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Can Karl-Anthony Towns Be Kevin Garnett 2.0?

Karl-Anthony Towns was still in utero when Kevin Garnett first donned a Minnesota Timberwolves cap and, along with it, busted open the preps-to-pros pipeline into the NBA draft. In the 20 years since then, Garnett has become an MVP, won a championship and solidified himself as one of the greatest forwards of all time. Show More Summary

Howard Beck: 5 Players Under the Most Pressure to Prove Themselves This Season

Many players in the NBA are in new situations to start the season. Some will be coming back from injury, and others will be on new teams. All will be looking to resume their careers and perform at their best. These players have a lot riding on this season, as it will set the tone for the rest of their basketball lives. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry Comments on Free Agency, Future with Golden State Warriors

It's hard to imagine Stephen Curry could be in a better situation than he is now. He's one of the best players in the league, coming off a season in which he won the Most Valuable Player Award and an NBA title. Not surprisingly, theShow More Summary

Amar'e Stoudemire Gets Mistaken for Chris Bosh by Elementary School Student

Most NBA fans know who Amar'e Stoudemire and Chris Bosh are, but for a youngster, telling the two Miami Heat big men apart can be challenging. Stoudemire and some Heat staffers made a trip to Dillard (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Elementary School on Monday to kick off the new school year. Show More Summary

New 'NBA 2K16' Trailer Showcases Gameplay, Mouthguard Habits and Video Bombs

The folks at 2K Sports released a preview for NBA 2K16 on Monday. Titled "#WINNING," the promo showcases some of the new wrinkles and facets developed for the franchise's latest edition, most notably the distinct upticks in mouth-fiddling realism and postgame prankery. Show More Summary

Steve Nash to Be Inducted into Suns' Ring of Honor: Date, Comments, Reaction

The Phoenix Suns will induct Steve Nash into their Ring of Honor on October 30, according to the team's website. Other notable inductees into the Ring of Honor include Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson, Paul Westphal and Connie Hawkins. Nash,...Show More Summary

A Definitive Ranking of Every Michael Jordan Documentary

Michael Jordan is commonly referred to as the Greatest of All Time, aka the G.O.A.T. And for good reason. His resume of accomplishments is unmatched. Jordan is a six-time NBA Champion, six-time Finals MVP, five-time NBA MVP, 14-time NBA All-Star, 10-time NBA scoring champ and back-to-back Slam Dunk Contest champion. Show More Summary

Sasha Kaun to Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Cleveland Cavaliers continued filling out their roster Saturday after signing Russian big man Sasha Kaun to a two-year contract, per ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst. Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group confirmed the news, adding...Show More Summary

Cam Newton's LBJ-Themed TD Celebration Footage Gets Approval from LeBron James

Like the rest of us, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James can’t wait for football season. So when the NFL tweeted out footage of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton channeling the King after scoring on a play-action run against...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

Kobe Bryant's recovery from rotator cuff surgery in January appears to be going according to plan after the Los Angeles Lakers star returned to a basketball court Saturday. Continue for updates. Bryant on Course for Return by Regular Season Saturday, Aug. Show More Summary

Cavaliers SG Iman Shumpert Releases New Rap About Struggles of Fame and Money

With great power comes great responsibility. The same can be said for great contracts. Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert recently re-signed with the team to the tune of $40 million over four years, but he details someShow More Summary

Stephen Curry Dances Onstage with Rapper Lecrae at Concert

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is a big fan of the rapper Lecrae. So on Thursday night at a concert in Oakland, the reigning MVP went up onstage and started getting down. The All-Star point guard grooved alongside the Christian...Show More Summary

Guy Dupuy and Jordan Kilganon Face off in Dunk Contest of Epic Proportions

What's better than a dunk contest between two men that have a reputation for being some of the best in the dunk contest business? Not much, to be honest. That's why it made sense for someone to put together an event where dunk experts Guy Dupuy and Jordan Kilganon faced off against each other. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Surprises Taylor Swift with Banner at Staples Center

Who knew Kobe Bryant was such a big Taylor Swift fan? Well, he does respect greatness, and regardless of your opinion of her, T. Swift does represent musical greatness. Friday night, Swift set a record for the most sold-out performances at the Staples Center with 16, when her 1989 Tour came to Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Jabari Parker Runs All Over Kids at a Bucks Summer Basketball Camp

Milwaukee Bucks second-year man Jabari Parker has got his swagger back—and he was running over everyone on the court Friday, crossing up one defender before dunking on the next. Did we mention the defenders were kids? Because it was at the Bucks' summer basketball camp—y ou know, youth camp. Show More Summary

Michael Jordan to Be Awarded $8.9 Million in Dominick's Lawsuit Over Ad

Michael Jordan's name and likeness are not to be used without his consent. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Safeway Inc., who owns Dominick's, has been ordered by a federal jury to pay Jordan $8.9 million after one of its subsidiaries...Show More Summary

Uninterrupted: LeBron James Hits Weight Room at 4:45 A.M. in Philippines

Uninterrupted is a platform that allows personalities to connect with fans on a much deeper level, with insight and content not fit for other platforms, media outlets or channels. Interested fans get a unique perspective that brings them closer than ever to the personalities they care about. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Nick Young Holds Twitter Q&A, Gives Followers Advice on Tall Tees and Swagginess

The first rule of tall tees is don't wear tall tees. This is one of the pivotal lessons of "Swaggy Do and Don't," a question and answer forum the Los Angeles Lakers' Nick Young opened up on his Twitter account Friday morning. Young struck...Show More Summary

Klay Thompson Struggles to Eat Exotic Food in China

Note: Video does not work on mobile devices. It's not clear what Klay Thompson is eating in this video, but it doesn't really matter. This is one entertaining video. According to Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group, this clip is from Thompson's current trip to China. Show More Summary

Draymond Green's Block of LeBron James Gets Recreated Using Only Emojis

This tremendous work of art is so 2015. It's not like most art you'd see in a museum, as it's more of a modern creation—because it's made out of strictly emojis. With about 23 seconds to go in overtime of Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals,...Show More Summary

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