NBA Atlantic News and Rumors

  • Charlotte, Brooklyn and Detroit are all fighting for the Worst …

    Charlotte, Brooklyn and Detroit are all fighting for the Worst Playoff Seed Ever

    yahoo.com Updated 4 hours ago
    For whatever reason, the “contenders” that are “fightin’” for the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference’s pathetic playoff bracket want us to notice them. Be it by trade discussions, terribly unfortunate injuries, or coaching intrigue, the below…
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  • Knicks sign guard Galloway for rest of season

    Knicks sign guard Galloway for rest of season

    nba.com ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    The New York Knicks have signed guard Langston Galloway for the remainder of the season.
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  • Sixers to stay in New Orleans due to weather

    Sixers to stay in New Orleans due to weather

    nba.com 23 hours ago
    The winter storm pounding the Northeast with snow means an extra night in the Big Easy for the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • 76ers' Carter-Williams (ill) out vs. Pelicans

    76ers' Carter-Williams (ill) out vs. Pelicans

    nba.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    Philadelphia coach Brett Brown says guard Michael Carter-Williams is sick and unable to play at New Orleans.
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  • Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, players

    Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, players

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
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  • The NBA postponed two games, and improves Sacramento's lottery …

    The NBA postponed two games, and improves Sacramento's lottery odds

    yahoo.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    The NBA and the forces of Mother Nature may have just banded together to help Sacramento’s NBA draft status. As expected, the league postponed Monday night’s Brooklyn Nets/Portland Trail Blazers and New York Knicks/Sacramento Kings games due to the bliz…
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  • NBA TV replaces Blazers-Nets with Wolves-Thunder

    NBA TV replaces Blazers-Nets with Wolves-Thunder

    nba.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    NBA TV will feature the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant, as they attempt to climb into playoff position, hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves and Andrew Wiggins tonight, Monday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. ET. The Timberwolves/Thunder matchup will replace t…
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  • Snow doubt: Knicks, Nets games called off

    Snow doubt: Knicks, Nets games called off

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    With one of the largest snowstorms in recent history bearing down on the New York City area, the NBA has postponed the New York Knicks' and Brooklyn Nets' home games scheduled for Monday night.
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  • Report: Monday’s Nets-Blazers Game In Brooklyn Postponed Due To…

    Report: Monday’s Nets-Blazers Game In Brooklyn Postponed Due To Blizzard

    dimemag.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    Unfortunately, authority of the Basketball Gods pales in comparison to that of Mother Nature. According to a report, the NBA has postponed tonight’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trail Blazers as a historic blizzard dawns on the Northeaste…
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  • GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeout

    GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeout

    dimemag.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    This isn’t standard, but a layup by Kyle Lowry with a little under four minutes to go in the first quarter in last night’s Raptors-Pistons game only happened after he lulled Detroit into thinking he was about to call a timeout. Lowry’s switch-up has bee…
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  • Report: Hornets, Nets Talking Lance Stephenson, Joe Johnson Swa…

    Report: Hornets, Nets Talking Lance Stephenson, Joe Johnson Swap

    dimemag.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    The “untradeable” Joe Johhnson just might be on the move again. According to a report, the Brooklyn Nets are discussing a deal that would send the seven-time All-Star to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Lance Stephenson. The news is courtesy of Yah…
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  • Curry, Warriors win 19th straight at home

    Curry, Warriors win 19th straight at home

    ESPN.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win.
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  • Nets' Johnson playing through tendinitis

    Nets' Johnson playing through tendinitis

    ESPN.com Jan 25 (2 days ago)
    Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Johnson revealed he has recently been playing through tendinitis.
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  • Defense, Played The 76ers Way

    Defense, Played The 76ers Way

    deadspin.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    Anybody want to guard Jeff Green? Anybody? No?Read more...
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  • Knicks' Anthony out vs. Hornets

    Knicks' Anthony out vs. Hornets

    nba.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon will sit out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets.
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  • Kobe Bryant injury might mean pain for Knicks president Phil Ja…

    Kobe Bryant injury might mean pain for Knicks president Phil Jackson, too

    nydailynews.com Jan 24 (4 days ago)
    Kobe Bryant’s injury sets up an interesting spring and summer for the Lakers and Knicks featuring two adversaries, Jim Buss and Jackson.
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  • Video - Davis Fuels Pelicans To Fourth Straight Win 00:55

    Davis Fuels Pelicans To Fourth Straight Win

    Jan 26
    Anthony Davis scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Pelicans' 25-point win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Davis Sky-High For Slam 00:20

    Davis Sky-High For Slam

    Jan 26
    Pelicans center Anthony Davis finishes the lobbed ball with a one-handed slam versus the 76ers.
  • Video - Warriors Win 19th Straight At Home 01:15

    Warriors Win 19th Straight At Home

    Jan 25
    Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists to lead the Warriors past the Celtics 114-111.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Pistons 00:58

    Raptors Hold Off Pistons

    Jan 25
    DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points with six rebounds to help the Raptors beat the Pistons 114-110.

Sports Columnists

  • Windhorst: LeBron must manage his minutes

    Jan 27
    While Kobe Bryant provides the cautionary tale, the Cavs would be wise to emulate the Spurs' management of Tim Duncan for LeBron James, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, players

    Jan 26
    The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks confident they will eventually sign veteran ce…

    Jan 26
    The Dallas Mavericks are confident they are inching closer to the eventual signing of veteran center Jermaine O'Neal, according to team sources.
  • NBA - Adande: Kobe Bryant pays price for what greatness requires

    Jan 24
    The pursuit of greatness made Kobe Bryant push his body to the brink, writes J.A. Adande.