1. Carmelo Anthony Hits Side of Backboard After Blatant Flop by Marcus Smart

    During Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart had what could be the Flop of the Year. As 'Melo backed him down, Smart dropped ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 26,634 reads 63 comments

  2. Rockets Mascot Casually Nails Backward, Over-the-Head Half-Court Shot

    It would be tough for the average person to make a layup while wearing a full-fledged mascot costume. But Tuesday, the Houston Rockets' furry friend casually nailed a ridiculous shot from mid-court and then swag-walked his way off the floor...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 5,939 reads 9 comments

  3. Dwyane Wade Smirks at Patrick Beverley After Rockets PG Gets in His Face

    Nobody can get under Dwyane Wade 's skin. Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley tried to Tuesday night, but the Miami Heat superstar was having none of it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 13,927 reads 50 comments

  4. Boston Celtics Chief Brad Stevens Explains the Hidden Realities of NBA Coaching

    BOSTON — Brad Stevens has made a habit of exceeding expectations. He famously guided Butler University to back-to-back national championship game appearances in 2010 and 2011 ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 days ago 16,003 reads 22 comments

  5. Top 5 NBA Stars at Every Position: Karl-Anthony Towns Emerging Among Elite

    It's time for some fresh blood in the latest NBA positional hierarchies. Four of the five lineup spots now feature at least one new player since the last edition was published Jan...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 days ago 109,265 reads 452 comments

  6. Clint Capela Injury: Updates on Rockets Center's Thigh and Return

    Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is nursing a thigh injury and missed Tuesday's game against the Miami Heat. It's unclear when he will return to the court. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 914 reads 7 comments

  7. Kevin Garnett Comments on Timberwolves Coaches, Future of the Franchise and More

    The rebuilding Minnesota Timberwolves are in the middle of a disappointing season record-wise, but the fans have plenty to look forward to in the coming years if future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett is to be believed...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 17,719 reads 38 comments

  8. Byron Scott: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Lakers Head Coach

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott 's future is understandably up in the air amid a woeful 2015-16 campaign, but his job status may well be safe until the end of the season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 days ago 40,930 reads 159 comments

  9. TJ Warren Injury: Updates on Suns Star's Foot and Recovery

    Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren's season is over after suffering a foot injury. Continue for updates. Suns Dealt Another Blow Tuesday, Feb...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 days ago 6,287 reads 26 comments

  10. Fact or Fiction: An All-Star on the Block and the NBA's Most Disappointing Team

    With the All-Star break approaching, it's time for another round of "Fact or Fiction" here at Bleacher Report...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 1,592 reads 5 comments

  11. The Biggest Issue Every Title Contender Faces Going into 2016 NBA Trade Deadline

    Don't let the historically dominant Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs pull one over on you; even teams that are chasing championships have their problems...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 days ago 41,175 reads 131 comments

  12. Would Joining Steph Curry and the Warriors Be a Smart Move for Kevin Durant?

    According to the Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Golden State Warriors could be the top landing spot for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant should he choose to leave OKC...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 20,527 reads 150 comments

  13. Earl Watson Named Suns Interim Head Coach: Takeaways from Press Conference

    Earl Watson didn't even have a seat on the front of the bench to begin the season. Now, he's tasked with leading the Phoenix Suns to a second-half push after they reached their midseason nadir...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 4,536 reads 11 comments

  14. Kevin Durant Rumors: Warriors Reportedly Front-Runners If Star Leaves Thunder

    As speculation about Kevin Durant 's future picks up prior to free agency this summer, the 27-year-old is looking at the defending NBA champions as a potential landing spot if he leaves Oklahoma City...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 244,603 reads 578 comments

  15. NBA MVP Steph Curry Hands out His Superlatives for the 2015-16 Warriors

    Reigning NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry recently sat down with Bleacher Report to discuss some superlatives surrounding the Dubs...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 9,581 reads 14 comments

  16. Dwight Howard Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended by the NBA and will miss Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 days ago 33,284 reads 99 comments

  17. Lakers' Julius Randle Has Long Way to Go to Reach Potential

    Through the first 50 games of his NBA career, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Julius Randle has established himself as one of the league's most enigmatic prospects...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 4 days ago 28,049 reads 116 comments

  18. Dwyane Wade's 13-Year-Old Son Puts On a Show at John Lucas Camp

    LeBron James' son isn't the only youngster who can ball. Zaire Wade, the 13-year-old son of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade , is following in his father's footsteps and wreaking havoc on the basketball court...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 30,263 reads 23 comments

  19. Lakers Sign Make-a-Wish Teen to 1-Day Contract, Entertaining Presser Ensues

    Eighteen-year-old Yitzi Teichman had always dreamt of being a Los Angeles Laker, so when the opportunity presented itself, it was an easy call. Teichman was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 17 years old...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 6,490 reads 17 comments

  20. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2016 Participants: Projecting Best Potential Field

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a fan favorite at All-Star Weekend, singling out of the most primal and entertaining aspects of the game and simply letting some of the league's most ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 4 days ago 53,803 reads 126 comments

  21. Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns Battle in 'Call of Duty'

    Ball may be life, but the Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns do have time to do other things than just shoot hoops on the court. Those other activities include playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 together...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 31,136 reads 37 comments

  22. Bucks vs. Kings: Score, Video Highlights and Recap from Feb. 1

    The Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak Monday with a 111-104 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee has now lost five of its last six games...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  23. Bulls vs. Jazz: Score, Video Highlights and Recap from Feb. 1

    The Utah Jazz extended their winning streak to three games with a 105-96 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday. Gordon Hayward scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Rudy Gobert scored 16 with 12 boards...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  24. Raptors vs. Nuggets: Score, Video Highlights and Recap from Feb. 1

    The Toronto Raptors actually lost. The Raptors' 11-game winning streak came to an end Monday with a 112-93 loss to the Denver Nuggets. Denver snapped a recent skid that saw it lose three of four with the home victory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  25. Wizards vs. Thunder: Score, Video Highlights and Recap from Feb. 1

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have now won 11 of their last 12 following a Monday victory over the Washington Wizards. As for the Wizards, they are 1-4 in their last five after the 114-98 beatdown ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 19 reads 0 comments