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Zaza Pachulia, Justin Bieber, Macedonian Twitter bots and the insanity of NBA All-Star voting
IF THE GOLDEN State Warriors are built around a Big Four, Zaza Pachulia might be the fifth. Now in his 14th season, Pachulia has never averaged more than 12 points per game. His style of play? The opposite of glitzy. In other words, he'd be incredibly out of place in the NBA All-Star Game. Yet when
Can CP3, Clippers continue to play so well without Blake Griffin?
Another postseason, another untimely injury for the LA Clippers. Forward Blake Griffin left Friday's Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz with what was described as a bruised right toe, not to return. On Saturday morning, the real diagnosis was revealed: a plantar plate injury that will sideline Griffin
Paul scores 34, Clippers beat Jazz 111-106 to take 2-1 lead
SALT LAKE CITY -- Chris Paul scored 34 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 111-106 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. The Jazz led most of the game before Paul took over in the fourth quarter and powered a 15-0 run that
Is Nikola Jokic the best player not in the NBA All-Star Game?
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic didn't draw much attention as a "snub" when All-Star reserves were announced late last month. After all, Jokic was barely more than a month removed from coming off the bench for a sub-.500 team. At the time, Damian Lillard and potential first-timers Mike Conley ,
Trade talk: Best deadline deals for Cavs, Bulls, Bucks, Pacers, Pistons
What can the Cavs do to satisfy LeBron and compete for another title? Should the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler ? Is Paul George a trade candidate? Our NBA Insiders answer the big questions for the five Central Division teams heading into the trade deadline. Cleveland Cavaliers We've heard LeBron's
Will new contracts for NBA stars be max mistakes?
The biggest addition to the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is the designated veteran provision. The new rule allows teams to extend or re-sign certain superstar players for up to five years starting at 35 percent of the salary cap, while other teams will be limited to offering only 30
Steve Kerr plans to play four Warriors together at All-Star Game
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says there will be a point during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game when he will have Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson on the court at the same time. "Oh, I'm absolutely going to play them all four together," said
What Kevin Durant left behind in Oklahoma City
IT'S BEEN SEVEN months and six days since Kevin Durant made his decision. The Oklahoma City Thunder have moved on, or so they say. The city hasn't, at least not entirely, as aftershocks -- T-shirts that read "35-35=0" or the occasional No. 35 jersey with Durant's name changed or crossed off --
You won't believe how Nike lost Steph to Under Armour
IT'S OCT. 7 , 2015, and the Cavs are hosting the Hawks in Cincinnati. It's the NBA preseason, a nothing game, really -- save for one detail: LeBron James is debuting his new, flashy signature sneaker, the LeBron 13. On this nothing night, the bright yellow shoe is a beacon beaming out to younger