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Gilbert Arenas' Assistant Convicted of Stealing Millions from Former NBA Star

A personal assistant to former NBA player Gilbert Arenas was found guilty of stealing money from the former All-Star on Wednesday. According to Keely Diven of Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, a federal jury found John A. White guilty on 11 counts of wire fraud: On Wednesday a federal jury convicted John A. Show More Summary

Ric Bucher's Top Landing Spots for Ricky Rubio

Before the season even starts, some players are already on the trading block. Ricky Rubio is a name that is being mentioned in trade rumors, according to Gigantes Del Basket and the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn (h/t Inquisitr's Jacob Street). Show More Summary

The Under-the-Radar 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Guaranteed to Turn Heads

There will be a ton of NBA eyes fixed on this year's LSU Tigers. Credit the arrival of super recruit Ben Simmons, arguably the No. 1 prospect in the country. Simmons alone should draw routine trips from scouts and general managers. And...Show More Summary

Victor Oladipo Gives 2 Fans the Shoes off His Feet for an Autograph

Imagine walking up to one of your favorite NBA players and asking for an autograph. The task in itself seems daunting, and you probably already ran through 10 different scenarios where the player turns you down and walks away. But, instead...Show More Summary

Jarell Martin Injury: Updates on Grizzlies PF's Foot and Recovery

The Memphis Grizzlies have high hopes for rookie forward Jarell Martin, but he fractured his left foot during a workout before even appearing in a preseason game, according to the team’s official Twitter account. Continue for updates. Martin Will Reportedly Undergo Surgery Thursday Wednesday, Sept. Show More Summary

The Future of the NBA Point Guard Is Already Here

If you've been watching the NBA in recent years, you might think there's a revolution going on, one that's totally twisting the traditional definition of what a point guard is and should do. You probably caught at least a glimpse of it if you tuned into the Golden State Warriors' triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 Finals. Show More Summary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Dirk Nowitzki a Volume and Streak Shooter

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar called Dirk Nowitzki a volume and streak shooter in a Tuesday interview with KRLD-FM 105.3 while discussing the Dallas Mavericks forward's place in the NBA history books as it relates to Hall of Famer Larry Bird. Here are his full remarks on the matter, via the Dallas Morning News: No way. Show More Summary

Glen Davis Injury: Updates on Free-Agent F's Ankle Surgery and Recovery

Free-agent forward Glen Davis is looking for a new contract before the 2015-16 season, but his chances took a hit Wednesday when Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reported he needs surgery to repair torn ligaments, a cyst and bone spurs in his left ankle. Continue for updates. Davis Reportedly Could Miss 12 Weeks Wednesday, Sept. Show More Summary

The Biggest Problem Each NBA Team Faces in Upcoming 2015-16 Season

The NBA offseason can be powerful. It creates optimism, dashes dreams, fortifies contenders and weakens pretenders. For all intents and purposes, the 2015 version is done with all of the above. That means, among other things, any problems that haven't yet been corrected will persist into the upcoming campaign. Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Reportedly Not Arrested After Accidentally Bringing Gun to Airport

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was not arrested despite bringing a loaded handgun to George Bush Intercontinental Airport last month. According to a TMZ report, a TSA agent discovered Howard's Glock 26 9mm in a carry-on bag when he was boarding a flight in Houston on Thursday. Show More Summary

Fan Creates Epic Mashup of Riley Curry as Presidential Candidate

Riley Curry for president? One fan created an absolutely hilarious mashup featuring Stephen Curry's daughter, mixing Riley's press conference footage during the Golden State Warriors' run to the NBA title with clips of the Republican debate. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Mock Draft: September Projections for All 30 1st Round Picks

It's never too early for NBA draft projections, and given all the showcase events, tournaments and camps that take place during the summer, prospects actually have an opportunity to improve their stocks in the offseason. We've already...Show More Summary

Why the NBA's Biggest Contract Extension Candidates Should Stay at Home

Smack in the heart of the NBA's early-September doldrums, there's a unique brand of intrigue building. The draft class of 2012 has now been in the league long enough to get comfortable—or restless, depending on the situation. And those...Show More Summary

Undercover and Overweight Trainer Jeremy Lin Messes with People at Gym

If there's one sacred rule in the gym, it's definitely, "Don't mess with someone who's working out." Clearly, Jeremy Lin was breaking that rule in this new spot for Adidas with Vanness Wu. The video is a bit long at six minutes, but every second is worth watching. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade Mercilessly Nails Opponent in Dodgeball at Stance Headquarters

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball. Unless said ball is being whipped by Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. The All-Star shooting guard has never been one to show mercy on the hardwood, and despite trading in leather for rubber, that notion held true Monday at Stance headquarters. [Instagram] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

NBA Begins 'Shaq Week' with Animation Showing All of Shaquille O'Neal's Jerseys

It's officially Shaq Week, so there is no better time to celebrate Shaquille O'Neal's legendary career. He began his NBA days starring for the Orlando Magic and winning titles with the Los Angeles Lakers before becoming a sidekick with the Miami Heat. Show More Summary

Ric Bucher: Building the Ultimate NBA Point Guard

Point guard play is prevalent in the NBA because players at this position control most of the tempo and offensive decision-making for their teams. To be a solid point guard, you must have fundamental skills such as ball-handling, shooting...Show More Summary

Each NBA Team's Most Balanced Player

Every team in the league needs that one guy who does a little bit of everything. Sometimes, it's a big man who hedges on ball screens and dives with vigor to the rim after setting them. Sometimes, it's the point guard who will get back on defense and slap the floor to fire up his team. Show More Summary

Uninterrupted: LeBron James Is Blown Away by How Much Talent Was in 2000 WCF

Uninterrupted is a platform that allows personalities to connect with fans on a much deeper level, with insight and content not fit for other platforms, media outlets or channels. Interested fans get a unique perspective that brings them closer than ever to the personalities they care about. (Warning: Content contains NSFW language.) Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Andrew Wiggins Posterizes Argentina Defender with 2-Handed Slam

At the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, Andrew Wiggins is showing the world that he has no problem posterizing defenders who challenge him at the rim. The 6'8" Canada star drove hard to the hoop on a play during the third quarter of Tuesday's game. Show More Summary

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