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Even John Calipari Thinks David Blatt Is Perfect Choice as Cleveland Cavs Coach

Maybe Plan B was meant to be. The Cleveland Cavaliers originally wanted a star from the college ranks to take the coaching reins in the wake of Mike Brown's dismissal. Back in June, Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski and Brett Dawson reported,...Show More Summary

Curry Clowns Cousins After He Calls Himself '3rd Splash Brother' & Bricks 2 3s

The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are known as the "Splash Brothers," and Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins wants to join them. Unfortunately for Boogie, there are certain criteria that you must meet in order to be a Splash Brother. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Reveals He Thought Stephen Curry Was White When They Met as Kids

Hearing stories from the past can always be fun, especially when it's professional athletes speaking about their childhoods. During Tuesday's NBA 2K Uncensored event, Kevin Durant revealed something pretty hilarious that was going through his mind the first time he met Stephen Curry. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Chatter Around Rajon Rondo and Eric Bledsoe

Many of the top names on the free-agent market or on the trade block have already found their homes for the 2014-15 season, but there are still rumors swirling around the NBA about possible deals that could come to fruition in the coming...Show More Summary

Can Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine Be NBA's Next High-Flying Duo?

For the Minnesota Timberwolves, watching three-time All-Star Kevin Love punch his own ticket out of town is a catastrophic loss with potentially devastating consequences. Yet, these Wolves aren't walking with their heads low. Like aShow More Summary

Jabari Parker Reveals the Inspiration Behind His Number

One of the first things NBA rookies have to do once they join their new team is to pick a uniform number. Their favorite numbers are often unavailable because veterans have already selected them. Watch as the Milwaukee Bucks' JabariShow More Summary

Should Derrick Rose Play It Safe and Withdraw from FIBA's Team USA?

Derrick Rose has a decision to make. Stoic and determined as ever, the Chicago Bulls point guard could maintain there is no dilemma at hand. He would be wrong. He has officially reached another crossroads: Should he remain a part ofShow More Summary

Predicting How Stan Van Gundy Will Use Greg Monroe This Season

To the casual fan, bringing back Greg Monroe for his $5.5 million qualifying offer probably seems like quite the coup for the Detroit Pistons. Monroe is young, talented, productive and—more pertinent still—worth far more than what the...Show More Summary

How Kevin Love Is a Pick-and-Roll Upgrade for LeBron James over Chris Bosh

Despite the immense talent that surrounded LeBron James in his first few years in Miami, he's never played with a true stretch 4. Though Chris Bosh developed a three-point shot in his more recent Miami seasons, it wasn't a weapon that...Show More Summary

Surprising Name Who Will Make a Big Impact for NY Knicks in 2014-15

The New York Knicks are in need of help across the board if they are to turn things around and be competitive in the East this year, but with the help of a surprising name, they may just be able to do it. Andrea Bargnani once again fell...Show More Summary

Will Carmelo Anthony Have to Reinvent Himself for NY Knicks Next Season?

The New York Knicks made exactly one splashy move this offseason: re-signing Carmelo Anthony to a five-year contract worth $124 million. All other transactions served as window dressing, with Anthony returning to play a salary-cap waiting...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Avery Bradley's Role with Boston Celtics Next Season

The Boston Celtics will begin the 2014-15 season with one of the most notoriously overcrowded backcourts in the NBA. How does this impact Avery Bradley, who heads into his fifth campaign with a brand-new four-year, $32 million contract? Coming...Show More Summary

Sorting out the LA Lakers Frontcourt Logjam

Training camp hasn ’t even arrived yet, but the Los Angeles Lakers already have a frontcourt logjam, especially at the power forward position. The team currently has six players on the roster between the heights of 6’9” and 7’0”, and...Show More Summary

Can Solomon Hill Help Fill Paul George's Shoes Next Season?

Given the opportunity, sophomore Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill has some mighty big shoes to fill — Paul George's. Can Hill help fill them? He averaged just 1.7 points in 8.1 minutes per contest during the 2013-14 season. The 6'7", 225-lb. Show More Summary

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Philadelphia 76ers Newcomer This Season

The Philadelphia 76ers have more NBA newcomers than a kindergarten class, and finding a role for each of them will be a difficult task. There are some very important holes for people to step up and fill within Philadelphia's roster.Show More Summary

Surprising Name Who Will Make a Big Impact for LA Lakers in 2014-15

The Los Angeles Lakers focused on improving their frontcourt this offseason, signing Jordan Hill to a lucrative contract, winning the amnesty auction for Carlos Boozer and selecting Julius Randle seventh overall in the draft. But the...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why Miami Heat Could Surpass Expectations Next Year

Expectations for the Miami Heat took an enormous hit this offseason for obvious reasons. The Heat saw LeBron James leave them for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Miami immediately transformed from the unquestioned favorite in the Eastern Conference...Show More Summary

Predicting the Biggest Storylines During 2014 NBA Training Camp

Get excited, NBA fans. Training camp is officially on the horizon, which means the 2014-15 regular season is right around the corner. Entering training camp, the biggest storyline has to involve the Cleveland Cavaliers. This offseason...Show More Summary

Unpleasant Roster Decisions Await Team USA After Dominican Republic Domination

Judging by Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s recent rotational strategy, believing the final cuts for Team USA’s FIBA World Cup squad were made days ago would be a forgivable offense. Watching them dismantle the Dominican Republic...Show More Summary

No Easy Answers in NBA's International Competition Conundrum

The tragic broken leg Paul George suffered during a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas may not be a game-changer in terms of international competition, but it was certainly a conversation starter. "Thank God he signed his contract and got that out the way first before the injury," Derrick Rose said this week, per CBSSports.com's Ken Berger. Show More Summary

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