1. 'It's Very Risky': 76ers' Max Extension of Joel Embiid Puzzles Some NBA Insiders

    The Philadelphia 76ers have fully invested in The Process by reportedly agreeing to a five-year, maximum extension with 23-year old center Joel Embiid ...

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  2. Here Comes Ben Simmons

    Hold up—forget LeBron 2.0. It's take two for the Sixers' wunderkind, and he ain't drinking, he ain't stressing—he's just flexin' on the entire NBA. Now give him the damn ball already. Chapter 1 of B/R Mag's NBA preview.

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Rajon Rondo Reportedly Underwent Sports Hernia Surgery, Out 4-6 Weeks

    New Orleans Pelicans point guard Rajon Rondo underwent sports hernia surgery and is expected to miss four to six weeks, Shams Charania of The Vertical reported Tuesday ...

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  4. Power Ranking Los Angeles Lakers Roster Entering 2017-18 Season

    With their 2017-18 regular-season opener Oct. 19 , the Los Angeles Lakers have started whittling their roster down to its final shape. The player count is down to 18 following Monday's waiving of V...

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  5. Metrics 101: Greatest Shooting Seasons in Modern NBA History

    More and more every year, the NBA is becoming a shooter's paradise. Whereas big men once ruled the league, teams can no longer win without plenty of floor-spacing options and players who knock down triples...

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  6. Report: NBA, Japan Tech Company Rakuten Agree to $225 Million Partnership

    The NBA announced Monday (h/t ABS CBN News) that it entered a multiyear partnership with Rakuten Inc. in an effort to expand the game's reach in Japan...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Joel Embiid, 76ers Agree on Reported 5-Year, $148 Million Contract Extension

    Philadelphia 76ers fans will be trusting the process for years to come. The team announced Tuesday it had come to an agreement on a five-year contract extension with Joel Embiid ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Dwyane Wade to Start at SG for Cavaliers, JR Smith to Come off of Bench

    Answering one of the many questions surrounding the defending Eastern Conference champions, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed he'll start Dwyane Wade at shooting guard and use JR Smith off the bench, according to ESPN...

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  9. Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball's Ankle Injury, Front Office Moves

    When it comes to Lonzo Ball , the Los Angeles Lakers are playing it safe. The rookie sensation missed his second straight preseason game Monday with a sprained left ankle, ...

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  10. LeBron James on New All-Star Game Format: 'We Had to Do Something'

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James offered his thoughts on the new All-Star Game format on Monday. "I don't see it as a bad idea. We had to do something," he said, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN...

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  11. De'Aaron Fox Day-to-Day with Back Injury, Out vs. Trail Blazers

    Sacramento Kings rookie point guard De'Aaron Fox suffered a lower back bruise Sunday night and is considered day-to-day, according to the team ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. B/R Kicks Shoe Showdown: Nike PG1 vs. Adidas Harden Vol. 1

    Now that James Harden and Paul George both play in the Western Conference, their paths will soon cross...

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  13. Adam Silver: NBA 'Will Continue to Look At' Potential Playoff Reseeding

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league will consider reseeding the NBA playoffs 1-16 rather than the current conference format but acknowledged hurdles exist...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Marcus Smart Says He Hasn't Heard from Celtics About Possible Contract Extension

    If the Boston Celtics plan on re-signing Marcus Smart , then they haven't made that clear to the fourth-year point guard...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Golden State Warriors: 5 Bold Predictions for 2017-18 NBA Season

    The Golden State Warriors are making life difficult for more than just their NBA contemporaries. Hoops prognosticators of the bold variety, for instance, are having a tricky time dreaming bigger than the Dubs' reality...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Michael Jordan Donating $7 Million to Open Medical Clinics in Charlotte

    Charlotte Hornets owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan will help start up two medical clinics in North Carolina by donating $7 million, according to Deon Roberts and Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Trade Rumors: Top Buzz on Suns' Eric Bledsoe, Tyson Chandler, Jared Dudley

    The 2017-18 NBA season hasn't even started yet, but the Phoenix Suns could already be thinking about potential trades involving some of their top players...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. So You Think You Know Lonzo Ball...

    Could The Savior of the Lakers really be that good? Is The Son of LaVar really that humble? To hear it from his friends, his mentors and his boss, Zo's for real.

    Mirin Fader Written by Mirin Fader about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Fantasy Basketball 2017: 1st-Round NBA Mock Draft and Top Team Names

    The NBA preseason is an excellent time to see how players and teams look heading into the new year. For those who play fantasy basketball, it's also a good time to check up on players who might potentially be draft targets...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Top Storylines That Will Define 2017-18 NBA Season

    The table's set for a tantalizing 2017-18 NBA season, which means we'd better get familiar with the menu before it starts Oct. 17. Not so much in the sense of laying out title favorites and MVP candidates du jour but more in terms of narratives...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Top 2017-18 NBA Rookies

    Will Ben Simmons live up to his preseason hype? Can Lonzo Ball recover from his October ankle injury and offer Lakers fans real hope for the first time in years? Will we see hints ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Preseason 2017: Schedule and Predictions for Remaining Marquee Games

    NBA fans will have the opportunity to immediately jump into some of the most intriguing storylines of the 2017-18 season during opening night on Oct. 17...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Position Power Rankings: Top 10 Centers Before 2017-18 Season Tips Off

    What do we call someone who says the NBA 's center position is losing its luster? A liar. Small-ball lineups continue to take the league by storm, and many of them spell the demise for certain bigs...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Kevin Durant's Company Durant Co. Invests in Pizza Brand Pieology

    Kevin Durant is officially in the pizza business. On Sunday, Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported Durant's company, the Durant Co., invested in the pizza chain Pieology. According to Rovell, the Durant Co...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Lonzo Ball May Miss Rest of Lakers Preseason with Ankle Injury, Says Luke Walton

    Los Angeles Lakers fans may have to wait until the regular season to see Lonzo Ball take the floor again. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments