• Kevin Durant on Draymond Green Situation: 'Don't Ask Me About That Again'

    Bleacher Report "The disagreement between Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green still seems to be affecting the players and arguably the team. Durant didn't want to discuss their Tuesday argument after Golden State's 107-86 loss to..." November 16

  • Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony was poor fit on Rockets

    Larry Brown Sports "Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni spoke on Thursday about the team parting ways with Carmelo Anthony, and he tried to put things as politely as possible. The bottom line is that Anthony was a poor fit on the team, so they decided to move on. Here’s what..." November 16

  • Carmelo parts ways with Rockets after playing 10 games

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony's brief stop with the Houston Rockets is over, league sources told ESPN. Anthony, a 10-time All-Star forward, will part ways with the team after playing only 10 regular season games, sources said. A formal announcement is expected before the Rockets play..." November 15

  • Ben Simmons on Jimmy Butler: ‘He’s a really positive guy in the locker room’

    Sportsnaut "In somewhat surprising fashion, the Philadelphia 76ers lost their first game with Jimmy Butler on the court Wednesday night against the Magic in Orlando.   Butler himself scored just 14 points and went without a single point in the fourth quarter. All said, Philadelphia..." November 15

  • Jazz confident they could have signed Kyle Lowry last year, but waited for Gordon Hayward instead

    Pro Basketball Talk "Entering 2017 free agency, rumors swirled Kyle Lowry would leave the Raptors. He ultimately re-signed with Toronto, but maybe that was only due to the timing of Gordon Hayward‘s decision to leave the Jazz for the Celtics. Andy Larsen and Eric Walden of The Salt Lake..." November 15

  • Why isn't Spurs assistant Becky Hammon an NBA head coach yet?

    USA Today "Here’s an idea: How about we all leave Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon alone for a while and let her work? It’s not for her to make the case that she’s ready to run an NBA team or to answer why she doesn’t yet have a head coaching job. Her resume and..." November 15

  • The Optimistic Launch Of The Budenholzer Era Bucks

    Real GM Basketball "There were players on the 2014-15 Hawks. Al Horford and Paul Millsap right in the middle of their primes. DeMarre Carroll before the fall. Kyle Korver fully realized and having the best season of his career. Kent Bazemore, Mike Scott, and a green Dennis Schroder bolstering the rotation. It..." November 15

  • Draymond Green on Kevin Durant Argument: 'We're Not Going to Crumble'

    Bleacher Report "Draymond Green isn't concerned about the Golden State Warriors falling apart following his argument with Kevin Durant during Monday's 121-116 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.  Prior to Thursday's game against the Houston..." November 15

  • Mavericks' DeAndre Jordan responds to report he has ‘rubbed teammates the wrong way'

    Sporting News "DeAndre Jordan has responded to a recent report that he has "rubbed teammates the wrong way," denying accusations that his teammates believe he plays "selfish" basketball. “Let me put it like this: I’ve been in the league 10 years. This is my 11th..." November 15

  • Why a trade isn't Sixers' answer for the Markelle Fultz problem

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Sixers have a Markelle Fultz problem, and the Jimmy Butler trade raises valid questions about how the 2017 No. 1 overall pick fits into the team’s short-and-long-term plans. This is the current state of affairs with Fultz. One season and 16 games into his NBA career, we’re..." November 15

  • Carmelo Anthony's uncertainty to return not a distraction for Rockets

    Houston Chronicle "Though the Rockets continued to list Carmelo Anthony as out with an illness, no one at Tuesday’s shootaround felt the need to look around to see if he was feeling better, and not just because Anthony did not make the trip to Denver where Anthony’s 16-season NBA career..." November 15

  • Why Opponents Of LaMelo Ball’s New High School Teams Cancel Games

    NESN "LaMelo Ball has too much seasoning for some of his would-be opponents’ tastes. SPIRE Prep Academy’s boys basketball team’s schedule has lightened recently after opposing teams cancelled games against the Ohio prep school due to the high-profile..." November 15

  • Kyrie Irving says "who cares" when asked about Butler trade

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers shook up the Eastern Conference race when they acquired Jimmy Butlerfrom the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this week. Butler has the ability to transform the Sixers into one of the top teams in the conference. However, Boston Celtics superstar Kyrie..." November 15

  • Report: Rival scouts believe Rockets’ Chris Paul has lost a step

    Clutch Points "The slow start to the Houston Rockets’ season is clearly more than a poor fit for Carmelo Anthony. In fact, the All-Star duo of Chris Paul and James Harden has had difficulties finding the same success they had a season ago as one of the NBA’s most..." November 15

  • Austin Rivers still can't get John Wall on his podcast

    NBC Sports Washington "Just one episode into his new podcast 'Go Off,' Wizards guard Austin Rivers is already learning plenty about the media world. With plans to become a television analyst when his playing days are done, Rivers is gaining a new appreciation for what it takes to speak at-length without..." November 15

  • Report: Draymond plans to appeal $120K fine from Warriors

    The Score "Draymond Green is planning on appealing the $120,000 fine from his one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors, a source told ESPN's Marc J. Spears. Green accepted the suspension by the team but was surprised at the fine. He'll be aided in his..." November 15

  • Knicks’ Enes Kanter: Steven Adams Always ‘Tells Me I Suck’

    Heavy "It’s hard not to love seeing two big men in the NBA jawing back and forth at each other. But apparently, when New York Knicks center Enes Kanter and Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams do it, there’s plenty of love in those comments. While the two players..." November 15

  • Pau Gasol Won't Consider Retirement Until 2020 At Earliest

    Real GM Basketball "The future of Pau Gasol with the San Antonio Spurs beyond the current season is a mystery. Gasol has a partially guaranteed deal for 19-20 with the Spurs only obligated to pay $6.7 million of his $16 million salary. Even if the Spurs decline their option, Gasol is not ready to..." November 15

  • Kyrie Irving downplays 'vet' talk

    NBC Sports Boston "Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving raised some eyebrows at the tail end of the team’s underwhelming road trip when he suggested it would be ’nice’ if the Celtics had a 14- or 15-year veteran on the roster. Some wondered if Irving was making a cryptic..." November 15

  • Bulls big man Lauri Markkanen takes big strides Monday, but timetable unchanged

    Chicago Sun-Times "A videotaped interview with Bulls rookie center Wendell Carter during Wednesday afternoon’s shootaround had viral potential. Second-year big man Lauri Markkanen claims it’s because Carter dropped an expletive. But common sense says it’s because of what was..." November 15

  • Seth Curry has MRI on right knee, status unknown

    NBC Sports Northwest "Trail Blazers shooting guard Seth Curry injured his right knee in the first half against the Lakers and did not return to the game. The extent of the injury is not yet known. At this time the Trail Blazers are calling it a "right knee injury."  Curry was..." November 15

  • Is ‘The Process’ Complete? The 76ers Are Talking Like It Is

    Dime Magazine "When Jimmy Butler was announced for his first ever game in a 76ers uniform there was a loud roar throughout the Magic arena. This may have been a road game, but it sure didn’t sound like it in that moment. Butler was the prize acquisition for the 76ers in a recent trade that got him his..." November 15

  • Andre Iguodala shares his thoughts on Kevin Durant-Draymond Green feud

    Larry Brown Sports "Perhaps the most alarming part about the newly discovered feud between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green is the lack of denial from the Golden State Warriors that it exists. It would be very simple for Durant or any of his teammates to say Monday’s heated exchange is water under the bridge,..." November 15

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver previews technological advances coming to help fans enjoy games

    CBS Sports "The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world, but even with the talent and interest in the league at an all-time high, it's always looking at ways to improve the experience. Especially for fans. One way that could be possible is through the use of augmented and virtual..." November 15

  • Enes Kanter’s defense is a joke

    New York Post "Enes Kanter and his former Thunder teammate Steven Adams were up to their old zany antics Wednesday at Chesapeake Arena. “He always tries to troll me and tells me I suck, but it’s all love in the end,” Kanter said after scoring 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting in..." November 15

  • When will LeBron surpass other legends, become greatest scorer of all-time?

    USA Today "With his 44-point outburst Wednesday night, LeBron James continued to cement himself as one of the greatest scorers in NBA history, passing Wilt Chamberlain to move into fifth place on the all-time scoring list. Now the question isn't whether he'll pass Michael..." November 15

  • If Kevin Durant flees Warriors, Knicks can thank Draymond Green

    New York Daily News "The biggest competition for Kevin Durant was always thought to be the incumbent team, the Warriors. And why not? They are the two-time defending champions and the Knicks haven’t won a championship since Richard Nixon was in the White House. Except Durant has a wandering eye. The..." November 15

  • Jimmy Butler: Brett Brown 'Special'; with HC on Course 'It's Going to Be Easy'

    Bleacher Report "Although the Philadelphia 76ers lost in Jimmy Butler's debut with the team Wednesday, he is apparently happy to play under head coach Brett Brown. "He's special; he makes sure everyone is out there comfortable," the guard said of Brown after the..." November 15

  • Rajon Rondo Facing Decision On Surgery, Could Miss 3-5 Weeks

    Lakers Nation "Enthusiasm was tempered after the LeBron James moved into fifth place on the NBA all-time scoring list and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning to four games, because of news Rajon Rondo suffered a broken right hand. Lakers head coach Luke Walton revealed the injury..." November 15

  • Trading Draymond Green Would Dramatically Drop the Warriors' Championship Chances

    The Big Lead "The fact that Draymond Green was suspended for a game does not necessarily signal Armageddon for the Warriors, at least not yet. But, taking such drastic action is indicative of underlying issues behind the scenes that have bubbled over to the extent that it’s reasonable to..." November 15

  • Tracy McGrady Says Carmelo Anthony Should Retire

    Hoops Rumors "As Carmelo Anthony continues to sit out with what the Rockets call an illness, one prominent former player thinks that Anthony should call it quits and retire from the NBA. Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady, speaking while appearing on Tuesday’s..." November 15

  • Jimmy Butler demand led to 'negative environment,' Wolves owner says

    ESPN "Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor appears ready to move on from the Jimmy Butler drama that overshadowed the start of the season, saying he had spent "too much of my time on things that were negative." In a series of interviews this week, Taylor..." November 15

  • League executives point to Heat as potential Carmelo Anthony destination

    Clutch Points "NBA League executives point to Heat as potential Carmelo Anthony destination by  Ashish Mathur November 14, 2018 The Houston Rockets are widely expected to part ways with Carmelo Anthonysoon after his 10-game test run failed..." November 15

  • Is Derrick Favors Still A Part Of Utah’s Future?

    Uproxx "Derrick Favors came to Utah back in 2011 as the centerpiece of the Deron Williams trade alongside Devin Harris and the draft picks that ultimately became Enes Kanter and Trey Burke. That was seven years ago, and as the Jazz have undergone numerous roster reconstructions — from the Paul..." November 15

  • James Harden on His Unique Style of Play: 'You Probably Won't Ever See It Again'

    Bleacher Report "It's fitting that James Harden plays just a stone's throw away from one of NASA's field centers. For the NBA's reigning Most Valuable Player, basketball is all about space. He creates it, challenges it, operates on his own axis within..." November 15

  • LeBron James Passes Wilt Chamberlain on All-Time Scoring List

    SLAM Online "LeBron James became the fifth leading scorer in NBA history Wednesday night, leapfrogging Wilt Chamberlain in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 126-117 win against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers. James finished with 44 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. November 15

  • Kyrie Irving not trying to send Danny Ainge a message

    Boston Herald "On Sunday night, following a disorienting loss in Portland, Kyrie Irving turned a little wistful when he talked of the benefit a “14 or 15-year” veteran could bring to the Celtics locker room. The Celtics point guard clarified those remarks last night. He..." November 15

  • Blake Griffin takes shot at Raptors in support of Dwane Casey

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Griffin fired a shot at the Raptors in support of Dwane Casey following Detroit’s win over Toronto on Wednesday night. Griffin’s Pistons beat the Raptors 106-104 in Toronto on Wednesday on a last-second shot by Reggie Bullock on an inbounds pass. The play..." November 15

  • Trae Young’s Passing Is Allowing Him To Flourish Until His Shot Comes Around

    Dime Magazine "Confetti fell, Randy Newman blared, and Trae Young was an inch or two away from a game-winner. The rookie wisely did not force a shot from deep while the Atlanta Hawks were down by one in the waning moments of their game against the Los Angeles Lakers, choosing instead to split the defense and..." November 15

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: ‘I’m not one of the most important [players on the team]. I’m just a piece on this team’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jimmy Butler made the Timberwolves his team. He willed himself into being their best player despite having teammates with more talent and physical skills. He took a leadership position by talking over everyone (for better or worse). He even asked for top-contract status with..." November 14

  • Stephen Curry's Injury to Be Evaluated in 10 Days, Will Travel with Warriors

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors announced on Wednesday point guard Stephen Curry will miss at least the next 10 days because of his strained right groin before being re-evaluated. Curry has already missed the team's last three games with the injury and it..." November 14

  • Elton Brand: Acquisition Of Jimmy Butler Doesn't Change 76ers' View Of Markelle Fultz

    Real GM Basketball "Elton Brand has dismissed the notion that the Philadelphia 76ers' trade for Jimmy Butler is an indication that the team has lost faith in Markelle Fultz. "Not at all. It wasn't a changed view of Markelle's future. It was more of a changed view of being able to get a..." November 14

  • Report: Steph Curry went to Draymond Green's house to get his side of story

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Steph Curry wasn’t in Los Angeles for the Warriors' game Monday night. He wasn’t on the floor at the end of regulation when Draymond Green and Kevin Durant said some things to each other that they both probably wish they could take back. The two-time NBA MVP..." November 14

  • How Bayless’ Inclusion In Butler Deal Impacts Sixers’ Trade Options

    Hoops Rumors "The majority of this week’s analysis on the trade package the Sixers sent the Timberwolves in the Jimmy Butler trade has focused on Dario Saric and Robert Covington, and rightly so. Those are the two players expected to contribute to the Wolves right..." November 14

  • Sixers to bring in veteran guard Rush for workout?

    Amico Hoops "The Philadelphia 76ers may bring in veteran guard Brandon Rush for an audition for their 15th roster spot, according to a report from Marc Spears of The Undefeated. Rush, 33, is 6-foot-6 and last appeared in an NBA game in 2016-17 with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has..." November 14

  • The unfortunate reality of Terry Rozier’s reserve role

    Celtics Blog "Terry Rozier blossomed as a professional basketball player last year. The brash point guard took over starting duties for the Boston Celtics in the wake of a season-ending injury to All-Star teammate Kyrie Irving. And he did so adeptly. Rozier averaged 15.6 points,..." November 14

  • How the Draymond Green Experience has become big Warriors dilemma

    NBC Sports Bay Area "What previously was considered in the abstract is now banging on the brains of the folks who run the Warriors. The Draymond Green Experience, such an intrinsic aspect of their recent success, has become a dilemma. As they look at the immediate future of the franchise, they wonder how..." November 14

  • Could Carmelo Anthony be on his way back to New York -- with the Nets?

    SNY TV "It looks like 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony will need to find another new home in the NBA after surprising news that the Rockets are looking to waive him some time soon, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  Anthony isn't expected to be with Houston..." November 14

  • Markelle Fultz Removed from 76ers' Starting Lineup After Jimmy Butler Trade

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz, one of two players to start all 15 of the team's games during the 2018-19 NBA season, will be removed from the starting lineup following the trade for Jimmy Butler. Head coach Brett Brown confirmed Wednesday the new..." November 14

  • Kevin Durant’s brother takes apparent shot at Draymond Green amid feud

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green are in the middle of a little feud at the moment, and Durant’s brother, Tony, took to Instagram to provide his perspective on the dilemma: November 14