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How Much Longer Can Goran Dragic and Hassan Whiteside Keep Heat Afloat?

MIAMI — The new-look Miami Heat demanded a strong on-court connection between Hassan Whiteside and Goran Dragic. Not only does the pair comprise Miami's highest-paid healthy players, those two are the only ones who qualify as proven upper-echelon NBA commodities. But the need for chemistry and the creation of it are two different things. Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook's Triple-Doubles Are All Natural

Russell Westbrook posted a sixth straight triple-double Monday night in Atlanta. The NBA hasn't seen such a streak since Michael Jordan ripped off seven in a row late during the 1988-89 season. Coincidentally, the Oklahoma City Thunder have won six straight games. Show More Summary

Cavs' bench plays bottle-flip while routing Knicks

The Cavs were up big so they found ways to entertain themselves on the bench.        

Injured NBA players on the verge of returning

USA TODAY Sports' AJ Neuharth-Keusch tells us which teams could be getting injured players back in the lineup sooner rather than later.        

Giannis Antetokounmpo Hangs Triple-Double on Portland

Giannis Antetokounmpo registered the seventh triple-double of his career. The post Giannis Antetokounmpo Hangs Triple-Double on Portland appeared first on SLAMonline.

Doc Rivers: Warriors Have ‘Only Won One Title, By the Way’

Doc Rivers was asked about the Dubs being a "super team." The post Doc Rivers: Warriors Have ‘Only Won One Title, By the Way’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Carmelo Anthony on Phil Jackson: ‘I Just Don’t Want to Talk About That’

Melo may be getting fed up with Phil. The post Carmelo Anthony on Phil Jackson: ‘I Just Don’t Want to Talk About That’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins Sued Over Nightclub Fight

Two people claim that both Cousins and Barnes threw punches in the melee. The post Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins Sued Over Nightclub Fight appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving Dominate the Knicks at MSG

Kyrie Irving (28 points) and LeBron James (25 points) led the Cavs past the Knicks. The post LeBron James and Kyrie Irving Dominate the Knicks at MSG appeared first on SLAMonline.

Marreese Speights implores the Clippers to stop playing like the Clippers

“They’ve been doing it here for four or five years and it hasn’t been working,” he said. “So it’s time to try something new.” The Golden State Warriors fundamentally picked apart the Los Angeles Clippers, torching them in a 115-98 win at Staples Center on Wednesday. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2016: The Warriors and the Cavaliers are too good for their weaknesses to matter

They’ve met in the Finals for two straight years and a third one seems like it’ll be here before we know it. On Wednesday, six days after the Warriors and the Cavaliers lost on the same evening, they both annihilated opponents on national television. Show More Summary

The Warriors are, in fact, light years ahead of the Clippers

Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let’s basketball. MORE LIKE THE LASHINGTON LIZARDS: This week’s Reality Index tackles the problem with the Wizards: their bench is awful! Plus I assess the...Show More Summary

Lakers dealing with multiple injuries

When Lakers coach Luke Walton and his staff meet before every game to finalize offensive sets and defensive schemes, they often tackle another question. Who do we start? Finding themselves without D’Angelo Russell (left knee), Nick Young (right leg) and Jose Calderon (right hamstring) in recent weeks, those conversations have become more difficult. As the Lakers were [...]

Post Up: Bring It On

The Warriors routed the Clippers in L.A. & the Cavs trounced the Knicks at MSG on a night full of blowouts. The post Post Up: Bring It On appeared first on SLAMonline.

Warriors vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

The Los Angeles Clippers are—in theory—a title contender in the Western Conference, but it is difficult to call any other team a contender if the Golden State Warriors play like they did Wednesday. The defending Western Conference champions eviscerated Los Angeles at Staples Center, 115-98, thanks to a balanced offensive attack. Show More Summary

Cavs play bottle-flip game on bench during blowout

The Cavs were up big so they found ways to entertain themselves on the bench.        

Wednesday NBA Roundup: Motivated LeBron James Has Awoken Sleeping-Giant Cavs

In smashing the New York Knicks with casual ferocity, LeBron James turned a personal grudge into a springboard for his team. James started out by setting up his fellow Cleveland Cavaliers in the 126-94 steamrolling, seemingly content...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan wins Chinese court ruling in years-long trademark case

Jordan had been in a dispute with a Chinese sportswear company called Qiaodan Sports since 2012        

Warriors rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight win over LA

Klay Thompson scored 24 points, Draymond Green added 22 points and the Golden State Warriors routed the Clippers 115-98 for their seventh straight win over Los Angeles        

'Greek Freak' emerging as a star for Bucks

Described as a point center, the Greek Freak could change the game        

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