1. The Biggest X-Factor for Every NBA Title Contender

    Coming out of the All-Star break, the NBA world knows which teams are contenders, which are pretenders and which are trending toward a pursuit of the best odds in the 2018 draft lottery...

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  2. Marcus Smart: Injury from Punching Glass Frame Could Have Ended Season

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart said Wednesday that doctors told him he was fortunate his hand injury wasn't season-ending...

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  3. Report: Warriors to Visit with Local Kids in Lieu of White House Trip in DC

    The Golden State Warriors have reportedly budgeted time to meet with local children in lieu of making an appearance at the White House to commemorate their 2016-17 NBA title during their upcoming road trip to Washington, D...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Dirk Nowitzki 'Disgusted' by Sports Illustrated Report on Mavericks Environment

    Dirk Nowitzki , who has been with the Dallas Mavericks for nearly 20 full seasons, was "disgusted" to hear about the allegations of a hostile workplace within the organization, per Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News ...

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  5. Kawhi Leonard's Bizarre Injury Saga Casts Doubt on Spurs' Present, Future

    The strange case of Kawhi Leonard's right quadriceps tendinopathy took another turn Wednesday. The injury, which Leonard originally suffered at some point during the 2016-17 season, per ESPN...

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  6. Report: Kawhi Leonard Choosing Not to Return to Active Roster from Quad Injury

    Although he has received medical clearance to return to the court, San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard is instead opting to continue his recovery from the right quadriceps tendinopathy that has cost him most of the 2017-18 NBA season...

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  7. Marcus Thornton Reportedly to Sign a 10-Day Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign guard Marcus Thornton to a 10-day contract, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday. Thornton has spent the 2017-18 season with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers' affiliate in the NBA G League...

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  8. Reddit User Who Claims to Have Been Released from Prison Asks About Current NBA

    Imagine missing out on four years of sports and entertainment while behind prison bars. You'd probably have a lot of questions about, among other things, your favorite leagues and teams...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Mavericks Announce Hiring of 2 Investigators to Look into Workplace Harassment

    The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that they have hired Evan Krutoy and Anne Milgram to investigate workplace harassment allegations that were exposed Tuesday in a report from Sports Illustrated 's Jon Wertheim and Jessica Luther ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Report: Warriors vs. Kings Preseason Game to Be Played in Seattle's Key Arena

    Although Seattle is still waiting for an NBA team to return to the city, Key Arena will at least host a preseason contest next season...

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  11. Gregg Popovich: 'I'll Be Surprised' If Kawhi Leonard Returns This Season

    The San Antonio Spurs may have to make do without superstar Kawhi Leonard for the rest of the 2017-18 season. Head coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday he would be surprised to see Leonard back on the floor this season, according to Michael C...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Dennis Smith Jr. Planned to Use J. Cole in Final Round of Dunk Contest

    Those who wanted to see more out of last Saturday's dunk competition during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles might've been satisfied with Dallas Mavericks rookie guard Dennis Smith Jr...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Mark Cuban Fined $600,000 by NBA for Public Comments on Tanking

    If you are going to intentionally tank in the NBA , don't admit it publicly. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 by the league for his comments about tanking, according to Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. LeBron James Says He's Against Changing the NBA Playoff Format

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is not in favor of the NBA potentially changing its playoff format by seeding all 16 teams based on record and eliminating the conference format...

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  15. Mark Cuban: Not Firing Reporter After Domestic Violence a 'Horrible Mistake'

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took sole responsibility for not firing Mavericks .com reporter Earl K. Sneed following two domestic violence incidents, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. JJ Redick Says Chinese Racial Slur Was an Accident: 'That's Not a Word I Use'

    Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick has issued an apology for using a racial slur in a video featuring various NBA players wishing Chinese fans a happy new year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Love Says He Will Return from Hand Injury to Cavaliers in 'About a Month'

    Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love estimated on Tuesday that he was about a month away from returning to the court...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Jeff Hornacek: We've Moved on from Joakim Noah; Center Out for Forseeable Future

    Joakim Noah remains under contract with the New York Knicks , though for all intents and purposes, it appears his stint with the team has come to an end. Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek said as much during Tuesday's practice...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers News: Isaiah Thomas Calls Lonzo Ball a 'Special Young Talent'

    Rookie point guard Lonzo Ball is expected to return from injury on Friday night against the Dallas Mavericks , calling into question how the team might utilize Ball and Isaiah Thomas and which one of them might start...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Guillermo of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Does All-Star Media Interviews

    Guillermo, a TV personality on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , attended NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles and asked players some off-the-wall questions at media day...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Victor Oladipo's Unseen 360 Off-the-Backboard Dunk Released

    Utah Jazz rookie guard Donovan Mitchell won the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest last Saturday with a 360 windmill slam while wearing Vince Carter's jersey, but he may have faced ...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Aaron Gordon Rumors: Mavericks, Suns to Pursue Restricted Free Agent in Summer

    Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon is reportedly expected to draw serious interest from the Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns as a restricted free agent during the 2018 NBA offseason...

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  23. 'I Still Believe in Him': NBA Scouts Aren't Giving Up on Slumping Trae Young

    Questions about Trae Young 's NBA potential have started to arise during his cold-shooting February. Specifically, many wonder how his ongoing slump is affecting his draft stock...

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  24. Which NBA Stars Have Earned a Kobe-Esque Farewell Tour?

    The very concept of an NBA farewell tour is a paradox. If you deserve one, you probably don't want one...

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  25. Flight-Risk Meter for NBA's Top Restricted Free Agents

    The NBA 's latest crop of restricted free agents is in for an awkward summer. Teams have been more judicious in their spending and roster-building approaches since the expensive anomaly that was the 2016 offseason...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments