1. Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Why a Flat Earth Is 'OK'

    NEW ORLEANS — If only we all had friends like LeBron James . My mom likes me. My brother likes me. My wife tolerates me. None of them are going to publicly denounce the very bedrocks of how the universe functions on my behalf...

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  2. Kristaps Porzingis Wins 2017 NBA Skills Challenge: Recap, Highlights, Reaction

    The NBA may be dominated by guard play, but Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks proved the big men are a force to be reckoned with by defeating Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz to win the 2017 NBA Skills Challenge...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 23,309 reads 0 comments

  3. Adam Silver Comments on State of League at NBA All-Star Game Press Conference

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver opened up about a variety of topics Saturday in his state of the league address during NBA All-Star Weekend. NBA TV shared Silver's opening comments from the press conference: ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 7,079 reads 0 comments

  4. Metta World Peace Honors Kobe Bryant with New Track, '2K Kobe'

    Metta World Peace is giving major props to his former teammate and retired legend Kobe Bryant in a new track. The Los Angeles Lakers forward says he raps about basketball because he loves it more than most things...

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  5. B/R Examines the Verticals of All-Star Weekend Dunk Contestants

    With the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on the way Saturday night at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Bleacher Report compiled the vertical leaps of the contenders. Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 7 days ago 1,186 reads 0 comments

  6. 76ers Reportedly Sat Jahlil Okafor Due to Near Trade with Trail Blazers

    Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor nearly changed addresses ahead of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 52,203 reads 0 comments

  7. LeBron James Says He Doesn't Have Rivalry with Stephen Curry, Warriors

    No matter what LeBron James is doing, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar can't escape questions about Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 21,347 reads 0 comments

  8. B/R Looks Back at the NBA Dunk Contest's Greatest Moments with #DunkDominators

    On Saturday night, four competitors will look to etch their names into Slam Dunk Contest immortality at the Smoothie King Center. Given the event's rich history, Aaron Gordon, DeAndre Jordan, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones Jr...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 523 reads 0 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony Calls 2017 NBA All-Star Selection 'A Downer'

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was a late addition to the 2017 All-Star Game, but he doesn't seem overly thrilled. "It was a downer," Anthony said, per Dan Feldman of NBC Sports...

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  10. NBA Announces 2017 Africa Game Exhibition

    The NBA will continue to build its international following with a second NBA Africa Game. Per Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com, the exhibiton will take place Aug. 5 at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 days ago 5,431 reads 0 comments

  11. Grizzlies Trick Fans into Discussing Zach Randolph's Slam Dunk Contest Chances

    Anyone who has ever watched the Memphis Grizzlies ' Zach Randolph play basketball knows he would never receive an invitation to the NBA 's Slam Dunk Contest...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 18,097 reads 0 comments

  12. 2017 Slam Dunk Contest Participants: Format, Odds and Predicted Winner

    The 2017 Slam Dunk Contest has the potential to be one of the best in NBA history, simply because the field is so well-rounded this year...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 8 days ago 12,581 reads 0 comments

  13. Draymond Green Blasts Treatment of Carmelo Anthony Regarding Trade Rumors

    With New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony being the constant subject of trade rumors, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green sounded off Saturday regarding the treatment of Melo...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 7,363 reads 0 comments

  14. Tracy McGrady Criticizes Phil Jackson's Handling of Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony may not have an ally in New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, but he can count 2017 NBA Hall of Fame finalist Tracy McGrady among those in his corner...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 13,539 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA All-Star Game 2017: Latest Rosters, TV Schedule and MVP Odds for Sunday

    With all the familiar NBA superstars making another All-Star Game appearance, this year's festivities offer scarce new blood. The Eastern and Western Conference will each roster two first-time participants...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 13,190 reads 0 comments

  16. Craig Sager, Harvey Araton Win 2017 Curt Gowdy Award

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Saturday that longtime NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager, who died in December, and New York Times columnist Harvey Araton will be honored with the 2017 Curt Gowdy Media Award...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 811 reads 0 comments

  17. IMG Academy 5-Star PG Trevon Duval Throws Down Nasty Dunk

    Five-star prospect Trevon Duval submitted one more highlight to his high school portfolio Friday night. The IMG Academy senior, Scout's No. 1-rated point guard, posterized a defender who was in the wrong place at the wrong time...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 10,993 reads 0 comments

  18. 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists Announced: Full List, Comments, Reaction

    Tracy McGrady and Chris Webber headline an esteemed group of 2017 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame finalists announced Saturday morning in New Orleans...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 107,765 reads 0 comments

  19. Jamal Murray (36 Points) Earns Rising Stars Challenge MVP Award

    Fact: Jamal Murray scored 36 points en route to the MVP award in the Rising Stars Challenge. His career high in a regular-season game is 24 points...

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  20. Joel Embiid Says Philadelphia 76ers Should Keep Jahlil Okafor

    Jahlil Okafor 's name has circulated the rumor mill in advance of the NBA 's trade deadline next Thursday, but fellow Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid would like to see ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 10,034 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA All-Star Weekend 2017: Updated TV, Live-Stream Schedule and Predictions

    Did you enjoy the NBA Celebrity Game? How about the Rising Stars Challenge? Well, there's more to come for the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Typically, Saturday night's events featuring the best shooters and dunkers highlight the weekend...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 8 days ago 11,333 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Trade Rumors: Top Reports Surrounding 2017 All-Star Weekend

    Turmoil has dominated storylines as the February 23 cutoff deal date approaches. What’s the latest on Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler? Why should we pay more attention to ...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 8 days ago 21,969 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2017: Final Score, Highlights and Comments

    Brandon Armstrong, a former NBA player who impersonates current ones on YouTube, finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds in the 2017 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game as he and Win ...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 8 days ago 5,501 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Start Time, TV Info and Live-Stream Info

    The 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend has arrived in full force. Over the next couple of days, basketball fans are going to be treated to an entertaining celebration of the game and the current season...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 8 days ago 89,658 reads 0 comments

  25. Mark Cuban Comments on Wearing No. 46 Jersey in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made a subtle statement during Friday night's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in New Orleans . ESPN.com's Ohm Youngmisuk reported Cuban's decision to wear jersey No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 38,625 reads 0 comments