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  • Scottie Pippen gives LeBron James historical vote

    Scottie Pippen gives LeBron James historical vote

    In his 15th season, LeBron James is accomplishing feats rarely undertaken by athletes who have spent that much time in their respective sports. James has often been compared to Michael Jordan, even though his game is more comparable to Magic Johnson. While James will never reach Jordan’s...
  • LA Clippers continue to find success with Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers continue to find success with Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers point guard Milos Teodosic is still working his way through the rust. He has yet to find his shooting stroke, and he is still without star power forward Blake Griffin, but he’s pushing all the right buttons. Battling back from a plantar fascia injury, Teodosic has played a central role...
  • Lonzo Ball trying to model game after LeBron James

    Lonzo Ball trying to model game after LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball is set to face LeBron James for the first time. A student of the game, Ball relishes this opportunity. The point guard has tried to mode his game after James, who compares more to Magic Johnson than Michael Jordan. While Ball develops his jump shot...
  • Top 5 NBA coaching performances in 2017-18

    Top 5 NBA coaching performances in 2017-18

    While the NBA players have dazzled on the floor this season–to the tune of a 24 percent increase in TV ratings–the coaches have played their part in some impressive starts. It might be too early to gauge who will win the Coach of the Year award, but after the quarter-mark of the season, these five...
  • Kenny Atkinson getting most out of Brooklyn Nets

    Kenny Atkinson getting most out of Brooklyn Nets

    When analyzing the best coaching performances in the NBA, it is important to take stock of initial expectations. Brad Stevens–with the loss of Gordon Hayward–and Nate McMillan–following the trade of superstar Paul George–both fall into that category. Another less heralded job has been the work of...
  • Chicago Bulls find rhythm with Nikola Mirotic, Bobby Portis

    Chicago Bulls find rhythm with Nikola Mirotic, Bobby Portis

    The Chicago Bulls were without two of their better players for the start of the season due to a preseason altercation, but Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis are both back in the fold–and playing well for the suddenly surging Bulls. Common thinking had the Bulls dealing one of the two after Mirotic...
  • John Wall coming back to Washington Wizards

    John Wall coming back to Washington Wizards

    Superstar point guard John Wall had been shut down due to knee soreness and inflammation, but all indications point to him returning for the Washington Wizards on Dec. 13 against the Memphis Grizzlies. According to NBA.com’s David Aldridge, the plan is to sit Wall one more game–against the Brooklyn...
  • Milos Teodosic provides lift to LA Clippers

    Milos Teodosic provides lift to LA Clippers

    After spending much of the 2017-18 season without international point guard Milos Teodosic, the LA Clippers saw the heralded player return to their lineup Monday night. The timing could not have been better. Teodosic hit a decisive three-pointer to drive the Clippers to a much-needed win over the...
  • LA Clippers continue to navigate injuries in 2017-18

    LA Clippers continue to navigate injuries in 2017-18

    On the same night that Milos Teodosic returned from a 22-game absence due to a plantar fascia injury, Danilo Gallinari went back to the sideline with his left glute strain. For head coach Doc Rivers, this is nothing new. The LA Clippers have had to remake their identity somewhat in the face of...
  • Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 27 is free Lakers Spinner night

    Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 27 is free Lakers Spinner night

    Prior to the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies on Dec. 27, fans in attendance at the Staples Center will receive a free Lakers spinner. The Lakers have taken part in an extensive promotional giveaway program designed to give back to fans. During the holiday season, the Lakers...
  • Luke Walton’s Los Angeles Lakers growing up early in 2017-18

    Luke Walton’s Los Angeles Lakers growing up early in 2017-18

    The Los Angeles Lakers are, by all measures, a young team. The team’s primary players are at least three-to-four years away from their peaks, so early-season struggles would be expected. The Lakers have shown considerable growth, however. Head coach Luke Walton’s squad won back-to-back games on the...
  • Victor Oladipo rewards Indiana Pacers for risky trade

    Victor Oladipo rewards Indiana Pacers for risky trade

    When the Indiana Pacers traded away Paul George, common thinking had the organization residing in the bottom of the standings. As the season passes the quarter-mark, the Pacers are one of the trendiest teams in the NBA. In return for George, the Pacers received young players in Victor Oladipo and...
  • Danilo Gallinari gives LA Clippers huge lift

    Danilo Gallinari gives LA Clippers huge lift

    While the LA Clippers have not yet returned to complete health, the addition of Danilo Gallinari has given the team a huge boost–as was evidenced in their most recent win. Gallinari missed 13 games with a strained left glute, a span that included a nine-game losing streak for the club. In a win over...
  • LA Clippers welcome return of Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers welcome return of Milos Teodosic

    At long last, LA Clippers fans will have the chance to watch one of the game’s more exciting playmakers. Milos Teodosic, who has been sidelined with a plantar fascia injury, has been upgraded to questionable for the Clippers’ matchup against the Toronto Raptors. Ironically, the game also marks Star...
  • Top 5 moments for LA Clippers in 2017

    Top 5 moments for LA Clippers in 2017

    The LA Clippers have endured a wild ride in 2017, in which injuries and personnel turnover have dominated the headlines. Here were their top five moments: 5. Gallinari chooses Clippers To help fill the void left by Chris Paul and J.J. Redick, the Clippers were able to snag prized free agent Danilo...
  • Top 5 moments for Los Angeles Lakers in 2017

    Top 5 moments for Los Angeles Lakers in 2017

    The Los Angeles Lakers experienced ups and downs in 2017. The calendar year saw the rise of promising prospects and the losing that comes with younger teams. The Lakers are on the upswing, though, as evidenced by some of their top moments. 5. Magic Johnson trades D’Angelo Russell In order to hand...
  • Top 10 best Houston Rockets ever

    Top 10 best Houston Rockets ever

    The Houston Rockets are experiencing a rebirth in 2017-18 under the tutelage of Mike D’Antoni. Despite boasting some great players now, the Rockets enjoyed a heyday in the 1990s that featured two championships. Their history extends beyond that, as well. Here are the top 10 players from the...
  • NBA could explore expansion in Mexico

    NBA could explore expansion in Mexico

    Prior to the kickoff of the NBA Mexico City Games 2017, league commissioner Adam Silver expressed his desire to one day seek expansion in Mexico. The NBA currently has a team in Toronto, Canada, but all the other franchises are located in the United States. During the press conference, Silver made...
  • Brooklyn Nets’ Caris LeVert matures into versatile guard

    Brooklyn Nets’ Caris LeVert matures into versatile guard

    Even though Brooklyn Nets’ second-year guard Caris LeVert got off to a slow start to the 2017-18 season, he’s finally starting to hit his stride. LeVert is currently in the midst of the best stretch of his career after tallying 21 points and 10 assists in a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The...
  • Kawhi Leonard reportedly set to return Saturday for San Antonio Spurs

    Kawhi Leonard reportedly set to return Saturday for San Antonio Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs have gone more than a quarter of the way through the 2017-18 season without perennial MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard. They now have an official date for his return. According to the Express-News, he is set to return Saturday night against the Phoenix Suns. The plan is to have...
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