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Kobe Bryant Comments on Lakers Potentially Ending Warriors' Undefeated Streak

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from etching their unblemished start in the record books. A win at home Tuesday vs. the 2-11 Los Angeles Lakers will put the defending champs at 16-0 and set an NBA record for the most winsShow More Summary

Atlanta Hawks Unlock Secrets to Winning Over Modern Sports Fan

ATLANTA—Everyone remembers the kid who tried too hard to be liked—always giving something away, butting into other people’s conversations, never failing to kill a good joke. The lesson was clear: Nobody likes desperate. Allowing people...Show More Summary

Secret to Warriors' Success Is as Plain as the Name on Back of Curry's Jersey

OAKLAND, Calif. — No, we don't give consistency the proper respect. The same stuff over and over is hard not to take for granted. That's why streaks are so useful. They turn humdrum consistency into something really cool. It becomesShow More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding John Calipari, Jonas Valanciunas and More

Rumors about coaches on the hot seat and injury prognoses are common early on in the season, and one of each of those is precisely what's making news right now. A new development in the potential NBA future of University of KentuckyShow More Summary

Race to Respectability: Does Knicks' Early Lead Mean Lakers Are in Trouble?

The Los Angeles Lakers (2-11) and New York Knicks (8-6) are in Year 2 of a race back to respectability. Are these two major media dynasties on course to pole position, or are they simply teams that remain lost in an ever-evolving NBA...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: DraftKings NBA Optimal Lineup for Nov. 23

The NBA welcomes a new week with seven games on Monday night, gracing the schedule with appearances from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs. While there's no marquee matchup League Pass customers will flock to, some of the Association's worst squads create opportunities for DraftKings players. Show More Summary

Riley Says He Sees 'Dynastic' Potential in Warriors

Pat Riley played alongside Jerry West and Gail Goodrich, the guards whose exploits from the early 1970s still have the Miami Heat president saying they were the best backcourt he ever saw.

Tough Challenges Remain for Rockets in Post-McHale Era

The dismissal of head coach Kevin McHale may have unexpectedly opened a can of worms for the Houston Rockets. Fresh off a winning season that saw them advance all the way to the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets were in prime position to build upon last season’s success. Show More Summary

Warriors on Cusp of History After Defeating Nuggets

Golden State guard Klay Thompson scored 21 points, Stephen Curry had 19 and seven assists, and the Warriors won their 15th straight to match the best start in league history with a 118-105 win over the Denver Nuggets.

N.B.A. Roundup: Warriors Top Nuggets; 15-0 Start Ties Record

Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack combined for 55 points to lead the Nets over the Celtics, who had beaten them by 25 points two days earlier.

Lillard, McCollum Lead Blazers Past Lakers, 107-93

Damian Lillard had 30 points and a career-high 13 assists, and C.J. McCollum added 19 points in the Portland Trail Blazers' sixth consecutive victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 107-93 Sunday night.

Post Up: Historic Start

Golden State makes history with a 15-0 start, plus the Clippers keep reeling, AD goes nuts and more from Sunday's NBA action. The post Post Up: Historic Start appeared first on SLAMonline.

Westbrook Scores 31 to Lead Thunder Past Mavericks

Even though Oklahoma City have a team full of veteran and experienced players, this season they have had problems closing out games. While playing without forward Kevin Durant is a factor, it is only one reason for fourth-quarter meltdowns.

Warriors now 15-0, tie best start in NBA history

The 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors tied the NBA record for best start to a season by improving to 15-0 with tonight’s 118-105 win at Denver, equaling the mark set by the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and 1993-94 Houston Rockets. The Warriors are the first defending champion in NBA history to begin the season 15-0. Dating back [...]

Warriors vs. Nuggets: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2015-16 Regular Season

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from basketball immortality. Led by Stephen Curry's 19 points, one of five players in double figures, the Warriors became the third team in NBA history to start a season 15-0 after a 118-105...Show More Summary

Game of the Week: Heat at Knicks

The Knicks and Miami play twice this week, but the game to watch will be Friday’s at Madison Square Garden, where Kristaps Porzingis is stirring crowds the way Jeremy Lin once did.

Serge Ibaka’s Clutch Block on Deron Williams (VIDEO)

OKC snapped the Mavs' 6-game win streak and Ibaka came up with the most emphatic clutch moment of the game, denying Deron Williams with 10 seconds left. The post Serge Ibaka’s Clutch Block on Deron Williams (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Westbrook Helps Thunder Snap Mavericks' 6-Game Win Streak

Russell Westbrook had 31 points and 11 assists, hitting two key baskets in the final 63 seconds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a double-digit third-quarter deficit to beat Dallas 117-114 on Sunday night, ending the Mavericks' six-game winning streak.

Roundup: Duke Gets 32 Points From a Guard, and a Narrow Victory Over Georgetown

Grayson Allen lifted No. 5 Duke over Georgetown, 86-84, in the championship of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon.

DeAndre Jordan Spikes Jump Ball Length of Court, Wes Johnson Throws Down Dunk

DeAndre Jordan would have had quite a career in volleyball, if it weren't for his current gig. Instead, the Los Angeles Clippers big fella is one of the best centers in basketball. On Sunday, though, he flashed his volleyball potential when he spiked a jump-ball tip the length of the court. Show More Summary

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