• Report: Pascal Siakam contract extension 'almost a certainty'

    The Score "The Toronto Raptors appear to be on the verge of locking up a key part of their future. Pascal Siakam and the club have until Monday to agree on a rookie-scale extension and "it's almost a certainty" that they'll come to terms before that, according..." October 16

  • Projecting Every NBA Team's Opening Night Starting 5

    Bleacher Report "Whether players want to admit it or not, there's a certain cachet that comes along with being an NBA starter. And at the dawn of another regular season, there are still a few starting spots around the league to be determined. Who'll get a shot at..." October 16

  • Jaylen Brown Could Be Moved in a Trade for Wizards’ Bradley Beal

    Heavy "Earlier today the Boston Celtics offered Jaylen Brown a four-year extension worth $80 million,  according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes.  Per Sports Illustrated, Brown believes he could provide a bigger role for the team and is seeking a bigger offer. Last..." October 16

  • Recap Of 2019 NBA Draft Pick Signings

    Hoops Rumors "When word broke last week that Hornets second-round pick Jalen McDaniels had signed with the team, it meant that we now know the 2019/20 plans for all 60 of this year’s NBA draft picks. The majority of this year’s draftees signed NBA contracts..." October 16

  • The burnout of the shooting star Carmelo Anthony

    ESPN "HE IS PREPARING to launch his 20,361st field goal attempt, but he has no idea it might well be his last. It's Nov. 8, 2018, and with 8:54 remaining in the fourth quarter, his Houston Rockets down 86-64 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Carmelo Anthony had secured an offensive rebound. Two..." October 16

  • Kyrie Irving expressed concern about playing games in China amid Daryl Morey controversy

    SNY TV "As the NBA-China controversy continues to unfold, much has been made over comments from players like LeBron James, but with the Lakers and Nets both in the country for a pair of exhibition games, other players reportedly expressed concern about playing the preseason..." October 16

  • LeBron James ‘won’t talk’ about China controversy again

    CNN "Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is ready to move on from the China controversy and focus on winning a championship and other things. Just a day after criticizing Houston Rockets' general manager Daryl Morey as "misinformed" over a tweet supporting..." October 16

  • Mavericks finding the right balance in a crowded backcourt will be crucial to their success

    CBS Sports "Rick Carlisle's offenses have always thrived on having multiple ball-handlers, and the Dallas Mavericks' 2019-20 roster might hold the best group of guards they've had had since their 2011 championship team. The use of those guards, though, will play a key role in Dallas'..." October 16

  • Khloe Kardashian on How It’s Ok That Tristan Thompson Cheated on Her With Jordyn Woods

    Black Sports Online "Earlier this year, the Internet broke when it was revealed that Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloe Kardashian again, that time being with model Jordyn Woods. Kardashian is trying to take Thompson back AGAIN and recently explained why on Jay Shetty’s ‘On Purpose’ podcast. " October 16

  • Celtics Offered Jaylen Brown 4-Year, $80M Contract Extension; He Wants A Bigger Deal

    Bleacher Report "The Boston Celtics tabled a four-year, $80 million extension to Jaylen Brown, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes. Haynes reported that Brown, who can become a restricted free agent next summer, declined the offer because he "believes in his ability to..." October 16

  • Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts Appears to Back Rockets GM Daryl Morey

    Blazer's Edge "The NBA has been embroiled in international controversy for the last week ever since Houston Rockets GM Daryl tweeted “Fight for freedom. Stand with Hong Kong”, provoking serious backlash from the Chinese government. Tension rose over the weekend when Los..." October 16

  • Nick Nurse Calls Out Raptors’ New Additions

    Hoops Rumors "In the wake of the departures of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Los Angeles, the Raptors signed free agents Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Stanley Johnson in the hopes that the veteran forwards would provide the team with above-average defense,..." October 16

  • 5 Players Who Can Help Karl-Anthony Towns In Minnesota

    Fadeaway World "The Minnesota Timberwolves have a spectacular talent on their roster in Karl-Anthony Towns. KAT is a two-way player who is not even in his prime yet. With the potential to be one of the best players in the league, Towns could certainly use some help if the Wolves want to keep him happy where he..." October 16

  • Kings offer Bogdan Bogdanovic $51.4 million contract extension, but he hasn’t signed

    Sacramento Bee "Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic said the team has offered him a maximum contract extension that would pay more than $50 million and keep him in Sacramento for four more years, but he is in no hurry to sign it. Bogdanovic told The Sacramento Bee he wants to take his time with..." October 16

  • David Fizdale says RJ Barrett will spend time playing point guard

    Uproxx "Depending on the lens through which you view their offseason, things didn’t really go as planned for the New York Knicks this summer. They struck out on all the top-tier free agents, namely Kevin Durant, who they had long-targeted but who ultimately signed on with their cross-town rivals..." October 16

  • Eyes on the prize: How the Lakers can win or lose the NBA title chase

    The Score "Why they'll win the championship Months away from his 35th birthday and entering season No. 17, there's still no one in the NBA who raises a team's floor like LeBron James. And, from a pure basketball perspective and with all due respect to Dwyane Wade, Chris..." October 16

  • Carmelo Anthony Was Expected to Sign with LAL Last Season

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony has yet to find a new NBA team after sitting out most of last season, but there was a strong belief that Melo was bound to join the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2018-19 campaign. According to ESPN's Baxter Holmes, a source said he expected..." October 16

  • Detroit Pistons Owe Josh Smith $5.3M in 2019 & He Hasn’t Played For Team In 5 Years

    Total Pro Sports "It’s 2019 and the Detroit Pistons are still paying Josh Smith an insane amount of money. The former NBA star signed a huge four-year, $54 million deal back in 2013, but would be waved at the end of 2014. In his first season with Detroit, Smith averaged 16.4 points, 6.8 rebounds..." October 16

  • Ted Cruz Slams LeBron James, 'Kissing Up to Tyrants and Murderers Is a Bad Look'

    TMZ "Sen. Ted Cruz has a blistering message for LeBron James ... "kissing up to Chinese communists and tyrants and apologizing for murderers, that's not a good look." The U.S. Senator from Texas went off on LeBron over the NBA star's comments on China..." October 16

  • Do the Bucks Have Enough Behind Giannis Antetokounmpo to Win an NBA Championship?

    Bleacher Report "The last time we saw the Milwaukee Bucks, they were on the wrong end of a 4-0 series run. After their hot two-game start to the Eastern Conference Finals, Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors bum-rushed them to close out the series in six. The Bucks' season was an overall..." October 16

  • Andrew Bogut calls out LeBron James for hypocrisy over China situation

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James has been heavily criticized by fans and the media for the first public comments he made on the situation between the NBA and China, and now one of his peers has weighed in. Andrew Bogut, who spent a brief time as LeBron’s teammate with the Cleveland Cavaliers in..." October 16

  • Grizzlies Sign Jarrod Uthoff, Waive Ahmad Caver

    NBA.com "The Memphis Grizzlies announced today that the team signed forward Jarrod Uthoff. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In addition, the team waived guard Ahmad Caver. Uthoff (6-9, 221) has played two seasons in the NBA G League with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants,..." October 16

  • Clippers Sign B.J. Taylor To Exhibit 10 Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have signed undrafted rookie guard B.J. Taylor to an Exhibit 10 contract, the team announced today in a press release. " October 16

  • Wizards Waive Justin Anderson, Others; Sign Jalen Jones

    Real GM Basketball "The Washington Wizards have waived forwards Justin Anderson and Jemerrio Jones and guard Phil Booth. " October 16

  • Wizards, Anzejs Pasecniks Agree To Deal

    Yardbarker "The Wizards have reached an agreement to sign former first-round pick Anzejs Pasecniks, sources tell Fred Katz of The Athletic (Twitter link). It’ll be an Exhibit 10 deal, Katz adds (via Twitter). Pasecniks, a seven-footer from Latvia, was acquired by the Sixers..." October 16

  • Top 5 NBA Players Who Were Traded Too Soon

    Fadeaway World "Everyone knows that the NBA is a business. Teams always become impatient with players and would rather get rid of the player than work with him. Sometimes this tactic does work in the team’s favor but there are a few cases as to where the team that made the trade has regretted the..." October 16

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Favored To Win NBA MVP; Zion Williamson Is Heavy Rookie Of Year Favorite

    Forbes.com "Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is favored to win his second straight NBA MVP award while New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson is the favorite to be named NBA Rookie of the Year, according to bookmaker.eu. Antetokounmpo won his first MVP after the 2018-19..." October 16

  • Hasheem Thabeet Signs G League Contract

    Real GM Basketball "Hasheem Thabeet has signed a contract in the G League. " October 16

  • Richard Jefferson Has High Broadcasting Upside, Will Call Some NBA Games for ESPN

    The Big Lead "If you're looking for some people in sports media to buy stock in over the next several years, Richard Jefferson is a good bet. We're going to be seeing a lot of him this upcoming basketball season. " October 16

  • Nets Sign Devin Cannady, C.J. Massinburg

    Nets Daily "The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday signed guards Devin Cannady and CJ Massinburg the team announced. The details of the deals have not been announced, but it appears the two have Exhibit 10 deals, meaning that once they are cut, the Nets will retain their G League rights and they’ll..." October 16

  • Lakers Sign Reggie Hearn, Cut David Stockton

    NBA.com "The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Reggie Hearn, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. In a related move, the team has waived guard David Stockton. " October 16

  • How Pacers Built a Contender

    Bleacher Report "First, a quiz. • Who Am I? • Only bench player to lead the NBA in steals • Only bench player to make an All-Defensive team • As a rookie, I had 25 assists in a game • Twice I had 8 offensive..." October 16

  • Heat Sign Skyler Flatten, Bubu Palo

    Hoops Rumors "The Heat have signed a pair of players with an eye on stocking up their G League team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Guards Skyler Flatten and Bubu Palo have inked contracts with Miami, as the team’s website relays. " October 16

  • Cavs waive Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, three others

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived four players from their training camp roster, cutting it down to 16 players which includes a two-way player. Per the team’s website, Cavs general manager Koby Altman announced that the team has waived guard Daniel Hamilton,..." October 16

  • Heat Waive Jeremiah Martin, Mychal Mulder

    Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat’s official Twitter account announced that the team has waived guards Jeremiah Martin and Mychal Mulder, who were both competing for two-way contracts with the Heat.    

    October 16

  • Mavericks Waive Aric Holman, Dakota Mathias

    Amico Hoops "The Dallas Mavericks have waived power forward/center Aric Holman and shooting guard Dakota Mathias, the team announced in a news release. Holman is 6-foot-10 went undrafted out of Mississippi State. " October 16

  • Clippers' HC Doc Rivers backs Daryl Morey: He was right in saying that

    Larry Brown Sports "Doc Rivers appears to be the first NBA figure to stand with Daryl Morey. The Los Angeles Clippers head coach spoke with reporters on Tuesday and said Morey “was right in saying that” but there are consequences to every action. “It’s a tough issue,..." October 15

  • Are LeBron James and the rest of the NBA right to bow to China?

    USA Today "The Chinese government won’t put up with this sort of thing. And LeBron James darn well knows it. The NBA star suggested Monday it’s better to just shut up and keep your head down than risk offending the rulers of China. Even a seven-word message on Twitter from..." October 15

  • Kevin Durant Engages in Twitter Back-and-Forth With Analytics Exper

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant likely won't take the court during the 2019-20 NBA season, but he's certainly doing his homework for when he makes his return. The Brooklyn Nets star engaged in a lively debate with basketball analytics experts Matt Moore of The Action Network, known for his..." October 15

  • Muhammad Ali’s Ex-Wife Speaks On LeBron James Being Nothing Like Him After His China Comments

    Total Pro Sports "Muhammad Ali’s second wife just delivered a second round knockout to LeBron James over his controversial remarks regarding the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying he’s not a “man of the world” like the late boxing legend. “LeBron is not a Muhammad..." October 15

  • Clippers Could Make A Trade For Kyle Lowry

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Warriors don't play the Raptors in an NBA Finals rematch until March, but they might see point guard Kyle Lowry before that.  Toronto recently signed Lowry to a one-year, $31 million contract extension, pushing his free agency back one year to 2021. That doesn't..." October 15

  • Dwyane Wade Deletes Post That Could Be Perceived As Disrespectful Towards His Gay Son

    Sports Gossip "Dwyane Wade posted a photo that included his son with the words "My Girls" pasted onto it. Wade ended up deleting the photo, perhaps to avoid any backlash that he could face because of the post. For whatever reason he deleted it, you can expect a wide range of comments..." October 15

  • Bradley Beal Hints That He Wants A Trade To Miami

    Heat Nation "Bradley Beal is one of the biggest names that fans want to see traded to the Miami Heat. Recently, Beal liked a tweet from a fan who appears to be desperate to see him play in a Heat uniform.  

    October 15

  • Timberwolves Could Acquire Chris Paul In Potential Deal With Thunder

    Fadeaway World "When you have a team like the Thunder, who went from contenders to rebuilders in just one summer, their name is naturally going to surface in the trade market. See, after the departure of Paul George and Russ, OKC has to decide what to do with the remaining members of their contending..." October 15

  • Celtics Could Trade Gordon Hayward To OKC For Steven Adams

    NESN "Will the Boston Celtics dare use Gordon Hayward as a chip to bolster their frontcourt? Bleacher Report’s Greg Swartz on Friday floated a blockbuster trade idea, in which the Celtics would send the aforementioned swingman, rookie shooting guard Romeo Langford and a..." October 15

  • LeBron James dropped the ball in his criticism of Daryl Morey

    The Score "The eye of the storm had come and gone. It had been the 10 days since Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey inadvertently triggered an international incident by tweeting his support for protesters in Hong Kong. The relationship between the NBA and China had fractured, then..." October 15

  • Hong Kong protesters trample, burn LeBron James jersey: 'People are angry'

    Daily Mail "LeBron James is facing accusations of hypocrisy on both sides of the Pacific for characterizing Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey as 'misinformed' after the NBA team executive ignited an international dispute between the league and China by tweeting out his support for..." October 15

  • Karl-Anthony Towns on Timberwolves: “It’s fine. Keep sleeping on us.”

    NBC Sports "The bottom half of the Western Conference is going to a tight race going into late March and April. Good teams — San Antonio, Dallas, Sacramento, New Orleans — could all be battling for one, maybe a couple of playoff spots (especially if an expected playoff team falls back to the..." October 15

  • Khloe Kardashian Reveals How She Currently Feels About Tristan Thompson

    Daily Mirror "Khloe Kardashian has revealed she is not ready to date yet after her ex Tristan Thompson cheated on her with her sister Kylie's best friend Jordyn Woods. The mum of one, 35, said that she has forgiven him for being unfaithful and that she puts her daughter, True, first when..." October 15

  • Phoenix Suns Waive Three Players

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns are trimming their roster down in preparation of opening night. Guard David Kramer, center Norense Odiase, and forward Tariq Owens have all been waived, according to the team. All three players were on Exhibit 10 deals. " October 15