1. From Duds to Studs: NBA Sophomores Ready to Break Out

    NBA rookies typically struggle as they adjust to play at the sport's highest level. The game is that much faster, requires significantly more discipline and can punish players for even the tiniest of mistakes...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 12 days ago 73,818 reads 0 comments

  2. Tim Duncan Announces Relief Mission to Virgin Islands After Hurricane Irma

    Former San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan announced he plans to organize a relief mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the San Antonio Express-News ' Jeff McDonald reported Sunday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 days ago 2,443 reads 0 comments

  3. 'Ball in the Family' Review: Highlights from Episode 3 of LaVar Ball's Show

    Lonzo Ball figures to face plenty of pressure in the upcoming season as a rookie for the Los Angeles Lakers , but that may fail to compare to the pressure an older brother feels when tested athletically by a younger brother...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 7,937 reads 0 comments

  4. Paul Pierce Poses with Ray Allen, Says It's Time to 'Bury the Hatchet'

    Paul Pierce posted an Instagram photo with former Boston Celtics teammate Ray Allen and expressed a desire to mend their strained relationship...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 13 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  5. Terry Rozier Laughs off Being Subject of Celtics Trade Rumors

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge isn't afraid to make any move if he believes it will help his team, but that's not stopping Terry Rozier from feeling comfortable with his spot on the roster...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 70,734 reads 0 comments

  6. Knicks Reportedly Valued at $3.5 Billion Following Houston Rockets Sale

    The New York Knicks have reportedly gotten even more valuable. Gerry Smith of Bloomberg reported Thursday that " the team's value has surged to $3.5 billion, according to Macquarie Research, which based its figures on the $2...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 13 days ago 20,437 reads 0 comments

  7. Tim Duncan Asks for Hurricane Irma Relief Donations to U.S. Virgin Islands

    Former San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan has largely stayed out of the spotlight after retiring from the NBA , but he penned an article for The Players' Tribune asking fans to help the Hurricane Irma recovery effort in the U...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 21,543 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Chris Paul Told Celtics, Warriors He Wouldn't Re-Sign If Traded in 2011

    The NBA may be a different place had Chris Paul not essentially ruled two franchises out of contention when the then-New Orleans Hornets were looking to trade the All-Star point guard...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 42,963 reads 0 comments

  9. Jabari Parker Reportedly Seeking Max Contract Extension from Bucks

    The Milwaukee Bucks have until Oct. 31 to reach an agreement on an extension with Jabari Parker , and the 22-year-old forward reportedly doesn't plan to give the team a discount in negotiations...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 4,398 reads 0 comments

  10. LeBron James Debuts New Signature Shoe at Fashion Show in New York

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James debuted his new signature shoe Thursday evening...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 14 days ago 24,723 reads 0 comments

  11. Dwyane Wade Rumors: Heat Only Interested in SG in Bench Role

    The Miami Heat would consider signing veteran Dwyane Wade , according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald , but only under specific terms...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 49,464 reads 0 comments

  12. Cavaliers Considering Trading Nets' 2018 1st-Round Pick

    The Cleveland Cavaliers would consider trading the Brooklyn Nets ' first-round pick in the 2018 NBA draft, which they acquired from the Boston Celtics alongside Isaiah Thomas and other assets as part of the blockbuster Kyrie Irving trade...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 14 days ago 75,344 reads 0 comments

  13. Lonzo Ball Drops Debut Rap Single

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball 's first debut of 2017 won't be on the basketball court. On Thursday, the 19-year-old rookie debuted his rap single "Melo 1," a track featuring Kenneth Paige...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 14 days ago 25,073 reads 0 comments

  14. Isaiah Thomas Hip Injury Reportedly More Than Just Torn Labrum

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas may be dealing with an injury more severe than simply a torn labrum, according to Jason Lloyd of The Athletic: "One source with direct ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 125,795 reads 0 comments

  15. LeBron at Point? Make a Deal? Potential Cavs Solutions for Isaiah Thomas Problem

    Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman played perhaps the team's best defense of the past year during Thursday's press conference, stopping any and all questions pertaining to Isaiah Thomas' injured hip...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 14 days ago 67,718 reads 0 comments

  16. Enes Kanter Says Teammate Said Not to Return If He Got Picture with Kevin Durant

    Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Enes Kanter lives in the same apartment complex as Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant . But one player on the Thunder apparently doesn't want Kanter getting too cozy with his former teammate...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 156,748 reads 0 comments

  17. Avery Bradley on Pistons Trade: 'I Knew I Was Going Somewhere'

    WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It's easy to see how Avery Bradley can fly under the radar. Dressed in a basic black cap and polo shirt with clean, white Yeezy Boosts ...

    Gerald Narciso Written by Gerald Narciso about 14 days ago 35,606 reads 0 comments

  18. 'Complacency' May Be Warriors' Biggest Concern, but It's Not Their Only Weakness

    Tiny weaknesses in otherwise unconquerable foes have always provided sources of hope amid despair. The Death Star's main reactor was a fatal vulnerability, killing the queen downed ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 25,338 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking New York Knicks' Young Prospects Ahead of 2017-18 NBA Season

    The New York Knicks never seem sure of what they have. There's an NBA All-Star on the roster, but they've been trying to trade him for months. There's a future superstar rising through the ranks, but they've shopped him too ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 14 days ago 9,741 reads 0 comments

  20. Projecting the NBA's Top 5 Breakout Players at Every Position

    How boring would the NBA be if everyone stagnated year in and year out? This sport is massively entertaining—in part, at least—because of the ebbs and flows. Players regress as they get older or move into less advantageous schemes...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 14 days ago 159,392 reads 0 comments

  21. 2018 NBA Draft Prospects Entering Make-or-Break Seasons

    At some point, NBA scouts need to see improvement. Being young no longer works as an excuse for prospects who continue to make the same mistakes or show signs they aren't built for the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 days ago 26,200 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Live 18: Latest Preview Trailers, Pre-Order Info, Features and Modes

    With James Harden of the Houston Rockets draped on the cover, EA Sports' NBA Live 18 is ready to jump into the ring with other leaders of the sports video game genre when it's released on September 15...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 15 days ago 1,106 reads 0 comments

  23. Lonzo Ball Announces He Will Release 1st Rap Single 'Melo Ball 1' on Friday

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball announced on Twitter on Thursday night that he will release a single titled "Melo Ball 1" on Friday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 4,123 reads 0 comments

  24. Joel Embiid Reportedly Won't Be Held out of Team Workouts Without New Contract

    Conflicting reports surfaced Thursday regarding Joel Embiid 's pursuit of a new contract as the Philadelphia 76ers center enters the final guaranteed year of his rookie deal...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 32,404 reads 0 comments

  25. Tracy McGrady Focused on Hurricane Harvey Victims Before Hall of Fame Ceremony

    Tracy McGrady is on the brink of entering the Basketball Hall of Fame, but the thing he really wanted to discuss Thursday night was relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 15 days ago 832 reads 0 comments