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Features

 

OLD SCHOOL

Meadowlark Lemon: "Michael Jordan wanted to be like me"

Hall of Famer Meadowlark Lemon talks with HoopsHype about his great days with the Harlem Globetrotters, a recent life-threatening experience and his favorite NBA players.

 

Season

Preview: Los Angeles Lakers

Whether Kobe Bryant is fully recovered or not, this looks like another transition year for the Lakers.

   
 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Spurs history

Kawhi Leonard skyrockets in the rankings following his brilliant performance in the NBA Finals vs. Miami.

 

Excerpt

What it's like to play pro basketball overseas

Former Niagara player Pete Strobl tells the tale of the basketball journeyman in foreign lands in his book Backspin.

 

Video

Who's better: Aaron Gordon or Julius Randle?

Which of the two top power forwards in this year's draft is more ready to contribute? Eddie Johnson opines.

 

OLD SCHOOL

What was the world like when Dick Bavetta entered the NBA?

Dick Bavetta is leaving the NBA after 39 years. Here's a look back at the world when he was a rookie referee.

 

NUTRITION

Why are NBA stars jumping on the Paleo diet bandwagon?

Everybody is doing and it makes total sense, says skills development coach David Nurse.

 

FIBA

Who's in and who's out for Spain's World Cup

Almost 50 percent of the foreign NBA players that could compete at the World Cup will not.

 

RANKING

The Top 25 players of the century

The best three players of the 21st century combine for 12 NBA titles, seven MVP awards and 40 All-Star appearances.

   
 

Video

The five most underpaid players in the NBA

Former NBA player Eddie Johnson says LeBron James doesn't command anywhere near the money he deserves.

 

Excerpt

Keyon Dooling: How I overcame abuse and learned to lead in the NBA

Keyon Dooling recently published a book in which he tells a story of sexual abuse and success in the NBA. Here's an excerpt focused on his time in Boston, his admiration for Doc Rivers and his relationship with Rajon Rondo.

 

VIDEO

What the Lakers need to do to win

The Los Angeles Lakers need to stop covering up holes with Band-Aids, says Eddie Johnson.

 

Contest

Win an Andrew Wiggins jersey with LockerDome and HoopsHype

Complete a few actions to get a chance to win an Andrew Wiggins jersey.

 

VIDEO

Who's better: Tyler Ennis or Dante Exum?

Eddie Johnson focuses on two of the most interesting rookie guards in the NBA this coming season.

 

CAVALIERS

LeBron James may mean big bucks for local businesses

Cleveland business owners and workers describe the economic benefits associated with LeBron James signing with the Cavaliers.

 

Gallery

The Top 50 players in Raptors history

It was not a happy ending for them in Toronto, but Vince Carter and Chris Bosh remain unquestionably the best players in Raptors history.