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Leap of faith: Embiid's athleticism saves actress
76ers star Joel Embiid nearly crushed Regina King while chasing after a loose ball during Philadelphia's victory at Madison Square Garden.
Family bond sends Yahoo Fantasy Basketball sweepstakes winner to NBA All-Star...
Thanks to a bond with his brother and the love of (and for) his wife, Nicholas Connor won Yahoo?s Fantasy Basketball sweepstakes and will head to Charlotte for the NBA's All-Star weekend festivities.
Top 5 buzzer beaters of the 2018-2019 NBA season so far
There have been some memorable game-winning shots in the NBA this season, from wins against former teams to iconic overtime triumphs.
Josh Okogie's block lights up Twitter, and Timberwolves' eyes
Josh Okogie lit up social media on Wednesday night with the block heard 'round the basketball world. Houston Rockets' guard James Harden ? the front-runner to win his second straight League MVP award this season ? has killed all opponents with his patented step-back 3-point jumper all season.
Dennis Smith Jr. and second chances
Dennis Smith Jr. is getting a fresh start with the New York Knicks.
Kia Rookie Ladder: At All-Star break, Doncic remains where he started
Luka Doncic has held the top rung from Day 1, and can you blame me? Doncic grabbed our attention in the first week with a 31-point performance in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs and hasn't looked back. There were times Deandre Ayton has pushed him, but every time the Phoenix Suns' big man had
Beats By Dre Launches NBA Collection Ahead Of All Star Weekend
After becoming the NBA's official headphone sponsor back in September, Beats By Dre has today launched their first NBA collection ahead of the All-Star festivities in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Beats By Dre NBA Collection, featuring the brand's Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones, are decked
Dwyane Wade Praises Luka Doncic's Pinpoint Passing: "LeBron James-Like"
Dwyane Wade had very high praise for Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic following Miami's 112-101 victory over the Mavs on Wednesday night. Specifically, Wade was impressed with Doncic's ability to find the open shooter under pressure, which he described as "LeBron James-like." "
Lakers already guilty of wasting a prime LeBron year
After Lakers team president Earvin "Magic" Johnson made a public pitch to acquire New Orleans Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis before last week's NBA trade deadline?the one that reportedly made everyone available outside of LeBron James?the players who remain haven't seemed interested
5 Questions On NBA All-Star Weekend Answered!
Well dear readers, you've been waiting all year (all two-ish months of it) and the time is finally here ? it's NBA All-Star Weekend! Each season, the NBA gathers its most popular players and celebrities for a variety of entertaining contests, all of which culminates in the annual all-star game
Drafting NBA rising stars by future star potential
Jonathan Givony Close Follow on Twitter Mike Schmitz Which players on Friday's NBA Rising Stars rosters have the most potential? Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz draft Luka Doncic, Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum and more of the NBA's best rookies and sophomores to build two teams for five years from
'Not no four-year player.' But is Illinois freshman Ayo Dosunmu ready for the...
The State Farm Center crowd chants his name after big 3-pointers: ?A-yo! A-yo!? Illinois fans jockey for position to high-five him after games. He was just named Big Ten freshman of the week after dropping 24 points on then-No. 9 Michigan State in the Illini's most stunning upset of the season. There
Kyle O'Quinn's Road to Becoming One of the NBA's Rare HBCU Alums
It didn't take long for Robert Jones to see something special in Kyle O'Quinn. He attended a Campus Magnet High School basketball game, located in Cambria Heights, N.Y., which had a big man on its roster with quick feet, a sweet shooting touch and an intimidating defensive presence. Jones, now
NBA Rumors: Klay Thompson Wants to Finish Career With Warriors
Even in the modern NBA with players continually changing teams, it's hard to imagine Klay Thompson wearing a jersey other than one with the Warriors.  Once again, Thompson made it clear he expects to stay with the Warriors long term. Before the team's loss to the Blazers on Wednesday night, he
Dose: Antetokounmpo en fuego
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nikola Jokic triple-doubled, D'Angelo Russell was big after halftime, and Isaiah Thomas finally debuted for Denver.