In case Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried wasn't sure whether this play against the visiting Chicago Bulls was exciting or not, all he had to do was look over to the bench. Faried finished a fast break with a thunderous dunk that gave Denver a 28-19 first-quarter lead and had his teammates excited, in particular Nate Robinson. Show More Summary
Six wins, seven losses and countless questions that are simultaneously premature and unavoidable. By the numbers, the Cleveland Cavaliers' first month of new-look exploits has left something to be desired. In times like these, superstars...Show More Summary
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver met with Milwaukee officials and local business leaders on Tuesday about a new arena for the Bucks.
Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson exited Tuesday's game against the Detroit Pistons in the first half with a foot injury. Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Henson's status: Henson is a talented shot-blocker...Show More Summary
Following years of dreams deferred, the 2014-15 campaign quickly became a nightmarish one for the Oklahoma City Thunder. First came Kevin Durant, derailed by a foot injury in early October. Then it was Russell Westbrook, beset by a broken...Show More Summary
The Toronto Raptors made a fairly low-key trade last June, sending veteran swingman John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for guard Lou Williams and center Lucas “Bebe” Nogueira. Atlanta made the trade in order to clear the $5.45 million owed to Williams during the 2014-2015 season off the books. Show More Summary
Too bad they don't make swinging-ax-proof suits. Most NBA coaches would purchase them by the dozen. Coaching is a fickle profession rife with turnover. Sideline meanderers lose their jobs frequently. Nine teams began 2014-15 with new...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers lost veteran Steve Nash for the season due to a back injury, but they are reportedly set to receive some compensation due to the disabled player exception. Brian Windhorst of ESPN initially passed along the news: Nash has played in just 65 games over the last two seasons with the Lakers. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls All-Star center Joakim Noah will miss Tuesday's game against the Denver Nuggets with a variety of ailments. ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell reported on the unfortunate news: Noah is known for his tenacity and competitive fire, but he often plays banged-up due to his physical, relentless style of play. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets (6-7) will look to capture a fifth straight win when they host the Chicago Bulls (9-5) Tuesday night. After starting the season 1-6, the Nuggets have ripped off wins over the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers, New...Show More Summary
There have been a number of Alex Len sightings in Phoenix over the past two weeks. It's no hoax or mirage—Len, who nearly racked up as many personal fouls (68) as he did points (86) in 2013-14, is actually playing well 15 games into his sophomore year. Of course, it helps to be healthy and conditioned. Show More Summary
Kevin Martin has been one of the only Minnesota Timberwolves this season who produces points in a big way, and he’s now out 6-8 weeks after surgery. On the bright side of things, this puts even more pressure on young Wolves players to step up. While the results aren’t always positive in such scenarios, it could [...]
Detroit guard Brandon Jennings will miss his first game of the season Tuesday at Milwaukee because of a hyperextended left thumb.
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Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings suffered a thumb injury and will miss Tuesday night's matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks' official Twitter account passed along the news: C.F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets should be several steps into their Eastern Conference climb by this point. Instead, they still haven't answered opportunity's knock and are now at risk of plateauing at —or even below —mediocrity. It's hard to say exactly where everything started going wrong. Show More Summary
Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will miss Tuesday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans with a right Achilles injury.
Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors (10-2) are on the road to take on Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat (8-6). It's the first meeting between the two this season. Tipoff : 7:30 p.m. ET Coverage: NBATV Keys to the Game With Dwyane Wade out with a hamstring injury, the Warriors can focus their solid defense on slowing down Bosh. Show More Summary
What happened before the 2014-15 NBA season doesn't matter whatsoever in these rankings. Neither does potential, and inevitable regressions to the mean are ultimately irrelevant for these purposes. It's all about what's come to passShow More Summary
Wizards forward Nene is sidelined with a right foot injury.