1. DeMarcus Cousins Is 'Most Dominant Player' in the World, Says Vlade Divac

    DeMarcus Cousins has served as an anchor for the United States men's basketball team during the squad's tuneup games in advance of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 29,417 reads 168 comments

  2. Bleacher Report Makes DeMar DeRozan's 360 Near-Dunk Happen

    Team USA's DeMar DeRozan got the internet buzzing when he just missed posterizing a China defender with a 360 dunk Tuesday night, so imagine what would have happened had he actually been able to complete the slam...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 14,811 reads 5 comments

  3. The Biggest Stud Prospects at the U18 FIBA Tournament

    Team USA just took home gold at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for the fourth straight time on Saturday...

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  4. Julius Erving Amazed by Zach LaVine, Says '16 Dunk Contest Was an All-Timer

    Julius Erving is known as one of the greatest dunkers in NBA history, so if there's someone who can judge today's best high-flyers, it would be Dr. J. There is one current player in particular who catches his eye...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 30,699 reads 47 comments

  5. Malawian Newspaper Appears to Use Crying Jordan Meme for Stock Photo of MJ

    Michael Jordan has had a storied NBA career and is commonly referred to as the greatest basketball player of all time (GOAT). On the internet these days, however, he is more widely known as the sad guy...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 26,919 reads 69 comments

  6. Predictions for Potential NBA Rookie Extension Deals on the Horizon

    Don't sweat the end of NBA free agency. It's now extension season! C.J. McCollum and the Portland Trail Blazers were kind enough to get us started, striking a four-year, $106 million agreement, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 27,681 reads 52 comments

  7. Mike Krzyzewski Thinks Team USA Needs to Tone Down Its Antics

    As Team USA's 107-57 victory over China neared its conclusion on Tuesday night, the Americans found themselves having quite a bit of fun at their opponents' expense. That didn't sit well with Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 560,408 reads 203 comments

  8. Young NBA Prospects Who Must Turn Potential into Production in 2016-17

    Like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, the process of transforming a prospect into a bona fide NBA rotation player requires nurturing, time and patience—much more for some than for others...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 172,823 reads 246 comments

  9. Way-Too-Early Predictions for Which 2017 Free Agents Could Change Teams

    2017 will be the year of NBA free agents. With many notable unrestricted free agents, it is hard to guess which players will end up with new homes, but we'll try to do just that...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 42,358 reads 107 comments

  10. Kevin Durant Denies Report He Told Russell Westbrook He Would Return to Thunder

    Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world when he announced his intention to sign with the Golden State Warriors on July 4, and the news reportedly came as a surprise to more than just fans...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 308,539 reads 473 comments

  11. Amar'e Stoudemire, LeBron James Are Only Players to Win Rookie of Year out of HS

    Fact: Amar'e Stoudemire retired on Tuesday. He and LeBron James are the only players in NBA history to win Rookie of the Year straight out of high school...

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  12. Golden State Warriors' Dreams Get Real as Kevin Durant Lights Up Oracle Arena

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The dreamlike idea of Kevin Durant playing for the Golden State Warriors got real Tuesday, when Team USA faced China in a pre-Olympic exhibition at Oracle Arena...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 103,894 reads 165 comments

  13. DeMar DeRozan Attempts to Posterize China Defender with 360 Dunk

    Had the finish been there, this dunk by Team USA guard DeMar DeRozan would have joined Vince Carter's legendary slam among the greatest in basketball history...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 22,964 reads 7 comments

  14. USA Basketball vs. China: Score, Highlights and Reaction from Tuesday's Showcase

    After dominating China in a 49-point romp Sunday, Team USA did one better in disposing of the same adversary again Tuesday night at Oracle Arena in a 107-57 victory...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 61,501 reads 127 comments

  15. Kevin Durant Acts Like a Warrior with Team USA, Celebrates as Shot Goes Up

    In his first game at Oracle Arena since signing with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant showed he will have no problem fitting in...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 26,558 reads 19 comments

  16. Why Did Phoenix Suns Legend Amar'e Stoudemire Retire as a New York Knick?

    Most of what you'll read Tuesday will be about how Amar'e Stoudemire revitalized New York Knicks basketball...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 1 month ago 82,505 reads 108 comments

  17. Scott Brooks Says John Wall, Bradley Beal 'Could Be Top 2-Way Backcourt' in NBA

    Ahead of his first season as Washington Wizards head coach, Scott Brooks is feeling quite confident about his young, gifted guard tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 22,024 reads 136 comments

  18. Kevin Durant Comments on Getting Booed, Playing with Stephen Curry, Warriors

    Kevin Durant is confident beauty will transcend hate when the Golden State Warriors step on the floor next year...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 17,308 reads 214 comments

  19. Andrea Bargnani to Laboral Kutxa: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    After 10 NBA seasons, center Andrea Bargnani signed a two-year deal with Spain's Laboral Kutxa of the EuroLeague on Tuesday, per EuroLeague.net . Bargnani most recently spent the 2015-16 season with the Brooklyn Nets, averaging a career-low 6...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 887 reads 0 comments

  20. Realistic Expectations for Toronto Raptors Rookie Jakob Poeltl in 2016-17

    By selecting Utah 's Jakob Poeltl with the ninth pick in the 2016 NBA draft, the Toronto Raptors pre-emptively addressed their one roster hole that free agency created...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 7,448 reads 5 comments

  21. Moe Harkless Re-Signs with Trail Blazers: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers continued their push to retain young talent Tuesday, reaching an agreement with forward Moe Harkless on a four-year, $40 million contract...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 885 reads 1 comments

  22. Tyler Johnson on $50 Million Deal with Heat: 'I Threw Up a Couple of Times'

    The Miami Heat re-signed guard Tyler Johnson for four years and $50 million in July. That's a lot of money for a 24-year-old (or anyone), a fact that did not escape young Johnson...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 675,711 reads 159 comments

  23. Does It Make Sense for the Boston Celtics to Make a Move for Jahlil Okafor?

    Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald reported Saturday that trade talks centered around Jahlil Okafor between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers had gone "stale...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 17,872 reads 58 comments

  24. Amar'e Stoudemire Retires from NBA: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Amar 'e Stoudemire announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, following a 14-year run that included six All-Star selections...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 138,085 reads 151 comments

  25. Harrison Barnes Comments on Decision to Leave Warriors, NBA Finals Loss, More

    Harrison Barnes and the Golden State Warriors parted ways when the defending Western Conference champions inked Kevin Durant to a two-year, $54...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 33,022 reads 94 comments