1. Stoudemire Did More Than Most with His Gifts, but Still Left Us Wanting More

    The fond farewells are out there, as always when someone of any significance retires. It's not even oversaturated with saccharine sentiment in this case...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 days ago 42,165 reads 84 comments

  2. Which Boston Celtics Rookies Should Make the 2016-17 Roster?

    Barring any major moves, the Boston Celtics ' core for next season is already established. But roster spots are still up for grabs, and plenty of young candidates are fighting for them...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 3 days ago 16,497 reads 32 comments

  3. NBA to Fund Health Care for Former Players with at Least 3 Seasons of Experience

    The National Basketball Players Association ( NBPA ) announced Wednesday it will fund health care for the league's retired players who racked up at least three years of experience, per Howard Beck of Bleacher Report...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 20,401 reads 113 comments

  4. Dirk Nowitzki Trolls Simone Zaza with Penalty Attempt in Charity Match

    Contrary to popular belief, Germans aren't perfect at taking penalties, after all. They missed their first penalty in a shootout at Euro 2016 since 1982 against Italy, and now we have this "effort" from Dirk Nowitzki ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 152,320 reads 7 comments

  5. Anderson Varejao Injury: Updates on Warriors Center's Back and Recovery

    Golden State Warriors big man Anderson Varejao will miss the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of a back injury. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 1,261 reads 0 comments

  6. So Long, STAT: Relive Some of Amar'e Stoudemire's Most Electrifying Moments

    Take a look at some of the moments that made Amar'e Stoudemire an NBA great. What is your favorite moment? Drop a comment below to let us know what you think...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 5,559 reads 17 comments

  7. Clippers Staffer Punched by Blake Griffin 'No Longer Works for the Team'

    Matias Testi, the Los Angeles Clippers equipment staffer Blake Griffin reportedly punched in January, will not return to the team. TMZ Sports reported the news and cited a "rep for the Clippers" who said Testi "no longer works for the team...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 52,452 reads 51 comments

  8. Insider Buzz: Rival Contender 'Hopes to Poach Curry' if Durant Partnership Fails

    Ric Bucher spills some intel on how an elite NBA team has plans to nab one of the Golden State Warriors' star players if the addition of Kevin Durant proves problematic next season...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 27,058 reads 81 comments

  9. Rudy Gay Injury: Updates on Kings SF's Achilles and Recovery

    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay is recovering this summer after having shock wave treatment to heal an Achilles injury, per James Ham of CSNCalifornia.com. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 days ago 5,600 reads 17 comments

  10. Clippers Reportedly 'Actively Exploring' Sites for Potential New Arena

    The Los Angeles Clippers are reportedly exploring the possibility of leaving Staples Center. Citing NBA sources, ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz reported that the Clippers " are actively exploring sites for [a] new arena...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 43,452 reads 193 comments

  11. 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 3 days ago 29,005 reads 168 comments

  12. 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 3 days ago 14,321 reads 5 comments

  13. 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...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 141 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 3 days ago 29,679 reads 45 comments

  15. 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 3 days ago 26,687 reads 69 comments

  16. 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 4 days ago 27,378 reads 52 comments

  17. 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 4 days ago 555,218 reads 202 comments

  18. 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 4 days ago 161,324 reads 242 comments

  19. 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 4 days ago 38,628 reads 104 comments

  20. 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 4 days ago 300,277 reads 467 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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 4 days ago 102,389 reads 165 comments

  23. 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 4 days ago 22,257 reads 7 comments

  24. 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 4 days ago 60,742 reads 127 comments

  25. 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 4 days ago 26,104 reads 19 comments