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Giannis Antetokounmpo turns on the turbo boosters for a big dunk

Remember when Jason Kidd experimented with making Giannis a point guard in the preseason? Perhaps the idea behind that was to get the young 6'11 forward comfortable pushing the ball in the open court. If that's the case, it worked out well here.

Good morning. Kyle Lowry is a Hashtag NBA All-Star Starter.

Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball to receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. We had a last-minute surprise in NBA All-Star voting as Kyle Lowry zipped past Dwyane Wade for the second starting guard spot in the East. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2015: Evan Turner saves the Celtics and 3 other things we learned

With a brutal schedule this month, Boston desperately needed a win and got one from Turner's late game heroics. January has been an nightmare month for the Boston Celtics, and while it's still not over, they got a slight reprieve onShow More Summary

Blake Griffin jokingly pulls trainer's head toward his crotch

Well, here's a thing that happened on live TV while a Clippers trainer was just trying to do his job: To quote Kevin Harlan, "noooo don't do that." Even if you're buddies, even if you're just messing around, even if you aren't on national television, just don't do that to somebody, especially somebody doing his medical job. (h/t @InfiniteRaiders)

Trainwreck Celtics possession ends in game-winning Evan Turner three

This play was totally botched, but Jared Sullinger made up for his own fumble by laying out for the loose ball and chucking it back to Evan Turner, who got the job done: It's funny, because most Celtics fans -- having fully accepted the team's stripdown and move toward tanking -- were upset to see that shot fall. Show More Summary

DeAndre Jordan hammers alley-oop dunk on Brook Lopez

When Chris Paul threw this lob, I was like "oh come on even DeAndre Jordan can't finishOH MY GOD: This is a solid representation of what the Clippers are doing to the Nets Thursday night. It'll be okay, buddy:

LaMarcus Aldridge injury: Trail Blazers star will miss 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

This is bad news for Portland. Portland Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will miss 6-8 weeks, the team announced Tuesday. The injury will require surgery. Aldridge suffered the injury in the second quarter of Monday night's 98-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry leads NBA All-Star starters

The starting lineups for the Feb. 15 game in Madison Square Garden were announced on Thursday. The NBA has announced the starters for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant suffers torn rotator cuff in right shoulder

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder, the team announced Thursday. It's unclear how long he will sit, but he is flying back to Los Angeles, the team said. More to come.

Don't count out the Suns in the West playoff chase

Everyone is expecting the Thunder to take the eighth seed in the West, but the Suns are keeping them at bay thanks to a rediscovered commitment to defense and pace. The Phoenix Suns are often treated as an afterthought in discussions about the eighth seed and the games the Thunder have to win in order to make the playoffs. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant drives a bus over Marcin Gortat

Kevin Durant should probably be fined for what he did to Marcin Gortat. It was that mean. This is a declaration of war, right? Poland has all rights to ask for reparations after this. Marcin Gortat doesn't deserve this. He does nothing wrong here. Show More Summary

The Warriors are on pace to be one of the best teams ever

The Warriors not only have the best record in the league, but also boast an unreal point differential that makes them on pace to be one of the best regular-season teams ever. The Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league right now, moving to 34-6 losses after destroying the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Drive & Kick Podcast: Making sense of the Clippers

L.A.'s other team is clearly one of the best in the league, but are they good enough to go all the way? The Los Angeles Clippers are one of the best teams in the NBA, but are they deep enough to compete with the other elite reams inShow More Summary

Draymond Green mocks Rockets over James Harden's inaccurate pep talk

James Harden said the Warriors "aren't even that good" and Green decided to respond to him after Golden State swept the season series. The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the league. They have crushed the competition on their way to a 34-6 record and they are showing no signs of slowing down. Show More Summary

Good morning. Add Shawn Marion to the farewell tour.

Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball to receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. Shawn Marion announced on Wednesday that he plans to retire at the end of the season. Immediately the debate went to his Hall of Fame credentials, and that is an interesting debate. Show More Summary

2015 NBA scores: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant execute the Wizards and 3 other things we learned

Westbrook hit a game-winning layup with 0.8 seconds left, and Durant scored a game-high 34 points in a thrilling overtime affair in the nation's capital. We know Russell Westbrook is a fan of good execution. Well, Westbrook did someShow More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins' handle is unfair

The Nets got the win tonight, but I already forgot about it because of Boogie: That man is 7 feet tall and almost 300 pounds. (h/t Ananth Pandian)

Watch Kevin Durant crush Marcin Gortat with a dunk

AHHHHH I HAVE NO WORDS TO SAY EXCEPT AHHHHHHH: GOT PERK WIGGLING: UPDATE: DAMN.

Wizards fans bust out shirts, signs for Kevin Durant to D.C.

It's a movement, people. Kevin Durant and the Thunder are in D.C. to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. You know what that means: Wizards fans are going all out to try to lure Durant to back to his hometown team when heShow More Summary

Rising Stars Challenge will feature new USA vs. World format

Get ready for a team that features Andrew Wiggins, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Rudy Gobert. It should be fun. The NBA is changing the format of the Rising Stars Challenge, the All-Star weekend event that features the league's best rookies and second-year players. Show More Summary

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