“Need Some Level Of Certainty”: NBA Union Boss On Players Wanting Sport To Resume

NBA players overwhelmingly want to resume the 2019-20 season but “need some level of certainty” in a comeback plan, players’ union executive director Michele Roberts says. The National Basketball Players Association boss told ESPN in a report Tuesday that most players support the idea of resuming a campaign shut down in March by the coronavirus […]

NBA great Patrick Ewing returns home after testing positive for COVID-19

“I want to thank all of the doctors and hospital staff for taking care of my father during his stay, as well as everyone who has reached out with thoughts and prayers to us since his diagnosis,” Patrick Ewing Jr said on Twitter.

May 25, 1975: Warriors complete sweep of Bullets for NBA title

The Bullets eventually squandered a 14-point lead. Barry, who was named the Finals MVP, led the Warriors with 20 points. They again owned a big edge in bench scoring (32-8), and they outrebounded Washington 52-37 as centers Clifford Ray and George Johnson each grabbed 11 boards. The Warriors thus earned their first NBA title representing […]

Paul Pierce said he had better career than Dwyane Wade, NBA Twitter turned on Pierce

What made @paulpierce34 The Truth was he believed in himself more than anyone. Wasn’t the best shooter. Wasn’t most athletic. Wasn’t the tallest. But he was as competitive as anyone I ever covered in 20 years, Kobe, KG, LeBron, Draymond, etc. 34 was driven by the odds against him

NBA Playoff Picture: Current matchups pit Celtics, 76ers in first round; Lakers, Clippers on collision course

John Wall reportedly isn’t likely to play even with the extra time to heal during the hiatus, and none of these teams is going to pose any kind of threat in a playoff series. If there’s a play-in tournament in the East, it’ll simply be to decide who gets to play first-round doormat. 

Bradley Beal recalls being nearly dealt to Thunder for James Harden in trade that might’ve changed NBA history

However it might’ve worked out, as long as Beal would’ve still been in OKC in 2015-16, which he almost certainly would have had this deal gone down, that would’ve put a very interesting spin on the Warriors-Thunder conference finals, which went seven games as it was. Durant and Westbrook both hit cold streaks at inopportune […]

NBA injury updates for every team since season shut down, from Kevin Durant’s status to Ben Simmons’ return

Washington WizardsJohn Wall has missed more than a year with a ruptured Achilles tendon, and while he didn’t give any details on his return in a recent interview with 247Sports, he did seem optimistic about his future. “I feel like I’m the guy hunting people again,” Wall said. “Because now it looks like I don’t […]

Damian Lillard Warns NBA, I Won’t Play Without ‘True Opportunity’ For Playoffs

“If we come back and they’re just like, ‘We’re adding a few games to finish the regular season,’” Lillard says, “and they’re throwing us out there for meaningless games and we don’t have a true opportunity to get into the playoffs, I’m going to be with my team because I’m a part of the team. […]

All Cedric Maxwell got for winning NBA Finals MVP was this janky watch (video)

Cedric Maxwell (1981 Celtics) Chauncey Billups (2004 Pistons) Andre Iguodala (2015 Warriors) could join them, but he at least has some Hall of Fame chatter surrounding him. Billups is absolutely a legitimate Hall of Fame candidate, even if not enshrined.

Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard vows to return to court only if team has ‘true opportunity’ to make playoffs

“If we come back and I don’t have an opportunity to make the playoffs, I will show up to work, I’ll be at practice and I’ll be with my team. I’m going to do all that [expletive] and then I’m going to be sitting right on that bench during the games,” he said. “If they […]