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Oct 03, 2022

Cavs' Mobley to miss 1-2 weeks with ankle sprain
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Evan Mobley will miss approximately one to two weeks with a right ankle sprain.

ESPN NBA
Oct 03, 2022

Towns was in hospital with infection, sources say
Karl-Anthony Towns was hospitalized last week with a throat infection that caused him trouble breathing and forced him to be on bed rest for days, sources told ESPN. He told reporters Monday that his weight is down to 231 pounds.

ESPN NBA
Oct 03, 2022

Fantasy basketball: Why opportunity exists for players on lottery-bound teams
Jim McCormick identifies which players have an opportunity to accumulate more stats for fantasy in the 2022-23 season

ESPN NBA
Oct 03, 2022

Which young NBA players are on the rise? 10 breakout candidates for 2022-23
Which young players will take the leap in 2022-23? Our NBA Insiders make their picks.

ESPN NBA
Oct 03, 2022

Suns scorched by Adelaide 36ers in preseason tilt
The Phoenix Suns lost their preseason opener to a hot-shooting Adelaide 36ers team from Australia's National Basketball League 134-124 on Sunday night.

ESPN NBA
Oct 02, 2022

Nuggets sign GM Booth to multiyear extension
The Nuggets signed GM Calvin Booth, who took over the front office after the departure of Tim Connelly this summer, to a multiyear extension.

ESPN NBA
Oct 02, 2022

Heat lock up Herro with 4-year, $130M extension
Tyler Herro, the reigning Sixth Man of the Year, has agreed to a four-year, $130 million extension with the Heat.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Grizzlies, Adams agree to two-year extension
Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams has agreed on a two-year, $25.2 million contract extension, tying him to the franchise through the 2024-2025 season, his agent, Darren Matsubara of Wasserman, told ESPN on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Sources: Celtics, Griffin agree to 1-year contract
Blake Griffin has agreed to a one-year deal with the Celtics, according to sources. The veteran forward will offer the Celtics some frontcourt depth.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Lakers' Big 3 rolls out new mantra: 'You get it, go'
With the first week of training camp in the books as LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook near their second season together, their approach to offensive team success has been tweaked to empower each of them to go get theirs.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

"Come to Japan, touch a hedgehog": Inside the Warriors' fun in Tokyo
Golden State went to Japan for preseason games against the Washington Wizards. While there, the Dubs did some shopping and got a taste of Japanese culture.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Damian Lillard turns art director for Trail Blazers' Statement uniform
Whether they're changing it up or throwing it back, teams across the NBA will be rocking fresh looks during the 2022-23 season.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Pelicans, Nance reach 2-year, $21.6M extension
Larry Nance Jr. is tied to the Pelicans franchise through the 2024-25 season after reaching a two-year, $21.6 million extension with the team, his agent told ESPN on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Oct 01, 2022

Klay held out in Tokyo over lack of summer prep
It was decided by the Warriors' training staff that Klay Thompson would most likely not play in the Tokyo preseason games against the Wizards because he did not scrimmage at all over the summer.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Lakers starting Nunn, Jones with Big 3 in camp
The Lakers are starting Kendrick Nunn and Damian Jones along with the Lakers' Big 3 in training camp and LeBron James says he will play more preseason games than last season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Sources: Crude remark factored into Udoka ban
An investigation found that Celtics coach Ime Udoka used crude language in his dialogue with a female subordinate prior to the start of an improper workplace relationship with the woman, which factored significantly in his suspension, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Rockets get Favors in 8-player swap with OKC
The Thunder are trading Derrick Favors, Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless, Theo Maledon and a 2026 second-round pick to the Rockets for David Nwaba, Sterling Brown, Trey Burke and Marquese Chriss.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Lightning, Magic donate to Hurricane Ian relief
The Tampa Bay Lightning and team owner Jeff Vinik are donating $2 million toward Hurricane Ian relief efforts while the Orlando Magic are donating $1 million.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Durant wants to 'move past' offseason drama
Kevin Durant reiterated that he believes in the Nets this season, saying he wants to "move past" his trade request this summer.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Sources: Celtics, Griffin agree on 1-year contract
Blake Griffin has agreed to a one-year deal with the Celtics, according to sources. The veteran forward will offer the Celtics some frontcourt depth.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

Klay to skip Warriors' preseason games in Japan
Klay Thompson will not play in either of the Golden State Warriors' preseason games in Japan, coach Steve Kerr announced.

ESPN NBA
Sep 30, 2022

The five biggest questions surrounding the drama-filled Brooklyn Nets
The Nets have come out of the summer with their team still intact, but how Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons choose to move forward remains to be seen.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Sources: Rockets get Favors in 8-player OKC deal
The Thunder are trading Derrick Favors, Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless, Theo Maledon and a 2025 second-round pick via Atlanta to the Rockets for David Nwaba, Sterling Brown, Trey Burke and Marquese Chriss.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Holmgren attacks rehab, mentally and physically
OKC's Chet Holmgren said he's even spoken with Joel Embiid about his injury and how to attack the rehab. Embiid, like Holmgren, missed the early part of his NBA career with a foot injury.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Bulls optimistic after Ball's second knee surgery
Bulls coach Billy Donovan said he received reports that Lonzo Ball's knee operation "went well" but acknowledged it's difficult to determine when the team might get its point guard back.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Is a Points or Roto league right for you?
John Cregan helps make the decision easier for you.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Kyrie: 'Anything's possible' for talented Simmons
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving says "anything's possible" for a talented and motivated Ben Simmons this season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Embiid a U.S. citizen: 'Blessing' to be American
76ers star Joel Embiid was sworn in as a U.S. citizen two weeks ago and said his wife and young son played a pivotal role in his decision.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Clippers honor L.A. in latest Statement Edition uniform
Whether they're changing it up or throwing it back, teams across the NBA will be rocking fresh looks during the 2022-23 season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Golden State Warriors and BTS member Suga meet up in Japan
The Grammy-nominated musician and reigning NBA champs met in Japan ahead of the Warriors' preseason games this weekend.

ESPN NBA
Sep 29, 2022

Draft kit: Rankings, mock drafts, sleepers, projections and analysis
Mock drafts, points and category rankings, projections, player profiles, draft strategies -- we've got everything you need to dominate your fantasy basketball draft from every angle.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Magic's training camp schedule disrupted by storm
The Magic opened training camp Tuesday and haven't been able to practice since with Hurricane Ian forecast to seriously affect the Orlando area with its rain and wind.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Injury hurt Lakers' Davis from distance last year
Anthony Davis said an undisclosed wrist injury hurt his shooting from 3-point range last season, a big factor in the Lakers ranking 22nd in the NBA in accuracy from beyond the arc.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Zion dominates Pelicans scrimmage, says coach
New Orleans Pelicans coach Willie Green says star forward Zion Williamson "looked amazing" and "dominated" during a team scrimmage on Tuesday night.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Nash on Simmons: 'Don't care' if he never shoots
Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash lauded Ben Simmons' versatility as an "incredible playmaker" who is a "great fit" alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Forbes: Clips' Ballmer richest owner in pro sports
For the eighth consecutive year, the Clippers' Steve Ballmer is ranked as the richest owner in professional sports, according to Forbes.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

LeBron investing in Major League Pickleball
LeBron James and Maverick Carter's LRMR Ventures is headlining a new ownership group in Major League Pickleball.

ESPN NBA
Sep 28, 2022

Most likely landing spots for available NBA free agents
A handful of teams could still make some last-minute additions before the season by signing one of these available players.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

OKC gets veteran Harkless in trade with Hawks
The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired veteran forward Maurice Harkless in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

Darvin Ham sets defensive tone at first practice
Ham plans to be the coach of a Lakers team that turns around a 21st-ranked defensive rating from last season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

Suns' Ayton: Not spoken to Williams since G7 loss
Deandre Ayton, who had a tense summer with the Suns, said he hasn't spoken with head coach Monty Williams since he was benched during a stunning Game 7 loss to Dallas last May.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

Fantasy mock draft: 10-team H2H points league
Our 10-team, H2H points fantasy draft was highlighted by big names sliding to the second round.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

Nash: 'Had a moment' with KD; 'it's behind us'
Nets coach Steve Nash said he and Kevin Durant are on the same page after "an opportunity for us to just clear the air and communicate" following a tumultuous summer in which the superstar asked for a trade.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

Ball can't run, jump pain-free as surgery looms
Lonzo Ball will have his second knee surgery this year Wednesday, but the Bulls point guard said he believes he won't miss the entire season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 27, 2022

LeBron James' chase for the NBA scoring title and other milestones
While James' march toward the scoring crown is most notable, there will be plenty of other ways he can elevate his place in the record books.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Kyrie: Gave up $100M deal to be unvaccinated
Kyrie Irving said his decision to remain unvaccinated cost him a four-year, "100-and-something million" extension with the Nets.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Davis, Lakers set to play role of 'the underdogs'
Saying the Lakers are "treating this season like we have a chip on our shoulder" and that "we're the underdogs," Los Angeles star Anthony Davis painted the picture of a hungry team on Monday at the club's media day.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Wolves' Edwards: Anti-gay comments 'immature'
Speaking at the team's media day, Minnesota guard Anthony Edwards said he is "willing to do whatever it takes to make it right" with the LGBTQ community and Timberwolves fans following the anti-gay remarks he recently made on social media.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Young Spurs in title mix? Pop says don't bet on it
- Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker may be walking through that door at the San Antonio Spurs' practice facility, but they are only coming to visit.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Zion feeling 'great'; excitement 'through the roof'
Pelicans star forward Zion Williamson -- described Monday by teammate Larry Nance as "a Lamborghini" -- said he's feeling great and at his "best right now" as he prepares to return to the court for the 2022-23 season after a long injury layoff.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

'Stronger' Kawhi ready to start Clips' camp on time
Speaking at the team's media day Monday, an optimistic Kawhi Leonard said he "definitely got a lot stronger" after a season off and is ready to start training camp when the LA Clippers open practice on Tuesday.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Pistons' Cunningham bulks up ahead of year two
Pistons coach Dwane Casey said he didn't recognize second-year guard Cade Cunningham after the No. 1 pick in the 2021 draft showed up with an extra 10 pounds of muscle from his offseason workout routine.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

SGA feels better but timetable on knee still TBD
"I feel a lot better," Shai Gilgeous-Alexander said Monday. "Headed in the right direction for sure. In terms of a timetable, we'll see."

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Confused Celtics ready 'to move on' with Mazzulla
Boston interim coach Joe Mazzulla addressed reporters at Celtics media day Monday, saying, "As much as we can stick to the things we were great at last year, and then find areas to improve along the way, I think is the right way to go."

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Suns in shock as Sarver saga hangs over team
Suns players and brass are still in a state of shock following the results of an NBA investigation that led to the suspension of owner Robert Sarver, who is now seeking to sell the team.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

Milwaukee brings back reserve forward Nwora
The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed forward Jordan Nwora, who played 62 games last season and made 13 starts.

ESPN NBA
Sep 26, 2022

NBA media day: Best moments, quotes and updates from around the league
Can the Warriors win back-to-back titles? Is Steph better than Giannis? Here's what players are talking about at NBA media days.

ESPN NBA
Sep 25, 2022

Curry: Called Silver in wake of Sarver punishment
Warriors star Stephen Curry said he spoke privately with commissioner Adam Silver about Robert Sarver in the wake of the NBA issuing its punishment to the Suns owner, and said the outcome of Sarver electing to sell is "exactly what should have happened."

ESPN NBA
Sep 25, 2022

Mercury need strong leadership more than ever as Sarver prepares to sell teams
We don't yet know whether the Suns or Mercury will be sold together, but the Mercury face an uncertain future.

ESPN NBA
Sep 25, 2022

Ring's the thing: Giannis says titlist Steph better
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo says winning the NBA title is the key in determining who is the league's best player and thus believes Stephen Curry is "the best player in the world."

ESPN NBA
Sep 25, 2022

Sources: Suns' Crowder sits camp amid trade talk
Jae Crowder will not be reporting to Suns' training camp as the team continues to search for a trade for him, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Sep 25, 2022

Magic's Fultz out indefinitely with fractured toe
Magic guard Markelle Fultz is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured left big toe but will not need surgery.

ESPN NBA
Sep 24, 2022

Cavs, Wade agree to 3-year, $18.5M extension
Forward Dean Wade, a development success story of the Cavaliers' rebuild, has agreed to a three-year, $18.5 million extension with Cleveland, his agents told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Sep 24, 2022

Hawks coach, Young look to communicate better
Hawks coach Nate McMillan visited star Trae Young this offseason, and while the two say there are no issues, there is an effort being made to improve communication.

ESPN NBA
Sep 24, 2022

Pelicans give McCollum 2-year, $64M extension
CJ McCollum has agreed to a two-year, $64 million extension with the Pelicans. The veteran guard's new deal ties him to New Orleans for four years and $133 million.

ESPN NBA
Sep 24, 2022

LeBron's future, overrated players and top-10 tweaks: NBArank in review
NBArank 2022 is in the books. How'd we do?

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Celtics' Williams out 8-12 weeks after surgery
The Boston Celtics announced Friday afternoon that center Robert Williams III will return to basketball activities in eight to 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his left knee.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Warriors vet Iguodala returning for 19th season
Golden State Warriors veteran forward Andre Iguodala has decided to return for a 19th season on the NBA hardwood.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Owner: Udoka's ban follows monthslong inquiry
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said a monthslong investigation led to the one-year suspension of coach Ime Udoka. Grousbeck added no decision has been made about Udoka's return.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Five rookies to draft and nine others to keep an eye on
Andre Snellings breaks down the top rookies in the NBA from a fantasy perspective and gives his players to watch heading into the 2022-23 season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Who is Joe Mazzulla? His journey to the NBA and what lies ahead for Boston
The 34-year-old takes over for the defending East champs after the Celtics suspended Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

OTE faces Bronny, Boozer twins in 90-game slate
Overtime Elite announced it's 90-game upcoming schedule and features games against Bronny James and ESPN's top player in the 2025 class, Cam Boozer.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

The final countdown: NBArank's top five players for 2022-23
Giannis, Luka and the Joker battle for the top spot, while Steph is the only American-born player in our top five.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

NBArank's top-5 finale: Euro-tripping through the league's top stars
Giannis, Luka and the Joker battle for the top spot, while Steph is the only American-born player in our top five.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

A massive surprise is hiding in our top 10
Kevin Durant fell how many spots? Ja Morant surged to where? The bottom half of our top 10 countdown gets wild.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Udoka suspended by C's for 2022-23, apologizes
Boston's largely unprecedented suspension of coach Ime Udoka is effective immediately, and a decision about his future with the organization will be made later, the team said.

ESPN NBA
Sep 23, 2022

Udoka suspended by C's for 2022-23; apologizes
Boston's largely unprecedented suspension of coach Ime Udoka is effective immediately, and a decision about his future with the organization will be made later, the team said.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Kyle Kuzma's pink sweater is (kind of) making a comeback
The Wizards will give away "lifestyle" edition bobbleheads that reference Kuzma's famed pink oversized sweater.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Myers: Dubs aim to keep Poole, Wiggins, Green
Warriors GM Bob Myers said the team wants to keep "all of those guys" as a trio of contract decisions loom, but acknowledged it might not be feasible and that extensions might not be imminent.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Leonard cleared, but Clippers will be 'cautious'
LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard has been cleared to participate fully in training camp next week, but the team is expected to proceed with "step-by-step" caution in his return from a knee injury that caused him to miss all of last season.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Points league rankings for 2022-23
The NBA season is rapidly approaching and here are our updated fantasy basketball points league rankings for the 2022-23 season. Who should go No. 2 after Nikola Jokic?

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Is drafting Zion worth the risk this season?
After missing all of last NBA season, Zion Williamson is a risky fantasy option heading into 2022-23. But at what point is the risk worth taking?

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Simmons: Was in 'bad place'; no help from Sixers
Ben Simmons said in an interview that he was in "a bad place" with his mental health during last season, and the Philadelphia 76ers weren't providing support. "And that's all I wanted, was help," Simmons said.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Sources: Udoka likely facing season-long ban
Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is likely facing a suspension for the entire 2022-23 season for his role in a relationship with a female member of the franchise's staff.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Sources: Jazz to trade Bogdanovic to Pistons
The Jazz are finalizing a trade to send veteran forward Bojan Bogdanovic to the Pistons for Kelly Olynyk and Saben Lee, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

NBA trade tracker: Grades, details for every deal for the 2022-23 season
Which players are finding new homes and which teams are making trades during the free-agency frenzy? Get all the deal details here.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

NBArank: A massive surprise is hiding in our top 10
Kevin Durant fell how many spots? Ja Morant surged to where? The bottom half of NBArank's top 10 countdown gets wild.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

These stars are knocking on the top 10 door
Here's a look at Nos. 25-11, including the Point God, two Wolves All-Star big men and a two-time NBA Finals MVP.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Sources: Significant suspension likely for Udoka
With training camp near, Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is facing disciplinary action -- including a significant suspension -- for his role in a relationship with a woman on the franchise's staff, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Sep 22, 2022

Sources: A significant suspension likely for Udoka
With training camp near, Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is facing disciplinary action -- including a significant suspension -- for an unspecified violation of organizational guidelines, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday night.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Sources: Suns CEO fields staff's concerns in call
During an all-staff call Wednesday, CEO Jason Rowley talked the organization's post Robert Sarver-era future, whether punishment would be imminent for any specific leaders in a lengthy pattern of workplace misconduct, and other issues, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Why Robert Sarver's eventual sale doesn't necessarily mean the NBA's problem is solved
Sarver is the third NBA owner in the past eight years to sell a team after racially insensitive behavior came to light. So what happens now?

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Bulls guard Ball set for arthroscopic knee surgery
With training camp set to begin next week, Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball will undergo an arthroscopic debridement of his left knee and will be reevaluated in four to six weeks, the team announced on Wednesday.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Fantasy basketball points league rankings for 2022-23
The NBA season is rapidly approaching and here are our updated fantasy basketball points league rankings for the 2022-23 season. Who should go No. 2 after Nikola Jokic?

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Gilgeous-Alexander to miss time with MCL sprain
Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will miss the start of training camp after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Sarver announces plans to sell Suns, Mercury
Robert Sarver has announced that he has begun the process to sell both the NBA's Phoenix Suns and WNBA's Phoenix Mercury franchises.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

Junior National Team minicamp back after hiatus
For the first time since 2019, USA Basketball's Junior National Team minicamp will be held Oct. 7-10 in Colorado Springs.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

How to have fun and win your fantasy basketball league
Want to put yourself in position to win your fantasy basketball league? André Snellings lays out what you need to do.

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

100-26: See which stars barely missed the top 25
Our countdown returns for its 12th season. Which players made the cut?

ESPN NBA
Sep 21, 2022

NBArank 25-11: These stars are knocking on the top 10 door
Our countdown returns for its 12th season. Which players made the cut? Here's a look at Nos. 25-11, including the Point God, two Wolves All-Star big men and a two-time NBA Finals MVP.

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