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David West will sign with the Spurs, according to report

The former All-Star will take a major pay cut to join LaMarcus Aldridge in San Antonio. Free agent forward David West has sacrificed a significant amount of money and will sign with the San Antonio Spurs, according to NBA.com's David Aldridge. Show More Summary

Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $110 million deal to stay with Grizzlies

The All-NBA First Team center has finalized his big new contract to stay in Memphis. Free agent center Marc Gasol will re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies on a five-year contract worth more than $110 million, reports ESPN's Marc Stein. Show More Summary

Here are the top 17 NBA free agents still available

After a fully unglued start to NBA free agency on Wednesday, here's an updated list of the top free agents uncommitted. After a hectic first day of the 2015 NBA free agent period, lots of good players are off the board. Of our top 50 ranked free agents, only 21 remain available. Show More Summary

John Wall has multiple fractures in wrist, playoff status in jeopardy

The Wizards' star is still deciding whether he wants to play through the pain. Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has five small fractured in his left wrist and hand, the team announced on Thursday. His status for the rest of the...Show More Summary

End intentional fouling and save basketball from itself

We must rid ourselves of the hacking scourge. None of the arguments in favor of the status quo make any sense. Intentional fouling is not new. Wilt Chamberlain suffered it. A famously effective scorer and a simply atrocious free throw...Show More Summary

NBA playoff scores 2015: LeBron James backs up promise in Game 2 win

James came out with a purpose to help the Cavaliers even up their series against the Bulls. LeBron James nearly notched a triple-double in the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls, but James knew he didn't play up to his lofty standards in that defeat. Show More Summary

Wizards vs. Hawks 2015 final score: Hawks hold on for Game 2 win over John Wall-less Wizards

The series, now headed to Washington, is even at one. DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points and Paul Millsap added 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-90 Game 2 home win over the Washington Wizards. The Wizards were playing without John Wall, who missed the game due to a wrist injury which he suffered in Game 1. Show More Summary

Hiring Isiah Thomas is the worst thing a basketball team can do

Since ending his Hall of Fame playing career, Isiah Thomas has failed at every level of basketball in every job he has had. He just got hired again. Isiah Thomas has been named the President and part-owner of the WNBA's New York Liberty. Show More Summary

The old John Wall scouting report is now useless

The Wizards' point guard is too good for the way teams used to guard him. The Old John Wall Scouting Report no longer works. NBA teams must rip out that page, crumple it into a wad and throw it in the trash -- if they haven't already. Show More Summary

It wasn't just Chris Paul that carried the Clippers to a Game 7 win

Sure, Chris Paul had an other-worldly performance and Blake Griffin was phenomenal, but the Clippers would have never stood a chance if not for the inspired play of the role players. Chris Paul hit the game winner on a bum hamstring....Show More Summary

Chris Paul likely to miss Game 1 vs. Rockets with hamstring injury, Doc Rivers says

Paul battled through a hamstring injury to beat the Spurs with a layup in Game 7, but it may keep him out for a few days. Clippers coach Doc Rivers said his "guess" is that Chris Paul will not play in Game 1 against the Rockets due to the hamstring injury suffered in Game 7 against the Spurs. Show More Summary

Clippers vs. Spurs Game 6 final score: Los Angeles holds on to 102-96 win, force GameĀ 7

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin came up big in the second half to stay alive and bring the series back to Los Angeles for a decisive Game 7. Facing elimination, the Clippers hung on in Game 6 for a 102-96 win on Thursday in San AntonioShow More Summary

The Bucks went after Mike Dunleavy, again

It is safe to say Mike Dunleavy might not be the most popular player in the NBA. We already know that Boogie Cousins doesn't care for the Bulls veteran forward, and now it's becoming apparent the Milwaukee Bucks don't either. Dunleavy...Show More Summary

3 things NBA fans should know about new Thunder coach Billy Donovan

What are Oklahoma City Thunder fans getting with their new coach. A Florida fan that's observed Donovan for nearly two decades gives us the lowdown. Billy Donovan heading to the NBA is hard for both NBA fans and college basketball diehards to swallow. Show More Summary

Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies, 2015 NBA playoff results: Memphis advances with 99-93 victory

The Grizzlies used a 9-0 fourth-quarter run to take control of the game and earn a date with the Warriors in the next round. In typical Grindhouse fashion, the Memphis Grizzlies pulled out a hard-fought 99-93 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 5 to earn a 4-1 series victory. Show More Summary

The Mavericks reportedly went out of their way to pretend Rajon Rondo didn't exist

Rajon Rondo's teammates reportedly voted not to give him a playoff share after an ugly end to a disappointing partnership. Also, the team faked an injury to get him away after Game 2. The Dallas Mavericks got so frustrated with Rajon...Show More Summary

What's next for Rajon Rondo?

The Mavericks are eliminated and Rondo is set to hit free agency. What does he want to do next? More importantly, should anyone want him at all? The Mavericks season is mercifully over after losing in five games to the Houston Rockets. Show More Summary

The Spurs show why the Clippers shouldn't break up their team

San Antonio stole a win in Los Angeles and took the upper hand in this series. But win or lose, the Clippers should keep their core together. The Spurs illustrate why. You need luck to win an NBA championship. Luck alone can't do it,...Show More Summary

Kevin Love 'highly unlikely' to return to court this season after shoulder injury

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin believes Love will be out for the remainder of the postseason. It's "highly unlikely" that Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will return at any point this postseason because of his shoulder...Show More Summary

Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers final score, NBA playoffs 2015: Portland comes back to win 99-92 and avoid the sweep

The Blazers came back late to avoid the sweep and extended the series. Damian Lillard led all scorers with 32 points while C.J. McCollum had 18 off the bench as the Trail Blazers beat the Grizzlies, 98-92, to extend the series and avoid the sweep. Show More Summary

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