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2016 NBA Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

With the 2016 NBA draft now just a month away, teams must start to narrow down their lists and focus on their preferred handful of prospects, especially those clubs set to pick early on June 23. There was no shake-up in the selection...Show More Summary

5 Teams with the Most Holes to Fill Heading into 2016 NBA Draft

There isn't a more efficient way for NBA teams to fill gaping roster holes than the annual draft. Five franchises are especially thankful that this year's prospect pageant is just around the corner. They have plenty of needs, all of which cannot be addressed in free agency. These squads hail from all walks of NBA life. Show More Summary

Is It Time to Start Taking Toronto Raptors Seriously?

Just like that, with a gutsy 105-99 Game 4 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Toronto Raptors have given us a real Eastern Conference Finals. And a reason to believe. It has been a tumultuous few weeks for the Raptors' playoff stock. Show More Summary

Kevin Love Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Star's Knee and Recovery

Cleveland Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love picked up a knee injury in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors. Continue for updates. Love's Injury Details Revealed Monday, May 23 Love said he injured hisShow More Summary

2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of UNLV's Patrick McCaw

UNLV didn't make many national headlines in 2015-16. And for that reason, neither did Patrick McCaw despite his unique production and profile that's expected to generate NBA interest. There was ultimately no testing the waters for the...Show More Summary

'And Now for Something Completely Different' Awards: Conference Finals Edition

We're only a few short weeks from handing out the big one, but until one of the four teams left standing hoists the Larry O'Brien Trophy, we've got some other honors to dispense. These are the less-heralded (and also completely fictitious)...Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Raptors: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Toronto Raptors sure know how to make their fans sweat. After controlling the majority of Monday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals in the Air Canada Centre, they allowed the Cleveland Cavaliers to seize a fourth-quarter lead before eventually rallying back for the 105-99 victory. Show More Summary

Draymond Green Not Suspended for Game 3 Flagrant Foul: Latest Comments, Reaction

The Golden State Warriors can breathe a sigh of relief. Although Draymond Green was assessed a flagrant-1 foul after kicking Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin midway through the second quarter of Sunday night's 133-105...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 4

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (No. 1) are on the road to take on Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors (No. 2), Monday at the Air Canada Centre. The Cavaliers lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals, 2-1. Tipoff : 8:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Ranking the NBA's New Coach Hirings This Offseason

It's already been a dizzying spring aboard the NBA's coaching carousel, and the ride hasn't even stopped yet. Eight different teams are moving forward with a new coach, and another extended a permanent position to its interim skipper. Show More Summary

Bradley Beal: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Wizards Star's Future

Washington Wizards star guard Bradley Beal confirmed to Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post he wants a max contract this offseason and will consider playing elsewhere if the Wizards don't offer him one: I want to be valued the right way. Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Ben Simmons and LA's 2016 Draft Plans

The Los Angeles Lakers remain the most interesting team in the NBA despite the superb postseason battles raging this month. It has little to do with the Lakers we've known, too, with Kobe Bryant gone and the franchise slogging through...Show More Summary

Brannen Greene, 2016 NBA Draft Prospect, Escapes Burning Car After Accident

The father of former Kansas Jayhawks basketball player Brannen Greene confirmed the NBA prospect was involved in a car accident Friday night, per Gary Bedore of KUSports.com. The car caught fire following the crash, but Green sustained...Show More Summary

LeBron James Will Pay Dahntay Jones' Fine for Punching Bismack Biyombo

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will reportedly pay the $80 fine levied against teammate Dahntay Jones for his punch to the groin of Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo, per Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon. James won't, however,Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Projections and Predictions for Top Point Guard Prospects

Point guards don't headline the 2016 NBA draft. Thank Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram—two top-tier prospects who steal the shine from what is a deep class of on-court generals, both of the pro-ready and high-upside variety. Interestingly...Show More Summary

Draymond Green Comments on Russell Westbrook, Flagrant Foul on Steven Adams

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green drew a flagrant-1 foul Sunday when he kicked Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin on the way to the basket. Green spoke Monday about the controversial play that's been at...Show More Summary

LeBron James: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Star's Future with Cavaliers

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith said on First Take last week that if the Cleveland Cavaliers win a title this year, LeBron James could leave the team for the Los Angeles Lakers or Miami Heat. Here are Smith's comments, via Dan Feldman of Pro...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Rounding Up Buzz on Potential 2016 Draft Deals and Plans

The 2016 NBA draft plays host to more rumors than usual. Reasons flow without hesitation. The wacky Philadelphia 76ers clutch the top pick. Franchises such as the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics clutch top selections, but theyShow More Summary

2016 NBA Draft: 1st-Round Selection Order, Analyzing Top Upperclassmen Prospects

The NBA draft process is straightforward from here on out. For the first time since the NBA implemented the lottery more than three decades ago, the 2016 draft order will be entirely based on record. The Philadelphia 76ers' multiyear tank job finally paid off last Tuesday, as they won the No. Show More Summary

Cavaliers Haven't Lost Control, but They've Given Raptors Reason to Believe

TORONTO — LeBron James is a man of many and varied talents. Playmaker. Scorer. Leader. Pitchman. On Saturday night, he was a jukebox. One moment, he was singing a cheesy 1980s pop song. Minutes later, he was quoting a Jay Z lyric. So,...Show More Summary

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