Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Sports / Basketball / Popular

Get More Specific:

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for Jan. 29

Having just four games on the slate might seem daunting to set your daily lineups, because there is less of a talent pool to pick through. It might be one big star short, too, because the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony might get the...Show More Summary

Cavaliers Give Kyrie Irving Ice Bath After 55-Point Game vs. Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers kept their win streak alive thanks to an incredible night from Kyrie Irving, so they decided to surprise him after the game. After Irving dropped 55 points in the 99-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, his teammates gave him an ice bath in the locker room. Show More Summary

Detroit Pistons vs. Philadelphia 76ers 1/28/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Detroit Pistons looked to snap out of their recent slump on Wednesday night when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Pistons had dropped three straight and four of their last five, and they faced a Sixers squad eager to end a skid that had seen it drop six straight. Read more NBA news on

Sacramento Kings vs. Indiana Pacers 1/31/15: Video Highlights and Recap

The Indiana Pacers looked to build a bit of momentum on Saturday, when they took on the Sacramento Kings. The Pacers had won two of their last three and faced a slumping Kings squad mired in an eight-game skid. Read more NBA news on

Giannis Antetokounmpo Throws Down Windmill Dunk vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Giannis Antetokounmpo is crazy long and crazy athletic. When he gets the ball and a clear court in front of him, watch out. On Saturday night when his Milwaukee Bucks hosted the Portland Trail Blazers, Antetokounmpo got the ball after teammate Khris Middleton picked off a Blazers pass. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo out after getting kneed in the face

The Mavericks point guard took an inadvertent knee and left the game with a bloody nose. Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo left the game on Saturday after getting hit in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson's knee during the first quarter. Show More Summary

Blazers Fan Blends and Eats Shoe After Damian Lillard Isn't Named All-Star

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard was one of the most controversial omissions from the 2015 NBA All-Star Game roster. Lillard has expressed how upset he is with his exclusion, and Blazers fan Josh Thatcher is right there with him—because he has to now eat a shoe. Show More Summary

Knicks sign Lance Thomas for rest of season

52 minutes agoBasketball / NBA :

Knicks sign Lance Thomas for rest of season New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has signed forward Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season. Thomas, 6-8, 225-pounds, is averaging 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists over 25.5 minutes in seven games (one start) with New York after signing the first [...]

Kenneth Faried Illness: Updates on Nuggets Star's Status and Return

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried will not play Saturday night versus the Charlotte Hornets due to illness, according to Rick Bonell of the Charlotte Observer. Bonell reported that head coach Brian Shaw would start Danilo Gallinari...Show More Summary

Rockets star Harden leaves game with apparent knee injury

Houston Rockets star James Harden has left the game against the Detroit Pistons in the second quarter with an apparent injury to his left knee area.

Kevin Love Greeted with Mix of Boos and Cheers in Return to Minnesota

We saw Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith get showered with boos in his return to face his former team, the Detroit Pistons, but apparently the Minnesota Timberwolves don't have as bad of a taste in their mouths about Kevin Love's departure. While...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

Over halfway through the season, the wild West is shaping up to be a great finish. The Houston Rockets are in the thick of it, changing spots in the standings seemingly every night. As we approach February, Houston is right in the middle of the pack. Show More Summary

James Harden injury: Rockets guard suffers bruised knee, returns to game

Harden left Houston's game after going down on a drive, but returned in the second half. Update: Harden returned to the game in the third quarter. According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, Harden suffered a bruised left knee. Houston star guard James Harden left the Rockets' game on Saturday after suffering an apparent left knee injury. Show More Summary

Rockets' Josh Smith Gets Booed in Return to Detroit

Houston Rockets veteran Josh Smith returned to Detroit for the first time since getting cut by the Pistons earlier this season, but it wasn't the warmest of welcomes. As he ran onto the court for the first time Saturday, Smith was greeted by a vast majority of boos at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Show More Summary

Best Potential Trade Scenarios, Packages and Landing Spots for Mo Williams

Veteran point guard with a penchant for getting buckets on an expiring contract? Come right down, Mo Williams, you're the latest participant in this year's version of NBA trade-block roulette. According to's Marc Stein, "R ival...Show More Summary

Love returns to Minnesota, booed loudly by home fans

Kevin Love made his return to Minnesota on Saturday night, and he was booed loudly when he was introduced before the Cavaliers played the Timberwolves.

Josh Smith booed by Detroit fans in Palace return

Houston's Josh Smith, waived earlier in the season by the Pistons, was booed by Detroit fans in his return to the Palace Saturday night to face his former team.

Thabo Sefolosha Injury: Updates on Hawks Forward's Calf and Return

Atlanta Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha is expected to miss the next six to eight weeks after suffering a calf strain early in Friday night's 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, the team announced Saturday. Sefolosha, 30, was limited to only two minutes after tweaking his calf early in the first quarter. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo Leaves Game vs. Magic After Taking Knee to Face from Teammate

Dallas Mavericks fans might want to look away. After falling to the floor in the first quarter against the Orlando Magic, Rajon Rondo was struck in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson's knee. After the blow to the head, Rondo went to the locker room. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo Injury: Updates on Mavericks Star's Head and Return

Rajon Rondo's future depends on his ability to stay healthy, something that has been a problem throughout his career and is once again plaguing the new Dallas Mavericks star point guard. Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News reported...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC