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Chris Andersen Illness: Updates on Heat Forward's Status and Return

The Miami Heat will be without Chris Andersen for at least one game, as the power forward recovers from an illness. Andersen was on the Heat's official inactive list for Saturday's game against Atlanta: Per Ira Winderman of the South...Show More Summary

Jeff Teague Injury: Updates on Hawks Star's Thigh and Return

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague will miss Saturday's contest against the Miami Heat as he deals with an injury to his left thigh. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore has the news: Teague, who was elected to his first...Show More Summary

Chris Bosh Illness Update: Heat Star Released from Hospital After Lung Treatment

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh, who was receiving treatment for a blood clot in his lung, has been released from the hospital. Head coach Erik Spoelstra confirmed the news, via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman : Bosh checked into the hospital over a week ago. Show More Summary

Houston Rockets' Schedule Breakdown and Predictions for Season's Final 6 Weeks

These last few weeks will look different than the beginning of the season for the Houston Rockets but hopefully with a similar result. The roster has some new faces, but Houston is hoping to recapture the magic that led to a 6-0 start. While...Show More Summary

Explaining Chris Paul's Dominance as NBA's Premier Point Guard Stopper

Barely six feet tall with a panache for hounding opposing ball handlers, Los Angeles Clippers commander-in-chief Chris Paul has solidified his reputation as the NBA's premier point guard wrangler. That sentiment has been confirmed by four All-Defensive first team appointments and two All-Defensive second team nominations. Show More Summary

Commodores Conquer Crimson, 73-66

Well, at least this game was different. Normally we spend the first half setting the game of basketball back a few decades. Today, we played arguably the best half of basketball we have all year in the first half. We had great spacing...Show More Summary

Kyrie Irving out with shoulder strain

Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving experienced a left shoulder injury during Thursday night’s game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland vs. the Golden State Warriors. He did not travel with the team on the current two game road trip to Indianapolis and Houston and received additional examination, including an MRI, Friday morning at Cleveland Clinic Sports [...]

Davidson's Jordan Barham Throws Down Between-the-Legs Dunk with Ease

Jordan Barham is ready for George Washington. Prior to Davidson's contest against the Colonials on Saturday night, the Wildcats junior threw down an impressive between-the-legs dunk during warm-ups. Here's hoping he tries to unleash it during the game, too. [Vine] Read more College Basketball news on

Arkansas vs. Kentucky: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

Kentucky is now two wins away from completing a perfect regular season. The Wildcats dominated No. 18 Arkansas at Rupp Arena on Saturday by a final score of 84-67. The win continued Kentucky's best start ever, as John Calipari's team...Show More Summary

Syracuse vs. Duke: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Duke and Syracuse are under way at Cameron Indoor in Durham, North Carolina. The Blue Devils are trying to stay afloat in the ACC title race and the Orange would love to ruin their plans by getting win No. 967 for coach Jim Boeheim. Follow...Show More Summary

Westbrook has surgery on fractured cheekbone

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek after getting hit by a teammate's knee.

Pat Riley Statement On Anthony Mason

Pat Riley has released the following statement on the passing of Anthony Mason:

Irving (shoulder) to miss Sunday's game vs. Houston

Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game with a strained left shoulder.

How the Bulls can survive without Derrick Rose

While the Bulls are a worse team without Rose, they have the players to survive his absence just fine. Derrick Rose underwent surgery recently following a meniscus tear and will miss four to six weeks. It's the third major knee surgery...Show More Summary

Detroit Pistons vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The free-falling Washington Wizards will look to snap a six-game losing streak when they host the Detroit Pistons at the Verizon Center Saturday night. The Wizards are just 2-11 in their last 13 contests and lost to the Pistons lastShow More Summary

A Paul George Return Could Be Bad News for Eastern Conference Playoff Field

It was a welcome sight to see for the Indiana Pacers and a terrifying one for the rest of the Eastern Conference. Paul George, Indiana's All-Star swingman and one of the NBA's premier two-way players, participated in his first full practice...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Injury Update: Thunder Star Has Procedure on Cheek Fracture

The Oklahoma City Thunder can't catch a break. Star point guard Russell Westbrook, who took a knee to the head late in OKC's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, will miss at least one game after undergoing a procedure Saturday...Show More Summary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball icon, reinvented as culture vulture

“You are the man, Mr. Jabbar,” somebody shouts down what is normally a quiet, long hallway in the Department of Justice. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who is, in fact, the man, having scored more points than anyone in National Basketball Association history, even Michael, Kobe and LeBron, nods but doesn’t break his stride. Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Had Surgery To Repair Facial Fracture

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had surgery on a fracture to the zygomatic arch bone and will be re-evaluated this week. Westbrook sustained a visible dent in the side of his The post Russell Westbrook Had Surgery To Repair Facial Fracture appeared first on SLAMonline.

UNC vs. Miami: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

No. 15 North Carolina got back on track in a much-needed way Saturday as it defeated rival Miami (FL) 73-64 in an important ACC battle at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida. The Tar Heels bolstered their NCAA tournament hopes significantly by improving to 20-9, while perhaps dashing the Hurricanes chances of going dancing. Show More Summary

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