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Sep 20, 2019

Warriors' Klay Thompson Criticizes President Trump's Comments After Hurricane Dorian
Thompson pledged to dedicate 100% of the procedes from his upcoming golf tournament to Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

Clampdown on Tampering Compliance Rules Is a Step Forward—If They're Enforced
Adam Silver told NBA teams on Friday that tampering will be met with severe penalities.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

NBA Clampdown on Tampering Compliance Rules Is a Step Forward—If They're Enforced
Adam Silver told NBA teams on Friday that tampering will be met with severe penalities.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

What Does the Future Hold for Markelle Fultz? | Crossover Podcast
The interest in Markelle Fultz's jumpshot hasn't waned one bit. The conversation has cropped up once again, and Chris Mannix discusses Fultz and his future in the latest Crossover podcast.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

Adam Silver: NBA Passes Stricter Tampering, Compliance Rules Package
The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed the new rules package.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

Adam Silver: NBA Passes Stricter Tampering, Complicane Rules Package
The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed the new rules package.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

Warriors' Klay Thompson Wants to Play for Team USA in 2020 Tokyo Olympics If Healthy
Thompson is currently recovering from a torn ACL.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

Nine Basketball Sneakers That Defined the Past Decade
To celebrate the past 10 years of basketball, The Crossover reflected on nine sneakers that defined the decade.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 20, 2019

NBA All-Decade: Giannis Antetokounmpo Headlines Players to Watch in 2020s
Which players are best positioned to dominate the decade to come? In the interest of looking forward, SI selected five stars best positioned to parlay their talent into extended success as the 2020s begin.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

NBA All-Decade Team: Debating Every Part of the List
The SI All-Decade Team is complete, with all three parts of the list revealed. The Crossover looks back at selections and writers discuss where they disagreed.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

How Dennis Rodman Discovered He Was Scammed by an Athlete Financial Advisor
A New Orleans woman won athletes' hearts and left them broke.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

SI's NBA All-Decade Team: First Team
With the 2010s coming to a close, The Crossover takes a look back at the decade that was. Welcome to the All-Decade Team, which reflects on the last 10 years and the players who defined them.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

The Biggest NBA Stories of the Decade
LeBron James and Stephen Curry set the tone for the NBA this past decade but there was also a few others that stole headlines. The Crossover reflects on the ten biggest basketball stories of the past 10 years.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

She Won Athletes' Hearts. And Robbed Them Blind
The same people who years ago entrusted her with millions—from Ricky Williams to Dennis Rodman to Travis Best—wince today at the mention of her name. They'll tell you how she left them broke. How she's a "chameleon ghost witch." How she's a forgery of the American Dream. And every athlete's worst nightmare.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

LeBron James, Nike Unveil LeBron 17 Signature Sneaker
Nike unveiled LeBron James's latest signature sneaker on Thursday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

Report: Mystics' Star Elena Delle Donne to Win Second WNBA MVP
Delle Donne posted the first 50/40/90 season in WNBA history in 2019.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 19, 2019

Mystics' Star Elena Delle Donne to Win Second WNBA MVP
Delle Donne posted the first 50/40/90 season in WNBA history in 2019.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 18, 2019

How Buddy Hield Is Helping the Bahamas Recover from Hurricane Dorian
Since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas, Kings guard Buddy Hield has lived up to his nickname—Buddy Love—by raising funds for his devastated homeland.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 18, 2019

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard Commits to Team USA for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Lillard joins Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Donovan Mitchell as early Team USA commits for 2020.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 18, 2019

SI's NBA All-Decade Team: Biggest Snubs
Klay Thompson and Kyrie Irving headline The Crossover's All-Decade team snubs. Who else missed the cut?

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 18, 2019

Stephen Curry Says He Plan On Playing In 2020 Olympics
Stephen Curry commits to playing in the 2020 Summer Olympics: "That is the plan."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 18, 2019

Stephen Curry Says He Plans on Playing in 2020 Olympics
Stephen Curry commits to playing in the 2020 Summer Olympics: "That is the plan."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 17, 2019

Warriors Unveil Six New Uniform Combinations for 2019-20 Season
The uniforms will accompany the team's transition to San Francisco.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 17, 2019

The Most Notable NBA Feuds This Past Decade
LeBron James vs. Dan Gilbert. Kevin Durant vs. Russell Westbrook. Which beefs will never end? It's time to talk NBA feuds for The Crossover's All-Decade week.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 17, 2019

SI's NBA All-Decade Team: Second Team
With the 2010s coming to a close, The Crossover takes a look back at the decade that was. Welcome to the All-Decade Team, which reflects on the last 10 years and the players who defined them.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 17, 2019

Jerry Colangelo on Team USA Collapse: ‘This Will Bother Me Until the 2020 Olympics'
Some are taking Team USA's disastrous showing in the FIBA World Cup lightly. Jerry Colangelo is not one of those people. "I believe that if we didn't have those injuries, we would have won."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 16, 2019

SI's NBA All-Decade Team: Third Team
With the 2010s coming to a close, The Crossover takes a look back at the decade that was. Welcome to the All-Decade Team, which reflects on the last 10 years and the players who defined them.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 16, 2019

Ranking the Best NBA Finals of the Past Decade
From LeBron James and the Cavs' historic 2016 championship to Kevin Durant's first title with the Warriors, The Crossover ranked each NBA Finals of the decade from best to worst.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 14, 2019

Michael Jordan to Sell Portion of Hornets but Remain Majority Owner
The NBA legend sold a portion of the team to two New York-based investors but will remain majority owner of the Hornets.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 14, 2019

Report: NBA Proposes Several Rule Changes in Attempt to Prevent Tampering
Tampering became a hot topic this summer after free agency deals were signed remarkably quickly.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 14, 2019

Report: NBA Proposes Several Rules Changes in Attempt to Prevent Tampering
Tampering became a hot topic this summer after free agency deals were signed remarkably quickly.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

Zion Williamson Swung the Head Right Off a Golf Club
How strong is Zion? This strong.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

Charles Barkley Thinks His New Statue Is Too Skinny
"I don't know if I've ever been that skinny."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

Ex-Warriors Guard Shaun Livingston Announces Retirement From NBA
After 15 years in the NBA, Shaun Livingston is calling it a career.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

The Lakers Make No Sense | Open Floor Podcast
What do we make of the Lakers and the MVP possibilities for LeBron James and Anthony Davis? The Open Floor podcast answers that and more.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

What Does Team USA's Disastrous World Cup Say About the Future?
How much should we read into Team USA's ugly showing at the FIBA World Cup?

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 13, 2019

What's Next for USA Basketball After FIBA Embarrassment?
Jerry Colangelo, Gregg Popovich and the rest of the USA Basketball have a lot to mull over.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 12, 2019

Report: Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie Converting Contract to Digital Investment
Spencer Dinwiddie agreed to a contract extension with the Nets last season for three years and $34 million.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 12, 2019

How Will USA Basketball Respond to Its FIBA World Cup Loss? | Crossover Podcast
Team USA ended its time at the FIBA World Cup with two losses. The Crossover discusses their fall against France andhow they could respond in the Olympics.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 12, 2019

Report: Joe Johnson to Sign With Pistons, Make NBA Return After BIG3 Stint
Johnson won MVP of the BIG3 league in 2019 after hitting the game-winning shot in the championship game.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 12, 2019

Jerry Colangelo Will Remember Who Didn't Show Up for Team USA to World Cup
Jerry Colangelo said that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roster, he won't forget those who backed out of the World Cup this summer.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 12, 2019

Team USA Drops Second-Straight FIBA World Cup Game in Loss to Serbia
Team USA's 58-game win streak ended on Wednesday in a loss to France.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

Kobe Bryant Clarifies Caption After Appearing to Call Out Player for Missing Game
Bryant made it clear he did not mean to shame or embarrass the girl not pictured in the photo.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

LeBron James Denied 'Taco Tuesday' Trademark Request by US Patent Office
The refusal found that "Taco Tuesday" was a "commonplace message."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

Authorities Seize 28 Counterfeit NBA Championship Rings at LA Airport
Authorities discovered the rings at Los Angeles International Airport in a wooden box shipped from China.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

A History of Banned Accessories in the NBA
The NBA recently banned Ninja-style headbands but what other accessories are on the banned list? Uni-watch explores a timeline of items that have be shelved.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

Team USA's Backup Squad Finally Falls in FIBA World Cup
USA Basketball didn't send its top players over to the FIBA World Cup. After pulling together and fighting to stay alive, the Americans finally took a tumble and lost to France, 89-79, in the quarterfinal and brought this year's run to an end.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 11, 2019

Team USA Stunned by France in FIBA Quarterfinals
Team USA's 58-game win streak in international competition has come to an end. Led by Rudy Gobert, France stunned the U.S. 89-79 in the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

ESPN Unveils 'The Last Dance' Teaser for 10-Part Michael Jordan Documentary Series
'The Last Dance' will provide 10 hours of footage from Michael Jordan's final season with the Bulls in 1997-98.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

Dennis Rodman Needs A Hug
The actions that brought Dennis Rodman infamy during his career would probably be viewed somewhat differently in the 21st century. The Hall of Famer opened up to The Crossover about his ESPN 30 for 30, his relationship with Donald Trump and more.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

Kevin Durant on Oklahoma City: 'I Don't Trust Nobody There'
Durant said the way that Thunder fans reacted to him leaving has ruined his trust in the city.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

KD on Leaving Warriors: 'I Started to Realize I'm Just Different From the Rest of the Guys'
Durant left the Warriors for the Nets this offseason.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Dorian Relief in Bahamas
Michael Jordan is looking for non-profits where the funds will have the most impact.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 10, 2019

Behind the Scenes of the Air Jordan 34 Launch With Zion Williamson
"A lot of people keeping throwing the word 'pressure' around. I don't feel no pressure at all." Zion Williamson discusses what it's like to be the face of Air Jordan at just 19.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

Report: Grizzlies Refusing to Engage in Buyout Talks With Andre Iguodala
The Grizzlies are reportedly refusing to engage in buyout talks with 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala and want him to report to training camp.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

NBA Bans Ninja-Style Tie Headbands Citing Safety Concerns
Last season the NBA's ninja-style headbands became a popular craze, but they will be banned this upcoming season.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

Lakers' Anthony Davis Wants to Win Defensive Player of the Year
Davis joined LeBron James and the Lakers this summer.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

Top 100 NBA Players of 2020
Who will be the NBA's best players in the 2019-20 season? Sports Illustrated unveils its sixth annual Top 100 list, tipping off with Nos. 100-51 today. Let the debates begin.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

Top 100 NBA Players of 2020: Inside the Process
How did SI go about ranking the NBA's best of the best for the 2019-20 season? We break down our criteria and take you inside the process.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 09, 2019

Top 100 NBA Players of 2020: Biggest Snubs
Who were the biggest snubs from SI's Top 100 NBA Players of 2020 list? It's a mixture of rising stars, fading veterans and valuable role players who just missed the cut.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 08, 2019

Sixers' Mike Scott Gets Into Fight With Eagles Fans Before Game vs. Redskins
Scott was donning a Redskins' Sean Taylor jersey.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 08, 2019

Report: Kawhi Leonard's Sister Charged in Robbery, Murder of 84-Year-Old Woman
Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard's sister accused in murder of 84-year-old woman.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 08, 2019

Dwyane Wade to Work Out With LeBron James Before Lakers Games
Wade and James played four seasons together with the Miami Heat from 2010 to 2014.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 07, 2019

Zion Williamson Throws Down Monster Dunks at Air Jordan 34 Shoe Debut
Williamson wowed the crowd in Harlem with flashy dunks and fresh kicks.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 07, 2019

Team USA Angered by Antetokounmpo Brothers After FIBA World Cup Foul
Thanasis Antetokounmpo shoved Harrison Barnes on a breakaway in the fourth quarter of Team USA's 69-53 win.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 07, 2019

How to Watch USA vs. Greece: Stream FIBA World Cup Online
Team USA defeated Japan 98-45 on Thursday to advance to 2-0 in the FIBA World Cup.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 06, 2019

Suns Center Deandre Ayton Donates $100k to Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts
Kings guard Buddy Hield also donated $100,000 to the Bahamas on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 06, 2019

Should the Nets Trade for Bradley Beal? | Open Floor Podcast
Are we underrating the Brooklyn Nets as a possible suitor for Bradley Beal? The latest Open Floor podcast dives into the latest rumors.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 06, 2019

Dejounte Murray And Derrick White Hold the Keys to Spurs' Future
Dejounte Murray and Derrick White provide the greatest reason for optimism for the Spurs' future. Can San Antonio's young backcourt take their game up a notch this season?

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Nike Names New Building at World Headquarters After LeBron James
The LeBron James Building is the sixth new building at Nike's World Headquarters.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Sixers to Unveil Charles Barkley Statue on Legends Walk
The Sixers will honor Charles Barkley with a statue at their New Jersey training complex.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

LeBron James Calls for Support of California Student Athlete Compensation Bill
The Fair Pay to Play Act would allow student athletes to earn compensation in connection to the use of their name, image and likeness.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Who Is the Next Great USA Basketball Wing?
Michael Jordan. Kobe Bryant. LeBron James. The players who set Team USA apart in the past have always been wings, but there appears to be a dearth of options in the younger generation. The Crossover looks down the list and considers potential stars.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Sparks Legend Lisa Leslie to Receive Statue Outside Staples Center
Leslie's statue will be the 11th outside the Staples Center ater Elgin Baylor was honored in April 2018.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Report: Sparks Legend Lisa Leslie to Receive Statue Outside Staples Center
No date has been set yet, but Leslie's statue would be the 11th outside the Staples Center after Elgin Baylor was honored in April 2018.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Team USA Dominates Japan in FIBA World Cup Before Giannis Showdown
Team USA escaped with a 93-92 victory over Turkey in its first FIBA World Cup match on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 05, 2019

Serbia Is Playing the Best Basketball in the World Right Now
Led by Nikola Jokic and Bogdan Bogdanovic, Serbia is playing the most compelling brand of basketball in the FIBA World Cup.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Dwight Howard Says Return to Lakers is a 'Very Big Blessing'
Howard is ready to put his words into action in his second stint in Los Angeles.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Celtics Coach Brad Stevens: ‘Last Year Was No Fault of Kyrie'
The Celtics struggled to meet high expectations last season, but Brad Stevens isn't looking for someone to blame. He explained that the issues they faced were not because of Kyrie Irving.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Lonzo Ball Changed His ZO2 Big Baller Brand Shoes After Each Quarter of Summer League
Lonzo Ball revealed that his early ZO2 shoes would "explode" after just a few minutes of game action.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

'Proud Bahamian' Buddy Hield Donates $100,000 for Hurricane Dorian Relief
Hield created a GoFundMe account to help raise additional donations after he gave $100,000 on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Giannis, Jokic and a Guide to the 2020 NBA MVP Odds
The summer is behind us and a wild NBA season is in front of us. With that in mind, The Crossover provides notes on the 2020 contenders for the MVP.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Jayson Tatum to Miss at Least Two Team USA Games With Sprained Ankle
Tatum twisted his ankle in the last seconds of overtime as Team USA beat Turkey on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 04, 2019

Could Rodions Kurucs' Arrest Lead to Immigration Implications for Nets Forward?
Rodions Kurucs's attorney, Alex Spiro, tells Sports Illustrated that the allegations against his client are bogus, but what could proceed following his Tuesday arraignment?

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Brazil Coach Rips Giannis Antetokounmpo After Beating Greece in FIBA World Cup
NBA MVP Antetokounmpo finished with 13 points but fouled out late in the fourth quarter for Greece.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Report: Nets' Rodions Kurucs Arrested in Brooklyn After Allegedly Choking Girlfriend
Kurucs was reportedly arrested for an incident inside his apartment on June 27.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Report: Anthony Davis Was Big Influence in Lakers' Decision to Sign Dwight Howard
The Lakers signed Dwight Howard after losing DeMarcus Cousins to a torn ACL.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

USA Basketball Schedule: How to Watch Team USA in FIBA World Cup
Team USA escaped its tournament opener with an overtime win over Turkey on Tuesday

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Will The Wizards' Isaiah Thomas Ever Return to Form? | The Crossover Podcast
Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas is an enigma at this point in his career. The Crossover podcast discussed this stage of his career and more with Scott Brooks.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Celtics' Jayson Tatum Sprains Ankle as Team USA Escapes Upset by Turkey in Overtime
Tatum stepped on another player's foot in overtime on Tuesday and rolled his left ankle.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Brazil Takes Down Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece in Crazy Finish at FIBA World Cup
Brazil defeated Giannis Antetokounmpo and Greece 79-78 at the 2019 FIBA World Cup on Tuesday in a thrilling group stage game.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

Team USA Avoids Upset by Turkey in FIBA World Cup Overtime Thriller
A pair of last-second overtime free throws from Khris Middleton secured the win.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 03, 2019

How Can Giannis Antetokounmpo Rise From MVP to Champion in 2020?
Giannis Antetokounmpo will enter the 2019-20 NBA season as perhaps the best player in the league but the reigning MVP recently admitted that he has room to grow. The Crossover considers two modest proposals for the Greek Freak to take his game to another level.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 02, 2019

Report: BIG3 MVP Joe Johnson to Work Out with Bucks, Nets and Pistons
Joe Johnson just finished his first season in the BIG3, where he won league MVP and guided his squad to the championship.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 02, 2019

USA Basketball's First Win at the FIBA World Cup Was Boring, And That's a Good Thing
USA Basketball's opening group match was quite literally a snoozer but that doesn't mean there wasn't some bright spots.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 02, 2019

Ranking Signature Sneaker Debuts From Current NBA Stars
With Giannis becoming one of the rare signature stars, The Crossover decided now was the time to take a look back at the best sneaker debuts, including LeBron, Kyrie and much more.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Sep 01, 2019

LeBron James Files Trademark Request for 'Taco Tuesday'
James wants to trademark the phrase for "advertising and marketing services."

Sports Illustrated NBA
Aug 31, 2019

Report: Veteran Guard Eric Gordon Agrees to Three-Year, $54.5M Extension With Rockets
Gordon has spent the last three seasons with the Rockets.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Aug 30, 2019

Where Would Zion Williamson Rank If Eligible for SI's Top 100? | Open Floor Podcast
It's nearly time for Sports Illustrated's annual Top 100 NBA players ranking. While rookies aren't included in the list, the Open Floor podcast considers where Zion Williamson would land if involved.

Sports Illustrated NBA
Aug 30, 2019

Can the Sixers Reach the Finals After a Whirlwind Year?
The 76ers are fresh off an active offseason in the wide-open Eastern Conference. With this new-look roster, can Philadelphia finally make a Finals run?

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