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Jul 23, 2024

George 'all-in' on making deep run with 76ers
Tyrese Maxey and Paul George spoke to the media after signing new contracts with the Philadelphia 76ers.

ESPN NBA
Jul 23, 2024

Edey, Sheppard top NBA ROY odds after summer league; Bronny gets most tickets
Zach Edey and Reed Sheppard have emerged as the top betting favorites to win Rookie of the Year.

ESPN NBA
Jul 23, 2024

Sources: Reggie Jackson to sign with 76ers
Reggie Jackson has agreed on a contract buyout with the Charlotte Hornets and plans to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers upon clearing waivers.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

Heat top Grizz in OT to win Summer League title
Pelle Larsson broke a tie by scoring from the lane in overtime to give Miami a 120-118 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday and hand the Heat their first NBA Summer League championship.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

Kerr: 'No thought' of taking Durant off roster
Kevin Durant's timeline to play for Team USA keeps getting pushed back as he recovers from a right calf strain, but he will absolutely be on the Olympic roster when it is set this week, as coach Steve Kerr told reporters Monday that "he'll fit right in."

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

As it happened: Team USA narrowly holds off Germany
Team USA beats Germany in final preparation game before heading to the Olympics in Paris.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

LeBron continues dominance, U.S. edges Germany
LeBron James put on another display of dominance Monday night, leading the United States to a 92-88 victory over Germany in London, finishing with 20 points, six rebounds and four assists against the current FIBA World Cup champions.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

Follow live: Team USA locked in tight battle with Germany in final Olympic tuneup
Team USA takes on Germany in a final preparation game before heading to the Olympics in Paris.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

WBD (TNT) to match Amazon offer for NBA rights
Warner Bros. Discovery on Monday said it will match the $1.8 billion per year offer by Amazon Prime Video to carry NBA games on Turner Sports.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

Sources: Dinwiddie, Mavs agree to 1-year deal
Guard Spencer Dinwiddie has agreed to a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

Team USA vs. Germany: Live score, updates from Olympic tuneup
Team USA takes on Germany in a final preparation game before heading to the Olympics in Paris.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

LeBron to bear Team USA flag at Paris Olympics
LeBron James has been selected to be the Team USA flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics on Friday, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee announced Monday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 22, 2024

NBA summer league roundtable: Surprises, best fits and title game picks
Our NBA Insiders break down the biggest surprises and disappointments from 2024 summer league as it comes to a close in Vegas.

ESPN NBA
Jul 21, 2024

Celtics' Hauser agrees to $45 million extension
Celtics forward Sam Hauser has agreed to a four-year, $45 million contract extension.

ESPN NBA
Jul 21, 2024

Why Phoenix's Josh Okogie is back on NBA summer league courts
Six-year veteran Josh Okogie is back at NBA summer league to test his skills -- behind the camera.

ESPN NBA
Jul 20, 2024

Cavaliers' Mobley agrees to 5-year rookie max
Cavaliers big man Evan Mobley has agreed to a five-year, $224 million maximum rookie contract extension that could become worth as much as $269 million.

ESPN NBA
Jul 20, 2024

Lakers sit Bronny after 'two pretty good games'
The Los Angeles Lakers sat Bronny James on Saturday, determining that the rookie had seen enough in-game competition in Las Vegas, and summer league coach Dane Johnson added that after "two pretty good games ... we can work on different things with him."

ESPN NBA
Jul 20, 2024

LeBron layup helps U.S. avoid loss to South Sudan
LeBron James made a driving layup with eight seconds left to lift Team USA to a 101-100 victory on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 20, 2024

Live updates: Team USA being pushed by South Sudan in Olympics tuneup
Team USA continues its preparation for a run at a fifth straight gold medal in men's basketball.

ESPN NBA
Jul 20, 2024

Storms, stats and T-shirt cannons: The Clippers' Halo Board goes all out
With its unique visuals and sheer size, the new "Halo Board" at the Intuit Dome is a sight to behold.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Storms, stats, and t-shirt cannons: The Clippers' Halo Board goes all out
With its unique visuals and sheer size, the new "Halo Board" at the Intuit Dome is a sight to behold.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Ballmer on PG exit: 'On a personal level, I hated it'
Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said he "hated" seeing Paul George leave on a personal level, but made it clear he believes the retooled roster surrounding Kawhi Leonard and James Harden can contend as the team enters its new home this season.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Team USA thriving with Steph-LeBron connection
The two former Finals rivals are clicking as teammates, and Steve Kerr is leaning on the duo.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Grizz trade former lottery pick Williams to Nets
The Grizzlies have traded former lottery pick Ziaire Williams to the Nets in a cap-clearing move.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Grizzlies ship former lottery pick Williams to Nets
The Grizzlies have traded former lottery pick Ziaire Williams to the Nets in a cap-clearing move.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Sources: Griz trade former lottery pick Williams
The Grizzlies have traded former lottery pick Ziaire Williams to the Nets, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, a cap-clearing move.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Durant practices, questionable for South Sudan
Kevin Durant was able to practice with Team USA for the first time Friday as he recovers from a right calf injury with coach Steve Kerr hoping he can get into one of the team's last two tune-up games before the Paris Olympics.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

That many MVPs for Wemby?! Projecting what's next for the Spurs' phenom
Will Victor Wembanyama bring multiple titles to San Antonio? Will he be a Spur for life? ESPN's panel predicts an elite career for the 7-foot-4 big man.

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

25 future top athletes of the 21st century: Caitlin Clark, Justin Jefferson and more
If we were doing a top 100 list in 2050, which current athletes who didn't make this year's list are likely to be included?

ESPN NBA
Jul 19, 2024

Phoenix Suns' Bol Bol ruled out of Olympics
South Sudan have suffered a major blow ahead of the Olympics as their headline player, the Phoenix Suns' Bol Bol, is out of the roster for Paris for undisclosed "personal reasons".

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

'Pretty solid list': Team USA revisits jersey history on bag tags
The Team USA men's national basketball team's jersey numbers contain a long list of legendary players.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Team USA Basketball: The latest scores and updates ahead of Olympics
All of the latest on Team USA's quest for a fifth straight gold at the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Betting buzz: Celtics, Knicks among teams with highest opening win totals
ESPN BET released its win totals for the 2024-25 NBA season with the Celtics on top.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Bronny becomes popular pick for Rookie of Year
Bronny James is garnering a lot of interest at sportsbooks to win Rookie of the Year.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Sources: Westbrook to Nuggets after Clips trade
The Clippers and Jazz have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal involving Russell Westbrook, who is expected to join the Nuggets after Utah waives the former MVP.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

2024-25 win totals: Six bets to consider before the season
Are the Los Angeles Lakers a good bet to surpass their win total? Will the Pistons have a breakout year? Here are some win total bets to consider ahead of the 2024-25 NBA season.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

ESPN's top 100 professional athletes of the 21st century: Unveiling 1-25
Who tops our list of the top athletes since 2000? We're unveiling the top 25, including our voters' pick for the No. 1 spot.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

First impressions on this year's rookie class
From Alex Sarr to Reed Sheppard, this year's rookie class is showing off for the Las Vegas crowds this summer.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Summer league buzz: Bronny, Brunson and second-apron aftermath
What are league insiders buzzing about at NBA summer league in Las Vegas?

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Bronny bounces back in best game with Lakers
Bronny James played his best game as a Laker on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, finishing with 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting as Los Angeles snapped an 0-5 start to summer league play.

ESPN NBA
Jul 18, 2024

Magic co-founder, NBA exec Williams dies at 84
Pat Williams, a co-founder of the Orlando Magic who spent more than a half-century working within the NBA, died Wednesday. He was 84.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Sources: Bucks' Middleton had ankle surgeries
Bucks forward Khris Middleton is recovering from arthroscopic surgeries on both ankles, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Reports: Bucks' Middleton had ankle surgeries
Bucks forward Khris Middleton reportedly is recovering from arthroscopic surgeries on both ankles.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Team USA improves to 3-0 with rout of Serbia
Team USA improved to 3-0 in their warmup tour before the Paris Olympics with an impressive 105-79 victory over medal contender Serbia on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Team USA rolls past Serbia behind Curry in Olympics tuneup
Team USA defeated Serbia with Stephen Curry putting on a clinic in Abu Dhabi as both teams gear up for Paris 2024.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Team USA vs. Serbia: Live score, updates from Olympics tuneup
Team USA is in Abu Dhabi for an exhibition game against a Serbian squad led by NBA MVP Nikola Jokic.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Nikola Jokic and a forgotten basketball legend: Inside an MVP connection nearly 60 years in the making
He once scored 71 points in a game. Seven days later, he scored 99. Radivoj Korac, from the same town as the soon-to-be three-time MVP, ignited a basketball revolution that continues to shape the NBA -- even five decades after his tragic death.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Silver defends tax apron: Helps all teams compete
NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the "second apron" provision in the new CBA, saying it helps keep the league balanced and competitive.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Power Rankings: How all 30 teams stack up after free agency
With the start of free agency behind us, our NBA insiders break down some of the biggest remaining questions for all 30 teams this offseason.

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

ESPN's top 100 professional athletes of the 21st century: Unveiling 26-50
Who makes our list of the top athletes since 2000? We reveal 25 athletes daily until we reach our No. 1. Who will be the best?

ESPN NBA
Jul 17, 2024

Wiz's Sarr, No. 2 pick, goes scoreless on 15 shots
Wizards rookie big man Alex Sarr finished 0-for-15 from the field, the most attempts without a make in a summer league game since at least 2017.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Judge won't allow banned Porter to play in Greece
Jontay Porter, the former Raptors player banned by the NBA for sports betting, had his request to be allowed to play professional basketball in Greece denied by a federal judge Tuesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Mavs say Irving recovering from broken hand
The Mavs said Kyrie Irving broke his left hand while training earlier this month and is out indefinitely.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Bucks bolster backcourt, add Trent on 1-year deal
The Milwaukee Bucks and free agent guard Gary Trent Jr. agreed to a one-year deal Tuesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Banned NBA player Porter seeks to play in Greece
Attorneys for Jontay Porter have asked a judge in New York to modify his release to allow him to play for Promitheas BC in Greece.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Sources: Lakers adding Harding to Redick's staff
Lindsey Harding, head coach of the Sacramento Kings G League affiliate, has agreed on a deal to become an assistant with the Laker, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

12-year NBA vet Beverley signs with Israeli team
NBA veteran guard Patrick Beverley is signing with Hapoel Tel Aviv BC of the Israeli Basketball Premier League after a 12-year NBA career.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Tatum remembers failing to get LeBron's autograph at age 11
The Celtics star joked about the time James let him down.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

'Jellybean' Bryant, father of Kobe, dies at age 69
Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, the father of Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant, has died. He was 69.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

ESPN's top 100 professional athletes of the 21st century: Unveiling 51-75
Who makes our list of the top athletes since 2000? We reveal 25 athletes daily until we reach our No. 1. Who will it be?

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Inside three-time NBA dunk champion Nate Robinson's silent battle -- and the fight for his life
For nearly 20 years Nate Robinson has been fighting a silent battle -- one he didn't realize until recently could end his life.

ESPN NBA
Jul 16, 2024

Celtics' Brown, White 'good' after Team USA jabs
Jaylen Brown said he and teammate Derrick White "are good" after the Finals MVP was critical of USA Basketball's decision to select White over him.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Knicks' Dolan criticizes new media deal in letter
Knicks owner James Dolan criticized the NBA's revenue sharing policies, its 8% cut of the new $74.6 billion media deal and a streaming package that he says threatens RSNs.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Sources: Knicks agree to 1-year deal with Payne
The New York Knicks and free agent guard Cameron Payne agreed to a one-year deal for the veteran minimum, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Nuggets rookie Holmes has Achilles surgery
Denver Nuggets first-round pick DaRon Holmes II underwent surgery to repair a torn right Achilles.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Clippers 'disappointed' Team USA replaced Kawhi
Clippers president Lawrence Frank was "very disappointed" Team USA replaced Kawhi Leonard, saying he wished they would've given him more time.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Nuggets rook Holmes undergoes Achilles surgery
Denver Nuggets first-round pick DaRon Holmes II underwent surgery to repair a torn right Achille

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Team USA shows flaws, holds on to beat Aussies
Team USA beat Australia 98-92 in an exhibition Monday at Etihad Arena, but a glaring weakness remained evident in the victory.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

Spurs sideline Castle (wrist) for summer league
Spurs rookie Stephon Castle, the No. 4 overall pick in the draft, has been shut down for the rest of the Vegas Summer League with a sprained right wrist.

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

ESPN's top 100 professional athletes of the 21st century: Unveiling 76 to 100
Who makes our list of the top athletes since 2000? We reveal 25 athletes daily until we reach our No. 1. Who will it be?

ESPN NBA
Jul 15, 2024

2024 NBA summer league: First impressions on this year's rookie class
From Alex Sarr to Reed Sheppard, this year's rookie class is showing off for the Las Vegas crowds. Here's how our analysts rate their performances.

ESPN NBA
Jul 14, 2024

White lands in Abu Dhabi after Team USA call-up
Celtics guard Derrick White arrived at Team USA training camp Sunday after being called up to the team following the exit of Kawhi Leonard.

ESPN NBA
Jul 14, 2024

Team USA's Kerr: Trump shooting 'demoralizing'
U.S. men's basketball team coach Steve Kerr called the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump a "demoralizing day for our country."

ESPN NBA
Jul 13, 2024

Durant again misses practice; Kerr unconcerned
Kevin Durant missed Team USA practice again Saturday with a calf strain and likely won't play when the Americans face Australia in a friendly set for Monday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 13, 2024

Sources: Nuggets top pick Holmes tears Achilles
Nuggets rookie DaRon Holmes, the No. 22 pick in this year's draft, suffered a torn Achilles in his summer league debut Friday and is likely to miss the season, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 13, 2024

Bronny: OK with any assignment after summer
Bronny James said he will welcome any assignment in his first season as a professional, as long as he has the chance to play and improve as a basketball player.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

What is the Emirates NBA Cup? Format, schedule, groups
The second edition of the NBA Cup will tip off on Nov. 12. Here's what you need to know.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

What is the NBA in-season tournament? Format, schedule, groups
The second edition of the NBA Cup will tip off on Nov. 12. Here's what you need to know.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

League unveils group draws for 2024 NBA Cup
The NBA Cup, which last season was called the in-season tournament, unveiled its group drawings for this year's second edition.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

NBA Summer League honors West in Las Vegas
The NBA summer league honored the late Jerry West in Las Vegas with a tribute to him prior to tipoff between the Timberwolves and Pelicans.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

Brunson takes $156.5M to help Knicks' flexibility
Knicks All-NBA guard Jalen Brunson has agreed to a four-year, $156.5 million contract extension -- $113 million less guaranteed than he is eligible to sign for a year from now -- his agent, Sam Rose of CAA, told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

GM: Extending, winning with Steph still priority
Taking advantage of the rest of Stephen Curry's prime is the No. 1 priority for the Warriors, especially as they turn the page on Klay Thompson's era in the Bay Area.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

Sources: Juzang, Jazz agree to 4-year, $12M deal
Restricted free agent guard Johnny Juzang has agreed on a four-year, $12 million deal to return to the Utah Jazz, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

Bey signs with Wizards on 3-year, $20M deal
The Wizards and free agent forward Saddiq Bey agreed on a three-year contract worth $20 million, his agents told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

Takeaways from the exhibition win over Canada
Team USA kicked off its exhibition schedule ahead of the 2024 Olympics with a win over Team Canada.

ESPN NBA
Jul 12, 2024

DWade reacts to LeBron-Curry alley-oop in Team USA match
The NBA Hall of Famer had a flashback while watching the Team USA exhibition on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

Kings' Carter out at least 6 months after surgery
The Sacramento Kings announced Thursday that rookie Devin Carter underwent left shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum.

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

Lowry re-signing with 76ers, staying in hometown
Kyle Lowry announced on Instagram on Thursday that he has agreed to remain with the Philadelphia 76ers.

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

'Looks familiar': DWade reacts to LeBron-Curry alley-oop in Team USA match
The NBA Hall of Famer had a flashback while watching the Team USA exhibition on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

Free agency: Latest signings, news, buzz and reports
All the deals we've seen, including DeMar DeRozan joining the Kings and LeBron's return to the Lakers.

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

Team USA basketball: The biggest takeaways from the exhibition win over Canada
Team USA kicked off its exhibition schedule ahead of the 2024 Olympics with a win over Team Canada. What were the biggest takeaways?

ESPN NBA
Jul 11, 2024

Team USA leans on D, tops Canada in Paris tuneup
Team USA showed some rust to open its Olympic tuneup schedule Wednesday, but showed off its defensive potential in an 86-72 exhibition win over Canada.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Hill says it was Team USA's call on Kawhi, White
Executive director Grant Hill said the decision to send Kawhi Leonard home from training camp and replace him with Derrick White for the upcoming Olympics ultimately rested with Team USA.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Reports: NBA reaches $76B media rights deals
The NBA has agreed to terms on a record-setting package of media deals, 11-year agreements worth $76 billion, according to multiple reports.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Bey agrees with Wizards on 3-year, $20M deal
The Wizards and free agent forward Saddiq Bey have agreed on a three-year contract worth $20 million, his agents told ESPN on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Reports: NBA reaches $76B media rights deal
The NBA has agreed to terms on a record-setting media deal, an 11-year agreement worth $76 billion, according to multiple reports.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Bickerstaff: Cavs 'proof' he can revive Pistons
J.B. Bickerstaff, formally introduced Wednesday as Detroit's coach, said he believes he can be the one to finally turn around the franchise.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Grizzlies coach: Morant cleared for full contact
Grizzlies star Ja Morant has been cleared for full-contact work, six months after undergoing surgery to repair a labral tear in his right shoulder.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Porter pleads guilty in case over betting scandal
Jontay Porter pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in a federal criminal case tied to the betting scandal that got him banned from the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Jul 10, 2024

Jayson Tatum, A'ja Wilson and Vince Carter revealed as NBA 2K25 cover stars
Jayson Tatum and A'ja Wilson will be sharing a cover and will have individual covers for different editions, while Vince Carter will be on the Hall of Fame edition cover.

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