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LeBron James, Tyronn Lue say LeBron's minutes no big deal

LeBron James was on the court a very reasonable 27:16 Monday night, only because the Cavaliers had thrashed the upstart Pistons so badly he didn't need to play the fourth quarter (116-88 final in that one). However, on the season LeBron is averaging 37.9 minutes per game, the most in the NBA. He has

NBC SPORTS - 2017-11-21 13:55:04

Tyronn Lue doesn't want to hear about LeBron's minutes

DETROIT -- Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' most complete win of the season, a 116-88 rout of a Pistons team that came into Monday night with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue wanted no part of the implications of LeBron James playing a season-low 27 minutes.

ESPN - 2017-11-21 04:50:30

David West Has Found The Fountain of Youth in Oakland

David West has seemingly found the fountain of youth this season with the Golden State Warriors. Once again, the Golden State Warriors are rolling through the regular season with a 13-4 record. Much of the talk has been about the dominant starting-five and if this team will repeat as champions. Whil

BLUEMANHOOP.COM - 2017-11-21 07:00:48

It's time to move on from Marquese Chriss before it's too late

PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 13: Marquese Chriss #0 of the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA preseason game against the Brisbane Bullets at Talking Stick Resort Arena on October 13, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using

VALLEYOFTHESUNS.COM - 2017-11-21 07:00:01

The sooner Nerlens Noel realizes this, the better

Jean-Jacques Taylor, Cowboys insider for NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and host of J Dub City 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays on 103.3 KESN-FM, answered your questions in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights: Have you ever seen a player who has much potential as Nerlens Noel ride the bench a

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-21 14:30:00

Deron Williams Is Not in the NBA, and He Doesn't Seem to Care

B/R The end of the professional athlete life cycle can happen quickly. Five months ago, Deron Williams was playing on pro basketball's biggest stage, the NBA Finals, alongside LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Today, he's your casual hoops fan. On opening night, as his former team, the Cleveland Caval

BLEACHER REPORT - 2017-11-21 13:27:24

New Orleans Pelicans: Will DeMarcus Cousins be the next star traded?

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 30: DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the New Orleans Pelicans reacts during the game against the Orlando Magic at the Smoothie King Center on October 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photog

SIRCHARLESINCHARGE.COM - 2017-11-21 10:33:19

DeMarcus Cousins gets ejected for elbowing Russell Westbrook

DeMarcus Cousins was ejected from Monday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder for swinging his elbow into the head of Thunder star Russell Westbrook. The play happened in the third quarter as Cousins cleared away a defensive rebound. When Cousins raised his elbows near Westbrook's face, th

NBA - 2017-11-21 08:00:06

Lack of talent isn't the cause of the Miami Heat's recent problems

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 19: a general view of the tip off to start the game between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers on November 19, 2017 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consen

ALLUCANHEAT.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:08

Raptors international presence pays dividends

The Raptors are the NBA's only Canadian outpost. Instead of hiding from that, Masai Ujiri is taking advantage of the city's cosmopolitan culture to develop a championship team. The Toronto Raptors boast a roster loaded with players from outside the U.S., the NBA's most common source of players. As t

RAPTORSRAPTURE.COM - 2017-11-21 05:20:06

LaMarcus Aldridge is thriving as the lead option for the Spurs

When the Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge to a four-year, $80 million contract in the summer of 2015, it felt like the biggest get in free agency that offseason. The Spurs were a year removed from their title, coming off a rough first-round loss in a hard fought first round series against the Clippers

FANSIDED - 2017-11-21 09:26:13

Tim Hardaway's motivation: Proving the haters wrong

Tim Hardaway Jr. has finally admitted the rips he took in July after the Knicks lavished him with a four-year, $71 million contract stung, and he's used them as "motivation'' and feels "capable'' of living up to the deal. On Monday, Hardaway decided to play versus the Clippers despite suffering what

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-21 02:04:47

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: A big honor for James Young

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as James Young gets a special distinction for his incredible play last week for the Wisconsin Herd. In the latest edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, the Wisconsin Herd's James Young gets recognized for his play last week, we hear a lofty proclamation for Thon

BEHINDTHEBUCKPASS.COM - 2017-11-21 07:00:43

Milwaukee Bucks: Grades from 99-88 loss to Washington Wizards

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 20: (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)The Milwaukee Bucks suffered another discouraging loss on Monday night, but how do the players grade out individually? The Milwaukee Bucks fell for the second straight game and the second time in the Eric Bledsoe era when the W

BEHINDTHEBUCKPASS.COM - 2017-11-21 07:02:28

Bradley Beal is the youngest player in NBA history to hit 700 3-pointers

Bradley Beal made two of his five three-point attempts as part of his 23-point effort to guide the Wizards to an 11-point victory over the Bucks on Monday night. With those two triples, he recorded his 700th three-pointer faster than any other player in NBA history. "It's an amazing accomplishment;

SB NATION - 2017-11-21 12:30:01

San Antonio Spurs: 3 hangover reactions to win vs. Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 29: Kyle Anderson #1 of the San Antonio Spurs is seen during the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on October 29, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph,

AIRALAMO.COM - 2017-11-21 07:00:51

The Lakers are getting lucky, but there are signs of defensive improvement

The Los Angeles Lakers, after four straight years in the basement of the league, suddenly have the fourth-best defensive rating in the league. Their personnel hasn't changed much, though the upgrade from D'Angelo Russell to Lonzo Ball has been a positive for them on that end. So what's going on that

FANSIDED - 2017-11-21 08:40:10

Decision-making issues haunting the Orlando Magic

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Elfrid Payton #2 of the Orlando Magic shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers on November 20, 2017 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the term

ORLANDOMAGICDAILY.COM - 2017-11-21 08:36:07

Allen Crabbe is starting to look worth Nets' huge investment

There are all the cliches athletes regurgitate about not feeling the pressure of a big contract. Then there's the truth. When the Nets made Allen Crabbe the fifth-highest-paid player in team history and gave him a chance to go from backup in Portland to starter and centerpiece in Brooklyn, it came w

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-21 03:30:24

Kyrie Irving Drops 47 Points, Gets MVP Chants in Dallas

Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 47 points to help the Celtics overcome a double-digit deficit and extend their win streak to 16 games. Boston trailed by 13 points with 7:47 left in regulation when Kyrie took over. He would go on to score 17 points, including 10 points in OT, to lead Boston to a 11

SLAM - 2017-11-21 05:00:10