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Breaking Down the Milwaukee Bucks' Best Trade Bait

Even though the Milwaukee Bucks are forging an identity as a young, competitive team early on during the 2014-15 season, if they're active come the trade deadline, they'll likely still be sellers. That means the pieces they have to dangle...Show More Summary

Brandan Wright could be a big loss for the Mavericks

While all eyes are on Rajon Rondo, the most intriguing piece that will play immediately for the Boston Celtics following the trade is Brandan Wright. Dallas may end up finding it misses him more than expected. Brandan Wright is an advanced...Show More Summary

Now It’s Go Time

Despite facing a seemingly endless amount of red lights in his young life, Shabazz Napier managed to plow his way to the NBA. The post Now It’s Go Time appeared first on SLAMonline.

Will LeBron and KD Both Pass Kobe Bryant on the All-Time Scoring List?

This season, Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list. While both Kevin Durant and LeBron James still have their youth, if they stay healthy, the milestone to pass Bryant would be within reach. With JamesShow More Summary

OKC Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors 12/18/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Two of the NBA's best, most exciting teams squared off on Thursday night when the Oklahoma City Thunder took on the Golden State Warriors. The blazing Thunder had ripped off wins in seven straight and nine of their last 10, but they faced a tough test from the Warriors, who had seen their 16-game win streak snapped their last time out. Read more NBA news on

Celebrating Rajon Rondo's Greatest Moments as a Boston Celtic

Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski and's Marc Stein both reported on Thursday that the Boston Celtics had reached an agreement that will send four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks. Your first reaction may be a 125-point daydream starring Rondo, Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 2014 Christmas Day Sneaker Releases

Lance Fresh ranks his top five Christmas shoes that will be worn by LeBron James, Kevin Durant, John Wall, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant on Christmas day. Which sneakers take the No. 1 spot? Would you rock any of these? You decide below. Check it out as Adam Lefkoe and Lance Fresh showcase these dope holiday shoes in the video above. Read more NBA news on

5 Possible Trade Targets for Los Angeles Lakers to Gamble on This Season

The Los Angeles Lakers need to improve their roster, but sure bets in the NBA are few and far between. That said, there are always gambles to be considered, as the trading season heats up. The first question, of course, is what the Lakers...Show More Summary

Pros and Cons for Every Potential 2015 NBA Draft Lottery Pick

Every NBA franchise has to weigh the good against the bad when assessing potential lottery picks. The 2014-15 draft has a wide assortment of tempting prospects, and scouts and executives will do their homework by listing the pros and...Show More Summary

Larceny charge for Walter McCarty to be dismissed

Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and in exchange a larceny charge will be dismissed.

Stephen Curry Torches the Thunder With 34 Points (VIDEO)

The Golden State Warriors put an end to the OKC Thunder’s seven-game winning streak Thursday night, behind a big performance from Stephen Curry. Curry scored a game-high 34 points, handed […] The post Stephen Curry Torches the Thunder With 34 Points (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Knicks Need Only Look in the Mirror to See Reasons Behind Their Demise

NEW YORK — During his three-year NBA sabbatical, Phil Jackson wrote another book, watched a lot of basketball and mastered a new form of communication: the tweet. "11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs," Jackson, um, stated on March 27, 2013, inShow More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineup for Dec. 19

There's no better way to spend a wild Friday night than with daily fantasy hoops. A total of 10 games gives players plenty of choices to choose from, but anyone who penciled Rajon Rondo into the day's lineup better swap out the traded point guard. Show More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins With 27 Points and 11 Rebounds in Return to Action (VIDEO)

Welcome back, Boogie! Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins returned from a 10-game absence Thursday night, finishing with 27 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in a 108-107 loss to the […] The post DeMarcus Cousins With 27 Points and 11 Rebounds in Return to Action (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Anthony Davis With 30 Points and 14 Rebounds vs Houston Rockets (VIDEO)

The Houston Rockets couldn’t do anything with Anthony Davis Thursday night; AD went wild by dropping 30 points and snatching 14 rebounds, as the New Orleans Pelicans earned a 99-90 […] The post Anthony Davis With 30 Points and 14 Rebounds vs Houston Rockets (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jimmy Butler Drops 35 Points on the Knicks (VIDEO)

The Chicago Bulls didn’t need an ailing Derrick Rose against the visiting New York Knicks Thursday night, winning 103-97 behind a career-high 35 points from Jimmy Butler. Butler also handed […] The post Jimmy Butler Drops 35 Points on the Knicks (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: How Every Team Stacks Up After 7 Weeks of Action

That rumbling you're feeling beneath your feet? That's just the NBA landscape shifting during the heart of the holiday season. The Dallas Mavericks scored an early Christmas gift—or a timely one for Hanukkah, in the case of team owner Mark Cuban—by reeling in Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics. Show More Summary

6 Reasons New York Knicks Fans Should Keep Hope Alive

New York Knicks fans, you have three options. Scream to the heavens, columnists and strangers on the subway that the Knicks will be terrible until the day you die, may that day come soon. Glow with faith that the Knicks turn this season around, make the playoffs, and then some. Show More Summary

Should Chicago Bulls Shut Down Joakim Noah for a Rest?

Joakim Noah has long personified the competitive spirit of the Chicago Bulls, but his recent health issues mean it is time to put the emotive big on temporary leave. Following their 2014 first-round playoff elimination courtesy of the...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors met in Oakland Thursday for a matchup between two of the league's hottest teams, and the Thunder not only lost 114-109, they also lost Kevin Durant. Durant sizzled in the first half, but he stepped on Marreese Speights ' foot while driving to the rack and exited the game late in the second quarter. Show More Summary

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