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Amar'e Stoudemire Entering Turning Point of NBA Career

For the New York Knicks, this season is really all about next season. With several contracts coming off the books this summer, they'll finally have a chance to reset and build a team that fits president Phil Jackson's mold. But for Amar'e...Show More Summary

Is Their Hope or Doubt for Danny Granger's Season with Miami Heat?

Danny Granger has been forgotten about...marginalized...left for dead by the hoops punditry. This is a typical way to lead into a story that purports to explain why we’re all wrong—that Granger was misguidedly downgraded, that he’s due...Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns vs. Houston Rockets 10/13/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Houston Rockets hosted the Phoenix Suns on Monday in a Western Conference preseason clash. The Rockets hope to maintain pace among West contenders this season, while the Suns look to improve on last season's ninth-place finish. Watch full highlights here. Read more NBA news on

Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks 10/13/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The New York Knicks hosted the Toronto Raptors on Monday in preseason action. The Knicks look to improve on their 37-45 mark from 2013-14 while the Raptors attempt to vault themselves closer to an NBA championship after an impressive playoff appearance a season ago. Watch the full highlights. Read more NBA news on

Kevin Durant Injury Opens Door for Russell Westbrook to Realize MVP Dream

Only Russell Westbrook knows what he put on his to-do list for the season other than get engaged to longtime girlfriend Nina Earl, but at least some familiar with the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard believe he included being namedShow More Summary

Every NBA Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation so Far

Training camp is a time for learning. Coaching staffs figure out which players are going to be in their rotations, which lineups work best and what types of strategies they're going to employ when the games actually count. Players work...Show More Summary

Kemba Walker Injury: Updates on Hornets Guard's Knee and Return

A new-look Charlotte Hornets roster is off to a rocky start this preseason with the news that star point guard Kemba Walker left the team's fourth exhibition contest with a knee injury. Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer shared the...Show More Summary

Why Reduced Role Will Allow Dion Waiters to Thrive in 2014-15

Dion Waiters was the Cleveland Cavaliers' second-leading scorer in each of his first two seasons, an ambitious sidekick who attempted 14.2 field-goal attempts per game a season ago. He's about to become something entirely different—more than an afterthought but less than a star. Show More Summary

Will NBA's New TV Deal Impact Boston Celtics' Future Plans with Rajon Rondo?

Long-term team planning in the NBA has always been a challenge, but now you can use another adjective to describe it: ambiguous. For the Boston Celtics, that uncertainty looms from the potential changes the NBA's new TV rights deal will have on the salary cap. Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook, Scott Brooks Talk Impact of Kevin Durant Injury on PG's Role

The Oklahoma City Thunder are Russell Westbrook's team now. Kevin Durant's Jones fracture in his right foot is expected to keep him out no less than six weeks, leaving Westbrook with the temporary keys to his own kingdom. So, what does...Show More Summary

Early Lessons from Nikola Mirotic's Preseason with Chicago Bulls

The shadow of Nikola Mirotic hung over the hopes of devoted Chicago Bulls fans for years. As he ascended to the status of arguably the best non-NBA player in the world, and Chicago fans struggled through two straight years without superstar...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Showing Road Back to Superstardom Will Be an Uphill Climb

Kobe Bryant is playing NBA basketball, a victory in itself for a man with his injury history and mileage. But what we've seen in the preseason so far indicates he's got a long way to go before he ever plays it as effectively as he once...Show More Summary

New York Knicks Should End Andrea Bargnani Experiment for Good

Andrea Bargnani has turned eight years of untapped potential and T eflon -thick expectations into an NBA career flush with constant reminders that, despite an infinite supply of mulligans, his star won't ever reach its projected ceiling. With...Show More Summary

LA Clippers Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

The preseason is underway, Los Angeles Clippers optimism is in full swing and it's time to get ready for another season of basketball. Another season of Blake Griffin dunks. Another season of DeAndre Jordan blocks. Another season ofShow More Summary

Fantasy Basketball Team Names: 10 Names to Get the Wheels Rolling

Face it, we all live for fantasy sports. Football, baseball, hockey, it doesn't really matter. This type of stuff is now an integral part of being a fan in today's society. With the NBA season on the horizon, it's time for our favorite...Show More Summary

Byron Scott's Return to Lakers Has Taken Time but Seems Right on Schedule

LOS ANGELES — The eldest child is the one you assume to be the first one coached by the father. Thomas Scott says no. He remembers when the notion of his father, Byron, being a coach gained its real toehold. And Thomas remembers theShow More Summary

Why Jimmy Butler Should Be the Chicago Bulls' Biggest Surprise in 2014-15

After a summer highlighted by Derrick Rose's comeback trail and the acquisition of free agent Pau Gasol, one can be forgiven for forgetting all about the guys who won 48 games for the Chicago Bulls a season ago. Joakim Noah was named...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks' Power Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

The Dallas Mavericks have enjoyed the luxury of retaining one of the best power forwards in the history of basketball for well over a decade now. However, Dirk Nowitzki is not getting any younger, and the team's front office has actively...Show More Summary

How Much Longer Is Oklahoma City Thunder's Championship Window Open?

The impact of Kevin Durant's injury will have a profound effect on the 2014-15 NBA season, but the Oklahoma City Thunder remain a team with ample time to collect a title. Per Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman, Thunder general manager...Show More Summary

Al Horford Injury: Updates on Hawks Star's Recovery from Torn Pectoral

Atlanta Hawks forward-center Al Horford's nearly 10-month absence caused by a torn pectoral muscle will end this week, coach Mike Budenholzer said Monday. “I think we are hopeful that at some point during the week he’ll get a chance to play,” Budenholzer said, per Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Show More Summary

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