1. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

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  2. Joel Embiid 'Dances' with Kansas to Elite Eight

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid only played for the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2013-14 college basketball season, but we imagine he's still pretty hyped about his alma mater's ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 3,233 reads 0 comments

  3. Who Is the Best Backcourt in the NBA Today?

    The NBA is filled with talented, entertaining backcourt duos, but four stick out as the playoffs approach...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 1,736 reads 0 comments

  4. What's Your Pick for the Best Backcourt in the NBA?

    The NBA is filled with talented, entertaining backcourt duos, but four stick out as the playoffs approach...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 196 reads 0 comments

  5. Derrick Rose Out vs. Trail Blazers with Foot Injury

    New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose is battling a foot injury that will keep him out for Thursday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  6. Carmelo Anthony out vs. Trail Blazers with Knee Injury

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will miss Thursday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a sore left knee, according to the team's public relations department ...

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  7. Robin Lopez Features in Chicago Bulls 'Beauty and the Beast' Spoof

    The Chicago Bulls recently took the time to make their version of a Beauty and the Beast spoof via Snapchat . Beauty and the Bull features Belle, the fair maiden, attempting to make her way to a Bulls home game...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 3,149 reads 0 comments

  8. Giannis Makes Noise in Franchise Record Books with Wednesday's Effort

    Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo ended Wednesday's tilt against the Sacramento Kings with 32 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, two steals and one block...

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  9. Matt Barnes Says He's 'Trying to Kill' Kings in Matchup with Warriors

    The Sacramento Kings waived Matt Barnes in February to open a roster spot and complete a blockbuster deadline deal, and the veteran forward has vowed to exact revenge against his former employer...

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  10. Russell Westbrook Records 1st Perfect Shooting Triple-Double in NBA History

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook finished Wednesday evening's 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers having posted a triple-double for the 35th time this season...

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  11. B/R Kicks Madness 2017: Sweet 16

    Our inaugural B/R Kicks Madness tournament has already seen the first round come and go and with it 32 pairs of kicks that couldn't best their competition. Now it's time to cut the field in half again...

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  12. Nikola Jokic Says It's a 'Mismatch' for LeBron James to Guard Him in the Post

    Following a 126-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic expressed his belief that LeBron James guarding him in the post was a "mismatch...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 1,476 reads 0 comments

  13. Jerry West, Warriors Reportedly Had Talks About Potential Contract Extension

    The Golden State Warriors and executive board member Jerry West are reportedly in discussions about extending his contract...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 12,332 reads 0 comments

  14. Brook Lopez Says He's Pulling for Serge Ibaka If He Fights Robin Lopez Again

    People are expected to support family members through thick and thin. Brook Lopez , however, playfully refused to extend such loyalty to his brother Robin Lopez...

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  15. Gadget Guru Marshall Plumlee Is Also Knicks' Most Challenged Commuter

    NEW YORK — When Marshall Plumlee signed with the New York Knicks in July, he was quickly confronted by a dilemma all residents of the city know well...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 4 days ago 78,737 reads 0 comments

  16. Russell Westbrook Is 1st Player to Get Triple-Double Without Missing FG or FT

    Fact: Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player to shoot perfectly from the field (6-of-6) and free-throw line (6-of-6) while getting a triple-double, as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-97 on Wednesday ...

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  17. 10 Preseason NBA Predictions We Got Way Wrong

    Predictions can be and often are tricky things. Just ask the meteorologists who anticipated a historic blizzard would strike New York City in mid-March, only to see Winter Storm Stella drop a sane seven inches of powder on Central Park...

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  18. Every NBA Team's Biggest Flight Risk in 2017 Free Agency

    As rule No. 896, subsection 17, bullet point Q, paragraph 24 of the NBA 's fandom handbook stipulates: Always mentally prepare for all your favorite team's free agents to skedaddle...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 83,236 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the NBA Careers of NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Players

    Maybe Lonzo Ball will lead UCLA to a title in this year's NCAA tournament and then become the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Perhaps Sindarius Thornwell and Derrick Walton Jr...

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  20. LeBron James on Cavaliers: 'You Can't Preach Toughness, You've Got to Have It'

    Following Wednesday's 126-113 loss to the Denver Nuggets , Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James questioned his team's toughness. According to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin , LeBron said: "It ain't about a group...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 59,666 reads 0 comments

  21. After All Their Progress, Clippers Find Themselves at a Dangerous Crossroads

    LOS ANGELES — DeAndre Jordan stood alone in the paint at Staples Center, as usual, serving as the last line of defense while the Los Angeles Clippers shot free throws at the other end...

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  22. Cleveland Cavaliers Power Rankings: Who's Most Important for a Title Run?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers don't care about the regular season. It's why they occasionally rest LeBron James and Kyrie Irving ...

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  23. Denver Reporter Vic Lombardi Trolls LeBron James over LaVar Ball

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and LaVar Ball have jousted with each other via the media this week. One reporter had some fun with the story during Wednesday's game between Cleveland and the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 days ago 12,217 reads 0 comments

  24. Russell Westbrook 1st Ever To Triple-Double Without Missing Shot, Free Throw

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook bolstered his MVP candidacy Wednesday with some history in a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers ...

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  25. Giannis Antetokounmpo Denies Skal Labissiere of 1-Handed Slam

    Sacramento Kings forward Skal Labissiere seemed to think he had an easy dunk less than four minutes into Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Golden 1 Center. He clearly didn't notice Giannis Antetokounmpo swooping in behind him...

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