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The Milwaukee Bucks—a popular preseason pick to make some noise in the Eastern Conference after signing Greg Monroe—fell to 6-9 Wednesday night after losing to the DeMarcus Cousins-less Sacramento Kings at home. Late in the fourth quarter head coach Jas…Share Tweet
Suns sign guard Bryce Cotton out of D-Leaguenba.com 12 hours agoThe Phoenix Suns signed free-agent guard Bryce Cotton out of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.Share Tweetdeadspin.com 23 hours agoAs a basketball fan, one of life’s simplest pleasures is waking up each day and knowing there is a good chance that Lakers head coach Byron Scott is going to do or say something that is hilariously dumb. Last night, he did not disappoint.Read more...Share Tweet
Blake Griffin And Nuggets Coach Mike Malone Got Into It Over "Hack-A-DJ" Strategydeadspin.com Nov 25 (yesterday)It’s not often we see a coach being held back by his team from going after an opposing player, but things got chippy in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 111-94 win in Denver. The scuffle—limited to a verbal one—was sparked by Griffin’s displeasure wi…Share Tweet
Warriors Fan Hits Shot During Timeout, Taunts Lakers Benchdeadspin.com Nov 24 (yesterday)This Warriors fan here hit a three-pointer during a timeout and, naturally, poked fun at the hapless Lakers. That sure looks like a throat slash motion to me!Read more...Share Tweet
Lakers' Byron Scott believes Showtime Lakers could stop WarriorsESPN.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Lakers' Byron Scott believes Showtime Lakers could stop WarriorsShare Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Thanksgiving hits in America on Thursday, and in spite of the glory-be that is the Golden State Warriors, you’ll be forced into a conversation with a family member that will tell you that nobody in the NBA plays defense, passes the ball, or shoots well.…Share Tweetnba.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)The Los Angeles Clippers' dance squad is getting its own reality series.Share TweetByron Scott and the Los Angeles Lakers continue to be the worst-matched team and coach in the NBA. As Kobe Bryant nears retirement and several young players with potential attempt to establish themselves as long-term fixtures, Scott has doubled down on …Share TweetESPN.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)Spurs' Aldridge (ankle) will not play vs. SunsShare Tweetyahoo.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)Steve Kerr was a reserve hybrid guard for the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, a championship team that set an NBA record that season for most wins in a season with 72. Steve Kerr is the head coach, however ailing, for the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors, a defendi…Share TweetA look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Bay Area News Group. Marcus Thompson I…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)After comfortably dispatching the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night to become the third NBA team ever to open a season with 15 consecutive wins, the Golden State Warriors will take aim at securing a solo spot in NBA history on Tuesday, when they return to …Share Tweet
LeBron, Curry named Players of the Weeknba.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 22.Share TweetESPN.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)Kobe on beating history-chasing Warriors: 'I've seen stranger things happen'Share Tweet
The Clippers Are A Goddamn Messdeadspin.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)The ever-combustible Clippers up and combusted today. This afternoon, they dropped their third straight game (and their sixth of seven) to the Toronto Raptors. 6-7 is good for the worst start of the Chris Paul era. Given the cocktail of stubborn persona…Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant Shocked That He's The Voice Of "Ball Movement Reason" For The Lakersdeadspin.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)The Los Angeles Lakers are, unsurprisingly, very bad this year. They’re in the bottom seven in both defensive and offensive rating, Byron Scott doesn’t seem to know what he’s doing, and Kobe Bryant has been comically awful when he’s not taking mandated …Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)Staying on top of the NBA requires near-constant adjustment and innovation. It's a copycat league, as the saying goes, and any opposing coaches worth their salaries will study what worked until they figure out how to solve it or render it so common that…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.
Future NBA cornerstone (Insider)Nov 25Chad Ford says the LSU freshman has special qualities. "I think what scouts love the most is how Simmons plays the game. He plays with a calm demeanor...
ESPN NowNov 25The coach has agreed to a multiyear extension with Charlotte, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and the Charlotte Observer. The contract includes a ...
Charlotte Hornets and coach Steve Clifford agree to contract extensionNov 25The Hornets have reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension with coach Steve Clifford, sources told ESPN.com.
Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer fined for contact with officialNov 23The NBA's decision to fine, not suspend, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer for incidental contact with an official Saturday night has drawn the ire of the league's referees' union.