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Dirk Nowitzki Moves to 8th on NBA All-Time Scoring List (VIDEO)

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Dirk passes Elvin Hayes for No. 8. The post Dirk Nowitzki Moves to 8th on NBA All-Time Scoring List (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

John Wall’s Spectacular 360 Layup vs. Celtics (VIDEO)

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Wall goes 360, again. The post John Wall’s Spectacular 360 Layup vs. Celtics (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

DeMarcus Cousins Drops 39 Points, 11 Rebounds vs. Knicks (VIDEO)

50 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : SLAM Online - NBA

DMC and the Kings beat the Knicks 135-129 in overtime. The post DeMarcus Cousins Drops 39 Points, 11 Rebounds vs. Knicks (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kemba Walker Scores Career-High 42 Points (VIDEO)

Kemba scores 35 in the first half in a loss against Orlando. The post Kemba Walker Scores Career-High 42 Points (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez struggling for Nets lately

Here’s ESPN New York reporting some hard truths about several key Brooklyn Nets players: They might be making a combined $432,604 per game, but Deron Williams and Brook Lopez are nothing more than sixth and seventh men right now, two max reserves coming back from injury and struggling to adapt to their new roles for the Brooklyn Nets. On [...]

No exact Ricky Rubio return date yet

Here’s the Minneapolis Star Tribune reporting on the banged-up Timberwolves, who can’t wait to get point guard Ricky Rubio back in action: Christmas has come and gone, and Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio didn’t reach the target date he once set for his return from an ankle he severely sprained seven weeks ago. He is back running and now [...]

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry Is the NBA MVP Thus Far

Leading the Golden State Warriors to a franchise-best 24-5 start, Stephen Curry has been the league’s MVP through the first trimester of the season. While candidates like Anthony Davis and LeBron James may have flashier statistics, Curry’s...Show More Summary

Did This Fan Behind the Pacers' Bench Sniff Lavoy Allen's Jersey?

It appears one man behind the Indiana Pacers got up close and personal with Lavoy Allen. While it's hard to tell for sure, it looks like the man leans in to get a whiff of Allen and comes away liking what he smelled. [ YouTube, h/t SB Nation] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Hornets assign Noah Vonleh to D-League

Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has assigned forward Noah Vonleh to its NBA D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. “We believe Noah would benefit greatly from additional game experience,” Cho said. “He will be able to get that playing time through this D-League assignment.” Vonleh was selected by the Hornets [...]

NBA Rumors: Analyzing Buzz Around Deron Williams, Ray Allen's Future and More

The Brooklyn Nets are ready to part ways with their biggest names. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, point guard Deron Williams is one that is apparently on the block: The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing...Show More Summary

Timberwolves vs. Warriors 12/27/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Golden State Warriors looked to get themselves back on track on Saturday night when they took on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Warriors had dropped two straight and faced a T-Wolves squad looking to end a run that had seen it drop seven straight and 13 of its last 14. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

New York Knicks vs. Sacramento Kings 12/27/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Sacramento Kings looked to pull themselves out of their recent nosedive on Saturday when they took on the New York Knicks. The Kings had dropped two straight and seven of their last eight, and faced a Knicks squad that had dropped six straight and 16 of its last 17 overall. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Post Up: May The Better Team Win

NBA teams with better records get wins on Saturday. The post Post Up: May The Better Team Win appeared first on SLAMonline.

Monthly NBA Awards: Selecting the December Winner in Every Category

According to the individual numbers, it's been the season of Anthony Davis, a case study in multifaceted dominance that could well snag him Defensive Player of the Year honors, a Most Improved Player Award, an MVP itself or—conceivably—all of the above. Unfortunately, year-end awards don't live and die on those individual statistics alone. Show More Summary

5 Unsung Reasons the Houston Rockets Just Keep Winning

With all of the injuries, trades and other nonsense throughout the season, those dang Rockets just keep on winning. With James Harden leading the way, Houston finds itself in the top tier of the league at the one-third mark of the season. The Rockets are in the thick of what has become one of the strongest conferences in NBA history. Show More Summary

Atlanta Hawks Poised for Toughest Test Yet and Other Saturday NBA Takeaways

After getting throttled, 107-77, by the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night, the Atlanta Hawks rebounded to take the second half of a home-and-home, 90-85, Saturday evening. Behind 25 points from Jeff Teague, 20 from Al Horford and 17 fromShow More Summary

Jimmy Butler Is More Than Derrick Rose's Sidekick; He's a Star

CHICAGO — “He’s a star.” That’s the word Joakim Noah has for Jimmy Butler, and it’s the only appropriate word for what he’s become. It’s safe to say we’re past the point of simply calling Butler a breakout player or a Most Improved Player candidate. Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz 12/27/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Utah Jazz looked to continue their recent hot streak on Saturday night when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Jazz had won three of their last four, including a win over the Grizzlies. They faced a Sixers squad that saw its two-game win streak, its longest of the season, snapped on Friday. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks 12/27/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Atlanta Hawks looked to avenge their Friday night loss to the Milwaukee Bucks when they met them again on Saturday. The Hawks saw their five-game win streak snapped by the Bucks and faced them in the second game of the two sides' home-and-home series. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Clippers 12/27/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Two of the NBA's best teams squared off on Saturday when the Toronto Raptors took on the Los Angeles Clippers. The balanced Raptors looked to bounce back after having a six-game win streak snapped their last time out, but they faced a tough test from the explosive Clippers, who had ended a two-game skid in their last contest. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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