1. 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 2 months ago 80,110 reads 200 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 26,635 reads 98 comments

  3. Why the Boston Celtics Should Go All-in on Blake Griffin

    The 2016 free-agency bonanza may be drawing to a close, but the Boston Celtics are still on the hunt for another key piece for their improved core. That search has reportedly taken them out West...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 2 months ago 145,237 reads 314 comments

  4. Tyus Jones Draws Controversial Foul Call to Avoid OT, Eliminate Raptors

    Controversial calls have a place in the NBA Summer League, too. The Minnesota Timberwolves eliminated the Toronto Raptors in Saturday's Las Vegas quarterfinal matchup on a questionable foul call...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 49,372 reads 13 comments

  5. Delon Wright Injury: Updates on Raptors Guard's Shoulder and Recovery

    Toronto Raptors guard Delon Wright exited the court during Saturday's Las Vegas Summer League game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after suffering a dislocated right shoulder and didn't return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 5,739 reads 3 comments

  6. Ben Simmons Bounces Behind-the-Back Pass Between 2 Defenders

    Ben Simmons has the size, speed and strength to contend in today's NBA . But one thing scouts didn't report about the first overall selection of the 2016 draft is that he has eyes in the back of his head...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 months ago 50,697 reads 23 comments

  7. Jaylen Brown Sidesteps Defender, Rises Way Up for 1-Handed Jam

    Three. That's the slot in which Jaylen Brown was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 2016 NBA draft, and it happens to be the position he plays, too...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 3 months ago 20,445 reads 10 comments

  8. Sasha Kaun to 76ers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired Sasha Kaun and cash considerations from the Cleveland Cavaliers for the rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum, the Cavaliers announced . Sam Amico of AmicoHoops...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 37,358 reads 43 comments

  9. Report Card Grades for Each Offseason Move for Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics came up short in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes but landed a terrific consolation prize: Al Horford ...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 3 months ago 16,595 reads 30 comments

  10. Raptors' Fred VanVleet Drains Buzzer-Beater from Well Beyond Half Court

    While facing the Golden State Warriors , Fred VanVleet did as the Dubs do—drain shots from way down court...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 3 months ago 25,937 reads 4 comments

  11. Report Card Grades for Each NY Knicks Free-Agent Signing

    Team president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and director of player personnel Mark Warkentien: Your homemade cookies, wrapped in a shiny bow, are on their way...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 37,724 reads 2 comments

  12. Dario Saric to 76ers: Contract Details and Reaction

    Two years after the Philadelphia 76ers acquired Dario Saric in a draft-day trade with the Orlando Magic , the Croatian forward is on his way to the NBA . The team announced Saric signed his contract on Friday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 20,673 reads 104 comments

  13. Boston Celtics Are Still Chasing a Star This Offseason

    LAS VEGAS — The Boston Celtics ’ rebuild appeared to take another important step forward this summer when the team lured All-Star center Al Horford away from the conference-rival Atlanta Hawks ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 2,080 reads 1 comments

  14. Jaylen Brown Is Ready for the NBA's Space and Boston Celtics' Expectations

    LAS VEGAS — General manager Danny Ainge has a track record of surprising the NBA landscape with his first-round picks, and that trend continued in June when the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown third overall...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 9,123 reads 19 comments

  15. Isaiah Thomas Comments on Future Contract Negotiations with Celtics

    With the 2016-17 NBA salary cap set at over $94 million along with the numerous huge contracts that have been given out by teams in July, Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is expecting to cash in...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 86,409 reads 114 comments

  16. Greivis Vasquez to Nets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Free-agent guard Greivis Vasquez has agreed to a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets , Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Sunday night. Vasquez spoke with Marc J...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 4,266 reads 5 comments

  17. Knicks Rumors: Assessing New York's Options Going Forward

    After an eventful start to the offseason, the New York Knicks might not be finished. The team is going to look a lot different in 2016-17 after the Knicks added high-profile ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 36,547 reads 3 comments

  18. Celtics Rumors: Latest on Jared Sullinger and Possible Trade Scenarios

    The Boston Celtics aren't done this summer. President Danny Ainge and the front office might have missed out on the big fish known as Kevin Durant but still landed Al Horford and have plenty of assets to play with...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 10,976 reads 2 comments

  19. Ben Simmons Dishes Out Unreal Assist in Las Vegas Summer League Game

    Ben Simmons' passing is like poetry. The Philadelphia 76ers ' No. 1 overall draft pick dished out another gem of an assist in an NBA Summer League game on Saturday...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 51,068 reads 9 comments

  20. Jerami Grant Posterizes Lakers Rookie Ivica Zubac in Vegas Summer League Game

    Welcome to the NBA , Ivica Zubac. The Los Angeles Lakers ' second-round pick out of Croatia fell victim to Jerami Grant in the third quarter of Saturday's summer league game in Las Vegas...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 9,078 reads 5 comments

  21. Ben Simmons Dishes Behind the Back to Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot in Summer League

    Ben Simmons continues to cook up snappy passes in Utah Jazz Summer League. The Philadelphia 76ers ' coveted first-round pick dished another dime in the second quarter of Thursday's ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 52,298 reads 23 comments

  22. Amir Johnson Contract Option Exercised by Celtics: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Boston Celtics bolstered their frontcourt depth Thursday by picking up the 2016-17 contract option on forward Amir Johnson . Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical was the first to report the move, and A...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 7,134 reads 17 comments

  23. Brooklyn Nets Offering Jeremy Lin a Perfect Moment of Truth

    As the Brooklyn Nets inked Jeremy Lin to a three-year, $36 million deal at the start of free agency, they reunited him with the city where he once put his name on the map...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 15,832 reads 12 comments

  24. Mindaugas Kuzminskas Reportedly to Sign with Knicks: Latest Details and Reaction

    The New York Knicks reached an agreement Tuesday with 26-year-old Lithuanian forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas for a two-year deal, Sportando reported. ESPN.com's Ian Begley confirmed the report...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 29,967 reads 56 comments

  25. Gerald Henderson Reportedly to Sign with 76ers: Contract Details, Reaction

    Gerald Henderson accepted a reduced role with the Portland Trail Blazers last season, but his contributions as a defender and veteran leader have reportedly earned him a shot with the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 25,414 reads 63 comments