Nets forward Kevin Durant. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Joel Embiid and other NBA stars lost their minds over Kevin Durant’s trade request by Josh Hill Kevin Durant reportedly requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets. Is it actually possible for the Los Angeles Lakers to acquire him to build a superteam? June 30
Things couldn’t have gone better for the Detroit Pistons on NBA Draft night. Now they may not be so desperate to pursue their biggest free agency targets. The Pistons hit paydirt during Thursday’s NBA Draft when Jaden Ivey fell to them at No. 5 and then they successfully maneuvered to land Jalen Duren as well.
3:00 PM ET Franchise star Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Nets general manager Sean Marks is working with Durant and his business manager Rich Kleiman on finding a trade, Kleiman told ESPN. As the Nets prepare to move one of the most valuable
San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray. (Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports) Who is Jaylen Watson? 7th-round pick will be best story in Chiefs camp for a reason by Alicia de Artola Dejounte Murray is heading to the Atlanta Hawks via a trade, but he was sure to give San Antonio major love on Twitter before he
5:12 PM ET Philadelphia 76ers star James Harden has declined his $47.3 million option and become a free agent, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday. Harden keeps real the possibility of negotiating a new deal that would deliver the Sixers roster-building flexibility in free agency — including use of the full $10.5 million exception.
Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges. (Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports) Phillies: Mark Appel makes MLB debut almost written for Hollywood by Cody Williams Charlotte Hornets star Miles Bridges, who is expected to be a major free agency target this summer, was arrested on felony domestic violence charges in Los Angeles. Miles Bridges’ summer was supposed to
A new book by German novelist Thomas Pletzinger offers an insider’s view of NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki, giving fans more access to the Hall of Famer than ever before. In the spring of 2012, a German writer named Thomas Pletzinger flew to the United States to write a piece on one of his nation’s most
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports John Deere Classic picks: Expert picks, best bets for PGA Tour golf this week by Cody Williams Luka Doncic’s conditioning was a constant conversation last season. He’s only a few weeks into the offseason but his body already looks different. Luka Doncic finished his season unbelievably strongly — averaging 32.0 points,
5:26 PM ET The Atlanta Hawks are trading Danilo Gallinari and three first-round picks to the San Antonio Spurs for All-Star guard Dejounte Murray, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Hawks are sending a 2023 first-round pick via the Charlotte Hornets, and their own 2025 and 2027 first-round picks to the Spurs in the deal,
Zach LaVine will likely command a max contract as soon as NBA free agency opens. Digging into his offensive production shows he’s worth every penny. According to recent reports, unrestricted free agent Zach LaVine will command a max contract tomorrow the moment the clock strikes 6:00 p.m. on the East Coast. This makes sense because,
The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly interested in a reunion with Ricky Rubio, after trading him away to the Indiana Pacers last season. Just four months after trading him to the Pacers for Caris LeVert, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly interested in bringing back Ricky Rubio, who is set to hit free agency in the coming days.
10:36 AM ET The Washington Wizards are finalizing a deal to acquire Denver Nuggets guards Will Barton and Monte Morris in return for guards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday. The trade is getting final approvals now, and expected to be completed soon, sources said. Barton started all 71
During the season, fans have to live with what is, but the NBA offseason is a time when anything is possible and all your dreams may come true. The 2021-22 season is over. The results are finalized and though debates may continue about what it meant and signified, nothing concrete can be changed. For the
Zach LaVine takes a three-point shot in the second quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) The Chicago Bulls need to make these three moves after tonight’s NBA Draft to ensure success next season. As it usually is, the NBA Draft was a big deal, but the Chicago Bulls have work to
9:50 PM ET LOS ANGELES — LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer raised his hands up and began rocking back and forth as he began to think about the idea of a healthy Kawhi Leonard returning this upcoming season. After not having Leonard all of last season while he recovered from a torn right ACL, Ballmer
It’s one of the biggest hypotheticals in NBA Draft history — What if Kevin Durant and Greg Oden had been selected in a different order? The 15th anniversary of the 2007 NBA Draft is here. Sorry, Blazers fans. Let’s get this over with and delve into the latest “What If,” courtesy of Strat-O-Matic, the Market Leader
Mar 26, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford looks at a referee after a foul call in the second half against the New York Knicks at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Bears: Matt Adams arrested for gun possession by Scott Rogust After Kenny Atkinson backed out of the
6:14 PM ET The New York Knicks are considered strong favorites to sign Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson in free agency, sources told ESPN. It’s widely anticipated that Brunson will agree to a four-year deal in excess of $100 million to sign with the Knicks soon after free agency opens on Thursday evening, league sources