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The following is an excerpt from "DRAZEN: The Remarkable Life & Legacy of the Mozart of Basketball," by Australian author Todd Spehr, a new book about the late, great former Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets guard Drazen Petrovic …Share Tweet
Nets' Lopez, Warriors' Curry named Players of the Weeknba.com 7 hours agoThe Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 23, through Sunday, March 29.Share Tweet
The Knicks' "Plan" Still Sounds Dumb As All Helldeadspin.com 11 hours agoAnd now the Knicks season is about butts. Read more...Share Tweet
Cavaliers lose Love, Shumpert to injuriesESPN.com Mar 29 (yesterday)Not only did the Cleveland Cavaliers stave off an upset scare in their 87-86 win over the lowly Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, they also appear to have avoided major injuries to two of their key contributors.Share Tweet
Knicks sign Ledo to second 10-day contractnba.com Mar 29 (yesterday)New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced Sunday that the team has signed guard Ricky Ledo to a second consecutive 10-day contract.Share Tweetnydailynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)When you add it all up, the Knicks played exactly one meaningful game this season: The first one.Share TweetThe Knicks’ loss to the Bulls Saturday night was their 60th, a new record of futility.Share Tweetnydailynews.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)Kevin Durant is done for the season after the Thunder announced that he will need another surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot.Share Tweet
Raptors clinch second straight division titleESPN.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)Raptors beat Lakers, clinch second straight division titleShare Tweet
Nets break Cavaliers' four-game win streakESPN.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)Nets snap Cavaliers' 4-game win streak with 106-98 victoryShare Tweetnydailynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)Looking back at it now, 20 years later, Pat Riley isn’t even sure Michael Jordan cared much whether he beat the Knicks that night.Share Tweet
Nets' Young has strained knee, out vs. CavsESPN.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)Brooklyn Nets power forward Thaddeus Young suffered a left knee strain in Wednesday night's win over the Charlotte Hornets, an MRI revealed.Share TweetOn Tuesday night, away from the prying eyes of most of the NBA world — which is to say, during the broadcast of the matchup between the lottery-bound Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers — something beautiful happened. Luckily for us, Sixers fan/SPIN…Share Tweet
Butler, Bulls make it 5 straight over RaptorsJimmy Butler scored 23 points, Pau Gasol had 18 and the Chicago Bulls beat Toronto 116-103 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory against the Raptors.Share Tweetnba.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston.Share Tweet
Knicks G Shved (rib) likely out for seasonNew York Knicks guard Alexey Shved will likely miss the rest of the season due to a rib fracture.Share Tweet
Celts' Thomas back after missing 8 gamesBoston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is set to return from an eight-game absence on Wednesday night against the Miami Heat.Share Tweetnydailynews.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)Kevin Love's future in Cleveland is more uncertain not only by the day but by the latest social media postings from LeBron James.Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)In late June, NBA prospect Joel Embiid underwent surgery to repair the broken navicular bone in his right foot. The initial prognosis, in the days before the 2014 NBA Draft, stated that he’d be out four-to-six months. Depending on the team that selected…Share Tweet
Raptors' Lowry (back) leaves vs. Pistonsnba.com Mar 24 (6 days ago)Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry left Tuesday's game against the Detroit Pistons with back spasms and did not return.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Mar 24 (6 days ago)Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is fat, but he's working on not being fat anymore. [ESPN Boston]Read more...Share TweetESPN.com Mar 23 (7 days ago)Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak that had dropped them out of playoff position.Share Tweet
New Jersey's Izod Center, former home of Nets, closesnba.com Mar 23New Jersey's Izod Center has hosted its last act after 34 years.Share Tweet
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Not-So-Smart EjectionMar 20Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
Iverson The Exec?Mar 20Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Allen Iverson would make a good NBA executive.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Chad Ford's Big BoardMar 30CHAD FORD'S BIG BOARD
ESPN NowMar 30Of NBA Insider Chad Ford's top 30 players, nine will play in the Final Four. The players: (1) Jahlil Okafor, (2) Karl-Anthony Towns, (7) Willie Cauley...
ESPN NowMar 28Seven of the top 21 players at the top of Chad Ford's draft Big Board are in action tonight.
Chad Ford's Big BoardMar 28CHAD FORD'S BIG BOARD