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11 min ago | BleacherReport

Bold Predictions for Carmelo Anthony's 2014-15 Season

What's in store for the New York Knicks ' Carmelo Anthony during the 2014-15 season? It's not an easy answer, but yours truly will try to predict what comes next for Anthony. After wavering a bit during the offseason, Anthony re-signed with a Knicks squad now spearheaded by Phil Jackson and led by first-time head coach Derek Fisher.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Jose Calderon, Dallas Mavericks, Samuel Dalembert

2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Breaking Down Atlanta Hawks' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

Last year's starter, Kyle Korver, is back for another season with the team. Korver's dead-eye three-point shooting ability will provide Atlanta's first string with the spacing necessary to run its offense well.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, DeMarre Carroll, Cartier Martin, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Kent Bazemore

6 hrs ago | China Daily

NBA Nation concludes successful China gig

NBA Nation, the NBA's largest fan basketball playground and lifestyle touring event, wrapped up its two-month tour of China, giving fans the opportunity to participate in basketball while staying active with NBA players, legends and dance teams. Covering 14 cities nationwide from July 19 through Sept 14, it's the third consecutive year that the mobile basketball playground came to China.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Draymond Green, NBA Players, Miles Plumlee

10 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

Kevin Durants Posts Instagram Photo with Allen Iverson

Mar 1, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers former guard Allen Iverson during his jersey number retirement ceremony at halftime of game between the 76ers and Washington Wizards at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant is one of the top-three players in the NBA, no question.


Related Topix: Allen Iverson, NBA Players, Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Durant

14 hrs ago | Lake Show Life

In the Name of Kobe Bryant

Oct 8, 2013; Ontario, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Jordan Farmar react during the game against the Denver Nuggets at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Perhaps he was ahead of his time.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

14 hrs ago | Sir Charles in Charge

NBA Preview: Top 5 MVP Candidates Entering 2014-15

Jan 29, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James is pressured by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports As the upcoming NBA season approaches, it's time to take a look at the top five candidates for the Most Valuable Player award, as well as some dark horses.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

What Under Armour Should Have Learned From Its Attempt To Sign Durant

Rumor had it that Under Armour was close to a ground-breaking basketball shoe contract with superstar Kevin Durant. Durant's seven year $60 million contract with Nike was set to expire.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Cleveland Cavaliers

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Fear the Sword

Kyrie Irving wins tournament MVP as Team USA wins gold at FIBA World Cup

There was a considerable number of people who didn't think Kyrie Irving deserved to be on Team USA for the FIBA World Cup. Whether they were right or not, he made the team.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant

Welcome to Loud City

FIBA World Cup: Team USA captures gold over Serbia, 129-92

It was over by the end of the first half, but there's still a lot to take away from tonight's result, on all sides. How do you recap a game like this? By the time we reached halftime, the game was pretty much an open and shut case.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Predicting the Oklahoma City Thunder's Player Rotation in 2014-15

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the premiere teams in the NBA since moving from Seattle. Led by the trio of Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and 2014 MVP Kevin Durant, the Thunder have a young core that will be around for years to come.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Reggie Jackson, Perry Jones, Serge Ibaka, Mitch McGary

USA Today

Watchability: Does Van Gundy have next Dwight?

The Pistons return from a disappointing season with the same starting lineup, but Stan Van Gundy is sure to spice things up. He's one of the reasons Detroit comes in at No.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Caron Butler, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, D.J. Augustin

Detroit Bad Boys

Bad Boys, Bad Future

After a decade in which they won a championship , this Detroit team which epitomized the spirit of a city approached the future with considerable uncertainty and a coaching situation in which change was inevitable. As the decade proceeded, they acquired a good, young player who quickly became a favorite among some fans, though others ridiculed him.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, D.J. Augustin

Sat Sep 13, 2014

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FIBA World Cup Gold Medal Match: Team USA vs. Serbia Preview

Are they right? Well, probably, yes. But I do believe that Serbia stands a chance to keep things closer with Team USA than any team that has thus far.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Bogdan Bogdanovic, NBA Players

Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Feb 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall in the second half at Philips Arena. The Wizards won 114-97.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, Paul Millsap, Al Horford, NBA Players, Adreian Payne, Kent Bazemore


Oklahoma City Thunder top 10 plays of 2014 season

You already know that when compiling a list of the Thunder's top plays, there will be ridiculous scoring by Kevin Durant , and elite athleticism displayed by Russell Westbrook . And there's plenty of that to be seen here, for sure.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Rumor Fictition

In what is likely another slow news day, the Celtics news-wires have briefed a second blockbuster Thunder-Celtics trade, this time with the Thunder in the ring chase, and the Celtics in hope of attaining some young talent. 2. It seems like the league has a lot of good-to-great point guards and the number of teams that actually need help at the position is kind of small.


Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Smart, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Reggie Jackson, Russell Westbrook, Steven Adams

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Down to Dunk Podcast: NBA Central Division Preview

What a difference a year makes, or an offseason, especially for the Cleveland Cavaliers .


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players, Derrick Rose


1 Question Every NBA Team Must Answer Before 2014-15 Training Camp

We haven't quite reached camp time yet, but before we do, each squad has its own concerns that need to be squared away - some more pressing than others, of course. Building teams like the Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Orlando Magic are simply working to discover what exactly they have.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Luol Deng, Danny Granger, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Kendrick Perkins

Thunderous Intentions

Why a Healthy Westbrook Means Thunder's Best Record Ever

May 13, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul during the fourth quarter in game five of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Last season the Oklahoma City Thunder rode on the back of Kevin Durant to win 59 games.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Reggie Jackson, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka

Boston Celtics

High Five with Sean Deveney of Sporting News

I've enjoyed reading Sean Deveney of Sporting News for many years and especially this summer since I find his measured and informed take on Rajon Rondo to be on point. He's provided perspective and updates at various points this summer and my viewpoint on the situation aligns very much with his angle.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Russell Westbrook