1. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Marquese Chriss in 2016-17

    Marquese Chriss' upside was on display for short glimpses in Las Vegas. During the NBA Summer League opener against the Portland Trail Blazers , Chriss had a drive from the ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 days ago 5,033 reads 6 comments

  2. Carmelo Anthony Says Knicks Had 'A Chance' to Sign Dwyane Wade

    Just one day after speaking about his solitary recruitment of Kevin Durant during free agency, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony told Frank Isola of the New York Daily News they had "a chance" to sign guard Dwyane Wade ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 days ago 46,698 reads 57 comments

  3. Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Celtics Reportedly Still Interested in 76ers C

    The Boston Celtics bolstered their frontcourt this offseason by signing big man Al Horford , but they are reportedly still interested in trading for Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 66,480 reads 215 comments

  4. Stop Expecting Derrick Rose to Be Something He Never Was

    For Derrick Rose, the 2016-17 NBA season is a chance to start over. New city. New uniform. New teammates...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 144,252 reads 224 comments

  5. Enes Kanter Reveals He's Received Death Threats After Failed Turkish Coup

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter revealed Wednesday on Twitter that he's faced death threats in the wake of a failed military coup in his native Turkey last Friday. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 209,060 reads 0 comments

  6. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Dragan Bender in 2016-17

    The Phoenix Suns passed on a number of productive college players to grab Maccabi Tel Aviv's Dragan Bender at No. 4 in the NBA draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 days ago 26,253 reads 56 comments

  7. Gregg Popovich Comments on Future with Spurs, Team USA

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich acknowledged Tuesday that life won't be quite the same without recently retired legend Tim Duncan and also spoke about his future as a coach for the Spurs and Team USA...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 days ago 21,107 reads 25 comments

  8. James Harden Comments on Rockets, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon

    Despite a disappointing 2015-16 campaign, James Harden hasn't wavered regarding his belief the Houston Rockets are headed in the right direction...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 days ago 17,627 reads 106 comments

  9. Kevin Durant Was Impressed by Tom Brady During Celtics' Free-Agency Pitch

    More than one NBA team brought their big guns to the Kevin Durant free-agency party, held in the Hamptons in early July. The Golden State Warriors brought NBA MVP Stephen Curry and his fellow All-Stars, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 days ago 121,632 reads 234 comments

  10. Jodie Meeks Injury: Updates on Magic SG's Recovery from Foot Surgery

    A foot injury cost guard Jodie Meeks the majority of the 2015-16 season, and it could cause him to miss time in 2016-17 as well. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 383 reads 0 comments

  11. Thunder Reportedly Want to Pair Blake Griffin with Russell Westbrook

    While the Oklahoma City Thunder 's dynamic duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant is no more, they reportedly have visions of a new one-two punch, featuring Westbrook and current Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 129,864 reads 222 comments

  12. DeMarcus Cousins Comments on Kings' 2016 NBA Draft Selections

    The Sacramento Kings bolstered their frontcourt in the first round of the 2016 NBA draft, and All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins broke his silence on the subject Monday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 17,069 reads 3 comments

  13. Realistic Expectations for Denver Nuggets Rookie Jamal Murray in 2016-17

    The Denver Nuggets were fortunate to have Jamal Murray fall to them at No. 7 in the 2016 NBA draft. He was exactly what they were looking for: a three-point shooter who can play both guard positions...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 days ago 4,280 reads 9 comments

  14. Realistic Expectations for Philadelphia 76ers Rookie Ben Simmons in 2016-17

    The Philadelphia 76ers have a lot riding on Ben Simmons, their prize for winning the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Uncertainty surrounding Joel Embiid's durability and Jahlil Okafor's defense makes Simmons' development that much more crucial...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 days ago 78,144 reads 200 comments

  15. Draymond Green Comments on Arrest, Team USA and More

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is preparing to help Team USA win its third consecutive Olympic gold medal in men's basketball at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 8,822 reads 81 comments

  16. Mike Miller Reportedly to Re-Sign with Nuggets: Contract Details and Reaction

    The Denver Nuggets reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with veteran swingman Mike Miller on Monday. Marc Stein of ESPN.com initially reported the news, while The Vertical's Shams Charania noted the deal is worth more than $5 million...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 days ago 2,166 reads 9 comments

  17. 10 Things We Learned from 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas

    What happens in Vegas shouldn't stay there when it's as thrilling as the final game of the summer league experience. The championship contest between the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves turned into a slugfest down the stretch Monday night...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 days ago 111,972 reads 102 comments

  18. Bulls' Denzel Valentine Hits 2 Clutch Shots for Summer-League Title Win

    The future of clutch in the NBA is in terrific hands. That much was made obvious by the near-perfect, under-pressure play of Tyus Jones, Denzel Valentine and Xavier Silas ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 24,253 reads 11 comments

  19. Jerian Grant Wins MVP for 2016 Las Vegas NBA Summer League Championship

    Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Tyus Jones claimed the MVP award for the Las Vegas Summer League on Sunday, but Jerian Grant got the last laugh in the Chicago Bulls ' 84-82 overtime win over Minnesota on Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 4,249 reads 0 comments

  20. Report Card Grades for Each Golden State Warriors 2016 Free-Agent Signing

    The Golden State Warriors are the undisputed victors of free-agency's circus, having landed the biggest prize of this summer's crop: Kevin Durant ...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 6 days ago 30,250 reads 33 comments

  21. Dion Waiters' Qualifying Offer from Thunder Reportedly Rescinded

    The Oklahoma City Thunder reportedly rescinded their qualifying offer for shooting guard Dion Waiters on Monday night, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and the Oklahoman 's Anthony Slater ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 77,672 reads 128 comments

  22. Realistic Expectations for Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Kris Dunn in 2016-17

    Patience and perseverance pushed Kris Dunn into the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Elite physical tools, mental toughness and some Tom Thibodeau -approved defensive nasty made him the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 days ago 14,024 reads 41 comments

  23. Carmelo Anthony Comments on Knicks' Offseason Moves, 2016-17 Outlook

    On Monday, New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony spoke about his NBA squad's offseason moves while practicing for Team USA in the lead-up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 days ago 26,164 reads 98 comments

  24. San Antonio Mayor Declares July 21 'Tim Duncan Day'

    He's a five-time NBA champion, a two-time MVP, a 15-time All-Star and arguably the single greatest power forward of all time...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 4,403 reads 4 comments

  25. Kim Kardashian West-Taylor Swift Feud Reimagined as LeBron's NBA Finals Block

    What do a provocative track lyric, a revealing Snapchat story, Taylor Swift, Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, have in common? As it turns out, a lot. Enough to take the pop culture world by storm, in fact...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 7,213 reads 17 comments