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Jordan donating $2M to Hurricane Florence relief

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:48
NBA legend Michael Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina -- one of the areas devastated by Hurricane Florence -- is donating $2 million to assist residents of the Carolinas.

Why this should be an NBA season for the ages and you can live it through fantasy

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:14
Elite superstars, great personalities, high-octane offenses are going to make the 2018-19 one to remember. Here is why it could be historic -- and why you'll want to be a part of it by playing fantasy.

Source: Bird was being treated before incident

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:55
The Boston Celtics were working with guard Jabari Bird on getting mental health treatment leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges, a source confirmed to ESPN's Marc J. Spears on Tuesday.

Pelicans reportedly agree to deal with Jack

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:10
Veteran guard Jarrett Jack has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to multiple reports.

"Basketball: A Love Story" book excerpt: First Loves

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:22
In this exclusive excerpt from "Basketball: A Love Story," the icons who changed the game share the first moment the game changed them.

Ranking the best players in the NBA this season, from 50-31

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:11
Our annual countdown forecasting the best players in the NBA continues at No. 50.

Mills says perception of Knicks on the rise

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:24
Knicks team president Steve Mills said Monday night that there has been a change in how NBA players perceive the club, and that it bodes well for attracting free agents to New York next summer.

Sources: SI's Jenkins to join Clippers' front office

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:43
The LA Clippers are hiring Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins to a newly created front office position of Executive Director of Research and Identity, league sources told ESPN.

Smart pays tribute to mom after cancer battle

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:56
Celtics guard Marcus Smart posted a touching tribute to his mother, Camellia, on Monday night, one day after she lost her battle with cancer.

KD jokes about joining Rams; McVay: 'Anytime'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:37
Rams coach Sean McVay says he would have no problem fitting Kevin Durant into the Rams' lineup. "I bet he'd be pretty dangerous in the red zone," McVay joked.

Fantasy hoops mock draft: 10-team H2H points

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:06
Who went first in our expert mock draft? Who was the first rookie off the board? How far did the recuperating Russell Westbrook slide?

2018-19 fantasy basketball points rankings

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:04
Is the Greek Freak tops in fantasy drafts? Is LeBron still elite in L.A.? Where should you take rookies like Luka Doncic and Deandre Ayton? We break it all down.

Why NBArank is tough on Melo, Kobe and DeRozan

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:56
The big surprises in NBArank are what make the list unique.

NBArank 5-on-5 debate: Future Lakers stars, Melo and Doncic

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:04
Who is overrated and underrated? Which young Laker has the most potential? Our panel answers the big questions.

Sources: Barry rejoins Spurs in front-office job

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:16
Brent Barry, who won titles with the Spurs in 2005 and 2007, is returning to the team in a front-office position, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Sources: Rockets defensive guru Bzdelik retiring

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 22:24
Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who has overseen the development of the team's defense, is retiring, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Rockets assistant Roy Rogers is expected to assume a bulk of the defensive responsibilities.

Wade: Will return to Heat for 16th NBA season

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:13
Dwyane Wade, after spending more than two months weighing his decision, says he will return to the Miami Heat for one more season.

Two U.S. hoops players stabbed in Romania club

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 11:46
Authorities say two U.S. basketball players have been stabbed in a club in eastern Romania and that one is in serious condition.

Sources: Butler to talk Wolves' future with Thibs

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 20:32
A meeting between Jimmy Butler and Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is expected to set the tone for Butler's final season under contract -- and his impending free agency in July, league sources told ESPN.

Ginobili: 'Tough' to reveal retirement decision

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:12
In typical lighthearted fashion, Manu Ginobili addressed San Antonio media for the first time Saturday since announcing his retirement and explained the terror he felt in actually typing out his decision to close the book on a storybook career.