GREEN DRAWING INTEREST

A league executive tells CSNNE.com the free agent market for Jeff Green is as strong than it is for Rajon Rondo ... Brandon Bass a trade target? ... Cavs interested in Andrei Kirilenko? ... Greg Oden not eyeing NBA comeback ... Emmanuel Mudiay injures right ankle ...

Features

 

Hawks

Catching up with Al Horford

Hawks big man Al Horford talks with HoopsHype about his return from injury, coach Mike Budenholzer and more.

 

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Jimmy Butler predicts Bulls title despite slump

Sam Amick talks about the mood around the Chicago Bulls these days.

 

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Lakers fans describe 2014 in one word

Another transition year for the Los Angeles Lakers. Used to success, fans are not taking it too well.

 

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Which NBA stars are missed the most right now?

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss Kevin Durant, Dwyane Wade and other big names sidelined due to injury.

 

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Who's better: Kobe Bryant or DeMar DeRozan?

This wouldn't even be debatable not so long ago, but what about now?

 

Salaries

These players received the biggest pay raises in the NBA this season

Not that they were hurting for cash, but the wallets of these five players just got a lot heavier this year.

 

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Derrick Rose needs to watch what he says

Bulls guard Derrick Rose should have worded his thoughts differently, says former NBA player Eddie Johnson.

 

Social

The buzz on the Lakers

Read what the top reporters in basketball are tweeting about the the Los Angeles Lakers.

   
 

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LeBron's Top 5 moments so far

Eddie Johnson discusses some of the most memorable moments from LeBron James' career.

 

Ranking

The top free agents in 2015

Scratch Rudy Gay off the list, but still a pretty interesting free agent class next summer.

 

Pistons

All of a sudden, Brandon Jennings is playing really well

Is Pistons guard Brandon Jennings finally getting it? Numbers look promising so far.

 

STATS

Great scorers on bad teams

If the Lakers don't improve, Kobe Bryant could become a member of a short list of players averaging 20-plus points for teams with less than 20 wins.

 

Video

These things are vital to Cavaliers success

USA Today Sports' Jeff Zillgitt on what the Cleveland Cavaliers need to do to improve.

 

SOCIAL

What players are wearing

Many NBA players are trying to make fashion statements these days, but not all of them are having success at it.

   
 

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Keep an eye on these rising teams

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss the most surprising squads thus far.

 

INTERVIEW

Amare Stoudemire: "The next phase in my career is to win a championship"

Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire talks with HoopsHype about his upcoming free agency, wine baths and his new film project: Beyond The Lights.