Heat aren’t fans of sleeved jerseys

The 10 teams playing in Wednesday's Christmas Day quintuple header will be wearing special NBA jerseys with the team's logo emblazoned on the middle and, more interestingly, sleeves. The NBA has been going in this direction starting last year with the Warriors experimenting with the jerseys and then several teams using them in Summer League. […]

Morning Shootaround: I know you

High-flying Hawks silence Jazz Hawks 118, Jazz 85 The Jazz have had a mixed bag road trip. Look no further than Trey Burke's 8-point, then 30-point performances in Florida. As a franchise though, Utah had to have this weekend circled on its calendar for some time. Cost-cutting moves for the long-term led the Jazz to […]

CC video of the day: Jerry West still has it

The fact former NBA guard Jerry West is the logo for the NBA say a lot about his game. The Hall of Famer is simply one of the best ever to lace them up in the league and even after all these years away from the court and  in the front office, it appears West […]

Jason Collins a symbol of . . .

At the time, Jason Collins' coming out was seen as a step forward for LGBTQ equality in the NBA. But now, with no NBA team having signed him for the 2013-2014 season, many question whether he serves as a symbol of equality or of the NBA's lack of acceptance. Collins was regarded as being the […]

Leg fracture knocks Kobe Bryant out 6 more weeks

Kobe Bryant's comeback bid has been put on hold unfortunately. The Lakers announced Bryant will miss the next six weeks with a fracture in his left knee. The injury occurred when he hyperextended his knee in Tuesday's win in Memphis. The injury occurred to his surgically repaired right leg that had him rehabbing his Achilles […]

Houston ends talks on Asik deal

The Houston Rockets will allow their self-imposed December 19 trade deadline to pass it seems. Omer Asik will remain on the Rockets roster, although to what extent and what role is a complete and utter mystery. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the Rockets have not found a deal they like and have decided to […]

CC video of the day: LeBron and Chalmers have a heated exchange

Things got a bit testy on the Miami bench during last night's matchup against the Pacers. During the third quarter, words were exchanged between LeBron James and Mario Chalmers. At first it seems as if Chalmers was doing the yapping and he must have said something to tick James off. LeBron leaped up out of […]

Clippers hunting for defense

The Clippers have always had the offensive weapons. Chris Paul can make any offense look incredibly strong with his playmaking ability. Pair him with Blake Griffin on the break or pick and roll and offense is going to be pretty easy. Add in Matt Barnes, J.J. Redick, Jared Dudley and even Byron Mullens with the […]

Breaking down Joe Johnson’s 29 point third quarter for Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have had very little to cheer about this season. So when Joe Johnson steps up and scores 29 points — in one quarter, it is going to be beyond newsworthy. It is going to be must-see basketball. Johnson’s 29 points came in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers and featured eight […]

Hooper’s no good, awful weekend

Life as an NBA mascot can be perilous. Lightning struck twice though for Pistons mascot Hooper. Hooper was viciously and hilariously attacked by a group of Nets players before Friday's game. Hooper had to be dragged off the court. {youtube}vdh3tn74fzo{/youtube} Fortunately, Hooper got his revenge in the form of a silly striang attack on Andray […]

CC video of the day: Blazers’ Lillard nails game-winner vs. Pistons

The Pistons probably thought they were definitely headed to overtime versus the Blazers with the score tied at 109 with just 8.2 seconds left on the game clock. However, Blazers' Damien Lillard had other things in mind. Again, with just 1.2 seconds left in the game Lillard proceeded to end any hops Detroit had at […]