1. Tim Duncan's No. 21 to Be Retired by Spurs: Latest Details, Reaction

    The San Antonio Spurs will honor the greatest player in team history Dec. 18 when they retire Tim Duncan 's No. 21 following their game against the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 18 days ago 13,985 reads 70 comments

  2. Ex-Teammates James Harden, Russell Westbrook Now Shouldering Identical Burden

    HOUSTON — Respect is earned, not given.  No one knows that better than James Harden , who had to bide his time, come off the bench and grow his game—and his beard—on the journey to superstar status with the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 18 days ago 20,585 reads 90 comments

  3. Critics, San Antonio Spurs Will Never Agree on Tony Parker's True Value

    SAN ANTONIO — I asked rookie point guard Dejounte Murray a trick question during the 45-minute player-availability session before the San Antonio Spurs ' victory over the ...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 18 days ago 18,427 reads 16 comments

  4. Joel Embiid Is Already on the Cusp of Being an Elite NBA Center

    For the Philadelphia 76ers , it's games like Thursday's nationally televised matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves and burgeoning superstar Karl-Anthony Towns that remind them why they're embracing (enduring?) "The Process...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 66,125 reads 106 comments

  5. Tuesday NBA Roundup: LeBron James, Cavs Leave No Doubt They Still Rule the East

    Since dismantling an alleged " superteam " to open their season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have left little doubt they're the squad to beat in the Eastern Conference...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 18 days ago 32,889 reads 186 comments

  6. Alonzo Gee to Nuggets: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Denver Nuggets are off to a disappointing 3-7 start, but they reportedly bolstered their depth on the wing Tuesday by signing free agent Alonzo Gee , per Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 6,095 reads 5 comments

  7. Gary Harris Injury: Updates on Nuggets Guard's Foot and Recovery

    Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris missed Nov. 13's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a foot injury. While he won't require surgery to recover, it's unclear when he will return...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 18 days ago 1,392 reads 2 comments

  8. Carmelo Anthony Baffled by Phil Jackson's Controversial Comments

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Carmelo Anthony sat on a bench off on the sidelines Tuesday afternoon at the New York Knicks practice facility as the media entered the gym...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 19 days ago 45,761 reads 5 comments

  9. Hawks' Dwight Howard Pranked Mother by Saying He Signed with Jazz

    Atlanta native Dwight Howard returned home and signed with the Hawks last summer. Before his homecoming, however, the jovial big man made his mother cry...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 19 days ago 64,038 reads 49 comments

  10. LeBron James Responds to Phil Jackson's Comment About Star's 'Posse'

    Like his business associate Maverick Carter, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James took issue with comments New York Knicks president Phil Jackson made in a recent interview with ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 19 days ago 369,301 reads 0 comments

  11. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Makes Circus Shot Against OKC

    He didn't even look. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope landed a near-miraculous circus shot in the fourth quarter of the Detroit Pistons ' showdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 19 days ago 2,362 reads 0 comments

  12. Monday NBA Roundup: New York Knicks Finding Fresh Identity

    Halfway through yet another abysmal defensive performance against the shell of the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, the New York Knicks steered into the skid. And it worked...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 19 days ago 39,625 reads 57 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook Throws It Down vs. the Pistons

    That's one way to start the game. Russell Westbrook kicked off the Oklahoma City Thunder 's matchup with the Detroit Pistons with a highlight-worthy dunk Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 19 days ago 3,560 reads 5 comments

  14. Miami Heat's $50 Million Investment in Tyler Johnson Already Paying Off

    MIAMI — It's hard to call Tyler Johnson's gap-toothed grin a $50 million smile. But then again, nothing about the 6'4" combo guard screams $50 million NBA star...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 19 days ago 33,404 reads 22 comments

  15. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors (8-2) haven't reinvented roundball just yet. It turns out even a rotation featuring four NBA All-Stars needs time to adjust to two new starters and ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 19 days ago 16,507 reads 18 comments

  16. Andre Drummond Injury: Updates on Pistons Star's Ankle and Return

    Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond suffered a sprained right ankle that kept him out of the lineup against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 3,128 reads 1 comments

  17. UNINTERRUPTED: Nick Young Explains How God Gave Him the 'Swaggy P' Nickname

    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young explained on the Open Run podcast on the UNINTERRUPTED Podcast Network how he got the nickname "Swaggy P...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 19 days ago 2,324 reads 1 comments

  18. Doug McDermott Injury: Updates on Bulls Forward's Concussion and Return

    Chicago Bulls small forward Doug McDermott suffered a concussion on Nov. 14 against the Washington Wizards and has not played since. It is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 6,031 reads 5 comments

  19. Long Known as Just a Scorer, James Harden Is Suddenly the NBA's Top Assist Man

    Ridiculous.  That's the word Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni used in the bowels of the Toyota Center  after a recent practice. He was describing the numbers James Harden is putting up this season...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 20 days ago 12,990 reads 19 comments

  20. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have outperformed low expectations in the early stages of the 2016-17 season, but there's still plenty of room for improvement, especially for specific players...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 20 days ago 26,409 reads 31 comments

  21. Klay Thompson Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Warriors Star

    Shooting guard Klay Thompson is a crucial part of a Golden State Warriors team that remains one of the favorites to win the NBA title this season, but there is some buzz he could be traded...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 20 days ago 279,078 reads 243 comments

  22. Oklahoma City Thunder Can't Expect Russell Westbrook to Fix Everything Himself

    Merely one week ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder were 6-1 and briefly sitting atop the Western Conference. It was the best start after seven games in the Oklahoma City era...

    Jon Hamm Written by Jon Hamm about 20 days ago 11,956 reads 27 comments

  23. Cleveland Cavaliers Chucking 3s at Historic Pace, with No Plans to Change Course

    CLEVELAND — When the Big Three of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love was formed in 2014, a barrage of three-point shooting wasn't what most pictured from the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 20 days ago 19,797 reads 17 comments

  24. Back-to-Back Defensive Stops Lead to Deep Three from Stephen Curry

    Maybe the Golden State Warriors ' experiment with Kevin Durant will work out after all. After Warriors swingman Patrick McCaw rejected Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker late ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 20 days ago 36,712 reads 37 comments

  25. Serge Ibaka Scores Career-High 31 Points, Hits Game-Winner Against Former Team

    Serge Ibaka had his homecoming in Oklahoma City on Sunday evening, and he made the most of his opportunity to play against his former team...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 20 days ago 9,273 reads 7 comments