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Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks Aren't Living Up to Each Other's Expectations

Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavericks are quickly finding out that success on paper doesn't automatically translate into on-court transcendence. It's been more than a month since the Mavericks landed the All-Star floor general from the Boston Celtics. Show More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins Replaces Kobe Bryant on Western Conference NBA All-Star Team

After initially being snubbed from the Western Conference's NBA All-Star team, it turns out that Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will be making the trip to New York City after all. According to Jason Jones of The SacramentoShow More Summary

Howard Beck Grades J.R., Dion and the Rest of the NBA's Big Names in New Places

It's nearly February, and there have already been a number of moves around the NBA where players have changed uniforms. The Boston Celtics have been the most active in unloading players, while the Cleveland Cavaliers have been busy trying...Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Rosters 2015: Most Egregious Snubs After Reserves Reveal

With the NBA as loaded with star power as it is, snubs are inevitable entering any All-Star Game, and the 2015 edition looks to be no different after Thursday's reserves reveal. Although, the notable players missing from the action for this year seem to jump off the page more than usual. Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Remains Crucial to Rebuild Despite Injury

Kobe Bryant's third serious injury in as many years does not derail the Los Angeles Lakers' stubborn, brave rebuilding trajectory. Like him or not, it is painful to see Bryant, now 36, on the shelf once again as he continues to fight a losing battle with Father Time. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Hottest Chatter for Week of Jan. 26

January is often a time for reflection in the NBA season. While teams can't lose focus on the here and now in the midseason grind, prudent franchises will look at their respective situations and wonder what trades can be made beforeShow More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins Waits 5 Years to Troll Writer Predicting He Would Get Arrested

It's clear that Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins keeps track of who says what about him. On Jan. 30, 2010, writer Clay Travis tweeted that Boogie would be arrested within five years. That's back when Cousins was a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Kentucky. Show More Summary

NBA Power Rankings Three Months into 2014-15 NBA Season

Time flies when you're having fun, and the 2014-15 NBA season has been nothing if not that—devastating injuries aside, of course. Which is to say, this campaign has gone by quickly, hasn't it? I mean, can you believe that, save for injury...Show More Summary

NBA's Playoff Contenders Should Look to Trade with the Indiana Pacers

As the trade deadline approaches, each franchise needs to do their own calculus on buying and selling. Two weeks ago, we took a look at what might be out there if the Indiana Pacers decided to become sellers and shake up their core. The Pacers still have their eyes on the playoffs. Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Reserves 2015: Lineups, Possible Injury Replacements for East, West

Being named an All-Star Game starter is an honor for NBA players because it means they have the respect and admiration from the fans, but there is something to be said for earning a spot as a reserve. The 30 NBA coaches vote for theShow More Summary

5 Biggest Takeaways from the Portland Trail Blazers' 1st Half of the Season

The Portland Trail Blazers have been destructive so far this season, ranking as one of the NBA's best teams on both ends en route to a 32-14 record that ranks No. 3 (tie) in the Western Conference. LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard...Show More Summary

Serge Ibaka's 3-Point Shooting Is His Latest Evolution into Two-Way NBA Star

Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka entered the NBA in 2008 as a raw athlete and shot-blocker. Nearly seven years later, his development as a three-point shooter has transformed him into one of the game's best two-way big men. This season, Ibaka is the Thunder's best shooter from behind the arc. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DraftKings Strategy for Jan. 30

The reserves for the NBA All-Star Game were announced Thursday, and the roster looks awfully enticing as a potential lineup. Of course, that pesky salary cap prevents you from stacking your team with All-Stars from top to bottom. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Chicago Bulls never led during four quarters against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, but when they forced overtime, it seemed assured Pau Gasol's Bulls would prevail in his return to L.A. Instead, the Lakers lasted through two...Show More Summary

5 Biggest Takeaways from Washington Wizards' 1st Half of the Season

If you just take a cursory look at things, 2014-15 has gone about as planned for the Washington Wizards. The Wizards are 31-16, good for third in the Eastern Conference. Washington's defense has been terrific. John Wall continues toShow More Summary

Kobe Bryant Discusses Return Date, Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant confirmed two things most basketball fans already expected during a quick stop at Staples Center on Thursday. The guard expects to return for the 2015-16 season and he doesn't care what otherShow More Summary

NBA All-Star Rosters 2015: Voting Results, Player Comments and More

The NBA All-Star lineups have been announced, and it is difficult to have too many issues with the full selections. Sure, there were a few players in each conference who earned the nod due to stardom and career success rather than what they have done this season. Show More Summary

LA Lakers Should Give D-League Stud Vander Blue an Extended Look This Season

Vander Blue has been blowing up box scores this season for the Los Angeles D-Fenders—a D-League affiliate owned by the Los Angeles Lakers. This is a person of interest for the Purple and Gold as they wade through another perplexing season. Undrafted...Show More Summary

Grading Cleveland Cavaliers' Newcomers So Far

After looking shallow, lethargic and uninspired following injuries to LeBron James and other key players earlier this month, the Cleveland Cavaliers needed a shot of life. They ultimately received three. J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and...Show More Summary

7 NBA Coaches with Jobs at Stake in 2nd Half of 2014-15 Season

Is it hot in here, or is it just me? It's not me, you say? It's really the second half of the 2014-15 NBA season yielding its customary list of coaches whose jobs may be at stake? OK, then. Determining who these coaches are isn't hard. Show More Summary

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