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Sources: Trier gets $7M deal in Knicks contract

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
Allonzo Trier, who has averaged 11.3 points for the Knicks, has signed a new deal with New York. Sources tell ESPN the signing is the biggest contract to emerge out of the brief history of the two-way contract format.

Why the floundering Bulls are still a big draw in Mexico

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
A seemingly lost season won't keep a devoted Bulls fan base in Mexico away, and advocates for basketball's growth in the country hope the team's visit can serve as a catalyst.

Jordan: Tapping Monk on head was out of 'love'

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:26
Hornets owner Michael Jordan says lightly smacking the back of second-year guard Malik Monk's head in the closing seconds of Wednesday night's win against the Pistons was a "tap of endearment."

Sources: Trier sticks with Knicks, gets $7M deal

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:09
Allonzo Trier, who has averaged 11.3 points for the Knicks, is signing the biggest contract to emerge out of the brief history of the two-way contract format, sources told ESPN.

Ten big NBA trades we'd like to see

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:06
What deals do our experts think should happen before the deadline? Here are the 10 biggest, including the Lakers getting some help for LeBron.

Three-point revolution? LeBron's noticed

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:06
LeBron James, deep 3-point sniper? It's not the first image that comes to mind when thinking about The King.

Lowry busts out of slump when Raptors need him most

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:39
With Kawhi Leonard out, the All-Star point guard posted his first back-to-back 20-point games of the season, leading Toronto to two blowout road wins.

Durant: Raptors not up-and-coming, 'they're here'

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:39
After the Raptors swept the season series from the Warriors on Wednesday, Kevin Durant emphasized that they aren't just some young, up-and-coming team. "They're here," he said.

Pels' Davis torches top D again, drops 44 on OKC

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 02:27
Anthony Davis dominated the Thunder's league-best defense, scoring 44 points on 16-of-32 shooting to go with 18 rebounds in a 118-114 win Wednesday night.

Hornets celebrate winner early; MJ scolds Monk

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:09
Jeremy Lamb hit a 22-foot jumper from the right wing with 0.3 seconds left, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied from a late 10-point deficit for a wild 108-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

Carlisle ejected, but praised for backing Barnes

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:09
After Rick Carlisle was ejected from Wednesday's Mavericks win for complaining about Harrison Barnes' lack of foul calls, Barnes said he appreciates that the coach "always has our back as players."

Sources: Dirk's season debut set for Thursday

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:09
Dirk Nowitzki, who has been recovering from ankle surgery, is set to begin his record 21st season with the Mavericks on Thursday at Phoenix, sources told ESPN.

Curry: Shaq 'dead wrong' on Lakers beating GSW

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 00:02
Stephen Curry isn't a fan of comparing teams from different eras, but after hearing Shaquille O'Neal say his 2000-02 Lakers could "easily" beat Curry's Warriors, the Golden State superstar had to chime in, telling ESPN, "Oh, he's dead wrong."

Kawhi sits again; Valanciunas dislocates thumb

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 00:02
Kawhi Leonard sat out Wednesday night's clash with the Warriors due to a bruised hip, while teammate Jonas Valanciunas left the game with a dislocated thumb.

Phil Jackson stops in for visit with Lakers

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:02
Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson stopped by the team's practice facility, surprising current coach Luke Walton, who says he has kept in touch with his mentor.

Ailing Kawhi sits out Raptors' tilt against Warriors

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:02
Sporting the best record in the NBA through the first third of the season, Toronto is doing everything it can to ensure Kawhi Leonard (hip) is healthy and ready to play in what the Raptors hope will be a long, deep playoff run next spring.

Follow live: OKC looks to remain hot on road in New Orleans

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 20:23
The Thunder, who have won five of their last six games, are 17-4 since starting the season 0-4.

Pacers' Oladipo returns after 11-game absence

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:22
Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, who is averaging 21.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game, will return from an 11-game layoff due to a knee injury to start vs. the Bucks on Wednesday.

City council delays vote on Suns' arena face-lift

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:16
The city council agreed unanimously Wednesday to postpone a decision until Jan. 23 so residents can attend five public meetings to be held around Phoenix to discuss the project.

Phil Jackson pops in for surprise visit to Lakers

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:16
Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson stopped by the team's practice facility, surprising current coach Luke Walton, who says he has kept in touch with his mentor.

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