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Report: Dante Cunningham re-signing with Pelicans
Big for New Orleans
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Bulls hire Doug Collins as senior advisor
Collins returns to Chicago
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Dwight Howard considered retiring in 2015
His career hasn't exactly flourished since
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Report: From Lakers (+$115 million) to Pistons (-$45 million), NBA teams’ incomes vary widely
Nine teams reportedly lost money even after revenue sharing
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Joel Embiid clowns Kevin Durant with #BurnerTwitter joke
Durant's Instagram also looks suspicious
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Jimmer Fredette has signature shoe line in China, and they are outstanding
Jimmer Fredette was the leading scorer in China last season.
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Reports: Lakers to sign Andrew Bogut to one-year deal
With the Lakers trying to develop Ivica Zubac and Thomas Bryant this is an interesting fit.
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Report: Grizzlies to sign Ivan Rabb, adds to already crowded roster
The Grizzlies have more guaranteed contracts than roster spots right now.
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Report: Andrew Wiggins to sign $148M max extension before camp opens
Wiggins has gotten his big payday, this season we see if he can take the next steps to being an elite player.
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Assault trial for Marcus, Markieff Morris began Monday
NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris go on trial Monday on felony assault charges.
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Report: Pelicans signing Martell Webster, Perry Jones
New Orleans hard up at small forward
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NBA launches new “I’m why” ad campaign for season tip-off
We are less than a month from the tip-off the NBA season.
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Bucks sign Brandon Rush
Will he claim regular-season roster spot?
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Potential lottery pick Mitchell Robinson leaves college, to spend year training for NBA draft
Robinson leaving Western Kentucky before freshman season
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Report: Nuggets re-signing Mason Plumlee to three-year, $41 million contract
Big payday for restricted free agent
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Three questions the Philadelphia 76ers must answer this season
Our season preview for the Philadelphia 76ers
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Goran Dragic scores 35, leads Slovenia past Serbia 93-85 to Eurobasket title
Slovenia won its first European basketball championship on Sunday, defeating Serbia 93-85.
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Here are the best putback dunks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
Putback dunks can really be the exclamation point in a quarter.
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Watch Luka Dončić go coast-to-coast with sweet slam for Slovenia
Slovenia won its first European basketball championship on Sunday, defeating Serbia 93-85 in Istanbul behind 35 points by Goran Dragic.
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Mark Cuban tells Snoop Dogg story about “meeting” Dr. J for the first time (VIDEO)
At one point in time, Mark Cuban was too afraid to go up and talk to Julius Erving.
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San Quentin inmates top Golden State Warriors staff in annual pickup game (VIDEO)
It's just the second time in the six years of playing the squad from the NBA that the San Quentin players have taken home the victory.
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Watch the best alley-oop dunks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
The athleticism and length of the modern NBA player is impressive. This makes today’s defensive schemes that much harder to break down. It also makes breakdowns on defense that much more interesting...
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Three questions the Orlando Magic must answer this season
Our season preview for the Orlando Magic
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Dirk Nowitzki reiterates he may retire after this season, he may not
Can the future Hall of Famer stay healthy this season?
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Stephon Marbury: “My numbers are Hall of Fame”
It's not as crazy as you think it is.
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Saturday night video: Happy Birthday Elgin Baylor, check out his highlights
Elgin Baylor may be one of the most underrated Hall of Famers out there.
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Big3 countersues Champions League, claims defamation
The Big3 suit pulls no punches.
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Richard Jefferson says Finals were closer than fans think
If the Cavaliers had pulled out Game 3, would they have gone on to make it a 2-2 series?
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What beef? Kevin Durant says he and Stephen Curry all good
Welcome to life in the fishbowl.
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Paul George on MVP: “I’m going for it”
Can he and Westbrook make it work together?
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Three questions the Atlanta Hawks must answer this season
Our season preview for the Atlanta Hawks
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Minnesota goes bright, bold with new “statement” jersey. Warriors do also.
I just hope on the nights the team wears these coach Tom Thibodeau has a matching tie.
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Report: “Little resistance” to Commissioner’s player rest plans
Player rest has a been a black eye for the league.
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Scan tag on new Nike jerseys, get highlights of that player on your phone
Buy a player's jersey, scan the code and you can also give that player a boost on NBA 2K18.
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Chicago Bulls sign center Diamond Stone
The Chicago Bulls have signed center Diamond Stone.
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Report: Bucks agree to one-year, $2.3 million contract with Jason Terry
Terry averaged more than 18 minutes a night for the Bucks last season.
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Andrew Bogut has been cleared by doctors, ready for NBA return
His agent said this, looking to get more teams to jump in the bidding.
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Iman Shumpert says Cavaliers players not surprised by Kyrie Irving trade request
The cliche is "winning cures all ills." The reality is "winning masks the symptoms of the illness."
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Trail Blazers signing Anthony Morrow
Portland needs wing shooting, but will the Blazers keep him?
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Report: Rockets GM Daryl Morey frequently fined
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is maybe the NBA’s most outspoken executive. He throws shade at opposing players and owners, jokingly challenges people to fights and can be outright provocative....
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The NBA Draft Lottery reform we really need: A five-day, 14-team tournament
The NBA's Board of Governors will reportedly be voting on a proposal of whether or not to change the NBA Draft lottery at the end of the month.
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Report: NBA proposal gives Adam Silver broad power to fine teams for resting players
NBA commissioner would be able to punish teams for resting during nationally televised games, multiple players at once
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Isaiah Thomas playing himself on Law & Order
Cavaliers guard says he always dreamed of being on his favorite show
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Report: Magic promised to draft Kristaps Porzingis in 2014
Porzingis withdrew, and Knicks benefitted following year
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Wizards to retire Phil Chenier’s No. 45
Chenier a supporting star in Bullets' best era
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Three questions the Hornets must answer this season
The addition of Dwight Howard to an ailing defense should be one of the biggest storylines in Eastern Conference this year.
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Watch Kristaps Porzingis’ 34-point night in elimination game in EuroBasket
He averaged 27.2 points a game through EuroBasket.
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Dirk Nowitzki says modern NBA is about money and less about loyalty
Obviously, the league has always been about both money and winning. That has never changed and never will.
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Check out the Top 10 chasedown blocks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
Did you forget about Kevin Durant's double block?
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Heat, owner Micky Arison donating $10 million to Hurricane Irma relief
The Miami Heat Charitable Fund and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation will make the donation.
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Report: Jarrett Jack coming to Knicks camp on one-year, non-guaranteed deal
With the Knicks questionable point guard rotation, Jack might find a way on to the roster if healthy.
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Boris Diaw signs to play in France, but with NBA opt-out
After 14 seasons, 1,064 games, and one championship ring, Boris Diaw's NBA run may have come to an end.
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Three questions Wizards must answer
Our season preview for the Washington Wizards.
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Grading every NBA team’s offseason
From the Rockets and Timberwolves to the Pacers and Bulls
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Celtics pay price to transform themselves
Re-grading the Boston Celtics' offseason.
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Timberwolves aced Jimmy Butler trade
Grading the Minnesota Timberwolves' offseason.
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Pelicans trying to keep up with all the problems they’ve created for themselves
Grading the New Orleans Pelicans' offseason
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LeBron James congratulates Indians on 21-game winning streak
LeBron James has bounced some love toward the Cleveland Indians for their winning streak.
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Knicks undergo wildly unproductive regime change
Grading the New York Knicks' offseason
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LeBron James and wife visit private school near Los Angeles
Will his sons soon attend Sherman Oaks Notre Dame?
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Utah Jazz sign Nate Wolters to two-way contract
Former Buck
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Hawks: DeAndre’ Bembry out 4-6 weeks
Bembry injured tricep
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Report: Zach Randolph has marijuana charge dropped
Kings' big sentenced to community service for resisting arrest
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Alternate jerseys for all 30 NBA teams leak
Celtics in black, Timberwolves in lime green and more
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Report: Heat signing Josh Richardson to four-year, $42 million contract extension
The most he could have received, or thereabouts
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Mavericks found a keeper and conundrum in Dennis Smith Jr. and Nerlens Noel
Grading the Dallas Mavericks' offseason
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Ian Clark wants, will get chance to show what he can do with Pelicans
He went to New Orleans for the opportunity to play, and he should get plenty of it.
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Kristaps Porzingis accuses former Knick Anthony Randolph of dirty play at EuroBasket
The Knicks past and future got together at EuroBasket.
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Cavaliers wing it through offseason until monumental trade
Grading the Cleveland Cavaliers' offseason
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Hornets bring back old-school classic teal uniforms this season
Nobody does teal like the Hornets.
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Lonzo Ball: LaVar won't be problem with teammates
"It’s never been a problem, and I don’t think it’s going to be a problem."
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Magic turned down Warriors, Knicks, Pistons
Magic Johnson got the job he wanted with the Los Angeles Lakers. Now we'll see if he can do it.
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Dallas “little cows” reach out to Chinese fans for better translation of Mavericks
Mark Cuban is asking the Mavs' fans in China for an assist.
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Even after re-signing Shabazz Muhammad, Timberwolves still want Dante Cunningham
The Pelicans and Timberwolves remain suitors.
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Jury selection in trial of Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris for assault starts Wednesday
From the start, both brothers have denied any involvement in the attack.
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PBT Podcast: Lonzo Ball on father, teammates
It's a quick hit, 15 minute podcast that covers a lot of ground — including what shoes he wears opening night.
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Report: Thunder’s Russell Westbrook signs huge extension … with Jordan brand
The deal will also make Westbrook one of the highest paid athletes for Jordan brand.
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Kevin Durant’s new “Finals” shoes are hilariously petty (PHOTO)
I would say that this is one of the corniest things I've seen in an NBA shoe in a while, but I'm not sure it matters.
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Everyone is losing their mind about Carmelo Anthony and Lonzo Ball’s ESPN rank
That sounds about right in terms of a reaction from a potential Hall of Famer being below a rookie who has yet to play an NBA game.
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Arena group proposing rapid construction timeline in Seattle
A proposal to remodel KeyArena now has an ambitious timeline that could have it ready to house a professional franchise within three years.
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Stephon Marbury wants to return, play one more NBA season at age 40
He last played an NBA game in 2009.
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It’s official: Charles Oakley sues James Dolan, Madison Square Garden over incident
Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has claimed defamation.
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Watch Jimmy Fallon beat Russell Westbrook at NBA Jam (VIDEO)
Westbrook played as himself and the Thunder mascot.
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Grizzlies look aimless following Grit & Grind
Grading the Memphis Grizzlies' offseason
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Report: Timberwolves re-signing Shabazz Muhammad
Minnesota getting his Bird Rights back
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Bulls blew the Jimmy Butler trade, and they’ll pay the price for years
Grading the Chicago Bulls' offseason
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Lonzo Ball working out on court with Brandon Ingram, Caldwell-Pope
"I didn’t know he’s as vocal as he is. He definitely talks a lot." —Lonzo Ball on Brandon Ingram on the court
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Report: Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s numbers — 8 and 24 — in December
Both 8 and 24 will be retired. As they should be.
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D’Angelo Russell could transform Nets
Grading the Brooklyn Nets' offseason
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Report: Warriors sell jersey ad for $60 million over three years
About double the annual rate for any other team
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Wizards confident in how John Wall will develop during super-max extension
What makes Wall's designated-veteran-player contract different
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Report: Charles Oakley to file civil suit in wake of incident at Madison Square Garden
This is a no-win situation for the Knicks that will not go away. 
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Ray Allen: “I don’t have any ill will” toward former Celtics teammates
With the key guys retiring from the game, people are moving on from their feud.
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Stan Van Gundy says Reggie Jackson will be ready for Pistons camp
In a wide-open bottom half of the Eastern Conference, the Pistons have a real shot to make the playoffs. If healthy.
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Report: Nets to sign center Tyler Zeller to two-year contract
He will join Timofey Mozgov and Jarrett Allen in the big man rotation in Brooklyn.
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Danny Ainge said trading Isaiah “the toughest call I ever had to make”
Intellectually Ainge knew it was the right thing to do, that doesn't make it easier.
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Report: Pelicans will sign Tony Allen
The Pelicans get a defender and another non-shooter.
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Suns’ offseason a snoozer
Grading the Phoenix Suns' offseason
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Jaylen Brown rapped and produced song to prepare for defending LeBron James
How much did it help the Celtics' then-rookie?
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Stephen Curry voices support for Colin Kaepernick
Warriors star on quarterback: 'He definitely should be in the NFL'
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Nuggets hooked a big fish in Paul Millsap
Grading the Denver Nuggets' offseason
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With no other good options, Heat keep competitive core intact
Grading the Miami Heat's offseason
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Top 10 free agents still on the market
There are some recognizable names still available, but they are available for a reason.
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Heat’s practice facility suffers minor damage from Hurricane Irma
Fortunately, Heat personnel are safe.
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Tim Duncan announces second phase of U.S. Virgin Islands aid plan
Duncan will match your donations with his own money and it take supplies on a chartered flight.
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Watch former Bulls Jimmy Butler, Joakim Noah ball with Dwyane Wade
When it comes to NBA pickup games in the summer, every team is a superteam.
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Steve Clifford: Ankle injury for Malik Monk still “significant”
While Monk will apparently be around for a public practice on September 30, it is still unclear whether he will be ready to start the season.
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Watch Kristaps Porzingis’ Top 10 plays from the 2016-17 NBA season
Porzingis has been working out all summer, including with Dirk Nowitzki.
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Rozier knew Celtics wouldn’t trade him
This has been a favorite subject of basketball Twitter recently.
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Is Vince Carter going to have number retired?
The Raptors are one of two teams with no retired numbers.
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Entering contract year, Rodney Hood stayed in Utah all summer to work on game
With Gordon Hayward gone, Hood's role got a lot larger in Utah.
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Pierce: Time to bury the hatchet with Ray Allen
Paul Pierce used the hashtag #onceacelticalwaysaceltic.
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Who will make 2018 Hall of Fame class? Jason Kidd a lock. Grant Hill…
Will voters finally come around on Sidney Moncrief.
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Stephen Curry just trying to live in moment, not think about legacy. Too much.
"The way I play is something that most people can try to emulate." —Stephen Curry
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Avery Bradley on getting traded: “I knew I was going somewhere”
He is excited about the opportunity in Detroit.
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Knicks reportedly could add Trey Burke, Jarrett Jack for camp
The Knicks already have three point guards on the roster.
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Remembering the career of Hall of Famer George McGinnis
Welcome to the Hall of Fame, George McGinnis.
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Thunder teammate warned Enes Kanter not to take picture with Kevin Durant
Some former Thunder teammates of Durant are still feeling betrayed.
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Tim Duncan asks for help for US Virgin Islands
Duncan was raised on the island of St. Croix, which has been hit hard by Irma (and another hurricane is on its way there).
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Remembering Hall of Famer Jerry Krause
The Jordan era Bulls would not have been a six-time champion without Jerry Krause. 
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Hornets’ Clifford throws full support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday.
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Hurricane puts Hall induction in perspective for McGrady
Tracy McGrady says the celebration of his induction in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been muted by the impact of Hurricane Harvey on his family and neighbors in Texas.
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Something to watch: Grizzlies minority owners buying team next month
Could there be a new majority owner in Memphis in a couple of months.
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Kevin Durant backs Tracy McGrady being in Hall of Fame
There are some fans — people stuck in some variation of the silly “ringzzz/playoffs” argument — who have an issue with Tracy McGrady getting inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. That...
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Man who pied Kevin Johnson in the face sentenced to time already served
Sean Thompson initially charged with felony assault of former Sacramento mayor/NBA star
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Lakers on the brink of a breakthrough
Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' offseason
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Bulls: Cameron Payne out 3-4 months
Will they exercise his team option?
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Rockets turned themselves into a championship wildcard
Grading the Houston Rockets' offseason
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Report: Isaiah Thomas’ hip injury more than just torn labrum
Lost cartilage, arthritis also factors
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NBA must avoid chasing 76ers’ ghost with lottery reform
Motivations of 2014 should not apply in 2017
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More details of NBA’s lottery-reform proposal emerge
Lottery would determine top four draft picks
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Nets owner still looking to sell team… eventually
There are plenty of interested buyers.
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Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard is apparently a vegan now
No doubt fans in Portland are hoping to see a quicker Lillard next year.
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LeBron James reveals the new Nike LeBron 15 sneaker
For those fans of Lebron James and his signature sneaker line, today was a very good day.
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Jeff Van Gundy on Warriors’ dominance in 2017-18: “This season is over”
The teams in the West have strengthened themselves but they still aren't a match on paper for Golden State.
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Group seeking Seattle NBA team says it would build two arenas
An investment group that wants to build a sports arena for professional basketball and possibly hockey has offered to also rebuild KeyArena, the former home of Seattle's departed NBA franchise.
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Jae Crowder told Celtics of concern about so much wing depth before trade
Boston is betting big on Tatum and Brown to develop and take up the 3&D role that Crowder filled well.
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Magic’s Aaron Gordon said he might return to dunk contest this year
Gordon is in the final year of his rookie contract and is playing for his next payday this season.
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Jae Crowder says his ill mother passed minutes after he told her he was traded
He said he was happy he got to tell her.
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NBA, players union reach out to encourage players to be socially conscious
The NBA is taking a different approach than the NFL.
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Report: NBA again pursuing lottery reform
Will it pass? More importantly, when will it take effect?
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Tracy McGrady’s highlight reel is so, so fun (video)
Great plays from former Raptors/Magic/Rockets wing
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Isaiah Thomas to miss start of season
Does Cleveland have any idea when star guard, acquired in Kyrie Irving-Celtics trade, will return?
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Thunder a two-star team once again
Grading the Oklahoma City Thunder's offseason
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Report: Celtics leaning toward starting Al Horford at center
So much for those Aron Baynes predictions
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Mark Cuban “satisfied” with how Nerlens Noel situation turned out
Can Noel stay healthy this season and earn his next payday.
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Brad Stevens: “I love Isaiah”
On Wednesday, Isaiah Thomas published a piece thanking and praising Boston fans for his time in the city. He said he didn’t agree with the trade, he talked about being excited to play for the...
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Doc Rivers: Celtics have undergone best rebuild ‘maybe ever’
Does Rivers regret bolting for the Clippers?
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Dennis Rodman calls for Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to sit down together
Can former NBA star help prevent nuclear war between United States and North Korea?
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Rumor: Dwyane Wade feels Bulls misled him
Chicago traded Jimmy Butler after Wade opted in
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Rumor: Grizzlies, JaMychal Green progressing toward two-year contract
Green still a restricted free agent
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Report: Celtics don’t know when Isaiah Thomas initially injured hip
No wonder Cavaliers were concerned
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Pacers vow not to sue NBA, Lakers
Herb Simon says he accepts league's finding in Paul George-related investigation
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Cavaliers, Cleveland renovation of Quicken Loans Arena back on
Construction will begin soon, with the goal of hosting the 2020 or 2021 NBA All-Star Game.
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Spurs muck up flexibility to keep aging team intact
Grading the San Antonio Spurs' offseason.
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Thomas: 'Don’t think Celtics got better by making trade'
In the same Players' Tribune article he describes what it's like to be blindsided by a trade.
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Derek Fisher to be on next season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Derek Fisher can dance? We will find out.
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Isaiah Thomas on Instagram says he will redefine himself in Cleveland
Expect Thomas to have a good season — and for Celtics fans to miss his spark.
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Heat sign guard Larry Drew II for training camp
The Miami Heat have signed guard Larry Drew II, who will be heading to training camp with the team for the third time.
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Current, former NBA GMs say tampering is commonplace
This Lakers' fine isn't going to stop anyone from tampering, just like a ticket doesn't stop people from speeding.
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Pennsylvania farmer creates “Trust the Process” Sixers corn maze
No, Sam Hinkie has not taken up farming. We think.
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Report: Pistons’ Reggie Jackson not yet cleared for basketball activities
Make no mistake, the Pistons need Jackson this season.
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Here’s a first look at Isaiah Thomas in the Cavaliers locker room (PHOTO)
Let's get this show on the road already.
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Did a new Oklahoma City Thunder jersey leak via NBA 2K? (PHOTO)
This is at least a step in the right direction for the Thunder.
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Kyrie Irving’s “Uncle Drew” movie now has a cast photo
Because 2017 just can't get out of its own way, we are going to get a Kyrie Irving "Uncle Drew" movie.
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Ainge: Kyrie better playmaker in Boston
Kyrie Irving is an All-Star, one of the biggest names in the game, and an elite scoring machine. But is he a franchise player?
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Jimmy Butler knows he is confrontational. Fred Hoiberg… not so much
"I'm confrontational. I feed off of confrontation." —Jimmy Butler
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Magic Johnson: I told Jeanie Buss to take $500,000 tampering fine from my paycheck
Lakers president ready to take responsibility for team's overly aggressive Paul George pursuit
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Report: Hawks center Miles Plumlee charged with marijuana possession
Penalty depends on prior violations
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James Harden pledges to never leave Houston
Harden calls himself 'Rocket4Life'
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George trade just start of bad Pacers offseason
Grading the Indiana Pacers' offseason.
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Report: Bucks, with Jabari Parker, came up as third team in Carmelo Anthony trade
Knicks and Rockets just throwing darts at the wall
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Ohio mom apparently confuses Isaiah Thomas for kid
Thomas sporting a new Cavaliers hoodie
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Houston Rockets sell for record $2.2 billion
Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitt to buy franchise from Leslie Alexander
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Danny Green hints Tony Parker could be back sooner than expected
More Patty Mills for a few months isn't a bad thing for the Spurs.
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