NBA Shit List: The Philadelphia 76ers, Who Are Capitalism's Diarrhea

Something confounding is happening in Philadelphia. The meanest, vilest, prosthetic-leg-stealingest fanbase in American sports has gone soft for its garbage basketball team, apparently because management promised them a present if they'll all just behave and eat their garbage basketball each night for the next few… » 12/18/14 4:27pm Today 4:27pm

This Looks Like The Year The Celtics Finally Trade Rajon Rondo

Swapping Rajon Rondo trade rumors is America's oldest and most treasured holiday tradition. But this year, the Celtics' last chance to get something for their star point guard, it seems like it's actually going to happen. Last night, all around the same time, seemingly every NBA beat guy began reporting that talks on… » 12/18/14 8:58am Today 8:58am

There Were A Lot Of Buzzer Beaters In the NBA Tonight

Look, the NBA season is too damn long. Even I, an NBA junkie that watches at least 200 games a year, can see that. Too many teams are tanking, too many teams are on energy crippling back-to-backs, and too many teams have injuries to fully showcase 82 games of high-quality basketball. Among the numerous proposals for… » 12/18/14 2:15am Today 2:15am

Everybody Do The Andre Iguodala Travel Dance!

Late in last night's game between the Grizzlies and Warriors, Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley dropped in a layup that put his team up 95-88 with three minutes to play. Warriors forward Andre Iguodala thought Conley took one too many steps on the drive, and he used the language of dance to express his displeasure: » 12/17/14 12:14pm Yesterday 12:14pm

How The NBA Flushed Out The Exec Leaking Memos To Adrian Wojnarowski

Our own Kevin Draper—who really should have written this for us—goes in on Yahoo scoop-machine Adrian Wojnarowski at The New Republic. You'll read it, because Woj deserves some going-in upon. But this paragraph, from an entire section on Wojnarowski's cozy relationship with longtime Pistons executive Joe Dumars,… » 12/17/14 11:05am Yesterday 11:05am

Report: Jabari Parker Out For The Season With Suspected Torn ACL

Jabari Parker will likely miss the rest of the season with a "suspected torn ACL," according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Parker left last night's win over the Suns with a "sprained knee" after he collided with PJ Tucker. He becomes the second lottery pick to suffer a season-ending injury, after Julius Randle broke his leg » 12/16/14 10:50pm Tuesday 10:50pm

Brooklyn Nets Pay Tribute To Superfan Who Passed Away

The Brooklyn Nets honored the life of recently deceased superfan Jeffrey Vanchiro—known as Jeffrey Gamblero—tonight with a video tribute, as well as t-shirts that the whole team and many Nets employees wore. Vanchiro passed away Sunday, after suffering serious injuries when he fell out of a second story window. » 12/16/14 8:32pm Tuesday 8:32pm

The Cavs' Outlet Passes Are A Damn Good Time

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in a nice little groove lately, following up that four-game losing streak in which they looked like a sluggish, boring basketball team with a 9-2 run. They kicked the crap out of the Charlotte Hornets last night, and even got around to playing some fun, free-wheeling basketball while… » 12/16/14 2:32pm Tuesday 2:32pm

Khris Middleton Beats Suns With Contested, Game-Winning Three

Down one to the Phoenix Suns with under four seconds remaining, Bucks forward Khris Middleton hit this contested game-winner to send the surprising Bucks to 13-12. The final minute of the game featured as good of basketball as you'll see, with the teams trading baskets and combining to hit six straight shots.… » 12/15/14 11:57pm Monday 11:57pm

Report: The Kings Are Going To Try A 4-On-5 Defensive Scheme

Adrian Wojnarowski has a lot more of the gory details behind the sudden and oddly timed firing of Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Malone, but one in particular has caught our attention. According to Woj, the Kings' new interim head coach, Ty Corbin, is ready to bust out some version of that crazy 4-on-5 defensive… » 12/15/14 1:39pm Monday 1:39pm

Sacramento Kings Shockingly Fire Coach Mike Malone

Uhh, what? Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone, a move that hadn't even been hinted at. Malone was hired at the beginning of last season, and was tasked with returning the Kings to the playoffs. He seemed to be well on his way, developing a rapport with star… » 12/15/14 1:11am Monday 1:11am

Kyrie Irving Helped To Locker Room After Injuring Leg

Kyrie Irving had to be helped to the locker room in the second quarter of tonight's game against the Thunder, after seemingly suffering a knee or leg injury. Irving jumped out to contest Russell Westbrook's shot, and his knee banged into Westbrook's, causing him to land quite awkwardly. There is no word on his… » 12/11/14 9:23pm 12/11/14 9:23pm

Wizards Win On Bradley Beal Alley-Oop Layup With 0.8 Seconds Left

Bradley Beal still looks a bit off after missing the first three weeks of the season with a fractured wrist, but this is sure to raise his spirits. The Wizards entered the fourth quarter down eight to the Magic, but a furious rally led by John Wall tied the game on Rasual Butler's free throw with 16 seconds left.… » 12/10/14 9:54pm 12/10/14 9:54pm