1. Ranking the Best NBA Draft Classes Since 2000

    The 2017 NBA draft is almost upon us, which means so are overreactions and premature evaluations. But before we rip this current class to shreds or shower it with unearned praise, ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 days ago 119,949 reads 0 comments

  2. Metrics 101: Ranking NBA Draft Track Records for Each Team's Commander in Chief

    The NBA draft is hard. Whether teams are picking first overall or trying to unearth second-round gems, it's difficult to find high-quality players while avoiding busts...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 86,448 reads 0 comments

  3. LeBron James Thanks David Griffin in Tweet, Seemingly Takes Shot at Cavaliers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Monday they mutually agreed not to extend general manager David Griffin's contract, prompting a response from superstar LeBron James : ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 9,233 reads 0 comments

  4. Kyle Lowry Rumors: Free-Agent PG Has 'Zero Interest' in Re-Signing with Raptors

    Kyle Lowry reportedly has "zero interest" in returning to the Toronto Raptors . On Monday, Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star cited multiple league sources who said the free ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 80,936 reads 0 comments

  5. Cavaliers Trade Rumors: Possible Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love Deals Being Discussed

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love could potentially be on the move this offseason. Sam Amico of Amico Hoops reported Monday former general manager David Griffin "had been exploring several trades" involving Love...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 105,742 reads 0 comments

  6. Kings President Chris Granger Announces Resignation

    Chris Granger announced Monday he has stepped down as president of the Sacramento Kings . The Sacramento Bee 's Ailene Voisin shared a statement from Granger explaining his decision: "I just feel it's time...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 days ago 6,126 reads 0 comments

  7. Paul George Rumors: Wizards Looking to Make Trade for Pacers Star

    The Washington Wizards reportedly have their eyes on Indiana Pacers star Paul George . On Monday, David Aldridge of NBA ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 64,087 reads 0 comments

  8. LeBron James' Camp Reportedly Unaware David Griffin Was Leaving Cavaliers

    While many fans joked that every team decision went through him for approval, LeBron James was apparently kept in the dark about the impending departure of Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 days ago 198,172 reads 0 comments

  9. Chauncey Billups Reportedly a Candidate for Cavaliers to Replace David Griffin

    Chauncey Billups may be moving from the ESPN studios to an NBA front office. The Cleveland Cavaliers are moving on from general manager David Griffin, whose contract expires at the end of the month...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 days ago 79,811 reads 0 comments

  10. David Griffin Won't Return as Cavaliers GM

    The man who helped orchestrate the city of Cleveland's first championship in 52 years is not returning. On Monday, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced David Griffin will not return to his position as general manager...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 84,933 reads 0 comments

  11. Jerry West Says Clippers Job Is 'Last Adventure of My Life,' Talks Steve Ballmer

    Jerry West helped build the Golden State Warriors into a champion during his six years as a special consultant and will look to do the same with the Los Angeles Clippers in what he called "the last adventure of my life...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 23,918 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Won't Move Brandon Ingram, No. 2 Pick for Paul George

    While he'd represent a significant upgrade to their roster, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly aren't willing to part with their best assets in order to acquire Paul George ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 137,780 reads 0 comments

  13. Wass Predicts the Top 3 Picks in the NBA Draft After the Big Trade

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  14. Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors: Cavaliers, Celtics Interested in Acquiring Bulls SG

    Since he has two more guaranteed years remaining on his current deal, the time may never be better for the Chicago Bulls to trade Jimmy Butler , and the team is reportedly actively shopping the three-time All-Star...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 237,689 reads 0 comments

  15. Cavaliers, Celtics, Suns, Timberwolves Reportedly Exploring Jimmy Butler Trade

    The Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns are either targeting or have interest in a potential Jimmy Butler trade as the offseason heats up...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 123,051 reads 0 comments

  16. Markelle Fultz Said He Thought About Big Baller Brand Deal Before Nike Contract

    Top NBA draft prospect Markelle Fultz already signed a deal with Nike, but he reportedly at least entertained the notion of signing with Big Baller Brand...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 206,409 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Durant Reportedly to Decline Contract Option, Re-Sign with Warriors

    Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant intends to opt out of his current contract but still plans on re-signing with the team, ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 93,051 reads 0 comments

  18. Celtics Building a Superteam? Sources Say Jimmy Butler Is Next Logical Move

    The Boston Celtics likely aren't done dealing after trading the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. If common sense prevails, moving down in the draft order wasn't about Markelle Fultz, whom the Philadelphia 76ers are now expected to take first...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 days ago 73,135 reads 0 comments

  19. David Kahn Says Steph Curry's Father Dell Didn't Want PG Drafted by Timberwolves

    LaVar Ball apparently isn't unique in his attempt to force his son to a specific team. According to former Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn, Stephen Curry was pushed away from Minnesota by his father, Dell...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 106,264 reads 0 comments

  20. 76ers Fans Hold #RTArmageddon, Expose Old Takes About 'The Process'

    After the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday officially traded up to the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, fans organized a reckoning...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 days ago 8,045 reads 0 comments

  21. Danny Ainge Says He's 'Not Afraid' of Judgment After Celtics' Trade with 76ers

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said he is "not afraid" of judgment after formally agreeing to trade the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft to the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 days ago 12,493 reads 0 comments

  22. Lance Stephenson Reportedly Could Be Pacers' PG in Post-Paul George Rebuild

    The Indiana Pacers will have to try some outside-the-box thinking to survive if Paul George does leave this summer, and that could include putting Lance Stephenson in a bigger role...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 31,849 reads 0 comments

  23. Austin Rivers Tells TMZ He'd Boycott Visit with Donald Trump If Clippers Won

    Los Angeles Clippers Austin Rivers told TMZ Sports he'd decline an invite to the White House to be honored by President Donald Trump in the event the Clippers won an NBA title...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 days ago 38,081 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Favor Drafting Lonzo Ball, With an Eye on Paul George, LeBron James

    LOS ANGELES — For a Los Angeles Lakers franchise that has lost Kobe Bryant and a historic number of games over the past four seasons, the increasing likelihood that Paul ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 days ago 201,950 reads 0 comments

  25. 76ers Officially Trade for No. 1 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft from Celtics

    The Philadelphia 76ers acquired the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft from the Boston Celtics on Monday in exchange for the No...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 days ago 23,419 reads 0 comments