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Thursday 20 September 2018

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Jimmy Butler latest to shun LeBron James; so why don't NBA stars want to play with the King anymo...

Thursday 20 September 2018

CBSSports.com Jimmy Butler latest to shun LeBron James; so why don't NBA stars want to play with the King anymore? CBSSports.com On Wednesday, Jimmy Butler reportedly let it be known that he wants to be traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves. It's another tricky trade demand from an impen... Read more

LeBron James, Ryan Coogler to team up for new 'Space Jam' film - NBA.com

Thursday 20 September 2018

NBA.com LeBron James, Ryan Coogler to team up for new 'Space Jam' film NBA.com Like the original, the new movie is sure to be well stocked with cameos from NBA players. But Jordan? "We'll see," says Carter, "Hopefully there will be a role for Michael if he wants it. But... Read more

Reports: Jimmy Butler requests trade from Minnesota Timberwolves - NBA.com

Thursday 20 September 2018

NBA.com Reports: Jimmy Butler requests trade from Minnesota Timberwolves NBA.com Overall, Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.0 steals per game on his way to All- NBA Third Team and All-Defensive Second Team honors. In late June, Thibodeau said he was comfortable if Butle... Read more

NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Every Starting Backcourt for 2018-19 Season - Bleacher Report

Thursday 20 September 2018

Bleacher Report NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Every Starting Backcourt for 2018-19 Season Bleacher Report Those one-man shows can find success, but the NBA 's leading backcourts have positive pieces at both spots in the lineup. We're talking about James Harden and Chris Paul, Stephen Curry and... Read more

Jimmy Butler's trade demand once again forces NBA teams to face the biggest quandary with star pl...

Thursday 20 September 2018

Business Insider Jimmy Butler's trade demand once again forces NBA teams to face the biggest quandary with star players Business Insider Jimmy Butler's trade demand is the latest example of the quandary all NBA teams face with star players who are approaching free agency. Teams must evalu... Read more

NBA news: Anthony Davis to leave Pelicans THIS season, Lakers send Warriors warning - Express.co.uk

Thursday 20 September 2018

Express.co.uk NBA news: Anthony Davis to leave Pelicans THIS season, Lakers send Warriors warning Express.co.uk Anthony Davis has been named an NBA All-Star for five consecutive seasons but he could be about to miss out on reaching the playoffs this year. That is according to NBA pundit Steve Smi... Read more

NBA news: Kawhi Leonard RISK, DeMarcus Cousins to Warriors 'unfair', Paul George doubts - Express...

Thursday 20 September 2018

Express.co.uk NBA news: Kawhi Leonard RISK, DeMarcus Cousins to Warriors 'unfair', Paul George doubts Express.co.uk Toronto Raptors have been told to try everything they can to keep hold of Kawhi Leonard at the end of the season because of their risky trade deal with San Antonio Spurs. Th... Read more

NBA releases statement about independent investigation regarding Dallas Mavericks workplace - NBA...

Wednesday 19 September 2018

NBA.com NBA releases statement about independent investigation regarding Dallas Mavericks workplace NBA.com Upon learning of the allegations, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban notified the NBA and an independent investigation was launched with oversight from the league office. Anne Milgram, forme... Read more

Top 100 NBA players for 2018-19: LeBron James leads rankings that are West-heavy at the top - CBS...

Wednesday 19 September 2018

CBSSports.com Top 100 NBA players for 2018-19: LeBron James leads rankings that are West-heavy at the top CBSSports.com But putting together a top 100 list of NBA players works better than individual rankings for any other team sport. You may have different positions in basketball, but whether yo... Read more

Report: Jimmy Butler requests trade from Minnesota Timberwolves - NBA.com

Wednesday 19 September 2018

NBA.com Report: Jimmy Butler requests trade from Minnesota Timberwolves NBA.com Overall, Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.0 steals per game on his way to All- NBA Third Team and All-Defensive Second Team honors. In late June, Thibodeau said he was comfortable if Butler... Read more

Mavericks expected to face 'significant' penalty from NBA as result of investigation into workpla...

Wednesday 19 September 2018

CBSSports.com Mavericks expected to face 'significant' penalty from NBA as result of investigation into workplace culture, per report CBSSports.com A Mavericks source told The News that the 43-page investigation report and NBA response will be made available at 1:30 p.m. Also, a 3:15 p.m.... Read more

Reports: Philadelphia Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager - NBA.com

Wednesday 19 September 2018

NBA.com Reports: Philadelphia Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager NBA.com Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. According to multiple media reports, the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers'... Read more

Ranking every NBA starting lineup for opening night: Warriors lead way; how do LeBron James' Lake...

Wednesday 19 September 2018

CBSSports.com Ranking every NBA starting lineup for opening night: Warriors lead way; how do LeBron James' Lakers stack up? CBSSports.com Well folks, we're less than a month from real, actual, regular-season NBA basketball games. Hard to believe, right? With that, our focus turns from off... Read more

Eight Breakout Candidates for the 2018-19 NBA Season - The Ringer (blog)

Wednesday 19 September 2018

The Ringer (blog) Eight Breakout Candidates for the 2018-19 NBA Season The Ringer (blog) Coach Bud's old Hawks annually ranked near the top of the NBA in 3-point attempts, unlike the Jason Kidd–led Bucks, who were perennially close to the bottom. More quality shooters in Milwaukee's rotat... Read more

WATCH: NBA TV makes their Rookie of the Year selections - 247Sports

Wednesday 19 September 2018

247Sports WATCH: NBA TV makes their Rookie of the Year selections 247Sports NBA TV has officially made their Rookie of the Year predictions for 2018-19. According to Isiah Thomas, the New York Knicks' Kevin Knox will walk away with the award, while according to Steve Smith, the top overall pi... Read more

NBArank: Predicting the best players this season, from 30-21 - ESPN

Wednesday 19 September 2018

ESPN NBArank: Predicting the best players this season, from 30-21 ESPN For the eighth season in a row, ESPN.com is ranking the top players in the NBA . Who will be the best player this season? To get the final prediction, we asked our expert panel to vote on pairs of players. and more » Read more

WATCH: NBA TV predicts the 2018-19 Defensive Player of the Year - 247Sports

Wednesday 19 September 2018

247Sports WATCH: NBA TV predicts the 2018-19 Defensive Player of the Year 247Sports According to NBA TV, Kawhi Leonard or Anthony Davis will win the Defensive Player of the Year award. As predicted by Isiah Thomas, Leonard will win the DPOY for the third time in his career, while Davis will win h... Read more

NBA Player Russell Westbrook and Wife Nina Announce They're Expecting Twin Girls - PEOPLE.com

Wednesday 19 September 2018

PEOPLE.com NBA Player Russell Westbrook and Wife Nina Announce They're Expecting Twin Girls PEOPLE.com On Tuesday, NBA All-Star Russell Westbrook announced that he and his wife, Nina, are expecting twin girls. The couple revealed their good news in a YouTube video, titled The Westbrook Family... Read more

NBA, union reminds players that mental health help available - NBA.com

Tuesday 18 September 2018

ESPN NBA , union reminds players that mental health help available NBA.com MIAMI (AP) -- NBA players were reminded Tuesday that help for their mental wellness is available if needed, and they were urged to take advantage of that whenever necessary. A letter from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and N... Read more

Will Kevin Durant Ever Be the NBA's Best Player? - The Ringer (blog)

Monday 17 September 2018

The Ringer (blog) Will Kevin Durant Ever Be the NBA's Best Player? The Ringer (blog) It looks like Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, when Kevin Durant stonewalled Kevin Love, swatting the ball away in the post before it even left Love's fingertips, then took the ball coast to coast, stutter-... Read more

NBA basketball game in Birmingham shows BBVA's commitment to city - Birmingham Business Journal

Monday 17 September 2018

Birmingham Business Journal NBA basketball game in Birmingham shows BBVA's commitment to city Birmingham Business Journal From left, seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry, Houston Rockets Vice President of Corporate Development John Croley, BBVA Compass Birmingham CEO Andrea Smith, and Alabama... Read more

Unlikely NBA Rookies Who Will Surprise in Training Camp - Bleacher Report

Monday 17 September 2018

Bleacher Report Unlikely NBA Rookies Who Will Surprise in Training Camp Bleacher Report The start of NBA training camp signals that preseason is around the corner. And though it's not as significant for veterans, training camp is a major event for rookies trying to get acclimated with NBA lif... Read more

Terry Rozier, the NBA's Coldest Killer, Is Just Getting Started - GQ Magazine

Monday 17 September 2018

GQ Magazine Terry Rozier, the NBA's Coldest Killer, Is Just Getting Started GQ Magazine Watching those NBA playoffs back now, it seems predestined. Terry Rozier, 24, was always going to explode at some point. You don't play with that type of cold-blooded confidence unless there's unde... Read more

Reports: Houston Rockets assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik to retire before season - NBA.com

Monday 17 September 2018

NBA.com Reports: Houston Rockets assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik to retire before season NBA.com The Illinois native first broke into the NBA assistant coaching ranks with the Washington Bullets in 1988. He coached the Nuggets from 2 1/2 seasons, from 2002-05, amassing a 73-119 while leading Denver ... Read more

The 34 People and Things That Will Define the 2018-19 NBA Season - The Ringer (blog)

Monday 17 September 2018

The Ringer (blog) The 34 People and Things That Will Define the 2018-19 NBA Season The Ringer (blog) We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer's 2018–19 NBA Preview, we're devoting the week to evaluating (and slapping a number on) the players, the story lines, and the odds and... Read more

The Best Backcourt Duos in the Eastern Conference, Ranked - The Ringer (blog)

Monday 17 September 2018

The Ringer (blog) The Best Backcourt Duos in the Eastern Conference, Ranked The Ringer (blog) We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer's 2018-19 NBA Preview, we're devoting the week to evaluating (and slapping a number on) the players, the story lines, and the odds and ends t... Read more

NBA news: Kawhi Leonard to Lakers prediction - 'It all starts there' - Express.co.uk

Monday 17 September 2018

Express.co.uk NBA news: Kawhi Leonard to Lakers prediction - 'It all starts there' Express.co.uk Kawhi Leonard is one of the hottest properties in the NBA and Los Angeles Lakers will prioritise signing the small forward next year. That is the verdict of RealGM writer Keith Smith, who sugg... Read more

NBA free agency news: Dwyane Wade announces he's returning to Heat for 'one last dance' - Sportin...

Monday 17 September 2018

Sporting News NBA free agency news: Dwyane Wade announces he's returning to Heat for 'one last dance' Sporting News Dwyane Wade will be in a Heat uniform next season. The 36-year-old guard had been contemplating retirement this offseason. But, he announced Sunday in a Youtube video he... Read more

NBA Veteran George Hill Is Key To The Future Of The Cleveland Cavaliers - Forbes

Sunday 16 September 2018

Forbes NBA Veteran George Hill Is Key To The Future Of The Cleveland Cavaliers Forbes During the 2018 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers made a huge investment in their future. At eighth overall, the team selected former Alabama point guard Collin Sexton as their guard of the future, hoping to fi... Read more

2018-19 NBA ascension and decline candidates: Predicting this year's Victor Oladipo, Carmelo Anth...

Friday 14 September 2018

CBSSports.com 2018-19 NBA ascension and decline candidates: Predicting this year's Victor Oladipo, Carmelo Anthony CBSSports.com He became an above-average three-point shooter and continued his rise as one of the NBA 's top perimeter defenders. He was named to the Eastern Conference All-S... Read more

'NBA 2K19' MyLeague Online: 7 Bugs That Need To Be Fixed Shortly After Launch - Forbes

Friday 14 September 2018

Forbes ' NBA 2K19' MyLeague Online: 7 Bugs That Need To Be Fixed Shortly After Launch Forbes Extensive work was put in with the A.I. in NBA 2K19 and that includes the ability to use an on-the-fly playcall menu to call freelance plays and series, but this function isn't working yet. To... Read more

Dwyane Wade still uncertain about Heat return, NBA future: 'I wish I had an answer' - CBSSports.com

Friday 14 September 2018

CBSSports.com Dwyane Wade still uncertain about Heat return, NBA future: 'I wish I had an answer' CBSSports.com The Miami Heat begin training camp for the 2018-19 season in less than two weeks, and they're still unsure if Dwyane Wade will be with them. After an entire summer of rumors... Read more

Every NBA Team's Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2018-19 - Bleacher Report

Friday 14 September 2018

Bleacher Report Every NBA Team's Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2018-19 Bleacher Report The best part of the NBA offseason is almost everything feels possible for the upcoming campaign. Sure, we might assume there are only a handful of contenders. And even then, we probably expect the Gol... Read more

NBA Family Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts - NBA.com

Friday 14 September 2018

CBSSports.com NBA Family Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts NBA.com Together with the NBA , we have launched a platform to aid those most impacted. Please join me, the Hornets organization and the NBA and donate to one of the local organizations assisting in the relief and recovery efforts. To all... Read more

The 5 NBA players most likely to make their first All-Star appearance - SB Nation

Friday 14 September 2018

SB Nation The 5 NBA players most likely to make their first All-Star appearance SB Nation Every year, there are first-time NBA All-Stars. Some of these players, like the Anthony Davises and Karl-Anthony Townses of the past, are those destined for greatness that just require a little seasoning and... Read more

The Crossover's Top 100 NBA players: 2020 Watch List - Sports Illustrated

Friday 14 September 2018

Sports Illustrated The Crossover's Top 100 NBA players: 2020 Watch List Sports Illustrated He's already one of the most powerful, explosive 7-footers anywhere, and while the NBA has skewed toward smaller, versatile lineup combinations, there will always be a place for size and skill. Doub... Read more

2018-19 NBA ascension and regression candidates: Predicting this year's Victor Oladipo, Carmelo A...

Friday 14 September 2018

CBSSports.com 2018-19 NBA ascension and regression candidates: Predicting this year's Victor Oladipo, Carmelo Anthony CBSSports.com He became an above-average three-point shooter and continued his rise as one of the NBA 's top perimeter defenders. He was named to the Eastern Conference Al... Read more

Carmelo Anthony talks fashion, his love of hoodies, surprising hobbies of NBA players, and who he...

Thursday 13 September 2018

Business Insider Carmelo Anthony talks fashion, his love of hoodies, surprising hobbies of NBA players, and who he thinks will have a ... Business Insider Now, even with training camps and the NBA season bearing down, Anthony instead has been focused on a collaboration in time for Fashion Week ca... Read more

With addition of Luol Deng, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau shuts off noise - NBA.com

Thursday 13 September 2018

NBA.com With addition of Luol Deng, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau shuts off noise NBA.com It's an unusual situation: A player who deal with a variety of alleged overuse injuries, now coping with questions related to underuse. A friend of Deng's told NBA .com this week that the 6-foot-8... Read more
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