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4hHenry Abbott

Steve Nash's Guide to the Galaxy

In ESPN The Magazine's Point Guard issue, Steve Nash explains what it means to be a PG in today's NBA.

Have You Seen?

Giannis Antetokounmpo soft served (1:57)

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2hBaxter Holmes

Lakers formally waive Steve Nash

The Lakers waived Steve Nash to make room on the roster to sign rookie guard Jabari Brown.

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23hBill Simmons

B.S. Report: State of the Cavs

Brian Windhorst joins Bill Simmons to discuss how Kevin Love fits on the Cavaliers, LeBron James and David Blatt's relationship and Cleveland's odds going into the playoffs.


Spurs cruise past Heat (1:14)

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21hChris Forsberg

Embrace the Celtics' playoff push

Unlike many other rebuilding situations, there's not much to be gained at this point by Boston missing the playoffs.

17hMike Mazzeo

No extra motivation needed to beat Knicks

Jarrett Jack and the Nets aren't too worried about the Knicks' voicing a desire to throw a monkey wrench in their plans to make the playoffs.

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1dNick Friedell

Rose participates in 5-on-5 scrimmage

While Bulls players and coaches remain optimistic about Derrick Rose's progress, Thibodeau remains non-committal regarding a return date.

TrueHoop TV

The advantage of scoring point guards (2:51)



Jones returns after collapsed lung

Houston Rockets F Terrence Jones will play tonight against the Kings after missing the past 6 games with a rib injury and collapsed lung following a collision in a win over the Denver Nuggets on Mar. 19. Jones is averaging 12.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocks this season.


Indiana Pacers @Pacers

Injury report: Both Rodney Stuckey (sore right wrist) and C.J. Miles (sprained right ankle) are available for tonight’s game in Boston.

#HateHard with Tom

Tom Haberstroh subs in for Amin Elhassan and gives the #HateHard treatment to Giannis Antetokounmpo ... and is unsuccessful in both the hashtag and the facial hair.


Blake not feeling the home crowd

Blake Griffin is down on the Clippers' crowd: "Home court advantage is just not there for us. So if that's how it feels in the playoffs, we're -- it's not looking good." And Chris Broussard says he's right.


Curry's plays go viral

Steph Curry's play this season has earned him MVP talk and he's got the ridiculous highlights to elevate his case. We rounded up five of the Warriors' star's best moves that have some players still nursing broken ankles. Have a look

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Napier out the rest of the season

After undergoing sports hernia surgery today, Heat G Shabazz Napier will miss the rest of the regular season, the team announced today. Napier was averaging 5.1 points, 2.5 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game this season.

Chad Ford's top 10 draft prospects

If the NBA season ended today, the Knicks would have the best chance at the No. 1 overall pick, followed by the Timberwolves, 76ers and Lakers.


Tim Legler's ROY case for Nikola Mirotic

"[He] leads the NBA in scoring in the fourth quarter in March. ... He can take anybody, he always has a mismatch. He can shoot the 3. [He's] 6-10, handles the basketball."


NBA Decisions made today

Staying in school:

  • Melo Trimble, Maryland
Going pro:
  • Tyler Harvey, Eastern Washington
  • Kelly Oubre, Kansas

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ESPN On Snapchat Discover live

Happy April Fools’ Day! Celebrate the biggest practical joke day of the year by checking out the best sports-related pranks in today’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.


Dave McMenamin @mcten

David Blatt was named the NBA coach of the month for Eastern Conference for March. Steve Kerr won it for the West.

Bhullar poised to make history

The Kings plan to sign 7-foot-5 Sim Bhullar this week, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. Bhullar, who has spent the entire season in the D-League, will become the first player of Indian descent in NBA history.

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