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LeBron James Says He 'Re-Focused' After Cavs Shuffled Roster at Trade Deadline

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James disagreed with the notion he was visibly more upbeat after the team remade its roster at the NBA trade deadline...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Stephen Curry Drops 44, Warriors Earn Tight 134-127 Win over Clippers

The Golden State Warriors (45-14) were mired in a midseason malaise before the All-Star break, but they took a small step toward snapping out of it as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 134 -

Ex-NBA Referee Tim Donaghy Won't Be Charged for Threatening Man with Hammer

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy won't face a charge of aggravated assault after prosecutors in Manatee County, Florida, dropped his case, TMZ Sports reported Thursday...Read the full article on

Cavaliers Lose 110-103 to Wizards Despite LeBron James' 32 Points

The Washington Wizards earned a 110-103 road win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

LeBron James Reportedly Questioned Koby Altman's Absence on Cavs Road Trip

While the Cleveland Cavaliers were going through their midseason struggles, general manager Koby Altman was noticeably absent, a move that didn't go unnoticed by LeBron James , according to Dave

Report: Kevin Love Incident Could Have Been Avoided with Explanation of Illness

The Cleveland Cavaliers ' now-infamous team meeting regarding Kevin Love's illness reportedly could have been avoided had the five-time All-Star been transparent about the reason ...Read the full

Kyrie Irving Reportedly Requested Trade After Cavaliers Held Informal Meeting

An impromptu meeting between Cleveland Cavaliers management and coaches reportedly led to Kyrie Irving 's desire to be traded. Per ESPN...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

NBA Planning Confidential Hotline to Report Workplace Issues

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to teams Thursday night announcing the league is set to create a confidential hotline for employees to report potential workplace problems, including sexual

Larry Nance Jr. to Wear Father's Retired No. 22 with Cavaliers

After donning his father's No. 22 Phoenix Suns jersey during Saturday's Slam Dunk Contest, Cleveland Cavaliers center Larry Nance Jr . will make a permanent number change. Per ESPN...Read the full

Michael Porter Jr. Return a Huge Risk with No Clear Reward for NBA Future

It has been a long five months for college basketball. The FBI's investigation into a pay-for-play scandal involving shoe companies has been hovering overhead like a tornado cloud...Read the full

Anthony Davis Doesn't Plan on Leaving Pelicans in Next Couple Years

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis reassured the team's fans he doesn't plan on trying to engineer his exit from New Orleans before his contract expires after the 2020-21 season, but he didn't

Steve Nash Advocates for Gun Control in Players' Tribune Post

Eight-time NBA All-Star point guard Steve Nash penned a piece for The Players' Tribune in which he lobbied for United States voters and elected officials to push for gun control reform...Read the full

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Joel Embiid Told Me to Come Play in Philadelphia

Even though Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is still three full seasons away from free agency, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid got an early start on the recruiting process...Read the

Lonzo Ball to Make Return from Knee Injury vs. Mavericks

Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball will make his return to action from a sprained left MCL on Friday night against the Dallas Mavericks , according to the Big Baller Brand's Twitter

Wizards Rumors: Ramon Sessions to Sign 10-Day Contract with Washington

The Washington Wizards are reportedly set to sign free-agent point guard Ramon Sessions to a 10-day contract with John Wall still sidelined following knee surgery last month...Read the full article on

NBA Season Resumes with Refs vs. Players Feud Far from Resolved

LOS ANGELES — Yes, it was an uplifting All-Star Weekend of good vibes for the NBA , which embarks on its regular-season stretch run Thursday...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Report: NBA Discussing Play-In Tournament for Final Playoff Seeds

The NBA is reportedly considering play-in tournaments to determine the final two playoff teams in each conference as part of a potential postseason overhaul. On Thursday, Zach Lowe of ESPN...Read the

Steve Kerr on Student Protests After Parkland Shooting: 'It's Phenomenal'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr praised Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on Thursday for their protesting the United States' gun control laws...Read the full article on

Where Will LeBron Go? The Truth Is Out There

Will it be L.A.? Or Houston? Or staying home in the Land? The King has been laying a subtle trail for years, sprinkling the landscape with bread crumbs, revealing a road map to his future. The world

When 'Trying to Make Highlights' Goes Wrong: The NBA's Worst Dunkers Confess

One day this past summer, Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss settled down in front of his computer and began flipping through YouTube highlights from last season, his first in the NBA ...Read the