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  • LA Clippers giving away free magnet schedule against Utah Jazz

    LA Clippers giving away free magnet schedule against Utah Jazz

    As part of a season-long effort to engage with fans, the Los Angeles Clippers are continuing their promotional campaign with a free magnet schedule. All fans in attendance on Oct. 24 will receive the schedule as the Clippers take on a Western Conference foe in the Utah Jazz. All fans to the home...
  • Ben Simmons worth the wait for Philadelphia 76ers

    Ben Simmons worth the wait for Philadelphia 76ers

    A former No. 1 overall pick, Ben Simmons had to wait a year before he could don an NBA uniform. Showing shades of Magic Johnson, Simmons proved that his debut was worth the wait. During the Sixers’ opener, Simmons did a little bit of everything. He can score, he can pass, he’s an athlete, and he can...
  • Boston Celtics to rely on internal development in Gordon Hayward’s absence

    Boston Celtics to rely on internal development in Gordon Hayward’s absence

    Gordon Hayward, the Boston Celtics’ prized free-agent acquisition, suffered one of the more gruesome leg injuries in recent memory. Expected to miss the rest of the season, an NBA Finals hopeful will have to try to pick up the pieces without the talented scorer. Even though the team has started 0-...
  • Brooklyn Nets lose Jeremy Lin to knee injury

    Brooklyn Nets lose Jeremy Lin to knee injury

    The Brooklyn Nets had high expectations entering the 2017-18 season. The acquisition of several players, plus Jeremy Lin’s return to health, had them poised to make a leap from the Eastern Conference basement. Any predictions and expectations will have to go on hold, as Lin suffered a ruptured...
  • San Antonio Spurs to turn to Rudy Gay in Kawhi Leonard’s absence

    San Antonio Spurs to turn to Rudy Gay in Kawhi Leonard’s absence

    After injuries unceremoniously ended Kawhi Leonard’s 2016-17 season, they appear ready to derail the start of his 2017-18 campaign. According to the San Antonio Spurs, Leonard will miss the season opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the meantime, Rudy Gay is expected to slide into a...
  • LA Clippers see injuries heal prior to opener

    LA Clippers see injuries heal prior to opener

    Doc Rivers was worried about injuries piling up during the preseason. Luckily for the Los Angeles Clippers, the cavalry will return for opening night against the Los Angeles Lakers. A number of players have said, “I’m ready to go” in the days leading up to the first game. Danilo Gallinari, Austin...
  • Jayson Tatum expected to get starting nod with Boston Celtics

    Jayson Tatum expected to get starting nod with Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics will likely turn to a rookie at the starting power forward position. Jayson Tatum, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, is scheduled to start alongside Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford, and Jaylen Brown when the regular season tips off Tuesday night. The Cleveland...
  • Defense key in NBA’s era of offense

    Defense key in NBA’s era of offense

    NBA offenses have become quite sophisticated. In fact, some of the league’s lesser teams have been responsible for a prolific number of points in recent years. Take, for example, the 2016-17 Brooklyn Nets. Even though the team finished with the league’s worst record at 20-62, they still managed to...
  • New-look LA Clippers striving for playoffs

    New-look LA Clippers striving for playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers have become a fixture in the Western Conference playoffs in recent years, but the amount of quality competition will make the playoffs a challenge for most teams. While the Clippers have established smaller goals, superstar forward Blake Griffin said the team’s main goal is...
  • Slideshow Main Photo Credits

    Fans can now experience a full 360-degree view from their seat before buying tickets on AXS

    Although all ticketing platforms give fans a general sense of where they'll be sitting, the view they can expect of the game itself is usually a surprise, and not always a pleasant one. Now, thanks to a brand new, industry-first technology, L.A. Clippers fans who purchase single game tickets through...
  • Five observations from Brooklyn Nets’ preseason slate

    Five observations from Brooklyn Nets’ preseason slate

    The Brooklyn Nets went into the preseason with just four games on their schedule. Following a 3-1 record in those games, the team lent some clarity to how the regular season might go. New players and an extra year for the coaching staff should help Brooklyn improve upon its 20-62 record from last...
  • The Houston Rockets are ushering in new ownership in 2017-18.

    New Houston Rockets owner has big plans for team

    The Houston Rockets, who have been owned by Les Alexander for the last 24 years, are in good hands under new ownership. Tilman Fertitta, who competed against Alexander to purchase the team in 1993, has accomplished his dream of NBA ownership–and he hopes success comes with it. Fertitta, who owns the...
  • Lauri Markkanen provides a spark for Chicago Bulls

    Lauri Markkanen provides a spark for Chicago Bulls

    In what has amounted to a tumultuous offseason, the Chicago Bulls received a breath of fresh air in their preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rookie Lauri Markkanen, the centerpiece of the Jimmy Butler deal with Minnesota, displayed all the attributes that made him one of the nation’s best...
  • LA Clippers looking to get healthy for opener

    LA Clippers looking to get healthy for opener

    Luckily for the Los Angeles Clippers, there are still eight days before the regular season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers. Head coach Doc Rivers needs a number of his key players to get healthy–and the good news is that most of the players should be ready by Oct. 19. Danilo Gallinari, Patrick...
  • Top 5 ‘Must Watch’ NBA Teams

    Top 5 ‘Must Watch’ NBA Teams

    The NBA is in a great place in 2017-18. The talent level is strong, and despite the Golden State Warriors’ expected dominance, many top teams have improved over the offseason. That has been evident throughout the preseason, as teams predicted to make a jump have put on a good show. The NBA is filled...
  • Philadelphia 76ers sign Joel Embiid to large extension

    Philadelphia 76ers sign Joel Embiid to large extension

    Joel Embiid has gotten a lot of mileage out of 31 career NBA games. The talented but oft-injured star center signed a five-year, $148 million extension with the Philadelphia 76ers. As a rookie, Embiid averaged 20.8 PPG and 7.8 RPG in a little more than 25 minutes per night. He was eventually shut...
  • Cleveland Cavaliers name Dwyane Wade starter

    Cleveland Cavaliers name Dwyane Wade starter

    When the Cleveland Cavaliers inked Dwyane Wade following his buyout from the Chicago Bulls, there was a question as to whether the three-time NBA champion would start. Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue settled the debate, as he named Wade the fifth and final starter. The Cavaliers were already...
  • LA Clippers rookie looking to make his mark

    LA Clippers rookie looking to make his mark

    There are very few guarantees in the life of an NBA player drafted in the second round. For Los Angeles Clippers rookie Sindarius Thornwell, he’s just trying to prove he belongs. Thornwell, the No. 48 overall pick out of South Carolina in the 2017 NBA Draft, has had an impressive training camp for...
  • Brooklyn Nets establish consistency in preseason

    Brooklyn Nets establish consistency in preseason

    Although preseason means something different to every NBA team, the Brooklyn Nets have used the opportunity to further implement their style of play. The fast-paced, three-point heavy offense has seen Brooklyn run out to a 3-0 record, beating its opponents by an average of 20.3 PPG. Of course, every...
  • Milos Teodosic solidifying starting spot for LA Clippers

    Milos Teodosic solidifying starting spot for LA Clippers

    If the preseason is any indication, Los Angeles Clippers head coach doc Rivers is planning to start international point guard Milos Teodosic this season. Teodosic came off the bench in the team’s first game, and he now has several starts under his belt. Even in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers...
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