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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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 months ago
After falling to LeBron again, the Chicago Bulls face a complex future
The Chicago Bulls had their best chance of the century, this year, to get through the Eastern Conference and fight for a title in the NBA Finals. But after an incredibly dispiriting 94-73 loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, it would...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Everybody’s got bad vibes with a former loved one. We’ve all come to blows with an old friend over how nostalgically, or not, we choose to reimagine the past. We’ve all lost a buddy or two as life takes us down different pathways...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
John Wall, Kevin Love, Tony Allen, Pau Gasol, Kyire Irving, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, Mike Conley, Chris Paul, Patrick Beverley, Paul Millsap — this is but a partial list of injury-afflicted players on the eight remaining teams in the NBA...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Who wants to watch DeAndre Jordan — or anyone, for that matter — shoot 34 free throws in one game? That’s what happened Sunday night, in Game 4 of Jordan’s Los Angeles Clippers’ series against the Houston Rockets...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
One of the most appealing NBA head coaching jobs is now open. The New Orleans Pelicans have parted ways with head man Monty Williams after five years, leaving the chair on Anthony Davis’ bench unoccupied. Pelicans ownership had created a...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
6. Kevin Love’s season-ending injuryThe Cleveland Cavaliers could still win the championship. They do, after all, have LeBron James on their roster. The best athlete in the game can win you games in ways you didn’t know existed before,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The best basketball going on right now is between the Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies. A seeming culmination of a year of excellent play in the Western Conference, the teams’ opposing styles have sparked a lot of debate about the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Friday:The Chicago Bulls, tied 1-1 with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, looked to jump ahead in their second-round series. The tug-of-war match saw its ending come with the most memorable Windy City shot this side of Michael Jordan, as...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
LeBron James Proves There's No Need For David Blatt
David Blatt is doing the best he can in his position, but it's clear this is LeBron James' team. Blatt almost called a timeout the team didn't have late in the fourth. Luckily his assistants stopped him and the rest was...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
This Sunday is Mother’s Day. You should think of the woman who brought you into this world fondly: Give her a call, send her some flowers, perhaps even have a meal with her if she’s not too far from your area code. Be a nice son or...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Wizards Coach Randy Wittman
It's safe to say Randy Wittman won't be reading a Michael Lee article anytime soon. The Wizards coach called the Washington Post journalist out for his article about John Wall and the team. In the article, Lee wrote that Wall was...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Tim Duncan Goes Indoor Skydiving
Tim Duncan is usually still playing basketball this time of the year. To see him off the court is a odd sight. The Spurs early playoff exit is causing "The Big Fundamental" to do things he wouldn't normally do. Duncan went...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
It’s not a good day for Washington Wizards fans. After All-Star point guard John Wall led them to a sweep of the Toronto Raptors in the first round, and a judicious 1-0 lead over the Atlanta Hawks in the second, he’s been all but called...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
#ThrowbackThursday: Allen Iverson's 'Practice' Rant Took Place 13 Years Ago
Very few rants have the power to still be relevant more than 10 years later. Allen Iverson's infamous "practice" rant took place 13 years ago today, and what better way to celebrate Throwback Thursday than to remember it in all...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
'Inside The NBA' Cast Performs Epic Lip Sync Battle
If you ever wanted to see Charles Barkley dress up as Bruno Mars, today is your lucky day. The "Inside The NBA" cast participated in a lip sync battle and it was even better than expected. Barkley was a little more coordinated...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Internet Explodes with Shaquille O'Neal Memes
Shaquille O'Neal always gives people what they want. The NBA on TNT host took a tumble during the telecast, and the internet quickly jumped on the old meme generator.  Even O'Neal couldn't help but to laugh at himself....
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Cavaliers Playoff Ad Displays Domestic Violence
The Cavaliers would probably want this one back. The team released a promotional ad for the series against the Bulls and it was a little tone-deaf to say the least. In the video, a Cavaliers fan throws his significant other, who's a...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Joakim Noah and Cardale Jones Trade Insults
The battle between Cleveland and Chicago doesn't only involve the Cavaliers and the Bulls. Cardale Jones wants to get in on some of the action. The Ohio State quarterback was in attendance for Game 2 and made an attempt to pump up the...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago

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