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Features

 

Media

The ultimate NBA TV personalities bracket: Ernie Johnson vs. Jalen Rose

Who's the preeminent figure in television these days when it comes to NBA basketball?

 

Draft

Karl-Anthony Towns is a Renaissance Man

Skills development guru David Nurse thinks Karl-Anthony Towns is special in more ways than one.

 

Finals

NBA A to Z podcast: NBA Finals preview and Fred Hoiberg discussion

Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today Sports discuss Klay Thompson's concussion, Kyrie Irving’s injury, the matchup between two rookie head coaches, the hiring of Fred Hoiberg in Chicago and more.

 

Video

Who's better: LeBron James or Stephen Curry?

It could be a duel for the ages in the NBA Finals. Eddie Johnson breaks it down for HoopsHype.

 

Trivia

Can you identify these NBA players from the '80s?

Test how much you know about old-school basketball.

 

interview

Catching up with draft prospect Jonathan Holmes

Former Texas forward Jonathan Holmes talks about the draft process and what if felt like to work out in front of Larry Bird.

 

Bulls

NBA A to Z podcast: The firing of Tom Thibodeau and a first look at the NBA Finals

The axe finally fell on Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss the situation in Chicago after his dismissal.

 

video

D'Angelo Russell explains why he's the best player in the draft

Former Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell leads all NBA draft prospects in swag.

 

video

From NBA Finals to treasure hunting, Pat Croce still amazing

Former Philadelphia 76ers owner Pat Croce can really tell a story.

 

Gallery

Fringe NBA players who became NBA champions

Charley Barkley and John Stockton don't have NBA championship rings, but these guys do.

 

Offseason

Lakers: Who should stay and who should go?

The Lakers have a key offseason ahead of them. Vote on who should be back with the team next year.

 

Trivia

Where did these NBA players go to college?

They were all big men on campus in their younger days. But where exactly?

 

gallery

Weird NBA nicknames

Sauce Castillo beats them all, but there's many other amazing NBA player aliases.

 

Podcast

NBA A to Z podcast: Kobe Bryant's last dance with the Lakers?

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss Kobe Bryant's future in a podcast that also includes plenty of draft talk.

 

gallery

All the players Sam Hinkie has acquired as Sixers GM

Sam Hinkie has made tons of moves in his two years as Sixers GM – even if they rarely involved decent NBA players.

 

video

Why Karl-Anthony Towns can be an ideal fit for Timberwolves

USA Today Sports' Larry Berger talks with potential No. 1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns following the NBA draft lottery.