1. Russell Westbrook, Thunder Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Kevin Durant 's departure put a crack in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's foundation. But Russell Westbrook has committed himself to securing it. The Thunder announced they had signed Westbrook to an extension on Thursday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 198,357 reads 411 comments

  2. Can Jaron Blossomgame Pull a Buddy Hield and Win Over NBA Scouts as a Senior?

    It's not common for a college basketball senior to suddenly fly up NBA draft boards after three years of failing to win over scouts. Buddy Hield did it in 2016...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 21 days ago 6,458 reads 9 comments

  3. The Basketball Tournament 2016: Championship Winner, Prize Money and Reaction

    As Overseas Elite saw the deficit go from five, to 10, all the way up to 20, it looked like their dream had vanished. But then something happened: They never gave up...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 22 days ago 33,781 reads 21 comments

  4. Joel Embiid Thinks New Instagram Update Is 'A Better Way to Slide in DMs'

    Joel Embiid has never played an NBA game, but the 22-year-old is a social media legend. From recruiting LeBron James on Twitter to pursuing pop star Rihanna, the Philadelphia 76ers big man has built a large following online...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 22 days ago 18,404 reads 13 comments

  5. James Jones Re-Signs with Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    One of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' key leaders is back in the fold for 2016-17, as forward James Jones signed a one-year deal to return to the team. The Cavaliers announced the news on Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 22 days ago 8,427 reads 39 comments

  6. DeMar DeRozan Comments on 360 Dunk, Raptors, New Contract, More

    DeMar DeRozan has brought a different kind of swagger to Team USA leading into the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, though some of the things he hasn't done haven't connected with head coach Mike Krzyzewski...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 26,003 reads 41 comments

  7. LeBron James Speaks on Michael Jordan, 2016 NBA Finals, More in SI Exclusive

    A wave of emotion washed over LeBron James as he watched portions of the 2016 NBA Finals for the first time with prospects at the Nike Skills Academy in July...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 111,923 reads 302 comments

  8. Draymond Green Offered Role in 'Drayzilla' Porn for $100K After NSFW Snapchat

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is getting ready to represent the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but Vivid Entertainment is hoping he'll add the title of "porn star" to his resume once he returns stateside...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 661,707 reads 0 comments

  9. USA Basketball vs. Nigeria: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2016 Showcase

    In its final exhibition game ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Team USA picked up a 110-66 victory over Nigeria on Monday night inside Houston's Toyota Center...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 57,916 reads 54 comments

  10. Dwyane Wade's Arrival Brings Much-Needed Star Power Back to Chicago Bulls

    CHICAGO — The NBA world has had over three weeks to digest the notion of Dwyane Wade , Chicago Bull, but it didn’t start to feel real until Friday afternoon...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 23 days ago 15,501 reads 58 comments

  11. Breaking Down LeBron James' Options in Next Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

    LeBron James will re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers ; we just don't know when or on what type of contract. James can follow his customary route of signing another one-and-one deal and opt out again next summer...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 23 days ago 73,879 reads 83 comments

  12. Draymond Green Apologizes After NSFW Image Surfaces on Snapchat Account

    Shortly after an NSFW image appeared on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green 's Snapchat account, the All-Star explained the situation Sunday on Twitter...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 24 days ago 976,641 reads 0 comments

  13. The Basketball Tournament 2016: Championship Schedule After Semifinal Results

    Team Colorado and defending champions Overseas Elite punched their tickets into the finals of The Basketball Tournament Saturday, setting up a highly anticipated clash with $2 million on the line...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 25 days ago 4,517 reads 1 comments

  14. Dahntay Jones Waived by Cavaliers: Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Cleveland Cavaliers released veteran forward Dahntay Jones on Saturday, ESPN's Marc Stein reported...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 25 days ago 17,753 reads 36 comments

  15. Richard Jefferson Recalls Fight with Former Teammate Kenyon Martin

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson recently told Slam magazine's Max Resetar a few stories from the old days...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 25 days ago 109,690 reads 48 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Chicago Bulls Rookie Denzel Valentine in 2016-17

    Denzel Valentine missed his first six shots in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game last week, and he didn't score until the fourth quarter...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 25 days ago 11,062 reads 17 comments

  17. Dwyane Wade to Bulls: Top Takeaways from Star's Introductory Press Conference

    Two weeks after signing with the Chicago Bulls , Dwyane Wade was officially introduced by his new team and spoke about the process of coming back to his hometown after 13 seasons with the Miami Heat ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 40,535 reads 217 comments

  18. Top Prospects and Takeaways from FIBA's Under-18, Under-20 Tournaments

    The 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and FIBA U20 European Championship each featured a number of NBA prospects on the radar for the 2017 and 2018 drafts...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 26 days ago 18,833 reads 14 comments

  19. Realistic Expectations for the NY Knicks' 2016-17 Starting Lineup

    Never underestimate the power of fun. It apparently played a role in Kevin Durant 's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 26 days ago 41,508 reads 99 comments

  20. The Basketball Tournament 2016: SemifInal Schedule and Predictions for Finals

    While The Basketball Tournament has been entertaining to this point, the only thing that matters is the winner. The start of this event featured 64 teams, but only four remain...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 27 days ago 1,021 reads 0 comments

  21. David Lee to Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    A midseason move to the Dallas Mavericks revitalized David Lee 's career, as he again resembled the high-efficiency offensive force who was once a building block for the Golden State Warriors ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 27 days ago 67,532 reads 192 comments

  22. Doc Rivers Comments on Clippers' Pursuit of Kevin Durant in Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the many teams to miss out on signing Kevin Durant , though not for lack of trying...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 30,624 reads 173 comments

  23. Which Boston Celtics Rookies Should Make the 2016-17 Roster?

    Barring any major moves, the Boston Celtics ' core for next season is already established. But roster spots are still up for grabs, and plenty of young candidates are fighting for them...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 28 days ago 19,137 reads 36 comments

  24. Dirk Nowitzki Trolls Simone Zaza with Penalty Attempt in Charity Match

    Contrary to popular belief, Germans aren't perfect at taking penalties, after all. They missed their first penalty in a shootout at Euro 2016 since 1982 against Italy, and now we have this "effort" from Dirk Nowitzki ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 28 days ago 152,973 reads 7 comments

  25. Anderson Varejao Injury: Updates on Warriors Center's Back and Recovery

    Golden State Warriors big man Anderson Varejao will miss the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of a back injury. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 28 days ago 1,335 reads 0 comments