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Posting and Toasting 20 mins ago
Knicks 137, Hawks 127 (OT): “Biggest game of the year”

Knicks 137, Hawks 127 (OT): “Biggest game of the year”

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Eight is great. “And Alexander wept,” goes the famous quote that actually never really happened, “seeing as he had no more worlds to conquer.” The New York Knicks aren’t quite there yet — they’ve yet to clinch a playoff spot, much less establish an empire — but last night’s 137-127 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks was their eighth straight, moving them six games over .500 and for the moment up to fourth in the Eastern conference. Alexander the Great died at 32; unless he could protect the paint and set good...
ClutchPoints 27 mins ago
Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to heartwarming story of his newest 4-year-old fan

Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to heartwarming story of his newest 4-year-old fan

With a 32-26 record, the Portland Trail Blazers are in the midst of a grueling fight for playoff positioning in the Western Conference, where they currently sit at sixth place. But even as they continue to fight for playoff positioning, guard CJ McCollum took his time to recognize a young fan rooting for him and […] The post Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to heartwarming story of his newest 4-year-old fan appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 32 mins ago
Deadline Aftermath: Raptors & Blazers Listed as Dual Winners

Deadline Aftermath: Raptors & Blazers Listed as Dual Winners

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports ESPN’s Tim Bontemps explained that both the Trail Blazers and Raptors received praise for the pre-deadline trade that involved Gary Trent Jr. and Norman Powell. Now that the sample sizes of the post-deadline moves have increased, ESPN assembled a panel of NBA experts to deliver their thoughts on the transactions that unfolded. For the Portland Trail Blazers, their high-profile swap of Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood for Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell earned a modest nod in the section devoted to “underrated” roster moves. ESPN...
Hoops Habit 39 mins ago

Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr. finally returns to the lineup

The Memphis Grizzlies have finally got Jaren Jackson Jr. back from injury. He last played on August 3rd in the NBA Bubble where he tore his meniscus muscle in his left knee. The Grizzlies played 56 games (77 percent of their season) without Jackson, and he returns just in time to help the Grizzlies make […] Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr. finally returns to the lineup - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Pounding The Rock 41 mins ago
Let’s speculate about what happened with Trey Lyles and the San Antonio Spurs

Let’s speculate about what happened with Trey Lyles and the San Antonio Spurs

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Why hasn’t the stretch-four suited up for the Silver and Black in over a month? If you’ve been keeping up with the San Antonio Spurs recently, you’ll know spotting Trey Lyles has been like playing a real-life version of “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” The sixth-year forward began the year buried on the depth chart, found consistent minutes when COVID sidelined several rotation regulars, and has only appeared four times since San Antonio started the second half of their regular-season schedule. But all the above are...
ClutchPoints 50 mins ago
Warriors star Stephen Curry’s surprising discovery after watching old Pistons-Nuggets game

Warriors star Stephen Curry’s surprising discovery after watching old Pistons-Nuggets game

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was watching Hardwood Classics when he came to a realization: conditioning is a crucial aspect of his success. Curry sat down to watch the December 13, 1983 showdown between the Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets that is still the highest-scoring game in league history. That contest finished with […] The post Warriors star Stephen Curry’s surprising discovery after watching old Pistons-Nuggets game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban 51 mins ago

Mavericks: Luka Doncic signs endorsement deal with Panini America

The Dallas Mavericks are in a fight to avoid the play-in tournament down the stretch. Luka Doncic continues to produce MVP numbers, but the Mavs sit seventh in the Western Conference. They need to finish in the top six to advance to the playoffs and avoid the play-in. Doncic will have to be the team’s offensive engine […] Mavericks: Luka Doncic signs endorsement deal with Panini America - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - Dallas Mavericks News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Blazer's Edge 52 mins ago
Lillard Raises Concerns Over Blazers’ Fluctuating Intensity

Lillard Raises Concerns Over Blazers’ Fluctuating Intensity

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Following Wednesday’s loss to the Nuggets, Damian Lillard talked about how the Trail Blazers need to dial in their effort. The Trail Blazers suffered their fifth loss in six games on Wednesday after the Nuggets managed to hang on to a 106-105 victory. Despite having a double-digit lead at one point, Portland’s offense and defense lost steam in the final moments of the game. After Wednesday’s result, NBC Sports Northwest’s Jamie Hudson highlighted Damian Lillard’s comments on the Blazers’ fluctuating intensity. “We build a...
Los Angeles Times 59 mins ago

LeBron James takes heat from the right for tweet about the killing of Ma'Khia Bryant

LeBron James deleted his tweet that read 'YOU'RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY' with a photo of the officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant.
CelticsBlog 1 hour ago
Derek Chauvin verdict not a celebratory moment for the NBA

Derek Chauvin verdict not a celebratory moment for the NBA

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports An NBA on hiatus sprung into activism after the police officer murdered George Floyd. If it happened, that it would occur so quickly seemed improbable, but it was the first sign that times could be changing. The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin gathered for ten and a half hours of deliberation over what the world watched in horror in May. They had it replayed and explained for them by prosecutors and witnesses over more than a month, as the state of Minnesota tried to convict a Minneapolis police officer for murdering a Black man for the...
1968: The Birth of the Milwaukee Bucks

1968: The Birth of the Milwaukee Bucks

Members of the 1968 Bucks team Wayne Embry and Jon McGlocklin and Milwaukee historian John Gurda reflect on the year the Bucks joined the NBA.       
CelticsBlog 1 hour ago
Tatum, Walker, Smart in, Brown doubtful & Rob Williams and Evan Fournier out against Phoenix

Tatum, Walker, Smart in, Brown doubtful & Rob Williams and Evan Fournier out against Phoenix

Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports The Celtics’ injury report is all over the place ahead of tonight’s game. Fun fact: there has been no point this season at which the Boston Celtics have been fully healthy. There’s been at least one name on the injury report every day this year. Today is no different heading into a matchup with the No. 2 seed in the West – the Phoenix Suns. #NEBHInjuryReport update vs. Phoenix:Jaylen Brown (left shoulder bursitis) - DOUBTFULEvan Fournier (Health & Safety Protocols) - OUTJayson Tatum - AVAILABLEKemba Walker - AVAILABLERobert...
CelticsBlog 1 hour ago
SBN Reacts: Celtics fans think team is headed in the right direction

SBN Reacts: Celtics fans think team is headed in the right direction

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Also, poll results about the play-in tournament Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Boston Celtics fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, 78 percent of Celtics fans are confident the team is headed in the right direction. That’s up from 63 percent last week and 58 percent the week before. As teams prepare for the final push of the season, more teams than ever...
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Jimmy Butler vexed over question on Miami’s standing in East

Jimmy Butler vexed over question on Miami’s standing in East

Miami Heat star swingman Jimmy Butler isn’t very invested in checking the NBA standings and seeing what his team needs to do to improve its seeding. Butler was asked Wednesday night if he is generally aware of conference standings. In short, he is not: “I don’t care. I really don’t,” Butler said, via Anthony Chiang […] The post Jimmy Butler vexed over question on Miami’s standing in East appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Heat playoff push arrives at crucial crossroads in Atlanta

Heat playoff push arrives at crucial crossroads in Atlanta

Stakes move to another level when Heat face Hawks on Friday in Atlanta.

NBA Player News

  • 11 Anthony Davis

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  • 8 Stephen Curry

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  • 8 Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

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  • 7 Trae Young

    Trae Young

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  • 7 Luka Doncic

    Luka Doncic

    Mavericks: Luka Doncic signs endorsement deal with Panini America

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