The Timberwolves are still open to trading the pick.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 9:00 pm
LeBron James won't engage President Donald Trump before election: 'I damn sure wonâ€™t go back and forth with that guy'
LeBron James has no interest in getting into a war of words with President Donald Trump as the election approaches.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 8:50 pm
SNY contributor Kazeem Famuyide joins SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley and Chris Williamson to discuss the Knicks possibly trading up to draft point guard LaMelo Ball.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:53 pm
The Putback with Ian Begley: Kaz explains why LaMelo Ball is the only prospect who can handle NY pressures
SNY contributor Kazeem Famuyide joins SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley and Chris Williamson to discuss the Knicks possibly trading up to draft point guard LaMelo Ball. Kaz explains why he believes LaMelo is the only prospect in the 2020 NBA Draft who can handle the pressures of playing for a New York team in a big media market. Also, see why former Nets scout Khalid Green compares LaMelo to Penny Hardaway as well as Kaz picking WWE comps for the current Knicks players. All that and more on this episode of The Putback.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:30 pm
Knicks offseason rumors have already gained traction, as team president ï»¿Leon Roseï»¿ might be willing to make a big splash before his team even steps on the court next season.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:27 pm
Saddiq Bey is a prototypical NBA wing who would be perfect for the Warriors.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:23 pm
Is this true? Who knows.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
"How can you say he's the best player in the world [every year] and not give this man MVP?"
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:00 pm
We recreate the 2K21 PS5 Next Gen gameplay trailer shot for shot in this comparison video. Following its release for PS4 and Xbox One in September, 2K's NBA 2K21 is headed to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X in November. It's almost here. One thing people want to know is just how much better the next-gen edition looks, and that's starting to come into focus. In a new video, we recreated the NBA 2K21 PS5 next-gen gameplay trailer shot-for-shot with the PS4 edition. You could have guessed this, but the PS5 edition certainly looks a lot better.Â In particular, the sweat that drips down cover star Zion Williamson's face is more pronounced, while the animations and overall graphics generally look better and more realistic on PS5. Check out the full video to see more. NBA 2K21 is a launch title for the PS5 and Xbox Series X, releasing on November 10 for Xbox Series X and November 12 for PS5. Keep checking back with GameSpot for lots more in the days and weeks ahead!
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:00 pm
Kyle Draper and Chris Forsberg break down all the options for the future of Gordon Hayward, and debate why Celtics fans want to see him go.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:40 pm
Van Gundy's strengths as a defensive coach and teacher of the game fit well with the Pelicans' roster.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:34 pm
Former Detroit Pistons president/coach Stan Van Gundy will coach New Orleans Pelicans, where Zion Williamson awaits.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:30 pm
"What is up with all the disrespect this man get? I need to know..."
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:17 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans are hiring former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy as their new head coach.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:16 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly hired Stan Van Gundy to a four-year deal. He'll take over a young team headlined by Zion Williamson.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 6:04 pm
Yahoo Sports senior NBA writer Vincent Goodwill shares his latest reports on the targeted start date for the next NBA season, where the Toronto Raptors might play and which team is high on a possible deal for Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:57 pm
"When I left the small town of Svojata, I never dreamed that I would get something from the state."
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:36 pm
The draft is one month away.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:35 pm
The Knicks drafting a French point guard in the lottery again... that does not have the best track record.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:19 pm
Here's our weekly Knicks mailbag with SNY's NBA Insider Ian Begley...
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:13 pm
Jordan was rich enough to buy a team, why coach?
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:47 pm
Why not start now!?
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:37 pm
Wolves GM Gersson Rosas says the evaluators and mock drafts are right that there is no obvious choice for the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:30 pm
The Sixers were active last offseason and agents around the league think we might see a redo this time around. By Adam Hermann
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:27 pm
There have been a ton of Bradley Beal trade ideas floated over the last few days, but are they any good?
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:15 pm
No one has any idea what the Warriors are planning to do in the NBA draft.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:09 pm
Currently, only outdoor sporting events in parts of the state can have fans, but it is a first step.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 1:00 pm
After a breakout playoffs, Denver isn't just throwing him in a trade.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 11:30 am
Here's everything you need to know about the Detroit Pistons, a month away from the NBA draft and 2020 free agency.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 10:03 am
Omri Casspi believes the Warriors' big three will help Andrew Wiggins take a step (or two) forward next season.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:10 am
If teams think Blake Griffin is healthy, his name could come up in trade talks.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:00 am
The former Bulls forward is moving on from his longtime home in the Chicagoland suburbs.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 1:35 am
The Clippers finalized Tyronn Lue's five-year contract and officially announced his hiring Tuesday. He will be introduced to the media on Wednesday.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 1:01 am
The Chris Paul-Russell Westbrook trade didn't look great for the Rockets at the time.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 1:00 am
McCollums first episode of his new show ReMaking America, featured one of the most prominent political figures in the world.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:35 pm
The Sixers have hired Jameer Nelson, the former Saint Joe's standout, as a scout and assistant GM for the Blue Coats. By John Clark.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:24 pm
Boston Celtics great Kevin Garnett took to Instagram on Tuesday
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:15 pm
The 23-year-old anticipates angles very well.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:06 pm
The taunts apparently didn't get in his head when he drained seven threes on the Lakers in Miami's Game 5 win.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:00 pm
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown says he contemplated skipping the NBA restart after his grandfather was diagnosed with cancer.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 10:26 pm
There were no hard feelings at the time, and there certainly aren't any now, just over three years later.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 9:57 pm
Your move, Patrick Beverley and Paul George.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 9:43 pm
The Rockets have hit a potential crossroads.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 9:00 pm
The former Golden State forward is a believer.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 8:37 pm
During the NBAâ€™s run through the Orlando Bubble, Jamal Murray solidified himself as one of the leagueâ€™s rising stars. After being eliminated by the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals, Murray joined Ashley Nevel for an interview on YouTube. During his conversation with Nevel, the 23-year-old revealed his toughest matchup to line up against in the NBA. Murray listed a pair of reasons why Stephen Curry is his hardest player to guard in the NBA. Steph Curry is really hard to guard. One, because of his shot. Two, because you donâ€™t know what heâ€™s going to do. You donâ€™t know if heâ€™s just going to pull it. , Jamal Murray.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 8:07 pm
In confirmation of what should have already been clear, the Rockets arenâ€™t likely to consider breaking up their team in the 2020 offseason, according to longtime beat writer Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. The blow it up and start over thing is not for this offseason. And the reason I feel fairly certain about that is theyâ€™re certainly keeping James Harden informed and getting his input on coaching, discussions and considerations, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. You wouldnâ€™t involve him if youâ€™re planning to send them off somewhere, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 7:56 pm
Other than the two Lakers stars, Rajon Rondo is in the running for the player on the Lakers who had the biggest impact on the teamâ€™s way to a championship. Now that he is the first player in the modern era to win a championship with the Lakers and Celtics, Rondo is expected to test his value in the market. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports many will view Rondo as a key piece, including the Lakers. Sources said Rondo is expected to decline his option, and he will have interest from the Lakers and others believing he is a piece to build on a championship roster, Shams Charania of The Athletic
Posted: October 20, 2020, 7:46 pm
The Lakers are already planning for the upcoming offseason and they are looking for creative ways to open up cap space to improve their team for a title defense. News broke on Tuesday morning that the Lakers are looking to open up nearly $5 million in cap space by removing the salary they owe to former Laker Luol Deng off of their salary sheet. Shams Charania of The Athletic/Stadium reported the news on Tuesday, meaning Deng still gets the money he is owed by the Lakers. But the Lakers will have an additional $5 million available to improve their roster heading into next season
Posted: October 20, 2020, 7:35 pm
The Lakers stretched Luol Deng in 2018 with eyes on landing another star in 2019 to complement LeBron James.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 6:59 pm
"It put a spark under us collectively."
Posted: October 20, 2020, 6:45 pm
The native of Spain turns 36 in late January.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 6:41 pm