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Byron Scott Facing New Reality of Coaching Los Angeles Lakers

With another dreadful season underway, Byron Scott is getting a taste of what it’s like to helm the sinking ship known as today’s Los Angeles Lakers. The longtime NBA operative has had his successes—two NBA Finals appearances with the...Show More Summary

Gulf Coast Showcase 2014: Teams, Schedule, Bracket and Predictions

The eight-team field at the 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase may not feature the marquee power conference squads that some of the other early-season tournaments do, but you could do worse than scouting some potential NCAA tournament teams in...Show More Summary

Memphis Grizzlies' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

For those wondering if the Memphis Grizzlies can prolong their run as one of the Western Conference's top teams after a hot start, December will provide some clarity. The Grizzlies will face a tougher slate that month, testing their mettle for contention. The end of the calendar year brings a series of games against the NBA's most serious teams. Show More Summary

Legends Classic 2014: Championship Schedule, Live Stream, Teams, TV Info

The only way that college basketball can capture the attention of the football-loving public around Thanksgiving is by showcasing marquee nonconference games that pit some of the nation’s most promising teams against each other. TheShow More Summary

Fordham Announces Ryan Canty Is Lost for Season, Then Drops Its 3rd Straight

Fordham head coach Tom Pecora told Bleacher Report 90 minutes before tip-off Sunday that center Ryan Canty will redshirt this season and return to the Rams as a fifth-year senior in 2015-16. According to Pecora, the decision was ultimately made by the doctors who performed back surgery on Canty in September. Show More Summary

J.J. Barea's Return to Dallas Is Just What Mavericks Needed

Sometimes, good things come in small packages. That has certainly been the case with J.J. Barea, who has made a triumphant return to the Dallas Mavericks. The 2013-14 season wasn't pretty for the 6'0" point guard. Barea, 30, saw his minutes dwindle down with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Show More Summary

How Much Will Pelicans' Playoff Fate Affect Anthony Davis' MVP Bid?

If the NBA season ended right now, Anthony Davis would be your 2014-15 MVP in a landslide. The third-year phenom is dominating every facet of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans. He’s averaging 26.3 points (second-most in the league), 11.4 rebounds (sixth), 3.5 blocks (first) and 2.2 steals (third). But the 82-game marathon is far from over. Show More Summary

Kevin Garnett's Quiet Bounceback Will Cap Career You Couldn't Ignore

Who said NBA players can't contribute in their 20th season? Whoever you are, don't let Kevin Garnett know how you feel. Garnett is averaging 7.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in only 23.8 minutes per game during his second season with the Brooklyn Nets, and his playing time is up a tick from last year. He's playing better defense. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Keys for the Tar Heels at 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis

North Carolina has landed in the Bahamas for a huge week of basketball, as it will spend Thanksgiving tangling with some of the best teams in the country in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in Nassau. With a field that features fiveShow More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers Looking Like Title Pretenders, and Sunday NBA Takeaways

The focus of the Memphis Grizzlies' 107-91 mauling of the visiting Los Angeles Clippers would normally be on the victor. But the Grizzlies' dominant win didn't teach us anything new about the team that has been tearing up the Western Conference for the first month of the season. Show More Summary

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Boston Celtics 11/23/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Owners of a league-high six-game winning streak, the Portland Trail Blazers headed east as they looked to make it seven straight against the Boston Celtics. The Celtics were looking to turn things around, having lost seven of their last 10 contests. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat 11/23/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Having lost four straight contests and seven of their last 10, the Charlotte Hornets looked to turn the tide against the Miami Heat on Sunday. The Heat also entered the matchup in a bit of a slump, looking to find their identity in the wake of LeBron James' departure from South Beach. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Memphis Grizzlies 11/23/14: Video Highlights and Recap

A potential Western Conference playoff matchup took place on Sunday as the conference-leading Memphis Grizzlies took on the Los Angeles Clippers. The Grizzlies looked to continue their red-hot start against a Clippers group that has yet to truly find its stride at 7-4 on the campaign. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder 11/23/14: Video Highlights, Recap

At the beginning of the season, a matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder would have been a mouth-watering prospect. Without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Thunder have lost five straight games and entered Sunday at the bottom of the Western Conference. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott Proving They're Too Good Not to Play

Chicago Bulls rookies Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott have shown over the past few weeks that they deserve to be part of the rotation. Head coach Tom Thibodeau has shown that rookies can play in his team. Granted these two are theShow More Summary

Grizzlies' Tony Allen Channels His Inner Rajon Rondo with Behind-the-Back Move

The Memphis Grizzlies faced the Boston Celtics on Friday night, and it looks like a Memphis player took some notes on Boston's point guard, Rajon Rondo. In the second quarter of Sunday's game against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers,...Show More Summary

Blazers' Steve Blake Crosses over Celtics' Evan Turner, Drains Jumper

The game is already over, but the Boston Celtics' Evan Turner is still wondering where Portland Trail Blazers guard Steve Blake went on this play. In the final minute of the third quarter of Portland's 94-88 road win, Blake lost Turner with a nasty crossover and then drained a jumper to finish off the play. Show More Summary

Andrew Bogut Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Eye and Return

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut has struggled to live up to his potential since entering the league due to an inability to avoid injuries. There were high hopes for him entering the 2014-15 NBA season, but the big Aussie has...Show More Summary

Carlos Boozer Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Shoulder and Return

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Carlos Boozer will miss Sunday's game against the Denver Nuggets with a shoulder injury. Mike Trudell of Lakers.com provided the news: A 13-year veteran, Boozer is spending his first year with the Lakers after being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls in the offseason. Show More Summary

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