Basketball fans are freaking out ahead of the NBA's trade deadline this Thursday, which is natural. Trade deadlines in any league are sure to bring blockbuster deals as teams either stack up for the playoffs or remortgage their assets in an effort to bolster their future. Show More Summary
Our NBA experts weigh in on whether New Orleans can make the playoffs
A photograph showing a star-studded group arriving at the NBA playoffs is a composite of several photographs.
The way the schedule breaks during your playoffs could make all the difference. Chris Towers analyzes the key things to note the rest of the NBA season.
The Golden State Warriors ran into a buzzsaw on Monday night as they were ran out of the building by the Denver Nuggets to the tune of a 132-110 final score. Along the way came a barrage of 24 made 3-pointers tying an NBA regular-season record. Immediately following the game, one Nuggets fan yelled at Kevin […]
After blowing a 3-1 lead to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA playoffs last year, Kevin Durant ran out of town to join the Warriors in hopes of winning an NBA Title. Oklahoma City Thunder fans have been waiting for his eventual return to face the city he left. That day is here. When […]
The Warriors are dominating, there’s intrigue lower in the playoff picture, and a number of new stars have risen. Been too busy watching football to keep up with the NBA? You’re in luck. In this week’s FLANNS & ZILLZ, we catch you up on what you’ve missed. ZILLER: Football is officially over. Show More Summary
The Wizards were great but the Cavaliers were even better. If somehow the Cavaliers and Wizards meet in the playoffs this year, we are in for a treat. On the first night after the NFL season had finished, the NBA came roaring in and gave us a regular season game for the ages. Show More Summary
Los Angeles has lost all three matchups to Golden State this season. The thought that the Los Angeles Clippers could beat the Golden State Warriors in a playoff series was a popular one the first few weeks of this season. I rememberShow More Summary
LeBron James spoke out last week about his desire to see his Cavaliers pick up a "playmaker" for the season's stretch run as Cleveland readies to defend its NBA title in the playoffs. After that came word that James was upset with the team's front office over how payroll was being spent. Now, comes word that the Cavs are planning to take a look at some veteran backcourt types.
In a crowded point guard field, Walker has earned the right to be the first Charlotte rep at the All-Star Game since 2010. Kemba Walker is averaging 23 points, 5.4 assists, and four rebounds for a playoff contender, while shooting over 41 percent from behind the arc. Show More Summary
The Lakers are arguably the most celebrated franchise in NBA history, winners of 16 championships and playoff participants in 60 of their first 65 seasons. Their all-time roster is studded with legendary names: Magic, Kareem, Kobe, Shaq, Wilt, West.
Rip Hamilton says no way, but Raja Bell isn't ruling anything out
There are eight bad teams in the Western Conference... and one of them is going to make the playoffs. We suss them out. There are seven good teams in the Western Conference that range from the extremely good Warriors and Spurs to the pretty good Grizzlies and Thunder. Show More Summary
In every sport, you have one or two teams that everyone loves to see lose, mainly because of the annoying fan base. In the NBA, you have the Lakers, currently the Warriors, or whichever team LeBron James plays on. In Baseball, it’s the Yankees. In Football, it is definitely the Dallas Cowboys. After getting eliminated […]
The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title in 108 years last fall, and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended their city’s 52-year championship drought by winning the NBA title last June. Could the Atlanta Falcons, who have never won a Super Bowl in their 51-year history, end more than five decades...
Memphis knocked off the Rockets after trailing by 15, a week after overcoming a 24-point deficit vs. Golden State. “We need to stop lying to ourselves. We’re not playing hard,” said a frustrated David Fizdale at the halftime of the Grizzlies-Rockets...Show More Summary
Life isn't easy when you're a 20-year-old NBA rookie. Especially one who was drafted by a competitive playoff team with high expectations and little margin for error, like Boston Celtics newbie Jaylen Brown. Even though he's appeared...Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz have been out on the fringes of the NBA for most of the decade. They haven’t made the playoffs since the lockout-shortened season of 2011-12 and the last time Utah had an all-star was Deron Williams in 2011. However, both short droughts are probably going to end this season, as the 24-16 Jazz are just… Read more...
Plus, a look at the playoff picture right now, because it's never too early.