NBA Articles

Shaq Says He Could Take on Ronda Rousey
Someone saying they can fight Ronda Rousey is something we don't hear everyday. On "Inside The NBA," the guys from "Entourage" spoke a little about the fighter's cameo in the movie. That's when Shaquille O'...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
J.R. Smith Interrupts Press Conference to Take a Selfie with LeBron James and Tristan Thompson
There's no telling when a Kodak moment will present itself. After the Cavaliers took care of the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals, it was the perfect time. J.R. Smith tapped LeBron James to take a picture, and Tristan Thompson didn...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
The NBA’s head coach carousel looked like it might wait for Tom Thibodeau’s fate to be known, before it started turning. Now, not so much — suitor teams like the Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans appear to be moving on in...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Zach LaVine Effortlessly Dunks Footballs
Zach LaVine is the king of dunking. The 2015 Slam Dunk Contest champion has elevated his game to new heights. LaVine, along with PureSweatBasketball, shows that his game doesn't just end with basketball.  The touchdown alley-oop...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Rockets Fans Have No Idea How to Play Tic-Tac-Toe
Let's not judge. It has to be hard playing tic-tac-toe in front of thousands of people. The rules of the game are the same, but somehow the two contestants got confused on where to place their markers. The crowd groaning probably didn'...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
30-year-old LeBron James is in his twelfth NBA season. This winter, he sat for multiple weeks of action, resting his increasingly human body; James missed 13 games in 2014-15, the most of his career. He hasn’t been a consistently fearsome...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
LeBron James Wants to Play 'Batman'
LeBron James is a many of many talents. The Cavaliers star talked with Rachel Nichols and we got to know more about him than we ever could've imagined. Maybe James has a future as a actor. "I always wanted to be the Fresh Prince...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Urban Meyers Shows Off Cavaliers-Ohio State Jersey
Everyone is "all in" for Cleveland. The Cavaliers won Game 1 on the road against the Hawks and Urban Meyer defintely took notice. The Ohio State coach took to Twitter to show off his custom made Cavs-Buckeyes jersey.  Sweet...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Steph Curry
Without further ado, here are the players that achieved top honors for the 2014-15 season: All-NBA, first teamSteph Curry, Golden State WarriorsJames Harden, Houston RocketsLeBron James, Cleveland CavaliersAnthony Davis, New Orleans...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Kevin Love
6. Patrick Beverley, Houston RocketsHad you told any close NBA follower that the Rockets got past the Los Angeles Clippers in the playoffs, without Beverley, a month ago… they wouldn’t have believed you. The 37-year-old Jason Terry did...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
The NBA Releases Awesome Video of Steph Curry and His Daughter
Stephen Curry is being unfairly ridiculed for bringing his daughter to the press conference after Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.  The NBA is in one way or another showing the MVP that the league is behind him. They put...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Karl-Anthony Towns
Opportunities like this don’t come around too often. The Los Angeles Lakers, perhaps the most storied franchise in all of sports, are usually riding high in the championship picture. Winners of 16 titles and 31 NBA Finals appearances, they...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
NBA Releases 'Lessons in Storytelling' Commercial Ahead of Finals
The NBA is pretty much known for the powerful commercials they release each year. This year is no different. Narrated by NBA superfan, Common, the finals commercial doesn't disappoint. Clips of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, among others...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Steph Curry's Daughter Sparks Media Discussion of Children at Post Game Conferences
Steph Curry is the most-well received player in the NBA. The one time he brings his daughter to the post game press conference, that all seems to change. Riley Curry was undoubtedly the star of the show after the game. Players from Chris Paul...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Wolves, Lakers, Sixers win big in NBA Draft lottery
It wasn’t a terrific night for the New York Knicks. The NBA’s saddest big-market franchise lost 65 games last season, and the light at the end of their tunnel of failure was always the chance at a No. 1 overall selection in the 2015 NBA...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Jamie Foxx Does Hilarious Impression of Doc River
Jamie Foxx is a man of many talents. While on the "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," the comedian participated in the "Wheel of Musical Impressions." The best part comes around the 5:40 mark when Foxx breaks into his Doc...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview and Prediction
LeBron James is still the king of the NBA. Right? His Cleveland Cavaliers took down the Chicago Bulls 4-2 in their last playoff series, despite Kevin Love being out for the season and Kyrie Irving’s injuries turning him into a...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Steph Curry's Daughter Steals the Show
Everyone loves when an NBA player brings his child to the press conference. It always makes for an interesting sound bite. Steph Curry brought his daughter, Riley, to the post game conference following the Warriors win over the Rockets. Of...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Ranking NBA teams who need the most out of 2015 draft
Here's a look at the NBA teams that need the most out of this year's draft: 6. Detroit PistonsIn Stan Van Gundy, the Pistons have a promising man to build their future. But wise as their head coach and team president is, their...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Davidson Wishes Steph Curry Good Luck with Awesome Throwback Video
Steph Curry may play for the Warriors, but he's still a product of Davidson. His former school sent the point guard a good luck tweet ahead of their series against the Rockets. It features a cool video of Curry hitting a 3/4 court shot, as...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
NBA Western Conference Finals Preview and Prediction
The Houston Rockets are riding one of the craziest emotional highs you’ll see in the NBA. Looking dead and done in their series against the Los Angeles Clippers last Thursday night, down three games to two on the road and losing big in the...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Mike Conley’s “broken face game” will serve as a defining highlight of the 2015 postseason. So will Tony Allen’s “first-team, all defense” brilliance as a stopper and a lovable character, before injuries forced...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
This historical loss is a condemnation of Doc Rivers as a general manager.
A week ago, the Los Angeles Clippers looked like bonafide title favorites. On the heels of their shocking, impressive first-round slaying of the defending champion San Antonio Spurs in seven games, they carried that momentum into a 3-1 series lead...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Bulls coach likely on his way out
Officially, there are three coaching vacancies in the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans, Orlando Magic and Denver Nuggets are all on the lookout for new leaders after hitting the reset button. Less officially, we’re headed for four. The...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Skip Bayless Thinks a 52-Year-Old Michael Jordan Could Beat LeBron James
Perhaps the most drawn-out debate is LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan. Who would win one-on-one? On ESPN's "First Take," Skip Bayless states his case for a 52-year-old Jordan defeating a 30-year-old James. The age difference is a...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago

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