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Last night in NYC, @usabasketball rolled to 112-86 victory vs. Puerto Rican National Team. #usabmnt

Bulls find rhythm against the Jazz, 103-100

Break up the Bulls? I know, we thought they did already.<p>Apparently not yet as the Bulls Wednesday matched their longest winning streak in two years, …

Has Chris Paul's reputation improved in Houston?

Remembering Allen Iverson And Vince Carter’s Epic Battle In The 2001 Playoffs

On Dec. 17, Vince Carter will make another visit as a member of the Sacramento Kings back to Toronto, where he spent his first six-plus seasons capturing the imagination of basketball fans in Canada.<p>The high point of Carter’s run in Toronto remains the 2001 NBA playoffs, when he led the franchise …

Three ways the Cleveland Cavaliers are better off without Kyrie Irving

The Cleveland Cavaliers are just at the tip of their iceberg in terms of their potential and they’re going to be better off without Kyrie Irving when …

The Sixers Will Come to Your City, Beat You, And Turn You Into Content

The Sixers traveled to Minnesota to play the Timberwolves on Tuesday in a matchup of two young teams that should be playoff fixtures for years to …

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Played 1-on-1 Just Once

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, despite all of their years playing with and against each other, have only ever held a single one-on-one battle.<p>It …

The Learning Curve of Lonzo Ball

The evolutionary curve of the NBA has made shooters of most and abandoned most everyone else. We see this most prominently in the big-man ranks, …

Report: LeBron won't take less than max, Rockets possibility 'overstated'

As it is every season free agency looms over him, the NBA is abuzz with speculation about LeBron James' next move. And as is always the case when …

Thunderous thoughts: Russell Westbrook is the problem in OKC

Welcome to Thunderous Thoughts. Your weekly look at the OKC Thunder where, sometimes, you have to try and impress television executives so they hand …

NBA Sophomore Check-in: How Five 2016 Draftees Are Faring in Year 2

Last season’s rookies have a lot of work to do. The 2016 NBA draft is widely regarded as one of the weakest in recent memory. With no. 1 overall pick …

The NBA Made Kelly Oubre Remove His Supreme Leg Sleeve

The internet loved it when Kelly Oubre stunted on everyone in Brooklyn last night by rocking a Supreme leg sleeve.<p>The NBA, though? Not so much.<p>Oubre …

Scottie Pippen says that LeBron James has 'probably' passed Michael Jordan

The LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate is a never-ending argument between basketball fans. Jordan has the six championships. LeBron is the better athlete and passer. He also has three championships. We’ll likely never meet a consensus across generations on this subject, but Jordan’s former …

Michael Jordan

Two Years Ago He Was NBA's Worst Shooter, Now LeBron James 'As Good as Anyone'

Perhaps even more amazing than LeBron James' physical gifts is his ability not only to maintain greatness at the highest level, but actually improve upon it.<p>Two years ago this month, James was the NBA's worst shooter from outside the paint. His 28.5 percent clip ranked dead last among qualified …

Basketball

NBA Trade Rumors: Breaking Down the Latest Buzz on Paul George

Will the OK3 soon be without PG-13?<p>It's hardly a secret that the experiment in Oklahoma City—pitting Russell Westbrook with Paul George and Carmelo Anthony—isn't working. The Thunder are playing sub-.500 basketball two months into the season, a pretty shocking development for a team some people …

LeBron James feels for Lonzo Ball: “The kid hasn’t said anything”

Lonzo Ball is actually quiet and clearly isn’t comfortable talking about himself. That may not be the perception because of the swirling vortex of …

Luke Walton