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  1. NBA: Rookie class has chance to be special

    David Thorpe

    Here's a rundown of which first-year players are worth keeping an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  2. NBA: Tracy McGrady's Hall of Fame case

    Kevin Pelton

    Let the debate begin: Is Tracy McGrady a Hall of Famer?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  3. When will Durant play full minutes?

    Tom Carpenter

    After averaging 38.5 minutes per game and 32.0 PPG last season, Kevin Durant has been limited to just 29.5 MPG and 18.5 PPG during his first two games this season, as the Thunder take it easy on his surgically repaired foot. On Friday, he needed a...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  4. DeMarcus Cousins now an All-Star among early-season takeaways -- ...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton identifies five takeaways from the first month of action in the 2014-15 NBA season, including DeMarcus Cousins' rise to All-Star status.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2014
  5. Emmanuel Mudiay tops Chad Ford's ranking of best point guard pros...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford breaks down the best point guards in the 2015 NBA draft. Emmanuel Mudiay -- who is playing in China this season -- tops the list, and could be the No. 1 overall pick.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  6. Jeff Goodman's mock draft 1.0

    Jeff Goodman

    Jahlil Okafor goes No. 1 overall in Jeff Goodman's preseason NBA mock draft, and there are some surprises thereafter.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  7. Kyle Lowry's decision coming soon

    Nick Borges

    Toronto Raptors starting point guard Kyle Lowry is looking to get paid and that will happen when he signs his new contract. Lowry met with the Raptors and a contingent from the Houston Rockets on the first day of free agency and he won't take long to...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  8. Will Jazz draft the another AK?

    Nick Borges

    The Utah Jazz drafted a Russian forward by the name of Andrei Kirilenko back in 1999 with the No. 24 selection in the first round. Fast forward to 2014 and once again they may take a Russian big man with the initials A.K. in the June 26 draft. The 20...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  9. When will LaVine make an NBA impact?

    Joe Kaiser

    If anyone truly knew how long it'll take Zach LaVine to make an impact in the NBA, he would likely be either one of the top picks or a late first-rounder. The potential is there, and everyone can see it. LaVine has good size at 6-foot-6, 181 pounds, ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  10. Turkoglu's availability for Game 6

    Joe Kaiser

    Will the Los Angeles Clippers have the services of Hedo Turkoglu when they take the court against Golden State on Thursday night? Turkoglu, who has played a minimal role off the bench in the first five games of the first-round series, took a awkwa...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  11. Getting Joel Freeland's rhythm back

    Nick Borges

    Backup center Joel Freeland played on Wednesday for the first time since he suffered a sprained MCL on Feb. 12. Head coach Terry Stotts doesn't think it will take too long for Freeland to get back up to speed and get his rhythm back like it was prior...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  12. Could Kerr follow Jackson to NYC?

    Nick Borges

    Sources tell Chris Broussard of ESPN The Magazine that Phil Jackson will likely take a job in the New York Knicks front office and announcement should come soon. Should that come to fruition, Jackson may already have someone lined up for his first hi...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  13. Devin Harris' sore big toe

    Nick Borges

    Devin Harris was hoping to debut with the Dallas Mavericks in December, however his first game won't take place until January due to a minor setback. Harris met with his doctor due to swelling and soreness to his surgically repaired big toe and has n...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  14. NBA - LeBron James, Paul George lead first-quarter MVP ballot

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh discusses the top MVP candidates through the first quarter of the NBA season.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  15. Ranking all NBA teams by tiers - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle breaks down the NBA's tiers. His projections show the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat meeting again in the NBA finals.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  16. 2013 NBA draft - Chad Ford Mock Draft 6.0

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford offers his sixth mock draft of 2013, including the second round.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013