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J.R. Smith loves Cleveland because there's nowhere to party

J.R. said he's happy to be in Cleveland because "there's nothing but basketball." Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith said he's happy to be in Cleveland not just for a chance to reach the playoffs, but also because it's allowed him to get away...Show More Summary

The NBA has a history of deflating balls, too

The practice that has the New England Patriots in hot water has been common in NBA history. The idea of deflating balls before games isn't limited to football. It's happened in basketball too, at least according to Phil Jackson. TheShow More Summary

3 simple ways to improve NBA instant replay

Using technology to get calls right is great. Stopping the game for interminable replays is not so great. Let's find a happy medium. The NBA Replay Center has likely helped officials get more calls correct. It has likely also slowed down the game. Show More Summary

Good morning. Bulls-Warriors was the NBA's Dada movement.

Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball to receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. Let's basketball. INSTANT CLASSIC: The Bulls ended the Warriors' 19-game home winning streak in overtime on Tuesday in a brilliantly exciting game. Show More Summary

2015 NBA scores: Derrick Rose leads Bulls to overtime win in Golden State

The former MVP went for 30 and handed the Warriors their first home loss in 17 games, plus three other things we learned in the NBA on Tuesday night. Derrick Rose turned the ball over 11 times. He missed 20 of 33 shots. He had just one assist. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry hits David Lee with a ridiculous no-look pass over the shoulder

Stephen Curry didn't have to do this, but Stephen Curry wanted to do this and could do this, so he did this: Steph Curry fakes one pass, throws another over his shoulder for a David Lee slam — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) January 28, 2015 Good GOD that is filthy. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry throws a halfcourt touch pass alley-oop

Klay Thompson is hot again to start the Golden State Warriors game, but don't forget Stephen Curry: Steph Curry Halfcourt Alley-oop To Harrison Barnes — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) January 28, 2015 This is not an easy thing to do. I, for instance, never casually flick bouncing basketballs 40 feet for alley-oops. Not even once.

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads NBA Slam Dunk Contest participants

There aren't any big stars, but there are still an intriguing list of participants, led by the emerging Milwaukee Bucks' star. The NBA has formally announced the participants for the 2015 dunk contest: Giannis Antetokounmpo from theShow More Summary

James Harden wrestles top MVP spot from Stephen Curry

Well, for now at least. Also: a familiar face is climbing up the ladder. The NBA MVP race continues to be neck-and-neck and will be for the rest of the season. This week, it's James Harden narrowly taking the top spot ahead of Stephen Curry after Curry led last week. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's legendary week of dunking

Maybe Kevin Durant's fed up with the Oklahoma City Thunder hovering around.500, because all of a sudden he's dunking the ball really head all the time. Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is an enemy action. -- Ian Fleming, Goldfinger As an ardent Oklahoma City Thunder watcher, I notice certain trends. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Scores: The Thunder bounced back and 3 other things we learned

The Thunder pulled off an ugly win against the Timberwolves, Anthony Davis dropped 32 on the 76ers and the rest of the action from Monday in the NBA. The Oklahoma City Thunder can't let games slip away. Their margin of error for making the playoffs is slim and any stumble could have consequences, as both the Suns and the Pelicans refuse to go away. Show More Summary

Good morning. The Clippers are alive!

Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball and receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. Let's basketball. THE CLIPPERS ARE BACK? L.A. has won five straight and sits tied with Houston for No. 4. Jamal Crawford dropped 21 in the fourth and had the assist of the night. Show More Summary

Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Kyle Korver to headline 3-point contest

Three of the best shooters alive are reportedly set to compete in this year's three-point contest. When All-Star weekend arrives in Brooklyn next month, three of the league's premier shooters will be in the three-point contest. The Golden...Show More Summary

Marc Gasol shows off soccer skills, tries to head in own miss

Yo, this is genuinely impressive: Marc is the more soccer-lovingof the Barcelona-bred Gasol brothers, and he demonstrated as much by controlling a basketball rebound with his head, then getting off a pretty good shot. Update: Marc Gasol...Show More Summary

Kemba Walker injury: Hornets guard will have surgery to repair torn meniscus

Charlotte is already looking around the league for a replacement at point guard. Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, the team announced. Walker has missed three of the Hornets' last five games with what the team was calling a cyst. Show More Summary

Nick Young is totally ready for life without Kobe

Kobe Bryant might be out for the season. Luckily, the Lakers are in good hands... according to Swaggy P. Thanks to a torn rotator cuff, Kobe might be out for the rest of the 2014-15 NBA season. Nick Young is definitely okay with that. Nick...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan nearly joined forces on the Wizards

Bryant said he would have signed with the Wizards had M.J. been allowed to remain the team's President of Basketball Operations following his retirement. It was 2003, and Kobe Bryant was seriously considering leaving L.A. His LakersShow More Summary

NBA power rankings: The Hawks are still flying high

Atlanta continued building on its franchise-best streak while Klay Thompson built up his All-Star game résumé. 1. Atlanta Hawks (37-8, Last week: 1) The Hawks' winning streak is up to 16 games. It's now been an entire month since they lost. Show More Summary

Winter Storm Juno forces Nets-Trail Blazers postponement

Snow is on the way, and one of the two Monday night games in New York City has now been cancelled. Winter Storm Juno is coming for the East Coast, and it has already forced the cancellation of an NBA game. The Nets-Trail Blazers contest,...Show More Summary

How the Warriors can become a new NBA dynasty

The age of super teams may not be over just yet. Golden State's cap management could prove a model for up and coming teams in the future. The Golden State Warriors have exceeded all expectations to this point. They have the best record in the NBA and a 5.5-game cushion in the West. Show More Summary

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