Jeremy Lamb kept the Charlotte Hornets' playoff hopes alive in the most dramatic fashion possible on Sunday.  Trailing 114-112 with 3.1 seconds remaining against the Toronto Raptors, Lamb called game with a perfect half-court bank shot.  Adding to the already impressive task of hitting a half-court
Author: Bleacher Report
Posted: March 25, 2019, 9:10 am
MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set. The positioning, that's still anyone's guess. So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA regular season won't materialize — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are already out of the playoffs
Author: Beloit Daily News
Posted: March 25, 2019, 7:07 am
Stephen Curry returned from a one-game absence to hit five 3-pointers and total a game-high 26 points Sunday night as the Golden State Warriors shook off the embarrassment of a 35-point loss to the Dallas Mavericks one day earlier to turn back the Detroit Pistons 121-114 in Oakland, Calif. The Golden
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 25, 2019, 6:03 am
It's official: Kai Sotto will be leaving the Philippines to focus solely on pursuing his NBA dreams. In an Instagram post on Monday, the 16-year-old wunderkind announced his decision to head overseas for training. “Nakapag-decide na po ako at ang pamilya ko. I'll be leaving soon to start training
Author: FOX SPORTS
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:23 am
Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has averaged a triple-double over each of the last two seasons, the only player in NBA history to do so twice. Can anyone join Westbrook and legend Oscar Robertson in averaging a triple-double over an entire season? Keep up with this year's leaders and
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:08 am
NBA 2K's Director of Digital Marketing Ronnie Singh aka Ronnie 2K and Mike "Beluba" Wang among the most visible individuals associated with any video game brand in the world. Because of their accessibility on social media, both are often the target of feedback (some angry and some more
Author: Forbes
Posted: March 25, 2019, 1:53 am
Perhaps he didn't know why Wallace was joking about the trade at the time, but obviously Gasol knows that it worked out OK for him in any case.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: March 25, 2019, 1:05 am
The Lakers are reportedly seriously considering hiring Kidd as their next head coach, which makes very little sense.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 25, 2019, 12:44 am
Take a look at where the Milwaukee Bucks stand as they pursue the best record in the Eastern Conference (and the NBA, for that matter). Updated through games of March 24. The Bucks' magic number to clinch the East: 4 Any combination of Bucks wins or losses by the second-place team (Toronto) that
Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Posted: March 25, 2019, 12:42 am
With many fantasy basketball leagues heading into the championship round of their playoffs, let's breakdown the NBA schedule ahead.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 24, 2019, 11:42 pm
Let's look at some studs and duds and some sleepers and busts for Week 24 — the championship round for many fantasy basketball leagues.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:43 pm
After important wins over the Celtics and Bucks and a disappointing loss in Atlanta, we touch on Joel Embiid's Hall of Fame prospects and the "perfecting vanilla" philosophy in our weekly observations. By Noah Levick
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:39 pm
Former Boston Celtics power forward Al Jefferson is officially done as an NBA player.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: March 24, 2019, 4:59 pm
Spencer Limbach finds the best NBA DFS Plays for FanDuel and DraftKings on Sunday, March 24.
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: March 24, 2019, 4:10 pm
Nick DePaula ESPN In a homecoming he had long been looking forward to, Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas had a surprise in store for his first game back in TD Garden to face the Boston Celtics. That message came via his sneakers, a special edition Nike Kobe AD, conveniently from three seasons ago. &
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: March 24, 2019, 3:34 pm
10 Minutes of Access to NBA League Pass Available via NBA.com and NBA App for $0.99 NBA Digital, co-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, today announced the launch of NBA 10-Minute Pass on NBA League Pass beginning Saturday, March 16.  NBA 10-Minute Pass will provide fans the option to purchase 10 minutes
Author: Los Angeles Sentinel
Posted: March 24, 2019, 2:20 pm
One of the first major moves by the Los Angeles Lakers under president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka was trading D'Angelo Russell and the awful contract of Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for one year of Brook Lopez and a first-round draft pick that eventually
Author: Lakers Nation
Posted: March 24, 2019, 12:10 pm
It likely will come down to the final week of the Miami Heat's season if not the final game to determine if there is to be more for Dwyane Wade. It is something that the 37-year-old icon wants as much for his teammates as himself, with Tuesday night's showdown at AmericanAirlines Arena against
Author: The Sacramento Bee
Posted: March 24, 2019, 8:00 am
The debate for most of the season with the Miami Heat had been whether the benefits of the lottery outweighed a playoff push. It was, of course, a debate that largely took place outside the confines of 601 Biscayne Boulevard. Now, even if the playoff push comes up short – in light of a daunting remaining
Author: The Sacramento Bee
Posted: March 24, 2019, 8:00 am
The Indiana Pacers, it turns out, made the right decision to trade Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Initially mocked by a vocal majority of league followers for the supposedly paltry return they received in exchange for a superstar in the thick of his prime, the Pacers have subsequently watched
Author: ClutchPoints
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:00 am
This past summer, the Toronto Raptors decided to take a big risk by acquiring superstar Kawhi Leonard in a blockbuster trade with the San Antonio Spurs. The market was actually fairly limited for Leonard, as he had just one year left on his deal and was refusing to commit to any team that dealt for him
Author: ClutchPoints
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:00 am
Making a long-awaited addition to a roster with an open spot, the San Antonio Spurs neared a deal to sign Donatas Montiejunas, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Contract value and length were not released. Per the San Antonio Express-News, it is unknown if Montiejunas will report to the team
Author: Forbes
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:00 am
The Los Angeles Clippers' hasty turnaround has been one of the most impressive recent developments in the NBA. Doc Rivers' team was left for dead midway through last season, when it traded longtime franchise player Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, signaling the official beginning of a rebuilding
Author: ClutchPoints
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:00 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The play of Damian Lillard has been a constant for Portland. It's the contributions by his teammates that have coincided with the Trail Blazers' rise in the standings. Lillard had 28 points, nine assists and six rebounds Saturday as the Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons
Author: Asheville Citizen-Times
Posted: March 24, 2019, 4:46 am
Kemba Walker led the Charlotte Hornets to a comeback win over the Boston Celtics.
Author: Omnisport
Posted: March 24, 2019, 4:26 am
Morant hid his face under a towel in the waning seconds of Murray State's loss to Florida State, trying to mask his reaction to playing likely his last game as a Racer.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 24, 2019, 2:49 am
Rudy Gobert notched a double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds and six other teammates scored in double figures to boost the visiting Utah Jazz to a 114-83 rout of the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. Donovan Mitchell added 16 points for the Jazz, while Joe Ingles (13), Derrick Favors (13), Ricky
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 24, 2019, 2:25 am
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced on Saturday that guard Derrick Rose has undergone successful arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow and will be out indefinitely. Minnesota had announced two days earlier that Rose wouldn't play in the final 11 games of the season as the
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 24, 2019, 2:01 am
Watch Boston Celtics @ Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night at 10pm via a free live stream on skysports.com, Sky Sports mobile app and Sky Sports' Youtube channel - game also available on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Mix The Boston Celtics are running out of time to resolve the numerous issues
Author: Sky Sports
Posted: March 24, 2019, 2:00 am
I'm pinch-hitting for Dr. A on this edition of Waiver Wired, which is being brought to you from approximately 37,000 feet after 48 hours of yours truly getting bludgeoned senseless by the terrifyingly wonderful city of Las Vegas, NV. We are soaring into Week 24 — the second-to-last full week of the
Author: Rotoworld.com
Posted: March 23, 2019, 11:14 pm
Jonas Nader looks at some waiver-wire pickups and the schedule to get you ready for Week 24!
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: March 23, 2019, 7:39 pm
The Lakers star understands the benefits of meditation before the game, even though he stopped doing it a few weeks ago.
Author: Yahoo Canada Sports
Posted: March 23, 2019, 6:20 pm
The New York Knicks are back for another home game against a Western Conference team. This time, the Los Angeles Clippers will visit Madison Square Garden. The New York Knicks will return to the court on Sunday, March 24, for the unusual matinée game against the Los Angeles Clippers. It continues their
Author: Daily Knicks
Posted: March 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
When it comes to the future of Kansas State basketball, the first question on everyone's mind revolves around Xavier Sneed. The junior swingman has played well enough for the Wildcats to appear on the NBA radar, but the timeline for his professional future is uncertain. Maybe he's ready to leave
Author: The Kansas City Star
Posted: March 23, 2019, 4:39 pm
The Boston Celtics are bringing back a familiar face, signing center Greg Monroe to a 10-day deal on Saturday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Monroe, 28, averaged just 11.1 minutes in 38 games (two starts) for the Raptors this season, tallying 4.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per contest, but
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 23, 2019, 4:28 pm
It shouldn't come as a surprise that this spring's NBA draft will feature lots of good players from lots of good college teams. Or maybe it should. As the numbers from recent seasons show, the path to the upper reaches of the NBA lottery does not always intersect with the road to the Final Four
Author: Miami Herald
Posted: March 23, 2019, 2:31 pm
SAN ANTONIO — According to a report, the San Antonio Spurs are set to ink forward-center Donatas Motiejuas who has been playing overseas in China since last playing in the NBA with the Pelicans. Motiejunas was drafted in 2011 by Minnesota. He would later play with the Rockets from 2012-16. He has been
Author: KABB
Posted: March 23, 2019, 2:03 pm
Quinn Cook's path to the NBA was not direct, but the Warriors guard said he never stopped believing in himself.  The Duke product went undrafted after winning a National Championship with the Blue Devils in 2015. He was a part of four different NBA organizations (Cleveland Cavaliers, New Orleans
Author: NBC Bay Area
Posted: March 23, 2019, 1:46 pm
That's what Allen Crabbe thought about when he was scoring baskets inside the gym at Frederick K.C. Price III Christian Schools in South L.A. It's what he thought about when he was the team's ball boy while in middle school. It's what he thought about when he was a junior who wasn'
Author: latimes.com
Posted: March 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after missing out on the playoffs by just one game, Denver wouldn't mind snatching the top spot in the Western Conference from defending champion Golden State. At the same time, the Nuggets don't think it's the most important thing for a deep postseason run. Nikola
Author: CBS Denver
Posted: March 23, 2019, 9:55 am
Marvin Bagley has topped 36 Yahoo fantasy points in three consecutive games.
Author: RotoWire.com
Posted: March 23, 2019, 8:26 am
We take a look at what the world looked like in 2004-05, when LeBron James last missed the NBA playoffs.
Author: Omnisport
Posted: March 23, 2019, 5:38 am
The first time the NBA referee union live-tweeted a game this season, the team of communication staff and rules experts wasn't sure what to expect. The staff and experts huddled, surrounded by televisions in the NBA replay center in New Jersey with every angle of the Lakers-Warriors game Jan. 21.
Author: HoustonChronicle.com
Posted: March 23, 2019, 5:00 am
The NBA's regular season is just about ten games from wrapping up, and barring some bizarre contests, I think it's safe to start seriously locking down candidates for the postseason awards. I originally wrote one of these pieces at the 1/4 mark of the season regarding coaches, and unsurprisingly
Author: CelticsBlog
Posted: March 23, 2019, 5:00 am
It's late March, and Carmelo Anthony remains unsigned. The former scoring champion who was once a mortal lock to make the All-Star team has become an afterthought in one of the quickest descents we have seen in the history of the NBA. Anthony began the season with the Houston Rockets and played all
Author: ClutchPoints
Posted: March 23, 2019, 5:00 am
Quinn Cook's greatest professional accomplishment took place in Cleveland, but he's not a fan of the city.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: March 23, 2019, 1:58 am
A Greek basketball commentator believes former NBA coach and current Olympiakos coach David Blatt was lying about the circumstances of a Greek League game because "he has Jewish blood."
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 23, 2019, 12:28 am
The worlds of sports and fashion collide when these supermodels check into the arena. From Karli Kloss to Cindy Crawford, see the generations of glamour girls at NBA games.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 23, 2019, 12:23 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nahziah Carter sat at his locker stewing about missing a dunk on Utah State's shot-blocking center Neemias Queta that surely would have made him a viral sensation on Day 2 of the NCAA tournament. “Oooweee, I wanted that one,� the high-flying Husky said clapping his hands and smiling
Author: The Seattle Times
Posted: March 22, 2019, 10:10 pm
“That Atlanta team, their record may not show [but] they are a good team,� said forward Tobias Harris, who has averaged 19.6 points and is shooting 37.1 percent from three-point range in 18 games with the Sixers since being acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers on Feb. 6.
Author: Philly.com
Posted: March 22, 2019, 8:27 pm
Boeheim unconvincingly tries to defend his zone defense
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: March 22, 2019, 6:11 pm