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Maintenance rest starts early: Kawhi Leonard, Gordon Hayward, Jimmy Butler all out Saturday
Hayward and Leonard are coming off lost seasons due to injury, and Butler basically had no training camp.
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Lakers’ James to make home debut against Rockets tonight
James said he and his new teammates are still going through a feeling-out period.
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Raptors’ pregame video on Canadian broadcast is group therapy session for Toronto
Letting go of the past, not worrying about the future, and living in the moment is always good advice.
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Watch highlights of Pelican’s franchise-record 149 point blowout of Kings
Anthony Davis has averaged 28.5 points per game so far.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kris Middleton help Bucks beat Pacers 118-101
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 15 rebounds and the Bucks picked up a big win over the Pacers.
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Jonas Jerebko? Yes, Jonas Jerebko with game-winner for Warriors
Obviously, the Warriors picked up Jerebko this summer to be their go-to player in the clutch.
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Kawhi Leonard hears MVP chants, plays like it with 31 points, leads Raptors past Celtics 113-101
Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds.
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Watch Caris LeVert’s game-winning layup lifting Nets over Knicks 107-105
Caris LeVert's driving layup with a second left gave him a career-high 28 points and the Brooklyn Nets their first victory of the season, 107-105 over the New York Knicks on Friday night.
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WNBA veteran Chasity Melvin joins Hornets’ G-League team coaching staff
Chasity Melvin has been hired by the Charlotte Hornets' G League team, the Greensboro Swarm, as an assistant coach.
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Timberwolves fans boo Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau at home opener
Coach/GM Tom Thibodeau appeared to get louder boos than Jimmy Butler.
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Mike D’Antoni on Rockets’ defense: ‘I don’t see it like falling so far off. I don’t see it.’
"I think we’re even deeper this year, so we can have fresher guys on the floor."
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Russell Westbrook out vs. Clippers Friday night, second game he’s missed
He could be back Sunday vs. Sacramento.
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Steve Kerr: ‘I support Colin Kaepernick 100 percent’
""I believe patriotism is about doing something good for others, for other Americans."
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Report: Jimmy Butler trade talks ‘mostly dormant’
Is Butler OK with that?
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Watch Kelly Olynyk’s game-winning putback with 0.2 seconds left for Miami
Washington missed Dwight Howard in this one.
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Three Things to Know: Will Lakers’ lack of shooting spoil more than LeBron’s debut?
Every day in the NBA there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we will give you the three things you need to know from the last 24 hours in the NBA. 1) Lakers’ shooting clanks...
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LeBron James dunks way to 26, but Lakers have long way to go, drop opener in Portland
The Lakers' lack of shooting — 7-of-30 from three — and continuity were the big problems.
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Ben Simmons triple-double, Joel Embiid’s 30 leads 76ers past Bulls 127-108
Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 Philadelphia 76ers fans exhort him to shoot each time he touched the ball.
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Ben Simmons racked up his first triple-double of season in three quarters
There also was a Markelle Fultz pull-up three that fell — everything is going the Sixers way.
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Kobe Bryant: “The Lakers are going to surprise a lot of people,” make playoffs
Kobe likes the toughness, grittiness of the Lakers.
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NBA revamps website dedicated to providing officiating info
The NBA is getting even more transparent about the calls its officials make.
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Did Suns deserve all 35 of their assists? (video)
I'm not sure whether Phoenix or assist standards are the problem
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Report: Clippers “have a better than not chance of getting” Kawhi Leonard next summer
The Leonard to the Clippers buzz has been growing around the league.
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Paul George: I would have signed with Lakers if Pacers didn’t trade me to Thunder
George: 'I wanted to play in L.A. That is where I wanted to go'
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NBA’s minor league to offer $125,000 salaries to not-yet-draft-eligible 18-year-olds
A half-measure instead of just changing age limit
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Wesley Matthews throws inbound … pass? (video)
Mavericks fall to Suns
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Anthony Davis challenging Michael Jordan as best opening-game player on record
Pelicans star dominated win over Rockets
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PBT Extra: Boston can be team to dethrone Golden State Warriors
A Golden State title is not inevitable.
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Three Things to Know: Deandre Ayton outduels Luka Doncic in rookie showdown
Doncic showed flashes, but the offensive game came easier to Ayton in the opener.
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Anthony Davis-led Pelicans thrash Rockets in opener
Anthony Davis couldn't help but notice James Harden's freshly minted MVP trophy sitting at midcourt before a ceremony during warmups on Wednesday night.
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Knicks miss first nine shots then fan hits half-courter for $10k (video)
Knicks rally to beat Hawks afterward
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Blake Griffin’s dunk attempt stuffed by Jarrett Allen. Again (video)
Nets center keeps tormenting Pistons star
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Kevin Durant’s brother says Instagram comment wasn’t about star leaving Warriors this summer
What does “Filling the hand up before we get outta here!” mean?
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Report: Tom Thibodeau raised asking price for Jimmy Butler after infamous practice
After sitting out while awaiting a trade rehabbing after injuring his wrist, Jimmy Butler practiced with the Timberwolves for the first time last week. He reportedly showed up late, talked a ton of trash ...
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Which NBA team can dethrone Warriors?
Kurt Helin explains why the Celtics have the best chance of any NBA team to unseat the Warriors as NBA champions.
Vinsanity grinds into a 21st season, rare company in the NBA
Vince Carter feels like a 20-something again.
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Nuggets agree to contract extension with coach Mike Malone
He was considered a coach who could be on the hot seat if Denver started slowly. Not any more.
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Kevin Durant already tired of free agency rumors: ‘Don’t ask me every time you see me’
“I just want people to focus on basketball. Focus on what goes on the court."
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