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  • Kobe Bryant
    Lakers News: Byron Scott is considering shortening Kobe Bryant's minutes
    Through 14 games, Kobe Bryant is averaging 26.7 points while shooting 38.1 percent in 35.7 minutes. To start the season, Kobe’s shooting percentage has dipped in the second half of games as a result of extended minutes.After practice on...
  • Karrueche Tran at the BET Awards
    TeeFLii, Brandon Jennings popularize usage of the term 'Annie'
    Remember when rapper Skillz (formerly known as “Mad Skillz”) used to treat the Internet to his yearly wrap-up series? Every end of December or beginning of January, Skillz would record and put out a song called a “Rap Up”...
  • Jonas Valanciunas
    Game 14: Raps find a way to keep winning vs. Phoenix
    Through three quarters of Monday night's home tilt against the Phoenix Suns, the Toronto Raptors (12-2) were able to ride a wave of momentum and positivity surrounding the club to a comfortable lead in what was a largely celebratory affair....
  • Phoenix Suns fourth quarter comeback falls short against the Toronto Raptors
    Phoenix Suns fourth quarter comeback falls short against the Toronto Raptors
    After mounting a 17 point comeback in the fourth quarter and eventually taking a one point lead, the Phoenix Suns (9-6) ultimately came up short against the Toronto Raptors (12-2), losing 104-100. With the win, the Raptors are off to their best...
  • Xavier Henry
    Lakers News: Xavier Henry suffers torn Achilles; out for the season
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been destroyed by injuries over the last couple of years as nearly every major player has gone down at some point. This season has been marred by major injuries to both Julius Randle and Steve Nash. Ryan Kelly injured...
  • Lou Williams
    Game 13: "Lou Time" sees Raps rally to top Cavs
    No one would have blamed the Toronto Raptors (11-2) if they had opted to save themselves for another day after the first quarter of Saturday night's game in Cleveland. Playing the second half of a back-to-back and facing a motivated Cavaliers...
  • Knicks take advantage of Sixers
    Sixers lose easily to the struggling Knicks
    The Philadelphia 76ers have done wonders to make every other NBA team look better this season. The Sixers have particularly made the New York Knicks look less awful by comparison, by virtue of keeping the 3-10 Knicks from being in last place. New...
  • Suns win fourth straight road game, beating the Indiana Pacers 106-83
    Suns win fourth straight road game, beating the Indiana Pacers 106-83
    The Phoenix Suns (9-5) took advantage of an Indiana Pacers (5-8) team that has been decimated by injuries, and won in easy fashion 106-83. The Pacers, who were fourth in points allowed (93.0) coming into this game, couldn't stop the fast paced...
  • Nets seek Spurs' consistency
    Nets still searching for answers after quick trip
    The Nets are getting the Philadelphia 76ers at the perfect time. After a few days to digest a sputtering start to the early-season schedule, the Nets will return to the northeast to face the worst team in the modern sports era.The Nets did not...
  • Bruno Caboclo
    Game 12: Raps blow out Bucks
    So much for "the threat of a letdown game looms large", as I wrote in my look-ahead to Friday night's tilt against the Milwaukee Bucks. Coming off a big victory over the Memphis Grizzlies and heading into a big clash with the new...
  • After slow start Phoenix Suns score easy win over winless Philadelphia 76ers
    After slow start Phoenix Suns score easy win over winless Philadelphia 76ers
    The Phoenix Suns (8-5) win their third straight road game, beating the hapless Philadelphia 76ers (0-12) 122-96. It was the Suns highest scoring game of the season and their largest margin of victory this year. Given the fact that the 76ers are...
  • No rust for Warriors in silencing Jazz
    No rust for Warriors in silencing Jazz
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Andre Iguodala scored a season-high 17 points and the Golden State Warriors rolled to their fourth consecutive win with a 101-88 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night at Oracle Arena.Iguodala made his first six shots and...
  • Kobe Bryant
    Lakers News: Kobe Bryant believes his two-year contract extension was a discount
    When Kobe Bryant signed his two-year extension last year, many people were disappointed as they had hoped Kobe would take less than what he did in order to allow the Lakers the most cap room possible to sign new free agents. One player who took...
  • Nuggets record fourth lowest attendance in league
    Denver Nuggets boast fourth worst attendance in the NBA; why's it so low?
    Two years ago, the Denver Nuggets had the 14th highesthome attendance average in the NBA and seemed to be a team on the rise. The Nuggs also boasted their best record to date (57-24) and garnered a third place finish in the West.But after a first...
  • Lowry, Hayes, Johnson and Ross
    Game 11: Raps ride strong fourth to statement win over Grizzlies
    There's a strong argument to be made that Wednesday's 96-92 come-from-behind win by the Toronto Raptors (9-2) over the red hot Memphis Grizzlies could be at least somewhat credited to a stomach virus that sidelined five Memphis regulars ...