Mavs Would Only Trade First Rounder For Top-5 Player In NBA
Mark Cuban referenced the Dallas Cowboys' historical trade of Herschel Walker that setup their success of the 1990s as what it would take to trade the pick.
Mark Cuban Still Doesn't Put Russell Westbrook In 'Superstar' Category
Mark Cuban believes a true superstar can carry a mediocre roster to 50 wins and a postseason series win.
Nuggets Assign Malik Beasley To D-League
Malik Beasley has appeared in nine games this season, averaging 2.9 points in 6.0 minutes per game.
Pistons Assign Stanley Johnson, Henry Ellenson, Michael Gbinije To D-League
Stanley Johnson has appeared in 21 games this season averaging 3.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 12.8 minutes per game.
Reggie Williams To Sign With Pelicans
Reggie Williams last played in the NBA during the 14-15 season with the Spurs.
Dunc'd On: Mailbag 12.09.16 Plus News
Reddit Mailbag with a ton of fun questions, plus the DMo situation finally resolves itself.
NYPD Planning On Charging Matt Barnes With Misdemeanor Assault
The NYPD plan on arresting and charging Matt Barnes with misdemeanor assault stemming from a nightclub incident.
Pelicans Waive Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown appeared in nine games for the Pelicans, averaging 3.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game.
Magic Considering Sending Mario Hezonja To D-League
Mario Hezonja is averaging just 3.9 points on 30.6 percent shooting in 11.6 minutes per game this season.
New CBA Won't Change Timetable For Rookie Extensions
There were some rumbles that a change could be enacted to offer extensions after Year 2, but the current system will remain in place.

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Frank Kaminsky, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, And When The NBA's Middle Class Barely Misses

by Jonny Auping

So the Hornets could have hoped they were selecting two players that would develop into Andre Iguodala and Pau Gasol. Falling short of those ceilings is not a disaster by any means, but failing to be reliably consistent players very well might be.

Kevin Garnett And The Deconstruction Of The Severe Basketball Self On Area 21

by John Wilmes

On Area 21, Kevin Garnett is reinforcing what we know about the wantonness of his words, but also revealing a broad, warm, and relentlessly frank sensibility.

The Mistakes Donatas Motiejunas Made In Restricted Free Agency

by Christopher Reina

The new collective bargaining agreement will contain a few fixes to help the players, but Donatas Motiejunas is testing the limits of the current system as its final restricted free agent.

The Limitations Of A Double-Threat Backcourt

by Colin McGowan

Destroying the rest of the league with speed and finesse has an enduring appeal. But despite the success of the Warriors and Raptors, it remains exceedingly difficult to build a winner through the backcourt as the Blazers and Wizards are finding this season.

League Pass Games Of The Week: Dec. 5-11

by Danny Leroux

As the season enters its second full month, it is strange that the biggest story for League Pass is players returning from injuries.

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NBA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 9 at 7:00 PM
Orlando (L
Charlotte (W)
Dec. 9 at 7:30 PM
Toronto (W
Boston (L)
Dec. 9 at 7:30 PM
Miami (L
Cleveland (W)
Dec. 9 at 8:00 PM
Atlanta (W
Milwaukee (L)
Dec. 9 at 8:00 PM
Detroit (W
Minnesota (L)
Dec. 9 at 8:00 PM
Houston (W
Oklahoma City (L)
Dec. 9 at 8:30 PM
Indiana (L
Dallas (W)
Dec. 9 at 10:30 PM
New York (W
Sacramento (L)
Dec. 9 at 10:30 PM
Phoenix (W
L.A. Lakers (L)
Dec. 10 at 7:00 PM
Portland (L
Indiana (W)
Dec. 10 at 7:00 PM
Denver (W
Orlando (L)
Dec. 10 at 7:00 PM
Milwaukee (L
Washington (W)
Dec. 10 at 7:30 PM
Charlotte (L
Cleveland (W)
Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM
Miami 
Chicago
Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM
Dallas 
Houston
Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM
Golden State (L
Memphis (W)
Dec. 10 at 8:30 PM
Brooklyn 
San Antonio
Dec. 10 at 9:00 PM
Sacramento 
Utah
Dec. 10 at 10:30 PM
New Orleans 
L.A. Clippers

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 7 at 2:00 PM
Brose Baskets (W
MAC (L
Dec. 8 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
MIL (L
Dec. 8 at 2:00 PM
KK Crvena Zvezda (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Dec. 8 at 2:00 PM
Zalgiris (L
Real Madrid (W
Dec. 9 at 2:00 PM
Galatasaray (L
Panathinaikos (W
Dec. 9 at 2:00 PM
DDI (L
CAJ (W
Dec. 9 at 2:00 PM
UNICS Kazan (L
Olympiacos (W
Dec. 9 at 2:00 PM
FCB (L
Anadolu Efes (W

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NBA Leaders

Anthony Davis 31.45 Points

Hassan Whiteside 14.61 Rebounds

James Harden 11.48 Assists

Anthony Davis 2.82 Blocks

Chris Paul 2.48 Steals

Anthony Davis 30.93 PER

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Warriors 13.44 eDiff

Raptors 8.71 eDiff

Clippers 8.68 eDiff

Cavaliers 7.99 eDiff

Rockets 5.30 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Warriors 117.86 ORtg

Raptors 116.45 ORtg

Cavaliers 115.21 ORtg

Rockets 113.52 ORtg

Clippers 111.47 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Pistons 102.14 DRtg

Grizzlies 102.53 DRtg

Clippers 102.78 DRtg

Hornets 103.07 DRtg

Hawks 103.33 DRtg

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D-League Leaders

Anthony Brown 29.33 Points

Cliff Alexander 12.17 Rebounds

Josh Magette 11.45 Assists

Keith Benson 3.36 Blocks

Briante Weber 3.00 Steals

Joshua Smith 28.65 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 23.36 Points

Tyler Honeycutt 8.45 Rebounds

Milos Teodosic 8.20 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 1.82 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 1.82 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 24.79 PER

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