1. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    With Mike Conley and Tony Allen both out due to injuries, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol did the heavy lifting for the Memphis Grizzlies in a 109-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday at the American Airlines Center...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 15 hours ago 2,859 reads 30 comments

  2. Lakers to Hand out Commemorative Rings Honoring the Birthday of Dr. Buss

    The Los Angeles Lakers saw a lot of good times under the late Dr. Jerry Buss, and there are many rings to show for it! So what better way to celebrate the former owner's birthday ...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 15 hours ago 14,981 reads 15 comments

  3. NBA Announces Dunk Contest Participants

    Presenting the #SpriteSlam Dunk Contest field at @NBAAllStar: @G_ante34 @VicOladipo @ZachLaVine & @masonplumlee! http://t...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Participant List, Historical Records and More

    The Slam Dunk Contest has been the preeminent skills competition during the NBA 's All-Star weekend since its inception in 1984, and there is little doubt that will continue to be the case in 2015...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 hours ago 58,032 reads 160 comments

  5. The Case for Kawhi Leonard's All-Star Credentials

    Through his first three seasons with the San Antonio Spurs , reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard hasn't left the playoffs as anything less than a conference finalist. All-Star accolades have been harder to come by, however—so far, anyway...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 16 hours ago 3,853 reads 19 comments

  6. How High Has John Wall Climbed Up the Point Guard Ladder This Season?

    John Wall has been threatening the NBA 's ruling party of point guards since he first joined the league in 2010, but never have there been fewer names left in front of him. The recently named All-Star starter has forced his way into the MVP race..

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 hours ago 4,447 reads 35 comments

  7. Deng, Birdman out for Heat Tuesday vs. Bucks

    So much for extended good health. This time it's Luol Deng and Chris Andersen as missing pieces for the Miami Heat ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 hours ago 118 reads 0 comments

  8. Elfrid Payton Remains Full of Mystery and Promise for Orlando Magic

    Roughly halfway through his rookie season, Elfrid Payton's strengths and weaknesses look fairly well defined...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 17 hours ago 8,801 reads 17 comments

  9. Deron Williams Returns to Practice, Ruled out vs. Hawks

    Deron Williams returned to Nets practice for the first time since fracturing the cartilage portion of his lower 12th rib by doing non-contact work, the team announced today...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  10. Deng, Andersen to Miss Game vs. Bucks

    Chris Andersen (elbow, back) & Luol Deng (calf) have both been ruled out of tonight's #HEATgame vs the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  11. Lil B Says His Curse on Kevin Durant Still Alive, Will Sit Courtside to Heckle

    Time heals some things, but it can't get rid of " The Based God's Curse " that rapper Lil B placed on Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant a few years ago...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 hours ago 68,245 reads 211 comments

  12. Batum Questionable to Play vs. Cavs

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  13. Video: All-Access with the Soaring Hawks

    Coach Mike Budenholzer and Hawks players explain how their chemistry and makeup has allowed them to win 16 straight games...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 35 reads 0 comments

  14. Wall, Pierce Questionable for Meeting with Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — John Wall and Paul Pierce didn't participate in shoot-around at Staples Center on Tuesday morning and are officially listed as questionable for the Washington Wizards ' games against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 18 reads 0 comments

  15. Could Reggie Jackson Be a Trade Target for Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are on the cusp of a potentially extensive rebuilding process. Superstar Kobe Bryant is nearing the end of his Hall-of-Fame-caliber career and the time has come to pass the torch the future face of the franchise...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 1,419 reads 0 comments

  16. Matt Barnes Fined for Inappropriate Language Towards Fan: Details and Reaction

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is a little lighter in the wallet thanks to using inappropriate language directed at a fan...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 hours ago 22,711 reads 71 comments

  17. Barnes Fined $25K by League for 'Inappropriate Language'

    Matt Barnes, actually one of my favorite Clippers interviews off the court, can talk a lot on it. His game is both chippy and chirpy, and the language he uses is appropriate for Netflix streaming but not an NBC broadcast show...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 699 reads 0 comments

  18. 2015 Midseason Worst of the Worst NBA Awards

    The 2014-15 NBA season has been one of the best in recent memory, featuring Anthony Davis' ascent to basketball Olympus, killer first halves by the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks and tons of intrigue surrounding the league's top teams...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 18 hours ago 33,777 reads 49 comments

  19. Manute Bol Bobblehead Night: Warriors Fans of a Certain Age Look Back

    The Warriors play the Chicago Bulls tonight at Oracle and it's Manute Bol bobblehead night. I don't usually get too hyped for bobblehead giveaways, but I'm very excited for Manute Bol bobblehead night...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 hours ago 72 reads 0 comments

  20. Clippers' Barnes Fined $25K

    NBA fines Clippers forward Matt Barnes $25,000 for "directing inappropriate language toward a fan" during Sunday's game vs. Suns ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  21. Biggest Takeaways from Houston Rockets' 1st Half of the Season

    Halfway through the season is a good chance to stop and review where the Houston Rockets are at. What have we learned about them? Last offseason, the prevailing view was that the Rockets had taken a step back...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 19 hours ago 1,015 reads 6 comments

  22. What Do We Know so Far About Brooklyn Nets' Sale?

    The Brooklyn Nets are for sale, and owner Mikhail Prokhorov is about to make a killing. It's been at least a few months since Prokhorov's group started looking for a buyer , and we haven't heard much come out of the woodwork...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 19 hours ago 220 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 19 hours ago 1,822 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 19 hours ago 13 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 19 hours ago 60 reads 0 comments