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G League MVP's contract upgraded by Raptors

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:43
G League MVP Lorenzo Brown is now eligible for the NBA playoffs after having his two-way deal converted to an NBA deal by the Toronto Raptors.

Jalen Brunson: A message to my Villanova family

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:34
The Wooden Award winner and two-time champion with the Wildcats announces his decision to move on to the NBA.

Nova's Jalen Brunson to enter NBA draft

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:09
Villanova junior guard Jalen Brunson, the consensus NCAA player of the year for the national champion Villanova Wildcats, will enter the 2018 NBA draft.

Ingram on 19-point debut: 'Once in a lifetime'

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:33
Rockets star Chris Paul told G League call-up Andre Ingram that he was in awe of his story, saying Ingram's "10 years grinding" in the NBA's developmental league before finally making his NBA debut Tuesday was "unbelievable."

Kobe, CP3 among NBA players wowed by Andre Ingram's impressive debut

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:36
The uplifting story had social media losing its mind, including several notable NBA players who felt as shocked and inspired as everyone else.

Sources: KD to opt out, redo deal with Warriors

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:36
Kevin Durant plans to decline his player option and become an unrestricted free agent this summer in order to restructure a new deal with the Warriors, league sources told ESPN.

D'Antoni: Playoffs won't define Rockets' season

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:55
The Houston Rockets set a franchise record for wins and coach Mike D'Antoni says the season won't be diminished if the team fails to win the NBA championship.

Mbah a Moute injures shoulder in trivial game

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:55
Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute, a key rotation player, dislocated his right shoulder Tuesday against the Lakers -- a meaningless game for Western Conference-leading Houston.

Sixers beat Atlanta for 15th consecutive win

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:00
JJ Redick scored 28 points and the surging Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 121-113 Tuesday night to move a step closer to locking up the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Lowe's NBA awards: Breaking down the major races

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:19
Zach Lowe makes his picks for the six individual awards, sorting out the top contenders and most deserving runners-up.

Jazz's Mitchell dons hoodie that defines 'rookie'

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:10
Jazz standout rookie Donovan Mitchell told ESPN he isn't "worrying" or "losing sleep" over Rookie of the Year honors, and poked some fun at Ben Simmons' comments by wearing a hoodie on Tuesday that defined the word "rookie."

Dirk's plan: Play next year, then 'go from there'

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:56
Dirk Nowitzki says he never wavered in his goal of completing the two-year contract he signed with the Mavs last summer, adding that he wants to help the team "push through the tough times."

Butler again calls for T-Wolves to toughen up

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:16
With a playoff spot on the line Wednesday night against Denver, Minnesota's Jimmy Butler made it clear the Timberwolves have to play harder than they did during Monday's win over the Grizzlies.

Ingram gets call up after 10 years in G League

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:01
The Lakers made 10-year G League veteran Andre Ingram's dreams come true when he was called up by the NBA team.

Ahead of history, Melo jokes Russ 'steals' reb.

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:52
With Russell Westbrook needing 16 rebounds to become the first player to average a triple-double in multiple seasons, Thunder teammate Carmelo Anthony joked that Westbrook "steals" rebounds meant for others.

Bonus watch: The largest contract ever and Embiid's $30 million

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:07
We break down how postseason awards could change contending teams, which players still have bonuses to clinch in the playoffs, and who already hit their marks.

Source: Deal values Grizz in excess of $1.3B

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:34
Robert Pera will retain his majority interest in the Grizzlies via the buy-sell process, with the value of the club between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion, sources told ESPN.

Q&A: Ben Simmons dishes on rookie season, Sixers' success and LeBron

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:18
The 76ers' rookie sensation discusses what he needs to do to take his game to the next level and whether he'll be recruiting LeBron James this offseason.

Nova All-American Bridges to enter NBA draft

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:34
Villanova junior All-American Mikal Bridges told ESPN he will bypass his final year of eligibility and enter the NBA draft, where he's projected to be a lottery pick.

Israel's top team cuts Glen Rice Jr. for punch

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:36
Israel's top basketball team has cut its star player, Glen Rice Jr., after he punched a teammate in the face.