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LeBron James Skills Academy 2014: Top Recruits, Participants, Schedule and More

As the NBA world awaits LeBron James' decision about where he'll play basketball next, some of the best and brightest college and high school stars will get what every reporter would sell their first born for: a few moments of conversation with the King. The four-time NBA MVP will host the LeBron James Skills Academy beginning Tuesday in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Are Not Hypocrites for Pursuing LeBron James

Four years ago, Cleveland Cavalier fans, players, employees and owners witnessed LeBron James announce his decision to leave the team on national television. For most, there was no warning or even hint of his departure. Even the Cavaliers'...Show More Summary

What Does an NBA Free-Agency Contract Look Like?

NBA free agency arrives in the heat of summer, marked by endless what-ifs, pipe dreams and possibilities. It's a time for fantasizing—for envisioning team-and-player pairings that seem too good to be true. When those previously imaginary...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets or Miami Heat: Which Is Better Fit for Free Agent Chris Bosh?

What should he do? No, not LeBron James—well, yes LeBron James, but what about Chris Bosh? According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, Bosh would prefer to remain with the Miami Heat but is intrigued by the Houston Rockets' offerShow More Summary

We Remember: LeBron James Left the Cavaliers on 'The Decision' 4 Years Ago Today

On July 8, 2010, LeBron James made a decision that impacted his legacy and changed the landscape of the NBA. After spending the first seven seasons of his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, James announced on ESPN's The Decision that he would be "taking his talents to South Beach." That was only the beginning of things to come. Show More Summary

What's Taking Carmelo Anthony so Long to Pick His Next NBA Team?

We're waiting on you, Carmelo Anthony. After more than a week of nonstop speculation and anonymously sourced chatter, the New York Knicks superstar is still a free agent. He hasn't signed a new contract. He hasn't put an end to rampant...Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers 1 Step Ahead of the NBA with Long-Term Rebuild

As multiple NBA teams jockey for position to sign top-tier free agents this summer, the Philadelphia 76ers remain lurking in the shadows, instead embracing the value of a long-term rebuild. The strategy has generated some extreme viewpoints over the past year, ranging from rabid support to outright disgust. Show More Summary

ESPN Analyst Jay Williams Is a 'Belieber'

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams spent some time with singer Justin Bieber on Monday evening. It's unclear what the two were doing together, but whatever it was, the pop star certainly left an impression on the Duke legend. This isn't the first time these two hung out. Show More Summary

Mark Jackson Goes to Town During L.A. Curbside Preaching Session

Mark Jackson loves two things in this world: hands-up defense and Jesus Christ. Having found himself out a coaching job this offseason, the former Golden State Warriors head coach appears to be focusing his time and energy on sharing...Show More Summary

It's Time for LeBron James to Actually, Seriously Consider Reunion with Cavs

Can LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers actually bury this four-year-old hatchet? Is it even possible? LeBron's exit from Cleveland was, well, messy. He announced that he would be signing with the Miami Heat during a televised special for ESPN. Show More Summary

Tony Wroten Fools Defender with Slick Handles, Celebrates Wildly

Tony Wroten 's handles were so good in this Seattle Pro Am game that they were worth celebrating. The guard's sick moves not only completely fooled the defender right in front of him, but a second defender also cleared out of the lane,...Show More Summary

Do Pay Cuts Equal NBA Championships?

Teams that find ways to consistently exploit market inefficiencies might have the best odds of winning championships. Just ask the San Antonio Spurs. The new CBA makes it tougher to give exorbitant salaries to players because of harsher luxury-tax penalties. Show More Summary

If Not Kevin Love, What's Warriors' Best Free-Agency Backup Plan?

All's quiet on the trade front for the Golden State Warriors lately, a marked change from the pre -draft bluster that made Kevin Love's arrival seem like a real possibility. Maybe it still is. There's always a chance the Dubs' stubborn refusal to trade Klay Thompson is really just a tactic to create leverage. Show More Summary

Pacers' Paul George Throws Down 360 Windmill Dunk in Drew League Game

Just because the NBA season is over doesn't mean that Indiana Pacers star Paul George is done throwing down. The talented 24-year-old stopped by for a Drew League game on Sunday and showed off some of his skills. On a fast break, he brought out the 360-degree windmill dunk once again to get the crowd pumped up. Show More Summary

Heat's Tyler Honeycutt Reverse Jams Long Alley-Oop in Summer League

It's been over a year since Tyler Honeycutt last played for an NBA team, but he's trying to find a new home in the Association and prove himself in the NBA Summer League. This play is bound to turn some heads. During the Miami Heat's...Show More Summary

Rockets' Nick Johnson Throws Down a Poster Dunk in NBA Summer League Debut

The Houston Rockets selected former Arizona Wildcats guard Nick Johnson in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft, and he just made quite a first impression. During his NBA Summer League debut against the Detroit Pistons, Johnson threw down a poster dunk over Tim Ohlbrecht in the third quarter. Show More Summary

Should Lakers Fans Get Their Hopes Up About Carmelo Anthony?

After a contract offer and a meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers, Carmelo Anthony might seem like a realistic possibility to don a purple and gold uniform by the end of this offseason. Except he won't. " A person who was in the Lakers'...Show More Summary

Can Markel Brown Fill Shaun Livingston's Shoes for Brooklyn Nets?

Watching Shaun Livingston slip away this offseason was a real kick in the teeth for the Brooklyn Nets. Seeing former coach Jason Kidd slither his way to the Milwaukee Bucks after a power-crazed list of demands got shot down? That wasn't...Show More Summary

Mavs Lock Down Dirk Nowitzki, Now Must Truly 'Swing for the Fences'

For Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, settling into the batter's box to take a home run hack at the 2014 free-agent crop was a little too easy. All the billionaire businessman had to do was find the cleat marks he'd left over the past...Show More Summary

Throwback Thursday: LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony Square off in High School

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the two biggest names in this summer's NBA free-agent class. Back in 2002, they were just two high school stars showing everyone what they could do. In February 2002, James' St. Vincent-St. Mary High School (Akron, Ohio) and Anthony's Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia) squared off in Trenton, New Jersey. Show More Summary

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