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Cavaliers Nearing Rock Bottom and Other Takeaways from Saturday's NBA Action

From day one, everyone—LeBron James, David Blatt, fans and media alike—knew the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers were in for quite the learning process. Few thought the curve would be quite so sharp. The Cavs dropped their fourth straight game Saturday night, succumbing to the streaking Toronto Raptors, 110-93. Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns vs. Indiana Pacers 11/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The red-hot Phoenix Suns looked to continue their recent run of success on Saturday, when they took on the Indiana Pacers. The Suns had won three straight but faced a tricky test from a Pacers squad that had won two straight. Read more NBA news on

Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic 11/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The slumping Miami Heat looked to get themselves back on track on Saturday night when they took on the Orlando Magic. The Heat had dropped four of their last five games and faced an athletic young Magic roster that had won two of its last three. Read more NBA news on

Return of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Could Save the Thunder Just in Time

It seemed on the surface like such simple-happy news: Following a frustration-fraught first month of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder could welcome back their superstar duo—Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook—as early as next week,...Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 11/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The slumping Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their fourth straight game to the red-hot Toronto Raptors, 110-93, Saturday night. Cleveland got off to a fast start, but Raptors guard Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points to rally his team to a fourth consecutive victory. Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks 11/22/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The New York Knicks looked to stop their recent skid on Saturday when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Knicks had dropped two straight and nine of their last 10, and faced a reeling Sixers squad that had dropped each of its first 12 games of the year. Read more NBA news on

Nene Hilario Injury: Updates on Wizards Star's Foot and Return

Washington Wizards forward Nene injured his right foot Saturday night vs. the Milwaukee Bucks and will not return. The Bucks had the report: The Wizards, who have one of the NBA's most well-rounded starting fives when healthy, are no stranger to being without one of their stars. Show More Summary

Eric Gordon Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Shoulder and Return

Eric Gordon's nightmare start to the season got a little worse on Saturday, as he was forced to leave early after suffering a shoulder injury. The New Orleans Pelicans' official Twitter feed confirmed the news: In 32.6 minutes per game,...Show More Summary

Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Hamstring and Return

Patrick Beverley may be joining Dwight Howard on the Houston Rockets' injury list. ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon reported before the game that Howard would be out with a knee injury as the Rockets were set to take on the Dallas Mavericks. Show More Summary

Rodney Stuckey Injury: Updates on Pacers Guard's Wrist and Return

The injury bug continues to hover around the Indiana Pacers. Rodney Stuckey is the next Pacers player to go down, after the team announced he sprained his wrist in a 106-83 loss to the Phoenix Suns: The Pacers described the play in which the injury occurred: Stuckey's been limited to six games this year, averaging 9.2 points and 1.8 assists a night. Show More Summary

5 Individual NBA Player Rivalries We Want to See Blossom in 2014-15

The 2012 NBA Finals put the league's most compelling new rivalry on full display, a five-game series pitting the game's best all-around player against its best pure scorer. The Miami Heat ultimately prevailed 4-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but the stage was set for what may become this generation's most high-profile player rivalry. Show More Summary

Miami Heat: What We Know About the Post-LeBron James Era So Far

After racing out to a 3-0 start, the Miami Heat’s transition into the post-LeBron James era seemed to be going quite smoothly. With a reinvigorated Dwyane Wade and highly efficient Chris Bosh leading the team, the Heat appeared moreShow More Summary

Roy Hibbert Injury: Updates on Pacers Star's Ankle and Return

Indiana Pacers All-Star center Roy Hibbert exited Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns with a sprained ankle in the first quarter. The Pacers provided the details on Hibbert's injury: Hibbert can be a dominant force at times on the inside, but he has struggled maintaining consistency in his effort. Show More Summary

Knicks' Calderon makes debut against 76ers

Jose Calderon is making his season debut Saturday for the New York Knicks after missing the first 13 games with a strained right calf.

Howard out for Rockets again

Houston center Dwight Howard will miss his second straight game on Saturday night against Dallas with a strained right knee.

Brooklyn Nets vs. San Antonio Spurs: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets (5-7) are on the road to take on the suddenly clicking San Antonio Spurs (8-4), Saturday at the AT&T Center. It's the first meeting between the two this season. Tipoff : 8:30 p.m. ET Coverage: Fox...Show More Summary

5 Potential Solutions to Los Angeles Lakers' Obvious Small Forward Problem

The Los Angeles Lakers face a number of problems this season, not the least of which is a lack of quality depth at nearly every position. Minus a quality starting center, Lakers management loaded up on power forwards with the hope that Jordan Hill, Julius Randle, Ryan Kelly, Carlos Boozer, Ed Davis and Robert Sacre would address that deficiency. Show More Summary

New York Knicks' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

A difficult season will only get tougher. Throughout the month of December, the New York Knicks will have their hands full with some of the league's more talented teams. With desperation already setting in for New York, a bleak season...Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

The streaking Dallas Mavericks will look to win their seventh straight game when they travel to the Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets Saturday night. The Rockets will once again be without Dwight Howard, who is battling a knee strain, per Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle. Show More Summary

Lakers re-assign Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry to D-League

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-assigned Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry to the Los Angeles D-Fenders, it was announced today. Clarkson and Henry will make their second appearance of the season with the D-Fenders, after having previously played with the team on November 15th against the Texas Legends. Clarkson shot 8-of-20 from the field and tallied [...]

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