The Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign point guard Brandon Jennings to a second 10-day contract, a source told ESPN’s The Undefeated. Jennings is averaging 6.0 points and 5.5 assists for the Bucks on his first 10-day deal. The eight-year NBA veteran played for the Bucks’ G-League affiliate Wisconsin Herd and in China before signing with
SAN ANTONIO — Dejounte Murray, the San Antonio Spurs‘ second-year man, is making his mark as a first-year starter. On Monday night, he registered eight rebounds during a 89-75 win over the Golden State Warriors to set the franchise record for rebounds in a season by a point guard. Named the starting point guard in
In the past 15 years, stories about LeBron James‘ body have become a bit legendary with teammates. Seeing him turn his ankle nearly 90 degrees only to tighten his shoelaces and finish with a triple-double. Watching him show up four hours before a playoff game to get in a sweat-soaked workout, then play more than
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is stepping away from coaching to focus on his health, the team announced Monday. Lue, 40, left Saturday night’s 114-109 victory against the Chicago Bulls with an illness, marking the third time this season that his health has kept him from coaching an entire game. “After many conversations with our
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says he misspoke when he referred to Gordon Hayward having had a “setback” in his recovery from a fractured ankle. Ainge, speaking to the Boston Herald, said that wasn’t the right word, that Hayward simply felt some soreness after using a specialized treadmill for the first time.
Charlotte Hornets forward Nicolas Batum was diagnosed with chronic tendinitis in his left Achilles and could miss multiple games, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Batum underwent an MRI exam Sunday, revealing the extent of the injury after leaving Saturday night’s loss to the New York Knicks with the injury. Batum has been ruled out
With a 30-39 record, the Detroit Pistons know what it’s like to lose, but the way in which they lost Saturday night in Portland to the Trail Blazers left head coach Stan Van Gundy fuming. “It’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing for them and embarrassing for the league,” Van Gundy said of Saturday’s officiating, following a 100-87
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Denver Nuggets did something no NBA team has done in almost seven weeks: They lost to the Memphis Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Tyreke Evans added 20, and the Grizzlies snapped a 19-game losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Nuggets on Saturday night. “It was great. We’re all
2:05 Tracy McGrady, Mike Miller and Brian Windhorst react to NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s tanking memo. Welcome to National Sleep Awareness Month! Yes, this is a very real thing — and just as this is real, so too is the fact that the National Sleep Foundation has designated a National Sleep Awareness Week: March 11-17.
10:14 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN With an original four-year agreement set to expire in September, Michele Roberts plans to seek a new contract as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, sources tell ESPN. Roberts plans to send a formal letter of her intentions to the union’s executive committee in the near future,