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New Orleans Pelicans' Roster Must Keep Pace with Anthony Davis' Ascent

In case you've taken up residence under a rock since the 2014-15 NBA season began, here's a quick update: Anthony Davis is really, really, really, really good. Heck, at this point, you could save yourself all those extra characters and...Show More Summary

7 NBA Free-Agent Signings Already Proving Worth to New Teams

Adjusting to life with a new team doesn't happen overnight, but that hasn't stopped the 2014 free-agent class from making early contributions. From Lance Stephenson to LeBron James, this summer witnessed the relocation of some big names. Show More Summary

New York Knicks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

The New York Knicks will look to rebound from a heartbreaking Tuesday night loss to the Milwaukee Bucks when they take on the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center Wednesday night. Down by 26 points in the third quarter, the Knicks rallied to trim the Bucks' lead to two late in the fourth quarter. Show More Summary

Losing Goran Dragic to Free Agency Would Be a Disaster for Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have a host of young prospects, a boatload of point guards, a number of highly-skilled scorers and one franchise face. No matter how much talent exists around him, combo guard Goran Dragic is the most important piece of this puzzle. Taking him out of the equation would be like pulling the foundation out from under a house. Show More Summary

Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Boston Celtics visit the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night, and the hosts will be seeking their first victory after opening the season with 10 straight losses. The 3-6 Boston Celtics actually have a chance to move into second place...Show More Summary

Breaking Down the Los Angeles Clippers' Bad Habits Early in the Season

The Los Angeles Clippers have some bad habits they need to stop, much like the kids in elementary school who would continuously bite their nails, cover their hands in glue or would get caught picking their nose in class. Bad habits are...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

LeBron James and the San Antonio Spurs meet again. Months after falling to the Spurs in the NBA Finals as a member of the Miami Heat, James will seek revenge with the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night. The Spurs travel to Cleveland at 6-4, boasting the league's second-best defense. Show More Summary

Jeff Taylor Suspended 24 Games: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Stemming from a September arrest on a charge of domestic violence, the NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor for 24 games. Commissioner Adam Silver announced the news Wednesday, via USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt: Silver...Show More Summary

Ethan Skolnick: Who Are the Struggling Cavaliers Targeting in the Trade Market?

The Cleveland Cavaliers continue their seesaw season with more rumbles, this time coming from the Cavaliers front office. General manager David Griffin had said that no one on the current roster is untouchable. While that might not be...Show More Summary

Has Klay Thompson Surpassed Stephen Curry as the Warriors' Best Player?

There were questions heading into the season about first-year head coach Steve Kerr and how he would handle this young and talented Golden State Warriors team. Early on the Warriors have surpassed expectations, buying in to the team defense mentality. Show More Summary

6 Players Primed to Climb NBA Draft Boards over 2014-15 Season

It's early, but you can still get a feel for who's ready to erupt and jump up boards. Some of these guys are freshmen who've flown under the radar in comparison to the obvious one-and-done candidates. Others are returning players looking...Show More Summary

What's the Biggest Reason for the Houston Rockets' Hot Start?

The Houston Rockets are playing at a higher level this year because of their improved defensive effort. While Dwight Howard and James Harden have not disappointed on the offensive end, it's been the play and leadership of Trevor Ariza that have contributed in place of the departed Chandler Parsons. Show More Summary

The 1 Reason Carmelo Anthony's Scoring Has Returned to an Elite Level

The New York Knicks have been in a transitional period this season with a new coach, new system and new rotation of players. The only constant has been Carmelo Anthony. Melo has taken it upon himself to be more of a playmaker while keeping up a steady barrage of scoring. Show More Summary

Suns' Eric Bledsoe Believes Kentucky Would Beat 76ers in 7-Game Series

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe better bring his A-game the next time he faces the Philadelphia 76ers, or he'll never hear the end of it. The 76ers are currently sitting at 0-10, losing by nearly 17 points per game on average.Show More Summary

Anthony Morrow's Emergence a Bright Spot for Oklahoma City Thunder

The return of shooting guard Anthony Morrow has been one of the few highlights in what has been a rough year for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Morrow sprained his MCL in October and missed the first five games of the season. Since making his Thunder debut on Nov. Show More Summary

Iman Shumpert's Free Agency Will Be Very Expensive Decision for New York Knicks

Iman Shumpert 's future, regardless of what it holds and where it takes him, is already proving costly for the battle-busted New York Knicks. Part of his future has already been decided upon. The Knicks elected not to extend their fourth-year...Show More Summary

19 Years Later: Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies Meet at the Top of the NBA

When the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies meet inside the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday, the old rivals might have a hard time recognizing one another. It's been a little less than two decades since the pair shared the distinction of being the new kids on the NBA block in 1995. Show More Summary

Bulls Looking to Open Season with 7-0 Road Record for 1st Time

The Chicago Bulls improved to 6-0 on the road with Monday's 105-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, marking the first time since 1996-97 the franchise has won each of its first six road games in a season, per NBA.com/stats. The NBA's...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers GM Says 'No One Is Untouchable' in Trade Talks

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin is a tall-tale teller. I think. During an interview in which he discussed the Cavaliers' progress at length with Northeast Ohio Media Group's Chris Haynes, Griffin commented on his trade-market aggression. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Fact: Kobe Bryant (32,001) now ranks fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387), Karl Malone (36,928) and Michael Jordan (32,292). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Bleacher Report Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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