1. Russell Westbrook on If He's Cool with Kevin Durant: 'I Haven't Talked to Him'

    Earlier this month at a Nike event, Kevin Durant said he and former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook are "still cool," per the Oklahoman's Erik Horne . Westbrook wasn't as warm at OKC's media day Friday...

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  2. Blake Griffin Comments on Punching Incident in Letter to Clippers Fans

    Blake Griffin is ready to return to action following a turbulent 2015-16 season, and he penned a letter to Los Angeles Clippers fans Friday that included an apology for the events that consumed his rocky campaign...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 12,225 reads 5 comments

  3. Yao Ming's Jersey to Be Retired by Rockets: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Rockets plan to retire the jersey of recent Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Yao Ming during the team's nationally televised game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, Feb...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 4,293 reads 12 comments

  4. Miami Heat's 2016-17 Season Outlook Is Dire with Chris Bosh Reportedly Out Again

    Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat 's worst nightmares appear to be coming true. After the All-Star power forward's 2015-16 campaign was cut short by a second bout with blood clots, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 15,751 reads 46 comments

  5. Chris Bosh Illness: Updates on PF's Recovery from Blood Clots

    Forward Chris Bosh has had his last two seasons shortened because of blood clots, and he will not be able to return to the Miami Heat . Continue for updates. Riley Reveals Bosh's Future with Heat Monday, Sept...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 40,112 reads 120 comments

  6. Aaron Gordon Injury: Updates on Magic PF's Ankle and Return

    Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon suffered a sprained ankle that is expected to limit him at the start of training camp. Continue for updates. Gordon's Injury Not Considered Serious Friday, Sept...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 891 reads 4 comments

  7. Houston Rockets 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Houston Rockets enter training camp following an offseason with far more changeover than last year: Dwight Howard is gone, and both the team and the player may be happier as a result...

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  8. Student Gives Teacher/Coach Pair of Air Jordans He's Always Wanted

    On Thursday, a Texas high school student surprised his coach and teacher with a pair of Air Jordans he's wanted since he was 12 years old. "This is for you, for always keeping it real with me," Hector Montez said...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 11,110 reads 14 comments

  9. NBA Predictions 2016-17: Win-Loss Projections for Every Team, Pre-Training Camp

    Enjoy your NBA team's undefeated record while it lasts. Though everyone will take an unblemished win-loss tally into training camp and the preseason, even the star-studded Golden ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 82,892 reads 263 comments

  10. Is Dwight Howard Still a Difference-Maker?

    Dwight Howard signed with the Atlanta Hawks during free agency this offseason, making this the fourth team he's played for in his NBA career...

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  11. Toronto Raptors Complete 2016-17 Preview

    The story of the 2015-16 Toronto Raptors ended not with a funeral but rather a celebration of life. As their first-ever Eastern Conference Finals berth wilted during their ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 4,679 reads 8 comments

  12. Washington Wizards Complete 2016-17 Preview

    The Washington Wizards entered the 2015-16 season with Eastern Conference Finals potential, then limped into the All-Star break with dwindling playoff hopes. A 4-9 stretch into the intermission left the Wizards at 23-28, 10th in the East...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 1,418 reads 3 comments

  13. NBA's Youngest Coach, Luke Walton, Is on the Level with Millennial-Laden Lakers

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – D'Angelo Russell's eyes are sparkling as he makes clear how he feels about his new coach. "At this level, I don't really know what it takes to win," Russell says...

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  14. Austin Rivers, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin Troll Each Other on Instagram

    Los Angeles Clippers teammates Austin Rivers, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin apparently weren't all that entertained by this week's Thursday Night Football matchup between ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 169,882 reads 42 comments

  15. NBA to Crack Down on Hits to the Groin, Traveling in 2016-17 Season

    With the NBA season nearly a month away, the league is planning to crack down on shots to the groin and pay closer attention to potential traveling violations. On Thursday, the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 57,619 reads 68 comments

  16. Derrick Rose Facing Sanctions in Court Due to Language Used by Defense Team

    Derrick Rose, who is scheduled to go on trial for sexual assault on Oct. 4, is facing sanctions in court stemming from his defense team's use of language that has shamed the alleged victim...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 62,753 reads 0 comments

  17. Warriors Planning Panel Discussion for Players to Talk About Social Issues

    A day after Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told reporters he will support players' decisions to speak out against social injustice, general manager Bob Myers said the ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 3,254 reads 0 comments

  18. Enes Kanter and Steven Adams Get Buddy Caricature

    Oklahoma City Thunder big men Enes Kanter and Steven Adams look ready for the 2016-17 NBA regular season...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 3,000 reads 1 comments

  19. Paul Millsap Injury: Updates on Hawks Star's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap underwent a "preventative procedure" on his right knee, according to NBA.com . Continue for updates. Millsap Will Miss First 2 Games of Preseason Tuesday, Sept...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 days ago 2,373 reads 6 comments

  20. NBA's First Female Referee, Violet Palmer, Retires from On-Court Work

    Violet Palmer, the NBA 's first female referee, retired from on-court work Thursday, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck ...

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  21. Michael Beasley to Bucks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Rockets traded forward Michael Beasley to the Milwaukee Bucks for guard Tyler Ennis on Thursday, according to the Bucks' website ...

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  22. Jeff Van Gundy Says Knicks Can Win 50 Games This Season

    Oddsmakers don't seem to believe in the New York Knicks , setting their over-under wins line at 38.5. But if you listen to former Knicks coach and current ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy, that number appears far too low...

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  23. Michael Jordan Comments on Unrest in Charlotte

    Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan released a statement Thursday offering condolences to the family of Keith Lamont Scott and commenting on the ongoing civil unrest in Charlotte...

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  24. Predicting Which Top-20 NBA Rookies Will Be 2016-17 Studs or Duds

    If the 2015-16 season was your introduction to the NBA , you probably have great expectations for what a rookie class can and should be. Last year's crop of debutantes was one of the most productive in recent memory...

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  25. Can James Harden Be Both a Scorer and a Playmaker?

    James Harden finished the NBA regular season as the second-leading scorer in the league, only behind MVP Stephen Curry ...

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