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Steve Kerr Underwent Multiple Back Surgeries in Offseason

While members of the Golden State Warriors basked in the glow of the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr didn't get to partake in many of the offseason festivities. According...Show More Summary

Paul Pierce Says It Will Be Tough for Kobe Bryant to Accept Reduced Role

Paul Pierce seems to be very aware the end of his career is approaching, even going so far as to say he will probably retire if the Los Angeles Clippers win a championship this season, according to's J.A. Adande (via Bleacher...Show More Summary

'NBA 2K16' Adds the Whip and Nae Nae Among Other Dances to Their Animations

It's not unusual to hit the Carlton when your shot falls. Thankfully, you can now do that virtually too. NBA 2K16 added the dance popularized by the 1990s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air among others to their animations for the upcoming release. Show More Summary

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

The Chicago Bulls announced small forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. had back surgery, which is slated to sideline him for eight to 10 weeks. Continue for updates. Dunleavy Undergoes Microdiscectomy Friday, Sept. 25 The Bulls confirmed Dunleavy's...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Steals High-5 from Harrison Barnes in 'NBA 2K16'

Kobe Bryant does what Kobe Bryant wants. That goes for real life and in NBA 2K16. On Friday, Twitter user Backbreaker65 caught a peculiar scene where Harrison Barnes sinks a free throw and offers Draymond Green a high-five, which is intercepted (with great 'tude) by the Black Mamba. Show More Summary

Steve Nash Hired by Warriors as Part-Time Player Development Consultant

The Golden State Warriors officially announced the addition of Steve Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, as a part-time player development consultant Friday. The team confirmed the hire on its official site, noting the longtime...Show More Summary

Paul Pierce Claims He Will Retire If Clippers Win NBA Title

It's been quite the 17-year career for Paul Pierce. After 15 years with the Boston Celtics, which saw him win a championship in 2008, Pierce is preparing for his third consecutive season with a different team after signing a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers in June. Show More Summary

Always a Warrior: Festus Ezeli Has Battled His Way into Golden State's Future

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli had dreams when he left his native Nigeria for the United States in July 2004 —but they weren't of the hoops variety. Already a high school graduate at the age of 14, his preferred path started...Show More Summary

Ranking the Most-Talented NBA Playoff Series of the Past Decade

"I can't control myself, 'cause I'm watching NBATV, and I'm watching the 2000 Western Conference Finals." LeBron James recently told Bleacher Report on Uninterrupted. "The lineups on the floor right now...there are so many great players in this game. Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder Unveil Alternate Sunset-Colored Uniforms for Next Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder unveiled a new set of ‘sunset-colored’ alternate uniforms on Friday. According to, the team will sport them 18 times this year, the first of which will come Nov. 1 against the Denver Nuggets. Here’sShow More Summary

Doc Rivers Says He Would Be Down to Play Mark Cuban 1-on-1 or Have a Cage Match

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers do not like each other. The two clashed over the DeAndre Jordan saga this summer, and the rivalry is still boiling on both sides. Earlier in the week, CubanShow More Summary

Klay Thompson on the Bucks Passing on Him in Draft: 'I Thank God Everyday'

Things have worked out pretty well for Klay Thompson after getting drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the No. 11 pick in the 2011 draft. He’s now an All-Star starter and NBA champion, so the shooting guard is definitely happy in the Bay Area. With the No. Show More Summary

Shaquille O'Neal Drops New EDM Song Called 'My Squads LIT'

We know Shaquille O’Neal can rap. But can he produce EDM music? You be the judge. DJ Diesel—yes, that’s his name—released a track with Kryoman called “My Squads LIT,” which will be played at the TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta: Here’s...Show More Summary

Muggsy Bogues' 5th-Grade Grandson 'Fatman' Dominates with Smooth Handle

Former NBA point guard Muggsy Bogues’ fifth-grade grandson is a stud. Samartine Bogues, who goes by the nickname Fatman, is a slick lefty who seems to love crossing up and embarrassing opponents. He has a sweet floater, too. Give Fatman a few years and he’ll be taking grandpa to the rack. [ YouTube ] Read more NBA news on

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, September 25, 2015

Fact: Scottie Pippen turns 50 today. He is the only player in NBA history to rank in the top 10 in steals, the top 30 in assists and the top 100 in blocks. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on

Phil Jackson Comments on Involvement with Knicks Coaches, Kobe Bryant

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson has made it very clear that Derek Fisher is the head coach, but the 11-time NBA championship-winning coach intends to have a greater influence over the manner in which the team is coached in 2015-16. According...Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Talks Riley Curry, Cheat Meals and Playing Michael Jordan on Reddit

Jeremy Lin is one interesting dude. On Thursday, the Charlotte Hornets point guard took to Reddit and tackled a whole bunch of topics. For starters, the best part of Linsanity was not taking over the basketball world and becoming an instant star around the globe. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Injury: Updates on Knicks Star's Knee and Recovery

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony continues to work his way back from knee surgery, but questions persist about whether the Knicks will limit him when training camp begins next week. Continue for updates. Fisher: Melo's Knee 'Good to Go' for Training Camp Friday, Sept. Show More Summary

Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for Atlanta Hawks' 2015-16 Season

After winning 60 regular-season tilts and securing an Eastern Conference Finals appearance in 2014-15, the Atlanta Hawks have a very specific problem on their hands: Where do they go from here? Although they did lose DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors in free agency, the Hawks are still in a position of relevance. Show More Summary

5 College Basketball Coaches Who May Be Auditioning for the NBA This Season

The trend is real. NBA organizations are targeting c ollege basketball coaches in an attempt to find leaders who are more in tune with today's game and players. It started with Butler's Brad Stevens going to the Boston Celtics. ThisShow More Summary

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