NBA Rumors: New York Knicks Reportedly Willing To Deal Assets To Land A Star

With new head coach Tom Thibodeau leading the turnaround, the New York Knicks suddenly appear to be all-in on winning games sooner rather than later. To that end, the club is reportedly more willing than it has been in some time to do whatever is necessary to bring a star player to the Big Apple. […]

James Harden Apologizes For The Way His Houston Rockets Run Ended

Following weeks of uncertainty, a late training camp arrival, missed games and COVID-related missteps, James Harden’s eight-plus year run with the Houston Rockets finally reached its awkward end in January when he was dealt to the Brooklyn Nets. While he ultimately got what he wanted, the former NBA MVP recently revealed that he feels remorse […]

NBA Rumors: Sacramento Kings Reportedly Have ‘No Interest’ In Trading Harrison Barnes

For potential NBA title contenders looking to bolster their rosters with shooting and size for the playoff run, few players may be as enticing as the Sacramento Kings’ Harrison Barnes as a possible trade target. However, his current club may be loathe to part with the veteran forward. Per a report by The Athletic’s Sam […]

New York Knicks Still NBA’s Most Valuable Franchise, ‘Forbes’ Reports

Although the New York Knicks have exhibited substantial improvement under head coach Tom Thibodeau this season, the club is likely still some time away from competing for an NBA title. However, there is one area where the franchise continues to reign over the rest of the association. Per Forbes‘ latest list of NBA team valuations, […]

Dallas Mavericks No Longer Play National Anthem Before Home Games

On Tuesday, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confirmed that he directed the team to stop playing the national anthem before home games and has no plans for it to return in the future, according to a report by ESPN. The team did not officially announce the change, but the national anthem has yet to be […]

NBA Rumors: Detroit Pistons Reportedly Nearing Agreement With NY Knicks On Derrick Rose Trade

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose looks to be on his way toward a reunion with his former coach, Tom Thibodeau, in a second go-round with the New York Knicks. On Sunday, The Athletic’s Shams Charania tweeted that his current club, the Detroit Pistons, are “nearing agreement on deal” to send Rose to the Big Apple […]

Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant Out At Least Three Games Due To COVID-19 Protocols

The Brooklyn Nets will be without their leading scorer, Kevin Durant, for at least the next week as a result of his exposure to a team employee who recently tested positive for COVID-19. As relayed by ESPN‘s Malika Andrews, Nets coach Steve Nash said that the 10-time All-Star and 2014 NBA MVP would not be […]

NBA Rumors: Kyle Korver Is Unsure About Resuming His Hoops Career

Shooting continues to be an essential ingredient for winning games in the NBA, and few have ever done it as well as Kyle Korver. And while a number of teams could still be interested in bringing him on board, the 39-year-old sharpshooter hasn’t decided whether he actually wants to jump back onto the hardwood for […]

LeBron James Calls NBA, NBPA All-Star Game Agreement A ‘Slap In The Face’

To say that Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has little enthusiasm for playing in his 17th NBA All-Star Game this year would be a massive understatement. Following his team’s blowout win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, the 36-year-old issued some harsh criticism of the league and the players union for agreeing to schedule […]

Former NBA Champion, No. 2 Overall Pick Darko Milicic Latest To Pan Rudy Gobert Extension

Although he has established himself as one of the NBA’s elite centers and premier defensive players, Rudy Gobert’s recently inked, near-supermax contract extension with the Utah Jazz has drawn criticism from a handful of basketball pundits. This week, a one-time champion and former No. 2 overall pick joined a slew of detractors — which notably […]

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks’ Dennis Smith Jr Reportedly Asks To Join G League Bubble

Former NBA lottery pick Dennis Smith Jr. has largely failed to live up to the potential league decision-makers saw in him when he made the jump to the association following a standout season at North Carolina State. However, the 23-year-old clearly remains committed to proving himself at the highest level. To that end, Smith has […]

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks Continue To Monitor Zach LaVine

High-scoring Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine has been the subject of trade rumors for much of his time in the Windy City. That continues to be the case now, even as the team has gotten off to one of its better starts in recent memory. Multiple teams are said to be considering making a run […]

NBA Rumors: Trae Young Says Reports Of Squabble With John Collins Were Overblown

Earlier this month, it was reported that Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young and John Collins had experienced something of an altercation during a film session, leading some to wonder whether major drama might be brewing. However, Young asserted on Thursday that whatever happened between the two of them was largely overstated by the media. According […]

Former NBA All-Stars Joe Johnson, Isaiah Thomas Returning To The Court With Team USA

A pair of former multi-time NBA All-Stars are reportedly set to make their respective returns to the hardwood with USA Basketball. Per a series of tweets from ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday, Joe Johnson and Isaiah Thomas have both committed to play for the U.S. men’s senior national team during the upcoming FIBA AmeriCup qualifiers. […]

NBA Rumors: Kelly Oubre Jr. And Steve Kerr Open Up About Trade Inquiry Reports

The trade rumors surrounding Kelly Oubre Jr. are continuing to grow, but the Golden State Warriors player and his coach have thrown a bit of cold water on them. There have been a number of reports claiming the New Orleans Pelicans had reached out to inquire about a trade for Oubre, leading to rumors that […]

Vanessa Bryant Pays Tribute To Kobe & Gianna On Anniversary Of Their Deaths

Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram on January 26 to mark one year since the tragic deaths of her husband Kobe and daughter Gianna. The basketball legend and his daughter passed away in a helicopter crash near their home in Calabasas, California. Bryant shared three posts on the social media platform over the course of the […]

NBA Rumors: Sacramento Kings’ Benching Of Nemanja Bjelica Part Of Franchise’s Plan

While he’s failed to play in multiple games recently due to what the team has labeled “personal reasons,” the benching of Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica may actually be a calculated move. Per a report from The Sacramento Bee‘s Jason Anderson, the decision to keep Bjelica off the court is actually part of the […]

NBA Rumors: Lakers Could Take Advantage Of Houston’s Upcoming Rebuild To Snag P.J. Tucker

The Houston Rockets are a team in transition, and the Los Angeles Lakers may be able to take advantage of the situation and land versatile veteran P.J. Tucker. Once a title contender, the Rockets appear to be headed to a more complete rebuild after trading away both Russell Westbrook and James Harden within a matter […]

NBA Rumors: Former Lottery Pick Alex Len Set To Join Washington Wizards

Three days after his brief tenure with the Toronto Raptors came to an abrupt end, former No. 5 overall pick Alex Len has seemingly found his next basketball home. Per a tweet from The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, Len has agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards. Charania noted that the 27-year-old big man […]

Indiana Pacers’ Caris LeVert Out Indefintely Following Discovery Of Small Mass On Kidney

While Caris LeVert was an important piece of this week’s big, four-team trade that saw former NBA MVP James Harden join the Brooklyn Nets, it may be some time before he debuts with his new club, the Indiana Pacers. As relayed by ESPN, an MRI revealed a small mass on LeVert’s left kidney while he […]

Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving Losing Almost $900,000 For Breaking NBA’s COVID-19 Protocols

Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving made headlines recently for attending a family party sans face mask while taking personal time away from his team. As a result, the six-time All-Star and former No. 1 overall pick will be docked a significant amount of pay for breaking the NBA’s health and safety protocols amid the […]

Utah Jazz Forward Joe Ingles’ NBA-Leading Consecutive Games Streak Ends

Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles, who has been one the NBA’s most durable players for the last seven years, was forced to do something he hadn’t done since December of 2016 on Friday — miss a basketball game. The 33-year-old was a late scratch from his team’s most recent contest, a road bout with the […]

NBA Rumors: Former Knick Allonzo Trier Entering G League Draft

Although he showed promise during his two-year tenure with the New York Knicks, shooting guard Allonzo Trier was ultimately released by the club last summer. Now, the 24-year-old — who once captured Most Outstanding Player honors at the 2017 Pac-12 Tournament in the collegiate ranks — is reportedly aiming to return to the association by […]

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Is Optimistic An NBA Team Will Return To Her City

More than a decade after the NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics moved to the Midwest to become the Oklahoma City Thunder, basketball fans in the Emerald City continue to hold out hope that the club will return in a new iteration. On Thursday, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan lent credence to the notion that her town will be […]

NBA Rumors: LiAngelo Ball Reportedly Headed To G League Bubble After Inking Deal

LiAngelo Ball — the middle brother of NBA lottery picks Lonzo and LaMelo Ball — looks to be continuing his career in the association’s developmental league this season. Per a Twitter report from The Athletic‘s Shamas Charania, the 22-year-old has signed a contract to play in the G League bubble in 2021. Ball most recently […]

NBA Rumors: Marvin Bagley’s Father Tweets & Deletes Request For Kings To Trade His Son

Former No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley III has incurred a handful of setbacks during his first two-plus years in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings. In response, his father used his social media on Saturday to express a desire for his son to get a fresh start with a new team. As reported by […]

Former Denver Nuggets Star Ty Lawson Officially Signs With Kolossos Rodou BC

After spending the better part of three seasons in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), former NBA star Ty Lawson has found a new basketball home for the 2020-21 campaign. Per announcements from the team on its official site and Instagram account on Saturday, the Greek club Kolossos Rodou BC has come to terms with Lawson […]

Indiana Pacers Exec Donnie Walsh Announces His Retirement

Longtime Indiana Pacers executive and NBA fixture Donnie Walsh is set to transition to the next phase of his life. The 79-year-old — who famously drafted future Hall of Famer Reggie Miller in 1987 and was the architect behind a number of the franchise’s winningest squads — told The Indianapolis Star that he is stepping […]

NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Still Interested In Jeremy Lin After Reported Deal Fell Apart

After a reported Exhibit 10 agreement between the Golden State Warriors and veteran guard Jeremy Lin seemingly fell apart due to a technicality, the team is said to still be interested in the player that once brought “Linsanity” to the association. The Warriors’ continued willingness to add the 32-year-old to their affiliate squad was reported […]

NBA Rumors: James Harden Says He’s Focused On Being With Houston Rockets

Following what could be characterized as a brief holdout, embattled Houston Rockets star James Harden officially reported to training camp on December 8 — two days after his team had already begun practicing. Now, one week later, he says he’s focused on being where he currently is, in spite of his reported trade request. “Right […]

NBA Rumors: Raptors Could Target James Harden In Bid To Help Lure Free Agents Like Giannis Antetokounmpo

James Harden could be headed up north to help the Toronto Raptors bounce back into title contention and seem more attractive to other star players, one NBA reporter has suggested. With Harden and the Houston Rockets moving toward an apparent divorce very soon, there has been increasing speculation about where the former NBA MVP could […]

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers ‘Most Likely’ Landing Spot For James Harden

Although Houston Rockets star James Harden has been subject to widespread trade chatter in recent months, his salary and status as one of the NBA’s most electrifying scorers makes finding potential deals a difficult proposition. However, one team has emerged as a likely landing spot in the event that the Rockets become motivated to move […]

NBA Rumors: Pau Gasol Confirms Interest In LA Lakers Reunion

After months of rumors and speculation, former NBA big man and multi-time All-Star Pau Gasol has confirmed his interest in returning to the world’s top basketball league for the 2020-21 campaign. As reported by ESPN‘s Zach Lowe, the 40-year-old is actively working toward a comeback and also has hopes of once again competing for his […]

NBA Rumors: Sacramento Kings Have High Asking Price For Buddy Hield, Want Picks

Although the relationship between the Sacramento Kings and Buddy Hield has seemingly been on shaky ground for some time now, the team appears to have taken a methodical approach to decide on his future with the organization. On Friday, a report from SportsNet New York‘s NBA insider Ian Begley may have shed some light on […]

NBA Journeyman Justin Anderson Reportedly Returning To Philadelphia 76ers

Former collegiate All-American and 2015 first-round pick Justin Anderson is reportedly angling to cement his spot in the association with the team where he played his best basketball. Per a report by The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Keith Pompey on Friday, the 27-year-old shooting guard and small forward has agreed to a two-year deal with the Philadelphia […]

NBA Rumors: JJ Barea Set To Return For 12th Season With Dallas Mavericks

One of the Dallas Mavericks’ ultimate franchise mainstays appears to have committed to at least one more year with the club. As reported by ESPN’s Tim McMahon and other league insiders on Friday, Jose Juan Barea has come to terms with the Mavericks on a one-year, minimum deal that will pay him $2.6 million next […]

NBA Rumors: Hassan Whiteside Reportedly Rejoining Sacramento Kings

Ten years after beginning his professional basketball career as a second-round draft pick of the Sacramento Kings, big man Hassan Whiteside appears to be returning to where it all started for him. According to a report by ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday, the 31-year-old Whiteside has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, per […]

Utah Jazz Star Donovan Mitchell Reportedly Signs Max Rookie Extension

Following a 44-28 campaign and a near-miss in the NBA playoffs against the Denver Nuggets, the Utah Jazz appear destined to continue their pursuit of a championship with much of the same core intact. As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the franchise and its cornerstone player, Donovan Mitchell, have come to terms on a max […]

NBA Rumors: Knicks Keeping A Close Eye On Gordon Hayward Amid Plans To Build ‘Win-Now’ Roster

The New York Knicks reportedly have plans to grow into a title-contending team, and they may have their sights on Gordon Hayward as a major piece of the puzzle. As Ian Begley of SNY wrote, New York is keeping a close eye on what happens with Hayward’s player option, and could pounce if it appears […]

LaMelo Ball Reportedly Has No Girlfriend As He Enters The NBA, And His Dad Explains Why

LaMelo Ball is apparently following his dad’s advice to focus on basketball, not a girlfriend, as he enters the NBA. The projected lottery pick in the 2020 NBA Draft has been in the spotlight for years thanks to his famous older brother, New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball, and their outspoken father, LaVar Ball. The […]

NBA Rumors: Rodney Hood Opting Out Of His Final Year With The Portland Trail Blazers

Veteran guard/forward Rodney Hood is reportedly looking to explore his options on the open market after an injury-plagued 18-month run with the Portland Trail Blazers. According to a report by ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski, the six-year pro has elected to decline the second-year option on his deal in order to become an unrestricted free agent. Hood […]

NBA Rumors: Nets, Rockets Reportedly Have ‘Verbal Agreement’ On James Harden Trade

Just two years after James Harden captured MVP honors and fell one win short of taking the Houston Rockets to the 2018 NBA Finals, the 31-year-old may be on the verge of joining a new team. According to a report from Anthony Puccio of Front Office Sports, sources around the association believe that the Rockets […]

NBA Rumors: Competition For Anthony Davis Expected To Be High As He Enters Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers might have plans to convince Anthony Davis to re-sign with the team as he officially heads to free agency, but it may not be an easy task. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reported on Sunday that the talented big man has decided to test the open market after winning his first-ever […]

NBA Rumors: Nets Rising To The Top Of James Harden’s List As Time With Rockets Winds Down

James Harden could be looking forward to a reunion with Kevin Durant, with a new report claiming that the Brooklyn Nets are rising to the top of the former MVP’s list of potential NBA teams. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Harden has been warming to the idea of joining the Nets. He has spent the […]

LA Lakers Completing Trade For Oklahoma City Thunder’s Dennis Schroder

With just days remaining before the 2020 NBA Draft, the world-champion Los Angeles Lakers have already begun to beef up their roster for a title defense. Per a tweet from ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday, the team is putting the finishing touches on a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder to land high-scoring combo guard […]

NBA Rumors: Plans To Pursue Gordon Hayward And Russell Westbrook Part Of ‘Win Now’ Mentality For Knicks

There’s reportedly a good reason the New York Knicks seem to be at the center of trade rumors this offseason when it comes to players like Gordon Hayward and Russell Westbrook. As one report noted, it’s all part of new head coach Tom Thibodeau’s plan to adopt a “win now” mentality and shoot the team […]

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks Have Considered A Russell Westbrook Trade

Although it’s unclear whether or not the Houston Rockets are actively looking to move All-Star guard Russell Westbrook, a shortlist of teams have emerged as possible landing spots for the former NBA MVP. On Friday, The New York Times‘ Marc Stein reported that one of those clubs — the New York Knicks — has discussed […]

NBA Rumors: Victor Oladipo Reportedly Expresses Commitment To Pacers Organization

Although he has been mentioned often in trade rumors by basketball pundits and fans alike, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo may not be looking to part ways with the organization. According to a report from The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, the two-time All-Star selection has informed the club that he is fully committed to the franchise […]

NBA Rumors: Celtics Reportedly Pursuing Trade For Jrue Holiday

In an effort to springboard themselves to the top of the NBA’s Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics may look to use their abundance of draft picks to acquire another difference-maker. According to The Ringer‘s Kevin O’Connor, league sources have indicated that Boston is attempting to package multiple picks in exchange for a high lottery selection, […]

NBA Rumors: Russell Westbrook Wants Out Of Houston As Trade Talk Heats Up

Russell Westbrook may be on his way out of Houston, a new report indicates. Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted late on Wednesday that Wesbrook wants out, likely putting him on the trade block for the Rockets. There have been growing rumors that the team may be looking to deal the former NBA MVP, though […]