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Feb 08, 2023

Source: Zion (hammy) out through All-Star break
Pelicans star Zion Williamson will not be available for the next three games and will will not be able to participate in the All-Star Game on Feb. 19, a team source confirmed.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Where does LeBron James stand in the fantasy basketball pantheon?
André Snellings takes a closer look at LeBron, Kareem, MJ, Wilt and other legends.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Roundtable: Which fantasy players should you hold on to rather than send to waiver wire?
Our experts detail which players they are making a point to hold on to during this key time of the fantasy basketball season.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Sources: Westbrook, Ham had heated exchange
Russell Westbrook and Lakers coach Darvin Ham had a brief, heated exchange in the locker room during halftime of Tuesday's game, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Stars pay tribute to LeBron James
LeBron James has passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for No. 1 on the all-time NBA scoring list.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Two decades, 38,390 points later, there's more to this record for LeBron
All the points -- the 3s, the dunks and all those and-1s -- are an outgrowth of James' desire to make the most out of a career he has nurtured with great care.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Society at every LeBron James career points milestone
LeBron James is the NBA's all-time scoring leader after passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Tuesday.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

LeBron's 38,390-point scoring record a triumph in longevity of mind, body
All the points -- the 3s, the dunks and all those and-1s -- are an outgrowth of James' desire to make the most out of a career he has nurtured with great care.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

NBA Power Rankings: Can 76ers unseat Celtics?
Boston and Philadelphia will meet in a game that could set the tone for dominance over the Eastern Conference.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

LeBron tops Kareem as scoring king: 'Humbling'
Lakers star LeBron James, with a fadeaway jumper late in the third quarter Tuesday night, overtook Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time scoring leader, breaking a record that had stood for nearly 39 years.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

The King's Quest: LeBron passes Kareem
James has scored 36 points against the Thunder to break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

LeBron surpasses Kareem as NBA's scoring leader
With a third-quarter jump shot Tuesday night against the Thunder, Lakers star LeBron James overtook Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time scoring leader, breaking a record that had stood for nearly 39 years.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

The endless wardrobe of the NBA's new scoring king
LeBron James, the new all-time leader in career points, might also be the NBA's unofficial leader in unique looks.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Booker's return energizes Suns in 3rd straight win
Devin Booker, back in action after a 21-game absence, had 19 points in 26 minutes to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 116-112 win over the Nets on Tuesday night.

ESPN NBA
Feb 08, 2023

Better than Kareem, Wilt or Jordan? Where does LeBron James stand in the fantasy basketball pantheon?
LeBron James passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer, but where do the legends rank on the all-time fantasy scoring list? André Snellings takes a closer look at LeBron, Kareem, MJ, Wilt and other legends.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Irving: Felt 'very disrespected' at times with Nets
Kyrie Irving spoke with reporters after his first practice with the Mavericks on Tuesday and cited a lack of "transparency and honesty" from the Nets' front office as a reason he did not feeling comfortable continuing his career in Brooklyn.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Sources: KD, Nets talking franchise's direction
Nets star Kevin Durant has been engaged in conversations with owner Joe Tsai and general manager Sean Marks on the franchise's ability to be a championship contender, sources said.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Heat trade Dedmon, second-rounder to Spurs
Dewayne Dedmon, who was suspended by the Heat last month after an outburst on the bench, has been traded along with a 2028 second-rounder to the Spurs.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Heat's Lowry (knee) to miss at least 3 games
Heat guard Kyle Lowry, whose points, assists and shooting percentage have all dropped this season, will miss at least three games because of left knee soreness.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Reports: Heat trading Dedmon, pick to Spurs
Dewayne Dedmon, who was suspended last month after an outburst on the bench, is being traded from the Heat to the Spurs, according to multiple reports.

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

‘Jazz are asking for too damn much': Utah could drive a hard bargain at trade deadline
Utah's priority is to build a contender for years to come, but can it do so straddling the playoff line and also stocked with picks and flexibility?

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Ahead of trade deadline, focused Jazz remind 'it's our job to listen'
Utah's priority is to build a contender for years to come, but can it do so straddling the playoff line and also stocked with picks and flexibility?

ESPN NBA
Feb 07, 2023

Vaughn wishes Irving well: 'Want him to succeed'
Jacque Vaughn said he enjoyed coaching Kyrie Irving and watched him "grow as an individual and be a better teammate" during his time with the Nets.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Mavericks tout title shot with Irving, Luka pairing
Jason Kidd brushed aside questions about Kyrie Irving's past controversies and future with the team, deciding instead to focus on his belief that the acquisition puts Dallas in a position to contend for a title.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

NBA approves sale of Suns, Mercury to Ishbia
The NBA board of governors has approved the sale of the Phoenix Suns and the WNBA's Mercury to billionaire mortgage lender Mat Ishbia.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Thank you, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, for always championing social justice
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's standing as one of the NBA's greatest players will always be intact. And 60 years later, he is still out there talking about social justice and confronting discrimination.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Mavs trade with Nets for Irving made official
The Dallas Mavericks trade with the Brooklyn Nets for star guard Kyrie Irving was made official on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Sides extend early opt-out date for NBA CBA
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association have extended an early opt-out deadline of Wednesday, allowing the league and union to continue negotiations on a new long-term collective bargaining deal, the league announced on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Korkmaz requests trade from 76ers, sources say
Guard Furkan Korkmaz has requested a trade from the 76ers, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

LeBron: 'Focus is shifted' away from Kyrie trade
LeBron James said that while he was disappointed by the Lakers losing out on trading for Kyrie Irving, his focus has shifted to "where it should be and that's this club now."

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Suns president, CEO Rowley resigns, sources say
Phoenix Suns president and CEO Jason Rowley, whom some employees placed at the center of allegations of verbal abuse, retaliation and intimidation in the workplace, has resigned, team sources told ESPN on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Updated fantasy basketball category league rankings
Updated fantasy basketball category league rankings, with big changes in the top 10.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Updated fantasy basketball points league rankings
Updated fantasy basketball points league rankings, with Kyrie Irving, Cam Thomas and Stephen Curry on the move.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

The Bulls must choose a path at the NBA trade deadline
Chicago's Big Three isn't producing results, leading to speculation that the Bulls might have to make a big move.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

Sources: Sides to extend NBA CBA opt-out date
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are expected to extend an early opt-out deadline of Wednesday, allowing the league and union to continue negotiations on a new long-term collective bargaining deal, sources told ESPN on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

The Bulls enter the NBA trade deadline at a crossroads
Chicago's Big Three isn't producing results, leading to speculation that the Bulls might have to make a big move.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

The highest-scoring games in LeBron James' NBA career
As James approaches Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all-time scoring record, we look back at the 14 times he has scored at least 50 in a single game.

ESPN NBA
Feb 06, 2023

'Life puts you in great situations' - Zaire Wade on why he chose Cape Town Tigers
A few months ago, after a serious knee injury, Zaire Wade thought his career was over. But now, having signed for BAL side Cape Town Tigers, the son of NBA legend Dwyane Wade is ready for his time in the spotlight.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

NBA bans some from FedExForum after probe
The NBA investigated a postgame incident after the Grizzlies' Jan. 29 home game against the Pacers and banned some from the FedExForum.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Nuggets sit Jokic, Murray, AG, KCP vs. Wolves
Jamal Murray (left knee management), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (right ankle sprain), Aaron Gordon (left ankle sprain) and Nikola Jokic (left hamstring) did not make the trip to Minnesota.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Aces deal Zahui B. to Mystics for 2nd-round picks
The Aces traded recently acquired 6-foot-5 center Amanda Zahui B. on Sunday to Washington for the Mystics' second-round draft picks in 2024 and 2025.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

2023 NBA trade deadline: Latest buzz, news and reports
What are our experts hearing leading up to the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline? We have the latest.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

How Kyrie Irving's trade to Dallas impacts Luka Doncic, Kevin Durant and others
André Snellings takes a look at whether Kyrie Irving's trade to Dallas changes his fantasy value and examines how it impacts Luka Doncic, Kevin Durant and others on the Mavericks and Nets.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Sources: Nets trading star guard Irving to Mavs
The Nets are trading Kyrie Irving and Markieff Morris to the Mavericks in exchange for Dorian Finney-Smith, Spencer Dinwiddie, an unprotected 2029 first-round pick and two second-round picks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Sources: Steph expected out past All-Star break
The Warriors expect Stephen Curry to be out through the All-Star break with a left leg injury suffered in Saturday night's win over Dallas, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Quest for 38,387: Tracking LeBron James and the scoring record
King James is very close to passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's career scoring leader. We're tracking the final points before the Lakers star takes the top spot.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Warriors' Curry (knee) exits win in 3rd; MRI next
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry left Saturday's 119-113 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the end of the third quarter after suffering an apparent left knee injury, and while X-rays came back negative, the star will have an MRI next.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Would Kyrie boost Lakers? LeBron answers, 'Duh'
LeBron James answered "duh" on Saturday when asked if Kyrie Irving -- whom he teamed up with for three NBA Finals appearances and a championship in Cleveland -- is the type of player who can stamp the Los Angeles Lakers' title chances.

ESPN NBA
Feb 05, 2023

Pelicans beat Lakers, snap skid with 'a gutsy win'
Trey Murphy III and the New Orleans Pelicans put a relieving end to a 10-game losing streak on Saturday night, authoring a 131-126 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Smoothie King Center.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

LeBron within 36 points of record as Lakers fall
LeBron James moved 36 points away from breaking the NBA career scoring record in the Los Angeles Lakers' 131-126 loss to New Orleans on Saturday night that ended the Pelicans' losing streak at 10 games.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Bamba banned 4 games, Rivers gets 3 for melee
Magic center Mo Bamba received a four-game suspension and Timberwolves guard Austin Rivers got a three-game ban for their roles in a fight Thursday at Target Center.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Sources: Clippers join trade talks for Nets' Irving
The Clippers have joined the Lakers, Mavericks and Suns -- among others -- as teams engaging with the Nets about a potential trade for Kyrie Irving, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Kyle Kuzma dons massive jacket to Saturday's game against the Nets
Kuzma is known for his eccentric clothing. He again made a fashion statement before Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Lakers tickets surge amid LeBron James' scoring record quest
Ticket prices for the Los Angeles Lakers games at Cypto.com Arena where James is projected to break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 38-year-old scoring record have skyrocketed.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Nets' Irving out with sore calf after trade request
Brooklyn's Kyrie Irving was ruled out of Saturday's game with right calf soreness. On Friday, sources told ESPN that he had requested to be traded.

ESPN NBA
Feb 04, 2023

Rivers, Bamba throw punches; 5 ejected in brawl
Austin Rivers and Mo Bamba were among five players ejected after a fight broke out in Friday night's game between the Magic and Timberwolves.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Sources: Nets star guard Irving asks to be traded
Kyrie Irving delivered his trade request to the Nets on Friday after both sides failed to reach an agreement on an extension, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

How a Kyrie Irving trade could impact other Nets: Would Durant be next?
With Kyrie Irving asking to be traded, André Snellings takes a closer look at the fantasy upside of Brooklyn's players who could thrive if given the opportunity to play a bigger role.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

NBA suspends Brooks, fines Mitchell for dust-up
The NBA announced Friday evening that Dillon Brooks was suspended for one game and Donovan Mitchell was fined $20,000 for their roles in an altercation that got them both ejected from Thursday night's game in Cleveland.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Zaire Wade to play in Basketball Africa League
Zaire Wade, the son of former NBA star Dwyane Wade, has agreed to sign with the Cape Town Tigers of the Basketball Africa League. Wade played in 13 games for the Jazz's G League team last season.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Wolves' Edwards 'ain't tripping' over missing ASG
Wolves guard Anthony Edwards was not picked for the NBA All-Star Game, and while some say he was snubbed, he says he's not surprised after getting off to a slow start to the season, and plans to make the roster next year.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Source: Zaire Wade to play for BAL's Cape Town
Zaire Wade, the son of former NBA star Dwyane Wade, has agreed to sign with the Cape Town Tigers of the Basketball Africa League, a source told ESPN's Andscape. Wade played in 13 games for the Jazz's G League team last season.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Buss: Scoring feat all about LeBron's 'greatness'
Los Angeles Lakers' governor Jeanie Buss says LeBron James' "level of greatness" is the reason why he's on the cusp of breaking the NBA's all-time scoring record.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Dr. A's weekly risers and fallers: Kristaps Porzingis and Giannis Antetokounmpo make the list
Who are the fantasy basketball players on the rise? And whose fantasy value is falling? Steve Alexander lays it all out for you in his weekly look around the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Source: Nets star guard Irving asks to be traded
Kyrie Irving delivered his trade request to the Nets on Friday after both sides failed to reach an agreement on an extension, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Doncic to miss Mavs vs. Warriors with heel injury
While Luka Doncic will miss Saturday's game against the Warriors due to a heel injury, he has not yet been ruled out for the rest of the five-game road trip.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Focused Lakers rally as LeBron closes on Kareem
LeBron James pulled within 63 points of the NBA's career scoring mark in the Lakers' 112-111 win over the Pacers, but the team insisted achievements and records are secondary when it comes to winning.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Giannis eclipses 50 for third time in 11 games
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 20 of his 54 points in the fourth quarter, and the Bucks overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Clippers 106-105 on Thursday night.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Pelicans call out refs as officials admit late errors
The Pelicans found themselves with a chance to tie Thursday night's game against the Mavs in the waning seconds, but an incorrect out-of-bounds call and clock error erased the opportunity.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Mitchell rips Brooks after scuffle: 'This isn't new'
Cavs guard Donovan Mitchell accused Memphis' Dillon Brooks of being a dirty player after the two were ejected following a third-quarter fracas in Thursday night's game.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

Luka exits Mavs' win with bruised heel after fall
Luka Doncic came up limping after a scary fall on an attempted dunk during the third quarter of the Mavs' game against the Pelicans on Thursday night.

ESPN NBA
Feb 03, 2023

LaMelo on 1st ejection: 'Just lost my composure'
Hornets guard LaMelo Ball said he would learn from his experience after arguing with officials Thursday night against the Bulls earned him his first career ejection.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

LeBron closes in on Kareem as Lakers rally late
LeBron James pulled within 63 points of the NBA's career scoring record as Anthony Davis' 11-foot jumper pushed the Los Angeles Lakers past the Pacers 112-111.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

Luka exits Mavs' game with bruised heel after fall
Luka Doncic came up limping after a scary fall on an attempted dunk during the third quarter of the Mavs' game against the Pelicans on Thursday night.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

Mitchell, Brooks tossed after scuffle in Cavs-Grizz
Cavs guard Donovan Mitchell and Memphis' Dillon Brooks were ejected after a third-quarter fracas in Thursday night's game.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

'The disrespect': James Harden reacts to being left off All-Star roster
After Harden wasn't announced as an All-Star reserve, he and his teammates expressed their displeasure on social media.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

NBA roundtable: All-Star reserves surprises, snubs and reaction
No De'Aaron Fox or Jimmy Butler? Our panel breaks down the final 14 spots of this year's All-Star Game voting.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

Embiid, Morant, SGA headline All-Star reserves
Tyrese Haliburton, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Lauri Markkanen and Jaren Jackson Jr. were all first-time NBA All-Star selections.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

LeBron back vs. Pacers as scoring hunt resumes
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James resumed his NBA scoring-record chase Thursday night at Indiana after being cleared to start.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

Fantasy 30: Updates on Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum and Tyrese Haliburton
All the latest fantasy basketball news as well as injury updates and trade rumors from around the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

Tips and betting picks for Thursday: Warriors resting stars again?
Everything you need to know to place your NBA bets and set your fantasy basketball lineups for Thursday's slate.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

NBA 2K League to stage '23 season in Washington
The NBA 2K League announced Thursday it will play this season at the District E, a live-event theater that will soon open adjacent to Capital One Arena in Washington.

ESPN NBA
Feb 02, 2023

NBA 2K League to stage 2023 season in D.C.
The NBA 2K League announced Thursday it will play this season at the District E, a live-event theater that will soon open adjacent to Capital One Arena in Washington.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Malone, Nuggets staff set to coach Team LeBron
Michael Malone and the staff of the Denver Nuggets have clinched their trip to Salt Lake City for All-Star weekend, where they will coach Team LeBron -- the club that will be drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James -- in the Feb. 19 matchup.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Wiz-Pistons ppd. over ice storm; Pels alter travel
The Pistons have been unable to leave Dallas due to an ice storm, leading to the postponement of Wednesday night's home game against Washington.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Sources: Suns' Booker could return for Nets game
Suns star Devin Booker, sidelined the past five weeks with a left groin strain, could return as soon as Tuesday against the Nets, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Wiz-Pistons PPD over ice storm; Pels alter travel
The Pistons have been unable to leave Dallas due to an ice storm, leading to the postponement of Wednesday night's home game against Washington.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Roundtable: Which players should you trade for before it's too late?
Our fantasy experts explain which players they are looking to trade for before ESPN's Feb. 17 fantasy basketball trade deadline.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Wizards-Pistons PPD over ice storm travel issues
The Pistons have been unable to leave Dallas due to an ice storm, leading to the postponement of Wednesday night's home game against Washington.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

How LeBron James' worst game motivated him to become the greatest
There's one game LeBron James' haters point to the most to discredit his GOAT status: Game 4 of the 2011 Finals. The loss forced LeBron to dig deep and unlock new superpowers.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

NBA Power Rankings: Celtics lucky to stay on top
Boston snaps a three-game losing streak courtesy of a controversial no-call against the Lakers, but now it faces some legit contenders coming up.

ESPN NBA
Feb 01, 2023

Rui Hachimura pays tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant with No. 28
Hachimura told Lakers owner Jeannie Buss why he selected No. 28 to remember the late Lakers legend and his daughter.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

LeBron's first triple-double of season lifts Lakers
LeBron James moved within 89 points of breaking the NBA's career scoring record and climbed into fourth place on the assists list, finishing with a triple-double in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Lakers won in overtime.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Triple-double, OT win highlight LeBron's big night
LeBron James moved within 89 points of breaking the NBA's career scoring record and climbed into fourth place on the assists list, finishing with a triple-double in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Lakers won in overtime.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Lakers' LeBron James moves to fourth place on NBA's all-time assists list
As the only non-guard in the top-10, LeBron James is in the presence of elite company.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Everything you need to know about the 2023 NBA All-Star Game
This season's NBA All-Star Game will take place Feb. 19 in Salt Lake City, and we'll have complete coverage.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

LeBron, AD back as Lakers meet Knicks at MSG
LeBron James and Anthony Davis returned to the Lakers lineup Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Magic's Banchero tops NBA's Rising Stars squad
Orlando Magic rookie forward Paolo Banchero, the No. 1 pick in last year's draft, headlines the list of participants in this year's Rising Stars Game during the NBA's All-Star Weekend.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Look to these players for a playoff push
Looking to set yourself up for a strong run through the fantasy basketball playoffs? John Cregan identifies the players to target to bolster your team.

ESPN NBA
Jan 31, 2023

Sources: LeBron (foot) to return, play at Garden
LeBron James, who didn't play Monday due to "significant soreness" in his left foot, will return to the Lakers' lineup Tuesday against the Knicks at MSG.

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