John Felices

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Conley has 31 points, Grizzlies beat Suns 104-99

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies are leaning on point guard Mike Conley as they wait for other starters to return from injury.<p>He's coming …

Emerging role players of the 2013-14 season

Two months into the season and we can already see some role players emerging around the league.<p>The NBA is mostly about the stars under the spotlight …

Suns' Bledsoe out for a week with sprained knee

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns say guard Eric Bledsoe will be out for at least another week with a sprained right knee.<p>The injury bothered Bledsoe …

Is Thaddeus Young Part of Sixers' Future, or Is He Trade Bait?

Brett Brown is leading an offensive revolution in his first season as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.<p>Entering Saturday night, his youthful bunch ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring average, racking up a shade over 10 points per game more than Doug Collins' offensively inept club did during the …

Brook Lopez undergoes foot surgery

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez underwent surgery Saturday morning to repair the fractured fifth metatarsal of his right foot, the team …

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NBA Trade Rumors: Why Lakers Must Sign Hedo Turkoglu

The Orlando Magic have waived forward Hedo Turkoglu, per NBA.com, in an effort to shed salary. He hasn't played well the past few seasons (not at all this season), but the Los Angeles Lakers are rumored to be interested in his services. Despite his poor play of late, it's a move the Lakers must …

Why Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters Don't Fit as a Backcourt

Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters were consecutive first-round picks by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011 and 2012. Both have proven to be skilled offensive players and represent the core of the Cavs' rebuilding plan.<p>So what's the problem? They work terribly together.<p>When general manager Chris Grant puts …

Rajon Rondo return date for Boston Celtics should be soon

<i>Here’s the Boston Globe blog on Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, who may finally suit up and play in the near future:</i><p>Rajon Rondo said Thursday he is …

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Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 20 NBA Draft Prospects Entering 2014

The top 20 prospects continue playing musical chairs, with the barrier into it acting as a revolving door. This week, it let in two new prospects after their standout play and consistency throughout the year.<p>Wisconsin's Sam Dekker and Syracuse's Tyler Ennis have cracked our top 20, with …

Report: Cavs could pick a trade partner Monday to deal Bynum

The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly looking to pick a trade partner by Monday so they can ship Andrew Bynum out of town.<p>With the team suspending …

Orlando Magic Waive Hedo Turkoglu, Lakers and Hawks Reportedly Interested

The Orlando Magic have waived veteran forward Hedo Turkoglu, a move that has drawn interest from the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks.<p>Ismail Senol, a sportscaster for Turkish sports network NTV Spor, reported via Twitter that Turkoglu wants to stay in the NBA and noted the two teams …

@vicoladipo of the @magicnba & @tr3yburke of the @utahjazz named Kia NBA Rookies of the Month for December.

@kingjames of the @miamiheat & @easymoneysniper of the @okcthunder named Kia NBA Players of the Month for December.

It's Time for Steve Nash to Retire and Call It a Career

All good things must come to an end.<p>Steve Nash has racked up one of the most impressive resumes of any point guard who ever laced up his sneakers. He's won multiple MVPs, emerged as one of the best passers in basketball history and entertained millions of fans. If he retired today, he'd be—without …

Cavs mull 3 options for Bynum

The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the weekend focused on three main exit strategies for Andrew Bynum as the Jan. 7 guarantee date on the remaining $6 …

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J.R. Smith Takes Questionable Three-Pointer at End of Game Against Rockets

The New York Knicks just keep shooting themselves in the foot.<p>At the end of their game against the Houston Rockets, the Knicks were able to get an offensive rebound off of a missed shot to theoretically take the last shot after running the clock down. Instead, J.R. Smith decide to take a …

Mike D'Antoni Can't Be Coach of LA Lakers Again Next Year

Mike D’Antoni’s stint with the Los Angeles Lakers will come to an end prior to the start of next season.<p>The head coach of the Purple and Gold simply comes with too much baggage for Los Angeles to retain him. Indeed, since enjoying multiple successful seasons with the Phoenix Suns, D’Antoni’s track …

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Andrew Bynum

Major names in the NBA could be on the move in the coming weeks. The trade deadline isn't until Feb. 20, but other dates impacting salary commitments could force deals to get done before the calendar hits the second month of the year.<p>The New York Knicks are always involved in trade rumors, but the …

Chris Paul (shoulder) out 3-5 weeks

DALLAS -- Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is expected to miss three to five weeks after sustaining a separated shoulder during Friday …