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DeMar DeRozan Comments on 360 Dunk, Raptors, New Contract, More

DeMar DeRozan has brought a different kind of swagger to Team USA leading into the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, though some of the things he hasn't done haven't connected with head coach Mike Krzyzewski. In the United States'...Show More Summary

Burning Questions for Team USA Men's Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The biggest question is already settled: The USA men's Olympic basketball team will win gold in Rio. Sorry for spoiling the suspense. Though the list of those not participating features plenty of superstars—Stephen Curry, LeBron James,...Show More Summary

Klay Thompson Comments on Role with Warriors, Kevin Durant

While Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green will all have to adjust in some way following Kevin Durant's arrival, don't tell Thompson that he'll be making any sort of sacrifice for the Golden State Warriors' greater good. In...Show More Summary

Team USA vs. Nigeria: Live Score, Highlights for USA Basketball Showcase 2016

Team USA wrapped up its pre-Olympic Exhibition tour with a 110-66 victory over Nigeria, Monday at the Toyota Center in Houston. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting. Klay Thompson hit five threes and added 17. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade's Arrival Brings Much-Needed Star Power Back to Chicago Bulls

CHICAGO — The NBA world has had over three weeks to digest the notion of Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bull, but it didn’t start to feel real until Friday afternoon. Even after Wade appeared on Live with Kelly to discuss his decision to leave...Show More Summary

Breaking Down LeBron James' Options in Next Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James will re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers; we just don't know when or on what type of contract. James can follow his customary route of signing another one-and-one deal and opt out again next summer. He could also end all...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Memphis Grizzlies Rookie Wade Baldwin IV in 2016-17

The Memphis Grizzlies set themselves up this offseason for the present and future at the point guard position by re-signing Mike Conley, drafting Wade Baldwin IV in the first round and signing former Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison to...Show More Summary

Amar'e Stoudemire to Hapoel Jerusalem: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

Amar'e Stoudemire isn't finished with professional basketball after all. The former All-Star forward reportedly will announce he has agreed to a contract with Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem on Monday, after announcing his retirement from...Show More Summary

Draymond Green Tweets His Snapchat Was Hacked After NSFW Image Surfaces

Shortly after a NSFW image appeared on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's Snapchat account, the All-Star explained the situation on Twitter. The United States Olympic men's basketball team member said that the incident was...Show More Summary

The Basketball Tournament 2016: Championship Schedule After Semi-Final Results

Team Colorado and defending champions Overseas Elite punched their tickets into the finals of The Basketball Tournament Saturday, setting up a highly anticipated clash with $2 million on the line. Always A Brave and City of Gods fell...Show More Summary

5 NBA Rookies Who Should Be Starters in 2016-17

There's a rush to judgment with everything in today's sports world, and NBA rookies often get the worst of it. No sooner has commissioner Adam Silver announced selections before they're graded and anointed as franchise saviors, busts...Show More Summary

Dahntay Jones Waived by Cavaliers: Details, Comments and Reaction

The Cleveland Cavaliers released veteran forward Dahntay Jones on Saturday, ESPN's Marc Stein reported. The 35-year-old spent just one year with the Cavaliers, the eighth team of his career, appearing in one regular-season game and 15 postseason games. More to follow. Read more NBA news on

Realistic Expectations for Chicago Bulls Rookie Denzel Valentine in 2016-17

Denzel Valentine missed his first six shots in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game last week, and he didn't score until the fourth quarter. But that didn't scare the Chicago Bulls coaches from diagramming a play for the former...Show More Summary

USA Basketball vs. Venezuela: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Showcase

The United States men's basketball team wasn't expected to have much trouble with a Grievis Vasquez-less Venezuela on Friday night from the United Center in Chicago and the scoreline reflected just that as they recorded an 80-45 win. However, the offensive game was lacking as the United States' jumpers just weren't going down. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade to Bulls: Top Takeaways from Star's Introductory Press Conference

Two weeks after signing with the Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade was officially introduced by his new team and spoke about the process of coming back to his hometown after 13 seasons with the Miami Heat. “This is one of those moments for me that is a dream come true," Wade said, per Bleacher Report's Sean Highkin. Show More Summary

Top Prospects and Takeaways from FIBA's Under-20, Under-18 Tournaments

The 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and FIBA U20 European Championship each featured a number of NBA prospects on the radar for the 2017 and 2018 drafts. USA and its loaded roster of future pros took gold in Chile at the FIBA Americas,...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for the NY Knicks' 2016-17 Starting Lineup

Never underestimate the power of fun. It apparently played a role in Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors. Judging by the happy interviews and shirtless group workout videos, the New York Knicks' squad of comeback...Show More Summary

Ranking Each Team USA Men's Basketball Player at 2016 Summer Olympics

The USA men's basketball team will kick off its 2016 gold-medal pursuit in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, taking a dozen of the NBA's biggest names into international competition. Though the list of notable holdouts—LeBron James, Stephen...Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Comments on Departures of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah

The Chicago Bulls are ostensibly Jimmy Butler's team following the offseason departures of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, but despite assumptions to the contrary, Butler insisted Thursday he had nothing to do with the roster shake-up. According...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Loses Summary Judgment Regarding Sexual Assault Civil Suit

The sexual assault case against New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose will go to trial after his request to throw out the lawsuit was denied, per Dan Werly. Per the official U.S. District Court of California record (via Werly), Rose's motion...Show More Summary

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