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Gallery

NBA All-Stars that played at the McDonald's All-American Game

This is how some of the NBA's biggest stars looked when they played at the all-star of high school basketball.

 

Mavericks

Catching up with Petteri Koponen

The Dallas Mavericks own the draft rights to one of the best guards in European basketball: Petteri Koponen. HoopsHype talked with him about his World Cup experience with Finland, his NBA hopes and more.

 

Gallery

The Top 20 Duke NBA players ever

Up to 10 active players make a list headlined by recently retired Grant Hill.

 

College

Dean Smith: More than a coach

The Charlotte Observer recently paid tribute to Dean Smith with a compilation of articles about the greatest coach in North Carolina history. Here's one fantastic excerpt of the book.

 

Video

What Kevin Durant's loss means to Thunder

The Thunder are now out of championship contention this season, but what other ramifications does Kevin Durant's injury have for the franchise?

 

Podcast

NBA A to Z podcast: On why the Cavaliers are rolling

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt talk with Kevin Spain about the reasons why Cleveland is so good right now and reminisce on how fantastic Steve Nash was.

 

Timberwolves

Zach LaVine's dunks awe teammates

Zach LaVine's teammates discuss the show he puts on during Timberwolves practices.

 

Thunder

Who holds the Thunder's future in his hands?

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and their future in Oklahoma City.

 

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Players who were in the NBA in their 40s

Lakers guard Steve Nash was the last player in the NBA on the wrong side of 40. Who were the others before him?

 

Salaries

The NCAA championship teams that made the most money (in the NBA)

Success at the college level translated pretty well in the NBA for the members of these NCAA championship quads.

 

video

Power Rankings: Warriors stay strong at No. 1

Steve Kerr's Golden State Warriors keep demolishing opponents and are getting closer to finishing the regular season with the best record in the NBA.

 

video

Reliving the legendary career of Steve Nash

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt reflect on Steve Nash's fantastic NBA career.

 

Gallery

The NBA players wearing Chinese brand sneakers this season

Even stars like Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love are rocking them these days.

 

College

Barack Obama and the NCAA bracket: His track record over the years

Noted basketball fan (and president) Barack Obama exposes himself to embarrassment every year by making his NCAA bracket public. How well has he done in the past six seasons?

 

Stats

Anthony Davis remains a very lonely NBA star

Statistically speaking, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is leaps and bounds ahead of his teammates – moreso than any other player in the NBA.

 

jazz

Is Ante Tomic ready for the NBA?

The Utah Jazz are the owners of the draft rights of the best center in Europen basketball. But is he really NBA material? We asked a couple of scouts to find out.