OKC Thunder star Paul George catapults into superstar territory

After a spectacular start to the season, OKC Thunder star Paul George is pushing his game to new heights and currently lays among greatness. When Paul George re-signed with the OKC Thunder in the off-season, it was a major coup for the organization and a huge sigh of relief for a nervous franchise that...

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14 minutes ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Is This the Best Version of Stephen Curry the Earth's Ever Seen?

It's difficult to imagine Stephen Curry , let alone anyone else, outdoing his 2015-16 season. That was Curry at his absolute best, spearheading a Golden State Warriors squad at their apex...

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19 minutes ago, Bleacher Report

Brooklyn Nets: 3 possible Spencer Dinwiddie trades with contenders

The Brooklyn Nets have a ton of expiring contracts on their roster, but which players can they move to help bolster the rosters of championship contenders? Here are some of the possibilities the Nets could explore. After a solid start to the Brooklyn Nets season, an injury to Caris LeVert has reset expectations...

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20 minutes ago, From Russia With Dunk, Brooklyn Nets

Three Things to Know: If the Clippers were trying to impress Kawhi Leonard it went poorly

Playing without Leonard, Toronto looked like a team much closer to the NBA's elite than Los Angeles.

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28 minutes ago, NBC Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

Two of the league's best teams will meet for the second time in as many weeks in a possible NBA Finals preview Wednesday when the Golden State Warriors (19-9) host the Toronto Raptors (21-7) as home favorites at sportsbooks...

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53 minutes ago, Bleacher Report, Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors

Dallas Mavericks: How to watch game 26 vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Dallas Mavericks host the Atlanta Hawks on Dec. 12, and here is a look at how fans can enjoy the magic of Luka Doncic against the Hawks and Trae Young. The Dallas Mavericks have a few storylines to follow heading into Wednesday night’s game, but the headliner may change as tipoff approaches....

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1 hour ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks

OKC Thunder surge to top of Western Conference after 0-4 start to the year

The streaky OKC Thunder have gone from worst to first in an ever-shifting Western Conference and looking to stay hot. The first two months of the season for the OKC Thunder have been nothing short of a roller coaster, as they jumped to first in the Western Conference after an 0-4 start. Since then however,...

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1 hour ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Establishing some much needed consistency again

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks are finding their way again after recently toiling back and forth in the win and loss column over the last couple of weeks. In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, the Bucks are slowly but surely finding their rhythm once again, we relive...

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1 hour ago, Behind the Buck Pass, Milwaukee Bucks

Rudy Gobert: ‘I’m Gonna Do Justice Myself. And it’s Gonna Get Ugly’

Rudy Gobert: ‘I’m Gonna Do Justice Myself. And it’s Gonna Get Ugly’

Rudy Gobert feels he’s not getting enough protection from the referees, and vows to hand out his own brand of justice if he has to. The Utah Jazz center knows it’s not easy officiating NBA games, but says action needs to be taken when defenders try to hurt him. Rudy Gobert picked up five...

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1 hour ago, SLAM Magazine

NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Top NBA Breakout Players So Far This Season

Breakouts come in all different shapes and sizes in the NBA . Some players can go from picking splinters out of their rear ends to logging legitimate minutes. Others begin generating serious All-Star buzz...

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1 hour ago, Bleacher Report

Phoenix Suns Shouldn't Be Surprised by Josh Jackson's Struggles

Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson has been playing better lately, and acknowledging that fact up front should help what comes next feel less like a hit piece and more like a sincere inquiry into, you know, what's up with the No...

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1 hour ago, Bleacher Report, Phoenix Suns

Kevin Durant: ‘We’ll Probably All Get Statues Here’

Kevin Durant: ‘We’ll Probably All Get Statues Here’

Kevin Durant envisions getting a statue in the Bay Area, along with his teammates. KD adds that the Golden State Warriors will retire the jerseys of its current All-Star crop. Extended video clip on Yahoo: Kevin Durant professes his love for the Bay Area with visions of statues, jerseys being retired...

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1 hour ago, SLAM Magazine

Jerry West and Clippers locked on Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard

My prediction one year ago of a rapid rebuild-on-the-fly for the Clippers after the arrival of Jerry West at their front office no longer seems a long shot. The Clips sit at #4 in the standings for the Western Division with a 17-10 record - have moved on from their former Big Three of Chris Paul, Blake...

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1 hour ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers

Memphis Grizzlies: 3 Keys to Victory Against Portland Trail Blazers

  The Memphis Grizzlies are in the midst of a slight quarter-season crisis. Here’s how they can steady themselves against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers. The 2018-19 season’s first month was almost unsustainable for the Memphis Grizzlies. Even if the roster was not at full strength,...

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1 hour ago, Beale Street Bears, Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trail Blazers

Game Preview: OKC Thunder look to conjure some deja vu over the New Orleans Pelicans

Rusell Westbrook and the OKC Thunder look to make it two in a row as they head to the Big Easy to take on Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. Fresh off the back of a 122-113 leveling of the Utah Jazz, the OKC Thunder rose to the top of the Western Conference for the first time...

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2 hours ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder, New Orleans Pelicans

Talking OKC Thunder with special guest James Holas – Topic: Thunder Podcast

Today the Topic: Thunder Podcast is joined by Twitter and NBA content personality @SnottieDrippen, James Holas to talk OKC Thunder, NBA, and much more. What’s up, OKC Thunder fans! We’re so happy to have such exciting news for you today. On this episode of Topic: Thunder, we’re thrilled...

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3 hours ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

LeBron James Reportedly Wants Carmelo Anthony to Join the Lakers

LeBron James Reportedly Wants Carmelo Anthony to Join the Lakers

It’s been over a decade, but at one point, Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James were big rivals. Anthony was in Syracuse, and LeBron was still in high school, but the two players were fighting to be the first pick in the 2003 NBA draft. Skip ahead to the 2003 NBA Draft, and James was snapped up first overall...

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3 hours ago, Read Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers

Grizzlies Equipment Assistant Brianè Miller Rejected $100,000 Offer For Game-Worn LeBron James Nike LeBron 16 Shoes

Grizzlies Equipment Assistant Brianè Miller Rejected $100,000 Offer For Game-Worn LeBron James Nike LeBron 16 Shoes

LeBron James signing with the Los Angeles Lakers this past summer meant a pairing between one of the world's most recognizable athletes and glamour franchises...

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5 hours ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

No extension, no talks and Spencer Dinwiddie goes silent

The Nets “very much” want to keep Spencer Dinwiddie “long term,” Adrian Wojnarowski told WFUV last week, but it doesn’t appear that they offered him an extension on Saturday or since. December 8, the second anniversary of his signing with the Nets in 2016, was the first day Brooklyn could offer the...

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5 hours ago, NetsDaily, Brooklyn Nets

Raptors coach Nick Nurse's 94-year-old mother dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has rejoined his team in Los Angeles after the death of his 94-year-old mother.

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5 hours ago, NBA, Toronto Raptors

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