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  1. New Orleans Pelicans among surprise teams for 2014-15 - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    The NBA Summer Forecast is uncannily accurate, but there are teams that make a surprise postseason run every year. Bradford Doolittle offers up three for the 2014-15 season.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  2. Lessons Team USA can learn from Spain's loss to France - FIBA Wor...

    Fran Fraschilla

    How did Spain get upset by France in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup? Fran Fraschilla breaks it down and outlines the subsequent lessons for Team USA as it prepares to take on Lithuania in the semis.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  3. Michael Beasley not returning to Heat

    Nick Borges

    All signals during the summer have pointed to Michael Beasley not returning to the Miami Heat and that has now been confirmed, according to The Miami Herald. Barry Jackson writes: "No surprise here: Beasley definitely won't be back with the Heat, ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  4. Chad Ford Big Board 2.0

    Chad Ford

    Jahlil Okafor will be a familiar face at the top spot in his rankings, but the top 30 has a one big surprise, Chad Ford writes.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  5. Will Tavares play in the NBA in 2014-15?

    Joe Kaiser

    Will Atlanta's second-round pick from this past June, 7-foot-3 big man Walter Tavares, figure into its plans for the upcoming season? According to Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal Constitution, he won't, which comes as little surprise. Vivla...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Cuban: Clippers' new owner 'great for the league'

    Tim MacMahon

    New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer drew comparisons to Mark Cuban with his high-fiving, chest-bumping, shouting introduction to the franchise's fan base last week. The scene came as no surprise to the Dallas Mavericks owner, whose enthus...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  7. Who starts at center for the Thunder?

    Nick Borges

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman did a chat on Tuesday with fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder and one of them asked who he thought would be the opening night starting center. His answer was not a surprise. Mayberry writes: "I expect (head coach S...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  8. Chicago native Coach K happy to be back

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- The happiest man in the United Center on Saturday night probably won't be Derrick Rose. That's a surprise given how excited the former NBA MVP is to play in front of his home fans again for Team USA after playing in just five home game...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  9. Byron Scott introduced as new Los Angeles Lakers coach

    Dave McMenamin

    Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  10. Top landing spots for Marion

    Joe Kaiser

    Veteran small forward Shawn Marion remains unsigned, to the surprise of many around the industry. So which teams still might be interested in the 36-year-old? Here's the latest on that. On Tuesday, ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan ranked Marion among th...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. NBA: Unsigned 2014 first round picks

    Nick Borges

    NBA teams have had 20 days to sign their 2014 first round picks and as of Monday only 18 have inked their rookie-scale contracts. This is not a surprise as several teams still have salary cap room and they don't want to reduce it by signing their fir...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  12. Richard Sherman of Seattle Seahawks draws 22,000 fans to charity ...

    Not that it should come as a surprise, but Seattle is still crazy about its Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  13. Still wiggle room with Dirk deal done?

    Tim MacMahon

    To the surprise of nobody who has been paying attention, Dirk Nowitzki gave the Dallas Mavericks the Tim Duncan discount. The exact details of the deal reported by ESPN.com's Marc Stein aren't known yet, but it's a three-year contract in the $30 m...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  14. Fired Bucks coach Larry Drew says he accepts the decision

    Larry Drew said Thursday that his sudden firing as the Milwaukee Bucks' coach came as a surprise, but he accepts the decision by the team's new owners.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  15. Sources: Pacers dream of Dragic deal

    Marc Stein

    The Indiana Pacers' desire to upgrade at point guard is no surprise. Their top target, though, is a bit of a headline-grabber. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com this week that the Pacers are trying to engage the Phoenix Suns in trade...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  16. NBA - Top 30 free agents of 2014 4.0

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan updates his ranking of the NBA's free-agent class of 2014 by average annual value. No surprise here -- LeBron and Carmelo continue to dominate the top of the list.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014