Why Steph Curry beating Russell Westbrook as an All-Star starter makes total sense

There’s no question Russell Westbrook deserves to be starting in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. When you average a triple-double into January, you’re an All-Star starter. That’s just the rules. Unfortunately for the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard, “deserve’s” got nothing to do with it — and in reality, Stephen Curry’s selection as a starter over […]

LeBron, Giannis, Harden Headline 2017 NBA All-Star Starters

The NBA has announced their starters for the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans. Eastern Conference LeBron James Giannis Antetokounmpo Jimmy Butler DeMar DeRozan Kyrie Irving Western Conference Kevin Durant Kawhi Leonard Anthony Davis James Harden Stephen Curry Russell Westbrook was the biggest omission as he finished third in fan voting amongst guards but first […]

NBA, NBPA Officially Ratify New Collective Bargaining Agreement

The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement has been ratified by the players and owners, according a release from the league office. The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the deal earlier this week and the National Basketball Players Associated voted its approval on Friday. The new agreement will take effect on July 1, 2017 and […]

TNT To Air ‘Players Only’ Franchise For Five Nights Of Monday Games

TNT will debut a new NBA Monday franchise titled Players Only in which only former professional basketball players will fill all commentator roles. TNT’s Players Only roster will include two game commentator teams – Brent Barry (primary host and play-by-play) with Derek Fisher and Grant Hill; and Greg Anthony (primary host and play-by-play) with Kevin […]

NBA PER: Kawhi Leonard Moves Up From 10th To 4th

While Russell Westbrook continues to lead the NBA in PER, Kawhi Leonard has moved up from 10th at 26.5 to fourth at 28.2. Anthony Davis also moved up from No. 3 to No. 2 with Giannis Antetokounmpo sliding down to third. Week 12 Rankings 1. Russell Westbrook: 30.1 2. Anthony Davis: 28.6 3. Giannis Antetokounmpo: […]

NBA Efficiency Differential: Cavs Drop To 6th

The Golden State Warriors continue to rank first in Efficiency Differential at +12.4 points per 100 possessions, while the Cleveland Cavaliers have dropped from fourth to sixth at +5.0. The Warriors also currently rank first in both offense and defense. Cleveland ranks 13th in defense and fifth in offense. The Oklahoma City Thunder have moved into the […]

NBA power rankings: Who’s No. 1 before the biggest game of the season?

Rest up this weekend, basketball friends, because Monday is going to be a doozy. The NBA will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the second (and final) regular-season meeting of 2016-17 between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers — and FOX Sports NBA insider Chris Broussard discussed whether the Cavs are in […]

NBA Wants To Speed Up End Of Games

Adam Silver says the NBA would like to speed up the end of games, with a focus on retaining younger fans who “have increasingly short attention spans.” “It’s something that I know all of sports are looking at right now, and that is the format of the game and the length of time it takes […]

All-Star Game Starters Remain Unchanged In Second Returns

LeBron James continues to lead the NBA in All-Star Game voting and is the first player to eclipse more than one million votes. Current Projected Starters Eastern Conference Frontcourt LeBron James Giannis Antetokounmpo Kevin Love Guards Kyrie Irving Dwyane Wade Western Conference Frontcourt Kevin Durant Zaza Pachulia Kawhi Leonard Guards Stephen Curry James Harden Voting […]

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