Jason Kidd Tossed For Slapping Ball Out Of Ref's Hands

The Milwaukee Bucks—a popular preseason pick to make some noise in the Eastern Conference after signing Greg Monroe—fell to 6-9 Wednesday night after losing to the DeMarcus Cousins-less Sacramento Kings at home. Late in the fourth quarter head coach Jason Kidd’s frustration boiled over, and he slapped the ball out of… »Thursday 1:00am11/26/15 1:00am

Blake Griffin And Nuggets Coach Mike Malone Got Into It Over "Hack-A-DJ" Strategy

It’s not often we see a coach being held back by his team from going after an opposing player, but things got chippy in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 111-94 win in Denver. The scuffle—limited to a verbal one—was sparked by Griffin’s displeasure with the Nuggets’ “Hack-A-DJ” strategy, and damned if intentionally… »Wednesday 8:53am11/25/15 8:53am

Fire Extinguisher Becomes Weapon In Fight Between Robin Lopez And The Rockets Mascot

Robin Lopez does not like mascots. He has had an ongoing series of beeves with just about every mascot in the NBA, including our friend Clutch the bear here. You may recall the wonderfully cryptic interview he gave about his disdain for the Toronto Raptor, but he is by no means limited to anti-reptile violence. »11/22/15 10:11am11/22/15 10:11am

Oh Huh, The Dallas Mavericks Might Be Good Again

The Dallas Mavericks were lumped in with the Portland Trailblazers as teams most likely to drop out of the playoffs this year. They missed out on Texas natives DeAndre Jordan and LaMarcus Aldridge, then overpaid for Wesley Matthews. The Great Emoji War was not kind to them. And yet here they are, with a 9-4 record,… »11/21/15 5:45pm11/21/15 5:45pm

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Daily Fantasy Partners Names The NBA, Jerry Jones, And More (UPDATE)

A new class-action lawsuit against companies who partnered with daily fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel has been filed and names the NBA, NHL, and MLB, groups led by Jerry Jones, Robert Kraft, and James Dolan, in addition to media companies, credit card companies, and banks in the suit. SI reports that Antonio… »11/21/15 1:03pm11/21/15 1:03pm

Steph Curry Atones For Turnover With Highlight Reel Steal And Alley-Oop

When any normal team goes down double digits early in the first quarter on the second night of a back-to-back, it looks like a schedule loss is imminent. When every one of your opponents wants to be the one to issue you your first defeat, you’re going to get a tough game every night. But the Warriors, fresh off a… »11/21/15 11:30am11/21/15 11:30am