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5 Areas the Dallas Mavericks Must Still Improve

The Dallas Mavericks have gelled surprisingly well since the arrival of Rajon Rondo. However, two straight losses have pushed the Mavs further down the Western Conference standings, once again exposing some flaws. The West is unforgiving,...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best NBA Players to Come from Coach K's Duke Program

On his way to 1,000 career victories at the college level, more than any other man in NCAA history, Mike Krzyzewski has coached quite a few NBA players. While he was an assistant at Indiana in 1974-75, he provided direction for JohnShow More Summary

We Remember: Vince Carter's Best NBA Dunks in Honor of Vinsanity's 38th Birthday

In honor of Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter's birthday, here's a highlight reel of the best dunks that Vinsanity has thrown down in his 17-year NBA career. Nobody will ever forget Carter dunking over 7'2" Frenchman Frederic Weis in the 2000 Summer Olympics. Show More Summary

Skolnick: Hassan Whiteside Is for Real, Exactly What the Miami Heat Needed

Miami Heat youngster Hassan Whiteside grabbed the attention of the NBA world on Sunday when he earned himself a triple-double (14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks) in a little under 25 minutes of play. So is this kid legit? Tune into the video above with Ethan Skolnick to find out! Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kobe Bryant Injury Update: Lakers Star Will Undergo Surgery on Torn Rotator Cuff

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on his torn rotator cuff. The team announced the news via Twitter along with additional details: Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding provided further insight into the...Show More Summary

Ric Bucher's 2nd-Half NBA Wish List

The first half of the NBA season is behind us, with the All-Star Game fast approaching and tons of juicy storylines to look forward to in the run-up to the playoffs. But what, exactly, does Bleacher Report's Ric Bucher want to see out...Show More Summary

Howard Beck's NBA Fact or Fiction

What a week it has been in the NBA, with Klay Thompson's record 37-point quarter, Hassan Whiteside's triple-double and Brandon Jennings' season-ending injury. Will the injury cost the Detroit Pistons a playoff spot? Will Thompson's record...Show More Summary

Pistons' D.J. Augustin Records Career-High 35 Points in Loss

Making just his fourth start of the 2014-15 season, Detroit Pistons guard D.J. Augustin recorded a career-high 35 points in Sunday's 114-110 loss to the Toronto Raptors, per Brendan Savage of MLive.com. Augustin's insertion into theShow More Summary

Indiana Pacers' 2015 Trade Deadline Shopping List

Just who are on the Indiana Pacers' 2015 NBA trade deadline shopping list? It will be certainly interesting to find out. One thing's for certain: Indy needs to do something about its nagging inconsistency if it wants to salvage a playoff berth, no matter how bleak things are. Show More Summary

'Big Baby' Davis Crashes into Courtside Seats, Engulfs Woman with His Bottom

In what can only be described as a “Big Baby eclipse,” Glen Davis’ buttocks made an entire human being disappear during Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. The incident occurred early in the fourth quarter, when the Los Angeles Clippers...Show More Summary

Whiteside Records 1st Triple-Double Including Blocks in Heat History

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside turned in a remarkable performance in Sunday's 96-84 win over the Chicago Bulls, becoming the first player in franchise history to record a triple-double that includes blocks, per ESPN Stats and Info. Whiteside...Show More Summary

Joe Johnson Trade Would Be Right Player at Wrong Price for Charlotte Hornets

Joe Johnson would be an ideal fit for the Charlotte Hornets—if not for the outrageous price tag attached to his services. Determined to keep their playoff hopes alive, the Hornets have interest in acquiring Johnson from the Brooklyn Nets, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

Hawks Become 10th Team to Win 30 Games in 32-Game Stretch

With Sunday's 112-100 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Atlanta Hawks became the 10th team in NBA history to win 30 or more games in a 32-game stretch, per ESPN Stats & Info. The victory extended Atlanta's franchise-record winning...Show More Summary

Does LeBron James Belong in the MVP Conversation?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are rolling along since the return of LeBron James and the acquisitions of J.R. Smith, Timofey Mozgov and Iman Shumpert, winning six in a row. Overlooked for most of the year, is it time to reinsert LeBron into the MVP debate? Howard Beck joins Stephen Nelson to break down King James' impact in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kobe Bryant Confirms He Wanted to Join Michael Jordan on Wizards

The Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan debate has been long waged in NBA circles and will likely continue long after the former steps away from the game for good. But imagine them in the same organization. Arguably the two greatest shooting...Show More Summary

Blazers vs. Nets, Kings vs. Knicks Postponed Due to Snow: Latest Schedule Info

Citing fears of inclement weather in the New York area, several reports note Monday night's scheduled games featuring the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Brooklyn Nets and the Sacramento Kings vs. New York Knicks have been postponed. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports broke the news: Marc Berman of the New York Post noted the Knicks' postponement. Show More Summary

Lakers Trade Rumors: Highlighting Buzz on Brook Lopez and Reggie Jackson

The rebuild continues to deteriorate for the Los Angeles Lakers. After months of speculation in regard to his usage by coach Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff Wednesday night, per ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes and Ramona...Show More Summary

With Vengeance Theirs, Spurs Finding Motivation, Not Age, Their Greatest Foe

SAN ANTONIO — As the excellence of the New England Patriots endures into yet another Super Bowl in yet another year, it's easy to fall into the trap of assuming the people who know how to win will just keep winning and winning. How many...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Highlighting Market's Top Recent Trade Candidates

The NBA rumor mill does not typically spoil fans. Yet this year is already different, thanks to Rajon Rondo rumblings that came to fruition. As if the Boston Celtics staple's departure for greener pastures is not enough, there is almost a month to go before the deadline. Show More Summary

5 Biggest Takeaways from Philadelphia 76ers' 1st Half of the Season

We're finally through the first half of the NBA season, and there are some interesting takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers. The City of Brotherly Love and fans of the Sixers have been witnesses to some of the worst basketball in years. Show More Summary

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