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Tim Duncan's Legacy Grows With or Without 6th Ring

We get it: Tim Duncan is a legend. More legendary by the game, it seems. And still more legendary whether or not his Spurs win another title in the short term. And that's what some might not get: Duncan is still padding his resume with...Show More Summary

LeBron James Says He Has '3 Very Good Friends' in the NBA, Rest Are 'Teammates'

A lot has been made about the relationship between Cleveland Cavaliers teammates LeBron James and Kevin Love lately. However, that might just all be mindless talk because there aren't many people in the league that James considers to...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs Poised to Shake Up Western Conference Playoff Race

The San Antonio Spurs are still a far cry from title favorites, but after their impressive 14-point win over the Memphis Grizzlies last Sunday, the defending champions officially shredded the last sliver of doubt regarding their ability...Show More Summary

The Arguments For and Against Taking the Los Angeles Clippers Seriously

The Los Angeles Clippers have been somewhat confusing this year. They're good. Then, they're not good. Then, they're good again. Then, they struggle. Now, they're playing some dominant basketball, mowing over Eastern Conference teams...Show More Summary

Projecting NBA Outlooks of Every Prospect at 2015 McDonald's All-American Game

The 2015 McDonald's All-American Game, which takes place April 1 in Chicago, features some of the top high school prospects across the country. And many of them will likely take their games from college to the NBA. There is a high chance the 2016 No. Show More Summary

B/R NBA Legends 100: Ranking the Greatest Centers of All Time

Over the course of NBA history, plenty of centers have been at, well, the center of championship-winning runs. They've held down the paint while swatting away ill-advised field-goal attempts. They've dazzled with their footwork. They've overpowered opponents en route to a thunderous slam. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DraftKings Rankings, Picks for March 31st

It's a four-game slate tonight, including a TNT doubleheader. At 5:00 p.m. Eastern, San Antonio travels to Miami for a finals rematch. Then at 7:30, the Warriors play the Clippers at Staples. Unfortunately, there'll be no Bosh or LeBron suiting up for the Heat, and the Warriors will be cautious about playing their stars for extended minutes. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Top Prospects Ahead of Final Four

With a historic Final Four inbound, it's only natural thoughts will drift toward the 2015 NBA draft during the wait. Rest assured the NBA continues to go over the happenings in the Big Dance with a fine comb, looking for those first-round...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for March 31

If you're a DraftKings player and you look at the schedule and see that there are only four games on tap for Tuesday night, and that one of them is the Golden State Warriors vs. the Los Angeles Clippers, you have to be thinking, "Yes,...Show More Summary

Assembling San Antonio Spurs' Ideal Playoff Rotation

The San Antonio Spurs have rebounded from a four-game losing streak that put their playoff life in question, winning 13 of their last 16 and lowering the magic number to clinch a postseason berth down to just two. Consequently, longtime...Show More Summary

Is It Still Too Early to Tell What Charlotte Hornets Have in Cody Zeller?

The old adage is that it takes at least three or four years for an NBA big man to fully develop. After two seasons and a slightly underwhelming impact for the Charlotte Hornets, what can we make of Cody Zeller 's place in this league? The No. Show More Summary

Alexey Shved Proved to Be Surprising Blueprint for New York Knicks' Point Guard

Despite the brief frenzy he brought about within the New York Knicks' social community, Alexey Shved is no savior. He's far from great, and some nights isn't even good. But over his 16 games with the Knicks, before suffering a rib injury...Show More Summary

Phil Jackson Reassures New York Knicks Season-Ticket Holders in Video Message

The New York Knicks are in the midst of the worst season in franchise history, so it's no surprise the front office is engaging in a bit of damage control to quell concerns regarding the club's long-term outlook. According to ESPNNewYork.com's...Show More Summary

Clippers, Warriors Are NBA's Greatest Rivals, and It's Not Even Close

Intradivision rivalries are few and far between in today's NBA, but there may be hope yet for the revival of bad blood and vitriol if the Los Angeles Clippers and top-seeded Golden State Warriors wind up on a collision course come playoff...Show More Summary

Shaquille O'Neal Takes Shots at Clippers and Lakers During Justin Bieber Roast

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal was a special guest for Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber, which debuted on Monday, and he didn't pull any punches. The former four-time NBA champion took at a shot at his old team, the Los Angeles Lakers, referencing just how bad their starting lineup has been recently. Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers 3/30/15: Video Highlights and Recap

A night after losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Phoenix Suns looked to keep their postseason hopes alive against the Portland Trail Blazers. Phoenix entered on a three-game losing streak, and a fourth would signal a potential end to its chances of landing the final playoff spot out West. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Utah Jazz vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 3/30/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Utah Jazz have played well in the second half of the season, and they looked to continue that momentum as they took on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The T-Wolves entered at the bottom of the conference and hoped to get a better idea of their roster before another offseason of trying to find a way to build a team that can crack the postseason. Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Portland Trail Blazers used a lights-out third quarter to upend the Phoenix Suns on Monday, 109-86 at the Moda Center. Damian Lillard paced a balanced attack from the Blazers, scoring 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting and handing out...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks 3/30/15: Video Highlights and Recap

Having already clinched home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks looked to keep up their strong play on Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks entered looking to make a statement against the East's best side while also bolstering their playoff seeding. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers 3/30/15: Video Highlights and Recap

Both the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers looked to get a moral victory on Monday. Both franchises have struggled all season, and the contest between the two would have no playoff implications as they try to find a way to get back to the heights they both once reached. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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