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Matt Barnes pleads guilty to disorderly conduct to avoid criminal charges from NYC scuffle

Barnes was allegedly involved in an altercation outside of a New York City nightclub in December. Matt Barnes pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Tuesday morning, according to ESPN.com’s Ian Begley, avoiding criminal charges in his assault case stemming from a December incident in New York City. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony still wants to stay in New York right now, but that could change

Anthony’s camp has asked the Knicks about a buyout, but they would rather trade him. Carmelo Anthony has been wavering on his commitment to stay in New York and could push for a buyout from his current Knicks contract, according to ESPN. Show More Summary

Celtics want Gordon Hayward and Paul George, but only together

Boston’s big summer plans are revealed and they’re bold. The Boston Celtics have a plan, and it involves both Gordon Hayward and Paul George. If they can pull it off, it would be one of the coups of the decade. According to The Vertical’s...Show More Summary

Kemba Walker embodied the Sportsmanship Award on the red carpet of the NBA Awards

On a red carpet next to NBA giants, Walker stood tall. NEW YORK — The NBA was putting on its first-ever awards show, and for a moment, everyone knew what to do. The cameramen set up their equipment while talent rehearsed their lines....Show More Summary

Michael Jordan to Russell Westbrook: ‘I got my first MVP award before my first ring, too’

Jordan sent Westbrook a letter after Westbrook won MVP. Michael Jordan sent Russell Westbrook a simple note after he won MVP. CONGRATS, RUSSELL. I GOT MY FIRST MVP AWARD BEFORE MY FIRST RING, TOO... KEEP GOING! Westbrook is a Jordan-signed...Show More Summary

LaVar Ball isn't a big baller if he can't beat Air Bud 1-on-1

Everyone knows that LaVar Ball believes he can beat Michael Jordan one-on-one. He’s said it, Grandpa Ball has said it — it’s family canon. The reason this assertion works is that it is never, ever, ever going to happen. MJ has nothing to gain by playing LaVar, and LaVar is desperate to prove his ability on the court. Show More Summary

The NBA kept Dirk Nowitzki’s Teammate of the Year award a total surprise

Nowitzki went to New York to present an award and ended up receiving one. Dirk Nowitzki didn’t know he was going to New York for an award. In fact, the NBA only said that they wanted him to present the Most Improved Player award, something...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook was the best thing about the NBA all season

Why not? The Thunder star made the NBA worth watching from start to finish. The Year of the Brodie began the same way as every classic tale of vengeance, redemption, and maturity: with a text message. When Kevin Durant notified Russell...Show More Summary

Draymond Green is a defensive genius unlike any the NBA has ever seen

This video explains the unique qualities that make Draymond Green such a revolutionary defensive player and a deserving Defensive Player of the Year. With apologies to Rudy Gobert and Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green is the best defender in the NBA. Show More Summary

Eric Gordon wins Sixth Man of the Year after reviving his career with Rockets

Gordon shored up the Rockets bench and drilled three-pointers all season, shooting himself all the way to the Sixth Man award. After a season of scorching the nets from downtown, Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon was named the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year on Monday. Show More Summary

This was Brogdon’s Rookie of the Year moment.

Malcolm Brogdon silenced the Celtics with this impossible fadeaway Malcolm Brogdon took home the 2017 Rookie of the Year award Monday. Here is the moment where his position as the best newcomer in the NBA was solidified. Look at this...Show More Summary

Malcolm Brogdon becomes lowest draft pick to win NBA Rookie of the Year

Brogdon was drafted No. 36 overall and still was the best rookie in 2017. In one of the harder to call award votes this year, Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon was named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. He appeared at Basketball City...Show More Summary

NBA Awards show live stream: How to watch 2017 event online

The league names its MVP Monday night. LeBron James carried the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant’s first season with the Warriors ended with a championship ring and postseason MVP status. But when the league holds its first-ever NBA Awards show Monday night, neither will be in the running for regular season MVP consideration. Show More Summary

D'Angelo Russell is the lottery pick the Nets never had

Brooklyn lost its picks in the Paul Pierce trade. That didn’t work. Now, they may have recouped one in trading for Russell. Nestled in-between Nets GM Sean Marks, head coach Kenny Atkinson, and newly acquired center Timofey Mozgov, Brooklyn’s...Show More Summary

Michigan had a 2017 draft pick in damn near every professional league

The Wolverines sent players to six different leagues in their most recent drafts. Michigan folks can be, uhh, a bit full of themselves sometimes. But credit where it is due, because when you do something this cool it’s certainly worth bragging about. Michigan becomes the only school in the country with a pick in the 2017 NHL, MLB, NBA and NFL Drafts. Show More Summary

NBA All-Rookie Team 2017: Dario Saric, Malcolm Brogdon are only unanimous 1st-teamers

Joel Embiid was left off a number of ballots. Malcolm Brogdon and Dario Saric were the only unanimous selections for the NBA’s All-Rookie First Team this season. Let’s be honest — there weren’t many standout rookies to choose from this season. Show More Summary

This funny Jordan Brand commercial asks if Kawhi Leonard could score on himself

The world may never know. Kawhi Leonard gets buckets. But he’s also revered as the best defender in the league. This brings up a hypothetical question posed in a new Jordan Brand commercial: Could Kawhi get buckets on Kawhi? Jordan Brand...Show More Summary

4 reasons Joel Embiid should be NBA Rookie of the Year

Joel Embiid played just 31 games last season. He should still win Rookie of the Year. This is why: pic.twitter.com/E4uI2UBOFa — SB Nation (@SBNation) June 26, 2017 Joel Embiid played only 31 games in his rookie season. Just 786 minutes. Show More Summary

Victor Oladipo got nutmegged by a child

“NBA stars dunking on children” is one of the best video genres on the internet, but it could be passed by “Children cooking NBA stars.” This example stars Victor Oladipo. when NBA player @vicoladipo challenges @kj_windham10 to a game of one on one barbecue chicken ???. Show More Summary

Cavaliers, Pacers trade talks for Paul George could include Nuggets as 3rd team, per report

George is definitely being traded. Here’s is one potential option that could take place. The Indiana Pacers are taking their time to trade Paul George, but they’re still headed that direction. The latest rumor, according to ESPN’s Marc...Show More Summary

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