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NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2016 Participants: Projecting Best Potential Field

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a fan favorite at All-Star Weekend, singling out of the most primal and entertaining aspects of the game and simply letting some of the league's most athletic and exciting players have at it in a series of...Show More Summary

Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns Battle in 'Call of Duty'

Ball may be life, but the Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns do have time to do other things than just shoot hoops on the court. Those other activities include playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 together. And...Show More Summary

Predicting Final Destinations for the Hottest Names on the 2016 NBA Trade Market

Dust off those musty old crystal balls. The NBA's Feb. 18 trade deadline is nigh, and the outcomes of the hottest rumors are ripe for the predicting. Big names are the focus of our informed premonitions—players who are both super talented...Show More Summary

Kings Reportedly Nix T-Shirt Promo After DeMarcus Cousins Found It Insensitive

The Sacramento Kings celebrated the Lunar New Year during their game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, but they canceled a planned T-shirt giveaway when superstar DeMarcus Cousins reportedly said the shirts were racially insensitive. Bucks...Show More Summary

Monday NBA Roundup: Wizards Fail Again to Impress Free-Agent-to-Be Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant won't see his hometown Washington Wizards again until the Oklahoma City Thunder play them next season. Or until KD's new team plays them next season. Or until he shows up to training camp as a member of the Wizards. Whatever...Show More Summary

Handing Out Our 'Worst of the Worst' NBA Awards at Midseason

Give me your tired jumpers, your atrocious passes, your huddled benchwarmers yearning for retribution. Give me your wretched airballs, your rejected dunks, your nauseating free throws. Do not give me your magical Stephen Curry triples, your historically stingy San Antonio Spurs defenses and Kristaps Porzingis put-back dunks. We want the worst. Show More Summary

Trey Lyles Flexes Hard During Utah Jazz's OT Win over the Chicago Bulls

Trey Lyles was feeling his team. The rookie forward brought the gun show to Vivint Smart Home Arena during the Utah Jazz's 105-96 win over the Chicago Bulls in overtime Monday night, flexing hard from the bench. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kevin Love Finally Makes It into a Cleveland Cavaliers Group Photo

Dreams do come true, y'all. And Kevin Love is a testament to that. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man finally made it into a group photo with teammates after Monday's 111-106 overtime win over the Indiana Pacers, which is a big deal. You...Show More Summary

Pacers Rookie Myles Turner Stuffs LeBron James at the Rim

The nonsensical shouting from the commentators says it all. LeBron James got stuffed. The Cleveland Cavaliers star was denied at the rim by Indiana Pacers rookie forward Myles Turner during the fourth quarter of Monday night's game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Mavericks Guard's Hip and Return

Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams suffered a hip injury Monday against the Atlanta Hawks. It is uncertain when he will return. Continue for updates. Williams Ruled Out for Remainder of Monday's Game Monday, Feb. 1 WilliamsShow More Summary

NBA Buy or Sell: Spurs' Struggles vs. Top Teams, Blake Griffin Trade Talk, More

There's been a lot to talk about in the NBA recently, and we're here to break it all down by playing some "buy or sell." Should the San Antonio Spurs be concerned given their struggles against elite teams? Should the Los Angeles Clippers trade Blake Griffin? Watch Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NBA Analyst Greg Anthony discuss in the video above. Show More Summary

Brandon Jennings Hits Andre Drummond off the Backboard for the Jam

We present to you the first All-Star to come out of Detroit since Allen Iverson in 2009: Andre Drummond. The Pistons big man threw down a one-handed jam in the third quarter of Monday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets, reading the feed off the backboard from Brandon Jennings to finish it off. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Stephen Curry Comments on Potentially Participating in NBA 3-Point Contest

One of the best three-point shooters the game has ever seen is interested in defending his three-point-contest title at All-Star Weekend this year. On Monday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry spoke with Fox Sports' Brett Pollakoff about participating in the competition Saturday, Feb. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft Prospects Blowing Expectations out of the Water

Every year we see NCAA players unexpectedly evolve into exciting NBA prospects. It happened last season with freshmen D'Angelo Russell, Trey Lyles and Devin Booker—three lottery picks who entered their first college seasons off the 2015 draft radar. Show More Summary

Mike Dunleavy Injury: Updates on Bulls SF's Recovery from Back Surgery

Chicago Bulls swingman Mike Dunleavy may be nearing his return to an NBA court as he recovers from back surgery. Continue for updates. Dunleavy Assigned to Bulls' D-League Affiliate Monday, Feb. 1 Chicago confirmed Monday night Dunleavy would join the Santa Cruz Warriors as part of his rehabilitation. Show More Summary

Matt Barnes Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star's Hamstring and Return

Memphis Grizzlies swingman Matt Barnes is currently dealing with a hamstring injury. It is uncertain when he will return to the court. Continue for updates. Barnes Ruled Out for Monday's Game Monday, Feb. 1 Barnes played 22 minutes in...Show More Summary

Tiago Splitter Injury: Updates on Hawks Forward's Hip and Return

Atlanta Hawks forward Tiago Splitter is currently dealing with a hip injury. It is uncertain when he will return to the court. Continue for updates. Splitter Ruled Out for Monday's Game Monday, Feb. 1 Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. OKC Thunder: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

John Wall and the Washington Wizards (21-24) are on the road to take on Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder (36-13), Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. OKC leads the two-game season series, 1-0, after a 125-101 win on November 10. Tipoff : 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Earl Watson Named Suns Interim HC: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Phoenix Suns announced Monday night assistant coach Earl Watson will assume interim head-coaching duties. Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com reported Watson will be represented by agent Rich Paul. Watson replaces Jeff Hornacek, who was fired Sunday night, per the Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Speculation: Star Trades to Put Boston Celtics over the Top

Despite lacking superstar talent, the Boston Celtics are an NBA enigma. What was initially a rebuilding project is starting to appear as an intriguing concoction just one or two ingredients short of a powerhouse. At 27-22, the Celtics...Show More Summary

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