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Big Win Won't Define Warriors, but Golden State Has Begun Banishing Demons

OAKLAND, Calif. — A half-hour after entering the Bridge Club—Oracle Arena's swanky restaurant and bar typically reserved for VIPs—Golden State owner Joe Lacob made his way down the hall to the Warriors' quiet and calm locker room. First up was Kevin Durant in the back hallway. Show More Summary

Chris Paul Injury: Updates on Clippers Star's Thumb and Return

Chris Paul has been the focal point of the Los Angeles Clippers offense all season long, but the Western Conference title hopefuls may have to survive without their floor general, who suffered a sprained left thumb on Monday against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half. Show More Summary

Kevin Love Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Star's Back and Return

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is dealing with back soreness that caused him to exit Monday's matchup against the Golden State Warriors early. It is currently unclear when he'll return to the court. Continue for updates. Love Injury Details Revealed Monday, Jan. Show More Summary

Draymond Green Clotheslines LeBron James, Receives Flagrant Foul

LeBron James and Draymond Green added another chapter to their ongoing rivalry during Monday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Green received a flagrant foul after running into James at midcourtShow More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

The Golden State Warriors avenged their Christmas Day loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, splitting the season series between the last two NBA champions. Golden State dominated from the opening tipoff and never trailed en route to a 126-91...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Hip, Thumb and Return

The New Orleans Pelicans announced big man Anthony Davis was doubtful to return to Monday's game against the Indiana Pacers because he suffered injuries to his right hip and left thumb. Continue for updates. X-Rays on Davis Negative Monday, Jan. Show More Summary

Steven Adams Injury: Updates on Thunder Center's Concussion and Return

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams will miss Monday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers after being diagnosed with a concussion, according to's Royce Young. Continue for updates. Adams' Status Remains in Doubt for Warriors Game on Wednesday Monday, Jan. Show More Summary

Nerlens Noel Injury: Updates on 76ers Star's Ankle and Return

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel has been sidelined with another injury, this time a sprained ankle, the team announced Monday. Continued for updates. Noel Ruled Out vs. Milwaukee Monday, Jan. 16 A left ankle sprain will keep Noel off the court for Monday's battle against the Milwaukee Bucks. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Odds, Analysis, NBA Pick

The Golden State Warriors (34-6) will try to snap a four-game series losing streak against the Cleveland Cavaliers (29-10) as solid home favorites Monday. The top teams in each conference will meet for the second time this season. The...Show More Summary

How New York Knicks Should Address Each Area of Need at the NBA Trade Deadline

The New York Knicks have the NBA's 11th-highest payroll and ninth-lowest net efficiency rating. That should make them an active participant of the 2016-17 trade season, though it's tough to tell which role they'll play at the deadline. If they're buying, their wish list will be extensive. Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Overrated 2017 NBA All-Star Game Candidates

Assembling an indefensible NBA All-Star roster is ridiculously hard. Even when people call out snubs, they struggle to name who those snubs should replace. And the field of worthy players is so vast that All-Star voters would have to...Show More Summary

Warriors, Cavaliers Renew Rivalry with New Looks and New Faces

OAKLAND, Calif. — LeBron James says it's not a rivalry. Everyone else—from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson to Tyronn Lue, his own coach—might well disagree. Regardless of where you fall on this issue of semantics, it's an inarguableShow More Summary

Kevin Garnett Has Found the Perfect Pupil in Trash-Talking DeAndre Jordan

LOS ANGELES — DeAndre Jordan doesn't miss much on the defensive end—not a dribbler attacking the rim, not a cutter looking for a lob and definitely not a Los Angeles Clippers teammate slipping on an assignment. If you let a guy drive...Show More Summary

2017 NBA Rookie Ladder: New Year's Rankings for League's Next Wave

So far, the 2016 NBA draft has proved to be as underwhelming as the year itself. Of the rookies on this top-20 list, only 12 were picked this past June. That could change over the second half of the 2016-17 season. Ben Simmons has yet...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Comments on Future with New York Knicks

With the New York Knicks' season descending into despair, the rumor mill is again abuzz regarding potential trade destinations for Carmelo Anthony. If his comments following Sunday's 116-101 loss to the Toronto Raptors were any indication,...Show More Summary

LeBron James Comments on Matchup with Warriors, Says They Aren't a Rival of Cavs

LeBron James made it clear his Cleveland Cavaliers will be facing the NBA's best team—but not a rival—when they play the Golden State Warriors on Monday. "We don't look at it as a rival," James said Friday night, per Joe Vardon of Show More Summary

Stephen Curry Comments on Future with Warriors, Potential Max Contract

Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors' new dynamic would force Stephen Curry out can put those notions to bed. When Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News asked Curry on Saturday if he could see himself leaving the Warriors when he becomes a free agent this summer, the point guard responded: I can't. Show More Summary

Jimmer Fredette's Twitter Account Possibly Hacked, States He'll Quit Basketball

The Twitter account of former NBA guard Jimmer Fredette, who is playing for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association, posted messages Sunday morning that suggested he may be quitting basketball. Joe Curci of WOR 710 in New York captured a screenshot of the tweets: More to follow. Follow Tyler Conway (@jtylerconway) on Twitter. Show More Summary

Adam Silver Comments on Potentially Adding Mexico City Franchise

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said before Saturday's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City that the league not only wants to bring more regular-season games to Mexico but may even consider adding a franchise in Mexico City in the future, per Michael C. Show More Summary

Rodney Hood Injury: Updates on Jazz Guard's Knee and Recovery

Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood suffered a knee injury during Saturday night's game against the Orlando Magic in which he needed assistance getting off the floor, per Jody Genessy of the Deseret News. After the game, Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder told the media, via Andy Larsen of, that Hood hyperextended the knee. More to follow. Show More Summary

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