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Should LA Lakers Tank 2014-15 Season?

Tanking is everywhere in the NBA. Last season, it was in Tinseltown, where the Los Angeles Lakers quickly came to realize that Kobe Bryant wouldn't turn Dwight Howard's departure into instant gains. General manager Mitch Kupchak and friends would never cop to it, but they don't need to. Show More Summary

How Michael Jordan's NBA Media World Led to LeBron James' Free-Agency Saga

LeBron James rumors have been besetting the NBA fans since the start of the offseason, but that's in part due to the participation of the masses. The Lebronathon didn 't come from nowhere, though. It stems from the legacy of MichaelShow More Summary

LeBron James Acts Like a Typical Parent While Cheering on Son at AAU Game

When LeBron James watches his son play basketball, he doesn't act like a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player. He acts like a typical dad. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was in Lexington, Kentucky, to watch LeBron James Jr. play an AAU game. Show More Summary

JR Smith Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Knicks Star

New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith endured a tumultuous 2013-14 season with the team. Now, he could find himself leaving the Big Apple in a trade. Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com reported the news Sunday, citing a source with knowledge...Show More Summary

Why OKC Thunder Rookie Josh Huestis Could Lead NBA Farm System Revolution

Josh Huestis probably won't play a second in the NBA this year, but the Oklahoma City Thunder's first-round draft pick still might wind up becoming one of the league's most important figures. On July 18, the Thunder announced that the...Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Need Miami Heat to Land Legitimate Point Guard

There is no replacing LeBron James, the world's best basketball talent, and yet the Miami Heat have done a fantastic job offsetting the gaping holes he created when he left for the Cleveland Cavaliers. They just aren't done. They can't...Show More Summary

New-Look Miami Heat Will Show Us LeBron James' True Value

We'll see proof of LeBron James' greatness in the way he changes the prospects of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but we may get an even clearer picture of his worth by looking at what happens to the Miami Heat in his absence. When James bolted Cleveland in 2010, the Heat immediately became legitimate contenders—even title favorites. Show More Summary

NBA Store Sells out of LeBron James Cavaliers Jerseys

Want to celebrate LeBron James' return to Northeast Ohio with a Cleveland Cavaliers replica home, away or alternate jersey? Well, you can't. At least, not right now, per ESPN's Darren Rovell : So much for James' indecision serving as...Show More Summary

Kevin Love Shouldn't Commit to a Contract Extension Prematurely

While rumors regarding Kevin Love's immediate future continue to swirl at a furious pace, the presumed prize of next summer's free-agent class needs to keep an open mind and make sure his talents actually wind up hitting the open market. Operating...Show More Summary

Kendall Marshall's Career Prospects After Being Waived by Lakers

Kendall Marshall is free. One of the rare pure passers in the league, the 22-year-old point guard is free from the purgatory known as the Los Angeles Lakers after the team waived him to free up cap space, per the team's Twitter account. Since being selected with the No. Show More Summary

Pistons' Andre Drummond Shows Basketball Skills Don't Translate to Bowling

Andre Drummond is a rising star in the NBA, but when he tests his skills at the bowling alley, things don't go so well. The Detroit Pistons center created a hilarious Vine to show why basketball players may not be the best bowlers. [Andre Drummond, h/t The Score] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Klay Thompson Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Warriors

For much of the summer, rumors have swirled that Kevin Love could be traded to the Golden State Warriors. And for much of the summer, rumors have swirled that the Warriors wouldn't be willing to move Klay Thompson in the deal. Now, another...Show More Summary

Boston Celtics Will Use Alternate Logo Featuring Silhouette of Leprechaun

The Boston Celtics are one of the NBA's most iconic franchises, and now, they are looking to expand their brand even more. The team's current logo was designed by Red Auerbach's brother, Zang, in the early 1950s. Boston's made a fewShow More Summary

Lakers News: Latest Info on Coaching Search, Wesley Johnson and More

The Los Angeles Lakers are putting the finishing touches on a roster that is a lot less formidable than the team's front office had hoped for. Nonetheless, the effort to put out a strong group was made. The attempts to lure Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James and to re-sign Pau Gasol didn't go unnoticed by the face of the franchise. Show More Summary

Shawn Marion Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Star

As the number of teams with salary cap space dwindles and the rumor mill slows from a cascade to a trickle, veteran free agents begin feeling the financial pinch. Add Shawn Marion to that ever-growing list of players. The 36-year-old...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kevin Love, Josh Smith and More

At some point, Kevin Love will leave the Minnesota Timberwolves. That seems pretty clear. We're just not sure if it'll be sooner rather than later. No star player in the NBA seems to be as clearly unhappy with his current team. Rumors...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Star

Metta World Peace wants to continue his basketball career. The New York Knicks are thinking about taking the plunge—again. Marc Berman of the New York Post reported Saturday that the Knicks have had internal discussions about giving World Peace a non-guaranteed training camp invite. Show More Summary

Is Byron Scott the Best or Just Last Choice LA Lakers Have for Head Coach?

We’ll never know if Byron Scott was the first choice of the Lakers to be their next head coach. It doesn’t matter. He is the logical choice to be the Lakers coach. He is both Mr. Right and Mr. Right Now, and that should be OK with management...Show More Summary

Sorting out Minutes and Roles in Boston Celtics Crowded Backcourt

The Boston Celtics will head into training camp with five guards under contract: Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, Phil Pressey, Marcus Smart and Marcus Thornton. Their backcourt is bursting with lead ball-handlers, talented playmakers, scorers,...Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls Summer League: Grades and Biggest Takeaways from Las Vegas

On Saturday night, the Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the Las Vegas Summer League tournament with an 80-61 loss to the Sacramento Kings. Bulls' prized rookie Doug McDermott didn't play as a precaution due to a sore left foot. Tony...Show More Summary

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