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Jeremy Lin Gets Cheered Up by Friends in Sketch Comedy Bit

Jeremy Lin is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and he is wasting no time in going Hollywood. In one of the strangest videos you will see, Lin needs a little help to be cheered up. Luckily, Philip Wang, AJ Rafael, and Harry Shum Jr. Show More Summary

What Will Make Steve Nash's Final NBA Season with Los Angeles Lakers a Success?

It's a rare player who gets to write the ending to his own NBA story, but if Steve Nash plays a few things right in this, his final season, there's a good chance his last chapter will be one he's happy with. The days of assist titles and MVP trophies are done, but Nash is healthy now. Show More Summary

Can Kendall Marshall Win Starting Job with Milwaukee Bucks?

Kendall Marshall might very well earn the starting job for the Milwaukee Bucks next season. Milwaukee smartly picked him up off waivers after the Los Angeles Lakers cut him due to salary-cap constraints, and the move should pay off for...Show More Summary

Will Darren Collison Prove Kings Were Right to Move on from Isaiah Thomas?

The Sacramento Kings switched out point guards this season, shipping Isaiah Thomas to the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade and bringing in Darren Collison on a free-agent contract. It was an interesting decision and one that's been met with a lot of mixed emotions from Kings fans. Show More Summary

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 Season

Byron Scott's back. Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are, too. Kobe Bryant will be. Steve Nash might be. Pau Gasol won't be. Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Julius Randle and Ed Davis are all first-timers. And that, in a nutshell, is the Los Angeles Lakers' offseason to date. Show More Summary

Are Indiana Pacers in Danger of Falling out of the Playoffs Entirely?

The Indiana Pacers may have earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference during the 2013-14 season, but that was almost entirely due to their success in the first half of the campaign. As the season progressed, the team declined and was almost eliminated by a No. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: In-State Fight Coming over 5-Star SG Blakeney

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Kentucky and Louisville both set their sights on a player, it's time for college basketball fans to get their popcorn ready. The two heavyweight programs share a state and divide a population like no other rivalry in the sport outside of Tobacco Road. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Steve Nash Comments on Potential Retirement After 2014-15 Season

Steve Nash believes he will be playing his final year of his illustrious NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2014-15 season. The 40-year-old point guard confirmed his intentions in a video posted by Sport TV. His comments were transcribed by Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News: “I think this is my last season,” Nash said. Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Gets Very Physical During Venice Basketball League Game

Don't be fooled by the name— Metta World Peace can still let his temper get the best of him in games. During a recent Venice Basketball League game in Venice, California, World Peace looked a little bit more like Ron Artest than what his name might imply. Show More Summary

NBA Releases Top 10 Dunks from 2014 Summer League

The NBA Summer League is a great opportunity for some of the younger players to prove themselves to their respective teams, and more than a few did that with some exciting slam dunks. There were more than a few highlight slam dunks at this year's summer league. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Finally in Perfect Locale to Succeed with Los Angeles Lakers

Jeremy Lin has finally found a home. Not in a first-time sense but in the sense of a non-chaotic situation. No expectations. No hype. No Linsanity. As the first American of Taiwanese or Chinese descent in the league, the now 25-year-old, four-year veteran entered the league to grand expectations. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest on Coaching Search and New Acquisitions

With August just around the corner, the Los Angeles Lakers still haven't hired a head coach. Pardon the world for speculating, but it certainly doesn't appear that the team is ecstatic about hiring former player Byron Scott to fill the...Show More Summary

Andrew Wiggins Left in Unfair Limbo as Cavaliers Make All-in Push for Kevin Love

There is something creepy about the sanitized verbiage basketball culture has adopted when discussing the human beings who play the sport. The word "players" has been replaced with "assets," a clean way to describe anything from a protected...Show More Summary

Frank Caliendo Reads LeBron James' 'Coming Home' Essay in Morgan Freeman Voice

If you aren't a fan of LeBron James' "Coming Home" essay featured in Sports Illustrated, maybe hearing it narrated by Morgan Freeman will change your mind. On Thursday, comedian Frank Caliendo took his talents to ESPN's Mike & Mike. He broke out his best Freeman impression to read James' essay to the people of Cleveland. Show More Summary

Can Jordan Clarkson Carve Out a Role with LA Lakers?:

It might be difficult for Jordan Clarkson to find a role with the Los Angeles Lakers. Still, general manager Mitch Kupchak selected him with the 46th pick in the draft because he thought that, perhaps down the line, Clarkson could be...Show More Summary

Why Phoenix Suns Should Stay Far Away from Greg Monroe in Free Agency

The run-and-gun Phoenix Suns need to upgrade their interior. Blossoming big man Greg Monroe must find the type of floor spacing the Detroit Pistons cannot give him. The Suns have money to spend, and Monroe is looking to collect in the restricted free-agent market. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade Couldn't Believe It When Camper Asked Him Why He Flops

When you are a camper at the Dwyane Wade and Brandon Marshall Sports Academy, it's a bold move to call out the host on his flopping. Luckily, Wade was able to take it in stride and get a good laugh out of the question. Brandon Marshall thought it was pretty funny as well. [Fox Sports, h/t The Big Lead] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Full Predictions for Anthony Bennett's Sophomore Season with Cleveland Cavs

Anthony Bennett's rookie season has been criticized, torn down and chastised enough. It's time to look ahead to the 2013 first-overall pick's sophomore campaign. Let's focus on what we know. Bennett was grossly out of shape last year,...Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Portland Trail Blazers 2014 Offseason So Far

With the majority of free agency sorted, we can take a step back and review how teams fared during the period. The Portland Trail Blazers remained relatively quiet throughout, though the team was still able to make moves to improve.Show More Summary

How Pau Gasol and Derrick Rose Will Make Each Other Better

The Chicago Bulls’ 2014-15 season relies on one factor above all: the health of Derrick Rose. He’s played just 10 games over the past two years, and no one truly knows if he can put in significant time on mended knees going forward. But...Show More Summary

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