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12hAmin Elhassan

Elhassan: Should Durant leave OKC to join Curry and the Warriors?

When Kevin Durant hits free agency, he will have to decide where he can win. Which team can help most? Amin Elhassan examines the choices and makes his recommendation.

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13hChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Seven NBA rookie surprises, from Philly to OKC

When rookies exceed expectations, it gets our attention. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at seven surprises from the rookie class, including one making a difference for a contender.

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McMenamin: Even for the King, loss stings

Avery Bradley's buzzer-beating 3-pointer left the Cavs at a loss. It's been awhile, seemingly, since a first-place team had so many question marks swirling around it, Dave McMenamin writes.

Best of Warriors at the White House (1:39)
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2dGreg Rosenstein

LeBron drops to No. 9 in fantasy re-draft

LeBron James drops to No. 9 as ESPN.com's fantasy basketball experts re-draft players at the midpoint of the NBA season. Who else saw a major drop? And who rose up the charts?

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4dKevin Pelton

Isiah underrated among all-time greats?

Magic Johnson and other NBA legends said #NBArank had Isiah Thomas too low. Are they right? Kevin Pelton examines if the Hall of Fame point guard is really underrated or overrated.


Royce Young @royceyoung

Thunder come up empty on three straight possessions, Warriors get a Curry layup and a Thompson 3. Back to six, 110-104, 1:40 left.

Thunder come all the way back

After trailing by as many as 19 points, Oklahoma City has come all the way back to tie the game 104-104 with just over 3 minutes in the game. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Kobe's final game in San Antonio a loss

Kobe Bryant scored 25 points but the Lakers fell to the Spurs 106-102.


Jeff Van Gundy recognizes Beyoncé

And he can't contain his enthusiasm.


Thunder scraping to get back in game

After giving up 73 points in the first half, Oklahoma City has held Golden State to 18 in the third and 8 in the fourth as the Thunder trail 99-95 midway through the fourth. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Worst flop of the year?

J.J. Barea is ready to collect all the acting awards.


Steph Curry puts on the razzle-dazzle

Steven Adams did his best to stay in front of Curry, but they forgot about Marreese Speights.


Royce Young @royceyoung

Well, the Thunder made up some ground in the third, cutting it to 91-83. Durant with 30, Westbrook 23 and 9 assists.

Spurs hang on to down Lakers

Kobe Bryant put up 25 points in his final game in San Antonio, but LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and Kawhi Leonard chipped in 20 for the 106-102 win. Box score


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 114, Grizzlies 110 (final in OT). Huge road win for Dallas, which bounced back from Friday night's blowout loss to the Spurs and snapped a three-game losing streak by beating one of the West's hottest teams. Chandler Parsons: 26 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists. Deron Williams: 22 points, 11 assists.

Steph Curry love arts and crafts

Like weaving. Here, he slices through the lane and finishes with a gorgeous twill weave.


LaVine getting limber for dunk contest

All-Star Saturday Night is a week away, but Zach LaVine has to start warming his hops now.


Celebrities out in force in Golden State

Beyoncé dropped a new music video, then strolled over to Oakland to watch the Warriors and Thunder drop buckets.


Block party > dunk champion

Taj Gibson wasn't in the mood to see a Zach LaVine jammer.


Mavs and Grizzlies offer free basketball

Dirk Nowitzki has made plenty of clutch baskets, but his 20-footer misses the mark as Dallas and Memphis head to overtime tied 102-102. Follow live

Wolves close hard to steal win from Bulls

Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Gorgui Dieng combined for 71 points as Minnesota picked up its second win in a row against a Jimmy Butler-less Chicago squad. Box score

Steph Curry's got no time to waste

His Carolina Panthers are playing the Super Bowl tomorrow so Steph's got to put up points fast.


Warriors throttling Thunder at the half

The most 70+ point games in the first half this season:

  • Golden State: 9 (including tonight)
  • Rest of NBA: 9
The Warriors are cruising 73-59 at intermission. Halftime stats

George does it all for the Pacers in win

Paul George scored 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the Pacers' 112-104 win over the Pistons.


Royce Young @royceyoung

Durant gets his 37th straight game with at least 20 points... in the first half. has 23 with 1:17 to go.