The most intriguing NBA story lines for the rest of the season

The NBA All-Star Break is upon us, and with that every NBA player is getting a well-needed break from the rigors of an 82-game schedule. After Sunday’s All-Star Game comes to a close, the second half of the NBA season will commence, and a number of story lines across the league will pick up steam. Here are 10 story lines to watch in the second half of the NBA season.1) Can the...
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NBA Western Conference 2016 All-Star Roster Breakdown

By Ryan Mayer The midway point of the NBA season (at least by schedule, if not by number of games played) has arrived. The biggest stars will converge on the Air Canada Centre to put on the annual showcase that is NBA All-Star Weekend. With the game coming on Sunday and the rosters official, let’s look at the best the West has to offer and how these guys got here. Preview the NBA...
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Prediction for each NBA award heading into the All-Star Break

With the NBA heading to its annual All-Star Break, it’s time to take a step back and check in on where the Association is at more than a half of the way through the season. The defending champion Golden State Warriors boast the best record in NBA history through 52 games (48-4). Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs are right on their heels out west. Now heading into what should be...
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'I'm wrong': Draymond forces ref to admit a terrible call

During Tuesday night's thrilling contest between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets, Draymond Green convinced everyone watching he's both a basketball player and a Jedi master. How? Green got in a referee's face and made him admit a bad call. Here's the evidence:NBA refs make a bunch of mistakes every night, and this was definitely not a foul. But it's so, so rare to...
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Portland Trail Blazers: C.J. McCollum is already 2016’s Most Improved Player

The Portland Trail Blazers, in their quest for a playoff spot this season, have proven many doubters wrong who questioned their ability to remain competitive in the Western Conference.  Point guard Damian Lillard is unquestionably the team’s leader and best player, but it would be unfair to place all of their success on him alone.  One of the major keys to the Blazers’ success...
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Boston Celtics: The effectiveness of Jae Crowder

The Boston Celtics pulled off an impressive win yesterday, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-103 in Cleveland. The C’s have now won 8 of their last 9 games and have improved their record to 30-22 on the season. After writing so many articles discussing the fact that the Celtics never seemed to get much above .500, it is incredibly encouraging to see them play this well, especially...
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Kevin Hart issues 3-point challenge to Draymond Green

Being MVP of the NBA Celebrity All-Star game 4 years in a row has seemingly gone straight to comedian Kevin Hart’s little head. Hart, who’s not taking part in the All-Star game this year (likely due to probably a dozen movies he has in the works), went on a funny little Twitter attack of first-time All-Star Draymond Green, issuing an open challenge to a 3-point contest. Green...
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Kevin Hart gets cocky, challenges Warriors' star to 3-point contest

Comedian Kevin Hart has impressed during the celebrity game during the NBA's All-Star Weekend, "destroying competition" to become a four-time MVP of the exhibition. This year, however, Hart has decided to step his game up. Hart took to Twitter to challenge "one of the NBA best shooters in the 3 point contest" -- but quickly clarified that he wasn't talking about Golden State's Stephen...
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Hipster Draymond Green believed in Kirk Cousins before it was cool

Warriors All-Star Draymond Green has kept his eye on fellow Michigan State alum Kirk Cousins. And he'd like to point out that he knew Cousins would find success all along.
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Draymond Green pours water on Stephen Curry during postgame interview

Just when you thought that Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry couldn’t get anymore incredible, he put together an incredible fifty-one point performance against the Wizards tonight. After the game, Curry was doing a postgame interview and teammate Draymond Green decided to cool off Steph with a couple of cups of water: Draymond Green and Stephen Curry, everybody! *** Green...
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Draymond Green responds to fan bragging on Michigan’s recruiting class

Wednesday was National Signing Day, the first day high school seniors can sign letters of intent to accept college football scholarships. As expected, many the the country’s top programs landed premier recruiting classes. That includes Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines. Michigan was able to secure the services of defensive tackle Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit as rated by both...
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Kevin Hart x Draymond Green ‘Foot Locker February Collection’ Commercial

Comedian Kevin Hart created his own fashion line, and he gave Golden State Warriors all-star forward Draymond Green a sneak peek. Too bad Draymond didn’t tell him about The Foot Locker February Collection first, before the lawsuit. “Appearing in a commercial with a comedic talent like Kevin Hart is an honor for me,” said Green. “Plus I got a sneak peek of Foot Locker’s...
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Warriors' star Draymond Green surprises fans as cashier at NBA store

Golden State's Draymond Green recorded another triple double on Sunday night, this time in Madison Square Garden against the Knicks. While in NYC, he took a trip to the NBA store.Green (who recently found out he will make his first All-Star Game appearance) surprised fans at the official NBA Store in Manhattan, via ESPN's Darren Rovell. The NBA champion had a busy weekend while...
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QUIZ: Name every player on the Golden State Warriors 2015 NBA Finals-winning team

Can you name the 13 players who were part of Golden State's 2014-15 NBA championship-winning team?
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Draymond Green found out he was an All-Star from his mother on live TV (Video)

Draymond Green is an NBA All-Star for the first time, and he found out from his mother on live television. The Warriors forward was doing a straightforward interview with CSN Bay Area when, abruptly, they brought in his mother, Mary Babers-Green, with a special announcement. “How does she know this and I don’t know this is my question,” Green said. “You know I always know...
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WATCH: Draymond Green learns of All-Star bid from his mom on live TV

On Thursday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was named to the NBA All-Star team as a reserve. It’s the first All-Star bid of the 25-year-old’s career, and the way he found out about it was absolutely fantastic. Green was doing an interview on CSN Bay Area, when a surprised guest jumped in on the program: his mother. Watch Green’s mom break the news of his All...
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Draymond Green finds out he's an All-Star from mom on live TV

Maybe Draymond Green expected to be named to the NBA All-Star Game, but how he found out was definitely a surprise.While being interviewed Thursday by Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the versatile Golden State Warriors forward all of a sudden heard a familiar voice on the air. It was his mother, Mary Babers-Green, live from his hometown of Saginaw, Michigan, and she delivered the news...
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The Memphis Grizzlies Need To Tread Lightly

It's about that time of year again for Grizzlies fans--that January season when they feel the team isn't good enough to compete with the best of the best and begin to demand the front office make moves to put the team in a competitive position. The problem is that strategy has yet to bear fruit for Grizz nation.Last year, it was Jeff Green, the year prior Courtney Lee, another...
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Kawhi Leonard voted as NBA All-Star Starter

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard has been voted as a Western Conference All-Star starter, the first in his young career. Leonard received 782,339 votes to give him the edge over Warriors’ Draymond Green and Zaza Pachulia. He will be the first Spurs All-Star starter since Tim Duncan. Leonard has been leading the team with Spurs in […]
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Draymond Green thanks Pistons legend Ben Wallace in open letter

As Draymond Green has garnered All-Star consideration and grown into a star, one of the players he's oft been compared to is former Detroit Pistons big man Ben Wallace.The irony is that that's exactly who Green wants to play like. Growing up in Saginaw, Mich., Green was Pistons fan who idolized Wallace, especially as a fellow undersized big man.Which makes it coincidental that Wallace...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

10 potential first-time NBA All-Stars

Every year in the NBA, the fans select five starters for both the Western and Eastern Conference All-Star teams. Typically, they do a good job, but let’s just say it’s a good thing the fans don’t vote for the bench players as well. NBA coaches have that responsibility, and what matters in a player to a coach, can be far different than that of what matters to a casual fan. With...
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Warriors expected to rest Draymond Green

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is due for some time off after the way he’s played this season, and it appears the team is going to give it to him. Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle reports Green will rest Wednesday night at the Denver Nuggets, a game the Warriors should win without him. Interim coach Luke Walton said Jason Thompson, Marreese Speights and...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors' Green moves into position for All-Star spot

NEW YORK (AP) Golden State's Draymond Green has moved into third place in voting for the Western Conference frontcourt, putting him in position to start in the NBA All-Star Game. Green is about 1,300 votes ahead of San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard in the closest race for a starting spot. Kobe Bryant, the leading vote-getter with more than 1.2 million votes, and Kevin Durant are ahead...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green amazing outlet pass to Andrew Bogut against Lakers

Over the last couple of weeks, Golden State Warriors Draymond Green has shown off his amazing basketball ability and tonight, he showed off his passing skills. In the second quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers, Green was able to throw an incredible outlet pass to Andrew Bogut for an easy slam dunk: Draymond Green, everybody! *** Green Full-Court Pass [NBA TV] Green image courtesy...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green outplayed LeBron James in his own shoes

Golden State Warriors big man Draymond Green faced an interesting conundrum before Friday's Christmas Day matchup with Cleveland Cavaliers: Would he wear LeBron James' shoes against LeBron or not?"I’m thinking about it," Green told ESPN.com following a win over the Utah Jazz that preceded the Christmas tilt. "They’re comfortable, man. It’s a comfortable shoe."Green normally...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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