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NBA All-Star Game 2015: Biggest Snubs and Surprises from Fan Voting

If you can't find a reason to complain about the fan-selected starters for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, you're just not trying. The league released the results of fan voting on Jan. 22, and we now know what the people want. Here's how...Show More Summary

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova Emphatically Rejects Jazz's Gordon Hayward at Rim

Gordon Hayward thought he had a chance for a fastbreak layup. Ersan Ilyasova had other plans. As the Utah Jazz forward drove to the rim on Thursday, Ilyasova of the Milwaukee Bucks decided to contest the shot, knowing that there was a chance he could get posterized. Instead, Ilyasova came up with the big block, denying Hayward at the rim. Read more NBA news on

Spurs' Danny Green Pays Tribute to Stuart Scott with Sneakers vs. Bulls

The sports world is still grieving over the loss of ESPN personality Stuart Scott, and San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green paid tribute to him in a special way. Green wore custom sneakers during Thursday's game against the Chicago Bulls in memory of Scott, a fellow UNC alum. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Makes Freakishly Athletic Layup vs. San Antonio Spurs

Derrick Rose is starting to look like his former self. Going against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls star point guard showed off his athleticism while driving to the rim, sneaking past Danny Green and getting the friendly roll for the layup. Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Rosters: Starters, Snubs and Predictions for Reserves

The NBA All-Star starters have been determined. There weren't many surprises, but there could soon be an injury replacement. Fans voted the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant in as a starter, but per Baxter Holmes of, an MRI has...Show More Summary

Adidas Unveils NYC All-Star Edition 'J Wall 1's After John Wall Is Named Starter

Washington Wizards star John Wall is heading to his second NBA All-Star Game, and he'll be rocking some special sneakers for the occasion. Adidas unveiled the 24-year-old's custom sneakers after Wall was announced Thursday evening as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the 2015 All-Star Game. Show More Summary

Kobe's Latest Setback Offers Lakers Chance to Finally Move out of His Shadow

It is not the east, and Kobe is not the sun. As glorious as it was for the Los Angeles Lakers, the era is over. And it's now clear how much the franchise has to cease revolving around Kobe Bryant. An actual bright side to the bad news of yet another Bryant injury setback can exist. Show More Summary

Rudy Gobert Proving to Be Best Young Prospect on Utah Jazz Roster

The Utah Jazz have been active NBA draft-lottery participants over the past four years. From Alec Burks and Enes Kanter in 2011, to trading up for Trey Burke at No. 9 in 2013, to taking the prized guard out of Australia, Dante Exum, No. Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Chicago Bulls are playing their worst basketball of the season, and now they’re set to welcome the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs to the Windy City on Thursday ( 8 p.m. ET on TNT). That’s either a needed shot at redemption or...Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Starters: Twitter Reacts to East and West Players

The starters for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game were announced on Thursday night, the results of which provided very few surprises. NBA on TNT revealed the 10 players voted into the All-Star Game: Stephen Curry was the leading vote-getter, which came as a bit of a shock. Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Rosters: Complete Starting Lineups for Both Conferences

It's finally time for the NBA's greatest annual tradition: fans yelling at other fans about the way they voted for the league's All-Star Game. In a Thursday night pregame special that aired on TNT, the Inside the NBA crew revealed the...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Bucks Share Video Poking Fun at Patriots 'Deflategate' Controversy

It seems like everyone is getting in on the Deflategate jokes. The Milwaukee Bucks posted the following Vine in which their mascot Bango messes with the air pressure in the teams' basketballs, poking fun at the controversy the New England...Show More Summary

76ers Teammates Prank Rookie JaKarr Sampson by Wrapping His Car in Tinfoil

Between meeting the ludicrous demands of veteran teammates and being the target of pranks, rookies in professional sports have it rough at times. Case in point: Philadelphia 76ers first-year forward JaKarr Sampson. Some veteran 76ers players decided to have a little fun with the rookie big man on Thursday. Show More Summary

Best 2015 Free-Agent Stars for LA Lakers to Transition from Kobe Bryant Era

Kobe Bryant isn't going to be a part of the Los Angeles Lakers forever. Lately, he's seemed particularly mortal. After injuring his right shoulder on a dunk and playing out the rest of a Jan. 21 contest against the New Orleans Pelicans...Show More Summary

It's Time to Stop Overlooking Jeff Teague as the Atlanta Hawks' Brightest Star

It's far too easy to diminish the individual importance of Jeff Teague or any of his Atlanta Hawks teammates. This is, after all, a roster built to be greater than the sum of its parts. At their best, the Hawks function like an assembly line. Show More Summary

Are the Boston Celtics Preparing to Make Another Blockbuster Move?

The Boston Celtics are in the middle of a team rebuild under head coach Brad Stevens, and they have their sights set on a few different types of pivotal players to add to the roster. Will the Celtics look toward draft picks to bringShow More Summary

Ding: Will Kobe Bryant's Latest Injury Ruin the Lakers' Chances in Free Agency?

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that Kobe Bryant has torn a rotator cuff in his right shoulder after an MRI taken Thursday in San Antonio. Bryant drove the baseline for a two-handed dunk against the New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday...Show More Summary

Top Snipers Emerging from the Projected 2015 NBA Draft Class

If you've got a jumper, you've got a chance. Every NBA team could use shooters to fill out its roster. And this year, we've seen a number of them emerge into the 2015 draft conversation. Some have been freshmen whose high-school reputations have held true behind the college three-point arc. Show More Summary

2015 NBA All-Star Game: Why Klay Thompson Might Miss out on the Game Entirely

The season the Golden State Warriors are having is nothing short of remarkable. Although it has seemingly been coming after years of building up young talent, the step forward into the NBA’s upper echelon has still been fun to watch. But...Show More Summary

Full Roster Predictions for 2015 USA vs. International Rising Stars Challenge

The NBA has opted for yet another new format for the Rising Stars Challenge, this time adding a twist that could resonate with fans across the globe. The annual showcase of the league's youngsters has taken on several different forms since its inception. Show More Summary

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