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The Cavaliers plan to work Kyrie Irving back into playing condition carefully and methodically as he recovers from a left kneecap fracture suffered in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Multiple league sources say his rehabilitation is going smoothly, but that the chances are slim of him being in the opening…
27 August 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James told Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love via Instagram early Monday morning that "I can't wait to get back on the floor again with you two guys," assuring them that the Cavs' dominant run through the second half of last season was "was just a sample size of what we're capable…
24 August 2015
After piling up points inside the arc in Greece's first four games -- 42 points in just 57 minutes -- Giannis Antetokounmpo did on Saturday what Bucks fans hope he'll be able to do more regularly this fall. Despite missing all three of his two-point attempts, Giannis buried three of six three-pointe…
23 August 2015
Milwaukee Bucks second-year man Jabari Parker has got his swagger back - and he was running over everyone on the court Friday, crossing up one defender before dunking on the next.
22 August 2015
Former Duke standout Justise Winslow could prove to be the steal of the 2015 NBA Draft. Miami Heat czar Pat Riley doesn't let lottery appearances become routine for his franchise.
21 August 2015
Mason Plumlee has had some flashes of brilliance in the summertime with USA Basketball. What does it mean for his future in Portland, and what does it not? I'm guessing I wasn't alone among Portlanders last week when, upon seeing that new Trail Blazers big man Mason Plumlee had put up a monster stat…
21 August 2015
Jun 25, 2015; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Justise Winslow reacts after being selected as the number ten overall pick to the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Former Duke player and the 10th overall pick in the draft, Justise…
20 August 2015
Jabari Parker was leading the NBA's rookie of the year race in mid-December. Then he tore his ACL, ending his season and candidacy.
19 August 2015
There's been a lot of argument over Mason Plumlee's value to the Blazers and where his eventual ceiling will be. What I've noticed is that these two things are linked in most arguments.
19 August 2015
The Heat took a large risk on Goran Dragic before last season's trade deadline. While they didn't part ways with any immediate assets, trading two future first round picks, one of which is unprotected, for a possible one-year rental put pressure on management to make it worth their while.
18 August 2015
From the Final Four to the just-completed NBA Rookie Transition Program, Justise Winslow's existence can best be described as a blur. With barely a break between the NBA draft and summer league, and then only weeks between summer league and this week's mandatory NBA rookie symposium, the forward out…
16 August 2015
Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee scored 20 points, grabbed 11 boards, and got a block in just 17 minutes in the USA Basketball scrimmage. Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee played only 17 minutes, but went 10-12 from the floor, scoring 20 points and snagging 11 rebounds with a bl…
15 August 2015
MIAMI "" From the Final Four to the just-completed NBA Rookie Transition Program, Justise Winslow" s existence can best be described as a blur. With barely a break between the NBA draft and summer league, and then only weeks between summer league and this week" s mandatory NBA rookie symposium, the…
15 August 2015
From the Final Four to the just-completed NBA Rookie Transition Program, Justise Winslow's existence can best be described as a blur. With barely a break between the NBA draft and summer league, and then only weeks between summer league and this week's mandatory NBA rookie symposium, the forward out…
15 August 2015
Apr 6, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Justise Winslow holds up a piece of the net after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-211792 ORIG FILE ID:…
12 August 2015
With the league set to release its schedule on Wednesday, reports on Tuesday suggested that the Bucks would open the 15/16 campaign at home on Wednesday, October 28 vs. Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks , putting an end to the franchise's usual tradition of opening on the road in order to kick off the…
12 August 2015
The most controversial call of the 2015 college basketball season just so happened to take place in the most important game. With Duke up 63-58 over Wisconsin late in the national title game, Bronson Koenig and Justise Winslow went after a loose ball.
11 August 2015
NOVEMBER 14: Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks is gaurded by Tobias Harris #12 of the Orlando Magic during the game at Amway Center on November 14, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. The Magic won the game 101-85.
11 August 2015
Dec 7, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker dunks the ball during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks defeated the Bucks 125-102.
11 August 2015
NOVEMBER 14: Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks is gaurded by Tobias Harris #12 of the Orlando Magic during the game at Amway Center on November 14, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. The Magic won the game 101-85.
11 August 2015
In his rookie year with the Milwaukee Bucks, Jabari Parker missed the final 57 games of the regular season due to an unfortunate mid-December ACL tear in his left knee. The injury occurred in transition as he was making a high-dribble euro step move in the paint against the Phoenix Suns' small forwa…
11 August 2015
The Portland Trail Blazers have announced that center Mason Plumlee will participate in tryouts for Team USA this month. Plumlee won gold with the national squad in the 2014 FIBA World Cup .
8 August 2015
The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving headline a roster of 34 players expected to attend USA Basketball Men's National Team minicamp in Las Vegas next week, USA Basketball Chairman and National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced Thursday . The minicamp, whi…
8 August 2015
Is Mason Plumlee a reason to be optimistic about the 2015-2016 Portland Trail Blazers? Phil shares his thoughts and projects his Fantasy Basketball value... I've been extremely optimistic about the 2015-2016 Portland Trail Blazers ; so much so that I've caught a bit of flack recently from some fans…
4 August 2015
Fans and students get ready for BYU and Virginia to play Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.
31 July 2015
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Seth Curry has agreed to a 2-year contract with the Sacramento Kings. The deal is reportedly worth $2 million and gives Curry two guaranteed years with the Kings. After leading the NBA Summer League in scoring at 25 points per game with the New Orlea…
22 July 2015
Why Tyus Jones could be the Duke rookie in the best spot to succeed in the NBA this season. Three Duke players were drafted into the NBA on June 25. Two of those players were among the first ten players selected. But it’s possible that the third player, drafted 24th overall and traded away not…
15 July 2015
The Philadelphia 76ers and newcomer Jahlil Okafor kicked off summer league play in Salt Lake City on Monday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Although the Sixers fell in a 74-71 defeat, the team and fans should feel very optimistic about the impressive performance from Okafor. The 2015 ACC Player…
7 July 2015
After being the National Freshman of the Year, Jahlil Okafor will now look to become the 2016 NBA Rookie of the Year. According to the latest odds from Bovada, the new center for the Philadelphia 76ers has the best chance to win the award next season. Despite being taken behind Karl-Anthony Towns an…
30 June 2015
Replacing LeBron James is impossible for anyone, but Luol Deng did a nice job stepping into the small forward spot for the Miami Heat last season. And based on multiple reports, it sounds like Deng will be assuming the position again next season as he’s opted in to the second year of his contr…
30 June 2015
Get ready, Philadelphia. Jahlil Okafor is coming to town to play for your Sixers. The guys at ACC Digital Network know he’ll be so beloved in the City of Brotherly Love, they started imagining all of the different ways Jah will become synonymous with his new hometown. So enjoy the video below.
27 June 2015
If you watched Duke over the final month of the season, Justise Winslow was the obvious x-factor for the Blue Devils. When he played well, which he did in nearly every NCAA Tournament game, Duke was virtually unstoppable. With his ability to play multiple positions, defend multiple positions, and sc…
26 June 2015
Watch Miami fans go crazy during a draft watch party as the Heat select Justise Winslow with the 10th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The post Miami Heat Fans Go Crazy For Duke’s Justise Winslow appeared first on Duke Report.
26 June 2015
Although multiple Duke players heard their names called Thursday night, Quinn Cook wasn’t one of them. The captain of the 2014-15 national championship team and All-ACC selection wasn’t one of the players taken in the 2015 NBA Draft. Considering where Cook was at this point last year, it…
26 June 2015
Duke waited three years to get Tyus Jones. It paid off for Mike Krzyzewski and his staff as Jones helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2015 National Championship. Now, the Cleveland Cavaliers will hope Jones can be another piece in a championship puzzle after taking him with the 24 overall p…
26 June 2015