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The NBA is getting closer to upping its age minimum to 20 years old for draft entry. Former Duke All-American and one-and-done star, Jabari Parker, told Dan Patrick that the NBA’s proposal to raise the age limit once again is ridiculous. “I think that’s ridiculous because a lot of people can enroll in service for their country, but they don’t want to give them...

Everyone seems to have some advice for New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. You can add Hall of Fame point guard Oscar Robertson to the list as well. While making an appearance on SiriusXM NBA Radio show, “Spike Lee’s Best Seat in the House,” which airs Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET, Robertson said he would bolt the Knicks today if he was in Anthony’s shoes. Oscar...

Frank Vogel got that dreaded vote of confidence that usually means that most coaches are on their way out. On Thursday morning Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard sent out a tweet to confirm that Vogel’s job was safe as the team’s head basketball coach. Larry Bird just told me his sources say Frank Vogel's job is safe. @Pacers — Kevin Pritchard...

The New York Post is reporting that several Knicks players had less flattering things to say about head coach Mike Woodson ability during their exit interviews with team president Phil Jackson. According to the report, most of the players in the Knicks locker room felt that they won games solely on talent alone. During his 24-minute press conference Wednesday, Jackson...

James Harden is one of the most dynamic shooting guards in the NBA during the regular season. The playoffs are a different story all together. Harden is shooting just 14-for-47 from the field in the Houston Rockets’ first two playoff games, both losses. Harden, for his part, said his offense wasn’t the issue, but the team’s defense is. That doesn’t help Harden’s...

Dwight Howard said he was going to demand the ball in Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers, and sure enough he started out the game going 3-3. Howard’s most lethal opening basket came on this strong drive into the lane where he dunked on Robin Lopez. Howard must feel some type of way about LaMarcus Aldridge going for 48 in Game 1. Unfortunately, Aldridge...

The Charlotte Bobcats were trying to scratch and claw a Game 2 upset away from the Miami Heat. The Heat were trying to close the game out until LeBron James was delivered a vicious elbow to the throat from Josh McRoberts before he could get to the rim. McRoberts was only called for a two-shot foul and had not been charged with a flagrant. ...

The Houston Rockets have All-Stars in James Harden and Dwight Harden, but can they carry the supporting cast to the 2014 Western Conference Finals? ...

Gerald Henderson has an incredible vertical leap and he showed that on this play when he rejected a sure Udonis Haslem dunk at the rim to prevent the easy basket during Game 2 of the Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat first round playoff matchup. ...

Midway through the first week of the 2014 NBA playoffs, it is time to take a look at how things have shaken out so far. Let’s see how the first round has shaped up. ...