NBA

With the salary cap expected to rise once again this offseason, here's a look at 11 NBA players who are looking at serious paydays.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:31 pm
Pro athletes can have a difficult time adapting their style as the game changes, but these 5 NBA players changed their game when their teams needed it most.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:25 pm
There are certain NBA records that will stand the test of time. These are the 10 most unbreakable records in NBA history.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:22 pm
Not every superstar was selected near the top of the NBA draft. Some, as it were, happened to be hidden gems who turned into big-time steals.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:15 pm
There have been plenty of hated sports figures over the years, so we took a look at the 25 most hated NBA players of all time.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:15 pm
If Steph Curry went to the Clippers with the No. 1 pick in 2009, would the Oklahoma City Thunder become an unstoppable force?
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:00 pm
During Game 3 of their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, the Golden State Warriors faced their first test en route to what they didn't yet know would be an undefeated run through the Western Conference playoffs. The Warriors were holding a four-point lead with a minute remaining
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:46 pm
The NBA has a long history, which includes many myths and conspiracies. We break down 17 NBA myths that you shouldn't believe.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:41 pm
LeBron James is, without a doubt, one of the greatest players to ever suit up in the NBA. But where does he rank among the top 10 true titans of the game?
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:26 pm
'America's Team' has hosted many of the best NFL players. Here is a look at the 10 best players in Dallas Cowboys franchise history.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:20 pm
Is it possible to objectively determine the loyalty of an NBA team's fan base? It may very well be. Here are the 5 teams that get the most love.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:15 pm
Cleveland overcame a 25-point halftime deficit to complete one of the best comebacks in NBA Playoff history. Imagine if they had to do it all in the fourth.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:00 pm
This week's mailbag features your questions on the chances for a LaMarcus Aldridge return to Portland, Stephen Curry's offensive advantages, the possibilities of a 3-0 comeback and more. You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to peltonmailbag@gmail.com. "
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:55 pm
Many of the most talented NBA stars end up winning championships, but a few of the greatest NBA players are so good they transcend hardware.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:45 pm
In a league as ego-driven and competitive as the NBA, not all players are going to like each other. These 10 pairs of NBA enemies are perfect examples.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:20 pm
The past few years could've looked quite a bit different for the Los Angeles Lakers, if not for a fateful David Stern trade veto back in December of 2011. The Lakers, you might recall, had a deal in place to acquire Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans), as part of a three-teamer
Author: theScore.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:18 pm
The Cavaliers have three NBA stars. Is that enough against four NBA stars is the question.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 12:00 pm
An NBA power forward is the ultimate goon, and he lays down the law for his teammates. These are the 10 best power forwards of all time.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 12:00 pm
Point guards have received much attention in the months leading up to the 2017 NBA draft. It's for a good reason: Three could go first, second and third overall, and five floor generals could land inside the top eight. Keep an eye on the frontcourt prospects in this year's player pool, however
Author: Bleacher Report
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:00 am
The easiest and safest pick for the 76ers in the NBA draft is Josh Jackson. That is of course if the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers do what we all envision on June 22 and take Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball first and second, respectively. That would leave Jackson there at No. 3. Most Sixers fans
Author: charlotteobserver
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:44 am
The NBA Finals are still a few days away. And you're bored. Here are some (perhaps not so serious) suggestions for how to pass the time.
Author: Ball Don't Lie
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:57 am
You can compare a lot of these draft prospects to current or past NBA players, many people have different opinions on who they would compare these players to. There are some players in this draft who can be compared to multiple players due to their arsenal and versatility. Enter Jonathan Isaac, the 6&
Author: Silver Screen and Roll
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:00 am
The Denver Nuggets are badly in need of defense. After finishing ranked 29th on the less glamorous end, it's clear that the needed changes are more than just internal. With Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, and Juancho Hernangomez showing considerable weakness as a defensive quartet, the Nuggets
Author: Denver Stiffs
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:00 am
Despite being one of the greatest players of all time, LeBron James has lost 4 NBA Finals. Fortunately for the King, he's not alone.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:00 am
In the NBA, it's common for fans to associate franchises with their all-time best players. Imagine if NBA team logos were configured the same way.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:40 am
Most of the greatest NBA players don't ever become head coaches, but these are the 5 best who tried their hand at the X's and O's.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:23 am
Cleveland overcame a 25-point halftime deficit to complete one of the best comebacks in NBA Playoff history. Imagine if they had to do it all in the fourth.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:00 am
Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to better his chances of winning NBA championships. But this may be easier said than done.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 1:40 am
Basketball fans everywhere are looking forward to the next great performance in a clutch situation during an exciting NBA playoff game.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 27, 2017, 8:45 pm
Caption Close The 2016-17 season will always be the season of “What If?” for the Spurs. Playing without Tim Duncan for the first time in two decades, they won 61 games, made the Western Conference finals and led the vaunted Golden State Warriors by as many as 25 points in Game 1 before Kawhi Leonard
Author: San Antonio Express-News
Posted: May 27, 2017, 8:41 pm
O’Neal said The King’s game is a combination of three all-time greats. Shaquille O’Neal has finally gotten to the bottom of it. LeBron James has etched his name into the NBA record books not by following someone else’s mold, but by sticking true to the unique talents he’s honed and developed over an
Author: SB Nation
Posted: May 27, 2017, 7:34 pm
Not long ago, Los Angeles expected to re-sign star point guard Chris Paul. Now, who knows?
Author: Ball Don't Lie
Posted: May 27, 2017, 5:00 pm
Durant is largely correct in his assertion, although mentioning teams that have been historically bad like the Nets and the Magic isn't the reason why. He could have also named the Timberwolves and the Suns, who are in the midst of playoff droughts of 13 and seven years, respectively. But that wouldn
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 27, 2017, 4:10 pm
The Chicago Bulls have had some solid picks in the NBA Draft. However, they are a few selections that most fans would like to forget. Here is a look at a few of them. Like every other team that will not win the championship this year, the Chicago Bulls are hoping to improve their roster somewhat through
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 27, 2017, 3:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven’t been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. “We’re not depending
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: May 27, 2017, 2:12 pm
Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry has said he is mindful of the threat Cleveland Cavaliers duo LeBron James and Kyrie Irving pose ahead of the NBA Finals.
Author: Omnisport Video
Posted: May 27, 2017, 9:15 am
Maybe there is a way. Some team out there probably is willing to take either Pau Gasol or LaMarcus Aldridge off the Spurs' hands, because the NBA is full of front offices infatuated with aging big names. Plenty of other franchises rightly see Danny Green as a bargain, so unloading him would be easy
Author: San Antonio Express-News
Posted: May 27, 2017, 8:00 am
Welcome to the fourth installment of Risers & Fallers, a positional preview piece that we'll adventure through together over the course of the next five weeks. In each installment, I'll identify a few players expected to rise and fall in 2017-18 fantasy basketball drafts. It should be a nice
Author: Rotoworld.com
Posted: May 27, 2017, 8:00 am
With the Boston Celtics ending their season after falling in five games to the Cleveland Cavaliers, there is a reality that NBA fans have to accept. We are living in the era of the “super team” and we need to accept that reality, whether we want to or not. It is fully possible that we could have three
Author: Yardbarker
Posted: May 27, 2017, 8:00 am
Great. There's also a difference between being an underdog and slowing Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: May 27, 2017, 3:42 am
Brad Stevens should be the NBA Coach of the Year, according to Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas.
Author: Omnisport
Posted: May 27, 2017, 2:05 am
The NBA announced on Wednesday that the 2019 All-Star Game will be held in Charlotte, two years after it was originally scheduled for 2017 and later moved due to North Carolina's controversial HB2 law, which came under heavy criticism from LGBTQ and social justice advocates. The bill set off a wave
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: May 27, 2017, 1:46 am
Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court. The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced the winner Friday. Van Gundy was one of five finalists for the award
Author: charlotteobserver
Posted: May 27, 2017, 1:43 am
Associated Press AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court. The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced the winner Friday. Van Gundy
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 27, 2017, 1:25 am
The hoops historian Draymond Green has a message for those with short memories and cynical outlooks. The NBA is never better than when The Finals have legendary potential, as is the case with the Warriors and Cavaliers, who next week become the first teams to meet three consecutive seasons to determine
Author: NBC Sports Bay Area
Posted: May 27, 2017, 12:33 am
Yahoo Sports Minute - Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley Jr. answers a series of questions while on the hot seat at the Yahoo studio.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:48 pm
And we thought Kevin Durant refusing to meet with the Nets last summer in free agency was cold. Durant, tired of being blamed for the lack of parity around the NBA or some teams' inability to compete — and looking at the Nets — said it is not his fault Brooklyn traded its future away to the Celtics
Author: New York Post
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:42 pm
For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven't been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. ''We're not depending
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:27 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven't been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. "We
Author: USA Today
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:25 pm
Collins is a statistician's dream, and there are a number of ways to justify Louisville coach Rick Pitino's contention that Collins was the best post player in the rugged Atlantic Coast Conference, “if not the country.” We'll spare you the lengthy list, but here are a couple more stats that
Author: NBA
Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:53 pm
The NBA Finals are set, with absolutely no surprise. Golden State-Cleveland for the third straight season. The regular season was about playoff positioning for the other 28 years, and the first three rounds of the playoffs were about playoff placing for the other 14 teams in the post-season. There was
Author: NewsOK.com
Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:45 pm
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