Serge Ibaka has already tied a career-high for three-point makes and attempts in a season with 23 and 60 respectively.
Ibaka's three-point shooting is expected to continue for the Oklahoma City Thunder after Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant.
“I think it continues,” Scott Brooks said. “He doesn’t necessarily have to live out there and shoot 10 a game. But three or four a...
The Los Angeles Lakers have re-assigned Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry to the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Clarkson and Henry will make their second appearance of the season with the D-Fenders, after having previously played with the team on November 15th against the Texas Legends. Clarkson shot 8-of-20 from the field and tallied 28 points, five rebounds and five assists against the...
Dwight Howard underwent a platelet-rich plasma therapy treatment on his right knee on Thursday.
Houston Rockets athletic trainer Keith Jones confirmed Howard underwent “platelet rich protein therapy,” another term for Howard’s PRP treatment.
“It feels a lot better,” Howard said. “I had to get a shot in it to clear some of the stuff out it. I’m trying to do whatever...
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant participated in practice Saturday, joining their Thunder teammates in select portions of non-contact drills.
Both are said to be progressing from their respective injuries on schedule.
“They looked good,” said Thunder coach Scott Brooks. “They’ve been with the group the whole time, but (Saturday) was the first day they’ve actually participated...
James Harden discussed the difference that Trevor Ariza has made in the Houston Rockets' lineup this season.
“His leadership, his defensive abilities, his shot-making -- all three of those things are something that we were lacking last year,” Harden said. “[Ariza] brings that ability to the table this year.”
Harden downplayed the impact of Parsons' departure over the summer...
Kobe Bryant considers the public pressure for longtime players of a specific team to take less money, as Dirk Nowitzki has done with the Dallas Mavericks, as a "big coup" for NBA owners.
"It's the popular thing to do," Bryant said. "The player takes less, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I think it's a big coup for the owners to put players in situations where public perception puts...
The Philadelphia 76ers assigned forward JaKarr Sampson to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League on Friday.
Sampson has appeared in nine games with two starts for the Sixers this season.
The Los Angeles Lakers will bring in Roscoe Smith for a workout on Friday, league sources tell RealGM.
Smith plays for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.
Jeff Taylor will not appeal his 24-game suspension on a domestic violence incident despite the backing of the players' union.
National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts ripped NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s punishment as “excessive and without precedent” in a statement on Thursday. The union was eager to challenge the NBA on the severity...
An MRI revealed that Kevin Martin has a fractured right wrist and will be out indefinitely.
Further evaluation will be done over the next few days to determine the next course of action.
The injury occurred at the 6:48 mark of the first quarter during Minnesota’s 115-99 win over New York on Wednesday, November 19.
Through nine games this season Martin is averaging 20.4 points on...
Andrei Kirilenko has left the Brooklyn Nets for their roadtrip as he has received several healthy scratches in recent games.
"Source says situation between Kirilenko and Nets probably won't be resolved until he's on another team," writes Stefan Bondy.
Lionel Hollins told the media on Friday that he's unsure if or when Kirilenko will rejoin the club on their road trip.
Isaiah Taylor will be out for several games with an injured wrirst.
Taylor received X-rays following the game, but Texas' medical staff will seek additional tests in Austin to see if there is a fracture.
"It looks like he's going to be out for several weeks," one source said, "but it's not season-ending."
Taylor is one of the top point guards in the...
Brendan Haywood has a non-guaranteed contract for next season worth $10.5 million that could a trade chip for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Haywood is aware that the Cavaliers could trade him at any time.
"I don't worry about it because at the end of the day, I can't do anything about it," Haywood told Northeast Ohio Media Group. "If somebody views my contract as...
The Philadelphia 76ers have lost their first 11 games and are eight losses away from the longest-season opening losing streak.
"That's where we're at, everybody," he said. "And we're not crying about it. We don't want sympathy. We come to work. I get it."
The 14 players who have played so far this season for the 76ers have an average age of 23...
The Memphis Grizzlies waived Kalin Lucas and Hassan Whiteside.
Both players had re-signed with the Grizzlies on Nov. 19.
Lucas (6-1, 186) recorded one steal in six minutes in his NBA debut Wednesday at Toronto.
Whiteside (7-0, 275) originally signed with Memphis on Sept. 25 and saw action in five preseason contests before he was waived on Oct. 22.
The National Basketball Players Association announced that it is prepared to file an appeal on behalf of Jeff Taylor in regards to his 24-game suspension for domestic violence.
Michele Roberts called the suspension "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the CBA."
Taylor's suspension would cost him $199,689 of his $915,000 salary.
"The Commissioner is...
The Dallas Mavericks have assigned Ricky Ledo to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.
Ledo (6-7, 200) has been inactive in each of the Mavericks’ 12 games this season.
Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team color.
Iverson endorses rival company Reebok and has been with the brand since being drafted in the NBA in 1996.
The Nike sneaker included the No. 3 — Iverson's number — on each back heel and the red, white...
Flip Saunders appeared to be backtracking on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reported trade talks involving Corey Brewer.
"He's just too valuable to us to move," Saunders said.
Saunders said he understands why teams with championship hopes want Brewer.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets are two reported suitors for Brewer.
The Washington Wizards have assigned Glen Rice Jr. to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
Rice has appeared in five games this season for Washington while averaging 2.2 points in 8.5 minutes per game.
The Los Angeles Lakers plan to match up free agent point guards Gal Mekel and Dwight Buycks for consecutive workouts on Thursday and Friday, league sources told RealGM.Both Mekel and Buycks remain on the available market after being waived and bought out, respectively. The Lakers remain fond of Ronnie Price, but the team has looked into wing and guard players this week.RealGM first...
In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom (@James_Ham) about the Sacramento Kings, one of the real success stories from the first month of the season.
The two discuss what keyed this strong start, the dominance of DeMarcus Cousins, the importance of Rudy Gay's extension and potential trade targets for this season.
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Josh Powell has officially joined the Houston Rockets' coaching staff.
Powell has been working with the Rockets in a coaching role since October.
Powell spent part of last season with the Rockets and has played eight NBA seasons.
Derrick Rose will sit out again on Thursday at the Sacramento Kings with a hamstring injury.
The Chicago Bulls are being conservative with injuries this season, and Rose's absence likely will extend to next week.
"When one guy is out, the next guy step in and get the job done," Tom Thibodeau said. "That’s the way it’s been. My first year here, Joakim (Noah...
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-0 this season with Nick Young in the lineup after starting the season 1-9 without him.
“I can’t take all of the credit. I can take some of it,” Young said. “It’s all about my swag. That’s a part of my repertoire.”
Young is averaging 16.5 points in 28.0 minutes over his first two games.
“I’m talking about how I just walk off. I leave...