1. Realistic Expectations for Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Lonzo Ball

    Lonzo Ball gave his critics one game at the Las Vegas Summer League to tear to pieces. He shot a woeful 2-of-15 during his professional debut, a line that looked even ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 25 days ago 49,862 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Scouts Dish on Boston Celtics Rookie Jayson Tatum

    A key storyline to emerge from the Boston Celtics ' trade of the NBA draft's No. 1 pick: President of basketball operations Danny Ainge's obvious confidence in Jayson Tatum , because it wasn't shared by every scout around the league...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 25 days ago 73,105 reads 0 comments

  3. LaVar Ball Says He's the Best Coach Ever 'Because I Said So'

    LaVar Ball made another bold claim Wednesday, calling himself the "best coach ever," according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. When asked why, he replied simply, "Because I said so...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 25 days ago 15,289 reads 0 comments

  4. 'The Full 48' Podcast: David Thorpe Talks Kyrie Irving, Star Empowerment in NBA

    David Thorpe, former ESPN analyst and longtime NBA skills coach, joins Bleacher Report's Howard Beck to discuss the current state of superstar empowerment and how it could shape the league's future...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 25 days ago 6,613 reads 0 comments

  5. Ray Allen Criticizes Donald Trump's Ban on Transgender Soldiers in Military

    Two-time NBA champion Ray Allen voiced his displeasure Wednesday with President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender people in the United States military...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 61,475 reads 0 comments

  6. Timberwolves Rumors: Minnesota Has Free-Agent Interest in Ian Clark

    The Minnesota Timberwolves still have shooting guard Ian Clark on their free-agent radar, Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Wolfson added that Clark turned down other teams who had offered him a minimum contract...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 25 days ago 7,228 reads 0 comments

  7. Derrick Rose Reportedly Pursued Spurs, Clippers, Bucks Before Signing with Cavs

    Derrick Rose is the newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the former NBA MVP initially tried to engage some of the top teams in the Western Conference in contract talks before signing with Cleveland...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 47,822 reads 0 comments

  8. Kyrie Irving 'Definitely Interested' in Playing for Nuggets, Says Mike Miller

    If Kyrie Irving does end up changing teams, Mike Miller believes the Denver Nuggets could be a top contender to land the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 25 days ago 10,532 reads 0 comments

  9. Koby Altman Talks Kyrie Irving, LeBron James in 1st Press Conference as Cavs GM

    Koby Altman made his first public appearance Wednesday after officially replacing David Griffin as the general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 25 days ago 38,600 reads 0 comments

  10. Cavs' Dan Gilbert on Pacers' Haul for Paul George: 'Indy Could've Done Better'

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert suggested Wednesday that the Indiana Pacers could have gotten a better trade package for Paul George than the eventual deal they received ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 25 days ago 116,816 reads 0 comments

  11. Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors Discussed by Dan Gilbert, Koby Altman

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and new general manager Koby Altman addressed trade rumblings involving All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving on Wednesday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 22,293 reads 0 comments

  12. LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Eric Bledsoe Reportedly Working Out in Las Vegas

    As dysfunction continues to swirl around the Cleveland Cavaliers , LeBron James is getting ready for the 2017-18 season by working out with new teammate Derrick Rose in Las Vegas...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 201,526 reads 0 comments

  13. Beck's NBA Spotlight: Are the Cavs or Rockets a Better Fit for Melo?

    Check out Howard Beck's take on which team would be a better fit for Carmelo Anthony . Watch above. Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for basketball fans everywhere...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 26 days ago 107 reads 0 comments

  14. Otis Smith, Kings Reportedly Meeting to Discuss VP of Basketball Operations Job

    The Sacramento Kings have reportedly met with former Orlando Magic general manager Otis Smith as they look to fill their vacant v ice president of basketball operations position, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 26 days ago 4,918 reads 0 comments

  15. Isaiah Thomas Won't Need Surgery to Repair Hip Injury

    The hip injury that forced Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas to miss the final three games of the Eastern Conference Finals will not require surgery...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 12,392 reads 0 comments

  16. Bucks' Greg Monroe, John Henson Rumored to Be on Trade Block

    Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times reported Tuesday that the Milwaukee Bucks are shopping centers Greg Monroe and John Henson . Both players had down years in 2016-17, and have seen their usage and production drop in recent seasons...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 7,811 reads 0 comments

  17. Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Prefers Rockets Trade to Cavs, Any Other Destination

    As the New York Knicks continue to search for a trade involving Carmelo Anthony , the 10-time All-Star would prefer a deal to the Houston Rockets . ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 39,832 reads 0 comments

  18. The Essential: This Week's Sneaker Release Calendar

    We're already well into summer, so B/R Kicks wants to make sure you're covered on every sneaker release you need to know about heading into August...

    Oruny Choi Written by Oruny Choi about 26 days ago 13,860 reads 0 comments

  19. Whatever Happened to O.J. Mayo? Not Even Some of His Closest Friends Know

    With the exception of a TMZ airport ambush and a handful of Instagram posts from the other side of the world, NBA fans haven't heard a word from O.J...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ryan Jones about 26 days ago 454,935 reads 0 comments

  20. Video: James Harden, Chris Paul Play for 1st Time as Rockets Teammates

    A video posted on Instagram early Wednesday morning showed James Harden and Chris Paul playing a pickup game together for the first time since CP3 was dealt to the Houston Rockets ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 7,993 reads 0 comments

  21. Kyrie Irving Reportedly Requested Trade After Conversations with Church Pastor

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving reportedly requested a trade following conversations with pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong Church, according to TMZ Sports ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 90,406 reads 0 comments

  22. Hear Shaq's Thoughts on Aaron Judge and NBA Rookies' Impacts

    Hear Shaquille O'Neal 's thoughts on the Jeep Shaq Cast comparing the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge to the impact of some of the NBA 's best rookies ever. Watch above...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 26 days ago 1,576 reads 0 comments

  23. Why LeBron James Comes out a Winner in Kyrie Irving Trade Debacle

    The full list of winners and losers borne by Kyrie Irving 's desire to be traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers is a long way from being decided...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 26 days ago 197,621 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: Ian Clark Reportedly 'Not in the Mix' for Los Angeles

    Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that free-agent guard Ian Clark is no longer "in the mix" for the Los Angeles Lakers as a potential signing...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 9,630 reads 0 comments

  25. Andre Drummond Comments on Trade Rumors, Kyrie Irving and LeBron James

    Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond responded to trade rumors involving Kyrie Irving and himself and commented on LeBron James during an interview with TMZ Sports ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 26 days ago 28,486 reads 0 comments