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  • Arcade Fire's Win Butler competes in the 2016 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game in 2016. He'll return to defend his MVP title in New Orleans next

    Arcade Fire’s Win Butler returns to to lead the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Win Butler of Arcade Fire has a rare gift aside from his musical abilities. He was born with a genetic code that offers him not only musical talent, but a 6′ 4″ frame which allows him to dominate the paint with a solid post game in the world of amateur basketball. Butler will be bringing that mid...
  • Yogi Ferrell makes a mark in Dallas

    Yogi Ferrell makes a mark in Dallas

    Yogi Ferrell had himself quite a week. The unlikely Dallas Mavericks point guard guided the team to a 4-0 after he had been plucked out of the D-League. Among all the attributes to describe the diminutive Ferrell, opportunistic is the most appropriate. Ferrell, an undrafted free agent out of Indiana...
  • Hawks’ patience pays off with Tim Hardaway Jr.

    Hawks’ patience pays off with Tim Hardaway Jr.

    When the Atlanta Hawks traded their first round pick in the 2015 Draft for Tim Hardaway Jr., it appeared that he would fit in seamlessly in Mike Budenholzer’s offense. A system known for ball movement, spacing, and three-pointers was poised to give the son of a former NBA great a new lease on NBA...
  • Magic Johnson returns to Lakers as advisor to team president Jeanie Buss

    Magic Johnson returns to Lakers as advisor to team president Jeanie Buss

    The Los Angeles Lakers made a major move on Thursday. The storied franchise, which is halfway through yet another losing season, has decided to bring in an advisor to team president Jeanie Buss. Hall of Famer Magic Johnson has agreed to return to the team in an advisory capacity, according to Lakers...
  • Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young would like to put his three-point shooting skills on display during the NBA's All-Star Weekend.

    Lakers' Nick Young 'most definitely' wants to compete in NBA's 3-point contest

    The Los Angeles Lakers were able to end their three-game skid on Tuesday night at the STAPLES Center getting the best of the Denver Nuggets. Along with some impressive performances from D'Angelo Russell and rookie Ivica Zubac, Nick Young had a solid contribution to the team's 17th win of the season...
  • Potential landing spots for Carmelo Anthony

    Potential landing spots for Carmelo Anthony

    With the trade deadline less than a month away, names will start making their way into hypothetical deals. The league usually experiences a flurry of activity at the deadline – slated for Feb. 23 – but most of the deals will be on the lower end of the spectrum. There are players, however, who could...
  • Cavaliers’ slide no reason for panic

    Cavaliers’ slide no reason for panic

    The dog days of the NBA winter are upon us. The Golden State Warriors lost to the Miami Heat, meanwhile the Cleveland Cavaliers have dropped a few more than that. The Warriors brushed off their loss, but each Cavs’ defeat seems like another nail in their proverbial 2016-17 coffin. LeBron James is...
  • Russell Westbrook, despite averaging a triple-double, was omitted from the Western Conference's starting five in the All-Star Game.

    NBA misses the mark with Westbrook snub

    Russell Westbrook is having a year for the ages, but that didn’t stop the All-Star voting process from omitting him from the Western Conference’s starting lineup. The fans, players and media could not reach a consensus where a guard on pace for a triple-double would make the All-Star team. It’s hard...
  • Magic Johnson praises Luke Walton; wants more 'leadership' from D'Angelo Russell

    Magic Johnson praises Luke Walton; wants more 'leadership' from D'Angelo Russell

    Few have been more critical about the Los Angeles Lakers during the team's struggles over the past few years than the former face of the franchise from the Showtime era, Magic Johnson. The five-time NBA champion has publicly supported and criticized the team throughout the rebuilding process and had...
  • Brandon Ingram on fellow Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac: 'He's going to be really good'

    Brandon Ingram on fellow Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac: 'He's going to be really good'

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a promising future ahead. The Kobe Bryant era has come to an end, but the team is filled with talented young players including the two latest rookie additions in Brandon Ingram and Ivica Zubac. Although Ingram gets a lot of the attention due to being a No. 2 pick, Zubac...
  • Chris Paul 

    Chris Paul out long term with thumb surgery

    American Olympic gold medalist Chris Paul is expected to miss six to eight weeks after thumb surgery on Wednesday. The all-star point guard who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, injured his thumb on Monday night in the Clippers' 120-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Paul is...
  • Sixers showing glimpses of future success

    Sixers showing glimpses of future success

    The phrase, “Trust the Process,” is no longer just a throwaway line to explain the travails of a bumbling franchise. For the first time in the Brett Brown era, the Philadelphia 76ers are playing winning basketball. Brown’s Sixers are winners of seven of their last nine games, with recent wins over...
  • Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson meets with team president Jeanie Buss fueling speculation of potential changes.

    Lakers president Jeanie Buss reportedly meets with Magic Johnson

    After a 10-10 start to the 2016-17 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared to finally be headed in the right direction after three forgettable seasons without a playoff appearance. The hot start came to an end in the month of December with the team winning only two of the 16 games played and...
  • Eastern foes seek help to overtake Cleveland Cavaliers

    Eastern foes seek help to overtake Cleveland Cavaliers

    With the NBA trade deadline fast approaching, there are two teams in the Eastern Conference with a faint shot at overtaking the Cleveland Cavaliers (29-11). While the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics are both likely more than a single player away from besting LeBron James, they at least have a...
  • Jordan Clarkson of the Los Angeles Lakers injures his right ankle in the loss to the Detroit Pistons. 

    Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson tweaks right ankle in loss to Pistons

    The losing streak continues for the Los Angeles Lakers. Luke Walton's squad played the second game of a back-to-back on Sunday against the visiting Detroit Pistons and was unable to end their current skid.  In the loss to the Pistons, Jordan Clarkson, as well as Tarik Black, suffered apparent ankle...
  • The Knicks have plunged in the standings following a 16-13 start to the season.

    Knicks in midst of nightmare stretch

    A promising early start for the New York Knicks has devolved into a nightmare that has the team poised to finish smack dab in the middle of the league’s standings. Despite perceived roster improvements, the Knicks likely won’t lose enough games to make a significant dent in the lottery, and any...
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have shown interest in acquiring Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers.

    Lakers reportedly show interest in trading for Nerlens Noel

    Over the course of the last few weeks, the Los Angeles Lakers have been downplaying any chance of the team making a deal before the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has said the team is content with the current roster, but no one on the squad is untouchable leaving...
  • Lakers have 'not included' team's young core in any trade talks

    Lakers have 'not included' team's young core in any trade talks

    The Los Angeles Lakers are always one of the few teams mentioned in numerous trade rumors from year to year. This season is no different with the Lakers once again linked to a few players with the NBA trade deadline drawing near.  Although the Lakers have been linked to Nerlens Noel of the...
  • Lakers' Nick Young says he needs to find his 'rhythm' amid shooting slump

    Lakers' Nick Young says he needs to find his 'rhythm' amid shooting slump

    After endless speculation about his future with the Los Angeles Lakers, veteran guard Nick Young has become one of the team's most consistent players during the 2016-17 NBA season. Young has defied the odds and flourished under new head coach Luke Walton as he has come into his own as a starter...
  • Luke Walton admits Lamar Odom reached out about coaching role with Lakers

    Luke Walton admits Lamar Odom reached out about coaching role with Lakers

    It has been a rough few years for former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom. The two-time NBA champion went from almost losing his life at a Las Vegas brothel to officially finalizing the divorce to reality star Khloe Kardashian and finally checking into rehab.  Following a 35-day stay in rehab...
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