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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 […]
FOX Sports - Kyrie Irving found his A-game and put the Warriors on notice
Wednesday, May 24
It's not just LeBron James
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 […]
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
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
CBS Sports - WATCH: Cavs' Kyrie Irving caps off brilliant night by baffling Celtics' Jae Crowder
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving went nuts in Game 4 and capped it off with a nasty highlight
Yahoo Sports - Dunk of the Night - LeBron James
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James drives past Jae Crowder and slams it home with one hand.
FOX Sports - Jefferson keeps it real on 'Was It Something I Said'
Wednesday, May 24
Richard Jefferson puts games 3 and 4 into perspective for Cavalier fans
CBS Sports - Isaiah Thomas conundrum: Celtics' Game 4 loss to Cavs shows they need their star
Wednesday, May 24
Boston is better on defense without Thomas, but it obviously missed him in the second half on Tuesday
FOX Sports - Kyrie-diculous: Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet.
Yahoo Sports - Cavaliers React to Game 4 Win
Wednesday, May 24
Tyronn Lue, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James react postgame to their Game 4 win over Boston.
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
CBS Sports - Kyrie Irving exploits Celtics' interior defense with ruthless abandon in Game 4 win
Wednesday, May 24
The Cavs are up 3-1, in part thanks to Irving's astonishing performance.
Yahoo Sports - Celtics React to Game 4 Loss
Wednesday, May 24
Brad Stevens and Avery Bradley meet with the media to discuss the Celtics Game 4 loss in Cleveland.
CBS Sports - LeBron shows us, yet again, how dumb we look not putting him in MVP talk
Wednesday, May 24
Maybe the best player of all-time has his best season, and he's not even in the discussion?
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie-markable: Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the NBA
CBS Sports - Cavs-Celtics Game 4 takeaways: Kyrie the killer, and can we give Kevin some Love?
Wednesday, May 24
Cleveland took a 3-1 lead on Boston and will look to close it out Thursday
Yahoo Sports - Nightly Notable: Kyrie Irving
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving goes off for 42 points as the Cavaliers come from behind to take Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
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. 
FOX Sports - Coaches Brad Stevens and Tyronn Lue talk about LeBron's four first half fouls in Game 4
Wednesday, May 24
Coach Brad Stevens and Tyronn Lue talk about LeBron James' foul trouble in the Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Yahoo Sports - Tuesday's Top 5 Plays
Wednesday, May 24
Take a look at the top plays from Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals.
FOX Sports - LeBron James on Kyrie Irving's Game 4 performance: 'The kid is special'
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James addressed the media following a 112-99 Game 4 win against the Boston Celtics.
FOX Sports - LeBron James' full postgame comments following game 4
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James in a much lighter mood following the game 4 win
FOX Sports - Kyrie describes his mindset during 42-point performance
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving stepped up when LeBron went to the bench with foul trouble and proceeded to score a playoff career-high 42 pts
Yahoo Sports - Dunk of the Night - LeBron James
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James gets to the bucket with the spin move then slams it down with one hand.
Yahoo Sports - Play of the Day - LeBron James
Wednesday, May 24
Kevin Love gets the rebound then sends the full court pass to LeBron James for the tomahawk slam.
Yahoo Sports - May 23: The Fast Break
Wednesday, May 24
See who prevailed in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on this edition of The Fast Break.
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. 
FOX Sports - Kevin Love notches playoff career-high 17 rebounds
Wednesday, May 24
Kevin Love's rebounding helped jump start the Cavs' defense
Yahoo Sports - Assist of the Night - LeBron James
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James gets the nice bounce pass through traffic to Tristan Thompson for the jam.
FOX Sports - 3 things you missed as the Cavaliers took a 3-1 series lead over the Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie saved LeBron once again.
FOX Sports - The Boston Celtics are proving they're better off without Isaiah Thomas
Wednesday, May 24
Thomas is the Celtics' best offensive player, but that doesn't mean he's the best player for their offense.
Yahoo Sports - Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
(The Sports Xchange) - Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. The Cavs can reach their third straight NBA Finals, and LeBron James his seventh in a row,
Yahoo Sports - Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
(The Sports Xchange) - Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. The Cavs can reach their third straight NBA Finals, and LeBron James his seventh in a row,
Yahoo Sports - LeBron James Highlights
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James scores 34 points as the Cavaliers defeat the Celtics 112-99.
Yahoo Sports - GAME RECAP: Cavaliers 112, Celtics 99
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cavaliers defeat the Celtics, 112-99 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie's Monster Night
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving puts on an amazing performance with a career playoff high 42 points to lead the Cavaliers to a victory in Game 4.
Yahoo Sports - NBA-Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. The Cavs can reach their third straight NBA Finals, and LeBron James his seventh in a row, with a win in Game 5 on
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie Irving holds off Celtics, brings Cavs closer to Finals rematch
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James dominated the second half to help the Cavaliers pull within one win of a third-straight NBA Finals appearance.
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie Irving Postgame Interview
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving talks with TNT's Kristen Ledlow after scoring a career playoff high 42 points to lead the Cavaliers to victory in Game 4.
Yahoo Sports - NBA play-offs semifinal result
Wednesday, May 24
May 24 (Gracenote) - Result from the NBA Play-offs Semifinal match between Cleveland and Boston on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 4 T CLEVELAND 19 28 40 25 112 Boston 29 28 23 19 99 (Cleveland lead the best-of-seven series by 3-1)
CBS Sports - Kyrie Irving puts on a show as Cavs storm back on Celtics, take 3-1 ECF lead
Wednesday, May 24
Boston had a 16-point lead at one point
Yahoo Sports - Jaylen Reaches, LeBron Teaches
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James posts up Jaylen Brown and drives past him with a series of moves before finishing with a powerful dunk.
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie Goes Off In The Third
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving puts on an amazing display with 21 points in the third quarter to rally the Cavaliers and put them back ahead.
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Dishes To Thompson
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James delivers a nice bounce pass to Tristan Thompson and Thompson finishes with a two-handed dunk.
CBS Sports - NBA playoff picks: Expert predictions, brackets, winners, upsets
Wednesday, May 24
Our experts predict every series in the 2017 NBA playoffs
ESPN - Center Speights declines option with Clippers
Wednesday, May 24
Center Speights declines option with Clippers
CBS Sports - Cavs-Celtics highlights: Kyrie Irving puts on amazing third-quarter show
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving saw LeBron James was in foul trouble and he stepped up big
CBS Sports - 2017 NBA Conference finals live scores: Warriors-Spurs, Cavs-Celtics results, schedule, box scores
Wednesday, May 24
Check back here for all of the conference finals results from the NBA playoffs
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.
CBS Sports - 2017 NBA playoff schedule: Celtics-Cavaliers series scores, results, TV channels, streaming, online
Wednesday, May 24
The Cavs clobbered the Celtics by 44 in Game 2
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie Caps Off Huge Third Quarter
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving puts the finishing touches on a huge third quarter with a deep three-pointer off the stepback.
CBS Sports - WATCH: LeBron James misses wide-open dunk, and Twitter goes nuts
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron hads a chance to blow the roof off Quicken Loans Arena, but misses a wide open jam.
ESPN - Heat's McRoberts to pick up $6 million option
Wednesday, May 24
Heat's McRoberts to pick up $6 million option
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie Scores Despite Ankle Injury
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James passes to Kyrie Irving and Irving finishes in transition despite rolling his ankle on Terry Rozier's foot.
Yahoo Sports - Irving Connects From The Corner
Wednesday, May 24
Kyrie Irving jab steps on Kelly Olynyk before pulling up and nailing the corner three-pointer.
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Misses The Dunk
Wednesday, May 24
Kevin Love throws an outlet pass to LeBron James but LeBron somehow misses the tomahawk jam in transition.
ESPN - J.R. Smith brings daughter home from hospital
Wednesday, May 24
J.R. Smith brings daughter home from hospital
Yahoo Sports - Kyrie And LeBron Give And Go
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving take turns passing to each other on the fast break until Irving finds LeBron for the slam.
CBS Sports - LeBron James commits his fourth foul in the first half and Twitter loses it
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James has never committed four fouls in a single half. Until Game 4
ESPN - C's Thomas sees specialist, surgery undecided
Wednesday, May 24
C's Thomas sees specialist, surgery undecided
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Picks Up His Fourth Foul In Second Quarter
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James backs down Terry Rozier but is called for an offensive foul, his fourth foul of the first half.
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Finishes With Authority
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James drives right by his defender and finishes at the rim with a rim-rocker.
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Spins And Scores
Wednesday, May 24
LeBron James spins past Kelly Olynyk then finishes with a nifty reverse layup.
Yahoo Sports - J.R. Smith's daughter finally comes home
Wednesday, May 24
Nearly six months after her preterm birth, J.R. Smith's daughter is coming home.
Yahoo Sports - J.R. Smith's journey to holding his daughter
Wednesday, May 24
J.R. Smith's journey to holding his daughter
Yahoo Sports - LeBron Throws It Down
Wednesday, May 24
Kevin Love grabs the rebound and throws an outlet pass to LeBron James in transition for the one-handed jam.
NBA.com - 2017 NBA Finals Schedule
Wednesday, May 24
(1) Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics/OR/Cleveland Cavaliers
Yahoo Sports - J.R. Smith and family bring home their baby girl after five months in the NICU
Wednesday, May 24
J.R. Smith and his family shared some good news on Tuesday. After more than five months in the hospital, his baby girl Dakota got to head home.
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.
Yahoo Sports - Magic hire Weltman, who hours later names Hammond as GM
Tuesday, May 23
Jeff Weltman is finally getting the chance to run his own team after more than two decades of toil in NBA front offices. Faced with the daunting task of remaking the Orlando Magic, he wasted little time in adding a familiar face to help him. Hours after the Magic formally announced Weltman Tuesday
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.
CBS Sports - Celtics-Cavaliers Game 4: Kelly Olynyk to start in place of injured Amir Johnson
Tuesday, May 23
Boston's starting five will look even more different in Game 4
Yahoo Sports - Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided
Tuesday, May 23
Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others. Thomas, who is done for the season with a right hip injury he sustained in March and aggravated in the playoffs, told Celtics coach Brad Stevens that he intends to get ''one or two more opinions'
Yahoo Sports - NBA-National Basketball Association roundup
Tuesday, May 23
The Orlando Magic revamped their organization by hiring Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations and John Hammond as general manager, the club announced Tuesday. Weltman spent the past four seasons as the right-hand man to Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Hammond spent the past nine
ESPN - Pop proud of Spurs' first post-Duncan season
Tuesday, May 23
Pop proud of Spurs' first post-Duncan season
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.
CBS Sports - Pau Gasol says in all his years, Warriors 'playing at the highest level right now'
Tuesday, May 23
Gasol was a part of NBA title-winning Lakers teams in 2009 and 2010
Yahoo Sports - North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack
Tuesday, May 23
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
Yahoo Sports - North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack
Tuesday, May 23
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
Yahoo Sports - North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack
Tuesday, May 23
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
Yahoo Sports - Sport-North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack
Tuesday, May 23
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
Yahoo Sports - Sport-North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack
Tuesday, May 23
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
Sports Illustrated - Report: Heat, Chris Bosh approaching contract resolution
Tuesday, May 23
Chris Bosh could be one step closer to a comeback.
Yahoo Sports - Ginobili's uncertain future has Spurs fans feeling anxious
Tuesday, May 23
Manu Ginobili was swept away by the emotions of a sold-out home crowd serenading him with chants of ''Manu, Manu'' and rising as one for a standing ovation in the closing minutes of the Western Conference Finals. Spurs fans were saying goodbye, but did not want to let go of the star
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.
ESPN - Magic lure Bucks general manager Hammond
Tuesday, May 23
Magic lure Bucks general manager Hammond
Yahoo Sports - The San Antonio Spurs are gone until November
Tuesday, May 23
San Antonio's 61 wins earned them the No. 2 seed in the West and a trip to the third round, but Kawhi Leonard's injury ruined all.
RealGM - Magic Hire John Hammond As GM
Tuesday, May 23
Magic Hire John Hammond As GM
Yahoo Sports - Magic hire Hammond as new general manager
Tuesday, May 23
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Orlando Magic have hired Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond to be their new GM.
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 […]
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.
Yahoo Sports - Celtics boss Danny Ainge's son to run for Congress in Utah
Tuesday, May 23
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The son of Boston Celtics president and former BYU basketball standout Danny Ainge is running for Congress in a Utah special election forthe seat of resigning U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz.
RealGM - John Hammond Could Join Weltman's Front Office With Magic
Tuesday, May 23
John Hammond Could Join Weltman's Front Office With Magic
Yahoo Sports - LeBron locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3
Tuesday, May 23
LeBron James had that look - faraway, yet focused. The Boston Celtics have his undivided attention. Following one of the worst postseason games of his career, James provided a candid review of his performance after breaking down film of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference finals.
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?
NBA.com - Report: Orlando Magic hire Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations
Tuesday, May 23
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Orlando Magic have agreed to hire Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman as the new president of basketball operations.
NBA.com - San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 4 of Western Conference finals
Tuesday, May 23
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Spurs leading scorer Kawhi Leonard will not play Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors with San Antonio on the brink of elimination.
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
Sports Illustrated - Raptors GM Jeff Weltman pegged to lead Magic front office
Monday, May 22
Jeff Weltman was second in command behind Masai Ujiri in Toronto. 
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
Sports Illustrated - Enes Kanter wants to become U.S. citizen after detainment in Romania
Monday, May 22
Enes Kanter soon hopes to call the United States his home.
Sports Illustrated - Enes Kanter Return Should Be The Example, Not The Exception
Monday, May 22
Enes Kanter's status as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder helped facilitate his return to the United States, which is both remarkable and sad. 
Sports Illustrated - Kevin Durant: 'I made the 100 percent correct decision' to join Warriors
Monday, May 22
Kevin Durant has zero regrets about leaving Oklahoma City.
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
Sports Illustrated - When do the NBA Finals start?
Monday, May 22
Game dates and times for the 2017 NBA Finals.
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 […]
Sports Illustrated - NBA rumors: Draft whispers, front office changes and more
Monday, May 22
Rounding up the latest batch of NBA rumors.
Sports Illustrated - NBA Off-Season Preview: Thunder Rebound From Kevin Durant Decision
Monday, May 22
Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder posted a surprise season after Kevin Durant's exit. 
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 […]
Basketball Insiders - Spurs’ Popovich: Leonard ‘likely out’ For Game 4
Monday, May 22
On the brink of elimination, the San Antonio Spurs will likely have to play Game 4 of the Western Conference finals without MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard, coach Gregg Popovich said. Popovich told reporters that Leonard is “likely out” Monday with his injured left ankle suffered in the series opener. Leonard has not played the past […]
Basketball Insiders - Warriors’ Iguodala Probable for Game 4
Monday, May 22
Warriors say Andre Iguodala (left knee soreness) is probable for Game 4 at Spurs while Zaza Pachulia (right heel contusion) is questionable. Source: Marc J. Spears of ESPN on Twitter
RealGM - Dunc'd On: BOS/CLE Game 3, Josh Jackson Scouting Report
Monday, May 22
Dunc'd On: BOS/CLE Game 3, Josh Jackson Scouting Report
RealGM - LeBron James Wins 16-17 Citizenship Award
Monday, May 22
LeBron James Wins 16-17 Citizenship Award
RealGM - David Lee Diagnosed With Partially Torn Patellar Tendon In Left Knee
Sunday, May 21
David Lee Diagnosed With Partially Torn Patellar Tendon In Left Knee
ESPN - Isaiah Thomas and a 'legendary' 2016-17 season
Sunday, May 21
Isaiah Thomas and a 'legendary' 2016-17 season
RealGM - Dunc'd On: Conference Finals, All-NBA Team Implications, Jonathan Isaac Scouting Report
Sunday, May 21
Dunc'd On: Conference Finals, All-NBA Team Implications, Jonathan Isaac Scouting Report
RealGM - Celtics Lose Isaiah Thomas For Rest Of Playoffs
Sunday, May 21
Celtics Lose Isaiah Thomas For Rest Of Playoffs
RealGM - Travis Schlenk Emerges As Candidate For Hawks' GM Job
Saturday, May 20
Travis Schlenk Emerges As Candidate For Hawks' GM Job
RealGM - Kawhi Leonard Won't Play In Game 3
Saturday, May 20
Kawhi Leonard Won't Play In Game 3
ESPN - Favorite restaurants around league
Saturday, May 20
Favorite restaurants around league
RealGM - Adam Silver Unconcerned With Playoff Dominance Of Warriors, Cavaliers
Saturday, May 20
Adam Silver Unconcerned With Playoff Dominance Of Warriors, Cavaliers
RealGM - Hawks Interview Tommy Sheppard For GM Job
Saturday, May 20
Hawks Interview Tommy Sheppard For GM Job
RealGM - Isaiah Thomas Misses 2nd Half Of Game 2 With Right Hip Strain
Saturday, May 20
Isaiah Thomas Misses 2nd Half Of Game 2 With Right Hip Strain
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?