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Kevin Ding Grades Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers Season Debut

Kobe Bryant made his highly anticipated return to the court on Tuesday in the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets. How did the five-time NBA champion look in his first action of the year? Kevin Ding joins Stephen Nelson to grade the Black Mamba's performance in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Kevin Ding on What's Next for the Lakers Following Julius Randle's Injury

Julius Randle went down last night in the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener. The seventh overall pick suffered a broken leg, according to multiple sources, including Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated. Where will an already limited Lakers roster go from here? Kevin Ding joins Stephen Nelson to break it all down in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Kemba Walker and Charlotte Hornets Are Right Match at Right Price

Good for Kemba Walker—and good for the Charlotte Hornets. The two sides agreed (per Marc Stein of to what seems like a pretty fair deal on a four-year, $48 million extension—a number that doesn't quite break the Hornets' bank,...Show More Summary

How Important Is the 2014-15 Season to the New York Knicks?

Are the New York Knicks biding time, trumpeting patience and process as a way of readying themselves and their fans for another year of feckless basketball? Or are mentions of playoff contention indications of a team legitimately concerned...Show More Summary

Was Opening Night's Game Between the Spurs and the Mavericks a WCF Preview?

The San Antonio Spurs received their championship rings on Tuesday as they kicked off the NBA season with a win over Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. Was the opening game a sign of things to come in the Western Conference playoffs? Geoff...Show More Summary

Ex-NFL Player Domonique Foxworth Reportedly Set to Be Named COO of NBPA

Former NFL cornerback and NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth is set to cross the sports spectrum to become the chief operating officer of the National Basketball Players Association. Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg News...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Rounding Up Latest Buzz on Kobe Bryant, Nick Young and More

The Los Angeles Lakers took the hard court for their first bout of regular-season action since finishing with a franchise-worst record in 2013-14. While we did receive a glimpse of the team's on-court product for this year, the teamShow More Summary

Which Superstar PG's Future Is Brighter: Russell Westbrook or Chris Paul?

Eventually, someone is going to pull the NBA's point guard throne out from underneath Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul. Now, whether that someone is one of Paul's positional peers or Father Time catching up to the 29-year-old remains uncertain. Show More Summary

B/R Exclusive: Howard Beck 1-on-1 with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

The NBA season is underway, and there's a ton of anticipation for what should be an exciting year of basketball. What can fans expect for the present and future of the league? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat down with Bleacher Report's Howard Beck for an exclusive interview ahead of the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

Bringing Back the Buzz: New Charlotte Hornets Aim to Match Magic of Old Hornets

When the new Charlotte Hornets open the 2014-15 NBA season Wednesday night at home against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team would like to replicate virtually everything the old Charlotte Hornets captured on opening night for the franchise on Nov. Show More Summary

LeBron James and the Ghost of 23

LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers, prepared to deliver his haunted city its first championship in half a century. Will King James be able to slay the ghost he's long been chasing, which has motivated him from the beginning? Stephen Nelson narrates James' quest in his hometown return in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Carmelo Anthony Makes Brief Appearance on 'Sons of Anarchy'

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony makes a living by playing basketball, but he is no stranger to acting. Anthony's IMDB profile indicates he's made a few cameos here and there, but now he can add an appearance on the hit show Sons of Anarchy to his resume. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest Updates on Steve Nash, Jeanie Buss and More

The Los Angeles Lakers opened up their season on Tuesday against the Houston Rockets, but there are plenty of developments taking place off the court for the purple and gold. The potential roster fallout from the Steve Nash injury is...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Analyzing Players Who Must Step Up After Julius Randle Injury

The Los Angeles Lakers were hoping Julius Randle could make an immediate impact after selecting him with the seventh overall pick in the draft. Instead, the talented rookie suffered a serious leg injury in his debut, leaving a major hole in the rotation right away. Baxter Holmes of noted the forward broke the tibia in his right leg. Show More Summary

Grading Philadelphia 76ers' Final 15-Man Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers have finalized their 15-man roster and are hoping it'll have more success than last year's 19-63 effort. Well, who really knows? Are they actually wanting to do better? The whole plan is a bit of a mystery. Philly...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Houston Rockets opened their season on the road and dominated the Los Angeles Lakers, winning 108-90 Tuesday in the Staples Center. Unfortunately, the game ended on a somber note, with rookie Julius Randle suffering a broken legShow More Summary

NBA News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kemba Walker, Rajon Rondo and More

The 2014-15 NBA season is finally underway, but not all the news from around the league is about box scores and starting lineups. No, there is still business to be done in front offices across the Association. It seems there is always...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Gossip Surrounding Tristan Thompson, Ricky Rubio and More

Halloween decorations are wildly apparent wherever we look, leaves have changed from green to red to yellow, and there's a crispness in the air. This can mean only one thing: A new NBA season is finally upon us. Even though the offseason...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Says He's over Kobe Bryant, but His Actions Scream Otherwise

LOS ANGELES — Dwight Howard is going to have a big-time season. For all that he is not, he still is a great player. He's also healthier than he was in his lost season in Los Angeles with the Lakers in 2012-13. The season-opener Tuesday night between the Houston Rockets and Lakers was Howard's time to offer a peek at what lies ahead of him. Show More Summary

Every NBA Team's 'Real Age' Visualized

Age certainly matters in the NBA. It's all about finding that sweet spot, as a squad that's too young can fall apart over the course of a season while an elderly one full of denture-donning AARP members might not have the endurance to...Show More Summary

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