1. Cote: Miami Should Have No Anger for LeBron

    The stunned numbness is understandable. So are the first words Miami Heat owner Micky Arison expressed Friday upon hearing the news: “Shocked and disappointed...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 20 hours ago 1,003 reads 4 comments

  2. Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Chicago Bulls

    Once all the Carmelo Anthony dust settles and the Chicago Bulls sign their major free agent(s), the Bulls will still need to flesh out their roster, and they won't have a ton of money to do it...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 20 hours ago 33,829 reads 84 comments

  3. Lin from Face of Rockets to Trade to Lakers

    For 3 1/2 months in the summer and early fall of 2012, Jeremy Lin was the face of the franchise — the leading edge in a wave of change that the Rockets hoped would build toward a new era of playoff success...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 20 hours ago 881 reads 5 comments

  4. Rockets Stunned in Flurry of Free Agency

    The Rockets could close their eyes and see Chris Bosh in a Houston uniform. Daryl Morey could begin plotting his next move, including matching Chandler Parsons' offer sheet...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 20 hours ago 2,836 reads 0 comments

  5. LeBron James' Decision Had to Do with Much More Than Being a Kid from Ohio

    “Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio.” This was the very first sentence of LeBron James ’ essay, as told to Lee Jenkins of SI...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 20 hours ago 1,066 reads 1 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Pau Gasol Sign-and-Trade to Bulls Would Benefit Both Sides

    Pau Gasol should and will go down as one of the greatest Los Angeles Lakers players of this generation, but on Friday it became apparent that the trying marriage between the two sides is all but over...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 21 hours ago 61,229 reads 88 comments

  7. Vegas Summer League 2014: Top Young Stars to Watch During NBA's Exhibition Slate

    The NBA 's Las Vegas Summer League is stacked with young talent looking to make an impression leading up to the regular season. Every player involved is trying to earn a roster spot, but a few clearly stand out from the rest...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 hours ago 8,665 reads 15 comments

  8. Saturday's NY Times Cover for LeBron

    LeBron James, you might have heard, announced that he would return to Cleveland , a not insignificant transaction in the sports world...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 21 hours ago 162 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Bucks Had Interest in Roy Hibbert

    It isn't clear from the writing exactly when the Milwaukee Bucks tried to contact that Pacers about Roy Hibbert — sounds like not recently — but they apparently once did just that, according to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 21 hours ago 495 reads 0 comments

  10. Pros and Cons of Boston Celtics Pursuing Rajon Rondo Trade

    On June 28, 2006, Rajon Rondo was traded. The Boston Celtics acquired his draft rights from the Phoenix Suns during the 2006 NBA draft. Since then, it seems, Rondo has been involved in trade rumors almost nonstop...

    Michael Walsh Written by Michael Walsh about 22 hours ago 17,910 reads 45 comments

  11. Summer League Prospects with Real Chance at Making Lakers' Regular-Season Roster

    The Los Angeles Lakers headed into their off-season with a decimated roster, looking to rebuild for the future. The NBA 2014 Summer League allows the opportunity to evaluate unsigned prospects who could earn an invite to training camp in the fall...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 24 hours ago 5,892 reads 4 comments

  12. NBA Summer League 2014: Complete Tournament Schedule, Bracket and Format

    The offseason mayhem regarding the Association's free agents continues, but for many young players and established veterans, this is a time to hone their skills and jell with new teammates during the NBA Summer League ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 24 hours ago 2,160 reads 0 comments

  13. Report Card Grades for Boston Celtics' 2014 Offseason Moves

    All things considered, we are still very early in the NBA offseason, yet the Boston Celtics have made a small handful of moves in the summer's infancy...

    Michael Walsh Written by Michael Walsh about 1 day ago 8,396 reads 30 comments

  14. Why New Orleans Pelicans Are Poised to Surprise Next Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans will be one of the NBA 's biggest surprises this upcoming season. It has become an offseason tradition to utter that sentence...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 day ago 11,880 reads 62 comments

  15. Why the NBA Would Love One More Round of Greatness from Kobe Bryant

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ Kobe Bryant gives the NBA and its fans a brand of entertainment that we need to cherish as the clock on his career closes in on midnight...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 day ago 31,991 reads 214 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Julius Randle's Rookie Season With LA Lakers

    Julius Randle has something to prove. Fortunately for the Los Angeles Lakers , the 6’9”, 250-pound power forward drafted seventh overall in last month’s NBA draft gets to prove the critics wrong while wearing purple and gold...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 day ago 22,563 reads 85 comments

  17. Stakes Rise for Young Cavs in Summer League as LeBron James Commits to Cleveland

    LAS VEGAS — They are NBA novices who gathered in the desert Friday to play a game together for the first time, hoping to inch their careers forward in a meaningless summer-league game...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 day ago 62,265 reads 168 comments

  18. Clint Capela, Rockets Reportedly in Contract Dispute After Chris Bosh's Decision

    The Houston Rockets can't catch a break this offseason. Their failure to sign Chris Bosh in free agency is leading to a contract quarrel between themselves and first-round draft ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 31,495 reads 112 comments

  19. 6 Takeaways from Day 1 of 2014 Las Vegas Summer League

    Orlando Summer League action was fun while it lasted, but now our favorite up-and-coming stars have taken their talents to Las Vegas. And needless to say, what happens in Vegas isn't staying in Vegas...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 49,869 reads 129 comments

  20. Sources: Capela, Rockets in Contract Dispute

    LAS VEGAS -- The Houston Rockets and their 2014 NBA first round draft pick Clint Capela are in a contract dispute following the team's failed attempt to lure Chris Bosh from Miami , league sources informed CSNNW...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 1 day ago 302 reads 0 comments

  21. Who Does Miami Heat Target to Replace LeBron James?

    The Miami Heat saw their best player and four-time NBA MVP LeBron James leave for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday afternoon, as reported by Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated...

    Sam Richmond Written by Sam Richmond about 1 day ago 5,585 reads 2 comments

  22. Kerr Wins Coaching Debut in Summer League

    LAS VEGAS – Making his coaching debut Friday, Steve Kerr proved to be as calm with his bench responsibilities as he was with shots in crunch time during his playing days...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 650 reads 0 comments

  23. Cavs' Wiggins Beats Bucks in Summer League

    Andrew Wiggins, the number one overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 70-68 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the third game of the night at the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 on the campus of UNLV...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 6,843 reads 1 comments

  24. Rockets Burned After Bosh Stays with Heat

    The word all along had been that when LeBron James made his decision, the rest of the dominoes would start to fall...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 3,388 reads 13 comments

  25. Hornets Fall to Warriors 70-58 in Summer League

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 825 reads 4 comments