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  • 9 observations from NBA's opening week

    CBS Sports "The 2021-22 NBA season began last Tuesday, but most of the headlines around the league have very little to do with basketball. Whether it's protests at Barclays Center about Kyrie Irving's vaccine status, the ongoing saga with Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia..." October 25

  • Stephen Curry, Miles Bridges Named Players Of The Week

    NBA.com "Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 1 of the 2021-22 season. Check out their performances from the past week of action. " October 25

  • 4 NBA Stars Still In Major Need Of Change Of Scenery

    NBA Analysis "Each year in the NBA, there are players who are moved because they need a change of scenery. This year will be no different. The offseason saw plenty of movement with big-name players. Kyle Lowry was moved in a sign-and-trade deal to the Miami Heat while DeMar DeRozan is now in..." October 25

  • 10 Realistic Predictions for 2022 NBA Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The 2021-2022 NBA season is still in its infancy, but that doesn't mean we're not already getting some vibes about how the trade deadline is going to shake out. From players in uncomfortable situations to teams who are already starting to look like buyers (or sellers),..." October 25

  • Kings Should Trade Buddy Hield, Marvin Bagley III To Warriors For Andrew Wiggins

    NBA Analysis "The Sacramento Kings are a franchise that has been featured in NBA trade rumors often since last year. This is because of their current state in the league and could be looking to rebuild once again. Well, maybe not once again since Sacramento is in the best of a 15-year playoff..." October 25

  • Best & Worst Midseason Trade Destinations For Marvin Bagley III

    NBA Analysis "The Sacramento Kings are going to be open for business this NBA season when it comes to the trade market. Whether or not the team is in playoff contention or not, they will be making deals during the season. One of the players they will be looking to move on from at some point is..." October 25

  • This Thunder-Warriors Trade Features Andrew Wiggins

    NBA Analysis "The Golden State Warriors have some options if they want to make a trade moving forward during the 2021-22 NBA season. This is a team that is hoping to return to contention as they continue to get healthy. If they want to make a move, the Oklahoma City Thunder could line up well with what they..." October 24

  • Interesting trade rumor name: Atlanta Hawks’ Cam Reddish

    Pro Basketball Talk "At this point early in the season, there is not a lot of NBA trade buzz — not even for Ben Simmons — as teams are settling into the season and figuring out exactly what they really have and what they need. Trade talk traditionally starts to ramp up closer to..." October 24

  • Predicting 10 'Showcase' NBA Trade Candidates This Season

    Bleacher Report "While the NBA trade market rarely closes, it typically builds up over the course of the campaign before potentially erupting in a flurry of activity at the deadline. The extra time spawns movement for several different seasons. Players who inked free-agent pacts aren't..." October 24

  • NBA's 24 Under 24 Rankings: Who Follows Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum in Next-Gen Rankings?

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has arguably never been loaded with as much promising young talent as it is right now. Between the college game, the international game and the increased viability of other avenues like the G League to bring young players into the league, there's a wider pipeline than there's..." October 24

  • Klay Thompson Trolled by Warriors After Missing NBA 75 Team

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson was one of the more notable omissions from the NBA 75 Team, and he made his opinion on that known in an Instagram post. It was a tough snub for Thompson, but the Warriors tried to put a smile on his face by putting a No. 77..." October 24

  • 5 NBA Panic Trades Fans Already Want to See

    Bleacher Report "For fans of certain NBA teams, is it too early to panic? A one or two-game sample size certainly isn't much to go off of, but it can reaffirm fears that fans may have already had involving players or weaknesses that the team did not address in the offseason. The war..." October 23

  • Insider Reveals Odds of Warriors Making Last-Gasp Run at Ben Simmons

    Heavy "The rumors connecting Ben Simmons to the Golden State Warriors just won’t seem to go away, and the new public drama between the Philadelphia 76ers and their unhappy All-Star has revived them once again. After requesting a trade this summer, Simmons finally returned to..." October 23

  • 1 Way-Too-Early Observation For Each NBA Team

    NBA Analysis "The 2021-22 NBA season tipped off on Tuesday night with the defending World Champion Milwaukee Bucks hosting the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Golden State Warriors, two games that were sights to see for everyone who loves the NBA!  Basketball is back and..." October 23

  • Klay Thompson Got Angry At Fellow Boater For Not Greeting Him

    Fadeaway World "While he recovers from a torn Achilles, Klay Thompson travels through the Bay area, enjoying the water, talking with fans about basketball and life. Hell, he even recommends music.  The Golden State Warriors star has gotten very close to his boat, which he..." October 23

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Says The Nets Have Taken Calls For Kyrie Irving

    SI "The Brooklyn Nets played their second game of the NBA regular season on Friday evening in Philadelphia against the 76ers.  They were once again without their seven-time All-Star Kyrie Irving who is not eligible to play in games in home games in New York City (vaccine mandate),..." October 23

  • Stephen A. Smith Believes The Golden State Warriors Could Win The 2021-22 NBA Championship

    Fadeaway World "The Golden State Warriors are currently 2-0, and they've beaten both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers already. This has certainly been an amazing start to their season, and perhaps it is a sign of bigger things to come for this team. There is no doubt that..." October 23

  • Paul George’s ‘logo’ challenge to Steph Curry completely backfired

    Larry Brown Sports "Paul George issued a challenge to Steph Curry towards the end of Thursday night’s game, and it backfired. George’s Los Angeles Clippers were leading Curry’s Golden State Warriors late in the fourth quarter of the game at the Chase Center in San Francisco, Calif. " October 22

  • Klay Thompson Is Still Mad After Top 75 All-Time List Snub

    Fadeaway World "Klay Thompson wasn't happy to learn he didn't make the top 75 greatest players ever list, as well as other big names like Kyrie Irving, Dwight Howard and more. The Golden State Warriors shooting guard was pissed when he first found out he wasn't part of the elite group, sending a..." October 22

  • Kia MVP Ladder: 21 names to monitor during 2021-22 season

    NBA.com "Fiddling with a strap on his backpack, reigning Kia MVP Nikola Jokic stopped his interviewer short of asking about pressure entering a potential repeat campaign. “Brother, I could not care less, for real,” he said. October 22

  • Draymond Green Supports Klay Thompson After Top 75 snub: "Top 50 Brother"

    Clutch Points "Klay Thompson is hurt and disappointed he didn’t make it to the NBA Top 75 Greatest Players list, and his Golden State Warriors teammate Draymond Green thinks he has every right to be. After the final 25 names on the list were revealed on..." October 22

  • NBA Takeaways From Thursday’s Wild Three Game Slate

    NBA Analysis "The first Thursday night slate of NBA basketball provided us with some intriguing matchups on paper. There were top draft picks and contenders from each conference going at it from each conference. Unfortunately, the game isn’t played on paper and the games didn’t live up to the..." October 22

  • Special Trade Eligibility Dates For 2021/22

    Hoops Rumors "In a pair of previous articles, we took a closer look at the trade restrictions placed on two groups of players who signed free agent contracts this past offseason. The smaller of the two groups featured players who can’t be traded by their current teams until January 15, having..." October 22

  • Patrick Beverley reacts to Steph Curry torching former team Clippers

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Beverley seems to think that his old team could have used him during their season opener on Wednesday. The LA Clippers, who traded Beverley this past summer, got absolutely lit up by Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry. The former MVP Curry blew up for 25 points in just the..." October 22

  • 3 Teams Who Could Show Interest In Pursuing Kevin Knox

    NBA Analysis "The New York Knicks had a massive season last year, making the playoffs for the first time since 2013 and claiming the 4-seed in the Eastern Conference. Losing in the first round to Trae Young and the Hawks definitely hurt, but the Knicks are back and they are going to be a tough team to face..." October 22

  • 2022 NBA free agent rankings: Top players available during the next offseason

    USA Today "Headlined by James Harden, Bradley Beal and Zach LaVine, the top of the 2022 NBA free-agent class is loaded with elite shooting guards, the types of players who can elevate a team’s offense just with their presence. There are top-notch players from other..." October 22

  • 6 biggest snubs from the NBA's 75th Anniversary Team

    The Score "The NBA finished its multi-day unveiling of the 75th Anniversary Team on Thursday - and even with a super-sized field of 76 players, the league still couldn't find room to recognize some of its all-time greats. Here are the six biggest snubs. October 22

  • Players Eligible For In-Season Veteran Extensions In 2021/22

    Hoops Rumors "As we explain in our glossary entry on veteran contract extensions, rookie scale extensions have historically been the most common form of contract extension in the NBA. However, the league’s latest Collective Bargaining Agreement loosened the rules on eligibility for veteran..." October 22

  • LeBron James And Damian Lillard Were In Awe Of Stephen Curry's 45-PT Explosion

    Fadeaway World "Stephen Curry keeps demonstrating he's a menace for the rest of the league. The Golden State Warriors superstar picked things right where he left them last season, starting the preseason and regular season like in February mode. The point guard started off the season recording his..." October 22

  • 3 Teams Who Could Pursue Thunder Big Man Derrick Favors

    NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder are continuing their rebuilding process through the 2021-22 NBA season and as a result, they are going to be looking to get their young talents as much playing time and experience as possible. Last season, we saw them bench veteran Al Horford in favor of..." October 22

  • Stephen Curry's 45-point performance against the Clippers caused a social media explosion

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors' point guard made up for his self-assessed "trash" performance in Tuesday's season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers. He dropped 45 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made 8-of-13 shots from 3-point land in a close 115-114..." October 22

  • Steve Kerr Gives Huge Praise To Stephen Curry

    Sporting News "We've been watching it for over a decade and it's still as compelling as ever. When Stephen Curry is white hot, it's compulsory viewing. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px..." October 22

  • Stephen Curry gets brutally honest on chasing MVP trophy

    Clutch Points "After registering a triple-double against the Los Angeles Lakers, the two-time Most Valuable Player took things to another level by scoring 45 points against the L.A. Clippers. The Warriors won both games, catapulting Curry atop the way-too-early MVP ladder. This isn’t..." October 22

  • Klay Thompson on NBA 75 Team Snub: 'In My Head I'm Top 75 All-Time'

    Bleacher Report "Klay Thompson is a three-time champion and one of the greatest shooters in NBA history, but he is apparently not one of the league's best 75 all-time players. The Golden State Warriors star posted an image on Instagram that said, "Maybe I'm just naive in my..." October 21

  • Top NBA Takeaways From Wednesday’s Busy Slate Of Action

    NBA Analysis "The NBA season kicked into full gear on Wednesday night with 11 games taking place. We saw some head coaching debuts and new faces in new places. It was only the second day of the season, but there are already contenders for what could be the best games we see and some of the best..." October 21

  • NBA Fans Debate Which NBA Ring Is The Best

    Fadeaway World "Winning an NBA ring is the most significant achievement for any basketball player. Not only this gives players status, but something nice to wear and remember for the rest of their lives.  These rings always have a terrific story behind them, with teams defying the odds to win..." October 21

  • Details On Starter Criteria For 2022 RFAs

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s rookie scale, which determines the salaries first-round picks earn during their first four seasons, also dictates how much the qualifying offers will be worth for those players when they reach restricted free agency after year four. However, the value of those..." October 21

  • Lowball Ben Simmons Trade Offers the 76ers Should Actually Consider

    Bleacher Report "The Ben Simmons trade saga has taken a few strange turns after his late arrival to the Philadelphia 76ers last week. It culminated with him getting thrown out of practice Tuesday and receiving a one-game suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team," per Shams Charania of..." October 21

  • 3 Teams Best Positioned For Zion Williamson Trade In Future

    NBA Analysis "The New Orleans Pelicans are beginning the 2021-22 season without their star power forward, Zion Williamson. This is the second time in three seasons that they will not have him at the start of a season because of an injury. This time, he is recovering from an operation that he had on..." October 21

  • NBA Teams With Open Roster Spots

    Hoops Rumors "With the NBA regular season underway, most teams are taking full advantage of their ability to carry up to 17 players, including 15 on standard contracts and a pair on two-way deals. As our roster counts page shows, 23 of the league’s 30 teams have full 17-man squads. Most of..." October 21

  • 10 NBA Teams That Almost Had Different Names: From Chicago Matadors To Boston Unicorns

    Fadeaway World "The process of choosing a team name can be tedious, with owners opting to hear several opinions before deciding on a name. Over the years, there have been downright ridiculous suggestions, but so far, so good, most team names in the NBA are pleasing to hear. Fans across the globe have gotten..." October 21

  • Bradley Beal says other players try to recruit him “almost every game”

    The Ringer "All eyes are on Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving now, but everyone from team executives to opposing players continues to monitor the Washington Wizards. “Almost every game we play, someone says something,” Bradley Beal tells me over the phone, regarding how often players recruit him to..." October 20

  • 3 Teams That Should Keep Tabs On Deandre Ayton Trade

    NBA Analysis "The Phoenix Suns shocked the basketball world on the eve of the 2021-22 regular season getting underway. The Suns had three players eligible for rookie extensions from the 2018 NBA Draft class; No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton, No. 10 overall pick Mikal Bridges, and No. 26 overall selection..." October 20

  • Trade Situations To Monitor Around NBA As New Season Begins

    NBA Analysis "The NBA’s 75th season is upon us and while all 30 teams in the league enter the new year with playoff/championship aspirations, some dreams just do not become reality. The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets enter the year as two heavy favorites to reach the NBA Finals, but they may not..." October 20

  • 3 Realistic Trade Targets For Philadelphia 76ers To Consider For Ben Simmons

    NBA Analysis "This past offseason has been extremely chaotic for the Philadelphia 76ers and they are definitely happy that the 2021-22 NBA season is finally here, but with the new season comes continued drama within their organization. Ben Simmons trade talks went on all offseason long, as the 3x..." October 20

  • 1 player Bulls must keep an eye on for midseason trade

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls made some splashy moves in the offseason by acquiring Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan and Alex Caruso, among others. The Bulls’ new front office of Arturas Karnisovas and Marc Eversley has overhauled this roster over the past year in an attempt to take a big step forward after..." October 20

  • The 1 Thing Holding Back Every Under-30 NBA Superstar

    Bleacher Report "Superstars run the NBA. It's been that way for years, and for all of the innovations and evolutions in the basketball world, that part of the formula may never change. So, what defines a superstar? As broad as that question is, we'll use a simple answer for this..." October 20

  • Draymond Green Takes A Shot At Current NBA Shows

    The Sports Rush "Part of the fun of watching Draymond Green is that he’s willing to show a more unfiltered side than many basketball players both on the court and off of it. In many ways, it’s what makes him the heart of his team at key times. The Warriors star is okay with not being liked..." October 20

  • 3 Potential Trade Destinations For Kings’ Marvin Bagley

    NBA Analysis "Marvin Bagley is forever going to be a player that is held under a microscope in the NBA. Bagley was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, going one pick ahead of Luka Doncic. October 19

  • NBA's 75 greatest players of all time: The complete list so far

    ESPN "The NBA is celebrating it's 75th anniversary all season long during 2021-22, and part of that celebration includes the unveiling of the list of the 75 greatest players in NBA history. It has been 25 years since the league unveiled its list of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, which..." October 19