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Clippers' Chris Douglas-Roberts Announces He Will Bring Back the Short Shorts

While many current NBA players are big fans of long uniform shorts, the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Douglas-Roberts prefers the old-school shorts. Douglas-Roberts made a pretty big announcement Monday. That's right, the 6'7" ClipperShow More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers' Post-D'Antoni Fortunes Depend on Defensive Renaissance

These aren't the same Los Angeles Lakers with whom Byron Scott began his playing career in 1983. They aren't even the same Lakers who won a championship in 2010. After replacing Mike D'Antoni as head coach this summer, Scott has immediately...Show More Summary

FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Scores, Updated Bracket and Day 10 Highlights

The second day of the quarterfinals at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball was tasked with living up to the expectations of an exciting start to the round, but the four teams in action Wednesday promised not to disappoint. With a packed...Show More Summary

Serbia vs. Brazil: FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinal Score and Twitter Reaction

The 2014 FIBA World Cup is winding down, though the action remains hot, with Serbia and Brazil meeting in Wednesday's first quarterfinal game. This was a rematch of a Group A game that was won by Brazil, but this time around it was all Serbia, who came out on top in dominant fashion, 84-56. Show More Summary

NBA 2K15: Release Date, Top Rookie Ratings and New Additions to Series

Basketball fans and hardcore gamers have come together once again for the annual release of 2K Sports' NBA 2K15 on October 7. The series is widely considered the benchmark for basketball games, and this year's edition for the next-generation...Show More Summary

2014 FIBA World Cup Semifinal Preview: USA vs. Lithuania

Team USA is one win away from reaching the final of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain after soundly defeating Slovenia to continue their dominance. How much of a threat will Lithuania pose the Americans in the semifinal? Sekou Smith of joins Stephen Nelson to break down the matchup in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Fact: The now-retired Chauncey Billups ranks fifth all-time in free-throw percentage with an 89.4 percent clip. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on

Derrick Rose vs. Russell Westbrook: Who Is the NBA's Most Dangerous Point Guard?

Derrick Rose makes his return to the Chicago Bulls this season, hoping to regain his MVP form and once again insert himself in the conversation of the most dynamic point guards in the NBA. Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder can also be considered one of the most electrifying players in basketball. Show More Summary

Beyond Rebounds: Which Players Have Emerged as NBA's Best on the Boards?

Looking solely at rebounds per game just doesn't cut it anymore. Though that standard statistic is a decent measuring stick upon which we can rate players for their work on the NBA boards, it's not perfect. It gives equal credit forShow More Summary

Serbia vs. Brazil: Live Score, Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinal

In the third quarterfinal matchup of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, Serbia will take on Brazil in Madrid's Palacio de los Deportes. The two teams faced off in group play, with Brazil winning by a final score of 81-73. Marquinhos Vieira scored 21 points to lead Brazil. while Leandro Barbosa added 16. Tipoff : 12 p.m. ET Coverage: ESPN2 Read more NBA news on

Report: Dominique Wilkins Interested in Buying Atlanta Hawks

With Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson heading for the hills, it could come to pass that a franchise legend takes a seat in the owner’s box at Philips Arena come the 2014-15 season. TMZ reports that former Atlanta HawksShow More Summary

Meet Stanley Johnson, the Best Two-Way Prospect in the 2015 NBA Draft

Two-way standouts are some of the most sought-after prospects in the NBA draft. Their talent, proficiency and intangibles on both ends of the court are immeasurably valuable. Arizona's incoming freshman Stanley Johnson fits the bill,...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose's Adjustments Key to Maximizing Chicago Bulls' New Roster

It has been three seasons since Derrick Rose won the MVP Award for the Chicago Bulls. Over that span, he's played just 50 games, battling through a variety of injuries, while the landscape around him has changed dramatically. He's the only constant in a changing Bulls world. Chicago has a new roster and has made some new tweaks to their system. Show More Summary

Can Tyson Chandler Transform the Dallas Mavericks Defense Once Again?

The Dallas Mavericks' biggest X-factor this season will be center Tyson Chandler and his ability to provide a defensive presence like he did during the team's championship run in 2011. The Mavericks reacquired Chandler back in June by agreeing to a six-player deal with the New York Knicks. Show More Summary

What Kyrie Irving Can Take from FIBA World Cup for Cleveland Cavs' Season

Kyrie Irving is getting a head start on playing with an All-Star cast. Representing the United States in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, Irving has joined the likes of Derrick Rose, James Harden, Anthony Davis, Stephen Curry and others...Show More Summary

Breaking Down LA Clippers' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

The Los Angeles Clippers have talent at almost every position up and down their roster. Shooting guard isn’t top-heavy with top-10-caliber dominance, but it’s arguably the team’s deepest spot, with a pair of skilled veterans capableShow More Summary

Is There a Place in the Modern NBA for Byron Scott's Princeton Offense?

Byron Scott is one of the last practitioners of a basketball system that dates back to Princeton University in the 1930s. But is there a place for it in the modern NBA? When training camp begins for the Los Angeles Lakers, their newShow More Summary

France vs. Spain: TV Info, Live Stream and Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

Two of the most talented basketball teams in the world will face off with a spot in the FIBA World Cup semifinals on the line as Spain battles France. Spain earned an 88-64 win when the two competed during the group stage, but this does not matter as the two sides head into the single-elimination match. Show More Summary

Could Basketball Ever Become the Most Popular Sport in the World?

Much has changed on the global basketball scene since the original Dream Team stormed its way to Olympic gold some 22 years ago. The sport is now a fixture in most (if not all) of the countries on Earth. Last season, the NBA boasted 92 international players hailing from 39 different countries and should feature more on both counts this fall. Show More Summary

Predicting the Roles/Impact of Each Minnesota Timberwolves Newcomer This Season

With Kevin Love gone, the Minnesota Timberwolves must begin a new era with a new identity. This team is filled with unproven players with very high ceilings, such as Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine and Anthony Bennett. They also draftedShow More Summary

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