1. Early Predictions for Every Event at 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend

    Portland Trail Blazers sophomore point guard Damian Lillard will make history by competing in five NBA All-Star weekend events in 2014, but is the first-time All-Star the early ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 34,111 reads 69 comments

  2. Stephen Curry Headlines 2014 All-Star Weekend 3-Point Contest Lineup

    Sharpshooting Golden State Warriors floor general Stephen Curry will highlight the 2014 NBA All-Star weekend three-point contest lineup that features five All-Stars, including defending champ Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 8,476 reads 12 comments

  3. Under-the-Radar Moves Los Angeles Lakers Could Make

    With the Feb. 20 NBA trade deadline around the corner, trade rumors coming from the Los Angeles Lakers continue to include two-time champion Pau Gasol —big surprise...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 26,752 reads 61 comments

  4. Why Lance Stephenson Could Be Perfect Free-Agent Fit for Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls ’ future as an NBA title contender depends on the health of star point guard Derrick Rose ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 8,264 reads 31 comments

  5. How Much Longer Can Mike Brown Last as Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach?

    “It’s pretty much a mess.” That’s what one source close to the Cleveland Cavaliers told the Akron Beacon Journal ’s Jason Lloyd regarding the ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 5,439 reads 59 comments

  6. Jason Kidd and Dave Joerger Named NBA Coaches of the Month for January 2014

    First-year head coaches Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets and Dave Joerger of the Memphis Grizzlies were named NBA Coaches of the Month for their respective teams’ performances in January...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 9,379 reads 26 comments

  7. Frustrated Carlos Boozer Sounds off on Lack of Fourth-Quarter Minutes

    Veteran Chicago Bulls big man Carlos Boozer is not pleased with the amount of playing time he's getting in the fourth quarter of games. UPDATE: Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 10:30 a...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 14,111 reads 95 comments

  8. How Pau Gasol Trade Would Impact Phoenix Suns' Rebuilding Plan

    The Phoenix Suns ' rebuilding plan is working out beautifully with first-year head coach Jeff Hornacek on the sidelines and new general manager Ryan McDonough constructing the roster...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 3,505 reads 14 comments

  9. Los Angeles Clippers Sign Sasha Vujacic to Contract

    The Los Angeles Clippers have signed 29-year-old Sasha Vujacic to a 10-day contract. According to ESPN's Arash Markazi , the Clippers have made the signing official, after ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 29,338 reads 147 comments

  10. Deron Williams Admits Confidence Is Low, 'It's Just Been a Struggle'

    Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams —who has missed 16 games during the 2013-14 season due to injury—said his confidence isn't where it needs to be...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 8,220 reads 32 comments

  11. Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks: Full Preview and Predictions

    The two-time defending champion Miami Heat (32-13) will play a road matchup against the New York Knicks (19-27) on Saturday. This showdown will be the second of four meetings between these two Eastern Conference foes in 2013-14...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 10,683 reads 59 comments

  12. Rajon Rondo Reportedly May Want to Go Through Free Agency

    Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo has said that he "may want to go through" free agency when his contract expires after the 2014-15 NBA season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 19,536 reads 116 comments

  13. Should Kyrie Irving Want to Leave the Cleveland Cavaliers?

    “ Kyrie Don’t Leave.” That’s the message a young fan wore on his T-shirt when he wandered onto the court during a December matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers at Quicken Loans Arena...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 3,118 reads 33 comments

  14. New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire Has Purchased a Farm

    New York Knicks injury-prone big man Amar'e Stoudemire has quite literally bought the farm. According to Stephanie Smith of the New York Post 's Page Six , " The 7-foot center ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 16,399 reads 33 comments

  15. Andrea Bargnani on Elbow Injury: It's 'Terrible'

    New York Knicks big man Andrea Bargnani —who tore a ligament in his left elbow against the Philadelphia 76ers on Jan. 22—called the injury “terrible” and doesn’t know when he’ll be able to return to the court...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 11,738 reads 56 comments

  16. Extended Version of NBA All-Star Weekend Commercial Will Get You Pumped Up

    Now that ESPN.com has revealed the conference reserves for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game , set for Feb. 16 in New Orleans, there's no better way to get pumped up for All-Star weekend than to watch the extended NBA commercial with league stars...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 11,235 reads 15 comments

  17. Twitter Reacts to NBA All-Star Snubs

    As is often the case, the NBA All-Star Game had its fair share of snubs when conference reserves were announced on Jan. 30...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 8,213 reads 58 comments

  18. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 1st Half of the Season

    The first half of the 2013-14 season has not been kind to the Los Angeles Lakers . And while many of the team’s biggest takeaways have been negative, there are still a couple of positives creating a silver lining for the storied franchise...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 9,459 reads 28 comments

  19. Can Rajon Rondo Lure Stars to Boston Celtics on His Own?

    By trading Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets last summer, the Boston Celtics entered a necessary rebuilding phase...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 12,825 reads 70 comments

  20. Kevin Durant and Paul Millsap Named NBA Players of the Week for January 20-26

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant was named NBA Player of the Week for the second straight week in the Western Conference, while Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks earned Player of the Week honors in the Eastern Conference...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 10,091 reads 37 comments

  21. How Worried Should San Antonio Spurs Be About Their Elite Team Problem?

    The 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs have continued to be one of the best teams in the league from a record standpoint following an NBA Finals run a season ago...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 5,320 reads 34 comments

  22. Anonymous NBA General Managers Rip Kyrie Irving, Say Cavs Star Is 'Pouting'

    Despite being voted into the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as a starter—the second All-Star nod of his career— Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been stung ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 44,649 reads 146 comments

  23. Mike Brown Shreds Cavs: 'Very Disappointing, Our Guys Should Be Embarrassed'

    Following a 99-90 home loss against the Phoenix Suns —a game the Cleveland Cavaliers led at one point by 20 points—head coach Mike Brown ripped into his team, saying they should be “embarrassed” by their second-half play...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 8,577 reads 35 comments

  24. Dwyane Wade: 'No Doubt' DeMar DeRozan Deserves to Be 2014 All-Star

    Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade —who was voted to his 10th career All-Star Game in 2014—said via Twitter he has "no doubt" Toronto Raptors 24-year-old swingman DeMar DeRozan deserves to be an All-Star...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 7 months ago 45,347 reads 93 comments

  25. Can Phoenix Suns Afford to Take Max-Contract Gamble on Eric Bledsoe?

    All signs point to the Phoenix Suns retaining 24-year-old point guard Eric Bledsoe when he becomes a restricted free agent at season’s end...

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