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FOX Sports

Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid Passes All-Star Eye, Numbers Tests

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid has proven he is worth the wait. But is the 7'2" giant an All-Star in his rookie season?Over the past month, the first thing I've done every morning upon arriving in my office is vote "hashtag" Joel Embiid to the 2017 NBA All-Star Gam...

FOX Sports

Charles Barkley Reveals Joel Embiid Probably Didn't Make All-Star Starting Lineup

Charles Barkley said on the radio on Wednesday morning that Joel Embiid probably didn't make the All-Star game as a starter.Well, it was fun while it lasted. The weeks of great content that came out of Joel Embiid's All-Star game are now over, and now all Philadelphia 76ers fans can do i...

Sports Illustrated

The Crossover's 2017 NBA All-Star Starters

The Crossover's official All-Star Game ballot features a newcomer (Giannis Antetokounmpo), a reunion of Oklahoma City teammates (Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kevin Durant), and a difficult decision in the East backcourt.

FOX Sports

Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with Paul out

LOS ANGELES (AP) The streaking Clippers are down another All-Star.

CSN Philly

Sixers-Raptors 5 things: Challenge awaits with DeRozan, Lowry

The Sixers go for their sixth win in eight games, but Raptors, winners of four straight, come in with an All-Star worthy backcourt. By Steven Tydings

FOX Sports

Embiid, 76ers brace for Raptors

PHILADELPHIA -- Joel Embiid can only hope he has done enough to earn a spot in the NBA All-Star Game.

FOX Sports

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Star Duo Continue To Impress

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Dailyis hereastalk of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker's growth continues.Welcome back to Milwaukee Bucks Daily.If this is your first time joining usfor the daily roundup, the idea of this piece is generally to help keep you up to date on the best of all ...

FOX Sports

Valley of the Suns Podcast - All-Stars and Trades

Even in a down year the Phoenix Suns are still providing fans with plenty of topics to talk about - no bigger than All-Star and Trade Possibilities.Adam Maynes and Kory Miller dive into the two topics that most Suns fans are talking aboutin this new episode of the Valley of the Suns Podcast.Afte...

Pacers Insider | Indianapolis Star

Running the Break: Pacers prepare to face wrath of George Hill

Is Paul George an All-Star? Can the Pacers pick up some wins on the west coast? Who's ready for George Hill vs. Jeff Teague? Nate Taylor and Jim Ayello discuss all of this and more on the latest episode of "Running the Break."       

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Luol Deng is out 'indefinitely' with sprained right wrist

The Lakers, like the Clippers, lost a starter to a hand injury on Tuesday, but the news wasn’t quite as devastating as it was for their city rivals, who lost Chris Paul for six to eight weeks after the star point guard tore a ligament in his left thumb. Lakers forward Luol Deng suffered a sprained...

FOX Sports

Carmelo Anthony to the Pistons? No thanks

Matt Moore of CBS Sports.com posited a trade that would send Carmelo Anthony to the Detroit Pistons, and boy is it bad.On Tuesday, CBS writer Matt Moore posted an article suggesting eight possible trade scenarios for New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. He includes teams frequently discussed as t...

FOX Sports

Report: Chris Paul out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

The Los Angeles Clippers will reportedly be without star point guard Chris Paul for 6-8 weeks as he will have surgery to repair a torn thumb ligament.The Los Angeles Clippers are the hottest team in the NBA in mid-January. While they have won a league-best seven games in a row, that winning streak...

Los Angeles Times

Clippers' Chris Paul will need surgery to repair a thumb injury, out six to eight weeks

Clippers guard Chris Paul has sustained a torn ligament in his left thumb that will require surgery, the team announced after the All-Star got an MRI Tuesday that revealed the seriousness of his injury. Paul will have the procedure on Wednesday to repair the torn ligaments, and it will be done...

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Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert All Star Potential

Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert are both playing at an All Star level for the Utah Jazz. But in a stacked Western Conference, what are their chances to actually make the team?Loyal fans of the Utah Jazz are acutely aware that the last All Star coming from Salt Lake was Deron Williams in 2011. For t...

Deseret Morning News

Brad Rock: Hint to NBA bigwigs: Here comes a Jazz All-Star

Gordon Hayward would be the first Utah Jazz All-Star since 2011. His numbers match up with Deron Williams. Coaches and fans...

FOX Sports

Los Angeles Lakers: Decisions Loom As All-Star Break Nears

The Los Angeles Lakers started well. Then the wheels fell off. They now have two options as to how they round out this season; trade or tank.As we approach the NBA All-Star break, teams begin to self-evaluate, assess their situation, and make plans on how they want to end the season.Forty-five...

FOX Sports

Devin Booker Isn't An All Star; He's A Superstar

With the wealth of great guards in the NBA's Western Conference this season, the Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker will be hard-pressed to make the All-Star team. However, with his recent performance and scorching hot January, Booker is transitioning into a bona-fide superstar in this league.&a...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat center Hassan Whiteside says he’d be getting more All-Star votes if his name wasn’t next to his stats

MIAMI – Miami’s Hassan Whiteside believes his numbers stack up to any center’s in the East and said if his name was not attached to his statistics, the All-Star voting “would be different.” Whiteside is not ...

FOX Sports

From unknown to All-Star: The development of Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Milwaukee Bucks forward has emerged into a superstar right before our eyes

FOX Sports

Hot Celtics to host troubled Knicks

BOSTON -- Already saddled with a losing streak and all kinds of internal problems involving their star players, the New York Knicks now have to deal with Isaiah Thomas and the sizzling Celtics Wednesday night at TD Garden.

Plain Dealer

Golden State Warriors downplay LeBron James-Draymond Green collision: 'It looked like a normal foul' (video)

As James started sprinting up the floor in transition, Green plowed into him shoulder-first around half court, which caused the Cavaliers star to go crashing onto the hardwood.

FOX Sports

For Harrison Barnes, All Roads Lead To Ames

Little has changed in Ames over the years, but everything has changed for Harrison Barnes. How did the small town in Iowa prepare the Mavs star for the NBA?

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Pelicans star Davis ailing as Magic arrive in town

NEW ORLEANS -- The Orlando Magic are finishing their longest road trip of the season against a New Orleans Pelicans team that just concluded its longest trip of the season.

CSN Philly

CSN NBA Insiders Notebook: Expectations for Durant, Cousins' next contract

In this edition of our CSN NBA Insiders Notebook, we look at expectations for Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins' next contract and Joel Embiid's Twitter campaign to become an All-Star.

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Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward Named Western Conference Player of the Week

Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward has been recognized for his play during the team's recent three-game win streak.There's been a lot of talk in Jazzland recently about Gordon Hayward potentially being named as a Western Conference All-Star for the first time. His resume for the first half of...

DeRozan and Lowry need your help

Voting for the NBA All-Star Game ends on Monday so you know what to do.

No More Knicks Drama: Phil and Melo Chemistry

Can New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and star forward armelo Anthony repair their relationship after Phil called Carmelo a ball hog?

Warriors' Kevin Durant Discusses Celtics' Offseason Pitch

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant was close to signing to the Boston Celtics in the offseason. The forward discussed the what he expects his reaction to be at TD Garden on Friday night when the Warriors take on the Celtics. He also discusses what he