the Denver Nuggets the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on January 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Nuggets fire Brian Shaw

Head coach of the Nuggets Brian Shaw is being fired before the season is even finished with his team sitting at 20-39 and 56-85 over his two seasons with the team. Grantland’s Zach Lowe gives us some insight as to why the Nuggets have parted ways with the former Los Angeles Laker player. Shaw and […]

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Philadelphia Waives JaVale McGee

According to ESPN.com and NBA.com, the Phiadelphia 76ers have waived recently acquired center JaVale McGee. Man, who saw that coming? McGee was let go from the 76ers before midnight March 1st, and once he clears waivers this week he will become a free agent. Since he was waived before March 2nd, McGee can appear in […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 30:  Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Bulls 99-93.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler Out

According to NBA.com and the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Bulls’ All-Star, Jimmy Butler, will be sidelined 3-6 weeks after an MRI earlier today confirmed “a grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow.” Butler suffered the injury after running into a DeAndre Jordan screen during Sunday’s game against the Clippers. […]

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 10:  Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a basket against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on December 10, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

OKC to debut new alternative uniforms vs. Toronto

The OKC Thunder will be debuting a new alternate uniform when they play the Raptors next Sunday. It is primarily all white, short sleeved, with the players’ last names on the back, but below the player’s number. It also has a blue trim around the neck. A photo posted by Oklahoma City Thunder (@okcthunder) on […]

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Former Knick Anthony Mason passes away

Former Knick great Anthony Mason has passed away at age 48. Mason had undergone multiple heart surgeries for congestive heart failure earlier in February and that is what ultimately took his life. He was a big reason the Knicks were able to get to the NBA Finals in 1994 due to his intimidating presence and willingness […]

Raptors tickets continue to be a bargain

A year ago the Toronto Raptors traded Rudy Gay away and were contemplating blowing their roster up. The Raptors came together and made a solid playoff run, though, which convinced management to retain star point guard Kyle Lowry and make another run with the team as it is presently constructed. Now Toronto is atop the […]

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18:  Phil Jackson stands for photos during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson likely to get fined for comments on college player

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was at the Ohio State-Nebraska game scouting Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell. However, Jackson made some comments on him that were inappropriate by the NBA’s standards and according to Yahoo! Sports, he is likley get a fine for it. Sources: Knicks president Phil Jackson will likely face a league fine […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 30:  Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls on the bench before the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Bulls 99-93.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Has Part of Torn Mensicus Removed, Expected Back in 4-6 Weeks

The roller coaster season for the 2014-15 Chicago Bulls continues as point guard Derrick Rose underwent successful knee surgery Friday morning to remove part of the meniscus in his right knee. What looked like another season-ending injury a few days ago, the circumstances surrounding Rose’s injury have changed once again with the Bulls now expecting […]

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Not to get defensive: What are we missing with Thomas Robinson?

Thomas Robinson, somehow, played 102 games for the Portland Trail Blazers. He started four games in Portland despite numerous stints on the disabled list for Robin Lopez and LaMarcus Aldridge over that stretch. Robinson received just 12.4 minutes a night; he managed twice as many turnovers as assists. Portland dealt Robinson, along with Will Barton, […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 13:  Richard Hamilton #32 of the Detroit Pistons wathces on during their game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 13, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Richard Hamilton formally announces retirement

Richard Hamilton, or as you might know him, Rip Hamilton has formally announced his retirement from the NBA after 14 seasons of playing for the Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls, and Washington Wizards. He was taken seventh overall in 1999 by the Wizards, but only lasted two seasons with them before his long stint with the […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 20:  (L-R) Boris Diaw #33, Tim Duncan #21, Manu Ginobili #20, Tony Parker #9 and Tiago Splitter #22 of the San Antonio Spurs sit on the bench late in the game against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on January 20, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Spurs defeated the Nuggets 109-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Crossover Chronicles Podcast Episode 1: What are we doing here?

We at Crossover Chronicles are starting our own podcast and our first installment talks Eastern and Western Conference playoffs, Derrick Rose’s injury, and how ugly the Eastern Conference really is this year. Check out Chase Thomas and Ben Bornstein on this first version of the podcast!

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 21: TV personality Craig Sager speaks on the court in the first half between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Baylor Bears during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Craig Sager is back!

Guys! Our favorite sideline reporter is going to be back next month! His son, Craig Sager Jr. confirmed it on Twitter. It’s official!! Sr just got cleared to return to work & will be back in action Thursday, March 5 for Thunder-Bulls!!! pic.twitter.com/dnUi2Wy7Ax — Craig Sager II (@CraigSagerJr)

OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 27:  Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Out Indefinitely with Torn Meniscus

The Chicago Bulls announced via a press release today that Derrick Rose will have to undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The team has not yet placed a timetable on his return, and a lot of that has to do with whether or not Rose, along with the Bulls, choose to […]

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 15: Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics and Thomas Robinson #41 of the Portland Trailblazers react after colliding underneath the basket in the second quarter during the game at TD Garden on November 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Thomas Robinson claimed by the 76ers

Thomas Robinson has only been in the league since 2012, but he’s already become a journeyman. He was taken fifth overall in 2012’s NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings, but was dealt to Houston later that season. Robinson was then traded that offseason to Portland where has had a chance to prosper, but was traded to […]

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