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Comeback kid? Stoudemire weighs return to NBA
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the New York Knicks for ESPNNewYork.com Follow on Twitter Six-time All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said on Wednesday that he's considering a return to the NBA. Stoudemire, 35, retired from the NBA in the 2016 offseason
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
NBA Mock Draft 2018: Donte DiVincenzo looks like a first-round pick after strong combine performance
The Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament is expected to stay in the NBA Draft
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
NBA notebook: Police apologize for arrest, tasing of Bucks' Brown
Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized Wednesday for the actions of the officers who tased and arrested Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown in January. Morales said the officers "acted inappropriately" and have been disciplined following an in
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Golden State's Iguodala still struggling with bruised knee
HOUSTON (AP) Andre Iguodala's bruised left knee improved Wednesday, but he was still listed as questionable for the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala Questionable for Warriors-Rockets Game 5
Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson are listed as questionable after sustaining injuries in Game 3 and Game 4.
Sports Illustrated - Thursday, May 24
Golden State Warriors list Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala as questionable for Game 5
Klay Thompson (left knee strain) and Andre Iguodala (left leg bruise) are both listed as questionable for Game 5, the Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday.
NBA.com - Thursday, May 24
Stevens: 'Killing' Kyrie to sit, but recovery good
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Kyrie Irving's recovery from knee surgery is going well, but that hasn't eased Irving's pain of not being able to face the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.
ESPN - Thursday, May 24
Former UCLA coach Jim Harrick and former NBA player Mo Williams join coaching staff at Cal State Northridge
Williams played for Gottfried at Alabama before spending time with seven NBA teams during his career, including a season and a half with the Clippers. He won an NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Al Horford on All-Defense: 'You could have put any one of us in there'
Al Horford was the only Boston Celtics' player named to one of the NBA's All-Defensive teams, but he was quick to praise the team's collective effort when asked about the matter. “It's a great honor,” he told reporters prior to Game 5 of the Eastern C
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
The Best Basketball Action Figures & Toys For NBA-Obsessed Kids
From big-headed Funko toys to all-star action figures that, for some reason, come with ATVs.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
2018 NBA Playoffs Injury Tracker: Warriors' Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala both questionable for Game 5
Injuries are starting to impact the NBA playoffs once again, as Klay Thompson suffers a knee strain
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
Brad Stevens: Kyrie Irving 'in a great place' despite absence from court
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said it's "killing" Kyrie Irving not to be on the floor for the Eastern Conference finals against his former team, but stressed that the injured All-Star point guard is in a "great place" as he recovers from last month's knee s
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Mavericks mock draft roundup: Could Dallas take one of the youngest players in the class?
ESPN's Jonathan Givony (May 15): "Bamba's rare combination of length, shot-blocking instincts and offensive promise gives him one of the highest ceilings of any prospect in this draft. "He brings a ton of defensive potential, including the versatility to
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Celtics push Cavs to the brink as Tatum, defense spark Game 5 rout
Jayson Tatum stole the show and Boston's defense stymied LeBron in the second half. Now the Celtics head back to Cleveland with a chance to end King James' Eastern Conference reign.
ESPN - Thursday, May 24
Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include the use of a stun gun, and he said some officers were discip
NBA.com - Thursday, May 24
NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics vs. Cavaliers Game 5 score, series schedule, TV channel, online stream
The Celtics came out on top in Game 5 and are now one win away from the NBA Finals
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
Celtics recapture control with Game 5 blowout
After losing two straight games in Cleveland, Boston cruised to victory to put LeBron James and the Cavs on the brink of elimination.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Behind Jayson Tatum and stellar defense, the Celtics take Game 5 from LeBron and the out-of-gas Cavs
Behind a stellar defensive effort and dynamic play from their All-Rookie forward, the Celtics held serve at home and drew within one win of the NBA Finals.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
It Hurts To Watch The Cavs Like This
LeBron James looked exhausted. Jordan Clarkson was tasked with running the offense on far too many possessions. The Celtics' rotation of hyped-up young dudes absolutely hounded the Cavs to death on defense. Watching the best player in the world trying to
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Cavaliers vs. Celtics: Jayson Tatum steps up, LeBron James looks tired as Boston dominates Game 5
The Cavs are one loss away from elimination, and the Celtics are knocking on the door of the NBA Finals
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts
On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss the NBA draft and what happened at the NBA combine that shifted most experts mock drafts.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics down Cavaliers in Game 5, move one win away from NBA Finals berth
The Celtics defense dominated the Cavs in Game 5, holding them to just 83 points
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
Warriors irked by Game 4 loss, confident heading back to Houston
Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors?is tied at two games apiece, but the Warriors know they dropped the ball prior to heading into Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday in Houston. "We know we let one slip away.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game 5
Despite losing Game 4 of the Western Conference finals at home, the Golden State Warriors like their chances ahead of Game 5 against the Rockets on Thursday in Houston.
ESPN - Thursday, May 24
Get Your Latest NBA News From RealGM's Basketball Wiretap
Get all the latest news and happenings from around the NBA with RealGM's Basketball Wiretap.
RealGM - Thursday, May 24
Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2
BOSTON (AP) Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Three technical fouls assessed after Marcus Morris, Larry Nance Jr. get into heated altercation
BOSTON -- Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.
NBA.com - Thursday, May 24
Sylvia Fowles has 23 points, 20 rebounds in Lynx's win
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota's first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Warriors' Thompson, Iguodala questionable for Game 5
The Golden State Warriors have listed two starters — guard Klay Thompson and forward Andre Iguodala — as questionable for Game 5 of their Western Conference finals series against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. The best-of-seven series returns to Hou
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Sylvia Fowles has 23 points, 20 rebounds for Lynx (May 23, 2018)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota's first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Iguodala (leg) 'better,' still questionable for G5
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Andre Iguodala's bruised lower left leg was "feeling a little better" Wednesday, but he was listed as questionable along with Klay Thompson (knee) for Thursday's Western Conference finals Game 5.
ESPN - Thursday, May 24
Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game 5
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduate Follow on Twitter
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Draymond Green reacts to being named to 2nd All-Defensive Team
HOUSTON — Draymond Green, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, did not hesitate when asked for his reaction to being named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team on Wednesday. “Pissed,” Green joked, before putting on his diplomat hat. “Nah, it
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Cavaliers vs. Celtics: Scuffle between Marcus Morris and Larry Nance Jr. results in rare triple tech
Tempers flare in Game 5 as both players earn a tech, while Terry Rozier ends up getting involved, too
CBS Sports - Thursday, May 24
Comeback kid? Stoudemire weighs return to NBA
Six-time All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said Wednesday that he's considering a return to the NBA.
ESPN - Thursday, May 24
Nance, Morris, Rozier T'd up in Game 5 scuffle
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer Close Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter BOSTON -- Tempers flared in the seco
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Marcus Morris and Larry Nance Jr. get in shoving match during Game 5
Things got heated in the second quarter of Game 5 as Marcus Morris and Larry Nance Jr. got into it.
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Celtics, Cavs scuffle in first half of Game 5
BOSTON (AP) Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Watch: Game 5 Heats up With Marcus Morris, Larry Nance Jr. Scuffle
The Celtics' Marcus Morris got into it again against the Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday.
Sports Illustrated - Thursday, May 24
Warriors-Rockets series heads back to Houston tied at 2 (May 23, 2018)
HOUSTON -- Any lauding of the Houston Rockets' resilience in Game 4 on Tuesday at Oracle Arena begins with an acknowledgment of their defense, with cliched adjectives serving the general purpose of explaining how they overcame a double-digit, fourth
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.
FOX Sports - Thursday, May 24
Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors
The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night
Yahoo Sports - Thursday, May 24
Mutombo to be honored with Sager Strong Award
Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo will receive the Sager Strong Award at this year's NBA Awards show for his humanitarian efforts.
ESPN - Wednesday, May 23
Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell Top NBA's 2017-18 All-Rookie Team List
Find out what other players made the list of first and second teams.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
The Warriors' Oldest Nemesis Returns With a Vengeance
It's time to tear up your Western Conference finals script. The Rockets are thriving under pressure while the Warriors are the ones losing their composure. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Khris Middleton on Sterling Brown Arrest: ‘We Saw the Bruises and Marks on His Face’
In an exclusive statement, Milwaukee Bucks star Khris Middleton told The Crossover he plans to support teammate Sterling Brown, who was tased and forcibly handcuffed in a Jan. 26 arrest. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Waiting on Answers to All the Best Kyrie Irving Questions
This Cavaliers and Celtics series has been great but what if Kyrie Irving was playing? The Crossover examines the possibilities.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Video shows arrest, tasing of Bucks' Brown
Milwaukee police apologized and said officers have been disciplined over an incident in which a stun gun was used on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in January.
ESPN - Wednesday, May 23
Bucks guard Sterling Brown's statement on Milwaukee arrest
Text of a statement from Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown about his January arrest by Milwaukee police during an interaction over a parking violation:
FOX Sports - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Michael Porter Jr. — Missouri – 2018 NBA Draft Combine
Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. talks about the NBA draft, preparing for the next level and what its like meeting and working with NBA teams at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. (Special thanks to Josh Robbins for the audio assist)
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Trae Young — Oklahoma – 2018 NBA Draft Combine
Oklahoma's Trae Young talks about the NBA draft, preparing for the next level and what its like meeting and working with NBA teams at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Wendell Carter Jr. — Duke – 2018 NBA Draft Combine
Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. talks about the NBA draft, preparing for the next level and what its like meeting and working with NBA teams at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Miles Bridges — Michigan State – 2018 NBA Draft Combine
Michigan State's Miles Bridges talks about the NBA draft, preparing for the next level and what its like meeting and working with NBA teams at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Lonnie Walker — Miami – 2018 NBA Draft Combine
Miami's Lonnie Walker talks about the NBA draft, preparing for the next level and what its like meeting and working with NBA teams at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
Video released of Bucks' Sterling Brown getting tased, arrested; Milwaukee police apologize for incident
Both Brown and the Bucks issued statements following the video's release on Wednesday
CBS Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Wizards' second pre-draft workout highlights quest for shooting, raises question at point guard
The Wizards held their second pre-draft workout at Capital One Arena on Wednesday and the theme of this session was shooting. They hosted six players, four of which shot 40 percent or better for their college careers. Not 40 percent for their final season
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Dunc'd On: GSW/HOU Game 4
Dunc'd On: GSW/HOU Game 4
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
Milwaukee Bucks' Sterling Brown releases statement about January arrest
My experience in January with the Milwaukee Police Department was wrong and shouldn't happen to anybody. What should have been a simple parking ticket turned into an attempt at police intimidation, followed by the unlawful use of physical force, including
NBA.com - Wednesday, May 23
Report: Lonzo Ball's brother to have private workout for the Warriors
LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of Lakers' top pick Lonzo Ball and son of the Big Baller Brand creator, is reportedly going to work out for the Warriors. According to Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype, Ball has lined up private workouts with the Warriors, Clip
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
The Cavs made Jose Calderon pay for dinner when they thought he was a billionaire
Cavaliers backup point guard Jose Calderon is not a billionaire. By now, we know that the exaggerated perception of Calderon's immense wealth was fueled by a Google glitch. Even his teammates were fooled. The now-corrected glitch used to show Calderon's n
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
The Latest: Milwaukee chief apologizes for Brown arrest
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown (all times local):
FOX Sports - Wednesday, May 23
“Deep in The Q” Virtual Pop-A-Shot Mobile App Game
The Cavaliers and Budweiser are re-introducing the “Deep in The Q” virtual basketball mobile game app where fans can SHOOT virtual hoops to score a bevy of cool prizes (and bragging rights among friends)! The FREE app, available for fans 21+ from the
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
VIDEO: Milwaukee Police Release Disturbing Footage of Sterling Brown's Arrest
Sterling Brown was tased by a Milwaukee police officer early in the morning on Jan. 26 and played a game for the Bucks later that night.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
How a dog is helping the Cavs in the playoffs
The Cleveland Cavaliers spent some time with an incredible 3-year-old golden retriever named Remington, who serves as a therapy dog for the UNC baseball team, during a visit to Charlotte back in March. The Cavs enjoyed their time with Remington so much th
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Gobert, Davis lead All-Defensive team voting
Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, both finalists for Defensive Player of the Year, led the voting for the NBA's All-Defensive team.
ESPN - Wednesday, May 23
How an adorable golden retriever is helping the Cavs in the playoffs
The Cleveland Cavaliers spent some time with an incredible 3-year-old golden retriever named Remington, who serves as a therapy dog for the UNC baseball team, during a visit to Charlotte back in March. The Cavs enjoyed their time with Remington so much th
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Pelicans' Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday earn spots on NBA's All-Defensive team
The New Orleans Pelicans were well-represented on the NBA's All-Defensive first team. Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday both earned slots among the league's elite defenders, becoming the only pair of teammates named among the five-man group. And it marks a s
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
LeBron James: NBA rival dismisses Cavs star controversy
“There is this whole controversy about tracking data, the thing that he was, on average, the slowest player in the Eastern Conference finals,” Redick said, referring to the fact James has averaged just 3.7mph on the court in the Eastern Conference fin
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Dispute highlights North Dakota’s tough sell of new nickname
FARGO, N.D. (AP) It's been two years since the University of North Dakota unveiled its new Fighting Hawks logo that put it in good standing with the NCAA, but a familiar cheer at its hockey games shows what many students and alumni still think of t
FOX Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Rudy Gobert and Anthony Davis joined by six first-timers on NBA's 2017-18 All-Defensive Teams
The NBA unveiled the 2017-18 All-Defensive Teams on Wednesday afternoon, two five-man squads that featured six first-time honorees, and a First Team led by Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and New Orleans Pelicans everything Anthony Davis, two of the three fi
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
NBA Daily: Porter Jr. Ready to Make Up For Lost Time in the NBA
Michael Porter Jr. played just 53 minutes of basketball in his lone college season, yet believes he's the best player in the draft now that he's seemingly healthy.
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
RealGM Radio: Sam Vecenie on the NBA Draft
RealGM Radio: Sam Vecenie on the NBA Draft
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
LeBron James 'tired' ahead of Cavs Game 5, praises Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum
Tatum is averaging 18 points-per-game in his first trip to the playoffs, improving on his regular season total of 13.9 as the Celtics surpassed expectation to storm through to the Eastern Conference playoff finals. The former Duke prospect was drafted wit
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
LiAngelo Ball Is Currently Being Scouted By 5 NBA Teams
In March, LiAngelo, the middle child of Lavar Ball, declared his intentions to enter the 2018 NBA Draft, and forego any seasoning he could undergo overseas. LiAngelo and his brother LaMelo both played over a dozen games in the Lithuanian First Division be
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Playoff predictions: Who are the new Finals favorites?
Our panel forecasts the NBA playoffs with each conference finals series tied at 2-2.
ESPN - Wednesday, May 23
Chris Paul's improved play, and health, could give Rockets the edge over Warriors
In 2015, Paul and the Clippers got beaten by 27 in San Antonio to go down 2-1 to the Spurs, the defending NBA champions. He was awful that game, with just one more point than his six turnovers. Two days later, thanks to his 34 points on just 19 shots and
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
PBT Podcast: Conference Finals now best of three; plus Metta World Peace
Metta World Peace discusses the time he cracked Michael Jordan's ribs (and Jordan still hit the game winner).
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
How to Watch Cavaliers vs. Celtics: Game 5 Live Stream, TV Channel
How to watch Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavaliers and Celtics.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Offensive juggernaut? Mental toughness secures Game 4
Houston faced a double-digit deficit not once, but twice, in the most feared arena this postseason. But defense and composure were the key ingredients to a pivotal Game 4.
ESPN - Wednesday, May 23
Clippers, coach Doc Rivers agree to contract extension
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers and coach Doc Rivers have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him around to oversee the post-Lob City era. The team announced the extension Wednesday while not disclosing terms of the deal. Rivers was set to enter
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Bean: Let LeBron get his points, but stop Korver
Memo to Celtics: The most important non-LeBron on the Cavs? Look at the numbers. It turns out it's Cleveland's 37-year-old 3-point specialist.  
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
NBA DFS: LeBron James and top Cavs-Celtics picks for May 23 FanDuel and DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
Before you set your DFS lineups for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on DraftKings or FanDuel on Wednesday, May 23, you need to hear what professional DFS player Mike McClure has to say. McClure has more than $1 million in career DFS winnings and r
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Houston Rockets to wear patches to honor Santa Fe shooting victims
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets will wear patches on their jerseys to honor the victims of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, on Thursday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors.
NBA.com - Wednesday, May 23
McCollum Makes The Podcast Rounds To Talk Playoffs, Trades
Another week of the offseason, another slate of podcasts featuring Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum to get you through the doldrums. First, McCollum put out the eighth edition of his own "Pull Up" podcast Tuesday afternoon. In the latest edition, McCollum
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Rudy Gobert, Anthony Davis headline 2017-18 NBA All-Defensive first team
NEW YORK – Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year finalists Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans lead the 2017-18 NBA All-Defensive First Team.
NBA.com - Wednesday, May 23
Clippers, Coach Doc Rivers Agree to Contract Extension
Doc Rivers has been the Clippers coach since 2013.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Doc Rivers, Clippers Agree Upon Contract Extension
Doc Rivers, Clippers Agree Upon Contract Extension
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
Josh Jackson left his rookie year wiser, now he wants to get stronger
Nothing humbles a lifelong basketball prodigy quite like finally reaching the NBA only to find out that combination of athleticism and skills that helped you dominate in high school and college isn't nearly as effective anymore. In his first year as a pro
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
L.A. Clippers, Doc Rivers agree to contract extension
The L.A. Clippers today announced that the team has agreed to a contract extension with head coach Doc Rivers. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
NBA.com - Wednesday, May 23
Blakely: Regardless of venue, Celtics have to play better
Sure, the Celtics should be more comfortable at home - where they've won nine in a row this postseason. But ultimately, it comes down to how they play, not where.  
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Robert Covington, Joel Embiid named to NBA All-Defensive teams
Robert Covington (first team) and Joel Embiid (second team) on Wednesday were named to the NBA All-Defensive Team. By Jessica Camerato
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team
Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell Headline All Rookie Team
Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Both players helped their te
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
Iguodala (Leg) Sits Out Warriors Game 4 Loss
Though the Golden State Warriors had upgraded Andre Iguodala to questionable from doubtful earlier Tuesday, the veteran missed his team’s 95-92 Game 4 loss to the Houston Rockets. Iguodala sat out because of a bruise on his lower left leg, suffered
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
NBA jersey logos a huge boost to sponsorship revenue
The NBA has a win on its hands with corporate sponsorship of team jerseys. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Andy Serwer and Dan Roberts discuss.
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
No NBA decision yet for Michigan basketball's Charles Matthews
Michigan guard Charles Matthews fields questions during a news conference on Sunday, April 1, 2018, in San Antonio. Video by Nick Baumgardner/DFP Michigan redshirt sophomore forward Charles Matthews continues to go through the NBA pre-draft process. His
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Knicks In Talks To Hire Pat Sullivan As Assistant Coach
Knicks In Talks To Hire Pat Sullivan As Assistant Coach
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
2017-18 Pelicans Season in Review: Darius Miller
Age: 28 NBA experience: Four seasons (four with Pelicans) Games played/started: 82/3 What a difference a year makes. In the spring of 2017, Miller was playing in Germany's professional basketball league, a forward for reigning champion Brose Bamberg (home
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Younger brother of Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo works out for Lakers
EL SEGUNDO — Everyone's looking for the next Greek Freak. In an age of switching defenses, with players who can guard five positions and power forwards who run the point, Milwaukee All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo is essentially the living, breathing comp
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Watch: Steve Kerr Explains Not Calling a Timeout in Final Seconds of Warriors-Rockets Game
Steve Kerr said he's a proponent of pushing the ball rather than taking a timeout.
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
NFL's new national anthem policy similar to NBA's
The NFL's new policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem is similar to the one the NBA has been following for decades. You can see the rule in the NBA's official rulebook, under the “Player/Team Conduct and Dress” section, on page 61
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
New York Knicks: What should Scott Perry do about logjam at guard?
With the NBA Draft Lottery and Combine now over, New York Knicks general Scott Perry has a logjam to evaluate at the two guard positions. The New York Knicks will be picking ninth overall in the 2018 NBA Draft, and many questions are beginning to surface
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
The Warriors' unbalanced roster is catching up with them at the worst possible time
The Golden State Warriors have four All-Stars, all of whom are comfortably among the top 20 players in the NBA. That talent advantage has allowed them to cruise through virtually the entire past two seasons unchallenged, leading to an NBA championship las
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
National writer: UTA's Kevin Hervey was NBA combine's most intriguing prospect, could be 'a home run' pick
Not all of the local buzz that came out of last week's NBA scouting combine focused on the Dallas Mavericks, Texas' Mohamed Bamba or Texas Tech's Zhaire Smith. According to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor, UT-Arlington's Kevin Hervey made some waves, too. He
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Report: Arizona's Rawle Alkins to work out for Suns
Former Arizona Wildcats guard Rawle Alkins will work out for the Phoenix Suns next week after he showcases himself this week for the Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks, reports ZagsBlogs' Adam Zagoria. Alkins is a projected second-round pick who could be
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Report: Timberwolves would dump Thibodeau before trading Karl-Anthony Towns
In the NBA, when it comes down to a struggle between an elite player and the coach/GM, who wins?
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Report: Bogota native Pat Sullivan in talks to become New York Knicks assistant coach
Knicks new head coach David Fizdale is introduced during a press conference at Madison Square Garden in New York on 05/08/18. A North Jersey native could be joining the Knicks' coaching staff. ESPN reported Wednesday that the the Knicks are in "advanced t
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Paul George heading for 'California sunshine' as Los Angeles Lakers move looks most likely
GETTY Paul George is one of the most notable free agents on the market this summer George certainly looks to be headed that way, having previously spoken of his desire to play for the world famous franchise. An inconsistent season alongside Russell Westbr
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
James Harden, Chris Paul and the Rockets Prove Postseason Chops in Game 4 Win
James Harden and Chris Paul led the Rockets to Houston's first-ever postseason win at Golden State, tying the series at 2-2. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Rockets plan to honor Santa Fe High School students with video tribute, Game 5 tickets
Eight students and two teachers were killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting. Here are their stories. The Houston Rockets are planning a pregame tribute to honor the victims of last week's Santa Fe High School shooting ahead of Game 5 of the Western
Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, May 23
Twitter Reacts to Nail-Biting Warriors-Rockets Game 4 Finish
The series is now tied at two games apiece. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Trae Young Believes He’s NBA Ready
Trae Young has exceeded expectations since his freshman year of college, and he believes he will continue to do so in the NBA
Basketball Insiders - Wednesday, May 23
Watch: James Harden Runs Over Draymond Green in Monster Dunk
The Rockets' James Harden had one of the dunks of the playoffs in the Conference Finals' Game 4 against the Warriors on Tuesday. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Woj: Wolves Would Choose Karl-Anthony Towns Over Tom Thibodeau
Woj: Wolves Would Choose Karl-Anthony Towns Over Tom Thibodeau
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
Chris Paul Dealing With Right Foot Soreness
Chris Paul Dealing With Right Foot Soreness
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
Klay Thompson Comes Back to Game 4 After Heading to Locker Room
Golden State confirmed Klay Thompson suffered a left knee strain. 
Sports Illustrated - Wednesday, May 23
Knicks In Talks To Hire Jud Buechler As Assistant Coach
Knicks In Talks To Hire Jud Buechler As Assistant Coach
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 22): Rockets/Warriors
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 22): Rockets/Warriors
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 21): Cavaliers/Celtics
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 21): Cavaliers/Celtics
RealGM - Wednesday, May 23
NBA Daily: 2018 60-Pick NBA Mock Draft – 5/22/18
The final 2018 NBA Draft order is set and Basketball Insiders' publisher Steve Kyler offers up his latest 60-pick NBA Mock Draft.
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Andre Iguodala Out For Game 4 With Left Knee Contusion
Andre Iguodala Out For Game 4 With Left Knee Contusion
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Suns To Hire Mike Woodson As Assistant Coach
Suns To Hire Mike Woodson As Assistant Coach
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
NBA Daily: Jaylen Hands Makes Good Showing at the NBA Combine
Jaylen Hands made a good showing at the NBA Combine by displaying his offensive skills and defensive intensity.
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
When is the NBA Finals? Full Schedule
The full schedule for the 2018 NBA Finals.
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons lead 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie first team
NEW YORK – Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Ben Simmons were unanimously selected to the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team after receiving first-place votes on all 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and
NBA.com - Tuesday, May 22
How to Watch Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 4 Time, Live Stream, TV Channel
How to watch Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and Rockets.
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
Teams Exploring Whether Wolves Could Trade Karl-Anthony Towns
Teams Exploring Whether Wolves Could Trade Karl-Anthony Towns
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Andre Iguodala Upgraded To Questionable For Game 4
Andre Iguodala Upgraded To Questionable For Game 4
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team
Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Report: Warriors List Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4
The Golden State Warriors have listed Andre Iguodala as doubtful for Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Houston Rockets. Iguodala sustained a left leg contusion when he banged knees with James Harden in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Su
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Dunc'd On: CLE/BOS Game 4; PHI Offseason Outlook; Michael Porter, Jr. Scouting Report
Dunc'd On: CLE/BOS Game 4; PHI Offseason Outlook; Michael Porter, Jr. Scouting Report
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
LeBron James Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for All-Time Playoff FG Record
LeBron James’ two game-winning buzzer-beaters these playoffs might be more memorable, but his jump shot midway through the second quarter of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday was the most historic. The 22-foot jumper off a JR Smith
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Sources: Knicks Interested in Drafting Trae Young
Earlier this week, Trae Young’s father, Ray, told the New York Daily News that New York is a desirable destination for his son because of the spotlight its big market creates. “That’s what Trae lives for,” Ray said of his son, who interviewed w
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Sources: Mavs Expected to Pursue Jordan, Cousins, Randle in Free Agency
Ever since word spread in league circles in March that Dirk Nowitzki would return to the Mavericks for his 21st season, there have also been rumblings that the Dallas front office will look to make additions this summer that can put the team back on a win
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Sources: Raptors Interview Jerry Stackhouse for Head Coach
The Toronto Raptors have interviewed Jerry Stackhouse — coach of their development league affiliate, the Raptors 905 — for the NBA franchise’s head coaching opening, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Stackhouse met with the Raptors last week in Chic
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Alvin Gentry: Everyone Wants DeMarcus Cousins Back
Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says “there’s not one single person” in the organization that doesn’t want free agent DeMarcus Cousins to return to the team. “I don’t really talk about free agency. But the bottom line is
Basketball Insiders - Tuesday, May 22
Watch: LeBron James Teases Post-Retirement Autobiographical Project
Mark your calendars.
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
Draymond Green Still Lives at the Heart of Everything Golden State
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant terrorize opponents in different ways, causing the Warriors to work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the intermediary that makes Golden State function. 
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
Hornets Hire Jay Hernandez As Assistant Coach
Hornets Hire Jay Hernandez As Assistant Coach
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Legendary Moments in NBA History: Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins battle in Game 7
* Box Score: Celtics 118, Hawks 116
NBA.com - Tuesday, May 22
Dikembe Mutombo to receive Craig Sager Strong Award
Turner and the NBA today announced that Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo will be the recipient of this year's Sager Strong Award at the NBA Awards on TNT, presented by Kia, to be held Monday, June 25, with coverage beginning at 9
NBA.com - Tuesday, May 22
From OKC to the Bay: How KD is building a Silicon Valley empire
Kevin Durant takes us inside his growing business empire, his Nike negotiations and whether he ultimately might end up in an owner's box.
ESPN - Tuesday, May 22
2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports. Then we ranked them based on a formula of three fame factors.
ESPN - Tuesday, May 22
Dikembe Mutombo to Receive Sager Strong Award at 2018 NBA Awards Ceremony
Dikembe Mutombo will join Monty Williams as the only recipients of the honor.
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
The Rockets May Need to Ride ‘Tuckwagon’ to Success Against Warriors
After getting run off the court in Game 3, it may be time for the Rockets to lean on its second-most used lineup, the Tuckwagon.
Sports Illustrated - Tuesday, May 22
Mike D'Antoni Regrets Not Having Steve Nash Score More
Mike D'Antoni Regrets Not Having Steve Nash Score More
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Kevin Durant: Joining Warriors Has Made Tech Networking Easier
Kevin Durant: Joining Warriors Has Made Tech Networking Easier
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
Tyronn Lue: Great Players Run The NBA
Tyronn Lue: Great Players Run The NBA
RealGM - Tuesday, May 22
If you don’t know these stories, you don’t know LeBron James
A look back at 13 amazing tales as LeBron James plays on during his 13th postseason.
ESPN - Tuesday, May 22
Hawks In Advanced Talks To Hire Melvin Hunt As Assistant Coach
Hawks In Advanced Talks To Hire Melvin Hunt As Assistant Coach
RealGM - Monday, May 21
NBA Daily: Shamet Comfortable With Steady Self Going Into Draft
With a natural feel for the game, Wichita State guard Landry Shamet has more than enough of a chance to carve his own path of success in the NBA.
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
Andre Iguodala Doubtful For Game 4 With Left Knee Contusion
Andre Iguodala Doubtful For Game 4 With Left Knee Contusion
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Seattle's KeyArena Renovation Plan May Not Meet NBA's Standards
Seattle's KeyArena Renovation Plan May Not Meet NBA's Standards
RealGM - Monday, May 21
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 20): Warriors/Rockets
NBA Playoffs Snapshot (May 20): Warriors/Rockets
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Spurs Still Hope To Meet With Kawhi Leonard, Offer Supermax Contract
Spurs Still Hope To Meet With Kawhi Leonard, Offer Supermax Contract
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Warriors Detail Why They Have Unusually Harmonious Locker Room
Warriors Detail Why They Have Unusually Harmonious Locker Room
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Tyronn Lue: Cavs Can’t Get Satisfied with One Win
Down 0-2 in the Eastern Conference finals heading into Saturday’s Game 3, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue had desperation on his side as his team played with a have-to-have-it edge in their 116-86 blowout of the Boston Celtics. Now Lue is taske
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
Steve Kerr Now Understands He Has To 'Let Draymond Be Draymond'
Steve Kerr Now Understands He Has To 'Let Draymond Be Draymond'
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Luka Doncic to Make Decision on NBA Draft ‘Soon’
Eight months after helping Slovenia to its first European Championship, Luka Doncic added a Euroleague title to his ever-growing mantel, which now also includes the Euroleague MVP and Euroleague Final Four MVP awards. When asked by ESPN following Sunday&#
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
D’Antoni on Rockets Blow Out Loss: We Played ‘Soft’
Coach Mike D’Antoni used the most damning four-letter word in the NBA vernacular — “soft” — to describe the Houston Rockets’ performance in the most lopsided playoff loss in franchise history. The Golden State Warriors
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
Jerry Stackhouse Interviews For Raptors' Head Coaching Job
Jerry Stackhouse Interviews For Raptors' Head Coaching Job
RealGM - Monday, May 21
The Lakers Have Finally Stabilized
After a tough five-year period filled with loss and disappointment, the Lakers have finally put themselves back in a position to succeed.
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
Clippers Interested Using No. 12, No. 13 To Trade Up In Draft
Clippers Interested Using No. 12, No. 13 To Trade Up In Draft
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Mavericks To Pursue DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus Cousins, Julius Randle
Mavericks To Pursue DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus Cousins, Julius Randle
RealGM - Monday, May 21
Kyle Korver excels in season of personal sorrow
Despite the sudden loss of his youngest brother, Cavs guard Kyle Korver has managed to play his best.
ESPN - Monday, May 21
NBA Daily: Meet Chimezie Metu, A Versatile Big Man
Chimezie Metu could end up being one of the steals of this year's draft.
Basketball Insiders - Monday, May 21
Report: Shane Larkin Unlikely to Return in Eastern Conference Finals
Shane Larkin (shoulder) is with the #Celtics here in Cleveland and is improving. But Brad Stevens said he will not play in Games 3 and 4, with a return unlikely in this series. Shane Larkin (shoulder) is with the #Celtics here in Cleveland and is improvi
Basketball Insiders - Sunday, May 20
The Case for Upperclassmen in the NBA Draft
College upperclassmen are becoming increasingly viable options in the NBA Draft, writes David Yapkowitz.
Basketball Insiders - Saturday, May 19
NBA's best social media moments: Subtweets and throwback pictures
There have been two themes over the past two weeks on NBA social: shade and nostalgia.
ESPN - Friday, May 18
Biggest NBA free-agency, trade and draft decisions for every team
Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?
ESPN - Friday, May 18