1. 1 Bold Prediction for Top 20 NBA Stars Heading into 2016-17

    Adventurous hoops heads live by a code when forecasting the 2016-17 NBA season: Why be regular, safe or conservative when you can be bold? We're applying that credo, which is totally ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 54,405 reads 273 comments

  2. Howard Beck's NBA Wish List for the 2016-17 NBA Season

    The 2016-17 NBA season doesn't tip off until Oct. 25, but it's never too early to fill out a wish list for what's sure to be another exciting campaign...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 1,575 reads 0 comments

  3. Useless NBA Comparisons: Can Russell Westbrook Outjump Jack Russell Terriers?

    (Editor's note: Bleacher Report teamed up with the infographics wizards at Useless Comparisons to put some of the NBA 's biggest names and storylines into new perspective...

    Useless Comparisons Written by Useless Comparisons about 1 month ago 6,489 reads 2 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Day Declared by Los Angeles City Council

    Life after basketball is looking pretty good for Kobe Bryant . After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers , the city he called home will honor the Black Mamba with a day just ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 43,563 reads 127 comments

  5. Yi Jianlian to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Yi Jianlian didn't live up to the star billing bestowed upon him when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft, but the Chinese standout is headed back to the Association following four years abroad...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 48,525 reads 29 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Catches Fan Filming His Family, Gives the Death Stare

    Kobe Bryant may have retired from the hardwood, but his Mamba Mentality is still alive and well. The well-being of this nosy neighboring fan, however, is less certain...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 88,525 reads 67 comments

  7. Dwight Howard Talks UFC Fight vs. LeBron James, Wrestling in WWE with TMZ

    Dwight Howard is a top NBA talent, but if things don't work out in basketball, he is apparently keeping his options open for another athletic career...in wrestling...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1,232 reads 1 comments

  8. David Robinson Comments on Kevin Durant, Warriors and Team USA

    Hall of Fame center David Robinson thinks the Golden State Warriors have a chance to be special. But he also acknowledges their Big Four may not have the elongated dynasty some are expecting...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 74,108 reads 174 comments

  9. Greg Anthony: Gap Has 'Completely Narrowed' Between USA Basketball and the World

    Following Team USA's 96-66 win over Serbia to win the gold medal on Sunday night, USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo spoke on the topic of international basketball, per ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 50 reads 0 comments

  10. Isaiah Thomas Interview: On Recruiting Free Agents, Al Horford and Celtics Youth

    Isaiah Thomas is more than just the Boston Celtics ' starting point guard and an Eastern Conference All-Star. He's also a free-agent recruiter extraordinaire—and an enthusiastic one, at that...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 30,340 reads 36 comments

  11. Kwame Brown: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Center

    Kwame Brown , the former No. 1 overall pick who played his last NBA game in 2013, is attempting a comeback. Continue for updates. Brown Attempting Comeback Monday, Aug...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 97,756 reads 108 comments

  12. Stephen Curry's Game-Used Mouthguard Sells for $3,190 in Auction

    Everyone wants a piece of Stephen Curry —even his mouthguards. On Sunday, a game-used mouthguard from the two-time reigning MVP was auctioned off for a whopping $3,190 through SCP Auctions, according to ESPN...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 12,504 reads 44 comments

  13. UNINTERRUPTED: Draymond Green on the Amazing Experience of Winning Gold for USA

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green checks in from the plane after Team USA won gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 3,391 reads 5 comments

  14. Greg Anthony: Why the New York Knicks Could Make the Eastern Conference Finals

    The New York Knicks made huge moves this offseason, acquiring Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah , Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings , among others...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 47,767 reads 160 comments

  15. Howard Beck's Way-Too-Early NBA Award Predictions

    The 2016-17 NBA season doesn't tip off until late October, but it's never too early to predict what it will have in store. The offseason has been jam-packed with roster changes that could impact the favorites for individual accolades...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 70,152 reads 144 comments

  16. Kevin Durant Is 1st US Player to Lead Team in Scoring in 2 Separate Olympics

    Fact: Kevin Durant is the first U.S. men's basketball player to lead the team in scoring (total points) in two separate Olympic Games (2012, 2016)...

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  17. Will Rio Gold Spark Change for Team USA's Most Controversial Stars?

    It was Team USA’s final possession of the first half Sunday. A foreign-looking white and orange orb zipped around in the sort of synergistic show that took the gold-medal game against Serbia from mismatch to sure thing...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 44,512 reads 50 comments

  18. Denver Nuggets' Wilson Chandler Catches 350-Pound Goliath Grouper

    The NBA offseason means plenty of weight training. After missing the 2015-16 season with a hip injury that required surgery, Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler has added ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 92,984 reads 23 comments

  19. Team USA's Flawed Style Plenty Enough for Gold; Olympics All-Tournament Team

    Team USA played the perfect version of its imperfect game Sunday, securing a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics with a 96-66 dismantling of Serbia...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 79,830 reads 88 comments

  20. Jimmy Butler Believes He's Better Than Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown

    Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler apparently thinks highly of his football skills. The NBA player currently representing USA Basketball at the 2016 Olympics told ESPN on Saturday he believes he could play wide receiver in the NFL...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 24,721 reads 37 comments

  21. LeBron James Comments on 2016 NBA Finals, Kevin Durant, 'Space Jam 2,' More

    LeBron James has enjoyed his summer as a champion after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic come-from-behind NBA Finals win over the Golden State Warriors...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 136,619 reads 294 comments

  22. Jason Terry to Bucks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran shooting guard Jason Terry has found a new team for the 2016-17 campaign. The Milwaukee Bucks announced they signed Terry on Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,414 reads 0 comments

  23. Team USA Is in for a Gold Medal Basketball Brawl Against Serbia

    Team USA continued its trend of doing just enough to win, advancing to the gold-medal game with an 82-76 Friday  victory over Spain. Klay Thompson led the U.S...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 33,969 reads 63 comments

  24. Predicting NBA's All-Breakout Team for 2016-17 Season

    It's never too early to talk about the NBA 's next batch of breakout performers. These rises can be difficult to define. They usually pertain to players 25 and under but are not specific to those barreling their way toward immediate stardom...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,539 reads 3 comments

  25. B/R Gives USA-Spain Matchup 'The Big Lebowski' Treatment

    Dude. The United States will face off against Spain in the Rio Olympics men's basketball semifinals on Friday, so Bleacher Report gave the matchup some treatment from The Big Lebowski ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,633 reads 3 comments