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NBA standings 2015: The Thunder are actually in trouble of missing the playoffs

A deep look at the NBA standings shows just how much work the Thunder need to do to make the playoffs. But they have a big change this week. We've crossed the midway point of what has turned out to be a crazy season. We usually know the top handful of teams by January, though every season has its share of disappointments and upstarts. Show More Summary

NBA Power Rankings: Hawks, Warriors set for critical showdown

The Hawks are flapping their feathers in the face of the NBA, but face a huge test against the Warriors on Friday. Meanwhile, LeBron James and the Cavaliers are starting to fire up. 1. Atlanta Hawks (40-8, Last week: 1) The Hawks' winning...Show More Summary

Adam Silver in favor of expanding NBA All-Star rosters

After being forced to choose between DeMarcus Cousins and Damian Lillard, the Commissioner is now in favor of getting more players into the All-Star Game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants to expand the amount of players that make the All-Star game. Show More Summary

NBA trade rumors roundup: Nets reject Nuggets' offer for Brook Lopez

A package of J.J. Hickson, JaVale McGee and a first-round pick wasn't enough to get Lopez out of Brooklyn. The Nets continue to receive offers for center Brook Lopez, with the latest coming from the Denver Nuggets. Denver, according to a report from ESPN's Marc Stein, recently offered Brooklyn a package of JaVale McGee, J.J. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2015: Hassan Whiteside leads Heat past Celtics on Super Sunday

The latest big night from Hassan Whiteside highlights the NBA action from Sunday. If the Miami Heat wind up making the playoffs this year, it will be hard not to credit the emergence of Hassan Whiteside. The big man continued his breakout...Show More Summary

Good morning. We still have the Hawks.

Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball to receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. I hope you got your fill of dancing sharks, end-of-game brawls and photos with salty Kanye with Super Bowl 49 on Sunday. I know I did.Show More Summary

Can Rockets survive without Dwight Howard?

Dwight Howard is expected to miss at least a month, James Harden and the Houston Rockets will miss him. For the second time this season, Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets is expected to miss an extended period of time. First, it was an 11-game stretch with a strained right knee in November and December. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo out for game Monday due to facial injury, according to report

The Dallas Mavericks' point guard left the game against the Orlando Magic after being kneed in the face by a teammate, and will miss the game Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rajon Rondo left the court early in the Dallas Mavericks' 108-93 win over the Orlando Magic Saturday after being kneed in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson. Show More Summary

2015 NBA scores: Kevin Love beats Timberwolves, but Andrew Wiggins steals the show

The NBA's No. 1 pick showed why he was selected when he was in a dominant game that had to leave Cavalier fans wondering what might of been. Minnesota fans booed him during introductions and when he touched the ball. They even jeered during his tribute video. Show More Summary

Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo make a windmill dunk look impossibly easy

So casual. Giannis Antetokounmpo will compete in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend. He got some extra preparation during Milwaukee's game on Saturday, throwing down a windmill dunk on a fast break. If he's doing that in games, imagine what he might have in store for the dunk contest.

Dwight Howard to miss extended time with knee injury

Howard will be out for a while with an edema in his right knee. Rockets center Dwight Howard will be out "for a while" with an edema in his right knee, according to Rockets coach Kevin McHale. An MRI revealed the injury and Howard is...Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo out after getting kneed in the face

The Mavericks point guard took an inadvertent knee and left the game with a bloody nose. Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo left the game on Saturday after getting hit in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson's knee during the first quarter. Show More Summary

James Harden injury: Rockets guard suffers bruised knee, returns to game

Harden left Houston's game after going down on a drive, but returned in the second half. Update: Harden returned to the game in the third quarter. According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, Harden suffered a bruised left knee. Houston star guard James Harden left the Rockets' game on Saturday after suffering an apparent left knee injury. Show More Summary

Kevin Love will probably be booed in Minnesota, but he shouldn't be

While Love's exit was anything but elegant, it has allowed the Timberwolves to finally made a necessary change in direction. Kevin Love will return to Minnesota for the first time since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the offseason in which promises to be an awkward night. Show More Summary

Ricky Rubio to return from injury Monday against the Mavericks, per report

The Timberwolves point guard will play his first game in three months. Ricky Rubio will return to action Monday against the Dallas Mavericks after missing 43 games with an ankle injury, a source told the Associated Press. He was injured Nov. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2015: Hawks win 18th straight, and 3 other things we learned Friday

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers for their 18th straight win on a wild night full of upsets, plus three other things we saw Friday. The Atlanta Hawks were finally going to lose. The Portland Trail Blazers led by five...Show More Summary

Damian Lillard felt 'disrespected' by All-Star snub

Lillard said he felt "disrespected" by being left off the team. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard said he felt "disrespected" that he wasn't selected for the 2015 NBA All Star Game in a social media post on Friday, and deservedly so. Show More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins will replace an injured Kobe Bryant in 2015 All-Star Game

The Kings' center will be headed to New York after all. The NBA announced Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will be the injury replacement for Kobe Bryant in the 2015 NBA All Star Game. Cousins was not one of the seven Western Conference...Show More Summary

This might be Tom Thibodeau's last season with the Bulls

Thibodeau will finish the season but his future in Chicago is uncertain. A deteriorating relationship with Bulls' ownership could lead to Tom Thibodeau parting ways with Chicago this summer, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Disagreement...Show More Summary

Doug McDermott slides into Taylor Swift's direct messages

Behold the story of #TaylorMeetsDoug, a true tale of modern romance. There were rumors of a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls Thursday night, but no one really noticed because more important things were...Show More Summary

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