It may seem like a strange time to predict big things for Amar'e Stoudemire. The 12-year veteran turns 32 in November and is coming off the second consecutive season in which he averaged fewer than 25 minutes per game. Injuries held him to just 29 games in 2012-13, and his 11.9 points per contest a season ago were his lowest numbers since 2005-06—when h […]
LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers was about unfinished business—both in terms of championship pursuits and personal growth. The first bit of business will take time to tackle, but the second may already be complete. James has matured into the leader he couldn't be the first time around. Narrative Perfection James' career has ha […]
The Miami Heat will try to remain in the hunt for an NBA title despite losing LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Can Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh keep the Heat in the race in the Eastern Conference? Ric Bucher and Howard Beck join Adam Lefkoe to give their takes on the upcoming season in the video above.Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com […]
Derrick Rose is back, and it feels like he never left. The Chicago Bulls point guard turned in a vintage effort Monday against the Cleveland Cavaliers, contributing 30 points in only 24 minutes of action. It was easily his best scoring output of the preseason. Remember, Rose is only 11 months removed from a torn meniscus. And before that, a torn left ACL sid […]
LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.
The New York Liberty announced today that the franchise has not renewed the contract of Bill Laimbeer, the team's general manager and head coach. "We thank Bill for his hard work and contributions to the New York Liberty," said Allan Houston, the New York Knicks' assistant general manager, who also oversees Liberty basketball operations. […]
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a […]
Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings made a statement in a TV interview Thursday that acknowledged her intention to retire following the 2016 WNBA season. Today, the three-time Olympic gold medalist and perennial WNBA All-Star has confirmed those intentions, intending to retire following the 2016 season. Tamika Catchings: "I will be retiring in 2016, Lor […]
After 10 years in the league and a 3rd Team All-NBA selection last season, the fire is still burning inside Al Jefferson of the Charlotte Hornets -- and he's been working hard to make sure he's as strong as ever for the start of the new season.