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Derrick White didn’t lose teeth, passes concussion test after nasty fall in USA loss
He is one of only two true point guards on the roster.
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Grizzlies officially waive Dwight Howard, first step on his path to Lakers
Howard will be a Laker... at least to start training camp.
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On Mamba Day (8/24), former Lakers’ trainer Gary Vitti talks about what made Kobe great
Kobe Bryant’s work ethic is legend. It takes talent to become an MVP, 15-time All-NBA, 18-time All-Star, and lock future Hall of Famer. However, it was how Kobe got the most out of his talent that...
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: ‘I am not Russell Westbrook. I’m just going to try to be myself.’
Thunder fans are going to love Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.
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Cavaliers owner Gilbert back home following stroke
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been home for nearly a week in Detroit as he continues to recover from a stroke.
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USA’s 78-game international win streak ends vs. Australia
“They wanted it more than us tonight,” Kemba Walker said after the game. “Lesson learned for us.”
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Report: Dwight Howard gives back $2.6 million in buyout with Memphis; what he will make in L.A.?
Dwight Howard is still getting his money, the full $5.6 million he opted into this summer.
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Former NBA, ABA coach Tom Nissalke dies at 87
Tom Nissalke, who was the first coach of the Jazz in Utah, has died. He was 87.
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Dwight Howard impresses Lakers during tryout
The Lakers claim that they saw a new Dwight Howard during his tryout for the team, but Michael Jenkins is still skeptical.
How Dwight Howard convinced the Lakers to take a chance on him
Dwight Howard will soon be a Laker again, but basically be on probation.
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Report: Dwight Howard will join Lakers on non-guaranteed deal
Once again, the Lakers are betting that Dwight Howard and his back are healthy. However, this time the Lakers have hedged that bet.
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Report: Hornets would’ve traded for Marc Gasol before deadline, but he wouldn’t commit beyond last season
The Hornets coming close but ultimately not trading for Marc Gasol before last trade deadline reportedly soured Kemba Walker on Charlotte.
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Shelly Sterling: Donald Sterling happy he sold the Clippers, says he ‘landed on a pile of gold’
When the NBA banned him after a recording of his racist rant became public, Donald Sterling was livid. He wanted to remain Clippers owner.
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NBA, Kings close investigation into Luke Walton without finding wrongdoing
Kelli Tennant sued Kings coach Luke Walton for alleged sexual assault.
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Russell Crowe did not like his seats at the USA vs. Australia game (VIDEO)
Crowe said he paid $1,500 for a courtside seat which did not allow him a good view of the game.
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NBCSports.com’s 50 best players in 5 years: Paul George, Kevin Durant, players 30-26
Myles Turner is breaking out and the world is starting to notice.
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Rumor: LeBron James tried to get Cavaliers to trade for Carmelo Anthony
Who knows how Carmelo’s legacy would look if he was part of that 2016 squad.
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Josh Hart says he learned of his inclusion in Anthony Davis trade via Twitter
Hart should have a pretty good opportunity with a team that is hopeful for the playoffs this season in New Orleans.
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Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart will be Team USA captains for World Cup
Walker and Smart should provide leadership and calmness for a team that will have many challengers who view them as vulnerable.
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Minnesota’s Gersson Rosas says Andrew Wiggins must be ‘main contributor’ to T-wolves
Karl-Anthony Towns playing defense is the other key to Minnesota taking a step forward this year.
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President Donald Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy
President Donald Trump is set to present basketball legend Bob Cousy (KOO'-zee) with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Report: Shelly Sterling, members of Clippers organization heard Donald Sterling audio in advance and didn’t act
In 2014, published audio of a racist rant by then-Clippers owner Donald Sterling rocked the country.
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Kyle Kuzma scores on own basket in Team USA-Australia game (video)
The Lakers are desperate at center. They might even need Kyle Kuzma to play the position.
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Rockets betting on talent of James Harden, Russell Westbrook
Grading the Houston Rockets' offseason.
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Kemba Walker, Myles Turner lead Team USA over Australia in World Cup tune-up
With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for soccer and cricket, U.S. coach Gregg Popovich said he felt like he was on a movie set.
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NBCSports.com’s 50 best players in 5 years: Players 35-31
Is saying Stephen Curry will be the 31st best player in the NBA when he is 36 ranking him too low?
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James Harden: Media narrative contributed to Giannis Antetokounmpo winning MVP
Is James Harden right that the popular narrative plays way too much into MVP voting?
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Kings’ De’Aaron Fox: ‘I don’t crave to be in a big market’
The future looks bright in Sacramento.
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Damian Lillard on leaving Trail Blazers for super team: ‘We would win it, but what is the challenge or the fun in that?’
Damian Lillard is clearly not Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Paul George or Anthony Davis.
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Andre Iguodala recalls Draymond Green doubling Kevin Durant in practice: ‘he was mad … We was tryna win’
Devin Booker complained to his opponents for double-teaming him during a pick-up game. That has sparked a Great National Debate: Is it right or wrong to double-team during pick-up games?
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Andre Iguodala recalls Draymond Green doubling Kevin Durant in practice: ‘He was mad. We was tryna win.’
Devin Booker complained to his opponents for double-teaming him during a pick-up game. That has sparked a Great National Debate: Is it right or wrong to double-team during pick-up games?
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Not a ‘tattooed guy’: Larry Bird wants mural changed
Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tattoos.
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Blazers will let fans ride 1977 championship parade route with Bill Walton
Fans will be able to go on a celebratory bike ride with Big Red himself.
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NBCsports.com’s 50 best players in 5 years: Players 40-36
Will LeBron James still be in the NBA at age 39? If so, how good will he be?
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PBT Podcast: 'Top 50 players in five years'
We talk everyone from high school phenom Emoni Bates to where LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be in five years.
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Kawhi Leonard to give away one million backpacks to kids in Southern California
This is an extremely cool and directly effective way to give back to the community.
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Clippers reportedly add Tyronn Lue to coaching staff
Lue has an innate understanding about how to deal with star players in the NBA.
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Rumor: Stephen A. Smith coming to ESPN’s NBA broadcasts
The bombastic First Take host will give his NBA takes either to the delight or dismay of fans nationwide.
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Gordon Hayward feeling confident about ankle for next season
A healthy Gordon Hayward would really change the dynamic of the Celtics in the Eastern Conference this year.
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Royce White questions why Lakers have Jared Dudley not ‘Melo; Dudley, others defend move
The reason Dudley is on an NBA roster and Anthony is not is all about willingness to fit in and play a role.
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Lakers hosting workouts to replace Cousins
The Lakers are struggling to find someone to play center after the DeMarcus Cousins injury. The Daily Line Crew has some thoughts on the list of players LA has invited to work out.
P.J. Tucker ‘optimistic’ about contract extension with Rockets
The most Tucker can earn in an extension is $30,985,560 over three years.
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P.J. Tucker ‘optimistic’ about contract extension with Rockets
The most Tucker can earn in an extension is $30,985,560 over three years.
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Andre Iguodala on possible boycott after Donald Sterling audio: ‘I was all-in. Like shut down the whole season’
In 2014, the Clippers were playing the Warriors in a first-round series when then-Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist rant became public.
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Andre Iguodala on possible boycott after Donald Sterling audio: ‘I was all-in. Like shut down the whole season’
In 2014, the Clippers were playing the Warriors in a first-round series when then-Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist rant became public.
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With Bucks hoping to take off, leaving behind Malcolm Brogdon a risky choice
Grading the Milwaukee Bucks' offseason.
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Leaving behind Malcolm Brogdon risky choice for Bucks
Grading the Milwaukee Bucks' offseason.
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Report: Lakers working out Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah, Marreese Speights; interested in Marcin Gortat
What will the Lakers do at center after DeMarcus Cousins' injury?
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Report: Lakers working out Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah, Marreese Speights; interested in Marcin Gortat
What will the Lakers do at center after DeMarcus Cousins' injury?
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