1. Ezeli (Sprained Ankle) Will Be Re-Evaluated in 3 Days

    Festus Ezeli's MRI confirmed a sprained left ankle. He'll be in a boot for three days and then be reevaluated...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 day ago 10 reads 0 comments

  2. The 1 Thing Keeping Washington Wizards from True Title Contention

    Efficient offensive practices in today's NBA largely revolve around the three-point shot. Attempt more — in lieu of mid-range jump shots — and results will generally skew in your favor...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 10,276 reads 29 comments

  3. Former Celtic KG Praises Smart's Work Ethic

    BOSTON -- No player appreciates grit and hustle more than Kevin Garnett , so it was noteworthy that, after Boston Celtics rookie Marcus Smart went to the floor to corral a loose ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 60 reads 0 comments

  4. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    LeBron James scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Kevin Love added 22 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic , 98-89, Friday night at the Amway Center...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 1 day ago 6,940 reads 73 comments

  5. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Utah Jazz

    It's no surprise that a team with an average age of 24.3, in just the second year of a complete rebuilding project, is off to a rough start. Without that context, the 2014-15 Utah Jazz could be classified as a disappointment in many ways...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 1 day ago 3,760 reads 19 comments

  6. New York Knicks Should Consider Shutting Down Carmelo Anthony

    Knee issues during a losing season aren't to be taken lightly. With the New York Knicks better positioned to win the NBA lottery than make the playoffs, Carmelo Anthony needs to take time off and heal his body...

    Frank Cesare Written by Frank Cesare about 1 day ago 2,517 reads 0 comments

  7. Cousins Questionable with Stomach Flu

    DeMarcus Cousins has been added to the team's injury report with Gastroenteritis, also known as a stomach flu, and is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Phoenix Suns (16-14)...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 46 reads 0 comments

  8. 6 NBA Franchises Missing a Clear-Cut Building Block

    Successfully rebuilding is one of the toughest tasks to execute in professional sports. It takes a combination of smarts, savvy and vision, plus a heaping helping of good fortune...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 33,261 reads 114 comments

  9. Jack Making Nets Fans Forget About D-Will

    BOSTON – With Deron Williams and Brook Lopez watching from the bench, their backups propelled the Nets to a win...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 day ago 51 reads 0 comments

  10. Jack Carries Nets Past Celtics, 109-107

    BOSTON -- Jarrett Jack nailed a tiebreaking jumper in the lane with 28 seconds to play and finished with 27 points Friday, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-107 win over the Boston Celtics ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 day ago 52 reads 0 comments

  11. How Brandan Wright Can Help the Boston Celtics Rebuild

    The Boston Celtics are 1-3 since trading Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for Brandan Wright , Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder and a couple draft picks (not to mention a sweet $12...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 day ago 5,476 reads 18 comments

  12. Ranking the 5 Most Surprising NBA Teams This Season

    The first trimester of the NBA season has come and gone, leaving us with impressions galore regarding the power structure of each conference...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 23,691 reads 100 comments

  13. Bucks Hire Facial Coding Expert

    The Milwaukee Bucks are facing facts -- or rather, gleaning facts from faces -- to figure out which NBA and college players have the right stuff to make their team better...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 53 reads 0 comments

  14. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, December 26, 2014

    Fact: With their 102-91 loss to the Wizards, this is the first time in New York Knicks history that they've lost eight straight home games in a single season...

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  15. SVG Says Acquiring Tolliver a 'No-Brainer'

    Stan Van Gundy knows there will be many agonizing decisions ahead as he rebuilds the Pistons around Andre Drummond. But trading for Anthony Tolliver wasn't one of them...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 260 reads 0 comments

  16. Trail Blazers Defense Key to Becoming Contender

    As of yesterday afternoon, the Portland Trail Blazers were ranked sixth in the league in offense, and third(!) in the league in defense. You read that right – currently the Trail Blazers are a better defensive team than offensive team...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 38 reads 0 comments

  17. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Philadelphia 76ers Preview

    The Blazers return from the holiday break and a successful four-game road trip tonight to host the Philadelphia 76ers .....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. Markieff Showing off Improved All-Around Game

    There was not much in the box score, nor the highlights, to tell what a difference Markieff Morris made on the court when the Suns beat Dallas on Tuesday for a four-game winning streak...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 40 reads 0 comments

  19. Michael Jordan Tells Kobe Bryant to 'Go Get Karl' on NBA Scoring List

    Now that Kobe Bryant has leapfrogged Michael Jordan on the NBA 's all-time scoring list, His Airness has a request for the Black Mamba: Gun for second place...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 52,876 reads 109 comments

  20. Gatorade Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Iconic Commercial

    Gatorade is celebrating its 50-year anniversary with a montage of iconic sports moments that features Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Dwyane Wade and more...

    Kenny Dorset Written by Kenny Dorset about 1 day ago 106,420 reads 32 comments

  21. Would Tony Snell Be More Useful to Chicago Bulls as a Trade Chip?

    Chicago Bulls guard Tony Snell has been glued to the end of the bench this season. Maybe it would be best to place him on the trading block and see if any teams are interested. He's not doing the Bulls any good by barely playing...

    Mike B. Written by Mike B. about 1 day ago 2,908 reads 1 comments

  22. Van Gundy Tinkers with Pistons' Personnel Strategy

    Stan Van Gundy has been reluctant to embrace the possibility of reviving the "small-ball" personnel setups from his days as coach of the Orlando Magic , until now.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 139 reads 0 comments

  23. Rockets' Kevin McHale Earns Extension with Style That Could Work for Josh Smith

    Leslie Alexander, in his 21st season as the Houston Rockets ' owner, had just done something he had not since Rudy Tomjanovich put championship rings on his fingers...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 1 day ago 6,732 reads 33 comments

  24. Detroit Pistons' Stan Van Gundy Made Mistake in Waiving Josh Smith...

    David Thorpe, ESPN.com's NBA analyst, thinks the Detroit Pistons made a big mistake by waiving forward Josh Smith this week with $28 million remaining on the four-year contract he signed last year...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 193 reads 0 comments

  25. Pacers Still Working George Hill into the Mix as They Prepare to Play Pistons

    George Hill looked great in his debut against the Pelicans on Tuesday but the Pacers are in no rush to return the point guard to his starting role with heavy minutes.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 18 reads 0 comments