The Bucks' Thon Maker was one of 13 players and two coaches to be suspended and fined by FIBA for their roles in a brawl during an Asian qualifier for the World Cup.
What else could the Spurs have gotten for Kawhi? It's complicated.
All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins surprised many NBA observers this summer when he chose to sign with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors in free agency. A drastic move like that -- one that allows the Warriors to add another superstar to their already star-stocked starting lineup -- was sure to draw some criticism.
Jabari Parker is well aware of the expectations placed on Chicago's homegrown stars when they arrive at 1901 W. Madison St. But he's not running from that burden; he's accepting it and wants to thrive in it.
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley isn't a big fan of the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. When asked Wednesday by Parth Upadhyaya of the Houston Chronicle who he would pick if the Warriors and his former team, the Houston Rockets, meet again in the Western Conference
Jeff Green's basketball résumé got a significant boost this spring and summer as his Cleveland Cavaliers marched all the way to the NBA Finals before they were swept by the Golden State Warriors. It was Green's first time going past the second round of the playoffs and the experience, he says
The Spurs traded Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a conditional 2019 first-round pick on Wednesday. It was clear that Leonard was ready to go despite years of success with Popovich and the Spurs.
The Los Angeles Lakers are confident of landing Kawhi Leonard next summer. The San Antonio Spurs yesterday traded Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round draft pick. Leonard, 26, however, can become a free agent next summer due to
Fans streamed into the Thomas & Mack Center in anticipation of a marquee Saturday afternoon game. While many were decked in purple and gold—the Los Angeles Lakers were playing later that evening—they were there to watch the Phoenix Suns take on the Sacramento Kings. During the regular season, a matchup
San Antonio shipped Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick on Wednesday, ending a standoff of nearly seven months of off-court drama for the Spurs. Leonard requested a trade after a meeting with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.
It was 17 months ago when DeMarcus Cousins was traded from Sacramento to New Orleans, the newest member of the Pelicans, bringing unquestioned basketball gifts but burdened by an image that weighed about three tons. The Pelicans were good for Cousins and he was, according to New Orleans general manager Dell Demps, good for them. "We were having success, and things are good when you're winning games," Demps said Wednesday on the NBC Sports Bay Area Warriors Insider Podcast.
After signing a contract to become the Bulls’ highest-paid player, Parker is unapologetically embracing a new mission. Because I’ve scored 30 and 20 on a lot of guys that say they play defense. Scoring is rewarded far more than defense.
That is the belief of NBA analyst Amin Elhassan. LeBron James' departure to the Los Angeles Lakers makes the East playing field the most level it has been in some time, with James having reached the last eight straight Finals with the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs were heavily
Shortly after the Spurs traded Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors, word leaked he didn’t want to play for Toronto. If he withheld services from the Raptors, they could fine him – eventually all the way up to his entire $20,099,189 salary for next season.
Just under a week ago, the Bulls waived Sean Kilpatrick after just nine games with the organization. Hours later on the same day, the team rescinded their qualifying offer to David Nwaba, a key piece to last season's squad, making him an unrestricted free agent. Today, the Bulls answered that question by signing Summer League star Antonio Blakeney, who spent most of his time in the G-League with the Windy City Bulls last season, to a two-year deal.
It's been a month since Nancy Lieberman left her comfortable North Texas life and moved to Sacramento to do, in essence, basketball coaching grunt work. Study video. Help coordinate practice drills. Speak sparingly. Follow head coach George Karl's lead. This, after all, is the formerly all-male
Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard took questions from the media Wednesday afternoon at his annual basketball camp at The Hoop in B
San Antonio settled for much less from Raptors
After the Raptors traded DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs as part of a deal for Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday, 2K Sports digital marketing director Ronnie Singh and others brought up the NBA 2K cover curse. DeRozan graced the front of the first Canadian 2K cover in 2018, which means that the curse lives on, and
When it's the last game of the season. But it's okay because your team just won the CHAMPIONSHIP! Realizing it's time to celebrate said championship!! Looking back and reliving the #WarriorsParade everyday like... When it actually kicks in that the NBA season is over… ...for the whole summer