1. Watch James Johnson Throw Ridiculous Backboard Alley-Oop to Himself

    Sometimes, if you want something done right, you just have to do it yourself. James Johnson of the Memphis Grizzlies demonstrated that against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night...

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  2. Kings, for Better or Worse, Confronting Ben McLemore Conundrum Head on

    Heading into the 2013 NBA draft, the Kings desperately wanted Ben McLemore . The rookie fell to them with the seventh pick, and they got him. But now, for better or worse, they're stuck with him...

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  3. Danny Granger Trade Upset Paul George

    We hear all the time about how sports are a business, which they are, but there's also a personal side to things...

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  4. Was Carl Landry Signing a Mistake by Sacramento Kings?

    More than a month since Sacramento Kings power forward Carl Landry returned from a hip flexor injury that sidelined him for the first few months of the season, the veteran has had trouble getting going...

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  5. Superstar Ceilings of 2014 NBA Dunk Contest Participants

    Over the years we've seen many superstars participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. The '80s saw Dominique Wilkins and Michael Jordan capture the dunk crown. In the 1990s it was Kobe Bryant , and in 2000 Vince Carter won...

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  6. Report: Timberwolves Express Interest in Disgruntled Denver PG Andre Miller

    With Valentine's Day recently passed, apparently love is still in the air. The Denver Nuggets and disgruntled point guard Andre Miller are working to kiss and make up after a ...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 11,420 reads 18 comments

  7. Grading Every Key Sacramento Kings Player Heading into NBA All-Star Break

    The Sacramento Kings have been a tough egg to crack. Some nights they play up to their capabilities and surprise by beating a good team. Other nights they look lackadaisical and get run off the court by teams they should be competitive with...

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  8. Blake Griffin Scores 30 in 3 Straight Games for First Time in Career

    Coming into the season, Blake Griffin was viewed as a flashy player, but one that was lacking substance. Based on the way the power forward has been playing this season, that viewpoint is slowly starting to change...

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  9. Chris Kaman on Potentially Being Traded Before Deadline: 'I Don't Care'

    If Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak decides to deal Chris Kaman prior to the Feb. 20 trade deadline, the center has a message for him: He doesn't care...

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  10. Ray Allen Not Planning to Retire

    The show will go on for Miami Heat shooting guard Ray Allen . After 18 years in the NBA , the sharpshooter isn't calling it quits yet...

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  11. Should Ben McLemore Have Been Invited to Rising Stars Challenge?

    The NBA 's Rising Stars Challenge is the league's showcase of its most promising rookie and second-year players...

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  12. How Concerned Should Portland Trail Blazers Be About Damian Lillard's Slump?

    It seems like everything has come easy for Damian Lillard since entering the NBA . The point guard earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2012-13, and he made the Western Conference All-Star team this year...

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  13. Lance Stephenson 'Mad' About Perceived All-Star Snub

    When the All-Star Game reserves were announced on Thursday, Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson was not named to the Eastern Conference squad. Apparently the fourth-year player was not too happy about it...

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  14. Andrew Bynum Signing Another Step in Indiana Pacers' Bid to Topple Miami Heat

    We've known for months that the Eastern Conference will come down to the Indiana Pacers versus the Miami Heat . Well, the Pacers may have just grabbed the upper hand by signing free-agent center Andrew Bynum ...

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  15. Brooklyn Nets Set NBA Record for Fewest Rebounds in a Game

    The Brooklyn Nets made history on Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder —but it wasn't the good kind. That's because the Nets set the NBA record for fewest rebounds in a game...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 12,431 reads 36 comments

  16. David Stern Reportedly Won't Attend All-Star Game

    The NBA All-Star Game is right around the corner. But one person who isn't expected to be in attendance is David Stern . Stern, the NBA's longtime commissioner, is slated to relinquish his post on Feb...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 4,258 reads 10 comments

  17. Scott Brooks Will Coach Western Conference All-Stars

    When Kevin Durant shows up for the NBA All-Star Game, he'll find a familiar face on the bench—head coach Scott Brooks. With the Portland Trail Blazers loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Jan...

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  18. Houston Rockets Can't Win a Title, but Can Mess Up NBA Playoffs

    If the Houston Rockets have proven anything this season, it's that they're good enough to knock off anybody when they're rolling. That makes them incredibly dangerous when it comes time for the postseason...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 3,046 reads 24 comments

  19. Anthony Bennett Shows Signs of Life in Career-Best Game

    Not much has gone right for Anthony Bennett since the Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft...

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  20. Lakers Honor Late Owner Jerry Buss with Bobblehead

    It's been nearly a year since the Los Angeles Lakers lost their iconic owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, to cancer...

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  21. Breaking Down Damian Lillard's All-Star Chances

    Damian Lillard took the NBA by storm last season, making an immediate impact with the Portland Trail Blazers and garnering the Rookie of the Year award. One thing he didn't accomplish, though, was earn a spot in the All-Star Game...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 1,985 reads 5 comments

  22. Are DeMarcus Cousins' and Rudy Gay's Injuries Blessings in Disguise?

    The Sacramento Kings have been playing much better since acquiring Rudy Gay from the Toronto Raptors in December...

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  23. Breaking Down Carmelo Anthony's Historic 62-Point Performance by the Numbers

    In case you missed it, the New York Knicks ' Carmelo Anthony is one of the NBA 's premier scorers. He led the NBA in scoring average last season and has finished in the top five in six of his nine NBA seasons...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 3,210 reads 18 comments

  24. What We Learned About Sacramento Kings During Season's First Half

    There's actually light at the end of the tunnel for the Sacramento Kings. Those who have followed the team for years felt things were heading in the right direction...

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  25. Can Sacramento Kings' Marcus Thornton Break out of Serious Slump?

    Since coming to the Sacramento Kings in a midseason trade during the 2010-11 season, Marcus Thornton , if nothing else, could be counted on the put the ball in the basket. Regardless of his role, the guard was a consistent scorer...

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