After destroying the Lakers on the court, Joel Embiid decided to have more fun with L.A.'s newest purple-and-golden boy off it.
Will the long-awaited return of Chris Paul give the Rockets a boost, or disrupt a formula that’s been working in Houston?
Nicholas Batum is finally trading in his courtside blazers and loafers for his Jordan Brand Hornets uniform. Don’t look now, but the Charlotte Hornets have light reinforcements on the way. Injury-prone forward Nicolas Batum has been on the mend since tearing a ligament in his left elbow 40 seconds
One of the most hackneyed cliches you’ll hear echoing in any athletic environment is the idea that “performance is 10 percent physical, 90 percent mental.” It’s as ridiculous a concept as the widespread myth claiming humans only use 10 percent of our brains. If that were true, Sacramento Kings center
The Utah Jazz are spiraling after losing four of their last five and their descent may have developed a steeper angle after Rudy Gobert’s right knee contusion was rediagnosed as a bone bruise. As a result, the Jazz will be without their interior security guard for the next four-to-six weeks. Gobert
For a franchise that dealt with Jeremy Lin’s ruptured patellar tendon on opening night, that image gave Nets fans a scare. Their worst fears were alleviated when Russell was diagnosed with a left knee contusion.
Beset by injuries to their three-highest paid marquee players, the Boston Celtics relied on their supporting stars to rally from behind to defeat the Charlotte Hornets in a gritty 90-87 win that extended their league-high winning streak to 11 games.
It’s been two months since Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston and subsequent flooding displaced thousands of citizens. Relief efforts, however, are still ongoing and will continue for months and perhaps years. Local celebrities and athletes have contributed to relief funds and on Friday
Vince Carter reminisced about his bygone glory days as the Toronto Raptors’ basketball savior in a bi-monthly diary.
After Hassan Whiteside earned himself a seat on the bench against Golden State, the Heat's captains had a chat with the big man.
John Collins finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and assaulted the rim in Atlanta’s win over Cleveland. Atlanta Hawks rookie John Collins is one of the building blocks of the team’s rebuilding project. In Sunday’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, Collins did what he does best by claiming the dignity
Pistons center Andre Drummond had a career night from the charity stripe. In Detroit’s 105-96 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, Andre Drummond proved that his improbable transformation into a reliable free throw shooter may be more than an aberration. In 28 minutes, Drummond scored 24 points and topped
Kelly Oubre Jr. wants everyone to peep the fur coat he wore to DC’s Verizon Center. Kelly Oubre Jr. has had quite an eventful start to his third NBA season. One week after his rash decision to take a swing at a Golden State Warrior ended with him accidentally punching John Wall in the head and paying
LeBron James became the youngest member of the 29,000-point club early in Friday night’s 130-122 victory over the Washington Wizards and played like he was trying to reach 30,000 in the same game. James may have been motivated by Bradley Beal and John Wall chirping about the Cavs losing the No. 1 seed
In a clash pitting Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard’s volume scoring versus Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball’s pass-first, pass-second and passive-third brand of offensive management, Lillard’s 32 points were Exhibit A in how a point guard with a vast array of ways to get his own buckets
The talented Croatian swingman has yet to live up to the hype that made him the 2015 NBA draft's No. 5 overall pick.
Jonathon Simmons (17) scored 17 in Orlando’s win over his former team. One week and a half into the season, the Orlando Magic have been phenomenal, but their 114-87 shellacking of the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night was confirmation that their hot start was no sleight of hand. At halftime, they were