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What a series this is going to be! Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell vs. Russell Westbrook and Paul George. Yeah, this is going to be a lot of fun! Westbrook led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the fourth seed in the Western Conference and just finished his second straight season averaging a...
Here's what the 2018 NBA Playoffs would look like under a true top-16 bracket
The NBA Playoffs are finally here with 16 teams advancing to the postseason for a shot at winning an NBA title. Unfortunately, because of the old and outdated system the league uses — with eight teams coming from both the Western and Eastern Conferences — not always will the TRUE...
2018 NBA All-Star Game
LeBron James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to defeat Team Stephen, 148-145, Sunday night. For the first time in NBA All-Star game history, the league abandoned the traditional East-West format...
Donovan Mitchell 2018 Slam Dunk Champ
Growing up, Donovan Mitchell loved watching the NBA Slam Dunk contest. Watching the likes of Vince Carter, Blake Griffin, Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon, Mitchell always dreamed of being on the big stage. Despite an impressive rookie season — winning numerous awards and the odds on favorite to win the...
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The Utah Jazz won its third consecutive game and did so in style at Vivint Arena Tuesday night against the Golden State Warriors. The Jazz led from start to finish against the defending champions en route to a 129-99 home blowout victory in front of 18,306 fans. Debuting new customized Nike City...
Blake Griffin
In news that shocked the NBA world, it was announced Monday that Clippers forward Blake Griffin had been traded to the Detroit Pistons. Griffin was shipped to Detroit along with Brice Johnson and Willie Reed, while the Clippers received Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, and a first and second...
Andrei-Kirilenko
Former Utah Jazz star Andrei Kirilenko is one of the most underrated and well-rounded players in NBA history. Say what you will about his injury problems, not living up to lofty expectations bestowed upon him by virtue of signing a max contract, or how he nearly left Utah (the...
Top NBA International Players
The NBA is more of a global game now than ever before. At the start of the 2017-18 season, there were 108 international players on opening day rosters, with the addition of five two-way contract players. These players represent 42 different countries and territories, the most in the league’s...
Jimmer Fredette
China loves Jimmermania! In just his second season, Jimmer Fredette has taken the league by storm after winning the Chinese Basketball Association's International MVP Award last season. The former BYU star continues to put up ridiculous numbers this year. In Friday's 123-119 overtime win over the Beijing Fly Dragons, Fredette went off for...
Mike D’Antoni
With a chance to play for the Utah Jazz, a team that went on to play in back-to-back NBA Finals, Derek Harper turned it down as the trade deadline went by telling reporters, "There was a Utah deal, but you go live in Utah." Rony Seikaly voided a trade to come...
He may be the quietest player on the team, but Golden State's Klay Thompson is making his voice heard with a video he posted on his Twitter account Friday afternoon. In the video, the three-time NBA All-Star announced that he will donating $1,000 for every point he scores during the...
Playing its first home game of the season in the newly renovated Vivint Smart Home Arena Wednesday night, the Utah Jazz came out flat before putting on a show in the second half to rally from a double-digit deficit to win its season-opening game. Rudy Gobert led the Jazz with...
The first night of the NBA season will be remembered for more than just a basketball game. During the season-opener against arguably the two top teams in the Eastern Conference between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics Tuesday night, Gordon Hayward stole the show for all the wrong reasons...
As the NBA season tips off tonight, here's a look back at the league's most impressive offseasons, with a team-by-team breakdown. Oklahoma City Thunder The Thunder may have won the NBA’s offseason, making big moves in attempt to dethrone the Warriors in an ultra-competitive Western Conference. It started with the acquisition of...
Dirk Nowitzki is a 13-time NBA All-Star, he's the 2007 NBA MVP, and earned the NBA Finals MVP award after leading the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Championship in 2011. Now the legend is in the news thanks to a Mavericks fan who sent Nowitzki an awesome card with a...
Kyrie Irving got his wish. After requesting a trade during a July meeting with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, the 25-year-old will now call Boston home. Irving was traded to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick. Arguably, the...
Well, that was one hell of an Independence Day. The day that was supposed to be celebrated for the independence and freedom America gained from Great Britain, was instead, at least in Utah, a day where a player used his independence and freedom of NBA free agency to pack...
The Utah Jazz did everything they possibly could and it still wasn't enough. That's become the life of small/mid-market NBA teams nowadays as half the league has become a glorified farm system as star players bolt to big-market teams. A year after Kevin Durant left The Oklahoma City Thunder high and...
Gordon Hayward met with the Miami Heat on Saturday, visited Boston on Sunday and just recently completed close to a four-hour meeting with the Jazz organization on Monday in his home in San Diego. The All-Star player has been the most coveted free agent this summer and has had fans...
Utah's Joe Ingles recently signed a four-year $52 million deal to stay with the Jazz on Saturday, but what he did just days before the NBA's free agent signing period was truly a sight to behold. During the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angles Clippers this year,...
Gordon Hayward has a big decision ahead of himself after he declined his $16.7 million player option on Thursday to become an unrestricted free agent. After making his first All-Star appearance this year, the 6-foot-8 swingman made a smart move for himself by declining his option in order to get a...
It was a wild day in the NBA. All-Star point guard Chris Paul was traded to the Houston Rockets and legendary head coach Phil Jackson was fired as the president of the New York Knicks. Certainly, Portland's move — trading Tim Quarterman to the Rockets for cash considerations — is something nobody would...
He did it! Russell "Triple-Double" Westbrook was named the 2016-17 Most Valuable Player Monday Night at the NBA's inaugural awards show. The 6-foot-3 point guard had truly one of the most remarkable seasons in NBA history as he led Oklahoma City to the playoffs, broke Oscar Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in...
Hosted by Drake and with appearances by Will Ferrell, 2 Chainz, and Nicki Minaj, the inaugural NBA Awards Show had plenty of unforgettable moments. But nothing will top what Bill Russell did (see below). The first-ever NBA Awards were announced Monday Night at the at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York...
The NBA Draft always brings plenty of surprises and this year was no different. For the first time in NBA history, the first seven picks were freshmen with a record 16 one-and-done players taken overall in the first round. The Philadelphia 76ers took Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1...
It's time to retire those "Warriors blew a 3-1 lead" memes. The Golden State Warriors are back on top after winning its second NBA title in three years Monday night at Oracle Arena. The Warriors took down the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, to take the series 4-1. Here's how social media reacted to...
After blowing a 3-1 series lead at home last year, Golden State made sure they finished business this time as the Warriors took down the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, Monday night to win its second NBA title in three years. The victory was sweet for Kevin Durant. After years of heartbreak, the...
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The Golden State Warriors won Game 2 of the NBA Finals with another blowout victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 2-0 series lead. The Warriors also set another record in the process as the franchise won its 14th consecutive playoff game to pass the 1988-89 Lakers and the 2016-17...
After Golden State's 132-133 blowout victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night — and setting a record for most consecutive playoff wins in the process — there was a very awkward moment on TV as cameras followed LeBron James to the locker...
Thursday's game between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers was nothing short of a letdown. With so much hype leading up to the third consecutive NBA Finals rematch between both teams, fans were instead treated to a blowout victory as the Warriors routed the Cavs, 113-91, to take a...
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