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Aaron Brooks stuffs Nikola Vucevic at the rim

Aaron Brooks is listed at 6-foot, 161 pounds. Nikola Vucevic is 7-foot, 260 pounds. Makes for a pretty good block.

5 Troubling Signs from Oklahoma City Thunder's Early 2014-15 Season

The first week of the Oklahoma City Thunder's season is in the books, and some aspects of those games were a bit unsettling.<p>The team has started off 1-4. All four losses—Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets, and Toronto Raptors—have come against teams that made the playoffs …

Basketball

Nerlens Noel goes behind the back on the break

David Lee (hamstring) set for MRI

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors power forward David Lee aggravated a hamstring injury in his season debut Wednesday night.<p>An MRI was …

Gordon Hayward's Big Night Against LeBron James Again Shows He's Worth the Money

It's not at all uncommon for max contracts for young NBA players to draw considerable criticism.<p>Gordon Hayward should know. His four-year, $63 million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets, which spurred the Utah Jazz to match this past summer, garnered more than a few suspicious side-eyes. As …

NBA

Pau Gasol Leads Bulls as Derrick Rose Adjusts and Other Wednesday NBA Takeaways

Derrick Rose's return to form was supposed to be the narrative that defined the Chicago Bulls' forgiving early-season schedule.<p>Instead, Pau Gasol has operated as the headliner for a Bulls team that's opened its 2014-15 campaign 4-1 following a 95-86 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.<p>The …

NBA

3 NBA Players Flopped At Once In The Nuggets-Kings Game

The NBA has tried its best to curb the flopping epidemic in games over the last three years, listening to the complaints of players, coaches, and fans alike that it's an unfair, deceitful part of the game.<p>Unfortunately, despite levying fines against players when the league reviews fouls that are …

Chauncey Billups debuts today as ESPN NBA studio analyst

Study: Shorter NBA Refs Call More Fouls

Review of 4,000 Games Links Height of Referee Crews to Whistles Per Game; Vantage Point or Napoleon Complex?<p>NBA referees have been scrutinized over the years for every imaginable bias. Now, though, new research has whistled another trait that may shape how refs call games: their height.<p>As it turns …

Basketball

Julius Randle likely out for season

The Los Angeles Lakers expect Julius Randle to miss the rest of the season after the rookie forward underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a fractured …

Basketball

J.R. Smith suspended one game

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended one game for striking Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. in the groin Tuesday, the NBA …

Basketball

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings

The New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings are likely feeling very different about their respective starts to the season, but both teams have trade rumors circulating already.<p>New York is 2-3 and understandably struggling to master the triangle offense right away while the Kings are 4-1 and clicking …

NBA

Metta World Peace Has A Bizarre Explanation For Why He Turned Down NBA Offers And Now Plays In China

The artist formerly known as Ron Artest was a guest on "The Dan Patrick Show" when he was asked why he's playing in China at the age of 34.<p>His answer is a bit convoluted, but basically it comes down to two things: 1) he always wanted to play in China; and 2) being a team player the last few years …