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Jonathan Wasserman's Sophomore Stud NBA Prospects

When it comes to college basketball, all of the hype surrounds the freshmen phenoms. However, there are plenty of sophomores who have padded their hoops resume in their second year who deserve some recognition. Who are this year's sophomore...Show More Summary

King's Court: NBA Scouts Weigh in on Potential of College Hoops' Biggest Stars

Listen to any broadcast of a Duke basketball game, and you'll hear commentators fawning over the strengths of Blue Devils center Jahlil Okafor, the likely No. 1 pick in this summer's NBA Draft. But what about his weaknesses? Kansas forward Cliff Alexander was projected as a top-five pick when the season opened three months ago. Show More Summary

Point Guard Takeover: Why Has It Become the NBA's Premium Position?

The modern NBA point guard has many attributes, but modesty isn't typically foremost among them. In this respect, Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies is something of an exception. When told recently that there were nearly a dozen players...Show More Summary

Freed from Lakers Uncertainty, Pau Gasol Rediscovering All-Star Form, Attitude

OAKLAND, Calif. — After all the days, months and years of trying to block out what hurt his heart, Pau Gasol was the one bringing up all of the trade rumors now. "I'm re-energized. I'm in positions where I'm comfortable and effective, so I make a lot of plays," Gasol said of his wonderful new life as a Chicago Bull instead of a Los Angeles Laker. Show More Summary

Lakers Trade Rumors: Pursuit of Brook Lopez Smart Move for Rebuild

"The Brook Lopez era in Los Angeles." That has a funny ring to it, no? Somebody needs to begin a new era for the Los Angeles Lakers, though, especially with Kobe Bryant set to undergo shoulder surgery, per The Associated Press (via To...Show More Summary

Kyle Lowry Finally Gets Recognition He Deserves, but Hardest Part Yet to Come

Kyle Lowry's ticket to New York City for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game had been signed, sealed and delivered for months. It was just a matter of whether the fans would vote him in as a starter for the Eastern Conference or if the decision...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers Getting Early Glimpse of Ugly Life After Kobe Bryant

With Kobe Bryant’s latest injury, the Los Angeles Lakers are getting a closer look at life beyond their longtime star. So far, it’s looking pretty ugly. Bryant sustained a torn rotator cuff Jan. 21 during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry hits David Lee with a ridiculous no-look pass over the shoulder

Stephen Curry didn't have to do this, but Stephen Curry wanted to do this and could do this, so he did this: Steph Curry fakes one pass, throws another over his shoulder for a David Lee slam — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) January 28, 2015 Good GOD that is filthy. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: DraftKings Optimum Lineup Predictions for Jan. 28

While Wednesday's full NBA schedule provides daily fantasy players with a bounty of choices, it also makes it tougher to stampede the competition. Eleven games occupy the night's docket, which spawns all too many chances for gamers to lament not selecting a certain star. Show More Summary

2015 Midseason Worst of the Worst NBA Awards

The 2014-15 NBA season has been one of the best in recent memory, featuring Anthony Davis' ascent to basketball Olympus, killer first halves by the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks and tons of intrigue surrounding the league's...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

Damian Lillard Opens Up About All-Star Team Snub, and He's Not Happy

Barring injuries, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will not be on the Western Conference roster for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. He is not happy about the snub. When All-Star Game rosters were announced, Lillard's name was nowhere to be found. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, January 30, 2015

Fact: DeMarcus Cousins ends the Sacramento Kings' longest drought without an All-Star ( Peja Stojakovic, Brad Miller, 2004 ). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Howard Beck Read more NBA news on

Frank Isola: Knicks Have Been Made Aware That KD Is Considering New York

Kevin Durant is in the midst of fighting for playoff positioning with his current team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. With Durant's contract with Oklahoma City concluding in 2016, several teams have emerged as potential destinations for Durant. Show More Summary

Kings' Cousins to replace Bryant in All-Star Game

DeMarcus Cousins is going to the All-Star game, after all.

What Changes Are Coming in OKC If the Thunder Miss the Playoffs?

The Oklahoma City Thunder have their stars back and made a trade to acquire Dion Waiters for a scoring punch off the bench but still are on the outside of the playoff picture looking in. Will Oklahoma City miss the playoffs? Which teams...Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks Aren't Living Up to Each Other's Expectations

Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavericks are quickly finding out that success on paper doesn't automatically translate into on-court transcendence. It's been more than a month since the Mavericks landed the All-Star floor general from the Boston Celtics. Show More Summary

Cavs' Love anticipates boos during Minnesota return

Kevin Love says he isn't expecting a warm welcome when he plays in Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland.

DeMarcus Cousins Replaces Kobe Bryant on Western Conference NBA All-Star Team

After initially being snubbed from the Western Conference's NBA All-Star team, it turns out that Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will be making the trip to New York City after all. According to Jason Jones of The SacramentoShow More Summary

Howard Beck Grades J.R., Dion and the Rest of the NBA's Big Names in New Places

It's nearly February, and there have already been a number of moves around the NBA where players have changed uniforms. The Boston Celtics have been the most active in unloading players, while the Cleveland Cavaliers have been busy trying...Show More Summary

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