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Are the Cleveland Cavaliers Now NBA Title Favorites?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have faced some adversity this season with tension between Kevin Love and LeBron James. Yet, after the performance the Cavs put on in Tuesday night's 111-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, it looks as though...Show More Summary

The Surprise Gunner Outscoring LeBron, Steph, Russ and Harden in Crunch Time

There's a new leading per-game scorer in the NBA, and it's not Russell Westbrook. Chicago Bulls rookie Nikola Mirotic has joined the leaderboards and now leads the league in fourth-quarter points per game. How will the Bulls' new standout...Show More Summary

Projecting the Golden State Warriors' Best and Worst 2015 NBA Playoff Matchups

The Golden State Warriors have all but wrapped up the top seed in the Western Conference for the 2015 NBA playoffs with a surprising and dominant regular season. As great as it has been, the playoffs are the moment where teams put their...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, March 26, 2015

Fact: Kobe Bryant still leads the Lakers in field-goal attempts this season (713) despite playing only 35 games. B leacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: SportsCenter Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Michael Frazier to Declare for 2015 NBA Draft: Latest Details and Reaction

After three seasons at the University of Florida, guard Michael Frazier II is set to declare for the 2015 NBA draft. According to Forbes contributor Darren Heitner, Frazier has decided to leave the Gators with a year of eligibility remaining,...Show More Summary

Nowitzki Reaches 10,000 Career Rebounds with 13-Board Performance

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki recorded the 10,000th rebound of his career during the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 101-94 win over the San Antonio Spurs. He entered the contest with 9,991 career rebounds, needing just nine more...Show More Summary

Thanks to a TV Error, Nik Stauskas Has Assumed the Identity of 'Sauce Castillo'

Closed captioning is a useful and vital facet of the sports broadcast experience. The transcription service helps the hearing-impaired (and in many cases, the booze-impaired) who watch games at bars pumping music through speakers inShow More Summary

Chicago Bulls' Roster Is in Good Hands Regardless of Derrick Rose's Future

The winds of change are sweeping through the Chicago Bulls, but the NBA's most adaptable franchise is built to roll with the punches. Their current building blocks are aging (Joakim Noah), injured (Derrick Rose) or perhaps unhappy (Tom Thibodeau ). Show More Summary

How Kings Can Keep DeMarcus Cousins Happy, Break Playoff Drought Next Season

It's been eight long years since the Sacramento Kings made the playoffs, and since the team has already been eliminated in 2014-15, that streak will increase to nine. But despite the results in recent seasons, the Kings aren't as far away as one may think. The Kings have a bona fide franchise player to build around in DeMarcus Cousins. Show More Summary

Projecting Los Angeles Clippers' Best and Worst 2015 NBA Playoff Matchups

Matchups will play a key factor in determining how far the Los Angeles Clippers advance this postseason. In previous years the team struggled against the size of the Memphis Grizzlies (2013) and efficiency of the San Antonio Spurs (2012). This season is slightly different. Show More Summary

Ric Bucher's NBA Fact or Fiction on the League's Biggest Storylines

In the NBA, a team's physical strength is an obvious component for success. However, the relationship dynamics within a team are what separate championship winners from the also-rans. An on-point Bulls squad may turn out to be the most...Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2015: Underrated Players Being Disrespected in Expert's Mock Drafts

Many American hoops fans haven't yet heard of Mario Hezonja. In about four months, his name will become very familiar to those who follow the NBA draft. Hezonja is a 20-year-old Croatian wing prospect with true star potential. At 6'8", Hezonja has the requisite length to play the small forward or shooting guard positions in the NBA. Show More Summary

How Much Is Enes Kanter Worth in Free Agency to the Oklahoma City Thunder?

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter has been a revelation since coming over from the Utah Jazz in February, but how much will he cost the team this summer? The 22-year-old big man is slated to be a restricted free agent after this...Show More Summary

Power Ranking New York Knicks Players Heading into Final Month of Season

The word "powerful" should not be applied to anyone playing for the 14-58 New York Knicks. "Tough" or "scrappy," maybe, but not even star forward Carmelo Anthony can be feeling robust right now. Nevertheless, players are suiting up for...Show More Summary

Nike Air Max Day 2015 Date and Shoe Release History

Today, March 26, Nike is once again celebrating Air Max Day. The company asks people to wear their Air Max shoes, whether they be a vintage pair or the recently released Nike Air Max Zero, to celebrate the occasion. The Air Max Zero was the original concept for the brand that was eventually altered to create the Air Max 1 back in 1987. Show More Summary

Power Ranking Top NCAA Basketball Programs by Active NBA Alumni

While the top college hoops programs fight for March Madness glory, we're looking for the school that boasts the best and deepest cast of NBA players in 2015. After scouring the pro level, we ranked every NCAA basketball outfit based on its active alumni in the Association. Show More Summary

Nike Air Jordan 10 Retro 'Double Nickel' Release Date, Pics and Retail Price

The Nike Air Jordan 10 Retro "Double Nickel" shoe is the latest release from the historic shoe brand to pay tribute to classic predecessors while still exuding a modern vibe. As is stated in Nike's official press release regarding the fresh kicks, Air Jordan brand is undertaking a remastering initiative of sorts to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Show More Summary

Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro Low 'Varsity Red' Release Date, Pics and Retail Price

Those who find beauty in simplicity won't be disappointed when the Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro Low Varsity Red shoes hit stores this Saturday. The Varsity Red swoosh that runs up the side against this clean white shoe comprises the only other color present in this revamped design. Show More Summary

Can Vintage Tony Parker Return San Antonio Spurs to NBA Playoffs Glory?

Tony Parker has finally returned to vintage form for the San Antonio Spurs, subsequently leading the defending champions to their best basketball of the season. Following a four-game losing streak that allowed seemingly reasonable doubt...Show More Summary

Steve Kerr's Undeniable Case for 2015 NBA Coach of the Year

Stephen Curry might win the MVP, Draymond Green has a strong case for the Defensive Player of the Year Award, and either Andre Iguodala or Marreese Speights could take home some sixth-man hardware without surprising anyone. But Steve...Show More Summary

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