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NBA Articles - December, 2005

Lakers: Kobe Bryant suspended two games for elbow [Dec 30]
Commentary: Around the NBA - scanning the league [Dec 29]
Interviews: Damon Jones on LeBron, being best shooter, more [Dec 28]
Awards: Carter, Bryant named Players of Week [Dec 27]

NBA Rookie Rankings
[Rookies] Chris Paul still dominates the list. [Dec 25]

Kids don't want to be Artest
[Basketball Editorial] Playground kids don't aspire to be Ron-Ron. [Dec 24]

TNT NBA Analyst Quotes
[NBA on TNT] Quotes from LeBron, Barkley, Webber, more. [Dec 23]

Bulls focus on future
[NBA Editorial] Chicago must keep long-term success in mind. [Dec 22]

Dan Dickau has surgery
[News] Celtics guard's season is over. [Dec 20]

Johnson, Bryant are NBA Players of Week
[Basketball Awards] Joe Johnson, Kobe Bryant are honored. [Dec 19]

Stephen Jackson Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Pacers player on new Ron Artest-less team. [Dec 18]

Top-Selling NBA Jerseys
[Basketball Jerseys] Most popular NBA player and team jerseys. [Dec 16]

NBA All-Star Voting Results
[NBA All-Stars] Fan voting for starting players in the 2006 all-star game is ongoing. These are the current tallies. [Dec 15]

Dwight Howard Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Orlando Magic star discusses the season. [Dec 15]

Brooklyn Man of Year event in May
[Brooklyn Basketball] Event honoring local basketball hero in May. [Dec 14]

Clippers enjoying a great season
[Basketball Commentary] A look at the Clip Show. [Dec 14]

Qyntel Woods Interview
[NBA Interviews] Knicks basketball player on new chance. [Dec 13]

Jamaal Magloire Interview
[NBA Interviews] Bucks basketball player discusses the team. [Dec 13]

Brand, Iverson are Players of Week
[NBA News] NBA basketball players of week announced. [Dec 12]

NBA Fan Blog: The FanDome
[NBA Fans] Fans contribute views to a sound-off page. [Dec 9]

Alvin Williams has surgery
[Raptors News] The guard has right knee surgery. [Dec 7]

Knicks sign Qyntel Woods
[Knicks News] New York adds versatile swingman. [Dec 6]

Unusual Superstar Stat Lines
[Fantasy Basketball] Examining star numbers that stand out. [Dec 5]

Wade, Davis are NBA Players of Week
[NBA Awards] Baron Davis, Dwyane Wade honored. [Dec 5]

Why I hate the Lakers
[NBA Editorial] A Jazz fan writes why he can't stand the Lakers. [Dec 4]

Brian Grant has surgery
[Suns News] Phoenix big man out three months. [Dec 3]

Hawks send Donta Smith to D-League
[Hawks News] Atlanta sends Donta Smith to Development League. [Dec 2]

James, Brand are NBA Players of month
[NBA Interviews] LeBron James, Elton Brand named NBA Players of Month for November, 2005. [Dec 1]

Paul, Frye are Rookies of month
[NBA Interviews] Avery Johnson and Flip Saunders named NBA Coach of Month for November, 2005. [Dec 1]

Saunders, Johnson are Coach of Month
[NBA Awards] Chris Paul, Channing Frye named NBA Rookie of Month for November, 2005. [Dec 1]

Luol Deng Interview
[NBA Interviews] The Bulls forward talks about the season. [Dec 1]

NBA Articles - November, 2005

Comparing the Cavs and old Bulls
[Fan Editorial] Compare and contrast the current Cavaliers with the old championship Bulls. [Nov 30]

Rebraca has successful procedure
[Clippers News] Zeljko Rebraca has successful procedure. [Nov 30]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] Looking around the league at the Soncis, Kidd, Nuggets, Artest and more, from Heath. [Nov 29]

Early Success Stories
[NBA Commentary] Grizzlies, Clippers off to hot starts. [Nov 29]

David Lee Mini-Interview
[Player Interviews] Thirty seconds with the Knicks rookie. [Nov 28]

Zeljko Rebraca out a month
[Clippers News] Rebraca having surgery. [Nov 28]

USA coaching staff
[USA Basketball] USA basketball assistants: Jim Boeheim, Mike D'Antoni, Nate McMillan. [Nov 28]

NBA Players of Week
[NBA News] Gerald Wallace, Steve Nash. [Nov 28]

Allen Iverson Interview
[NBA Interviews] Saturday, Iverson said Larry Brown's New York situation is none of his business, no player gives him trouble, and more. [Nov 27]

Hawks sign John Thomas
[Hawks News] Hawks add forward strength. [Nov 26]

Early fantasy basketball trades
[Fantasy Hoops] Fantasy players to buy low, sell high, etc. from our new fantasy guru Jordan Katz. [Nov 24]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] Kevin Garnett rumors, Marcus Camby, Blazers issues, successful Clippers and more from Travis Heath. [Nov 24]

Luther Head Interview
[NBA Interviews] The Rockets rookie, on being in the league. [Nov 23]

Golden State Warriors Report
[Team Reports] Warriors team notes and observations. [Nov 23]

NBA Uniforms: Four Alternates
[NBA Uniforms] Boston, Cleveland, Detroit and Denver release alternate NBA road uniforms. [Nov 22]

Two rookie point guards making their mark
[Basketball Commentary] Chris Paul and Deron Williams both look impressive in the minutes they're receiving, writes Spangler. [Nov 22]

Boston Celtics: Replanting the Garden
[NBA Analysis] A complete look at the Boston Celtics. [Nov 21]

New Celtics Jersey
[Celtics News] New alternate uniforms! [Nov 21]

NBA Depth Charts
[Team Rosters] All 30 teams done. [Nov 21]

Pape Sow to D-League
[D-League News] Toronto's big guy sent. [Nov 21]

International Goaltending rule for D-League
[Development League] NBA tries international goaltending rule experiment in Development League. [Nov 19]

Nothing like NBA ball in November
[NBA Commentary] Kings a mess, Sonics in trouble, Knicks slow start, Flip's Detroit success and more from Travis Heath. [Nov 19]

NBA All-Star Ballot
[2006 All-Stars] The official 2005-06 NBA All-Star ballot. [Nov 18]

CBA Season Begins
[Minor Leagues] Continental Basketball Association season begins. [Nov 18]

Fantasy Players Rising/Falling
[Fantasy Hoops] NBA players rising/falling in fantasy hoops. [Nov 17]

Indiana Pacers Quotes
[Pacers news] Pacers quotes after getting owned by Charlotte. [Nov 17]

NBA Fan Blog: The FanDome
[Basketball Fans] Fans share their views on favorite teams here. [Nov 17]

Raptors sign Darrick Martin
[Raptors News] Toronto adds point guard depth. [Nov 16]

Nets hire Jim Sann
[Nets News] New Jersey adds assistant coach. [Nov 16]

Dennis Rodman joins IBL
[Minor League Hoops] Rodman signs with Cedar Valley of IBL. [Nov 15]

Around the NBA
[Basketball Commentary] Marcus Camby, Mehmet Okur and Elton Brand have started strong, while the Kings are flat, writes Spangler. [Nov 15]

New Jersey Nets Report
[Team Analysis] What's right and wrong with the Nets. [Nov 15]

Utah Jazz happy with Mehmet Okur's play
[Jazz Report] Okur has given Utah a giant boost. [Nov 14]

Bucks send Ilyasova to D-League
[Bucks News] Milwaukee's Ersan Ilyasova goes to NBA DL. [Nov 14]

Warriors Notes
[Team Reports] Keep up with the Warriors latest. [Nov 13]

Bulls are shell-shocking opponents
[Team Analysis] An in-depth Chicago team update. [Nov 12]

NBA Rookie of Year Watch
[Award Watch] Leading Rookie of the Year candidates. [Nov 12]

Eddy Curry Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Curry talks to about adjusting to the Knicks and life in New York. [Nov 11]

Quentin Richardson Mini-Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Q-Rich on adjusting to the Knicks. [Nov 11]

Deron Williams Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Jazz rookie on playing in NBA. [Nov 10]

Basketball Video
[Video Clips] Basketball video clips, updated daily. [Nov 9]

Dallas Mavericks an enigma
[NBA Analysis] League analysts have this club finishing anywhere from tenth out west to conference finalists. Scott Spangler examines Dallas. [Nov 10]

NBA first week filled with storylines
[Basketball Commentary] A look at every team in the league and how they started the season, from Travis Heath. [Nov 9]

Early NBA season observations
[NBA Editorial] A few overrated and underrated teams. [Nov 9]

Basketball Video
[Video Clips] Basketball video clips, updated daily. [Nov 9]

Brooklyn Man of Year award
[Brooklyn USA] Info on upcoming award ceremony to honor Norman Ostrin for helping student-athletes. [Nov 8]

NBA Shootaround
[Basketball Analysis] ESPN analysts on hurt Shaq, hot Bucks, more. [Nov 8]

NBA Players of Week are Bryant, Ford
[NBA Awards] The best player in each conference for week one, officially, are Kobe Bryant and TJ Ford. [Nov 8]

Jamaal Magloire Interview
[Player Interviews] met with the Bucks center to discuss being traded and adapting to his new team. [Nov 6]

Michael Redd Mini-Interview
[Player Interviews] Redd says the Bucks want a championship. [Nov 6]

NBA Development League Draft
[NBDL] 2005 D-League draft results. [Nov 5]

NBA Throwback Jerseys
[NBA Jerseys] See hot NBA throwback jerseys. [Nov 5]

Chicago Bulls measure up, send message
[Basketball Commentary] Leading up to this season, it seemed that talk concerning Bulls’ players’ height and their lack of it dominated discussion among Bulls fans and NBA prognosticators. [Nov 4]

NBA spotlight on Artest, LeBron
[Basketball Commentary] Two top stories this season will be the continued emergence of LeBron James and the return of Ron Artest. [Nov 4]

TJ Ford Interview
[Player Interviews] TJ Ford wants to be like Ron Artest - a star on both the offensive and defensive floor. See everything he said. [Nov 3]

Timberwolves send two to D-league
[Timberwolves News] Minnesota sends Bracey Wright, Dwayne Jones to NBA Development League. They're the first NBA players to be sent there. [Nov 2]

Early NBA season thoughts
[NBA Commentary] On the Magloire trade, Knicks wanting Darius Miles, comeback player of year and more from Travis Heath. [Nov 2]

NBA: Chris Paul the real deal
[Basketball Analysis] Chris Paul looks legit, Kings plop in opener, Chris Webber hot start and more from Scott Spangler. [Nov 2]

The FanDome
[Fan Feedback] Fans, click here and tell the world what players, teams and issues have your attention as the NBA season starts. [Nov 2]

Streetball Pictures
[Streetball] New street basketball picture gallery, soon. [Nov 2]

NBA Predictions
[2005-06 Season] NBA predictions for the 2005-06 season. Champion, runner up, season division winners, rookie of the year, everything. [Nov 1]

NBA season kicks off tonight
[NBA Commentary] A look at tonight's Bucks-76ers matchup, as well as the other games on tape for the season's opening night. [Nov 1]

Chicago Bulls Report
[NBA Analysis] A comprehensive look at the new Bulls, their balance and young talent. Also, will they get Ben Wallace next summer? [Nov 1]

NBA Articles - October, 2005

Sonics waive two players
[Sonics News] Seattle cuts Noel Felix and Alex Scales [Oct 29]

Celtics exercise Kendrick Perkins option
[Celtics News] Boston keeps Kendrick Perkins for full rookie deal. [Oct 29]

NBA League Commentary
[NBA Analysis] Travis Heath on Grant Hill hurting, Latrell Sprewell starving, Richard Jefferson rocking and more. [Oct 28]

NBA Depth Charts
[Team Rosters] Updated to reflect latest trades. [Oct 27]

Bucks trade for Jamaal Magloire
[Bucks News] Milwaukee sends Desmond Mason and draft pick to New Orleans Hornets for Jamaal Magloire. [Oct 26]

Bobcats trade for Jumaine Jones
[Bobcats News] Charlotte gets Jones from Lakers for draft pick. [Oct 26]

Gerald Green Interview
[Interviews] talks with the rookie about being a Celtic, developing his skills and more. [Oct 26]

Nate Robinson Interview
[Interviews] talks with everyone's favorite pint-sized rookie about hops, the past and his Knicks present. [Oct 25]

Timberwolves Notebook
[Wolves News] A glance at the Minnesota Timberwolves. [Oct 25]

Marc Jackson Interview
[Interviews] talks with the big guy about his new team, the New Jersey Nets. [Oct 24]

Preseason Stat Leaders
[NBA Stats] Preseason stat leaders on one page. [Oct 24]

Stephen Jackson Interview
[Interviews] Pacers guard/forward talks with about Ron Artest, Jermaine O'Neal, and the Pacers quest for a championship. [Oct 22]

Coach George Karl
[Basketball Coaches] Profile of Nuggets coach. [Oct 21]

Phil Jackson Interview
[Interviews] Lakers coach on using Lamar Odom, Kobe Bryant's development, the triangle offense and more. [Oct 21]

Lawrence Frank Interview
[Interviews] Nets coach on having Richard Jefferson and Vince Carter healthy, getting Marc Jackson and more. [Oct 20]

Chicago Bulls Report
[NBA Analysis] All about the Bulls. [Oct 20]

Louis Williams Interview
[Interviews] 76ers rookie Louis Williams talks to about making the league and staying out of the development league. [Oct 20]

Larry Brown Interview
[Interviews] Knicks coach on how training camp went, Eddy Curry's conditioning, league scoring rising or falling and more. [Oct 19]

Mike Fratello Interview
[Interviews] Grizzlies coach on his rookies, Pau Gasol's star potential, working new guards into the mix and more. [Oct 19]

Brian Hill Interview
[Interviews] Magic coach on how to use Steve Francis, Grant Hill, Dwight Howard's development and more. [Oct 19]

Doc Rivers Interview
[Interviews] Celtics coach on Gerald Green, development of Al Jefferson, point guard battle and more. [Oct 18]

Stan Van Gundy Interview
[Interviews] Heat coach on Shaq's shape, getting stars to become role/complimentary players, and more. [Oct 18]

NBA Dress Code
[Dress Policy] New NBA dress code policy announced. [Oct 17]

NBA Commentary: Preseason is underrated
[NBA Commentary] Column on Baron Davis, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Nate Robinson, Elton Brand and more from Travis Heath. [Oct 17]

Suns must cope without Amare
[NBA Commentary] Even without Stoudemire, Phoenix still has an MVP and an all-star. Are they enough? [Oct 17]

Ben Handlogten Interview
[Basketball Interviews] was able to secure valuable interview time with the great Ben Handlogten. [Oct 16]

Coach Avery Johnson
[NBA Coaches] Profile of Mavericks coach Avery johnson. [Oct 16]

Jason Collier passes away
[Hawks News] Atlanta Hawks center Jason Collier died early Saturday morning, possibly of a heart attack. [Oct 15]

Phoenix Suns Preview
[NBA Previews] Suns starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 15]

Orlando Magic Preview
[NBA Previews] Magic starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 13]

NBA Columnists
[NBA Media] List of NBA columnists. To be updated soon. [Oct 13]

Ron Artest Interview
[NBA Interviews] Here's what Artest had to say 90 minutes before his first game since his suspension last season. [Oct 13]

Commentary: Early NBA Observations
[NBA Commentary] On Reggie Evans and the Sonics, the Alston-James trade, Eddy Curry on the Knicks, TJ Ford's return and more. [Oct 12]

Los Angeles Lakers Preview
[NBA Previews] Lakers starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 12]

Coach Bernie Bickerstaff
[NBA Coaches] Info on Bobcats coach Bernie Bickerstaff. [Oct 12]

Chicago Bulls re-sign Jannero Pargo
[Bulls News] Chicago keeps guard depth. [Oct 10]

Warriors: Ike Diogu Breaks Hand
[Warriors News] Rookie forward hurt in pactice. [Oct 10]

Coach Doc Rivers
[NBA Coaches] Info on Celtics coach Doc Rivers. [Oct 10]

NBA Schedule
[Games Schedule] Complete updated 2005-06 NBA schedule. [Oct 10]

Coach Mike Woodson
[NBA Coaches] Info on Hawks coach Mike Woodson. [Oct 9]

Los Angeles Clippers Preview
[NBA Previews] Clippers starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 9]

Fantasy Basketball Pointers
[Fantasy Hoops] The legendary Answerman is back! [Oct 8]

Fantasy Basketball Sleepers and Busts
[Fantasy Hoops] Possible fantasy player sleepers and busts. [Oct 8]

Philadelphia 76ers Preview
[Season Previews] Sixers starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 7]

Minnesota Timberwolves Preview
[Season Previews] T-Wolves starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 6]

Sonics execise two options
[Sonics News] Seattle extends Luke Ridnour, Nick Collison deals. [Oct 6]

Knicks sign Matt Barnes
[Knicks News] New York adds SF depth. [Oct 6]

Larry Brown: Master Builder
[Knicks Commentary] The new Knicks coach is at his best when taking subpar teams and turning them into success stories. [Oct 6]

Boston Celtics Preview
[Season Previews] Celtics starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. [Oct 5]

Bulls trade Eddy Curry to Knicks
[Bulls News] See complete official details of the trade. [Oct 4]

NBA through Travis Colored Glasses
[NBA Commentary] Travis Heath on Latrell Sprewell, Kwame Brown, Carmelo Anthony, Kenyon Martin and more. [Oct 4]

Sonics re-sign Reggie Evans
[Sonics News] Seattle keeps their rugged rebounder. [Oct 4]

Celtics waive Qyntel Woods
[Celtics News] Boston cuts Woods. [Oct 4]

Raptors, Rockets trade Alston, James
[Raptors News] Toronto Raptors traded Rafer Alston to Houston Rockets for Mike James [Oct 4]

Toronto Raptors Preview
[Season Previews] Raptors starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. Welcome Mark Steinberg to [Oct 4]

Bernie Bickerstaff Interview
[Coach Interviews] Bobcats coach/GM on the upcoming season. [Oct 4]

Amare Stoudemire signs Suns extension
[Suns News] Phoenix gives Stoudemire a contract extension. [Oct 3]

Houston Rockets Preview
[Season Previews] Rockets starters, bench, strengths, weaknesses, overall outlook and more. Welcome Travis Heath to [Oct 3]

NBA Free Agent Rankings
[Free Agency] Best still-available players. [Oct 3]

NBA Free Agent Central
[Free Agency] 2005 NBA free agents signed, available. [Oct 2]

Josh Smith Interview
[Player Interviews] On bulking up, whether the Hawks will make the playoffs, and playing himself in a video game. [Oct 1]

Sam Mitchell Interview
[Coach Interviews] Toronto's head coach on the upcoming season. [Oct 1]

NBA Depth Charts
[Depth Charts] The entire league is updated. [Oct 1]

Manhattan, New York basketball league
[For NY'ers] Join a team, or bring your own. League starts soon. [Oct 1]

NBA Articles - September, 2005

Boston Celtics acquire Dan Dickau
[Celtics News] Boston officially gets yet another point guard. In return, the Hornets get Miami's 2006 second round draft from Boston. [Sept 30]

Timberwolves Broadcast Teams Announced
[Wolves News] Voices of the Wolves announced. [Sept 30]

Chris Bosh Interview
[Player Interviews] Bosh discusses rebuilding of Raptors. [Sept 29]

Orlando Magic signs Bo Outlaw
[Magic News] Orlando adds forward depth. [Sept 29]

Warriors sign four players
[Warriors News] GS adds four to traininig camp. [Sept 29]

Steve Smith to Retire
[Hawks News] NBA veteran hanging up the sneakers. [Sept 29]

Bucks sign Andre Barrett, Tommy Smith
[Bucks News] Milwaukee adds depth. [Sept 28]

Sonics re-sign Ron Murray
[Sonics News] Seattle adds backcourt scoring. [Sept 27]

Knicks hire assistant coaches
[Knicks News] NY adds Phil Ford, Dave Hanners to staff. [Sept 27]

Lakers want Latrell Sprewell
[ Exclusive] Lakers, Wolves, others are discussing multi-team deal to send Sprewell to Los Angeles. [Sept 26]

Clippers sign Yaroslav Korolev
[Clippers News] Korolev was drafted by the Clippers, but his CSKA Moscow contract needed to be terminated before entering the NBA. [Sept 26]

NBA Western Conference Look
[NBA Commentary] Why each good Western conference team can and can not challenge the Spurs. This is Part 1. [Sept 26]

NBA Players in EuroBasket
[European Championship] Check out final stats of each NBA player in EuroBasket 2005, all on one page. [Sept 26]

Greece Wins EuroBasket 2005
[European Championship] With no NBA players and a total team effort Greece beat Germany 78-62 to win EuroBasket 2005. [Sept 26]

Bulls sign Darius Songaila
[Bulls News] Chicago adds a power forward. [Sept 23]

2005 CBA Draft
[CBA] List of players taken in CBA Draft. [Sept 22]

Chicago Bulls re-sign Tyson Chandler
[Bulls News] Chicago keeps their future star. [Sept 22]

Seattle Sonics re-sign Vladimir Radmanovic
[Sonics News] It's just a one-year deal. [Sept 22]

Dallas Mavericks Fan Editorial
[Mavs Commentary] An Inside Hoops reader feels that the Mavs in 2005-06 will improve over last season. [Sept 21]

Hornets to play in Oklahoma City
[NBA News] The New Orleans Hornets will play 35 home games in Oklahoma City, six in Louisiana. [Sept 21]

Monarchs Win WNBA Championship
[WNBA] Sacramento wins 2005 WNBA title. [Sept 21]

Phoenix Suns Fan Editorial
[Suns Commentary] An Inside Hoops reader breaks down the entire Suns team with a look towards the upcoming season. [Sept 21]

Miami Heat re-sign Shandon Anderson
[Heat News] Miami keeps swingman depth. [Sept 21]

NBA Development League Team Affiliations
[D-League] The NBDL, or NBA Development League, now has each team assigned as affiliates to NBA teams. [Sept 19]

Esteban Batista Interview
[NBA Interviews] A talk with new Atlanta Hawks big man. [Sept 19]

Clippers sign Yuta Tabuse
[Clippers News] Clips add backup point guard. [Sept 15]

Tony Allen has successful surgery
[Celtics News] Allen's knee gets fixed. [Sept 14]

Sean May has successful surgery
[Bobcats News] May's knee gets fixed. [Sept 14]

Paul Pierce update
[Boston Celtics] Update on recent Pierce trade rumor. [Sept 13]

NBA Power Rankings
[Power Rankings] Our first power rankings for 2005-06. [Sept 12]

Phoenix Suns sign Eddie House
[Suns News] Phoenix adds SG in PG's body. [Sept 12]

Phoenix Suns sign Lucas Tischer
[Suns News] Phoenix adds Brazilian forward. [Sept 12]

Atlanta Hawks sign Esteban Batista
[Hawks News] Atlanta adds F/C scorer/rebounder. [Sept 12]

Hurricane Relief Game a Success
[TNT News] The star-studded NBA Players Hurricane Relief charity game raised lots of money and goods and gave many people, including those hurt by the hurricane, a good thrill. [Sept 12]

Timberwolves sign Bracey Wright
[Wolves News] Minnesota adds guard depth. [Sept 12]

Warriors hire John MacLeod
[Warriors News] Golden State adds assistant coach. [Sept 12]

Jae Millz Interview
[Entertainment] Exclusive with rapper Jae Millz. [Sept 8]

NBA Hurricane Relief Game Interviews
[Charity Game] Kobe, Amare, Boozer, Kenny Smith on upcoming game. [Sept 9]

Timberwolves re-sign Anthony Carter
[Wolves News] Minnesota adds guard depth. [Sept 9]

Nets sign Padgett, Murray
[Nets News] New Jersey adds bench depth. [Sept 8]

D-League hires Michael Curry
[NBDL News] Michael Curry now VP of NBDL player development. [Sept 8]

Nuggets want Pierce
[ Exclusive] Nuggets want Paul Pierce. [Sept 7]

Wizards sign Calvin Booth
[Wizards News] Washington adds size, depth. [Sept 7]

NBA Fans: The BLOG
[NBA BLOG] Fans speak to the world through this page. [Sept 7]

San Antonio Spurs: A Wealth of Riches
[Spurs Commentary] The Spurs, already the NBA champions, have loaded up even more for a scarier team in 2005-06. [Sept 4]

Basketball Tournament of Americas
[FIBA] Americas Championship semifinals is set. [Sept 2]

Chicago Bulls sign Malik Allen
[Bulls News] Chicago adds PF depth. [Sept 2]

USA beats Uruguay
[Americas Championship] In Tournament of Americas, USA is 4-2 in second round standings. [Sept 2]

Chicago Bulls re-sign Tyson Chandler
[Bulls News] Chicago keeps young rebounder. [Sept 1]

Utah Jazz sign Milt Palacio
[Jazz News] Utah adds PG depth. [Sept 1]

Nets sign Linton Johnson
[Nets News] New Jersey adds forward depth. [Sept 1]

Argentina beats USA
[Americas Championship] In Tournament of Americas, USA is 3-2 in second round standings. [Sept 1]

NBA Articles - August, 2005

Sonics sign Mikki Moore
[Sonics News] Seattle adds big-man depth. [Aug 31]

Clippers sign D. Ewing, J. Singleton
[Clippers News] LAC signs Daniel Ewing, James Singleton. [Aug 30]

Bucks sign Ervin Johnson
[Bucks News] Milwaukee adds bench size. [Aug 29]

Spurs sign Nick Van Exel
[Spurs News] San Antonio adds bench scoring. [Aug 29]

Canada beats USA
[Americas Championship] In Tournament of Americas, USA is 2-1 after losing to Canada. [Aug 27]

J.R. Smith Interview
[NBA Interviews] JR Smith wants Hornets in playoffs and comments on Suns, Heat. [Aug 26]

Phoenix Suns trade for James Jones
[NBA News] Jones to Suns, 2008 2nd rounder to Pacers. [Aug 25]

Sonics re-sign Vitaly Potapenko
[Sonics News] Seattle keeps the big guy. [Aug 23]

Raptors re-sign Matt Bonner
[Raptors News] Toronto keeps a fan favorite. [Aug 22]

Magic sign Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje
[Magic News] Orlando adds big shot-blocker. [Aug 22]

USA Golden At World University Games
[USA Basketball] 2005 USA Men's World University Games Team finish dominant showing at World University Games. [Aug 22]

Mavericks Press Conference
[Mavs News] Mark Cuban, Avery Johnson, Darrell Armstrong, Doug Christie and other new Mavs speak to the media. [Aug 20]

Mavericks sign Doug Christie
[Mavs News] Dallas adds veteran defensive two-guard. [Aug 20]

Mavericks sign DeSagana Diop
[Mavs News] Dallas adds young giant. [Aug 20]

Bobcats re-sign Brevin Knight
[Bobcats News] Charlotte keeps assist machine. [Aug 20]

Celtics sign Will Bynum
[Celtics News] Boston adds underdog point guard. [Aug 20]

Hawks get Joe Johnson from Suns
[Hawks News] Trade is finally done: Hawks get Johnson from the Phoenix Suns for Boris Diaw and two conditional first round picks, [Aug 19]

Alonzo Mourning Interview
[Heat News] Alonzo Mourning press conference on staying with the Miami Heat. [Aug 19]

Steve Belkin selling Hawks ownership
[NBA News] Steve Belkin will sell his ownership portion of the Atlanta Hawks. [Aug 19]

Bucks sign Charlie Bell
[Bucks News] Milwaukee adds scoring guard. [Aug 19]

Suns sign Brian Grant
[Suns News] Phoenix adds size, rebounding. [Aug 19]

Wilkins signs Wolves offer sheet
[Wolves News] Timberwolves sign Damien Wilkins to offer sheet. Sonics can match. [Aug 18]

Miami Heat keep Alonzo Mourning
[NBA News] Zo stays with Heat for 2005-06. [Aug 18]

Daily: Green could miss season
[Daily Recap] Complete daily NBA news summary. [Aug 17]

Taj Gibson Interview
[High School] talks with a California forward who put crazy stats last season. [Aug 16]

Mavericks re-sign Darrell Armstrong
[NBA News] Dallas keeps veteran point guard. [Aug 16]

Knicks waive Jerome Williams
[NBA News] Via amnesty, Williams is gone. [Aug 15]

Pacers waive Reggie Miller
[NBA News] Pacers cut Reggie Miller via amnesty provision. Miller already retired, but his contract was still on the books. [Aug 15]

Bulls match offer, keep Duhon
[NBA News] Bulls match Toronto's offer sheet and keep Chris Duhon. [Aug 15]

Nets waive Ron Mercer
[NBA News] Via amnesty, Mercer is gone. [Aug 15]

Raptors waive Alonzo Mourning
[NBA News] Raptors waive Alonzo Mourning via amnesty provision. They were still paying off his contract. [Aug 15]

USA U21 team beats Argentina
[International] USA U21 ends tournament with win. [Aug 15]

NBA Rookies: The Watch
[2005-06 Season] A very, very early look at what the 2005-06 NBA Rookie of the Year battle may look like. [Aug 13]

Clippers, Wolves trade Jaric, Cassell
[NBA News] Clippers sign Marko Jaric and trade him and Lionel Chalmers to Timberwolves for Sam Cassell and pick. [Aug 13]

Canada beats USA Basketball
[International] Canada beat USA Men's World Championship Qualifying Team in a minor tournament game (not the actual world qualifiers). [Aug 12]

76ers cut Aaron McKie
[NBA News] Philly uses amnesty to waive McKie. [Aug 12]

76ers sign Steven Hunter
[NBA News] Philly adds young, tall talent. [Aug 12]

Hawks sign ZaZa Pachulia
[NBA News] Atlanta adds more young talent. [Aug 12]

Nets sign Jeff McInnis
[NBA News] Jersey now has great backup for Kidd. [Aug 12]

2005-06 NBA MVP Candidates
[Awards Watch] Early look at likely MVP candidates. [Aug 11]

Hawks should pass on Johnson deal
[NBA Opinion] on Hawks-Suns deal. [Aug 11]

Abdul Mills Interview
[Basketball Players] Exclusive interview with a baller who needs a job. Mills is a combo guard from providence. [Aug 11]

Warriors sign Monta Ellis
[NBA News] Golden State adds small-sized scorer. [Aug 10]

NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement
[NBA CBA] Key points of the new NBA CBA. [Aug 10]

Nets trade for Marc Jackson, not Shareef
[NBA News] New Jersey rescinds Shareef-Blazers trade and then trades second rounder to 76ers for Marc Jackson. [Aug 9]

Bobcats sign Anderson, Meeking
[NBA News] Bobcats add Alan Anderson, Antonio Meeking. [Aug 9]

Michael Cooper gets D-League job
[NBDL News] Michael Cooper is new head coach of Albuquerque team in NBA Development League. [Aug 9]

Timberwolves re-sign Mark Madsen
[NBA News] Minnesota adds a hustling role player. [Aug 9]

Raptors sign Chris Duhon to offer sheet
[NBA News] Toronto signs defensive guard to offer sheet. Chicago can match the offer and keep Duhon. [Aug 9]

U21 Prelims: USA beats Puerto Rico
[FIBA] USA 3-0 in 2005 FIBA U21 World Championship. [Aug 8]

Sonics sign Rick Brunson
[NBA News] Mail them the championship trophy. [Aug 5]

76ers sign two undrafted rookies
[NBA News] Sixers sign Deng Gai, Shavlik Randolph. [Aug 5]

NBA Transactions
[NBA Signings] NBA trades, signings, cuts, etc. [Aug 5]

Warriors sign Chris Taft
[NBA News] Second rounder adds size. [Aug 4]

Clippers re-sign Zeljko Rebraca
[NBA News] Multi-year contract for Rebraca. [Aug 4]

Adidas Buys Reebok
[Sporting Goods] adidas has bought Reebok for $3.8 billion. [Aug 3]

NBA Articles - July, 2005

Pistons: Larry Brown needed to go
[NBA Commentary] As disappointing as it was, Detroit needed to part ways with Larry Brown. Here's why. [July 27]

Pacers: Sarunas Jasikevicius a great fit
[NBA Analysis] Indiana's new outside shooter will help. [July 26]

76ers: Future brighter than present
[Fan Editorial] The Sixers have some nice young players, but sudden turnaround isn't guaranteed just yet. [July 26]

USA: U21 World championship tryouts
[USA Basketball] Sixteen top athletes still in running for A 2005 USA U21 World Championship Team roster spot. [July 25]

Timberwolves hire Johnny Davis
[NBA News] Davis is new T-Wolves assistant coach. [July 24]

Ricky Torres Interview
[College Basketball] NYC guard Ricky Torres talks about joining the St. John's Red Storm. [July 23]

Rocky Mountain Revue
[Summer Leagues] The 2005 Rocky Mountain Revue is complete. See final standings, stat leaders and game results. Notable player list coming tomorrow. [July 22]

76ers hire assistant coaches
[Philadelphia 76ers] Jim Lynam, John Loyer and Bernard Smith are new Sixers assistant coaches. [July 20]

Minnesota Summer League
[Summer Leagues] Final scores, stats, standings. [July 20]

Vegas Summer League Final Results
[Summer Leagues] Final standings, stats and top players. [July 17]

NBA Fans: The BLOG
[NBA BLOG] Fan reaction to latest NBA news. [July 16]

NBA Summer League Rosters
[Summer Basketball] All rosters have been updated. [July 15]

Basketball Without Borders
[NBA Programs] Learn about the program. [July 15]

Kwame Brown's Identity Crisis
[LA Lakers] Thoughts on the development of Kwame Brown, who despite being around for a while is still young. [July 15]

2005-06 NBDL Schedule
[NBDL] 2005-06 NBDL regular season schedule. [July 14]

Broward 5A's International Training Camp
[Summer Camps] A basketball camp giving players a chance to get international jobs. See who stood out. [July 12]

New Detroit Pistons Logo
[Pistons] Fan forum users react to new Detroit logo. [July 12]

Clippers: May sign Cuttino Mobley
[LA Clippers] NBA free agent Cuttino Mobley may sign with the Clippers. One writer thinks that's the wrong move. [July 12]

Cavaliers: Larry Hughes a great fit
[Cavaliers] Although he's not the outside shooter the team needed, Hughes helps the Cavs. [July 10]

2005 WNBA All-Star Game
[WNBA] The 2005 WNBA All-Star game is Saturday. [July 9]

Bucks name Terry Stotts head coach
[Bucks News] Stotts new Milwaukee Bucks coach. [July 8]

Greg Oden Interview
[High School] A talk with the best high school big man in the country, from the Reebok ABCD camp. [July 8]

Miss Universe Swimsuit Pictures
[Entertainment] The Entertainment section presents a complete photo gallery. [July 8]

Win a book! Inside the Cage
[Basketball Contests] Contest winners announced soon. [June]

NBA Summer Leagues
[Summer Basketball] Vegas league starts today. [July 6]

Hawks cut Ekezie, Thomas
[Atlanta] Hawks cut Obinna Ekezie, James Thomas. [July 6]

Orlando Magic name assistant coaches
[Orlando] Randy Whittman, Mark Bryant, Morlon Wiley. [July 6]

Timberwolves Offseason of Discontent
[Minnesota] The Wolves added a coach, a Draft consultant, a shooting guard, and have more work to do. [July 4]

Rebuilding the Bucks begins with Bogut
[Milwaukee] Adding Andrew Bogut may be bigger for the Bucks than many expect. [July 4]

Raptors had successful NBA Draft
[Toronto] Fan editorial supporting Raptors' draft. [July 1]

Nets get Entertainment Coordinator
[New Jersey] And, they needed it. [July 1]

NBA Articles - June, 2005

Celtics keep Justin Reed
[Boston] Team exercises option, keeps Reed. [June 30]

Warriors waive Rodney White
[Golden State] Forward White cut by Warriors. [June 30]

Warriors keep Pietrus, Cabarkapa
[Golden State] Team exercises option, keeps players. [June 30]

Knicks keep Mike Sweetney
[New York] Team exercises option, keeps Sweetney. [June 30]

2005 NBA Draft Notes
[NBA Draft] Notes on the 2005 results. [June 30]

2005 NBA Draft Results
[NBA Draft] Complete results. Analysis tonight. [June 29]

NBA Draft Interviews
[NBA Draft] See quotes from 17 different players. [June 29]

Aussie Reactions to Bogut
[NBA Draft] Famous Aussies react to Bogut going first. [June 29]

2005 NBA Mock Draft
[NBA Draft] Predicting the 2005 NBA Draft. [June 28]

NBA Draft Media Day Interviews
[2005 NBA Draft] Interviews with Andrew Bogut, Chris Paul, Marvin Williams, Sean May, Hakim Warrick, Deron Williams, Gerald Green, and nine other players expected to be taken first round in the NBA Draft Tuesday night. [June 27]

2005 NBA Draft Web Guide
[NBA Draft] Web-wide 2005 NBA draft links. [June 27]

NBA Fans: The BLOG
[NBA BLOG] See fan comments on the latest news. [June 26]

Isiah Thomas happy to help Phoenix Suns
[NBA Editorial] Trading with the Knicks is smart, lately. [June 25]

Raptors make qualifying offers
[Toronto Raptors] Bonner and Sow are now restricted FA's. [June 24]

NBA Championship Game Notes
[NBA Finals] Notes on Game 7 and series in general. [June 24]

Tim Duncan Free Throw Nightmares
[San Antonio Spurs] A great look at Duncan's problems. [June 23]

NBA Draft Early Entry List
[2005 NBA Draft] Official, final lists. [June 22]

Bucks Fire Terry Porter
[Milwaukee Bucks] Bucks fire head coach Terry Porter. [June 22]

Sonics extend GM Rick Sund's contract
[Seattle Sonics] Seattle GM Rick Sund signs contract extension. [June 22]

Rasheed Wallace Interview
[NBA Finals] On bad Game 5, good Game 6. [June 22]

David Stern, Billy Hunter Interview
[NBA News] There won't be a lockout. Here's what David Stern and Billy Hunter said in the press conference. [June 22]

NBA Finals Notes after Game 6
[NBA Finals] On this series and finals history. [June 22]

New NBA Labor Deal
[NBA News] There won't be a lockout. The owners and players have reached a new NBA labor deal. [June 22]

Interview with rapper Juvenile
[Entertainment] presents a full-length, exclusive interview with rapper Juvenile. [June 21]

Robert Horry Interview
[NBA Finals] Big Shot Rob (he wants Rob) talks after Game 5 about being clutch, and more. [June 20]

NBA Finals Spurs-Pistons Notes
[NBA Finals] On Horry, overtimes, rotations, more. [June 20]

Richard Hamilton Interview
[Basketball Playoffs] About how the finals are going. [June 19]

NBA Europe Live
[NBA Overseas] In a year, four NBA teams will head to Europe for preseason games against Euroleague basketball teams. [June 18]

Ben Wallace Interview
[Basketball Playoffs] The day after Game 4, Big Ben talked his hair, containing the Spurs, and more. [June 18]

NBA Entertainment for Finals
[NBA Finals] Kid Rock now on for Game 5 [June 18]

Tim Duncan Interview
[Basketball Playoffs] Duncan is struggling. [June 17]

Lindsey Hunter Interview
[Basketball Playoffs] Hunter is stepping up. [June 17]

NBA Finals Game 4 Notes
[Basketball Playoffs] Post-game notes. [June 17]

Skiles signs contract extension
[NBA News] Chicago Bulls coach Scott Skiles' contract extension is official. [June 16]

Tim Duncan a likeable superstar
[NBA Superstars] Duncan dominates while not offending. [June 16]

USBL this Week
[USBL] Weekly league recap. [June 16]

Finals: Manu Ginobili Game 3 Interview
[NBA Interviews] Manu Ginobili had a rough time in NBA Finals Game 3. Here's what he said after it was over. [June 15]

Finals: Antonio McDyess Game 3 Interview
[NBA Interviews] Antonio McDyess stepped up big last night. Here's what he said after the game. [June 15]

NBA Finals: Detroit's Larry Brown speaks
[NBA Interviews] Larry Brown on what's happened in the Pistons-Spurs series, and what needs to happen in Game 3. [June 14]

NBA Draft Camp Player Measurements
[NBA Draft] The official height (with and without shoes), weight, wingspan and reach of everyone from the Chicago pre-draft NBA camp. [June 14]

NBA Lockout Press Conference
[NBA Lockout] A must-read, extensive interview with David Stern and Russ Granik about the possible NBA lockout. [June 13]

Chris Paul Interview
[Player Interviews] Wake Forest's Chris Paul talks about the upcoming NBA Draft. [June 13]

Marvin Williams Interview
[Player Interviews] North Carolina's Marvin Williams talks about the upcoming NBA Draft. [June 13]

NBA Draft History
[NBA Draft] Year-by-year NBA draft history. [June 12]

NBA Finals Notes for Game 2
[Basketball Playoffs] Notes coming into Game 2. [June 12]

Robert Horry Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Between Game 1 and 2. On being clutch and having home-court advantage. [June 12]

Nazr Mohammed Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Between Game 1 and 2. On playing with Duncan and leaving New York. [June 12]

Manu Ginobili Interview
[Basketball Interviews] From right after Game 1. [June 10]

Chauncey Billups Interview
[Basketball Interviews] From right after Game 1. [June 10]

WNBA Week in Review
[WNBA] Catch up with every WNBA basketball team. [June 9]

NBA Finals: Spurs vs. Pistons
[NBA Championship] See quotes from local San Antonio and Detroit newspapers as the Spurs vs. Pistons NBA Finals begins tonight. [June 9]

Detroit Pistons ready for NBA Finals
[NBA Championship] Detroit papers on the finals. [June 8]

NBA Mock Draft
[2005 NBA Mock Draft] The NBA Mock Draft, now being updated every other day. [June 8]

Chicago Pre-Draft Camp Players
[2005 NBA Draft] Official player lists. [June 8]

Wade, Shaq Interviews
[Basketball Interviews] Here are extended comments from Dwyane Wade and brief comments from Shaquille O'Neal after Miami's Game 7 elimination by Detroit. [June 7]

Finals Schedule: Spurs vs. Pistons
[2005 NBA Finals] The current NBA champion Detroit Pistons beat the Miami Heat in seven games and will face the San Antonio Spurs in the 2005 NBA Finals. [June 6]

Larry Brown Interview
[Basketball Interviews] Here's Pistons coach Brown talking about tonight's Game 7. [June 6]

Miami Heat Interviews
[Basketball Interviews] Shaquille O'Neal, Eddie Jones, Alonzo Mourning and Stan Van Gundy talk about the series coming into Game 6. [June 4]

Detroit Pistons Interviews
[Basketball Interviews] Larry Brown, Chauncey Billups and Lindsey Hunter talk about the series coming into Game 6. [June 4]

NBA Blog: Rest Well, George
[Basketball Blog] George Mikan has passed away. [June 3]

Phoenix Suns Interviews
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Here's what Amare Stoudemire, Quentin Richardson and Shawn Marion said after the Suns were eliminated from the playoffs. [June 3]

Steve Nash Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Here's what Phoenix star Steve Nash said after the Spurs eliminated the Suns from the playoffs. [June 3]

Stars to choose USA Olympic teams
[Olympic Basketball] Famous coaches and players will help choose future USA olympic teams. [June 3]

NBA Playoffs Interviews: Pistons
[NBA Playoffs Interviews] Larry Brown, Tayshaun Prince and Chauncey Billups talk about the Pistons-Heat series. [June 2]

NBA Draft Prospects
[2005 NBA Draft] NBA draft prospect rankings. [June 1]

Bruce Bowen Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Bowen, the day after Game 4, on dealing with the Suns and trying to end the series. [June 1]

NBA Rumors from Monday
[NBA Rumors] Will Michael Redd leave Bucks for Sonics, Cavs or Hawks? Cavs interview Washington's Milt Newton for GM job. Detroit paper now confirms Larry Brown will leave to be Cavs President. That and more NBA rumor mill gossip. [June 1]

NBA Articles - May, 2005

Suns win Game 4 against Spurs
[NBA Playoff Games] Quotes from local newspapers about Monday's Spurs-Suns Game 4 results. [May 31]

Shaquille O'Neal Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Here's Shaq on the Pistons-Heat series, the day after Miami won Game 3 in Detroit. [May 31]

Rasheed Wallace Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Here's Rasheed on the Pistons-Heat series, the day after Detroit lost Game 3 at home. [May 31]

NBA Playoffs: Role Players
[NBA Analysis] Key NBA role players for the Spurs, Suns and other teams make a big difference. [May 30]

Spurs hope to eliminate Suns in Game 4
[NBA Playoff Games] Quotes from local newspapers coming into tonight's Spurs-Suns Game 4. [May 30]

Heat beat Pistons in Game 3
[NBA Playoff Games] Game 3 response quotes from newspapers that cover the Heat and Pistons. [May 30]

Steve Nash Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] The Suns are down 0-3 to the Spurs. Here's what Steve Nash had to say shortly after Game 3 was played. [May 29]

Ben Wallace Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Ben Wallace talks about the Pistons-Heat series a day before Game 3. [May 28]

Damon Jones Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Damon Jones talks about the Pistons-Heat series a day before Game 3. [May 28]

Suns-Spurs Game 3 Preview Comments
[NBA Game Preview] Quotes from local Suns and Spurs newspapers leading into tonight's Game 3. [May 28]

Joe Johnson Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Joe Johnson is set to return for Game 3. Here he talks about his injury and the series. [May 27]

Dwyane Wade Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] D-Wade went insane in Game 2. It was awesome. See what he said after the game. [May 27]

Manu Ginobili Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] After Game 2's Spurs win. [May 26]

Shawn Marion Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] After Game 2's Suns loss. [May 26]

Mike D'Antoni Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] After Game 2's Suns loss. [May 26]

NBA Draft Lottery Results
[2005 NBA Draft] Bucks win #1. Draft order now official. [May 25]

NBA Draft Lottery Interviews
[2005 NBA Draft] Quotes from Bucks, Hawks, Blazers, Bobcats, Knicks, Lakers, Clippers and Wolves reps. [May 25]

Shaquille O'Neal Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] On Game 1 and the series. [May 25]

Chauncey Billups Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] On Game 1 and the series. [May 25]

Tayshaun Prince Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] On Game 1 and the series. [May 25]

San Antonio Spurs willing to run with Phoenix Suns
[NBA Playoff Analysis] Tuesday's In Your Face: The Spurs are open to a faster, high-scoring game. [May 24]

76ers fire Jim O'Brien, hire Maurice Cheeks
[NBA News] The Philadelphia 76ers have fired head coach Jim O'Brien and hired Maurice Cheeks in his place. [May 23]

Steve Nash Interview
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Steve Nash's comments after the Suns lost Game 1 to the Spurs. [May 23]

Tim Duncan, Tony Parker Interviews
[NBA Playoff Interviews] Tim Duncan and Tony Parker's comments after the Spurs took Game 1 from the Suns. [May 23]

NBA Power Rankings
[Power Rankings] ranks every NBA basketball team in the league, taking playoff showings into account. [May 23]

Playoffs: A Tale of Four Cities
[2005 NBA Playoffs] The four teams in the NBA playoffs conference finals have different styles of play. [May 22]

Reggie Miller plays final game
[2005 NBA Playoffs] Friday's In Your Face: Reggie Miller went out fighting as Detroit wins series with Indiana 3-2. [May 20]

NBA Draft Early Entry List
[2005 NBA Draft] The official NBA draft early entry list. [May 19]

Reggie Miller Quotes: Before Game 6
[Indiana Pacers] The Pistons beat the Pacers in Game 6 Thursday night in Indiana to win the series 3-2. Reggie Miller has now played his last game in the NBA. Read various quotes about Miller from this morning, previewing this game. To be updated tomorrow morning. [May 19]

Suns beat Mavericks for series lead
[NBA Playoffs] Thursday's In Your Face: Phoenix beat Dallas, putting the Mavs in a do-or-die position. [May 19]

Rockets extend Van Gundy's contract
[NBA News] Houston Rockets give coach Van Gundy contract extension. [May 19]

NBA Labor Talks Break Off
[Collective Bargaining Agreement] Talks between the NBA and the players' union have reached a standstill. [May 18]

David Stern written testimony to U.S. House of Reps
[Steroids in Sports] See David Stern's written testimony on steroids in sports to U.S. House of Representatives [May 18]

Pistons hit Pacers with D clinic
[NBA Playoffs] Wednesday's In Your Face: The Detroit Pistons unleashed an incredible display of defense to shut down the Indiana Pacers yesterday. [May 18]

College Basketball Roundup
[NCAA Roundup] Hirings, firings and draft declarations. [May 17]

NBA Playoffs: In Your Face Tuesday
[NBA Basketball Playoffs] Giant column on the Sonics coming back against the Spurs, the ugly yet interesting Eastern matchups, consideration of future rounds and more. [May 17]

TNT's Inside the NBA Quotes
[NBA on TNT] Good quotes from Sunday's NBA coverage on TNT, during games and during Inside the NBA show. [May 17]

NBA Basketball Notes
[Notes] Tuesday afternoon NBA notes. [May 17]

Nets GM Ed Stefanski signs extension
[NBA News] New Jersey nets general manager Ed Stefanski signs a multi-year contract extension. [May 12]

Mike D'Antoni Press Conference
[NBA Interviews] Here's what 2004-05 NBA Coach of the Year Mike D'Antoni (Phoenix Suns) said at his award press conference. [May 12]

Mike D'Antoni NBA Coach of Year
[NBA Awards] Phoenix Suns coach Mike D'Antoni wins 2004-05 NBA Coach of the Year award. [May 10]

USA U21 Team has New Coach
[USA Basketball] Phil Martelli To Lead USA Basketball U21 World Championship Team. [May 9]

Steve Nash MVP Interview
[NBA Interviews] Here's what the Phoenix Suns and Steve Nash had to say in the MVP award press conference. [May 8]

Heat handle Wizards
[NBA Game Recap] Miami beats Washington 105-86 to take game 1 of their second round matchup. [May 8]

Steve Nash wins NBA MVP Award
[NBA Awards] Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash wins 2004-05 NBA Most Valuable Player award. Shaquille O'Neal finished a close second, and Dirk Nowitzki was a distant third. [May 8]

2005 Euroleague Final Four Preview
[Euroleague Basketball] A look at the 2005 Euroleague Final Four teams and key players. [May 7]

Vince Carter Interview
[NBA Interviews] Vince Carter reveals what he may do after his NBA playing career is over. [May 6]

Ben Gordon Sixth Man of Year
[NBA Awards] Chicago Bulls rookie Ben Gordon wins the 2004-05 NBA Sixth Man of the Year award. [May 3]

Wallace Year's Top Defender
[NBA Awards] Ben Wallace has won the 2004-05 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. [May 2]

Knicks promote Gary Winkler
[Knickerbockers] Gary Winkler promoted to Vice President, Event Presentation [May 2]

NBA Articles - April, 2005

NBA Shootaround on the Playoffs
[NBA Recap] ESPN analysts on T-Mac's playoffs, Dallas starting slow, how Indiana can keep winning, and more. [Apr 29]

Jay-Z Nets Playoff Song
[New Jersey Nets] Jay-Z produces Nets playoff song, remake of The Takeover, featuring Young Gunz. [Apr 29]

Playoffs: Bulls Handling Wizards
[2005 NBA Playoffs] The Bulls versatile offense and rugged, frantic defense is winning out over the offense-only Wizards. [Apr 28]

NBA Playoffs Will Provide Upsets
[NBA Playoffs] With no dominant team, anyone can win. [Apr 27]

USA Basketball Hires Jerry Colangelo
[NBA Playoffs] USA Basketball is now in Jerry Colangelo's hands. [Apr 27]

NBDL Today
[NBDL] Asheville Altitude destroys Columbus Riverdragons to win 2005 NBDL championship. [Apr 24]

NBA Pre-Playoff Conference Call
[NBA Interviews] See what David Stern, Russ Granik and Stu Jackson said about the playoffs and key NBA issues. [Apr 23]

2005 NBA Playoffs Rosters
[NBA Playoffs] NBA playoff rosters for all teams. [Apr 22]

Playoffs: Round 1 Glances
[NBA Playoffs] Quick summary of each Round 1 matchup. [Apr 22]

Preview: Heat vs. Nets
[NBA Playoffs] Playoff preview: Miami vs. New Jersey [Apr 22]

Preview: Pistons vs. Sixers
[NBA Playoffs] Playoff preview: Detroit vs. Philly [Apr 22]

Fastbreak: ESPN Analysts on Playoffs
[ESPN NBA] On Detroit, LeBron, Phoenix, more. [Apr 22]

NBA Playoffs Schedule
[NBA Playoffs] 2005 NBA playoffs schedule and television info. playoff previews coming today. [Apr 22]

2005 Tournament of Americas
[International Basketball] Info on 2005 Tournament of Americas - qualifiers for 2006 FIBA world basketball championship. [Apr 22]

Baseline Sports Agency
[Basketball Agent] Info about Baseline Sports Agency. [Apr 22]

NBA Stats
[NBA Statistics] Final team-by-team NBA player stats. [Apr 21]

Spurs aim for title
[San Antonio Spurs] Fan editorial on the Spurs season. [Apr 21]

Sixers Quotes
[Sixers] 76ers quotes from Wednesday. [Apr 21]

Jamaal Tinsley Interview
[Indiana Pacers] and Tinsley spoke back on April 5 about his health and Reggie Miller. That's two weeks ago - but it's still worth reading. [Apr 18]

Bulls Sign Lawrence Funderburke
[Chicago Bulls] Chicago adds 34-year-old forward. [Apr 18]

Wayne Embry Promoted
[Toronto Raptors] Raptors promote Wayne Embry. [Apr 18]

Playoff teams of different styles
[NBA Playoffs] Which style of play will succeed? [Apr 17]

2005 WNBA Draft
[WNBA] See players selected in 2005 WNBA Draft. [Apr 17]

Why Shaq Can't Shoot
[Miami Heat] In-depth exploration of Shaq. [Apr 16]

Jordan Classic
[High School] The hottest high school basketball all-star game for seniors was Saturday. Recap coming Monday evening. [Apr 15]

Raptors Fans, Boo Vince
[Nets/Raptors] Friday, Vince Carter and the Nets visit Toronto to battle the Raptors. Raptors fans can't wait. [Apr 14]

Raptors Fans, Don't Boo Vince
[Nets/Raptors] One writer suggests that Raptors fans should give Vince a break and not unleash the boos. [Apr 14]

ESPN's NBA Nation on MVP
[ESPN NBA] ESPN NBA Nation analysts make their NBA MVP picks; plus, quotes from Jermaine O'Neal. [Apr 14]

Nike Hoop Summit
[High School/International] Tyler Hansbrough put up 31 points and 10 rebounds as the USA beat World Select Team 106-98. [Apr 12]

Derby Festival Basketball Classic
[High School] The second-oldest continuously-held high school all-star game keeps on rocking with tons of great players. [Apr 12]

Vince Carter Interview
[NBA Interviews] Vince Carter on beating the Knicks, leading the Nets with Jason Kidd, and fighting to make the playoffs. [Apr 8]

The Year of The Yao
[Basketball Movies] The Year of The Yao, a new movie, comes out soon. has seen it and shares our take. [Apr 8]

Dwight Howard a Top Rookie
[Magic] The Orlando Magic present their case for Dwight Howard being the top NBA Rookie of the Year candidate. [Apr 8]

David Harrison Interview
[Pacers] talked to the Pacers rookie about being on MTV's Real World reality TV show. [Apr 7]

NCAA Tournament Recap
[College Basketball] A recap of the most memorable aspects of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament. [Apr 7]

Eddy Curry Medical Update
[Bulls] Eddy Curry still being evaluated. [Apr 7]

Stephen Jackson Mini-Interview
[NBA Interviews] On what makes Reggie Miller special. [Apr 6]

NBA Mock Draft
[2005 NBA Draft] The web's most accurate draft look. [Apr 6]

Petra Pope joins Nets
[Nets] NJ has new entertainment marketing director. [Apr 6]

Basketball Hall of Fame Nominees
[Hoop Hall] Basketball Hall of Fame inductees: Jim Calhoun, Jim Boeheim, Hubie Brown, Sue Gunter, Hortencia Marcari. [Apr 5]

NCAA Champs: North Carolina
[NCAA Tournament] North Carolina beat Illinois 75-70 Monday night to win the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Sean May, named tournament MVP, had 26 points and nine rebounds. In the loss, Luther Head had 21 points and five rebounds. [Apr 5]

Fantasy Basketball
[Fantasy Hoops] Fantasy basketball player rankings, separated by position, completely updated. [Apr 4]

NIT Championship Game
[NIT] South Carolina handled St. Joe's to win the 2005 National Invitational Tournament. It was a thrilling event. Read the recap. [Apr 2]

Shaun Livingston Interview
[NBA Interviews] On dealing with injuries, learning to be a point guard, and more. [Apr 1]

Steve Nash Suspended for Season
[Phoenix] MVP candidate admits to doctoring ball to increase shooting percentage. Recently resigned Mavs coach Don Nelson implicated in probe [Apr 1]

NCAA Tournament Final Four Preview
[Final Four] Thursday's updated, bigger, expanded 2005 college basketball final four preview. [Apr 1]

NBA Articles - March, 2005

Kevin Garnett Interview
[NBA Interviews] Garnett speaks on Sam Cassell, the Wolves bouncing back, Flip Saunders and more. [Mar 30]

Fan Editorial: Draft Lottery
[NBA Fan Editorial] Looking at the eight likely draft lottery teams, and which players they may take. [Mar 30]

ESPN Dream Job
[ESPN] Dee Brown wins ESPN Dream Job contest. [Mar 28]

NBA Team Reports: East
[NBA Reports] Updates on each East team. [Mar 28]

NBA Coach of Year Watch
[NBA Coaches] coach of year watch. [Mar 25]

Devin Brown to injured list
[Spurs] San Antonio's Brown out 2-4 weeks. [Mar 25]

College: Best Games So Far
[NCAA Tournament] A review of the best games from the first two rounds of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament. [Mar 24]

NBA Team Reports: Southwest
[NBA Reports] Team notes and stat trends for the Spurs, Mavs, Rockets, Grizzlies and Hornets. [Mar 23]

NBA Basketball Notes
[NBA] Some Wednesday afternoon notes. [Mar 23]

Madsen done for season
[Minnesota] Mark Madsen's wrist ends his season. [Mar 23]

Honoring former champion Warriors
[Golden State] Monday, Warriors honor 1974-75 champs. [Mar 23]

Orlando Magic sign Mark Jones
[Orlando] The guard received a 10-day contract. [Mar 23]

College Hoops Player Watch
[Wooden Watch] How the best players in college basketball did this week. [Mar 23]

NBDL Expansion
[NBDL] The NBDL will now have teams in four new Southwest cities: Albuquerque, N.M., Austin and Fort Worth, Texas and Tulsa, Okla. [Mar 22]

Tim Duncan to Injured List
[San Antonio] Duncan out 2-4 weeks. [Mar 21]

Knicks keep Jermaine Jackson
[New York] Knicks keep Jermaine Jackson. [Mar 20]

Eddie Jones Interview
[NBA Interviews] On overall Heat success. [Mar 18]

Udonis Haslem Interview
[NBA Interviews] On proving doubters wrong. [Mar 18]

Top Women's College Players
[Women's College] The 17 finalists of women's college basketball players for the Wooden Award. [Mar 18]

The Jump: Sebastian Telfair
[Basketball Books] Excerpt from book, “The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High Stakes Business of High School Ball,” about Telfair getting adidas money, jumping to pros. [Mar 17]

Orlando Fires Coach Davis
[Orlando] Orlando Magic fire coach Johnny Davis, assistant Chris Jent becomes interim head coach. [Mar 17]

Spurs sign Dion Glover
[San Antonio] Spurs sign Glover to 10-day contract. [Mar 17]

NBA Team Reports: Southeast
[NBA Reports] Team notes and stat trends for the Heat, Magic, Wizards, Hawks and Bobcats (thru Sun's games). [Mar 15]

NCAA Tournament Preview: Austin
[NCAA Tournament] Preview of the Austin region of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament [Mar 15]

NCAA Tournament Preview: Syracuse
[NCAA Tournament] Preview of the Syracuse region of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament [Mar 15]

NCAA Tournament Preview: Albuquerque
[NCAA Tournament] Preview of the Albuquerque region of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament [Mar 15]

Printable NCAA Tournament Brackets
[NCAA Tournament] Print 50 copies, flood school/office. [Mar 15]

Not So Magic
[Orlando] A Magic fan rants about the squad. [Mar 15]

Central Team Reports
[NBA Reports] Team notes and stat trends for the Bulls, Cavs, Pistons, Pacers and Bucks (thru Sat's games). [Mar 14]

Tournament Preview: Chicago Region
[NCAA Tournament] Preview of the Chicago region of the 2005 NCAA Basketball Tournament [Mar 14]

Employee #8 of Month
[Boston] Antoine Walker's Boston return is a success. [Mar 11]

Isiah's Endgame
[New York] Isiah's deals may make more sense if you consider future free agent issues. [Mar 11]

Marv Albert joins Nets
[New Jersey] This is a week old, but we hadn't posted it yet. Marv Albert will be the main Nets TV guy next season. [Mar 11]

Big East Conference Tournament
[NCAA] Big East conference tournament preview. [Mar 10]

ACC Conference Tournament
[NCAA] ACC conference tournament preview. [Mar 10]

Big 12 Conference Tournament
[NCAA] Big 12 conference tournament preview. [Mar 10]

Big 10 Conference Tournament
[NCAA] Big 10 conference tournament preview. [Mar 10]

SEC Conference Tournament
[NCAA] SEC conference tournament preview. [Mar 10]

Knicks re-sign Jackson
[New York] Knicks keep Jermaine Jackson. [Mar 10]

2005 NBA Draft
[NBA Draft] The 2005 NBA Mock Draft finally exists. Just the first round prospect list and the bubble guys, no actual teams applied just yet. [Mar 7]

Mario Kasun Interview
[Orlando] Meet Orlando's 7-1 Croatian center. [Mar 6]

Magic Notes
[Orlando] Magic team notes and trends. [Mar 6]

Kings Notes
[Sacramento] Kings team notes and trends. [Mar 5]

Suns Notes
[Phoenix] Suns team notes and trends. [Mar 5]

Lakers Notes
[Los Angeles] Lakers team notes and trends. [Mar 5]

Clippers Notes
[Los Angeles] Clippers team notes and trends. [Mar 5]

Celtics Sign Payton
[Boston] Celtics reclaim GP. [Mar 4]

Luol Deng Injured
[Chicago] Deng out 2-4 weeks. [Mar 4]

NBA Rookie Watch
[NBA Rookies] ranks the top rookies. [Mar 3]

Suns Trend-Setting Offense
[Phoenix] The Suns fast break offense might inspire a new brand of NBA basketball. [Mar 3]

NBA Trade Analysis
[Trade Deadline] A few days have passed since the trade deadline. Now, glance at the deals. [Mar 2]

NBA Articles - February, 2005

Stephon Marbury Mini-Interview
[New York] Starbury on the Knicks trades. [Feb 28]

NBA Power Rankings
[Power Rankings] ranks each NBA team in the league. [Feb 28]

Hall of Fame Finalists
[Basketball Hall] This is actually from February 20, but we hadn't posted it yet. Check out the 16 finalists for 2005 Basketball Hall of Fame induction. [Feb 26]

NBA Team Reports
[NBA Teams] First-half season reviews for: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, Miami and Milwaukee. [Feb 25]

Isiah Thomas Interview
[New York] Isiah explains NY's trades. [Feb 25]

Willie Green Interview
[Philadelphia] On the Webber trade. [Feb 25]

Chris Webber traded to 76ers
[News] Sixers trade Brian Skinner, Kenny Thomas and Corliss Williamson to Kings for Chris Webber, Matt Barnes and Michael Bradley. [Feb 25]

Dirk a Legit MVP Candidate
[Dallas] Fan editorial pointing out that Dirk Nowitzki should be considered a true contender for league MVP. [Feb 22]

Sunday Night All-Star Interviews
[All-Star Weekend] Dwyane Wade, Allen Iverson, Jermaine O'Neal, Ray Allen, Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. [Feb 21]

College: ACC Musings
[NCAA] On JJ Redick, Reggie Love, Rashad McCants, Sean Singletary, BJ Elder, Florida State and more. [Feb 21]

NBA All-Star Weekend
[All-Star Weekend] Recaps, previews, rosters, info. [Feb 21]

Saturday Night All-Star Interviews
[All-Star Weekend] Saturday night interviews with Quentin Richardson, Josh Smith, Steve Nash, Shawn Marion and the rest of the winners of their respective competitions. [Feb 20]

Saturday Day All-Star Interviews
[All-Star Weekend] Saturday interviews with Luol Deng, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony, Vince Carter, Grant Hill, Antawn Jamison, Ben Wallace. [Feb 19]

Friday Night All-Star Interviews
[All-Star Weekend] Friday interviews with Paul Pierce, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Shawn Marion, Dirk Nowitzki, Amare Stoudemire and Kevin Garnett. [Feb 18]

Slam Dunk Woes and Pros
[All-Star Weekend] The Slam Dunk Contest isn't what it used to be. But it's still a great, fun event. [Feb 19]

NBA Fan Code of Conduct
[NBA Arenas] The NBA updates fan rules for games. [Feb 17]

Backboard Slap
[NBA Columns] On Yao, Reggie, Malone, Alston, more. [Feb 17]

Wolves Torn Up
[Minnesota] Wolves due for summer breakup. [Feb 16]

Around the NBA
[Commentary] Amico Report on Kobe vs. LeBron, remaking the Wolves, hiring Musselman, Jazz issues, more. [Feb 15]

NBA Free Agents
[Free Agents] Available free agents by position. [Feb 15]

Spurs Notes
[San Antonio] Spurs team notes and trends. [Feb 15]

Denver Nuggets Notes
[Denver] Nuggets team notes and trends. [Feb 14]

Flip Fired, Mchale Takes Over
[News] The Timberwolves have fired head coach Flip Saunders. GM Kevin McHale becomes the new coach. [Feb 12]

Raptors, Mourning part ways
[Toronto] Raptors have bought out Alonzo's contract. [Feb 11]

NBA Nation Analysts Talk
[Detroit] ESPN2's NBA Nation analysts and guests discuss Minnesota's struggles, Steve Francis being left off all-star team, Ginobili's improvements and more. [Feb 11]

Day of our Raptors
[Toronto] It's been a rocky, soap opera-like season for the Raptors. [Feb 11]

Damon Jones Interview
[Miami] Heat guard Damon Jones talks about being a part of team success. [Feb 10]

Enjoy the Clip Show
[Los Angeles] The Clippers may not be winning a lot right now -- blame injuries -- but they're one of the most fun teams to watch. [Feb 9]

Backboard Slap
[NBA Columns] New column from Australia's finest on Steve Nash possibly being overrated, All-star voting, all that is Danny Fortson, Bogut looking like a top pick, and more. [Feb 8]

Fantasy: Guard Rankings
[Fantasy Basketball] Guard rankings are updated. [Feb 8]

Fantasy: Center Rankings
[Fantasy Basketball] Center rankings are updated. [Feb 8]

Three-point Shootout
[NBA All-Star Weekend] Three-point shootout competitors: Ray Allen, Joe Johnson, Kyle Korver, Vladimir Radmanovic, Quentin Richardson, Voshon Lenard (defending champ). [Feb 7]

College: Overdosing on Rankings
[NCAA] Swimming in RPI, Sagarin and other college hoops team rankings systems. [Feb 7]

NBA All-Star Game Starters
[All-Star Weekend] The starters have been announced for the 2005 NBA All-Star game. [Feb 4]

Fastbreak Analysts Talk NBA
[ESPN] NBA Fastbreak ESPN analysts pick their own all-star teams, talk Rudy T, coaching college vs. pros, more. [Feb 4]

Jose Barea: Turning Heads
[NCAA] Jose Barea, famous for his Puerto Rican team play, is leading Northeastern to a successful season. [Feb 4]

Warriors Notes
[Golden States] Warriors team notes. [Feb 4]

Nash books suit Suns
[Phoenix] Steve Nash's choice of reading material matches the Suns style of play. [Feb 3]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] The Amico Report on Antoine Walker and the Hawks, Jason Richardson and the Warriors, the future of the Knicks, players who belong on the all-star teams and more. [Feb 2]

Isolation Offenses Defeated
[NBA Commentary] NBA isolation offenses revolving around shooting guards no longer work thanks to zone defenses. [Feb 1]

NBA Articles - January, 2005

NBA West Team Reports
[NBA Reports] Full weekly report on every Western conference team. Click the team to get to the report. [Jan 31]

All That Jazz
[Utah] The Jazz are stumbling. And now Carlos Arroyo is gone. What's up in Utah? [Jan 30]

Jim Jackson Mini-Interview
[Phoenix] A quick talk with a happy Jim Jackson. [Jan 28]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] The Amico Report on the Knicks, Cavs, Yao Ming and more. [Jan 28]

College: ACC Report
[NCAA] A solid look at every ACC team. [Jan 28]

NBA Rookie Challenge
[All-Star Weekend] Official Rookie game rosters for NBA All-Star weekend. [Jan 27]

Smallest Player is Big in Clutch
[Denver] Earl Boykins may be the NBA's shortest player but he's a big contributor when it counts. [Jan 27]

NBA East Reports
[Team Reports] NBA team reports on the entire Eastern conference. It's like 15 articles all together on one page. [Jan 25]

Rod Strickland Interview
[NBA Interviews] The recently-signed Houston Rockets point guard spoke about latching onto a team that needs him. [Jan 25]

Fantasy Rankings: Forwards
[Fantasy] Fantasy basketball forward rankings. [Jan 24]

Chris Duhon Interview
[NBA Interviews] The Bulls rookie guard on making the league and Chicago's success after a slow start. [Jan 24]

Lenny Wilkens quits
[New York] Knicks coach Lenny Wilkens resigns, assistant coach Herb Williams takes over. [Jan 23]

Jim Jackson traded to Suns
[NBA News] The Hornets have traded Jim Jackson to the Suns for Casey Jacobsen, Maciej Lampe and Jackson Vroman. [Jan 21]

Depth can win championships
[NBA Commentary] Superstars carry the team, but depth is often what separates contenders from pretenders. [Jan 21]

East Team Reports
[NBA Reports] Weekly NBA reports on every team in the Eastern conference, all on one page. It's like 15 articles in one. [Jan 20]

Sebastian Telfair Interview
[Portland] On being a rookie, adjusting, etc. [Jan 20]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] The Amico Report on surging Bulls, Suns need for Nash, the Shaq effect, Cavs good and bad, more. [Jan 19]

Wizards will miss Hughes
[Washington] The Washington Wizards will miss the injured Larry Hughes, but guys like Jarvis Hayes and Juan Dixon are there to step up. [Jan 19]

Bulls bigs finding their games
[Chicago] Curry, Chandler are rising. [Jan 18]

Knicks-Bulls Game Notes
[NBA Games] Raw, unedited game notes taken live during Monday's Knicks-Bulls matchup. [Jan 17]

Learn the Bulls
[Chicago] Some insightful Bulls team notes. [Jan 17]

Nuggets need range
[Denver] The loss of Voshon Lenard to injury has hurt Denver more than one might expect. [Jan 17]

NBA West Reports
[Team Reports] NBA reports on every team in the Western conference, all on one page. [Jan 16]

High School: Rob Thomas rising
[High School] Rob Thomas is a high school basketball player making big noise. Learn about him. [Jan 16]

NBA Depth Charts
[Team Depth] East done. West Tuesday. [Jan 16]

Wolves should chase Phil
[Editorial] If there's one man who could whip the current Timberwolves back into proper form, it's Phil Jackson. [Jan 14]

College: Looking at top teams
[NCAA Analysis] Looking at some top college teams and how they've handled themselves so far this season. This was actually written six days ago but its still valid and a great read. [Jan 13]

All-Star Voting Results
[All-Star Game] The third set of returns are in for starters of the 2005 NBA All-Star game. [Jan 13]

Billups sounds off on NBA Nation
[Detroit] Chauncey Billups talked about the foul on Richard Jefferson, the Pistons and more. [Jan 13]

College Players of Week
[NCAA] The best college basketball players of the week, the game to watch, and more. [Jan 13]

East Team Reports
[NBA Reports] NBA team reports on every team in the Eastern conference, all on one page. [Jan 12]

Jefferson out for season
[News] Nets star Richard Jefferson needs wrist surgery and is out for the season. [Jan 11]

ESPN analysts talk ball
[NBA Shootaround] ESPN NBA Shootaround analysts talk about Vince's recent statements, the improved 76ers, LeBron's growth, the Suns vs. Sonics and more. [Jan 11]

Canadian Hall of Fame Ballot
[Canada] The 2005 Canadian Basketball hall of fame ballot has been finalized. See who is on it. [Jan 11]

Mobley and Christie traded
[NBA News] The Kings have traded Doug Christie to the Magic for Cuttino Mobley and Michael Bradley. [Jan 11]

ACC Report
[NCAA] A look at key, sometimes unsung players on each ACC team. [Jan 10]

NBA Power Rankings
[Power Rankings]'s world famous power rankings finally make their return. [Jan 10]

Michael Curry Interview
[NBA Interviews] The president of the NBA players union discusses negotiations and the potential lockout. [Jan 10]

InsideHoops Streetball Exclusive
[Streetball] Famous streetballer Hot Sauce is looking to break out and do his own thing. [Jan 10]

Wolves sign John Thomas
[Minnesota] It's a 10-day contract. [Jan 10]

NBA West Team Reports
[Team Reports] NBA reports on every Western conference team, all on one page. [Jan 8]

Jamaal Tinsley Interview
[Indiana] Tinsley talks with about growing up in Brooklyn, bouncing to a handful of high schools, and his college days. [Jan 7]

Jazz out of tune
[Utah] Andrei Kirilenko being out definitely hurts, but the rest of the guys aren't getting it done. [Jan 6]

College Basketball Daily
[NCAA Roundup] Julius Hodge probably back on Sunday. Florida's Matt Walsch out at least a month. BJ Elder could be out three weeks. Those and more basketball stories. [Jan 6]

East Team Reports
[Analysis] An updated look at every team in the Eastern conference, all on one page. [Jan 5]

Chris Webber Interview
[NBA Interviews] C-Webb talks to about the Kings season, Shaq being traded, and more. [Jan 5]

College All-American Teams
[NCAA] The best players in college basketball, as they performed up through the start of conference play. [Jan 5]

Suns trade Zarko to Warriors
[News] Phoenix has traded Zarko Cabarkapa to Golden State for two future second round draft picks. [Jan 3]

Fred Jones Mini-Interview
[NBA Interviews] Fred Jones names the players he'd invite if he was running a slam dunk contest. [Jan 3]

NBA Fans: The FanDome
[NBA Fans] Fans, talk about your teams. [Jan 3]

NBA Articles - December, 2004

NBA Team Reports: West
[NBA Reports] An update on every West team. [Dec 31]

Heat Burning up East
[Miami] Dwyane Wade, Shaq and the Heat are rising head and shoulders above the rest of the Eastern conference. [Dec 31]

Marko Jaric out 4+ weeks
[News] Jaric out another month. [Dec 31]

Flip Saunders Interview
[NBA Interviews] The Wolves coach on changes in the West, what might have been with Marbury-Garnett, more. [Dec 30]

Troy Hudson Interview
[NBA Interviews] Hudson clears the air on his desires regarding the Timberwolves, exclusively on [Dec 30]

Vince Carter Interview
[NBA Interviews] Vince Carter talking about joining the Nets, not being in purple anymore, and much more. [Dec 29]

Nets sign Jerome Moiso
[New Jersey] Nets add size, athleticism. [Dec 28]

NBA Rookie Watch
[Rookies] Ranking the top 20 NBA rookies this season. [Dec 28]

NBA Team Reports: East
[NBA Reports] An update on every East team. [Dec 28]

Eric Snow Interview
[NBA Interviews] talked to Eric Snow about the Vince Carter deal, LeBron James' greatness and more. [Dec 27]

Fantasy Hoops: Advice
[Fantasy Basketball] Answers to your questions. [Dec 27]

Rockets, Hornets complete trade
[NBA News] The Hornets have traded David Wesley to the Rockets for Jim Jackson and Bostjan Nachbar. [Dec 27]

Shaqa Claus and his little helpers
[Miami] Shaq goes out of his way to make Heat teammates better, and it's working. [Dec 27]

The Wolves need teeth
[Minnesota] The Timberwolves are good, but not as scary as usual. [Dec 25]

Toronto reality about Vinsanity
[Toronto] A Raptors guru clears up some parting shots over Vince Carter's departure. [Dec 25]

LeBron James Interview
[NBA Interviews] Talking to LeBron about how he improved his jumper, being a leader, and more. [Dec 24]

NBA Team Reports: West
[NBA] Team reports on the Hornets, Suns, Trail Blazers, Kings, Spurs, Sonics and Jazz. [Dec 24]

College: ACC Report
[NCAA] Updated reports on each ACC conference team. [Dec 24]

Hawks, Rockets trade Barry, Lue
[NBA News] The Atlanta Hawks have traded Jon Barry to the Houston Rockets for Tyronn Lue. [Dec 23]

NBA Team Reports: West
[NBA] Team reports on the Mavs, Nuggets, Warriors, Rockets, Clippers, Lakers, Grizzlies and Timberwolves. The rest of the West coming tonight. [Dec 23]

NBA Team Reports: East II
[NBA] Team reports on the Bucks, Nets, Knicks, Magic, 76ers, Raptors and Wizards. West coming tomorrow. [Dec 22]

Fantasy Hoops: The Answergrinch
[Fantasy] Fantasy basketball look at the Vince Carter trade, Jason Terry starting, Baron Davis health and more. [Dec 22]

NBA Team Reports: East 1
[Team Reports] Team reports on the Hawks, Celtics, Bobcats, Bulls, Cavs, Pistons, Pacers and Heat. The rest of the East comes Tuesday night. [Dec 21]

Knicks-Jazz Game Notes
[Knicks-Jazz] Editorial-style game notes taken during Sunday's Knicks-Jazz matchup. [Dec 21]

Vinsanity the Winner
[New Jersey] Vince Carter is a winner in the trade sending him from Toronto to New Jersey. [Dec 20]

Suns Waive Yuta Tabuse
[News] Suns cut Yuta. No more Yuta. [Dec 18]

Vince Carter traded to Nets
[NBA News] Toronto has traded Vince Carter to New Jersey for Alonzo Mourning, Aaron Williams, Eric Williams and two first round draft picks. [Dec 18]

All-Star Voting Results
[NBA All-Stars] First look at results of ongoing NBA fan voting for the 2005 NBA All-Star game starters. [Dec 17]

The Voting: A Conspiracy?
[NBA Editorial] Vince Carter leads East forwards in all-star votes. An NBA conspiracy? [Dec 17]

Knicks-Pistons Game Notes
[Live Notes] Live game notes from Madison Square Garden. Raw, unedited, taken as the game happened. [Dec 16]

Spurs retiring Elliot's number
[San Antonio] The Spurs will retire Sean Elliot's number. [Dec 16]

Catholic Schools vs. Public Schools
[High School] The Big Apple Basketball tournament in New York City featured top Catholic vs. Public High School teams. [Dec 16]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] The Amico Reports on the Orlando Magic, Michael Redd vs. Vince Carter, and more. [Dec 15]

Fantasy G/C Rankings
[Fantasy] Guard and center rankings updated. [Dec 15]

Pacers Notes
[Indiana] Pacers team notes and cool stats. [Dec 15]

College: Daily Roundup
[NCAA Roundup] Rick Majerus getting back into coaching. Calipari suspends Sean Banks. Those and more college basketball stories. [Dec 15]

CBA Basketball
[CBA] Updated Continental Basketball Association stuff. [Dec 15]

Kings still rule
[Sacramento] The Kings seemed ready to fade, but have made a loud statement to the contrary. [Dec 14]

Josh Davis Interview
[NBA Interviews] talks with the Philly forward about CBA players going nutty, playing overseas, and sticking in the NBA. [Dec 13]

Derek Fisher to injured list
[News] Warriors put Fisher on injured list. [Dec 12]

Dwight Howard Mini-Interview
[NBA Interviews] A quick talk about how Howard prepared for the season, playing a running game and more. [Dec 12]

NBA Free Agents
[Free Agency] Top current free agents by position. [Dec 10]

Philly's Bright Side
[Philly] The 76ers aren't off to a hot start, but some positives do exist. Here's some insight. [Dec 10]

Ryan Gomes Mini-Interview
[NCAA] A quick talk with the Providence star. [Dec 10]

Fantasy: Trade Analysis
[Fantasy Hoops] Answering specific fantasy trade questions. [Dec 9]

Utah Jazz Report
[Utah] The Jazz have issues, and they began even before Andrei Kirilenko got hurt. [Dec 9]

ACC Basketball Report
[NCAA] A huge review of each ACC conference team. [Dec 9]

NBL (Australia) Player Rankings
[Australia]'s man in Australia ranks the NBL's top players by position. [Dec 9]

NCAA Players of the Week
[NCAA] Last week's top college basketball players. [Dec 8]

Ron Everhart on the Rise
[NCAA] Northeastern coach Ron Everhart has improved every program he's been a part of and is steadily moving up the ranks of the college basketball coaching world. [Dec 8]

NBA Depth Charts
[Rosters] They're all finally updated. [Dec 7]

Isiah Thomas Interview
[New York] A quick talk with Thomas about Knicks fans, running the team, and what he looks for in a player. [Dec 6]

Fantasy Rankings: Forwards
[Fantasy] Forwards are updated. [Dec 6]

Samurai Boardsman Helps Sonics
[Seattle] Danny Fortson, aka the "Samurai Boardsman," fuels the Sonic resurgence [Dec 5]

Cuttino Mobley Interview
[Orlando] met with Cat Mobley to talk about the current Magic, and also about what went wrong in Houston under Jeff Van Gundy. [Dec 4]

Around the NBA
[Commentary] The Amico Report on Phoenix, Seattle, LeBron, all-stars and more. [Dec 3]

The Radar Team
[NCAA] A look at some talented yet overshadowed college players who could once again return to the spotlight. [Dec 3]

Grizzlies Hire Fratello
[Memphis] Mike Fratello is Memphis' new head coach. [Dec 2]

NBA Articles - November, 2004

The Suns are Blazing
[Phoenix] The Suns are playing great basketball on both ends of the floor and could win their division. [Nov 29]

Amare Stoudemire Interview
[Phoenix] On the Suns getting Steve Nash and on Amare becoming a great player. [Nov 27]

Mini-Look: Dwight Brewington
[NCAA] Quick look at the Providence College favorite. [Nov 27]

Hubie Brown Retires
[Memphis] A basketball legend steps away. [Nov 26]

Preseason NIT
[NCAA] Quick recaps of the two semifinals games. In the championship, Wake Forest faces Arizona. [Nov 26]

Mini-Look: Nate Robinson
[NCAA] Little Nate (Washington) is big on the court. [Nov 26]

Around the NBA
[Commentary] The Amico report discusses the big fight and the suspensions, Elton Brand vs. Zach Randolph, worst all-time top draft picks and more. [Nov 25]

ACC Basketball Preview
[NCAA] A look at every team in the ACC conference. [Nov 25]

Arizona, UNC Unsteady
[NCAA] Arizona and North Carolina may be highly ranked, but both teams have some consistency issues. [Nov 25]

Bulls Early Season Checkup
[Chicago] The Bulls are off to a horrible start. Here's what's wrong, and how to fix it. [Nov 24]

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic
[NCAA] Syracuse took the 2004 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Coach Jim Boeheim is a legendary staple in the college game. [Nov 24]

David Stern Interview
[Interview] See what David Stern said at the NBA press conference concerning the Artest, Pistons and Pacers suspensions. [Nov 23]

NBA Rookie Watch
[Rookie Rankings] ranks the 20 best NBA rookies, with the Rookie of the Year award in mind. [Nov 23]

My Hero, John Stockton
[Utah] A John Stockton fan waxes poetic as the Jazz retire the legend's number. [Nov 23]

Drew Gooden Mini-Interview
[Cleveland] A quick talk with the Cavs forward. [Nov 22]

LeBron James Interview
[Cleveland] LeBron reacts to suspension news, and talks Cavs. [Nov 22]

Fantasy: The Suspensions
[Fantasy] Answerman explains how fantasy basketball players should handle the recent suspensions. [Nov 22]

NBA Suspensions
[Detroit-Indiana] Ron Artest suspended for season, Stephen Jackson 30 games, Jermaine O'Neal 25, Ben Wallace six, Anthony Johnson five, more. [Nov 22]

Around the NBA
[NBA Commentary] In the latest Amico Report, the Sonics rule, Elton Brand compared to Zach Randolph, Stackhouse doing nicely off the bench, Antoine Walker belongs in Atlanta, the Cavs still can't shoot, and much more. [Nov 20]

NBA Fans: The FanDome
[NBA Fans] The web's top NBA fan "blog." Today, we want you to give us a nice, intelligent, educated opinion on the fight in Detroit, and what you think the NBA should do about it. [Nov 20]

NBA All-Stars Voting Ballot
[All-Star Game] As of today you can vote for 2005 NBA All-Star game starters. See who is on the ballot, and vote. [Nov 19]

Shawn Marion Mini-Interview
[Phoenix] A quick talk with the Suns small forward. [Nov 18]

Danny Fortson Mini-Interview
[Seattle] met with the Sonics big man to talk about getting mad (or not), challenging Ray Allen to shooting contests (or not) and more. [Nov 18]

Brent Barry a Key Spur
[San Antonio] Barry has the intangibles that the Spurs need. And his fantastic three-point shooting doesn't hurt, either. [Nov 18]

Fantasy: Tips and Quips
[Fantasy] Fantasy hoops tips, quips and from the romance department, the Girlfriend Test. [Nov 17]

Maurice Taylor Interview
[Houston] met with Rockets forward Mo Taylor for an exclusive interview. And, a friend chimes in to help Taylor out. Sort of. Read this. [Nov 16]

Sonic Boom
[Seattle] The Sonics are off to a great start. And unlike last year, this squad has both heart and depth. [Nov 16]

Quinton Ross Interview
[L.A. Clippers] A talk with Ross about clawing his way into the league. [Nov 15]

Shaun Livingston Mini-Interview
[L.A. Clippers] A quick talk with the tall point guard. [Nov 15]

Warriors Getting Stomped
[Golden State] The Warriors are 1-6. Aside from the players, whose fault is it? [Nov 15]

Fantasy Basketball: The InBox
[Fantasy] Your questions and Answerman's answers. [Nov 14]

Around the NBA
[Commentary] The Amico Report looks at early winners and losers, surprises and told-you-so's, and much more. [Nov 12]

NBDL Rule Changes
[NBDL] NBDL rules are changing a bit. Check these changes out, because the NBA is considering them as well. [Nov 12]

ESPN Analysts Review League
[Analysis] Some ESPN NBA analysts talk about the teams in Texas, Shaq's impact in Miami, the Kings struggles and more. [Nov 11]

Andre Iguodala Interview
[Philadelphia] met with the athletic Sixers rookie to talk about Arizona, getting drafted and adapting to the league. [Nov 10]

The Jazz are Rocking
[Utah] The Jazz are off to a great start. Here's why. [Nov 10]

Quentin Richardson Mini-Interview
[Phoenix] met with Q to talk about who should be in the dunk contest, music, the Suns and more. [Nov 9]

Gerald Green Has Arrived
[High School] The stock of high school basketball star Gerald Green has shot through the roof. Learn about him. [Nov 9]

NBDL Preseason Schedule
[NBDL] The NBDL preseason schedule is set. [Nov 9]

NBA Power Rankings
[Team Rankings] ranks the entire league, top to bottom. Note that early season rankings tend to jump around a bit. [Nov 8]

Fantasy: Early Reactions
[Fantasy Basketball] Early observations on the season. [Nov 8]

Eddie Jones Mini-Interview
[Miami] A quick interview with Miami Heat guard Eddie Jones about Shaq and more. [Nov 6]

Timberwolves Ready
[Minnesota] The Wolves are more hungry than ever and they're looking for a championship. [Nov 6]

2004 NBDL Draft
[NBDL] The NBDL season starts in two weeks, and today was the 2004 NBDL Draft. Ricky Minard went first, Corey Alexander went second. See the complete results. [Nov 6]

Apple vs. Empire Showcase Games
[AAU Basketball] The Apple vs Empire Showcase Games featured many of New York's best basketball players. [Nov 5]

Sacramento Kings Season Preview
[Sacramento] Are the Kings still a contender, or are they heading in the wrong direction? [Nov 5]

Big trades don't always work
[Commentary] Trading for top superstars while sacrificing depth doesn't always have the desired effect. [Nov 5]

All That Jazz
[Utah] The Jazz are looking good. [Nov 5]

Bucks cut Haislip, sign Fizer
[News] Milwaukee waive Marcus Haislip, sign Marcus Fizer [Nov 4]

Pacific Division Preview
[Season Previews] A look at each Pacific Division NBA team, in predicted order of finish. [Nov 4]

Dorell Wright Interview
[Miami] met with Heat rookie D-Wright to talk about the league, his game, playing with Shaq and more. [Nov 4]

Nets Extend Coach Frank's Contract
[News] Nets coach Lawrence Frank gets contract extension. [Nov 4]

Northwest Division Preview
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Timberwolves Weekly
[Minnesota] The Wolves kick off an optimistic season. [Nov 3]

Spurs' Parker Signs Extension
[News] San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker signs a contract extension. [Nov 2]

NBA Opening Day Rosters
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Atlantic Division Preview
[Season Previews] A look at each Atlantic Division NBA team, in predicted order of finish. [Nov 2]

J-Rich, Murphy Extensions
[News] The Golden State Warriors have signed Jason Richardson and Troy Murphy to contract extensions. [Nov 2]

Rockets sign McGrady to Extension
[News] The Houston Rockets have signed Tracy McGrady to a contract extension. [Nov 2]

Southwest Division Preview
[Season Previews] A look at each Southwest Division NBA team, in predicted order of finish. [Nov 1]

Trade: Hunter for Bogans
[News] Orlando has traded Keith Bogans to the Charlotte Bobcats for Brandon Hunter. [Nov 1]

Fantasy Season Prep
[Fantasy Basketball] Stuff to keep in mind as you start your fantasy basketball season. [Nov 1]

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