April 18, 2021

New York Knicks win fifth straight, longest streak in seven years

DALLAS — Tom Thibodeau, the notoriously gruff first-year New York Knicks head coach, cracked a hint of a grin when asked about his demeanor following a […]
April 17, 2021

Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis cleared for full-contact practice, nearing return

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis has been cleared for full-contact practice and his return to game action is imminent, Lakers coach Frank […]
April 16, 2021

Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine in health and safety protocol, expected to miss several games, sources say

Chicago Bulls All-Star guard Zach LaVine is expected to miss several games after entering into the NBA’s health and safety protocol, sources told ESPN. The Bulls […]
April 15, 2021

NBA MVP media straw poll

7:00 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Two months ago, this year’s race for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award looked as competitive as any in recent memory. […]
April 14, 2021

Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum still dealing with COVID-19 effects but ‘close’ to 100 percent as performance picks up

3:14 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum said Tuesday night that he is still dealing with the after-effects of contracting for COVID-19 three […]
April 13, 2021

NBA experts debate – These Eastern Conference storylines need your attention

The Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks have all separated themselves from the pack in the Eastern Conference. The rest of the standings? Well, that […]
April 12, 2021

From the archives – the brutal stretch leading up to Kobe Bryant’s Achilles tear in 2013

This story was originally published on April 11, 2016. Monday is the anniversary of Kobe Bryant tearing his Achilles tendon and staying in the game to […]
April 11, 2021

Donovan Mitchell fired up by Joe Ingles’ trash talk with Sacramento Kings, scores season-high 42 in Utah Jazz’s win

SALT LAKE CITY — NBA games are usually full of chatter on the court. But some of the things the Sacramento Kings said to Joe Ingles […]
April 10, 2021

Pau Gasol debuts again for Barcelona in first game in 2 years

BARCELONA, Spain — Pau Gasol played his first game in two years on Friday after returning to Barcelona, the team where he started his career two […]