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Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies defends Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in a heads-up battle between two of the top young guards in the NBA. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Grizzlies/Knicks, Hawks/Hornets, Heat/Blazers

With fewer than 20 games remaining in the 70-game NBA schedule, numerous bubble teams are in must-win situations this weekend, including the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, and Golden State Warriors. Plus, the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks […]

James Harden of the Brooklyn Nets, seen here being swarmed by the New York Knicks, will miss at least 10 days with a hamstring injury. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report: James Harden Out, Kevin Durant In

It’s the tale of two hamstrings. The Brooklyn Nets eagerly awaited the return of Kevin Durant back to the lineup after missing 23 games with a hamstring injury, but now they have to deal with James Harden missing time with a hamstring issue of his own. Harden tweaked his right […]

NBA Top Shot moment prices have dropped precipitously in recent weeks, but each pack still contains value for buyers. (Image: NBA Top Shot)

NBA Top Shot: Is the Era of Free Money Over for Investors?

By any objective measure, prices for NBA Top Shot moments are still high. As I’ve talked about before, opening a new pack still guarantees investors a profit, something that can rarely be said about sealed product for physical collectibles. But there’s no doubt that prices on the Top Shot marketplace […]

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid, seen here moments after injury his knee three weeks ago, will return to the team after missing three weeks of action. (Image: Brad Mills/USA Today Sports)

Injury Report: Joel Embiid (Knee) Returns to Philly on Saturday

After suffering a bone bruise injury to his knee, Joel Embiid will return to action after missing three weeks for the Philadelphia 76ers. Embiid, the second-highest scorer in the NBA, averages 29.9 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Without the All-Star, the 76ers still went 6-3, but they gave up […]

LaMarcus Aldridge, seen here during a morning shootaround with the San Antonio Spurs, joined the Brooklyn Nets with a chance of finally winning an NBA title. (Image: Trey Wilson)

The Bench Grows in Brooklyn, LaMarcus Aldridge Signs with Nets

The bench just got a little more crowded for the stacked Brooklyn Nets after LaMarcus Aldridge signed with the team. Last week, the San Antonio Spurs and the seven-time All-Star agreed to a contract buyout, which gave Aldridge the opportunity to sign a free-agent deal with a championship contender. Aldridge […]

Andre Drummond and LeBron James share a chuckle during a Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Staples Center in LA. (Image: Jason Miller/Getty)

Banged-Up LA Lakers Add All-Star and Stud Rebounder Andre Drummond

The Cleveland Cavs and Andre Drummond agreed to a contract buyout, and the two-time All-Star and reigning rebounding leader quickly signed a deal with the injury-depleted Los Angeles Lakers. When Drummond signed with the Lakers, his newest Instagram post featured a black and white photo of himself clutching a basketball […]

Mitchell Robinson, starting center for the New York Knicks, grabs a rebound against the Milwaukee Bucks before his injury. (Image: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)

Mitchell Robinson Fractures Foot, Knicks Big Man’s Season Dunzo?

After missing five weeks with a fractured hand, Mitchell Robinson returned to the New York Knicks starting lineup for just four games before he went down with a potential season-ending injury after fracturing his foot. In the first quarter in a game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Robinson went down hard. […]

Victor Oladipo, seen here with the Houston Rockets, will play for his third team this season after a trade with the Miami Heat.  (Image: Sergio Estrada/USA Today Sports)

South Beach VO: Houston Rockets Trade Victor Oladipo to Miami Heat

The third time’s the charm, right? The Miami Heat acquired Victor Oladipo in a trade with the Houston Rockets for Avery Bradley and Kelly Olynyk. The Heat are Oladipo’s third team this season, along with the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers. In 20 games with the Houston Rockets this season, […]