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NBA Rumors: Latest on Blake Griffin, Rudy Gobert's Contract and More

As the 2016 NBA preseason winds down, the rumor mill just keeps on churning. And over the weekend, one of those rumors came to life. The Milwaukee Bucks had been shopping Michael Carter-Williams for months before trading him to the Chicago Bulls for Tony Snell. In the wake of Khris Middleton's hamstring injury, the Bucks needed defense and shooting. Show More Summary

LeBron-Kyrie Partnership Has All the Potential, and Risks, of Shaq-Kobe Alliance

CLEVELAND — The goal was to create a cold-blooded monster. And now the Cleveland Cavaliers are NBA champions because of it. Kyrie Irving dared to take and make that winning shot during Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, acing the ultimate final exam in his "Mamba Mentality" graduate course. Show More Summary

Michael Carter-Williams Won't Wear No. 1 to Avoid Derrick Rose Controversy

After initially asking to wear the No. 1 Chicago Bulls jersey formerly donned by Derrick Rose, Michael Carter-Williams changed his mind Monday in an effort to avoid any potential controversy. Chuck Garfien of Comcast SportsNet Chicago was told by the newly acquired guard he would wear No. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Luke Walton Compares D'Angelo Russell to Stephen Curry and More

The Los Angeles Lakers don’t start their 2016-17 season until Oct. 26, but there is plenty of news circulating around one of the NBA’s marquee franchises. The 16-time champions have a new coach in Luke Walton, and he is finalizing his overall roster and eventual rotation as the preseason draws to a close. Show More Summary

Why LeBron's Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Could Matter on Election Day

When he swooped into the picture and smacked Andre Iguodala's layup off the glass four months ago, LeBron James produced the pivotal play of the 2016 NBA Finals and undoubtedly one of the signature moments of his remarkable career. With a single gesture—and immaculate timing—James swung the momentum of the contest in his team's favor. Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2016-17 NBA Re-Draft: 1st-Round Results

Stephen Curry still plays for one of the NBA's Western Conference superpowers, but it's not the one you might expect. LeBron James is taking his talents to...the Brooklyn Nets? Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are still splitting up,...Show More Summary

Fantasy Basketball 2016: 1st-Round NBA Mock Draft and Top Team Names

With the NBA preseason winding down, it's time to start getting pumped for the regular season. If you're a fantasy basketball player, you probably have a draft coming up or have recently picked your roster. Whatever your situation is, it's important to know which NBA players are true fantasy superstars and how they stack up against each other. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's Subtle Shots at OKC Thunder Ignore Franchise's Sustained Success

Months after the fireworks he lit with his Fourth of July relocation declaration, Kevin Durant continues to explain why he bailed on the Oklahoma City Thunder. He continues to explain despite one simple truth: The explaining of suchShow More Summary

NBA Preseason 2016: Schedule and Predictions for Remaining Marquee Games

The 2016-17 NBA season will have no shortage of storylines, but basketball fans will have to wait until Oct. 25 for tipoff. Fortunately for those starving for hoops, there are still a handful of preseason games remaining before we finally...Show More Summary

Ty Lawson Reportedly to Meet with Kings Officials After Missing Team Flight

The Sacramento Kings will meet with point guard Ty Lawson after he reportedly showed up late to a shootaround earlier in the week and missed a team flight to Kentucky, according to's Marc Stein. Sources told Stein that Lawson "faces an uncertain future" in Sacramento. Show More Summary

Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Knee and Return

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley has been dealing with left knee irritation throughout the preseason and it is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates. Latest on Beverley's Playing Status Sunday, Oct. 16 "What...Show More Summary

Michael Carter-Williams Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Bucks Star

According to ESPN's Marc Stein, league sources have told him and ESPN's Zach Lowe that the Milwaukee Bucks are in "deep talks" with the Chicago Bulls about a deal that would send Michael Carter-Williams to the Windy City for Tony Snell. Carter-Williams...Show More Summary

Marc Gasol Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star's Ankle and Return

Memphis Grizzlies star big man Marc Gasol suffered an ankle injury during Saturday night's preseason game against the Houston Rockets. Continue for updates. Latest on Gasol's Status Saturday, Oct. 15 According to's Calvin Watkins, Gasol will not return to Saturday night's preseason game due to a sore right ankle. Show More Summary

Nerlens Noel Injury: Updates on 76ers Star's Groin and Return

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel suffered a groin injury ahead of the 2016-17 regular season. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the court. Continue for updates. Latest on Noel's Status Saturday, Oct. 15 On Saturday,...Show More Summary

Festus Ezeli Injury: Updates on Trail Blazers Center's Knee and Return

Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli has been dealing with a knee injury since the offseason, but he is getting closer to a return. Continue for updates. Ezeli Working His Way Back from Knee Injury Saturday, Oct. 15 According to...Show More Summary

One Burning Question Every NBA Team Must Answer by End of 2016 Preseason

Nothing is certain at this stage of the NBA calendar. We think Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors will run roughshod over the league. Right? We assume LeBron James will lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to the top of the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary

Ian Mahinmi Injury: Updates on Wizards Center's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi underwent knee surgery Friday, and he is expected to miss four to six weeks. Continue for updates. Latest on Mahinmi's Playing Status Saturday, Oct. 15 According to Wizards Today, Mahinmi partially...Show More Summary

Sacramento Kings Insider: Here's How 2016-17 Won't Be Another Total Flop

In the process of missing 10 straight postseasons, the Sacramento Kings have become a pitiable backwater paragon of NBA dysfunction—and a running joke. So you'd better believe they're focusing on change. "A lot of hungry guys, a lot of guys that had been written off," new addition Anthony Tolliver told Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee. Show More Summary

NBA Players Most Likely to Be Trade Targets During 2016-17 Season

For all the excitement the NBA's trade rumor mill generates, it's just a treadmill that recycles (mostly) the same names until February's deadline. Sure, new names reach the chopping block every so often, and players we never knew were...Show More Summary

Best Potential Fits for Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

The right NBA fit could jumpstart a rookie career, and next year's 2017 NBA Draft features a lot of great prospects looking for such a fit. General managers must take into account more than just talent when evaluating their draft options. Show More Summary

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