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What Kobe, Lakers can teach us about Dwyane Wade's Miami return

Free agency and franchise stability are complicated, messy, fraught with drama ... at least for the Heat<p>On Nov. 26, 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers …

NBA

DeMar DeRozan Became The NBA’s Leading Scorer By Studying Team USA’s Superstars

When it comes to compelling and even dramatic storylines, DeMar DeRozan is a pretty boring dude. (Unless, of course, he’s subtweeting the hell out of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>.) He signed a max deal with the Toronto Raptors because he believes in what they’re building, so we can’t talk about him getting …

Greg Oden: 'I'll Be Remembered as the Biggest Bust in NBA History'

Greg Oden was picked first overall by Portland in the 2007 Draft, and says he’ll go down as the “biggest bust in NBA history.”<p>Oden, 28, is currently …

Ricky Rubio returns to practice, could play vs Clippers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio returned to practice on Friday after missing the last five games with a sprained right elbow.<p>Rubio stayed in the Twin Cities to rehab his injury during the team's recent three-game road trip. The Timberwolves have a rare home …

Diagnosing Houston Rockets' Remaining Roster Flaws

The Houston Rockets are such a different team than they were last season.<p>In one sense, they’re different because of their composition. According to Basketball-Reference.com, only 61 percent of the minutes this season were used by players who were on last year’s roster, which is the 11th lowest in …

NBA

#NBArank 3: Kevin Durant

For the sixth season in a row, ESPN.com is ranking the top players in the NBA. Who will be the best player <i>this</i> season?<p>#NBArank 2016: The top 200<p>We're …

Basketball

Cousins, Randle get confrontational after Lakers victory

Blowing a 19-point lead at home would make anyone a little cranky.<p>For a player with a reputation of having a short fuse on the hardwood like DeMarcus …

Five not-so-well-known 2017 NBA Draft prospects to watch

For NBA fans following college basketball, the attraction is almost exclusively in identifying the next big prospect to make it to the league. …

Celtics-Knicks preview: ‘It starts with the starters,’ says Thomas

With Kyrie Irving undergoing a “minimally invasive procedure” on Saturday, the Boston Celtics may look to add a player via the “hardship roster …

Report: Kings open to moving Willie Cauley-Stein

Jeff Samardzija to miss 3-4 weeks<p>Published<p>2 mins ago<p>on<p>Mar 23, 2018<p>Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports<p>Friday was a rough day for the <b>San Francisco Giants</b> …

WATCH: DeMarcus Cousins Hits Timofey Mozgov With Mean Crossover

DeMarcus Cousins showed off his deceptively-ill handles Thursday night, blowing past Timofey Mozgov with a deft crossover on his way to the hoop for …

Watch: Cleveland Cavaliers take the 'mannequin challenge' ... with Michelle Obama | NOLA.com

Everyone's doing the "mannequin challenge" these days. But not everyone gets to take the challenge with First Lady Michelle Obama.<p>Visiting the White …

Nuggets turnovers lead to long-range onslaught from Stephen Curry, Warriors in lopsided loss

The Golden State Warriors don’t need help.<p>The NBA’s most superstar-studded superteam creates plenty of offense of its own — powered by the …

Preview: Clippers out for revenge against Thunder

The Big Picture<p>The Clippers are now 7-1 on the season after trouncing the adorable Trail Blazers on Wednesday, with the Thunder’s defeat at the hands …

Lillard Makes First 'Race To The MVP' Ranking, But Just Barely

It's not like he's grabbing the microphone out of the hands of journalists in order to declare his intentions, but when asked, Trail Blazers point …

Giannis Antetokounmpo And Tony Snell Combined For This Crazy Double Block

Few, if any, NBA teams possess the crazy length that the Milwaukee Bucks have. This allows them to do things like fly out of nowhere to block a shot on some poor, unsuspecting player on a fast break.<p>That happened to Tim Frazier of the New Orleans Pelicans. Frazier thought he was going to have a …

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NBA prospects with most volatile draft value entering 2016-17

Friday morning means another trip around the NBA for a look at some eye-popping stats related to teams that played Thursday night.<p>Today’s rundown …

Meaningless Case Study: What if LeBron James never took his talents to South Beach?

On the night LeBron James' highly criticized declaration cracked the city of Cleveland and violently crushed a title-contending franchise into fragments of despair, the NBA as a whole shook too.<p>"The Decision" of Summer 2010 was a magnified, out of control act of pomp and circumstance which left the …

A Powerful Statement on the Election, from an Unlikely Source

If you read me with any frequency, you know I love the NBA. Basketball season is the best season, the present generation of NBA superstars contains …

Basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers unveil paper virtual championship ring due to silicone band ‘flaw’

<i>Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com.</i><p>The …

Cleveland Cavaliers

Friday Bolts – 11.11.16

98<p>Brett Dawson: “The way to defeat that strategy is with the pass, Donovan said. But Westbrook — who shot 9 for 26 and had eight turnovers — needs …

The Internet Is Obsessed With This Dancing Warriors Mom

This mama's killer moves are sure to brighten your day.<p>My son is obsessed with Steph Curry and his team the Golden State Warriors. Which means I am now, too. And as a former high school cheerleader, I'm not opposed to going all-out with the fan gear on game days. Ever see a 47-year-old mom-of-two …

Trump election angers, disappoints many in sports world

LeBron James made his third championship-celebrating trip to the White House on Thursday, welcomed as he was for the first two such trips by President Barack Obama.<p>If James returns in the next four years, it may seem very awkward.<p>James is no fan of President-elect Donald Trump, and — after a most …

Inside The NBA Crew Talks Politics; EJ Wrote In John Kasich

Instead of previewing the upcoming game between the Heat and the Bulls, the hosts of <i>Inside The</i> <i>NBA</i> instead spoke for a solid 10 minutes about the …

30 Teams In 30 Days: Can The Houston Rockets Blast Off This Season?

The Houston Rockets are playing some excellent basketball in this young season and appear ready to blast off to new heights. A combination of a new coach’s new system and players reaching new heights of potential has the team’s record at a modest 5-3, but that’s good enough to be tied with the ever …

NBA

Nylon Calculus: The Golden State Warriors are heating up

After spending the summer pairing the best shooter in the NBA with the second-best shooter in the NBA, Golden State began their season with some …

Anthony Davis Has Been Great. So Why Are The Pelicans So Bad?

Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans finally found the win column Thursday, managing to hold on in a hard-fought game in Milwaukee that marked …

DeMarcus Cousins, Julius Randle exchange words after Lakers beat Kings

The Lakers erased a 19-point deficit to get a 101-91 win over the Kings on Thursday, and when it was over, DeMarcus Cousins had some words for Julius …

Knicks' Hernangomez: I won't help the other team up again

Willy Hernangomez has quickly learned from Thursday night's mistake.<p>The New York Knicks rookie experienced his "Welcome to the NBA" moment after …