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2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Each 1st-Round Pick Based on Early NCAA Season

Two weeks into the college basketball season, prospects have officially begun building their cases for the 2017 NBA draft. The field already looks strong, despite Duke's three potential lottery picks still rehabbing from preseason injuries. The emergence of UCLA's Lonzo Ball has been the big storyline early on as well. Show More Summary

Draymond Green Comments on NBA's Punishments for 'Unnatural Acts'

After getting called for a flagrant foul in Thursday's loss to the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green expressed dismay with the league Saturday. As seen in the following video, the foul was levied against Green...Show More Summary

NBA Blockbuster Trades That Should Happen During 2016-17 Season

Are you ready for some hypothetical NBA blockbuster trades? Of course you are. There is no such thing as too many brain-bending ideas—so long as they're approached with the perfect mix of creativity and realism. Enter me. You. Us. These upcoming deals are not based on any specific rumors. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Comments on Knicks Future, Russell Westbrook and More

New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose stated he'd like to spend the rest of his NBA career with the organization, but the three-time All-Star selection admitted the main focus right now is still getting his game back while also building...Show More Summary

2016-17 NBA Fantasy Basketball: Best Buy-Low Trade Candidates

Want to make the other members of your fantasy basketball league mad at you? Don't cheat. Collusion is bad. We're not recommending anything nefarious. But if you want to offer up a legitimate trade proposal to an unsuspecting owner, no one is stopping you. Show More Summary

Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

On the second night of a back-to-back, the Houston Rockets lit up the Denver Nuggets in a 128-110 victory on Friday at the Pepsi Center. James Harden led the way with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Six other Rockets scored in double figures. Show More Summary

Friday NBA Roundup: Are Cavaliers Coasting or Is There Cause for Concern?

To paraphrase Frank Sinatra, what a difference a year makes. In a vacuum, the Cleveland Cavaliers' 111-104 loss to the Chicago Bulls looks bad. That it extends a three-game losing streak only worsens the optics for LeBron James and company. But,...Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Bulls: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

Not only did Dwyane Wade get to see his friend, LeBron James, enter the United Center in Chicago Cubs gear prior to Friday night's game against his former teammate, but his Chicago Bulls defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 111-105. Wade...Show More Summary

James Jones Says He Plans to Retire After 2017-18 NBA Season

Cleveland Cavaliers veteran forward James Jones told Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal on Friday that he will retire after the 2017-18 season. It will be his 15th year in the league, which is a number that means a lot to him when...Show More Summary

Steve Kerr Comments on Marijuana Use, Charles Barkley, Coaching Future

The Golden State Warriors have been at the center of the NBA universe ever since they signed Kevin Durant and formed the league's pre-eminent superteam, and head coach Steve Kerr discussed criticisms of his squad and a few other compelling...Show More Summary

Tony Parker Injury: Updates on Spurs Star's Knee and Return

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will miss at least one game as he continues to nurse a minor knee injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Parker's Playing Status Friday, Dec. 2 According to Project Spurs' Paul Garcia, headShow More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The 10-7 Chicago Bulls host the 13-4 Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night at 8 p.m. ET in a matchup between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams. The Cavs have the third-best point differential in the NBA (plus-6.0), while the Bulls are fourth (plus-5.6). Both teams feature strong MVP candidates at the small forward spot. Show More Summary

Dejounte Murray Is Both the Spurs' Future Point Guard and a Blank Slate

SAN ANTONIO — The entirety of Dejounte Murray’s rookie season played out, in microcosm, during the first 15 seconds he played in his team’s loss to the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night at the AT&T Center. The San Antonio Spurs trailed by 13 when Murray replaced Patty Mills with 3:49 remaining. Show More Summary

2016-17 NBA Power Rankings: How Every Team Stacks Up in Early December

This week's NBA power rankings got their shakeup early, with Tuesday's upsetfest (referred to henceforth as Black Tuesday) seeing three of the last edition's top four teams fall in shocking fashion. One squad, the Golden State Warriors, didn't slip on Black Tuesday. Show More Summary

Spotlight or No Spotlight, Giannis Antetokounmpo Is an NBA Superstar

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — It's early in the third quarter of the Milwaukee Bucks' 111-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Sean Kilpatrick feeds Trevor Booker a bounce pass just outside the paint. Booker surveys the landscape for a tick, quickly...Show More Summary

Rockets vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

While it's probably not the revenge they are ultimately looking for, the Houston Rockets earned a 132-127 win in double overtime on Thursday at Oracle Arena over the Golden State Warriors team that knocked them out of the last two postseasons. The...Show More Summary

Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best

The Los Angeles Clippers are true contenders for the NBA title. Truthfully, we should've known as much before Thursday night's 113-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the three-game skid leading up to the second-half beatdown of the defending champions cast some doubt. Show More Summary

Clippers vs. Cavaliers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

The Los Angeles Clippers were in danger of watching their losing streak stretch to four games Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but they washed away their woes and thrashed the Cleveland Cavaliers in a convincing 113-94 win. J.J. Show More Summary

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The 11-7 Houston Rockets visit the 16-2 Golden State Warriors Thursday at 10:30 p.m. ET in what should be a high-scoring affair. Houston ranks fifth in the league in points per game (109.3), while Golden State ranks first (117.6). With...Show More Summary

Charles Barkley Explains Why He Dislikes the Warriors' Style of Basketball

Charles Barkley has long criticized the Golden State Warriors' style of play, and he didn't hold back Thursday before the Cleveland Cavaliers tipped off against the Los Angeles Clippers in the first half of a doubleheader on TNT. "Maybe...Show More Summary

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