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NBA General Managers Pick James Harden over Kobe Bryant as Best Shooting Guard

Go check Kobe Bryant's Twitter avatar in a few hours. It may become "12252" instead of just "1225."<p>For the first time in 12 years, the panel of NBA general managers questioned by NBA.com's John Schuhmann has named someone other than Kobe the best shooting guard in the NBA.<p>Through thick and thin, …

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#NBArank 1: LeBron James

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network are ranking every NBA player for the third straight year -- and counting them down on Twitter (@ESPNNBA), from No. …

Kyrie Irving Crosses Up 76ers Guards on Consecutive Plays

Kyrie Irving crossed up Philadelphia's Michael Carter-Williams and Evan Turner on consecutive plays during a preseason game on Tuesday night.<p>Irving had 17 points and 12 assists in the Cavaliers' 104-93 win over the 76ers.

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Breaking Down How Anthony Davis Can Become a Dominant NBA Defender

At Kentucky, Anthony Davis dominated games without touching the ball. His superior athleticism, freakish length and acute understanding of defensive principles made him a nightmare for most players slashing through the lane. On the glass, his leaping ability—both in his initial and second jump—far …

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GM Survey: James Harden is the best shooting guard, not Kobe Bryant

In the annual GM survey, the consensus is that James Harden of the Houston Rockets is the best shooting guard in the league, not Kobe Bryant.<p>It's …

GM Survey: Kevin Durant should take the final shot over Kobe, LeBron

Who would you want taking the final shot with the game on the line? NBA GMs select Kevin Durant over Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, and LeBron …

Warriors enter season with expectations soaring

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Every basketball fan in the country and around the globe saw the potential of the Golden State Warriors last season when …

HoopsHype

0<p>reply<p>11hr<p>Social Media 11hr ago<p>Miles Bridges sees Sixers as a good fit and other NBA trending stories<p>0<p>reply<p>1d<p>Social Media 1d ago<p>Luka Doncic's future …

Nuggets’ Nate Robinson fined $10,000 for ‘pushing,’ ‘striking’ Thunder’s Steven Adams (Video)

The NBA hit Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson with a $10,000 fine on Monday for "pushing Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams from behind and …

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Kyrie Irving hits Michael Carter-Williams, Evan Turner with evil crossover in Cavs’ win over 76ers (Video)

On Monday, I shared the highly controversial opinion that point guard Kyrie Irving was the best reason to tune into the Cleveland Cavaliers. Critics …

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#NBArank 3: Chris Paul

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network are ranking every NBA player for the third straight year -- and counting them down on Twitter (@ESPNNBA), from No. …

Realistic Expectations for the New York Knicks' 2013-14 Season

The New York Knicks enter the 2013-14 season with championship aspirations after falling to the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the playoffs last year.<p>New York had a busy offseason and has added or retained several pieces that the Knicks feel will push them closer to a championship.<p>The Knicks …

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#NBArank 2: Kevin Durant

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network are ranking every NBA player for the third straight year -- and counting them down on Twitter (@ESPNNBA), from No. …

The Guy at the Gym Who Takes His Dribbling Way Too Seriously

It's not that serious.<p>Thanks to Next Impulse Sports for the find.

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Why It's Officially Time to Stop Criticizing Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is who he is, and he's not going to change. Ever.<p>We shouldn't have a problem with that either. If I were to tell you LeBron James was set in his ways after 10 years (he isn't), you'd shrug that off. He's the best in the game and has already improved enough. No harm, no foul. Stay …

Chris Paul

Deron Williams participates in drills

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In an encouraging development for the Brooklyn Nets, point guard Deron Williams participated Tuesday in 5-on-5 half-court …

Stephen Curry Says He Shaped His Game After Steve Nash and Reggie Miller

Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry did not need to look far for a basketball role model.<p>His father, Dell, spent 16 seasons in the NBA. A career reserve, Dell found his niche as a prolific perimeter marksman. He shot above 40 percent from deep in nine of his last 11 seasons and sits …

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