1. NBA Fines Josh McRoberts $20K, Upgrades Foul Against LeBron James to Flagrant-2

    Josh McRoberts' throat shove on LeBron James unsurprisingly caught the attention of NBA officials on Thursday, leading to a fine and escalated foul...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 12 hours ago 51,723 reads 374 comments

  2. Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks: Live Score and Analysis for Game 3

    The Atlanta Hawks take a 2-1 series lead after their 98-85 win over the Indiana Pacers! Jeff Teague scored 22 points and dished 10 assists in the win...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 hours ago 21,657 reads 250 comments

  3. Golden State Warriors' Joe Lacob: 'We Are Going to Re-Sign Klay Thompson'

    In 2011, by way of losing and pingpong balls, Klay Thompson splash landed with the Golden State Warriors . Now, nearly three wonderful years later, he's not going anywhere...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 hours ago 5,524 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Playoffs 2014: Opening-Round Bracket and Teams Primed to Advance

    The first week of the 2014 NBA playoffs is winding down, but a handful of teams have already taken a huge leap toward the conference semifinals. Coming into Thursday night, three teams (including two No...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 12 hours ago 1,593 reads 0 comments

  5. Warriors Plan To Keep Klay Thompson

    Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob acknowledged before the trade deadline that the team had received inquiries about Klay Thompson, and while he said then that the team wasn't anxious to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 12 hours ago 44 reads 2 comments

  6. NBA Players Who Desperately Need a Fresh Start with a New Team

    In the NBA , even some of the most talented players in the world are often in need of a change of scenery and a fresh start with a new team...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 13 hours ago 25,244 reads 104 comments

  7. McRoberts Fined for Flagrant Foul on LeBron

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  8. 6 Factors That Will Decide LA Clippers' Playoff Ceiling

    In splitting their first two series games with the Golden State Warriors , the Los Angeles Clippers looked both the part of second-round roadkill and perennial contenders...

    Oren Friedman Written by Oren Friedman about 13 hours ago 283 reads 0 comments

  9. Spencer Dinwiddie Officially Announces He Will Enter 2014 NBA Draft

    Colorado Buffaloes star guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced Thursday that he will forgo his senior season in Boulder and enter the 2014 NBA draft. BuffZone...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 13 hours ago 4,430 reads 3 comments

  10. Artist Demonstrates How She Draws LeBron James with Colored Pencils

    At first glance, artist Heather Rooney's finished product looks like a photograph. LeBron James isn't the easiest athlete to draw. There are a lot of details to pay attention to, but Rooney makes it look easy...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 13 hours ago 17,851 reads 38 comments

  11. Thibodeau Goes on Defense About Rotation

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Tom Thibodeau's reign as coach of the Chicago Bulls has been defined by consistency. No matter who is on the floor, no matter who is injured, no matter what the circumstances are, his teams usually find a way to win...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 hours ago 535 reads 0 comments

  12. Are the Washington Wizards for Real?

    CHICAGO — Are the Washington Wizards a true contender? They’ ve turned heads with their 2-0 start against the Chicago Bulls in Round 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs, seemingly unfazed by their underdog status...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 14 hours ago 196 reads 0 comments

  13. Have the Chicago Bulls Been Exposed by the Washington Wizards?

    The Chicago Bulls have dropped their first two playoff games against the Washington Wizards . Now the question is: Can they come back, or have the Wizards exposed a fundamental flaw in the team? The answer is: some of both...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 14 hours ago 5,068 reads 74 comments

  14. Why Nobody Should Expect LaMarcus Aldridge's Dominance to Slow Down

    There might be a way for the Houston Rockets to slow down Portland Trail Blazers superstar LaMarcus Aldridge . Just don't count on them finding it...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 hours ago 2,519 reads 14 comments

  15. Current Lakers' Chances of Returning, and Why L.A. Might Want Them Back

    LOS ANGELES — After the worst season in Los Angeles Lakers history, you'd think that the worst possible idea would be to bring these guys back for another run. It's not as off the wall as it sounds...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 14 hours ago 20,300 reads 81 comments

  16. Bucher Buzz: Could Byron Scott Help Recruit Kyrie Irving to the Lakers?

    Kyrie Irving is one of the best NBA players stuck on a not-so-great team, but that probably won't stop another not-so-great team from going after him when he becomes a free agent...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 14 hours ago 11,115 reads 62 comments

  17. Beck/Bucher: Is Oklahoma City Deep Enough to Win NBA Title?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have two prolific scorers in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook , along with a blocking machine in Serge Ibaka , but it'll take more than the Thunder's Big Three to win it all...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 14 hours ago 1,991 reads 9 comments

  18. Charlotte Bobcats Are Wasting Al Jefferson's Best Effort vs. Miami Heat

    Al Jefferson hobbled into Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena, the weight of the Charlotte Bobcats on his shoulders and a walking boot on his left foot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 15 hours ago 1,511 reads 16 comments

  19. Oscar Robertson: Carmelo Anthony Should Leave New York Knicks

    In the (unlikely) event Carmelo Anthony decides to start living by the code, "Do whatever Oscar Robertson tells you to do," the New York Knicks will soon be one superstar lighter...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 hours ago 32,976 reads 187 comments

  20. Rockets Won't Win a Game If James Harden Keeps Underperforming

    James Harden has shot abysmally in the playoffs so far as the Rockets have fallen into an 0-2 hole against the Trail Blazers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 hours ago 1,149 reads 16 comments

  21. Utah Jazz Have Come Full Circle — in a Very Bad Way

    The Jazz 's version of the Titanic finally slipped under the waves, but not before they booted the captain into the water. Tyrone Corbin was fired, but probably not even Phil Jackson himself — or Sir Sloan — could've averted this accident...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 hours ago 14 reads 0 comments

  22. Utah Jazz to Interview 20-Plus Candidates for Coaching Vacancy

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 hours ago 259 reads 0 comments

  23. Burks, One of Jazz Bright Spots, Looks to the Future

    In the recently completed 25-57 season, the Utah Jazz didn't have a lot of bright spots. But if you're looking for just one, it would be hard to find one brighter than the play of Alec Burks...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 hours ago 379 reads 0 comments

  24. Grading the New Orleans Pelicans' Small Forwards

    There were too many games this season when it appeared the New Orleans Pelicans were playing four against five because they lacked having the necessary offensive production at the small forward position...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 hours ago 22 reads 0 comments

  25. Jamie Foxx Does a Pretty Good LeBron James Celebration Impression

    Jamie Foxx was on Good Morning America Thursday morning, and the actor showed off his spot-on impersonation of LeBron James' celebration move...

    Ken Dorset Written by Ken Dorset about 15 hours ago 87,127 reads 60 comments