Russ And KD Provided An All-Star HighlightRussell Westbrook and Kevin Durant played together for only 81 seconds in the All-Star Game, just one very early stint.
Lots Of Points, Lots Of Dunks, Not A Lot Of All-Star DefenseIt was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.
Pelicans Reportedly Acquiring Cousins In Multi-player DealDeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in their arena.
NBA Will Keep Eye On State's Inclusion PoliciesThe NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games going forward.
Kyrie Irving: Reaction To World Is Flat Comment 'Hilarious'Kyrie Irving is the point guard for the world champions. Whether that's the round world or the flat world is not exactly clear.
LeBron James Talking A Good Game, Still Playing A Great OneOlder, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball. It wasn't always that way.
Houston's Eric Gordon Defeats Cleveland's Kyrie Irving To Capture 3-Point ContestHouston's Eric Gordon has dethroned Golden State splash brother Klay Thompson as the NBA All-Star 3-point contest champion. And he did it in New Orleans, where he played the previous five seasons before leaving last summer in free agency.
Hooper: Joking and Trolling Aside, Irving's Comments Do Irk MeTeachers and parents should use this as a moment to teach their children how to do the research the Cavs point guard has so adamantly asked for. It is also an opportunity to explain how to substantiate claims outside of just citing doubt of things that “they” tell us.
Massimino, Webber Among Basketball Hall Of Fame FinalistsRollie Massimino, who coached Villanova to the 1985 NCAA championship, and Chris Webber are among the 14 finalists for this year's Basketball Hall of Fame induction class.
Murray, Hield, Lead World Past US, 150-141Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the U.S. 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge.
Bill Reiter Says The "Greatest Performance In Finals' History" Moves LeBron To No. 2 All-Time; NBA On Verge Of Huge AscensionBill Reiter talks about Kyrie Irving's comments about placing Ray Allen over LeBron in his all-time All-Star team and his belief that the Earth is flat, the CBS Sports article of the 50 Greatest players in NBA history and his pick to win the 3-point contest...
Keidel: The Simmering Durant-Westbrook FeudDurant and Westbrook, both All-Stars, had a grudging respect and faux friendship until Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors.