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January 15

A Minnesota Timberwolves Q&A with Patrick Fenelon

As the Sixers get ready to face the Minnesota Timberwolves for the first time since the blockbuster Jimmy Butler trade, I chatted with Patrick Fenelon to learn more about the new-look Wolves. Patrick is a host of the Land of Ten Thousand Takes Podcast. Question #1: Robert Covington was one of the linchpins
FOX Sports
January 15

Kings beat Trail Blazers 115-107 despite 35 from Lillard

De'Aaron Fox scored 16 points and made a key 3-pointer with 1:30 remaining, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Daily News - January 15, 2019

**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don't necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.** Author: Chris Fedor Publication: Cleveland.com LOS ANGELES -- In a minor roster move, the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed
RealGM
January 15
Pistons Sign Isaiah Whitehead To Two-Way Deal
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA MVP James Harden reveals his go-to workout products

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden is having a season to remember, en
FOX Sports
January 15
HIGHLIGHTS: Jrue Holiday comes up with a Clutch Three-Pointer
FOX Sports
January 15

Pacers could see Turner return for matchup against Suns

Suns-Pacers preview
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Video: Pat Beverley Gets Tech for Taking Anthony Davis' Shoe to Clippers Bench

Davis lost a shoe during a possession in Monday's game at Staples Center and tossed it toward the Pelicans bench so he didn't miss too much of the play on the other end. That's when Beverley went to retrieve the shoe and bring it toward the Clippers bench, only to be issued a technical foul
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Harden's 57 points lead Rockets over Grizzlies 112-94

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston on
Yahoo Sports
January 15

2K's New Deal With the NBA for NBA 2K is Reportedly Worth a Staggering $1.1 Billion

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association announced that they have extended their global partnership with 2K Games so that they can make more NBA 2K games. Reports suggests the deal covers a seven-year agreement worth as much as $1.1 billion. The NBA, NBPA, and 2K issued a statement announcing
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Being 'The Man' isn't easy for Kyrie in Boston

Kyrie Irving left LeBron James in order to lead his own championship contender, but that's proving to be a difficult job with the underachieving Celtics.
SLAM
January 15
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Watch Zaire Catch First POSTER DUNK!⚡️
FOX Sports
January 15

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe weigh in on Luke Walton’s future as the Lakers head coach

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe discuss Luke Walton and the Los Angeles Lakers. Hear them break down if LeBron James' return will help or hurt Walton's head coaching job.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

The NBA has taken notice of Kenny Atkinson's good work

The Nets' record will likely keep Kenny Atkinson out of any NBA Coach of the Year conversation. But the rest of the league is taking notice of what he's doing — and haven't been shy about lavishing praise on him for it. “We know how good they are. We know how well-coached they are,” Boston
FOX Sports
January 15

Gobert grabs 25 rebounds as Jazz beat Pistons 100-94

Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points and Rudy Gobert tied a career high with 25 rebounds to propel the Utah Jazz past the Detroit Pistons 100-94
Yahoo Sports
January 15

'NBA 2K' And The NBA's Massive Extension: What It Could Mean For The Future

The hoops series already had a stranglehold on the market with a superior product when compared to NBA Live, but the grip on the top spot got even tighter on Tuesday when the NBA, NBAPA, and 2K announced a new partnership extension that is reportedly a seven-year deal worth $1.1 billion. “The NBA has
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Richard Jefferson only has one ring, and he blames Kevin Durant for that

Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors did not break the league, and it was not unfair. But it certainly did give the team, already coming off two consecutive NBA Finals appearances, a serious leg up on the competition. Count Richard Jefferson among those unhappy about it. Jefferson, who retired
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Game preview, TV channel, how to watch live stream

Cleveland, which owns the worst record in the NBA, is the only team remaining that has not reached double-digits in victories. ... But the Cavaliers are coming off a rare win, 101-95, over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center. ... Cleveland has won just two games since Dec. 12. ... In the win
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Fanpost: Reviewing 10 Years Of Magic Draft Picks

Every now and then, we will highlight and promote some of the more creative FanPosts from the site. The following post was originally made by ajdenholm on January 5th. It's only January but I thought it could be cool to recap who the Magic have selected from the first round over the last ten years
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Which Infinity Stone will Shape this Sixers Upcoming Stretch of Games?

The beginning of what many of us have been circling our calendars for begins on Thursday when the Philadelphia 76ers go to Indianapolis to play the Pacers in the first of an absolutely ungodly stretch of games between January 17th and February 12th. The Sixers don't play any back-to-backs, so that
CBS Sports
January 15

Kings' Iman Shumpert tried to enter Blazers locker room to confront Jusuf Nurkic

Shumpert had a bone to pick with Nurkic after the game
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA coaches' new play: tending to health to cope with grind

Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms. Coaches around the league are taking preventive measures to help deal with the
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA coaches' new play: tending to health to cope with grind

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms. Coaches around the league are taking preventive measures to
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA coaches' new play: tending to health to cope with grind

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms. Coaches around the league are taking preventive measures to
CBS Sports
January 15

Kyrie Irving says he won't question teammates again, but for struggling Celtics, is that the answer?

Remember, Irving has been to the top of the mountain, but the Celtics got pretty far without him, too
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA trade rumors: Mavericks' Dennis Smith Jr. drawing interest from Magic and Suns

Smith Jr. hasn't played in the last three games for Dallas
ESPN
January 15

Tatum, Nike go 'Back to the Future' with new kicks

Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will debut Nike's self-lacing basketball shoe on Wednesday night, bringing to fruition a vision that started 30 years ago with a movie prop.
ESPN
January 15

Will 2019 NBA All-Star uniforms add a dash of color?

The design for the 2019 NBA All-Star uniforms will be very similar to last year's look.
FOX Sports
January 15

Skip Bayless: ‘This was James Harden’s most amazing performance yet’

Skip Bayless talks NBA on today's show. Hear why he believes James Harden's 57-point (17-33 FG%, 17-18 FT%) performance against the Memphis Grizzlies and the scoring streak he is on is impressive.
FOX Sports
January 15

‘It’s unbelievable; we’re watching history’: Nick Wright on James Harden’s 57-point night

Nick Wright and Cris Carter react to James Harden scoring 57 points last night in the Houston Rockets' win against Memphis. Hear what they had to say about Harden winning with the Rockets despite injuries.
RealGM
January 15
Wolves Hire Jerry Sichting As Assistant Coach
FOX Sports
January 15

Preview: Heat try to hand Bucks rare home loss with visit to Milwaukee

Dwyane Wade makes his penultimate visit to Milwaukee on Tuesday night as the Miami Heat take on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks.
RealGM
January 15
Jaylen Brown: It's Not Young Guys, Old Guys' Fault, It's Everybody
RealGM
January 15
Jaylen Brown: It's Not Young Guys Or Old Guys, It's Everybody's Fault
Yahoo Sports
January 15

All eyes on Jimmy Butler's first game against Minnesota

Butler will take on his former team Tuesday for the first time since he was traded from the Timberwolves to the 76ers in November. Tuesday's NBA slate brings one of the most anticipated matchups of the season, and it doesn't involve the Warriors or Lakers. Jimmy Butler is set to take on his former
RealGM
January 15
Iman Shumpert Attempts To Enter Portland's Locker Room To Confront Jusuf Nurkic
CBS Sports
January 15

76ers vs. Timberwolves odds, line: NBA picks, predictions, best bets from model on 7-2 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Tuesday's Timberwolves vs. Sixers game 10,000 times
ESPN
January 15

The next three weeks could make or break the 76ers

After Jimmy Butler's reunion with the Timberwolves, Philly will play 12 straight games against teams above .500. How the Sixers handle that stretch could determine their postseason fate.
HoopsHype
January 15

Trending stories: The NBA articles you should read this morning

Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Yahoo Sports
January 15

5 NBA Rookies Making An Impact

(CBSDFW/CBS Local) — The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far — Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. — is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
NBA.com
January 15

Shumpert tried to enter Blazers' locker room after win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped from going into Portland's locker room by arena and Trail Blazers security after Sacramento's 115-107 victory Monday night.
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA DFS: Paul George and top picks for Jan. 15 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
HoopsHype
January 15

Dennis Smith trade rumors and other NBA podcasts you need to listen today

RealGM
January 15
Dunc'd On: 15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.19)
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Philadelphia signs Corey Brewer to 10-day contract in effort to add depth

“I’m like a glue guy," he said. "I do all the little stuff. I play hard, I’m going to run hard."
RealGM
January 15

Get Your Latest NBA News From RealGM's Basketball Wiretap

Get all the latest news and happenings from around the NBA with RealGM's Basketball Wiretap.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Sleeping on the Pacers could lead to nightmares

Senior NBA writer Vince Goodwill discusses the surprising success of the Pacers and why the young core may not be going anywhere anytime soon.
NBA.com
January 15

About Last Night: Parker's triumphant return

Tony Parker makes it clear: If it was fully up to him, he never would have left the only NBA team he'd ever played for.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

2019 NBA Draft Big Board: RJ Barrett Is Still Zion Williamson's Biggest Threat

22. Nassir Little (North Carolina, SF/PF, Freshman) Now 16 games in, we're still waiting on Little. He's recorded five field goals over North Carolina's last three games, and at this stage, he's shown little as a creator, shooter or defender. Little is still worth monitoring as a first-round
NBA.com
January 15

Harden moves past Bryant with 17th straight 30-point game

James Harden's historic scoring streak is soaring to new heights.
SLAM
January 15
Iman Shumpert Stopped from Going into Trail Blazers’ Locker Room
SLAM
January 15
‘He Was Dog Tired’: James Harden Drops 57 Points on Memphis
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Sixers sign Brewer to 10-day contract

The Philadelphia 76ers announced Corey Brewer's short-term deal on Tuesday.
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA scores, highlights: Sixers, Jimmy Butler face Timberwolves; Warriors, Nuggets square off in Denver

There are six games on the docket for Tuesday night
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA, NBPA, and 2K Announce Global Partnership Extension

The National Basketball Association (NBA), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and 2K announced a significant, long-term global partnership extension on Tuesday. The new agreement is based on the success of "NBA 2K," the critically-acclaimed, top-selling NBA-based video game series
SLAM
January 15
‘It Was a Great Memory’: Tony Parker Makes Triumphant Return to San Antonio
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Skid over, Cavs tackle tough task at Portland

The Cleveland Cavaliers exorcised some demons Sunday in Los Angeles, knocking off the LeBron James-less Lakers 101-95 to snap a 12-game losing streak. Now the Cavaliers -- who own the worst record in the NBA at 9-35 -- have to face the remaining three opponents on a six-game road trip, beginning Wednesday
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA MVP Odds 2019: James Harden Vaults Up to Co-Favorite with Giannis

The latest odds to win the 2019 NBA MVP award have been released, and it appears to be a two-man race between Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. The usual suspects round out the top five, with LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kawhi Leonard all having
FOX Sports
January 15

Bucks sign forward Colson to 2-way contract

The Milwaukee Bucks signed forward Bonzie Colson to a two-way contract Tuesday
HoopsHype
January 15

These former NBA players turn 50 this year

FOX Sports
January 15

Milwaukee Bucks sign F Bonzie Colson to 2-way contract

Milwaukee Bucks sign forward Bonzie Colson to 2-way contract
SLAM
January 15
Report: Mavs Looking to Trade Dennis Smith Jr
CBS Sports
January 15

LeBron James injury update: Lakers star increases on-court activity, positive news expected after re-evaluation

LeBron injured his groin on Christmas and hasn't played since
Yahoo Sports
January 15

PBT Podcast: Breaking down the MVP race, other NBA mid-season awards

Can anyone challenge Luka Doncic for Rookie of the Year?
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Jazz meet Clippers looking for fifth straight win

The Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers are trending in opposite directions heading into their first meeting of the season Wednesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Jazz (24-21) have won a season-high four straight games after completing a sweep of their four-game homestand with a 100-94 win against
SLAM
January 15
Josh Christopher Is the BEST Player in Cali and He Knows It | SLAM Day in the Life
RealGM
January 15
LeBron James Has Yet To Do Any Full-Court Basketball Activites Since Injury
FOX Sports
January 15

Man pleads guilty in Chicago to murder of Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge

The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells has plead guilty to the first-degree murder of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade's cousin in Chicago.
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA trade rumors: Hawks making Jeremy Lin and Kent Bazemore available before deadline, per report

The Atlanta Hawks are shopping three of their veteran players
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Davis scores 46, Pelicans beat Clippers 121-117

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis missed his first five shots and scored just four points in the first quarter, announcing to his teammates on the bench that he stunk. They didn't think so — and they were right. Davis finished with 46 points and 16 rebounds, Julius Randle scored 27 and the New Orleans
RealGM
January 15
Grizzlies Sign Julian Washburn To Two-Way, Waive Jarnell Stokes
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Ain't No Half Stephen

Mike Gallagher breaks down the six-game slate for Tuesday Jan. 15.
RealGM
January 15
76ers Sign Corey Brewer To 10-Day Contract
HoopsHype
January 15

Explaining why Lakers' Josh Hart is struggling without LeBron James

Yahoo Sports
January 15

Sixers sign veteran wing Corey Brewer to 10-day contract

The Sixers filled their open roster spot on Tuesday, signing veteran wing Corey Brewer to a 10-day deal. By Noah Levick
Yahoo Sports
January 15

DeMarcus Cousins was a luxury for the Warriors: now he may be a necessity

The only way to beat Golden State is to beat them up. When the 275lbs center returns from injury that will be a lot harder to accomplish Tue 15 Jan 2019 04.30 EST Last modified on Tue 15 Jan 2019 04.32 EST In a matter of days, once DeMarcus Cousins returns from the achilles injury that has sidelined
CBS Sports
January 15

Sixers vs. Timberwolves odds, line: NBA picks, predictions, and best bets from model on 7-2 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Tuesday's Timberwolves vs. 76ers game 10,000 times
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Gobert grabs 25 rebounds as Jazz beat Pistons 100-94

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —  Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz discovered an unusual motivator Monday night. All game long, Mitchell heard a persistent heckler in the Utah crowd. "That loud kid on the sideline. It was really his fault," Mitchell said after scoring 28 points to propel the Jazz to
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Gordon Ramsay grills NBA legends Caron Butler and Shawn Marion

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has met NBA legends Caron Butler and Shawn Marion to give them a bit of a grilling! The NBA comes to London this week with the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards facing off at The O2 Arena on Thursday night. Ahead of the game, Butler and Marion met Sky Sports football
FOX Sports
January 15

Marcellus Wiley insists it's unfair to grade Luke Walton's performance during LeBron's absence

Marcellus Wiley discusses the Los Angeles Lakers on today's show. Hear why he thinks grading Luke Walton in LeBron's absence is unfair to do.
ESPN
January 15

LeBron adds to activity, groin to be re-evaluated

Lakers coach Luke Walton hopes to hear positive news Wednesday when LeBron James' status will be updated after his injured groin is re-evaluated.
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, best bets for Jan. 15: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

Adam Thompson has a three-way parlay that could pay off huge Friday
ESPN
January 15

Shumpert attempts to enter Blazers' locker room

Kings guard Iman Shumpert, apparently angry at Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic after Monday night's game, was stopped by security at the entrance to the Blazers' locker room. "Some stuff happened out there. ... That's it," Shumpert said.
ESPN
January 15

Man pleads guilty to murder of Wade's cousin

One man charged with the 2016 murder of Dwyane Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty and will get a 27-year prison sentence.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Cavs Personnel Member Believes 2017-18 NBA Season 'Took A Lot Out Of' LeBron James

During the 2017-18 NBA season, LeBron James was arguably playing better than ever for the Cleveland Cavaliers despite being 33 years old and in his 15th season. Even with Kyrie Irving's trade request that sent him to the Boston Celtics and roster turnover during the season, James led the Cavs to
NBA.com
January 15

NBA All-Star 2019 Schedule of Events

Below is a schedule of events for NBA All-Star 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
CBS Sports
January 15

2019 NBA All-Star Game jerseys may have been leaked and some fans are not pleased

The NBA went with a monochromatic look in which the highlight is the jumpman logo
Yahoo Sports
January 15

'NBA 2K' And The NBA's Massive Extension: What It Could Mean For The Future

The hoops series already had a stranglehold on the market with a superior product when compared to NBA Live, but the grip on the top spot got even tighter on Tuesday when the NBA, NBAPA, and 2K announced a new partnership extension that is reportedly a seven-year deal worth $1.1 billion. “The NBA has
FOX Sports
January 15

Kings’ Shumpert stopped by security at Blazers locker room

Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped from going into Portland's locker room by arena and Trail Blazers security after Sacramento's 115-107 victory
Yahoo Sports
January 15

#CavsBlazers Game Preview

The Wine & Gold tipoff the second half of their six-game roadie on Wednesday night when they travel to Rip City to battle the Portland Trail Blazers. Tipoff from the Moda Center is scheduled for 10:00 p.m. (ET). The Cavs head into Portland on a high note, snapping their 12-game skein with a 101-95 win
Yahoo Sports
January 15

New faces dot Mavericks-Spurs rivalry

The Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night will renew one of the NBA's greatest in-state rivalries that includes titanic playoff clashes over the last two decades with entirely new casts on both squads. Gone from the Spurs are Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili to retirement. Tony
FOX Sports
January 15

Grizzlies sign forward Julian Wallace to two-way contract

Memphis Grizzlies sign forward Julian Wallace to two-way contract, waive forward/center Jarnell Stokes
RealGM
January 15
Marcus Morris After Loss To Nets: Celtics Don't Have Identity
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Pistons, Magic meet looking up at a playoff spot

The Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic are scrambling to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff race. One of them will collect a valuable win when they face each other at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday. The Magic (19-24) and Pistons (18-24) own the ninth and 10th best records in the
Yahoo Sports
January 15

NBA rumors: Kings express interest in trade for Hawks guard Jeremy Lin

Sources have told NBC Sports California's James Ham that Sacramento has been kicking the tires on bringing in a conventional backup point guard to help stabilize the second unit.
FOX Sports
January 15

NBA coaches put priority on their health to cope with grind

NBA coaches put priority on their health to cope with the grind
FOX Sports
January 15

NBA coaches put priority on their health to cope with grind

New strategy for NBA coaches: put premium on their health to cope with season's long grind
RealGM
January 15
James Harden Records 17th Straight Game With Over 30 Points
NBA.com
January 15

Kerr says Cousins still on track to make season debut Friday

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins continues to put the finishing touches on his lengthy recovery from a torn left Achilles tendon.
FOX Sports
January 15

Davis scores 46, Pelicans beat Clippers 121-117

Davis and Randle combined to score 24 of their team's 28 points in the third quarter, when the Pelicans stretched their lead to 20.`
FOX Sports
January 15

Parker has triumphant return as Hornets down Spurs, 108-93

The cheers continued when Parker entered the game for the first time with 4:50 remaining in the first quarter.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Harden's 57 points fuel Rockets, Parker feted in San Antonio

NBA scoring juggernaut James Harden poured in a season-high 57 points on Monday to power the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Harden's latest monster game highlighted a night of NBA action that saw Hornets point guard Tony Parker receive a hero's welcome
SLAM
January 15
Post Up: James Harden Surpasses Kobe Bryant in Record Books After 57-Point Night 📈
CBS Sports
January 15

Hornets' Tony Parker says it was 'weird' to play against the Spurs

Spurs fans were happy to see Parker back in San Antonio
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Kings use balanced scoring attack to top Trail Blazers

Despite an inspired Damian Lillard, the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers.
Basketball Insiders
January 15

Sources: Clint Capela Out Four-to-Six Weeks with Ligament Damage in Right Thumb

With two starters already out with injuries, the Houston Rockets are losing center Clint Capela for four to six weeks with ligament damage to his right thumb, league sources told ESPN. Capela underwent an MRI in Houston on Monday and may get a second opinion with a hand specialist in the near future, league sources said. The Rockets anticipate […]
Basketball Insiders
January 15

Sources: Mavericks Escalating Trade Talks for Dennis Smith Jr.

The Dallas Mavericks are escalating discussions to find a trade for point guard Dennis Smith Jr., league sources tell ESPN. Phoenix and Orlando have engaged in ongoing talks with Mavs. Smith Jr., has sat out three straight games with what team has termed a sore back. The Dallas Mavericks are escalating discussions to find a […]
Basketball Insiders
January 15

Report: NBA Finds No Violation in Cavaliers-McCaw Investigation

The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw. At the urging of the Golden State Warriors, the league investigated Cleveland’s signing of McCaw as a restricted free agent before releasing him. McCaw played two seasons with the defending champions but did not re-sign with them […]
Basketball Insiders
January 15

Sources: Mavericks Apply for Disabled Player Exception for J.J. Barea

Sources @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: The Dallas Mavericks have applied for a Disabled Player Exception from the NBA for season-ending loss of J.J. Barea. Sources @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: The Dallas Mavericks have applied for a Disabled Player Exception from the NBA for season-ending loss of J.J. Barea. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 14, 2019 Source: Shams Charania on […]
FOX Sports
January 15

Danilo Gallinari needs trip to dentist after Anthony Davis chips his tooth

Danilo Gallinari finished with 25 points Monday, but instead of a win, he earned a trip to the dentist
FOX Sports
January 15

Doc Rivers speaks bluntly about progress of Clippers, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Following a tough home loss Monday, Doc Rivers spoke openly about what he wants to see from his team to improve
FOX Sports
January 15

Alvin Gentry on Davis’ ‘I suck right now’ comment after the win

Alvin Gentry discusses what he said to Anthony Davis after comments made during the New Orleans Pelicans win over the LA Clippers on Monday night.
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Davis scores 46, Pelicans beat Clippers 121-117

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis missed his first five shots and scored just four points in the first quarter, announcing to his teammates on the bench that he stunk. They didn't think so — and they were right. Davis finished with 46 points and 16 rebounds, Julius Randle scored 27 and the New Orleans
Yahoo Sports
January 15

Davis scores 46, Pelicans beat Clippers 121-117

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis missed his first five shots and scored just four points in the first quarter, announcing to his teammates on the bench that he stunk. They didn't think so — and they were right. Davis finished with 46 points and 16 rebounds, Julius Randle scored 27 and the New Orleans
FOX Sports
January 15

HIGHLIGHTS: Clippers erase 20-point deficit, still fall short to Anthony Davis' 46 points

The Los Angeles Clippers fought all the way back from 20 down, but couldn't seal the deal down the stretch
FOX Sports
January 15
Davis scores 46, Pelicans beat Clippers 121-117
FOX Sports
January 15

Alvin Gentry on Pelicans 121-117 win over LA Clippers

Hear from Alvin Gentry after the New Orleans Pelicans defeat the LA Clippers on the road Monday night.
CBS Sports
January 15

NBA scores, highlights: James Harden breaks Kobe's scoring record; Tony Parker returns to San Antonio

Harden's explosion and Parker's first game back in San Antonio highlighted the NBA's six-game slate on Monday
Yahoo Sports
January 15

It is time for Tim Connelly to take a bow

The Denver Nuggets were dead in the water, captained by a general manager who initially forgot the rules of the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement. On October 5th, 2014, Tim Connelly helped orchestrate the extension of power forward Kenneth Faried for five years, $60 million, a major move for
Yahoo Sports
January 15

It is time for Tim Connelly to take a bow

The Denver Nuggets were dead in the water, captained by a general manager who initially forgot the rules of the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement. On October 5th, 2014, Tim Connelly helped orchestrate the extension of power forward Kenneth Faried for five years, $60 million, a major move for
Yahoo Sports
January 15

It's Time To Start Including Nikola Jokic In All MVP Conversations

When the talking heads on TV or casual fans in the Twitterverse debate the favorites to take home this season's MVP award, the names most typically included in the conversation are Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and Stephen Curry. However, there is a big man in Denver that has
FOX Sports
January 15
Pelicans hold on to defeat Clippers at Staples Center | Pelicans Live
FOX Sports
January 15

Anthony Davis, Pelicans hold off Clippers in 121-117 win

Hear from Anthony Davis as he comes off the court celebrating the New Orleans Pelicans win in LA against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Report: Raptors offered to trade DeMar DeRozan to Thunder for Paul George last season

Toronto has a type – star pending free agents
FOX Sports
January 14

Irving to sit out game in Brooklyn because of thigh injury

Kyrie Irving to miss Boston's game against Brooklyn because of right quadriceps injury
RealGM
January 14
Dunc'd On: How Much to Offer Veteran Extension Candidates; News
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Running the fast break: Sunday's highlights

See how Sunday's NBA action unfolded on this edition of The Fast Break.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Leonard scores 41 as Raptors top Wizards in double OT, Warriors win

Kawhi Leonard enjoyed a big night as the Toronto Raptors overcame the Washington Wizards in a marathon shoot-out.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA Power Rankings: Week 14

The Raptors keep rolling and maintain the No. 1 overall spot, while the Spurs surge into the top-10 in this week�s updated NBA Power Rankings.
CBS Sports
January 14

Luka Doncic hasn't even needed much advice from Mavs' Dirk Nowitzki amid historic rookie season

'He carries himself like he came in here knowing he was going to be the man'
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Spencer Dinwiddie and Serge Ibaka: Highly Owned Trade Bait

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Spencer Dinwiddie and Serge Ibaka: Highly Owned Trade Bait

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
FOX Sports
January 14

My Number: Miami Heat’s Udonis Haslem on his jersey number

MIami Heat legend Udonis Haslem explains the reasoning behind his jersey number.
SLAM
January 14
Bradley Beal Makes History After Having 43 Points, 15 Assists & 10 Rebounds 👀
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Should Kyrie Irving Be the One to Call Out Celtics' Young Stars?

Kyrie Irving was not pleased with how the Boston Celtics performed in back-to-back losses to the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, but here's why he shouldn't be the one who criticizes his young teammates.
SLAM
January 14
Stephen Curry Drops 48 Points Against Mavericks 🎯
ESPN
January 14

NBA predictions: Awards, Finals matchups and Warriors vs. the field

We polled the ESPN Forecast panel of experts for their votes halfway through the NBA season.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Sources: Bulls adamant about not negotiating buyout with center Robin Lopez

Lopez’s representation has been in discussions with the Bulls’ front office about an exit strategy since late December, but the franchise intends to stand firm.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Former Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson: '100 years from now, people will still be talking about the 2016 Finals'

Technically, it's been less than three years since the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA title. But for many Cavs fans, it feels like a lifetime ago that LeBron James and Co. were hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy in Oracle Arena. In the time since Cleveland won its first world championship
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Magic's 3-Point Defense on James Harden Was Excellent

- James Harden scored 38 points, made 15 of his 16 free throw attempts, dished out 12 assists and grabbed nine rebounds. Sounds normal, right? It is on the surface, considering the reigning league MVP has now erupted for at least 30 points and five assists in 16 straight games. But, a deeper dive into
FOX Sports
January 14
Cavs stun Lakers 101-95 to end 12-game losing streak
SLAM
January 14
Post Up: Kawhi Leonard, Bradley Beal Duel Out in D.C. 🔥
SLAM
January 14
Post Up: Kawhi Leonard, Bradley Beal Duel Out in D.C. 🔥
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Woz Blog: Raptors-Wizards classic showcased Leonard, Beal's star power

Bonkers bananas. Not MoPete hits the unlikeliest game-winner ever Washington vs. Toronto game levels, but pretty bonkers bananas. Sunday's game was hilarious. It was ugly, ridiculous, entertaining, beyond bizarre. Credit the Wizards for not laying down knowing a long trip to England was hours away
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Blake Griffin is allowed to be mad at the Clippers

Blake Griffin's first game against the Clippers in LA happened on Saturday. Griffin still seems upset over how the Clippers treated him last year. You may remember that when Griffin was an unrestricted free agent in July 2017, the Clips (who had just traded Chris Paul to the rival Rockets as he threatened
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
RealGM
January 14
J.J. Barea To Undergo Surgery On Torn Achilles
Yahoo Sports
January 14

How Valuable is the 2021 Miami Pick?

A few weeks ago, I asked Twitter for some fake Sixers trades for an article that I planned to work on, but ultimately scrapped. But one thing that exercise taught me is that people have a lot of different ways of thinking about the 2021 Miami first round pick that the Sixers have. I've seen people
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Trae Young Reveals Lofty Goals For His Career

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is not exactly having a great rookie season. While his counting numbers are solid (15.8 points, 7.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game), he's not shooting the ball well at all, making just 39.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 28.9 percent of his three-point
Yahoo Sports
January 14

5 Veterans Playoff Teams Should Target At The Trade Deadline

The NBA Trade Deadline is fast approaching. This marks the beginning of the end for teams to make midseason improvements as they push towards the postseason. With roughly only five teams currently counting themselves out the possibility of making the playoffs, many teams in the league are looking to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

5 Veterans Playoff Teams Should Target At The Trade Deadline

The NBA Trade Deadline is fast approaching. This marks the beginning of the end for teams to make midseason improvements as they push towards the postseason. With roughly only five teams currently counting themselves out the possibility of making the playoffs, many teams in the league are looking to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Trae Young Reveals Lofty Goals For His Career

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is not exactly having a great rookie season. While his counting numbers are solid (15.8 points, 7.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game), he's not shooting the ball well at all, making just 39.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 28.9 percent of his three-point
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

James Harden doing more than ever is a bad sign for the Rockets

One common recent Houston Rockets narrative is that they depend so heavily on the incredible exploits of James Harden that by the time the playoffs arrive, The Beard is all worn out and can't perform his best. This was a big reason they traded for Chris Paul and signed him to a massive contract this
Yahoo Sports
January 14

5 Veterans Playoff Teams Should Target At The Trade Deadline

The NBA Trade Deadline is fast approaching. This marks the beginning of the end for teams to make midseason improvements as they push towards the postseason. With roughly only five teams currently counting themselves out the possibility of making the playoffs, many teams in the league are looking to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Blake Griffin is allowed to be mad at the Clippers

Blake Griffin's first game against the Clippers in LA happened on Saturday. Griffin still seems upset over how the Clippers treated him last year. You may remember that when Griffin was an unrestricted free agent in July 2017, the Clips (who had just traded Chris Paul to the rival Rockets as he threatened
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Brad Stevens speaks about expectations and Boston's recent performances

NEW YORK - Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said on Monday morning that the team simply needs to “play better basketball,” following two straight losses to the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic. He wasn't completely discouraged however, as he added that their Saturday night loss was one of their
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

The Celtics Will Be Extremely Shorthanded Against The Nets

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving will miss Monday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a quad injury, the team announced Monday morning. Teammate Marcus Smart will also miss the game due to an illness. The Celtics have had a tough stretch in the middle of the season, most recently
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Blake Griffin is allowed to be mad at the Clippers

Blake Griffin's first game against the Clippers in LA happened on Saturday. Griffin still seems upset over how the Clippers treated him last year. You may remember that when Griffin was an unrestricted free agent in July 2017, the Clips (who had just traded Chris Paul to the rival Rockets as he threatened
Yahoo Sports
January 14

The Rap-Up: Games of the Week for Jan. 14-20

Let's get our Raptors into All-Star Weekend! The easiest thing to do is vote. To make voting easier, simply filter by teams, and select Toronto Raptors. Not only does that make it quicker for you to vote, but it also takes away a vote for a non-Raptor that's probably more deserving. Sure, you
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Blake Griffin is allowed to be mad at the Clippers

Blake Griffin's first game against the Clippers in LA happened on Saturday. Griffin still seems upset over how the Clippers treated him last year. You may remember that when Griffin was an unrestricted free agent in July 2017, the Clips (who had just traded Chris Paul to the rival Rockets as he threatened
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Are NBA referees too soft?

NBA referees have been quick to hand out technical fouls and many NBA fans are sick of seeing the zebras inject themselves into games. Snowflake refs ruined a classic Thunder-Spurs game with a technical foul that was neither necessary nor warranted.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Jokic, Nuggets remain on top in West halfway through season

Nikola Jokic is happiest when he's simply dribbling the ball up the floor. Or so the Denver Nuggets big man has been told. "My godfather," Jokic said , "is always telling me, 'You look so happy when you're dribbling. You don't even need to shoot or pass it. Just punt it
SLAM
January 14
Richard Jefferson Shares Inside Perspective on Cleveland’s 2016 Title
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart ruled out vs Nets

BROOKLYN – The Celtics will be thin in their back court when they take on the Nets Monday night in Brooklyn.  Coming off back-to-back losses in Miami and Orlando, Boston will look to grab its first and last win of its three-game road trip and will have to do it without Kyrie Irving (right quad) and Marcus
CBS Sports
January 14

NBA Power Rankings: Jazz, LaMarcus Aldridge, Trae Young and other big early-season conclusions revisited

Are the Jazz righting the ship? That, plus why you should never count out Aldridge and the Spurs
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Former Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson: '100 years from now, people will still be talking about the 2016 Finals'

Technically, it's been less than three years since the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA title. But for many Cavs fans, it feels like a lifetime ago that LeBron James and Co. were hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy in Oracle Arena. In the time since Cleveland won its first world championship
FOX Sports
January 14

One Last (All-Star) Dance? Voting process might keep Heat legend Dwyane Wade out

Entering the last full week of balloting, Dwyane Wade would be in a good position for a farewell All-Star start under the old system.
SLAM
January 14
NBA Kicks of the Night
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Hornets' Parker makes triumphant return to San Antonio

Charlotte point guard Tony Parker's emotional return to San Antonio on Monday ended with a 108-93 Hornets victory and an ovation from Spurs fans who still consider him one of their own. Parker, of France, won four NBA championships in his 17 seasons in San Antonio, part of the Spurs' famed &
FOX Sports
January 14
Parker has triumphant return as Hornets down Spurs, 108-93
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA: James Harden surpasses Kobe Bryant for most consecutive 30-point games since merger as Rockets top Grizzlies

James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston on top. It's
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Fun facts about NBA All-Star voting

Earning an NBA All-Star spot is tough. Of the 480 players who have seen NBA action this season, only 57 have made an All-Star Game during their careers. Players have to play hard, produce great stats, and their team needs to win often, plus they need support from fans and respect from other players,
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Fun facts about NBA All-Star voting

Earning an NBA All-Star spot is tough. Of the 480 players who have seen NBA action this season, only 57 have made an All-Star Game during their careers. Players have to play hard, produce great stats, and their team needs to win often, plus they need support from fans and respect from other players,
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Fun facts about NBA All-Star voting

Earning an NBA All-Star spot is tough. Of the 480 players who have seen NBA action this season, only 57 have made an All-Star Game during their careers. Players have to play hard, produce great stats, and their team needs to win often, plus they need support from fans and respect from other players,
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Fun facts about NBA All-Star voting

Earning an NBA All-Star spot is tough. Of the 480 players who have seen NBA action this season, only 57 have made an All-Star Game during their careers. Players have to play hard, produce great stats, and their team needs to win often, plus they need support from fans and respect from other players,
CBS Sports
January 14

Warriors' Steve Kerr thinks Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic is already an All-Star

The defending champs are extremely impressed with the Mavs rookie
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bucks smash Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo had just one rebound in the first half as the Bucks lost the battle of the boards by 16. Milwaukee took charge of the game in the second half with Khris Middleton and Antetokounmpo exerting their will in the paint. "We played a little bit harder, moved the ball
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Updated fantasy hoops points rankings: Trust Wiggins going forward?

Andre Snellings ESPN Read below for rest-of-season points-league ranks. Here are my updated rest-of-season rankings for points leagues, as of the second week of 2019. Point guard Kyrie Irving dropped a few spots this week, but that's more because of hot play from risers like John Collins and Bradley
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Updated fantasy hoops points rankings: Trust Wiggins going forward?

Andre Snellings ESPN Read below for rest-of-season points-league ranks. Here are my updated rest-of-season rankings for points leagues, as of the second week of 2019. Point guard Kyrie Irving dropped a few spots this week, but that's more because of hot play from risers like John Collins and Bradley
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Updated fantasy hoops points rankings: Trust Wiggins going forward?

Andre Snellings ESPN Read below for rest-of-season points-league ranks. Here are my updated rest-of-season rankings for points leagues, as of the second week of 2019. Point guard Kyrie Irving dropped a few spots this week, but that's more because of hot play from risers like John Collins and Bradley
FOX Sports
January 14

Gregg Popovich on Tony Parker’s return: ‘He was a great player for us’

Gregg Popovich shares his thoughts after the San Antonio Spurs losing to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Fantasy hoops updated points ranks: Trust Wiggins going forward?

Andre Snellings ESPN Read below for rest-of-season points-league ranks. Here are my updated rest-of-season rankings for points leagues, as of the second week of 2019. Point guard Kyrie Irving dropped a few spots this week, but it's more because of hot play from risers like John Collins and Bradley
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Harden's 57 points lead Rockets over Grizzlies 112-94

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston on
FOX Sports
January 14

Harden scores season-high 57 as Rockets top Grizzlies 112-94

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FOX Sports
January 14
HIGHLIGHTS: Jrue Holiday goes up Strong with the Left Hand
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Former All-Star Shareef Abdur-Rahim now running the G League

When Shareef Abdur-Rahim's knees finally gave out, when his days as a dynamic scorer in the NBA came to an unceremonious end, he didn't exactly know what to do next within the game of basketball. ''Coaching, scouting, helping evaluate the draft,'' Abdur-Rahim said. Here'
FOX Sports
January 14

Former All-Star Shareef Abdur-Rahim now running the G League

Shareef's new challenge: Once an NBA All-Star, Abdur-Rahim now in the G League _ as its new president
FOX Sports
January 14
LaMarcus Aldridge has himself a night in loss vs. Charlotte | Spurs Live
CBS Sports
January 14

Rockets' James Harden scores 57 points vs. Grizzlies, breaks Kobe Bryant's record for consecutive 30-plus-point games

Harden's impressive scoring streak continued against Memphis on Monday night
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Grizzlies dropped in Houston 112-94

The Grizzlies may have lost Kyle Anderson for the next few weeks with an ankle injury, but the Rockets have some of their own woes on the injury front with Chris Paul and Eric Gordon out of action, as well as the Rockets announcing today that Clint Capela will miss several weeks with a thumb injury.
SLAM
January 14
Tony Parker: Spurs ‘Didn’t Take Me Seriously That I Was Going To Leave’
FOX Sports
January 14
WATCH: Tony Parker receives Standing Ovation in Final seconds
FOX Sports
January 14

Harden’s 57 points lead Rockets over Grizzlies 112-94

James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Harden's 57 points lead Rockets over Grizzlies 112-94

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston on
CBS Sports
January 14

NBA scores, highlights: Tony Parker returns to San Antonio; Anthony Davis' Pelicans take on Clippers

Tony Parker's first game back in San Antonio highlights the NBA's six-game slate on Monday
Yahoo Sports
January 14

2018-19 NBA Midseason Awards: Can James Harden Win His Second Consecutive MVP?

With half of the 2018-19 season in the books, the NBA's award races are in full swing. To even get to this point required more than the usual twists and turns; one could argue that as many as five players have had their stay as the favorite for MVP already, and there are still miles to go before
Yahoo Sports
January 14

James Harden is a one-man wrecking crew

Harden extended his streak of 30-point games to 17. And he did it by halftime. The Rockets star finished with a season-high 57 in a win over the Grizzlies.
RealGM
January 14
Kris Dunn, Robin Lopez Exchange Words At Practice
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Mychal Thompson says DeMarcus Cousins will make Warriors 'unguardable'

The wait is almost over. DeMarcus Cousins is scheduled to make his Warriors debut on Friday in Los Angeles against the Clippers at Staples Center. That Cousins will be the starting center means the Warriors will man all five positions with players that have made multiple appearances in All-Star games
FOX Sports
January 14

Clippers watch The Green Book as team building exercise

Doc Rivers understands some of the best film study a basketball team can do is to not watch any basketball at all
ESPN
January 14

Harden pours in 57, including 36 before halftime

James Harden set a team record with 36 first-half points to help the short-handed Rockets take a 54-48 lead on the visiting Grizzlies en route to a 112-94 home win.
NBA.com
January 14

Mavs' Barea has surgery on right Achilles tendon

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that guard Jose Juan Barea underwent surgery to repair the rupture of his right Achilles tendon. The surgery was performed by Dr. Eugene Curry and Dr. Daniel Worrel at the Carrell Clinic in Dallas.
FOX Sports
January 14

Russell scores 34, Nets send Celtics to 3rd straight loss

D'Angelo Russell scores 34 points as Brooklyn Nets beat Boston Celtics 109-102
Yahoo Sports
January 14

5 things to watch: Hornets vs. Spurs

SAN ANTONIO —  The San Antonio Spurs (25-19) will host the Charlotte Hornets (19-23) tonight and will welcome the return of long-time point guard Tony Parker. The Spurs are coming off a 122-112 road loss to the Thunder. Marco Belinelli scored a season-high 24 points off the bench to lead the Spurs in
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Recapping Week 13 in NBA: All manner of thrilling victories

Take a look back at the week that was in the NBA with a collection of some of the best games, videos, photos, features and more from around the NBA world. -- Emotions were high for Minnesota in this one, and not just because the Wolves are trying to stay in the West playoff chase each night. This game
NBA.com
January 14

Recapping Week 13 in NBA: All manner of thrilling victories

Take a look back at the week that was in the NBA with a collection of some of the best games, videos, photos, features and more from around the NBA world.
ESPN
January 14

Sources: Mavs escalating talks to trade PG Smith

The Mavericks are escalating talks to trade guard Dennis Smith Jr., pushing to end a partnership that has run its course for both the franchise and former first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Sources: Mavs escalating talks to trade PG Smith

Adrian Wojnarowski Tim MacMahon Close Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Follow on Twitter The Dallas Mavericks are escalating talks to trade guard Dennis Smith Jr., pushing to end a partnership that has run
RealGM
January 14
Bucks Waive Jaylen Morris From Two-Way Deal
RealGM
January 14
Knicks Sign Kadeem Allen To Two-Way Deal
RealGM
January 14
Vlade Divac Asks Kings' Minority Owners To Stop Meddling
RealGM
January 14
Mavericks Discussing Dennis Smith Jr. Trade With Suns, Magic
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Mavericks Discussing Dennis Smith Jr. Trade With Suns, Magic

The Dallas Mavericks have escalated trade discussions centered on Dennis Smith Jr.  Smith's place with the Mavericks in the long-term is uncertain due to the presence of Luka Doncic. The Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic have been engaged with trade talks with the Mavericks. Smith has missed the Mavs
CBS Sports
January 14

Mavericks looking to trade Dennis Smith Jr., with Magic, Suns showing interest, report says

Smith Jr. hasn't played in the last three games for Dallas
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bolden works the path between 76ers and G-League

Nick Metallinos is based in New York City and has been covering the NBA since 2012. New York - It's more than two hours before a 1pm tip-off at Madison Square Garden and Jonah Bolden looks like he's already been working out for a while. For Bolden, whose journey to the NBA has been anything but
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Report: Mavericks engaged in ongoing talks with Suns, Magic for trade involving Dennis Smith Jr.

Smith has missed three straight games for Dallas due to a sore back. The Mavericks posted wins over the Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves during the latter half of last week before falling to the Golden State Warriors at home on Sunday. Smith, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, is averaging
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Stephen Curry (48 points) Highlights vs. Dallas Mavericks

Steph Curry made 11 3-pointers in Sunday's win over the Mavs.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Timberwolves face Butler, 76ers for 1st time since breakup

About two months after Jimmy Butler initiated their breakup, the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to pay him a visit. Just one week after the ouster of basketball boss Tom Thibodeau , the Timberwolves have enough of their own issues to work through. They did their best to downplay the significance of
Basketball Insiders
January 14

NBA Daily: The Wizards Have Been Reborn

Despite John Wall's season-ending injury, the Wizards have somehow risen above in their darkest hour, which could do wonders for them for what's left in the season, writes Matt John.
NBA.com
January 14

2019 Mtn Dew Ice Rising Stars

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ESPN
January 14

Parker thanks Spurs fans for 'a great memory'

Tony Parker took the court amid chants of "To-ny, To-ny, To-ny" in his first return to San Antonio since leaving for Charlotte. He later applauded the fans. "It was a great memory for me that I will cherish for the rest of my life," he said.
NBA.com
January 14

68th NBA All-Star Game

What: 68th NBA All-Star Game
ESPN
January 14

Why the Spurs' championship point guard became a Hornet

Tony Parker never really wanted to leave the Spurs, and the franchise never thought he would. So how in the world did he end up on the Hornets?
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA Power Rankings: Surging Spurs and a change at the top

ESPN.com The Toronto Raptors are back atop the East after a double-overtime win over the Washington Wizards. In the midst of a top-three shakeup, Kawhi Leonard & Co. have regained the No. 1 spot in our weekly Power Rankings. Throughout the regular season, our panel (ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz, Tim MacMahon
FOX Sports
January 14
HIGHLIGHTS: Davis Bertans with the Block on Tony Parker
FOX Sports
January 14
WATCH: Cheers for Tony Parker as he enters the game
CBS Sports
January 14

NBA DFS: Anthony Davis and top picks for Jan. 14 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Tony Parker receives warm welcome, surprise visit from French family in return to San Antonio

Tony Parker wearing a Charlotte Hornets uniform in San Antonio on Monday was a strange sight, indeed.
HoopsHype
January 14

Trending stories: The NBA articles you should read this morning

FOX Sports
January 14

Tony Parker welcomed back to AT&T Center

Tony Parker welcomed back to AT&T Center
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA Championship Odds: Warriors, Raptors, Celtics Updated Favorites to Win Title

The Golden State Warriors remain the overwhelming favorites to win the 2019 NBA title, but a few Eastern Conference teams are slowly gaining more respect. The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks moved up in the latest championship odds, via OddsShark: Toronto was considered +750 ($100 bet wins $750)
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Giannis Gets 'Awesome Dunks,' but Without 3-Point Shot Can He Really Be MVP?

The NBA is going through a three-point revolution, but Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading his own counterattack, negating the long ball with monstrous in-game, posterizing dunks. On any given night, while volume shooters like Stephen Curry and James Harden launch shots from well beyond the arc, the Milwaukee
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Giannis Gets 'Awesome Dunks,' but Without 3-Point Shot Can He Really Be MVP?

The NBA is going through a three-point revolution, but Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading his own counterattack, negating the long ball with monstrous in-game, posterizing dunks. On any given night, while volume shooters like Stephen Curry and James Harden launch shots from well beyond the arc, the Milwaukee
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA finds no violation in Cleveland Cavaliers' signing of Patrick McCaw

The Cleveland Cavaliers' quest for Zion Williamson -- or any other top draft prospect -- continues. On Monday, the NBA announced that it had cleared the Cavs in its investigation into the circumstances surrounding its signing and subsequent release of former Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw
Basketball Insiders
January 14

NBA Daily: Capela’s Injury is a Massive Setback for Houston

Clint Capela's thumb injury couldn't have come at a worse time. Spencer Davies looks at the massive loss, who may get opportunities and what moves the Houston Rockets could make in response.
FOX Sports
January 14

Tony Parker parks in his former spot at the AT&T Center | Spurs LIve

Tony Parker parks in his former spot at the AT&T Center | Spurs LIve
FOX Sports
January 14

Tony Parker on returning to San Antonio to face the Spurs

Hear from Tony Parker as he discusses what it is like to come back to play against the San Antonio Spurs.
RealGM
January 14
Tony Parker Was Told By Popovich He'd Be Spurs' Third String Point Guard
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA clears Cavaliers of wrongdoing in Patrick McCaw signing

The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw . At the urging of the Golden State Warriors , the league investigated Cleveland's signing of McCaw as a restricted free agent before releasing him. McCaw played two seasons with the defending
Yahoo Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago, in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter. Instead, it might keep Dwyane Wade from being one -- again. Luka Doncic and Derrick Rose, too. Entering the last full week of balloting, Wade would be in a good position for a farewell
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Warriors 3 Things: Stephen Curry shows the NBA what a real MVP performance looks like

On Sunday night, presumptive MVP frontrunner James Harden scored 38 points for the Houston Rockets in Orlando, tying Kobe Bryant's NBA record for most consecutive 30-point games with 16. But how Harden went about scoring those 38 points is important context to consider. https://embed.sendtonews.com
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Every Team's Most Untouchable Player Nearing NBA Trade Deadline

While everyone outside of maybe Terry Rozier and his immediate family might argue Kyrie Irving would be the hardest Celtic to replace, 20-year-old Jayson Tatum appears to be the surest building block moving forward. His debut campaign was among the most impressive the Association has ever seen. He not
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Every Team's Most Untouchable Player Nearing NBA Trade Deadline

While everyone outside of maybe Terry Rozier and his immediate family members might argue Kyrie Irving would be the hardest Celtic to replace right now, 20-year-old Jayson Tatum appears the surest building block moving forward. His debut campaign was among the most impressive the Association has ever
Yahoo Sports
January 14

The Star With the Worst Shooting Season in NBA History

Russell Westbrook is a man of amazing extremes. The enigmatic Oklahoma City Thunder star and former NBA most valuable player does not do moderation. Westbrook is having the single worst 3-point shooting season in the history of the NBA.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Every Team's Most Untouchable Player Nearing NBA Trade Deadline

While everyone outside of maybe Terry Rozier and his immediate family might argue Kyrie Irving would be the hardest Celtic to replace, 20-year-old Jayson Tatum appears to be the surest building block moving forward. His debut campaign was among the most impressive the Association has ever seen. He not
NBA.com
January 14

About Last Night: Peak Kawhi coming?

Led by Kawhi Leonard's stardom and an absurd abundance of depth, the Raptors have climbed and camped out atop the league standings.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

The most important part of Kevin Knox's 31-point showing in the Knicks' loss to the Sixers

New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox has made some offensive adjustments, and it's showing in the numbers. NEW YORK — This was the sort of performance the Knicks would like to see more of from Kevin Knox. The rookie forward scored a career-high 31 points on Sunday, a bright spot for the Knicks in their
NBA.com
January 14

Report: Bulls preventing Lopez buyout to join Warriors

Robin Lopez wants to play meaningful basketball, but his current team reportedly has no intentions of allowing him to do so.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties that
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties that
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties that
NBA.com
January 14

Harden ties Kobe's longest streak of 30-point games

James Harden's historic scoring run has now matched one of the all-time greats.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks

Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo recommendations, including Blue Jackets forward Artemi Panarin against visiting New Jersey.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks

Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets face off against the Warriors in Tuesday night's marquee matchup.
SLAM
January 14
Steve Kerr: Luka Doncic ‘Sure Looks Like an All-Star’
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Magic regain their groove with weekend wins over Celtics, Rockets

The Orlando Magic appear to have found their purpose of play. The Magic bounced back from a 1-5 road trip with two quality wins in a back-to-back set during the weekend. They rallied late to beat Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics on Saturday, then pulled off a fourth-quarter comeback to knock off James
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Magic regain their groove with weekend wins over Celtics, Rockets

The Orlando Magic appear to have found their purpose of play. The Magic bounced back from a 1-5 road trip with two quality wins in a back-to-back set during the weekend. They rallied late to beat Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics on Saturday, then pulled off a fourth-quarter comeback to knock off James
SLAM
January 14
Kyrie Irving: ‘The Young Guys Don’t Know What it Takes to Be a Championship Level Team’...
FOX Sports
January 14

Erik Spoelstra on how Heat’s depth, versatility impacts playing time

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra stresses that depth and versatility are the team's big strengths, and that with that comes variances in playing time across the board.
FOX Sports
January 14

Dion Waiters continuing to learn the value of patience

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters waited more than a year to get back on the court. But now that he is back playing, he is learning that his time for being patient isn't over yet.
FOX Sports
January 14

Timberwolves face Butler, 76ers for 1st time since breakup

Timberwolves set to face Butler for 1st time since trade sent him to 76ers 2 months ago
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Kelly Oubre bringing energy, defense - and style - to Suns

In less than a month in Phoenix, Kelly Oubre Jr. is bringing energy, defense and scoring - not to mention style - to the perennial last-place Suns. Teammate Devin Booker said there's no use trying to top Oubre when it comes to the way he dresses away from the game. ''That's the fashion
FOX Sports
January 14

Kelly Oubre bringing energy, defense _ and style _ to Suns

Kelly Oubre Jr. is bringing energy, defense, scoring and style to the perennial last-place Phoenix Suns
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA rumors: Celtics not expected to trade 2019 first-round draft picks before deadline

The Boston Celtics arguably have more valuable trade assets than any NBA team, but it doesn't sound like any of their most covered 2019 first-round draft picks will be moving ahead of the Feb. 7 trade deadline.
CBS Sports
January 14

Celtics vs. Nets odds, line: NBA picks, predictions, best bets from proven model on 7-2 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Monday's Nets vs. Celtics game 10,000 times
RealGM
January 14
Kawhi Leonard, Donovan Mitchell Named NBA's Players Of The Week
RealGM
January 14
NBA Clears Cavaliers Of Wrongdoing On Patrick McCaw Contract
RealGM
January 14
NBA PER: Anthony Davis Goes Past 31.0
RealGM
January 14
Cavaliers Agree To Sign Deng Adel To Two-Way Deal
SLAM
January 14
‘Why Even Run Plays?’ Stephen Curry Torches Dallas for 48 Points
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Dose: Beal Keeps Rolling

Bradley Beal, Kawhi Leonard, Stephen Curry and Nikola Jokic all managed to score at least 40 points on a wild Sunday in the NBA.
ESPN
January 14

Reserved Lonzo wants to lead Lakers by example

Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball wants to try to lead by example first and then be vocal when needed as he attempts to fill the massive leadership void left by the injured LeBron James and Rajon Rondo.
SLAM
January 14
Jalen Green was WYLIN’ while MIC’D UP at Practice 😂
ESPN
January 14

Frustrated Bulls Lopez, Dunn exchange words

Things got heated at Bulls practice as Robin Lopez and Kris Dunn exchanged words.
RealGM
January 14
Clint Capela To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Thumb Injury
NBA.com
January 14

NBA finds no violation in McCaw investigation

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago, in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter. Instead, it might keep Dwyane Wade from being one — again. Luka Doncic and Derrick Rose, too. Entering the last full week of balloting, Wade would be in a good position for a farewell
Yahoo Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago, in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter. Instead, it might keep Dwyane Wade from being one — again. Luka Doncic and Derrick Rose, too. Entering the last full week of balloting, Wade would be in a good position for a farewell
RealGM
January 14
Bucks Sign Bonzie Colson To Two-Way Deal
CBS Sports
January 14

Examining Rockets' options after losing Clint Capela to thumb injury for 4-6 weeks

Capela is the latest key member of the Rockets to suffer a serious injury
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bulls aim to end their skid versus Lakers

The Chicago Bulls will try to avoid their longest losing streak in more than a year when they play the fourth game of a five-game road trip Tuesday at the Los Angeles Lakers. The Bulls (10-33) have lost seven straight following a 110-102 loss at the Utah Jazz on Saturday. "We have to get that
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Put Andrew Wiggins (99% Owned) On the Trading Block

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Put Andrew Wiggins (99% Owned) On the Trading Block

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Put Andrew Wiggins (99% Owned) On the Trading Block

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Put Andrew Wiggins (99% Owned) On the Trading Block

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA finds no violation in Cleveland Cavaliers' signing of Patrick McCaw

The Cleveland Cavaliers' quest for Zion Williamson -- or any other top draft prospect -- continues. On Monday, the NBA announced that it had cleared the Cavs in its investigation into the circumstances surrounding its signing and subsequent release of former Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA will not take away Cavaliers' draft pick after investigating their signing of Patrick McCaw

The NBA will not punish the Cavaliers after their bizarre signing and release of restricted free agent Patrick McCaw.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA Midseason Awards

Senior NBA Writer Vince Goodwill hands out his midseason hardware for MVP, Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year as well as his award for most disappointing team.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA clears Cavs of wrongdoing in McCaw signing

The NBA has determined that the Cleveland Cavaliers did not break any rules when they signed and later released former Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw. "The NBA announced today that it has completed its investigation into the Cleveland Cavaliers' signing and subsequent waiver of Patrick
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Put Andrew Wiggins (99% Owned) On the Trading Block

Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
HoopsHype
January 14

Ben Simmons creates three-point opportunities at great rate for the 76ers

ESPN
January 14

NBA clears Cavs of wrongdoing in McCaw signing

The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA finds no violation in Cleveland Cavaliers' signing of Patrick McCaw

The Cleveland Cavaliers' quest for Zion Williamson -- or any other top draft prospect -- continues. On Monday, the NBA announced that it had cleared the Cavs in its investigation into the circumstances surrounding its signing and subsequent release of former Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Rockets reportedly lose Clint Capela for 4-6 weeks, and Houston's hopes are tenuous

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela had an MRI on Monday that reportedly revealed ligament damage in the thumb
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA clears Cavaliers of wrongdoing in Patrick McCaw signing

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FOX Sports
January 14

NBA clears Cavaliers of wrongdoing in Patrick McCaw signing

NBA clears Cavaliers of wrongdoing in brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bucks 125, Timberwolves 95: A rout from start to finish

MINNEAPOLIS - Sometimes it's easy to overthink things. What to wear, where to eat, what movie to watch, etc. It happens to all of us. When it comes to looking at NBA games, the same can also be true. Sometimes it's just better to keep it simple. Considering the circumstances surrounding both
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Kevin Garnett rips Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on TNT

SportsPulse: We spoke with HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy to get the inside scoop on what went wrong between Jimmy Butler and the Timberwolves. In the midst of the Jimmy Butler-Minnesota Timberwolves drama, franchise legend Kevin Garnett is speaking his mind — again.  While making an appearance on TNT&
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bucks 125, Timberwolves 95: A rout from start to finish

MINNEAPOLIS - Sometimes it's easy to overthink things. What to wear, where to eat, what movie to watch, etc. It happens to all of us. When it comes to looking at NBA games, the same can also be true. Sometimes it's just better to keep it simple. Considering the circumstances surrounding both
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bucks 125, Timberwolves 95: A rout from start to finish

MINNEAPOLIS - Sometimes it's easy to overthink things. What to wear, where to eat, what movie to watch, etc. It happens to all of us. When it comes to looking at NBA games, the same can also be true. Sometimes it's just better to keep it simple. Considering the circumstances surrounding both
ESPN
January 14

Source: Rockets' Capela (thumb) out 4-6 weeks

The Rockets will be without center Clint Capela for four to six weeks after he suffered a thumb injury, a source tells ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The injury is another blow to a team that is playing without guards Chris Paul and Eric Gordon.
FOX Sports
January 14

Jokic, Nuggets remain on top in West halfway through season

The Denver Nuggets are the surprise Western Conference leaders at the halfway point of the season
CBS Sports
January 14

Rockets' Clint Capela to miss 4-6 weeks with a thumb injury, per report

Capela injured his thumb during the Rockets' loss to the Magic on Sunday
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Josh Okogie Is Giving The Wolves More Than They Expected

When you're taken outside of the lottery, you're not expected to contribute a lot in your rookie season. That hasn't been the case for the 20th pick in the NBA Draft. Josh Okogie was looked at as a raw prospect when the Wolves took him out of Georgia Tech. It would take time for him to find
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA finds no rule violation by Cavs in McCaw moves

The Cleveland Cavaliers were within NBA rules when they signed and then waived former Golden State guard Patrick McCaw, the NBA said Monday following a league investigation. McCaw signed a free agent offer sheet with Cleveland 16 days ago, reportedly a two-year deal worth $6 million, only to be waived
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Bucks try to turn tables on Heat

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't beaten the Miami Heat in two years and two days -- six straight losses. Milwaukee will get another shot Tuesday night when the Heat (21-20) visits the Bucks (30-12). After all, Milwaukee last week completed its best first half of a season in 28 years.
CBS Sports
January 14

NBA's investigation clears Cavaliers in decision to sign and immediately release Pat McCaw

The Cavaliers waived McCaw after just three games
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Steph Curry's College Jersey Won't be Retired Until He Graduates

Steph Curry is the most famous person to EVER play basketball at Davidson College (by far!) ... so, why hasn't his jersey been retired?! Simple -- Steph's gotta get his degree first. Seriously.  Remember, Steph is a LEGEND at Davidson, where he was a consensus 1st Team All-American and famously
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Rockets' Clint Capela out 4-6 weeks with thumb injury

Caption Close Rockets center Clint Capela will be out four to six weeks with a right thumb injury, a person with knowledge of the prognosis confirmed. Capela's absence  further depletes a rotation already without Chris Paul and Eric Gordon. Capela, who had not missed a  game this season, said he
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Tony Parker still bitter about Spurs exit ahead of San Antonio return

In seventeen seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker compiled six All-Star appearances, four championships and an NBA Finals MVP. The soon-to-be Hall of Famer is sure to be at or near the top of any “all-time Spurs” list, and a year ago, it would be hard to imagine him as anything but a Spur
CBS Sports
January 14

Raptors tried to trade DeMar DeRozan to Thunder for Paul George last season, per report

Prior to the Kawhi Leonard trade, the Raptors were already working on ways to shake up the roster
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA: Parker returns to San Antonio for the first time as a Hornet

When Parker left the Spurs to sign a two-year deal with the Hornets this past off-season it signaled the official end to an era. "He came from an organization that's been the best for the past 20 years," Charlotte team mate Nicolas Batum told Reuters.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA: Parker returns to San Antonio for the first time as a Hornet

When Parker left the Spurs to sign a two-year deal with the Hornets this past off-season it signaled the official end to an era. "He came from an organization that's been the best for the past 20 years," Charlotte team mate Nicolas Batum told Reuters.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA determines Cavaliers not in violation of signing, release of Patrick McCaw

The Cavaliers signed McCaw to a two-year offer sheet worth $6 million and the Warriors declined to match. The NBA's investigation into the Cavaliers' signing and release of Patrick McCaw determined that Cleveland didn't violate the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Cavaliers agreed to 
Yahoo Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago, in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter. Instead, it might keep Dwyane Wade from being one — again. Luka Doncic and Derrick Rose, too. Entering the last full week of balloting, Wade would be in a good position for a farewell
FOX Sports
January 14

Hassan Whiteside on how his stomach is feeling, Heat’s upcoming road trip

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside discusses how his stomach is feeling before delving into the matchups he will be facing on the team's upcoming road trip.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago, in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter. Instead, it might keep Dwyane Wade from being one - again. Entering the last full week of balloting, Wade would be in a good position for a farewell All-Star start under the old system
FOX Sports
January 14

All-Star vote process meant to stop Zaza may stop Wade again

The NBA changed the All-Star voting process two years ago in part to prevent Zaza Pachulia being elected a starter
SLAM
January 14
Report: Clint Capela to Miss 4-6 Weeks with a Right Thumb Injury
FOX Sports
January 14

Sweet, and unsweet, 16 for Harden on a wild night in Orlando

James Harden had a game for the history books, which is a good thing and a bad thing
NBA.com
January 14

Report: Rockets' Clint Capela to miss 4-6 weeks with right thumb injury

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is expected to miss four to six weeks with a right thumb injury, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Wolves On The Rise In Latest NBA Power Rankings

The Timberwolves are on the up-and-up, and the NBA media is taking notice. In this week's edition of NBA power rankings, the Wolves were risers across the board. Having just crossed the midpoint of the NBA season, the Wolves are in a great place to finish out the year strong and hopefully fight their
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA finds no violations in Cavaliers signing then waiving Warriors RFA Patrick McCaw

Probably correct outcome of investigation
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Our Midseason NBA awards: MVP, Defensive Player of Year, Coach of Year, much more

Has Harden pulled into the lead for MVP with his recent run?
CBS Sports
January 14

Upon return to San Antonio, Tony Parker says the Spurs didn't take his potential departure seriously

Parker doesn't think the Spurs believed he would sign elsewhere
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. The Thunder rallied from a nine-point half-time deficit to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. The Thunder rallied from a nine-point half-time deficit to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

NBA DFS Bargains: Monday

We have a six-game night in the NBA this Monday, leaving just enough DFS value to mined. From guys you almost must target to potential punt plays, we're here to break down the biggest values to be found. Let's start with a quick look at Vegas' expectations for tonight's slate: Keep in
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Suns eye another upset as trip opens at Pacers

The Phoenix Suns get a second consecutive shot to beat an NBA power, while the Indiana Pacers hope to continue to take advantage of a soft patch in their schedule when the clubs meet Tuesday night in Indianapolis. The Suns open a four-game trip riding the momentum of one of their best wins of the season
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. The Thunder rallied from a nine-point half-time deficit to
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Trae Young wants to follow in footsteps of Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is not exactly having a great rookie season. While his counting numbers are solid (15.8 points, 7.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game), he's not shooting the ball well at all, making just 39.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 28.9 percent of his three-point
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Trae Young wants to follow in footsteps of Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is not exactly having a great rookie season. While his counting numbers are solid (15.8 points, 7.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game), he's not shooting the ball well at all, making just 39.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 28.9 percent of his three-point
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Trae Young wants to follow in footsteps of Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is not exactly having a great rookie season. While his counting numbers are solid (15.8 points, 7.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game), he's not shooting the ball well at all, making just 39.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 28.9 percent of his three-point
FOX Sports
January 14

Ralph Lawler named California Sportscaster of the Year

Lawler will be honored during the 60th annual NSMA Awards Weekend, June 22-24, 2019 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Richard Jefferson says he should have two rings: 'F***ing Kevin Durant'

In a long post on The Players' Tribune, former Cavs forward Richard Jefferson rehashed the 2016 and 2017 NBA Finals.
Basketball Insiders
January 14

Sources: Bulls ‘adamant’ on No Buyout for Robin Lopez

The Chicago Bulls are adamant that they will not negotiate a buyout with center Robin Lopez, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez’s representation has been in discussions with the Bulls’ front office about an exit strategy since late December, sources told Yahoo Sports, but the franchise intends to stand firm. The Bulls have been reluctant […]
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Sweet, and unsweet, 16 for Harden on a wild night in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — James Harden had a game for the history books. That's good and bad. Harden scored 38 points Sunday night in Houston's 116-109 loss in Orlando, marking the 16th consecutive time that he's scored at least 30 or more points — matching Kobe Bryant for the league's longest
Yahoo Sports
January 14

'It'll Be Like Any Other Game': Wolves Players Offer Thoughts On Jimmy Butler Reunion

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Monday is a travel day for the Timberwolves. Up next on the schedule is a game tomorrow night in Philadelphia. That's right, they're about to play against Jimmy Butler for the first time since trading him there. David McCoy has the Wolves' thoughts on the upcoming showdown
SLAM
January 14
Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Watch Zaire Catch First POSTER DUNK! ⚡️
SLAM
January 14
Report: Bulls Won’t Negotiate Buyout with Robin Lopez
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Rockets' Clint Capela Reportedly Out 4-6 Weeks with Thumb Injury

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela reportedly will miss four to six weeks with a thumb injury suffered Sunday against the Orlando Magic, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Wojnarowski added that an MRI revealed ligament damage. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported earlier that Capela
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Spurs' Belinelli out with bruised knee

SAN ANTONIO – The Spurs will be without bench sharpshooter Marco Belinelli when they host the Charlotte Hornets tonight. Belinelli will miss the game with a left knee contusion, the Spurs announced Monday after their shootaround. Belinelli scored a season-high 24 points in the Spurs' 122-112 loss
CBS Sports
January 14

Bulls determined to not buy out Robin Lopez, who would sign with Warriors if it happened, per report

The Bulls would reportedly rather trade Lopez
FOX Sports
January 14

TUNE-IN: LA Clippers & NBA's best bench vs. Anthony Davis & Pelicans (7p, Prime Ticket)

Game available on FOX Sports App.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Luke Walton is mulling lineup changes, and the Lakers may be mulling a coaching one

Despite an uplifting Christmas Day victory against the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers’ fall from grace sans LeBron James appeared inevitable to everyone but the team’s front office. As a result, Sunday’s dreadful loss to the woeful Cleveland Cavaliers has staged another potential showdown
FOX Sports
January 14

Tristan Thompson, LeBron James share a halftime hug in L.A.

The former teammates made sure to say hello to each other.
NBA.com
January 14

Irving to sit out vs. Nets with thigh injury

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kyrie Irving will sit out Boston's game against Brooklyn on Monday night because of a right quadriceps injury.
RealGM
January 14
Bulls Not Interested In Buying Out Robin Lopez
SLAM
January 14
LaMelo Ball Leads SPIRE to Can-Am Showcase Victory 🏆
CBS Sports
January 14

Celtics vs. Nets odds, line: NBA picks, predictions, best bets from model on 7-2 run

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Monday's Nets vs. Celtics game 10,000 times
FOX Sports
January 14

Cavaliers defeat Lakers 101-95 to snap 12-game losing streak

Cleveland has now won five of its last six games against the Lakers at Staples Center.
Yahoo Sports
January 14

Rockets' Clint Capela out against Grizzlies with thumb injury

Rockets center Clint Capela was ruled out of Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with a right thumb injury, further depleting a rotation already without Chris Paul and Eric Gordon. Capela, who will miss a game for the first time this season, said he was hit on an alley-oop in the third quarter
CBS Sports
January 14

NBA scores, highlights: Steph Curry drops 48, Warriors beat Mavericks; Raptors beat Wizards in double-overtime thriller

There were seven games of NBA action on Sunday
ESPN
January 14

The Lakers, like the Cavaliers, are bad without LeBron

These Los Angeles Lakers have wanted to be better than LeBron James' former team in Cleveland. But one thing is for sure -- neither is built to win without King James.
FOX Sports
January 14

Larry Drew wants to see his Cavs grow with every game they play

Drew breaks down the Cavs' streak-snapping win in LA.
FOX Sports
January 14

Cedi Osman has shifted his focus from shooting to slashing

Osman details a recent change he's made to his game following the Cavs' win over the Lakers.
FOX Sports
January 14

What was the Cavs’ highlight of the night? Tristan Thompson gives his unbiased answer

Tristan chats with Angel Gray after the Cavs' win in LA.
FOX Sports
January 14

Collin Sexton: Win or lose, Cavs are ‘like a brotherhood’

Sexton praises Cavs' unity after they snap losing streak.
ESPN
January 14

Kyrie: Desire to win caused frustration after loss

Kyrie Irving suggested his desire to win got the best of him when he expressed frustration with his teammates after the Celtics' loss on Saturday to the Magic.
NBA.com
January 13

MRI reveals Barea ruptured Achilles' tendon

As the Dallas Mavericks feared, an MRI on Saturday has confirmed that veteran point guard J.J. Barea has a torn right Achilles tendon, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. And Barea, the Mavericks and doctors are still evaluating the severity.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. The Thunder rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to seize control of the contest in the
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Mitchell, Jazz look to shut down Pistons

Injuries have pressed Donovan Mitchell into assuming point guard duties for the Utah Jazz. Mitchell is flourishing in this new temporary role. Over the last three games, Mitchell is averaging 33.3 points on 53.6 percent shooting.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Sixers 108, Knicks 105: Ben Simmons helps Sixers recover after nearly blowing 24-point lead

The Sixers nearly blew a 24-point lead in New York on Sunday but recovered to come away with a 108-105 win over the Knicks, as Ben Simmons had another huge game. By Noah Levick
FOX Sports
January 13
WATCH: Dennis Schroder leads OKC in 2nd-half, win over Spurs
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Blake Griffin pours in 44 after Los Angeles standing ovation

Blake Griffin kept his emotions to himself in his return to Staples Center. The former Clippers forward, facing his former team in Los Angeles for the first time, scored 44 points in the Detroit Pistons' 109-104 victory Saturday. Griffin was greeted with cheers during pregame introductions and got
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Blake Griffin pours in 44 after Los Angeles standing ovation

Blake Griffin kept his emotions to himself in his return to Staples Center. The former Clippers forward, facing his former team in Los Angeles for the first time, scored 44 points in the Detroit Pistons' 109-104 victory Saturday. Griffin was greeted with cheers during pregame introductions and got
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Friday Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Friday Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Friday Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA trade rumors: Latest news on Pelicans' forward search, Celtics' deadline strategy

The countdown to the NBA's trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let's have a look in this week's Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada, Rumour-rama. One of the difficulties that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Blake Griffin scores 44 points against former team

Blake Griffin scored 44 points in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team and the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-104 on Saturday to snap a four-game skid. Griffin was greeted with cheers during pregame introductions and received a standing ovation after
CBS Sports
January 13

NBA scores, highlights: Blake Griffin gets revenge on Clippers; Thunder beat Spurs in rematch of instant classic

The NBA offered an eight-game slate on Saturday
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Mitchell's 34 points push Jazz past Bulls, 110-102

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell relishes a challenge. "When the odds are stacked against us, with our backs up against the wall, that's when we play our best," said Mitchell, who filled in at point guard again as Utah is still missing its top three at that position. Mitchell scored
FOX Sports
January 13

Mitchell’s 34 points push Jazz past Bulls, 110-102

Mitchell's 34 points push Jazz past Bulls, 110-102
FOX Sports
January 13

Wolves Fastbreak: ‘One of the most impressive individual performances in franchise history’

Karl-Anthony Towns had himself a night.
FOX Sports
January 13
Bogdanovic scores 22 to lead Kings past Hornets, 104-97
FOX Sports
January 13

Oubre, Ayton lead Suns past West-leading Nuggets

The Suns took the lead for good late in the first quarter and were up by as many as 16 in the second and 18 in the third.
Basketball Insiders
January 13

NBA Daily: How The Nets Reversed Their Fortunes

After hastily suggesting that the Brooklyn Nets should consider tanking, Ben Nadeau admits that he was totally and completely wrong.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Harden set a club record with his 13th 40-point game of the season despite
Yahoo Sports
January 13

After beating Celtics, Magic must turn attention to James Harden, high-powered Rockets

Orlando Magic fans may be excited about seeing Houston Rockets guard James Harden today at Amway Center. Magic coach Steve Clifford? Maybe not so much. His team will try to build on Saturday's win over the Boston Celtics when they face Harden and the high-scoring Rockets as the Magic complete the
Yahoo Sports
January 13

After beating Celtics, Magic must turn attention to James Harden, high-powered Rockets

Orlando Magic fans may be excited about seeing Houston Rockets guard James Harden today at Amway Center. Magic coach Steve Clifford? Maybe not so much. His team will try to build on Saturday's win over the Boston Celtics when they face Harden and the high-scoring Rockets as the Magic complete the
ESPN
January 13

Kyrie calls on Celts to be better after latest loss

Asked about the difference between this season's Celtics and last season's, Kyrie Irving told reporters, "We had nothing to lose last year."
Yahoo Sports
January 13

The Phoenix Suns are laying the foundation to build a team identity around...defense?

When Mike D'Antoni revolutionized modern-day basketball as we know it with Steve Nash as his pilot over a decade ago, defense was never part of the equation. Now, with former D'Antoni assistant Igor Kokoskov handling the keys, the script is beginning to flip in Phoenix. Offense still matters,
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA Neighborhood Watch: Snooping On the East's Other Top Teams

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Neighborhood Watch. The NBA is a vibrant community, and while the Milwaukee Bucks are our preferred resident, we still want to be in touch with our neighbors around the league. After all, that's what good neighbors are for. Today, we circle back to the Bucks' counterparts
Yahoo Sports
January 13

5 Early 2018-19 NBA Coach Of The Year Award Candidates

Each NBA season presents a new crop of NBA coaches that go above and beyond. Many times it doesn't go to the coach with the best team but the coach who has defied expectations. This year presents quite a few coaches that have gone above and beyond so far. Kenny Atkinson Kenny Atkinson is a guy that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Derrick Jones Jr. Will Be a Combination of Robert Covington and Jerami Grant

Just like with Jimmy Butler, the escape hatch for the Markelle Fultz situation is also in Miami. I think trading Markelle Fultz for Dion Waiters and Derrick Jones Jr. is a deal that both sides can be happy with regardless whether Fultz is a bust or regains his health and becomes a stud, because I believe
Yahoo Sports
January 13

A Look Back at Who We Wanted From Previous Drafts

Throughout this long rebuild, rebuilding a rebuild, to purgatory there has been many drafts for Orlando. I went back to each draft class to see who I wanted for Orlando and see what could have been. 2013- The Pick: Victor Oladipo, 2nd overall. I remember this being the first draft of the rebuild and
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Derrick Jones Jr. Will Be a Combination of Robert Covington and Jerami Grant

Just like with Jimmy Butler, the escape hatch for the Markelle Fultz situation is also in Miami. I think trading Markelle Fultz for Dion Waiters and Derrick Jones Jr. is a deal that both sides can be happy with regardless whether Fultz is a bust or regains his health and becomes a stud, because I believe
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Can Celtics' draft picks top the Lakers in Anthony Davis trades?

How much of an advantage are the Boston Celtics' extra draft picks when it comes to making a possible deal for Anthony Davis? If the New Orleans Pelicans decide to trade Davis this summer, most of the interested parties will be limited to offering their own draft picks. The Celtics' options are
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Spurs wrap the home-to-home series 1-1, again

The Spurs had 3 home-to-home series this season. The Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, and the last two games which were against the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all three cases the home team won. There were two teams where there was a modified home-to-home. Bookending the Lakers games were two Utah Jazz
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA Neighborhood Watch: Snooping On the East's Other Top Teams

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Neighborhood Watch. The NBA is a vibrant community, and while the Milwaukee Bucks are our preferred resident, we still want to be in touch with our neighbors around the league. After all, that's what good neighbors are for. Today, we circle back to the Bucks' counterparts
Yahoo Sports
January 13

5 Early 2018-19 NBA Coach Of The Year Award Candidates

Each NBA season presents a new crop of NBA coaches that go above and beyond. Many times it doesn't go to the coach with the best team but the coach who has defied expectations. This year presents quite a few coaches that have gone above and beyond so far. Kenny Atkinson Kenny Atkinson is a guy that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Derrick Jones Jr. Will Be a Combination of Robert Covington and Jerami Grant

Just like with Jimmy Butler, the escape hatch for the Markelle Fultz situation is also in Miami. I think trading Markelle Fultz for Dion Waiters and Derrick Jones Jr. is a deal that both sides can be happy with regardless whether Fultz is a bust or regains his health and becomes a stud, because I believe
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Derrick Jones Jr. Will Be Robert Covington and Jerami Grant Put Together

Just like with Jimmy Butler, the escape hatch for the Markelle Fultz situation is also in Miami. I think trading Markelle Fultz for Dion Waiters and Derrick Jones Jr. is a deal that both sides can be happy with regardless whether Fultz is a bust or regains his health and becomes a stud. I believe Derrick
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Derrick Jones Jr. Will Be a Combination of Robert Covington and Jerami Grant

Just like with Jimmy Butler, the escape hatch for the Markelle Fultz situation is also in Miami. I think trading Markelle Fultz for Dion Waiters and Derrick Jones Jr. is a deal that both sides can be happy with regardless whether Fultz is a bust or regains his health and becomes a stud, because I believe
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Spurs wrap the home-to-home series 1-1...again

The Spurs had 3 home-to-home series this season. The Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, and the last two games which were against the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all three cases the home team won. There were two teams where there was a modified home-to-home. Bookending the Lakers games were two Utah Jazz
Yahoo Sports
January 13

The Phoenix Suns are laying the foundation to build a team identity around...defense?

When Mike D'Antoni revolutionized modern-day basketball as we know it with Steve Nash as his pilot over a decade ago, defense was never part of the equation. Now, with former D'Antoni assistant Igor Kokoskov handling the keys, the script is beginning to flip in Phoenix. Offense still matters,
Yahoo Sports
January 13

REPORT: Giannis Antetokounmpo To Return To Lineup Against Atlanta Hawks

After missing the Milwaukee Bucks last game with soreness in his right quad and a left hip contusion, star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will be available to play against the Atlanta Hawks, per the Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez. Bucks starting point guard Eric Bledsoe will also be available to
Yahoo Sports
January 13

The Phoenix Suns are laying the foundation to build a team identity around...defense?

When Mike D'Antoni revolutionized modern-day basketball as we know it with Steve Nash as his pilot over a decade ago, defense was never part of the equation. Now, with former D'Antoni assistant Igor Kokoskov handling the keys, the script is beginning to flip in Phoenix. Offense still matters,
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA Neighborhood Watch: Snooping On the East's Other Top Teams

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Neighborhood Watch. The NBA is a vibrant community, and while the Milwaukee Bucks are our preferred resident, we still want to be in touch with our neighbors around the league. After all, that's what good neighbors are for. Today, we circle back to the Bucks' counterparts
Yahoo Sports
January 13

A Look Back at Who We Wanted From Previous Drafts

Throughout this long rebuild, rebuilding a rebuild, to purgatory there has been many drafts for Orlando. I went back to each draft class to see who I wanted for Orlando and see what could have been. 2013- The Pick: Victor Oladipo, 2nd overall. I remember this being the first draft of the rebuild and
Yahoo Sports
January 13

5 Early 2018-19 NBA Coach Of The Year Award Candidates

Each NBA season presents a new crop of NBA coaches that go above and beyond. Many times it doesn't go to the coach with the best team but the coach who has defied expectations. This year presents quite a few coaches that have gone above and beyond so far. Kenny Atkinson Kenny Atkinson is a guy that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

5 Early 2018-19 NBA Coach Of The Year Award Candidates

Each NBA season presents a new crop of NBA coaches that go above and beyond. Many times it doesn't go to the coach with the best team but the coach who has defied expectations. This year presents quite a few coaches that have gone above and beyond so far. Kenny Atkinson Kenny Atkinson is a guy that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Spurs wrap the home-to-home series 1-1, again

The Spurs had 3 home-to-home series this season. The Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, and the last two games which were against the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all three cases the home team won. There were two teams where there was a modified home-to-home. Bookending the Lakers games were two Utah Jazz
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA Neighborhood Watch: Snooping On the East's Other Top Teams

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Neighborhood Watch. The NBA is a vibrant community, and while the Milwaukee Bucks are our preferred resident, we still want to be in touch with our neighbors around the league. After all, that's what good neighbors are for. Today, we circle back to the Bucks' counterparts
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Spurs wrap the home-to-home series 1-1...again

The Spurs had 3 home-to-home series this season. The Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, and the last two games which were against the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all three cases the home team won. There were two teams where there was a modified home-to-home. Bookending the Lakers games were two Utah Jazz
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Wizards Set Amazing New Record In 2OT Thriller vs. Raptors

The Washington Wizards hit a franchise-record 19 3-pointers against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to beat the NBA's best team. Otto Porter Jr. missed a potential game-winner in the final seconds of double overtime as the Raptors escaped with a thrilling 140-138 victory.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

5 Early 2018-19 NBA Coach Of The Year Award Candidates

Each NBA season presents a new crop of NBA coaches that go above and beyond. Many times it doesn't go to the coach with the best team but the coach who has defied expectations. This year presents quite a few coaches that have gone above and beyond so far. Kenny Atkinson Kenny Atkinson is a guy that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

The best things about the Suns 2018-19 season so far

The Boston Win The win over the Celtics was a great day for the Suns. It also could be good for the Celtics. Marcus Smart actually played a decent game with 12 points , 4 rebounds, and 5 assists. It wasn't very "Smart" that they Played Daniel Thesis he didn't really do anything that
Yahoo Sports
January 13

The Phoenix Suns are laying the foundation to build a team identity around...defense?

When Mike D'Antoni revolutionized modern-day basketball as we know it with Steve Nash as his pilot over a decade ago, defense was never part of the equation. Now, with former D'Antoni assistant Igor Kokoskov handling the keys, the script is beginning to flip in Phoenix. Offense still matters,
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA Neighborhood Watch: Snooping On the East's Other Top Teams

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Neighborhood Watch. The NBA is a vibrant community, and while the Milwaukee Bucks are our preferred resident, we still want to be in touch with our neighbors around the league. After all, that's what good neighbors are for. Today, we circle back to the Bucks' counterparts
ESPN
January 13

Kerr on rookie Doncic: 'Looks like an All-Star'

Coach Steve Kerr and Warriors players had high praise for Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic.
CBS Sports
January 13

NBA DFS: James Harden and top picks for Jan. 13 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
Basketball Insiders
January 13

Sources: Knicks, Bulls Discussed Enes Kanter Trade

In trying to find a new home for Enes Kanter, among the scenarios recently discussed — though only in a preliminary stage — was the Knicks bringing back Chicago’s Jabari Parker, a source told the Daily News. However, a snag in the framework was trying to find a third team to take Kanter, the source […]
Basketball Insiders
January 13

Report: Kyle Anderson Out Two-to-Four Weeks with Left Ankle Sprain

The Memphis Grizzlies today provided a medical update for forward Kyle Anderson. Anderson suffered a grade II sprain of his left ankle during the second quarter of yesterday’s game against the Miami Heat. He is expected to miss at least 2-4 weeks and updates will be provided as appropriate. Source: Memphis Grizzlies
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Top fantasy basketball free-agent finds

Jim McCormick Special to ESPN.com Jim McCormick is a fantasy football and fantasy basketball analyst for ESPN.com. Follow on Twitter Working the waiver wire is pivotal to succeeding in fantasy basketball. With so many games, injuries and endless shifts in rotations throughout the marathon campaign, we
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Ibaka strikes as Raptors outlast Wizards

LOS ANGELES Serge Ibaka drained the go-ahead three-pointer with 15.2 seconds left in the second overtime Sunday to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 140-138 NBA victory over the Washington Wizards. Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors with 41 points. That included 10 in overtime as Toronto finally put away the
HoopsHype
January 13

Which NBA player was born the same day as you? Find out here

FOX Sports
January 13

Mavs stay close, Warriors pull ahead 119-114

Luka Doncic scored 26 points for Dallas and Barnes had 22. Brunson had 12 off the bench in 30 minutes, in place of the injured J.J. Barea and Dennis Smith Jr.
FOX Sports
January 13

Jokic, Murray lead Nuggets past Trail Blazers, 116-113

Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 40 points, Jamal Murray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-113
FOX Sports
January 13

Jokic, Murray lead Nuggets past Trail Blazers, 116-113

Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 40 points, Jamal Murray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-113
Yahoo Sports
January 13

A midseason power ranking of all 30 NBA teams

Four of the six best records in the NBA belonged to Eastern Conference teams through Saturday night's play. The Golden State Warriors, meanwhile, reached the 41-game midpoint of the schedule on a pedestrian (for them) 54-win pace. The first half of the regular season, in other words, has defied most
Yahoo Sports
January 13

A midseason power ranking of all 30 NBA teams

Four of the six best records in the NBA belonged to Eastern Conference teams through Saturday night's play. The Golden State Warriors, meanwhile, reached the 41-game midpoint of the schedule on a pedestrian (for them) 54-win pace. The first half of the regular season, in other words, has defied most
RealGM
January 13
Kyle Anderson Out 2-4 Weeks With Sprained Ankle
Yahoo Sports
January 13

GAME RECAP: Warriors 119, Mavericks 114

Stephen Curry scores 48 as the Warriors get past the Mavericks, 119-114.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Stephen Curry scores 48 points as Warriors top Mavs

DALLAS — In Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, the Warriors boast the ultimate bail-out. Never mind if the rest of the team is laboring. When those two former MVPs are working in lockstep to form the most lethal 1-2 punch in the NBA, Golden State tends to win. In Sunday night's 119-114 victory over
FOX Sports
January 13

King, White help Oregon snap skid, beat USC 81-60

Paul White and Louis King each scored 19 points as Oregon raced past Southern California 81-60
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Luka Doncic 'already an All-Star,' says Warriors coach Steve Kerr

Kerr has been impressed by the Mavericks rookie's adaptation to the NBA. Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic is “already an All-Star”, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Teenager Doncic, the third overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, has been a revelation for the Mavs in his debut season, averaging
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Warriors-Mavericks cheatsheet: Luka Doncic is out to spoil the champs' resurgence

The Warriors are finally looking like themselves in recent games, but the Mavericks, equipped with a budding superstar rookie guard, will try to put a stop to the champ's good fortunes Sunday evening. Here's everything you need to know about the matchup. When/Where: American Airlines Center,
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Warriors-Mavericks cheatsheet: Luka Doncic is out to spoil the champs' resurgence

The Warriors are finally looking like themselves in recent games, but the Mavericks, equipped with a budding superstar rookie guard, will try to put a stop to the champ's good fortunes Sunday evening. Here's everything you need to know about the matchup. When/Where: American Airlines Center,
ESPN
January 13

Barea (Achilles) to have surgery on Monday

J.J. Barea will undergo surgery on his torn Achilles tendon Monday, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said.
ESPN
January 13

Mavericks G Barea undergoes Achilles surgery

J.J. Barea underwent surgery on his torn Achilles tendon Monday, the team announced.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Curry caps off monster night with huge 3

Stephen Curry's 11th 3-pointer of the game broke a tie in the final minute and capped off a 48-point night as the Warriors won in Dallas.
FOX Sports
January 13

Wes Matthews Talks Barea, Rebounding From Loss

Hear from Wes Matthews after the Dallas Mavericks fall to the Golden State Warriors at home on Sunday night.
HoopsHype
January 13

NBA podcasts du jour: On Kyrie Irving, Bradley Beal and more

FOX Sports
January 13

Hornets LIVE To GO: Kemba Walker’s 12th 30-point game not enough vs. Kings

Kemba Walker's 12th 30-point game not enough vs. Kings
FOX Sports
January 13

Rick Carlisle talks Mavs 119-114 loss to Warriors

Hear from Rick Carlisle following Sunday's Dallas Mavericks loss against the Golden State Warriors.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Warriors takeaways: What we learned in crazy 119-114 win over Mavericks

The Warriors were as good or better than the Dallas Mavericks in most every facet of the game Sunday, yet the defending champions sweated out the entire 48 minutes. With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combining for 76 points, Golden State squeaked out a 119-114 victory at American Airlines Center in
FOX Sports
January 13

Curry scores 48, hits 11 3s as Warriors beat Mavs 119-114

Stephen Curry scored 48 points, making 11 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Dallas Mavericks 119-114
ESPN
January 13

Harden ties Kobe's streak; goes 1-for-17 from 3

James Harden made history on two fronts during the Rockets' loss at Orlando, but one of them was a feat he'd prefer to forget.
FOX Sports
January 13

Steve Clifford recaps tonight’s team effort in comeback win over Rockets

Steve Clifford recaps tonight's team effort in comeback win over Rockets.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Bobby Portis accuses Kevin Durant of intentionally injuring him

Bobby Portis accuses Kevin Durant of a dirty play that left him injured.
RealGM
January 13
Kings To Extend Contracts For Dave Joerger's Coaching Staff
FOX Sports
January 13

Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon rally Magic to comeback win over Rockets

Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon each scored 22 points, and the Orlando Magic rallied past the injury-depleted Houston Rockets 116-109 on Sunday night.
FOX Sports
January 13
HIGHLIGHTS: Devin Harris makes a Big Shot in the 4th
CBS Sports
January 13

Rockets' James Harden makes history in both good and bad ways in bizarre performance against Magic

Harden tied Kobe Bryant for the longest 30-point streak since the NBA/ABA merger, but shot just 1-of-17 from 3
Yahoo Sports
January 13

'That wasn't inadvertent': Bulls' Bobby Portis believes Warriors superstar Kevin Durant purposely injured his elbow

Bobby Portis' run-in with Warriors superstar Kevin Durant on Friday left the Bulls forward with a sprained elbow and a feeling that he is being treated differently by the officials because of his reputation. “Obviously, everything is officiated differently towards me,” Portis said softly before Saturday
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Bulls' Bobby Portis believes Warriors superstar Kevin Durant purposely injured his elbow

Bobby Portis' run-in with Warriors superstar Kevin Durant on Friday left the Bulls forward with a sprained elbow and a feeling that he is being treated differently by the officials because of his reputation. “Obviously, everything is officiated differently towards me,” Portis said softly before Saturday
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James and the Cavaliers' perception of the Raptors

Toronto assistant coach Phil Handy joined 'Inside The Green Room' and discussed the respect LeBron James and the Cavaliers had for the Raptors over their recent playoff meetings.
FOX Sports
January 13
HIGHLIGHTS: Luka Doncic Drains a Three at end of 3rd
RealGM
January 13
Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter And Jabari Parker
RealGM
January 13
Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker
CBS Sports
January 13

NBA scores, highlights: Raptors beat Wizards in double-overtime thriller; Mavericks host Steph Curry, Warriors

There are seven games of NBA action on Sunday
FOX Sports
January 13

Evan Fournier on limiting James Harden’s production

Evan Fournier on defending James Harden and limiting his production.
FOX Sports
January 13

Magic rally in fourth quarter to beat Rockets 116-109

Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon each scored 22 points, Evan Fournier had 17 and the Orlando Magic rallied past the injury-depleted Houston Rockets 116-109
FOX Sports
January 13

Nikola Vucevic on Magic overcoming slow start to finish strong against Rockets

Nikola Vucevic on Magic overcoming a slow start to finish strong against Rockets.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Buy or sell: The Bucks should make a big win-now trade

Andre Snellings ESPN Throughout the season, we're checking in on which big NBA topics are real or not. In this edition: Should Milwaukee swing a big trade to get help for Giannis Antetokounmpo?
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Washington Wizards suffer double-overtime loss to Toronto Raptors

Kawhi Leonard scored 41 points as the Toronto Raptors handed Washington a heart-breaking double-overtime loss ahead of the Wizards' trip to London to face the New York Knicks,. Toronto Raptors 140-138 Washington Wizards (2OT) Serge Ibaka's three-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining lifted the
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Orlando Magic beat Boston Celtics to end losing streak

Orlando Magic held on for a 105-103 win over the visiting Boston Celtics on Saturday, snapping a four-game losing streak. Saturday night's scores Detroit Pistons 109-104 LA Clippers Memphis Grizzlies 108-112 Miami Heat Boston Celtics 103-105 Orlando Magic San Antonio Spurs 112-122 Oklahoma City Thunder
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Dose: Blake Gets Revenge

Matched up against his former team for the first time, Blake Griffin lit up the Clippers, while KAT bested AD in a battle of fantasy superstars.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

James Harden breaks another NBA record, targets No. 1 seed

James Harden set his sights on the Houston Rockets earning the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference after his sensational season continued with another NBA record. Playing 29 minutes, 34 seconds Friday against the Cavaliers, Harden became the first player in NBA history to score a 40-point triple-double
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic help Magic rally to knock off Rockets

Fresh off rallying to beat the Boston Celtics, the Orlando Magic found themselves pulling off another comeback against the Houston Rockets. Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points apiece and Terrence Ross scored eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Magic rallied from a late seven-point
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January 13

Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic help Magic rally to knock off Rockets

Fresh off rallying to beat the Boston Celtics, the Orlando Magic found themselves pulling off another comeback against the Houston Rockets. Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points apiece and Terrence Ross scored eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Magic rallied from a late seven-point
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Beal joins exclusive club with second 40-point triple-double of season

Bradley Beal produced another standout performance in the NBA, joining an exclusive club.
FOX Sports
January 13
HIGHLIGHTS: Dirk Nowitzki lets one go for THREE
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Clippers smarting from Blake Griffin beatdown, and it won't get any easier

One day after Blake Griffin faced his former team in Los Angeles for the first time and scored 44 points in an emotional Detroit Pistons victory, the Clippers gathered at their Playa Vista facility and moved on. The Clippers host another big man and former No. 1 overall draft pick with an arsenal of
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Clippers smarting from Blake Griffin beatdown, and it won't get any easier

One day after Blake Griffin faced his former team in Los Angeles for the first time and scored 44 points in an emotional Detroit Pistons victory, the Clippers gathered at their Playa Vista facility and moved on. The Clippers host another big man and former No. 1 overall draft pick with an arsenal of
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Clippers smarting from Blake Griffin beatdown, and it won't get any easier

One day after Blake Griffin faced his former team in Los Angeles for the first time and scored 44 points in an emotional Detroit Pistons victory, the Clippers gathered at their Playa Vista facility and moved on. The Clippers host another big man and former No. 1 overall draft pick with an arsenal of
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Clippers smarting from Blake Griffin beatdown, and it won't get any easier

One day after Blake Griffin faced his former team in Los Angeles for the first time and scored 44 points in an emotional Detroit Pistons victory, the Clippers gathered at their Playa Vista facility and moved on. The Clippers host another big man and former No. 1 overall draft pick with an arsenal of
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Preview: Nuggets host division rival Trail Blazers

The Nuggets were able to beat the Trail Blazers in their first matchup this season, prevailing in the final seconds, 113-112. Portland, fresh off a blowout win over the Charlotte Hornets, travel to the Mile High City to get revenge. The Nuggets are playing their second game in two nights, having lost
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January 13

Preview: Nuggets host division rival Trail Blazers

The Nuggets were able to beat the Trail Blazers in their first matchup this season, prevailing in the final seconds, 113-112. Portland, fresh off a blowout win over the Charlotte Hornets, travel to the Mile High City to get revenge. The Nuggets are playing their second game in two nights, having lost
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
Yahoo Sports
January 13

LeBron James' injury could lead to nightmare scenario for NBA's broken playoff format

The NBA's playoff races are starting to take shape — well, two shapes. In the East, picture an hourglass: heavy on top, light in the middle and heavy at the bottom. Five teams can dream of a Finals trip, the next six are trailing far behind in no man's land, and the last four are already praying
FOX Sports
January 13

Raptors outlast Wizards 140-138 in 2 OT for 5th win in row

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January 13

Raptors outlast Wizards 140-138 in 2 OT for 5th win in row

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January 13

Raptors outlast Wizards 140-138 in 2 OT for 5th win in row

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January 13

Antetokounmpo leads the way, Bucks win Budenholzer’s return

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Eric Bledsoe added 24 points and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks 133-114
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Dennis Schroder sets up Russell Westbrook in style as Oklahoma City Thunder win

Check out Dennis Schroder's no look assist during the Oklahoma City Thunders' win over the San Antonio Spurs Dennis Schroder played his part as the Oklahoma City Thunder stayed hot on the heels of the Warriors and the Nuggets at the top of the Western Conference. The Thunder proved too strong
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Hawks better but still no match for Bucks

The Bucks put a hurting on the Hawks. At least this time, it took a little more time. The Bucks defeated the Hawks 133-114, Sunday afternoon at State Farm Arena. The victory required a second-half surge. Earlier this month, the Bucks took 43-14 lead after the first quarter for a 32-point win in Milwaukee
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Winter Park alum Austin Rivers finds a good home with Houston Rockets

Winter Park High alum Austin Rivers can't think of a better place to be right now than with the Houston Rockets. But that doesn't mean Orlando isn't on his mind. Rivers has found a home with the Rockets, who signed him as a free agent in late December after he was released by the Phoenix
ESPN
January 13

Grizzlies' Anderson to miss at least 2-4 weeks

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson is expected to miss at least two to four weeks because of a sprained left ankle.
NBA.com
January 13

Grizzlies Kyle Anderson to miss at least 2-4 weeks with ankle sprain

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday provided a medical update for forward Kyle Anderson.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA triple-double tracker: 2018-19 season leaders

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has averaged a triple-double over each of the last two seasons, the only player in NBA history to do so twice. Can anyone join Westbrook and legend Oscar Robertson in averaging a triple-double over an entire season? Keep up with this year's leaders and
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA triple-double tracker: 2018-19 season leaders

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has averaged a triple-double over each of the last two seasons, the only player in NBA history to do so twice. Can anyone join Westbrook and legend Oscar Robertson in averaging a triple-double over an entire season? Keep up with this year's leaders and
FOX Sports
January 13

Grizzlies' Kyle Anderson to miss at least 2-4 weeks

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson likely to miss at least 2-4 weeks with sprained left ankle
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Ibaka strikes as NBA-best Raptors outlast Wizards

Serge Ibaka drained the go-ahead three-pointer with 15.2 seconds left in the second overtime Sunday to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 140-138 NBA victory over the Washington Wizards. Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors with 41 points.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Bradley Beal's historic performance vs. Raptors puts him in class alongside only Oscar Robertson

The Wizards have leaned on Bradley Beal more since John Wall announced he was having season-ending surgery last month.  And on Sunday during Washington's matinee against the NBA's best Toronto Raptors, Beal's performance put him alongside one former great in the sport.  The 25-year-old, who
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Why Everyone’s Still Talking About These 5 Michael Jordan Games — 20 Years After His Retirement

The NBA star retired for the second time 20 years ago today.
ESPN
January 13

NBA Power Rankings: Surging Spurs and a change at the top

Are LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs a force to be reckoned with in the West? We hit the halfway point with a jump by San Antonio amid a top-10 shakeup.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Fantasy Basketball: Week 14 lineup advice based on schedule

In a week where the Knicks and Wizards play just one game, the NBA schedule takes a lighter turn. Fantasy players have to adjust.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

How Luka Doncic's first 41 games of NBA career compares to Warriors stars

Luka Doncic is taking the NBA by storm as a rookie. How does he compare to Warriors stars at the start of their careers?
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Another herculean effort from Beal not enough for Wizards in double-OT loss to Raptors

The Wizards came back from down 23 points to force two overtimes, only to lose to the Raptors in a thriller that saw both Bradley Beal and Kawhi Leonard top 40 points.
FOX Sports
January 13

Ibaka’s 3-pointer helps Raptors survive Wizards in double OT

Ibaka's 3-pointer helps Raptors survive Wizards in double OT
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Nets vs. Celtics: Russell Still Rolling with Boston Due in Brooklyn

The bright spot in Friday's 122-105 loss to the Toronto Raptors was the 24 points, nine assists and six rebounds from D'Angelo Russell. Russell navigated the Toronto defense at will in the early stages of the game, scoring 12 points in the first seven minutes as the Nets kept the game tight into
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Bobby Portis thinks Kevin Durant tried to injure him

Portis was hurt as he set a screen against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
FOX Sports
January 13

76ers escape with 108-105 win over Knicks; Embiid scores 26

Ben Simmons leads the way as Philadelphia 76ers top New York Knicks 108-105
FOX Sports
January 13
76ers escape with 108-105 win over Knicks; Embiid scores 26
Yahoo Sports
January 13

NBA roundup: Griffin dominates Clippers in return to L.A.

Blake Griffin took advantage of the first opportunity to show his former fans what they're missing, scoring 44 points on Saturday afternoon to lead the visiting Detroit Pistons to a 109-104 victory against the Los Angeles Clippers. Griffin was drafted No. 1 overall by the Clippers in 2009 and spent
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Bulls' Bobby Portis thinks Warriors' Kevin Durant injured him on purpose

Portis said he thinks the Warriors star pulled his right arm on purpose with the intent of injuring him. Bobby Portis doesn't appear to be over an incident that happened with Kevin Durant during the Bulls' 146-109 loss to the Warriors on Friday. The two got tangled up on a screen, which ultimately
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Knicks explore possible Enes Kanter swap as insider talks latest trade scenario

In trying to find a new home for Enes Kanter, among the scenarios recently discussed — though only in a preliminary stage — was the Knicks bringing back Chicago's Jabari Parker, a source told the Daily News. The Kings could still be an option for that third team and, according to sources, have been
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Harden set a club record with his 13th 40-point game of the season despite
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Harden set a club record with his 13th 40-point game of the season despite
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Harden set a club record with his 13th 40-point game of the season despite
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January 13
Post Up: Blake Griffin Gets Revenge Against the Clippers 😤
RealGM
January 13
Kyrie Irving: Celtics Can't Be Comfortable As 5th Seed
FOX Sports
January 13

Hawks GM Travis Schlenk praises progress of rookies, John Collins

Travis Schlenk on Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, John Collins and more.
FOX Sports
January 13

Westbrook, Schroder lead Thunder past Spurs, 122-112

Oklahoma City's reserves scored 48 points to help snap a three-game losing streak.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

How Klay Thompson's high school coach kept him humble, prepped for NBA

Editor's note: The 2019 Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards airs Sunday at 7 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Bay Area. When Jerry DeBusk, then the boys basketball coach at Santa Margarita High School, found out Mychal Thompson's family was moving from Oregon to Orange County, he jokingly said he tried to
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January 13

How Klay Thompson's high school coach kept him humble, prepped for NBA

Right when Klay Thompson started to get a big head, his high school coach had him doing the "boring drills." Or the same as Steve Kerr.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

How Klay Thompson's high school coach kept him humble, prepped for NBA

Editor's note: The 2019 Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards airs Sunday at 7 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Bay Area. When Jerry DeBusk, then the boys basketball coach at Santa Margarita High School, found out Mychal Thompson's family was moving from Oregon to Orange County, he jokingly said he tried to
FOX Sports
January 13

Davis scores 30, Timberwolves beat Pelicans 110-106

The Pelicans brought a similar urgency, beginning a stretch of five straight road games against Western Conference foes.
CBS Sports
January 13

NBA scores, highlights: Luka Doncic's Mavericks host Stephen Curry's Warriors, Nuggets battle Blazers

There are seven games of NBA action on Sunday
Basketball Insiders
January 13

Sources: J.J. Barea Out for Rest of Season with Torn Right Achilles

Dallas Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday’s 119-115 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced Saturday. The injury ends Barea’s season and puts in doubt his availability for the start of next season. Barea, a former undrafted free agent in his 13th NBA season, is in the final year of […]
Basketball Insiders
January 13

Sources: Bulls Give Jim Boylen Extension, Salary Bump

A team source told the Sun-Times on Saturday that [Jim] Boylen has not only received a bump in pay since he took over from Fred Hoiberg on Dec. 3, he also received a contract through 2019-20. Source: Joe Cowley of The Chicago Sun-Times
Basketball Insiders
January 13

Report: Thunder to Retire Nick Collison’s Jersey March 20

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that the team will retire Nick Collison’s No. 4 on Wednesday, March 20 when the Thunder hosts the Toronto Raptors at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Collison announced his retirement this past May after spending all 15 years of his career with the Thunder franchise. His No. 4 will be the […]
RealGM
January 13
Thunder To Retire Nick Collison's #4 Jersey
CBS Sports
January 13

Pistons' Blake Griffin happy to put Los Angeles homecoming game behind him

Griffin is ready to move on from his days as a Clipper
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Will Barton returns, but Nuggets get “outworked” in bad loss to last-place Suns

PHOENIX – There have been dozens of instances of the Nuggets' expedited maturation this season, but Saturday marked a regression. They took the Suns lightly and got smacked for it. “Seemed like we were just playing, 'Oh, it's going to be easy,'” Nikola Jokic said following the 102-93
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Griffin scores 44 points in grudge match against Clippers

Blake Griffin returned to Los Angeles to take on his old team the Clippers and he scored 44 points on 13-of-23 shooting.
Yahoo Sports
January 13

Days after Steph Curry leapfrogs him, Kyle Korver re-takes fourth place on all-time 3-pointer list

Utah Jazz swingman Kyle Korver reclaims fourth place on the career three-pointers with his 2,283rd triple to pass Jason Terry.
CBS Sports
January 13

Celtics' Kyrie Irving calls out young teammates after loss to Magic

Irving wants to see more from his young teammates
ESPN
January 13

Bench Regulation: Thunder get much-needed help from Schroder, role players

The Oklahoma City Thunder needed a lift after trailing by double digits, and they got it from their non-stars, led by Dennis Schroder.
FOX Sports
January 12
Klay Thompson torches Bulls again in Warriors 146-109 win
ESPN
January 12

Source: Mavericks fear torn Achilles for Barea

The Mavericks fear that sixth man J.J. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon during Friday's victory over the Timberwolves, a source told ESPN. He will have an MRI on Saturday.
ESPN
January 12

Mavs' Barea has torn Achilles, ending season

Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday's 119-115 road victory over the Timberwolves, the team announced Saturday.
FOX Sports
January 12

Mitchell dominates, Jazz beat Lakers 113-95

Donovan Mitchell scores 33 points as Utah Jazz beat Los Angeles Lakers 113-95
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA scores, highlights: Luka Doncic leads Mavericks past Wolves; Jazz crush LeBron James-less Lakers

There were nine games of NBA action on Friday night
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Pat Benson: NBA All-Star Voting

No other professional sports league throws a party like the association. Celebrities like Kevin Hart and Drake act as ringmasters for the circus of events. Sneaker companies like Nike, Jordan, and Adidas use it as a coming-out party for new products. Players who have used twitter to beef with each other
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Pat Benson: NBA All-Star Voting

No other professional sports league throws a party like the association. Celebrities like Kevin Hart and Drake act as ringmasters for the circus of events. Sneaker companies like Nike, Jordan, and Adidas use it as a coming-out party for new products. Players who have used twitter to beef with each other
ESPN
January 12

Luka Doncic does mean things in Minnesota

The Mavericks have been poor on the road this season, but Luka Doncic saved them late.
FOX Sports
January 12

WATCH: Best of Blake Griffin in LA

Watch our best videos from Blake's 8 years in LA.
ESPN
January 12

Curry passes Terry for 3rd on NBA's 3-pointer list

Warriors superstar Stephen Curry moved past Jason Terry on Friday night for sole possession of third place on the NBA's 3-pointer list, with only Ray Allen and Reggie Miller ahead of him.
FOX Sports
January 12

McCollum helps Trail Blazers rout Hornets 127-96

CJ McCollum scores 30 as Portland Trail Blazers rout Charlotte Hornets 127-96
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Curry passes Terry for 3rd on NBA's 3-pointer list

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009. Follow on Twitter OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State
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January 12

Harden receives big assist in historic triple-double

James Harden became the first player in NBA history to record a 40-point triple-double while playing fewer than 30 minutes, as he finished with 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in 29:34.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA Against-the-Spread Records Roundup: Bucks Lead Undervalued Teams

When looking at spread records for teams across the NBA, you can see how much oddsmakers have overvalued or undervalued them based on the closing betting lines. In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks lead the most undervalued teams by going an impressive 23-16-2 against the spread at sportsbooks
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January 12

NBA Against-the-Spread Records Roundup: Bucks Lead Undervalued Teams

When looking at spread records for teams across the NBA, you can see how much oddsmakers have overvalued or undervalued them based on the closing betting lines. In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks lead the most undervalued teams by going an impressive 23-16-2 against the spread at sportsbooks
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA Against-the-Spread Records Roundup: Bucks Lead Undervalued Teams

When looking at spread records for teams across the NBA, you can see how much oddsmakers have overvalued or undervalued them based on the closing betting lines. In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks lead the most undervalued teams by going an impressive 23-16-2 against the spread at sportsbooks
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA Against-the-Spread Records Roundup: Bucks Lead Undervalued Teams

When looking at spread records for teams across the NBA, you can see how much oddsmakers have overvalued or undervalued them based on the closing betting lines. In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks lead the most undervalued teams by going an impressive 23-16-2 against the spread at sportsbooks
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Donovan Mitchell dunks on Lakers center JaVale McGee

Need a new poster? Donovan Mitchell has you covered. The Utah Jazz guard took flight in the second quarter of Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers, throwing down a vicious slam on top of Lakers center JaVale McGee. The 6-foot-2 Mitchell had no problems whatsoever with the 7-foot McGee
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA scores, highlights: Jazz host LeBron James-less Lakers, Warriors battle Bulls in Oakland

There are nine games of NBA action on Friday night
ESPN
January 12

Simmons calls 76ers 'too soft' after loss to Hawks

Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons called his team "too soft" for the second time this season after Friday night's 123-121 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
ESPN
January 12

Simmons calls 76ers 'too soft' after loss to Hawks

Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons called his team "too soft" for the second time this season after Friday night's 123-121 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
ESPN
January 12

Blake Griffin doesn't need to be relevant

The former Clipper reflects on his lengthy L.A. career and looks ahead before his return to Staples Center.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Nuggets Weekly Digest

The Denver Nuggets are still riding high coming off of their 11th consecutive home win, and another triple double from Nikola Jokic. In case you missed it, the Nuggets dealt the Los Angeles Clippers a blowout loss Thursday of this week led by stellar performances from both the starting lineup and the
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Needs going into the trade deadline...

The NBA trade deadline is coming up:3 p.m. ET on Feb. 7th. The site has been filled with trade ideas-- some more plausible then others. Here are a few high level summaries of what the Celtics may need. A THUG BIG A month ago, Orlando Magic's Nikola Vučević seemed like the best fit for Boston. As
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Doc Rivers, Blake Griffin Reveal Shocking Truth Since Trade To Pistons Last Year

Doc Rivers and the L.A Clippers fell to the Detroit Pistons Saturday afternoon after 44 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and three steals from star Blake Griffin. The big man shot 13-of-23 shooting from the field, 5-of-13 from beyond the arc, and 13-of-14 from the free throw line as he led his team
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Needs going into the trade deadline...

The NBA trade deadline is coming up:3 p.m. ET on Feb. 7th. The site has been filled with trade ideas-- some more plausible then others. Here are a few high level summaries of what the Celtics may need. A THUG BIG A month ago, Orlando Magic's Nikola Vučević seemed like the best fit for Boston. As
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans began most important road trip of season against Minnesota Timberwolves

The New Orleans Pelicans start a five-game road trip Saturday in Minnesota, and it only begins the most critical stretch of the schedule encountered to date. Three consecutive victories for the first time since mid-November have New Orleans (20-22) walking into the new year with a renewed vision. The
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Milwaukee vs. Washington: Bucks Stumble In the Nation's Capital

The Milwaukee Bucks' quest for their 30th win of the season will have to wait until Sunday. The Giannis Antetokounmpo-less Bucks lost 113-106 to the 18-25 Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena on Friday night. Here are three observations from Milwaukee's tough loss in Washington. The Bucks
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Despite strong play from Lonzo Ball, Lakers can't escape Utah with win

A few members of the Los Angeles Lakers went to an escape room in Utah on Thursday night and didn't make it out before time ran out. Vivint Smart Home Arena proved to be just as perilous of a trap, and L.A. couldn't escape with a win as they watched all their efforts at efficient offense get
Yahoo Sports
January 12

WATCH: Clippers Give Blake Griffin Well-Deserved Video Tribune

Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin returned to Staples Center on Saturday to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers for the first time since the team traded him last season, and the Clippers gave the high-flyer a well-deserved video tribute. Blake Griffin spent the first eight years of his
Yahoo Sports
January 12

RUMOR: Jimmy Butler Wants To Join Forces With A Superstar On The Clippers Next Year 👀👀

Philadelphia 76ers small forward Jimmy Butler would reportedly love to play with Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard on the Los Angeles Clippers next season, according to Brandon Robinson of Heavy. Both Butler and Leonard can become unrestricted free agents after this season ends if they decline their
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Rapid Recap: Bucks 106, Wizards 113

You couldn't expect a ton on a night without Giannis Antetokounmpo, but that doesn't make the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 loss to the Washington Wizards any less of a buzzkill on this Friday night. It wasn't a pretty sight after the first quarter, with the Washington Wizards hanging a cool 40
Yahoo Sports
January 12

DC needs Garrett Temple or Wesley Matthews to make a playoff run so Beal can rest.

Bring it top players in the NBA. Lebron, Giannis, Kawhi, KD, Simmons, Butler, Tatum and PG. Any team who's best player is a forward can't beat DC. DC can stop the forward led attack. DC has so many bodies who can guard these guys. The list includes Jeff Green, Porter, Ariza, Dekker, Robinson
Yahoo Sports
January 12

To Be Quite Frank, Jackson is Looking Like an NBA Player

After a brutal loss to the Brooklyn Nets to kick off 2019, the New Orleans Pelicans were able to catch their footing with a dominant 35-point victory over the basement-dwelling Cleveland Cavaliers. In a Western Conference with 14 teams well within reach of a playoff spot, none can afford losses like
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin's Absolute Savage Reaction To Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Attempting Handshake

The L.A. Clippers and Detroit Pistons are set to play their Saturday afternoon matinee at Staples Center, but it won't be any ordinary game. Blake Griffin will be making his highly-anticipated return to Staples Center to take on the Clippers for the first time since being shockingly traded away almost
FOX Sports
January 12

Oubre, Ayton lead Suns past West-leading Nuggets 102-93

Kelly Oubre Jr. matched his career high with 26 points for the second time in three games and the Phoenix Suns beat the Denver Nuggets 102-93 on Saturday night
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January 12
RJ HAMPTON GETS TESTED ON THE ROAD! 😱
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January 12

Rozier really wanted Wade's jersey. So he put in an early request. And Whiteside out versus Grizzlies

Dwyane Wade's jersey exchange with Celtics guard Terry Rozier following Thursday's game was pre-planned … in November. “Let's [go back to] late November,” Wade said with a smile before the Heat hosted the Grizzlies on Saturday. “I wake up the next day, and I got a text at 4 in the morning
FOX Sports
January 12

HIGHLIGHTS: Suns take down West-leading Nuggets

Kelly Oubre Jr. and Richaun Holmes came off the bench to help Deandre Ayton and Josh Jackson lead the Phoenix Suns to a 102-93 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Not My Job: We Quiz NBA Coach Mike D'Antoni On Mike, Dan And Tony

PETER SAGAL, HOST: And now the game where successful people find out what it's like to not know why you're even playing. It's called Not My Job. Mike D'Antoni is a former NBA player, a star in the Italian basketball league and, for 16 years, a head coach in the NBA with the Phoenix Suns
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Thunder vs Spurs, final score: OKC rocks San Antonio to sleep in 3rd to earn 122-112 win

Following what could very well be the best regular game of the season — where the only thing missing was a Thunder win — OKC earned that win tonight by snuffing out the Spurs attack in the 2nd half. Although tonight's game was highly unlikely to be a repeat of the 2OT thriller on Thursday — after
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Watch James Harden’s latest 40-point triple-double; Rockets rout Cavaliers

James Harden became the first player in NBA history to have a 40-point triple-double in less than 30 minutes played.
ESPN
January 12

KAT's career-high 27 boards lead Wolves by Pels

Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and a career-high 27 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans for a 110-106 victory on Saturday night in the first home win for interim head coach Ryan Saunders.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA roundup: Thunder defeat the Spurs in rematch

Dennis Schroder scored all of his 19 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday night in Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook had 24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Oklahoma City, which bounced back from a 154-147 loss in double-overtime
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Magic hold on to beat Celtics for second time, 105-103

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Celtics couldn't cool down Terrence Ross in the second half and it cost them the game. Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Celtics 105-103 on Saturday night. Ross added 25 points, 18 in the second half
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Pistons' Blake Griffin embracing L.A. return with fresh perspective

Los Angeles — A few months after making a big financial commitment to Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers went through a severe case of buyer's remorse. In the first season of Griffin's megadeal for five years and $173 million, they figured out that they wanted to reset and go in a different
FOX Sports
January 12

Get ready for the Heat’s Kids Day with the dynamic Branden Wellington

Get ready for the Miami Heat's annual Kids Day celebration with another moving spoken word piece from the dynamic Branden Wellington.
FOX Sports
January 12

Dwyane Wade knows all about turning a childhood dream into a reality

Miami Heat legend and future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade reflects on what it takes to turn a childhood dream into a reality.
FOX Sports
January 12
Staying up late with the Pelicans on Monday | Pelicans Live
FOX Sports
January 12

Dennis Schroder on what changed for OKC after the 2nd half

Dennis Schroder discusses Saturday's Oklahoma City Thunder victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
FOX Sports
January 12

Towns has 27-27 game to lead Wolves past Pelicans, 110-106

Towns has 27 points, career-high 27 rebounds to lead Timberwolves past Pelicans 110-106
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Towns has 27-27 game to lead Wolves past Pelicans, 110-106

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and a career-high 27 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans for a 110-106 victory on Saturday night that was the first at home for interim head coach Ryan Saunders. Towns swished a 3-pointer to
FOX Sports
January 12

Alvin Gentry: ‘They outplayed us’

Alvin Gentry discusses the New Orleans Pelicans tough loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA scores, highlights: Blake Griffin gets revenge on Clippers; Thunder beat Spurs in rematch of instant classic

The NBA offers an eight-game slate on Saturday
FOX Sports
January 12

Billy Donovan on bounce-back win over San Antonio

Billy Donovan shares his thoughts after the the Oklahoma City Thunder come home and defeat the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.
FOX Sports
January 12

Gregg Popovich talks defense in loss to Thunder

Gregg Popovich shares his thoughts on the San Antonio Spurs losing on Saturday on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin's return to face Clippers at Staples Center lives up to dramatic billing

LOS ANGELES — Clippers fans greeted Blake Griffin with substantial warmth and volume in his first visit back to Staples Center to face his former team. There also was the anticipated thank-you tribute video during the first break in the action, and a victory for the visitors, 109-104, to boot. Griffin
FOX Sports
January 12

Steve Clifford recaps tonight’s Magic win over the Celtics

Steve Clifford recaps tonight's Magic win over the Celtics, emphasizing it was a team effort.
FOX Sports
January 12

Westbrook, Schroder lead Thunder past Spurs, 122-112

Westbrook, Schroder lead Thunder past Spurs 122-112
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Leonard scores 20; Raptors clobber Nets 122-105 for fourth consecutive victory

As Nick Nurse exited his post-game press conference Friday, he left with a parting comment: “Good night for the Raptors.” Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Raptors to their fourth consecutive victory, a lopsided 122-105 win over the Brooklyn Nets. But the Raptors coach was referring
CBS Sports
January 12

Pistons' Blake Griffin says he didn't snub Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, was just following pre-game routine

Griffin seemed to ignore Ballmer's attempt to shake Griffin's hand
FOX Sports
January 12
Thunder get bounce-back win vs. Spurs | Thunder Live
FOX Sports
January 12
Tired legs results in loss on road to Thunder | Spurs Live
ESPN
January 12

Who had the best sneakers of Week 13 in the NBA?

Paul George debuted his new signature sneaker, Stephen Curry still pays tribute to The Town, and Kyrie Irving has a new model in this edition of Kicks of the Week.
FOX Sports
January 12

Dennis Schroder on beating Spurs on home floor

Hear from Dennis Schroder after the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the San Antonio Spurs at home on Saturday.
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Jrue Holiday with the three-point play in the paint
NBA.com
January 12

Reports: Bulls, Boylen rework coaching contract

Per several media reports, Chicago Bulls head coach Jim Boylen has secured the confidence of upper management and restructured his deal, locking in a pay increase and the lead role through the 2019-20 season. Boylen's existing deal ran through 2019-20 as an assistant, and now reportedly comes with an elevated partial guarantee.
FOX Sports
January 12

Preview: Magic looking to pull out of slump as Celtics come to town

The Orlando Magic are back at home after their rough road trip to welcome Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics to town Saturday night.
FOX Sports
January 12

Preview: Heat hit halfway point of season against visiting Grizzlies

The Miami Heat will have their 11th annual Kids' Day celebration Saturday evening when they take on Jaren Jackson Jr. and the Memphis Grizzlies.
FOX Sports
January 12

Aaron Gordon's big night powers Magic past Celtics for second time, 105-103

Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Boston Celtics 105-103 on Saturday night.
FOX Sports
January 12

Khem Birch talks about his contributions off the bench in tonight’s win

Khem Birch talks about his contributions off the bench in tonight's Magic win over the Celtics.
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January 12
Noah Farrakhan & IMG Have In-Game Dunk Contest! 🚀😤
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Griffin has 44 points in return against Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin kept his emotions to himself in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team. After scoring 44 points in the Detroit Pistons' 109-104 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, he allowed himself a trip down memory lane. "The best
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Warriors report: Steve Kerr considers Luka Dončić an All-Star

Subscribe to the Mercury News and East Bay Times for $40 a year and receive a free Warriors championship coffee table book * * * DALLAS – If only Warriors coach Steve Kerr had the final vote. Then, Dallas forward Luka Dončić would know his itinerary during NBA All-Star weekend from Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte
FOX Sports
January 12

Terrence Ross on what it means to get a win in front of Magic home crowd

Terrence Ross on what it means to get a win in front of the Orlando Magic home crowd.
FOX Sports
January 12

Magic hold on to beat Celtics for second time, 105-103

Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds and the Orlando Magic held off a late Boston really to beat the Celtics 105-103 Saturday night
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA scores, highlights: Blake Griffin gets revenge on Clippers; Spurs, Thunder square off again

The NBA offers an eight-game slate on Saturday
CBS Sports
January 12

Spurs vs. Thunder odds, line: NBA picks, best predictions from proven computer model on 17-7 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Saturday's Thunder vs. Spurs game 10,000 times.
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: DeMar DeRozan with the Euro-Step
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Nikola MIrotic with the triple in the 3rd quarter
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Big Slam by Steven Adams
FOX Sports
January 12

LSU holds off Arkansas in overtime 94-88

Naz Reid scored 27 points to lead LSU to a 94-88 overtime win against Arkansas
FOX Sports
January 12

One Last Dance: Dwyane Wade, Mike Conley swap jerseys after Heat top Grizzlies

Dwyane Wade exchanges jersey with Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley after a Miami Heat win at home.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Who's catching the Warriors? The hot and the cold of the NBA

The NBA's midseason landscape shows Toronto, Denver and Houston as clear-cut threats to the Warriors' superiority. The Nuggets and Raptors have been solid throughout, and it appears that James Harden will make sure the unorthodox Rockets get deep into the postseason. As for the rest, here are
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Who's catching the Warriors? The hot and the cold of the NBA

The NBA's midseason landscape shows Toronto, Denver and Houston as clear-cut threats to the Warriors' superiority. The Nuggets and Raptors have been solid throughout, and it appears that James Harden will make sure the unorthodox Rockets get deep into the postseason. As for the rest, here are
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Surprise NBA teams that will make playoffs

Granted, there were reasons to feel bullish about the Milwaukee Bucks. Each season seemingly brings Giannis Antetokounmpo one step closer to basketball-world domination, and he entered this one with a more favorable system (put together by new coach Mike Budenholzer) and better-fitting supporting cast
FOX Sports
January 12

Justise Winslow drops 26 points as Heat outlast Grizzlies 112-108

Justise Winslow scored 26 points and the Miami Heat beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-108 on Saturday night.
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Pau Gasol finishes strong in the 2nd quarter
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA DFS: Paul George and best picks for Jan. 12 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
FOX Sports
January 12

Dwyane Wade details how key plays down the stretch helped Miami win

Dwyane Wade details tonight’s game down the stretch, and how he was able to make key plays for the Miami Heat.
NBA.com
January 12

Thunder set to retire Nick Collison's No. 4

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that the team will retire Nick Collison's No. 4 on Wednesday, March 20 when the Thunder hosts the Toronto Raptors at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
ESPN
January 12

Sources: Revised Boylen deal gives Bulls flexibility

Coach Jim Boylen has agreed with the Bulls on a revised contract that will pay him $1.6 million this year and next, nearly doubling his previous salary, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Warriors Under Review: Bulls, once again, have no answer for Klay Thompson

In six quarters against the Bulls this season, Klay Thompson accounted for 82 points on 28-of-47 shooting (59.6 percent) from the field and 21-of-35 (60.0 percent) from 3-point range.
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Steven Adams BLOCK, Russ goes Coast-to-Coast
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gordon Hayward: Highly Owned Trade Bait

Most already consider DeMarcus Cousins to be a good starting forward, but the projections indicate he is an elite fantasy option. As of 1/12, DeMarcus Cousins is the #25 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (99%). The projections have him 13 spots higher in the rankings. Even if he is highly
Yahoo Sports
January 12

The Toronto Raptors aren't getting enough respect from the refs

Raptors assistant coach and head of player development Phil Handy says Toronto just doesn't get as many calls as other NBA teams.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gordon Hayward: Highly Owned Trade Bait

Most already consider DeMarcus Cousins to be a good starting forward, but the projections indicate he is an elite fantasy option. As of 1/12, DeMarcus Cousins is the #25 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (99%). The projections have him 13 spots higher in the rankings. Even if he is highly
Yahoo Sports
January 12

The Week Ahead: Week 14

Jonas Nader looks at the schedule and some fantasy pickups for Week 14!
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Marco Belinelli hits a three in the 1st quarter
FOX Sports
January 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis like Clockwork
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
ESPN
January 12

Griffin after 44 points vs. Clips: 'I'm moving on'

Pistons forward Blake Griffin scored 44 points against the Clippers on Saturday, his first meeting at Staples Center against his former team.
FOX Sports
January 12

Tyler Johnson on Justise Winslow’s outing, plays that don’t show up on the boxscore

Tyler Johnson joined us postgame to talk about what it took to finish tonight's game, the plays he creates that don’t show up on the box score, and the play of Justise Winslow.
FOX Sports
January 12

Justise Winslow on finishing after a slow start, staying in attack mode

Justise Winslow's shares his thoughts on finishing after a slow start, his aggressiveness, and the Miami Heat's road ahead.
FOX Sports
January 12

Erik Spoelstra on Dwyane Wade’s closing play, Justise Winslow’s impact

Hear from Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra as he breaks down how the heat were able to finish strong, Dwyane Wade’s huge closing play, and Justise Winslow’s impact on the game.
CBS Sports
January 12

Bulls bump Jim Boylen's pay, plan to keep him as head coach through 2019-20 season, per report

Boylen took over for Fred Hoiberg earlier this season
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Everything you need to know for the NBA's second half

Fans and media alike traditionally treat the All-Star break as the midpoint of the NBA season, but thanks to the league's adjustments to the calendar in recent years, the actual midpoint comes much sooner. Things aren't quite as compressed top to bottom as they were just a few weeks ago, but
FOX Sports
January 12

Magic return home, try to find footing against Celtics

The Orlando Magic are back at home and will try to find their footing when they welcome Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics to town.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: Can LeBron James win MVP in first season with Lakers?

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the season's midway point. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: Can LeBron James win MVP in first season with Lakers?

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the season's midway point. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: Can LeBron James win MVP in first season with Lakers?

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the season's midway point. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: There are some new faces among the winners

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the midway point in the season. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: Can LeBron James win MVP in first season with Lakers?

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the season's midway point. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: There are some new faces among the winners

The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw LeBron James in a Lakers uniform, Tony Parker in a Charlotte jersey, and Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trading places.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: There are some new faces among the winners

The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw LeBron James in a Lakers uniform, Tony Parker in a Charlotte jersey, and Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trading places.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: Can LeBron James win MVP in first season with Lakers?

You can learn a lot about a person working in the NBA by asking them how they feel about the season's midway point. The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw
Yahoo Sports
January 12

New York Knicks: Sixers tour bottom of the NBA standings

The New York Knicks will battle the Philadelphia 76ers in another attempt to defeat one of the Eastern Conference's elite. The New York Knicks had their homecoming Friday night against the Indiana Pacers, only to lose for the 16th time in their last 19 games, 121-106. It dropped them to 10-32, and
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA midseason awards: There are some new faces among the winners

The optimists, the ones who are watching winning basketball free of locker-room drama, can't believe how time has been flying. For them, it was just yesterday that we first saw LeBron James in a Lakers uniform, Tony Parker in a Charlotte jersey, and Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trading places.
NBA.com
January 12

Reports: Bulls, Boylen rework coaching contract

Per several media reports, Chicago Bulls head coach Jim Boylen has secured the confidence of upper management and restructured his deal, locking in a pay increase and the lead role through the 2019-20 season. Boylen's existing deal ran through 2019-20 as an assistant, and now reportedly comes with an elevated partial guarantee.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin says he didn't snub Clippers owner before LA reunion

Griffin, who was "stunned" when the Clippers traded him last year, appeared to ignore owner Steve Ballmer's effort to shake his hand.
NBA.com
January 12

About Last Night: The kids are alright

Luka done did it again.
FOX Sports
January 12

Heat hang on late, top Grizzlies 112-108

Wade comes up big in final seconds, and Heat hang on to beat Grizzlies 112-108
RealGM
January 12
Jim Boylen To Coach Bulls Through 2020, Receives Pay Increase
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Pistons' Blake Griffin torches Clippers in return to LA, says he didn't snub Steve Ballmer

Blake Griffin answers questions after scoring 44 points in Pistons 109-104 win over Clippers, his former team, in L.A. on Jan. 12, 2019. LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin performed like a man that desperately wanted this Saturday afternoon game. But it was a rookie with the decisive play to deliver a needed
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Griffin has 44 points in return against Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin kept his emotions to himself in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team.
ESPN
January 12

Collison's No. 4 to be 1st number retired by OKC

Nick Collison's No. 4 will be the first number retired by Oklahoma City. The Thunder announced Saturday that they'll retire Collison's jersey in a ceremony on March 20.
FOX Sports
January 12
Thunder to retire Nick Collison's No. 4
FOX Sports
January 12

Griffin has 44 points in return against Clippers

Clippers fall to the Pistons 109-104.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

James Harden breaks another NBA record, targets number one seed

After the Rockets showed no mercy to the Cavs, James Harden was left to reflect on yet another NBA record as his stunning form continued.
FOX Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin scores 44 points against former team

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January 12
Griffin has 44 points in return against Clippers
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January 12
Blake Griffin Puts on a SHOW Against His Former Team at Staples Center
FOX Sports
January 12

HIGHLIGHTS: Clippers fall to Griffin, Pistons 109-104

Griffin returns to LA & scores 44 against his former team.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Kings vs. Hornets live stream: How to watch NBA game online on MyTeams

Here's how you can watch the Kings play the Hornets on TV and streaming live online.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Pat Benson: NBA All-Star Voting

No other professional sports league throws a party like the association. Celebrities like Kevin Hart and Drake act as ringmasters for the circus of events. Sneaker companies like Nike, Jordan, and Adidas use it as a coming-out party for new products. Players who have used twitter to beef with each other
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Torn Achilles sidelines Puerto Rico's Barea for NBA Mavs

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, who helped the club capture the 2011 NBA crown, will be sidelined indefinitely after an MRI on Saturday revealed a torn right Achilles tendon. Barea suffered the injury after landing from a layup late in the fouth quarter of a 119-115 Dallas victory at Minnesota.
CBS Sports
January 12

Warriors' Stephen Curry moves into third place on NBA's all-time three-pointers made list

Only two players in the history of the NBA have made more threes than Curry
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Who's catching the Warriors? The hot and the cold of the NBA

The NBA's midseason landscape shows Toronto, Denver and Houston as clear-cut threats to the Warriors' superiority. The Nuggets and Raptors have been solid throughout, and it appears that James Harden will make sure the unorthodox Rockets get deep into the postseason. As for the rest, here are
CBS Sports
January 12

Ben Simmons calls 76ers 'soft' following loss to Hawks; wants to see the team be more 'physical'

The Atlanta Hawks dominated the Philadelphia 76ers in the paint throughout Friday's contest
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Where do the Celtics fit among the beasts of the East?

When LeBron James left for Los Angeles and vacated the crown he'd worn as supreme ruler of the Eastern Conference the past eight years, many presumed it would be the Celtics ascending to the throne. They were cast as favorites — prohibit favorites in some places. The online sportsbook Bovada in mid-September
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Where do the Celtics fit among the beasts of the East?

When LeBron James left for Los Angeles and vacated the crown he'd worn as supreme ruler of the Eastern Conference the past eight years, many presumed it would be the Celtics ascending to the throne. They were cast as favorites — prohibit favorites in some places. The online sportsbook Bovada in mid-September
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Where do the Celtics fit among the beasts of the East?

When LeBron James left for Los Angeles and vacated the crown he'd worn as supreme ruler of the Eastern Conference the past eight years, many presumed it would be the Celtics ascending to the throne. They were cast as favorites — prohibit favorites in some places. The online sportsbook Bovada in mid-September
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Where do the Celtics fit among the beasts of the East?

When LeBron James left for Los Angeles and vacated the crown he'd worn as supreme ruler of the Eastern Conference the past eight years, many presumed it would be the Celtics ascending to the throne. They were cast as favorites — prohibit favorites in some places. The online sportsbook Bovada in mid-September
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Where do the Celtics fit among the beasts of the East?

When LeBron James left for Los Angeles and vacated the crown he'd worn as supreme ruler of the Eastern Conference the past eight years, many presumed it would be the Celtics ascending to the throne. They were cast as favorites — prohibit favorites in some places. The online sportsbook Bovada in mid-September
CBS Sports
January 12

NBA scores, highlights: Spurs, Thunder square off again; Celtics look to get back on track against Magic

The NBA offers an eight-game slate on Saturday
FOX Sports
January 12

Meet the 2019 Miami Heat Kidcasters

Meet the 2019 the Miami Heat kidcasters for Kids Day.
FOX Sports
January 12

Heat mascot Burnie celebrates 31st Birthday on Kids Day 2019

Miami Heat mascot Burnie celebrates his 31st birthday on Kids Day 2019.
HoopsHype
January 12

NBA podcasts du jour: Trade deadline, midseason awards and more

Yahoo Sports
January 12

Kings vs. Hornets watch guide: Lineups, injury report, player usage

The Kings look to make it two wins in a row when they host the Hornets Saturday evening at Golden 1 Center.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

#CavsLakers Game Preview

The Wine & Gold travel to the Golden Coast on Sunday night to battle the Los Angeles Lakers in Tinseltown. Tipoff from the STAPLES Center is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. (ET). As they continue their six-game roadie, the Cavaliers have had trouble getting the ball rolling, losing their past two games, including
FOX Sports
January 12

AP source: Mavs' J.J. Barea has season-ending Achilles tear

AP source: Mavericks guard J.J. Barea out for season with torn Achilles tendon
FOX Sports
January 12

AP source: Mavs’ J.J. Barea has season-ending Achilles tear

Mavericks guard J.J. Barea has torn Achilles tendon in season-ending setback for key Mavericks' reserve
HoopsHype
January 12

Blake Griffin ran away from Clippers owner Steve Ballmer at game

Yahoo Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin isn't here for Steve Ballmer's handshake

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer went for the handshake, Blake Griffin went for the locker room.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Short-handed Jazz on a roll as Bulls stagger in

Despite a glut of injuries, the Utah Jazz have climbed above .500 for the first time in two months. Now, Utah (22-21) wants to keep it that way as it prepares to host the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. The Jazz are coming off a 113-95 win on their home court over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.
FOX Sports
January 12

Tobias Harris keeping his focus following trade to Clippers

Harris will face his former team on Saturday afternoon.
FOX Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin trade to Detroit was 'best kept secret' says Jovan Buha

When Blake Griffin was traded to Detroit last season, no one was expecting it
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Raptors aim to stay hot versus Wizards

The Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors go for their fifth straight win when they visit the improving Washington Wizards on Sunday. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 16 points and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-105 on Friday night for their seventh straight
FOX Sports
January 12

Blake Griffin on return to LA: ‘It’s a big thing’

After being the darling of LA for 8 years, Blake Griffin is making his return to face the Clippers as a foe for the first time
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Harden has triple-double to lead Rockets over Cavs 141-113

The Houston Rockets still have a way to go to reach their goal of earning the top seed in the Western Conference. James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in 29 minutes — the first player in NBA history to have a 40-point triple-double in less than 30 minutes played — to lead the Houston
SLAM
January 12
NBA Players Watch Vernon Carey and Scottie Barnes Show Out 😤
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Morris' tough love exactly what Celtics need now

Marcus Morris has been the Celtics' most consistent player all season, the one who seems to understand what playing with a sense of urgency all the time really means, writes A. Sherrod Blakely. The way he leads is the way he plays - hard, in your face, no apologies.
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January 12

Dose: Dagger Doncic

Halle-Luka busted out the dagger, James Harden's historic streak continued & Donovan Mitchell dominated the Lakers.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a team-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 119-115 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis. Doncic, the second-leading All-Star vote-getter
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January 12

NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a team-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 119-115 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis. Doncic, the second-leading All-Star vote-getter
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January 12
Boston Celtics GM Watches Jalen Lecque & The Brewster Boys! 😈
FOX Sports
January 12

A rich tradition: The history of the Miami Heat’s Kids Day

The Miami Heat's Kids Day extravaganza is a tradition rich with history. Take a look back at the highlights from the previous 10 installments.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Rumor: Trail Blazers, Pelicans, Sixers all interested in Jeremy Lin trade

The Hawks would like a first-round pick in return but will likely have to settle for less.
RealGM
January 12
Pelicans Interested In Terrence Ross
RealGM
January 12
Marcus Morris, Jaylen Brown Move On After Shoving Match
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Mitchell dominates, Jazz beat Lakers 113-95

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Jazz played without point guards Ricky Rubio, Dante Exum and Raul Neto because of injuries, and it was no big deal.
FOX Sports
January 12

Hornets LIVE To GO: Long road trip continues with loss to Trail Blazers

Long road trip continues with loss to Trail Blazers
RealGM
January 12
J.J. Barea Leaves Game With Potential Achilles Tear
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January 12

Mr. Clutch: When game's on line, Doncic delivers

Mavs rookie sensation Luka Doncic is among the NBA leaders in clutch scoring this season.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Stepping up: Matt Kaznikov makes key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as Stevenson defeats Waukegan

Stevenson and Waukegan were tied Friday with less than one minute remaining in regulation. The Patriots passed the ball to Matt Kaznikov, and the junior forward made a 3-pointer from the right wing. Stevenson led the rest of the game and held on for a thrilling 63-56 North Suburban victory against the
RealGM
January 12
Ben Simmons After Loss To Hawks: Sixers 'Too Soft'
Yahoo Sports
January 12

#CavsLakers Game Preview

The Wine & Gold travel to the Golden Coast on Sunday night to battle the Los Angeles Lakers in Tinseltown. Tipoff from the STAPLES Center is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. (ET). As they continue their six-game roadie, the Cavaliers have had trouble getting the ball rolling, losing their past two games, including
NBA.com
January 12

Curry passes Terry for No. 3 in career 3-pointers

Reggie Miller and Ray Allen.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Warriors' Stephen Curry scores his way into 3rd place for career 3-pointers

CURRY'S COMING UP: Warriors star Stephen Curry climbed into third place for all-time 3-pointers in NBA history.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Fast Break Friday: Best from nine-game slate

Whirl through a action-packed nine-game slate from Friday's NBA action.
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Injured LeBron a bystander as Lakers host Cavaliers

Christmas can be expensive, something the Los Angeles Lakers know all too well. LeBron James, injured on a Christmas Day at Golden State, will miss his 11th consecutive game on Sunday, this one against his former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the Lakers play host to a Sunday night matchup in Los
SLAM
January 12
Post Up: Luka Doncic Steps Up in the Clutch, Leads Mavericks to Win ❄️
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gordon Hayward: Highly Owned Trade Bait

Most already consider DeMarcus Cousins to be a good starting forward, but the projections indicate he is an elite fantasy option. As of 1/12, DeMarcus Cousins is the #25 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (99%). The projections have him 13 spots higher in the rankings. Even if he is highly
Yahoo Sports
January 12

Ben Simmons after loss to Hawks: 'I think we were just too soft'

Ben Simmons thought the 76ers were just too "soft" on Friday night in their loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
FOX Sports
January 11
Thunder fall in 2OT to Spurs | Thunder Live
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January 11

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo expand All-Star voting leads after second fan returns

The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James and the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo have expanded their conference leads in the second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2019. Fans account for 50 per cent of the vote to determine the 10 starters for the 68th NBA All-Star Game, which will take
FOX Sports
January 11
OKC battles San Antonio in physical game, loses 154-147 | Thunder Live
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January 11

Record night for Spurs in wild 2OT win over OKC

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56. Gregg Popovich moved into third place on all-time wins list. And the Spurs set a record with 14 straight 3-pointers.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102

Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Detroit Pistons 112-102 on Thursday night with Blake Griffin out for rest. Iman Shumpert had 13 points and De'Aaron Fox had 12 points and six assists for the Kings, who had lost five
FOX Sports
January 11
Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102
FOX Sports
January 11

Dwight Powell’s Venture Expedition | Mavs Insider

Dwight Powell's Venture Expedition | Mavs Insider
FOX Sports
January 11

The Art of Luka Doncic’s Step-Back 3’s | Mavs Live

The Art of Luka Doncic's Step-Back 3's | Mavs Insider
FOX Sports
January 11

Great Moments Between the Mavericks & Spurs | Mavs Insider

Great Moments Between the Mavericks & Spurs | Mavs Insider
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Surging Heat look to tame Grizzlies

Saturday night's game against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies will mark the halfway point of the season for the Miami Heat - game No. 41. In fact, including playoffs, the Heat have a 106-103 record for the past two-and-a-half seasons. Since then, the Heat are 9-4.
SLAM
January 11
Jaelen House and Shadow Mountain Win in 102-50 Blowout 😱
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January 11
Marcus Morris Pushes Jaylen Brown in Celtics’ Timeout Huddle
RealGM
January 11
Jazz Lead NBA In Incentive-Laden Contracts
ESPN
January 11

Follow live: Aldridge, Westbrook battle in overtime

Conference rivals Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs battle for playoff position in the AT&T Center.
ESPN
January 11

Follow live: Aldridge, Westbrook battle in overtime

Division rivals Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs battle for playoff position in the AT&T Center.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trade deadline window shopping: Eastern Conference

As I'm sure you've heard— and likely expected— Rockets' General Manager Darryl Morey plans on being a buyer at the trade deadline. And with a report surfacing today that the Rockets remain interested in trading for J.R. Smith (don't worry, we'll get to him later), Morey appears focused
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA and Nike team up for Cavaliers inspired shoe

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new collaboration between the NBA and Nike has turned its focus to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA x Nike SB series arrives on Jan. 21 and pays homage to each NBA team. As part of the collaboration, the “Cavaliers” Dunk High comes in black. But the color fades away after wear to
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade rumors: 11 possible deals for Sixers' Ben Simmons | For Suns' Devin Booker? Wizards' Bradley Beal? Mavericks' Luka Doncic?

The Sixers are fresh off an embarrassing loss to the lowly Washington Wizards. Anytime the Sixers are struggling, a push emerges suggesting the team should explore trading young star Ben Simmons to improve a roster lacking depth, and, the theory goes, because the Aussie point guard is a "bad fit
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trade deadline window shopping: Eastern Conference

As I'm sure you've heard— and likely expected— Rockets' General Manager Darryl Morey plans on being a buyer at the trade deadline. And with a report surfacing today that the Rockets remain interested in trading for J.R. Smith (don't worry, we'll get to him later), Morey appears focused
Yahoo Sports
January 11

REPORT: Giannis Antetokounmpo's Sudden Status Change for game vs. Wizards

The Milwaukee Bucks have been on a roll this season. They currently have the best record in the East, thanks in large part to their perennial All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo. However, the Bucks will have to find a way without him when they play the Washington Wizards today. Giannis has been dealing with
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Preview: Warriors embark into second half of the season by hosting the wayward Bulls

The Golden State Warriors are going to play one last game in the comfy confines of Oracle Arena before packing up for a long road trip. In their last game out, the Warriors smacked the New York Knicks around and looked more like themselves than they have in a long time. Some of that is certainly due
Yahoo Sports
January 11

James Harden, Rockets overwhelm lowly Cavaliers, 114-113

James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in three quarters to lead the Houston Rockets to a 141-113 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. After the Cavaliers won the first meeting with Houston this season, the Rockets were determined to take care of business this time. They did
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA and Nike team up for Cavaliers inspired shoe

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new collaboration between the NBA and Nike has turned its focus to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA x Nike SB series arrives on Jan. 21 and pays homage to each NBA team. As part of the collaboration, the “Cavaliers” Dunk High comes in black. But the color fades away after wear to
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Why Spurs vs. Thunder was the best game of the NBA season

The Spurs and Thunder combined for the first 300-point game since 2006 on Thursday night. If that doesn't spell “GAME YOU SHOULD HAVE WATCHED” in big, bold letters, not very much else will. But it's not the ridiculous point total that should have grabbed your attention in a wild matchup between
Yahoo Sports
January 11

The Defining Eastern Rivalry This Decade Is Making A Comeback

Banished from the playoffs once again before the NBA Finals, LeBron James had enough. The Cavs, no matter their regular season win total, could not beat the East's elite teams when it came to the playoffs. The fourth seeded Boston Celtics emphatically snatched away home court from the first seeded
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Paul George supplants Kevin Durant in latest All-Star fan voting totals

Back-to-back NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant has been knocked out of the Western Conference starting five in the most recent fan voting for the All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday. Oklahoma City's Paul George has supplanted Durant in the West's starting five. George joins Los Angeles Lakers
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Rockets Running Out Of Days on Two-Way Guard Danuel House Jr.

In 22 games played so far this season, Houston Rockets guard Danuel House Jr. is averaging 8.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in 23.9 minutes, and shooting 46.3% from the floor and 36.7% on his 3.6 attempts from downtown. In his time on the floor, House has an offensive rating of 114.3 and a defensive rating
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Who's the midseason NBA MVP: James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo?

Halfway through the NBA season, two players have separated themselves from the pack as the frontrunners for the league's MVP award. James Harden, last year's MVP, has continued his dominance over the league once again, notching multiple 40+ point triple-doubles and leading the NBA in scoring.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

The Defining Eastern Rivalry This Decade Is Making A Comeback

Banished from the playoffs once again before the NBA Finals, LeBron James had enough. The Cavs, no matter their regular season win total, could not beat the East's elite teams when it came to the playoffs. The fourth seeded Boston Celtics emphatically snatched away home court from the first seeded
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Whatever Comes Next, Jeremy Lin Is Ready For It

Tuesday night in Toronto, an injury to Kevin Huerter opened up a starting opportunity for Jeremy Lin, his first of the season with the Atlanta Hawks. Naturally, this being Lin, the results were precisely in line with the elite level he plays at when given a chance to feel the game and mold his approach
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trade deadline window shopping: Eastern Conference

As I'm sure you've heard— and likely expected— Rockets' General Manager Darryl Morey plans on being a buyer at the trade deadline. And with a report surfacing today that the Rockets remain interested in trading for J.R. Smith (don't worry, we'll get to him later), Morey appears focused
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trade deadline window shopping: Eastern Conference

As I'm sure you've heard— and likely expected— Rockets' General Manager Darryl Morey plans on being a buyer at the trade deadline. And with a report surfacing today that the Rockets remain interested in trading for J.R. Smith (don't worry, we'll get to him later), Morey appears focused
Yahoo Sports
January 11

REPORT: Pelicans Interested In Acquiring Sharpshooter To Help Anthony Davis

The New Orleans Pelicans need bench help and they apparently feel that Orlando Magic wing Terrence Ross may be the perfect man for the job, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News. This would definitely be something that could make sense for both sides. Ross is having the best year of his NBA career
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA and Nike team up for Cavaliers inspired shoe

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new collaboration between the NBA and Nike has turned its focus to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA x Nike SB series arrives on Jan. 21 and pays homage to each NBA team. As part of the collaboration, the “Cavaliers” Dunk High comes in black. But the color fades away after wear to
Yahoo Sports
January 11

On Paper, Blazers Poised to be Buyers at the Trade Deadline

The Trail Blazers' upcoming favorable schedule perfectly aligns with the ramp up to the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline. Leading up to Feb. 7, over half of Portland's next 12 games will occur in the Moda Center. Along with a friendly home schedule, the Blazers will compete against some of the NBA'
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA and Nike team up for Cavaliers inspired shoe

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new collaboration between the NBA and Nike has turned its focus to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA x Nike SB series arrives on Jan. 21 and pays homage to each NBA team. As part of the collaboration, the “Cavaliers” Dunk High comes in black. But the color fades away after wear to
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trade deadline window shopping: Eastern Conference

As I'm sure you've heard— and likely expected— Rockets' General Manager Darryl Morey plans on being a buyer at the trade deadline. And with a report surfacing today that the Rockets remain interested in trading for J.R. Smith (don't worry, we'll get to him later), Morey appears focused
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Seven Former NBA Stars You Won't Believe Are Still Being Paid Insane Amount By Previous Team

Tim Duncan has retired from the NBA in 2016, but up to this point, he's still being paid by the San Antonio Spurs. Yep, you've read it right. If you're in doubt, then see for yourself. For those who do not know, before Tim Duncan retired, he opted in to his Spurs contract for the 2016-17
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Whatever Comes Next, Jeremy Lin Is Ready For It

Tuesday night in Toronto, an injury to Kevin Huerter opened up a starting opportunity for Jeremy Lin, his first of the season with the Atlanta Hawks. Naturally, this being Lin, the results were precisely in line with the elite level he plays at when given a chance to feel the game and mold his approach
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Bucks vs. Wizards Preview: Milwaukee Looks to Blank the Capital's Team

After a matchup that seemed tailor made to exploit the Milwaukee Bucks defensive weaknesses against the Houston Rockets, Giannis Antetokounmpo and company were able to emerge with a commanding 116-109 win. Tonight, they continue their road trip with a stop in the nation's capitol. The Houston win
RealGM
January 11
Alan Williams Signs Two-Way Deal With Nets
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, best bets for Jan. 11: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

Adam Thompson has a three-way parlay that could pay off huge Friday
SLAM
January 11
Nico Mannion vs Jalen Green: Behind-the-Scenes on Huge Gameday 💥
FOX Sports
January 11

Digital Extra: Coach Bud returns to Atlanta with Bucks

Head coach Mike Budenholzer visits his former team on Sunday, when the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Atlanta Hawks.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

AP Source: NBA looking into circumstances of McCaw signing

The NBA is looking into the circumstances surrounding Patrick McCaw's short-lived stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. A person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday that the league has opened a review at the request of the Golden State Warriors, the team that McCaw had spent the previous two
CBS Sports
January 11

At the NBA Replay Center, the league's most scrutinized employees aim to get it right

In Secaucus, N.J., referees are determined to be faster and more accurate than ever
FOX Sports
January 11

Ante Zizic getting more comfortable with increased playing time

Zizic after a season-high 18 points and 8 rebounds.
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA Rookie Rankings: Luka Doncic, Trae Young at top, with less heralded role players moving into spotlight

There are a lot of rookies this season that you may not know, but you probably should
FOX Sports
January 11

Look back at the illustrious career of a Hall of Famer with 'Inside the Heat: Ray Allen' on FOX Sports Sun

The must-watch episode takes fan behind the scenes at the Hall of Fame Weekend that saw Ray Allen get honored and placed among the elite players in history.
FOX Sports
January 11

James Harden, Rockets overwhelm lowly Cavaliers, 114-113

NBA Capsules
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January 11

Doncic leads Mavs past Timberwolves in Saunders’ home debut

Doncic leads Mavs past Timberwolves in Saunders' home debut
FOX Sports
January 11

Luka Doncic: ‘I’m just having fun on the court’ | Mavs Live

Luka Doncic: 'I'm just having fun on the court' | Mavs Live
SLAM
January 11
‘He Carried Us’: LaMarcus Adridge Drops 56 Points on the Thunder
FOX Sports
January 11

Tristan Thompson says Cavs didn’t execute game plan defensively

Thompson after the loss in Houston.
FOX Sports
January 11

Pacers' offense rolls over Knicks in 121-106 victory

Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 15 rebounds to cap his sizzling season at Madison Square Garden.
RealGM
January 11
Blazers, Pelicans, Sixers Interested In Jeremy Lin
FOX Sports
January 11

Harden has triple-double to lead Rockets over Cavs 141-113

James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in three quarters to lead the Houston Rockets to a 141-113 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers
FOX Sports
January 11
WATCH: Luka Doncic Nails Huge Three To Give Mavs Win Over Minnesota
FOX Sports
January 11
WATCH: Luka Doncic throws down MASSIVE dunk on Timberwolves
FOX Sports
January 11

Bucks Fastbreak: With Giannis out, Bucks fall to Wizards

With no Giannis in the lineup, the Wizards hit 18 3-pointers to hand the Bucks just their 12th loss of the season.
FOX Sports
January 11

McMillan on the Pacers’ outlook in second half of season

Nate McMillan says the Pacers are dialed in all together: "They know what we want to do. We have our goals set as far as what we want to become and what we want to establish and they're working towards that."
Yahoo Sports
January 11

What is Blake Griffin's legacy? It's complicated

On the eve of his first trip to Staples Center since his 2018 trade to Detroit, the ex-Clippers star has straddled the line between wild success and massive disappointment.
FOX Sports
January 11

WATCH: Oladipo posterizes Knicks’ defender

The Pacers were flying high against the Knicks as Bojan Bogdonovic, Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo all threw down massive dunks at MSG.
FOX Sports
January 11

Sabonis sharp again at MSG, Pacers beat Knicks 121-106

Domantas Sabonis gets double-double as Indiana Pacers beat New York Knicks 121-106
FOX Sports
January 11

Sabonis on the Pacers’ mentality: ‘For us, it’s all about winning’

Domas Sabonis says the Pacers each have a common goal: "For us, it's all about winning. We're a family and we just want to come out and win. That's the main thing for us."
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA 2K19 Player Ratings Update: James Harden, Luka Doncic, Derrick White get boosts

The latest player ratings update for NBA 2K19 have now gone live, with James Harden, Luka Doncic, and Derrick White, among others, getting a boost in their overall ratings. Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were among those who got theirs reduced. The Houston
FOX Sports
January 11
Leonard has 20 points, 11 rebounds, Raptors top Nets 122-105
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Leonard has 20 points, 11 rebounds, Raptors top Nets 122-105

TORONTO (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets needed one more victory to match their best stretch in four years. Instead, they stumbled in Toronto — again. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 16 points and the Raptors beat the Nets 122-105 on Friday night for their second seven-game
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Leonard has 20 points, 11 rebounds, Raptors top Nets 122-105

TORONTO (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets needed one more victory to match their best stretch in four years. Instead, they stumbled in Toronto — again. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 16 points and the Raptors beat the Nets 122-105 on Friday night for their second seven-game
CBS Sports
January 11

Knicks' Kevin Knox already experiencing blessing and curse of playing in New York, but his development will require patience

Knox has received both heavy praise and heavy criticism so far in his up-and-down rookie season
FOX Sports
January 11

Hawks stun 76ers 123-121 on Collins’ late jumper

Hawks stun 76ers 123-121 on Collins' late jumper
HoopsHype
January 11

NBA podcasts du jour: Trade deadline, midseason awards and more

Yahoo Sports
January 11

Trae Young, Hawks Beat Joel Embiid-Less 76ers Despite Ben Simmons' Triple-Double

The Atlanta Hawks figured out a way to cool off the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center with a 123-121 victory in Friday's Eastern Conference showdown. Butler missed the second one on purpose, but Wilson Chandler missed the game-tying putback at the buzzer. Collins finished with 25 points and
FOX Sports
January 11

Beal scores 32, Wizards top Giannis-less Bucks 113-106

Bradley Beal scores 32 points, Washington Wizards make 18 3-pointers in 113-106 victory over Milwaukee Bucks
Basketball Insiders
January 11

NBA Daily: Could Isaiah Thomas Catapult Nuggets?

Isaiah Thomas was on track to be a perennial All-Star, but a torn labrum derailed his career. Will he make a successful comeback to add more firepower to the deep Nuggets?
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA DFS: James Harden and top picks for Jan. 11 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
RealGM
January 11
Warriors Prefer Sustainable Success Over Amorphous Dynasty Label
ESPN
January 11

Why the Knicks are collecting so many discarded lottery picks

While New York waits on Kristaps Porzingis and the summer of 2019, the franchise has rolled the dice on a group of former top-10 picks discarded by their previous teams.
NBA.com
January 11

TNT's Barkley to appear on sitcom 'The Goldbergs'

The NBA on TNT's Charles Barkley will make a cameo appearance next week on the ABC-TV sitcom "The Goldbergs." The show will premiere at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

LeBron James Out At Least Three More Games With Groin Injury

During a game on Christmas Day against the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James went down with a groin injury. James hasn't played since then and will have to miss at least another week of action, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Lakers released Thursday.
HoopsHype
January 11

NBA trade rumor rankings: Kevin Love at No. 1

Yahoo Sports
January 11

Warriors vs. Bulls: How to watch NBA game online on MyTeams

The last time the Warriors and Bulls go together, Klay Thompson made NBA history.
ESPN
January 11

Follow live: Mitchell, Jazz welcome Lakers to the Beehive State

Donovan Mitchell, in the middle of his best stretch of the season, leads the Jazz against the Lakers who are playing without LeBron James.
NBA.com
January 11

Grizzlies expect Brooks to miss rest of season

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward Dillon Brooks is expected to miss the remainder of the season because of a ruptured ligament in his right big toe.
ESPN
January 11

Don't sleep on Naptown: Pacers a key part of East race

The Pacers might lack the Q rating of the other top teams in the East, but their effectiveness should not be ignored.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Russell Westbrook owns NBA's last four 20-point, 20-assist games

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook continues to be one of the best all around players in the NBA. They may have lost, 154-147, to the San Antonio Spurs in OT, but the All-Star guard was able to put up monster numbers yet again. Westbrook had 24 points, 24 assists, and 13 rebounds in the loss
Basketball Insiders
January 11

NBA Daily: Paul George Playing His Way Into MVP Discussion

Paul George has been the driving force for the Thunder this season and has played his way into the MVP discussion, writes Shane Rhodes.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Klay Thompson torches Bulls again in Warriors 146-109 win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) � Stephen Curry joined some elite company on a list that he figures to top in the not-so-distant future. Curry made five 3-pointers to move into third place all-time in NBA history behind Ray Allen and Reggie Miller, and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Chicago Bulls 146
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gordon Hayward: Highly Owned Trade Bait

His latest projection based rank among forwards is #13. As of 1/11, DeMarcus Cousins is the #25 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (99%). Our projections indicate that DeMarcus Cousins is underrated by the market. Even if he is highly owned, he is still undervalued and if you act quickly there
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Rising stars: Best NBA players under age 25

The future of the NBA is in good hands as the league is blessed with a host of talented young players. Here are 32 of the best under the age of 25. To avoid the fool's errand of ranking them, they're presented alphabetically. (NOTE: It's under 25, not 25 and under, so players who have celebrated
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Pistons' Blake Griffin embracing L.A. return with fresh perspective

Los Angeles — A few months after making a big financial commitment to Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers went through a severe case of buyer's remorse. In the first season of Griffin's megadeal for five years and $173 million, they figured out that they wanted to reset and go in a different
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA injury report: Return timeline, updates, impact for LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins, Chris Paul, other injured stars

A regularly updated look at the injuries that are causing the biggest stir across the NBA
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Scotty Pippen Jr., son of NBA legend, commits to Vanderbilt basketball team

Scotty Pippen Jr., the son of former NBA player Scottie Pippen, committed to Vanderbilt on Friday.  He wrote in a tweet: "I would like (to) thank God for blessing me to be able to play the game that I love. I would also like to thank everyone who has ever supported me. A huge thank you to my parents
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA rumors: Warriors not expecting Klay Thompson to leave in free agency

LeBron James might want Klay Thompson on the Lakers, but yet another report indicates the Warriors' All-Star shooting guard has no intentions of leaving the champs.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA rumors: Warriors not expecting Klay Thompson to leave in free agency

Don't get your hopes up, LeBron. James may want Klay Thompson to join the Lakers this summer, but chances are, he's not getting the Warriors star shooting guard. According to Ethan Strauss of The Athletic, "the expectation within and outside the Warriors is that Klay isn't leaving."
ESPN
January 11

Embiid sits out 76ers' loss with sore ankle

Joel Embiid missed the 76ers' game against the Hawks on Friday night with right ankle soreness.
NBA.com
January 11

Embiid sits out game against Hawks

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid sat out the 76ers' game Friday night against Atlanta because of a sore left ankle.
FOX Sports
January 11

Grizzlies expect Dillon Brooks to miss remainder of season

Memphis Grizzlies expect Dillon Brooks to miss remainder of season due to ruptured ligament in his right big toe
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Stephen Curry Leads Western Conference Guards in Second Fan Returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2019, Presented by Google

The second returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2019, presented by Google, were announced on Thursday, and Stephen Curry has the most votes among Western Conference guards.The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James and the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo continue to lead their respective conferences
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA Power Rankings: Giannis, Bucks Holding Strong at Halfway Mark

15. Los Angeles Lakers (14) Lonzo Ball's free-throw shooting is a full-blown crisis. After making 67.3 percent of his foul shots in college, he hit 45.1 percent as a rookie. That number is down to 41.3 percent this year (on only 1.1 attempts per game), and he's somehow made 18.2 percent this
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA Trade Ideas from Latest Buzz: Deals for Chandler Parsons, Kevin Love, Kanter

Atlanta Hawks Receive: TJ Leaf, Norman Powell, 2020 second-round pick (via Toronto), 2021 second-round pick (top-44 protection, via Indiana) Indiana Pacers Receive: Kent Bazemore, Malachi Richardson Toronto Raptors Receive: Tyreke Evans The Raptors have been linked to Bradley Beal as part of their search
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Sixers' Joel Embiid will sit against Atlanta Hawks with sore left ankle, JJ Redick to return

The 76ers center suffered his injury during Wednesday's setback to the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena. He remained in the game, finishing with game highs of 35 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots. Embiid tested the ankle before Friday's game and was ruled out 22 minutes before
FOX Sports
January 11

Embiid sits for 76ers vs. Hawks with sore left ankle

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid sat out Friday night's game against Atlanta with a sore left ankle
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Warriors vs. Bulls watch guide: Lineups, injuries and player usage

OAKLAND -- There aren't many names left above Stephen Curry's on the NBA's all-time career 3-point list. After the Warriors host the Chicago Bulls at Oracle Arena Friday night, there's likely to be one fewer. Curry enters Friday's game having splashed 2,880 3-pointers through the
NBA.com
January 11

Giannis Antetokounmpo sits vs. Wizards with hip, quad injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been ruled out of the Bucks' game Friday night against the Washington Wizards because of right quadriceps soreness and a left hip contusion.
ESPN
January 11

Antetokounmpo misses Bucks' loss at Wizards

The Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for Friday night's game against the Washington Wizards as the Milwaukee star battles a sore right quadriceps.
ESPN
January 11

Antetokounmpo to miss Bucks' game vs. Wizards

The Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for Friday night's game against the Washington Wizards as the Milwaukee star battles a sore right quadriceps.
ESPN
January 11

LeBron is the Lakers' No. 1; who is No. 2?

In today's NBA, contenders need at least a 1-2 combo. The Lakers are set with LeBron James at 1, but do they have a 2?
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Friday's game vs. Wizards

WASHINGTON - Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is out for Friday's 6 p.m. matchup with the Washington Wizards due to right quadriceps soreness and a left hip contusion. "He got hit a few games ago and we've kind of been managing it," coach Mike Budenholzer said. "He just
FOX Sports
January 11
Giannis sits for Bucks vs. Wizards with hip, quad injuries
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Antetokounmpo misses Bucks' loss at Wizards

ESPN Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed Friday night's 113-106 loss to the Washington Wizards while battling a sore right quadriceps. An early MVP candidate, Antetokounmpo had missed just two other games this season. He is averaging 26.6 points, 12.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game
Yahoo Sports
January 11

In a six-game surge, Wizards have yet to see team quite like Milwaukee Bucks

The Wizards are playing their best basketball of the season so far, but now they take on the team with the top record in the NBA, the Bucks. It won't be easy.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Road-weary Magic reeling as Celtics hit Orlando

The Orlando Magic are on their third four-game losing streak of the season. Orlando later shook off a December slide by beating powerful Toronto, and then Detroit, at home. The Magic (17-24) hope their home court helps again as they host the Boston Celtics on Saturday after a 1-5 road trip ended with
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Emotions high as Pistons' Griffin returns to face Clippers

Blake Griffin will step on the court at Staples Center to face his former team for the first time when the Los Angeles Clippers host the Detroit Pistons on Saturday afternoon. Griffin was drafted No. 1 overall by the Clippers in 2009 and spent his first eight seasons in Los Angeles before he was traded
Yahoo Sports
January 11

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo expand All-Star voting leads after second fan returns

The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James and the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo have expanded their conference leads in the second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2019. Fans account for 50 per cent of the vote to determine the 10 starters for the 68th NBA All-Star Game, which will take
CBS Sports
January 11

Around the NBA: How the Celtics have surged offensively; Spurs playing 3-point game on their terms

Also, the roller-coaster ride of Jaylen Brown's frustrating season
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Spurs 154, Thunder 147: What they said after the game

SAN ANTONIO —  San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points and the Spurs overcame Russell Westbrook's triple-double to outlast the Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 in double-overtime. San Antonio set a franchise record by making its first 14 3-pointers and was 16 of 19 overall
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Blake Griffin returns to face Clippers in likely emotional game

Whether Blake Griffin's first date with the Clippers at Staples Center is awkward, stirring, wistful, deferential or all of the above, and probably more, it'll feel momentous. “A lot's being made about him coming back, and anyone would not be telling the truth if that didn't pull some
CBS Sports
January 11

Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie joins BIG3 as coach of upcoming expansion team

Leslie becomes the second female coach in Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Warriors Vs. Bulls Watch Guide: Lineups, Injuries and Player Usage

OAKLAND -- There aren't many names left above Stephen Curry's on the NBA's all-time career 3-point list. After the Warriors host the Chicago Bulls at Oracle Arena Friday night, there's likely to be one fewer. Curry enters Friday's game having splashed 2,880 3-pointers through the
ESPN
January 11

Aldridge's 56 highlight Spurs' offensive fireworks

On a night when the Spurs' 3-point shooting shined, LaMarcus Aldridge managed to be the star of the show, dropping a career-high 56 points in a 154-147 win over OKC.
SLAM
January 11
Sharife Cooper and McEachern Remain Undefeated In West Virginia!
RealGM
January 11
Luke Walton: Relationship With Magic Johnson Has Been Good
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire pickups for Week 14

Week 14 of the fantasy basketball season doesn't offer a lot of quality on the waiver wire, but if DeMarre Carroll is still available in your leagues, go get him.
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA betting notebook: Nets' streak could end vs. Raptors, expect low-scoring Lakers-Jazz matchup

The Nets are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, but face a tough test against the Raptors
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Aldridge's 56 highlight Spurs' offensive fireworks

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2010 Previously covered Bears for ESPN.com Played college football at West Texas A&M Follow on Twitter SAN ANTONIO -- LaMarcus Aldridge saw the double-team, spun baseline and fired a jumper that found the bottom of the net, and he immediately knew
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA trade-rumor rankings: Breaking down five players who might be on the move

We have arrived at part five of our trade-rumor rankings series, where HoopsHype ranks players based on the amount of times they've been mentioned in our Trade Rumors Page over the previous 14 days. With the trade deadline less than a month away, rumors regarding player movement are heating up. And
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA roundup: Aldridge's 56 lead Spurs past Thunder in 2 OTs

LaMarcus Aldridge poured in a career-high 56 points, and Derrick White had a huge bucket, a blocked shot and a steal late in the second overtime as the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 on Thursday. Even with Aldridge's performance and a record showing by the
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA DFS: Donovan Mitchell and best picks for Jan. 11 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA G League Alumni Report: White Has Career Night, Harrell Zeroes In On NBA Award

They must have the keys to development and preparation in Northern Arizona. This week's NBA G League Alumni Report features three NAZ Suns alums who have since risen to make meaningful contributions across the league. Elsewhere in the NBA, a former Austin Spur had a career night with San Antonio
FOX Sports
January 11

Lights, camera, action: Kids take center stage for Heat’s matchup with Grizzlies

Another year, another day full of kidcasters, as the broadcast for the Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday will feature the franchise's annual Kids' Day celebration.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Kevin Durant is having arguably the best season of his career

Kevin Durant is not only having his best season as a member of the Golden State Warriors but arguably the best of his career. When the Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Durant three seasons ago, they knew they'd gained another superstar. What they couldn't have predicted is how great of an all-around
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Charles Barkley says that the Nets, Clippers, and Heat are the 'hardest working teams' in the league

With half of the 2018-19 season on the books, there is a tight race in playoff positioning for both the Eastern and Western Conferences. However, while other teams are being led by a star or two, other teams had to rely on a mixture of young talent and veteran leadership to stay in the postseason hunt
Yahoo Sports
January 11

76ers retiring Moses Malone’s No. 2, giving him statue

Rockets already retired Malone's number
RealGM
January 11
Gregg Popovich Moves To Third In All-Time Coaching Wins After Double-OT Victory
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Aldridge scores 56, Spurs outlast Thunder 154-147 in 2OT

SAN ANTONIO — The Spurs started hotter than ever from 3-point range Thursday night. When that wasn't enough to put away the Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio got the extra push it needed from its big man in the middle. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points and the Spurs overcame Russell
FOX Sports
January 11

Aldridge scores 56, Spurs outlast Thunder 154-147 in 2OT

Oklahoma City rallied back and tied it at 114 with six minutes remaining in regulation when Steven Adams made consecutive follows off misses by Westbrook.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Warriors' midseason awards: Stephen Curry obvious MVP for team, but not NBA

As the Warriors looked surprisingly mortal over the past three months, many were quick to predict the demise of Golden State's dynasty. Such doomsday scenarios are funny to the Warriors, who have come to view the regular season as little more than an extended prelude to the playoffs. Asked after
Yahoo Sports
January 11

New York Knicks: Five predictions for second half of 2018-19

Five predictions for the New York Knicks in the second half of the 2018-19 season. With Tuesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks officially reached their halfway point of the 2018-19. At 10-31, they have the NBA's third-worst record behind the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland
Yahoo Sports
January 11

New York Knicks: Five predictions for second half of 2018-19

Five predictions for the New York Knicks in the second half of the 2018-19 season. With Tuesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks officially reached their halfway point of the 2018-19. At 10-31, they have the NBA's third-worst record behind the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland
Basketball Insiders
January 11

Baby Steps for Gordon Hayward

It may not be happening at the rate that the Celtics would prefer, but Gordon Hayward is starting to show some progress towards becoming the star player he once was, writes Matt John
Yahoo Sports
January 11

New York Knicks: Five predictions for second half of 2018-19

Five predictions for the New York Knicks in the second half of the 2018-19 season. With Tuesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks officially reached their halfway point of the 2018-19. At 10-31, they have the NBA's third-worst record behind the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland
RealGM
January 11
Larry Nance Jr. Out 2-4 Weeks With Sprained MCL
FOX Sports
January 11

Pacers hopeful to get Turner (and his much-needed defense) back against Knicks

Indiana Pacers-New York Knicks preview
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Detroit Pistons want to build around Blake Griffin. Is that possible?

Blake Griffin on Pistons' embarrassing loss to Lakers - the first game of 4-game trip: “I just thought we did a poor job of managing this trip so far. LOS ANGELES — There was only a casual mention of playoffs. No cryptic messages signaling organizational change were offered. When Detroit Pistons
Yahoo Sports
January 11

How Spurs’ Bryn Forbes went from afterthought recruit to NBA starter

Self-belief, persistence, and a smooth three-point shot go a long way.
Basketball Insiders
January 11

Report: Larry Nance Out Two-to-Four Weeks with Right MCL Sprain

Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. is currently projected to miss 2-4 weeks with a right knee MCL sprain. Nance was injured in Tuesday night’s game at Quicken Loans Arena against the Indiana Pacers in the first quarter and did not return to action. Additional evaluation and an MRI today confirmed the sprain. He will now undergo a […]
RealGM
January 11
Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately
ESPN
January 11

Every must-know milestone from Thunder-Spurs

This game had everything a fan could ask for -- two overtimes, 301 combined points, a 50-point individual effort and a 20-20 triple-double.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

FanDuel NBA DFS: Pick advice, optimal lineup sleepers for Friday, Jan. 11

If you had LaMarcus Aldridge in any of your FanDuel lineups last night, congratulations. His 79.9 FD points single-handedly broke the slate and rewarded those who took the chance on him. If you were stuck with someone else at power forward on Thursday, Friday brings fresh opportunity for NBA DFS success
CBS Sports
January 11

Klay Thompson free agency rumors: Warriors star expected to re-sign, per report

Thompson will be a free agent this summer
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Aldridge scores 56 in Spurs' double-OT win over Thunder

LaMarcus Aldridge led the San Antonio Spurs to a thrilling win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
FOX Sports
January 11

Terrance Ferguson: ‘We competed today’

Terrance Ferguson shares his thoughts on the Oklahoma City Thunder battling in the tough loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday.
Yahoo Sports
January 11

NBA Eastern Conference power rankings: Celtics dealing with a little drama

In this week's Eastern Conference power rankings, we note a couple similarities between the Sixers and Celtics. By Noah Levick
SLAM
January 11
‘I’ll Start Him’: DeMarcus Cousins Gearing Up for Return
CBS Sports
January 11

NBA scores, highlights: LaMarcus Aldridge's career night leads Spurs past Thunder in 2OT thriller; Heat beat Celtics

The NBA may have only had four games, but the Spurs and Thunder stole the show without a doubt
SLAM
January 11
Brook Lopez: ‘We Have the Best Player in the League Right Here’
Yahoo Sports
January 11

Maybe LeBron James Is Hurting Worse Than We Think

It happens, and Ken Griffey Jr., comes to mind. During the first decade of his 22 seasons in the Major Leagues, he never left the lineup for the Seattle Mariners despite crashing into walls along the way to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Then he went to the Cincinnati Reds after turning 30, and he spent
SLAM
January 11
Post Up: LaMarcus Aldridge Drops 5️⃣6️⃣, Russell Westbrook Dishes 2️⃣4️⃣ Dimes in 2O...
FOX Sports
January 11
Aldridge scores 56, Spurs outlast Thunder 154-147 in 2OT
FOX Sports
January 11

Billy Donovan talks tough 2OT Thunder loss to Spurs

Hear from Billy Donovan after the Oklahoma City Thunder lose in a physical battle against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night.
CBS Sports
January 10

LeBron James injury update: Lakers star to be re-evaluated Friday in L.A. as he continues treatment for groin strain

James has been out of the lineup since suffering the injury on Christmas Day
FOX Sports
January 10

Steve Clifford breaks down Magic’s 63-point 1st half, 30-point 2nd half after loss to Jazz

Coach Steve Clifford breaks down the Orlando Magic's 63-point 1st half and 30-point 2nd half after the loss to the Utah Jazz.
FOX Sports
January 10

Aaron Gordon after loss to Jazz: ‘We gotta be more gritty’

"We gotta be more gritty." -Aaron Gordon discusses moving forward after the Orlando Magic capped a rough 6-game road trip.
FOX Sports
January 10

Jonathan Isaac on challenge of holding on to leads

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac on the challenge of holding on to leads after the loss to Utah.
FOX Sports
January 10

Evan Fournier on how Magic let other teams “gain confidence,” outmuscle them

Evan Fournier on how leads slip away when the Orlando Magic let other teams "gain confidence" and outmuscle them.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Bucks 116, Rockets 109: Giannis gets the better of Harden in a battle of MVP candidates

James Harden doesn't always get introduced to the sound of Rick James' song, "Super Freak," but that's how the Houston Rockets star and reigning MVP was announced to the sellout Toyota Center crowd on Wednesday night. It was no doubt a shot aimed at Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis
SLAM
January 10
Blake Griffin Feels Truly Appreciated, at Last
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Get to know Sixers rookie Haywood Highsmith

Playing two games on the same day is just part of the journey rookie Haywood Highsmith has had on his way to joining the Sixers. By Serena Winters
Yahoo Sports
January 10

McCollum scores 24 points, Trail Blazers beat Bulls 124-112

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - CJ McCollum had 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the final quarter to send the Chicago Bulls to their fifth straight loss, 124-112 on Wednesday night. Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and eight rebounds but got into foul trouble and came up just short of his fifth
CBS Sports
January 10

Brook Lopez calls Giannis Antetokounmpo 'the best player in the game;' Bucks star offers a more humble take

While Lopez makes his bold claim about Giannis, the Bucks star only cares about getting better and 'helping my team win'
SLAM
January 10
‘It Was a Lot for Me to Figure Out’: Kyrie Irving on Playing With LeBron James
Yahoo Sports
January 10

McCollum scores 24 points, Trail Blazers beat Bulls 124-112

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - CJ McCollum had 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the final quarter to send the Chicago Bulls to their fifth straight loss, 124-112 on Wednesday night. Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and eight rebounds but got into foul trouble and came up just short of his fifth
FOX Sports
January 10
McCollum scores 24 points, Trail Blazers beat Bulls 124-112
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Harden's Rockets

Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player contender Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points to lead the Bucks to a hard-fought 116-109 victory Wednesday over reigning MVP James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Antetokounmpo added 21 rebounds and was a physical presence on both ends of the floor as the
SLAM
January 10
NBA Kicks of the Night
SLAM
January 10
Kyle Kuzma: Lakers Have Their Own ‘Death Lineup’
FOX Sports
January 10
WATCH: Luka Doncic lifts Dallas over Phoenix
SLAM
January 10
‘We Need Him to Stay’: Raptors Bracing for Kawhi Leonard’s Free Agency
NBA.com
January 10

Wolves' Wiggins tries to clarify postgame comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Saying he respects the gay and lesbian community, Minnesota forward Andrew Wiggins tried Wednesday to clarify comments he made about Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder's behavior during a heated game.
FOX Sports
January 10

Magic start hot, but Donovan Mitchell takes over late to help Jazz rally for win

The Orlando Magic started hot with a 63-point first half before Donovan Mitchell took over to lead the Utah Jazz to a win with 33 points and seven assists.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Reports: Patrick McCaw plans to sign with Raptors

Free agent guard Patrick McCaw plans to sign with the Toronto Raptors, according to reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and Shams Charania of The Athletic. The deal is reportedly a one-year, veteran's minimum contract. McCaw began the season as an unsigned, restricted free agent with the Warriors
NBA.com
January 10

Reports: Patrick McCaw plans to sign with Raptors

Free agent guard Patrick McCaw plans to sign with the Toronto Raptors, according to reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and Shams Charania of The Athletic.
FOX Sports
January 10

Delly pleased with Cavs bench unit’s pace & production

Matthew Dellavedova after the 140-124 loss to New Orleans.
CBS Sports
January 10

NBA Vegas odds, picks, lines, predictions, best bets for Jan. 10: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

Adam Thompson has a three-way parlay that could pay off huge Friday
FOX Sports
January 10
WATCH: Anthony Davis helps Pelicans Rout Cavaliers
Yahoo Sports
January 10

The Brooklyn Nets are all-in on getting Joe Harris into the NBA Three-Point Contest

Participants in the 2019 NBA Three-Point Contest will be announced in the coming weeks, and the Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of an all-out campaign for sharpshooter Joe Harris. I don't think any of us should be eating any eggs prepared by Joey Buckets in the near future, but the message is one
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Charles Barkley Has Surprise Choices For 3 Hardest-Working NBA Teams

With half of the 2018-19 season on the books, there is a tight race in playoff positioning for both the Eastern and Western Conferences. However, while other teams are being led by a star or two, other teams had to rely on a mixture of young talent and veteran leadership to stay in the postseason hunt
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

#TBT: Remember the 2013-2014 Phoenix Suns

The Suns finished the 2012-2013 season with what was then the second worst record in franchise history, 25-57. It was an extremely low point for a team that had just decided to change direction and move on from aging stars Steve Nash and Grant Hill. It was a disaster which prompted the team to clean
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Can Celtics' draft picks top the Lakers in Anthony Davis trades?

How much of an advantage are the Boston Celtics' extra draft picks when it comes to making a possible deal for Anthony Davis? If the New Orleans Pelicans decide to trade Davis this summer, most of the interested parties will be limited to offering their own draft picks. The Celtics' options are
Yahoo Sports
January 10

The Cavaliers Cannot Afford To Be Punished By NBA Over Release Of McCaw

Recently, the Cavaliers signed former Golden State Warriors restricted free agent guard Patrick McCaw to a two-year, $6 million offer sheet, giving the Warriors 48 hours to match. The Warriors declined to match Cleveland's offer sheet, mostly due to McCaw costing Oakland $11 million in luxury taxes
Yahoo Sports
January 10

New York Knicks: Long-awaited return home welcomes Pacers back

The New York Knicks, after what felt like an eternity away, will return home to face the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Christmas Day was the New York Knicks' last game at Madison Square Garden. It's already 10 days into January, which makes Friday's matchup against the Indiana Pacers their
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Would Kelly Olynyk still be with Celtics if Gordon Hayward joined Heat instead?

Kelly Olynyk was the hero for the Boston Celtics in their Game 7 win to eliminate the Washington Wizards in the 2017 Eastern Conference semifinals. Two months later, he was taking his talents to South Beach to play for the Miami Heat.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Nuggets host high-scoring Clippers in West showdown

The Denver Nuggets sitting atop the Western Conference near the midpoint of the 2018-19 season is a little surprising. The Los Angeles Clippers being fourth in the West might be even more unexpected. Los Angeles (24-16) has successfully rebooted since trading previous franchise player Blake Griffin
CBS Sports
January 10

NBA scores, highlights: Heat slow down Celtics behind Dwyane Wade; Spurs host Thunder in Western Conference tilt

The NBA offers a four-game slate on Thursday evening
CBS Sports
January 10

Celtics vs. Heat odds, line: NBA picks, predictions from advanced computer model on 17-7 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Heat vs. Celtics game 10,000 times
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Haberstroh's NBA midseason awards: MVP, best coach and rookies

NBA Sports' National NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh picks his MVP, coach of the year, rookie of the year and more at the midway point of the 2018-19 season.
FOX Sports
January 10

Digital Extra: Like father, like son

As head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ryan Saunders is following in his father Flip's footsteps.
CBS Sports
January 10

That's Pretty Interesting: Kawhi Leonard's evolving passing game is setting the tone for Raptors

Also: A strange saying courtesy of Kevin Huerter, a Ryan Arcidiacano mixtape, looking at the Lakers' 'Death Lineup' and more
FOX Sports
January 10

Nikola Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Clippers

NBA Capsules
FOX Sports
January 10

Nikola Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Clippers

NBA Capsules
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kyrie Irving leads all guards after 2nd return of NBA All-Star votes

After the second return of NBA All-Star votes, Kyrie Irving continues to lead all guards with 2,381,901 votes. Irving is currently the only Boston Celtic player in position to start in the All-Star game in Charlotte, North Carolina. A five-time All-Star, Irving is looking for his sixth berth and his
FOX Sports
January 10

Jokic leads Nuggets to 121-100 win over Clippers

Nikola Jokic had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for his 21st career triple-double
FOX Sports
January 10
Clippers coach Doc Rivers recaps the loss in Denver
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report

THE FLATS – Derrick Favors submitted himself in the top 5 in rebounds in Utah Jazz franchise history, Thaddeus Young and the Indiana Pacers have won seven of their last 10 games, and Josh Okogie fills the stats sheet in a win… That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report
FOX Sports
January 10
Jokic notches triple-double as Nuggets rout Clippers 121-100
FOX Sports
January 10

HIGHLIGHTS: Danilo Gallinari scores 18 points in Denver return

HIGHLIGHTS: Danilo Galinari scores 18 points in Denver return
Yahoo Sports
January 10

The Best to Ever Do It

Mychal Denzel Smith on LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and the theatrics of the GOAT debate.
FOX Sports
January 10

Chris Broussard has praise for Kyle Kuzma and the Lakers’ performance without LeBron James

Chris Broussard joins Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe to discuss the Los Angeles Lakers. Hear him heap praise on Kyle Kuzma and the team during LeBron James' absence and he also explains why Luke Walton's job should not be in jeopardy.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Recent setbacks forgotten as Thunder face Spurs

Both Oklahoma City and San Antonio have had their share of ups and downs this season, but those difficulties will be set aside when the Spurs host the Thunder on Thursday in one of the NBA's marquee matchups. The meeting is the first of three this season for the teams, who will play again on Saturday
SLAM
January 10
‘Finding Big Country’: A story of basketball, fandom and heroes
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Patrick McCaw's NBA saga comes to a bizarre end

Few athletes have had a month stranger than the one Patrick McCaw just had. On Wednesday, the Toronto Raptors announced that they were signing the former Golden State Warrior to a deal that will last the rest of the season. It was the end of a bizarre saga that involved a half-season holdout, an offer
CBS Sports
January 10

Celtics' Jaylen Brown, Marcus Morris separated after heated altercation during timeout in loss to Heat

Frustrations were evident during Boston's loss on national TV
CBS Sports
January 10

Thunder vs. Spurs odds, line: NBA picks, predictions from advanced computer model on 17-7 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Thunder vs. Spurs game 10,000 times
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs overcome early-season struggles to re-assert defensive strength

The Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs have overcome early-season struggles to become two of the meanest defenses in the NBA, writes Mark Deeks. Considering that different teams play at different speeds, in a high-possession sport like basketball, points conceded per game is not the best way
FOX Sports
January 10
HIGHLIGHTS: Paul George makes a three in 2nd quarter
SLAM
January 10
Montrezl Harrell Has a STUPID SNEAKER COLLECTION!
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Free-agent Patrick McCaw signs with Raptors after being waived by Cleveland

TORONTO — Free-agent guard Patrick McCaw is joining the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors announced Thursday that the club had signed McCaw, although terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 23-year-old was waived on Sunday by the Cleveland Cavaliers and will be joining his third team of the season. McCaw
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Gores bets on Casey, Griffin to steer Pistons' push through adversity

LOS ANGELES – If the first half of the season hasn't unfolded quite to Tom Gores' liking, the Pistons owner remains unrelentingly positive about the two franchise-shaping moves made over the past 12 months: trading for Blake Griffin and hiring Dwane Casey. And he expects those moves to pay off
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Free-agent Patrick McCaw signs with Raptors after being waived by Cleveland

TORONTO — Free-agent guard Patrick McCaw is joining the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors announced Thursday that the club had signed McCaw, although terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 23-year-old was waived on Sunday by the Cleveland Cavaliers and will be joining his third team of the season. McCaw
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Gores bets on Casey, Griffin to steer Pistons' push through adversity

LOS ANGELES – If the first half of the season hasn't unfolded quite to Tom Gores' liking, the Pistons owner remains unrelentingly positive about the two franchise-shaping moves made over the past 12 months: trading for Blake Griffin and hiring Dwane Casey. And he expects those moves to pay off
RealGM
January 10
Raptors Announce Patrick McCaw Signing
CBS Sports
January 10

NBA scores, highlights: Giannis outduels James Harden in MVP showdown; Kyle Kuzma scores 41 in Lakers win

It was a busy Wednesday night in the NBA, with plenty of interesting matchups
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Steve Kerr believes the 3-point revolution in the NBA 'here to stay'

The Warriors head coach doesn't see the trend changing anytime soon...
FOX Sports
January 10

Preview: Heat trying to right the ship at home, host streaking Celtics

The Miami Heat will continue their quest to build homecourt advantage Thursday night when they host the Boston Celtics, who have won three straight.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Fantasy Basketball 2019: Streaming Options for Injured NBA Players for Week 13

The NBA regular season is halfway done. Rookie Luka Doncic quickly developed into the steal of season-long fantasy basketball leagues, while anyone who grabbed Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George will be happy with his MVP-level production. The stars are coming out in full force this year as usual
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Fantasy Basketball 2019: Streaming Options for Injured NBA Players for Week 13

The NBA regular season is halfway done. Rookie Luka Doncic quickly developed into the steal of season-long fantasy basketball leagues, while anyone who grabbed Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George will be happy with his MVP-level production. The stars are coming out in full force this year as usual
Yahoo Sports
January 10

James Harden: MVP rival Giannis Antetokounmpo 'up there' with the best

James Harden believes Giannis Antetokounmpo is "up there" in the race to be crowned NBA MVP, but the Greek forward said "I don't know if I'm there yet" after he inspired the Bucks to a 116-109 victory over the Harden's Rockets. Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, grabbed a
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kia Rookie Ladder: Big performances abound at season's midway point

Due to a much-needed holiday break on my part, it's been two weeks since we last checked in on this impressive rookie class, and they didn't disappoint since then. There have been some monster games in the past 14 days including the following: Luka Doncic scored a career-high 34 points Dec. 28
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kia Rookie Ladder: Big performances abound at season's midway point

Due to a much-needed holiday break on my part, it's been two weeks since we last checked in on this impressive rookie class, and they didn't disappoint since then. There have been some monster games in the past 14 days including the following: Luka Doncic scored a career-high 34 points Dec. 28
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kia Rookie Ladder: Big performances abound at season's midway point

Due to a much-needed holiday break on my part, it's been two weeks since we last checked in on this impressive rookie class, and they didn't disappoint since then. There have been some monster games in the past 14 days including the following: Luka Doncic scored a career-high 34 points Dec. 28
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kia Rookie Ladder: Big performances abound at season's midway point

Due to a much-needed holiday break on my part, it's been two weeks since we last checked in on this impressive rookie class, and they didn't disappoint since then. There have been some monster games in the past 14 days including the following: Luka Doncic scored a career-high 34 points Dec. 28
FOX Sports
January 10

Dwyane Wade scores 19, Heat ride season-high 18 three-pointers to win over Celtics

Dwyane Wade scored 19 points, Josh Richardson added 18 and the Miami Heat connected on a season-high 18 3-pointers to beat the Celtics at home.
CBS Sports
January 10

NBA DFS: Paul George and top picks for Jan. 10 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
FOX Sports
January 10
HIGHLIGHTS: Paul George makes the step-back three
RealGM
January 10
76ers Still Hope To Re-Sign Jimmy Butler
FOX Sports
January 10

Wade scores 19, Heat hold off Celtics 115-99

Wade scores 19, Heat make 18 3s on the way to topping Celtics 115-99
Basketball Insiders
January 10

NBA Daily: Cavanaugh, Lyles Developing In G-League

Jordan Hicks catches up with Tyler Cavanaugh and Jairus Lyles to discuss their G-League stay with the Salt Lake City Stars and what they're doing to get to the next level.
CBS Sports
January 10

NBA MVP odds, picks: Vegas legend fading Giannis Antetokounmpo, backing Stephen Curry

Micah Roberts worked in the Vegas sportsbook industry for 20 years
NBA.com
January 10

Raptors sign free-agent guard Patrick McCaw

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed free-agent guard Patrick McCaw. Per team policies terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Raptors sign free-agent guard Patrick McCaw

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed free-agent guard Patrick McCaw. Per team policies terms of the deal were not disclosed. McCaw has appeared in 131 career games with Golden State and Cleveland, averaging 3.9 points, 1.2 assists and 15.9 minutes. He also appeared in 21 playoff games
Yahoo Sports
January 10

Kings vs. Pistons live stream: How to watch NBA game online on MyTeams

The Kings look to get back to the .500 mark with a win over the Blake Griffin-less Pistons.
RealGM
January 10
Giannis Antetokounmpo Not Ready To Think About MVP Candidacy
SLAM
January 10
Paul George Unveils the Nike PG3, Debut Colorway Inspired by NASA
FOX Sports
January 10

Taylor Felix LIVE from the Clippers watch party at Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa

Taylor Felix LIVE from the Clippers watch party at Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa
FOX Sports
January 10
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander continues to adjust to the NBA
FOX Sports
January 10
DOCTrine: Clippers coach Doc Rivers talks about the strong 1-2 punch off the bench, Mayweather & Pacquiao, and more
Yahoo Sports
January 10

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo continue to lead NBA All-Star voting

1. LeBron James, Lakers, 2,779,812; 2. Luka Doncic, Dallas, 2,220,077; 3. Paul George, Oklahoma City, 1,859,216; 4. Kevin Durant, Golden State, 1,717,968; 5. Anthony Davis, New Orleans, 1,564,347; 6. Steven Adams, Oklahoma City, 1,034,014; 7. Nikola Jokic, Denmark, 740,918; 8. Kyle Kuzma, Lakers, 584,842
Yahoo Sports
January 10

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo continue to lead NBA All-Star voting

1. LeBron James, Lakers, 2,779,812; 2. Luka Doncic, Dallas, 2,220,077; 3. Paul George, Oklahoma City, 1,859,216; 4. Kevin Durant, Golden State, 1,717,968; 5. Anthony Davis, New Orleans, 1,564,347; 6. Steven Adams, Oklahoma City, 1,034,014; 7. Nikola Jokic, Denmark, 740,918; 8. Kyle Kuzma, Lakers, 584,842
Yahoo Sports
January 10

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo continue to lead NBA All-Star voting

Forwards LeBron James of the Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks continue to lead NBA All-Star voting, the league announced Thursday. James leads all players with 2,779,812 votes, while Antetokounmpo leads the Eastern Conference with 2,670,816. James was the leading vote-getter in