Nets head coach Steve Nash expects Kevin Durant (hamstring) to return to play before the March 7 All-Star Game in Atlanta, but is not putting any pressure on the star forward to come back before he’s ready.
On first glance the concept sounds like a preposterous scam. A person can bid to buy a specific NBA highlight video that is already a few clicks away via YouTube or Twitter.
The Timberwolves fired coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday night after the team fell to an NBA-worst 7-24 following a 103-99 loss at New York.The Wolves will replace Saunders with Toronto assistant coach Chris Finch, a league source told the Star Tribune. Finch will not be an interim coach; he is expected to get a multi-year contract.Saunders, the son of former Wolves coach Flip Saunders, went 43-94 as Wolves coach. He took over for the final 42 games of the 2018-19 season for the fired Tom Thibodeau — who now coaches the Knicks.The 51-year-old Finch is known as a strong tactical offensive coach. He has also been an assistant with New Orleans, Houston and Denver.A Division III All-America player at Franklin and Marshall (Pa.) College, Finch played briefly overseas before coaching in Great Britain and Belgium. He was head coach of Great Britain's 2012 Olympic team.Saunders, 34, is the son of former Wolves coach Flip Saunders. The Wolves rebuilt in the wake of Thibodeau's departure when Gerson Rosas was hired as president of basketball operations on May 1, 2019.Rosas and Finch worked together in Houston.Saunders was 43-94 (.239) in 137 games as Minnesota's coach.
Anti-vaxxer sentiment among top NBA players is part of their reluctance to promote a coronavirus vaccine to the public, according to a report.
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Andre Drummond is a player the Dallas Mavericks can use, and he is now officially available.
The way Mark Cuban tells it, it was basically a social experiment.
In the “nice while it lasted” category, per the team’s owner, Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks were not playing the national anthem before home games.
The NBA was the first major domestic sports league to shut down operations because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
A year ago, Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others boarded a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter at John Wayne Airport in Orange …
Less than two years removed from his NBA playing career, Kobe Bryant held court at an April 2018 forum on the USC campus that drew a standing-room-only crowd of about 2,000 people to Bovard Auditorium.
What’s better than having these three great players on the same team? Oh, I don’t know, a ham sandwich?
He was an executive of a sports league. He seemed old to me, but I was young then, just starting out in a business in which women were rare and their presence was generally unwelcome.
Caris LeVert was sleeping as part of his usual pregame nap when his phone started going off.
NBA blockbusters don’t occur in vacuums, but they do leave a wake that ripples throughout the league, including, in this case, all the way to the Biscayne Bay shores of AmericanAirlines Arena.
It’s hard to find another Big 3 in NBA history more explosive, more talented, more poised to win an NBA championship than the one the Nets just assembled.
The NBA and the NBPA, the union that represents the league’s players, have agreed to a new set of health and safety protocols over the next two weeks to help the league navigate through a wave of game postponements because of positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The NBA has postponed four games since Sunday due to the increased positive tests and contact tracing. The league is ...
A wave of activism in sports, fueled in part by the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, dominated a good part of our summer and fall — forcing leagues to reckon with athletes who had seen enough and were not content to "stick to sports."
Word is that Marvin Bagley Jr. is LaVar Ball all over again. No. That wouldn’t be fair to Ball. Bagley Jr. is worse.
The NBA doesn’t have a formal threshold for canceling games or suspending the season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on a conference call Monday, although returning to a bubble situation could be a possibility. The league launches its regular season Tuesday during a critical time in the pandemic with caseloads in Los Angeles and other NBA cities spiking. Silver’s wide-ranging interview ...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he is helping former NBA star Delonte West after a photo emerged of him panhandling, reports say.
MLS, NBA, you have just spent three months unable to play games because of the coronavirus pandemic, what are you going to do next?