1. Assessing Gregg Popovich's Management of an Injury-Plagued Start to 2014-15

    The San Antonio Spurs have battled through a handful of injuries to begin the 2014-15 season, but Gregg Popovich 's coaching genius has consistently shined...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 4 days ago 3,254 reads 3 comments

  2. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for San Antonio Spurs

    Aside from completely collapsing, there was little that the San Antonio Spurs could have done to start the 2014-15 NBA season that would have been viewed as surprising...

    Garrett  Jochnau Written by Garrett Jochnau about 4 days ago 4,683 reads 5 comments

  3. Is DeAndre Jordan the Right Center for Los Angeles Clippers' Present and Future?

    DeAndre Jordan is at the center of the Los Angeles Clippers defense, and he can't fall to the periphery of their long-term plans...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 4 days ago 5,867 reads 22 comments

  4. Miami Fans Should Take High Road as LeBron James Returns—Be Better, Not Bitter

    MIAMI — The stage is set in South Florida again, not because the Heat's recent home performances warrant the spotlight, but because the stage goes where LeBron James does, firmly under his size-15 feet...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 4 days ago 60,138 reads 218 comments

  5. John Wall Supposedly Gave Teammate Drew Gooden $100K in Cash for Christmas

    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not short on money — the 2014 NBA All-Star is in the first year of a five-year, $80 million max contract. What can friends and family expect from him for the holidays? Cash, apparently...

    Jake Silver Written by Jake Silver about 4 days ago 164,019 reads 122 comments

  6. Spurs' Matt Bonner Will Wear New Adidas Crazy 8 Shoes for Christmas Day Game

    When the San Antonio Spurs face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Christmas Day, Matt Bonner is going to stand out on the court...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 37,352 reads 21 comments

  7. Implications of Cavs Losing Varejao for Season

    MIAMI, Fla. – With news that Anderson Varejao is lost for the season with an Achilles tear, the Cavaliers will be forced to accelerate their search for a serviceable big man...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 368 reads 0 comments

  8. Despite Losses, Derek Fisher Can Still Be a Good Coach

    Oh, sure, the record is 5-25, and yeah, head coach Derek Fisher is presiding over the worst season in New York Knicks ' history, but don't let that fool you...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 4 days ago 1,063 reads 0 comments

  9. Adidas Makes Custom Christmas Kicks for Bonner

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  10. Not a Bad Gift: Wall Gives Gooden $100K Cash

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 293 reads 0 comments

  11. Ezeli Questionable to Play vs. Clippers

    LOS ANGELES – Warriors starting center Festus Ezeli is questionable to play in Thursday's Christmas Night against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a mild left ankle sprain...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  12. Bleacher Report Remembers the Greatest 'Gifts' in NBA History

    In the NBA , generosity isn't necessarily a good thing. If we're being honest, it's MUCH better to receive than to give when games, seasons and/or prolonged fanbase satisfaction hangs in the balance...

    Chris Trenchard Written by Chris Trenchard about 4 days ago 143,962 reads 248 comments

  13. Jeremy Lin Gives Lakers Teammates Customized Headphones for Christmas

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is very thoughtful when it comes to presents. In his first season with the Lakers, Lin is giving his teammates customized headphones. Each pair of headphones includes the player's nickname...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 201,116 reads 200 comments

  14. NBA: What to Expect from the Christmas Day Matchups

    The NBA is unlike other sports leagues in the U.S.—the NBA plays on Christmas. Not only that, but its televised games on the 25 th of December serve as a focal point for ...

    Case Keefer Written by Case Keefer about 4 days ago 792 reads 2 comments

  15. Wiggins: Kobe Tougher to Play Than LeBron

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 7,509 reads 3 comments

  16. Suns Expected to Waive Tony Mitchell

    Tony Mitchell is an incredible athlete, and I hope everything clicks for him at some point. But he's failed to impress in the preseason.....

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 170 reads 0 comments

  17. Watch: Bruno Wishes Fans 'Happy Holidays'

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 214 reads 0 comments

  18. Bucks' Kendall Marshall Celebrates Too Early, Teammate Misses Wide-Open Shot

    Milwaukee Bucks point guard Kendall Marshall has a lot of confidence in his teammates—to a fault. During the fourth quarter of Tuesday's game against the Charlotte Hornets , Marshall set teammate Jared Dudley up for a wide-open three-pointer...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 106,616 reads 36 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Fact: After last night's win over the Warriors, the 9-19 Lakers have beaten 4 of the 7 teams with 20 wins. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 days ago 13,263 reads 16 comments

  20. Josh Smith to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    From Dennis Rodman to Rasheed Wallace and on down the line, the NBA has a storied history of contenders rolling the dice on players with a bad rap to push them over the championship edge...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 185,364 reads 725 comments

  21. Rivers: Clippers Close to 'An Amazing Run'

    The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-5 in their past eight games and have lost five consecutive road games, but Doc Rivers isn't concerned. In fact, he's predicting a win streak.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 194 reads 0 comments

  22. Clippers Don't Practice Often to Save Energy

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 85 reads 0 comments

  23. As Warriors Rise, so Does Stephen Curry's Stardom

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was driving in a car with his wife, Ayesha, over the summer when they put on a song by a popular rapper that everybody had been telling them to play...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 144 reads 0 comments

  24. After Topping Wiz, Bulls Know 'It's Going to Be a Special Year'

    Derrick Rose had a prediction after he fueled a late rally that finished off the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 381 reads 0 comments

  25. Suns' Eric Bledsoe Knocks Down Teammate Goran Dragic for Triple-Double

    Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was not going to be denied. Needing just one rebound in Tuesday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks to record his second career triple-double, ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 80,215 reads 43 comments