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Predicting All-Star ETAs for Top NBA Rookies

There's a decent chance we get a few All-Stars out of the 2014 NBA rookies. It just might take a little bit of time. We aren't looking at any Damian Lillards here, given how young most of these rookies are. I picked the five most likely...Show More Summary

Serbia vs. France: Live Score, Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 Semifinal

After stunning upsets in the quarterfinals against Brazil and Spain, Serbia and France are now set to take each other on in the semifinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Serbia demolished Brazil Wednesday by a final score of 84-56, thanks...Show More Summary

NBA 2K15 'What If?' Trailer Shows Jordan, Bird & Chamberlain on Same Team

Have you ever wanted to build the ultimate NBA team? You can with NBA 2K15 " MyTEAM " mode. In a new trailer narrated by Shaquille O'Neal, 2K Sports shows off the game mode with a series of hypothetical situations, including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Wilt Chamberlain all on the same team. [NBA 2K, h/t Dime Mag] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

We Remember: 30th Anniversary of Michael Jordan Signing with Chicago Bulls

On this date, 30 years ago, Michael Jordan officially became a member of the Chicago Bulls. Jordan—the No. 3 overall pick in the 1984 draft—was just 21 years old when he signed his first professional contract. Of course, this signing turned out to be a franchise-altering move for Chicago. Show More Summary

Ranking the Best International 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

One of the most exciting aspects of the NBA draft is learning about the top international prospects sprouting up across Europe and beyond. The 2015 crop is no exception, as it offers a terrific mix of playmakers, skilled wings and imposing...Show More Summary

Ric Bucher Builds His Ideal NBA Franchise

Bleacher Report asked Ric Bucher to build his ideal NBA franchise from the bottom up, carefully choosing where to play, whom to build around and who to run the organization. What does his ideal franchise look like? Tune into the video above to find out. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Breaking Down Cleveland Cavaliers' Power Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

Heading into the 2013-14 NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers' best and deepest overall position may be at power forward. The Cavs already had a young, talented Tristan Thompson as their starter for the past two years before trading for...Show More Summary

Will the Phoenix Suns' Frontcourt Keep Team from Taking Next Step in 2014-15?

Throughout the offseason, the Phoenix Suns made plenty of acquisitions that make the team seem both deeper and stronger. However, those acquisitions, such as Isaiah Thomas, rookie Tyler Ennis and rookie T.J. Warren, failed to address...Show More Summary

How James Harden Can Use FIBA World Cup to Jumpstart Season with Houston Rockets

James Harden’s Team USA experience wasn ’t supposed to be this way. The Houston Rockets shooting guard was originally expected to fill the "super sixth man" role normally reserved in Olympic competition for Carmelo Anthony. But then some of his colleagues decided their summer didn't need a trip to Spain. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 10 Most Underrated Los Angeles Lakers Players of the Past Decade

The American Heritage® Dictionary defines “underrated” as “To rate too low; underestimate.” In other words, rating the most underrated Los Angeles Lakers of the past decade is less of a science and more of a subjective exercise. It’s...Show More Summary

Coach K Steps in to Break Up Postgame Skirmish Between USA and Lithuania

When a skirmish broke out on the court after the United States' 96-68 victory over Lithuania in the semifinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski put an end to it rather quickly. It's not clear what started the fight or who was in the middle of it. Show More Summary

Ray Allen's Next NBA Stop Should Be with San Antonio Spurs

For quite some time, NBA veteran Ray Allen was public enemy No. 1 in the city of San Antonio. Not that most San Antonio Spurs fans need reminding, but in the 2013 Finals, the then-Miami Heat shooting guard completed a miraculous Game 6 comeback with a three-pointer that extended the series, which Miami would go on to win. Show More Summary

Can the Lakers Bench Mob Make a Comeback This Season?

Does anyone remember when the Los Angeles Lakers had one of the best benches in the NBA last season? If you blinked, you may have missed it—injuries soon descended like a swarm of remorseless locusts, leaving barely enough bodies toShow More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Dante Exum's Rookie Season with Utah Jazz

If you are a Utah Jazz fan and panicking about Dante Exum, then please stop now. It's way too early to abort the mission. There's no doubt about it— Exum is playing at a low level. He's a young kid who was selected with the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft, but doesn't look anything like a top-level draft pick. Show More Summary

4 Players the New York Knicks Need to Step Up Next Season

Certain aspects of the New York Knicks' 2014-15 season are a given, like Carmelo Anthony scoring about two dozen points per game, Jose Calderon hitting three-pointers with accuracy or Iman Shumpert playing solid on-ball defense. Other things remain a complete mystery, especially regarding how the rotation will shake out around the new offense. Show More Summary

Andrei Kirilenko's Utah Home Burglarized: Latest Details and More

Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home was robbed over the weekend, although nothing too valuable was taken. Kirilenko, who played with the Utah Jazz from 2001 to 2011, spends much of his time in New York with his wife, Masha...Show More Summary

3 Players Who Miami Heat Need to Step Up Next Season

With LeBron James now a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat will no longer possess the significant talent advantage over opponents that they enjoyed the previous four seasons. So, to a greater degree than in past years,...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Philadelphia 76ers' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

After a 19-63 season, it's hard to say the shooting guard position was anything but a complete and utter failure for the Philadelphia 76ers. Gone are the two men who played the majority of the minutes at the 2 last year—James Anderson...Show More Summary

5 NBA Teams Who Make More Sense for Steve Nash's Final Season Than LA Lakers

Steve Nash is still on the Los Angeles Lakers, and it's likely he remains in a purple-and-gold uniform throughout the 2014-15 campaign. In fact, he may even be a starter. Per the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina, head coach ByronShow More Summary

1 Question Every NBA Team Must Answer Before 2014-15 Training Camp

NBA training camp —w eeks of question marks that most teams are lucky to escape with a few answers. We haven't quite reached camp time yet, but before we do, each squad has its own concerns that need to be squared away—some more pressing...Show More Summary

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