POWER RANKINGS, WEEK 19: URGENCY RISES FOR LAKERS, OTHERS AFTER ALL-STAR BREAK

After an entertaining NBA All-Star 2019 in Charlotte and at least seven days off for all 30 teams, the season tips off again on Thursday,...

NBA LEGENDS HARDLY A FAN OF DAVIS' TRADE REQUEST

MIAMI - There was no social media or around-the-clock basketball coverage in October 1974, on the night when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar looked...

 
 
 

CATCHING UP ON THE 2018-19 NBA SEASON TO DATE

With NBA All-Star 2019 in the rear view and a few days to catch a refresher before the action picks back up on Thursday, let's take...

SHORT LIST: WHICH TEAMS CAN CONTEND WITH WARRIORS IN WEST?

Before we survey and project the developing playoff situation in the Western Conference and its top five teams, let us begin by quoting...

 
 
 

DUNK HQ: COUNTDOWN OF THE BEST SLAMS OF 2018-19

Charlotte's fun-filled All-Star weekend is a wrap, but the Dunk HQ is keeping the party going.

RECAPPING STANDOUT MOMENTS FROM NBA ALL-STAR 2019 WEEKEND

With the 68th All-Star Game in the books, now it���s time to focus on the stretch run of this regular season.

 
 
 

HANG TIME PODCAST: KLAY THOMPSON, DANNY GREEN + MORE FROM CHARLOTTE

During All-Star weekend in Charlotte, John Schuhmann and I caught up with Warriors All-Star Klay Thompson, Raptors guard Danny Green,...

AT 2019 ALL-STAR GAME, WARRIORS STEAL THE SHOW

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It must be deflating for 29 teams to see the NBA stage its annual, purely-for-fun midseason exhibition and the Golden...

 
 
 

68TH NBA ALL-STAR GAME

Official Release: Starters | Reserves | Team Rosters

JORDAN MAKES BIRTHDAY APPEARANCE AT NBA LEGENDS BRUNCH

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dell Curry had just been honored as the 2019 Hometown Hero at All-Star Weekend, and the award presentation to the...

 
 
 

ANTHONY DAVIS PLANS TO PLAY IN ALL-STAR GAME, FINISH SEASON WITH NEW ORLEANS PELICANS

CHARLOTTE - The biggest surprise of the All-Star Game happened 24 hours before tipoff: Anthony Davis not only showed up prepared to...

ALL-STAR STARTER KEMBA WALKER AT HOME IN CHARLOTTE, HOPES TO STAY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Long after his playing days ended, his presence still seems everlasting and omnipresent, rising above the state that...

 
 
 

NBA, FIBA ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR PRO LEAGUE IN AFRICA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ��� The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa.

MEDIA DAY NOTEBOOK: DIRK APPOINTS SUCCESSOR

Members of Team Giannis and Team LeBron talked to the media Saturday morning. Here are some highlights gleaned by NBA.com writers.

 
 
 

NBA COMMISSIONER ADDRESSES TRADE REQUESTS AND MORE AT ALL-STAR PRESS CONFERENCE

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Not all media attention is good media attention, NBA commissioner Adam Silver confirmed Saturday at his annual All-Star...

CELTICS' TATUM WINS 2019 TACO BELL SKILLS CHALLENGE ON HALFCOURT SHOT

An early lead meant nothing at the 2019 Taco Bell Skills Challenge. In all seven head-to-head matchups on Saturday, the winner was...

 
 
 

STEPHEN CURRY REWINDS TIME, WEARS SIMILAR JACKET FROM ALL-STAR 1992

Two-time Kia MVP Stephen Curry paid homage to a 3-year-old during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night in Charlotte.

JOE HARRIS WINS 2019 MTN DEW 3-POINT CONTEST

It���s not easy to upstage Stephen Curry in his hometown - and in his element - but this has been a year of unexpected surprises for...

 
 
 

HAMIDOU DIALLO WINS 2019 AT&T SLAM DUNK

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo won the battle of young jumping jacks in the AT&T Slam Dunk, outlasting...

VIRAL COMEDIAN FAMOUS LOS LEADS DAWN STALEY'S HOME TEAM TO VICTORY IN ALL-STAR CELEBRITY GAME

Well, it makes sense: The winner of the MVP award in the 2019 All-Star Celebrity Game goes by the name of Famous and also was a high...

 
 
 



Manny Machado contract: 10 questions inspired by his 10-year deal with Padres

Manny Machado contract: 10 questions inspired by his 10-year deal with Padres

Manny Machado's record-setting 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres came as somewhat of a suprise move for the superstar, and it opens up a slew of questions. Here are 10. Read more ...

Manny Machado to Padres in surprise end to endless saga

Manny Machado to Padres in surprise end to endless saga

It's over. The long offseason of Manny Machado can end after the All-Star infielder agreed to a deal with the Padres on Tuesday, ESPN first reported. According to MLB.com, San... Read more ...

Blackhawks acquire former first-round pick Peter Holland from Rangers

Blackhawks acquire former first-round pick Peter Holland from Rangers

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired forward Peter Holland from the New York Rangers, the team announced Monday night. Read more ...

Antonio Brown, Steelers agree it's now time for trade

Antonio Brown, Steelers agree it's now time for trade

Antonio Brown may have finally gotten his way. His social media crusade to force a trade from the Steelers appears to have worked. Brown tweeted Tuesday he met with owner Art... Read more ...

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Newcomb was the first MLB player to win the Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young awards. Read more ...

White Sox devastated, shocked, funny after Manny Machado spurning

White Sox devastated, shocked, funny after Manny Machado spurning

The White Sox prepared the party for Manny Machado, including his family and friends on the guest list. He didn't show. On Tuesday, Machado rejected the contract offer from the... Read more ...

Machado's voyage from trade piece to baseball's newest $300-million man

Machado's voyage from trade piece to baseball's newest $300-million man

More than a year's worth of drama involving Manny Machado officially ended on Tuesday when the 26-year-old superstar inked a historic contract with the San Diego Padres. The... Read more ...

Maurizio Sarri isolated at Chelsea after fans turn on him

Maurizio Sarri isolated at Chelsea after fans turn on him

Maurizio Sarri looks isolated in his first season at Chelsea after fans turned on him with a volley of abusive chants during a 2-0 loss to Manchester United Read more ...

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Betting: Plenty of action likely in 6/1 Bet...

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Betting: Plenty of action likely in 6/1 Bet Builder play at Anfield

Two heavyweights of European football square off in the Champions League on Tuesday and our tipster likes the look of an open game on Merseyside Read more ...

Jaguars hire former Packers DC Dom Capers as defensive assistant

Jaguars hire former Packers DC Dom Capers as defensive assistant

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers to serve as a defensive assistant. Read more ...