1. 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...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 days ago 4,530 reads 13 comments

  2. 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 4 days ago 11,153 reads 14 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 88,509 reads 267 comments

  4. 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...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 2,320 reads 20 comments

  5. 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 4 days ago 5,122 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 4 days ago 1,580 reads 4 comments

  7. 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...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 days ago 126,702 reads 97 comments

  8. 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 170,675 reads 42 comments

  9. 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 57,864 reads 68 comments

  10. 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 63,364 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 3,266 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3,004 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 2,392 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 days ago 1,614 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 days ago 50,364 reads 114 comments

  16. 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...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 days ago 13,487 reads 19 comments

  17. 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...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 days ago 270,236 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 days ago 41,783 reads 74 comments

  19. 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 ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 1,610 reads 7 comments

  20. Did Winning a Title Cure the Cavaliers' Chemistry Issues?

    The world champion Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for training camp with their Big 3 still in place. Through much of the regular season last year, the team addressed questions of chemistry and fit...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 1,689 reads 14 comments

  21. Atlanta Hawks Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    "My goal is to start as point guard. If this doesn't happen, I will look for other opportunities," Dennis Schroder told German paper Bild during an October 2015 interview (as translated by Sportando )...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 2,772 reads 2 comments

  22. NBA 2K17: Review of Team and Player Customization Options

    There are plenty of factors to point to when explaining why NBA 2K17 is a high point in the series' history. Chief among them may be the level of customization it affords its players...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 5 days ago 4,599 reads 7 comments

  23. Can Mike D'Antoni Fix the Houston Rockets? Not by Himself

    There are no bigger spotlights in the NBA than the flickering, paparazzi-like flashes aimed at the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 days ago 25,888 reads 60 comments

  24. Former NBA PG Kevin Johnson Allegedly Hit with Pie, Punches Protester

    Sacramento mayor and former NBA player Kevin Johnson was allegedly involved in a "bloody" incident during a benefit dinner at his former high school on Wednesday, per Nick Miller of the East Bay Express ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 41,822 reads 69 comments

  25. NBA, NBPA Reportedly Meet to Discuss Potential National Anthem Protests

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has raised awareness and generated discussion about police violence and racial injustice in the United States by kneeling through ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 10,370 reads 47 comments