1. Damian Lillard Declines Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    The plot continued to thicken for Team USA men's basketball on Thursday when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard became the latest to decline an invitation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 80,539 reads 86 comments

  2. Kyle Lowry Accepts Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    Following the best season of his 10-year NBA career, Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry will represent the United States men's basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 8,982 reads 45 comments

  3. Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Accepts Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    Team USA has seen a number of star players withdraw from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony won't join those sitting out...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 13,720 reads 80 comments

  4. NBA Free Agency 2016: Bold Predictions for Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan and More

    It didn't need much in the way of help, but the 2016 NBA free-agency period got a little boost this week when the New York Knicks decided to trade for Derrick Rose...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 5,224 reads 1 comments

  5. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Talk, Free-Agency and Predraft Buzz for Los Angeles

    The 2016 offseason needs to be a big one if the Los Angeles Lakers are going to return to respectability under new head coach Luke Walton. Not a big offseason as in the "swing for the fences" moves that are always bandied about when it comes to L...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 days ago 33,133 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Draft Rumors: Latest Buzz on 2016 Lottery Trades and Potential Picks

    Let's avoid going too far off the deep end with musings along the lines of "there's a Rose growing in the garden" and on and on and simply say this—the NBA rumors market has kicked off in earnest...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 1,840 reads 0 comments

  7. Brandon Knight Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Suns Guard

    On the heels of a career season with the Phoenix Suns , guard Brandon Knight is the subject of trade rumors and could be on the move. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 35,233 reads 136 comments

  8. Ben Simmons Could Become the 12th Foreign-Born No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft History

    Fact: If the Philadelphia 76ers draft LSU's Ben Simmons first overall on Thursday, the 19-year-old Australian would become the 12th foreign-born No. 1 pick and fourth in the last six years...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 45,168 reads 50 comments

  9. NY Knicks Will Be Watching 2016 NBA Draft for Those Who Fall Through the Cracks

    Ten empty roster spots, two missing starters and no draft picks (as of Thursday morning) mean the New York Knicks will want more out of 2016 Summer League in Orlando than a day ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 days ago 2,629 reads 0 comments

  10. Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell Reflect on Playing with Ben Simmons in HS

    Former LSU star Ben Simmons will reportedly be the No. 1 pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, according to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 91,705 reads 57 comments

  11. Thaddeus Young Traded to Pacers for No. 20 Pick in 2016 NBA Draft

    The Brooklyn Nets were set to enter the 2016 NBA draft without a first-round pick. However, that reportedly has changed as the team has traded Thaddeus Young to the Indiana Pacers for the No...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 34,409 reads 75 comments

  12. Celtics Rumors: Top Trade Buzz on Jimmy Butler, Gordon Hayward and More

    With the No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft at their disposal, the Boston Celtics have been among the top teams to watch on the trade market as of late...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 7,010 reads 3 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2017: Early Mock Projections for 1st Round

    It may be time for Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram to shine under the New York City lights Thursday night, but it's never too early to look ahead to the 2017 NBA draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 5,401 reads 0 comments

  14. Keep It Simple: NBA Teams That Can't Afford to Overthink Their Offseason

    Had the Golden State Warriors capped their historic season with just one more win and a title, we'd be sitting here counseling caution for virtually every contender and pseudo-contender...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 days ago 48,780 reads 66 comments

  15. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Final 2-Round Predictions

    Unsurprisingly, the 2016 NBA draft conversation changes by the hour. We're constantly hearing new rumors and buzz on risers, fallers and promises. As one scout put it, "Mock drafts are about to go up in flames...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 days ago 409,446 reads 304 comments

  16. NBA Trade Rumors: Examining Top Draft-Day Buzz for 2016 NBA Draft

    While the NBA draft is exciting enough with the drama surrounding who will be picked where, a high number of possible trades will keep fans on the edges of their seats all night...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 days ago 7,385 reads 0 comments

  17. 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Mock Draft and Top Rumors Surrounding 1st-Round Prospects

    The 2015-16 NBA season ended with a bang. LeBron James brought the Cleveland Cavaliers their first title last Sunday, solidifying himself as an all-time hometown hero...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 5,993 reads 0 comments

  18. Will the Real Ben Simmons Please Stand Up?

    It’s July in Los Angeles, and PR flacks are ushering Ben Simmons from station to station. He’s just a teenager, not even 19 years old yet. But here he’s a workingman...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 3 days ago 114,182 reads 66 comments

  19. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Sheldon McClellan

    Sheldon McClellan was an alternate invite to the NBA Draft Combine, but it's hard to figure out why since he was more than deserving to be on the initial list...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 days ago 1,491 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 5 Mock: Last-Minute Predictions for the 2016 NBA Draft

    The 2016 NBA Draft is upon us and it's time for a final mock draft from Bleacher Report's draft expert Jonathan Wasserman. Watch as we predict how the top of the draft will unfold...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 45,064 reads 54 comments

  21. Denzel Valentine's Long Road to the NBA Draft

    Denzel Valentine has always had a home in Lansing, Michigan. He played for his father, Carlton, at J.W. Sexton High School. He stayed in Lansing for his collegiate career and, like his father, played at Michigan State...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 25,912 reads 26 comments

  22. Barack Obama Has 'Discussed' Owning NBA Team After Leaving White House

    President Barack Obama won't be in the White House much longer, which means he'll soon have time to ponder other career pursuits. And, according to White House press secretary Josh Earnest, per ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 129,331 reads 14 comments

  23. Stephen Curry Won't Require Ankle, Knee or Elbow Surgery in Offseason

    Golden State Warriors fans received some good news on Wednesday following the team's historic NBA Finals loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 18,820 reads 138 comments

  24. Joe Lacob Comments on Warriors' Future After NBA Finals Loss to Cavaliers

    Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob didn't wallow in his team's NBA Finals collapse. He got right to work on retooling the roster in preparation for next season...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 40,412 reads 133 comments

  25. Kings Reportedly 'Shunned by Agents' During 2016 NBA Draft Process

    The Sacramento Kings are slated to pick eighth in the first round of Thursday night's NBA draft, but a consensus regarding their potential selection has been elusive to this point...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 86,898 reads 90 comments