6 NBA Lottery Prospects To Watch In The NCAA Tournament

For many NBA fans, March Madness is the embarrassing time of year when they realize that while they can recite, say, the Milwaukee Bucks’ bench rotation or the draft implications of a Sacramento Kings win, they can’t name more than a handful of college players. The tournament is the first time such fans will be…

10 Players With the Most Assists in NBA History

10. Chris Paul Assists: 7,688 Chris Paul is already one of the best point guards to ever play the game, and he’s only 31 years old. He has a career average of 9.9 assists per game to go along with 18.8 points, while playing for the New Orleans Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers. Paul can…

NBA fines DeMarcus Cousins

New Orleans Pelicans All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for “directing inappropriate language towards fans on separate occasions,” the league announced Thursday. According to the league, the incidents occurred during the Pelicans’ victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday and after their loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday….

5 Ways To Make The NBA All-Star Game Less Boring

Some of us like the NBA All-Star Game. It’s essentially a 48-minute dunk contest interspersed with a tremendous number of threes, some fun passes, and dribble moves. It’s a playground game among the very best players in the world. Just because it’s not terribly competitive and has no wider meaning in the sport is irrelevant….

The WFAN Sport Legend Says: A Woman Could Never Coach In The NBA

Professional blabbermouth Mike Francesa, an institution in New York City sports talk radio, has never come across as a particularly enlightened dude. So when a caller asked him last week about the prospect of a woman coaching in the NBA,   Francesa kept going, saying it’s a “million-to-one” shot that a woman could coach in…

A 27-year-old NBA record was broken on Saturday night

To say that it’s been a special NBA season to this point would be a pretty massive understatement. While we’ve not only seen some exceptional games, we’ve also been able to experience a player nearly average a triple-double (Russell Westbrook). While Westbrook has an unreal 30 triple-doubles, he hasn’t been the only one to consistently…

NBA commissioner says All-Star Game needs ‘reset’

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that changes will come to the league’s All-Star Game next year. Chris Paul, the National Basketball Players Association president, called Silver to discuss changing the league’s showcase game shortly after the Western Conference raced past the Eastern Conference 192-182 in a defenseless contest. “Chris said, ‘We need to fix…

NBA will invest more in referees

The NBA announced some major new investments in its referee program on Thursday. The league will create an advisory council on officiating starring Gen. Martin Dempsey and former U.S. Education Secretary/Celebrity Game scoring record holder Arne Duncan. The league will go on a hiring spree and work to keep crews more rested and use virtual…