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  • Bucks easing into life after Malcolm Brogdon

    Pro Basketball Talk "George Hill has become a trusted voice within the Bucks. The savvy veteran is in his 12th season. He began his career with the Spurs when they were still the gold-standard franchise, started for the championship-contending Pacers, helped the Jazz become a breakout team, played for the..." December 13

  • Two-Way Players Making Bids For Promotions

    Hoops Rumors "Players on two-way contracts are free to appear in NBA games, but there are limitations on the amount of time they can spend with their respective NBA teams. Each two-way player can spend up to 45 days with his NBA club, assuming he signed his two-way deal before the season..." December 13

  • Chris Paul releases statement on rumor involving NBPA executive Michele Roberts

    Real GM Basketball "Chris Paul has refuted a report from Peter Vecsey that Michelle Roberts is no longer executive director of the National Basketball Players Association. " December 13

  • Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Suffers Sudden Brain Hemorrhage

    People "Former NBA commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage Thursday, according to the sports league. “NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency..." December 13

  • NBA to add G League team in Mexico City in 2020

    CBS Sports "The NBA is expanding its reach into Mexico. Capitanes, a Mexico City-based team from the top Mexican professional basketball league Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional, will be joining the NBA G League starting with the 2020-21 season, the league officially announced on..." December 13

  • Pacers Confident Depth Won't Threaten Chemistry "Depth on a basketball team is good, vital even, but as with so many other things in life, too much of a good thing can bring some bad things. That will be one of the primary challenges facing the Pacers the rest of the season. They should hope so, anyway, because figuring out what to..." December 13

  • Keeping pace: Indiana is laying a rock-solid foundation for Victor Oladipo's return

    The Score "The Indiana Pacers of recent vintage have made a habit of defying expectations. In 2017-18, which was supposed to be a developmental season after they dealt Paul George, the Pacers won more games than they had the previous campaign and came within a hair's breadth of knocking off LeBron..." December 12

  • At least 2 teams doing background checks on Nets’ Rodions Kurucs for possible trade

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets second-year forward Rodions Kurucs is reportedly gaining some attention as a potential trade target. ESPN’s Bobby Marks reports at least two teams are “spending resources to conduct a full background check” on the young forward to determine if..." December 12

  • Surveying the potential Andre Iguodala trade landscape

    Daily Memphian "The NBA trade deadline isn’t until Feb. 6, but it could be said that the NBA trade season begins this week. By Dec. 15, every player who signed as a free agent this summer — which is a fairly large portion of the league — will be eligible to be traded, with some players coming..." December 12

  • Victor Oladipo says he 'loved every minute' of being the Thingamajig on 'Masked Singer'

    Indianapolis Star "Yes, of course the Thingamajig was Victor Oladipo. Thingmajig sang "Winter Wonderland" in Wednesday night's semifinals, but he was eliminated and was revealed to be the Indiana Pacers star. " December 12

  • Indiana Pacers: 2 players who would be perfect trade targets

    Clutch Points "Kevin Pritchard has been very aggressive when it comes to acquiring talent for the Indiana Pacers over the past couple of seasons. He had a top-notch offseason with the additions of Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, and T.J. Warren, but there are still a few holes that the team could..." December 11

  • Victor Oladipo’s Return Could Turn the Pacers Into a Threat

    The Ringer "Victor Oladipo will barely recognize the Pacers when he returns from injury. The star guard was expected to miss a calendar year after rupturing his right quad tendon last January, and is currently practicing with the team’s G League squad with no exact timetable for his return. A lot has..." December 11

  • Dikembe Mutombo Says He’s “Not Sure” If He Would Thrive In Modern NBA

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is not what it used to be. A game dominated by big men and under-the-rim play has transformed into a shooters league, run by smaller guards who can pull up and score from the perimeter. And while some league legends attest they would still dominate today’s..." December 11

  • 'It's like gangs:' NBA stars share memories of European basketball crowds

    The Score "It's opening night in the NBA, and the first game of the 2019-20 season has just wrapped up, with the Toronto Raptors edging the New Orleans Pelicans in overtime after receiving their championship rings and raising the franchise's first championship banner. It's a..." December 10

  • Turner Sports Discussing If This Will Be Marv Albert's Final Season of NBA on TNT

    The Big Lead "There are ongoing conversations inside Turner Sports as to whether this will be Marv Albert's final season calling NBA on TNT, industry sources tell The Big Lead. If true, this would truly be the end of an era, as Albert has been calling the sport since 1967 and is arguably the NBA's..." December 10

  • An Early Primer for NBA Trade Season

    The Ringer "We’re in the groove, folks. One quarter of the season is complete and teams are finding out who they are and what they want. Soon, the floodgates will open for rumors and trades. On December 15, trade restrictions will lift on players who signed as free agents this past offseason, which..." December 10

  • Clips' Paul George hints at tell-all of Indiana exit: 'I'm not the one to boo'

    Indianapolis Star " Paul George has a story to tell about the dark days that severed his once beloved relationship with Indiana Pacers fans. For now, he’s happy to let his game – and his comments through the media – do the talking. The former Pacers veteran, who spent the..." December 10

  • What if the Pacers didn’t trade Kawhi Leonard and teamed him up with Paul George

    Clutch Points "In 2011, after going 37-45 and making their first playoff appearance since 2006, the Indiana Pacers found themselves with the 15th pick in the upcoming NBA draft. They went on to draft Kawhi Leonard, a long, athletic wing out of San Diego State who possessed strong rebounding..." December 09

  • Execs Say What the Cavaliers Could Get in a Kevin Love Trade

    Heavy "A first-round pick. Salary relief. Maybe an underachieving young player. When it comes to the haul that the Cavaliers might expect for big man Kevin Love, that’s probably about it, according to executives around the league. While we’ve seen teams like the Knicks,..." December 09

  • 4 NBA Teams That Aren't Getting Nearly Enough Respect This Season

    12 Up "We are roughly a quarter of the way through the NBA regular season. While teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers and the Milwaukee Bucks have enjoyed expected success in 2019, other teams that were not projected to be in playoff contention have exceeded expectations but still aren't..." December 08

  • Adam Silver calls pay TV system “broken” as NBA struggles with early season ratings

    Awful Announcing "There’s no doubt that the NBA’s viewing numbers are down to start the year. There is plenty of room to debate why, with cord cutting and load management both coming under scrutiny, along with some unfortunate injuries blowing up some planned..." December 06

  • 5 Best Trade Packages For Blake Griffin

    Fadeaway World "It looks like it is time for the Detroit Pistons to start a rebuild. The Pistons are currently 6 games under .500 and haven’t shown that they are capable of contending with the top teams. With Andre Drummond, assuming he declines his player option, Reggie Jackson, and Langston..." December 06

  • Several coaches unhappy with challenge system but the NBA is pleased with results

    Clutch Points "The implementation of a coach’s challenge has been received with plenty of backlash by NBA helmsmen, but the league is pleased with the results. Every coach in the league has tried to challenge at least once, but many are left uncertain by how the rule works, as challenging one call..." December 05

  • Nikola Mirotic laughs at accusation he bolted the NBA for money "Barcelona superstar Nikola Mirotic talked about the reasons he decided to sign with Barcelona in offseason and return to Europe following a five-year stint in the NBA. At 28 years of age, Mirotic was considered able to get a contract worth tens of millions if he opted to remain in the..." December 05

  • No timetable for Victor Oladipo's return

    CBS Sports "Victor Oladipo has not played in an NBA game since January. A ruptured quad tendon in his right knee has kept him out since, but despite missing more than 10 months, it still isn't clear when Oladipo will take the floor for the Indiana Pacers. The team announced Wednesday..." December 04

  • Charles Barkley hilariously nailed Shaquille O'Neal in the head with an egg

    Sporting News "Charles Barkley hit Shaquille O'Neal in the head with an egg during "Inside the NBA" on Tuesday night. The former NBA stars turned analysts were attempting to complete a viral Tik Tok challenge that involves throwing an egg into the air and waiting for it..." December 04

  • 4 Destinations for DeMar DeRozan if Spurs Actually Trade Him

    12 Up "Among the profusion of unorthodox narratives that have grabbed headlines throughout the first quarter of the 2019-2020 NBA campaign is the fact that the San Antonio Spurs appear destined to finish near the bottom of the Western Conference. Through 22 games, Gregg..." December 04

  • Travis Scott Shows Off Rumored $2k Dior Air Jordan 1s

    TMZ "Travis Scott is getting an inside look at the upcoming Dior x Air Jordan 1s due out next year ... and yeah, they look expensive as hell. La Flame -- who's got his own Nike deal and custom line of AJs and AF1s -- posted the luxurious kicks on his IG on Tuesday ... proving his..." December 03

  • Pacers guard T.J. McConnell said he misses Sixers

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "It hit T.J. McConnell on the team bus ride over to the Wells Fargo Center. The Indiana Pacers passed by all the sights he used to notice every day during his four years with the 76ers. “It’s good being back, seeing all of the faces and all of the people you build..." December 02

  • Extra draft pick proposed as prize for in-season tournament

    Hoops Hype "The NBA and its stakeholders are discussing potential changes to the league’s schedule with one wrinkle being an in-season tournament. The event, which would be modeled after European soccer, gives all 30 teams a chance to win, but unlike the proposed postseason play-in..." December 02

  • 5 Best Targets For The Dallas Mavericks This Season

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are off to a hot start this season. At 13-6, the Mavericks are currently the 4th seed in the Western Conference and this is due to the extraordinary play by Luka Doncic. So far this year, Luka is averaging 30.1 points, 10 rebounds, and 9.5 assists..." December 02

  • Every team's MVP after a quarter of the season

    The Score "The NBA Power Rankings are selected by a panel of theScore's basketball editors. This week, we're selecting each squad's Most Valuable Player so far. 1. Milwaukee Bucks (17-3) Previous rank: 3 Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently setting or..." December 02

  • Pacers Forward Jeremy Lamb and His Girlfriend Hali Eplin Welcomed a Baby Girl

    Sports Gossip "Congratualtions to Jeremy Lamb and Hali Eplin on the birth of their daughter! " December 02

  • What proposals to dramatically alter NBA schedule could mean for the league's future

    USA Today "The NBA is considering significant changes to its schedule and playoff format for its 75th anniversary season in 2021-22 and perhaps beyond. These potential changes include fewer games, an in-season tournament, a play-in event for the final two playoff spots and re-seeding..." November 29

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Jamal Crawford

    Fadeaway World "We’re two months into the NBA’s regular season and even Carmelo Anthony has made his comeback to the league, but so far, there’s no sign of Jamal Crawford getting a contract, which seems crazy considering how many teams are in desperate need of scoring. Ok, we get..." November 29

  • DeMar DeRozan: Should any of these 3 teams trade for him?

    The Score "The San Antonio Spurs are in a world of trouble. They're 6-13, with the league's 26th-ranked defense, and a schedule that's only going to get tougher. Their 22-year playoff streak is in serious jeopardy. The conversation around the Spurs has naturally turned to..." November 29

  • 5 Teams That Should Sign Jeremy Lin

    Fadeaway World "Carmelo Anthony finally got another chance in the NBA, and he isn’t wasting it. In the five games since his return, he is averaging 16 points and 5 rebounds on 45% shooting. His impressive resurgence has us thinking: what other NBA veteran is waiting to be..." November 29

  • T.J. McConnell's selflessness earned his team's praises and a new nickname: 'Sunshine'

    Indianapolis Star "Kip Pardue’s character in "Remember the Titans" made the nickname famous, with his golden, flowing locks and the uncanny ability to push just the right buttons to make the team’s chemistry sing. T.J. McConnell brings Pittsburgh grit to the court instead of..." November 28

  • Ranking every 'City Edition' jersey: The good, the bad, and the Mavs

    The Score "Another year, another deluge of alternate jerseys coming to an NBA arena near you. Like last season's collection, this batch features some clear standouts - some great, some good, and some ... not so good. Here's a look at the 29 City Edition jerseys for 2019-20, from the..." November 28

  • How you know when you've become an NBA veteran

    Yahoo! Sports "Hours before the start of the 2019-20 season at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, JJ Redick walks off the court after morning shootaround, stopping to chat, and probably doesn’t notice he is standing in pretty much the exact spot where Kawhi Leonard hit his iconic Game 7 series-clinching..." November 28

  • Allen Iverson Revealed His Top Five NBA Players Of All Time

    Hot New Hip Hop "Allen Iverson was one of the most exciting players during his era and to this day, fans have a lot of love for the former 76ers star. Iverson was never able to win a championship but people love him anyway. Whenever Iverson speaks, people listen and his opinion is held in high regard...." November 27

  • NBA says teams using load management designation to sit players will be in violation of league resting policy

    CBS Sports "Back in 2012, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich caused quite the stir by sending Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Danny Green home ahead of the team's primetime matchup with LeBron James and the Miami Heat, which was the..." November 26

  • The future for load management and a potential new NBA schedule

    ESPN "You are forgiven if you got lost somewhere amid the morass of NBA semantics surrounding Kawhi Leonard missing nationally televised games against the Utah Jazz on Oct. 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks on Nov. 6 -- both part of back-to-backs. To review: When it..." November 26

  • Top 5 Best Targets For The Los Angeles Lakers Right Now

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are back in contention once again. After several seasons of mediocrity, the Lakers currently look poised to win a championship this season. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis surrounded by amazing role players, the Lakers are 15-2, have won 8 straight games, and have the..." November 26

  • Grizzlies trying to force Lakers, other suitors to trade for Andre Iguodala

    Yahoo! Sports "Andre Iguodala remains a member of the Memphis Grizzlies… in name only. He is not playing with the team, not working out with the team, and the sides have mutually agreed to have him away from the team for now. Iguodala wants to play for a contender, the..." November 25

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For LaMarcus Aldridge

    Fadeaway World "The Spurs have not gotten off to a good start at all, and are currently way out of the playoff picture. In fact, the Spurs are looking like a lottery team. While we can never count out the Spurs, of course, this might be the season where they need to move on from their stars. More..." November 25

  • With Aaron Holiday taking off, Pacers will get asked if he's available again

    Indianapolis Star "The Aaron Holiday who made the 3 to win Saturday's game for the Indiana Pacers looks like an All-Star. Before that bucket, the Aaron Holiday who made the in-and-out dribble to freeze 6-11 shot-blocker Jonathan Isaac before converting a left-handed layup looks like..." November 25

  • NBA in 'Serious Discussions' to Shorten Regular Season, Introduce Mid-Season Tournament

    The Big Lead "The NBA is reportedly in 'serious discussions' to make big changes to the league as we know it, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. The pair reported the news on Saturday morning, and potential changes include a shortened regular season, a 30-team midseason tournament, and a..." November 24

  • Reggie Miller claims Zion Williamson will be back by mid-December

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Pelicans have yet to enlist the services of their number one overall pick Zion Williamson in an official NBA game. According to NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Reggie Miller, the 19-year-old athletic wonder will make his NBA debut soon. Williamson..." November 22

  • Reporter who called out Charles Barkley gets disturbing online threats

    New York Post "The female reporter who was threatened by NBA legend Charles Barkley over his pick of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls said she’s now being targeted by “countless men” online. Axios reporter Alexi McCammond posted a screenshot early Thursday of one..." November 22