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  1. High-quality stats from lower-profile players

    Tom Carpenter

    I've often discussed how name recognition is an integral part of a player's fantasy value. It's simply human nature to be attracted to things that we know; it brings a certain level of comfort to us. If there is a product with which we are familia...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Crawford not bothered by trade rumors

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES - Jamal Crawford has heard his name come up in enough trade rumors over the years that he's almost numb to it at this point. It's not as if the Los Angeles Clippers guard can simply tune it out as other players claim they can. Few pla...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
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  4. Celtics 109, Magic 92: Rondo spearheads balanced output

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- On the day that his name made its annual return to trade whispers, Boston Celtics captain Rajon Rondo spearheaded Boston's balanced production by registering 13 points, 15 assists, and 7 rebounds during a 109-92 triumph over the Orlando Mag...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  5. Jerseys for 10 teams playing on Dec. 25 will feature players' fir...

    Darren Rovell

    The jerseys for the 10 teams playing Dec. 25 will feature the players' first names on the back.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  6. NBA D-League player draft set for Saturday

    Marc Stein

    The NBA D-League is holding its annual player draft Saturday afternoon, with a handful of familiar NBA names on the board among the nearly 180 players available for selection. Eleven players in that pool have prior NBA experience. In alphabetical...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  7. Why Blatt chose to start Anderson Varejao

    Nick Borges

    There has been some talk that Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt could name Tristan Thompson as his starting center when the 2014-15 NBA regular season tips off since his big man had that role at times during the preseason. Well, Friday, Blat...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  8. Why Ronnie Price will stick with Lakers

    Nick Borges

    The Los Angeles Lakers are currently carrying four point guards and they will probably keep all of them when they name their opening regular season roster. When Ronnie Price signed his make-good contract on Sept. 24 it was thought that the nine-year ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  9. Rockets: Good news for Jones, Motiejunas

    Nick Borges

    The Houston Rockets have a full training camp roster and when it comes time late this month to name the 15-man regular season squad there are going to be some tough cuts. There has been some speculation that Donatas Motiejunas might be moved off the ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  10. Team USA avoids Ataman-induced stumble

    Marc Stein

    BILBAO, Spain -- The name shouldn't be completely unfamiliar. The diehards among us will undoubtedly remember hearing plenty about Ergin Ataman just a few summers back. That's the same Ataman who coached Deron Williams in Turkey during the 2011 NB...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  11. Metta changing name to 'The Pandas Friend'

    Ian Begley

    New country, new name. That's the approach the player formerly known as Ron Artest is taking as he prepares to play his first season in China. China Daily reported that Artest, known most recently as Metta World Peace, has decided to change hi...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  12. Veteran centers to visit with Clippers

    Nick Borges

    The Los Angeles Clippers need to add depth in the frontcourt and this week they plan on meeting with several centers, according to ESPN's Jorge Sedano. Sedano tweeted Monday night: "Clippers to work out back up centers this week. Names that will c...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  13. Andrew Wiggins of Cleveland Cavaliers -- I want to play where I'm...

    Top overall NBA draft pick Andrew Wiggins told ESPN on Sunday that he just wants to play in a place where he's wanted when he was asked about the uncertainty over his future.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  14. NBA: Why this Team USA injury could be different

    J.A. Adande

    What kind of impact will Paul George's injury have on the future of USA Basketball? J.A. Adande weighs in.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  15. McDermott trying to block out trade talk

    Nick Friedell

    LAS VEGAS -- Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott is learning very quickly about the business side of basketball. In recent weeks, the Bulls' first-round draft pick has seen his name surface in trade rumors that would send him to the Minnesota Tim...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  16. Fred Hoiberg of Iowa State Cyclones is building contender

    Dick Vitale

    Fred Hoiberg has remained committed to Iowa State, where he's turned the Cyclones into a legit contender.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  17. Story of the Week: Homecoming for LeBron, Melo and D-Wade

    Adena Andrews

    Home is where the heart is. It's where your story starts. It's where everybody knows your name (yes that's from "Cheers" but, you know what I'm saying). Home is also one thing you can't write into a contract. And in the last week, it was the intangib...

    Blog | July 17, 2014