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Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling becomes first mother to officiate an NBA game
Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling worked the Bulls-Warriors game Friday, her first since she gave birth to daughter Stoan this year.
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Pelicans to ease Zion Williamson into NBA action, no backs-to-backs at first
"He very likely will not be asked to take the pounding of back-to-backs initially." —David Griffin
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Knicks’ president Steve Mills reportedly on hot seat, too
Would James Dolan fire Mills, or just re-assign him to keep his man in the building?
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How Jaylen Brown snuck into Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton show and sat next to Kanye West
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown has a huge contract extension and bright future. But he isn't a star yet.
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Chris Paul calls out Jordan Bell for untucked jersey, wins technical that helps OKC force OT, win
This may be the ultimate savvy veteran play, or it was a guy winning by snitching. Either way, it's very Chris Paul.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his birthday by scoring 27, leading Bucks in rout Clippers
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14th straight victory.
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Portland’s Rodney Hood suffers torn Achilles, done for season
This is a real blow, both to Rodney Hood and the Portland Trail Blazers.
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With chance to win in OT Kings miss. And miss. And miss. And miss. Spurs win. (VIDEO)
You can't say the Kings didn't have their chances.
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Knicks reportedly had players-only meeting before David Fizdale was fired
The players talked about needing to play harder, which was part of the reason Fizdale was let go but not completely his fault.
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What's next for the Knicks after firing Fizdale?
The Daily Line crew gives their initial reactions to the Knicks firing coach David Fizdale on the heels of losing by a combined 81 points in two games.
Knicks make it official: David Fizdale fired, assistant Mike Miller promoted to head coach
Miller spent four years as the head coach of the Westchester Knicks, the team's G-League affiliate.
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As was expected, Stephen Curry reportedly has second wrist surgery to remove pins
This was both expected and right on schedule.
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Report: Knicks fire David Fizdale
Finally, with New York 4-18 and on an eight-game losing streak, the Knicks are making a major change.
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The best song you’ll hear about Jimmy Butler bullying Andrew Wiggins into being good (video)
Wiggins is still in Minnesota and playing better than ever – specifically citing wanting to shut up the critics.
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Report: Cavaliers rebelling against John Beilein treating them like college players
The article quotes multiple unnamed players. The most damning: "Our assistants are definitely more prepared for the NBA."
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Rumor: James Harden told Mike D’Antoni during last playoff game Rockets had to move Chris Paul
The Rockets repeatedly pushed that no rift existed between James Harden and Chris Paul.
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Marcus Morris pushes, Nikola Jokic chest bumps, pair separated (video)
The Knicks haven't put up much fight this season.
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Three Things to Know: After back-to-back Knicks blowout losses, David Fizdale job watch on
Eight losses in a row for the Knicks. The last two were by 44 points at Milwaukee then by 37 points Thursday night to Denver.
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Watch Devin Booker drop 44, help Suns hang to beat Pelicans in overtime
Devin Booker broke out of a perimeter-shooting slump, scoring 21 of his season-high 44 points in the third quarter.
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Rui Hachimura scores 27, Bradley Beal adds 26, Wizards upset 76ers 119-113
A combined 15 turnovers by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons contributed to the loss.
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Portland reportedly to guaranteed Carmelo Anthony’s contract for rest of season
Anthony is averaging 16.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game.
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Rockets to officially protest loss to Spurs due to disallowed James Harden dunk
They will argue that not giving Harden credit for the basket is a misapplication of the rules.
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Former Suns coach Igor Kokoskov on Phoenix not drafting Luka Doncic: I sleep peacefully
Why did the Suns take Deandre Ayton over Doncic – who went No. 3 – in last year's NBA draft?
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Marcus Morris missed Knicks games, because his ‘huge for a 1-year-old’ son jumped on him to wake him
Marcus Morris cares deeply about his role as a father.
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Lebron doesn't need shoes vs. Jazz
Lebron James comes on the court at the end of the game in just his socks, and Michael Jenkins has some opinions on the faux outrage.
LeBron James defends himself amid criticism of late-game antics
LeBron gave away his shoes with four minutes left in the game then came onto the court to wave a towel near the action.
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Luka Doncic is playing chess and NBA defenders are stuck on a checkers board
“For me, playing basketball is like playing chess,. You got to read the game. If they double you, there’s going to be somebody open.”
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Malik Monk cocks back for MONSTER dunk and misses (video)
After years of Golden State dominating the NBA, opponents are exacting revenge on the downtrodden Warriors.
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Dorian Finney-Smith slams putback dunk on two Timberwolves (video)
The Mavericks have the best offensive rating in NBA history.
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Report: Woman drops sexual-assault lawsuit against Luke Walton
The NBA closed its investigation into Kings coach Luke Walton – whom Kelli Tennant sued, alleging sexual assault – without finding wrongdoing.
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Blake Griffin inadvertently hits referee in face (video)
Blake Griffin kept causing problems during the Pistons' loss to the Bucks last night.
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Out of game, shoeless LeBron James waves towel on court near play (video)
LeBron James wasn't about that NBA-rulebook life last night.
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Three Things to Know: Lakers make defensive statement in back-to-back road wins
It's the surprisingly good Lakers defense that makes them true title contenders.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 35, Bucks’ winning streak reaches 13 with rout of Pistons
This is the longest Bucks winning streak since the early 1970s when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was on the team.
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Rockets reportedly going to file protest over missed dunk call in loss to Spurs
It's still a longshot, but a protest at least makes the league rule on what happened.
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Heat coach Erik Spoelstra misses game at Boston for birth of son
Assistant coach Dan Craig, who grew up about 40 minutes away from TD Garden in Chelmsford, directed the Heat.
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Watch Aaron Gordon’s spinning whirlwind dunk
The spin kept the ball away from Frank Kaminsky, who rotated over to try to protect the rim.
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With ratings already down, NBA moving some Warriors games off national broadcasts
Expect more of this, the Warriors are not exactly a draw right now.
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NBA Power Rankings: Bucks move up to top spot
Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk explains why the Bucks are deserving to lead the Power Rankings and why the Lakers and Clippers are hot on Milwaukee's heels.
Rumor: Knicks to fire David Fizdale ‘soon’
Rumor is Mike Miller or Pat Sullivan could be promoted to head coach if Fizdale is fired.
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Three players say they won’t play for Greece with Rick Pitino coaching
Greece coach Rick Pitino said he doesn't expect Giannis Antetokounmpo to play in next summer's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
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Power Rankings: Bucks move into top spot
The two Los Angeles teams round out the top three.
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Chris Paul says he and James Harden ‘haven’t really talked’ since trade
By the end of their time together on the Rockets, Chris Paul and James Harden reportedly had significant tension between them.
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Matt Barnes details his multi-day argument with Doc Rivers on Clippers
The Lob City Clippers had plenty of chemistry issues.
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Chris Paul: Rockets GM Daryl Morey told me couple days before trade that I wouldn’t be dealt to Thunder
Last June, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said he wouldn't trade Chris Paul during the offseason.
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James Harden jaws with fan, sets new free-throw record (video)
As James Harden – the NBA's most-infamous foul-drawer – stepped to the line in the first quarter, he had a quick back-and-forth with a San Antonio fan.
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