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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

Rajon Rondo's Five Most Memorable Passes

If you think you've been startled by some of Rajon Rondo's passes, just ask the man himself. "I even surprise myself sometimes," he said. Speaking with Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling at the Boston Celtics' practice center about a week...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Golden State Warriors

Despite dropping back-to-back games to the two residents of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Golden State Warriors still sit atop the NBA with a sterling 23-5 record. While the scorching hot start may come as a surprise to some,...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineup for Dec. 26

The day after a full slate of Christmas games, the NBA doesn't need 24 hours to reload more action. There are 11 games on tap, and you know what that means? There's a plethora of choices for Draft Kings and FanDuel players. Finding the ideal lineups for the two single-day fantasy sports outfits is harder when there's a lot of teams playing. Show More Summary

Indiana Pacers' Personnel, System Creating Flawed Offensive Blueprint

The Indiana Pacers offense is bad this season. According to Nylon Calculus, they're averaging an abysmal 100.9 points per 100 possessions, 29th in the NBA. This is the third straight season the Pacers have had an offense below the league...Show More Summary

5 Steps to Get Slumping Blazers Forward Nicolas Batum Back on Track

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum hasn't looked like himself throughout the 2014-15 NBA season. His 8.6 points-per-game average is the lowest since his rookie campaign, and his Personal Efficiency Rating (PER) of 11.9 is the...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves (5-22), last place in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference, have had their fair share of disappointments this season, but they've also had a few pleasant surprises. Their record may be ugly, but...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers Have Leg Up for Now in Rivalry with Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors still lead the league with a 23-5 record, but Christmas Day's 100-86 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers served as a sobering reminder that they're hardly alone atop the Western Conference. Head coach Doc Rivers'...Show More Summary

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Clippers 12/25/14: Video Highlights, Recap

Two of the NBA's best teams squared off in a Christmas Day finale for the ages, when the Golden State Warriors faced the Los Angeles Clippers. Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and the Warriors had been one of the NBA's top teams all season,...Show More Summary

Warriors vs. Clippers: Score and Twitter Reaction from Christmas Day 2014

The Los Angeles Clippers survived an ice-cold start to upend the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Christmas night. Down the stretch, Clippers sixth man extraordinaire Jamal Crawford, Chris Paul and the team's defense took...Show More Summary

Are Cleveland Cavaliers Still Overusing LeBron James?

Just nine games into his second tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James opened up about his heavy usage. To that point, James was averaging over 39 minutes a game, his highest playing time since the 2007-08 season. "That has to come down," James told Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group at the time. Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs 12/25/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Two of the NBA's best teams looked to score a Christmas Day win on Thursday when the Oklahoma City Thunder took on the San Antonio Spurs. Russell Westbrook and the Thunder looked to continue their resurgence after a rough start to the...Show More Summary

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