Like any good propagandists, the New York Knicks understand the power and potency of a good visual—in this case, Phil Jackson riding into Madison Square Garden high and mighty astride a white steed to redeem his former team. On Saturday,...Show More Summary
At 7-foot-3, Zydrunas Ilgauskas towered over everyone yet stayed completely down to earth.
The New York Knicks power forward has been feeling frisky since being reinserted into starting lineup...so frisky, in fact, that he now thinks he's Dikembe Mutombo. Just check out the finger wag following his block of Cleveland Cavaliers...Show More Summary
For the first time in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers have allowed 400 points over a stretch of three games, per ESPN Stats & Info. The run of futility began with a 132-125 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, thenShow More Summary
Are the Houston Rockets really title contenders? That's probably not what James Harden is wondering as he lifts his arms up to the sky. In fact, I'm pretty sure he was just celebrating the Rockets' dominant victory over the Indiana Pacers on March 7, one that pushed their record over the past 10 games to 8-2. Show More Summary
It turns out Mike D’Antoni isn't the only coach capable of turning waiver-wire flotsam into productive NBA players. Three months after being cut by the Toronto Raptors, D.J. Augustin has emerged as the leading scorer (following the trade...Show More Summary
Pride is an all but forgotten feeling for the once mighty Los Angeles Lakers. On the heels of their worst loss in franchise history (a merciless 142-94 beating delivered by the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday night) and en route to their worst finish since moving to L.A. Show More Summary
To some, Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls might be having a breakout year, but in reality, he’s been taking incremental steps his entire career. Now he’s a genuine budding star in the NBA. He is a budding star because while he ’ s not an offensive superstar, he ’ s emerging as one of the better two-way players in the league. Show More Summary
Milwaukee Bucks guard,O.J. Mayo was suspended for one game on Saturday for "forcibly striking" New Orleans Pelicans big man Greg Stiemsma during Friday night's contest, per Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix. This should mark the end of a brief—but ugly—incident. Show More Summary
As playoff dreams go by the wayside and the losses continue piling up, the Denver Nuggets have to be thinking about one question—what happens next? 2013-14 has been a year to forget for Denver. Even though the offseason was filled with...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks (23-40) are looking to capture a third straight win on the second night of a back-to-back as they square off against the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-39) on NBA TV. Keep it locked here on Bleacher Report throughout the game for real-time updates, highlights and analysis of all things Knicks vs. Cavs. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on the Rockets: The Rockets had a familiar face on the practice court on Saturday afternoon. Hakeem Olajuwon was in the gym working with several players. He spent a lot of time with Omer Asik, Terrence Jones and Dwight Howard. “Its a great learning experience – a Hall of Famer, one of the [...]
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is on pace to become the youngest player in NBA history to average 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in a season, per ESPN Stats & Info. Davis, who turns 21 on March 11, is averaging 20.4 points and 10.1 boards through 54 games, following a 29-point, 14-rebound outing against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Show More Summary
Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed forward Drew Gooden to a second 10-day contract. Gooden, who was originally signed by the Wizards on February 26, has averaged 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.0 minutes over three games. The veteran big-man provides frontcourt depth for the 32-29 Wizards.
The Miami Heat announced today that they have signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Liggins, who was signed to a 10-day contract by the HEAT on February 25, appeared in one game with Miami totaling two points and one rebound in 1:24 minutes [...]
Sacramento Kings forward Carl Landry will miss the remainder of the season after a recent MRI taken at Kaiser Permanente revealed a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Surgery will be scheduled in the near future. A six-year NBA veteran in his second stint with the Kings, Landry averaged 4.2 points (.517 FG%,.824 FT%), [...]
Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. The incident, for which Mayo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected occurred with 1:52 remaining in the first quarter of [...]
The Sacramento Kings today signed guard Orlando Johnson to a second 10-day contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. After signing a 10-day contract with the Kings on February 26, Johnson is averaging 1.8 points (3-16 FG, 1-5 3pt, 2-4 FT), 0.8 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 9.0 minutes per game in five games off the [...]
? Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao (back soreness) returns to action after a 12-game absence, but shooting guard C.J. Miles (left ankle sprain) is out for the ninth straight contest. Varejao, who will come off the bench, is averaging 8.8 points and a team-high 10.3 rebounds in 48 games.
Uh oh. Throughout the season, the Indiana Pacers have been in the driver's seat of the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They gained early control of the pole position with a 9-0 start to the 2013-14 campaign that quickly...Show More Summary