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GAMETHREAD: Dragic returns, JJ and Winslow out - Miami Heat (26-31) @ Detroit Pistons (27-30)

This is our GAMETHREAD: Chat live about the game here!. The Miami Heat will be welcoming back Goran Dragic tonight but will be without Justise Winslow and James Johnson when they host the Detroit Pistons.


How To Watch: Sacramento Kings at Golden State Warriors (Game 58)

If one wants to be connected to tonight’s contest between the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors, check this article out. After over a week without Sacramento Kings basketball, the purple and white are finally back on the hardwood. With 25 games left in the season and Sacramento still in pla


Long Island Nets hold off Raptors 905 for key road win

The Long Island Nets never trailed Saturday en route to a key 114-106 victory over Raptors 905 at Paramount Fine Foods Center in Mississauga, Canada. Rookie Dzanan Musa led three Long Island Nets who scored at least 20 points Saturday in a wire-to-wire 114-106 road win over Raptors 905 at Paramount


Brandon Ingram says the Lakers need to ‘lock in’ for all their games after the All-Star break if they want to make the playoffs

The Los Angeles Lakers set off on their post All-Star Game slate on Thursday night, but will do so coming off of one of their worst losses of the season. Brandon Ingram spoke after that game in Atlanta about what the Lakers have to do if they want to right the ship and make it into the postseason.


3 things to watch: Denver Nuggets vs. L.A. Clippers

After getting out of the All-Star break on the right foot, the Nuggets now shift their focus to the Los Angeles Clippers. Here are 3 things to watch as they do. With a 114-104 win over the Dallas Mavericks Friday, the Denver Nuggets are moving in the right direction after the All-Star break.


MSG: James Dolan Not Courting Offers to Sell the Knicks

The Madison Square Garden Company pushed back against the latest speculation that James Dolan is thinking about selling the New York Knicks. MSG said in a statement Monday that “the story is 100 percent false.”


Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis ruled out for Saturday night

The Los Angeles Lakers will be facing the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. However, Anthony Davis will not be playing. After the All-Star break, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to get a huge win against the Houston Rockets. Considering how the Lakers were playing coming into the break, the w


Los Angeles Lakers proving Stephen A. Smith wrong

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith was at Staples Center taking in the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers game on Thursday night. The outcome was not what he predicted. The Los Angeles Lakers picked up an impressive victory over the Houston Rockets out of the All-Star break. It was a win that many people w


LA Clippers return from All-Star break with road game into Memphis

The All-Star break is officially over, and the LA Clippers will resume their race for the playoffs with a road game, taking on the struggling Memphis Grizzlies. The fight for the 8-seed in the Western Conference is extremely tight, with the Clippers, the Lakers, and the Kings all in serious contenti


Ringer Ranks Damian Lillard Top 12 in the NBA So Far

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is making quite a splash this season, averaging 26.3 points, 6.4 assists, and 4.5 rebounds and saving his team’s bacon in the NBA All-Star Game. The staff at The Ringer have noticed, ranking Lillard 12th in their list of Top 25 Players from the first 60-is


Kanter Solid Choice For Blazers

The NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone, and buyout season is upon us. The Portland Trailblazers went into the buyout market to pick up Enes Kanter after he was bought out by the New York Knicks.


Watch: Enes Kanter Appears on ‘The Daily Show’

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter joined “The Daily Show” with Trevor Noah to talk about leaving the New York Knicks, his excitement about joining Portland, how he learned to speak English (“SpongeBob” and “Jersey Shore”) and his activism. You can find the almost seven-minute interview here:


Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 98-97 win over Boston Celtics

The Milwaukee Bucks eked out an important win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday as they returned to action following the All-Star break. The Milwaukee Bucks picked up a crucial win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, but they might want to burn the tape from much of their return to action f


A breakdown of the Lakers remaining schedule, and what it means for their playoff hopes

The Los Angeles Lakers are down to their final 25 games of the NBA regular season, and as it stands, they’re three games out of the eighth seed in the Western Conference. While that gap isn’t insurmountable, it’s not going to be easy to make up with less than two months left in the season.


Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 98-97 win over Boston Celtics

Following their week-long layoff for the All-Star break, the Milwaukee Bucks pulled out a thrilling victory over the Boston Celtics to take their three-game season series with their Eastern Conference foe.


Bradley Beal Recruited Players to the Wizards During All-Star Weekend

Bradley Beal used All-Star Weekend in Charlotte to engage in some friendly tampering. Beal wouldn’t reveal any names, but says the recruitment among the NBA’s best was a two-way street.


Blazers’ Damian Lillard Drops 18 in All-Star Game Victory

Damian Lillard followed up last year’s 21-point outburst by scoring 18 in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Blazers star survived a slow start to help Team LeBron overcome a double-digit deficit to beat Team Giannis. Appearing in his fourth All-Star Game since being select


Late Lottery Prospects Should Clips Keep Pick

While they aren’t guaranteed to have a first round pick, it’s not too early to look at late lottery prospects should the LA Clippers fall into the lotto. With 23 games left in the NBA season, the LA Clippers are continuing to fight for a playoff spot. Should they make the postseason, the team’s firs


LeBron James doesn’t view Brandon Ingram as a wingman: ‘B.I. is very special’

The Los Angeles Lakers took a huge step toward their postseason aspirations on Thursday by upsetting the fifth-seeded Houston Rockets, 111-106, at Staples Center. As expected, LeBron James led the way for the Lakers with a team-high 29 points to go along with 11 rebounds and 6 assists, but James cou


Philadelphia 76ers Player of the Week: Joel Embiid attacks the glass

The franchise center of the Philadelphia 76ers has an elite overall game, but his strong rebounding earned him this player of the week award. This isn’t the first time that Joel Embiid has earned the player of the week award this season merely on the merit of his rebounding skills. There’s no doubt