143 words The best starting lineup of all time discussion (on paper, in their primes) 147 words ‘There is that fear’: Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, on why there hasn’t been a second 190 words Rank these 23 and under players in terms of who you want as your franchise cornerstone: Booker, Trae, Ja, Tatum, Simmons, Ingram 170 words Houston’s dynamic duo shines as the Rockets stop the Celtics winning streak. Russ with 36/10/5 and Harden with 42/8/7 1,108 words [Stein] Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard and Klay Thompson -- they're all on the @usabasketball 44-man preliminary roster for the Tokyo Olympics just officially announced ... 129 words [Highlight] Gobert goaltending on Lillard with 9 seconds left 515 words As someone who hasn't been watching the NBA for long, how good was LeBron in his prime compared to the guys now? 529 words As someone who hasn't been watching the NBA for long, how good was LeBron in his prime compared to the guys now? 128 words [Wojnarowski] Atlanta is waiving Chandler Parsons and his expiring $25.1M contract to create roster space to complete four-team trade, league sources tell ESPN. 128 words RJ Barrett this season: 14.1PPG, 5.2RPG on 39/32/60 shooting splits 296 words [Aldridge] Per league sources, Andre Iguodala is prepared to sit out the rest of this season if Memphis isn’t able to orchestrate a trade with one of the agreed-upon teams he designated by Thursday’s trade deadline. 139 words Iguodala did nothing wrong and people are just being reactionary 190 words Kobe on his first game against MJ, after MJ dunked baseline on him: "He was dunking the ball before I knew what the hell happened. I was like oh sh%t, that was pretty [email protected]%king cool." Running back down the court MJ said: "'Lot faster in person, isn't it" 163 words Damian Lillard is averaging 43.7 points and 9.2 assists on 50.6 3P% and 70.1 TS% over the last 6 games. 433 words In Memoriam: Kobe Bryant (1978-2020) 164 words Who were your favorite players as a kid? 204 words [Surette] TMZ is reporting Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. 114 words Do you think this will be the year Harden maintains his regular season scoring average in the playoffs? 126 words Teams that consistently bottom out for draft picks usually stay at the bottom because they don't realize the value of surrounding those young guys with veterans to help with their development. 154 words Neither Bleacher Report or HoH posted Jokic’s 47 point career high (on Instagram)