Mar 31, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Could he help the Timberwolves keep Kevin Love?
Mar 31, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT
Kevin Love uses just four words to sum up the reason for the Nets’ reversal of fortune.
Mar 29, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Kevin Love has been linked to Los Angeles in rumors of what might happen when he’s a free agent in 2015, but other large markets may be appealing, as well.
Mar 28, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT
To this point, Fred Hoiberg has done nothing but be loyal to Iowa State and build up that university’s basketball program (they are on to the Sweet 16 this year). He has shot down every query from other institutions or teams that have come his come his way. However, because he has NBA experience —…
Mar 28, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
Minnesota is now paying the price for David Kahn’s biggest mistake as general manager — refusing to give Kevin Love the full five-year max salary extension. (He was saving it for Ricky Rubio, the guy he drafted.) What Love ended up with was a four year deal — but he pushed for and got on…
Mar 25, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
Goran Dragic is playing nearly 35 minutes a night for the Suns and would like to rest this summer, but that means letting down his national team.
Mar 24, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT
San Antonio has won 13 in a row, they remain in the top spot, Philly has lost 24 in a row and remains in the bottom slot. Hey, guess which two teams play this week?
Mar 24, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT
I can’t see how these next two years could go wrong for the Lakers.
Mar 23, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
Suns are within a half-game of the playoffs after coming back from 22 down to beat the Timberwolves.
Mar 21, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT
Anthony Davis said the speed and physicality of the NBA game are the hardest adjustments.
Mar 21, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Then he won’t mind this post.
Mar 20, 2014, 11:26 PM EDT
Steve Nash has played just 10 games for the Lakers this season as the nerve root issue that bothered him last season has limited him A couple weeks ago Mike D’Antoni said he didn’t expect Nash to be back this season. He was wrong. At least according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo…
League “addresses issue” to make sure Phil Jackson/Jeanie Buss relationship not conflict of interest
Mar 20, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Lucky Jeanie and Phil get to have the NBA’s lawyers help define the parameters of their relationship.
Mar 20, 2014, 3:29 AM EDT
Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love work well together lifting Timberwolves past Mavericks. Also, Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks just keep on rolling.
Mar 19, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT
Dwight Howard has been healthy this season, and with that played like the guy the Lakers thought they were getting a year ago. Houston has looked good and improving with him in the paint. But he was out Monday night against Utah with an ankle strain suffered against Miami on Sunday. Now he is going…
Mar 18, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT
You can’t win titles in the NBA without elite talent. Superstars matter. It is the nature of the sport. However there is more to it than that, nobody ever just rolled the ball out and won a ring. Franchises have to put those stars in a system that benefits them but more importantly benefits the…
Mar 17, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT
The Spurs and Clippers have distanced themselves from the pack with double-digit winning streaks and sit on top. The Sixers have anchored themselves to the bottom.
Mar 15, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
Ultimately Thomas Wolfe will be proven right, you can’t go home again. Not even Phil Jackson. It’s easy to sit back and list the reasons Jackson’s return to the team that drafted him, taking over basketball operations of the New York Knicks, will not work: James Dolan; Jackson has never had any front office experience before;…
Mar 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
In ESPN’s Fab Five documentary, Jalen Rose discussed how he felt about Duke while playing at Michigan. Rose: I hated Duke, and I hated everything I felt Duke stood for. Schools like Duke didn’t recruit players like me. I felt like they only recruited black players that were Uncle Toms. To many, that’s still the…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:08 PM EDT
Kobe Bryant is frustrated — with his recovery, with the Lakers losing, with Lakers management. And he talks about it all.
Mar 10, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT
And the first Eastern Conference team comes in at …
Mar 10, 2014, 10:36 AM EDT
Who held the record previously? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
Mar 9, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
But are the Knicks that patient?
- PBT Extra: Did Chicago make the right move in firing Thibodeau? 12
- Bulls front office on Tom Thibodeau firing: “We probably wouldn’t be sitting here if we won a championship” 9
- Bulls fire Tom Thibodeau 59
- Dwight Howard: “I’m still a champion. And I won’t let anyone tell me anything different.” 65
- Rockets had an excellent season. Are they content with that? 23
- Harden struggles, Warriors role players step up leading team to Finals for first time in 40 years 41
- Dwight Howard hit with suspension-triggering technical foul 7
- PBT Extra: Cavaliers’ improved defense helps them to Finals 8