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  1. Report: Lakers, Cavs have discussed a trade involving Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum

    Dec 31, 2013, 9:04 AM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers

    Pau Gasol is wearing out his welcome with the Lakers, having his effort questioned while recently sitting out games some felt he could have played in and not playing well or being happy with his fit in Mike D’Antoni’s system. The situation is far worse with Andrew Bynum and the Cavaliers, who suspended him indefinitely…

  2. PBT NBA Power Rankings: Even without Westbrook Thunder take top spot

    Dec 30, 2013, 4:51 PM EST

    Houston Rockets v Oklahoma City Thunder

    It’s legitimate to question how well Oklahoma City will fair in the roughly 27 games they will play without Russell Westbrook, but so far so good and that slides the to the top of the last power rankings of 2013. 1. Thunder (25-5, Last Week No. 2). They won all their games last week, but…

  3. Latest rumor: If Cavaliers don’t find good trade partner they could hang on to Bynum

    Dec 30, 2013, 10:36 AM EST

    Andrew Bynum

    Trades are about leverage — if you don’t have any you don’t get the best offers. Everyone knows the Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to trade Andrew Bynum after his recent suspension. So what kind of offers do you think they are getting? Exactly. There are teams out there that have interest in Bynum but if…

  4. Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving had quite a duel Sunday (VIDEO)

    Dec 30, 2013, 8:44 AM EST

    Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry

    Kyrie Irving had 27 points with 11 of those coming in the fourth quarter, including a dramatic and contested three to send the game to overtime. Yet he may have been outdone by Stephen Curry, who had 29 points, 24 of those in the first half but he had the dagger in OT to secure…

  5. The Extra Pass: Changes coming in threes; plus Sunday’s recaps

    Dec 30, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Andre Iguodala

    If you’ve watched basketball this year and thought at some point, “Man, these teams sure are shooting a lot of threes”, you’re not alone. Firing up shots from behind the arc has become more of a standard practice for most NBA teams (except for good ol’ Memphis) and teams like the Phoenix Suns and Portland…

  6. Kyrie Irving hits the contested three to send Cavs to overtime against Warriors (VIDEO)

    Dec 29, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    kyrie

    The Cavaliers ultimately fell to the Warriors on Sunday, but not before extending the game to an overtime session courtesy of this three-pointer from Kyrie Irving. Klay Thompson contested this about as well as possible under the circumstances, but Irving was able to create enough space after the fake to get the shot off over…

  7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar basically questions Andrew Bynum’s love of basketball

    Dec 29, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Andrew Bynum

    When the Los Angeles Lakers first drafted Andrew Bynum they brought in Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as his personal coach — people forget Kareem was about as fundamentally sound a center as the game had seen. He seemed a good fit with the very raw Bynum. Kareem tried to work with Bynum, but they clashed. It was…

  8. Report: Andrew Bynum ‘most likely’ has played his final game for Cavaliers

    Dec 28, 2013, 8:00 PM EST

    Bynum Cavaliers

    Details are beginning to emerge about the events that led up to Andrew Bynum being suspended indefinitely by the Cleveland Cavaliers. And while there doesn’t seem to be any one incident or blow-up that led to the club’s decision, the fact seems to be that Bynum was increasingly unhappy in his surroundings. The team will…

  9. Jeff Green gets the layup to go after six bounces on the rim (VIDEO)

    Dec 28, 2013, 6:30 PM EST

    Boston Celtics v Miami Heat - Game Five

    The Celtics held on to beat the Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon, and getting the news before tip-off that they wouldn’t have to deal with Andrew Bynum due to being suspended indefinitely by his team was only the first bit of the day’s good fortune that they were going to receive. These favorable bounces on the…

  10. Arron Afflalo says he’d appreciate All-Star consideration from Eastern Conference coaches

    Dec 28, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Arron Afflalo

    The Magic are in a rebuilding mode, and as their 9-20 record will tell you, that means that wins have been hard to come by this season. But a bright spot has been the play of Arron Afflalo, who has been consistently putting up big numbers — he’s posted his career high of 43 points…

  11. Cavaliers suspend Andrew Bynum indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team

    Dec 28, 2013, 11:08 AM EST

    Andrew Bynum

    The Andrew Bynum experiment may be nearing its end in Cleveland, as the Cavaliers announced on Saturday that they have suspended the former All-Star big man indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team. The official release in its entirety, from the team website: “Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended for conduct detrimental to the team, Cavaliers…

  12. Kyrie Irving, Jeff Teague have point guard duel down stretch (VIDEO)

    Dec 27, 2013, 8:46 AM EST

    Atlanta Hawks v Cleveland Cavaliers

    Kyrie Irving was just a scoring machine — 40 points on 33 shots against the Hawks on Thursday night, with 12 of those coming in the second overtime when he went 5-of-6 from the floor. Irving was driving the lane, hitting step backs, generally just doing whatever he wished. The Hawks’ Jeff Teague answered him…

  13. The Extra Pass: A big test for the Clippers; plus Thursday’s recaps

    Dec 27, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Los Angeles Clippers v Atlanta Hawks

    Pressure reveals character, and the last minutes of the Clippers road matchup with Portland did just that. Down the stretch, both teams played perfectly to their strengths. The Blazers ran everything through LaMarcus Aldirdge (32 points) on the left block, surrounding him with three-point shooters and daring the Clippers to double. The Clippers, meanwhile, put the…

  14. Thursday night NBA grades: Teague, Aldridge play big in overtime

    Dec 27, 2013, 4:04 AM EST

    Atlanta Hawks v Cleveland Cavaliers

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while playing the Breaking Bad game… Jeff Teague, Atlanta Hawks. Teague had a nice game before entering overtime — he had 22 points and 7 assists in regulation. However, he finished with 12 points and 3 assists in the extra 10 minutes and controlled the…

  15. Hawks’ Jeff Teague drains double OT game winner to sink Cavs (VIDEO)

    Dec 26, 2013, 11:36 PM EST

    Jeff Teague

    Jeff Teague everyone. The Hawks point guard came off a massive double, elevator-style screen to get a clean look at a three that beat the Cavaliers 127-125 Thursday night. Kyrie Irving had 40 points and 9 dimes in this one, but Teague’s shot is thee one you’ll be talking about.

  16. Latest NBA All-Star balloting released; LeBron, Durant leading vote getters

    Dec 26, 2013, 3:12 PM EST

    NBA All-Star Game 2013

    We warned you this would be the case — there are not many changes in the All-Star Game fan voting as we move through the process. Who you vote for early tends to be who you vote for late. The fans choose the starters for the annual exhibition game and as of Thursday when the…

  17. For your Christmas viewing: Top 10 crossover moves of 2013

    Dec 25, 2013, 9:31 AM EST

    Kyrie Irving

    We figured it was time to test out the video capabilities of the new iPad Santa just brought you this morning, so here you go. Before you jump on me in the comments: 1) I know that several of these are not crossover moves. 2) I didn’t put together this compilation, the fine folks at…

  18. The Extra Pass: The nightmare that is LeBron James; plus Monday’s recaps

    Dec 24, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Utah Jazz v Miami Heat

    You know those nightmares where you can’t run away fast enough? The ones where your legs turn to mush and the baddy behind you keeps gaining ground? That’s a recurring nightmare for lots of people, but it’s a recurring reality for Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer. Budenholzer was on the sidelines with the San…

  19. Cavs’ Dion Waiters out Friday night (and maybe longer) with sore wrist

    Dec 20, 2013, 7:28 PM EST

    Dion Waiters

    Dion Waiters — the Cavaliers second-leading scorer and a guy on the trade block according to reports — will be out Friday night against the Bucks and maybe longer due to a sore wrist. He has wrist tendonitis that had bothered him for a while but he had played through it — he had 25…

  20. LeBron, Kobe top NBA jersey sales list during holidays

    Dec 19, 2013, 12:51 PM EST

    Heat Media Day Basketball

    He’s the reigning NBA MVP, won the last two NBA titles, earned the last two the Finals MVPs… And not surprisingly, LeBron James sells a lot of jerseys. The NBA released the top selling jerseys from the start of this season (October through December this year), which includes the holiday buying rush, and not surprisingly…

  21. PBT Extra: Damian Lillard or Kyrie Irving? Plus coaching hot seat talk.

    Dec 18, 2013, 5:11 PM EST

    Kyrie Irving

    Damian Lillard nailed a three pointer from roughly Shaker Heights to give the Trail Blazers a dramatic 119-116 win over Kyrie Irving‘s Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. That prompted Kay Adams to start off this edition of PBT Extra with the question Lillard or Irving? We also talk about the rise of LaMarcus Aldridge to…

  22. The Extra Pass: The Spurs’ Hammer set; plus Tuesday’s recaps

    Dec 18, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Popovich talks to Duncan during the third quarter of play against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of their NBA Finals basketball series in San Antonio

    The Signature Series takes a look at a play that’s largely unique to one team. Here’s San Antonio’s “Hammer” set. The San Antonio Spurs don’t get enough credit for keeping up with the times. Although the end result is often the same as it has always been – Tim Duncan facing up and banking a…

  23. Tuesday night NBA grades: Damian Lillard is clutch

    Dec 18, 2013, 2:49 AM EST

    Damian Lillard, Portland trail blazers

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while salivating over the idea of a “Rounders” sequel. Or wincing at the idea. (Count me with the latter group.) Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers. Two clutch game winners in a row. Tuesday night he had 23 of his 36 points in the second half…

  24. Report: Bulls, Sixers lead in Dion Waiters trade talks, he wants Philly

    Dec 17, 2013, 5:04 PM EST

    Dion Waiters

    It’s been known for a while the Cavaliers have been testing the trade market for Dion Waiters. We told you last week that there was buzz the Sixers could look to move Evan Turner — he leads them in scoring and as a free agent this summer could draw a bigger contract than they want…

  25. PBT’s NBA Power Rankings: Stability at the top, trades could shake up bottom

    Dec 16, 2013, 1:47 PM EST

    Houston Rockets v Portland Trail Blazers

    There is no movement at the top of the standings as the top five teams went 15-1 last week (and that one loss was to another top 5 team). However, get past that five and you get into teams like the Rockets, Suns and others where trades could really change rankings as we move toward…

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