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ESPN - Sources: Schlenk agrees to be new Hawks GM
Wednesday, May 24
Sources: Schlenk agrees to be new Hawks GM
Yahoo Sports - 10 Reasons Why Kevin Durant Will Never Win an NBA Championship
Wednesday, May 24
Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to better his chances of winning NBA championships. But this may be easier said than done.
Yahoo Sports - 6 NBA Players Who Stayed in School Too Long
Wednesday, May 24
Players often try to enter the NBA a little too early. However, these 6 players stayed in school a little too long. You just can't win.
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Edition
Wednesday, May 24
Now that the NBA Draft lottery is behind us and the official pick order is set, we have a better sense of how things might shake out on the big night.
Yahoo Sports - The 5 Greatest Upsets in NBA Playoff History
Wednesday, May 24
Things don't always play out as expected in the National Basketball Association. And the 5 greatest upsets in NBA playoff history caused our jaws to drop.
FOX Sports - How Golden State's undefeated postseason compares with 13 other amazing sports playoff streaks
Wednesday, May 24
Which teams have put together the most impressive playoff streaks in their sport?
ESPN - Sources: Thorn to lead Bucks' search for GM
Wednesday, May 24
Sources: Thorn to lead Bucks' search for GM
Yahoo Sports - 10 NBA Players Whose Careers Ended Way Too Soon
Wednesday, May 24
The Lakers thought Steve Nash had three good years left when they acquired him in 2012. He didn't. Here are 10 NBA players whose careers ended too soon.
Yahoo Sports - CLE Public Library engages in bookish social media trash talk with libraries in NBA rival cities
Wednesday, May 24
CLEVELAND - Librarians got game. Staff members at the Cleveland Public Library have gotten into the NBA playoffs in a big way, using books and social media to engage in smack talk with colleagues in rival cities.  They call it "Book Spine Poetry." BOSTON  The Boston librarians got their revenge
Sports Illustrated - With Charlotte’s All-Star Weekend Win, NBA Endorses Sham HB2 Repeal
Wednesday, May 24
The NBA's decision to move All-Star Weekend to Charlotte in 2019 serves as an indirect endorsement of North Carolina's sham HB2 repeal. 
NBA.com - Report: Milwaukee Bucks opening up GM search after John Hammond exit
Wednesday, May 24
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks are opening up their search for a new general manager after John Hammond left to join the Orlando Magic.
Yahoo Sports - Atlanta Hawks finalizing deal to make Travis Schlenk new general manager
Wednesday, May 24
The Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a deal to make Golden State Warriors vice president of basketball operations Travis Schlenk their new general manager, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. Schlenk spent the past 13 seasons with the Warriors, the last eight in a front
FOX Sports - Maryland's Jackson to skip NBA draft, stay in school
Wednesday, May 24
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland forward Justin Jackson will return for his sophomore season after considering a move to the NBA.
Yahoo Sports - NBA free agency 2017: Wizards' contract conundrum with Otto Porter speaks to larger NBA issue
Wednesday, May 24
Otto Porter was sitting on a stanchion by the sideline at TD Garden in Boston a little more than a month ago, reflecting on the kind of year it had been, easily the best of his career. “I put in a lot of work, I just wanted to get better and better at the things I could do to help this team win,” he
Yahoo Sports - 5 College Coaches Who Can Produce Top NBA Draft Picks
Wednesday, May 24
Top basketball prospects choose colleges that will get them to the next level. Here are the 5 college coaches who are best at producing top NBA draft picks.
FOX Sports - The comprehensive guide to sports jargon
Wednesday, May 24
A beginner's guide to the bizarre world of sports terminology.
Yahoo Sports - The 10 Most Clutch NBA Players in the Game Right Now
Wednesday, May 24
These NBA 10 players will see to it that this season is not without high drama. Clutch is why they play the game and why we, as fans, watch and celebrate.
CBS Sports - NBA Free Agency 2017: Timberwolves reportedly targeting free agent Derrick Rose
Wednesday, May 24
Derrick Rose will be a free agent this summer after spending the last season with the New York Knicks
FOX Sports - AP Source: Bucks opening up GM search after Hammond exit
Wednesday, May 24
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks are opening up their search for a new general manager after John Hammond left to join the Orlando Magic.
Yahoo Sports - NBA All-Star Game will return to Charlotte in 2019
Wednesday, May 24
The NBA All-Star weekend will return to Charlotte in 2019, the league announced on Wednesday. The three-day weekend featuring the All-Star Game, slam-dunk contest and three-point shootout is slated for Feb. 15-17 of 2019. The Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets, is the expected venue. NBA
ESPN - Sources: Wolves may target Rose as free agent
Wednesday, May 24
Sources: Wolves may target Rose as free agent
FOX Sports - With Charlotte's All-Star Weekend Win, NBA Endorses Sham HB2 Repeal
Wednesday, May 24
The NBA's decision to move All-Star Weekend to Charlotte in 2019 serves as an indirect endorsement of North Carolina's sham HB2 repeal. 
RealGM - De'Aaron Fox: I Feel Like I'm The Best Player In This Draft
Wednesday, May 24
De'Aaron Fox: I Feel Like I'm The Best Player In This Draft
ESPN - Jefferson: LeBron was sick in Game 3 loss
Wednesday, May 24
Jefferson: LeBron was sick in Game 3 loss
ESPN - Sources: Bosh, Heat to part after resolution
Wednesday, May 24
Sources: Bosh, Heat to part after resolution
Yahoo Sports - Rumor: “Rumblings” Chris Paul has interest in San Antonio Spurs
Wednesday, May 24
He just got the CBA changed so the Clippers can give him a five-year deal, he's going to walk away from that now?
Yahoo Sports - LeBron James: 5 Moments When We Most Loved No. 23
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James may be the most popular athlete. Fans have an epic love-hate relationship with 'The King.' Here are some moments when LBJ was adored.
FOX Sports - Chris Bosh, Miami Heat reportedly have a tentative agreement to part ways
Wednesday, May 24
Bosh hasn't played an NBA game since February 2016 due to recurring blood clot issues.
Yahoo Sports - The 10 Best NBA Teams of All Time
Wednesday, May 24
We've seen many great teams throughout NBA history. However, some separate themselves from the rest. Here's a look at the 10 best NBA teams of all time.
FOX Sports - Frank Vogel on the changes to the Orlando Magic front office
Wednesday, May 24
FOX Sports Florida's Dante Marchitelli talks with Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel about the team's front office changes and his thoughts on the roster.
FOX Sports - One on one with Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman
Wednesday, May 24
Dante Marchitelli goes one on one with new Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman.
FOX Sports - One on one with Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins
Wednesday, May 24
Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins on the addition of Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations and John Hammond as general manager.
Yahoo Sports - NBA Draft prospect rankings 7.0: First-round picks fight for position less than one month from draft day
Wednesday, May 24
With NBA Draft day on June 22 quickly approaching, members of the talented 2017 draft class have limited opportunities left to prove they are worth a first-round selection.  While top players like Markelle Fultz, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson and Lonzo Ball are likely locks for top-five picks in some order
RealGM - Chris Paul, Spurs Believed To Have Mutual Interest
Wednesday, May 24
Chris Paul, Spurs Believed To Have Mutual Interest
FOX Sports - Charles Oakley on Michael Jordan vs LeBron James, BIG 3 on FS1, James Dolan | THE HERD
Wednesday, May 24
Charles Oakley joins Colin Cowherd in studio. Topics: James Dolan (0:18), Michael Jordan vs LeBron James (1:14), BIG 3 basketball on FS1 (5:12).
CBS Sports - Report: Heat, Chris Bosh reach agreement to part ways in coming weeks
Wednesday, May 24
The hope for the Heat is that Bosh's salary will not affect the team's cap in the future
Yahoo Sports - Where Wilt, MJ, Kobe check in among #NBArank's most memorable images
Wednesday, May 24
J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com senior writer since 2007 Around The Horn panelist Formerly at Los Angeles Times Follow on Twitter The best NBA photographs can turn a fraction of a second into an eternal memory. They manage to summarize players, personalities, careers and eras. There is
CBS Sports - Report: Doctors still unsure whether Celtics' Isaiah Thomas will require hip surgery
Wednesday, May 24
Thomas aggravated his hip injury during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals
RealGM - Wolves Interested In Signing Derrick Rose
Wednesday, May 24
Wolves Interested In Signing Derrick Rose
ESPN - Where do the legends check in among #NBArank's most memorable images?
Wednesday, May 24
Where do the legends check in among #NBArank's most memorable images?
RealGM - Bucks To Open GM Search Beyond Justin Zanik
Wednesday, May 24
Bucks To Open GM Search Beyond Justin Zanik
ESPN - NBA awards 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte
Wednesday, May 24
NBA awards 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte
RealGM - Isaiah Thomas Still Consulting Specialists Before Deciding On Hip Surgery
Wednesday, May 24
Isaiah Thomas Still Consulting Specialists Before Deciding On Hip Surgery
RealGM - Josh McRoberts Exercises $6M Player Option With Heat
Wednesday, May 24
Josh McRoberts Exercises $6M Player Option With Heat
RealGM - Keeping Frank Vogel Was Non-Negotiable For Magic
Wednesday, May 24
Keeping Frank Vogel Was Non-Negotiable For Magic
RealGM - Kyrie Irving: I Knew How Much My Team Needed Me
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving: I Knew How Much My Team Needed Me
Basketball Insiders - 2017 NBA Consensus Mock Draft – Ver 4.0
Wednesday, May 24
Each week, four of Basketball Insiders' experts take a look at the draft class and weigh in on what they are seeing and hearing in the march up to the 2017 NBA Draft.
Yahoo Sports - Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'
Wednesday, May 24
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Weltman was perfectly content as the general manager of the Toronto Raptors two weeks ago. He was working alongside someone he considers a close friend, the ownership was first rate and his family was enjoying life in Toronto. A call from Orlando Magic president Alex Martins
Yahoo Sports - Tony Bradley is UNC's first one-and-done in almost a decade. It has big ramifications
Wednesday, May 24
North Carolina will have long odds of repeating as the national champion next year without Tony Bradley. North Carolina hasn’t had a player leave for the NBA after his freshman season since Brandan Wright in 2008. Wright now has company: On Wednesday, Tony Bradley announced he was staying in the NBA
Sports Illustrated - The Curse Of LeBron James: It All Looks So Easy
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James might have logged the quietest 34-point outing in NBA playoff history in Game 4.
Yahoo Sports - The 5 NBA Teams With the Most Loyal Fan Bases
Wednesday, May 24
Is it possible to objectively determine the loyalty of an NBA team's fan base? It may very well be. Here are the 5 teams that get the most love.
CBS Sports - Charlotte to host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game following the HB2 repeal
Wednesday, May 24
The city was originally supposed to host the game this year, but the NBA moved it due to political reasons
NBA.com - Charlotte to host NBA All-Star 2019
Wednesday, May 24
NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association announced today that Charlotte will host NBA All-Star 2019. The 68th NBA All-Star Game will take place at Spectrum Center, home of the Hornets, on Sunday, February 17, 2019.
CBS Sports - Cavs vs. Celtics: Richard Jefferson says LeBron James was sick during Game 3
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron had his worst playoff performance in years, scoring just 11 points on 4-13 shooting
Yahoo Sports - Shaq, Charles Barkley engage in substantive debate over who's a fat bum
Wednesday, May 24
TNT's post-Game 4 broadcast included threats of thrown chicken wings, accusations of coattail riding and analysis of fat bumminess.
RealGM - Travis Schlenk, Hawks Discussing Contract To Become GM
Wednesday, May 24
Travis Schlenk, Hawks Discussing Contract To Become GM
RealGM - 2019 NBA All-Star Game To Be Played In Charlotte
Wednesday, May 24
2019 NBA All-Star Game To Be Played In Charlotte
Sports Illustrated - Richard Jefferson: LeBron's Game 3 performance due to illness
Wednesday, May 24
Why was LeBron off in Game 3? According to Richard Jefferson, it was because he had an illness. 
Yahoo Sports - Short takes: On Manu Ginobili and the NBA's second-best player (it's not who you think)
Wednesday, May 24
Some of sports' sweetest moments are when a team and a town come together. The Antonio Spurs and San Antonio came together Monday night. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich started Manu Ginobili against Golden State. Ginobili, who might have played the final game of his exceptional 15-year career, was
Sports Illustrated - Most consecutive NBA playoff wins
Wednesday, May 24
Which teams have the record for most consecutive NBA playoff wins?
Sports Illustrated - NBA Off-Season Preview: Should The Pacers Trade Paul George?
Wednesday, May 24
Should the Pacers trade Paul George or should they try and convince their franchise star to stay?
Yahoo Sports - North Carolina freshman Tony Bradley to remain in draft
Wednesday, May 24
Bradley, a 6-foot-11 center/forward, participated in the NBA draft combine in Chicago.
Yahoo Sports - North Carolina’s Tony Bradley to remain NBA Draft
Wednesday, May 24
This is a massive blow for the Tar Heels.
Basketball Insiders - NBA AM: Hawks Dilemma, To Rebuild Or Reload
Wednesday, May 24
The Atlanta Hawks have an important decision to make – to either rebuild or reload.
Yahoo Sports - 10 NBA draft decisions that will have huge impacts on college basketball in 2017-18
Wednesday, May 24
With less than a week before the deadline for underclassmen to pull their names out of the NBA draft, there are still a handful of college stars with huge choices to make. The order of selection for the NBA draft’s lottery is set, which means the next marquee date on the draft calendar is May 24. Less
Yahoo Sports - Isaiah Thomas has played himself into a max contract. Will he get one in Boston?
Wednesday, May 24
Right now, everyone in the NBA would swap places with the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Assuming the Cavaliers get the final victory they need to secure passage to the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the two teams will meet for a third straight season with a title on the line. Among the
Sports Illustrated - NBA Mock Draft 4.0: Fultz, Ball, And Then What?
Wednesday, May 24
With the deepest pool of talent in years, the 2017 NBA draft is loaded with potential All-Stars in the lottery. Here's our latest projections for the first round.
NBA.com - Shootaround (May 24) -- Kyrie Irving showcases his star power in Game 4 win
Wednesday, May 24
Irving shows he's ready for spotlight with Game 4 performance -- One need only remember Kyrie Irving's championship-clinching 3-pointer in Game 7 of The 2016 Finals to know he's no stranger to big performance on a big stage. Irving showed that mettle once again last night, as the Cleveland Cavaliers climbed from a halftime deficit and some LeBron James foul trouble to top the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the East finals. As Shams Charania of The Vertical reports, Irving has gone from a sidekick to a superstar in a very short window of time:
Yahoo Sports - Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma reportedly rising up draft boards
Wednesday, May 24
Kyle Kuzma wasn't sure how things would play out when he announced plans in late March to test the NBA draft.
Sports Illustrated - 2017 NBA Draft Sleepers: Best Of The Bigs
Wednesday, May 24
Now that we're closer to the NBA draft, it's time to widen our scope and identify potential sleepers in the draft. 
Basketball Insiders - Maryland’s Justin Jackson Still Undecided on Draft
Wednesday, May 24
Maryland freshman forward Justin Jackson said Tuesday afternoon that he would meet with his family to discuss whether he will return to College Park for his sophomore season or remain in the June 22 NBA draft. The deadline for underclassmen to pull out of the draft is Wednesday evening. Jackson, an Ontario, Canada native who […]
Basketball Insiders - Josh McRoberts Picks Up Contract Option
Wednesday, May 24
Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts will opt-in for the final $6 million year of his current contract with the team, his agent has said. It will give him McRoberts fourth year with the Heat after signing a $22 million deal in the 2014 offseason, when LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers in free agency. […]
Basketball Insiders - Mutual Interest Between Chris Paul, Spurs?
Wednesday, May 24
During an interview with ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz on his podcast on Tuesday, colleague Zach Lowe said he thinks there is legitimacy behind the speculation that Paul will go to the San Antonio Spurs next season. “There’s been a lot of rumblings about Chris Paul, and I think that’s real,” Lowe says. “I think there’s mutual […]
Basketball Insiders - Chris Bosh, HEAT, Moving Toward Contract Resolution
Wednesday, May 24
The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh are moving close to resolution that will allow the team to shed Bosh’s salary from its salary cap without concern of that figure returning to its cap, parties familiar with the proceedings confirmed to the Sun Sentinel. Bosh was sidelined this past season when he failed a preseason physical, […]
Basketball Insiders - Sources: Knicks Interested in P.J. Tucker?
Wednesday, May 24
The club has preliminary interest in veteran free agent P.J. Tucker, per league sources. Jeff Hornacek coached Tucker in Phoenix and praised him last season as a strong locker-room leader and intense defender. Tucker shot 35.7 percent from beyond the arc last season, including a 40 percent clip after being traded to the Toronto Raptors. […]
Basketball Insiders - Pau Gasol on Warriors: ‘They’re in a groove’
Wednesday, May 24
Pau Gasol has faced many Golden State teams throughout his career. This, he says, is easily their most efficient group. “They’re in a groove,” Gasol said. “They know what it takes to win and obviously they’ve been champions, they’ve established records that have never been set before and they’re on a path to get another […]
Basketball Insiders - Clippers Marreese Speights Opts Out of Contract
Wednesday, May 24
ASM client @Mospeights16 has officially opted out of his contract with the @LAClippers Source: ASM Sports on Twitter
Basketball Insiders - Spurs’ Manu Ginobili Still Undecided on Retirement
Wednesday, May 24
“I do feel like I can still play,” (Manu) Ginobili said. “But that’s not what is going to make me retire or not. It’s about how I feel — if I want to go through all that again. It felt like they wanted me to retire, like they were giving me sort of a celebration […]
Yahoo Sports - Manchester Attack: North American Sports Leagues Urge Vigilance
Wednesday, May 24
North America's major sports leagues have strict safety procedures at their arenas but have urged fans attending games to be vigilant following Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, officials said on Tuesday. The attack, which killed 22 people, has raised concerns
ESPN - How Irving dominated Game 4
Wednesday, May 24
How Irving dominated Game 4
ESPN - Without Isaiah Thomas, Celtics crumble as Cavaliers' stars step up
Wednesday, May 24
Without Isaiah Thomas, Celtics crumble as Cavaliers' stars step up
Yahoo Sports - Why is Dallas Not an Attractive Landing Zone for Free Agents?
Wednesday, May 24
The Dallas Mavericks will draft a top talent this year in the NBA Draft, but they strike out bringing A/B-List free agents to the team. Can this be the year they bring big talent to Big D? Pop quiz: What do DeAndre Jordan, Hassan Whiteside and Dwight Howard all have in common? All of them were once big
Yahoo Sports - Williams Returning for Senior Season
Wednesday, May 24
May 24, 2017 NBA Draft without hiring an agent. By not signing with an agent, Williams retained his collegiate eligibility to keep the option to return to Gonzaga in 2017-18. A key player in last season's run to the national championship game, he will be a focal point on the 2017-18 team. Williams
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie's time will come soon, and he'll be ready
Wednesday, May 24
The Cavs' point guard again stepped up when needed most on Tuesday, showing he can be "the guy" after LeBron is gone.
RealGM - Dunc'd On: BOS/CLE Game 4, News, Markelle Fultz Scouting Report
Wednesday, May 24
Dunc'd On: BOS/CLE Game 4, News, Markelle Fultz Scouting Report
Yahoo Sports - North Carolina State PG Dennis Smith Jr. has potential to be 'special defender' in NBA
Wednesday, May 24
The Suns will pick fourth in the June 22 NBA draft. Their selection could alter the franchise or add to a young core already in place. Azcentral sports has highlighted eight players within the Suns' range. This is the sixth profile in that series: Dennis Smith Jr. Position: Point guard. School: North
Yahoo Sports - NBA playoffs 2017: Schedule, scores, bracket, and more
Wednesday, May 24
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsThe 2017 NBA Finals are almost set after the Golden State Warriors clinched their spot for a third straight season by eliminating the San Antonio Spurs in the conference finals. Golden State continued its domination of the Western Conference by sweeping the Spurs, who immediately
ESPN - NBA, NFL and college football players take to Twitter to praise Kyrie Irving's Game 4 performance
Wednesday, May 24
NBA, NFL and college football players take to Twitter to praise Kyrie Irving's Game 4 performance
Yahoo Sports - What Tony Bradley's NBA decision means for North Carolina next season
Wednesday, May 24
Tony Bradley announced on Wednesday that he will remain in the NBA Draft and hire an agent. While nearly no one thought of Bradley as a one-and-done along the lines of those churned out by Kentucky's program, winning championships seems to change how some things shake out. This may be one of those
Sports Illustrated - Kyrie Irving's Game 4 Heroics Showcase His Value To Cavaliers
Wednesday, May 24
With LeBron James playing most of Game 4 in foul trouble, the Cavaliers received a much needed boost from Kyrie Irving who scored a playoff career high 42 points to down the Celtics. 
Yahoo Sports - What Do the Mavericks Do at Point Guard This Summer?
Wednesday, May 24
Photo courtesy of Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports The Dallas Mavericks will enter this offseason with needs essentially all over the roster.  Assuming they're able to retain incumbent starting center Nerlens Noel, their biggest need is undoubtedly the point guard position.  Apologies to J.J. Barea
Sports Illustrated - Watch: Charles Barkley tells Shaq that he rode Kobe Bryant's coattails
Wednesday, May 24
Charles Barkley let Shaquille O'Neal know that he rode Kobe Bryant's coattails. 
Yahoo Sports - 9 Biggest Smackdowns in NBA History
Wednesday, May 24
The NBA is full of one-sided games and monster scores. Here are the 9 largest margins of victory in the history of the league.
Yahoo Sports - Pistons take look at 7-1 Nigerian long shot Michael Ojo
Wednesday, May 24
Auburn Hills — Michael Ojo spent Tuesday morning a long way from where he thought eight years ago that he'd be. Far from his family, far from his friends, far from his village and everything he was comfortable with in Lagos, Nigeria — almost 6,000 miles away. Ojo, a 7-foot-1, 304-pound behemoth from
Yahoo Sports - NBA draft prospect Josh Jackson's diversion requires apology, anger management classes
Wednesday, May 24
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Former Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson must attend anger management classes, write a letter of apology and refrain from using alcohol or recreational drugs for a year as part of a diversion agreement arising from his confrontation with a Jayhawks women's basketball player
Sports Illustrated - Watch: Kyrie Irving scores 21 points in third quarter vs. Celtics, ties Cavs record
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving caught fire in the third quarter of Game 4.
Yahoo Sports - Report: Magic targeting Bucks GM John Hammond
Wednesday, May 24
Mike McGinnis / Getty Images Sport / Getty The Orlando Magic's front office is slowly coming together. After hiring Toronto Raptors general manager Jeff Weltman to be their president of basketball operations, the Magic now have their sights set on Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond, ESPN's Marc
Yahoo Sports - Who should be taken 1st overall in the 2017 NBA draft?
Wednesday, May 24
Julie Donaldson and John Feinstein discuss who should be taken with the No. 1 overall pick (held by the Celtics) in the 2017 NBA draft.
Yahoo Sports - The NBA world went crazy when LeBron James picked up his fourth foul in the first half
Wednesday, May 24
The shorthanded Celtics got a major break during the second quarter of Tuesday's Game 4 in Cleveland. With 6:46 remaining in the second quarter, LeBron James picked up his fourth foul. Really, it happened. It was the first time in James' career that he had picked up four fouls in the first half
Yahoo Sports - Must Read: NBA's LeBron James' endorses Clinton
Wednesday, May 24
The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including LeBron James writing in the Akron Beacon Journal about why he is supporting Hillary Clinton for president.
NBA.com - Kelly Olynyk will start in place of injured Amir Johnson in Game 4 for Boston Celtics
Tuesday, May 23
The Boston Celtics will start forward Kelly Olynyk in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.
NBA.com - Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided
Tuesday, May 23
CLEVELAND -- Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others.
Sports Illustrated - J.R. Smith's daughter, Dakota, born five months premature, went home today
Tuesday, May 23
J.R. Smith's daughter, who was born five months premature, finally goes home.
Yahoo Sports - Kevin Durant's legacy won't be secured with just one NBA title with Golden State Warriors
Tuesday, May 23
For the second time, Kevin Durant is in the NBA Finals. Hell be with another team, the Golden State Warriors, thatll be favored to win for the second time in three years. Like LeBron James when he eloped to the Miami Heat to get his first two championship rings, credit wont automatically come with
NBA.com - Orlando Magic hire Jeff Weltman, who brings John Hammond in as GM
Tuesday, May 23
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Weltman brought in a familiar face to help him try and turn the Orlando Magic around.
Yahoo Sports - NBA's Silver on social media
Tuesday, May 23
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he encourages his players and teams to have a voice on social media.
Yahoo Sports - Here's why the Sixers will be the most interesting team in the NBA this offseason
Tuesday, May 23
The Philadelphia 76ers are the most interesting team in the NBA this offseason. There is a real chance that, after four years of acquiring assets, losing games and inspiring arguments, they are ready to take the much-anticipated Next Step. Philadelphia is flush with cash and young talent, and its 28-
Sports Illustrated - Report: Heat, Chris Bosh to part ways after contract resolution
Tuesday, May 23
Chris Bosh could be one step closer to a comeback.
Basketball Insiders - NBA PM: Knicks Still Chasing Ricky Rubio
Tuesday, May 23
With the Knicks still reportedly interested in Ricky Rubio, they may be tipping their draft plans.
Yahoo Sports - Key returning to Alabama for sophomore season
Tuesday, May 23
Avery Johnson gets good news in search of first tourney appearance
Yahoo Sports - Purdue players benefit from NBA process
Tuesday, May 23
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With 24 hours to go until the deadline for players to withdraw from the NBA Draft and return to school, Purdue still doesn't know if two pieces of its talented frontcourt will return. Caleb Swanigan will likely take his decision — or, more likely, the announcement thereof —
Yahoo Sports - Report: NBA, NBPA nearing deal that will make Chris Bosh a free agent and grant the Heat cap relief
Tuesday, May 23
The NBA and its players' association are nearing a deal that would grant the Heat permanent salary cap relief from Bosh's contract, even if he signs elsewhere, per the Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman.
Yahoo Sports - Ahead of draft, Frank Mason III out to prove 'it's not all about size' in NBA
Tuesday, May 23
For the next month, in every NBA city he visits, Frank Mason III will answer questions about his lack of size and how that impacts his ability to translate his college success at Kansas to the next level. On Monday, the 5-foot-11, 189-pound consensus National Player of the Year found himself in St. Francis
RealGM - Magic Hire John Hammond As GM
Tuesday, May 23
Magic Hire John Hammond As GM
Yahoo Sports - Golden State Warriors writing 'new chapter' after last year's Finals loss
Tuesday, May 23
SAN ANTONIO — The infamous tape never stopped playing in their minds. The 3-1 lead. The LeBron James stepover in Game 4. The Draymond Green suspension for Game 5. The Kyrie Irving stepback at the end. The unprecedented NBA Finals collapse against the Cleveland Cavaliers. So when the Golden State Warriors
Yahoo Sports - Report: Magic hiring Bucks GM John Hammond to serve under Jeff Weltman
Tuesday, May 23
Justin Zanik in line for promotion to lead Milwaukee's front office
NBA.com - Orlando Magic hire John Hammond for GM position
Tuesday, May 23
Orlando's front office restructuring is nearing completion as the Magic have officially hired Milwaukee Bucks' general manager John Hammond for the same position. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical was first to report the move.
Sports Illustrated - How to watch Celtics vs. Cavs Game 4: Live stream, TV
Tuesday, May 23
How to watch Cavs vs. Celtics.
Basketball Insiders - Sources: Bucks’ John Hammond to Become Magic GM
Tuesday, May 23
Milwaukee GM John Hammond has agreed to a five-year deal to become Orlando’s GM, sources tell The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hammond will work under president Jeff Weltman. Milwaukee’s ownership agreed to let Hammond make the move, which should clear the way for GM-in-waiting Justin Zanik to be promoted to GM. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) May […]
Yahoo Sports - Report: Knicks interested in Tucker, Cunningham, Simmons
Tuesday, May 23
Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images The New York Knicks are terrible on both sides of the ball, so it only makes sense that they're in the market for players who can contribute on offense and defense. Specifically, the Knicks are showing interest in free agent 3-and-D wings P.J. Tucker
RealGM - Joe Lacob Hopes Warriors Resolve 'Unfinished Business' Against Cavs
Tuesday, May 23
Joe Lacob Hopes Warriors Resolve 'Unfinished Business' Against Cavs
NBA.com - LeBron James locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3
Tuesday, May 23
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James had that look - faraway, yet focused.
RealGM - John Hammond Could Join Weltman's Front Office With Magic
Tuesday, May 23
John Hammond Could Join Weltman's Front Office With Magic
RealGM - Heat Close To Resolution With Chris Bosh For Cap Relief
Tuesday, May 23
Heat Close To Resolution With Chris Bosh For Cap Relief
Sports Illustrated - The Marcus Smart Brand Is Mayhem
Tuesday, May 23
Marcus Smart causes mayhem on the basketball court, but he now has a chance to prove that he can do more on the NBA's biggest stage. 
Basketball Insiders - Antonio Blakeney Willing To Do Whatever It Takes
Tuesday, May 23
Former LSU star Antonio Blakeney plans to stick in the NBA at all costs, writes Dennis Chambers.
RealGM - Knicks Hope To Revisit Ricky Rubio Trade Talks With Wolves
Tuesday, May 23
Knicks Hope To Revisit Ricky Rubio Trade Talks With Wolves
NBA.com - Stephen Curry, producer Boi-1da, TNT's Lewis Johnson & more
Tuesday, May 23
On this week's episode of NBA Soundsystem with hosts Brent Barry and Laurence Scott:
RealGM - Mike Brown Encouraging Steve Kerr To Play More 'Mismatch Basketball'
Tuesday, May 23
Mike Brown Encouraging Steve Kerr To Play More 'Mismatch Basketball'
RealGM - Knicks Interested In P.J. Tucker, Dante Cunningham
Tuesday, May 23
Knicks Interested In P.J. Tucker, Dante Cunningham
RealGM - Manu Ginobili Undecided About Retirement
Tuesday, May 23
Manu Ginobili Undecided About Retirement
RealGM - Steve Kerr Unsure If He'll Coach Finals
Tuesday, May 23
Steve Kerr Unsure If He'll Coach Finals
Basketball Insiders - NBA AM: 60-Pick 2017 Mock Draft 5/23/17
Tuesday, May 23
With the 2017 NBA Draft just a month away, here is another look at the entire draft field.
NBA.com - Shootaround (May 23) -- Joe Lacob says Golden State Warriors 'on a mission' in Finals
Tuesday, May 23
Warriors' owner wants shot at Finals redemption -- That Game 7 loss in The 2016 Finals has been on the minds of the Golden State Warriors, their players, team ownership and fans since the final buzzer sounded. A chance to square off against the Cleveland Cavaliers on the NBA's grandest stage has always been on their minds. With a third straight Finals berth assured now, Golden State owner Joe Lacob didn't pull any punches about how he feels about his team being back on the big stage. Anthony Slater of The Mercury News has more:
Sports Illustrated - NBA Off-Season Preview: Spurs Playing The Long Game
Tuesday, May 23
The Spurs are likely to stand pat this summer, but they could make some big moves in the summer of 2018. 
Sports Illustrated - Manu Ginobili Gets Bittersweet Send-Off, But Is This Actually Goodbye?
Tuesday, May 23
It's tough to imagine the NBA without Manu Ginobili. Monday night's game may have been the final showing of his illustrious career.
Sports Illustrated - The Warriors' 3-1 Revenge Tour Reaches The NBA Finals
Tuesday, May 23
The Warriors may get the last laugh after being the butt of 3–1 jokes for the past 11 months.
Sports Illustrated - Warriors coach Steve Kerr unsure about coaching in Finals
Tuesday, May 23
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr unsure about coaching in the NBA Finals.
RealGM - Dunc'd On: Manu Memories, GSW To Finals, SAS, POR Offseason Previews
Tuesday, May 23
Dunc'd On: Manu Memories, GSW To Finals, SAS, POR Offseason Previews
Basketball Insiders - Celtics’ Amir Johnson Questionable for Game 4
Tuesday, May 23
Boston Celtics big man Amir Johnson did not participate in Monday’s practice and is questionable for Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Johnson suffered a right shoulder strain in Sunday’s Game 3 victory after getting tangled with Tristan Thompson while chasing a rebound in the opening minutes of the first quarter. Source: Chris Forsberg […]
Basketball Insiders - Kawhi Leonard Misses Third Straight, Warriors Advance
Tuesday, May 23
The San Antonio Spurs were without forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night’s Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors, a 129-115 loss that eliminated the Spurs from the postseason. It was the Spurs’ third straight game without the MVP finalist due to a left ankle injury. Source: ESPN
Basketball Insiders - J.R. Smith Expects LeBron to Better in Game 4
Tuesday, May 23
A day after LeBron James disappeared in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 111-108 Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, J.R. Smith said the Cavs need their star to be more aggressive than he showed Sunday. “He’s got to be aggressive, get downhill, play like he’s been playing, […]
Sports Illustrated - Warriors Will Be Judged Solely On NBA Finals
Tuesday, May 23
After completing a painless sweep of the Spurs, the Warriors are headed back to the NBA Finals. The only way Golden State’s season can be considered a success is if this time they complete the job. 
Sports Illustrated - Video: Manu Ginobili walks off the court for perhaps the last time
Tuesday, May 23
Is this it for Manu Ginobili?
Basketball Insiders - Report: Magic hire Jeff Weltman as President
Tuesday, May 23
The Orlando Magic have hired Toronto Raptors general manager Jeff Weltman as the franchise’s president of basketball operations, league sources told The Vertical.Weltman met with Orlando CEO Alex Martins and ownership on Monday, finalizing a five-year deal, league sources said. Orlando officials had been intrigued with Cleveland GM David Griffin, but moved steadily toward Weltman […]
Basketball Insiders - PODCAST: Isaiah Thomas’ Celtics Future and NBA Draft Talk
Tuesday, May 23
Basketball Insiders host Michael Scotto discusses the future of the Boston Celtics and looming free agent decision on Isaiah Thomas. Will they keep the No. 1 pick and draft Markelle Fultz? Or, trade it as part of a package for Bulls star Jimmy Butler? Will Boston keep both Thomas and Fultz heading into next season? […]
Basketball Insiders - Game 4 Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Tuesday, May 23
Can an emotional win power the Celtics to a tie headed back to Boston, or will LeBron James and the Cavaliers have a response in Game 4? Spencer Davies explores.
RealGM - John Hammond Interviewed For Magic Job
Monday, May 22
John Hammond Interviewed For Magic Job
RealGM - Magic Will Keep Matt Lloyd In Weltman's Front Office
Monday, May 22
Magic Will Keep Matt Lloyd In Weltman's Front Office
RealGM - Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Game 4
Monday, May 22
Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Game 4
RealGM - Jeff Weltman Agrees To Become President Of Basketball Ops For Magic
Monday, May 22
Jeff Weltman Agrees To Become President Of Basketball Ops For Magic
Basketball Insiders - NBA PM: Celtics Showed Resilience in Game 3
Monday, May 22
The Boston Celtics showed grit in stepping up and beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3
Basketball Insiders - NBA Draft Lottery Should Never Reward Losing
Monday, May 22
The NBA needs a comprehensive strategy to remove all incentive for teams to lose games, writes Buddy Grizzard.
RealGM - Chauncey Billups To Interview For Hawks' GM Job
Monday, May 22
Chauncey Billups To Interview For Hawks' GM Job
RealGM - Paul Millsap Opts Out Of $21.4M Contract With Hawks
Monday, May 22
Paul Millsap Opts Out Of $21.4M Contract With Hawks
Basketball Insiders - Sources: Hawks Paul Millsap Opts Out of Contract
Monday, May 22
Atlanta Hawks All-Star forward Paul Millsap has opted out of his $21.4 million contract for next season to become a free agent, league sources told The Vertical. Atlanta has publicly stated that Millsap will be a top priority in July free agency, and Millsap has expressed interest in re-signing. Millsap averaged 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds […]
ESPN - The top 10 NBA uniforms of all time
Monday, May 22
The top 10 NBA uniforms of all time
RealGM - Kevin Durant: I Made The 100 Percent Correct Decision Signing With Warriors
Monday, May 22
Kevin Durant: I Made The 100 Percent Correct Decision Signing With Warriors
RealGM - Pablo Prigioni Receiving Interest From Knicks For Assistant Coach Job
Monday, May 22
Pablo Prigioni Receiving Interest From Knicks For Assistant Coach Job
RealGM - Knicks Decide Against Renew Contract Of Josh Longstaff
Monday, May 22
Knicks Decide Against Renew Contract Of Josh Longstaff
Basketball Insiders - Source: Knicks Cutting Ties with Longstaff
Monday, May 22
The New York Knicks are not renewing the contract of assistant coach Josh Longstaff, according to a team official. Longstaff has a strong relationship with Kristaps Porzingis and several other young players on the roster. It is unclear if there is any correlation between the organization’s decision not to renew Longstaff’s contract and its current […]
Basketball Insiders - Curry: Dedmon Moving Screen Was a ‘dirty play’
Monday, May 22
Late in the fourth quarter of Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, it appeared Spurs big man Dewayne Dedmon got away with a dangerous moving screen on Stephen Curry. “I know he’s not a dirty player. I’m not going to try to mess up his reputation, but I feel like […]
ESPN - Isaiah Thomas and a 'legendary' 2016-17 season
Sunday, May 21
Isaiah Thomas and a 'legendary' 2016-17 season
ESPN - Favorite restaurants around league
Saturday, May 20
Favorite restaurants around league
ESPN - Pelton mail: What could 76ers get by trading down in the draft?
Friday, May 19
Pelton mail: What could 76ers get by trading down in the draft?