1. Portland Trail Blazers' Will Barton Throws Down Sick 360 Dunk vs. Jazz

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Will Barton is only averaging 4.8 minutes per game this season, so it makes sense that he would want to maximize that sparse playing time and show off some of his dunking capabilities...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 10,798 reads 10 comments

  2. Grading Russell Westbrook's Return to OKC Thunder from Knee Injury

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook returned to Scott Brooks' starting lineup on Thursday night after missing nearly two months due to arthroscopic knee surgery designed to reduce swelling in his surgically repaired right knee...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 7,345 reads 17 comments

  3. 2014 NBA Trade Deadline: How Each Team Can Solve Their Biggest Weakness

    The week of the NBA 's trade deadline is upon us, which means that teams across the Association are seeking to upgrade at key positions, clear cap space or acquire draft picks in an attempt to accomplish organizational goals...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 116,680 reads 265 comments

  4. Stephen Curry Names His Mount Rushmore of Shooters

    Discussion over the four faces that should be represented on the NBA 's hypothetical Mount Rushmore has dominated the Association this week, with everyone from LeBron James to Kevin Durant chiming in...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 69,454 reads 71 comments

  5. NBA D-League All-Star Game 2014: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Robert Covington set a D-League All-Star Game record by scoring 33 points to give the Prospects a 145-142 win over the Futures on Saturday afternoon. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers forward captured MVP honors...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 42,643 reads 22 comments

  6. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-103 on Thursday night behind 43 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists from Kevin Durant ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 8,672 reads 110 comments

  7. Washington Wizards vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score and Analysis

    The Houston Rockets (36-17) defeated the Washington Wizards (25-27) 113-112 on Wednesday night thanks to a game-winning layup from James Harden with 0.7 seconds remaining...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 5,629 reads 37 comments

  8. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Oklahoma City Thunder (42-12) defeated the Portland Trail Blazers (36-16) 98-95 on Tuesday night behind 36 points (15-of-28 shooting) and 10 rebounds from Kevin Durant ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 11,193 reads 90 comments

  9. 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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  10. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 1,603 reads 7 comments

  11. 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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  12. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 42,403 reads 84 comments

  13. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 11,582 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 19,943 reads 95 comments

  15. 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 ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 9,422 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 40,688 reads 141 comments

  17. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 11,001 reads 36 comments

  18. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 422 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 9,986 reads 56 comments

  20. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 2,780 reads 14 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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 ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 2,099 reads 3 comments

  23. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 8,250 reads 51 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 21,062 reads 71 comments

  25. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 46,292 reads 67 comments