Russell Westbrook Gets Cheekbone Surgery

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Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook had surgery on a fracture to his zygomatic arch bone – his cheek bone. He suffered the fracture Friday night in Portland.

1st Black NBA Player, Earl Lloyd, Passes Away at 86

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One of the NBA’s first legends passed away Thursday. Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the NBA, died at the age of 86.

Kobe Bryant Talks About Helping Lamar Odom Through The “Low Times”

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Kobe Bryant has been doing a lot of press this week in advance of the airing of his Showtime documentary, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse.” Since we’ve arrived at the twilight of Kobe’s career, he’s been more open with the media.

Larry Sanders Explains His Decision To Leave The NBA

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Playing in the NBA is a dream for millions of kids. But one former NBA player is walking away from the game – at least professionally- after 5 years in the NBA, and signing a four-year, $44 million contract extension.

Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle’s Heated Exchange During Mavs vs. Raptors [Video]

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Rajon Rondo has a reputation for being feisty. Tuesday night during Mavericks vs. Raptors, his head coach Rick Carlisle was on the receiving end of Rondo’s wrath.

Bulls Guard Derrick Rose To Have 3rd Knee Surgery

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Sending lots of love, light and good wishes to Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose. Tuesday the team announced that the former MVP has a torn meniscus in his right knee and will undergo surgery.

James Harden Crosses Up Ricky Rubio [Video]

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Houston Rockets guard James Harden is an MVP candidate this season. With Dwight Howard out dealing with knee issues, Harden has been a large part of the reason the Rockets are holding on to the third spot in the West.

Kobe Bryant Isn’t Here For Lakers Celebrating Win Over Celtics [Video]

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Kobe Bryant is on a mini press tour for his Showtime documentary, “Kobe Bryant: Muse,” which airs this weekend. Monday night he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel, where he was shown a clip of his Lakers’ teammates celebrating their overtime win over the Boston Celtics.