1. The 1 Player Each NBA Team Is Most Desperate to Move at the 2014 Deadline

    NBA trade season is about to kick into high gear, meaning rumors involving all 30 teams are starting to surface at a rapid pace...

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  2. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Lakers (18-32) defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (15-36) behind a season-high 19 points and five assists from Steve Nash on his 40th birthday. The Sixers have now lost five games in a row and seven straight at home...

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  3. Ranking the Best NBA Franchise Building Blocks

    Indulge me for a moment: Pretend we live in an alternate universe where the NBA slate has been wiped clean and you've been presented with the opportunity to start a franchise from scratch...

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  4. The Rise of Blake Griffin

    Ever since he first laced up his kicks in Norman, Oklahoma, Blake Griffin has been one of basketball's most captivating talents...

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  5. LA Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Lakers

    The Minnesota Timberwolves (24-24) defeated the Los Angeles Lakers (16-32) 109-99 on Tuesday night behind 31 points and 17 rebounds from Kevin Love. The Lakers have lost seven games in a row dating back to Jan...

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  6. Brandon Knight Pulls Up for Game-Winning 3-Pointer to Beat NY Knicks

    The New York Knicks seem to have a thing for late-game futility this season. That was none more evident than on Monday night, when Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 19,924 reads 95 comments

  7. Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat: Live Score and Analysis

    The Miami Heat (34-13) defeated the Detroit Pistons (19-28) 102-96 on Monday night to improve to a season-best 21 games over .500 thanks to 30 points from Dwyane Wade ...

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  8. Players Who Are Clearly the Future of the NBA

    The NBA is stocked with young talent, and it comes in a vast array of shapes and sizes. Just take a look at this year's All-Star rosters , which boast studs like Damian Lillard ...

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  9. Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Miami Heat (33-13) snapped the New York Knicks' (19-28) four-game winning streak on Saturday night behind 30 points from LeBron James and 22 from Dwyane Wade in a 106-91 victory...

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  10. NBA's Dunk of the Night: Friday, January 31

    Late in the second quarter of the Toronto Raptors' 100-90 win over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night, Terrence Ross flew down the court in transition and put Kenneth Faried on a poster after fearlessly attacking the big man at the rim...

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  11. Stephen Curry Scores 30 Second-Half Points, Finishes with 44 in Win over Jazz

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry scored a season-high 44 points, including 30 in the second half, in a 95-90 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 9,974 reads 56 comments

  12. Charlotte Bobcats vs. LA Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Lakers

    Even without Kemba Walker, the Charlotte Bobcats (21-27) had no problem taking care of the Los Angeles Lakers (16-31) in a 110-100 rout on Friday night...

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  13. Terrence Ross Dunks on Kenneth Faried. Hard.

    Toronto Raptors swingman Terrence Ross put his elite hops to work on Friday night against the Denver Nuggets ...

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  14. Maybe Golden State Warriors Defense Will Finally Get the Credit It Deserves

    The Golden State Warriors sell tickets with offense, but they win games with defense. That's been the story all season long, but it was abundantly clear on Thursday, when the ...

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  15. Phoenix Suns vs. Indiana Pacers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Phoenix Suns (28-18) handed the Indiana Pacers (35-10) just their second home loss of the season with a 102-94 victory on Thursday night. Jeff Hornacek's club will now return home after sweeping a four-game Eastern Conference road swing...

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  16. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Oklahoma City Thunder (37-10) crushed the Miami Heat (32-13) 112-95 on Wednesday night behind 33 points from Kevin Durant . It was the 12th straight game in which Durant scored at least 30 points...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 21,053 reads 71 comments

  17. Soaring Stocks on the NBA Trade Market

    January has been a transformative month, not just for teams with playoff aspirations, but for players whose names have popped up in trade rumors throughout the season...

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  18. Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score and Analysis

    The Brooklyn Nets (20-22) captured an 85-79 victory over the Boston Celtics (15-31) in Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce 's return to TD Garden on Sunday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 21,225 reads 25 comments

  19. Look out Western Conference, Here Come the Memphis Grizzlies

    Remember the Memphis Grizzlies , the Western Conference afterthought who appeared to be dead in the water after going 5-9 in December and falling four games below ...

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  20. Rajon Rondo: 'I Wouldn't Mind Staying Here the Rest of My Career'

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge recently revealed that he offered star point guard Rajon Rondo a contract extension that would pay him "star money," and it appears as though Rondo is willing to take things a step further...

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  21. Los Angeles Clippers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Clippers (30-15) defeated the Chicago Bulls (21-21) 112-95 on Friday night behind 26 points (11-of-18 shooting), 13 rebounds and seven assists from Blake Griffin ...

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  22. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Miami Heat (31-12) captured a second consecutive victory with a 109-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers (16-27) on Thursday night...

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  23. Kendall Marshall Rockets Pass off Chris Bosh's Head

    Kendall Marshall has been passing with pinpoint accuracy since joining the Los Angeles Lakers, but his attempt to rifle a dime from well beyond the three-point line went awry on Thursday night against the Miami Heat...

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  24. Does Kobe Bryant, If Healthy, Owe It to Fans to Play in All-Star Game?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was selected to his 16th straight NBA All-Star Game on Thursday, and is slated to start alongside Stephen Curry in the Western Conference backcourt...

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  25. Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Boston Celtics (15-29) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 113-111 overtime win over the Washington Wizards (20-21) on Wednesday night...

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