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Wizards vs. Cavaliers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

The Cleveland Cavaliers needed a quality victory to truly get on course for a rise toward the top of the Eastern Conference. They achieved that in an impressive 113-87 win over the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. Washington...Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

Well, that escalated quickly. The Charlotte Hornets have very little to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. They can take solace in their nifty new court and uniforms, but the buzz has been silenced fast. A six-game losing streak will do that to a team. This team has been a dumpster fire thus far. Show More Summary

Mark Cuban Wants NBA to Move Texas Teams to Eastern Conference

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a plan to fix the growing chasm in quality between the NBA's Eastern and Western Conferences. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com, Cuban would shift the Mavericks, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans to the East. Show More Summary

Marvin Williams Injury: Updates on Hornets Forward's Shoulder and Return

Charlotte Hornets forward Marvin Williams suffered a shoulder injury and will not return against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Hornets' PR account passed along the latest on Williams' ailment: Williams, 28, has averaged 6.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game as the team's starter. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler's Emergence Can't Be Lost in Derrick Rose's Shadow

We should have seen the rise of Jimmy Butler coming. And we might have, too, had it not been for the understandably acute anticipation of Derrick Rose's return. But with the Chicago Bulls having mustered a 9-6 record so far, here are...Show More Summary

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies are on the road to take on Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday at the Staples Center. The Grizzlies won the first meeting between the two, 107-102. Tipoff: 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Isaiah Thomas Injury: Updates on Suns Star's Ankle and Return

Phoenix Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas is dealing with an ankle injury that has his status uncertain. Suns coach Jeff Hornacek spoke about Thomas' injury, via Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: Thomas, 25, has played a key role for the Suns off the bench this season. Show More Summary

Indiana Pacers vs. San Antonio Spurs: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Indiana Pacers visit the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday, and the Spurs are 4-1 at the AT&T Center this season. The Pacers will also have to contend against a championship frontcourt with their starting center, Roy Hibbert, (ankle) sidelined. However,...Show More Summary

Breaking Down What Role Earl Clark Can Fill for Desperate Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of help on the wing. With Xavier Henry officially out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, and the Lakers lacking reliable perimeter defenders inShow More Summary

Updates on Gregg Popovich's Status and Recovery Following Medical Procedure

The San Antonio Spurs will be without their leader on the bench for potentially a couple of games, as head coach Gregg Popovich is set to undergo a "minor medical procedure." Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News provided the details,...Show More Summary

New York Knicks vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

The Dallas Mavericks will look to avoid a three-game losing streak when they host the New York Knicks at the American Airlines Center Wednesday night. The Mavericks may not have a very difficult task ahead of them, either. The Knicks...Show More Summary

How Many Teams Have a Shot at the Western Conference Crown?

The Western Conference playoff race features a number of familiar faces, but their order of appearance is dramatically different than most preseason projections. If the season ended today, the defending champion San Antonio Spurs would begin their playoff journey on the road as the No. Show More Summary

Is Stephen Curry Really in the NBA MVP Conversation?

Stephen Curry has been putting up standout numbers for years now. And he's been making us drool with a game that's easy on the eyes and arguably the sharpest skill set in the league. But now the stats and slick moves are actually starting to translate into consistent wins. Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Just one month into the season, the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers already have some unfinished business with the Washington Wizards. LeBron James and Co. host Washington on Wednesday in what's already the second meeting between the two...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant: 'I've Never Heard' Tony Allen Ask for Help on Defense

Take a bow, Tony Allen. It's not every day that one of the greatest scorers in league history bestows compliments upon your defensive stylings, but that's exactly what Kobe Bryant did in an interview with the Los Angeles Daily News'Show More Summary

Buying or Selling Portland Trail Blazers' 8-Game Win Streak?

The Portland Trail Blazers have been here before, riding an extensive winning streak, staking claim in the Western Conference's championship race, establishing themselves as a premier, early-season powerhouse. It was only last year, in fact, that they won 12 of their first 14 tilts as part of an 11-game win streak. Show More Summary

The Immortal Appeal of Kobe Bryant

Just one month into his 19th campaign, Kobe Bryant's season has already been more eventful than some men's careers. Redirecting some of the focus from his Los Angeles Lakers' unsurprisingly rough start, the 36-year-old has already set...Show More Summary

Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler Gunning for Top of the NBA's Shooting Guard Class

It's been a while since we've seen a new shooting guard rise to the top of the positional hierarchy without a hostile takeover. Michael Jordan seamlessly turned into Kobe Bryant, and though he and Dwyane Wade battled it out during the...Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler: 'I'm Not a Star, I'm a Good Role Player'

We appreciate your humility, Jimmy Butler. The Chicago Bulls shooting guard has been off to a torrid start during the 2014-15 season, leaving no doubt he's one of the future standouts at his particular position. Of course, he's already...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Fact: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have played more career minutes together (399) than Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose (314). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Kelly Scaletta Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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