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Silver backs players, supports 'Enough' T-shirts

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:29
NBA commissioner Adam Silver, in attendance for Sunday's Lakers-Hawks game at Staples Center, said he supported "our players' desire to speak out on issues that are important to them and important to society."

The Lakers are in unfamiliar territory: A winning record

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:23
A blown lead, missed free throws, and a close finish - the Lakers held on against the Hawks and have a winning record for the first time in two years.

Bucks' Lopez ties 3-point best for 7-footers with 8

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:50
Brook Lopez made a career-high eight 3-pointers, tying the most in a game by a 7-footer in NBA history, and had 28 points to help the Bucks snap an eight-game skid in Denver.

Sources: Carmelo's teammates believe he's gone

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 23:25
Houston Rockets players and coaches believe Carmelo Anthony has played his final game for the franchise, sources told ESPN's Tim MacMahon.

Carmelo's status in flux; GM calls reports 'unfair'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 18:36
Despite Rockets GM Daryl Morey declaring Carmelo Anthony is the target of "unfair speculation," the franchise is strongly considering cutting ties with the 10-time All-Star.

Towns praises Butler: 'He's one hell of a player'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 18:30
In the wake of Jimmy Butler's impending trade from Minnesota to Philadelphia, Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns and forward Andrew Wiggins had only praise for their departing teammate.

Wade taking more time to be with wife, daughter

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 17:33
Dwyane Wade says he is going to miss at least another week before returning to the Heat, while ensuring that his wife, actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, and newborn daughter are doing well enough for him to resume playing.

Woj: Inside the Jimmy Butler saga, and why it could cost Tom Thibodeau his job

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:18
As the Wolves sort through the aftermath of one of the most embarrassing episodes in franchise history, another major move could be on the horizon in Minnesota.

Good in any language: Jimmer nets 75 in China

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 13:22
Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a loss while playing for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association.

NBA Power Rankings: Butler trade aftermath and a new No. 1

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:11
While the Jimmy Butler deal shakes up Minnesota, Philly and the Eastern Conference, a new No. 1 emerges to unseat the defending champs.

Jimmy Butler trade: Why Karl-Anthony Towns is the top fantasy winner

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 09:35
Who are the fantasy winners and losers from the trade that will send Butler to the 76ers and Covington, Saric and Bayless to the Timberwolves?

The Lakers finally defended, and now they're at .500

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 03:06
It took 12 games, but the Los Angeles Lakers finally held an opponent under 110 points and improved to 6-6.

Which player had the best kicks in Week 4 in the NBA?

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 01:31
Players such as LeBron James, Taurean Prince, and Tyreke Evans continued to tell their stories through their kicks.

Doncic, Barea help Mavs snap OKC's win streak

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 01:26
Rookie Luka Doncic scored 22 points and veteran J.J. Barea added 21 off the bench, including 16 in a first-half surge, as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 Saturday night.

Smoke from Camp Fire visible in Kings' arena

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 22:38
Smoke from a wildfire raging in Butte County, California, billowed into downtown Sacramento and was visible above the court at the Golden 1 Center.

Sources: Rockets, Carmelo in talks over his role

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 22:36
The Houston Rockets and Carmelo Anthony are discussing his role with the team and how they might still be able to proceed together for the rest of the season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Simmons says Butler 'going to fit in' with 76ers

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 20:49
Ben Simmons came away from a brief conversation with Jimmy Butler on Saturday convinced that the All-Star swingman is "going to fit in" with the 76ers, and downplayed concerns about meshing with another ball-dominant player.

Clippers, Bucks say 'enough' to mass shootings

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 16:50
The Clippers and Bucks honored the victims of this week's mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, by wearing black T-shirts emblazoned with "Enough" across their chests and the victims' names on the back during warm-ups before Saturday's game.

Sources: Wolves agree to trade Butler to 76ers

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 12:53
The Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler to the 76ers, sources told ESPN.

Ingles and Crowder overshadow Hayward's return

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 03:02
Jazz fans started the night booing Gordon Hayward but ended it in awe of Joe Ingles' career-high performance and Jae Crowder's ability to seal the win.