The Toronto Raptors are leading the Eastern Conference and want to reach the NBA Finals for the first time in team history. (Image: Getty)

Don’t Ignore Toronto Raptors as They Roar Into Postseason Focused, Relaxed

It’s not so easy for other NBA teams, or their fans, to dismiss the Toronto Raptors anymore. They have quietly ascended to the top of the Eastern Conference and won their 50th game of the season on Tuesday when they defeated the New Jersey Nets. Yet the Raptors are still finding […]

Klay Thompson suffered a fractured thumb on Sunday, making him the latest Golden State All-Star to miss time this season. (Image: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Klay Thompson’s Broken Thumb Adds to Golden State Injury Woes

Shooting guard Klay Thompson fractured his right thumb on Sunday, creating yet another injury concern for the Golden State Warriors as the defending champions fight for the top seed in the Western Conference. Thompson hurt his thumb during the second quarter of a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. While he […]

Stephen Curry tweaked his right ankle in the first quarter of the Warriors game against the Spurs, and will sit out the team’s upcoming road trip. (Image: Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle)

Steph Curry Will Miss Warriors Road Trip After Tweaking Ankle

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will sit out a two-game road trip after injuring his right ankle during the team’s victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. Curry twisted the ankle early in the first quarter of the game as he landed after attempting a layup. He was […]

Led by MVP candidate James Harden, the Houston Rockets continue to roll, having now won 17 straight games. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

Houston Rockets Push Winning Streak to 17 Games

MVP candidate James Harden led the way with 26 points Wednesday night as the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-99, extending their winning streak to 17 games. The Rockets now have a record of 51-13, putting them one game ahead of the Golden State Warriors for the league’s best […]

The Bulls have been warned by the NBA about resting healthy players down the stretch, including center Robin Lopez. (Image: Reuters/Kelley L. Cox/USA Today Sports)

NBA Warns Chicago Bulls to Stop ‘Tanking’ by Resting Healthy Players

The NBA has sent a warning to the Chicago Bulls, telling the team that they’ll need to start playing their healthy players more often in order to show that they aren’t “tanking” by purposely losing games. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports first reported that sources had told him about the […]

Ben Simmons is still the favorite to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award, but Donovan Mitchell has gotten closer at sports books. (Image: Sports Illustrated)

Ben Simmons Emerges as Strong Favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year

The Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons has been the favorite to win the NBA Rookie of the Year, but his competitors have been closing the gap at sportsbooks recently. The 21 year old is still the clear choice at -650 at one internet betting site, while he is a -225 at […]