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Jason Kidd's Decision to Leave Nets for Bucks Looking Better Every Game

They had no business being here, three overtimes in on the second night of a back-to-back, the veteran-laden Brooklyn Nets swinging for the knockout punch. Lottery teams don’t dare care this much. Lottery teams don't dare refuse to die. Thing is, nobody told the Milwaukee Bucks how to heed the script. Show More Summary

In Nick Young, Kobe Finds Partnership He Failed to Develop with Dwight Howard

HOUSTON — Even on a night when Kobe Bryant was as nice as could be toward Dwight Howard, the reasons why their partnership didn't flower were prevalent. Bryant, who has some experience in the burning spotlight that being accused brings,...Show More Summary

Most Startling Statistics of Oklahoma City Thunder's Season So Far

It’s been an ugly start to the season for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and as you might expect, some of that ugliness has spilled over to the box score and the team stats. For OKC fans hoping to tread water until Kevin Durant and Russell...Show More Summary

Carl Landry Proving His Value to Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif — After a difficult return campaign with the Sacramento Kings in 2013-14, Carl Landry is making his presence felt this time around, helping the team get off to a 6-5 start. Landry, who signed a four-year, $26 million deal in the summer of 2013, only appeared in 18 games for the Kings a year ago. Show More Summary

Most Startling Statistics of Boston Celtics' Season so Far

The Boston Celtics are a hardly-startling 4-6 to open the 2014-15 NBA season. While the win-loss record was pretty much expected, there have been some eye-popping statistics which have contributed to their start. Both good and bad, the Celtics have provided some interesting numbers for fans to examine over their first few weeks of play. Show More Summary

Detroit Pistons' Most Startling Statistics of 2014-15 Season so Far

The Detroit Pistons have struggled out of the gate in 2014-15, and a number of startling numbers can help to make sense of all their losses. In 2013-14, they were just No. 20 in offensive efficiency and No. 26 in defensive efficiency, per NBA.com, so nobody was expecting them to be world-beaters. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Marc Gasol, Goran Dragic and More

It's funny how forward-looking the NBA can be sometimes. Despite a very lengthy season, rumors regarding the 2015 offseason are already running rampant around the Web. Talk of upcoming free agents and potential interest of franchises...Show More Summary

Jonathan Wasserman's Top 5 Potential NBA Lottery Picks to Watch This Season

College hoops has tipped off, and with the NBA in full swing, it's not too early to rank which amateur athletes have the potential to be superstars at the pro level. Who are the top five NBA prospects? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report's NBA draft writer Jonathan Wasserman break down basketball's top prospects in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

How Erik Spoelstra Is Keeping the Miami Heat Rolling Without LeBron James

The Miami Heat offense has not undergone a serious overhaul with the departure of LeBron James. Even though James has been the team's offensive focal point for the past four years, part of the Miami offensive genius is its reliance on constant ball movement. This is a fairly obvious component to any successful scheme. Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs' Most Startling Statistics of 2014-15 Season So Far

The San Antonio Spurs have encountered a well-documented rough start to the 2014-15 NBA campaign, which has resulted in a few startling statistics. Three key rotation players returning from injury should boost San Antonio where it has...Show More Summary

Lakers Showing Signs of Life After Terrible Start to 2014-15 Season

Don't plan to attend a parade down Figueroa Street just yet, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Don't even sit on StubHub for seats at Staples Center beyond mid-April, unless you're eager to support the Los Angeles Clippers. A 98-92 win over the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets won't bring another Larry O'Brien Trophy to L.A. Show More Summary

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

The Los Angeles Lakers used a last-minute rally to knock off the Houston Rockets, 98-92, Thursday at the Toyota Center. The Lakers prevailed by winning the battle on the boards. They won the offensive rebounding battle 14-6 and tookShow More Summary

San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers Are Miles Apart Despite Close Contest

CLEVELAND — Sometimes, the difference between where two teams stand can't be captured accurately by the scoreboard or even the standings. Sometimes, it's about the expectations. It's about what each side perceives as a sign of success,...Show More Summary

Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers 11/19/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Boston Celtics looked to pull themselves out of their recent skid on Wednesday, when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Celtics had dropped three straight after opening the season 3-3, and faced a reeling Sixers squad who had dropped each of their first 10 games in convincing fashion. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Orlando Magic 11/19/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Los Angeles Clippers looked to get themselves on track on Wednesday night, when they squared off against the Orlando Magic. The Clippers had alternated losses and wins in their last seven games, and were looking to avoid their first...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets 11/19/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The suddenly surging Milwaukee Bucks looked to continue their recent run of success when they took on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. The Bucks had won two straight and four of their last five, and they faced a reeling Nets squad that had lost four straight. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Phoenix Suns vs. Detroit Pistons 11/19/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Phoenix Suns looked to build a bit of momentum on Wednesday night, when they took on the Detroit Pistons. The Suns had dropped two of their last three, but faced a tough test from Andre Drummond, Greg Monroe and the Pistons, who had dropped two straight. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Raptors Proving They're for Real and Other Takeaways from Wednesday's NBA Action

Forget "We the North." In notching a thrilling 96-92 win over the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies, the Toronto Raptors improved to 9-2, legitimized their status as contenders and struck a blow for their much-derided conference. More like...Show More Summary

Jason Smith Ensures Andrea Bargnani Has No Role for New York Knicks

Andrea Bargnani isn't as bad as most New York Knicks fans think. The Italian 7-footer with the pretty jump shot can stretch the floor like few center forwards can, and his 2013-14 stat sheet is solid. Yet Bargnani raised crowds' ireShow More Summary

Lakers vs. Rockets: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

In Round 1, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard said what they thought of the other in a near-brawl. In Round 2, Howard killed a large part of the intrigue by sitting out with an injury. But at least the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets...Show More Summary

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