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NBA All-Star Game 2018: Least-Deserving Starters, Top Snubs After Lineups Reveal

The first pieces of the NBA All-Star Game puzzle came together on Thursday, as 10 starters were selected for the event on February 18 at Staples Center.<p>The reserves for the contest will be announced on Tuesday next week.<p>On January 25, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Golden State …

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15 underrated NBA players having tremendous seasons

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports<p>The NBA is a league of stars. Most of those who garner the attention have a brand behind them. They’re larger than the …

NBA

Diddy Wants More Kids With Cassie, Was Engaged For 4 Hours Says 50 Cent ‘Loves Him’ + Brothel-Loving Lamar Odom Pulls Khloe Kardashian's Baller Ho-Fax

<b>Diddy</b> talks about wanting more kids with <b>Cassie</b>, a 4-hour engagement he was able to get out of and he responds to <b>50 Cent’</b>s shade in a new interview. …

Black Culture

Kim Kardashian Just Shaded Lamar Odom with a Tweet About Brothels and We've Never Seen Her So Savage

It was in response to Lamar's recent comments about the end of his marriage with Khloe Kardashian.<p>When you mess with one member of the Kardashian …

Lamar Odom

The NBA Weekend Preview(1/19/18)

While most of the sports world will be focused on the NFL Championship games this weekend, the Association, big on star power, is active with a full …

Basketball

A Live Look As The Starting 2018 NBA All-Stars Are Drafted

LeBron James, contemplating his first pick in the 2018 NBA All-Star Draft, took a long, hard look at Kyrie Irving.<p><i>“I’ll pass,” he declared. His eyes</i> …

Kyrie Irving

Draymond Green: “I didn’t really expect any players to vote me in” to All-Star game

<b>Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter.</b><p>CHICAGO — For a player who supposedly takes any slights as motivation, …

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With James Harden's return, Rockets get true chance to test themselves vs. Warriors

HOUSTON – James Harden wasn’t himself on Thursday night, but that didn’t matter all that much.<p>The Houston Rockets star was back from the hamstring injury that cost him seven games, back to re-start his MVP race with LeBron James and to remind the NBA masses that those first few months were not a …

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We Have Our 2018 NBA All-Star Starters. Now Comes the Hard Part.

Picking All-Star reserves isn’t easy. There’s usually not much of a difference statistically between the last player who gets in and the first to …

NBA

Kemba Walker trade: Why dealing star may actually not be so easy for Hornets

Trading Kemba Walker (and dumping salary in the process) may be harder than expected for Charlotte<p>Two seasons ago, the Charlotte Hornets won 48 …

NBA

Stan Van Gundy backs off feud with ESPN ahead of televised Pistons game

Pistons president/coach Stan Van Gundy said he wouldn’t give ESPN its usual access – a private pre-game meeting and an in-game interview – in the …

NBA

Game Preview: Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets

Golden State Warriors, (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)<p>Saturday’s primetime matchup on ABC features the top two teams in the Western Conference as …

Basketball

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Mitchell back in top spot, but here comes Dennis Smith Jr.

There was some explosive guard play this week in the NBA's rookie class<p>We take it for granted sometimes, but, man, is this a good rookie class.<p>Most …

Sports

Grey Day: OAR Uniform Renderings Released

<i>Click to enlarge</i><p>Four weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee released the uniform guidelines and logo for the “OAR” team — that’s “Olympic …

International League

Harden rusty in return while Rockets dominate Timberwolves

HOUSTON - James Harden is back. His game will be soon, the Houston Rockets are quite sure.<p>Harden's return from the most significant injury of his …

Basketball

Clint Capela is one of this season’s biggest breakout stars

The bulky plastic Clint Capela wore looked uncomfortable and felt much worse. A Steven Adams elbow broke Capela’s face on Christmas Day; his gift was …

NBA

76ers guard T.J. McConnell a worthy Fantasy Basketball add

There was a strong possibility that following Monday’s Clippers vs. Rockets on-court and off-court incidents, some high-level fantasy talent might …

Basketball

Now an All-Star, Embiid is 'onto the next one' when it comes to Rihanna

It’s clear that Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid’s game has matured over the past few years, made evident by finally became an All-Star …

Basketball

NBA Midseason Awards: James Harden finally lands MVP; Celtics' brass shines

With half of the season in the books, there were some clear favorites for our Midseason Awards<p>We all know that NBA championships aren't won in …

Basketball

San Antonio Spurs roundup: Is it time to make a move?

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 30: Tobias Harris #34 and Luke Kennard #5 of the Detroit Pistons defends against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs in …

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Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker finds a real home on the road

Booker is scoring 27.6 points per game on the road, ranking fourth in the NBA

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Shabazz Napier scores 13 points in full line

Shabazz Napier scored 13 points with four rebounds, two assists, two steals, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 29 minutes against the Pacers on …

Basketball

James Harden set to represent Houston in L.A. for the All-Star game

NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 19: James Harden<p>Houston Rockets superstar James Harden was far from derailed by his recent hamstring injury. With the All-Star …

Basketball

Evans Seven: Friends, coaches, others on Zion Williamson's future

Is Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, or North Carolina ready to celebrate a blue chip commitment? Or does South Carolina or Clemson have what it takes to keep …

College & University

James Harden returns from injury

A post shared by Houston Rockets (@houstonrockets) on Jan 18, 2018 at 7:54pm PST<p><i>The Rockets have their superstar back. James Harden returned to</i> …

Basketball

Wolves Get Lesson From Rockets In How Efficiency Must Work

Not all offensive efficiencies are created equal.<p>Going into their Thursday TNT showdown with the <b>Houston Rockets</b>, the <b>Minnesota Timberwolves</b> possessed …

NBA

Houston Rockets: Clint Capela is becoming a consistent option

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)<p>After battling inconsistency in recent weeks and seasons in his career, recently Clint Capela has become a more …

NBA

What matters more to the Browns in their QB search, size or accuracy? -- Bud Shaw's Spinoffs

CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's January. Some years that means it's the beginning of mock draft season.<p>Not this year. In Cleveland it's been mock draft season …

Shaquille O'Neal

Leave Miami Heat’s Justise Winslow open? That’s not such a good idea anymore

Heat forward Justise Winslow, talking about his shooting on the day before training camp last September, put it this way: “Once that minor detail …

NBA

Post Up: All About The Process

<b>76ers 89 (21-20), Celtics 80 (34-12)</b><p>On the day he learned he was headed to the All-Star Game (not that he didn’t know it already), Joel Embiid scored …

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