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Wesley Matthews Claims He's the 'Best Two-Way' Shooting Guard in the NBA

Entering the last season of his current contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, Wesley Matthews is brimming over with confidence. The shooting guard is coming off a season in which his perimeter shooting and defensive prowess fit in perfectly with the rest of the Blazers, helping them get off to a roaring start and still earn the No. Show More Summary

Victor Oladipo Injury: Updates on Magic Star's Knee and Return

Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo won't play in the team's preseason game against Brazil's Flamengo team due to a knee injury. According to John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com, Oladipo and Channing Frye will both sit out Wednesday's matchup:...Show More Summary

Jason 'White Chocolate' Williams Still Has Some Game Left in Him at 38 Years Old

Don't let his age fool you. Even at 38 years old, "White Chocolate" still has game. Jason Williams hasn't played in the NBA since the 2010-11 season, but he still has some good handles. The former NBA point guard has been putting on a show in an Orlando Pro-Am league. Show More Summary

Golden State Warriors' Splash Brothers Can End NBA's Best Backcourt Debate

Sharpshooting Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson aren't big on debates. While others have passionately made their claims as the NBA's greatest backcourt, the Splash Brothers have kept as quiet as Olympic divers. Show More Summary

Celtics vs. Nets Will Experiment with 44-Minute Preseason Game Length

If the Boston Celtics at Brooklyn Nets preseason game seems slightly shorter than normal, that's because it will be. The matchup, set to take place Sunday, will be only 44 minutes long rather than the typical 48-minute regulation game. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest on Jeremy Lin Injury, Steve Nash and More

The Los Angeles Lakers have plenty of work to do if they are to rehabilitate their image as one of the premier franchises in the NBA. In order to do that, they may have to rehabilitate their point guards, as a spate of injuries plagues this team just weeks before it is set to start the season on Oct. Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

You've kept up all offseason with the articles that only build excitement for the upcoming season. You've heard the rumors of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's improved jumper. Al Jefferson's foot is back to normal. You've heard of the Lance Stephenson pickup as well as the additions of high-profile rookies Noah Vonleh and P.J. Show More Summary

Best Potential Fits for Top 10 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

In an ideal world, every NBA prospect would land with a team that allowed him to play to his strengths. And in that same world, every team would get a guy who'd fill a specific need. Let's live there for a little bit. Based on positional...Show More Summary

Spurs to Hand Out Commemorative Championship Rings to Fans at Opener

There is going to be something for everyone at the San Antonio Spurs' season opener on Oct. 28. Before the game, the team will lift its fifth championship banner to the rafters, and the players and coaches will receive their championship rings. Show More Summary

Nuggets' Nate Robinson Beats the Shot Clock with 40-Foot Turnaround Jumper

Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson didn't put up great numbers in his team's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls on Monday, but he did hit a pretty remarkable shot in the third quarter. With the shot clock winding down, Robinson was able to get control of a loose ball and get a shot off from 40 feet almost immediately after gaining possession. Show More Summary

Is Kenneth Faried Worth His Massive $50 Million Contract Extension?

Rumblings of a Kenneth Faried contract extension have been floating around for a while. The 2014-15 NBA season will be his fourth in the league, leaving him one year away from possible restricted free agency as his four-year rookie deal...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs Rolling Dice with Short-Term Point Guard Depth

The final spot on the 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs roster is officially occupied by center Aron Baynes, leaving the defending NBA champions with three point guards on the 15-man roster. Providence product Bryce Cotton was a serious candidate...Show More Summary

5 Questions the Los Angeles Lakers Need Answered During the Preseason

Preseason results have no bearing on regular-season performance. It doesn't matter that the Los Angeles Lakers took a 40-point beatdown at the hands of the Golden State Warriors. What these exhibition games do provide, however, is aShow More Summary

Amar'e Stoudemire Entering Turning Point of NBA Career

For the New York Knicks, this season is really all about next season. With several contracts coming off the books this summer, they'll finally have a chance to reset and build a team that fits president Phil Jackson's mold. But for Amar'e...Show More Summary

Is Their Hope or Doubt for Danny Granger's Season with Miami Heat?

Danny Granger has been forgotten about...marginalized...left for dead by the hoops punditry. This is a typical way to lead into a story that purports to explain why we’re all wrong—that Granger was misguidedly downgraded, that he’s due...Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns vs. Houston Rockets 10/13/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Houston Rockets hosted the Phoenix Suns on Monday in a Western Conference preseason clash. The Rockets hope to maintain pace among West contenders this season, while the Suns look to improve on last season's ninth-place finish. Watch full highlights here. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks 10/13/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The New York Knicks hosted the Toronto Raptors on Monday in preseason action. The Knicks look to improve on their 37-45 mark from 2013-14 while the Raptors attempt to vault themselves closer to an NBA championship after an impressive playoff appearance a season ago. Watch the full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kevin Durant Injury Opens Door for Russell Westbrook to Realize MVP Dream

Only Russell Westbrook knows what he put on his to-do list for the season other than get engaged to longtime girlfriend Nina Earl, but at least some familiar with the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard believe he included being namedShow More Summary

Every NBA Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation so Far

Training camp is a time for learning. Coaching staffs figure out which players are going to be in their rotations, which lineups work best and what types of strategies they're going to employ when the games actually count. Players work...Show More Summary

Kemba Walker Injury: Updates on Hornets Guard's Knee and Return

A new-look Charlotte Hornets roster is off to a rocky start this preseason with the news that star point guard Kemba Walker left the team's fourth exhibition contest with a knee injury. Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer shared the...Show More Summary

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