1. NBA 8th-Seed Power Rankings

    For all the digital ink spilled over the Golden State Warriors , San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers at the top of the NBA , and the gallons more spent pontificating on ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 45,043 reads 0 comments

  2. Metrics 101: The Top 5 NBA Defenders at Every Position

    Don't test these guys. Though offense often reigns supreme in today's NBA , especially with the ceaselessly expanding use of three-point jumpers, some players can slow down almost anyone...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 days ago 126,205 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Draft: Updated Big Board After the First Week of March Madness

    With only 16 teams remaining in the NCAA tournament, it's time for an update to the 2017 NBA draft big board. Five of our top 10 prospects are still alive and looking to improve their stock before workouts, testing and interviews...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 101,688 reads 0 comments

  4. Steve Kerr Says He'd Be Open to Less Pay for Reduced NBA Schedule

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr proposed reducing the NBA regular season from 82 games to 75 Tuesday and stated he'd be willing to take a pay cut to make it happen...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 84,038 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Comparisons for the Top Players in the Sweet 16

    Basketball is a team game, but it's hard not to focus on individual players who have been most responsible for getting their squads this far in the NCAA tournament...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 days ago 94,665 reads 0 comments

  6. Nearly Forgotten, J.R. Smith Is Cleveland Cavaliers' Secret Playoff Weapon

    CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith is sitting at his locker, openly complaining about having to put on a shirt. No one is really listening, mind you...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 days ago 41,826 reads 0 comments

  7. How Malcolm Brogdon Went from NBA Draft Afterthought to Rookie of the Year Race

    LOS ANGELES — Last spring, one player in particular had NBA executives buzzing at the league's predraft camp in Chicago. Not Ben Simmons, the eventual No. 1 pick; he declined to attend...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 30,975 reads 0 comments

  8. Giannis Antetokounmpo Throws Down Smooth 1-Handed Jam on Break vs. Blazers

    Giannis Antetokounmpo does not run. He glides. Early in the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks star stole the ball, surged ahead and smoothly converted a one-handed dunk...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 1,541 reads 0 comments

  9. Brook Lopez Sinks Pistons with Game-Winning Runner at the Buzzer

    The Brooklyn Nets won (for a change) Tuesday night, and they did so in walk-off fashion. With 2.4 seconds remaining and the Nets deadlocked at 96 against the Detroit Pistons, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 2,218 reads 0 comments

  10. Serge Ibaka, Robin Lopez Ejected for Throwing Punches in Bulls vs. Raptors Fight

    Robin Lopez and Serge Ibaka were ejected from Tuesday night's game between the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre after they were involved in a physical altercation that included an exchange of punches...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 43,260 reads 0 comments

  11. Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Responds to Adam Silver's Memo on Resting Star Players

    After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressing the issue of players resting during nationally televised games, Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis discussed the issue Tuesday at the Sports Business Summit...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 2,720 reads 0 comments

  12. LeBron James Tells LaVar Ball Not to Mention His Kids, Family

    LeBron James was not pleased with LaVar Ball after the father of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball said the four-time NBA MVP's sons would struggle to reach their potential because they're living in their dad's shadow...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 415,427 reads 0 comments

  13. Shaq's Flat Earth Jokes Are No Laughing Matter for Scientists

    Shaquille O’Neal recently hopped aboard the "Earth is flat" conspiracy theory train, at least temporarily...

    Joon Lee Written by Joon Lee about 7 days ago 266,454 reads 0 comments

  14. David Nwaba, Lakers Agree to Multiyear Contract

    The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard David Nwaba to a multiyear deal following two 10-day contract stints with the Purple and Gold, the team announced Tuesday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 16,142 reads 0 comments

  15. Raptors Aiming to End 11-Game Slide Against Chicago Bulls Tuesday

    The Toronto Raptors enter Tuesday's matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost 11 straight in the series. Their last win over the Bulls came Dec. 31, 2013, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 days ago 192 reads 0 comments

  16. Jarrett Allen Will Declare for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Hire an Agent

    Texas forward Jarrett Allen announced Tuesday that he will enter his name into the 2017 NBA draft process but will not hire an agent. ESPN's Jeff Borzello initially reported the news...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 days ago 3,656 reads 0 comments

  17. Stephen Curry Throws Down 1st Dunk in Nearly a Year

    Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry frequently takes the ball to the rack and lays it in, but it's a rare occasion when he rises over the rim to dunk the ball...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 days ago 2,007 reads 0 comments

  18. Former Bulls GM Jerry Krause Dies at Age 77

    Former Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause died Tuesday afternoon. He was 77. A family member confirmed the news to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 63,854 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Playoff Standings 2017: Updated Team Records, Seedings and More

    The NBA realm has entered a bit of madness of its own as it barrels toward the end of the season. Some of the usual suspects already have playoff berths...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 days ago 12,581 reads 0 comments

  20. Since 2014-15, Golden State Has Gone 10-1 in the Regular Season Against OKC

    Fact: The Warriors beat the Thunder 111-95 on Monday. Since Steve Kerr took over as head coach in 2014-15, they have gone 10-1 in the regular season against Oklahoma City, including five consecutive wins by double digits...

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  21. B/R Kicks Madness 2017: Round of 32

    The first round of our inaugural B/R Kicks Madness tournament is in the books. Did your favorite sneaker this year take an early L? Upset a higher seeded shoe? Find out below as we cut our field down from 64 to 32 pairs...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 days ago 380 reads 0 comments

  22. With His Legacy Calling, LeBron James Is Taking Aim at Another MVP Award

    LOS ANGELES — Any activity on the meter assessing the greatest player of all time must move at a glacial pace...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 days ago 156,706 reads 0 comments

  23. Top 5 Golden State Warriors Storylines as 2017 NBA Playoffs Approach

    The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors fascinated during their stretch run on their quest for an NBA record win total, which they set on the campaign's closing note. There's a different suspense to the final weeks of this season...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 8 days ago 7,365 reads 0 comments

  24. The NBA's Ageless Wonders: Ranking the Best 30 Players over 30

    The NBA is a young man's league, but there are plenty of age-defying senior citizens (relatively speaking) still holding their own against the youth...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 89,579 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Awards Race: What If MVP Really Stood for Most Valuable Player?

    Winning MVP is no easy task in the NBA , especially given the ever-changing criteria used for selection. Will Russell Westbrook get the crown if he finishes with a season-long ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 127,506 reads 0 comments