NEW YORK -- The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association today announced that in light of the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to not take the floor today for Game 5 against the Orlando Magic, | Continue reading


@nba.com | 9 months ago

NBA Suspends Season

NEW YORK -- The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.  The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of Wednesday's game | Continue reading


@nba.com | 1 year ago

Report: Boston Celtics hope to host 2022 NBA All-Star Game

Now that the Celtics are about to host their first Christmas game at home ever, the franchise is hopeful to add another key event to its arena calendar: the NBA All-Star Game. According to | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic out indefinitely with broken hand

Orlando Magic big man Nikola Vucevic will be out indefinitely after suffering a fractured first metacarpal in his left hand on Saturday night. He appeared to suffer the injury while posting up against Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi during the first quarter. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid back in action after missing three games with sore back

After missing the previous three games with a sore back, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is back in action, starting Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors (5 ET on NBA League Pass). | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Phoenix Suns waived point guard Mike James

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns waived point guard Mike James on Friday, two weeks after he became the first two-way player in NBA history to sign a standard contract. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Houston Rockets' James Harden first with consecutive 50-point games since Kobe Bryant in 2007

Though it wasn't enough to avert a 128-118 loss to the Clippers, James Harden did something on Friday not seen in the NBA in more than a decade. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Los Angeles Lakers' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope serving sentence at detention center

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is serving a 25-day sentence at an Orange County detention center after violating his probation on a drunken driving arrest, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Longtime sports broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of "Oh my!" as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, died Thursday. He was 82. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Michael Beasley, Kristaps Porzingis flip roles in Knicks' unlikely win over Celtcs

When Michael Beasley and Kristaps Porzingis entered the NBA, this was how many thought it would go. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell (toe) out vs. Spurs

Rookie Donovan Mitchell will sit out a second consecutive game with an injured toe when his Utah Jazz host the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. Mitchell did not play in Wednesday's 107-79 loss to Oklahoma City. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue misses game with illness

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue missed Thursday night's game against Chicago with an undisclosed illness. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas in uniform vs. Bulls

Isaiah Thomas likely won't make his Cavaliers debut until next week. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid misses third straight game with sore back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is sitting out a third straight game because of back pain. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Cleveland Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to G League affiliate

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas is one big step closer to joining the Cavaliers. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Chris Paul ruled out for game against LA Clippers

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will have to wait to face his former team for the first time.  The nine-time All-Star has been ruled out with a sore left adductor for the Rockets' | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Kia Rookie Ladder: Los Angeles Lakers rookie duo picking it up

In the Week 10 edition of the 2017-18 Kia Rookie Ladder, we check in on the five rookies who are making the biggest impact so far this season. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul exits game with sore leg

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul exited Wednesday night's game against the Lakers with a sore left leg early in the fourth quarter. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Semi-truck plunges into pool owned by Portland Trail Blazers forward Evan Turner

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A semi-truck hauling a large trash bin has crashed and plunged into a swimming pool in Portland. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Isaiah Thomas could be playing for Cleveland Cavaliers next week

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Isaiah Thomas played Santa Claus on Wednesday. Soon, he'll be playing point guard for the Cavaliers. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

L.A. Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with partial tear in glute muscle

L.A. Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari will be held out of further game action while recovering from an injury of his gluteus maximus. Gallinari suffered a contusion to the left glute muscle, and subsequent imaging revealed a partial tear. Gallinari and the Clippers' medical team … | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Isaiah Thomas reveals reaction to being traded from Boston Celtics to Cleveland Cavaliers

Isaiah Thomas was unhappy about being traded from Boston to Cleveland during the offseason. We just didn't know how unhappy. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Bulls join other Chicago sports teams in effort to tackle city's violence

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's major sports franchises are teaming up to tackle violence in the city. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Report: Joel Embiid could miss two more games with back injury

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has missed four of his team's last six games due to a sore back. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Embiid could remain sidelined for two more games with the injury. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Turkey seeks jail term for New York Knicks' Enes Kanter

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking more than four years in prison for NBA player Enes Kanter on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Blogtable: What will be the best NBA Christmas Day gift?

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@nba.com | 3 years ago

Blogtable: Which player will be next to have two jerseys retired?

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@nba.com | 3 years ago

Blogtable: Would the Oklahoma City Thunder benefit from shifting Carmelo Anthony into a bench role?

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@nba.com | 3 years ago

Golden State Warriors say Stephen Curry's ankle 'healing well', no timetable for return

Stephen Curry is closer to returning, though what that means in terms of the 2017-18 NBA calendar is still unknown. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker makes strides in recovery from knee surgery

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Bucks forward Jabari Parker is taking nothing for granted as he works his way back from a second major knee injury in his brief NBA career. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces modifications to enshrinement process

The wait will be a little shorter for those all but assured of a place in basketball immortality. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (sore back) sidelined vs. Sacramento Kings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been ruled out for their game against Sacramento because of a back injury. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Chicago Bulls waive backup guard Kay Felder

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have waived backup guard Kay Felder. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

L.A. Lakers' Brook Lopez has ankle sprain, will be reevaluated in three weeks

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Center Brook Lopez sprained his right ankle during the Los Angeles Lakers' 116-114 loss to the Golden State Warriors. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement draws reaction from NBA on social media

Five championships. 33,570 points. Eighteen All-Star selections. Four All-Star MVPs. Two Finals MVPs. The 2007-08 regular season MVP. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Dallas Mavericks to retire Derek Harper's No. 12 jersey

DALLAS -- The Mavericks announced Monday they plan to retire Derek Harper's No. 12 jersey on Jan. 7, 2018 vs. the New York Knicks. He joins Brad Davis (No. 10) and Rolando Blackman (No. 22) as the only Mavericks to have their jerseys hung in the rafters. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Miami Heat's Goran Dragic (strained elbow) scratched vs. Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) -- Heat guard Goran Dragic was scratched from the starting lineup because of a strained left elbow, leaving Miami with just nine healthy players Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Chicago Bulls' Lauri Markkanen returns from back spasms

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie forward Lauri Markkanen is back in the lineup for the Chicago Bulls after he missed three consecutive games with back spasms. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Slain NBA star's ex-wife appears in California court in wheelchair

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The ex-wife of slain NBA star Lorenzen Wright has made her first court appearance in California, where she was brought in to court in a wheelchair. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Milwaukee Bucks assign Jabari Parker to G League affiliate

The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned forward Jabari Parker to the Wisconsin Herd of the NBA G League. The Herd are scheduled to practice in Milwaukee today and tomorrow at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Atlanta Hawks sign forward Tyler Cavanaugh to multi-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) -- Rookie forward Tyler Cavanaugh, who originally came to Atlanta on a two-way contract, has signed a multi-year deal with the Hawks. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

NBA announces first-of-its-kind global youth basketball competition

NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the Jr. NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for the top boys and girls teams ages 14 and under from around the world. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

NBA expands youth basketball Initiative with new global competition

In addition to showcasing the best basketball on the planet, a core tenet of the NBA is growing the game of basketball around the world. With the announcement of the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship, the NBA took another major step in those efforts. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

NBA announces first-of-its-kind global youth basketball competition

NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the Jr. NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for the top boys and girls teams ages 14 and under from around the world. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry on Carolina Panthers sale: 'I want in!'

The NFL's Carolina Panthers are up for sale, and Charlotte native Stephen Curry apparently wants a piece.  The Warriors star tweeted his interest in an ownership stake in his favorite pro | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

LeBron James wears 1 black shoe, 1 white shoe for 'equality'

 WASHINGTON (AP) --  LeBron James made a statement during an NBA game with his shoes -- one black, one white, with the word "equality" in capital gold letters on the back of each. Then, | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Report: Isaiah Thomas targeting first week of January for return

Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas is targeting the first week of January to make his 2017-2018 season debut, Yahoo's Shams Charania reported on Sunday. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago

Vince Carter says return to Toronto Raptors 'supposed to happen'

Thirteen years to the day since he was traded from the Raptors to the Nets, future Hall of Famer Vince Carter played what could have been his final game north of the border as his current team, the Kings, lost to Toronto on Sunday. | Continue reading


@nba.com | 3 years ago