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Paradise Jam 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Players and coaches often refer to these early-season college basketball tournaments as nothing more than business trips, but you can be certain everyone involved is excited to participate in the Paradise Jam. With teams making trips...Show More Summary

Hall of Fame Tip-off 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Even without the Hall of Fame Tip-Off crowning a champion, there will certainly be winners and losers of the exciting event. Notre Dame, Florida State, Providence and Massachusetts will take part in two scheduled games, each of which can be extremely important going forward. Show More Summary

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: How Every Team Stacks Up After 3 Weeks of Action

If the NBA were Hogwarts—and with all the witchcraft and wizardry its players are able to pull off from night to night, it just might be—we'd still be waiting for the Sorting Hat to split all 30 teams into their respective houses. Do...Show More Summary

10 NBA Teams That Are Resetting Our Expectations

Just over three weeks into the 2014-15 NBA season, a number of teams have already rendered preseason prognostications somewhat obsolete. Who foresaw the Sacramento Kings as a potential playoff contender out West? Who expected the Memphis...Show More Summary

2K Sports Classic 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream Info and Updated Predictions

After a pair of blowouts in the semifinals, fans at Madison Square Garden are hoping for some better action from Day 2 of the 2K Sports Classic. Texas got off to a slow start against Iowa in the first matchup, but a dominant second half helped the Longhorns pull away and win, 71-57. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls' Depth Working Exactly as Planned

The Chicago Bulls have had surprising regular season results in recent years. Despite losing Derrick Rose and various other key players to prolonged injury issues, they compiled a.567 winning percentage over the past two seasons, including...Show More Summary

Kings Finding Success Behind Underrated Big 3

No one will make too much of the Sacramento Kings' 103-88 victory over a Chicago Bulls team missing stars Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol. But there's a lot to like about the team's promising 7-5 record, and there's even more to like about the emergent "Big Three" carrying the load. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. Sacramento Kings 11/20/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The red-hot Chicago Bulls looked to continue their recent run of success on Thursday night when they took on the Sacramento Kings. The Bulls had won three of their last four but faced a tough test from a Kings squad who had dropped four of their last five after a 5-1 start. Read more NBA news on

Does LeBron James Have Second Thoughts About Joining the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Not all is well with the Cleveland Cavaliers. There’s the 5-5 record and the mediocre 1.9 scoring differential, sure, but there’s also the grim stuff that’s undergirding it. This is a basketball team with problems. Kevin Love is shooting...Show More Summary

Myles Turner Eager to Flourish in 'Perfect Situation' with Deep, Seasoned Texas

NEW YORK — Myles Turner arrived at Texas last summer as a McDonald’s All-American, a consensus top-10 recruit and a potential NBA lottery pick—maybe as early as this summer. Still, as much as he has in common with the other highly touted...Show More Summary

Kirk Hinrich Injury: Updates on Bulls Guard's Chest and Return

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Kirk Hinrich left Thursday's game against the Sacramento Kings with a chest injury. Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago passed along the latest on Hinrich and more from coach Tom Thibodeau: Hinrich, 33, has started eight games this season and is currently averaging 9.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Miami Heat 11/20/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Los Angeles Clippers looked to build a bit of momentum on Thursday night when they took on the Miami Heat. The Clippers were searching for their first back-to-back wins since October, but they faced a tough test from a Heat squad that had snapped a three-game skid in its last game. Show More Summary

Kings' Ben McLemore Enters Arena Wearing Team's Ugly Christmas Sweater

It looks like the Sacramento Kings are already in the Christmas spirit. Before Thursday's game against the Chicago Bulls, Kings shooting guard Ben McLemore came into the Sleep Train Arena wearing the team's new Christmas sweater. McLemore also posed earlier with Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Ray McCallum to show off the sweaters. Show More Summary

LA Clippers Find 'Lob City' Swag at Critical Time

Off to a 2-0 start on what promises to be a revealing seven-game road trip, the Los Angeles Clippers are beginning to resemble the club that claimed a franchise-record 57 victories a season ago. That is to say, they're looking a little...Show More Summary

Nets hope to end losing streak Friday in OKC

The Brooklyn Nets are off to a disappointing start this season, but Friday night they head to Oklahoma City to face a Thunder team that continues to play without its two stars. The Nets need this. Here’s ESPN New York with more: The Brooklyn Nets have lost five straight games and are coming off an exhausting and grueling [...]

Progress Reports for Minnesota Timberwolves Newcomers

The 10-game sample size may be small, but the Minnesota Timberwolves newcomers have underperformed. The Wolves acquired Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Andrew Wiggins in the blockbuster trade of the summer. They also added depthShow More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Miami Heat were without Dwyane Wade (hamstring injury) for the fourth consecutive game on Thursday night. Without his services, the defending Eastern Conference champions found themselves down early against the visiting Los Angeles...Show More Summary

2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic: Previews, Predictions for Early-Season Matchups

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, makes a great setting for four respected college basketball programs playing games for a cause at the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Duke, Temple, Stanford and UNLV will take the court onShow More Summary

7 Grizzlies Players Battling Stomach Virus Ahead of Friday's Game vs. Celtics

The Memphis Grizzlies sit atop the Western Conference with an impressive 10-2 record to start the 2014-15 NBA season, but a fluky medical situation may harm their immediate future. According to The Associated Press (via, seven...Show More Summary

Which Tryout Hopeful Should the Los Angeles Lakers Sign?

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak will have an extra $1.5 million on his hands thanks to an injured player exception granted by the league on account of Julius Randle's broken leg. Given the minimum-salary pedigree ofShow More Summary

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