NBA. Latest news


  1. NBA anthem protests would be 'counter-productive', says Steph Curry

    Rappler.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com
    SHANGHAI, China - Two-time MVP Stephen Curry said Saturday, October 7 it would be "counter-productive" for NBA players to follow their NFL counterparts by kneeling in protest during the national anthem.   Scores of National Football League (NFL) players have taken a knee during the anthem in defiance …
  2. He’s on fire! How the hot hand helped Golden State become NBA champions (Synopsis) [Starts With A Bang]

    Scienceblogs.com - 10.07 / 05:15 scienceblogs.com
    “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” -Arnold Glascow When someone makes a shot, it’s a little instinctive to want to give them the ball again to see if they’ll make another. If they make three or four in a row, you’ll really want to ride that ‘hot hand’ as……
  3. It'll take some magical drafting, but come 2020 the Mavs could be the next dominant team in the NBA

    Editor's note: This story first appeared on Dallasnews.com on June 14, before the Mavericks used the No. 9 overall pick to draft guard Dennis Smith Jr.While Cleveland, San Antonio and one or two others ponder the wrong approach -- free-agency plans to catch up to the champion Golden State Warriors, which will prove futile -- the Mavericks are one of about 20 teams standing on the sidelines just patiently trying to improve.And that's actually the best choice. The only way to beat Golden…
  4. NBA changes All-Star game, captains will pick teams

    The NBA is scrapping the East vs. West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this…
  5. NBA Live 18 Review

    Wegotthiscovered.com - Games 10.07 / 04:29 wegotthiscovered.com
    It never feels good to go into a game with low expectations. When you offer to review a game, you generally want it to…
  6. Former Racer performs in NBA Playoffs

    Mynews3.com - Basketball 10.07 / 04:10 mynews3.com
    Story by Blake Sandlin, Assistant Sports Editor Chicago Bulls Head Coach Fred Hoiberg looked to former Racer guard Isaiah Canaan to fill the point…
  7. There Are Now Three Players In The NBA With Contracts Worth More Than $200 Million, Guaranteed

    Celebritynetworth.com - All Sports 10.07 / 04:08 celebritynetworth.com
    As the NBA salary cap continues to increase, players are earning more than they ever have before. Read more: There Are Now Three Players In The NBA With Contracts Worth More Than $200 Million,…
  8. Russell Westbrook Just Signed The Richest Contract In NBA History

    Celebritynetworth.com - All Sports 10.07 / 04:08 celebritynetworth.com
    After winning league MVP, Russell Westbrook is now #1 in another category: the biggest contract in NBA history. Read more: Russell Westbrook Just Signed The Richest Contract In NBA…
  9. The NBA Sends A Reminder For Players To Stand During National Anthem

    Vibe.com - All Sports 10.07 / 04:04 vibe.com
    "My expectation is that our players will continue to stand for the anthem." NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday (Sept.…
  10. NBA: Cavs Look Crazy Athletic in 1.5-Hour Game Video, Esp. Jae Crowder

    2paragraphs.com - All Sports 10.07 / 03:40 2paragraphs.com
    You won’t see LeBron James or new acquisition Isaiah Thomas, but you’ll get the full-on Cavs vibe watching the annual Wine & Gold preseason intrasquad scrimmage. Just listen to the announcers, who are pumped for this new Cavs iteration. The Wine & Gold game has become a Cavaliers tradition — like midnight on the first…
  11. Lakers “Not Even Close To Being Talented Enough” To Win Running, NBA.com

    2paragraphs.com - All Sports 10.07 / 03:40 2paragraphs.com
    Considering the Lakers first preseason game and dynamic rookie Lonzo Ball’s performance against the Timberwolves, NBA.com writer Dan McCarney saw evidence that Magic Johnson might be dreaming. Last week Johnson, the Lakers GM, said he wanted to Lakers to “get the ball up the court” fast — the way he used to do with the…
  12. NBA Approves $2.2 Billion Sale Of Rockets To Tilman J. Fertitta

    Basketball.realgm.com - Basketball 10.07 / 01:33 basketball.realgm.com
    The Houston Rockets announced today that Tilman J. Fertitta has officially closed on his purchase of the NBA Houston Rockets and Clutch City Sports and Entertainment. The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved Fertitta to join the ranks of an NBA owner yesterday, setting the stage for the commencement of the Fertitta era. According to Fertitta, "I could not be happier. To own the Rockets in my hometown of Houston is a dream come true. I promise to continue to make this city proud…
  13. NBA Roundtable: Roundtable: Preseason Studs

    Rotoworld.com - Basketball 10.07 / 00:49 rotoworld.com
    The Rotoworld hoops crew talks about some of the biggest standouts in the preseason so…
  14. Report: Warriors submit bid to host NBA All-Star Game in new arena

    Thescore.com - Basketball 10.06 / 16:33 thescore.com
    The Golden State Warriors are looking to bring NBA All-Star Weekend back to the Bay Area.The reigning champions have submitted a bid to host the midseason exhibition at the Chase Center, which is scheduled to be the team's new arena in 2019-20, league sources told ESPN's Chris Haynes and Marc J. Spears.While details on the submission year are "murky," the earliest All-Star Weekend the Warriors would host would reportedly be 2021.The Chase Center will be located in the Mission Bay…
  15. Why is Adam Silver Even Talking About the NBA Expanding to Mexico? If Anything, the NBA Needs Contraction

    Thebiglead.com - Basketball 10.06 / 13:38 thebiglead.com
    NFL wants London, NBA wants Mexico. Why? Sign up Like this article? Sign up for the The Big Lead email…
  16. 25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

    By Seth Trachtman, Yardbarker | Source, MSN CAN ANYONE STOP THE WARRIORS? The reigning champs return with the same core looking to win their third championship in four years. With 4/7 odds to win it all, Vegas doesn’t love the chances of someone else stopping them. Read full story at MSN …
  17. After trading for Kyrie Irving, are Celtics NBA Finals contender? 8/23/17

    Thespread.com - Basketball 10.06 / 13:01 thespread.com
    Celtics 15/2 Following Irving Trade After acquiring Kyrie Irving from the Cavaliers, are the Celtics listed among the NBA Finals favorites for…
  18. The NBA is bananas (five trades we hope happen)

    Usustatesman.com - Basketball 10.06 / 12:08 usustatesman.com
    You know how in all of those over-the-top action movies there’s always that one moment where you’re like, “there’s no… The post The NBA is bananas (five trades we hope happen) appeared first on The Utah Statesm…
  19. NBA Dumps Conferences For All Star Game

    News.sportslogos.net - All Sports 10.06 / 12:08 news.sportslogos.net
    Well it worked well for all the other leagues, right? Following similar, ultimately unsuccessful experiments in the National Hockey League and National Football League, the National Basketball Association has decided to give it a go and use the player captain…
  20. You Can Play ‘NBA 2K18’ With NCAA College Basketball Rosters, Jerseys, and Courts (VIDEO)

    Totalprosports.com - Basketball 10.06 / 11:25 totalprosports.com
    NBA 2K18 has been out for about two weeks now and fans of the franchise are still working their way through the game to see what is new. That’s no surprise, what with this year’s release having a bunch of new modes and teams to play with. Unlike any other NBA 2K in history, this year’s [&…