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Brett Pollakoff

  1. Stephen Curry takes on Warriors head coach Steve Kerr in free throw contest (VIDEO)

    Oct 2, 2014, 11:31 PM EDT

    Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr

    Curry has a better career FT percentage than his head coach amassed over 15 NBA seasons.

  2. Nike delays retail launch of LeBron 12 ‘due to a small cosmetic issue’

    Oct 2, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

    9.15.14 Nike LeBron 12 Launch

    Latest signature shoes for LeBron James were supposed to be available globally on Oct. 11.

  3. Doc Rivers on DeAndre Jordan: ‘He won’t ever accept a contract extension. Why would he?’

    Oct 2, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers Media Day

    Clippers could offer Jordan a three-year extension, but he’ll likely hold out for a longer deal next summer.

  4. Kobe Bryant hits jumper over rookie in Lakers practice, talks trash accordingly (VIDEO)

    Oct 2, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT

    SPO-BASKETBALL-NBA-LAKERS

    Bryant explained afterward that he uses it as a motivational tool, but we’re not necessarily buying it.

  5. Greg Monroe calls offseason rumors surrounding him ‘lies’

    Oct 1, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

    Greg Monroe

    Monroe had a busy offseason in terms of appearances in the NBA’s news cycle.

  6. Dion Waiters took most of the blame for Cavaliers problems last season. LeBron James noticed.

    Oct 1, 2014, 2:21 PM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers v Miami Heat

    LeBron is taking on a leadership role early in his second stint in Cleveland.

  7. Rajon Rondo doesn’t rule out opening night return for Celtics

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Boston Celtics

    Broken hand is supposed to sideline Rondo for 6-8 weeks.

  8. K.J. McDaniels takes unique approach to rookie contract with Sixers

    Oct 1, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

    2014 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

    Second round pick foregoing additional guaranteed dollars in order to bet on himself.

  9. Klay Thompson refutes report he was ‘pissed’ about being included in trade talks for Kevin Love

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

    Klay Thompson

    Reminder not to believe everything you read, especially if it’s attributed to ‘a source.’

  10. DeMarcus Cousins sets personal goal of collecting only 5 technical fouls this season

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Houston at Sacramento

    Cousins was tied for the league lead with 16 last season.

  11. Kobe Bryant plans to play in all 8 preseason games for Lakers

    Oct 1, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers v Atlanta Hawks

    Kobe wants to shake the rust off before the games count for real later this month.

  12. Kevin Durant compares shot selection to apple picking in latest Nike spot (VIDEO)

    Oct 1, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT

    Kevin Durant

    “I approach scoring like apple picking,” says Durant. “Keep the good ones and leave the rotten ones.”

  13. Sixers reportedly waive Pierre Jackson

    Oct 1, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Pierre Jackson

    Jackson is out for the season due to injury, but will be getting a nice payday from Philadelphia nonetheless.

  14. Cavaliers give sneak peek of new home court design (VIDEO)

    Oct 1, 2014, 12:06 AM EDT

    cavs court

    New floor should be in place for the start of the 2014-15 season.

  15. Nuggets mascot in trouble after making unauthorized appearance at GOP rally

    Sep 30, 2014, 10:51 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

    Professional sports franchises are businesses above all else, and typically would rather avoid politics.

  16. ProBasketballTalk 2014-15 Preview: Miami Heat

    Sep 30, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

    Chris Bosh

    Expectations are reduced, but Miami still has the chance to be pretty a pretty good team — even without LeBron James.

  17. Carmelo Anthony says he re-signed in New York because of ‘unfinished business’ with Knicks

    Sep 29, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

    Carmelo Anthony

    Anthony said it wouldn’t have felt right leaving after he forced his way to New York midway through the 2011 season.

  18. Report: Knicks haven’t discussed contract extension with Iman Shumpert

    Sep 28, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Knicks Pelicans Basketball

    Oct. 31 is the deadline to get something done, but it appears that the Knicks are uninterested.

  19. Report: Timberwolves willing to wait on contract extension for Rubio if he won’t accept 4-year deal

    Sep 28, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Ricky Rubio

    Rubio and his representation have been seeking a five-year extension closer to the max.

  20. Rajon Rondo was at a trampoline park days before he broke his hand, supposedly at his home

    Sep 28, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Boston Celtics v Miami Heat - Game Seven

    For those that don’t believe Rondo slipped in the shower, this provides a convenient alternate theory as to how the injury took place.

  21. Derek Fisher says he’s not a Phil Jackson puppet

    Sep 28, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Derek Fisher

    Maybe, but Jackson will have plenty of influence from the front office.

  22. LeBron James on running the Cavaliers offense: ‘This is Kyrie’s show’

    Sep 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day

    James has never played with a true point guard as skilled as Irving, which may have him willing to play off the ball more than usual.

  23. Heat’s Danny Granger: LeBron leaving ‘isn’t a terrible thing for me’

    Sep 27, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Portland Trailblazers v Indiana Pacers

    James leaving gives Granger a chance to reestablish himself.

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