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Why NBA defenses can't stop the new offensive onslaught

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:29
The NBA's offensive explosion leaves defenses helpless, plus why the Nets' offer sheet slump won't hurt them, Brian Windhorst writes.

5-on-5: The Lakers' real problems, and how to solve them

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:26
Do the Lakers need to make moves? Our NBA experts answer the big questions about LeBron, Magic and L.A.

Watch: NBA draft scouting videos

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:43
Get ready for the 2019 NBA draft with all of the videos from our experts.

Blue arrow up: The Nuggets are good, and they could be even better

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:00
The Denver Nuggets are not messing around after being the best non-playoff team in the Western Conference the past two years.

Butler turns away questions about future in L.A.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:45
Jimmy Butler's present and potential future landing spot collided at Staples Center, where the Clippers beat Butler and the Timberwolves 120-109. But Butler wasn't interested in expounding on his potential future in L.A.

X-rays negative on Green's hurt foot, Kerr says

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:08
Warriors forward Draymond Green did not return to Monday night's game after injuring his right foot in the first half. According to coach Steve Kerr, X-rays were negative and "we'll see what happens."

Kyrie cries foul over Murray's shot at end for 50

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:06
Jamal Murray maintains he simply got caught up in the moment when he hoisted a long shot with the clock winding down in an effort to reach the 50-point mark. No disrespect was meant, he said. That's not how Kyrie Irving took it -- at least initially.

Thunder lose Westbrook to sprained left ankle

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:15
Thunder star Russell Westbrook left the floor late in the third quarter Monday against the Pelicans, and he will not return after rolling his left ankle.

That time Steph Curry got his hands on the U.S. Open trophy

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 17:39
Steph Curry's love for golf is no secret. But you have to see the look on his face when he gets up close with the U.S. Open trophy.

Cavs reach deal for Drew to coach rest of season

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 17:34
Interim Cleveland Cavaliers coach Larry Drew has agreed to a deal that will see him lead the team for the rest of this season as well a partial guarantee for 2019-20, league sources told ESPN on Monday.

Fantasy hoops points ranks: De'Aaron Fox among those on the rise

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 16:13
It's no surprise that Fox is cruising up the ranks, after messing around and getting his first triple-double. Who else is on the move in the rest-of-season ranks?

Lowe: Can the Wizards fix this new level of dysfunction?

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 16:11
The Wizards have sunk toward the bottom of the East. Here's what it will take to bring them back into contention.

Heat's Whiteside out vs. Pistons with knee injury

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:52
Heat center Hassan Whiteside, the NBA's second-leading rebounder, will not play in Monday's game against Andre Drummond and the Pistons because of a knee injury.

What Bzdelik's return means for Houston's defense and Carmelo Anthony

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:44
Jeff Bzdelik is coming out of retirement to help repair a group that looks nothing like last season's top-10 defense.

Source: Ex-assistant Bzdelik returning to Rockets

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:35
Former associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik is returning to the Houston Rockets and will rejoin the team full time after Thanksgiving, a league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Heat have new version of 'Miami Vice' uniforms

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:13
The Heat are unveiling a new version of their popular "Miami Vice" uniforms.

Ibaka nets career-high 34 in Kawhi's absence

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 01:48
Raptors forward Serge Ibaka was determined to "show up big time" Sunday night at Staples Center in Kawhi Leonard's absence, and he did just that -- finishing with a career-high 34 points in Toronto's win.

Magic says Walton safe: 'Not going to fire him'

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:38
Luke Walton will remain coach of the Lakers barring an unforeseen drastic circumstance, according to team president Magic Johnson.

No connections: How Raptors are making their case to keep Kawhi

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:35
Kawhi Leonard has won a championship, is relatively healthy, and is from Southern California. Take it all with a grain of salt when it comes to his free agency.