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Kyrie Irving helps U.S. to ugly 80-45 exhibition win over Venezuela
CHICAGO -- Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front. Yup, it's almost time for Rio. Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the
Timmy and Pop: NBA power couple
SURELY YOU DON'T expect Tim Duncan to suddenly get reflective on us and rewind through all the highs and lows of a career abruptly halted by the quoteless retirement declaration made on his behalf Monday. No chance. It couldn't be much more Duncanesque to learn that Gregg Popovich will host a news
Ben Simmons follows footsteps of these Aussies, Kiwis in NBA
Ben Simmons stands in the spotlight of the basketball world heading into Thursday's NBA draft. Expected to be the No. 1 pick by the Philadelphia 76ers , the Melbourne native is the latest player to show the quality of hoops being played in Australia and New Zealand . Thon Maker of Perth is also
Scottie Pippen , Dennis Rodman: Warriors' loss means '95-95 Bulls still best team
The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors might have eclipsed the record for regular season wins, but their failure to win a championship means the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are still the greatest team in NBA history, at least according to two of that team's most vocal players. Scottie Pippen was asked at the
#NBArank Best Finals Games: Pelton's list (Nos. 1-5)
Members of our #NBArank panel are recounting the greatest NBA Finals games . First, we asked five NBA writers to share their favorites. Now, Kevin Pelton is ranking his top 25 Finals games of all time. We'll unveil five per day. (Click here for 21-25 , 16-20 , 11-15 and 6-10 .) To rank the top 25
#NBArank Best Finals Games: Pelton's list (No. 6-10)
Members of our #NBArank panel are recounting the greatest NBA Finals games . First, we asked five NBA writers to share their favorites. Now, Kevin Pelton is ranking his top 25 Finals games of all time. We'll unveil five per day. (Click here for 21-25 , 16-20 and 11-15 .) To rank the top 25 Finals
What is Ben Simmons' NBA ceiling?
In early November, I tweeted that Karl Anthony-Towns had more upside than Anthony Davis, and was in fact the center for the emerging era of basketball. Watching Ben Simmons has stirred a similar thought: The LSU prospect could be the prototypical power forward for today's NBA game, thanks to his
Golden State Warriors Look to Break 20-Year NBA Record
Stephen Curry is trying to lead his team to the most wins in a single NBA season.
Vote: Who would win a seven-game series between the 1995-96 Bulls and the 2015-16 Warriors?
It's a debate that has been raging since the moment this season's Golden State Warriors appeared capable of winning 72. Who would win a series: Stephen Curry's crew or the team that first won 72, Michael Jordan's 1995-96 Chicago Bulls? Now, we ask you: The Phil Jackson-led Bulls were the first team
Would '95-96 Bulls sweep Warriors? Could Scottie Pippen stop Curry?
Scottie Pippen predicted his record-setting 1995-96 Bulls would sweep this year's Warriors in a series, so we got our NBA Insiders to go 5-on-5 on the hypothetical matchup. Would Pippen shut down Curry, as Pippen said? Is a Chicago or Golden State sweep more likely? And with five games left, are