1. 5 Realistic Goals Los Angeles Lakers Should Set for 2017-18

    This isn't season one of the Los Angeles Lakers rebuild, but the freshness feels that way. There's a new Hollywood star at the center of a revamped roster, plus an overhauled front office responsible for the personnel changes...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 9 hours ago 4,832 reads 0 comments

  2. Russell Westbrook Won't Comment on Thunder Contract After Carmelo Anthony Trade

    The Oklahoma City Thunder overhauled their roster this offseason, but it remains unclear whether Russell Westbrook plans to stay with them beyond the 2017-18 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 5,704 reads 0 comments

  3. Gregg Popovich: USA Is 'Embarrassment' Amid Donald Trump Anthem Controversy

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich , who has been critical of President Donald Trump in the past, offered his harshest criticism yet of Trump and the current state of the United States during the team's media day Monday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 120,194 reads 0 comments

  4. LeBron James Says He Won't 'Cheat' Fans or Teammates When Discussing Free Agency

    LeBron James remained cagey about his future during the Cleveland Cavaliers ' media day Monday when responding to questions regarding his pending free agency next summer, according ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 9,842 reads 0 comments

  5. Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Could Return from Injury by Warriors Game on Christmas

    The Cleveland Cavaliers believe star point guard Isaiah Thomas could return from his hip injury by Christmas, when they face the defending champion Golden State Warriors , according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 18,936 reads 0 comments

  6. Dwyane Wade, Bulls Reach Contract Buyout After 1 Season in Chicago

    Dwyane Wade 's homecoming with the Chicago Bulls is over after only one season. The veteran guard and the team came to terms on a buyout Sunday. The Chicago Tribune 's K.C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 days ago 391,652 reads 0 comments

  7. Kristaps Porzingis 'Ready for the Challenge' After Carmelo Anthony Trade

    With Carmelo Anthony gone, Kristaps Porzingis is ready to become the New York Knicks ' go-to player. "I am ready for the challenge," he said Saturday, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 14,216 reads 0 comments

  8. Carmelo Anthony to Start at Power Forward for Thunder, Says Billy Donovan

    Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan said Tuesday that newly acquired Carmelo Anthony will start at power forward for the 2017-18 NBA season, according to ESPN.com's Royce Young ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 hour ago 6,817 reads 0 comments

  9. Paul George Discusses Thunder Trade, Playing with Russell Westbrook, More

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George discussed his move to the team this summer on USA Today 's NBA A to Z podcast , telling USA Today 's Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt that he sees the trade as a personal challenge...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 hour ago 744 reads 0 comments

  10. Dwyane Wade Rumors: Warriors Expressed Interest in Star SG Amid Cavaliers Links

    The Golden State Warriors reportedly made an attempt to entice Dwyane Wade to sign with them. Per Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype, the defending NBA champions " placed a call ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 hours ago 18,671 reads 0 comments

  11. Mark Cuban Loaned Mavericks Plane to J.J. Barea for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban loaned the team plane to Mavs guard J.J. Barea so he could bring supplies to his native Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 hours ago 5,562 reads 0 comments

  12. Zach Randolph Says He Was 'Wrongfully Arrested' on Marijuana Charges

    Sacramento Kings power forward Zach Randolph said he felt "wrongfully arrested" on marijuana charges Aug. 9 and believes information made public about the situation "wasn't true...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 hours ago 685 reads 0 comments

  13. Nick Young: I'll 'Shoot That Muthaf--ka' with Game on Line if KD and Steph Open

    Nick Young—better known as Swaggy P, best known as one of the NBA 's most hilarious and effervescent personalities—has taken his silk shirts and fur-trimmed Gucci slip-ons to the Bay...

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  14. Dwyane Wade Rumors: Star 'Nearing' Commitment to LeBron James Reunion with Cavs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly remain the favorite to land veteran shooting guard Dwyane Wade after he reached an agreement with the Chicago Bulls on a contract buyout. On Tuesday, Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 hours ago 111,986 reads 0 comments

  15. Kyrie Irving Says Flat-Earth Theory Was an 'Exploitation Tactic'

    Kyrie Irving said his incorrect assessment that the Earth is flat was merely an "exploitation tactic" meant to test everybody's reaction...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 hours ago 54,786 reads 0 comments

  16. Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball, Brook Lopez and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' 2017 media day was chock-full of highly anticipated reveals. Lonzo Ball got his first extended look in purple-and-gold threads...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 hours ago 3,284 reads 0 comments

  17. Can Knicks Make Kristaps Porzingis a True Superstar? 'Now We Get to See'

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y.— With Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks finally agreeing to move on from their troubled marriage, an era of Knicks basketball has come to an end. This, no doubt, was part of the impetus for trading Anthony...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 8 hours ago 10,077 reads 0 comments

  18. Not Buying It: 5 Overhyped Teams Entering 2017-18 Season

    Fourteen NBA teams are going to miss the playoffs and 29 will fall short of a championship. Just a friendly reminder that even in these days of irrational exuberance just before ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 10 hours ago 19,408 reads 0 comments

  19. Golden State Warriors' Blueprint to a Championship Repeat

    The Golden State Warriors ' blueprint for capturing the 2018 NBA world title seems simple enough. Let Stephen Curry do his best impression of a video-game glitch. Have Kevin Durant remind everyone of his impossible combination of size and skill..

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 hours ago 2,423 reads 0 comments

  20. OKC's Big 3 Suddenly Has Fighter's Chance Against Western Conference Elites

    General manager Sam Presti tried to keep expectations in check when he gave his end-of-season press conference in early May...

    Jon Hamm Written by Jon Hamm about 3 days ago 159,421 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Rumors: Will Barton, Nuggets Reportedly Discussing Contract Extension

    The Denver Nuggets and Will Barton are negotiating terms of a contract extension, ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 18 hours ago 1,848 reads 0 comments

  22. Warriors Plan Washington D.C. Trip After Donald Trump Revokes White House Invite

    The Golden State Warriors issued a statement Saturday announcing they will be making a trip to Washington, D.C...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 303,937 reads 0 comments

  23. TJ Warren, Suns Reportedly Agree to 4-Year, $50 Million Contract Extension

    The Phoenix Suns reached an agreement with TJ Warren on a four-year extension worth $50 million, ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday. Warren is set to earn a little over $3...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 21 hours ago 3,454 reads 0 comments

  24. Mark Cuban Says There's a 10 Percent Chance He Runs for President

    With a former host of a reality television show currently sitting in office, who's to say an NBA owner can't become president one day? The topic came up Monday when Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told Tim MacMahon of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 hours ago 93,400 reads 0 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: SF Pushing for Move Before Training Camp

    New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony reportedly wants the front office to trade him before the team opens training camp Tuesday. On Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 23,840 reads 0 comments