The Styles of Swaggy P: Nick Young’s Clothing Line, Celebrations in Games and Career Resurgence

Nick Young at Lakers media day this season. (Photo by Aaron Poole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nick Young is having the season of his life. Not only is he a full-time starter for the first time in five seasons, but he also has his highest scoring average in three seasons (14.8 points per game), while shooting a career-high 47.1 percent from the field. And the Lakers are only a few games out of the playoff hunt, thanks in large part to his

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An Inside Look at Khris Middleton’s Rehab and Preparation for His Return

Khris Middleton with Bucks head coach Jason Kidd at the team's training center. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

For the last few months, Khris Middleton has been watching a lot of TV shows: Atlanta, Entourage and Breaking Bad. He even stores the episodes on a hard drive to watch on his laptop during Bucks’ road trips. His latest obsession for the past couple of weeks has been Ray Donovan. “He’s a guy that goes around and fixes everybody else’s problems,” the small forward

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Indianapolis Native Jeff Teague Hosts First Holiday Hoops Tourney for Local Families

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To celebrate his Indianapolis roots during the holidays, Pacers starting point guard Jeff Teague hosted his first basketball tournament last week at Anderson High School. Honoring his parents’ hometown, Anderson, Ind., Teague sponsored six underprivileged families for the tournament, which was open to the public. During halftime, he gave out gifts to more than 100 children. Also this holiday season, Teague participated in The Salvation Army Indiana Division’s

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The Great Dame: Inside Damian Lillard’s Diverse Impact in Oakland and Portland

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Playing the Warriors on the road isn’t just another game for Damian Lillard. Oakland is where everything started for the Blazers star point guard, who’s averaging a career-high 27 points per game on 45.4 percent shooting. Last week, Lillard returned to his alma mater, Oakland High School, to not only launch his latest adidas sneaker, the Dame 3, with musical performances from Fetty Wap, DJ Esco

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Briefly Displaced as a Kid, Kris Dunn Now Assists Homeless Youth in Minnesota

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For several months when Kris Dunn was in fourth grade, he was left to fend for himself with his older brother, John, selling shoes and competing in card and basketball games to make money. Their mother, Pia, had left the family—she passed away in 2013—and their father, John Sr., was not around until he reconnected with them around that time. Now, having the NBA platform to tell

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NBA Players and Board of Governors Ratify New Collective Bargaining Agreement

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2016 — The new Collective Bargaining Agreement was ratified this week by the NBA players and NBA Board of Governors. The new agreement will take effect on July 1, 2017, and run through the 2023-24 season. The parties voted based on a term sheet that outline the key deal points. Once the NBA and NBPA finish drafting and execute the complete

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Garrett and Andi: The Incredible Story of an NBA Player-Fan Bond That Changed Each Other’s Lives

Garrett Temple and his biggest fan, Andi Rodriguez, catch up at the Four Seasons hotel in Houston last week. (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Kings)

Think about all of the fans you see at games, the fans commenting on social media and the fans waiting outside of arenas, hotels and airports hoping to have an interaction with their favorite player. Most become a photo from a distance, some become an autograph and a few others become a small conversation. Rarely will you find an interaction that becomes a close friendship with

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Video: George Hill on His Fifth Annual Holiday Bash to Support Military Families

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Every December, George Hill hosts an event to honor and support military families who are struggling during the holiday season—inspired with the idea when he played in San Antonio and was surrounded by the city and team’s military culture. On Thursday night, he held his fifth annual holiday bash in Park City, Utah, where the proceeds benefited Wish for Our Heroes to provide basic necessities, including

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NBPA Statement on the Passing of Craig Sager

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Craig Sager and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers are seen after the game in Game Six of the 2016 NBA Finals on June 16, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

The NBPA released the following statement on the passing of Craig Sager: “Craig Sager was a one-of-a-kind reporter who embodied the spirit of the game of basketball in a truly colorful fashion. Through his work, he was able to connect players, coaches and fans to the game we all love. The passion and fight he displayed during his battle with cancer is an inspiration to

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NBA and NBPA Reach Tentative Deal on New Collective Bargaining Agreement

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NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2016 — The NBA and NBPA have reached a tentative agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, pending ratification by players and team owners. In order to give both sides enough time to review the terms of the agreement and vote to ratify, the parties have agreed to extend the mutual deadline to opt out of the existing CBA from Dec. 15,

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