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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Christmas Day brings with it a rematch of the 2014 Western Conference Finals when the Oklahoma City Thunder take their act on the road to wage battle with the San Antonio Spurs. This marks the first of three meetings between the twoShow More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, December 25, 2014

Fact: New York Knicks' Bernard King scored the most points in NBA history when he scored 60 points vs. the New Jersey Nets in 1984. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Sports Illustrated Read more NBA news on

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Voting: LeBron James, Stephen Curry Lead First Results

The NBA All-Star Game is less than two months away, and the first voting numbers for this year's extravaganza have been released. It comes as no surprise that LeBron James leads all players in votes thus far, but it's slightly the opposite...Show More Summary

Chris Paul Explains Difference Between NBA and National Bureau of Assists

Watch as Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul and State Farm's Cliff Paul explain the difference between the National Basketball Association and the National Bureau of Assists. This video is a special presentation from State Farm and Bleacher Report. Read more NBA news on

NBA Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Deron Williams and Cavaliers' Big-Man Search

The holiday season is one of gift giving, although NBA franchises try to take care of most of their player acquisitions—presents for the fans, of course—in the summer, via the draft and free agency. When someone doesn't like their gift, they can always surreptitiously return it from where it came. Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Bottom feeder meets contender as the New York Knicks play host to the Washington Wizards in the first of the NBA's five Christmas Day matchups. New York enters Thursday afternoon having lost 16 of its last 17 games, including each of its previous five. Show More Summary

NBA Christmas Day Schedule 2014: TV Info, Complete Viewing Guide for Every Game

Christmas Eve and all was quiet throughout the NBA, with not a single game played. Fortunately for roundball fans everywhere, the league comes roaring back on Christmas Day, serving up a five-game slate that should bring more holiday...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have had a season full of surprises and disappointments as they continue to dwell in the NBA's basement. Having the league's youngest team is bound to come with a number of challenges. Inexperience breeds mistakes, and the Sixers continue to make a number of them. Show More Summary

Breaking Down What's Behind the Surprising Start for Red-Hot Atlanta Hawks

Maybe it's the market, maybe it's the years of playoff-bound but non-championship-contending teams. Whatever the reason, the Atlanta Hawks have always seemed to fly under the radar. Except unlike in years past, when the Hawks' noiseShow More Summary

Top 11 Storylines Heading into NBA Christmas Day 2014

NBA cliches have long shelf lives for a reason. There is plenty of truth behind those broken-record phrases. The 82-game schedule is a marathon. Champions aren't crowned in December. Title teams do strengthen themselves one day at aShow More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for San Antonio Spurs

Aside from completely collapsing, there was little that the San Antonio Spurs could have done to start the 2014-15 NBA season that would have been viewed as surprising. Any drop-offs in production would simply have been seen as a symptom...Show More Summary

Assessing Gregg Popovich's Management of an Injury-Plagued Start to 2014-15

The San Antonio Spurs have battled through a handful of injuries to begin the 2014-15 season, but Gregg Popovich's coaching genius has consistently shined. Three starters —Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard and Tiago Splitter —each missed an extended period of the 2014-15 season, leaving the Spurs reserves in a tight spot. Show More Summary

Is DeAndre Jordan the Right Center for Los Angeles Clippers' Present and Future?

DeAndre Jordan is at the center of the Los Angeles Clippers defense, and he can't fall to the periphery of their long-term plans. Jordan, who is on the final year of a four-year contract, immediately earned the praise of Doc Rivers upon...Show More Summary

Miami Fans Should Take High Road as LeBron Returns—Be Better, Not Bitter

MIAMI — The stage is set in South Florida again, not because the Heat's recent home performances warrant the spotlight, but because the stage goes where LeBron James does, firmly under his size-15 feet. This reality doesn't allow for an abundance of humility. Show More Summary

Spurs' Matt Bonner Will Wear New Adidas Crazy 8 Shoes for Christmas Day Game

When the San Antonio Spurs face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Christmas Day, Matt Bonner is going to stand out on the court. Bonner will be sporting a new pair of Adidas Crazy 8 "Christmas Day” shoes designed by Jake Danklefs, which will pay tribute to his home state of New Hampshire. Show More Summary

John Wall Gives Wizards Teammate Drew Gooden $100K in Cash for Christmas

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not short on money—the 2014 NBA All-Star is in the first year of a 5-year, $80 million max contract. What can friends and family expect from him for the holidays? Cash, apparently. Teammate Kris Humphries tweeted out a photo of a stack of bundles of $100 bills, apparently totaling $100,000. Show More Summary

Despite Losses, Derek Fisher Can Still Be a Good Coach

Oh, sure, the record is 5-25, and yeah, head coach Derek Fisher is presiding over the worst season in New York Knicks' history, but don't let that fool you. It's been only six months since Fish ended his playing career, only three since he wore a suit, not a jersey, on the sideline. Show More Summary

Bleacher Report Remembers the Greatest 'Gifts' in NBA History

In the NBA, generosity isn't necessarily a good thing. If we're being honest, it's MUCH better to receive than to give when games, seasons and/or prolonged fanbase satisfaction hangs in the balance. But Christmas is different, and the benevolent deserve their day. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Gives Lakers Teammates Customized Headphones for Christmas

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is very thoughtful when it comes to presents. In his first season with the Lakers, Lin is giving his teammates customized headphones. Each pair of headphones includes the player's nickname. Here'sShow More Summary

NBA: What to Expect from the Christmas Day Matchups

The NBA is unlike other sports leagues in the U.S.—the NBA plays on Christmas. Not only that, but its televised games on the 25 th of December serve as a focal point for most observers, who can take stock of the end of the first quarter...Show More Summary

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