Anthony Davis alone was almost too good for the NBA's best team


Facing an impossibly good team, playing in the most hostile arena the NBA can offer, they're slotted in as a sacrificial lamb, a footnote in a more urgent legend being written. That's what the Pelicans are supposed to be right 

HOUSTON — In theory, the Dallas Mavericks didn't do that many things wrong. They drew early fouls on Dwight Howard, holding him to 17 minutes. They actually outrebounded the Rockets 49-45, a rarity this season. James Harden only took 11 shots.

This is why LeBron James returned to Cleveland: to lead the Cavaliers back into the playoffs and hopefully win a title in his home state. The first step towards achieving that goal is getting past the Boston Celtics in the first 

The NBA released a statement today announcing that the league will begin testing players for human growth hormone during the 2015-2016 season.

Facing an impossibly good team, playing in the most hostile arena the NBA can offer, they're slotted in as a sacrificial lamb, a footnote in a more urgent legend being written. That's what the Pelicans are supposed to be right now because their work is