The Golden State Warriors Defeat Luka Doncic and The Dallas Mavericks by Embracing Old-School Ball

SAN FRANCISCO – Something has dawned on Stephen Curry as the Golden State Warriors stage their first title title in nearly three years: He’s now the old guy. “When I look at some of those guys, you’re reminded of how young they are,” Curry said, contemplating the NBA’s starscape while the Warriors prepared for the … Read more

Inside the NBA Draft Lottery: How the Magic Added to Shaq, Penny and Dwight

CHICAGO – Joel Glass had the keepsakes in his backpack. One clear smoothie to-go cup filled with three ping-pong balls, one from each of the three previous times the Orlando Magic won the NBA Draft Lottery. The Shaquille O’Neal Draft. The Penny Hardaway Draft (thanks to draft-and-trade including Chris Webber). The Dwight Howard draft. He … Read more

Suns, Bucks and ‘space ball’: The biggest story of the NBA playoffs and what it means for last year’s Finals teams

OK, so… now what? The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns met in the NBA Finals last season, and each squad had high hopes of being back there this June. Instead, they both lost seventh games on Sunday and head into the offseason with some lingering structural questions. In some respects, this is normal. The reality … Read more

NBA Playoffs 2022 – What to Watch in Boston Celtics – Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns-Dallas Mavericks Game 7s

Which NBA contenders will join the Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors in conference finals? Sunday’s Game 7s feature two series that couldn’t be more different. The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks (3:30 pm ET, ABC) have each bruised their way into their finale, each winning classics on the opponent’s floor behind superstar performances from … Read more

NBA Playoffs 2022 – What to Watch in Boston Celtics – Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns-Dallas Mavericks Game 7s

Which NBA contenders will join the Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors in conference finals? Sunday’s Game 7s feature two series that couldn’t be more different. The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks (3:30 pm ET, ABC) have each bruised their way into their finale, each winning classics on the opponent’s floor behind superstar performances from … Read more

Warriors vs. Aggies The Grizzlies had an iron-sharpens-iron feel, enough to watch both teams for the future

SAN FRANCISCO – Steph Curry had the final say in the game itself, so it only made sense he would have the last word long after it was over too. As midnight neared inside the Chase Center, where Curry and his aging Golden State Warriors somehow survived against the upstart Memphis Grizzlies squad in their … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers forward Danny Green suffered torn ACL, LCL season-ending loss to Miami Heat

4:10 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN CAMDEN, NJ – The Philadelphia 76ers announced that forward Danny Green to an anterior cruciate ligament and lateral cruciate ligament to his left knee in Philadelphia’s season-ending loss to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Green was injured when 76ers superstar Joel … Read more