1. Sneaker Rewind: Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James

    While LeBron James and Kevin Durant are laying back on yachts after going hard for the Larry O'Brien Trophy last month, we decided to have them battle it out once more from a kicks perspective...

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  2. LeBron James Denies Report He'd Beat Kyrie Irving's Ass for Trade Request

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James took to Twitter on Tuesday to deny rumors that he is unhappy with teammate Kyrie Irving . King James tweeted the following in regard to the rumblings: ESPN's Stephen A...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 hours ago 76,801 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Metrics 101: Projecting 2018 Playoff Teams If NBA Ditched East-West Format

    Unfortunately, this is never going to happen. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has firmly, unequivocally, heartbreakingly kiboshed the possibility...for 2017-18, at least...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 hours ago 61,687 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Kyrie Irving Saga and Carmelo Anthony

    If the NBA wants to emulate the NFL in its year-round format that never lets fans turn away, this is certainly the way to do it. Granted, the threat of blowing up a superteam led by LeBron James can't happen every offseason...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 hours ago 13,168 reads 0 comments

  5. Biggest Ripple Effects of 2017 Free Agency

    NBA free agency can tell you where the league is headed—if you look past the surface of big moves and key signings. In the short term, the league's annual talent reorganization creates new powerhouses and shifts conference hierarchies...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 hours ago 26,877 reads 0 comments

  6. As Kyrie Irving Moves On from LeBron, Derrick Rose Nabs His Seat Beside the King

    Kyrie Irving wants out of LeBron James ' shadow. Derrick Rose is tired of being in the sun. While Irving recently asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him , Rose has agreed to come play with James and the Cavs for the veteran's minimum of $2...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 20 hours ago 172,622 reads 0 comments

  7. LeBron James' Less Than $1M Investment in Blaze Pizza Reportedly Reaches $25M

    In addition to being one of the greatest players ever to step on a basketball court, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has proved to be a shrewd businessman away from the game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 20 hours ago 95,782 reads 0 comments

  8. Richard Jefferson Talks Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors, Cavaliers Team Chemistry

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson doesn't begrudge Kyrie Irving for his desire to leave the team this summer...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 21 hours ago 46,782 reads 0 comments

  9. LeBron James 'Tempted to Beat' Kyrie Irving's 'Ass,' Says Stephen A. Smith

    The relationship between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving continues to devolve, according to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith . Speaking on his podcast Monday, Smith quoted sources in James' camp about how bad things have gotten...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 21 hours ago 608,853 reads 0 comments

  10. LeBron James Welcomes Derrick Rose to the Cavaliers via Twitter

    Derrick Rose accepted a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday, per Shams Charania of The Vertical, and it seems at least one of his new teammates is happy to have him on board...

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  11. LeBron James Reportedly 'Eager' for Cavaliers to Make Kyrie Irving Trade

    Cleveland Cavaliers fans shouldn't expect LeBron James to make any overtures to Kyrie Irving in the hope the All-Star point guard will decide to at least see out his contract with the team...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 hours ago 239,648 reads 0 comments

  12. Kyrie Irving Just Can't Wait to Be King

    Pippen without Jordan? Kareem without Magic? Kyrie Irving is “uncomfortable” in LeBron’s shadow, but can he really lead a team?

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 1 day ago 543,103 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Rumors: Latest on LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Trade and More

    When the Kevin Durant -led Golden State Warriors took down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals, few thought the ensuring arms race would include everyone but LeBron James and his superteam...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 6,268 reads 0 comments

  14. Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 NBA Free-Agent Class

    Imagine thinking it's too early to discuss 2018 NBA free agency. Plenty of 2017 dominoes still need to fall (howdy, Nerlens Noel), but next year's available names are already beckoning—and they want us to know they wish it were 2016...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 118,297 reads 0 comments

  15. 1 Thing Every NBA Team Failed to Address This Offseason

    The NBA offseason is far from over. You won't start hearing Spaldings bouncing from coast to coast until the end of September...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 day ago 108,930 reads 0 comments

  16. LeBron James Reportedly Won't Waive No-Trade Clause for Cavaliers

    LeBron James is reportedly planning to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers until the end of his contract. According to Chris Haynes of ESPN.com, James won't waive his no-trade clause now or at any point during the 2017-18 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 188,157 reads 0 comments

  17. Report: Kyrie Irving Tired, Irritated Playing 'Robin' to LeBron James' 'Batman'

    Kyrie Irving grew tired of playing the sidekick role to LeBron James in Cleveland , according to a report Saturday by Ramona Shelburne, Dave McMenamin and Brian Windhorst of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 days ago 54,050 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Kyrie Irving Trade Packages Cavs Should Explore

    Apparently, Kyrie Irving is tired of winning championships, qualifying for a super-max contract and scoring 25 points per game alongside one of the greatest players of all time. He'd rather play for the New York Knicks...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 days ago 413,452 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kyrie Irving Trade, Cavaliers' Plans

    It's all eyes on Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers during a time of year when the rumor mill typically tapers off and a calm before the storm ushers in the new season...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 days ago 8,612 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Kyrie Irving, Carmelo Anthony and More

    Veteran fans know the NBA rumor mill doesn't fade into the background without a fight. That said, the end-of-market fade doesn't usually reignite with a superstar from a contending superteam requesting a trade, either...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 80,540 reads 0 comments

  21. Kevin Love Says 'Things Are a Little Peculiar' Amid Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors

    Shortly after ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst reported Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers for a trade last week, Kevin Love replied to a Twitter message asking how things are Friday by saying they're "a little peculiar...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 157,973 reads 0 comments

  22. LeBron James Reportedly Letting Cavaliers Handle Kyrie Irving Trade Request

    With the Cleveland Cavaliers possibly being forced to seek a trade partner for point guard Kyrie Irving , LeBron James is going to let the front office take the lead in granting the All-Star's demands...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 152,598 reads 0 comments

  23. LeBron James Reportedly Blindsided, Disappointed by Kyrie Irving Trade Request

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James was reportedly "blindsided and disappointed" after learning point guard Kyrie Irving requested a trade from the Cavs. On Friday, Brian Windhorst of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 days ago 104,903 reads 0 comments

  24. Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Star Wants to Join Spurs, Knicks, Heat, Timberwolves

    Kyrie Irving has pegged the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Minnesota Timberwolves as his preferred trade destinations, according to ESPN.com's Chris Haynes ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 179,304 reads 0 comments

  25. Ranking Every Team's Projected Starting 5 After Free Agency

    Nothing generates NBA optimism like the post-free-agency haze. This is when everyone thinks their team's starters are terrific, sure to be better than last year because of new additions or a clean slate and increased familiarity...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 days ago 251,386 reads 0 comments