Marcin Gortat envisions a world where NBA players fight as a fun sidebar to the game. When people say "The NBA has an image problem," we know what they mean: they're tapping into the kinda disturbing trope that "NBA PLAYERS ARE THUGS,"...Show More Summary
Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith and Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo have never played on the same team in the NBA, but their bond goes way back. Rondo and Smith were teammates at Oak Hill Academy, the high school powerhouse thatShow More Summary
If NBA history can be understood by positional epochs, we're well in the midst of the Point Guard Age. Top to bottom, you’d be hard-pressed to find any era so flush with talented floor generals—from the flashy to the steady, bucket-getting...Show More Summary
? Rookie Victor Oladipo will return to action for the Magic tonight against the host Bucks after missing the previous two games with a left ankle injury. Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said Oladipo will come off the bench. "I don't know how many minutes he's going to play," Vaughn said. Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned rookie guard Allen Crabbe to the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Crabbe, 21, is averaging 2.0 points, 0.2 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 4.9 minutes in 12 games for the Trail Blazers this season. Acquired by Portland in a draft day trade [...]
As the NCAA’s regular season comes to a close and Conference Tourneys get amped up heading towards March Madness, it’s time to hand out some hardware. Creighton’s Doug McDermott is the clear frontrunner for National POY, Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall is probably the favorite for Coach of the Year, and Duke’s Jabari Parker and Kansas’ […]
Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo is returning Monday night against the Bucks after missing two games because of a sore left ankle.
The ACC wasn't exactly the powerhouse conference this year that some were expecting it to be. But you can't argue with the NBA talent scattered across the top of the standings. Duke just might have the toughest prospect duo in the country. Show More Summary
The Miami Heat have an eye on the East's No. 1 seed as they host the Washington Wizards Monday night. The Indiana Pacers have dropped four in a row to put the Heat 1.5 games back, but they must halt their own three-game skid to makeShow More Summary
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah filled up the box score in Sunday's win over the Miami Heat, finishing with 20 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and five blocks. In so doing, Noah became the first Bulls player to produce a 20-10-5-5...Show More Summary
How does the NBA measure something it may have never seen before, the "something" being Anthony Davis' ceiling? Fear not, friends. You're not in the presence of hyperbole. That's a fact. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar—emphasis on "superstar"—is already a top-10 dignitary at only 20 years old. Show More Summary
It’s not often you see a guy turn down a free Division-1 scholarship to play ball overseas, but that’s what Aquille Carr, former standpoint HS point guard from Baltimore did. He’s not the first and probably won’t be the last. Carr first committed then changed his mind. But things didn’t exactly go as planned. Carr ended […]
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie forward Anthony Bennett was examined yesterday by Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health. His exam and MRI revealed a left patellar tendon strain. He will be OUT approximately...Show More Summary
Texas Legends’ forward Damion James was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 4 – Sunday, March 9. The award is the first for James, who becomes the second Legends player to be honored as Performer of the Week this season. James (6-7, 225, Texas) led the Legends to [...]
New York Knicks President and General Manager Steve Mills announced today that the team has signed guard Shannon Brown and forward Earl Clark each to second 10-day contracts. Brown, 6-4, 210-pounds, is averaging 1.4 points and 1.0 rebounds over 8.3 minutes in seven games with New York. Clark, 6-10, 234-pounds, is averaging 2.2 points and 1.5 rebounds [...]
Sleeved jerseys have become a trend in the NBA this season, especially for special occasions. With St. Patrick's Day coming up, the Boston Celtics have unveiled new jerseys. Not only will the Celtics bring back the gold trim on their jerseys to celebrate St. Show More Summary
Although this hasn ’t been the season the Los Angeles Lakers had hoped for, the past week has given the team plenty to be optimistic about. From Jodie Meeks ’ unexpected contribution to the possibility of Pau Gasol returning next year, a lot has gone down involving the Lakers. Show More Summary
Stephen Curry says his strained right quadriceps is slowly getting better and he is planning to start for the Golden State Warriors against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
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The NBA Development League and The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) on Monday announced that MSG has acquired the right to own and operate an NBA D-League team that will play in White Plains, NY. The new team will be the NBA D-League's...Show More Summary