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Remembering Notre Dame, Laker legend Tommy “the hawk” Hawkins
Tommy Hawkins passed away recently at the age of 80.
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Allen Iverson predicts LeBron James will win MVP
If/when Kyrie Irving is traded, the chances of LeBron getting the MVP go up.
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Phoenix Suns with quality solar eclipse joke on Twitter
Appropriately, the Phoenix Suns won the day.
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Report: Clippers hiring ex-Cavaliers executive Trent Redden
Redden will be assistant general manager in L.A.
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Quinn Cook signing two-year contract with Hawks
Atlanta adds point guard depth
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Knicks sign Xavier Rathan-Mayes and Jamel Artis
Who will get New York's final roster spot?
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O.J. Mayo says abusing prescription painkillers triggered NBA ban
Former Bucks guard: 'I thought I could balance everything. I couldn’t.'
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James Harden throws alley-oop to Chris Paul, pair puts on show at Houston charity event
The Rockets are going to be entertaining to watch this season. No doubt.
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Magic Johnson faces fine for George comments
Los Angeles Lakers' Magic Johnson made jokes hinting about his team's interest in Paul George, comments that could cost him thousands in fines.
Joakim Noah talks of “bounce back” year for himself, Knicks
This is the only attitude Noah should have, and he could have a solid season (once his Androgen suspension ends).
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Add Milos Teodosic to long list of stars missing EuroBasket
There are a lot of NBA players sitting out this round of EuroBasket.
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Report: Nerlens Noel switches agents in hopes of max deal with Mavericks
Some positioning here could earn him a few extra bucks.
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Lakers investigated for potential tampering
The NBA has hired an independent law firm to conduct investigation.
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LeBron James once saved someone while snorkeling with Dwyane Wade
LeBron James is a dang superhero.
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Watch the 10 best plays from Andrew Wiggins’ 2016-17 season (VIDEO)
Hopefully Wiggins will be able to build on this type of play as the roster around him and gets better and expectations rise.
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Report: Clippers to offer GM job to Thunder assistant Michael Winger
Good hire of one of the best young guns in the game, a guy ready for the big chair.
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LeBron James’ best play from every game in 2016-17 (VIDEO)
LeBron is just so dang good.
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Watch Stephen Curry’s best play from every game last year (VIDEO)
Summer can seem to drag on, but seeing back-to-back plays like this just makes you thirsty for the winter.
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Harden on CP3: 'He didn’t seem happy'
James Harden talked about his recruitment of the former Clippers star.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo announces he will not play for Greece in Eurobasket
The Greek basketball federation released a statement slamming Antetokounmpo and the Bucks after the announcement.
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Marshall Plumlee gets camp invite, partially guaranteed contract from Clippers
He's not making the roster, but it's a chance.
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Kawhi Leonard is smiling, and that confuses Manu Ginobili (PHOTO)
This appears to be the Summer of Kawhi Smiling
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Kobe is the Lakers’ all-time leader in steals (and other trivia rookies don’t know)
Lonzo Ball is going to come in handy when the Lakers play pub trivia.
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Artist makes other 29 NBA team logos featuring the Toronto Raptor (PHOTO)
This is a pretty cool summertime art project.
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Kevin Durant responds to school handout telling kids to avoid being like him
He is obviously in a full on "I have a ring now" mode and is just battling everyone he can set his sights on.
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Stan Van Gundy talks up Pistons’ rookie Luke Kennard
Yes, you should take a coach talking up a rookie before a game is played with a grain of salt.
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John Wall has a strong arm, can throw a tight spiral (VIDEO)
I love that Wall starts calling out Tom Brady after one good pass.
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Kevin Durant gets into Twitter debate with reporter over White House comments
There is no one correct way to protest a person/policy/action, Durant has chosen to stay away.
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Dwight Howard on Hornets’ coach Clifford: “It’s a great feeling when somebody believes in you”
Dwight Howard's game is much better than his reputation among fans.
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Friday afternoon fun: Watch James Harden’s 10 best plays from last season
You'd rather watch this video than more NFL preseason football.
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Mavericks sign Jeff Withey to one-year contract
Nerlens Noel insurance?
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Gasol wonders if Grizzlies share goals
Marc Gasol is under under contract in Memphis for two more years before his player option.
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Durant: Kyrie-LeBron ‘just regular problem’
Kevin Durant says the Cleveland Cavaliers are bound to figure things out.
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Report: Heat signing Jordan Mickey
Two-year contract with team option
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Russell Westbrook wins union’s Players Voice MVP
Complete list of National Basketball Players Association's award winners, including Joel Embiid getting robbed
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Grading Philadelphia 76ers offseason
Even the NBA’s worst team has only a 25 percent chance of getting the No. 1 pick in the lottery. The 76ers made their own luck.
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Report: Wizards signing Donald Sloan
More depth behind John Wall
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Report: Knicks sign Nigel Hayes to partially guaranteed deal
Will he make regular-season roster?
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Check out the first NBA 2K18 trailer (VIDEO)
The NBA season is coming... and that means NBA 2K18 also coming.
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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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Photoshop no more: here’s Gordon Hayward in a Boston Celtics uniform (PHOTO)
Hayward posted the photo to his Instagram.
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Dikembe Mutombo says he is putting together a group to buy the Rockets
Mutombo would not give out names of his partners but said that he will be able to make a bid in the coming weeks.
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Watch the 10 best 360 plays from last season (video)
Terrence Ross makes a few appearances
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Kevin Durant on White House visit with Donald Trump: “Nah, I won’t do that”
The 2017 NBA Finals MVP said he didn't respect who currently held the office of president
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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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