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Charlotte Hornets to Sell Massive $75 Burger During Home Games

Warning: Just looking at this burger may raise your cholesterol. The Charlotte Hornets will be selling this massive burger during their home games for the 2014-15 NBA season. The burger is called the "Hugo's Boss," has 14 patties and weighs eight pounds. Show More Summary

Only Superstar Like Anthony Davis Can Overcome Pelicans' Huge Hurdles

Anthony Davis can save the New Orleans Pelicans. Cautious optimism as it pertains to him is kaput. Gone are the maybes and the conditional enthusiasm. After the 2013-14 campaign and the summer that followed, there is no overhyping him. Show More Summary

J.J. Barea to Mavericks: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

In 2011, J.J. Barea's playoff heroics earned him a lucrative four-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Finally freed from the frigid north, Barea is headed back to where it all started. ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon reported Barea has signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks for the veteran's minimum. Show More Summary

Serious Injuries Derail but Don't Have to Destroy NBA Rookie Dreams

Injuries stink. It was pretty sickening to watch Julius Randle go down with a broken leg in his first NBA game. The timing—just downright brutal. With an estimated recovery timetable of up to six months, it looks like Randle's rookie...Show More Summary

Doug McDermott Must Seize Early Chance While Jimmy Butler Recovers from Injury

The best opportunities don't always arise from the best circumstances. That appears to be the case for Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott, who might open his debut campaign with a much larger role than initially anticipated. It all comes down to the health of perimeter stopper Jimmy Butler, an All-Defensive second-team selection in 2013-14. Show More Summary

6 Teams That Should Monitor Greg Monroe's 2014-15 Season Very Carefully

Isn't the 2014-15 season just an audition for Greg Monroe? After taking a non-conventional route this past offseason and agreeing to a qualifying offer with the Detroit Pistons, Monroe gets to play out the year and then hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent. Show More Summary

Julius Randle Reportedly out for Season After Undergoing Surgery on Broken Leg

Julius Randle's rookie season is over after just 14 minutes. The Los Angeles Lakers forward will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 NBA campaign after suffering a broken right tibia in Tuesday night's 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets, per Mike Bresnahan of ESPN: Randle, 19, underwent surgery Wednesday morning to repair the damage. Show More Summary

Chandler Parsons Is Crucial Link from Nowitzki Era to Dallas Mavericks' Future

SAN ANTONIO — With more than an hour to go before the San Antonio Spurs hosted the Dallas Mavericks in Tuesday's season opener, the visiting team's newest star took to the court for a little shootaround. Chandler Parsons drained countless...Show More Summary

When NBA Bigs Commit to 3-Point Shot, Big Things Can Happen

You hear about it every offseason. [NBA Big Man X] is going to try adding the three-point shot to his arsenal to better round out his offensive game. This year, we heard it about Blake Griffin, Anthony Davis, Serge Ibaka and Al Horford, among others. Show More Summary

Kevin Ding Grades Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers Season Debut

Kobe Bryant made his highly anticipated return to the court on Tuesday in the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets. How did the five-time NBA champion look in his first action of the year? Kevin Ding joins Stephen Nelson to grade the Black Mamba's performance in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kevin Ding on What's Next for the Lakers Following Julius Randle's Injury

Julius Randle went down last night in the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener. The seventh overall pick suffered a broken leg, according to multiple sources, including Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated. Where will an already limited Lakers roster go from here? Kevin Ding joins Stephen Nelson to break it all down in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kemba Walker and Charlotte Hornets Are Right Match at Right Price

Good for Kemba Walker—and good for the Charlotte Hornets. The two sides agreed (per Marc Stein of ESPN.com) to what seems like a pretty fair deal on a four-year, $48 million extension—a number that doesn't quite break the Hornets' bank,...Show More Summary

How Important Is the 2014-15 Season to the New York Knicks?

Are the New York Knicks biding time, trumpeting patience and process as a way of readying themselves and their fans for another year of feckless basketball? Or are mentions of playoff contention indications of a team legitimately concerned...Show More Summary

Was Opening Night's Game Between the Spurs and the Mavericks a WCF Preview?

The San Antonio Spurs received their championship rings on Tuesday as they kicked off the NBA season with a win over Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. Was the opening game a sign of things to come in the Western Conference playoffs? Geoff...Show More Summary

Ex-NFL Player Domonique Foxworth Reportedly Set to Be Named COO of NBPA

Former NFL cornerback and NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth is set to cross the sports spectrum to become the chief operating officer of the National Basketball Players Association. Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg News...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Rounding Up Latest Buzz on Kobe Bryant, Nick Young and More

The Los Angeles Lakers took the hard court for their first bout of regular-season action since finishing with a franchise-worst record in 2013-14. While we did receive a glimpse of the team's on-court product for this year, the teamShow More Summary

Which Superstar PG's Future Is Brighter: Russell Westbrook or Chris Paul?

Eventually, someone is going to pull the NBA's point guard throne out from underneath Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul. Now, whether that someone is one of Paul's positional peers or Father Time catching up to the 29-year-old remains uncertain. Show More Summary

B/R Exclusive: Howard Beck 1-on-1 with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

The NBA season is underway, and there's a ton of anticipation for what should be an exciting year of basketball. What can fans expect for the present and future of the league? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat down with Bleacher Report's Howard Beck for an exclusive interview ahead of the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

Bringing Back the Buzz: New Charlotte Hornets Aim to Match Magic of Old Hornets

When the new Charlotte Hornets open the 2014-15 NBA season Wednesday night at home against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team would like to replicate virtually everything the old Charlotte Hornets captured on opening night for the franchise on Nov. Show More Summary

LeBron James and the Ghost of 23

LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers, prepared to deliver his haunted city its first championship in half a century. Will King James be able to slay the ghost he's long been chasing, which has motivated him from the beginning? Stephen Nelson narrates James' quest in his hometown return in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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