1. Paul Pierce Admires Kobe's Longevity, Trash Talking

    The two men competed in physically vicious and mentally exhausting battles as they strove for NBA championships. Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce have continuously bantered over the years anytime they step on the floor...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 9 hours ago 1,475 reads 0 comments

  2. Jazz to Sign Chris Johnson to 10-Day Contract

    The Jazz are setting up a 10-day contract for swingman Chris Johnson, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter link).....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 hours ago 13 reads 0 comments

  3. SVG Won't Sacrifice Future Assets to Chase Playoffs

    The biggest question that comes up when someone takes on the dual role of being the personnel executive and then coaching the personnel is how much that person will have long-term perspective with the short-term goals...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 9 hours ago 48 reads 0 comments

  4. Utah Jazz Guards Struggle Mightily in Loss to Boston Celtics

    For the last few days we've heard a lot of gushing about the Jazz guard line, how well Dante Exum is playing as the new starting point guard, how admirable Trey Burke is accepting ...

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  5. Utah Jazz Forward Gordon Hayward Gets a Request to Help an Old Friend

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  6. Report: Jazz Won't Bring Back Elliot Williams

    Elliot Williams' run with the Utah Jazz has come to an end, according to Yahoo! Sports. The guard's second 10-day contract is set to expire and, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Monday, the Jazz will not be keeping Williams beyond that...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  7. The Denver Nuggets Need to Let Jusuf Nurkic Fail for His Own Good.

    The NBA is a tough place for young players. In a league that is as much mental as it is physical, it is easy for rookies and second year players to make mistakes that some veteran ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 9 hours ago 74 reads 0 comments

  8. Edens Calls Walker Arena Plan 'A Great Deal'

    Wes Edens, a co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks , said Tuesday that Gov. Scott Walker's plan to get an arena built in downtown Milwaukee is a "very workable outline...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 9 hours ago 50 reads 0 comments

  9. Stephen Curry, John Wall to Play H-O-R-S-E-Like Game at NBA All-Star Weekend

    This is A-W-E-S-O-M-E. Stephen Curry and John Wall will wage a head-to-head battle sponsored by Degree during the 2015 NBA All-Star weekend. Degree is calling the event "Battle of the Game Changers...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 hours ago 55,462 reads 80 comments

  10. Jimmy Butler Questionable vs. Warriors

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jimmy Butler missed Tuesday's morning shootaround to illness, and coach Tom Thibodeau ruled Mike Dunleavy out with his right ankle injury as the Bulls prepared to face the Warriors ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 9 hours ago 45 reads 0 comments

  11. Memphis Recalls Jordan Adams from NBA Development League's Iowa Energy

    The Memphis Grizzlies recalled guard Jordan Adams from their NBA Development affiliate, the Iowa Energy, the team announced today. Adams began his fourth assignment with Iowa on Jan...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  12. How Can the Sacramento Kings Solve Nik Stauskas' Struggles?

    Sometimes when things are going bad, it's important to understand that taking a step back is better than continuing to force the issue...

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  13. Will DMC Boogie to the Big Apple?

    Back in early December, before All-Star voting began, ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton predicted Sacramento 's DeMarcus Cousins would be an All-Star this year.....

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  14. Report: Former UDub C Upshaw Considering D-League

    As a precursor to the 2015 NBA draft, exiled University of Washington 7-footer Robert Upshaw is seriously considering a leap to the NBA Development League, league sources told Yahoo Sports...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 78 reads 0 comments

  15. Saunders Gives Big Lineup Another Go

    Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders started his big lineup Monday in Oklahoma City for the second consecutive night, even though he admits it'll take practice time and adjustment from all involved to successfully adapt...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  16. Vucevic Deserving of All-Star Consideration

    ORLANDO – Nikola Vucevic has never been big on individual numbers, but his stellar 2½ seasons with the Orlando Magic have been chock-full of dominant digits...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 40 reads 0 comments

  17. Klay Thompson's Record-Setting 37-Point Quarter Gets Mixed into 'NBA Jam'

    Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson's 37-point outburst in the third quarter of Friday's game against the Sacramento Kings was so ridiculous that it's something you'd only expect to see in video games...

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  18. Westbrook Has Raised His Game Without Durant

    The Thunder beat the Timberwolves 92-84 Monday night in a game that was not the worst in OKC basketball history but is on the list. Scotty Brooks walked into his post-game press conference and said, "I'm surprised you guys stayed...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 21 reads 0 comments

  19. George Hill to Stay on Minutes Restriction

    The Indiana Pacers are now 4-3 when George Hill plays, and his skill set, energy, and high-level play has made this team look much more formidable when he is on the court...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  20. Video: Klay's 37-Point Quarter Gets NBA Jam Treatment

    We all know the legendary 90s video game, NBA Jam. It's known for its ridiculous slam dunks, awesome catchphrases, and, of course, being “on fire...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  21. Lil B Plans to Distract KD If Warriors Face Thunder in Playoffs

    If the NBA Playoffs started today, the Thunder would miss out on making the postseason. They're currently in 10th place in the Western Conference and still have some ground to make up this season if they want to take part in the playoffs...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 11 hours ago 613 reads 2 comments

  22. What Are Kings' Biggest Needs at Trade Deadline?

    As we draw closer to the February 19 NBA trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings are bound to be active. While the cupboard isn't stocked with assets, the Kings have a few pieces that may appeal to the right buyer...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 11 hours ago 165 reads 0 comments

  23. J.R. Staying Focused on Basketball, Video Games in CLE

    J.R. Smith thinks Cleveland is “the best situation” for him and it's not just because LeBron James is there...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 11 hours ago 899 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Trying to Adjust to Scott's Random Rotations

    LOS ANGELES — Jeremy Lin went from around 15 minutes a game to more than 30 minutes, to a DNP-CD, to almost 30 minutes again — and that was all in the span of two weeks...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 11 hours ago 460 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Sneaky Trade Ideas for 2015 NBA Title Chasers

    Rational sneakiness can go a long way in swaying the NBA 's championship race. Blockbuster trades receive more attention than any other transactions. That's what happens when household stars are involved...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 hours ago 59,845 reads 132 comments