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  1. NBA - 5-on-5: Best and worst of November

    Our 5-on-5 crew discusses the best and worst from the NBA's first month.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  2. David Kahn out as president of basketball operations for Minnesot...

    Brian Windhorst

    Flip Saunders confirmed to ESPN on Thursday night that he has signed a long-term deal to become the Minnesota Timberwolves' president of basketball operations and will hold a minority ownership stake in the team.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Kyle Veazey of The Commercial-Appeal: Pop star Justin Timberlake has decided to secure a stake in his hometown's professional sports franchise. Timberlake, 31, who grew up near Millington, has agreed to become a limited partner in Robert Pera's bid t...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  4. Brendan Haywood high on Joe Johnson trade

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks center Brendan Haywood is watching the Deron Williams saga as closely as anyone. After all, his future is at stake, too. If Williams agrees to sign with the Mavs, Haywood very well could be released via the amnesty clause to clear...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  5. 2012 NBA Playoffs - The state of Kobe Bryant's legacy - NBA

    Chris Broussard

    Chris Broussard explains what a Lakers title would mean for Kobe Bryant's legacy. While he'll never be viewed as Michael Jordan's equal, a third championship in four seasons (and second dynasty in his career) would put Bryant in truly elite company.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  6. NBA Playoffs: The apparent heir to the crown is ...

    J.A. Adande

    All it takes is one breakthrough for a team to put itself into position for a minidynasty.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  7. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki has chance to do what he couldn't...

    Scoop Jackson

    He had this opportunity five years ago, too, and didn't make it work for him. Now, Dirk Nowitzki has a rare second chance to claim his place among the NBA's best-ever players.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  8. On the line

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe battle for the No. 2 spot in the East likely hangs in the balance Sunday.When the C's meet the Heat for the fourth time, there will be much at stake: An advantage that could go far in the playoffs. --MAY: PLENTY...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  9. What's at stake? Pick your path

    Chris Forsberg

    Getty ImagesCeltics vs. Heat, Round 4, Sunday on South Beach.Celtics coach Doc Rivers admits that the most frustrating aspect of his team's late-season stumble has been that, along the way, it lost the ability to control its own destiny. After spendi...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  10. Home-court advantage will be on the line when the Boston Celtics ...

    Peter May

    There's a whole lot of meaning to the fourth meeting between the Celtics and Heat.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011
  11. Hot Button topic of the week for ESPN Chicago

    ESPN Chicago's Hot Button topic of the week: Which team has more at stake in Thursday's game?...

    Page | Conversation
  12. Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will not be removed, Pat Riley sa...

    These have been difficult times for the floundering Miami Heat, but the team isn't desperate enough to remove Erik Spoelstra as coach, team president Pat Riley said.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  13. Miami Heat's next 10 games will show whether team is a contender

    Johnette Howard

    The Heat have a clear-eyed view of what's at stake, all right. So why can't I shake the feeling the Heat aren't going to establish in these next 10 games what they haven't shown in their first 60?

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  14. NBA free agency - Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki fit best next to LeBr...

    John Hollinger

    LeBron James can make even the best players in the NBA better. But who would benefit from the most from playing alongside the King? John Hollinger explains using his newly crafted LeBron Rating to open Insider's LeBron Week.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  15. ESPN The Magazine - A lot of pro jocks claim they kicked their hi...

    Eddie Matz, with additional reporting by Chris Broussard and Molly Knight

    After Gilbertgate, you would think that players in the NBA and other pro leagues no longer gamble on card games or other trivial pursuits while off the court. You'd be wrong.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2010
  16. NBA: Breaking down the Eastern Conference postseason chase

    John Hollinger

    Five teams are battling for the final four playoff spots in the East ... and the stakes are higher than ever.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010