NBA

John Healy
February 16, 2020 - 11:45 pm
Follow along with the RADIO.COM Sports team for live news and updates during the 2019-20 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago, which contains a new format this year.
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John Healy
February 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm
The NBA All-Star Weekend is on deck, and this year's game will take place in the shadow of the sport losing one of its most legendary stars, Kobe Bryant, at the age of 41 last month. The NBA plans to honor Bryant with several rule changes for the game on Sunday, Feb. 16, as follows: • The score...
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Dan Mennella
February 12, 2020 - 10:30 am
The NBA All-Star break marks the unofficial midpoint of the season, but as with the MLB calendar, the league’s all-star game is held well past the precise halfway mark of the campaign. Most NBA teams will have played about 54 of their 82 games, or 66 percent, by the break. That leaves only about...
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Jordan Cohn
February 04, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Last year’s trade deadline was filled with late drama. An early transaction between the Mavericks and the Knicks, which sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas, set the stage for the excitement that was to follow. Harrison Barnes found a new home with the Kings. The Wizards officially launched a rebuild...
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Dan Mennella
February 03, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The NBA trade-rumor mill kicked into overdrive recently on a report that the Rockets were listening to offers on stud center Clint Capela. A followup report said the Rockets were not only entertaining offers but actively shopping the big man. Even in a trade market seemingly awash in discounted...
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Dan Mennella
January 28, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The NBA trade deadline is quickly approaching, and though it's been short of a frenzy to date, a couple of notable early swaps have set the stage for a potentially active final week or so. The Mavericks confirmed they're all-in for this season, moving quickly last week to acquire Willie Cauley-...
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John Healy
January 27, 2020 - 10:31 am
There was a reason Kobe Bryant referred to his 13-year-old daughter as “Mambacita” in his Instagram posts. Gianna Bryant, the second-eldest daughter of Kobe who was among the nine victims in Sunday’s tragic helicopter crash, was a spitting image of her father. The two bonded over their shared...
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97.1 The Ticket
January 26, 2020 - 7:15 pm
97.1 The Ticket -- As the basketball world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant , his teenage daughter and seven others, NBA teams paid tribute to the Black Mamba as they took the court Sunday afternoon. The Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets were the first two teams to tip off on Sunday, and paid...
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dan-mennella
January 14, 2020 - 1:36 pm
Few No. 1 overall picks have met expectations as seamlessly as Karl-Anthony Towns. In his first four seasons, the Timberwolves big man went from top draft pick to Rookie of the Year to two-time All-Star, personifying the prototype sharpshooting center of the modern NBA while playing in a whopping...
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john-healy
December 12, 2019 - 10:42 am
The NBA rumor mill has been historically over the early months of the season, but that appears ready to change. The Cleveland Cavalier are reportedly open to trading five-time All-Star Kevin Love . Love, 31, would certainly be a welcome addition for any playoff-contending team. He does come at a...
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