7:32 PM EST, Fri February 27, 2015
Northwest Herald 4 hours ago

Chicago Bulls expect Derrick Rose to return this season from knee surgery

CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls expect Derrick Rose to return this season after having surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee on Friday.
K.c. Johnson / White Sox Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports 7 hours ago

Bulls expect Derrick Rose back this season after successful surgery

Derrick Rose underwent successful surgery Friday morning on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee.
Blog a Bull 7 hours ago

Derrick Rose expected to return in 4-6 weeks

Bulls GM Gar Forman addressed the media (and all of us, via the magic of the internet) early Friday morning to provide an update on Derrick Rose's right knee surgery. As was the hope that had been accumulating over the past couple days (after the initial shock/despair), Rose had what sounds like a...
YESNetwork 8 hours ago
Video: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar dishes on D-Rose, 'Melo, and his new book

Watch: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar dishes on D-Rose, 'Melo, and his new book

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins The Michael Kay Show to discuss Derrick Rose's injury, the Knicks' season, and his new book for young adults. Subscribe for daily sports videos! Subscribe for daily videos on YES Network: http://yesnet.m
Akron Beacon Journal 3 hours ago

Cavs' Kyrie Irving out tonight against Pacers with left shoulder strain

Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was diagnosed with a left shoulder strain, an MRI revealed Friday at the Cleveland Clinic. He will not play tonight in the game against the Pacers in Indianapolis and will be reevaluated before a decision is made on his availability for the game Sunday against the Rockets in Houston. Irving was injured during the third quarter Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors in a 110-99 victory. He returned for the fourth quarter but was still experiencing pain after the game. The Cavs held him back today in Cleveland, and his left shoulder was examined...
Silver Screen and Roll 7 hours ago
This is why we're watching the Lakers still

This is why we're watching the Lakers still

Why fans should stay tuned in to the Lakers as the season comes to a close? The Los Angeles Lakers are a bad, horrible, no good, insert negative descriptor here basketball team that have won 15 games this year. The are the proud owners of a -6.7 Net Rating and are currently on pace to lose the most games in a single season since the franchise relocated to Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant is done for the year. Lottery pick Julius Randle has missed his entire rookie season. What reasons are left to even watch this year's games? Our crew of writers gives theirs: Coming down the home stretch of the...
Rip City Project 11 hours ago

Nicolas Batum trending up since NBA All-Star Break, Arron Afflalo’s arrival

Nicolas Batum has been a different player since the 2015 NBA All-Star break. Or, should I say, he has been closer to his old self than the “different player” we have seen for the majority of the season. The extended rest appears to be working wonders for him. Perhaps that nagging wrist injury is a […] Nicolas Batum trending up since NBA All-Star Break, Arron Afflalo’s arrival - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Peachtree Hoops 2 hours ago

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball for Friday's NBA games

Get your game on. We're back! As you recall, SBNation has partnered with FanDuel this season to give our readers a chance to see what is the latest breaking trend in the fantasy basketball industry, Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). Even though this is a sponsored post with affiliate links, all of the opinions in this post are my own. And as an FYI, FanDuel gave me some cash to play its daily fantasy games. The excellent thing about daily fantasy sports, and especially fantasy basketball, is that it's a new game every day. No worries about injuries, deadbeat owners in your league, etc. It's just...
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cavs win big game, Tribe holds media day: Cleveland.com photo recap, Feb. 27, 2015 (photos)

Cavs win big game, Tribe holds media day: Cleveland.com photo recap, Feb. 27, 2015 (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Plain Dealer photographer Gus Chan and Northeast Ohio Media Group photographer Joshua Gunter were at Quicken Loans Arena as the Cleveland Cavaliers powered past the Golden State Warriors and showed the winning ways that can carry them...
CBS Sports Feb 26, 2015
Video: 3 things to watch: Warriors at Cavaliers

Watch: 3 things to watch: Warriors at Cavaliers

CBSSports.com basketball writer Matt Moore breaks down the key things to watch in Thursday's Golden State vs. Cleveland game.
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago

What time and which channel is the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers game on?

The Cleveland Cavaliers, riding a four-game winning streak, are on the road again Friday night to play the Indiana Pacers. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. and the game will be shown on Fox Sports Ohio.
Liberty Ballers 26 mins ago

GAME THREAD: Washington Wizards vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Ties are not a possibility in today's NBA. 2014-2015 NBA Regular Season @ Friday, February 27, 2015 Wells Fargo Center 7:00 PM CSN Philly: 3M's - Marc Zumoff, Malik Rose, and Molly Sullivan Probable Starters John Wall PG Isaiah Canaan Garrett Temple SG Jason Richardson Otto Porter SF Robert Covington Nene PF Luc Mbah a Moute Marcin Gortat C Nerlens Noel 2014/15 Numbers Of Note 1 - Number of losses that separate the Thunder and the Wizards in the standings. 239 - Amount of texts you'll receive about the Sixers draft picks tonight. 1997 - The year...

Hornets coach Steve Clifford: Hype associated with Lance Stephenson signing wasn't good for anyone

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford is, by nature, candid. But Friday evening before the Boston Celtics game was the most direct I’ve heard him on the subject of Lance Stephenson. Circled by media from Boston and some national outlets, Clifford...
Houston Chronicle 14 mins ago

Rockets honor Earl Lloyd prior to Friday’s game vs. Nets

One day after the death of Earl Lloyd — the first African American to play in the NBA — the Rockets honored him by wearing black shirts during pregame warmups before Friday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets at Toyota Center. The idea for the gesture came from veteran Rockets point guard Jason Terry. “We […]

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For starters: Miami Heat at New Orleans Pelicans

A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Friday's 8 game between the Heat and Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center (TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Michael Beasley in uniform and active for the Heat:
San Francisco Chronicle 41 mins ago

David Ortiz draws battle lines on pace of play

The speed-up orders apply to pitchers, as well, with everyone due to pay fines for excessive dawdling. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the first offense will trigger a warning, with the next four resulting in a “progressive fine.” If he’s up there making a big stink every at-bat, he’ll assume a villainous role not likely to be emulated by his fellow players. For many of them, I’d imagine, spring training’s “get ready for the season” just took on new meaning. Josh Hamilton’s latest crisis calls to mind the final day of the 2012 season, A’s hosting Texas with...
Grand Rapids Press 48 mins ago
Live updates: Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks (chat)

Live updates: Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks (chat)

The Knicks own the NBA's longest active losing streak at eight games as well as the league's worst overall record and road record.
Orlando Sentinel 1 hour ago

Green remembers NBA pioneer Lloyd

Magic shooting guard Willie Green's college summer job was at a steel plant in Detroit owned by former Pistons great Dave Bing.
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago

MRI reveals Kyrie Irving has shoulder strain, he's out versus Indiana Pacers

An MRI revealed that Kyrie Irving has a left shoulder strain and he is out against the Pacers.

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    LeBron James

    David Blatt chooses to sit LeBron James versus Indiana Pacers

  • 4 Kyrie Irving

    Kyrie Irving

    Cavs' Kyrie Irving out tonight against Pacers with left shoulder strain

  • 4 Bradley Beal

    Bradley Beal

    Bradley Beal likely to miss at least two more games

  • 3 Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo

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  • 3 Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose

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