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Super Bowl Sunday is typically considered a quiet day for the NBA, but one of its biggest stars put in an honest day of work for this year's game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. One day after dropping a tight game to the Golden State W…Share Tweet
5' 9" Isaiah Thomas Stuffs 6' 11" DeMarcus Cousins At The Rimdeadspin.com 15 hours agoThe Celtics scored approximately one million points in a defense-optional win over the Sacramento Kings this afternoon. Isaiah Thomas, now an all-star, turned 27 today and he celebrated by getting up there and swatting former teammate DeMarcus Cousins’ …Share Tweetdeadspin.com 16 hours agoThe Orlando Magic downed the Atlanta Hawks at home today thanks to this wild turnaround buzzer-beater from Nikola Vucevic. This is eerily similar to a game Vucevic hit back in November against the Lakers. Maybe the Magic should make their whole offense …Share Tweet
Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Are Unconcerned After Losing To The Warriorsdimemag.com 17 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder gave the Golden State Warriors one of their most competitive games in the entire season. Even though the Thunder lost, they showed that they can at least hang with the Warriors. Whether they ca…Share Tweetnba.com 17 hours agoLos Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken left hand.Share Tweetdimemag.com 18 hours agoGetty Image Golden State Warriors supernova Steph Curry is a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon. Their quarterback, Cam Newton, was named the MVP of the NFL last night, right around when Curry …Share Tweet
'No moral victories' for Thunder as they fall short against WarriorsESPN.com Feb 7 (yesterday)'No moral victories' for Thunder as they fall short against WarriorsShare Tweet
Warriors take sole possession of second-longest home winning streak in NBA historyESPN.com Feb 7 (yesterday)Warriors take sole possession of second-longest home winning streak in NBA historyShare TweetKings' Karl: Swirling rumors are 'not my storm'Share Tweet
The Sacramento Kings Are Just A Huge Fuckin' Messdeadspin.com Feb 6 (yesterday)Two weeks ago, DeMarcus Cousins scored a then-career high 48 points as the Kings beat the Pacers for their fifth straight, and you could almost talk yourself into this misshapen collective of wonky players led by a too-old-for-this-shit coach who doesn’…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 6 (yesterday)In June 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder bowed out of the NBA Finals in rather respectable fashion. It was assumed that OKC was in its first of what would be several consecutive pairings with the LeBron James-led Miami Heat, and that this league had its …Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)Getty Image Blake Griffin‘s altercation with Clippers’ equipment manager Matias Testi and resulting broken hand have set off quite the firestorm in Los Angeles. Trade rumors involving Griffin, however unlikely, have been swirling of late, and Clippers o…Share Tweet
Dead Letters: Sixers Beat Warriors Editiondeadspin.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)This past Saturday, the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors blew a 24-point lead to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, needing a last-second Harrison Barnes three-pointer to dispatch the Association’s most consistently-pathetic team . In a season ful…Share TweetSubscribe to UPROXX Normally, Charles Barkley rants are pretty coherent. He may lose his logic or train of thought, but usually you can at least kind of follow his argument from point A to point B. This rant, on the state of the Phoenix Suns (we’re pret…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)During the 2015 playoffs, we saw an uptick in coaches ordering the intentional away-from-the-ball fouling of bricklaying free-throw shooters, like the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, to short-circuit their te…Share Tweet
Browbeaten: Anthony Davis Missed A Wide-Open Breakaway Dunk Late In The Lakers LossAnthony Davis had himself a game against the Los Angeles Lakers with 39 points and 11 rebounds, even though he was overshadowed by Kobe Bryant’s heroics. But even as he reminded national TV audiences why so many basketball writers (including us) are bre…Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Will Face ‘Consequences’ For His Punch, Says Clippers Owner Steve BallmerUSA TODAY Sports Until Blake Griffin returns from his gnarly-looking broken hand, no one’s going to talk about much except for how he got it: By punching a Los Angeles Clippers equipment manager in the face. As the fallout continues, Clippers owner Stev…Share Tweet
Kobe Gets Revenge For Being Dunked On By Nailing A Game-Clinching ThreeUSA TODAY Sports Even though the Los Angeles Lakers are lottery-bound, Kobe Bryant refuses to go gently into that good night. After scoring a season-high 38 points on Tuesday, Kobe kept it going with a 27-point, 12-rebound effort against the New Orleans…Share Tweet
Kobe, Oh Noooo: The Los Angeles Lakers won tonight (!), their sec…deadspin.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)The Los Angeles Lakers won tonight (!), their second in a row (!!), on the back of a great game from Kobe Bryant (!!!). Old man Kobe had 27 points, and not a single turnover. He, of course, shot 10-for-24, but hey, it’s Kobe, that’s what you’re gonna ge…Share Tweet
Steve Nash Announces RetirementMar 21Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
Steve Nash On Decision To RetireMar 21Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
The D'Antoni RevolutionMar 20Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.