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  1. Kentucky welcomes high-profile prospects for Big Blue Madness

    Jeff Borzello

    Last weekend, Kentucky had about 90 NBA scouts on its campus for a practice that was televised on ESPNU -- yet this weekend will feature an even bigger event for the Wildcats. Friday brings Big Blue Madness to Lexington, where the Kentucky faithfu...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Gordon Hayward says he's better than LeBron James (at 'League of ...

    Patrick Dorsey

    The Utah Jazz wing confused a lot of people on Twitter by claiming he was best in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  3. Rockets have no room for Tarik Black?

    Nick Borges

    The Houston Rockets did not have Dwight Howard (bruised left knee) or Joey Dorsey (sore foot) available for Thursday's preseason game against Memphis. As a result, head coach Kevin McHale was able to give extended minutes to some of the other big men...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  4. Roundtable: Must-get prospects for 2015

    RecruitingNation staff

    With the vast majority of the top prospects in the ESPN 100 now off the board, the focus of the recruiting world is now rapidly shifting to the 2015 class where programs from all levels of college basketball are looking to position themselves for a s...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  5. City of Palms Classic recap

    John Stovall

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic is, in my opinion, the best high school basketball tournament in the country. The field is always strong, the games are generally highly competitive, and the crowd is involved and boisterous. The 41st edi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  6. Yearbook, Nov. 21: Bill Fitch loses 1,000th

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 21, 1996: On this day 16 years ago, Bill Fitch gained a dubious distinction -- when the Los Angeles Clippers lost 105-94 to the Dallas Mavericks, he became the first coach in NBA history to lose 1,000 games. That's not to mock Mr. Fitch -- it...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  7. Yearbook, Nov. 13: Dawkins shatters glass

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 13, 1979: We defer to Tom Friend's "Outside the Lines" piece to recap the event of this day 33 years ago -- when Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins broke his first backboard: The closest witness, Bill Robinzine (God rest his soul), had to hav...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  8. Yearbook, Nov. 9: Stern named commish

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 9, 1983: He's on his way out, set to retire on Feb. 1, 2014, exactly 30 years after he took over as NBA commissioner. But today we look back to a time when he was just about to be on his way in -- this day 29 years ago, when David Stern was ...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  9. NBA fan shirts: James Harden takes H-Town

    Patrick Dorsey

    You don't need us to tell you: There's just something about that James Harden beard. It has a well-followed Twitter account. It adorned an Oklahoma City building. And as we highlighted during the Thunder's deep 2012 playoff run, it inspired a numb...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  10. Yearbook, Nov. 2: Red Auerbach's debut

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 2, 1946: On this day 66 years ago, Arnold "Red" Auerbach made his coaching debut in a league that would later help form the NBA (the Basketball Association of America), guiding his Washington Capitols to a 50-33 win over the host Detroit Falcons...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  11. Yearbook, Oct. 31: Earl Lloyd makes history

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 31, 1950: On this day 62 years ago, a 22-year-old man from Alexandria, Va., suited up for the Washington Capitols and made a breakthrough: Earl Lloyd became the first black player in NBA history. The Boston Celtics' Chuck Cooper (the first bl...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  12. Yearbook, Oct. 6: Jordan's first retirement

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 6, 1993: On this day 19 years ago, the shocking news was confirmed by the man himself: Michael Jordan, age 30, was retiring from the game he seemed to tame -- most recently with three consecutive NBA championships. Oh, but it's no spoiler to ...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  13. Basketball bloggers to host art exhibition

    Patrick Dorsey

    Basketball and art. For Mike McGrath, there's just something about those two mixing. "The game of basketball provides so many corollaries to art," McGrath wrote to Playbook recently. "There's the grace, finesse and fluidity so inherent in the game...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  14. Hawks' Pachulia getting down to business

    Patrick Dorsey

    Before leaving Georgia the state for Georgia the country to play international basketball, Atlanta Hawks veteran Zaza Pachulia had some business to take care of. Literally. You see, if Pachulia's first business is basketball -- and it clearly is, ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  15. Yearbook, Sept. 17: Ewing calls it quits

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 17, 2002: Ten years ago today, former Georgetown Hoyas and New York Knicks star Patrick Ewing announced his retirement from the NBA as a player, leaving behind a career filled with points (more than 27,500), playoff wins (he played in two NBA F...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  16. Gallery: 2012-13 NBA rookies, in uniform

    Patrick Dorsey

    NBA rookies. In official uniform. We'll see it lots once the season tips off, but we saw it first this week at the annual Panini America photo shoot. Here are the best shots from the 2012-13 class, featuring a brow, some Heels, and a whole lot mor...

    Blog | August 24, 2012