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  1. Why is Kobe Bryant so inefficient?

    Ryan Feldman

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is having one of the most inefficient seasons for a high-volume shooter in NBA history. He's on pace for the worst field goal percentage (37.2 percent) by a player averaging at least 20 field goal attempts per...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  2. Why Did Detroit Waive Josh Smith? Why Does He Shoot From There? A...

    Jason Concepcion and Kirk Goldsberry

    Jason Concepcion: Capping what must be the most precipitous fall from near-All-Star status with near-max-contract money to the waiver wire in modern NBA history -- that didn't involve drugs or the locker room brandishing of firearm...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. espnW's Impact 25: Olympians on the list

    ESPN.com

    Becky Hammon, former Olympian and WNBA star, broke new ground with the San Antonio Spurs earlier this year as the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history. It is why she tops espnW's annual Impact 25. Click here to see the other Olym...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. Parsons' confidence, numbers soaring

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- NBA shooters rarely admit that their confidence dips during a slump. NBA shooters lie a lot. "Everybody's got to fight it," said Dirk Nowitzki, the face of the Dallas Mavericks and the ninth-leading scorer in NBA history. "Sometimes when...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  5. Impact 25: espnW Woman Of The Year Becky Hammon On The Opportunit...

    Doris Burke

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Doris Burke sat down with ground-breaking Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, the first full-time, female assistant coach in the NBA -- and espnW's Impact 25 woman of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  6. When Burwell made MJ fess up

    J.A. Adande

    The passing of groundbreaking sports columnist Bryan Burwell on Thursday had me thinking about my favorite Burwell columns ... and perhaps his greatest contribution to the annals of NBA history. Long before there was Snopes.com or FactCheck.org to de...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  7. 76ers top Wolves for 1st win, avoid record-tying 0-18 start

    The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  8. Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers becomes first player in NBA his...

    Baxter Holmes

    Kobe Bryant became the first player in NBA history to reach 30,000 points and 6,000 assists in a career during the second half against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2014
  9. Mavs best offense ever? Tap the brakes

    Tim MacMahon

    Maybe it's time to tap the brakes on declaring the Dallas Mavericks to be the best offensive team in NBA history. The Mavs still have a historically elite offensive rating of 114.5 points per 100 possessions, per NBA.com. But this offense hasn't b...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  10. Mavericks cruise past Hornets 107-80

    Mavericks cruise past Hornets 107-80

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  11. Sixers add their ninth undrafted player

    Marc Stein

    It will surprise no one if the 2014-15 Philadelphia 76ers win fewer games than the 1972-73 Sixers that went 9-73. But that's not the only slice of NBA history within reach for Philly's, uh, lottery-minded current cast. Saturday's official sig...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  12. Could these 76ers be worst ever?

    Ryan Feldman

    Are the 2014-15 Philadelphia 76ers the worst team in NBA history? After losing by 53 points to the Dallas Mavericks, the 76ers are now 0-8 for the second time in franchise history. Most 50-Point Losses -- NBA History 76ers 5 ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  13. Misses add up to big part of Kobe's legacy

    Baxter Holmes

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The man who made the most field goals in NBA history thought about the fellow Los Angeles Laker who was closing in on the other end of that record: the most misses. "I think it has a lot to do with his playing style," Lakers Hal...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  14. Lakers-Pelicans Preview

    Lakers-Pelicans Preview

    Preview | November 11, 2014
  15. Kobe closing in on career misses record

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant is 12 missed shots from another milestone in his hall-of-fame career: the record for most missed field goals in NBA history. Bryant, who is missing an average of 14.3 shots per game this season, may break John Havlicek's...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  16. Stein's Power Rankings: Week 2

    Marc Stein

    The Cleveland Cavaliers played an absolute must-win game Friday night in Denver. Assuming, that is, you like to lean on NBA history as a trustworthy predictive tool. The record books, you see, tell us that no team that's ever started an NBA sea...

    Blog | November 10, 2014