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Updated Long-Term Plan for the Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have been stuck in NBA purgatory for seven years. Every season since 2007-08, the team has qualified for the Eastern Conference playoffs, only to get bounced in the first or second round. Without any superstars on the...Show More Summary

Indianapolis Colts Players Give Support to Paul George After Leg Injury

The entire city of Indianapolis is devastated after Paul George's gruesome leg injury during Saturday's USA Basketball scrimmage, so the Indianapolis Colts decided to send him a video to offer their support. Pat McAfee, Reggie Wayne, Chuck Pagano and Robert Mathis all sent their best wishes to George while at training camp on Saturday. Show More Summary

Artist Draws Very Lifelike LeBron James Using Colored Pencils

LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has generated quite a bit of buzz this offseason, and that has plenty of fans excited. With the King coming home, artist Heather Rooney decided to draw this incredibly lifelike picture of LeBron using only colored pencils. Show More Summary

How Cleveland Cavaliers Would Cover for Kevin Love's Defensive Deficiencies

The Cleveland Cavaliers could put up cheat-code-aided video game numbers with Kevin Love on board, but they might need every last one of them. This has not been a good defensive team, and Love carries the reputation of a turnstile. While...Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Denver Nuggets Rookie Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets just got even deeper. As announced by Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post, "[ Jusuf ] Nurkic, a 7-foot, 280-pound center, was the No. 16 pick in the NBA draft June 26 and signed a four-year contract worth $7 million." Now,...Show More Summary

Early Win-Loss Prediction for Boston Celtics Next Season

Any prediction for the 2014-15 Boston Celtics season can basically be summed up in four words: It won’t be pretty. Now that it seems like Kevin Love is completely off the table, the totality of Boston’s rebuild has become a whole lot...Show More Summary

US FIBA Team Showcasing What's Next in NBA's Galaxy of Stars

When USA Basketball settles on its 12-player collection for the FIBA World Cup roster, the chosen ones might want to fire up the WNBA's old marketing slogan: We got next. Regardless of which players head coach Mike Krzyzewski tabs for...Show More Summary

Predicting the Next Dominoes to Fall in 2014 NBA Free Agency

For being this late in the summer, the 2014 NBA free-agent pool is surprisingly deep. Granted, the heavy hitters of this class are largely off the board, but major moves aren't always the ones that have a major impact on the standings. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Shows No Mercy Against Fan in 1-on-1 Battle in China

When Kobe Bryant steps on the court, he only knows how to play hard. It doesn't matter who is he playing. During his Nike RISE Campaign in China, Bryant played some one-on-one with a fan. Some people may take it easy on fans, but that's not in the Black Mamba's blood. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant, James Harden and Paul George Do Battle in 'King of the Hill'

One big positive of letting NBA players play for Team USA is that we get to see the best players in the league play with each other. After Day 3 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team Training Camp, a trio of the NBA's best young stars went head-to-head-to-head. Show More Summary

Watch: HS Player’s Amazing Dunk From Behind FT Line

The original high flyer, “Dr J” Julius Erving’s amazing free throw line dunk during the 1976 ABA All Star Game is so legendary that very few have ever come close to duplicating this legendary feat. Many have tried, but essentially only “His Airness” Michael Jordan came the closest to duplicating Erving’s original FT line jam, […]

Kyrie Irving Ready and Willing to Cede Spotlight to LeBron James in Cleveland

LAS VEGAS — Get the provocative, inflammatory headlines ready! Kyrie Irving already tired of LeBron James! Star wars in Cleveland! Kyrie "can't smile anymore" about LeBron joining Cavaliers! Irving has done few interviews since the Cavaliers'...Show More Summary

Should Los Angeles Lakers Start Julius Randle or Carlos Boozer at Power Forward?

The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, they want to win, not only for the sake of Kobe Bryant (and his two-year, $48.5 million extension), but also because they're the Lakers and that's what they do. Show More Summary

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

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