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Aging Pelicans’ owner couldn’t remember Anthony Davis’ name in deposition
The man is 90, I'm not sure that we should expect much.
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K.J. McDaniels signs with Raptors for camp, can he make roster?
He's got a chance to make the roster, if he has developed an outside shot.
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Watch James Harden do the #DriveByDunkChallenge from a speed boat (VIDEO)
The #DriveByDunkChallenge has been a fun distraction this summer. If you don’t know what it is, it essentially involves NBA players jumping out of their cars to dunk on regular folks on community...
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Watch the 10 best 360 plays from last season (video)
Terrence Ross makes a few appearances
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Malik Monk: I thought Knicks would draft me
Hornets took Monk three picks later
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Malcolm Brogdon: Charlottesville was white supremacism and terrorism
Bucks guard/former Virginia player gives his opinion of weekend's events
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Houston billionaire Dan Friedkin expresses interest in buying Rockets
Could he be next controlling owner?
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Memphis coach David Fizdale calls confederate monuments in city “unacceptable”
"It’s unacceptable. It will no longer stand. I think you’re seeing it all over America people are not standing for it anymore."
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US men’s basketball enters a new world – without its stars
The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable.
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Former Lakers forward Tommy Hawkins dies
Hawkins was first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame
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Nuggets hire assistant coach, assistant general manager
The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone's staff.
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Report: Enes Kanter not yet permitted to travel to Mexico, where Thunder scheduled to play
Still plenty of time for Oklahoma City center to gain clearance
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Rumor: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving met in Miami
Can Cavaliers' stars reconcile?
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Are Bulls and Dwyane Wade moving toward a buyout?
Wade no longer fits Chicago's vision
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New Orleans Saints fire Pelicans’ team physician
Misty Suri might keep his job with Pelicans, though
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Rumor: LeBron James ‘100 percent’ leaving Cavaliers next summer
Relationship with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert cited
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Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant betting odds favorites to win MVP
Yes, it is far too early to discuss this. But it's fun to speculate about.
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If Jeff Hornacek doesn’t work out with Knicks, is David Blatt next in line?
Is Blatt the guy to connect with Porzingis?
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Hawks commit more earnestly to rebuild, but enough?
Grading the Atlanta Hawks' offseason
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Dunker Max Pearce throws down another impressive one (VIDEO)
It's August, you need a basketball fix, how about a good dunk.
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Warriors sign power forward Georges Niang to training camp contract
He's likely headed to the G-League next season in Santa Cruz.
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Report: Knicks not interested in trading Kristaps Porzingis for Kyrie Irving
No way the Knicks should do that deal, even if they can dump the Noah contract in the process.
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Watch the best ball fakes from the past NBA season
You knew Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving would be on the list.
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Kobe, LeBron, other NBA players react to President Trump’s stunning speech
Count NBA players among those disgusted by the president's latest comments.
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Report: Grizzlies about to hire Tayshaun Prince for front office job
He will be a special assistant to GM Chris Wallace.
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Watch LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony ball in a summer pickup game
Training camp can't get here soon enough.
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Jabari Parker at anti-racism rally: “We all came here to build, not to destroy”
Parker joined Lebron James in speaking out about the violence in Charlottesville.
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LeBron James says love is the only way to conquer hate after Charlottesville
Those are some pretty strong public words from a major athlete.
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Watch the Orlando Magic mascot pie a bunch of people in the face (VIDEO)
It was actually sort of genius.
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Raptors GM: Toronto called Cavaliers about Kyrie Irving
Toronto probably isn't getting Irving
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Pacers sign undrafted Ben Moore
Indiana also officially signs Damien Wilkins
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LeBron James: Donald Trump has made hate fashionable again
Cavaliers star: 'Hate has always existed in America'
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Raptors avoid catastrophic slide
See why ProBasketballTalk gave the Toronto Raptors a C- for their offseason grade.
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Penny Hardaway actually called Kawhi Leonard a superstar
Hardaway was misquoted
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Report: ‘Continues to be distance’ between Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks
Cavaliers interested in Porzingis-Kyrie Irving trade
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Report: Julyan Stone released from Italian team, to sign with Hornets
This is good news for Stone, who gets to be close to his ill father.
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Cavs prioritizing young star in Irving trade talks
Kristaps Porzingis, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson and Jamal Murray reportedly targets
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What team travels the most miles in new NBA schedule? Sorry Jimmy Butler but…
Usually, the most traveled teams are ones on the West Coast (and that is largely true again), but Minny wins this season.
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How does Celtics’ coach Brad Stevens unwind? Playing Ms. Pac-Man
His wife bought him a stand-up Ms. Pac-Man for his house.
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Happy birthday Magic Johnson. To celebrate, here are his top 10 “showtime” plays.
Magic was not only one of the game's all-time greats, he was one of the most entertaining.
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Adam Silver keeping open mind on use of medical marijuana for player pain management
If marijuana helps players deal with pain management, isn't using it better than pumping bodies full of chemicals? 
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How the schedule was made: NBA taking hard look at metrics
Larry Bird made his plea years ago to get rid of four-games-in-five-nights stretches.
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NBA schedule is out, here are 15 must-watch games
There are zero four-games-in-five-nights stretches in this schedule.
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Report: Expect a bidding war for Giannis Antetokounmpo’s next shoe deal
Last season, Antetokounmpo made $25,000 for wearing Nike. He's about to get a whole lot more than that.
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Penny Hardaway: “Kawhi Leonard is not a superstar”
Leonard's focus is not promoting his personal brand.
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Report: Rockets opening season on back-to-back
Houston to play at Warriors, at Kings
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Stan Van Gundy: Luxury tax won’t keep Pistons from re-signing Avery Bradley
Where will Detroit stand a year from now?
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Durant gifts Warriors absurd offseason
The Golden State Warriors followed up another championship season with an unreasonably good offseason.
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LeBron tweets Magic for his birthday
As rumors swirl about him leaving the Cavaliers for the Lakers next summer, LeBron James tweeted at Magic on Johnson’s 58th birthday.
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Dahntay Jones: Curry not top-10 player
Is Dahntay Jones off his rocker?
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AP source: Michael Jordan has small stake in Jeter group
Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter's investment group.
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James Harden looks ripped in new offseason photo
Reminder: go to the gym.
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Ice Cube bests LaVar Ball in four point shootout… and we use the word “shootout” loosely
It was a shootout in the same way Riley's Knicks vs. Fratello's Cavaliers circa 1994 was a "shootout."
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Watch LeBron James Jr. throw alley-oops to Hassan Whiteside (VIDEO)
His delivery is just so smooth, and the first one was off the backboard no less.
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Lakers, Hawks players beef after 2K18 photo of John Collins dunking on Brandon Ingram
Okay, this probably isn't real beef but it certainly is Twitter beef.
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Watch Russell Westbrook dance with his extremely cute baby on Snapchat
We even get to see ol' Russ singing the theme song to "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".
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This WNBA game got delayed, so the players had a dance-off (VIDEO)
Those are some pretty sweet moves. Who do you think won?
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NBA heads to Israel to develop talent, promote cultural awareness
The NBA is heading to the Holy Land this week, bringing together some of the top emerging talent from across Europe as part of the league's push to attract more foreign players and expand its global reach.
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Jackson doesn’t think he’s being traded
The Suns told Josh Jackson they would not trade him and he's taking Phoenix at their word.
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Watch the best highlight play from last season from all 30 NBA teams
This video is not exactly a collection of 30 game winners, but you get the idea.
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Report: T-Wolves trying to bring Shabazz back
The market is tight and there are not a lot of offers on the table. Will Minnesota be able to take advantage?
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Murray 'Nerve wracking' amid trade rumors
Jamal Murray's name has come up in potential, but not consummated, Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving trades.
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LeBron, other NBA players react to rally in Charlottesville, are disgusted
The guy who gets it best is Enes Kanter.
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Kevin Durant apologizes for India comments “taken out of context”
Durant said he meant no offense with his comments.
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Watch the Top 10 plays from the 2016-17 NBA season
There's a lot of Warriors and Cavaliers.
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LaVar Ball accepts Ice Cube’s challenge, will play in Big3 Sunday
If Ball makes a four-point shot Ice Cube has to buy Ball's AAU team Big Baller Brand shoes.
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Reggie Jackson looking like old self
Reggie Jackson is on a different off-season program to slowly ramp him and his sore knees up for the season.
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Dennis Rodman: “Popovich, he hated me”
"They looked at me like I was the devil." —Dennis Rodman on the Spurs
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Nick Young, Ice Cube want to see Kobe Bryant play in Big3 next year
Kobe Bryant back on a basketball court, tearing up his peers like old times? People would pay to see that.
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Phil Jackson tried to make Dennis Smith Jr. eat octopus at pre-draft dinner
Because if you will eat octopus, you're good at the triangle?
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Check out the top 10 alley-oops from last NBA season
A few of these are in the pick-and-roll, but most come in transition.
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Charles Oakley plans to play Sunday in Big3 game
Charles Oakley is checking himself in for the Big3's regular-season finale.
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Lonzo Ball chooses LeBron over Kobe
Good on Lonzo for saying what he believed rather than appeasing Lakers fans with a PR answer.
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Knicks pick up 2018-19 option on Porzingis
This move seems like a no-brainer, but remember just a few months back Phil Jackson was running the show.
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Milwaukee Bucks have best ad on jersey: Harley Davidson
In case you're not familiar, Harley is headquartered in Milwaukee.
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New Kyrie Irving shoe inspired by Kobe Bryant’s Bruce Lee shoes
Love the Enter the Dragon slash on there.
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Is it best for NBA to have a few superteams? Kevin Durant thinks so.
That sentiment is going to piss off a lot of fans, but KD is right.
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Back before they were Superteam, Warriors tried to land Dwight Howard, Chris Paul
Not landing those two worked out pretty well for the Warriors.
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Report: Spurs second-rounder Jaron Blossomgame signing minor-league contract
Blossomgame didn't even get a two-way contract from San Antonio
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Report: Blazers did well recruiting Melo
Carmelo Anthony still will not waive his no trade clause for the Portland Trail Blazers.
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Wall: Career with Wizards ‘ultimate goal’
Remember when John Wall complained about having no billboards in Washington?
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Saturday Night Live mocks LaVar Ball (video)
Weekend Update interview
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Ray Lewis: Michael Jordan told me he regrets playing for Wizards
Did Jordan want to spend his entire career with the Bulls?
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Ainge: Cavs don’t affect Celtics’ roster plans
Do the Cavaliers affect team-building strategy in the Eastern Conference where LeBron James‘ teams have dominated?
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Spurs’ subtle uniform change makes a difference (photos)
San Antonio drops large outline
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Zach Randolph’s agent/attorney calls marijuana charge ‘false and misleading’
Kings big arrested for possessing marijuana with intent to sell
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What paper ticket? Heat moving to mobile-only entry for games.
Even if you walk up to the box office before the game and buy a ticket you will get it on your mobile phone.
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LeBron James developing HBO comedy about sneakerheads
Just another reason for him to move to Los Angeles.
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Are Chandler Parsons and Blake Griffin the NBA’s best comedy duo? (VIDEO)
This will at least be a feature on next year's ESPY's.
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Stephen Curry’s 2016-17 mixtape is pretty ridiculous (VIDEO)
The Warriors have been must-see TV in the NBA for a few years now and Curry is obviously a big reason why.
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Watch a compilation of the best 3-pointers from this past season
NBA players are the best in the world at making 3-pointers.
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Here are the Top 10 circus shots of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
Quite frankly, we don't get enough circus shots and bloopers in today's NBA coverage.
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Grizzlies reveal new Nike jerseys for 2017-18 NBA season (VIDEO)
See if you can tell the difference between the old and the new.
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Tony Parker predicts return to court in 4-5 months
Patty Mills will start in his place (and during the regular season last year the Spurs starters played better with him anyway).
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NBA opening day to feature Rockets vs. Warriors; Christmas Day lineup has Finals rematch
The NBA is starting the season about 10-days earlier this season — and they are starting it out with a lot of Warriors and Cavs.
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Report: Knicks, Rockets “re-engaged” on Carmelo Anthony trade talks, still major hurdles
They are talking again, but that doesn't solve the core problems with getting a trade done (namely the Ryan Anderson contract).
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Kevin Durant on pay cut: “It’s my money… I can do what the hell I want with it”
"I wanted to keep the team together and I thought it was going to help." —Kevin Durant
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D’Angelo Russell hits overtime game-winner at Dyckman Park (video)
Fans joyously greet new Nets guard to New York
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Suns reveal new uniforms (photos)
Pros and cons to previous version
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Report: NBA to implement rest rules that come with consequences for violators
Rule expected to take effect this season
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Thunder’s Patrick Patterson out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery
Oklahoma City's presumed starting power forward should still be ready for regular season
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Timberwolves unveil new uniforms (video)
I'm not joining the chorus of criticism
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Report: Pelicans interested in Carmelo Anthony, but he won’t approve trade to New Orleans
DeMarcus Cousins' recruiting apparently not working on Knicks star
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Report: Kings' Randolph arrested on felony marijuana charge
Kings big arrested in California
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DeMarcus Cousins, Ndamukong Suh mock their reputations in new ad
Another well done ad by Foot Locker.
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Celtics, Sixers will play each other in London on Jan. 11
The NBA is bringing two very interesting teams across the pond this year.
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Rockets’ draft-and-stash Sergio Llull goes down with reported ACL injury
Non-contact injuries are the scariest.
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Rendering of Warriors’ Christmas jersey reportedly leaks (photo)
Golden State repping "The Town"
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Lakers signing Stephen Zimmerman, V.J. Beachem
Who will get Lakers' 15th regular-season, standard-contract roster spot?
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Steven Adams apparently shaved his mustache (photo)
Are Thunder's Stache Bros. no more?
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LeBron James calls Los Angeles ‘home’
So, LeBron to Lakers next year?
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Report: Knicks to host 76ers on Christmas
Doesn't take much for New York to play on NBA's biggest regular-season day
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Rumor: Warriors to pursue Paul George
This isn't anything like chasing Kevin Durant last year
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Willie Reed’s wife: I asked for his domestic-violence charge to be dropped
Jasmine Reed says incident with Clippers center has been 'totally blown out of proportion'
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David Blatt said his end game is to return as head coach in NBA
Has Blatt learned how to relate to NBA players?
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NBA confirms two Mexico City games; Nets, Heat, Thunder headed south
The NBA has annual games in the capital of Mexico.
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Reports: Ty Lawson, Donatas Motiejunas sign with same team in China
Motiejunas reportedly will make $3 million for next season, more than the NBA minimum he would have gotten.
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Utah Jazz unveil new uniforms, and they are an improvement
The Jazz shouldn't make sweeping changes to their look, and they didn't.
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Washington’s Verizon Center will become Capital One Arena
The downtown home of the NBA's Wizards and NHL's Capitals is now called Capital One Arena.
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Isaiah Thomas reiterates he wants to stay in Boston and wants to get paid
Will Thomas get max offers next summer is something to watch.
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Anthony Davis said he’s heard, is ignoring trade rumors
Nobody sane would trade a first team All-NBA player who is just 24-years old and has four years left on his contract.
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Looking Ahead: Who makes Western Conference All-Star team?
You could form two good All-Star teams out of the very deep West.
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Report: C.J. Wilcox will sign two-way contract with Portland
He struggled last season in Orlando.
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New NBA schedule will have more rest built in, especially before televised games
The NBA expects not to see guys rested when healthy for big national games,
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Draymond Green on ’92 Dream Team: “They changed the game of basketball forever”
2017 marks the 25th anniversary of The Dream Team.
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Watch LeBron James’ Top 10 plays of last season (VIDEO)
Lots of chasedown blocks, thunderous dunks, and incredible passes.
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Denver Nuggets unveil new Nike jerseys for 2017-18 NBA season (PHOTOS)
The team unveiled a dark navy and white set of uniforms.
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Check out the new Kawhi Leonard Jordan Brand commercial
Jordan Brand has been killing it with the Kawhi Leonard commercials.
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Jahlil Okafor on being a Sixer: “I couldn’t be happier”
Coming off a knee issue, teams will want to see him in camp before reviving any trade talks.
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On 25th anniversary of Dream Team, remembering their legendary intrasquad scrimmage
Michael Jordan later called it the greatest game he ever played in.
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Lakers bringing Briante Weber in for training camp
It's going to be tough for him to make the roster.
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Dirk Nowitzki on Mavericks’ restricted free agent Nerlens Noel: ‘I’d love to keep him’
Nowitzki also states confidence in Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson
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Report: Knicks signing Michael Beasley
Carmelo Anthony's replacement?
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Grizzlies’ Ben McLemore out 12 weeks after foot surgery
McLemore suffered injury in pickup game
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Former Cavaliers GM David Griffin insinuates Celtics are on Kyrie Irving’s list
Would a trade based on Irving for Isaiah Thomas make sense?
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Robert Horry punches at man at son’s basketball game (video)
Horry: 'Where I'm from, you protect yourself'
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Report: Timberwolves signing Marcus Georges-Hunt
Georges-Hunt waived by Magic
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Is LeBron James subtweeting Kyrie Irving?
It at least looks like it
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Looking ahead: Who will make Eastern All-Star Team?
Will Boston fan votes push Isaiah Thomas and Gordon Hayward into starting roles?
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Mavericks’ rookie Dennis Smith Jr. signs with Under Armour
He and Josh Jackson signed with Under Armour.
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Report: Hornets want to sign Julyan Stone, if he can get out of European contract
This summer, Julyan Stone — the former Nugget and Raptors combo guard — signed a two-year deal to play for Italian league champion Reyer Venezia. Then the Charlotte Hornets called, interested in signing him...
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With new contract, Stephen Curry vows to do more off court
Stephen Curry is more determined than ever to give back both his time and financial resources where needed.
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Dirk Nowitzki again says he wants to play two more years, if his body lets him
Will he want to play another year? Will his body let him?
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Houston will wait to see how next season plays out before talking new Chris Paul deal
It's smart to be patient, but next summer expect the Rockets to spend big on CP3.
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Stan Van Gundy wants Andre Drummond to defend like DeAndre Jordan
Drummond is a solid defender but with the tools to be elite.
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Wolves owner wants to meet with Andrew Wiggins before max contract, will not trade star
Minnesota owner Glen Taylor says he is ready to give Andrew Wiggins a max contract extension.
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Former Cavalier Ron Harper describes Kyrie Irving’s trade request as “youth, ignorance”
Ron Harper is among the many former players who don't understand Irving's motives.
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Former Cavaliers GM David Griffin: Kyrie Irving’s trade request courageous
Griffin: 'This is a guy who handled the situation like he was supposed to'
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Report: Knicks hiring Barack Obama’s brother-in-law
Craig Robinson leaving Bucks
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Report: Adam Silver has expressed concern to NBA owners about coaches running front offices
Doc Rivers and Mike Budenholzer lost dual roles this offseason
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Ainge: Players, coaches sealed deal with Hayward
Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge says that Gordon Hayward wants to win and ultimately saw the pathway to success better in Boston than in other places.
Isaiah Thomas ‘very confident’ he’ll get max contract
Will Celtics guard draw that large of a payday?
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Danny Ainge: It is possible to be too young
Celtics GM Danny Ainge talks about how he approaches trade talks and whether it's possible for a team to have too much youth.
Celtics GM got hit off MLB great Nolan Ryan
Danny Ainge discusses his brief MLB career and rehashes the most challenging pitcher he faced.
Charles Oakley roasts Knicks
Oakley explains plea deal
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Wizards owner, coach love Kelly Oubre Jr., but will they pay him in two years?
The Washington Wizards are going to be a team trying to maneuver without cap space for the next few years. The Wizards locked up Bradley Beal on a max contract last summer, then this summer matched a max...
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Jimmy Butler comes to Dwyane Wade’s youth camp and there is nothing but love
Wade and Butler are still tight after the trade.
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Watch Shaq make a one-handed shot while sitting down in the bleachers
Insert your own "but he couldn't make a free throw" joke here.
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Details of Clippers’ Willie Reed domestic violence charge come out
Reed has been released on bail but the terms of it do not allow him to contact his wife.
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Young new head of Bucks basketball says he has final say, not Jason Kidd
"I’ve been hired to run the basketball operations for the Milwaukee Bucks, to have the final say." —Jon Horst
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Watch Kyrie Irving yell at teammate after turnover in pickup game
Kyrie Irving is preparing to run his own team — and he’s going to be a hard-driving, Kobe-like task master. Apparently. At least that’s one take away from a video that surfaced from Irving...
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Ricky Rubio says he’s excited to play for “organization that really believed in me”
Utah needs shot creation and scoring, and Rubio is going to be tasked with a lot of that.
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Report: Mikhail Prokhorov might be willing to sell Nets if prices reaches $2 billion
With the popularity of basketball in China it has been a matter of when, not if, there would be Chinese ownership of an NBA team.
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Isaiah Thomas said he should be healthy, ready for training camp
This is good news for Celtics and Thomas.
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Clippers’ center Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge
There are not a lot of details.
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Slimmed down DeMarcus Cousins: “Probably the best I have felt my whole career”
Since the day he entered the NBA coaches have been pushing  Cousins to slim down and get his conditioning up.
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Other NBA players back Mark Cuban’s Collin Kaepernick opinion
The players agree with Mark Cuban on Kaepernick.
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Here are the Top 5 plays from the 2017 NBA Africa Game (VIDEO)
The game was surprisingly close and the highlights were an oasis in the middle of the summer heat.
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Watch Draymond Green surprise 14-year-old UK superfan (VIDEO)
This reminds us adults of that same kind of joy you used to have for the game as a kid.
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Kemba Walker, Thabo Sefolosha hit halfcourt shots for charity at NBA Africa Game
Team World beat Team Africa, 108-97.
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Watch all the best highlights from Team World vs. Team Africa (VIDEO)
Team World had 31 point fourth quarter to close out the game, giving them the 11 point win.
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Team World beats Team Africa in 2017 NBA Africa Game, 108-97
Although the World team won the game, Oladipo won MVP honors thanks to his game-leading scoring effort.
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J.J. Redick says Rockets changed contract offer from four years to three
At age 33 it will be interesting to see if he garners a long-term contract next summer.
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Detroit’s Andre Drummond acknowledges need to improve
After a disappointing season, Andre Drummond and the Pistons have questions to answer.
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Mark Cuban says Colin Kaepernick’s protests wouldn’t keep him off NBA rosters
"I’m glad the NBA doesn’t have a politician litmus test for our players." —Marl Cuban
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Stephen Curry misses cut, still impresses some of golf’s best
Stephen Curry missed the cut Friday night against professional golfers one notch below the PGA Tour.
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