Top Stories

More Headlines

Fellow NBA players think Aaron Gordon was robbed in Dunk Contest, too
There was one dissenter, Andre Iguodala thinks they got it right.
-
NBA loses hundreds of millions of dollars in China, may return to play preseason games in 2020
Talks with China have been put on hold while that nation focuses on dealing with the Coronavirus.
-
Tacko Fall on Aaron Gordon dunk: ‘I was scared for my life’ (video)
Gordon ran out of even-somewhat-planned dunks in his dunk-off with eventual champion Derrick Jones Jr.
-
Buddy Hield wins 3-point contest on final shot (video)
Buddy Hield certainly has a flair for the dramatic.
-
On night big men show off skills, Miami’s Bam Adebayo wins All-Star Skills Challenge
“This just shows how much talent we have on this team,” Adebayo said.
-
Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie: Knicks probably won’t be good next season
The Knicks probably won't be good next season.
-
Zach LaVine practicing free-throw line 360 dunk (video)
Zach LaVine broke our hearts by not entering the dunk contest this year.
-
Joel Embiid calls ‘BS’ on idea he, Ben Simmons can’t play together
"I think it's BS because when you look at the last two years we have been playing together, it was not a problem."
-
Report: Clippers working out Timberwolves forward Evan Turner
Evan Turner went from the Hawks to the Timberwolves in a four-team trade shortly before the deadline.
-
RJ Barrett defends the indefensible: Fouling Zion Williamson. During Rising Stars.
The NBA put Zion Williamson into Rising Stars because he's fun young player capable of electrifying highlights
-
Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins reflect on legendary 1988 dunk contest battle
Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins have never talked to one another about the 1988 dunk contest.
-
Chicago’s own Common named MVP, leads Team Wilbon to win in All-Star Celebrity Game
Rapper and actor Common had 10 points and four steals to earn Most Valuable Player honors.
-
On the night where Zion bent a backboard, USA wins Rising Stars game
This will forever be the game where Zion Williamson broke the backboard.
-
Zion Williamson dunks so hard, he leaves backboard crooked
Zion Williamson showed his superhuman strength by denting a basketball with his fingers at Duke.
-
Luka Doncic buries pull-up halfcourt shot during Rising Stars (video)
Doncic and Young – forever linked – laughing together was awesome.
-
Trae Young nutmegs RJ Barrett for bucket (VIDEO)
Welcome to the playground.
-
Former Heat executive suing team for alleged backlash to maternity leave
Vared Yakovee, who worked as an attorney for the Miami Heat, is suing the team, alleging the organization violated her right to take maternity leave.
-
Kobe, Garnett, Duncan headline legendary list of Hall of Fame finalists
It was a bittersweet moment to hear Kobe Bryant's name called as a Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Finalist and for him not to be there.
-
Adam Silver shows future of watching NBA on TV. With Bill Murray (video)
Remember when NBA commissioner Adam Silver used a phone to change the name and number on a jersey at All-Star Weekend last year?
-
Diverted from Bahamas, Pelicans rookie Nicolo Melli’s peculiar Rising Stars selection
When David Griffin congratulated Melli yesterday on getting selected for All-Star Weekend, Melli didn't believe it.
-
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s agent: ‘Giannis believes in loyalty’
"I think he's someone who could easily say, 'I'd like to be in Milwaukee my entire career.'"
-
Kevin Durant: Media tried to separate Warriors, ‘didn’t do that with LeBron and D Wade and Bosh’
Kevin Durant once said Michael Jordan never went through what he did.
-
Landry Shamet sends Celtics-Clippers to 2OT, where he gets crossed badly by Kemba Walker (videos)
The Celtics and Clippers exchanged several clutch shots last night.
-
Suspended Chinese Basketball Association season reportedly to restart April 1
The Chinese Basketball Association season is currently suspended.
-
Steven Adams CASUALLY nails half-court buzzer-beater (video)
Adams' first career 3-pointer helped the Thunder to a 123-118 win over the Pelicans last night.
-
MRI confirms Damian Lillard groin strain, to be re-evaluated in one week
Teams tend to be cautious with returns from groin strains, meaning Lillard could miss games after the break.
-
Celtics to retire Kevin Garnett’s number
After getting his number retired by the Celtics in 2018, Paul Pierce predicted Kevin Garnett would be next.
-
Jayson Tatum looks like an All-Star scoring 39, Celtics hold off Clippers 141-133 in 2OT
Jayson Tatum had 39 points and the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Los Angeles Clippers in the second overtime to win 141-133 on Thursday night.
-
Zion Williamson scores 32, but Danilo Gallinari’s hot shooting late gets Thunder win
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 29 points, Chris Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-118 on Thursday night. Zion Williamson scored...
-
Kevin Durant: I isolated myself after Warriors swept Draymond Green incident under rug
It's worth remembering everything that surrounded the heated argument.
-
Karl-Anthony Towns reportedly to miss “multiple games” due to wrist injury
This delays his home debut in front of Timberwolves fans with D'Angelo Russell.
-
Harrison Barnes apparently not cutting hair, shaving until Kings hit .500 or season ends
The Kings beat the Warriors on Dec. 15 to become 12-14.
-
Zion moving bettors towards New Orleans 
How New Orleans has become the most popular bet thanks to the rookie.
Who has the best chance of winning ROY?
The Daily Line crew discusses if Zion Williamson can overtake Ja Morant for ROY.
Report: Injured Damian Lillard still rapping at All-Star Saturday Night
Devin Booker will replace Damian Lillard, who injured his groin, in the All-Star game and 3-point contest.
-
Minnesota owner emphasizes Ryan Saunders’ job is safe
“[He's] A young guy and he is going to get better as time goes on and we just have to give him that time.”
-
Orlando’s Aaron Gordon joins NBC’s Tom Haberstroh for live podcast Friday from Chicago
CHICAGO — Aaron Gordon is going through a shock to the system. He had to leave Orlando — where it was 87 degrees Thursday — to come to Chicago, where I’m watching the freezing wind whip the falling...
-
Clippers star Paul George fined $35K for criticizing officials
This is at least the eighth time George has been fined for criticizing officiating.
-
NBA Power Rankings: Red-hot Raptors chasing Bucks
The Raptors are on fire, but it's still the Bucks leading the charge in this week's NBA Power Rankings.
PBT Podcast: Early look at 2020 NBA Draft’s top prospects
Is Anthony Edwards out of Georgia worthy of being the No. 1 pick?
-
Suns’ Deandre Ayton out, Pelicans’ Nicolo Melli in for All-Star Friday Rising Stars
Ayton has missed the last two Suns games due to an ankle injury.
-
Brandon Ingram blooming ahead of restricted free agency
Having an unprecedentedly strong season for someone entering restricted free agency, Ingram will almost certainly get a max contract this summer – maybe even a super-max.
-
Devin Booker replacing Damian Lillard in All-Star game, 3-point contest
Announcing an injury that'd sideline him for the All-Star game, Damian Lillard suggested Devin Booker as a replacement.
-
Raptors president Masai Ujiri on lawsuit: ‘It’s malicious’
Masai Ujiri is being sued by a police officer who claims the Raptors president punched him while trying to reach the court to celebrate Toronto's championship last June in Oakland.
-
Jennifer Hudson to perform Kobe Bryant tribute at All-Star Game Sunday
Hudson — the two-time Grammy winner and Oscar winner — will perform a special tribute to Bryant, his daughter Gianna and the seven other victims of the helicopter crash.
-
Dwyane Wade: ‘Talk about strength and courage? My 12-year-old has way more than I have’
Dwyane Wade is retired and enjoying fatherhood.
-
Three Things to Know: Luka Doncic returns, scores 33, and basketball is fun again
It’s just fun to watch Luka Doncic play basketball.
-
LeBron James’ triple-double leads Lakers to overtime win in Denver
LeBron James posted a triple-double and Anthony Davis scored seven of his 33 points in overtime.
-