1. How Kevin Durant Can Reclaim NBA's MVP Award in 2017-18

    After adjusting to a new city and new squad last season, Kevin Durant has used this summer to get reacquainted with some old friends...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 15 days ago 12,144 reads 0 comments

  2. Checking Receipts on College Scouting Reports of NBA Top Stars Under 25

    A ton of film review, note-taking and reporting goes into NBA draft scouting. It's informative to go back and assess previous evaluations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 15 days ago 38,195 reads 0 comments

  3. The NBA Stints That Time Forgot

    There's great risk in defending hipster concert-goers, as few species are more deserving of scorn. But this trend-obsessed, "I'm cool because I'm cool with being purposely uncool" subset of humanity is the only faction performing a vital cultural task..

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 25,766 reads 0 comments

  4. Trade Packages and Scenarios for Cleveland's 2018 First-Round Pick Via Nets

    Could the Brooklyn Nets ' 2018 first-round pick be on the move yet again? Surely not. Except apparently yes. According to Cleveland...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 160,812 reads 0 comments

  5. Hawks' Miles Plumlee Arrested for Marijuana Possession in New York

    Atlanta Hawks big man Miles Plumlee was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession in August.  Veteran NBA reporter Peter Vecsey (h/t Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ) broke the news...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 1,676 reads 0 comments

  6. 'The Full 48' Podcast: Jason Lloyd Talks All Things Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

    Jason Lloyd of The Athletic joins The Full 48's Howard Beck to discuss the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston, what it means for the Cleveland Cavaliers and how a "Kobe Identity" ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 16 days ago 7,144 reads 0 comments

  7. Jabari Bird Reportedly Signs 2-Way Contract with Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics are filling out their roster for the 2017-18 season, reportedly signing guard Jabari Bird to a contract. Per ESPN's Marc J. Spears , Bird received a two-way contract from the Celtics on Tuesday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 6,197 reads 0 comments

  8. Magic Johnson Asked Jeanie Buss to Take Lakers Tampering Fine out of His Salary

    Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said Monday he told team owner Jeanie Buss she could take the $500,000 fine for tampering with former Indiana Pacers forward Paul George out of his salary...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 42,654 reads 0 comments

  9. Tracy McGrady Throws Labor Day Barbecue for Hurricane Harvey Victims

    Tracy McGrady and his wife, CleRenda, hosted a Labor Day barbecue in Houston's Third Ward, to serve the Hurricane Harvey-damaged area...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 420 reads 0 comments

  10. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Jabari Parker Reportedly Mentioned in Talks

    Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker was reportedly discussed in trade talks involving New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony . On Tuesday, Ian Begley of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 122,378 reads 0 comments

  11. Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Responds to CJ McCollum's 'Law and Order' Parody

    In social media's criminal justice system, the Dallas Mavericks are represented by Mark Cuban . CJ McCollum continued his Law and Order: CJ Victims Unit parody series at Dallas' expense Monday...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 4,369 reads 0 comments

  12. Kyrie Irving Poses with Cast of Upcoming 'Uncle Drew' Movie

    Before playing with his new Boston Celtics teammates, Kyrie Irving returned to his Uncle Drew roots alongside his true basketball elders...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 56,340 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Tampering 101: 'If You're Not Cheating ... You're Not Trying'

    The most shocking aspect of the NBA 's investigation of the Los Angeles Lakers for tampering with former Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is not that the league found enough evidence to slap the Lakers with a $500,000 fine...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 16 days ago 42,151 reads 0 comments

  14. Tilman Fertitta to Buy Rockets for Reported NBA-Record $2.2 Billion

    Tilman Fertitta, the Houston-based CEO of restaurant company Landry's, Inc., has reached an agreement to purchase the NBA 's Houston Rockets franchise from Leslie Alexander...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 131,725 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Relationship Counseling: How Will New Star-Studded Duos Work?

    In the NBA , you can't just mash together top talent and assume it'll work. Chemistry matters. So does an established pecking order that dictates bus boarding protocol, crunch-time priority and who gets to yell at whom...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 days ago 37,343 reads 0 comments

  16. A Five-Part Blueprint for Lonzo Ball to Win Rookie of the Year

    Lonzo Ball is still learning the ins and outs of NBA life. Sure, he flashed the on-court skills to secure MVP honors in summer league...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 days ago 12,541 reads 0 comments

  17. Metrics 101: Greatest Point Guard Seasons in Modern NBA History

    Even within the modern portion of NBA history—1973-74 through the present day (when the scope of box scores expanded), point guards have seen their roles change dramatically...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 72,089 reads 0 comments

  18. Lonzo Ball Gets Guest-Starring Role on Next Season of 'Fuller House'

    Lonzo Ball can now add professional acting credits to his list of accolades. The rookie Laker will appear alongside the Tanners on the upcoming season of Netflix sitcom Fuller House , a popular spinoff of 90s classic Full House...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 17 days ago 61,733 reads 0 comments

  19. Doc Rivers Talks Celtics' Trade for Kyrie Irving, Danny Ainge

    The Boston Celtics had a busy offseason, and in doing so, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers thought the team addressed what was an issue with the existing roster. "They went out and got talent, man...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 26,221 reads 0 comments

  20. John Wall Sends Comedian Lil Duval Gliding with Crossover in Celebrity Game

    Shockingly, professional basketball players are better at basketball than short comedians. Ludacris held his LudaDay Weekend Celebrity Basketball Game on Sunday in Atlanta , bringing ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 17 days ago 6,635 reads 0 comments

  21. Dwyane Wade Rumors: Heat, Lakers, Clippers Appeal to Star Amid Cavaliers Links

    Dwyane Wade is currently under contract with the Chicago Bulls , but if he reaches a buyout with the team, he could have a few options for his next destination...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 189,420 reads 0 comments

  22. Cavs Reportedly Had Trade Talks Regarding Nets Pick Acquired in Celtics Swap

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have had discussions with teams about moving the first-round pick they acquired in the Kyrie Irving -Isaiah Thomas blockbuster. Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 17 days ago 110,860 reads 0 comments

  23. James Worthy: Kevin Durant Comments on Showtime Lakers Lineup 'Ludicrous'

    Kevin Durant would like to have taken James Worthy's spot alongside Magic Johnson on the "Showtime" Lakers from the 1980s, but Worthy called that notion "ludicrous." "Why me?" he asked in an interview with TMZ Sports ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 94,329 reads 0 comments

  24. 2018 NBA Draft: Top Sleeper Prospect at Every Position

    Sleepers come out of nowhere every year to surprise as breakout NBA prospects. Donovan Mitchell, John Collins and Kyle Kuzma were a few from 2017...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 17 days ago 43,960 reads 0 comments

  25. Derrick Rose Cries After Watching Video Tribute from Fans in China

    Derrick Rose still has loyal supporters in China. NBA teams are no longer as keen on the point guard, who will play for his third different squad in as many seasons after signing a one-year, $2...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 17 days ago 63,046 reads 0 comments