Magic Johnson headlined a World AIDS Day panel event to raise awareness at the Apollo Theater.
Allen Iverson, who announced his official retirement late this October, will go down in basketball history as a legendary figure for not only the Philadelphia 76ers, but for the entire NBA. He changed the game with his famous and at times infamous career. Show More Summary
For nine different NBA teams, Paul George will always be the one that got away. The No. 10 pick of the 2010 draft, he's been separating himself from his draft peers —and nearly everyone else in the league —ever since. How many names are still standing in the 23-year-old's way at this point? Less than you'd think. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder has assigned forward Andre Roberson to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Roberson has appeared in six games (one start) for the Thunder this season, averaging 1.7 rebounds in 6.5 minutes per game.
Kobe Bryant's two-year, $48.5 million extension has plenty of people scratching their heads. He's an aging superstar coming off a career-threatening achilles injury. Though his contract is slightly discounted from his previous deal, he's still the highest player in the league. Show More Summary
In the Nowitzki age, power forwards have moved further and further from the basket to get their points. But there exists a stretch four spectrum. They aren't all Ryan Andersons. Dirk Nowitzki is but one of the greatest players of his generation: Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are generally considered superior. Show More Summary
Houston Rockets forwards Terrence Jones and Francisco Garcia have made a strong case for more minutes with their solid play as of late. The duo is one of the reasons behind the team winning eight of their last 10 games. Over that span, Jones is shooting 55 percent from the field while averaging 12.8 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant will eventually rejoin the Los Angeles Lakers after rehabbing his Achilles tear and consequently, he will need the help of the role players. It goes without saying that the contributions of every teammate will be crucial, but we will focus exclusively on the guys at the bottom of the totem pole. Show More Summary
Here’s ESPN New York on the Brooklyn Nets, who will be without small forward Paul Pierce for 2-4 weeks due to a broken bone in his finger: Pierce has struggled this season, shooting only 36.8 percent overall and 26.8 percent from behind the 3-point arc, while averaging 12.4 points and 4.9 rebounds. Pierce rarely looked comfortable [...]
New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson must be sweating more than Patrick Ewing these days. Nine straight losses have the Knicks tied with the Milwaukee Bucks for last place in a weak Eastern Conference, and owner James Dolan 's patience is wearing thin. Show More Summary
Over the last few years, as the analytics movement has swept across the NBA, the mid-range jump shot has fallen out of vogue. As teams, executives, coaches and players have become smarter about things like efficiency and expected value,...Show More Summary
With the way the New York Knicks are playing, they might as well suit up 55-year-old assistant coach Herb Williams for some minutes in the paint. Realistically, there are a handful of players on the current Knicks roster that are, believe it or not, deserving of more minutes. Right now, New York can beat no one. Show More Summary
Here’s the South Florida Sun Sentinel on one of Ray Allen’s goals that may surprise fans: During the later stages of his career, Miami Heat guard Ray Allen has begun each season with one goal. Take fewer 3-pointers than the previous year. So far, Allen is on pace this season because of an effort to score more off [...]
When you become as old as Kobe Bryant, there are a lot of memory lanes. And if you find yourself strolling down literally the same street as you did before, you might regret a little and reminisce a lot. Or you could do something different...Show More Summary