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Jabari Parker scored 14 points and nearly recorded his third double-double of the season in Milwaukee's 98-86 win over the Detroit Pistons Tuesday.
26 November 2014 | 5:32 am

Pelicans - Question of the Day.
25 November 2014 | 3:12 pm

Rivers can help…
25 November 2014 | 4:38 am

Shaquille O'Neal and his coach at LSU, Dale Brown, joined six other luminaries with induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday night.
24 November 2014 | 4:31 pm

"It's not what I expected," Plumlee told Tim Bontemps after Saturday's loss to the Spurs . "I want to stay away from the word frustrated, because you just have to look forward, focus on what positives there is and just start playing better.
24 November 2014 | 3:02 pm

Shaquille O'Neal and his old LSU coach Dale Brown are headed into the College Basketball Hall of Fame, along with Grant Hill and four other luminaries that represent this year's induction class.
24 November 2014 | 1:42 pm

After Mason Plumlee exceeded expectations as a rookie and was a surprise selection for Team USA's entry in the FIBA World Cup this summer, he entered his second NBA season looking to build off both experiences and become a key contributor for the Nets under new coach Lionel Hollins. But things haven…
24 November 2014 | 12:00 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – By now, the story of how longtime LSU coach Dale Brown discovered Shaquille O’Neal has been told many times: Brown happened upon a massive 13-year-old at ...
24 November 2014 | 8:30 am

Alex Len, Miles Plumlee playing big in their defensive roles for Phoenix Suns Miles Plumlee and Alex Len are growing into NBA centers together, giving the Suns a defensive-oriented platoon. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1zPZNQC Phoenix Suns center Alex Len dunks the ball as Ph…
24 November 2014 | 12:52 am

Miles Plumlee and Alex Len are growing into NBA centers together, giving the Suns a defensive-oriented platoon.                …
24 November 2014 | 12:43 am

By now, the story of how longtime LSU coach Dale Brown discovered Shaquille O'Neal has been told many times: Brown happened upon a massive 13-year-old at an army base in Germany, stayed in touch with him and eventually became like a second father.
24 November 2014 | 12:33 am

Dunleavy says he was just trying to foul to stop the clock. Watch and decide for yourself.
23 November 2014 | 1:41 am

Suns to form platoon system for Plumlee, Len…
22 November 2014 | 5:53 pm

The Bucks ' blowout loss in Toronto on Friday night was forgettable on virtually every front , but Bucks fans with an eye on the big picture can at least take solace in another solid performance from Jabari Parker . The draft's second overall pick couldn't stop the Raptors from running wild, but his…
22 November 2014 | 5:40 pm

John Wall went off and scored 17 points in the 3rd quarter as the Wizards gave LeBron, Kyrie Irving and the Cavs their 3rd loss in a row. “I told him, man, when he gets ……
22 November 2014 | 2:31 pm

Up 61-43 early in the third quarter, Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy leveled Blazers point guard with a hard foul on a three-point attempt. Wesley Matthews was quick to defend his teammate…
22 November 2014 | 5:33 am

The Bulls are losing by 20, so Mike Dunleavy took his frustration out on Damian Lillard. Dunleavy will argue he was just trying to close out, but no part of closing out requires shoving two arms into someone's upper body. Luckily, Lillard didn't get hurt, but whenever a player gets shoved out of the…
22 November 2014 | 5:24 am

Star NBA point guard Kyrie Irving is getting a signature shoe, but first, he gets a special make up of the Nike Air Force 1. The Kyrie Air Force 1 comes in a two colorways, homages to his Duke University credentials and his current squad, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
21 November 2014 | 10:01 pm

Doc Rivers enlisted the help of Clippers broadcaster and former NBA power forward Michael Smith when a reporter inquired about J.J. Redick's shooting struggles.
21 November 2014 | 6:11 am

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Ryan Kelly this offseason to a two-year deal worth more than $3 million. While it may seem like a bargain, Kelly's inability to contribute so far leads to questions about whether it was the right move.
21 November 2014 | 6:03 am

J.J. Redick had 14 points against the Heat on five of 11 shooting in the Clippers' 110-93 win in Miami on Nov. 20. J.J. Redick had 14 points against the Heat on five of 11 shooting in the Clippers' 110-93 win in Miami on Nov. 20. Doc Rivers enlisted the help of Clippers broadcaster and former NBA po…
21 November 2014 | 5:56 am

Nov 20, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts talks with guard Shabazz Napier during the first half against Los Angeles Clippers at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Not many highlights for the Miami Heat from their game against the Los Ange…
21 November 2014 | 3:16 am

Forward Luol Deng and Josh McRoberts are expected to play Thursday against the Los Angeles Clippers while guard Dwyane Wade is out for a fourth straight game. McRoberts and Deng went through the morning shootaround with intentions of playing.
20 November 2014 | 4:58 pm

LOS ANGELES — Two of Mike Dunleavy's four 3-pointers swished through the basket during the fourth quarter of Monday night's victory over the Clippers, placing an exclamation point on his 19-point, seven-rebound night.
20 November 2014 | 2:05 am

Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly, who suffered an injury to his right hamstring in the second quarter of last night's game against the Golden State Warriors, had an ultrasound test and was examined this morning by Dr. Luga Podesta of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Results of the test show…
20 November 2014 | 12:31 am

With the 48th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected wiry Duke stretch forward Ryan Kelly . Like most second round picks, little was expected of the former Blue Devil in his rookie year except to wave some towels from the bench, refine his suit game and get beat up by Pau Gasol…
19 November 2014 | 6:58 pm

Heat's McRoberts, Deng limited in practice Wed.
19 November 2014 | 6:24 pm

A 20-4 run to close the first half has the Bucks up 66-49 at halftime against the Knicks. While everyone has been talking about Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn on Wednesday, the Bucks didn't forget that they first had to take care of the Knicks at home on Tuesday.
19 November 2014 | 3:39 am

Through interviews with former teammates and rivals as well as Laettner himself, the film explores why the polarizing basketball player was - and still is - so disliked.
18 November 2014 | 9:19 pm

Christian Laettner is arguably the most hated player in the history of college basketball. North Carolina fans hate him.
18 November 2014 | 8:58 pm

Much of Laettner's reputation was crafted at Duke, where he helped lead the Blue Devils to a pair of NCAA titles before he was drafted by the Timberwolves…
18 November 2014 | 7:59 pm

The haters are not hating about this upcoming documentary, to be released in March.
18 November 2014 | 7:24 pm

Christian Laettner will be the feature of an upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 film. ESPN Films announced Tuesday that the former Duke All-American and two-time National Champion would be the focus of a documentary titled “I Hate Christian Laettner.” The 30 for 30 film series by ESPN is an award-w…
18 November 2014 | 5:43 pm

Pelicans blew 15-point fourth quarter lead…
18 November 2014 | 4:43 pm

Los Angeles Lakers' second-year forward Ryan Kelly tore his hamstring on Sunday November 16, 2014 and is expected to miss six weeks with the injury. The Los Angeles Lakers' fears were confirmed on Monday afternoon when the team announced that Ryan Kelly would miss a minimum of six weeks after tearin…
18 November 2014 | 4:04 pm

A small plane crashed into a Chicago home early Tuesday morning, with the pilot's condition unknown and no one from the home believed to be injured, au... - At least four people were killed and a dozen others wounded inside a synagogue complex in West Jerusalem Tuesday by two men carrying guns, kniv…
18 November 2014 | 1:36 pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers' four-game winning streak came to an end on Monday night against an unlikely foe. The struggling Denver Nuggets, with one win in their last six games, beat the Cavs 106-97, dropping the Cavs to 5-4 on the season.
18 November 2014 | 5:37 am

Gerald Henderson has seen it all.
18 November 2014 | 4:57 am

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18 November 2014 | 3:02 am

Kelly played only five minutes in the Lakers' blowout loss to Golden State on Sunday night. An ultrasound exam revealed the tear.
18 November 2014 | 2:43 am

Apr 2, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young with forward Ryan Kelly after being called for a technical against the Sacramento Kings during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102.
18 November 2014 | 2:29 am

Lance Thomas has always had a high motor. Despite being an undersized post player, he worked his way to becoming one of the most sought after recruits in the country. Despite being undersized as a post player in the ACC, he worked his way into being a huge part of Duke’s run to the 2010 [&hell…
14 November 2014 | 5:33 pm

When Luol Deng signed with the Miami Heat this past offseason, team president Pat Riley called the signing one of the most important in the history of the franchise. While most people around the NBA, and likely many Heat fans, were wondering how the organization would recover from the loss of LeBron…
10 November 2014 | 2:12 pm

Johnny Dawkins finds himself in a position where he can relate to Mike Krzyzewski this season – he’s got four very promising freshmen on his Stanford team. The incoming class may not be as heralded as Duke’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class from the offseason, but the Cardinal group i…
5 November 2014 | 3:25 pm

Chris Collins has been impressing folks in the Midwest since taking over the coaching job at Northwestern. It may not seem like much, but his ability to guide the Wildcats to a 14-19 record and six wins in the Big Ten last season was quite an accomplishment. Notching wins over Illinois, Wisconsin an…
4 November 2014 | 8:38 pm

Anybody who thought Shane Battier would slow down after life in the NBA obviously hasn’t followed him over the years. The former National Player of the Year and Academic All-American at Duke is a man of many talents, and he’s making the most of his transition away from playing in the NBA…
4 November 2014 | 12:13 am

J.J. Redick is adjusting to a new role as he prepares for another NBA season – he’s a father. The former National Player of the Year and All-American at Duke is entering his second season with the Los Angeles Clippers, but this is the first time having a baby has been part of the process…
28 October 2014 | 3:00 pm

Rodney Hood is already being considered the biggest steal of the 2014 NBA Draft – at least, according to NBA.com’s survey of general managers around the league. The annual survey provides answers to a variety of questions around the league, including predictions about team success and in…
24 October 2014 | 7:12 pm

Mason Plumlee received some good news today from the Brooklyn Nets as the organization picked up his contract option for the 2015-16 season. According to a release from the Nets on NBA.com and announcement from Nets General Manager Billy King (a fellow Duke grad), the club exercised the option on Pl…
24 October 2014 | 6:41 pm

Josh Sharma, a 4-star center in the class of 2015, gave Johnny Dawkins and the Stanford basketball program some great news Wednesday when he committed to the Cardinal. Sharma made the announcement via Twitter. Sharma is a 6’11”, 215-pound forward from Northfield, Mass., who selected Stan…
23 October 2014 | 1:12 am