October 07 01:07 PM
On the one hand, those young guys are intriguing. On the other hand, climbing up the West standings is hard.
October 08 02:37 AM
LOS ANGELES – The teenager had left a rumpled mound of warm-up gear at the bottom of his locker, a black leather backpack tossed on top. Prior to the Lakers’ 101-97 preseason loss to Denver on Friday, a crisp Lakers jersey hanging from a hangar was the only familiar sight in the space.
October 07 07:23 PM
Carmelo Anthony doesn’t care to relive what happened or what led to Jeremy Lin leaving the Knicks, but the two are indelibly linked.
October 07 05:30 PM
Derrick Rose’s lawyer used a string of text messages as a timeline to question the woman’s story and whether she in fact drank enough to lose consciousness hours later.
October 07 08:56 PM
Nets coach Kenny Atkinson wants to see higher assist totals out of his team, not a shocking request since point guard Jeremy Lin had just one. But Atkinson wasn’t vexed, just worried about installi…
October 07 03:34 PM
Despite all their moves, Carmelo Anthony is still the face of the Knicks. And now Jeremy Lin is the face of the Nets. Anthony admitted to being surprised by that occurrence when asked about his for…
October 07 05:10 PM
When the Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge two summers ago to the largest free agent deal in club history, they knew what they were getting. Aldridge has long been one of the NBA’s premier post scorers, and that alone was worth the $84 million it cost the Spurs to land him. If the Spurs aim to repeat what they did last season on the defensive end, when they turned in one of the most suffocating seasons in league history, they will need Aldridge to pull his weight again …
October 07 01:46 PM
Steve Kyler, Alex Kennedy and Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders discuss their under-the-radar teams in the NBA’s Western Conference.
October 07 12:01 PM
Tristan Thompson will miss the Cavs’ final two preseason games because of a foot injury, sources told ESPN.
October 07 11:32 AM
Heat center Hassan Whiteside was trying to pass the ball in the post at practice on Monday when he noticed an unexpected second defender: coach Erik Spoelstra.
October 07 01:29 PM
DeMarcus Cousins is the best center in the NBA, which says something.
October 07 12:48 PM
Free agent J.R. Smith and the Cavaliers remain in a stalemate
October 07 12:41 PM
Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly and coach Michael Malone join Adrian Wojnarowski on the The Vertical Podcast to take listeners inside the GM-coach dynamic in the NBA.
Connelly and Malone take Woj inside the dynamic of how the working relationship works, how they try to avoid pitfalls that have doomed other relationships and how they collaborate on ideas and decisions. They talk about how they handle agents, players and ownership in trying to align themselves to build a winning program.