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  • 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...
  • Reports: Brooklyn Nets swing trade for Jahlil Okafor

    Reports: Brooklyn Nets swing trade for Jahlil Okafor

    As is Sean Marks’ mantra, he’s willing to buy low for the sake of development. The general manager of the Brooklyn Nets has swung a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers for center Jahlil Okafor, according to ESPN. In the deal, the Nets will also receive guard Nik Stauskas and a second-round draft pick...
  • Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 25 is free Lakers snow globe night

    Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 25 is free Lakers snow globe night

    Los Angeles Lakers fans in attendance for the Christmas Day game will receive their very own present: a snow globe. The Lakers have built a strong history playing home games on Dec. 25, and fans will get their own gift prior to watching the team take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The promotion...
  • Stephen Curry views injury as benefit for Warriors’ long-term success

    Stephen Curry views injury as benefit for Warriors’ long-term success

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry suffered an ankle injury that will force him to miss at least two weeks, but he is taking the setback in stride. Curry previously dealt with ankle injuries early in his career but has since rebounded to become a two-time MVP. For the Warriors, who have...
  • Gordon Hayward progresses from ankle fracture

    Gordon Hayward progresses from ankle fracture

    Boston Celtics guard Gordon Hayward has been limited to five minutes this season, but there is the longshot possibility that he could play again. Hayward landed awkwardly during the season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers and broke his ankle in gruesome fashion. The Celtics have not stated...
  • Isaiah Thomas and Tristan Thompson return to practice for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Isaiah Thomas and Tristan Thompson return to practice for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Even though the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a 13-game winning streak, they are nowhere near full strength. That is about to change. Isaiah Thomas and Tristan Thompson both returned to Cavaliers practice, with game participation seemingly on the horizon. Thomas has yet to play with the...
  • Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 23 is free Lakers Winter Gloves night

    Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 23 is free Lakers Winter Gloves night

    As part of a lengthy campaign of giving back to fans, those in attendance for the Los Angeles Lakers tilt against the Portland Trail Blazers on Dec. 23 will receive a complimentary pair of winter gloves. The winter theme will be followed by similar giveaways in upcoming games such as a snow globe...
  • Danilo Gallinari officially returns for LA Clippers against Timberwolves

    Danilo Gallinari officially returns for LA Clippers against Timberwolves

    After dealing with injuries for the better part of the 2017-18 season, LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers finally received some good news: Danilo Gallinari is officially returning to the lineup. The stretch forward had missed 13 straight games dealing with a strained left glute. During that time, the...
  • Top 10 best moments in the Lakers-Warriors rivalry

    Top 10 best moments in the Lakers-Warriors rivalry

    Even when the Golden State Warriors have been winning championships, they always seem to get the Los Angeles Lakers’ best. The two teams share a state–albeit not an arena–and are jockeying for popularity in the Western Conference. As the two teams get set to meet, we look at the top 10 moments in...
  • Bradley Beal displays superstar talent for Washington Wizards

    Bradley Beal displays superstar talent for Washington Wizards

    Under the circumstances, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal delivered what will likely go down as the NBA’s best performance in a win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Playing without John Wall on the road, coming off a 47-point loss, Beal erupted for 51 points in a narrow win over a good Blazers...
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