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Mar 19, 2019

Antetokounmpo, LeBron ruled out of matchup
Lakers star LeBron James will again be sidelined, returning to the bench with a sore groin as Los Angeles takes on Milwaukee, which will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle).

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

Heavyweights out: Giannis, LeBron not playing
Lakers star LeBron James will again be sidelined, returning to the bench with a sore groin as Los Angeles takes on Milwaukee, which will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle).

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

LeBron to sit out vs. Bucks with groin injury
Lakers star LeBron James will again be sidelined as he'll return to the bench with a sore groin as Los Angeles takes on Milwaukee on Tuesday night.

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

Walton: No talks about shutting down LeBron
Lakers coach Luke Walton shot down calls to shut down LeBron James for the remainder of the season Tuesday, saying he has not had any discussions with the four-time MVP about sitting out the last 12 games.

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

Bucks sign Frazier with Brogdon out indefinitely
With Malcolm Brogdon out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot, the Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Tim Frazier to try to shore up their backcourt.

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

Curry's 61-foot 3-pointer longest FG this season
Steph Curry drained a 61 foot 3-pointer, the longest shot anyone in the league has hit all season, to close the first quarter of Monday night's Warriors-Spurs game.

ESPN NBA
Mar 19, 2019

Prolific Payton joins short list of NBA greats
Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton joined an illustrious list of NBA greats Monday night by recording a triple-double in his fifth straight game.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Isaiah Thomas gets his moment, but will it be his last?
While the former Celtics point guard was honored for his past, his future remains very much in doubt.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Nuggets roar into playoffs for first time since '13
Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Dirk passes Wilt as NBA's 6th all-time scorer
Dirk Nowitzki has reclaimed the No. 6 spot on the NBA's all-time scoring list, passing Wilt Chamberlain on Monday night.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Thomas on Boston return: 'This feels like home'
Almost a year-and-a-half after Isaiah Thomas was traded away from the Boston Celtics, he finally made his return to TD Garden Monday night.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Giannis questionable vs. Lakers with ankle sprain
Giannis Antetokounmpo is questionable with a right ankle sprain for the Bucks' matchup Tuesday against the Lakers.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Pistons resting Griffin vs. Cavs for playoff push
Blake Griffin will sit out Detroit's game Monday as the Pistons look to get their star some rest ahead of their playoff push.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Durant returns; Bogut gets start for Warriors
Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant will play Monday against the Spurs after missing Golden State's past two games with an ankle injury.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Durant returns; Bogut to debut for Warriors
Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant will play Monday against the Spurs after missing Golden State's past two games with an ankle injury.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Durant returns; Cousins, Iguodala out vs. Spurs
Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant will play Monday against the Spurs after missing Golden State's last two games with an ankle injury.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Bogut starts for Warriors vs. Spurs: KD returns
Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant will play Monday against the Spurs after missing Golden State's past two games with an ankle injury.

ESPN NBA
Mar 18, 2019

Lou lifts Clippers with first career buzzer-beater
Lou Williams hit the game-winning 3-pointer from the top of the key at the final buzzer to give the Clippers a 119-116 victory over the Nets. It was the first buzzer-beating game winner of Williams' 14 seasons.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Giannis outduels Embiid with 52, but 76ers prevail
Sunday's Giannis Antetokounmpo-Joel Embiid faceoff was the first time in the past 35 seasons that two dueling players each finished with at least 40 points and 15 rebounds in a game.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Giannis pours in career-high 52 in loss to Sixers
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Boogie to have MRI, Bogut may play vs. Spurs
DeMarcus Cousins will get an MRI on his ailing right foot, while Andrew Bogut might make his second Warriors debut on Monday in San Antonio.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

LeBron blocked late to cap career-worst quarter
The worst shooting quarter of LeBron James' career ended with the Lakers star getting blocked with seconds remaining in a road loss to the Knicks on Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Westbrook suspended after 16th technical
Russell Westbrook will be suspended for the Thunder's game against the Miami Heat on Monday, after he picked up his 16th technical foul of the season in Oklahoma City's loss to the Warriors on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Sources: McCollum dodges serious knee injury
CJ McCollum has avoided a serious knee injury, having been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his left knee, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

McCollum has knee strain; to sit at least a week
CJ McCollum has avoided a serious knee injury, having been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his left knee.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Warriors' Kerr: Loss to Suns 'opened our eyes'
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said last week's loss to the Suns helped the team get refocused and step up its play in its past two games against the Rockets and Thunder.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Webber redux: TO call costs Pels win vs. Suns
Josh Jackson hit a tying 3-pointer with two seconds left in overtime, the Pelicans were assessed a technical foul when they called a timeout they didn't have, and Devin Booker hit the free throw to give the Suns the lead for good in a 138-136 victory.

ESPN NBA
Mar 17, 2019

Pelicans lose after calling TO they didn't have
Josh Jackson hit a tying 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in overtime, the Pelicans were assessed a technical foul when they called a timeout they didn't have and Devin Booker hit the free throw to give the Phoenix Suns the lead for good in a 138-136...

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Blazers' McCollum to undergo MRI on left knee
CJ McCollum exited Portland's game against San Antonio on Saturday night with what the Blazers are calling a left leg injury. He will undergo an MRI on his left knee Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Westbrook faces suspension after 16th technical
Russell Westbrook picked up his 16th technical foul of the season on Saturday, and if the infraction isn't rescinded, it will result in an automatic one-game suspension.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Sources: Bulls to let LaVine pay Boylen's fine
Bulls guard Zach LaVine offered to pay his coach's fine after Jim Boylen was ejected for arguing with LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers in Chicago's 128-121 loss to the Clippers on Friday, sources said.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Sources: LaVine offered to pay Boylen's fine
Chicago Bulls guard Zach Lavine offered to pay his coach's fine, after Jim Boylen was ejected for arguing with LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers in Chicago's 128-121 to the Clippers loss Friday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Bucks' Brogdon likely out 6-8 weeks, sources say
Malcolm Brogdon of the East-leading Bucks is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with minor plantar fascia tear in his right foot, league sources tell ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Hayward (neck), Horford (knee) hurt in Celts' win
Both Gordon Hayward (strained neck) and Al Horford (sore knee) were injured in the Celtics' win over the Hawks on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Ingram expected to be ready for next season
After undergoing surgery on his right arm Saturday, the Lakers say forward Brandon Ingram is expected to be ready for next season.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Ingram has surgery, should be ready for 2019-20
After undergoing surgery on his right arm Saturday, forward Brandon Ingram is expected to be ready for next season, according to the Lakers.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Who had the best sneakers of Week 22 in the NBA?
Adidas' celebration of International Women's Day and Candace Parker highlight Week 22 in sneakers.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

The sneaker giveaway trend taking over the NBA
Players around the league have taken to giving fans the ultimate souvenir: the shoes off their feet.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

The sneaker-giveaway trend taking over the NBA
Players around the league have taken to giving fans the ultimate souvenir: the shoes off their feet.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

U.S. draws Turkey, Czechs, Japan in FIBA group
The United States' quest for a third straight FIBA World Cup championship will begin with matchups against Turkey, the Czech Republic and Japan this summer.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Rivers, Boylen argue at midcourt; both ejected
Clippers coach Doc Rivers and Bulls coach Jim Boylen had a heated exchange at midcourt late in the third quarter Friday night, leading to both being ejected.

ESPN NBA
Mar 16, 2019

Bucks, down 20 at half, rout Heat in historic rally
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Wade suffers bruised right hip in loss to Bucks
Dwyane Wade left Friday's game against the visiting Bucks after a hard fall. Wade needed help from teammates to get back on his feet and immediately went to the Heat locker room.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Jazz lose Exum again; has patellar tendon injury
Jazz guard Dante Exum has a partially torn patellar tendon in his knee and will be out indefinitely. Exum had returned Monday after missing 25 games with an ankle sprain and bone bruise.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Bogut to begin second Warriors stint next week
Andrew Bogut is expected to begin his second stint with the Golden State Warriors on Thursday against the Indiana Pacers. Star forward Kevin Durant is questionable heading into Saturday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Green: Player fines fuel fans' bad behavior
Warriors forward Draymond Green thinks fans will keep abusing players as long as they see them getting fined by the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Report: Jazz ban 2nd fan; called Westbrook 'boy'
The Utah Jazz have banned a second fan for making offensive comments to Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook. In video posted on social media, the fan calls Westbrook 'boy.'

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

This Magic Moment: In the 1990s, the Magic were the talk of the NBA
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ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Bad Boys: These Pistons seemed willing to do anything to win
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ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

When The Garden Was Eden: Exploring the Knicks' only title years
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ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Celtics/Lakers: Examining the greatest tug-of-war in NBA history
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ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

NBA selling 10-minute viewing pass for 99 cents
The NBA is now offering a 10-minute viewing pass for those fans who want to see what's happening in the league at a given moment.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Four stunning stats driving the Bucks' revolution
Giannis is amazing, but there's more to what's going on in Milwaukee.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Lowe: OKC's jersey patch deal completes sponsorship for all 30 teams
The Thunder have reached a four-year agreement with Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores for a jersey sponsorship.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

Jazz owner Miller: 'We're not a racist community'
Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller addressed the crowd before Thursday's game to underscore the team's willingness to enforce the NBA's Code of Conduct following Monday's incident involving Russell Westbrook and a fan who crossed the line.

ESPN NBA
Mar 15, 2019

NBA Power Rankings: Guess who's back?
Two big road wins have propelled Golden State back to the top as the injury bug hits Milwaukee.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

What the FIBA World Cup draw means for Team USA
Answering all your questions about Team USA and the FIBA World Cup of basketball tournament this summer.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

The long 2 is dead, right? Not for Kevin Durant
The long 2 is dead, right? So why are the Warriors shooting so many of them? Two words: Kevin Durant.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Fantasy basketball - Look at minutes and efficiency this time of year
After a long NBA season, the fantasy basketball playoffs come down to finding the players who will perform best during the next few weeks. John Cregan explains which type of players to go after.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

This Magic Moment
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ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Bad Boys
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ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

When The Garden Was Eden
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ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Lowe: Ten things I like and don't like, including Towns' absurd scoring
This week we highlight the unguardable Karl-Anthony Towns, old-school Bucks and Damian Lillard.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Harden shrugs off loss; D'Antoni warns of trouble
James Harden said the Rockets' 106-104 defeat to the Warriors was just "one loss," while Mike D'Antoni bemoaned too many mistakes and cautioned it must be something that will help Houston in the long run.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

If Boogie plays like this, Houston and the West have big problems
DeMarcus Cousins ended the Rockets' win streak with his best game of the season. Does this version of Boogie make the Warriors unbeatable?

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

If Boogie plays this way, Houston and the West have big problems
DeMarcus Cousins ended the Rockets' win streak with his best game of the season. Does this version of Boogie make the Warriors unbeatable?

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Cousins steps up for Warriors in win over Rockets
DeMarcus Cousins scored 27 points and had eight rebounds and seven assists in a performance he said was the most in rhythm he has felt all year with Golden State.

ESPN NBA
Mar 14, 2019

Westbrook not interested in revisiting fan drama
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook declined to share any thoughts on Wednesday about the Jazz issuing a lifetime ban to the fan with whom he had a heated exchange during Monday night's game in Utah.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

Celtics' young stars settling into roles just in time
After some growing pains from shifting back into smaller roles following last season's playoff run, Boston's young core feels like it has things figured out.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

San Antonio's Western Conference climb spurred by defensive turnaround
After bottoming out defensively during a 1-7 rodeo trip in February, the Spurs are playing some of the NBA's best defense since coming home.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

OKC's ball-hawking defense is disrupting the league
Russell Westbrook and Paul George are picking pockets and jumping passing lanes better than any duo in the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

Thompson tweets apology to Warriors fans
Three days after criticizing the lack of energy from the home fans at Oracle Arena, Golden State's Klay Thompson tweeted an apology to Warriors fans on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

Report: Rockets give GM Morey 5-year extension
The Rockets have reportedly reached agreement with general manager Daryl Morey on a five-year extension.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

How James Harden relentlessly attacks Steph Curry
Harden vs. Curry is perhaps the wildest one-on-one matchup in the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

Kobe's stolen high school jersey is returned
A Kobe Bryant jersey stolen from his high school in Pennsylvania has been returned by a man in China.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

Draymond signs with Klutch: 'Right move for me'
Warriors forward Draymond Green told The Undefeated he has officially signed with Klutch Sports, saying that president and agent Rich Paul "checks every box that a player would want in an agent."

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

'I don't ever get gun-shy': McCollum, Blazers roll past Clippers
CJ McCollum's 23-point outburst in the fourth quarter pushed the Trail Blazers past the Clippers in a tight Western Conference playoff race.

ESPN NBA
Mar 13, 2019

LeBron: Playoff odds slim, but 'finish out strong'
In the absence of an actual postseason run, LeBron James said the Lakers can use the rest of the season as an opportunity to grow by treating the games like playoff games.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Green: 'No air to clear' with Kerr over video clip
Warriors forward Draymond Green said there was "no air to clear" with coach Steve Kerr after a viral video clip appeared to show Kerr saying he was "so sick" of Green.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Durant to sit Wed. vs. Rockets with ankle sprain
Kevin Durant, who suffered a sprained right ankle in Sunday's loss to Phoenix, will sit out Wednesday's game against the Rockets.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Kerr: KD (ankle) practices, 'not ready' for Wed.
Golden State forward Kevin Durant, who suffered a sprained right ankle in Sunday's home loss to Phoenix, practiced Tuesday but will sit out Wednesday's game at Houston.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Dolan says banned Knicks fan set up an 'ambush'
New York Knicks owner James Dolan said the fan who told him to "sell the team" Saturday has been banned, and called the confrontation an "ambush."

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Jazz ban fan for conduct toward Westbrook
The fan who got into a heated exchange with the Thunder's Russell Westbrook has been permanently banned by the Jazz.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Jazz ban fan permanently; Westbrook fined $25K
The fan who got into a heated exchange with the Thunder's Russell Westbrook has been permanently banned by the Jazz, and Westbrook has been fined $25,000 by the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Jazz ban fan; Westbrook fined $25K by league
The fan who got into a heated exchange with the Thunder's Russell Westbrook has been permanently banned by the Jazz, and Westbrook has been fined $25,000 by the NBA.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

NBA suspends Ibaka three games, Chriss one
The NBA has suspended Raptors center Serge Ibaka three games and Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss one for their roles in Monday's fight.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Warriors riding rocky road on path to three-peat
Golden State is in first place in the Western Conference and still the favorite to win a third consecutive NBA title. So why has this season been anything but golden for the Warriors?

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

NBA superstars' new free-agent strategy
The best players are prepared to leave millions on the table when negotiations begin this summer.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Lou Williams: All-time bench honor 'special to me'
Clippers supersub Lou Williams passed Dell Curry for most career points scored as a reserve 14 years after setting to prove people wrong about his bench role.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Lou Williams: All-time bench mark 'special to me'
Clippers super sub Lou Williams passed Dell Curry for most career points scored as a reserve 14 years after setting to prove people wrong about his bench role.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

D'Antoni zings Steph, Warriors over loss to Suns
When asked what he thought of Stephen Curry calling the Warriors' game against the Rockets on Wednesday "an opportunity to send a statement," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said Curry should have said that before Golden State lost to the Suns on Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Mar 12, 2019

Westbrook threatens courtside fan, fan's wife
Russell Westbrook confronted a fan and his wife Monday night during the Oklahoma City Thunder's win at Utah, telling the man he would "f---" him up and would do the same to his wife.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Oakley calls Knicks' Dolan a bully for fan incident
Charles Oakley called out Knicks owner James Dolan for threatening to ban fans from Madison Square Garden, saying "it just doesn't make sense."

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Ibaka, Chriss ejected after trading punches
Raptors center Serge Ibaka and Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss were ejected from Monday night's game after getting into a physical altercation.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Follow live: Celtics eyeing California sweep vs. Clippers
Boston is aiming to extend its three-game winning streak and capture its 2nd straight victory in Los Angeles.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Kerr downplays clip: 'Lip-readers were wrong'
Warriors coach Steve Kerr used humor on Monday to downplay a viral video clip that appeared to show him making a comment about forward Draymond Green late in Sunday's loss to the Suns.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Dream continues: Lakers recalling G League vet
With two young starters ruled out for the rest of the season, the Lakers are bringing back 33-year-old G League veteran Andre Ingram to join the NBA roster.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Jabari Bird makes plea, awaits sentencing
Former Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is awaiting sentencing after making a plea in a case accusing him of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Jarrett Allen is meeting the NBA's best at the rim -- and winning
There's a block party going on in Brooklyn. LeBron, Giannis, Harden, AD -- you're all invited.

ESPN NBA
Mar 11, 2019

Lowe: LeBron vs. MJ, this Lakers season and a great NBA what-if
LeBron is headed to the lottery in his first season out West. That means something ... but what?

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