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New York Knicks Should Consider Shutting Down Carmelo Anthony

Knee issues during a losing season aren't to be taken lightly. With the New York Knicks better positioned to win the NBA lottery than make the playoffs, Carmelo Anthony needs to take time off and heal his body. In the offseason, theShow More Summary

6 NBA Franchises Missing a Clear-Cut Building Block

Successfully rebuilding is one of the toughest tasks to execute in professional sports. It takes a combination of smarts, savvy and vision, plus a heaping helping of good fortune. There are different ways for teams to plot their paths to the top, but all of them involve one key ingredient: the presence of a clear-cut building block. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will look to bounce back from an emotional Christmas Day loss to the Miami Heat when they travel to the Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic Friday night. On Christmas, James returned toShow More Summary

Ranking the 5 Most Surprising Teams This Season

The first trimester of the NBA season has come and gone, leaving us with impressions galore regarding the power structure of each conference. While the Western Conference is shaping up to include the eight teams most preseason projections had pegged, the hierarchy has shifted considerably. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, December 26, 2014

Fact: With their 102-91 loss to the Wizards, this is the first time in New York Knicks history that they've lost eight straight home games in a single season. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on

Michael Jordan Tells Kobe Bryant to 'Go Get Karl' on NBA Scoring List

Now that Kobe Bryant has leapfrogged Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list, His Airness has a request for the Black Mamba: Gun for second place. According to the Chicago Sun-Times' Seth Gruen, Jordan urged Bryant to " GoShow More Summary

Gatorade Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Iconic Commercial

Gatorade is celebrating its 50-year anniversary with a montage of iconic sports moments that features Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Dwyane Wade and more. [Gatorade] Read more NBA news on

Would Tony Snell Be More Useful to Chicago Bulls as a Trade Chip?

Chicago Bulls guard Tony Snell has been glued to the end of the bench this season. Maybe it would be best to place him on the trading block and see if any teams are interested. He's not doing the Bulls any good by barely playing. So it only makes sense to deal him for some "win now" help. Chicago made Snell the 20th overall pick in the 2013 draft. Show More Summary

Best and Worst Fan-Voting Choices from First NBA All-Star Ballot Returns

The NBA's All-Star fan vote is an inexact science. In many ways, it functions as a lifetime achievement award for the league's most esteemed players. Unfortunately, that means deserving candidates in the midst of career years are often...Show More Summary

Quincy Acy Suspended 1 Game, John Wall Fined $15,000 for Altercation

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy and Washington Wizards guard John Wall were involved in a skirmish late in the Wizards' 102-91 victory on Christmas Day. The NBA has reportedly rendered a punishment verdict for both players. According...Show More Summary

Don't Assume Greg Monroe Stays in Detroit Just Because Josh Smith Is Gone

Now that Josh Smith is out, might Greg Monroe be in? Attention has shifted back to Monroe following the Detroit Pistons' decision to waive Smith and eat the $27 million he's owed over the next two seasons. The former was considered a...Show More Summary

Does Derrick Rose's Resurgence Make Chicago Bulls NBA's Most Complete Team?

A perfect storm is brewing in the Windy City, where Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls are both forcing themselves back into the ranks of the NBA's elites. After having most of the past two seasons stripped from him by devastating knee injuries, Rose is starting to flash his old superstar form with regularity. Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Whispers from Los Angeles on Rajon Rondo and More

The only things the Los Angeles Lakers' fans can do at this point is look forward to next season and enjoy Kobe Bryant in the twilight of his career. Since fans are already looking ahead to next year, it is only natural that some rumors regarding Los Angeles have popped up in recent weeks. Show More Summary

Building the NBA's All-Efficiency Team

Efficiency is the name of the game in today's NBA, and there are some astonishingly streamlined stat machines roaming the court in 2014-15. If you were to put together a team comprised of the most efficient players at each position,Show More Summary

TNT Airs Touching Tribute to Craig Sager During Christmas Day Games

Craig Sager was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in April, and in his absence, there has been a hole on the sidelines during TNT's NBA broadcasts. The network paid tribute to its longtime employee on Christmas Day, airing an 18-minute segment on his fight against the deadly disease. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz and Trade Talk for Week of Dec. 22

Christmas may have passed, but many NBA teams are still hotly pursuing names on their wish lists as we inch closer to the halfway mark of the season. It's face-the-mirror time, when many teams are figuring out just what they'll be capable of in 2014-15. Show More Summary

Sacramento Kings: Biggest Surprises and Disappointments so Far This Season

The early portion of the season has been nothing if not eventful for the Sacramento Kings. Some of the happenings have been good, such as an improved team and the emergence of a key player. Yet a few of the occurrences have been disappointing,...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Washington Wizards

The 2014 part of the 2014-15 season has gone about as well as the Washington Wizards could have hoped for. The Wizards are 20-8, good for third in the Eastern Conference. Only a handful of teams have posted a better net rating this season, and only one of those teams plays in the East. Show More Summary

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Shake out After Christmas

The gifts have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed, the eggnog snogged and the relatives eschewed. Christmas is over, which, for much of the sports-consuming public, means the NBA season has only begun. Those of us who've been paying close attention know this isn't true. Show More Summary

New Mavericks Point Guard Rajon Rondo Breaks Down His Unique Hoops DNA

New Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has always adjusted quickly to complex tasks. He learned how to ride a bike at four. Algebraic equations became easy in elementary school. "He was like a Rubik's Cube, always asking why," said Will, his older brother of five years. Show More Summary

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