Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving can do amazing things with the basketball. The New York Knicks can't guard point guards to save their lives. Put those two things together, and you get this. Per Beyond the Buzzer: That's backup point guard Pablo Prigioni turning every which way but where the ball is. Show More Summary
Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim knew before everyone else did. In his two seasons under the legendary coach, Dion Waiters came off the bench. The sixth man role certainly isn't suited for everyone, but Waiters thrived in it. He was so...Show More Summary
If you were looking to categorize Kobe Bryant's return on Sunday, the only proper term—at least one we can print at a family publication—is "event." From the moment Bryant entered Staples Center to the moment the clock struck zero on the 106-94 Toronto victory, everything was rife with Hollywood excess. Show More Summary
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is a fine young player. Unfortunately for him, Amir Johnson of the Toronto Raptors doesn't care one bit for his shenanigans. Good grief. That might have been the most vicious block of the year. The Spurs might win this game, but by the rules of basketball combat, Johnson now owns Leonard's soul. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
An injury to Jeremy Lin's knee against the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 27 forced him out of action and stunted his growth into his role as the glue of the Houston Rockets' bench. The good news is that the injury wasn't serious, and Lin appears...Show More Summary
Milwaukee Bucks guard Gary Neal did not make the trip to Chicago for Tuesday night's game with the Bulls because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
The NBA's premier matchup on Tuesday night pits the defending champion Miami Heat against the Indiana Pacers in a rematch of two fiery playoff series. And with the Eastern Conference largely devoid of championship-caliber squads, Pacers vs. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls are missing four starters for their game against the Milwaukee Bucks after Joakim Noah was sidelined by a bruised right thigh.
Knicks All-Star center Tyson Chandler has begun practicing and is making progress toward a return from a broken right leg.
Deron Williams and Paul Pierce returned to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night against Boston, with Pierce coming off the bench against his former team after a quick return from a broken right hand.
Barely a game into Kobe Bryant's return, Mike D'Antoni and the Black Mamba are already at odds. The Los Angeles Lakers went 10-9 in a loaded Western Conference without their star shooting guard, remaining within postseason striking distance. Show More Summary
The New York Knicks (5-14) show up at Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers (7-13) on Tuesday night, but the Knickerbockers are still haunted by their 41-point home loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon. They hope...Show More Summary
Derrick Rose has been down this dark road before, and it's probably one that he wishes he didn't have to travel again. Nonetheless, there's a good chance that he learned enough in his first rehabilitation from a serious injury to make...Show More Summary
The Miami Heat are basketball’s most successful anomaly. Void of fearsome rim protection and top-notch rebounding—two ingredients that are normal necessities for any title-contending team—the Heat instead have LeBron James, the closest...Show More Summary
Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets Time: 7:30 p.m. EST TV: Comcast New England (Celtics); YES Network (Nets) Venue: Barclays Center Emotions will be running high on Tuesday night, as the Brooklyn Nets will host the Boston Celtics in the...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls (8-10) will host the listless Milwaukee Bucks (4-16) on Tuesday night in a matchup of Central Division foes. Coming off of a 17-point defeat at the hands of the Detroit Pistons, the Bulls are in position to bounce back...Show More Summary
Not so fast, you nacho- and pizza-loving Denver Nuggets. Drop that slice. Put down that chip. Discard that cheese. Coach Brian Shaw will have none of those pregame delicacies in his locker room. Those of you waiting for a "just kidding,"...Show More Summary
New York Knicks forward Kenyon Martin will miss his second straight game with an injured left ankle.
This is the one we've been waiting for. The Indiana Pacers host the Miami Heat Tuesday night in what will be a rematch of the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals. A lot has changed since these two met last spring. Indiana's top-ranked defense has placed the team first in the Eastern Conference, two games ahead of the reigning NBA champs. Show More Summary
How strange will it be when Doc Rivers takes on the Boston Celtics instead of attempting to lead them to victory? That's the situation we're dealing with as the C's and the Boston Garden play host to Rivers' Los Angeles Clippers on Dec. Show More Summary