. The current coach of the Utah Jazz has bounced around about as much as any other coach in the league. He started off in the 1990s as a Duke assistant under Mike Krzyzewski...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 2 days ago 1,726 reads 6 comments

  16. 5 Statistics That Are Defining Chicago Bulls' Season so Far

    The Chicago Bulls have had their share of successes and failures this season, and a few statistics show it. The Bulls have fought their way through a barrage of injuries to a 15-9 record...

    Andres Montero Written by Andres Montero about 2 days ago 9,401 reads 13 comments

  17. Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets 12/17/14: Video Highlights and Recap

    The red-hot Houston Rockets looked to keep rolling on Wednesday night when they took on the Denver Nuggets. The Rockets had won two straight and six of their last seven, and faced a Nuggets squad that had dropped two straight and six of seven...

    Sam Westmoreland Written by Sam Westmoreland about 2 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  18. Have Phoenix Suns Hit a Wall?

    Over the last year and change, the Phoenix Suns have gone from darling to disappointment, their standing within the Western Conference an unremitting roller coaster, their immediate future an open-ended mystery...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 days ago 3,005 reads 14 comments

  19. Derek Fisher Calling out New York Knicks Shows He's Growing as Coach

    At first glance, it wasn ’t much different from scores of other stretches authored by the New York Knicks this season: Bad offense, worse defense and the kind of body language better suited for a wake than an NBA basketball game...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 days ago 12,269 reads 35 comments

  20. Gap Between Eastern and Western Conferences Will Narrow with Patience

    It says a lot about the NBA 's Eastern Conference when the best compliment we can pay it is painfully backhanded. Nice work, East; the Grand Canyon between you and the West didn't get noticeably grander this season...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 days ago 2,574 reads 22 comments

  21. Harden's 41 Pts Lead Rockets Past Nuggets in OT

    DENVER -- James Harden scored 41 points, including eight in overtime, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 115-111 on Wednesday night after Arron Afflalo tied the game on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation...

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  22. Blazers Notebook: Robinson a Surprise Starter

    There was much speculation about who would replace injured Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez in the starting lineup...

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  23. Clippers Edge Pacers for 102-100 Win

    Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night.....

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  24. Indiana Pacers vs. Los Angeles Clippers 12/17/14: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Los Angeles Clippers looked to build a bit of momentum back on Wednesday when they took on the Indiana Pacers. The Clippers snapped a two-game skid their last time out and faced a Pacers squad that snapped an eight-game skid in its last contest..

    Sam Westmoreland Written by Sam Westmoreland about 3 days ago 2,249 reads 1 comments

  25. Milwaukee Bucks vs. Portland Trail Blazers 12/17/14: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Portland Trail Blazers looked to keep their recent roll going on Wednesday against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Blazers had won two straight, but they faced a tough test from the young Bucks, who were riding their own two-game win streak...

    Sam Westmoreland Written by Sam Westmoreland about 3 days ago 1,635 reads 4 comments