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Iman Shumpert Says He Won't Visit White House Under Donald Trump

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert stated he won't make a return trip to the White House if his team wins another championship for as long as President-elect Donald Trump holds the highest office in the land. Karizza Sanchez of Complex spoke with the reserve about a variety of issues and passed along his comments Wednesday. Show More Summary

Don't Lump Russell Westbrook in with the Other Stat-Stuffers

OKLAHOMA CITY — With seven seconds remaining in the first half Monday night against the New York Knicks, Russell Westbrook whipped a pass to Joffrey Lauvergne under the basket. Kristaps Porzingis reached out at the last second to deflect the pass, resulting in a Thunder turnover. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Brandon Knight, Jahlil Okafor and More

The NBA rumor mill always picks up near the end of November—the mid-December flurry awaits, and it doesn't have anything to do with snow. December 15 marks the date teams in the Association can begin wheeling and dealing players acquired in free agency. Show More Summary

NBA Scouts Mull UCLA's Lonzo Ball as Potential Top 2017 NBA Draft Pick

UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has officially hijacked the 2017 NBA draft discussion. His captivating style and compelling potential have emerged as one of its primary talking points early on. Though we're just two weeks into the...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Creates Looming Decision for New York Knicks at Point Guard

NEW YORK — Every now and then, he flashes a glimpse of the player he once was. Sometimes, it will come in a quick crossover followed by an acrobatic finish at the hoop. Other times, he’ll leap off the floor on one side of the rim—only...Show More Summary

Redrafting the Monstars with Today's NBA Players

Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes would still be stuck on Moron Mountain if the Nerdlucks from Space Jam hired some NBA scouts. Too small to win on their own merits, the amusement park’s minions morphed into the Monstars after stealing the talent of five professional hoopers. Show More Summary

Tuesday NBA Roundup: Mike Conley's Injury Means Dark Days Ahead for Grizzlies

Everything was finally going right for the Memphis Grizzlies. Other than Chandler Parsons and Tony Allen, the key pieces on Beale Street had been healthy and active during the early portion of the 2016-17 campaign. Mike Conley was thriving on offense, doing everything possible to justify the enormous contract he signed over the offseason. Show More Summary

Nick Young Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Achilles and Return

Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young suffered a right Achilles strain Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans, per Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News. It is unknown when he will return to action. Continue for updates. Young to Undergo Additional Testing Tuesday, Nov. Show More Summary

Andre Drummond Ejected for Flagrant-2 Foul for Elbowing Roy Hibbert

As if playing three games in five days wasn't bad enough, the Detroit Pistons were dealt a tough blow in the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets when center Andre Drummond was assessed a flagrant-2 foul...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Ties LeBron James for Active Lead in Triple-Doubles

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook notched his 45th career triple-double Tuesday night against the New York Knicks. Westbrook's 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists placed him in a tie with LeBron James for the active lead in the category and sixth on the all-time list, per Sportsnet Stats. Show More Summary

Norris Cole: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Shandong Golden Stars PG

Free-agent point guard Norris Cole is plying his trade in China with the Shandong Golden Stars, but he could be making his way back to the NBA this season. According to Basketball Insider's Michael Scotto, the Memphis Grizzlies haveShow More Summary

Why Patrick Beverley Matters to the Houston Rockets

Just in case anyone forgot, Patrick Beverley is tough, combative, unrelenting and unapologetic in doling out the kind of on-ball defensive menace that never relaxes. It’s a given that no one who’s had to face him has ever thought otherwise. Scrappy, chippy and disruptive, Beverley is a nightmare for opponents. Show More Summary

Dirk Nowitzki Injury: Updates on Mavericks Star's Achilles and Return

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is dealing with a right Achilles strain. Continue for updates. Updates on Nowitzki's Playing Status Tuesday, Nov. 29 Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said Nowitzki is expected to miss two games with an Achilles strain, according to Earl K. Show More Summary

Mike Conley Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star's Back and Recovery

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley suffered a back injury against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday and is expected to miss six weeks of action. Continue for updates. Latest on Conley's Playing Status Tuesday, Nov. 29 AccordingShow More Summary

2016-17 NBA Awards: Naming Favorites in Each Category Through November

The NBA doesn't hand out its major awards—Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player—until the season has run its course. But we're jumping...Show More Summary

Lakers Offering More Than Words in Effort to Heal Los Angeles' Racial Divide

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The cops, with their natty reversible "LAPD" jerseys worn with the white on the outside, started warming up at the east basket. A group of men aged 16-25 from the inner city, with no uniforms but so many JordansShow More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Top Buzz Surrounding Greg Monroe, Rudy Gay and More

With the league's balance of power becoming apparent one month into the 2016-17 NBA season, the trade rumor mill is starting to churn, and it involves some big-name players who could change the landscape significantly. While it seems...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Knicks

Point guard Derrick Rose can become a free agent during the offseason, but the New York Knicks aren't rushing to sign him to an extension. Continue for updates. Latest on Rose's Contract Status Tuesday, Nov. 29 According to Marc Berman...Show More Summary

Monday NBA Roundup: Warriors Finding Ways to Win, Even vs. League's Top Defense

It's hard to know exactly when the inherent unfairness of life as a Golden State Warriors opponent sunk in for the Atlanta Hawks, who fell in Oakland by a final of 105-100 on Monday. But there's a good chance it happened as DraymondShow More Summary

Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Monday night's Hawks-Warriors game is underway. Keep it here for live updates and analysis throughout. Check out for the box score. Read more NBA news on

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