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  • Kyle Korver key to Cavs’ title defense

    Kyle Korver key to Cavs’ title defense

    For all the talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ defensive woes, it’s an offensive sparkplug who holds the keys to their fortune. Kyle Korver, previously acquired from the Atlanta Hawks, has been in and out of the lineup with foot soreness–and the Cavs are going to need him come playoff time. In...
  • Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac to miss the rest of the season with ankle injury

    Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac to miss the rest of the season with ankle injury

    The Los Angeles Lakers are getting close to the end of the 2016-17 NBA season with only five games left following Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the STAPLES Center. Unfortunately, the team will have to finish their remaining schedule without rookie center Ivica Zubac in the lineup...
  • Veteran guard Nick Young is undecided on whether he'll opt out of his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Nick Young undecided on future with Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers could be on the verge of making some drastic changes this summer. The storied franchise has overhauled the front office with Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka now calling the shots, and as a result, the roster could also look much different next season. One veteran player that...
  • Forward Thomas Robinson hopes to stay with the Lakers after this season.

    Thomas Robinson 'would love' to stay with the Lakers long-term

    The Los Angeles Lakers brass will have some tough decisions to make this summer. Along with weighing their options on the trade market and bringing in players in the 2017 NBA Draft, a few of the team's players will become free agents, like Thomas Robinson. Although it is a safe bet that this roster...
  • Former player blames Phil Jackson for Knicks’ lack of success

    Former player blames Phil Jackson for Knicks’ lack of success

    New York Knicks executive Phil Jackson is an easy target these days, for pundits and players alike. A surprise source has emerged, though, as Chicago Bulls’ great Scottie Pippen joined the growing masses pinning the blame for the New York Knicks’ lousy season on the legendary coach. “I’m going to...
  • Russell Westbrook is the NBA MVP

    Russell Westbrook is the NBA MVP

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has done everything necessary to win himself the coveted MVP award. While he ultimately may not win the award, he certainly should. In the end, the vote is going to come down to Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden. Both have had spectacular...
  • Manic March: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz survived a tough month

    Manic March: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz survived a tough month

    After laying a proverbial egg in their first game in the merry month of March in a 27-point loss to Minnesota, the Utah Jazz proceeded to win their next five games behind Herculean efforts from Gordon Hayward. In that span Hayward held strong, scoring about 22 points per game—showing you why he was...
  • Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell receives praise for play from head coach Luke Walton after loss to Washington Wizards.

    Luke Walton praises D'Angelo Russell after battle with John Wall

    After falling to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night at the STAPLES Center, the Los Angeles Lakers put up a fight against the visiting Washington Wizards on Tuesday.  Second-year guard D'Angelo Russell had his best game since his career-best performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers last...
  • Lakers will not be shutting down Brandon Ingram for the season

    Lakers will not be shutting down Brandon Ingram for the season

    Rookie forward Brandon Ingram has missed the last two games for the Los Angeles Lakers due to knee tendinitis. These two games against the Portland Trail Blazers and Washington Wizards at the STAPLES Center were the only two games he's missed all season long. The question now is whether the team is...
  • Star forward Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers may switch locker rooms at the STAPLES Center. 

    Lakers Rumors: Blake Griffin could look for 'fresh start' with Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers will try to be as active as any team in the league this summer when NBA free agency begins on July 1. The team will be armed with cap space and the new regime led by Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka will likely try to make an impression by signing a big-name player. According to...
  • Millsap’s absence could affect Hawks’ playoff goals

    Millsap’s absence could affect Hawks’ playoff goals

    For much of the NBA season, the Atlanta Hawks have been entrenched in the No. 5 seed. Give or take a game or too, Atlanta was a lock playoff team–one that figured to be a threat to move on to the second round. A lot has changed with Paul Millsap’s absence. The Hawks recently announced that the All...
  • Cavaliers will flip switch for playoffs

    Cavaliers will flip switch for playoffs

    A lot has been made about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent swoon. Despite adding a plethora of veterans, the Cavs are seemingly in their worst rut of the season–winning just five games thus far in March. Even in their wins, Cleveland’s opponents are piling up points. The defense is in the bottom...
  • NBA Lottery Mock Draft

    NBA Lottery Mock Draft

    The NCAA Tournament has given NBA fans an opportunity to see college basketball’s best players. Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, Jayson Tatum, and Lauri Markkanen have all proven they belong in the top 14 spots. There are a host of other players who should make their mark at the next level, too. 1. Los...
  • Detroit Pistons struggling to find identity

    Detroit Pistons struggling to find identity

    On paper, the Detroit Pistons have assembled what many might say is a competent roster. This same group of players made the Cleveland Cavaliers sweat in the first round last season, making the playoffs seem like a lock this season. The Pistons, however, have taken a significant step back this year...
  • Playoffs still a mystery in Eastern Conference

    Playoffs still a mystery in Eastern Conference

    As every game passes, the Eastern Conference playoff picture remains undecided, as any number of teams could theoretically jockey between 5 and 10. While the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat seem like the favorites to grab those last two spots, but the numbers indicate that the Detroit Pistons and...
  • The Los Angeles Lakers sign guard David Nwaba to a two-year deal.

    Lakers sign guard David Nwaba to two-year deal

    After playing on two 10-day contracts for the Los Angeles Lakers, David Nwaba has signed a two-year deal with the team, according to Lakers.com:  The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard David Nwaba to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy...
  • Kyrie Irving on Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell: 'He's a great young player'

    Kyrie Irving on Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell: 'He's a great young player'

    After being inserted back into the starting lineup on Sunday, D'Angelo Russell put on a show for the Los Angeles Lakers against the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Russell scored a career-high 40 points in an entertaining battle with fellow point guard Kyrie Irving. Although Russell had...
  • LeBron James praises Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram

    LeBron James praises Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram

    The defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers came into the STAPLES Center on Sunday night after having fallen to the Los Angeles Clippers the night earlier by 30 points. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love sat out the game against the Clippers but were more than ready for the Sunday...
  • Wade’s injury provides opportunity for Bulls’ Valentine

    Wade’s injury provides opportunity for Bulls’ Valentine

    Even though Dwyane Wade stayed healthy for most of the season, a fractured elbow will sideline him for the remainder of the Chicago Bulls’ games. In the meantime, head coach Fred Hoiberg will start forward Paul Zipser, but rookie shooting guard Denzel Valentine has an opportunity to gain some value...
  • Five players to watch in NCAA Tournament

    Five players to watch in NCAA Tournament

    The NCAA Tournament not only provides nonstop action on the hardwood, it offers NBA fans a chance to scout their favorite team’s next potential star. While the 2017 Draft promises to be one of the deepest in a decade, there are five players who could make an immediate impact at the next level....
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