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Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Portland Trail Blazers fell behind early but battled back to topple the Washington Wizards 103-96 Saturday at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. LaMarcus Aldridge netted a game-high 26 points, while Damian Lillard added 20 points...Show More Summary

Early Reviews of Houston Rockets' Josh Smith Experiment Are Lukewarm

The Houston Rockets had a unique opportunity around Christmas time this season. The team acquired Josh Smith from free agency, for a relatively cheap price, to add to their shaky depth midseason. Smith was released by the Detroit Pistons after a 5-23 start in Motor City. Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Rosters: Players Guaranteed to Be Named Reserves

So far, the 2015 NBA All-Star Game voting is perfect in many ways. Just don't tell that to fans. Anthony Davis will attend for good reason. The Gasol brothers, Pau and Marc, will square off in a battle for the ages. Stephen Curry even...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Buzz on Trade Candidates and Upcoming Free Agents

The NBA trade deadline often passes by without a whisper, rarely manifesting any high-impact deals. Yet one major transaction has already unfolded with Rajon Rondo leaving the Boston Celtics, so who's to say another won't follow? For now, the names permeating the rumor mill are of far lesser significance. Show More Summary

LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant, Who Ya Got in 2015?

The 2014-15 NBA MVP race is missing two notable names at the top. Kevin Durant and LeBron James, who together earned the honor in five of the last six seasons, are no longer jostling for pole position. But on any given night, eitherShow More Summary

Predicting Who Stays and Goes Next Season from Current Los Angeles Lakers Roster

All bets are off when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers and their precarious, unpredictable future. At this point in a miserable season that will likely surpass last year’s 27-55 record of futility, the Lakers roster is likely to turn...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for Jan. 25, 2015

This should be a wide-open daily fantasy Sunday at DraftKings. Not only are there 11 games on the day's slate, but there are also some big over-under totals on the Las Vegas board. The Los Angeles Clippers at the Phoenix Suns and the...Show More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Starters with Best Chance to Win MVP

The NBA All-Star Game starters have been determined, but there's at least one change that will take place. Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant was picked by the fans to start, but a torn rotator cuff will sideline him for the remainder of the season. The most popular replacement for Bryant would be the Houston Rockets' James Harden. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler's Improvement Is on a Historic Scale for Chicago Bulls

Jimmy Butler is not only making a case for the Most Improved Player (MIP) award, but his breakout season is in the running for best MIP year ever, but only if he can stop his current free fall. The Chicago Bulls’ sudden star was expected...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol's Renaissance Yields Long-Overdue NBA All-Star Game Start

Pau Gasol had accomplished plenty over the course of his NBA career before joining forces with the Chicago Bulls over the offseason. Still, the four-time All-Star, three-time All-NBA selection and two-time champion managed to find one box that wasn't checked on his Hall of Fame-caliber resume. Show More Summary

Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Following back-to-back wins against the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, the Chicago Bulls will look to pad their resume with a third straight triumph when they host the Miami Heat Sunday afternoon. After defeating Miami, 93-75, back on Dec. Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers 1/24/15: Video Highlights, Recap

Two of the NBA's best, most explosive teams squared off on Saturday night, when the Portland Trail Blazers took on the Washington Wizards. The Blazers were looking to end a slump that had seen them lose two straight and five of six, and they faced another tough test from the Wizards, who had seen their two-game win streak snapped their last time out. Show More Summary

Blazers Bet Season on Half-Healthy LaMarcus Aldridge and Saturday NBA Takeaways

Just when it looked like the Portland Trail Blazers' season would be engulfed by question marks and a potential slide down the Western Conference standings, star forward LaMarcus Aldridge made the boldest of choices. Word came down just before 2:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Memphis Grizzlies 1/24/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies looked to keep their recent hot streak rolling when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. The Grizzlies had won five of their last six and hoped to add another win against the Sixers, who had dropped four straight and six of their last seven. Read more NBA news on

Amar'e Stoudemire Injury: Updates on Knicks Star's Ankle, Wrist and Return

New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire is dealing with further injury woes as he was forced to exit the team's game against the Charlotte Hornets with a sprained ankle. Al Iannazzone of Newsday reported Stoudemire's wrist was also...Show More Summary

Brooklyn Nets vs. Utah Jazz 1/24/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Brooklyn Nets looked to get themselves back on track on Saturday when they took on the Utah Jazz. The Nets had dropped two of their last three and faced a tricky test from the Jazz, who snapped a two-game skid their last time out. Read more NBA news on

New York Knicks vs. Charlotte Hornets 1/24/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Charlotte Hornets looked to bounce back from a brutal loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, when they hosted the New York Knicks on Saturday. The Hornets saw their three-game win streak snapped in emphatic fashion their last time out, and they faced the Knicks, who had won three straight. Read more NBA news on

Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks 1/24/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Detroit Pistons looked to continue their recent run of success on Saturday in Wisconsin, as they took on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Pistons had won three of their last four, but they faced a tough test from the Bucks, who had lost two straight and three of four. Read more NBA news on

Brandon Jennings Injury: Updates on Pistons Star's Leg and Return

The Detroit Pistons' season took a slight turn for the worse when point guard Brandon Jennings went down with a potentially serious left leg injury vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated had the initial details regarding...Show More Summary

9 Stats That Defined the NBA Season's 1st Half

Come one, come all and step right up to admire the statistical marvels of the NBA's first half. With the midway point fading in the rearview mirror, it's time to examine the numbers, facts and figures that have helped make the 2014-15...Show More Summary

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