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JaVale McGee Chases Ball into Stands, Kisses Lady on Cheek

He's back at it. In the second quarter of Friday night's showdown between the Denver Nuggets and the New Orleans Pelicans, Nuggets center JaVale McGee chased down a ball into the area in which fans were sitting courtside. McGee casually...Show More Summary

JaVale McGee Owns Garbage Time vs. Pelicans, Compares Himself to Anthony Davis

DENVER — During the Denver Nuggets' 117-97 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night, one that extended Denver's winning streak to three games, two big men put up pretty impressive statistical lines. See if you can figure...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Reveals He's Now Pals with Malice at the Palace Beer-Thrower

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of arguably the ugliest moment in NBA history. On Thursday, Metta World Peace revealed an intriguing update to the saga. On Nov. 19, 2004, the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons were involved...Show More Summary

What Is Wrong with Los Angeles Clippers' Offense Right Now?

Paging Alvin Gentry. You're needed for a cleanup in the Staples Center. Yes, the Los Angeles Clippers offense is a bit of a mess, and it's Gentry's job to fix it. At least, the Clips wish it were. L.A. had the NBA's most efficient offense a year ago. Show More Summary

Lakers Showing Signs of Life After Terrible Start to 2014-15 Season

Don't plan to attend a parade down Figueroa Street just yet, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Don't even sit on StubHub for seats at Staples Center beyond mid-April, unless you're eager to support the Los Angeles Clippers. A 98-92 win over the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets won't bring another Larry O'Brien Trophy to L.A. Show More Summary

Raptors Proving They're for Real and Other Takeaways from Wednesday's NBA Action

Forget "We the North." In notching a thrilling 96-92 win over the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies, the Toronto Raptors improved to 9-2, legitimized their status as contenders and struck a blow for their much-derided conference. More like...Show More Summary

Watch Vince Carter moved to tears by Raptors video tribute

Wednesday's NBA schedule contains a striking number of guys returning to the homes of their former teams. That often means booing, and that's exactly what it meant for Vince Carter in Toronto as recently as last season. Not Wednesday: Toronto...Show More Summary

19 Years Later: Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies Meet at the Top of the NBA

When the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies meet inside the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday, the old rivals might have a hard time recognizing one another. It's been a little less than two decades since the pair shared the distinction of being the new kids on the NBA block in 1995. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Whispers Surfacing Around the Association

Two widely different NBA players highlight the latest round of NBA trade rumors. While it's fun to imagine basketball's brightest stars swapping places, it's more practical to explore role players—particularly those on struggling teams—who can offer depth to a championship-caliber team. Show More Summary

Bad Blood, Unfinished Business Abound in Wednesday's NBA Reunions

Sometimes, November NBA basketball has the feel of an extended preseason, complete with the same inattention to detail, feeling-out process and general lack of urgency that characterizes the exhibition slate. That won't be a problem on Wednesday. There are 11 games on the Nov. Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets Falling Short of Amplified Expectations in Early Stages

There was something decidedly kitschy about last season's Charlotte Bobcats. They were a squad that was simultaneously on the rise and facing a clear expiration date. Steve Clifford, their first-year head coach, constructed a base system...Show More Summary

The Cavaliers' pick and roll defense is terrible

The Cavaliers boast one of the most explosive offensives in the NBA, but they won't win a championship unless their defense improves significantly. Bad games happen to good teams in the NBA. It's tough to consistently bring top-notch effort every single night, so great teams lose head-scratchers against opponents they should thump every season. Show More Summary

The Clippers don't look anything like championship contenders

The Clippers were walloped by a short-handed Bulls team at home Monday night and don't currently look anything like an elite team. Will they be able to turn things around? After a string of dreadful seasons, the Los Angeles ClippersShow More Summary

Grizzlies' Courtney Lee Makes Buzzer-Beater Layup to Beat Kings with .3 Left

The Sacramento Kings had this game won. Trailing the Memphis Grizzlies, 109-108, with six seconds left, the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins hit two free throws. After Memphis' Zach Randolph missed a seven-foot jumper, Ben McLemore came down with the rebound. Show More Summary

Chris Webber Does Great Impression of Former Teammate Avery Johnson

As a rookie with the Golden State Warriors during the 1993-94 season, Chris Webber took notes while learning from veteran teammate Avery Johnson. On Tuesday, Webber showed the world that he spent more than enough time with Johnson, nailing an impression of his former teammate. Show More Summary

Kawhi Leonard Showing Flashes of Value to Spurs, but Gregg Popovich Needs More

LOS ANGELES — Great performances are nothing new for Kawhi Leonard. He wouldn't have a Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Trophy on his mantle otherwise. If not for Ray Allen's heroics in Game 6 of the 2013 Finals, Leonard might even have two...Show More Summary

Finding Perfect Rotation for the San Antonio Spurs

Early-season injuries have shaken up what was an outstanding San Antonio Spurs rotation last year, with Tiago Splitter, Patty Mills and Marco Belinelli currently on the shelf. Head coach Gregg Popovich runs a premier system, but it's not exactly a plug-and-play arrangement. Show More Summary

Minnesota 'Timbertrolls' Return with 'Pek and Recreation'

The Minnesota Timberwolves have already had some fun as the "Timbertrolls," but they have returned with more greatness. Enjoy center Nikola Pekovic and the rest of the team as they star in "Pek and Recreation." They even made sure to include Kevin Love in this one. [YouTube] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

With Sterling Era Over, It's Put Up or Shut Up Time for L.A. Clippers

LOS ANGELES – That first part, the fumigation, was executed swiftly and virtuously. For Donald Sterling and all of his droppings to have been swept up by Adam Silver, Steve Ballmer and Co., in time for the Los Angeles Clippers to dive...Show More Summary

Do Atlanta Hawks Need a Trade to Fix Broken Bench?

The Atlanta Hawks have struggled to get offensive production from their bench to open the 2014-15 season. In the team's 2-3 start, Hawks starters have averaged a combined 75.2 points per game, which ranks No. 6 in the league, per HoopsStats.com. And the reserves? Atlanta's bench is scoring just 28.4 points per game, the No. Show More Summary

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