Josh Smith Agrees To Sign With Rockets
Josh Smith has been promised a spot in the starting lineup and now has the opportunity to play beside former AAU teammate Dwight Howard.
Anderson Varejao Out For Season With Torn Achilles
Anderson Varejao recently signed an extension for two seasons and $20 million.
Kevin McHale Signs Three-Year, $13M Extension With Rockets
Kevin McHale was the only NBA head coach without a contract beyond the current season.
Suns Trade Anthony Tolliver To Pistons For Tony Mitchell
Ryan McDonough and the Suns signed Anthony Tolliver in the offseason.
Lance Stephenson Has Strengthened Confidence In Hornets' Partnership
The Nuggets emerged as an interested suitor for Lance Stephenson this season, league sources told RealGM.
Mavs Confident Of Signing Jermaine O'Neal Or Josh Smith
The Mavericks need to improve their frontcourt depth after their trade of Brandan Wright in the deal for Rajon Rondo.
Nets, Kings Cool Trade Talks With Mason Plumlee Not Available
The Kings hoped being willing to take on Deron Williams would help get a deal done for Mason Plumlee.
Seven Lakers In Double-Figures During Win Over Warriors Without Kobe
Nick Young scored 15 points off the bench for the Lakers in the win.
Cavs, Celtics Have Been In Talks On Three-Team Trade Scenarios
The Cavaliers are seeking frontcourt depth and have specifically targeted Timofey Mozgov and Kosta Koufos.
Malcolm Thomas To Re-Sign With 76ers
Malcolm Thomas was waived this season by the 76ers on Nov. 10.

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The Atlanta Celtics Make Their Long-Awaited Return In Houston

by Jonathan Tjarks

Ten years ago, if you had told Josh Smith and Dwight Howard they would wind up on the same NBA team, they probably would have figured they would win a title. They would have no reason not to.

Performance Against Real Competition

by Dan Hanner

One of the frustrating things about the margin-of-victory rankings this time of year is that they try to rank all the teams. Segmenting out teams based on opponent quality is helpful.

How James Johnson Resurrected His NBA Career, Choosing D-League Instead Of Overseas

by Shams Charania

From out of the NBA and nearly overseas, to becoming a top contributor with the Grizzlies last season and a guaranteed $5 million deal now with Toronto, James Johnson is the best case going of career resurgence.

Waiting On Al Horford

by Jonathan Tjarks

Al Horford is the glue that makes everyone around him better, an extremely versatile big man with a complete skill-set who can impact the game on offense and defense. This makes it easy to put a team around him.

DraftKings' $200,000 Christmas Day Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers a great opportunity to win a share of $200,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for the NBA games on Christmas Day.

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NBA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 25 at 12:00 PM
New York
Dec. 25 at 2:30 PM
Oklahoma City 
San Antonio
Dec. 25 at 5:00 PM
Dec. 25 at 8:00 PM
L.A. Lakers 
Dec. 25 at 10:30 PM
Golden State 
L.A. Clippers

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NCAA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 25 at 8:30 PM
#11 Wichita State

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D-League Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 25 at 8:00 PM
Dec. 25 at 8:00 PM
Rio Grande Valley 
Sioux Falls

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Dec. 30 at 1:00 PM
Dec. 30 at 3:00 PM
Jan. 2 at 1:00 PM
CSKA Moscow 
Fenerbahce Ulker 
Jan. 2 at 1:00 PM
Real Madrid 
KK Crvena Zvezda 
Jan. 2 at 2:00 PM
Jan. 2 at 3:00 PM
Jan. 2 at 3:00 PM
Anadolu Efes 
Laboral Kutxa 
Jan. 2 at 3:00 PM
Unicaja Malaga 
Jan. 8 at 12:00 PM
Laboral Kutxa 
CSKA Moscow 
Jan. 8 at 2:45 PM
KK Crvena Zvezda 

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NBA Leaders

James Harden 27.00 Points

DeAndre Jordan 13.41 Rebounds

Rajon Rondo 10.77 Assists

Anthony Davis 2.85 Blocks

Corey Brewer 2.25 Steals

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Top Performers for Dec. 23, 2014

NBA Standings

# East Record

# West Record
1Golden State23-4
6L.A. Clippers19-10
7San Antonio18-11

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Warriors 9.62 eDiff

Raptors 8.57 eDiff

Trail Blazers 6.92 eDiff

Mavericks 6.74 eDiff

Hawks 6.20 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Raptors 115.37 ORtg

Mavericks 114.94 ORtg

Clippers 112.98 ORtg

Cavaliers 112.07 ORtg

Warriors 109.68 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Warriors 100.06 DRtg

Rockets 100.69 DRtg

Trail Blazers 101.96 DRtg

Thunder 102.68 DRtg

Spurs 102.73 DRtg

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NCAA Leaders

Tyler Haws 23.83 Points

Jameel Warney 12.77 Rebounds

Jalan West 8.56 Assists

Robert Upshaw 4.18 Blocks

Briante Weber 4.18 Steals

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Top Performers for Dec. 23, 2014

D-League Leaders

Brady Heslip 27.91 Points

Jerrelle Benimon 12.82 Rebounds

Gary Talton 13.50 Assists

Hassan Whiteside 5.33 Blocks

Langston Galloway 2.67 Steals

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Euroleague Leaders

Taylor Rochestie 20.00 Points

Boban Marjanovic 10.70 Rebounds

Marcus D. Williams 6.90 Assists

Artsiom Parakhouski 1.70 Blocks

David Logan 2.30 Steals

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