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Best Scenarios, Trade Packages and Free-Agent Landing Spots for Goran Dragic

The Phoenix Suns bought point guard insurance over the summer, and it's beginning to look like the cost may have been greater than they anticipated. Goran Dragic can opt out of the final year of his deal after the season, which willShow More Summary

Atlanta Hawks vs. Dallas Mavericks 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Atlanta Hawks entered Monday as one of the league's hottest teams, and they faced a tough test in the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. The Mavericks have been boosted by the addition of Rajon Rondo, and the Hawks would have their hands full with a team that's won its last three teams. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on

Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Having lost four straight games, the San Antonio Spurs hoped to rebound against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers had won seven of 10 entering play and looked to be a stern test for the defending champions, who needed a win in a big way. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on

San Antonio Spurs Tough Road Back to Top of Western Conference Just Beginning

SAN ANTONIO — Perhaps the San Antonio Spurs decided they had made enough history for one month. After becoming the first team since 1951 to play in consecutive triple-double overtimes last week (heartbreaking losses to the Memphis Grizzlies...Show More Summary

James Harden's Monstrous Night Fuels Ferocious Rockets and Monday NBA Takeaways

James Harden only needed three quarters to drive the point home: Nobody in today's NBA is tougher to stop. In piling up 42 points through the first three periods, The Beard allowed his Houston Rockets to cruise home in a 110-95 win over...Show More Summary

Utah Jazz vs. Memphis Grizzlies 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Having lost their past two games, the Memphis Grizzlies looked to get back on track against the Utah Jazz. The Jazz entered play having lost seven of their last 10 games and as one of the worst squads in the Western Conference, representing a perfect opportunity for Memphis. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on

Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The ever-reliable "Big Three" of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili came up huge in a 125-118 San Antonio Spurs victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, Monday at the AT&T Center. The aforementioned trio combined to score 66 points, dish out 15 assists and grab 14 rebounds. Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Chicago Bulls snapped the Toronto Raptors' six-game winning streak Monday night with a 129-120 victory in Chicago, thanks largely to a 49-point fourth quarter from the Bulls. Kyle Lowry's 34 points weren't enough for the Raptors, as Derrick Rose led the Bulls with 29 points. Show More Summary

Who Will Emerge as 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year in Wide-Open Field?

The best rookie in the 2014-15 class won’t play a professional basketball game again until he’s lost that designation. Jabari Parker is lost for the season. This is terrible—for him, and the people who enjoyed watching him—and it also...Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Behind 29 points from Derrick Rose and 27 from Jimmy Butler, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Toronto Raptors, 129-120, Monday night to capture a third straight win. After trailing by six points entering the fourth quarter, the Bulls (18-9)...Show More Summary

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

It was a rematch of last season's thrilling first-round playoff matchup as the Portland Trail Blazers took on the Houston Rockets on Monday. Portland entered play on a five-game winning streak and sitting in the second seed in the Western Conference. Show More Summary

Glen 'Big Baby' Davis Scores While Getting Fouled, Celebrates with Wild Strut

Glen Davis is known for his over-the-top celebrations. This one might take the cake. During the fourth quarter of Monday night's matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs, Big Baby was able to sink a basket while getting fouled on a drive. Once the ball went through the net, Davis celebrated with a wild strut. [NBA] Read more NBA news on

Joakim Noah Plays Defense...from the Bench

Joakim Noah isn't the reining NBA Defensive Player of the Year for nothing. During the third quarter of Monday's game against the Toronto Raptors, the Chicago Bulls center got in some extra defense from the bench while Terrence Ross attempted a three. [NBA] Read more NBA news on

Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets 12/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Despite recent speculation about his future in Charlotte, Lance Stephenson and company have won their past two games, building slight momentum heading into Monday's matchup with Denver. The Nuggets were looking to push their own win streak to three games and possibly make a push for a postseason spot. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on

Vince Carter Turns Back the Clock, Throws Down Powerful 1-Handed Jam Versus Jazz

Half man, half amazing. In a Monday night matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Utah Jazz, veteran Vince Carter gave us a glimpse into the past with this monstrous dunk. The man known as Vinsanity does not throw down highlight jams like this very often anymore, but every time he does it's worth watching again and again. [NBA] Read more NBA news on

Breaking Down What New York Knicks Must Do to Turn Season Around

What would you do if told the New York Knicks' 2014-15 season wasn't a lost cause? Embrace it? Deny it? Laugh? Check your ears? Start digging to see if hell has, in fact, frozen over? Horrific though the Knicks' season has been thus far, it isn't over. Show More Summary

Timofey Mozgov Bloodied by Errant Elbow from Bismack Biyombo

Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov left Monday's game against the Charlotte Hornets after taking an elbow to the face from Bismack Biyombo. According to the Nuggets' public relations team, Mozgov received four stitches. [National Basketball Association] Read more NBA news on

There's More to Life in the NBA Than Winning Championships

Herm Edwards never played or coached basketball at a high level, but there's a reason the ex-NFLer's famous postgame rant is still so popular in the sports world. That is, because it's true. You play to win the game. Every game. No matter the stakes or the opponent. At least, that's the point of the exercise. Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Boston Celtics

Say what you will about the Boston Celtics' 10-15 start to the season, but it has been anything but boring. Between the break-neck pace of the new offense, the stellar play of Marcus Smart and the C's repeated clutch struggles, there...Show More Summary

NBA Draft Notebook: Is Myles Turner Worth Gambling on with a Top-10 Pick in 2015

Within a two-minute span in the first half, Texas' Myles Turner, a 6'11" freshman center, had hit three consecutive jumpers during his college debut against North Dakota State. The first was a rise-and-fire baseline jumper in one fluid motion. Show More Summary

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