Kyrie Irving delivered late to see the Boston Celtics past the Toronto Raptors in the NBA.
Posted: January 17, 2019, 6:11 am
Troy Justice played a leading role in Satnam Singh becoming the first Indian to be drafted into the NBA, telling AFP it is such "life changing" events that that make his job so rewarding. Justice, the NBA's Associate Vice President, International Basketball Operations, came across Singh
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:55 am
McMillan talks about his starters dominating against the Suns INDIANAPOLIS -- Other than a slip up at the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Pacers take care of bad teams. It's teams at the top such as theÂ Philadelphia 76ers (29-16), who play at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday, that are most concerning
Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:58 pm
The NBA is a copycat league, as Paul George described after the Thunder's loss on Tuesday to the Atlanta Hawks. Though the personnel and precise tactics will be different, George's proclamation was prescient, given the Thunder's upcoming opponent â€“ the Los Angeles Lakers. Both the Hawks and
Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:55 pm
DENVER (AP) â€” The Denver Nuggets woke up out of first place in the Western Conference for the first time in 2019. Arriving at work on Wednesday, a stark reminder of just why awaited: Watching the footage of Golden State hitting 21 3-pointers. It wasn't fun viewing. The playoff-contending Nuggets
Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:41 pm
It was supposed to be a celebratory occasion. A Chicago prep sensation coming home to start a new chapter of his NBA career with the team he cheered for growing up for, but things have certainly gone much differently from what Parker expected.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:38 pm
For the ninth successive year a sell-out crowd at London's O2 Arena will watch a competitive NBA game on Thursday when the New York Knicks tackle the Washington Wizards. No matter that both teams are hardly setting the season alight across the Atlantic, NBA fans from 39 nations snapped up the tickets
Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:15 pm
Huzzah. The NBA season is passed the halfway point, and if you thought the deluge of midseason content was over, guess again. Today, The Crossover will be handing out its midseason grades for every team in the Eastern Conference. Some teams should be more than happy, others should prepare for a wake-up
Posted: January 16, 2019, 10:11 pm
The NBA trade deadline is quickly approaching, but there could be little action with a market light on sellers. At the halfway point in the season, 11 teams in the East battling for eight playoff spots, and just about every West team â€” apologies to Suns fans â€” is pushing for postseason play. That means
Posted: January 16, 2019, 10:00 pm
Ryan Knaus takes another nuanced deep-dive into fantasy values, looking at per-minute efficiency, bench stars and much more.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:59 pm
Almost a month after LeBron James strained his groin on Christmas, the 34-year-old four-time NBA MVP will return to practice.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:39 pm
The is sweeping across every corner of the internet. Photos really can make 10 years ago feels like an eternity. LeBron James was ring-less, Kobe Bryant had zero championships post-Shaq, Luka Doncic was 9 years old and Stephen Curry was starring at Davidson. Even Dwyane Wade was racking up All-Star votes
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:34 pm
Dalton Del Don delivers a special guards edition of his fantasy basketball stock watch, and he sees DeMar DeRozan returning to earth after his torrid start.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:28 pm
Watford captain Troy Deeney believes footballers and business leaders alike could learn a thing or two from the camaraderie shown in the NBA. The striker took time after training, before Watfordâ€™s fixture with Burnley this weekend, to support youngsters who were working with some basketball legends
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:03 pm
The build up to the NBA's February 7 trade deadline has already begun. If fact, it started for the Kings coming into opening night, when they walked into the season as the only team in the league with any real cap space. The rumor mill is churning, but NBC Sports California continues to hear that
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:01 pm
Commonwealth silver medallist Georgia Jones believes the NBAâ€™s latest visit to London will help inspire the national team to keep winning medals. The point-guard, from Manchester, was an integral part of the England team which came home with a medal from the Gold Coast and qualified for EuroBasket 2019
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:54 pm
Most already consider Justise Winslow to be a good starting forward, but the projections indicate he is an elite fantasy option as he is now playing a lot of point guard.. As of 1/16, Justise Winslow is the #35 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (94%). His projection based forward rank is #14
Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:53 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) â€” Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization. Enes Kanter, professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA, Photo Date: May 22, 2017 / Photo: CBS
Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:30 pm
The trade market for players like Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, the return of Ish Smith and whether or not the Pistons have adopted a â€œwin nowâ€� mentality dot the menu for this week's edition of Pistons Mailbag. Capela is expected to miss about six weeks. Unless the Rockets feel like their playoff
Posted: January 16, 2019, 4:55 pm
Mark Woods Special to ESPN.com LONDON -- The NBA is preparing to double down on policing its players, teams and staff amid the expansion of legalized sports gambling in the United States, deputy commissioner Mark Tatum told ESPN. Speaking in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, Tatum, who is also the NBA
Posted: January 16, 2019, 4:30 pm
Fans with a ticket for the NBA's London game between the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards can expect a playoff-type atmosphere, according to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Returning to the British capital for the ninth year, the NBA's London game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports USA
Posted: January 16, 2019, 4:25 pm
It's another busy week filled with trade rumors, injury updates and changing trends. Here's a look at the most fantasy-relevant news and notes for all 30 teams around the league: Atlanta Hawks: Marc Stein of The New York Times reports that "the Hawks are known to have made the veteran point
Posted: January 16, 2019, 4:09 pm
Darius Miles was a top NBA draft pick who became a millionaire at age 18, but he eventually declared bankruptcy after blowing through nearly $62 million by the time he was 35.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 3:16 pm
Morning Links: Joe Ingles in a class with LeBron, Giannis, and Wade; Rudy Gobert debunks Euro League stereotypes
What do LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Ben Simmons, Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving and Jazzman Joe Ingles all have in common? Each has one of the 10 most popular NBA jerseys â€¦ in Australia. The NBA released the list of most popular jerseys in Australia Tuesday, according to a report by Fox Sports' Olgun
Posted: January 16, 2019, 3:05 pm
With Monday's win over the Boston Celtics, the Brooklyn Nets' record of 14-5 dating back to Dec. 7 includes wins over three of the top five teams in the Eastern Conference standings. With Wednesday night's game in Houston, they'll face the Western Conference's No. 4 team and the league
Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:10 pm
Oubre is a career 78 percent free-throw shooter, so him missing two in a row is a bit of an anomaly.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 1:56 pm
Toronto Raptors (33-12) @ Boston Celtics (25-18) When: Wednesday, January 16th, 8 P.M. ET Where: TD Garden - Injury Report: For the Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas is out with a dislocated left thumb and OG Anunoby is out for personal reasons. C.J. Miles is listed as questionable with right hip soreness and
Posted: January 16, 2019, 1:33 pm
Evaluating who leads the pack for each of the NBA's major awards entering the stretch run.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 1:12 pm
As the season enters its stretch run, it's time to look at the contenders for the major awards and separate the frontrunners from the rest of the pack.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 1:12 pm
Steph Curry and Klay Thompson both scored 31 as the Warriors set an NBA record Tuesday. Matt Stroup breaks down a night of blowouts in the Dose.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 12:25 pm
â€‹Newcastle duo Jamaal Lascelles and DeAndre Yedlin took time out of their hectic schedules to dish the dirt on each other's dress sense, their best features and which teams they play as on NBA Live 19. It seems as though a rivalry could develop between the two when it comes to EA Sports basketball
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:57 am
Wednesday's NBA slate consists of eight games and begins at 7:00 PM Eastern time. Below you'll find players from all over the price spectrum who stand out as some of the top value plays in this slate. FanDuel's format only counts the eight highest scores in your nine-player lineup, so keep
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:00 am
Welcome to the NBA DFS Bargains column, where we'll sort through value plays in salary cap formats like FanDuel and DraftKings. Please take note that this article was created earlier in the day, so pertinent injury information and breaking news could add or subtract bargain situations. Paying attention
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:00 am
The Golden State Warriors knocked down a franchise-record 10 three-pointers in their 51-point first quarter on Tuesday.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 6:00 am
Detroit Pistons center Zaza Pachulia has been having fun at his former Warrior teammates' expense throughout the season. On Tuesday night, Klay Thompson returned the favor. After recording four dunks in the Warriors' win over the Nuggets, Thompson was asked if he's been keeping track of how
Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:46 am
Yes, I am obsessed with the Sixers getting Otto Porter and Derrick Jones Jr. I think a lineup of Ben Simmons, Jimmy Butler, Derrick Jones Jr, Otto Porter and Joel Embiid will be practically unbeatable. As much as I loved the Homey Dario, Otto Porter is the better version. As much as Robert Covington
Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:00 am
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) will continue their road trip against the Portland Trail Blazers (26-19) on Wednesday night.Â When: 10 p.m. Where: Moda Center TV:Â FoxSports Ohio Radio:Â WTAM 1100 AM; WMMS 100.7 FM, La Mega 87.7 FM. Online:Â FoxSports Go apps Last meeting:Â The Cavs lost
Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:00 am
LOS ANGELES Philadelphia forward Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team was no contest Tuesday as the 76ers destroyed the Minnesota Timberwolves 149-107. Sixers centre Joel Embiid scored 31 points and pulled down 13 rebounds and guard Ben Simmons fell just shy of a triple-double with 20
Posted: January 16, 2019, 4:24 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) â€” Held well below his season scoring average, Giannis Antetokounmpo found other ways to help the Milwaukee Bucks win. Antetokounmpo had 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in his fourth triple-double of the season, and the Bucks cruised past the Miami Heat 124-86 on Tuesday night. Antetokounmpo
Posted: January 16, 2019, 3:16 am
The Raptors assistant coach takes us back to 2013 when he was with the Cavaliers, working with a young Kyrie Irving that certainly didn't lack confidence.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 3:04 am
The NBA's massive deal with "NBA2K" is a testament to the league's unique ability to connect with fans across multiple platforms.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:45 am
DALLAS â€” Pau Gasol entered the 2001 NBA draft confident he had the skills to excel in the league. He just wasn't sure the teams in the lottery shared that belief. As it turned out, at least one club was as high on the 7-foot Spaniard as he was on himself. The Atlanta Hawks selected him third overall
Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:17 am
â€œIâ€™m like a glue guy," he said. "I do all the little stuff. I play hard, Iâ€™m going to run hard."
Posted: January 16, 2019, 12:22 am
The National Basketball Association (NBA), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and 2K announced a significant, long-term global partnership extension on Tuesday. The new agreement is based on the success of "NBA 2K," the critically-acclaimed, top-selling NBA-based video game series
Posted: January 15, 2019, 11:30 pm
Can anyone challenge Luka Doncic for Rookie of the Year?
Posted: January 15, 2019, 10:54 pm
Mike Gallagher breaks down the six-game slate for Tuesday Jan. 15.
Posted: January 15, 2019, 9:57 pm
The Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night will renew one of the NBA's greatest in-state rivalries that includes titanic playoff clashes over the last two decades with entirely new casts on both squads. Gone from the Spurs are Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili to retirement. Tony
Posted: January 15, 2019, 7:54 pm
Sources have told NBC Sports California's James Ham that Sacramento has been kicking the tires on bringing in a conventional backup point guard to help stabilize the second unit.
Posted: January 15, 2019, 7:28 pm
The Denver Nuggets were dead in the water, captained by a general manager who initially forgot the rules of the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement. On October 5th, 2014, Tim Connelly helped orchestrate the extension of power forward Kenneth Faried for five years, $60 million, a major move for
Posted: January 15, 2019, 6:15 pm
In this June 11, 2018 file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr listens during a media conference in Oakland, Calif. Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr called Steve Clifford in support after each spent significant time away from the sideline because
Posted: January 15, 2019, 4:04 pm
(CBSDFW/CBS Local) â€” The 2018 NBA rookie class is already making its presence felt on the court and in the headlines. Every one of the best rookies so far â€” Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Deandre Ayton, and Jaren Jackson Jr. â€” is logging lots of minutes for losing teams. These teams are
Posted: January 15, 2019, 1:39 pm