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Black Panther Is Marvel's First Shakespearean Epic

There are a great many things that make <i>Black Panther</i> a Marvel film like no other, but one of the most striking things about it is how thoroughly …


Will the Cavs' Dramatic Overhaul Save Their Season?

As the trade deadline neared, much of the NBA’s teams danced around one another—courting a slightly better offer than the one in-hand, looking to …


Five Takeaways From the Madness of the NBA Trade Deadline

After a slow, boring rumble, deadline day exploded with deals Thursday afternoon, as numerous teams made a flurry of moves that saw intriguing names …


Biggest Winners and Losers From a Wild NBA Trade Deadline

The Cavaliers’ multi-stage roster detonation made for a pulse-pounding NBA trade deadline: LeBron James received a brand-new supporting cast, Dwyane …


Kemba Walker Will Replace Kristaps Porzingis On Team LeBron In All-Star Game

Hornets guard Kemba Walker was chosen as the injury replacement for Kirstaps Porzingis on Team LeBron in the All-Star Game, the league announced …

Kemba Walker

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What to make of Cavaliers radically revamped roster

For the first couple of months of this NBA season, the conventional wisdom around the league was “Sure, Cleveland is struggling, their defense has …


Report: Jeremy Lin opts in to $12.5 million player option for 2018-19

It looks as though the effects of the last two weeks in the NBA are starting to trickle down into the decision-making processes for NBA players.<p>After …


NBA Trade Deadline Winners, Losers: It’s a good day to be LeBron

The NBA Trade Deadline did not disappoint.<p>The stunners started when the Clippers traded Blake Griffin and continued through the Cavaliers blowing up …


Joe Johnson and the best NBA buyout market options

The 2018 NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday, with the Cleveland Cavaliers completely overhauling their rotation, several former lottery …


Cavaliers go all-in for LeBron James

Even as the Cavaliers celebrated an electric, last-second overtime win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, team officials knew: something had to give. …


Wade and Riley together again after repairing relationship

Dwyane Wade hasn’t had the best relationship with Heat president Pat Riley since his time in Miami came to an end. The two alphas, and fierce …


NBA wrap: Celtics, Wizards stand pat at trade deadline, then battle into overtime

The Celtics and Wizards both remained quiet at the NBA trade deadline, then fought a back-and-forth game into overtime Thursday.


Post Up: Working Overtime

<b>Celtics 110 (40-16), Wizards 104 (31-24) (OT)</b><p>Kyrie Irving hit three critical free throws in the closing seconds of regulation to tie the game and …

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Top 10 Plays of the Night: February 8, 2018

Top 10

Jaylen Brown, Stephen Curry, and the Best Plays From Thursday Night | February 8, 2018

Jaylen Brown

Kyrie Irving Weaves Through the Wizards With Big 28-Point OT Outing | February 8, 2018

Kyrie Irving

Kemba Walker Puts Up 40 in Overtime vs. the Blazers | February 8, 2018

Kemba Walker

NBA Daily Show: Feb. 8 - The Starters

The Daily Show

NBA Meme Team - Top 5


LeBron James' 5 Career Buzzer Beating Game Winners!

Lebron James

SOUND UP! Minnesota vs Cleveland


Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are so happy to be back in Miami

They were dancing as soon as they got off the plane.<p>When Dwyane Wade left Miami for Chicago in 2016, everything in the world felt wrong. Now, he’s back in South Beach with the Heat, and the world is a much better place than before.<p>Need proof? Look at how happy Wade and Gabrielle Union were to go …


Paul George got a ‘We want Paul’ chant from Lakers fans in the Staples Center

Free agency is going to be crazy.<p>The Lakers haven’t been shy about how much they covet Paul George. In fact, they were initially fined for tampering because of it.<p>But fans can’t tamper, and with the Thunder visiting the Staples Center, Lakers fans let George know how much they wanted him. With the …


Kyrie Irving hit 6 straight free throws after Markieff Morris fouled him on two 3-point attempts

The Wizards lost the game in this stretch.<p>Kyrie Irving is an incredible ball handler and can’t be guarded by most guards. So when you get a big man switched onto him? Good luck.<p>Markieff Morris was unlucky enough to get the switch, and Irving made him pay twice. He fouled Irving on two three-point …


Kerr: Warriors aren't acting professionally

Steve Kerr isn't impressed by the Golden State Warriors' apparent lack of manners.<p>Draymond Green was the latest Warrior to have his name scribed on …


Julius Randle Not Traded by Lakers Despite LA's Active Deadline

Julius Randle will finish out the season as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after the team was unable to move him by Thursday's trade deadline.<p>For much of the 2017-18 campaign, it seemed like Randle would have a new home by early February. While proposals reportedly rolled in, ESPN's Adrian …


Cavs' Roster Purge Aimed Toward Life With, and Without, LeBron James

The biggest question at the NBA trade deadline was answered Thursday in ways that no one could have anticipated.<p>Question: What would the Cavaliers do?<p>Answer: What <i>didn't</i> they do?<p>Executing a much-needed roster transformation in a matter of a couple of hours, the Cavs accomplished almost all of their …


Cavs GM Koby Altman on Trade Deadline Shake-Up: Felt Like We Were on Death March

The Cleveland Cavaliers were the most active team leading up to the NBA trade deadline, and general manager Koby Altman thought it was necessary to change things up.<p>"We felt like we were on a slow death march, and that's not something I wanted to be a part of," Altman said Thursday, per Dave …


Kyrie Irving Drops 28 as Celtics Score OT Win vs. Wizards in John Wall's Absence

The Boston Celtics (40-16) overcame a sluggish close to regulation and held off the Washington Wizards for a 110-104 <b></b>overtime win at Capital One Arena on Thursday night.<p>The Celtics appeared headed for an easy victory when they took a 10-point lead with 5:23 remaining in regulation, but they fell …


Brad Stevens Thought of Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder's Families After Cavs Trades

After former Celtics stars Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder were traded for the second time in less than a year Thursday, Boston coach Brad Stevens discussed the downside of being a part of multiple deals.<p>"First and foremost, you think about them," Stevens said Thursday, per Brian Robb of <i>Boston Sports</i> …