1. Jabari Brown Can Be More Than Just Insurance for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

    The guy in goggles lighting it up for the Los Angeles Lakers recently in Las Vegas Summer League, the one who might look familiar from the blur that was last season—that was Jabari Brown...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 days ago 34,280 reads 56 comments

  2. NBA Backups Who Will Be Better Than Their Starting Counterparts Next Season

    What happens when certain NBA backups are on course to be better than the players they're backing up next season? This slideshow. Members of NBA second units are typically considered inferior to those whom they spell...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 days ago 62,068 reads 44 comments

  3. ESPN Trade Grades: The Cleveland Cavaliers deal with the Portland Trailblazers

    Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to ...

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  4. Steve Kerr to Undergo Back Surgery

    Steve Kerr originally accepted the role of coaching the New York Knicks . Luckily for him, he changed his mind and chose the Golden State Warriors instead...

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  5. How Does He Fit? Matthew Dellavedova Re-Signs with the Cavaliers

    The last few weeks have been relatively quiet for the Cleveland Cavaliers on the free agency front. While some of that was due to prolonged talks between the team and their own free ...

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  6. Are the Cavs Really Better Now?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers made it to the NBA Finals last year after a season of optimism. The Cavs made it even though Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love missed most or all of the Finals...

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  7. Kyrie Irving Will Attend Team USA Minicamp, Won't Play

    Last summer, Kyrie Irving was invited to try and play his way onto Team USA basketball. Many thought he had an uphill battle to climb due to the deep field of point guards the United States can claim as its own...

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  8. Finding Minutes for Unorthodox Game of T.J. Warren

    A good rule of thumb when it comes to summer league is you should never get too worried about first-year players playing poorly or get too excited about second-year players playing well...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 59 reads 0 comments

  9. Former NBA All-Star Vin Baker Working to Become Manager of Starbucks Coffee Shop

    The Providence Journal 's Kevin McNamara (h/t ProBasketballTalk's Kurt Helin ) published a heartening feature Monday telling the tale of Vin Baker's life after basketball...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 days ago 1,018,885 reads 248 comments

  10. What's Seth Curry Going to Do When He Faces His Brother?

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  11. Can Roy Hibbert Transform the Los Angeles Lakers' Broken Defense?

    Say what you will about Roy Hibbert 's offense, but his dominance as a rim protector cannot be denied. Over the past several seasons for the Indiana Pacers , he anchored one of the best defensive units in the league...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 6 days ago 6,148 reads 12 comments

  12. Which Top NBA Stars Will Take a Step Back in 2015-16?

    Improvement and decline are not always linear things. Young players don't just get better and better by the same amount every year until they reach a certain age and then get worse and worse by the same amount every year...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 6 days ago 74,843 reads 306 comments

  13. The Biggest Question Mark for the Chicago Bulls Entering Next Season

    It has been a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bulls . Rookie head coach Fred Hoiberg and draft steal Bobby Portis are the team's biggest additions this summer. Hoiberg brings a new coaching style to the Windy City...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 days ago 1,495 reads 2 comments

  14. Batum Responds to Report That He Wants to Play in Toronto

    Charlotte Hornets forward Nicolas Batum will be a free agent next summer, and there's already speculation he'll leave the team that just traded for him...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 12,983 reads 1 comments

  15. The 30-Year Journey: Justin Dentmon's Tireless Effort to Make His NBA Mark

    From Carbondale, Illinois, to Qingdao, China—with stops in Texas, Venezuela, Toronto, Puerto Rico, Lithuania, Italy and Israel—Justin Dentmon's pursuit of the NBA dream has taken him to gyms all over the globe...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 61,539 reads 45 comments

  16. DeMarcus Cousins and NBA Colleagues Seem to Be Having a Grand Time in Israel

    DeMarcus Cousins ' Tour de Holy Land continued Tuesday with a visit to the shores of the Dead Sea. In what appears to be preparation for life under George Karl, Cousins and fellow ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 days ago 78,780 reads 164 comments

  17. Assembly Passes Arena Deal, Sends It to Scott Walker

    Madison— Almost seven months after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed public money for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, the state Assembly Tuesday returned a $250 million update ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  18. Evaluating Nikola Mirotic Heading into Year 2

    Believe it or not, there were some positives from the disappointing 2014-15 season for the Chicago Bulls .....

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  19. Will Second Season Differ for Doug McDermott?

    After another standout performance in Last Vegas this summer, Chicago Bulls second-year forward Doug McDermott looks to carry over this momentum to the regular season...

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  20. Jimmy Butler: Bulls Can Win Championship with Last Season's Roster

    The Bulls gave the Cavaliers a better run for their money than any team during last season's Eastern Conference Playoffs.....

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  21. Blake Griffin's Most Impressive Career Dunks

    Marvin the Martian is coming for us . Good thing we have Blake Griffin and his new Super.Fly 4 shoes to save the world. Marvin may be flying to Earth, but Griffin is flying all over it...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 6 days ago 83,545 reads 118 comments

  22. Amar'e Stoudemire Took Biggest 'Paycut' of NBA Offseason

    Miami Heat addition Amar'e Stoudemire took the biggest paycut of the NBA offseason, according to a list compiled by HoopsRumors.....

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  23. Heat & James Ennis Amend Contract and Guarantee Date

    Pat Riley and the Miami Heat have been on a role trading and waiving players to help clear space and lighten the burden of the luxury tax. Shabazz Napier, Zoran Dragic and Henry Walker have all left the team in the last two days...

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  24. Heat Roster Takes Shape After Tax-Clearing Moves

    For NBA fans, the last few days of July are quiet. But the Miami Heat have been busy at work to trim the roster and avoid luxury tax payments for the 2015-16 season.....

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  25. Miami Heat: Pat Riley Doesn't Need LeBron to Build Title Momentum

    Miami Dolphins training camp is upon us, ushering in another August of obsession over a team that hasn't made the playoffs since Tiger Woods was good enough to win a major and the Philadelphia Phillies were world champions...

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