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Jabari Parker Reportedly Will Miss Remainder of 2014-15 Season with Torn ACL

December 16th, 2014
Jabari Parker, one of the brightest young stars in the NBA, has reportedly torn his ACL.  ESPN's Marc Stein first revealed the news, while Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed the report: Early in the third quarter of Monday's 96-94 win over the Phoenix Suns, Parker—as he so often does—led the fast break, ...

Breaking Down Chris Bosh’s Case for the Basketball Hall of Fame

December 16th, 2014
Throughout his career, Chris Bosh been a good—occasionally very good—but never great basketball player. His finest, at least his most impactful, seasons were spent as a tertiary threat on a Miami Heat team that never quite became a dynasty. This is tremendous. It’s a lot more professional success than most of ...

Kevin Durant Becomes 2nd-Youngest Player to Score 15,000 Points

December 16th, 2014
Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant became the second-youngest player in NBA history to score 15,000 points Tuesday night vs. the Sacramento Kings.  The NBA announced the news on Twitter: The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar became the youngest player in NBA history other than LeBron James to reach the milestone, per ESPN.com's Royce ...

Bucks Will Survive Without Jabari Parker for Now, but Long-Term Concerns Linger

December 16th, 2014
Jabari Parker's knee injury won't sink the Milwaukee Bucks this season, but it could put a major damper on the franchise's future plans. ESPN's Marc Stein was the first to break the news that Parker suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season, and Adrian Wojnarowski of ...

Sergey Karasev Injury: Updates on Nets Guard’s Side and Return

December 16th, 2014
Brooklyn Nets youngster Sergey Karasev was forced to leave Tuesday's game against the Miami Heat in the third quarter, and he didn't return.  Newsday's Rod Boone had the news: Boone had more detail on Karasev's availability for Wednesday's game as well: The second-year Russian entered the day averaging just 3.3 points in 11.7 ...

Portland Trail Blazers Should Embrace Small-Ball Lineup After Robin Lopez Injury

December 16th, 2014
There's an obvious solution to the Portland Trail Blazers' temporary life without starting center Robin Lopez, but it may not be the best one. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski recently reported that according to league sources, the 26-year-old big man "is expected to miss four weeks with a fractured right hand" he ...

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

December 16th, 2014
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Stock Up, Stock Down for the Maligned 2013 NBA Draft Class

December 16th, 2014
The 2013 NBA draft got a bad rap coming out of the gate, albeit one that was somewhat deserved. Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 pick, struggled mightily in his debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nerlens Noel didn't even suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers on account of a torn ACL he ...

Heat-Nets Game Delayed Due to Leaky Roof at Barclays Center

December 16th, 2014
That's not ideal.The Miami Heat came to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. The Heat took an early 24-21 lead in the first quarter, but the game was delayed due to a leaky roof.The apparent solution? Getting a bigger bucket.Hopefully that's not their only plan.[Vine, Instagram]Read ...

Watch Tyson Chandler’s Return to MSG Start with a Vicious 1-Handed Slam

December 16th, 2014
Tyson Chandler was shipped out of New York this summer when the Knicks traded him to the Dallas Mavericks following a rough season at Madison Square Garden. How did Chandler's night start in his former home? Watch the big man emphatically reintroduce himself to the Knicks crowd with a monster finish ...