Month: June 2021

12:14 PM ET Fans of Team USA should not expect to see LeBron James wearing red, white and blue again, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin on Wednesday. “You know, Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo said of the 36-year-old James. “… If you’re a human being, your body
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The 2021 NBA Draft Lottery is on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Find out which teams have the most at stake with the complete list of odds. Three years ago, the NBA changed its Draft Lottery system to provide each of the three worst teams in the regular season equal odds of landing the first overall
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10:05 PM ET ATLANTA — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo suffered an apparent left leg injury in the third quarter of Tuesday night’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks. With just over 7 minutes remaining in the third quarter and the Bucks trailing 62-52, Antetokounmpo jumped up to contest an
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1:21 PM ET Kevon Looney is exercising his $5.1 million option to return to the Golden State Warriors next season, his agent Todd Ramasar told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 6-foot-9 big man signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the team prior to the 2019-20 season. Golden State selected Looney with the 30th overall pick
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James Wiseman, Golden State Warriors, Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors. (Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports) Who is Dee Devlin? by Maria Morales The Golden State Warriors could trade James Wiseman and the No. 7 overall pick to the Toronto Raptors for former All-Star Pascal Siakam. Needing to make the NBA Playoffs after a two-year postseason absence, the Golden
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2:40 AM ET PHOENIX — After scoring a playoff-career-high 41 points on seven different Phoenix Suns defenders to help the LA Clippers stave off elimination, Paul George took a well-deserved seat with 1:14 remaining in Monday night’s Game 5 when he was greeted by a line of Clippers coaches all congratulating him one-by-one. Finally, Ty
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Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports Watch: Patrick Beverley called for flagrant foul for cheap shot on Chris Paul by Patrick Schmidt Basketball fans watching Game 5 between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers are in love with Devin Booker’s shoes. The Phoenix Suns are oh so close to clinching their first NBA
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Hawks guard Trae Young. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports) Trail Blazers to go forward with Chauncey Billups hire despite backlash by Alicia de Artola Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young suffered an ankle injury during Game 3 against the Milwaukee Bucks. Here are the latest updates on his status for Game 4. The Atlanta Hawks are on
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7:59 PM ET PHOENIX — The LA Clippers will have to stave off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals without their starting center, Ivica Zubac. Zubac was ruled out before Monday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns with a sprained right MCL injury that he suffered in Game 4. The 7-footer was
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12:13 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN New Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka said Monday that he’s excited to get the chance to work with the team’s young stars, forwards Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, and, specifically, to push them as hard as he can to get even better than they already are. “They’re going to allow
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Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Utah Jazz fell just short of making it to the Western Conference Finals. Here are three offseason moves they must make to ensure they reach the third-round next year. The Utah Jazz‘s goal of reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since 1998 failed to come to
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