The 23-Team League the NBA Needs - The Ringer (blog)

Thursday 21 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) The 23-Team League the NBA Needs The Ringer (blog) So even though the NBA is now a 12-month league that we can't look away from, we here at The Ringer have a few humble suggestions to make it even greater. Welcome to League Hack Week—the first of four weeklong series leading... Read more

NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate teams tanking - ESPN

Thursday 21 September 2017

ESPN NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate teams tanking ESPN The NBA's pursuit of draft lottery reform is significantly rooted in research that "many fans continue to say that tanking is making them less interested in the league," president of l... Read more

The Future of NBA Player Development Is Soccer's Youth Academy Model - The Ringer (blog)

Thursday 21 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) The Future of NBA Player Development Is Soccer's Youth Academy Model The Ringer (blog) There's always room for improvement. So even though the NBA is now a 12-month league that we can't look away from, we here at The Ringer have a few humble suggestions to make it ev... Read more

Kyrie-LeBron part of long line of messy superstar breakups - ESPN

Thursday 21 September 2017

ESPN Kyrie-LeBron part of long line of messy superstar breakups ESPN For three years, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were a dynamic duo for the Cleveland Cavaliers, teaming up to make three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals and winning a title together in 2016. Then it all came crashing down whe... Read more

NBA coaches applaud trend of players working out with trainers in offseason - NBA.com

Thursday 21 September 2017

NBA.com NBA coaches applaud trend of players working out with trainers in offseason NBA.com If you've seen that one time on social media in recent NBA offseasons, you've seen it 1,000 times. The amount of sweat, money and hours spent by players working out – hard – in what generally is co... Read more

Charles Barkley Comments on NBA Extending Season, Calls ... - Bleacher Report

Thursday 21 September 2017

CBSSports.com Charles Barkley Comments on NBA Extending Season, Calls ... Bleacher Report Hall of Famer Charles Barkley had some thoughts about the NBA 's extending its season, notably calling current players "poor babies" while expressing them... Charles Barkley calls out 'poor... Read more

Charles Barkley calls out 'poor babies' in the NBA who complain about back-to-backs - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 20 September 2017

CBSSports.com Charles Barkley calls out 'poor babies' in the NBA who complain about back-to-backs CBSSports.com Charles Barkley has always been one to shoot as straight as an arrow. So when it comes to a controversial topic like that of resting NBA players on back-to-backs you know he'... Read more

Analysis: Grizzlies, NBA and revenue sharing makes for a complex dynamic - The Commercial Appeal

Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Commercial Appeal Analysis: Grizzlies, NBA and revenue sharing makes for a complex dynamic The Commercial Appeal About a hour after I posted my weekly Pick-and-Pop column yesterday morning (thanks guys, nice timing), ESPN posted this story based on a “confidential report” of NBA finances, whi... Read more

Sarah Kustok's unplanned journey to NBA analyst's chair - New York Post

Wednesday 20 September 2017

New York Post Sarah Kustok's unplanned journey to NBA analyst's chair New York Post Fast forward 13 years, YES Network on Friday announced Kustok as the Nets' full-time color commentator, making her the only woman handling the analyst duties on her own for an NBA team this season. “It... Read more

NBA Rumors: Carmelo's camp cautiously optimistic he'll be traded by Monday - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 20 September 2017

CBSSports.com NBA Rumors: Carmelo's camp cautiously optimistic he'll be traded by Monday CBSSports.com Although trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony have swallowed up headlines for much of the summer, the Knicks All-Star remains with the New York franchise with training camp now just ... Read more

The Crossover's NBA 1-on-1 Tournament: Round of 8 - Sports Illustrated

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Sports Illustrated The Crossover's NBA 1-on-1 Tournament: Round of 8 Sports Illustrated Steph's shooting ability changed the landscape of the NBA . Durant's addition to the Dubs has given them the potential to become one of the league's greatest dynasties. Durant's size has gi... Read more

LOOK: 'NBA 2K18' glitch awkwardly puts Draymond Green on Kevin Durant's lap - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 20 September 2017

CBSSports.com LOOK: ' NBA 2K18' glitch awkwardly puts Draymond Green on Kevin Durant's lap CBSSports.com " NBA 2K18" is on the market, and with it come the hilarious glitches and bugs that make the mostly realistic game so fun to work through. Although the game was just rele... Read more

A Taxonomy of NBA Foul Call Reactions - The Ringer (blog)

Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) A Taxonomy of NBA Foul Call Reactions The Ringer (blog) Whenever my youngest son, a 4-year-old hurricane of knives and dirt, asks me for something, I know that telling him “no” is going to elicit one of four responses. I know he's either going to: A. Accept the answer. This ... Read more

The authoritative, indisputable, official list of the NBA's 30 most interesting players - CBSSpor...

Wednesday 20 September 2017

CBSSports.com The authoritative, indisputable, official list of the NBA's 30 most interesting players CBSSports.com What follows, then, is an exhaustive and scientific accounting of the 30 most interesting players in the NBA . (OK, in all seriousness, this is entirely subjective. LeBron James... Read more

Presenting the Pacers' Path to NBA Relevance - The Ringer (blog)

Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) Presenting the Pacers' Path to NBA Relevance The Ringer (blog) So even though the NBA is now a 12-month league that we can't look away from, we here at The Ringer have a few humble suggestions to make it even greater. Welcome to League Hack Week—the first of four weeklon... Read more

Three Ways to Address the NBA's Pacers Problem - The Ringer - The Ringer (blog)

Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) Three Ways to Address the NBA's Pacers Problem - The Ringer The Ringer (blog) Indiana's pro basketball team has been a model of mediocrity, winning between 35 and 45 games every season. How can it break the cycle and connect with a ... and more » Read more

Every Top NBA Rookie's Calling Card - Bleacher Report

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Bleacher Report Every Top NBA Rookie's Calling Card Bleacher Report Each of the top NBA rookies will be known for something once the season starts to unfold. Their identities early on will revolve around these signature qualities or strengths, which include scoring skills, passing and speed. ... Read more

Ranking the Most Overrated Moves of the NBA Offseason - Bleacher Report

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Bleacher Report Ranking the Most Overrated Moves of the NBA Offseason Bleacher Report Don't let the NBA offseason's optimistic leanings ruin your nose for nonsense. Not every transaction worth slight praise deserves all the recognition it ultimately receives. Parsing through a list of thi... Read more

Potential Breakout NBA Players to Watch for in 2017-18 - The Ringer (blog)

Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Ringer (blog) Potential Breakout NBA Players to Watch for in 2017-18 The Ringer (blog) Every single one of us has, at one point or another, felt like NBA Nostradamus after making a bold breakout-season prediction that turned out to be true. It's nice to feel smart. But the truth is there&... Read more

Report: Warriors earned second-most money in NBA last season - The Mercury News

Tuesday 19 September 2017

The Mercury News Report: Warriors earned second-most money in NBA last season The Mercury News Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, left, delvers the City of Oakland key to Golden State Warriors co-owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber during the Warriors' NBA championship rally at Henry J. Kaiser Conventi... Read more

NBA 2K18 Is Riddled With Microtransactions - Kotaku

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Kotaku NBA 2K18 Is Riddled With Microtransactions Kotaku The latest game in the NBA 2K series is frustrating to play if you don't want to spend any additional money on top of the $60 you have to shell out to get the game. Technically, you don't ever need to buy anything in NBA 2K18. It... Read more

Dwight Howard plans to retire on a farm when his NBA career is over - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 19 September 2017

CBSSports.com Dwight Howard plans to retire on a farm when his NBA career is over CBSSports.com Dwight Howard was once on top of the world in terms of popularity. He led the Magic to the NBA Finals. Endorsement deals, a guaranteed starter at the All-Star Game and a face of the league. He relished... Read more

Dwight Howard wants to be a farmer when he retires from the NBA - USA TODAY

Tuesday 19 September 2017

USA TODAY Dwight Howard wants to be a farmer when he retires from the NBA USA TODAY Dwight Howard is hoping to revive his career with his latest stop in Charlotte, but regardless of when he hangs up his sneakers according to Lee Jenkins' incredible profile of him in Sports Illustrated, he wan... Read more

Michael Beasley's confident intro: Knicks will shock NBA - New York Post

Tuesday 19 September 2017

New York Post Michael Beasley's confident intro: Knicks will shock NBA New York Post Beasley also boasted he still has faith, at age 28, of becoming an All-Star and “one of the best in the NBA '' with more playing time. Introduced to the media during a Tuesday press conference in Tarr... Read more

Syracuse basketball in the NBA: A look at former Orange players as NBA camps open - Syracuse.com

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Syracuse.com Syracuse basketball in the NBA : A look at former Orange players as NBA camps open Syracuse.com Here is a player-by-player look at the former Orange currently in NBA training camps. Which ones are on the last year of their contracts? Which ones are likely headed to the G-League? And ... Read more

NBA rumors: LeBron James, Paul George, Russell Westbrook to form Lakers superteam? - NJ.com

Tuesday 19 September 2017

NJ.com NBA rumors: LeBron James, Paul George, Russell Westbrook to form Lakers superteam? NJ.com While dots have connected LeBron James to Los Angeles for months, the latest report is the most concrete any NBA insider has been on the subject. According to Peter Vescey's Patreon, James to the ... Read more

A confidential report shows nearly half the NBA lost money last season. Now what? - ESPN

Tuesday 19 September 2017

ESPN A confidential report shows nearly half the NBA lost money last season. Now what? ESPN Despite a flood of new national television cash, 14 of the NBA's 30 teams lost money last season before collecting revenue-sharing payouts, and nine finished in the red even after accounting for those ... Read more

A confidential report shows nearly half the NBA lost money last ... - ESPN

Tuesday 19 September 2017

ESPN A confidential report shows nearly half the NBA lost money last ... ESPN Despite a flood of new national television cash, 14 of the NBA's 30 teams lost money last season before collecting revenue-sharing payouts, and nine finished in ... 14 NBA teams are reportedly losing money. Her... Read more

How much the NBA's biggest stars actually earn - ESPN

Tuesday 19 September 2017

ESPN How much the NBA's biggest stars actually earn ESPN At the beginning of each season, when the salaries of pro athletes are publicized, we're always left wondering: How much do they actually take home? This NBA season, we partnered with sports tax expert Robert Raiola, director of the... Read more

NBA player salaries and take home pay - ESPN.com - ESPN

Tuesday 19 September 2017

ESPN NBA player salaries and take home pay - ESPN.com ESPN NBA player salaries are enormous, and so are their payroll deductions. See what the top players make and what they take home at the end of the day. Here Is How We Would Make the NBA Even Greater - The Ringer The Ringer (blog) Metrics 101:... Read more

The Latest: Lawyers for NBA twins question prosecutor's case - Madison.com

Monday 18 September 2017

Madison.com The Latest: Lawyers for NBA twins question prosecutor's case Madison.com FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo, Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris, left, and Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris talk on the court after an NBA basketball game in Washington. A trial will... Read more

NBA Live 18 review - Polygon

Monday 18 September 2017

Polygon NBA Live 18 review Polygon NBA Live has been a nonentity for the better part of a decade. But NBA Live 18 seems to be a stable, enjoyable and accessible basketball game that represents progress for EA Sports' basketball simulation, and takes meaningful steps away from a ... This ... Read more

Report: Bob Delaney will no longer oversee NBA's game officials - CBSSports.com

Monday 18 September 2017

CBSSports.com Report: Bob Delaney will no longer oversee NBA's game officials CBSSports.com NBA vice president for referee's development and performance Bob Delaney will no longer oversee the league's game officials, as he's being reassigned to help teach officials along with othe... Read more

It sounds as though the NBA may eventually set up shop on Amazon - Recode

Monday 18 September 2017

Recode It sounds as though the NBA may eventually set up shop on Amazon Recode Search for New York Knicks jerseys on Amazon and you'll find a mishmash of results. Some Porzingis jerseys. Some jerseys for Derrick Rose, who's no longer on the team. But certainly nothing that looks like an o... Read more

Hope floats: How 7 terrible teams from last season can exceed expectations this season - CBSSport...

Monday 18 September 2017

CBSSports.com Hope floats: How 7 terrible teams from last season can exceed expectations this season CBSSports.com The NBA season is right around the corner which means ... the end of the NBA season is only about two months away for several teams. Yes, even in an 82-game season, hope can vanish q... Read more

The ups and downs of Nike's NBA release - ESPN

Monday 18 September 2017

ESPN The ups and downs of Nike's NBA release ESPN As you've probably heard by now, all 30 NBA teams unveiled new alternate uniforms on Friday night. The unveiling was part of the league's new uniform contract with Nike, which is marketing this new round of alternate designs as "S... Read more

Nike's Statement uniforms will have NBA fans talking this season - ESPN

Monday 18 September 2017

ESPN Nike's Statement uniforms will have NBA fans talking this season ESPN The NBA recently unveiled Nike's "Statement uniforms," and there were some mixed feelings coming from Uni Watch HQ. What Nike's uniform launch means for NBA , players and fans now and in the future CB... Read more

On The Brink: Four NBA Teams in Danger of Rebuilding - Sports Illustrated

Monday 18 September 2017

Sports Illustrated On The Brink: Four NBA Teams in Danger of Rebuilding Sports Illustrated On one hand, Cleveland is still the favorite to win the East—with Boston now nipping at its heels—and any team with LeBron James is a legitimate threat to win the NBA Finals in June. But as LeBron's 201... Read more

NBA Rumors: Top Trade Buzz on Kevin Love, Marc Gasol and Iman Shumpert - Bleacher Report

Monday 18 September 2017

Bleacher Report NBA Rumors: Top Trade Buzz on Kevin Love, Marc Gasol and Iman Shumpert Bleacher Report The start of the 2017-18 NBA regular season is just over one month away, but there may still be opportunities available for teams to improve during that time frame. Every NBA team remains in pur... Read more

Eurobasket served as Luka Doncic's coming out party ahead of 2018 NBA draft - Washington Post

Monday 18 September 2017

Washington Post Eurobasket served as Luka Doncic's coming out party ahead of 2018 NBA draft Washington Post This first appeared in the Sept. 18 edition of The Washington Post's NBA newsletter, The Monday Morning Post Up. You can subscribe by clicking here. As the NBA prepares to open trai... Read more

Three reasons why the Eurobasket final is a must watch for NBA fans - ClutchPoints

Sunday 17 September 2017

ClutchPoints Three reasons why the Eurobasket final is a must watch for NBA fans ClutchPoints While the majority of NBA players are still enjoying the final days of their well-earned rest, their European counterparts have been active on another competitive front over the past two weeks. Despite t... Read more

Anthony Randolph Interested In NBA Return If He Has Defined Role - RealGM.com

Sunday 17 September 2017

RealGM.com Anthony Randolph Interested In NBA Return If He Has Defined Role RealGM.com The NBA game is much more suited to the skills of Anthony Randolph than it was in 2008 when he was drafted by the Golden State Warriors. "Now I fit in perfect, right?" Randolph said with a smile. Rand... Read more

30 Teams in 30 Days: Houston Rockets hope title chances get boost with addition of Chris Paul - N...

Sunday 17 September 2017

NBA.com 30 Teams in 30 Days: Houston Rockets hope title chances get boost with addition of Chris Paul NBA.com Since the Warriors downed the Cavs to take the 2017 NBA title back on June 12, NBA teams have undergone a number of changes over the long summer offseason. NBA .com's Shaun Powell wil... Read more

NBA Live 18 Review: Gameplay Videos, Features and Impressions - Bleacher Report

Sunday 17 September 2017

NBA Live 18 Review: Gameplay Videos, Features and Impressions Bleacher Report Basketball fans seeking a digital alternative to the NBA 2K series can rest easy: EA Sports isn't spinning any wheels with the release of NBA Live 18. After delaying and eventually shoving last year's game into ... Read more

Anthony Randolph on the NBA: 'Now I fit in perfect, right?' - ESPN

Sunday 17 September 2017

ESPN Anthony Randolph on the NBA : 'Now I fit in perfect, right?' ESPN HELSINKI, Finland -- Anthony Randolph came into the NBA out of LSU as a tantalizing yet often frustrating talent. His NBA career path closely resembled his maddeningly inconsistent play, as he took the floor for four t... Read more

NBA players took their reactions to Twitter over Canelo-Golovkin fight result - ClutchPoints

Sunday 17 September 2017

ClutchPoints NBA players took their reactions to Twitter over Canelo-Golovkin fight result ClutchPoints Unfortunately, the night was tainted with controversy and frustrated reactions were a dime a dozen as many saw the fight going in Triple G's favor. Nonetheless, it was a big fight and, as a... Read more

Lonzo Ball Appears Shirtless in NBA 2K18 Glitch - Bleacher Report

Sunday 17 September 2017

Bleacher Report Lonzo Ball Appears Shirtless in NBA 2K18 Glitch Bleacher Report YouTube user Dre Wonders uploaded the video in which he scrolls through a few NBA players before stumbling upon a shirtless Ball. NBA 2K18 doesn't hit the shelves until September 19, but early releases are already... Read more

NBA Roundtable: Who Will Be This Year's MVP? - The Smoking Cuban

Sunday 17 September 2017

The Smoking Cuban NBA Roundtable: Who Will Be This Year's MVP? The Smoking Cuban This year's MVP race should be a little different than last year with some of the main contenders getting some relief from other perennial All-Stars. Who will stick out the most from the ever-changing NBA ros... Read more

'NBA 2K18' Review: If This Game Was A Player, It Would Be LeBron James - Forbes

Sunday 17 September 2017

Forbes ' NBA 2K18' Review: If This Game Was A Player, It Would Be LeBron James Forbes In examining NBA 2K18 thoroughly over the past month or so, including extensive hands-on gameplay at home and on location, I can tell you this is indeed a championship season. It's not completely fre... Read more

First look at Kyrie playing for Celtics featured in NBA 2K18 trailer - Comcast SportsNet New England

Saturday 16 September 2017

Comcast SportsNet New England First look at Kyrie playing for Celtics featured in NBA 2K18 trailer Comcast SportsNet New England Irving is shown being introduced in the Celtics' new green-on-black Statement uniforms and the trailer goes on to feature the new Celtics guard driving past some of... Read more
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