1. 5 Realistic Goals New York Knicks Should Set for 2017-18

    Let the Kristaps Porzingis era begin. For what little we know about who the 2017-18 New York Knicks are or what they'll become, 'Bockers backers can at least trust this team is in the hands of its 7'3" potential savior...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 21 days ago 17,521 reads 0 comments

  2. Multiple Clients Cut Ties with NBA Agent Andy Miller amid NCAA Bribe Scandal

    The FBI's probe into college basketball has led to a number of players ending their professional relationships with NBA agent Andy Miller. Jeff Goodman and Chris Haynes of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 23,990 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Salary Cap Reportedly Projected to Be $101M in 2018, $108M in 2019

    NBA teams will reportedly have higher salary caps to work with during the next two offseasons. On Thursday, Shams Charania of The Vertical cited sources and reported the league ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 11,261 reads 0 comments

  4. Adam Silver Discusses Anthem Protests, Warriors Skipping White House, More

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told reporters Thursday he expects players to stand for the national anthem during the 2017-18 season, according to ESPN.com's Ian Begley ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 324,626 reads 0 comments

  5. J.R. Smith Won't Have a 'Blank-Measuring Contest' with Dwyane Wade over Starting

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith doesn't seem too concerned with how his role might change after the team signed Dwyane Wade , or whether he'll be asked to come off the bench...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 22 days ago 51,545 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Reportedly Passes Anti-Tanking Draft Reform, Player Resting Rules

    ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday that the NBA Board of Governors passed new rules for draft lottery reform and player resting. Wojnarowski noted that the new lottery system meant to curb tanking will be in place for the 2019 NBA draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 22 days ago 175,136 reads 0 comments

  7. Forget 2018 Free Agency: Lakers Have Plenty of Questions to Answer This Season

    LOS ANGELES — The early atmosphere around the 2017-18 Los Angeles Lakers is exuberant. The franchise opened camp on Monday with their annual media day, and like most squads ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 22 days ago 18,904 reads 0 comments

  8. LeBron James Day-to-Day After Ankle Injury Suffered in Cavaliers Practice

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James suffered an ankle injury during practice Wednesday. Per ESPN's Dave McMenamin , James is listed as day-to-day. X-rays came back negative after he rolled his left ankle...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 days ago 20,968 reads 0 comments

  9. Kristaps Porzingis Leaves Knicks Practice with Knee Injury, Undergoing Treatment

    New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis left practice Thursday due to a sore right knee and is receiving treatment, according to Ian Begley of ESPN.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 22 days ago 11,197 reads 0 comments

  10. Carmelo Anthony: Cavaliers Trade Including Paul George Was Axed on Draft Night

    Carmelo Anthony confirmed Thursday that there was a trade in place on the night of the NBA draft that would have resulted in both him and Paul George landing with the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 22 days ago 200,057 reads 0 comments

  11. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Comments on Donald Trump's Criticism of Anthem Protests

    NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said athletes and other celebrities may be the "best hope in turning the country around" amid backlash from United States President Donald Trump directed toward players who don't stand for the national anthem...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 9,397 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers' Lonzo Ball Raps About His Big Baller Brand ZO2 Sneakers

    Lonzo Ball rapped about his $495 ZO2 sneakers. The Los Angeles Lakers rookie, who according to ESPN...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 22 days ago 24,888 reads 0 comments

  13. Growing Up: Devin Booker Visits Milan and Finds a Brother in Danilo Gallinari

    Growing up, Devin Booker's father Melvin Booker played basketball overseas. As Devin got older, his mother let him visit his father while playing in Milan, Italy, for the Olimpia Milano...

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  14. Jeremy Lin Buys Suits for Nets Teammates and Staff Members

    With the help of Jeremy Lin , the Brooklyn Nets will enter the 2016-17 season in style. As shared by NetsDaily's Anthony Puccio , the point guard purchased suits for "players, coaches, video coordinators, physical therapists and security guards...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 22 days ago 21,730 reads 0 comments

  15. Carmelo Anthony Says for 'Some Reason' Trade to Rockets Didn't Go Through

    New Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony said he believed there was an agreement in July to trade him from the New York Knicks to the Houston Rockets, but the deal fell through for unknown reasons...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 53,476 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony Trade, Cleveland Cavaliers and More

    The Carmelo Anthony saga in New York is over, but did the Knicks receive the right offer in return? As rumors begin to swirl regarding trade discussions between New York and ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 22 days ago 8,382 reads 0 comments

  17. How Each Top Returning Prospect Can Improve 2018 NBA Draft Stock

    Each returning top prospect must follow a certain recipe to maximize his 2018 NBA draft stock. A few of these players took chances by returning with greater expectations and potentially more to lose than gain...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 22 days ago 35,744 reads 0 comments

  18. Not Buying It: 5 Overhyped Players Entering 2017-18 Season

    So much of the NBA 's offseason appeal is tied to hype. But you should know not to believe it all. Remember, optimism is never more accessible than when everyone is holding identical 0-0 records, and that was especially true this summer...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 22 days ago 89,821 reads 0 comments

  19. Dwyane Wade: 'I Want to Retire in a Miami Heat Jersey'

    Newly signed Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade said Wednesday he would like to end his career as a member of the Miami Heat ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 22 days ago 41,204 reads 0 comments

  20. How LeBron James Can Reclaim NBA's MVP Award in 2017-18

    Shouldn't preparation for your 15th NBA season be a grind? Not if you're the Association's resident cyborg, LeBron James , apparently. "He seems younger," Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue observed at media day ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 22 days ago 24,969 reads 0 comments

  21. Former NBA SG Bonzi Wells Says He Suffered a Heart Attack

    Former NBA guard Bonzi Wells posted on Instagram Wednesday that he was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack but has since returned home. The 40-year-old last played in the league in 2007-08, when he averaged 9...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 9,822 reads 0 comments

  22. Victor Oladipo, 2 Chainz Release Song in Response to Donald Trump

    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is the latest professional athlete to call out President Donald Trump...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 23 days ago 23,622 reads 0 comments

  23. Edy Tavares' Massive Hands Nearly Cover Entire Basketball

    Cleveland Cavaliers center Edy Tavares , the 2016-17 NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year, is listed at 7'3'' and 265 pounds. Tavares may also have some of the largest hands in the league...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 23 days ago 40,196 reads 0 comments

  24. Dwyane Wade on Signing with Cavaliers: 'There's No Better Place to Be Right Now'

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have played in three straight NBA Finals, including winning a championship in 2016, making them an ideal destination for a veteran player like Dwyane Wade to call home...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 23 days ago 44,622 reads 0 comments

  25. Stephen Curry Says New SI Cover Is 'Terrible' for Leaving off Colin Kaepernick

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry sounded off Wednesday regarding Sports Illustrated 's latest cover, which features the words "A Nation Divided, Sports United" ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 23 days ago 427,436 reads 0 comments