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B/R Weekly Rushdown: Miami Heat Buy Slice of Misfits, Dota 2 Rosters Locked

Teams buying in, teams selling out and teams backing down. It was quite the week in esports. With the Counter-Strike universe gearing up for the ESL Pro League, the Dota 2 world officially on the road to the Kiev Major and a tidal wave...Show More Summary

NBA Trade Deadline 2017: 10 Early Predictions

Never let anyone tell you it's too early to dream about the intrigue and bedlam that await at the NBA's trade deadline. More than a month stands between us and the league's Feb. 23 cutoff. A lot can and will change by that zero hour....Show More Summary

Heat vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

The Golden State Warriors struggled to put away the overmatched Miami Heat for most of Tuesday's game at Oracle Arena but used a strong second half to finish a 107-95 victory. Golden State outscored Miami by 13 after halftime and closed the contest on an extended 22-13 run after leading by just three at 85-82 with less than seven minutes left. Show More Summary

James Harden vs. Hornets: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

James Harden's MVP resume got another boost on Tuesday night when the Houston Rockets combo-guard extraordinaire tallied 40 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in his team's 121-114 win over the Charlotte Hornets at Toyota Center. Harden...Show More Summary

Celtics vs. Raptors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

The Toronto Raptors (25-13) put on a clinic in late-game execution Tuesday night against the Boston Celtics (23-15), and the end result was a 114-106 come-from-behind win at Air Canada Centre. DeMar DeRozan was exceptional in crunchShow More Summary

Surreal Derrick Rose Saga Still Has More Questions Than Answers

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — On Tuesday, Derrick Rose stood before reporters at the New York Knicks' training facility and attempted to explain why he had mysteriously disappeared from the team the night before and skipped out on their home game agains the New Orleans Pelicans. "It was a family issue. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo Comments on Bulls' Decision to Bench PG

Things are not well in Chicago with Bulls guard Rajon Rondo and management after the veteran's inability to get playing time in the last five games. They aren't seeing eye-to-eye either. Rondo told the media, via K.C. Johnson of theShow More Summary

Allen Iverson to Be Head Coach, Player in BIG3 League: Latest Details, Reaction

If you've ever dreamed of a world in which NBA Hall of Famer and Philadelphia 76ers legend Allen Iverson served as a player-coach, you're in luck. According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, Iverson has agreed to a dual role as a...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Fined for Missing Pelicans Game, PG Comments on Absence

The New York Knicks announced Tuesday they fined Derrick Rose an undisclosed amount after he no-showed their defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.'s Ian Begley provided Rose's explanation for his absence Monday: The...Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team Entering 2016-17 Season's Midway Point

Sometimes, it's hard to believe the 2016-17 NBA season is roughly halfway gone. But then you realize how many hot takes we've all developed since opening night, at which point it becomes totally believable. This revelation is followed by the sudden, irrepressible urge to pass judgment on everything we've seen. Show More Summary

Orien Greene Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot and More for Former NBA Player

Former NBA player Orien Greene was arrested Monday morning in Florida and charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor battery. According to TMZ Sports, Greene broke into two homes, and when he encountered a sleeping 40-year-old woman...Show More Summary

NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Shooting Guards at the Halfway Point

Remember when the shooting guard position was in trouble? We don't. Even with Kobe Bryant retired, James Harden running the point for the Houston Rockets and Dwyane Wade no longer submitting MVP-caliber seasons, it's in great hands. Plenty of veterans are still thriving at the 2, and they're now competing with up-and-comers such as C.J. Show More Summary

What We Know About Derrick Rose's Mysterious Absence

NEW YORK — The first indication that something wasn't right came just about two hours before tipoff Monday night. It was then that New York Knicks assistant coach Joshua Longstaff could be seen scanning the Madison Square Garden court. Show More Summary

Watch for OKC Thunder to Be Active in NBA's Trade Deadline Arms Race

The Oklahoma City Thunder are 23-16, good for seventh in the West. They have a roomy seven game lead on the eighth-seeded Portland Trail Blazers through Monday night’s games. However, the Thunder are 9.5 games back of where they prefer to be—a top-three spot in the conference. Show More Summary

Brandon Ingram Has Started Turning the Corner for Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES — Midway through the third period of the Los Angeles D-Fenders' 123-121 Saturday victory over the Grand Rapids Drive, 19-year-old rookie Brandon Ingram arrived confused at the Los Angeles Lakers' El Segundo practice facility. The...Show More Summary

The Curious Case of Derrick Rose's Disappearance

NEW YORK — The first indication that something wasn't right came just about two hours before tipoff Monday night. It was then that New York Knicks assistant coach Joshua Longstaff could be seen scanning the Madison Square Garden court. Show More Summary

Thunder vs. Bulls: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder went into the United Center on Monday night and thumped the Chicago Bulls 109-94 for their second consecutive win. In what was poised to be a tasty matchup, an illness put a damper on the battle between Oklahoma...Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Illness: Bulls Star Ruled out vs. Wizards

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler will miss Tuesday's game against the Washington Wizards with an illness, head coach Fred Hoiberg told reporters Monday night. Butler left after playing 29 minutes in Monday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony, Kyle O'Quinn Ejected During Knicks vs. Pelicans

It was a frustrating night for the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Monday. Both Carmelo Anthony and Kyle O'Quinn were ejected for separate incidents during New York's 110-96 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. The team wasShow More Summary

Knicks Reportedly Unsure Why Derrick Rose Was Not Available vs. Pelicans

The New York Knicks announced Monday night that Derrick Rose wasn't with the team and that Brandon Jennings would start at point guard for the their matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Rose's...Show More Summary

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