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LeBron James and Wife Savannah Welcome Baby Girl Zhuri

The likely 2037 WNBA MVP has entered this world. According to TMZ, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James' wolf pack has grown by one, as his wife Savannah gave birth to the couple's third child last week. Zhuri is James' first daughter. Show More Summary

Marquis Teague Waived by 76ers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Marquis Teague's stint with the Philadelphia 76ers lasted barely through the weekend. The Sixers waived him Monday after he was acquired in a trade from Brooklyn Friday. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news, adding that...Show More Summary

Cavaliers Announce Quicken Loans Arena Is Now Home to NBA's Biggest Scoreboard

Almost everything about the Cleveland Cavaliers will be different this upcoming season. The roster received a big boost when the team signed LeBron James and traded for Kevin Love. The team's home, Quicken Loans Arena, got a new court. Show More Summary

Grading Golden State Warriors' Final 15-Man Roster

Having done their part, NBA’s general managers are now wiping their hands after a busy offseason. The Golden State Warriors, who established themselves as dark-horse title contenders last season, didn ’t go through a massive roster overhaul,...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol vs. Paul Pierce: Who Will Have a Bigger Impact on His New Team?

Paul Pierce and Pau Gasol have swapped their old rivalry with the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers for a new battle between the Washington Wizards and the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference. Which free-agent pickup will have a greater impact on his new team? Ric Bucher joins Adam Lefkoe to give his take in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Carmelo Anthony Disputes Notion That He Doesn't Want to Play with Kobe Bryant

Carmelo Anthony may ultimately have spurned the Los Angeles Lakers during his foray into free agency this offseason, choosing to re-sign with the New York Knicks rather than move across the country and throw on a purple-and-gold uniform. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Has Clear Path Back to Stardom with Los Angeles Lakers

Hopefully, Jeremy Lin brought his appetite to Hollywood. With playing time and production both available in abundance, the table is set for the former phenom to feast during his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. In some ways, that opportunity exists for nearly every player on this roster. Show More Summary

Are the Spurs the Greatest Outliers in American Big League Sports?

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The San Antonio Spurs as we know them didn't happen by accident, even if head coach Gregg Popovich might have you believe otherwise. "Good fortune plays a huge role," Popovich said of winning championships at the team's media day in late September. Show More Summary

J.J. Barea Waived by Timberwolves: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Minnesota Timberwolves have set their roster for the upcoming NBA season, and it does not include veteran point guard J.J. Barea. According to the team's official site, Barea was waived Monday. Head coach Flip Saunders made this statement about the 30-year-old player: We'd like to thank J.J. Show More Summary

3-Point Guard Lineup Is Best Blueprint for Phoenix Suns Success

With dual-point guard sets slowly rising to prominence in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns are going to be taking things one step further. With Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe and Isaiah Thomas all on the roster, it's time for Jeff Hornacek to experiment...Show More Summary

Whose Return Is More Important: Derrick Rose or Kobe Bryant?

Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose are back, preparing for 2014-15, their careers no longer on hold, their returns of comparable yet varying significance. Droves of NBA superstars currently find themselves battling injuries, their seasons hampered—or ruined completely—by offseason and preseason trauma. Show More Summary

NBA Training Camp Cuts Who Could Resurface During 2014-15 Season

As cheesy as it sounds, one team's trash could be another team's treasure. General managers are in the process of cutting their rosters down to 15 men, and we've seen some noteworthy names get the ax over the past few weeks. For some of these guys, it was just a numbers game. Show More Summary

Travis Outlaw Traded to 76ers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks have agreed to a trade that sends Travis Outlaw to Philadelphia in exchange for Arnett Moultrie and a draft pick. Marc Stein of ESPN provided specifics on the trade between the two teams: The...Show More Summary

Mookie Blaylock to Serve 3 Years in Prison for Vehicular Homicide

Retired NBA All-Star point guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock will serve three years in prison after entering a guilty plea for vehicular homicide on Monday. Steve Visser of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported the news. Blaylock, 47,...Show More Summary

Reggie Jackson Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard's Ankle and Return

After losing Kevin Durant for the early portion of the 2014-15 NBA season, the last thing the Oklahoma City Thunder can afford is more injuries. But on Monday, the injury bug may have bitten again, this time afflicting guard Reggie Jackson. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's Cryptic Tweet Has People Buzzing About Return Home

LeBron James has returned home. Is Kevin Durant the next NBA superstar to do the same? Many have wondered what Durant will decide to do if/when he hits free agency in 2016. The 2013-14 NBA Most Valuable Player has plenty of talent around...Show More Summary

Victor Oladipo's Injury Puts Huge Pressure on Rookie Elfrid Payton

If the Orlando Magic had any intention of easing 20-year-old rookie Elfrid Payton into the action, that blueprint has been scrapped. Orlando doesn't have the depth needed to keep him on a short leash. Not with promising sophomore Victor...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook and OKC Thunder Teammates Had Great Halloween Costumes

As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for the 2014-15 NBA season, some players decided to have fun and get in the Halloween spirit. Point guard Russell Westbrook went all out, dressing up as "Pornstache" from Orange Is the New Black, as shown above. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 25 Players in the NBA Entering 2014-15 Season

The regular season is nigh approaching, and games that actually count will inevitably usher in some big changes in the hierarchy of NBA players. But heading into the 2013-14 campaign, the order is set based on a combination of past prowess,...Show More Summary

Fact or Fiction: The Biggest Questions Entering the 2014-15 NBA Season

The NBA season is almost upon us, with several big-name players and high-profile teams anxious to get their campaigns underway. What can we expect this year from the league's most compelling characters? Jared Zwerling and Ethan Skolnick join Ric Bucher to play a game of Fact or Fiction for the upcoming NBA season in the video above. Read more NBA news on

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