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Lowe: What the Kawhi Leonard trade means for Raptors, Spurs and NBA

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:03
How will Toronto and San Antonio move on? Zach Lowe breaks down the trade and its major implications on all sides.

Heat's Wade signs lifetime deal with Li-Ning

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:36
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has signed a lifetime deal with Chinese apparel company Li-Ning.

This is brand new territory for the Spurs

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:46
San Antonio is facing a significant transitional period without Leonard. But the franchise has been preparing for this moment.

Sources: Raptors agree to Kawhi deal

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:27
The Toronto Raptors have agreed to a deal to acquire All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard in a larger trade package that includes All-Star forward DeMar DeRozan, league sources told ESPN.

How Leonard went from Spurs superstar to the Raptors

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:18
Here's the timeline of events between the Spurs and Leonard that led to a trade with Toronto.

Sources: Raptors, Spurs finalizing Kawhi trade

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 05:26
The Raptors are finalizing a deal to acquire Spurs All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard in a trade package that includes All-Star DeMar DeRozan, league sources told ESPN.

McDaniels leads Blazers (7-0) to Las Vegas title

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 03:08
K.J. McDaniels scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Trail Blazers past the Lakers on Tuesday night in a rematch of last year's summer league title game.

KD wins another award: Humanitarian of Year

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:07
Warriors star Kevin Durant was named Sports Humanitarian of the Year for his leadership in the community. The Finals MVP pledged $10 million to help disadvantaged youth attend college. He established the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation in 2012.

Lakers' Ball has arthroscopic surgery on knee

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:14
Lakers guard Lonzo Ball tried rest and PRP injections to treat a torn meniscus in his left knee, but Tuesday had arthroscopic surgery. GM Rob Pelinka expects Ball will be ready for camp, where he will compete with Rajon Rondo for the starting PG spot.

Lakers' Hart named Summer League MVP

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 20:13
Lakers guard Josh Hart, averaging 24.2 points over six games, was named Las Vegas Summer League MVP. He played so well that Lakers president Magic Johnson says he's forcing his way into the conversation for a starting spot this fall.

Cavaliers waive veteran center Perkins

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:33
The Cavaliers have waived center Kendrick Perkins. The 33-year old big man didn't play a single minute for the Cavs in the 2018 postseason, but he added veteran leadership to the locker room.

Sources: Curry to skip Team USA minicamp

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:09
All-Star point guard Stephen Curry will not be in attendance for Team USA's minicamp next week in Las Vegas, league sources tell ESPN.

Sources: Kings' Temple to Grizz for McLemore

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:10
The Kings are trading Garrett Temple to the Grizzlies for Ben McLemore, Deyonta Davis and cash, sources told ESPN.

Sources: Leonard considers USA hoops camp

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:57
If Kawhi Leonard attends the USA Basketball national team minicamp, it will give Spurs coach Gregg Popovich another chance to talk with the two-time All-Star -- and other teams can evaluate his return from injury.

Sources: Bjelica spurns 76ers, stays in Europe

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:49
Nemanja Bjelica, who had agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, informed the team Tuesday that he will stay in Europe this season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Summer league title game stars to watch when the real season tips

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:21
What kind of impact could the best Lakers and Blazers have when the NBA season begins?

Can NBA summer league predict surprise stars and busts?

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:03
Is it possible to find the next Kyle Kuzma in July? Kevin Pelton takes a close look at what summer league really means.

Walton sits down with winning-focused LeBron

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 22:13
Lakers coach Luke Walton said he is encouraged by the early communication he has had with free-agent acquisition LeBron James following a meeting with the four-time MVP.

Sources: LeBron to miss Team USA minicamp

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:58
LeBron James, who was in Las Vegas over the weekend to observe the Lakers play a summer league game, will miss USA Basketball's training camp July 25-27.

Sources: Cunningham, Spurs reach 1-year deal

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:46
Dante Cunningham, a free-agent forward, has agreed to a one-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.