Stories tagged: nba
Thu., July 7, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors
Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Digest: Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for Bulls
Dwyane Wade is leaving the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and going home to Chicago after agreeing to terms on a contract with the Bulls on Wednesday night, a person …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
Lakers’ Nick Young didn’t learn lesson
It looks like Lakers guard Nick Young hasn’t learned much about fireworks safety from New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Newsmakers: Mavs sending Jeremy Evans to Pacers in salary cap dump
The Mavericks are sending 2012 NBA slam dunk champion Jeremy Evans and cash to Indiana.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Digest: Mavs have deal with Dirk Nowitzki, will add Seth Curry
The Mavericks have agreed to a two-year, $40 million contract with Dirk Nowitzki and a two-year, $6 million contract with free agent guard Seth Curry.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Kevin Durant going to Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant has made his decision: The highly coveted free agent is joining the Golden State Warriors, forming the NBA’s latest super team alongside All-Stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Durant’s move to the Warriors changes the NBA landscape
Four All-Stars, two MVPs, a whole new Splash Family in Golden State.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
NBA notebook: Pau Gasol, Spurs set on $30 million, 2-year deal
The San Antonio Spurs didn’t waste any time after losing out in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. The Spurs agreed to a two-year deal with veteran forward Pau Gasol on Monday, …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
In Brief: Rondo headed to Bulls with two-year deal
A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Rajon Rondo is going to the Chicago Bulls, agreeing on a $30 million, two-year deal.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 7:58 p.m.
No. 1 pick Ben Simmons raring to go in NBA summer league
It appears that the contract delays for Ben Simmons and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot were basically over before they really started.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Manu Ginobili says he will be back for 15th NBA season
Manu Ginobili says he is coming back for a 15th season in the NBA.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Celtics land Horford for four years, $113 million
Al Horford ended the waiting game with a simple tweet: “Celtic Pride,” it said, followed by 18 shamrocks. The number might not have been a coincidence.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Summer league action for NBA teams opens in Orlando
While the focus was on business, there was some basketball Saturday.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens
All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put, as are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
O.J. Mayo dismissed, disqualified from NBA for drug violation
O.J. Mayo was dismissed and disqualified from the NBA on Friday for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program, the first player to receive that punishment in a decade.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Newsmakers: Steven Stamkos back with Lightning for ‘8 more years’
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is staying put in Tampa Bay. Stamkos tweeted that he was “excited to be back for 8 more years” and three people familiar with the decision …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
LeBron a free agent after declining option on contract
LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
In brief: England’s Marcus Willis pulls off huge upset at Wimbledon
Sat., June 25, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Fate sends UW’s Marquese Chriss to Phoenix
Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender. Hold …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets
Thu., June 23, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft; Duke’s Brandon Ingram goes second to Lakers
The Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 pick
The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending
Wed., June 22, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose traded from Bulls to Knicks
The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Many freshmen have fared well with NBA one-and-done rule
Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Heat star Dwyane Wade becomes cover model for ESPN body issue
Dwyane Wade has been in the public eye for most of his life. Never like this, though.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 8:56 p.m.
LeBron blasts critics on social media after winning title
LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics.
Sun., June 19, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
James and Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7, 93-89
LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.
Sun., June 19, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
LeBron James wins NBA Finals MVP for 3rd time
By unanimous vote, LeBron James was selected as MVP of the title series, accepting his trophy from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after Cleveland beat Golden State 93-89 in Game 7 …
Sun., June 19, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
Fan critical after falling from deck after NBA Finals
Authorities say a fan fell from the second to the first deck of Oakland’s Oracle Arena after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 7 victory over the Golden State Warriors in the …
Sun., June 19, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Warriors cap greatest Finals collapse with Game 7 loss
Stephen Curry tried to shake Kevin Love with a dribble and let loose with one of those long 3-pointers he seemed to make at every big moment this season. Instead …