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4:44 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Minnesota Timberwolves said in a statement Monday they were “disappointed” in guard Anthony Edwards for anti-gay comments he made in an Instagram video over the weekend. “We are disappointed in the language and actions Anthony Edwards displayed on social media,” the team said in a statement attributed to team
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11:35 AM ET Stephen Curry told Rolling Stone last month that the Golden State Warriors had internal talks about acquiring Kevin Durant and that he would love to play again with his former teammate, who ultimately reconciled with the Brooklyn Nets. “There was a conversation internally amongst us about ‘If he was available, would you?’
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7:47 PM ET Associated Press RECIFE, Brazil — USA Basketball didn’t head home from AmeriCup empty-handed. Gary Clark scored 18 points, and the U.S. rallied in the final minutes to top Canada 84-80 in the bronze-medal game on Sunday. The Americans went on a 26-10 run over a 7-minute stretch of the final quarter, turning
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6:02 PM ET ESPN News Services Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 10 rebounds as Greece advanced to a quarterfinal matchup with host Germany. Antetokounmpo’s 3-pointer with 31 seconds left sealed matters for Greece, which beat the Czech Republic 94-88. Greece got 14 points from Nick Calathes, 13 from Ioannis Papapetrou and 10 from Kostal
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11:16 PM ET Associated Press Tim Hardaway took the stage and told a story of his early days in the NBA, when Golden State teammates Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin would often ask him the same question. “They would ask me, ‘Tim, how great do you want to be?'” Hardaway said. They have their answer.
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6:52 PM ET Associated Press RECIFE, Brazil — USA Basketball won’t repeat as AmeriCup champions. Gabriel Deck scored 30 points, Nicolás Laprovittola added 18 and Argentina topped the U.S. 82-73 in the semifinals Saturday. It was a rematch of the gold-medal game from the most recent AmeriCup tournament in 2017, a game in which the
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11:49 AM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Rudy Gobert scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Olympic silver medalist France moved into the EuroBasket quarterfinals by holding off Turkey 87-86 in overtime Saturday. Gobert had a putback dunk with 2.7 seconds left in regulation to tie the game then scored the first four points
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10:00 AM ET Patrick Beverley’s got a Patrick Beverley-esque take on joining the Lakers, Michael Jordan’s legendary trash talk against JR Smith and more from our quotes of the week. “They’re going to be playing with me. I made the playoffs last year, they didn’t.” New Los Angeles Lakers guard Patrick Beverley, when asked what
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4:08 PM ET Associated Press RECIFE, Brazil — Norris Cole made sure USA Basketball will play for a medal at the AmeriCup. Cole — a two-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat — scored a game-high 20 points, capping it off by making the game-winning runner with 1.4 seconds remaining, and the U.S. rallied past
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2:43 PM ET Associated Press MILAN — Greece got another win, and a small scare as well. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points in 19 minutes before leaving midway through the third quarter with an ankle issue in Greece’s 90-69 win over Estonia in the Group C finale for both teams at the EuroBasket tournament Thursday.
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3:41 PM ET ESPN News Services COLOGNE, Germany — Luka Doncic was asked Tuesday about whether he or Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo had the better chance of setting a EuroBasket scoring record. Doncic quickly picked Antetokounmpo. A day later, he might have proved himself wrong. Doncic scored 47 points — the second most by anyone in
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6:45 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Patrick Beverley still was sweating from a workout at the Los Angeles Lakers‘ practice facility when Russell Westbrook delivered an assist. Westbrook interrupted Beverley’s introductory news conference with reporters to toss him a towel, making sure his new backcourt teammate looked good. “Love that brother,” an appreciative Beverley
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