3:51 AM EDT, Sat March 25, 2017
9 hours ago

The most underrated players in the NBA

HoopsHype writer Alex Kennedy provides four players who are producing on the court in a big way but are still being overlooked.
14 hours ago
Fred VanVleet:

Fred VanVleet: "It's good to know that I wasn't crazy for believing in myself"

After a terrific four-year stint at Wichita State, Fred VanVleet’s future was up in the air. He wasn’t receiving much interest entering the 2016 NBA draft. He would turn 23 years old during his rookie season and that was a disadvantage in a draft process that rewards potential over experience. On draft night, he threw a party for his family and friends, but ultimately didn’t hear his name called. However, the Toronto Raptors expressed interest in signing him and he agreed to join their summer league squad. Fast forward to training camp and VanVleet won the team’s final roster spot....
19 hours ago
Trending stories: James Harden gets fouled a lot, Derrick Rose free agency, Becky Hammon and more

Trending stories: James Harden gets fouled a lot, Derrick Rose free agency, Becky Hammon and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! James Harden Gets Fouled On 3s More Than Any NBA Team – via fivethirtyeight.com March 23 06:36 PM James Harden has become an occupational hazard for referees. Earlier this month, the Jazz were up seven on the Rockets with just over a minute to play, and Utah players were at their wit’s end with… Shares Spurs finally figure out Grizzlies in potential playoff preview – via expressnews.com March 24 01:44 AM When the Gasol brothers meet on an NBA floor, as they did for...
20 hours ago

'Greek Freak' on pace to join very exclusive club

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo could join a very exclusive club, which currently has four members.
Mar 23, 2017

What are the odds the Cavs can repeat?

Dissecting the chances that the Cleveland Cavaliers can repeat as champions.
Mar 23, 2017
2009 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been

2009 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been

There’s six All-Stars and one MVP from the 2009 draft class. And there may be a second one pretty...
Mar 23, 2017
Trending stories: Partying in the NBA, Ivan Rabb, Jerry Krause and more

Trending stories: Partying in the NBA, Ivan Rabb, Jerry Krause and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Inside the nexus between partying and winning in the NBA – via espn.com March 22 10:27 AM If you want to know why road teams are winning at historically great levels, take a look inside the NBA’s new, tamer social scene. Shares LaVar Ball knows you are buying what he is selling – via espn.com March 22 01:22 PM LaVar Ball isn’t going to stop talking. He’ll take on LeBron. He’ll say his oldest son, UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball, is “Magic Johnson with a jump...
Mar 23, 2017

NBA's Adam Silver issues warning about resting players

USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick discusses the issue of star players resting in the NBA and why commissioner Adam Silver is not happy about it.
Mar 23, 2017
Draft early entries: Who's in and who's out

Draft early entries: Who's in and who's out

The college season is coming to an end for a lot of prospects and many are already announcing their intentions with regards to the draft. We’ll keep you updated on who’s testing the draft waters and who’s going back to school here throughout the next few weeks. Who’s entering the draft Who’s staying in college
Mar 22, 2017

Top NBA players with bargain contracts

HoopsHype writer Alex Kennedy gives us four NBA players whose contracts lean very favorably towards their teams.
Mar 22, 2017
NBA A to Z: A deep dive into the NBA playoff picture

NBA A to Z: A deep dive into the NBA playoff picture

On this week’s episode of A to Z, Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt dive deep on the playoff races in the East and the West as the regular season nears an end. Which teams have the toughest schedules? What are the MVP implications? Is an NBA Finals rematch still on tap between the Warriors and Cavs?
Mar 22, 2017
Trending stories: LaVar Ball, performance-enhancing sandwiches, Pacers, Jerry Krause and more

Trending stories: LaVar Ball, performance-enhancing sandwiches, Pacers, Jerry Krause and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! LeBron to LaVar Ball: Keep my family out of it – via espn.com March 21 06:11 PM LeBron James doesn’t think LaVar Ball should ever be talking publicly about the Cavs star’s children. “Keep my family out of this,” James told ESPN. Shares The NBA’s secret addiction – via espn.com March 21 10:04 AM ESPN exclusive! How one performance-enhancing sandwich has spread through the NBA. Shares Paul George and the Pacers are hurtling toward a...
Mar 21, 2017
2010 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been

2010 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been

The Indiana Pacers got themselves quite a steal in a draft that will not be remembered for its...
Mar 21, 2017

Karl-Anthony Towns is quietly putting together another monster season

Losses and all, Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns is having a pretty awesome sophomore season.
Mar 21, 2017

LeBron James for MVP: Pros and cons

Cavs forward LeBron James is a dark horse candidate for the MVP award. That would be his fifth, which would put him in a tie with Michael Jordan.