Royce White’s last NBA action came with the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2015 Orlando Summer League. Back in October of 2013, the Philadelphia 76ers waived Royce White just before the start of the season rather than carry him on their all-but-talent-devoid roster.
DeMarcus Cousins (left) and Matt Barnes have been named in a civil suit stemming from an altercation at a New York nightclub on Monday. Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins have been named in a civil lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court by two people who claim the Sacramento Kings players assaulted
LeBron James keeps his eyes on the prize. The Cleveland Cavaliers barely broke a sweat in dismantling the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, leading by double-figures for the entire second half and by as many as 34 as they cruised to their East-leading 15th victory of the season. With the game well
LeBron James said Monday that he had no interest in a face-to-face conversation with New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson to hash out their differences over Jackson using the term “posse” to refer to James’ friends and business partners. Come Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar
Entering Wednesday night, opponents were shooting 50 percent at the rim with Nikola Vucevic defending on the play. Evidently, Boston Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown liked those odds:
Hey, remember when Drake turned up for ESPN’s national broadcast of the Toronto Raptors’ “Drake Night” meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers wearing a shirt featuring a drawing of the face of ESPN sideline reporter and analyst Doris Burke, accompanied by the caption “WOMAN CRUSH EVERYDAY?” And how Drake
Knicks president Phil Jackson is being cryptic again. Three weeks after referring to LeBron James’ friends and business partners as his “posse,” sparking a backlash from the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar over what he took as the disrespectful use of racially coded language, New York Knicks president
This summer will mark the 25th anniversary of Larry Bird’s retirement from professional basketball. The Legend remains one of the most revered and decorated players in the history of the sport — a 12-time All-Star, three-time champion, a three-time Most Valuable Player and one of the greatest shooters
Meyers Leonard acknowledges the true and correct pronunciation of his name. It hasn’t been the strongest start to the season for Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard. Basically, outside of his hair looking tremendous, not much has gone right for Meyers this year.
LeBron James, center, accompanied by Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player J. R. Smith, left, his daughter Demi, bottom left, and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, speaks at a rally at the Cleveland Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. After knocking off the
Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith left the team’s Monday night meeting with the conference rival Toronto Raptors after suffering a scary left knee injury that left the veteran sharpshooter in evident agony on the court at the Air Canada Centre. Smith drove around Raptors defender DeMar DeRozan
The Bulls have suspended Rajon Rondo for Monday’s game against Portland. Fred Hoiberg said he and Rondo had a meeting yesterday. Rajon Rondo — suspended for tonight's game — had a "heated exchange" with a Bulls assistant in Mavericks loss, sources tell @TheVertical.
A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It’s also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren’t always listed in order of importance. That’s for you, dear reader, to figure out.
Gordon Hayward tries to beat the buzzer. While the eyes of the basketball-watching world were trained on Cleveland and Oakland, the Miami Heat and Utah Jazz locked horns in a surprisingly high-scoring and exciting back-and-forth battle that came down to the final second and the very last play of the
The Los Angeles Clippers slapped around the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night, blitzing LeBron James and company on either side of halftime and leading by as many as 27 points on their way to a blowout win. After taking care of business in just three quarters, the Clips’ starters got to take the
After seeing their white-hot start to the 2016-17 NBA season stall with three straight losses, capped by a wild Tuesday night defeat that saw them blow an 18-point lead to the Brooklyn Nets, we’ve spent the last week wondering what’s wrong with the Los Angeles Clippers. On Thursday, in a marquee nationally
Charles Barkley lets us know. At this point, Charles Barkley’s distaste for the Golden State Warriors’ brand of basketball is well-established. Barkley doubled down on that stance this past summer after the Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the Dubs in their 2016 Finals rematch, this time dinging Golden
Andre Drummond gave a laugh and a round of applause to the refs who ejected him for elbowing Roy Hibbert in the back of the head on Tuesday night. DET's Andre Drummond fined $15K for striking CHA's Roy Hibbert in the back of the head with an elbow. With just over four minutes remaining in the
LeBron James celebrates during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA championship victory parade and rally. LeBron James turned in a superhuman individual effort rivaling the greatest three-game runs in NBA history to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first-ever NBA championship and the city’s first
Russell Westbrook came into Wednesday night on as hot a run as any player in the NBA, but he opened the Oklahoma City Thunder’s meeting with the Washington Wizards — and his old head coach, Scott Brooks — about as frigid as can be. The do-everything All-Star point guard missed seven of his first eight
After his NBA dreams were dashed, Isaiah Austin returned to Baylor to become a student coaching assistant. Four days before the 2014 NBA draft, Isaiah Austin had his childhood dream snatched away from him. The former Baylor center was projected by many to be a late first-round or early second-round
A building worker wipes the court before an NBA basketball game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Sacramento Kings, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings were scheduled to kick off Wednesday night’s 10-game NBA slate. But after a delay of more than
With every Dirk-defying stepback, double-take-inducing crossover, monster throwdown and long-range bomb, Kristaps Porzingis becomes an even more beloved figure among New York Knicks fans. It’s difficult to imagine what might make hard-hearted New Yorkers love the 7-foot-3 Latvian unicorn even more …
Last May, Tyronn Lue raised a few eyebrows by proclaiming J.R. Smith — the famously flighty and monstrously mercurial shooting guard who never met a shoelace he didn’t dream of untying or a contested jumper he didn’t absolutely love — the “best defensive player” on last year’s Cleveland Cavaliers. With