1. Byron Scott Says He Doesn't Have Relationship with Lakers Guard D'Angelo Russell

    Anyone paying attention to the Los Angeles Lakers last year could tell things were icy between head coach Byron Scott and rookie D'Angelo Russell...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 40 minutes ago 5,269 reads 27 comments

  2. Joakim Noah Explains Decision to Skip Knicks Dinner with West Point Cadets

    New York Knicks center Joakim Noah said Friday his decision to skip a team dinner at the United States Military Academy was due to an "anti-war stance...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 hours ago 26,584 reads 105 comments

  3. Joel Embiid's Hands Make Regulation-Sized Basketball Look Tiny

    Everyone knows Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid is a massive dude. The 22-year-old is arguably taller than his 7-foot listing, and he also weighs 250 pounds...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 hours ago 3,102 reads 4 comments

  4. Ben Simmons Injury: Updates on 76ers Forward's Ankle and Return

    Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons exited the team's practice Friday after suffering an apparent ankle injury. Continue for updates. Simmons to Undergo 'Precautionary' Testing Friday, Sept...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 hours ago 6,093 reads 54 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Chicago Bulls enter training camp with one of the most unsettled depth charts in the league. An offseason of moves involved big trades and big signings in free agency, but ended with even bigger questions...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 hours ago 822 reads 0 comments

  6. Houston Rockets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    James Harden took Dwight Howard 's screen and pulled up at the left-side elbow. Howard rolled to the basket and started his leap, expecting Harden's pass for what would have been a perfect alley-oop...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 hours ago 1,359 reads 9 comments

  7. Kevin Durant Comments on Role in Warriors Offense

    Kevin Durant joined a loaded roster with the Golden State Warriors , but he doesn't expect to play a small role within the offense...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 19 hours ago 6,760 reads 39 comments

  8. Judge in Derrick Rose Rape Case Orders End to Public Statements

    Judge Michael Fitzgerald, who is presiding over New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose's upcoming trial on allegations of rape, ordered both sides to stop making public statements about the case Thursday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 24 hours ago 8,013 reads 0 comments

  9. New York Knicks 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    Rooting for a ragtag bunch is a grand sports tradition. And although the 2016-17 New York Knicks are not an underdog, they certainly are ragtag...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 1 day ago 9,104 reads 7 comments

  10. Spurs Notebook: Can Kawhi Leonard Fill Tim Duncan's Leadership Void?

    SAN ANTONIO—Tim Duncan showed up on the San Antonio Spurs ' practice court Wednesday morning wearing official Spurs workout shorts, a gray Spurs T-shirt and his Adidas basketball shoes...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 1 day ago 7,905 reads 27 comments

  11. Warriors Notebook: Why Steph Curry Could Be Better Than Ever with Kevin Durant

    After the most scrutinized and pressure-packed season any NBA team has ever endured, there was a visceral sense at media day that something loomed large...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 1 day ago 17,436 reads 66 comments

  12. Cameron Payne Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard's Foot and Return

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Cameron Payne suffered an acute fracture in his right foot during a team scrimmage Tuesday. A timetable for his return is uncertain. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 day ago 8,500 reads 19 comments

  13. LA Clippers Notebook: The Clock Is Running out for Blake Griffin, CP3 and Doc

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — There’s something different about the Los Angeles Clippers this season. Is it a slimmer, trimmer Chris Paul ? No, he didn’t lose any weight, he insisted during the team’s media day...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 day ago 10,125 reads 16 comments

  14. Boston Celtics Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

    Nobody knows how close Kevin Durant was to signing with the Boston Celtics other than Kevin Durant. But right before the four-time scoring champion shoved the NBA ’s hope ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 day ago 3,744 reads 7 comments

  15. Paul Pierce Calls Clippers 'Superteam' at Team's Media Day

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are the defending champions, and the Golden State Warriors added Kevin Durant to an already loaded team, but Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce thinks his squad is also a superteam as the 2016-17 season approaches..

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 20,816 reads 74 comments

  16. Dwyane Wade Calls Rajon Rondo Best Point Guard He's Ever Played With

    With respect to Gary Payton, Mario Chalmers and Goran Dragic, Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade believes Rajon Rondo is the most talented floor general he's ever shared a backcourt with...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 131,005 reads 134 comments

  17. LeBron James, Tyronn Lue Comment on Star's Minutes, Health, Conditioning

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is preparing for his 14th NBA season and a title defense with his hometown team...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 17,395 reads 48 comments

  18. LA Lakers Notebook: Defining Success Depends on Who You Ask

    LOS ANGELES — After winning back-to-back titles, the 2010-11 Los Angeles Lakers were swept out of the second round of the playoffs by Dirk Nowitzki and the champion Dallas Mavericks ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 2 days ago 10,787 reads 42 comments

  19. San Antonio Spurs' 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The San Antonio Spurs looked absolutely dominant in the first round of last season's playoffs, but they quickly ran into a speed bump thanks to the Oklahoma City Thunder 's athleticism and youth...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 days ago 6,566 reads 10 comments

  20. New York Knicks Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

    Where to even begin with this team? We could talk about all the offseason moves the New York Knicks made following their disappointing 34-win finish last year...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 2 days ago 11,294 reads 18 comments

  21. Bucks President Peter Feigin Clarifies Comments on Milwaukee's Racial Issues

    Last Wednesday, Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin called his team's city the "most segregated, racist place" he's been to in his life, per the Wisconsin State Journal 's Dennis Punzel...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 467 reads 0 comments

  22. Stephen Curry Comments on 2017 Free Agency, Future with Warriors

    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is entering the final season of his four-year, $44 million deal he signed back in 2013, per Spotrac ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 51,173 reads 149 comments

  23. New Coach. New Players. New Attitude: The Lakers Are Finally Smiling Again

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The common belief behind rebuilding is that you have to hit rock bottom. You have to feel so bad that you're truly motivated to feel good again. Dig a deep ditch—then build the big building...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 days ago 72,548 reads 42 comments

  24. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell

    With an exciting new head coach, a budding young core and the addition of some veteran free agents, the Los Angeles Lakers appear confident that they can start building something special for this upcoming season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 days ago 24,368 reads 1 comments

  25. Miami Heat Complete 2016-17 Preview

    MIAMI —Before the Miami Heat officially opened their new era, they had to close out the last one...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 5,005 reads 29 comments