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Out-of-work NBA players back in college

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 01:08 PM PDT

With the NBA lockout threatening the season, some players have returned to school to work on their degrees.

Want to Repair the NBA? Start With Revenue Sharing.

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 11:12 AM PDT

The problems that plague the NBA are far too numerous to list. If owners really want to repair the league, however, revenue sharing is where they should start.The last four championships have been won by teams from the first, second and seventh largest media markets in the country: Los Angeles, Dallas and Boston (respectively). That's not an accident.Currently, the only revenue sharing in the ...

Euroleague wary of luring NBA stars

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 11:32 AM PDT

The Euroleague does not anticipate its clubs signing players who have existing NBA contracts during the lockout, Euroleague president and CEO Jordi Bertomeu told

NBA Lockout Power Rankings: Besiktas, Brandon Jennings Dominate Season Of Nothingness

Posted: 10 Aug 2011 06:08 AM PDT

The Hook presents its NBA Lockout Power Rankings. Where do Kevin Durant, David Stern and Michael Beasley land? Just because the NBA has shut down for a long summer (and fall, and winter, and ...) doesn't mean that we aren't allowed to have serious opinions about who is the best and who stinks like a stale loch. Our NBA Lockout Power Rankings rate the important and not important personalities ...

NBA dream of former Duke star Scheyer takes Holy Land detour

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 11:08 AM PDT

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (STATS) - Deron Williams may be headed to Turkey. China sounds good to Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul. Kobe Bryant? He says he'll play anywhere. But regardless of whether the NBA lockout ends before the scheduled start of its season - and that's looking more and more unlikely - one transaction is certain: Jon Scheyer is taking his talents to the Holy Land.

Ian Thomsen: Euroleague wary of signing NBA players with existing contracts

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 12:20 PM PDT

The Euroleague does not anticipate its clubs signing players who have existing NBA contracts during the lockout, Euroleague president and CEO Jordi Bertomeu told

NBA Owners Seek Bailout?

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 11:05 AM PDT

Are NBA owners really just looking for salvation from their own idiocy in the ongoing labor dispute? HOOPSWORLD's Larry Coon and Bill Ingram debate this issue!

NBA AM: Besiktas Targets Durant

Posted: 10 Aug 2011 05:35 AM PDT

Turkish club Besiktas has targeted Oklahoma Citys Kevin Durant as the latest player on their wish list for next season. Can Solomon Alabi emerge as Torontos starting center?

NBA players take their game to the streets

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 10:32 AM PDT

Toronto, Ontario (Sports Network) - While the only NBA action continues to occur behind closed doors in board room discussions over dollars, revenue sharing and enough legal jargon to drive the average fan to grab a copy of a law dictionary, some of the players have gone old school - taking their game to the streets.



How The NBA's New Money Changes Everything And Nothing

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 06:16 AM PDT

The NBA has seen an influx of new money in the past two years. Does it change anything? Also, ranking the NBA Alexes. The NBA is full of new owners; when  Alex Meruelo officially becomes the new majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks (and assuming Joshua Harris of the Philadelphis 76ers  precedes him) he'll be the seventh new owner in the league since the start of 2010. That's a lot of new blood ...

Top 100 NBA Players — Nos. 41-50

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 07:16 AM PDT

These rankings are designed to spotlight the 100 best NBA players, regardless of salary or current team context, based on where they stand at this very moment, approaching the (still theoretical) 2011-12 season. There are no objective criteria for these rankings. The list represents my opinion after watching far too many basketball games, scouring every statistic available, recalling ...

PBT: Are NBA owners a unified front? Maybe

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 01:12 PM PDT

Right now, the NBA owners are taking the hard line and are not budging off it. NBA Commissioner David Stern has done a good job — via the hammer of massive fines — from keeping any owners from speaking out of turn about the lockout. He is the lone voice, the lone source for one side of the story.

LeBron: I'm 'optimistic' NBA season can be saved

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 09:08 PM PDT

LeBron James stood before 360 third-graders on Monday, telling them their futures are bright. Plenty of ominous signs notwithstanding, he believes the same is true for the NBA. In an interview with The Associated Press, the Miami Heat forward said he is not considering offers to play internationally during the NBA lockout -- with one catch.

Meruelo buys NBA's Atlanta Hawks

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 09:56 AM PDT

ATLANTA, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The NBA's Atlanta Hawks have been sold to Los Angeles businessman Alex Meruelo, who said he plans to keep the team in Atlanta.

Nba Assistant Coach Sues Vegas Casino Over Brawl

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 05:16 PM PDT

The NBA's Charles Oakley claims his celebrity status has nothing to do with him not getting arrested after a poolside brawl at a Strip casino last year. Oakley is suing the Aria and its security guards because he claims the guards beat him after he tried

NBA-California businessman becomes Hawks' new owner

Posted: 08 Aug 2011 02:25 PM PDT

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NBA power forward rankings: No. 8 Kevin Love

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 07:23 AM PDT

Now we're talking about the best of the best.

Player leverage? Try a breakaway league with NBA's All-Stars

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 03:06 AM PDT

A few players are signing overseas, but Ken Berger thinks it's an empty gesture. If players want real leverage against owners, our NBA Senior Writer says they might consider a breakaway league featuring All-Stars.