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NBA Training Camp 2016: Notable Position Battles to Keep an Eye on

Opening night for the 2016-17 NBA season is less than an eternity away, which means training camps will be ready for business in (slightly) less than a lifetime. That means we can already address the elephants in certain locker rooms around the league. Some teams have their preseason playing-time battles all figured out. Show More Summary

Blake Griffin Contract: Latest News, Rumors on PF's Future with Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have yet to put together a championship-winning formula with Blake Griffin at the helm, but reports suggest the superstar power forward's time in L.A. is far from over. Continue for updates. Report: Griffin Plans to Re-Sign with Clippers Wednesday, Aug. Show More Summary

Patrick Beverley Says James Harden Will Win MVP, Lead Rockets to NBA Finals

James Harden might have his doubters, but his Houston Rockets teammates have plenty of faith in the superstar. Patrick Beverley knows first-hand how good the shooting guard can be after spending the last four years playing alongside of him in the backcourt. Show More Summary

Jim Boeheim Says Carmelo Anthony 'Unlikely' to Ever Win NBA Championship

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony won an NCAA national championship with Syracuse in 2003 and a trio of Olympic gold medals with Team USA. But according to his college coach Jim Boeheim, that's all of the hardware he's going to win. The...Show More Summary

Brett Brown Comments on Joel Embiid's Health, Dario Saric and More

Joel Embiid's long-awaited rookie season may finally—yes, for real this time—be upon us. After missing the 2014-15 and 2015-16 campaigns following foot surgeries, Embiid is primed to hit the hardwood for his first NBA action this fall,...Show More Summary

Festus Ezeli Injury: Updates on Trail Blazers C's Knee and Recovery

The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Tuesday that center Festus Ezeli "had his knee injected with a bone marrow aspirate concentrate and Orthovisc" that is deigned "to alleviate pain and improve function." Continue for updates. Ezeli Sidelined For Six Weeks Tuesday, Aug. Show More Summary

John Wall, Bradley Beal Comment on On-Court Relationship

The Washington Wizards' hopes of getting back into the playoffs rest heavily on the shoulders of John Wall and Bradley Beal, so it's important the two guards are on the same page. In an interview with CSN Mid-Atlantic's Chris Miller (via J. Show More Summary

Chad Ford NBA Mock Draft 2017: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's 1st Mock

The 2016 NBA draft was seen as a two-player class. It was Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and then a whole lot of unknowns and dice rolls. The 2017 class is decidedly the opposite. On paper, it looks every bit as hype-worthy as last season's loaded bunch and might rank as the best since 2003. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Says Sexual Assault Accuser Is 'Sexual Aggressor'

Lawyers for New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose filed court documents Monday calling the woman who accused him of sexual assault the "sexual aggressor" in the incident and accusing her of attempted extortion. "This is not a rape case. Show More Summary

Brandon Ingram, Lakers Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, Brandon Ingram, signed his rookie contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, the team announced. The signing comes over a month after No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons signed his deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Comments on Trade to Knicks, Health and More

Derrick Rose's trade to the New York Knicks after eight years with the Chicago Bulls was one of the biggest moves of the offseason, and the point guard spoke about his new home, his health and more with Nick DePaula of The Vertical. "I...Show More Summary

Tim Hardaway Arrested: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction on Pistons Assistant

NBA legend and current Detroit Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway was charged with drunken driving in April, according to newly released court documents. Continue for updates. Hardaway Arrested for Drunken Driving in April Tuesday, Aug. Show More Summary

1 Bold Prediction for Top 20 NBA Stars Heading into 2016-17

Adventurous hoops heads all live by a code when forecasting the 2016-17 NBA season: Why be regular, safe or conservative when you can be bold? We're applying that credo, which is totally real and not at all made-up, to our projections...Show More Summary

Useless NBA Comparisons: Can Russell Westbrook Outjump Jack Russell Terriers?

(Editor's note: Bleacher Report teamed up with the infographics wizards at Useless Comparisons to put some of the NBA's biggest names and storylines into new perspective.) Statistics can help us answer some of the most intriguing questions...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Day Declared by Los Angeles City Council

Life after basketball is looking pretty good for Kobe Bryant. After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, the city he called home will honor the Black Mamba with a day just for him Wednesday, according to Bill Oram of the Orange County...Show More Summary

Yi Jianlian to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Yi Jianlian didn't live up to the star billing bestowed upon him when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft, but the Chinese standout is reportedly headed back to the Association following...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Talks UFC Fight vs. LeBron James, Wrestling in WWE with TMZ

Dwight Howard remains a top NBA talent, but he is keeping his options open for another athletic career in wrestling. After attending UFC 202, TMZ asked the newly acquired Atlanta Hawks center about whether he would follow in Shaquille O'Neal's footsteps and compete in WWE. "Of course, I like to entertain people," Howard said. Show More Summary

David Robinson Comments on Kevin Durant, Warriors and Team USA

Hall of Fame center David Robinson thinks the Golden State Warriors have a chance to be special. But he also acknowledges their Big Four may not have the elongated dynasty some are expecting. "It takes time, you look at what happened with LeBron, [Dwyane] Wade and [Chris] Bosh. Show More Summary

Isaiah Thomas Interview: On Recruiting Free Agents, Al Horford and Celtics Youth

Isaiah Thomas is more than just the Boston Celtics' starting point guard and an Eastern Conference All-Star. He's also a free-agent recruiter extraordinaire—and an enthusiastic one, at that. Thomas led Boston's ultimately unsuccessful...Show More Summary

Kwame Brown: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Center

Kwame Brown, the former No. 1 overall pick who played his last NBA game in 2013, is attempting a comeback. Continue for updates. Brown Attempting Comeback Monday, Aug. 22 Interperformances, his agency, wrote in a statement, per Luke Adams of [Brown] is ready for a new life. Show More Summary

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