1. 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 16 days ago 88,207 reads 227 comments

  2. 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 17 days ago 12,522 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 17 days ago 40,066 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Christmas Day 2016 Schedule: Game-by-Game Preview and Analysis

    It's not the most wonderful time of the year just yet, but the NBA 's Thursday schedule release means fans across the world can begin to plan out their Christmas Day festivities ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 1,905 reads 5 comments

  5. 7 College Teams That Will Steer the 2017 NBA Draft

    While college coaches attempt to keep players focused on the next game, seven teams will have a tough time avoiding the NBA draft buzz expected to follow its stars...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 17 days ago 37,308 reads 44 comments

  6. 2016-17 NBA Schedule: Breaking Down Top 10 Games of the Season

    With the official release of the 2016-17 NBA regular-season schedule Thursday, basketball fans can start clearing space on their calendars to ensure they're able to watch this year's juiciest games...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 6,458 reads 49 comments

  7. Jazz 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Utah Jazz didn't quite match what many expected them to do in 2015-16, but the team is well positioned to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2012. The NBA released the Jazz's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 1,864 reads 3 comments

  8. Mavericks 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Dallas Mavericks would love to make at least one more championship run before the Dirk Nowitzki era comes to a close...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 3,644 reads 10 comments

  9. Pelicans 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The 2015-16 season wasn't an unmitigated disaster for the New Orleans Pelicans , but little else could've gone wrong for the team. Following that disappointing campaign, the Pelicans are in a great position to rebound in 2016-17...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 2,033 reads 5 comments

  10. Knicks 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The New York Knicks underwent a roster makeover this offseason after a disappointing 2015-16 campaign, and their route to a potential playoff appearance was laid out on Thursday in the form of the official NBA schedule release...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 11,392 reads 28 comments

  11. Magic 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    Sure, a 35-win 2015-16 season isn't much to get excited over, but for the Orlando Magic , it's a vast improvement after winning 25, 23 and 20 games in their three previous campaigns...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 days ago 2,348 reads 5 comments

  12. Trail Blazers 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds, Record Predictions

    The Portland Trail Blazers have qualified for the postseason each of the last three seasons and six times in the past eight years...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 2,558 reads 4 comments

  13. Suns 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    This time last year, the Phoenix Suns had eyes on the NBA playoffs. Now, the question is whether the Suns will finish with the worst record in the Western Conference. The NBA released Phoenix's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 1,865 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Schedule 2016-17: Team-by-Team Record Predictions and Playoff Odds

    The NBA has 30 teams, but after Kevin Durant decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors in the summer, it feels like there are only two. Those two, of course, would be the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 117,671 reads 496 comments

  15. Pistons 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    Last season was the first in seven years that the Detroit Pistons appeared in the Eastern Conference playoffs before they were swept out of the first round by the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 days ago 5,713 reads 9 comments

  16. Celtics 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    Optimism is high for the Boston Celtics heading into the 2016-17 season after winning 48 games last season, their most in five years...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 17 days ago 5,846 reads 14 comments

  17. Bucks 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Milwaukee Bucks are preparing for year No. 3 of the Jason Kidd regime as they look to turn things around after a 33-49 2015-16 season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 days ago 4,224 reads 5 comments

  18. Wizards 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Washington Wizards didn't make major moves this offseason from a roster standpoint, striking out on signing hometown star Kevin Durant like many of the other teams in the NBA , but the Wizards were certainly busy...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 1,871 reads 6 comments

  19. Timberwolves 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds, Record Predictions

    The Minnesota Timberwolves feature one of the NBA 's most promising rosters, and the 2016-17 season may be the start of an extended stretch of playoff appearances for the franchise...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 4,543 reads 13 comments

  20. Kings 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Sacramento Kings have been in a constant state of rebuilding for a decade, with the 2016-17 season not looking any better for a franchise that started this century as one of the best in the Western Conference...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 17 days ago 2,081 reads 3 comments

  21. Heat 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    Next season is going to feature some memorable debuts from Kevin Durant making his first appearance with the loaded Golden State Warriors to Derrick Rose arriving to the Big Apple...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 5,027 reads 25 comments

  22. Raptors 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Toronto Raptors were just two wins away from making their first NBA Finals, falling in six games to the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers . It was the third straight season that they recorded 48 or more wins and made the postseason...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 days ago 3,281 reads 8 comments

  23. Rockets 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Houston Rockets have a whole new feel in 2016-17. For starters, the Rockets hired Mike D'Antoni to be their head coach, and he'll bring his up-tempo, high-scoring offensive philosophy to Houston...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 4,104 reads 15 comments

  24. Spurs 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    After surprisingly losing in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs last season, the San Antonio Spurs are out for redemption, and the path was laid out for them Thursday in the form of the NBA schedule release...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 5,224 reads 20 comments

  25. Hawks 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    After winning 108 games over the last two seasons, the Atlanta Hawks enter a new era in 2016-17 with Dwight Howard coming back home to try resurrecting his career. Full Schedule: NBA...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 17 days ago 3,404 reads 4 comments