Feud with Shaquille O’Neal, relationship with Michael Jordan nearly brought Bryant to D.C.
A decade later, the NBA star reveals that a feud with Shaquille O’Neal nearly brought him to Washington.
Fans surprisingly failed to choose Kevin Durant as an NBA all-star starter for the first time since 2010 but the reigning most valuable player said he wouldn’t use the snub for motivation.
Dealing with a torn labrum that could end his season, the Los Angeles star is putting his faith in the front office to give him a shot at a sixth ring.
The Atlanta Hawks have won 14 straight games but still trail the Golden State Warriors, who have proven to be better than James Harden’s faulty assessment.
For the most part, yes, but there are a few notable snubs -- including Kevin Durant.
Making his return from a two-game absence, Kobe Bryant had a highlight dunk in New Orleans but wound up injuring his right shoulder in the process and will have an MRI Thursday.
The Chicago Bulls established a hard-nosed, blue-collar identity under Tom Thibodeau but roster moves to give Derrick Rose more help might force them to take a different approach.
While the Philadelphia 76ers’ front office is focused on the future and draft picks, Coach Brett Brown and the players on the floor this season are left to endure all the misery.
The defending champion San Antonio Spurs are closer to being out of the playoffs than they are to top seeded Golden State. Manu Ginobili: “Nothing seems to be easy for us this year.”