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  1. Is Spain the FIBA World Cup favorite? - NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton looks closer at the inevitable FIBA World Cup final between the USA and Spain. He writes why Spain could be favorite entering the contest.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  2. The deepest Kentucky team in years

    Jeff Goodman

    My summer began with the LeBron James Skills Academy and didn't truly end until I landed in Charleston (for a planned vacation with my wife) to the news that Cougars coach Doug Wojcik had been fired. Along the way, there were countless AAU contest...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  3. Any postseason limits on D-Wade?

    Tom Carpenter

    Dwyane Wade skipped 12 of the Miami Heat's final 17 regular-season games to rest his Achilles, hamstring and knee ailments. Even when he was on the court, he was limited to no more than 23 minutes during the final three contests. However, as the p...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  4. Aldridge still out?

    Joe Kaiser

    When LaMarcus Aldridge bruised his back last Wednesday, it was announced that the All-Star forward would miss at least two games. So after missing a pair of contests, where does Aldridge's status stand heading into Tuesday's game against Milwaukee? ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Fredette's D key to cracking rotation?

    Tom Carpenter

    Guard Jimmer Fredette has played in just four of eight games since joining the Chicago Bulls, averaging only 4.3 minutes per contest. It's really no surprise that he hasn't been able to crack the rotation of a team in a tight battle for the No. 3 see...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  6. More extended minutes for Brand?

    Joe Kaiser

    On Tuesday, Atlanta ruled out Paul Millsap (knee) and Pero Antic (ankle) for yesterday's game against Chicago as well as tonight's contest at Boston, but they held out some hope that Gustavo Ayon (shoulder) may be able to play against the Celtics. On...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  7. Getting Burke through rookie wall

    Tom Carpenter

    Rookie Trey Burke has been trying to work his way out of a recent slump, when he scored in single digits six times during a seven-game stretch. He has shown some signs of life the past two games, coming up with 13 points and 3 3s in each contest, and...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  8. Dwyane Wade, Paul George among All-Star starters - NBA

    Chris Broussard

    Chris Broussard breaks down his choices for NBA All-Star rosters. The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, the top two teams in the Eastern Conference, each have two starters.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  9. George to save dunks for real games

    Tom Carpenter

    When Paul George threw down a ridiculous reverse-rotation 360 windmill slam during Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, it looked like he was prepared to win the 2014 All-Star dunk contest. The trouble with that notion is that he doesn't...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  10. Which surprise teams are for real?

    Jeff Goodman

    Pittsburgh is 14-1 and won its first two ACC contests, but I'm not buying Jamie Dixon's Panthers -- not quite yet, especially after the lackluster nonconference slate. Kansas State is on a roll, but I'm still not sold that Bruce Weber's Wildcats will...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  11. NBA -- Early leaders for East All-Star squad

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh discusses who he thinks are the leading candidates for the Eastern Conference All-Star team.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  12. NBA - Kevin Love is becoming a superstar and why Marc Gasol won't...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe discusses the difference in Kevin Love this season and why Marc Gasol might never get there.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  13. New York Knicks among teams winning by taking more 3-pointers - N...

    Justin Kubatko

    Justin Kubatko explains the value of taking a 3-pointer compared to a long 2-point attempt. The Knicks, led by Carmelo Anthony, are among the teams doing so more often this season, leading to better offensive efficiency.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  14. NBA - Opposing executives, scouts and a coach say David Lee is an...

    Chris Broussard

    Chris Broussard calls upon experts from around the NBA to find out if their perception of Warriors forward David Lee has changed now that Golden State is a playoff contender. According to league sources, it's clear: Lee is an underrated All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  15. NBA playoffs -- Which team is favored, Oklahoma City Thunder or M...

    John Hollinger

    Which team is favored, Oklahoma City Thunder or Miami Heat? John Hollinger examines.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  16. NBA -- Just how bad are the Charlotte Bobcats?

    John Hollinger

    The Charlotte Bobcats need a win to avoid the history books.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012