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Aug 20, 2018

Sources: Raptors hiring Kawhi friend to staff
The Raptors are hiring Jeremy Castleberry, a Spurs staffer and close friend of Kawhi Leonard, to a position on their coaching staff, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Aug 20, 2018

Won and done? Sportsbooks banning the smart money
Should bookmakers be allowed to refuse to take bets from customers? It's a growing debate in the legal U.S. sports betting market.

ESPN NBA
Aug 20, 2018

'Why am I still hiding this?': The state of mental health in the NBA
Stars such as Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opening up has been an important step, but the stigma of mental health remains alive in NBA locker rooms.

ESPN NBA
Aug 20, 2018

Anxiety and depression in the NBA: Pierce, Bosh and Love on a behind-the-scenes struggle
Stars such as Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opening up has been an important step, but the stigma of mental health remains alive in NBA locker rooms.

ESPN NBA
Aug 18, 2018

Big O's 1971 title ring sells for $91K at auction
A 1971 NBA championship ring won by Oscar Robertson sold in an auction for a little more than $91,000.

ESPN NBA
Aug 18, 2018

Bob Bass, twice NBA's top executive, dies at 89
Bob Bass, who helped build the foundation for the Spurs' success in various roles during his tenure from 1974 to 1994, has died at the age of 89.

ESPN NBA
Aug 18, 2018

Former All-Star Chambers charged with assault
Four-time All-Star Tom Chambers is facing two counts of assault and disorderly conduct stemming from an altercation with another man at an Arizona restaurant in April.

ESPN NBA
Aug 17, 2018

Curry: 'For sure' I want to be Warrior for life
Stephen Curry, during an appearance on the Bill Simmons Podcast this week, agreed he wanted to be a Warrior for life. "For sure I do," Curry said. "This is home. This is where I want to be, for obvious reasons."

ESPN NBA
Aug 17, 2018

Standing Rock Sioux to honor Kyrie in ceremony
Kyrie Irving, whose mother was adopted out of the White Mountain family of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and whose grandparents and great-grandparents were members of the tribe, will be honored by them Thursday in a ceremony in North Dakota.

ESPN NBA
Aug 17, 2018

NBA superteam rankings: Who has the most star power?
Who really has a superteam, and who's close to being the next one? We rank the top teams into tiers by star power.

ESPN NBA
Aug 17, 2018

76ers hire Duke, WNBA star Harding as scout
The Philadelphia 76ers have hired former Duke and WNBA star Lindsey Harding as a full time scout for next season.

ESPN NBA
Aug 16, 2018

Why Derrick Rose's sneaker is still so popular in China
The former MVP remains one of the league's highest-paid sneaker endorsers, in part because he's a fan favorite in the NBA's largest global market.

ESPN NBA
Aug 16, 2018

5-on-5: Rookies talk best advice, big purchases and LeBron
We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

ESPN NBA
Aug 16, 2018

5-on-5: Rooks on awards, big purchases and odd advice from Kobe
We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Kobe's $6M drink investment has $200M return
Kobe Bryant invested $6 million in the sports drink BodyArmor in March 2014. Coca-Cola bought a piece of the company Tuesday, and Bryant's stake is now worth $200 million.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Kobe's $6M investment has $200M return
Kobe Bryant invested $6 million in the sports drink BodyArmor in March 2014. Coca-Cola bought a piece of the company Tuesday, and Bryant's stake is now worth $200 million.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Rockets' Morey: LeBron best ever by big margin
Rockets GM Daryl Morey is a whiz at statistical analysis. He says he's looked at the numbers and considers LeBron James the best player in the history of the NBA "by a bit of a big margin."

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

NBA adds 4 teams to 2K League's 2nd season
The NBA welcomes franchises owned by the Hawks, Nets, Lakers and Timberwolves to its NBA 2K League ahead of its second season, the league announced Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Sources: NBA adds 4 more teams to 2K League
The NBA is expected to welcome franchises owned by the Hawks, Nets, Lakers and Timberwolves to its NBA 2K League ahead of its second season, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Predicting where 2019's superstar free agents will sign
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts where the top 2019 free agents will play in 2019-20.

ESPN NBA
Aug 15, 2018

Predictions: Where will KD, Kawhi, Kyrie land next summer?
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts where the top 2019 free agents will play in 2019-20.

ESPN NBA
Aug 14, 2018

Kuzma: Critics 'underestimating' new-look Lakers
Despite now having LeBron James with the team, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma said the team is being underestimated by critics.

ESPN NBA
Aug 14, 2018

NBA to allow Clarkson, 2 others in Asian Games
Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson is among a trio of NBA players who received a onetime exception by the NBA to compete in the Asian Games. The others are Rockets center Zhou Qi and Mavs forward Ding Yanyuhang.

ESPN NBA
Aug 14, 2018

Melo letter thanks OKC, fans for 'genuine support'
Carmelo Anthony, whose one season with the Thunder featured career lows nearly across the board, wrote a letter to thank the team and fans for "genuine support."

ESPN NBA
Aug 14, 2018

How the East and West standings will look in 2018-19
Which teams will make the playoffs? Which are lottery bound? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early win-loss projections for all 30 teams.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

D'Antoni: Melo 'better fit' with Rockets than NYK
Mike D'Antoni thinks Carmelo Anthony will be a "better fit" with the Rockets than he was with the Knicks, saying he won't have a problem coaching the veteran forward in Houston after their falling out six years ago in New York.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Sources: Clips drop Bowen after Kawhi remarks
After Bruce Bowen made some critical comments about free agent target Kawhi Leonard in June, he will not be renewed as the LA Clippers television game analyst next season, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Melo officially signs contract with Rockets
Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony signed his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Sources: Melo to sign deal with Rockets Monday
Free agent forward Carmelo Anthony plans to sign his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Sources: Melo to sign with Rockets on Monday
Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony plans to sign his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Who will be East, West and NBA champs in 2018-19?
Will the Warriors win it all again? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 13, 2018

Predicting contenders for East, West and NBA crowns
Will the Warriors win it all again? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 12, 2018

Porter says he's pain-free after back surgery
Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. said he's pain-free after a second surgery on his back, and the 14th overall pick in the 2018 draft is hoping to be on the court near the start of the 2018-19 season.

ESPN NBA
Aug 11, 2018

IT profanely mocks Cleveland, quickly apologizes
Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas apologizes after making profane remark about Cleveland in social media post.

ESPN NBA
Aug 11, 2018

Curry gives $25K to help Web.com golfer's family
Stephen Curry is donating $25,000 to the GoFundMe page of Web.com Tour golfer Scott Harrington and his wife, Jenn, who is battling cancer.

ESPN NBA
Aug 11, 2018

Van Gundy feeling 'lost' about coaching future
Stan Van Gundy says he is still hoping to coach again but that no opportunities are presenting themselves, leaving the former Pistons coach feeling "really lost."

ESPN NBA
Aug 11, 2018

Curry shoots 86, finishes last in Web.com event
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry shot a 16-over 86 to finish last in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, California. Curry shot a 71 on Thursday, but dropped 11 strokes to par on his first eight holes Friday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 10, 2018

Arcade games, city tours and Spotify: Best of NBA teams' schedule reveals
Whether it's a trip around town or a retro game, the 2018-19 NBA schedule reveal allowed teams to have fun with the new slate.

ESPN NBA
Aug 10, 2018

Arcade games, city tours, and Spotify: The best of NBA teams' schedule reveals
Whether it is a trip around town or a retro game, the long-awaited reveal of the 2018-19 NBA schedule allowed many teams to have fun with the new slate.

ESPN NBA
Aug 10, 2018

NBA releases schedule; Kawhi visits Spurs in Jan.
The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Thursday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit the Spurs in January.

ESPN NBA
Aug 10, 2018

Who will be the NBA's best and worst big additions?
Which newcomers will and won't work out? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.

ESPN NBA
Aug 10, 2018

76ers rookie Smith undergoes foot surgery
76ers rookie Zhaire Smith had surgery to repair an acute Jones fracture in his left foot on Thursday, the team announced.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Curry 8 off clubhouse lead in Web.com tourney
Stephen Curry shot a 1-over 71 in the opening round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Curry 8 shots back after 71 in Web.com tourney
Stephen Curry shot a 1-over 71 in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic, putting him in a tie for 106th among the 154 first-round finishers.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Hawks create one-of-a-kind jersey for Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony spent just five days with Atlanta, but he wanted a jersey. The Hawks obliged, creating an incredible collector's item.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Predicting the biggest NBA risers and fallers this season
Which teams are headed for big turnarounds? Big trouble? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

NBA Forecast: Most dramatic teams, biggest turnarounds
Which teams are headed for big turnarounds? Big trouble? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

New Raptor Leonard pens farewell to Spurs
In a letter, new Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard thanked the Spurs organization, his former teammates, coach Gregg Popovich and the team's fans.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

That's so '90s: The 12 still-active players from the last millennium
Party of Five? More like Party of 12. Here are the players across the four major sports who first appeared in the '90s and are still active.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Brown: 'No question' Celtics will make '19 Finals
Jaylen Brown was confident when asked whether he believes the Celtics will get to the 2019 NBA Finals -- and took umbrage with the suggestion that Boston is set to ascend only because of LeBron James' departure from the Eastern Conference.

ESPN NBA
Aug 09, 2018

Sources: NBA, USAB blindsided by NCAA's rules
The NBA and USA Basketball have been caught off guard by the new proposed set of rules changes that the NCAA announced Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Sources: Knicks still plan to part ways with Noah
Barring a trade, the New York Knicks still plan to part ways with center Joakim Noah prior to the start of training camp, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ian Begley.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Sources: LeBron to first visit Cleveland Nov. 21
LeBron James' first game against his former teammates in Cleveland will be on Nov. 21, league sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Every NBA game we can't wait to watch, and why
Mark your calendars, because the full NBA schedule has been unveiled. Here are our can't-miss games.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

5-on-5: Let's talk about the Week 1, Christmas and MLK Day games
Headlined by rivalries and reunions -- and plenty of LeBron -- the league's opening week, Christmas and MLK Day slates won't disappoint.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

D. Harris back with Mavs for third stint in Dallas
Veteran guard Devin Harris is returning to the Dallas Mavericks for the third time after signing a $2.4 million free agent contract. The 35-year-old Harris has averaged 11.1 points, 4.1 assists and 1.1 steals in his 917 career games.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

LeBron to face Rockets in first LA home game
The Los Angeles Lakers face the Golden State Warriors to highlight the Christmas Day schedule, and LeBron James' home debut as a Laker will be against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 20, as the NBA releases part of its schedule Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Sources: Free agent Okafor, Pelicans reach deal
Free-agent center Jahlil Okafor will be joining his third team in six months after reaching a partially guaranteed 1-year deal with the Pelicans, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Predicting the MVP race
Who will be the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 08, 2018

Summer Forecast: Predicting the MVP race
Who will be the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Sources: LeBron to face Warriors on Christmas
A matchup between LeBron James' Lakers and the Warriors will highlight the NBA's Christmas Day schedule, league sources confirm.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Sources: 76ers rookie Smith breaks foot at camp
76ers rookie guard Zhaire Smith suffered a Jones fracture in his left foot at a developmental camp in Las Vegas, ESPN's Ian Begley confirms.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

76ers rookie Smith fractures foot at camp
76ers rookie guard Zhaire Smith suffered a Jones fracture in his left foot at a developmental camp in Las Vegas, ESPN's Ian Begley confirms.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Arenas: Trash talk in card game led to guns
Gilbert Arenas says trash talking during a card game, not a debt, led to his gun confrontation with teammate Javaris Crittenton.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Sources: Mack signs 1-year deal with Grizzlies
The Grizzlies have signed Shelvin Mack to a one-year deal as Memphis looks to bolster the point guard position behind Mike Conley, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Veteran Mack signs deal with Grizzlies
The Grizzlies have signed Shelvin Mack to a one-year deal as Memphis looks to bolster the point guard position behind Mike Conley, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Former recruit Bowen signs contract in Australia
Brian Bowen, one of the central figures in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption, has signed a professional contract to play for the Sydney Kings in Australia.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Ex-Knick Oakley resolves Vegas gambling case
Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct to resolve a case in Las Vegas.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Magic, Bulls, Jazz to play in Mexico City
The NBA will return to Mexico City this season with games between the Magic, Bulls and Jazz.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Cavs get Dekker from Clips, bolster forward spot
The Cavaliers acquired depth at the forward position, getting Sam Dekker in a trade that allows the Clippers to shed a much-needed roster spot before training camp.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

How sports betting went mainstream
Not long ago an NBA ref admitted to betting on games and U.S. sports leagues were suing New Jersey. Now states are legalizing it. How did we get here?

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

76ers rookie Smith injures foot at summer camp
76ers rookie guard Zhaire Smith injured his left foot at a developmental camp in Las Vegas and has returned to Philadelphia for further evaluation, the team announced Tuesday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Most likely first-time All-Stars in 2018-19
Who will make their first All-Star Game in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Summer Forecast: Most likely first-time All-Stars in 2018-19
Who will make their first All-Star Game in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 07, 2018

Rookie of the Year forecast: Doncic, Ayton or Young?
Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic headline a loaded rookie class. Who will win rookie of the year? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

ESPN NBA
Aug 06, 2018

Reports: Raptors to sign Monroe to 1-year deal
The Raptors will add center Greg Monroe on a one-year, $2.2 million contract, reports say.

ESPN NBA
Aug 06, 2018

LeBron doc 'Shut Up and Dribble' set to air on TV
LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood.

ESPN NBA
Aug 06, 2018

LeBron documentary on athletes' roles set to air
LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood.

ESPN NBA
Aug 06, 2018

Parker: Bench role my idea 'for good of Spurs'
Tony Parker, who was benched in January for the first time since 2010 before joining the Hornets last month in free agency, revealed it was his decision to take a place on the bench and kick off a new era at point guard for San Antonio.

ESPN NBA
Aug 06, 2018

Every team's Vegas odds to make or miss the 2018 NBA playoffs
Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released prices on every team's chances of playing playoff basketball.

ESPN NBA
Aug 05, 2018

The LeBron Effect: How The King will impact Vegas books
The Los Angeles Lakers have always gotten public backing at the sportsbooks. With LeBron James in the fold, they could see "25 percent more handle."

ESPN NBA
Aug 05, 2018

Vegas sportsbook pegs Lakers as playoff team
The Westgate SuperBook opened betting on NBA season win totals and pegged Los Angeles at 48.5 wins in the rugged Western Conference.

ESPN NBA
Aug 05, 2018

Sources: Cavs nearing deal for Clippers' Dekker
The Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to acquire Clippers forward Sam Dekker, sources say.

ESPN NBA
Aug 05, 2018

Every NBA team's 2018-19 over/under
The Los Angeles Lakers have a season win total of 48.5 games at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Here are the over/unders for all 30 teams.

ESPN NBA
Aug 04, 2018

Team World make it three in a row in NBA Africa Game
Team World led from start to finish against Team Africa in the 2018 NBA Africa Game at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Aug 04, 2018

NBA players defend LeBron after Trump tweet
NBA players from around the league came to the defense of LeBron James after President Donald Trump took aim at the intelligence of the Lakers' star on Twitter.

ESPN NBA
Aug 04, 2018

Jordan, players defend LeBron after Trump tweet
NBA players from around the league came to the defense of LeBron James after President Donald Trump took aim at the intelligence of the Lakers star on Twitter.

ESPN NBA
Aug 04, 2018

President Trump takes shot at LeBron in tweet
President Donald Trump took a shot at Lakers star LeBron James on Twitter on Friday night, four days after James said in a CNN interview that Trump was "using sports to kinda divide us."

ESPN NBA
Aug 03, 2018

Khris Middleton: One of these kids could be the next Giannis
The Bucks forward spoke of the impact the NBA Africa Game and Basketball Without Borders can have on Africa's next generation of players

ESPN NBA
Aug 03, 2018

How Myles Turner is using yoga to make himself an All-Star
After the Pacers center took a step back last season, he embarked on a mission to remake his diet, reshape his body and reinvigorate his game.

ESPN NBA
Aug 02, 2018

Griz unveil unis with FedEx as 1st jersey sponsor
The Memphis Grizzlies are going with a brand new look from redesigned uniforms and updated logos to even revamping the court at FedExForum.

ESPN NBA
Aug 02, 2018

Vinsanity says he's not chasing rings
41-year-old Vince Carter says he's focused on playing time and not chasing a ring as a reason he signed with the Hawks.

ESPN NBA
Aug 02, 2018

Whiteside has 'great talk' with Spoelstra, Riley
Center Hassan Whiteside told reporters Wednesday that he met with Miami Heat president Pat Riley and coach Erik Spoelstra last month and he is in a better place with the team now.

ESPN NBA
Aug 02, 2018

Embiid on LeBron, Kawhi: 'I literally did not care'
The Philadelphia 76ers fell short of their goal to acquire another star -- a LeBron or Kawhi -- this summer. But Joel Embiid thinks the team will be just fine.

ESPN NBA
Aug 02, 2018

The best and most underrated moves of the NBA summer
Who won and lost the NBA offseason? With nearly all the major moves in the books, our experts answer the big free-agency, trade and draft questions.

ESPN NBA
Aug 01, 2018

In pictures: Basketball Without Borders Africa 2018
Basketball Without Borders Africa 2018 opened with Bismack Biyombo hailing a great day for African basketball.

ESPN NBA
Aug 01, 2018

Everything you need to know about the NBA Africa Game
Check out all of the details surrounding the NBA Africa Game, which will be the league's third game in Africa.

ESPN NBA
Aug 01, 2018

Bucks waive PG Jennings, according to reports
The Bucks have parted ways with Brandon Jennings for a second time, according to multiple reports. News of Jennings being waived comes on the same day that Milwaukee announced the signing of Pat Connaughton.

ESPN NBA
Aug 01, 2018

Source: FA guard Nwaba commits to Cavaliers
Free-agent guard David Nwaba committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, a team source confirmed to ESPN. Terms of the deal are still being negotiated.

ESPN NBA
Aug 01, 2018

Sources: Pacers finalizing extension for McMillan
Pacers coach Nate McMillan, who took a team supposedly in rebuilding mode to the playoffs after trading Paul George, is near an an extension, sources told ESPN.

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