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Pau Gasol Injury: Updates on Spurs Forward’s Hand and Return

January 19th, 2017
San Antonio Spurs star Pau Gasol suffered a fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand during warm-ups before Thursday night's game against the Denver Nuggets, the team announced on Twitter. It's unclear when he will return. Continue for updates.   Popovich Comments on Gasol's Timeline for Return Thursday, Jan. 19 Spurs head coach Gregg ...

Adam Silver Comments on Potentially Adding Mexico City Franchise

January 15th, 2017
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league not only wants to bring more regular-season games to Mexico, but it may also consider adding a franchise in Mexico City in the future, per Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com. "In terms of a franchise in Mexico City, it's something that we're going to look at," Silver said. "This ...

Kevin Garnett Hired by Clippers as Consultant: Latest Details and Reaction

January 11th, 2017
The Los Angeles Clippers have hired former NBA power forward Kevin Garnett as a consultant, according to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times and Bill Oram of the Orange County Register.  The Clippers also shared a video Wednesday of Garnett working out with the team's big men, which will be his ...

Jimmy Butler Illness: Bulls Star Ruled out vs. Wizards

January 9th, 2017
Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler will miss Tuesday's game against the Washington Wizards with an illness, head coach Fred Hoiberg told reporters Monday night. Butler left after playing 29 minutes in Monday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was limited to one point on 0-of-6 shooting. Butler entered the night ...

Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Rockets Tried to Confront Salah Mejri After Game

December 28th, 2016
Rockets forward Trevor Ariza waited outside the Dallas Mavericks locker room for center Salah Mejri following Houston's testy 123-107 win Tuesday, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com. Teammates Patrick Beverley, James Harden and Eric Gordon accompanied Ariza. Mejri did not leave the locker room, and the Rockets players left the area ...

George Karl Blasts Carmelo Anthony in Upcoming Book ‘Furious George’

December 22nd, 2016
Former Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl took several shots against former Nuggets and current New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, calling him a "conundrum" and blasting his lack of defensive effort in his forthcoming book, Furious George, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Karl criticized Anthony on ...

Lakers News: Latest on Roster Makeup and Brandon Ingram’s Development

December 19th, 2016
After 30 games, it's safe to say we have a good idea of what the Los Angeles Lakers will be this season. Exciting. Flawed. Loaded with potential. More than likely not a playoff team, though that should have been the expectation coming into the season, right? Right. And with the Lakers slumping ...

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Nerlens Noel, John Wall and More

December 19th, 2016
The rumor mill is starting to crank up, even if only the same few players seem to be powering it. Below, we'll break down some of the juicier buzz around the NBA.      Nerlens Noel, C, Philadelphia 76ers Perhaps you've heard by now that the Philadelphia 76ers have a glut of young ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on DeMarcus Cousins, Stanley Johnson and More

December 13th, 2016
Poor performances. Bad fits. The need to rebuild. An overload of players at one position. Impending free agency. All are solid reasons to move on from a player, and all generally lead to a barrel of rumors during the NBA season. Such was the case below, where we'll break down some ...

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz DeMarcus Cousins, Andrew Bogut and More

December 12th, 2016
The NBA trade rumors are about to heat up on Dec. 15, when players signed as free agents are finally eligible to be traded. Let's break down some of the latest buzz ahead of the unofficial opening of the trade season.        DeMarcus Cousins, C, Sacramento Kings Outside of perhaps only Nerlens ...