Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports NBA rumors are heating up as the trade deadline gets closer and several struggling teams may be reconsidering who they trade and who they keep. Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report rounded up the latest NBA rumors today, with a piece that touched on several surprising players who could be working their
The Warriors are without Steph Curry and coming off a historically lopsided loss. How worried should they be about the rest of their season? The Golden State Warriors are in a bad way right now. Steph Curry is out with a shoulder injury, likely until at least mid-Janaury. They’re 1-3 since he was injured but
6:30 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been placed in the league’s health and safety protocols and will not play Thursday against the San Antonio Spurs. Williamson has been a driving force this season for the Pelicans, who are 18-12 and in third place in the Western Conference. He’s averaging
David Banks-USA TODAY Sports With Zach LaVine’s name in a few negative headlines this week, we look at some possible trade destinations if the Chicago Bulls opt that route. A gigantic storyline surfaced in the NBA this week, with The Athletic reporting Chicago Bulls star guard Zach LaVine experiencing tension with the organization. Per Shams Charania,
The Phoenix Suns can finally close the chapter on the Robert Sarver saga Matt Ishbia is finalizing a purchase of the Phoenix Suns from Robert Sarver, who owns a majority of the team today, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Sarver announced his intention to sell the team after a September bombshell investigation revealed allegations
10:44 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 52 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped the New York Knicks‘ NBA-leading eight-game winning streak 113-106 Wednesday night. “It’s cool,” Siakam said of posting his first 50-point game at Madison Square Garden. “I’m not a super basketball historian. I didn’t start
The Golden State Warriors and Brooklyn Nets face off on Wednesday night, and the Warriors are down several key players in this game. That’s led to the Nets being set as major favorites, so the more interesting way to wager on this game may come by taking some prop bets. Here are three that I’m
3:55 PM ET Associated Press Gregg Popovich has been at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony many times over the years, always there to show support for someone on the stage. Next year, he might be there in a different capacity. The NBA’s all-time winningest coach — who has quietly declined overtures from the Hall
Dec 4, 2022; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Saddiq Bey (41) drives to the basket against Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) in the second quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Allison Farrand-USA TODAY Sports A half-dozen NBA playoff teams reportedly have interest in Bojan Bogdanovic. But he’s not the only trade target
The Los Angeles Lakers are in a tough spot with star Anthony Davis for the foreseeable future, and they were blown out by the Phoenix Suns in their last game. Now, the Lakers are on the road against the Sacramento Kings, who have been one of the more surprising teams in the West, on Wednesday.
The Orlando Magic started 5-20 and were as unlikely a candidate as you’d find for a six-game win streak. But Markelle Fultz is back and things are clicking. To be clear, the return of Markelle Fultz is not the only reason the Orlando Magic are on a six-game winning streak, including consecutive road wins over
8:00 AM ET It’s not too early to put Jacque Vaughn in the NBA Coach of The Year conversation. The Brooklyn Nets head coach has helped spearhead one of the league’s most dramatic turnarounds in the early season, as the Nets have gone from controversy-laden underachievers to one of the hottest teams in the Eastern
It’s a lighter NBA slate on Tuesday night, but that doesn’t mean we’re going light in the NBA best bets department! Yours truly has four plays outlined for the night’s action, including a pair of home teams that are facing the worst road teams against the spread this season. Plus, Klay Thompson may have too
1:33 PM ET Billionaire mortgage lender Mat Ishbia has agreed to purchase the majority stake of the Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Mercury for a record price of $4 billion, Ishbia and current owner Robert Sarver announced on Tuesday. The deal will end Sarver’s tumultuous tenure. Ishbia is well-known and well-regarded within the league office,
Victor Wembanyama is a once-in-a-generation prospect who has the potential to contend for MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the not so distant future. Welcome to the Wemby Show. Next season will mark the beginning of a potentially historic career: at least, that’s what the NBA Draft hype machine would have you believe.
Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports Did Yankees take shot at reporter’s Arson Judge reference? by Rylie Smith With a five-game slate in the NBA on Tuesday, the BetSided team of Peter Dewey and Ben Heisler have narrowed their sights on two games for their best props of the day.
8:00 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN ORLANDO, FLA. — PAOLO BANCHERO was only five years old when the SuperSonics left his hometown of Seattle to become the Oklahoma City Thunder. Still, despite growing up in a city without an NBA team, Banchero was raised by the NBA. Long before the Orlando Magic made Banchero the No.
Nov 2, 2022; San Antonio, Texas, USA; San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) reaches for the rebound while defended by Toronto Raptors forward Precious Achiuwa (5) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports With NBA trade deadline rumors heating up, we look at three teams that could be