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Kevin Durant on Playing With Russell Westbrook and James Harden: ‘It Was Really AAU Basketball, Man. We were Just Having Fun.’

“We never looked at it that way, like we could be best of all-time.” The post Kevin Durant on Playing With Russell Westbrook and James Harden: ‘It Was Really AAU Basketball, Man. We were Just Having Fun.’ appeared first on SLAMonlin...

Knicks vs. Celtics: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

Playing the red-hot Boston Celtics without Kristaps Porzingis, Joakim Noah and Lance Thomas, it would have been understandable—and expected at this point—if the New York Knicks phoned things in. A few unsung heroes had other plans. The...Show More Summary

Who should be NBA Coach of the Year?

20 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Former NBA player Eddie Johnson discusses his top-three candidates.        

Home cooking: Wiz top Grizz 104-101, 13th win in row in DC

20 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

A vastly different team at home, the Wizards won their 13th consecutive game in Washington by holding on to edge the Memphis Grizzlies 104-101 Wednesday night behind two late layups from John Wall, who finished with 25 points and 13 assists        

Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

20 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Joel Embiid scored 26 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 18 and the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 94-89 for their seventh win in nine games        

Walker, Hibbert lead Hornets past Blazers 107-85

21 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Kemba Walker scored 23 points, Roy Hibbert provided a huge boost off the bench, and the Charlotte Hornets stopped a five-game slide with a 107-85 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers        

Warriors: Thompson expected to play vs. Thunder

Klay Thompson arrived at Oracle Arena shortly after 6pm PT and is expected to play against the Thunder, the Warriors announced.

Kevin Love (sore back) questionable vs. Suns

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was limited in practice with a sore back and is questionable for Thursday's game against Phoenix.

Raptors coach Dwane Casey compares Joel Embiid to a young Shaq

At this point, fans around the league have an opinion on Sixers center Joel Embiid. He’s on the map. It’s too soon to know how great he may become, but early signs pointing to stardom are very promising. Here’s Raptors coach Dwane Casey sharing his view, as reported by PhillySport: Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey had high [...]

Avery Bradley Injury: Updates on Celtics Guard's Achilles Injury and Return

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley will miss Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks with an Achilles injury. Continue for updates. Bradley Ruled Out vs. Knicks Wednesday, Jan. 18 According to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe,...Show More Summary

Rodney McGruder a key defender for Heat

The Heat are just 12-30 this season, which through Tuesday’s games is the second worst record in the Eastern conference. Guard Rodney McGruder isn’t putting up big stats but he has been making his mark on the defensive side of the floor. Here’s the Palm Beach Post reporting: Rodney McGruder didn’t expect to start this many games in [...]

Kristaps Porzingis and Joakim Noah will have MRIs Thursday

The 18-24 Knicks have lost eight of their last ten games through Tuesday’s action. They’re hoping not to lose Kristaps Porzingis for much longer. The talented young big hasn’t played in the last four games (including Wednesday night’s action). Here’s NY Newsday reporting: Kristaps Porzingis and Joakim Noah were unable to play Wednesday night, and both [...]

Hawks sign Gary Neal to 10-day contract

The Atlanta Hawks signed guard Gary Neal to a 10-day contract today, team President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer announced. Neal has played six seasons in the NBA with San Antonio, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Minnesota and Washington, and has averaged 9.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists, logging 21.4 minutes in 350 games (31 starts). The [...]

Hawks trade for draft rights to Cenk Akyol

The Atlanta Hawks have acquired a Traded Player Exception and the draft rights to Cenk Akyol as part of a trade that sent Mo Williams to the Denver Nuggets, President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer announced today. The Hawks will have one year from today to utilize the Traded Player Exception. Akyol, 29, was originally drafted [...]

Barack Obama: The NBA's president

22 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

A look at Obama's relationship with the NBA and its players.        

Ben Simmons Injury: Updates on 76ers Forward's Foot and Return

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons is continuing his recovery from foot surgery he underwent to repair a Jones fracture, which has held him out of each regular-season game in 2016-17. Continue for updates. 76ers Still Waiting for Simmons' NBA Debut Wednesday, Jan. Show More Summary

Kyle Korver, champion Cavs still getting to know each other

As the newest member of the Cavaliers, Kyle Korver is still getting used to his new teammates        

How LA Lakers Should Address Each Area of Need at the NBA Trade Deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers have improved over last season's 17-win debacle but are facing a fourth straight trip to the NBA's draft lottery. The team started the year with 10 victories in its first 20 tries but has since flatlined, winning...Show More Summary

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