1. USA vs. Argentina: TV Time, Live Stream, Prediction for 2016 Olympic Basketball

    It's perhaps unfair to label Team USA as vulnerable when it produced group play's only unblemished record and an unmatched plus-117 point differential...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 11 days ago 21,170 reads 68 comments

  2. Nike Air Jordan 5 'Olympic' Release Date, Pics, Price

    Air Jordan enters the Olympics celebration Saturday with an epic offering, the Nike Air Jordan 5 "Olympic" retro colorway ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 days ago 2,715 reads 1 comments

  3. Don't Sleep on Spain as Scariest Elimination-Round Threat to Team USA Basketball

    Saturday afternoon, Spain reasserted itself as a medal contender with its 50-point thrashing of previously unbeaten Lithuania. Two days later, it cemented its return to glory with a 92-73 win over Argentina in a game that never felt close...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 37,820 reads 62 comments

  4. O.J. Mayo Comments on Dismissal from NBA, Potential Return in TMZ Interview

    Guard O.J. Mayo was banned from the NBA earlier in the offseason for at least two years because of a violation of the NBA and NBPA's anti-drug program, but “he expects to be back on the court soon,” per TMZ Sports ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 30,496 reads 10 comments

  5. James Harden Confronts Heckling Drew League Fan over Flopping Claim

    James Harden faced off with a heckler during a Drew League game on Sunday. The guy was getting on the Houston Rockets superstar for flopping, which has become a refrain among The Beard’s detractors in recent years...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 298,083 reads 264 comments

  6. Nick Young Comments on Relationship with D'Angelo Russell After Video Incident

    Nick Young is willing to let bygones be bygones with Los Angeles Lakers teammate D'Angelo Russell. In March, Russell recorded a conversation between him and Young in which Young admitted to having cheated on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 days ago 107,072 reads 129 comments

  7. Kris Humphries Beat Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte When He Was 10 Years Old

    Long before he was an NBA big man, Atlanta Hawks forward Kris Humphries was defeating some of the greatest swimmers of all time in the pool...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 74,445 reads 21 comments

  8. Michelle Obama's Brother Craig Robinson Hired by Milwaukee Bucks

    The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Craig Robinson—the brother of first lady Michelle Obama—as their v ice president of player and organizational development, according to the team ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 147,781 reads 5 comments

  9. Zach LaVine Drops Defender with Step-Back Jumper in Pro-Am Game

    Zach LaVine is no stranger to show-stopping highlight plays. Usually, though, the Minnesota Timberwolves guard does his damage above the rim...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 days ago 54,173 reads 32 comments

  10. LeBron James Joins Drake on Stage for 'Pop Style' Performance

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. LeBron James has been celebrating bringing a championship to Ohio all summer '16, so it's only right he joined the man who coined that phrase Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 13 days ago 6,287 reads 9 comments

  11. USA vs. France: TV Time, Live Stream, Prediction for 2016 Olympic Basketball

    With group basketball play drawing to a close in Rio, Sunday's meeting against France's finest is Team USA's last chance before the quarterfinals to erase any lingering doubt about ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 days ago 4,632 reads 0 comments

  12. It Looks Like a Storybook Last Stand for Argentina's Golden Generation

    In what was certainly the game of the 2016 Olympics, Argentina refused to concede defeat, moving to 3-1 with a 111-107 victory over Brazil that featured 10 minutes of extra basketball and a furious late-game comeback...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 7,675 reads 4 comments

  13. Olympic Basketball 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds for Day 9

    The U.S. men's basketball team's first challenge of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was supposed to be France, though it was expected to be a mild one...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 13 days ago 3,593 reads 0 comments

  14. Tim Duncan Declined Olympics Invitation from President Obama

    Tim Duncan never seemed interested in the perks associated with stardom. Not even if it involved the president of the United States...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 14 days ago 976,812 reads 97 comments

  15. Michael Jordan Sends Gear to Man Who Plays Pick-Up Ball in Full MJ Uniform

    The man who plays basketball in full Michael Jordan uniform received a surprise from His Airness himself. Jeffrey Harrison gained attention from playing pick-up ball in Jordan's full uniform...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 14 days ago 151,762 reads 155 comments

  16. Olympic Basketball 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds for Day 8

    Age-old sports rivals Brazil and Argentina meet Saturday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. A chance to get closer to the medal round is at stake. With so much on the line, Brazil's home crowd is likely to be raucous...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 14 days ago 18,397 reads 9 comments

  17. Team USA Is Running out of Time to Get Its Basketball Act Together

    Led by 15 points and five assists from Kyrie Irving, Team USA knocked off Serbia by a final score of 94-91 to continue its unbeaten stretch over the first four games of the 2016 Olympics...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 14 days ago 56,065 reads 147 comments

  18. Stephen Jackson Says Jimmy Butler, Rajon Rondo Want Him to Play for Bulls

    Stephen Jackson hasn't suited up in an NBA game since his brief stint with the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2013-14 season, but the 38-year-old swingman says he's been recruited by one Eastern Conference team in advance of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 3,272 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the NBA's Biggest Rookie Projects in 2016-17

    Only a handful of prospects get drafted by NBA teams and jump right in as impact players. This year's best bets to immediately contribute include Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn, Buddy Hield, Jamal Murray and Jakob Poeltl...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 days ago 43,925 reads 70 comments

  20. B/R Previews the Top Games of the 16-17 NBA Season

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  21. Serbia vs. USA Basketball: Live Score, Highlights for Summer Olympics 2016

    Team USA basketball has survived another scare. As the clock expired, Bogdan Bogdanovic missed a wide open three-pointer that would have tied the game, and Team USA held on to beat Serbia, 94-91, in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 14 days ago 106,494 reads 279 comments

  22. How to Follow the 2016 'Meme Team' on Social Media

    Hey, 1992 Olympics basketball! Yeah, you. Keep your USA Dream Team. We'll just be over here basking in 2016's Meme Team (sorry). Social media has completely changed the Olympic experience for both fans and participants...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 24,724 reads 13 comments

  23. LeBron James' New Contract Leaves No Question About Who Rules NBA Landscape

    LeBron James sat there with a smile on Thursday, stole thunder from the Rio Olympics he chose to skip and undercut his own league's major schedule unveiling. That's how it is when you rule the way James does...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 88,111 reads 227 comments

  24. Team USA and Australia Aren't the Only Medal Contenders out There

    If not for Croatia's Bojan Bogdanovic and Dario Saric, Brazil would be Thursday's feel-good Olympics basketball story—a 2-1 darling working off consecutive upsets with a clear path out of the preliminary round...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 12,522 reads 11 comments

  25. Hawks Use Emojis to Reveal Team's 2016-17 Schedule on Twitter

    While the NBA and its teams revealed their respective schedules Thursday evening, the Atlanta Hawks used a different method of showing fans on Twitter whom the team will play in 2016-17...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 40,050 reads 15 comments