Houston Rockets acquire Derrick Favors in eight-player trade with Oklahoma City Thunder

The Houston Rockets are acquiring center Derrick Favors and a 2025 second-round draft pick in an eight-man trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told ESPN Thursday night. The Thunder will acquire two draft exceptions and save $1 million in salary in a deal that sends favors guards Ty Jerome and Theo Maledon and forward … Read more

Houston Rockets acquire Derrick Favors in eight-player trade with Oklahoma City Thunder

The Houston Rockets are acquiring center Derrick Favors and a 2025 second-round draft pick in an eight-man trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told ESPN Thursday night. The Thunder will acquire two draft exceptions and save $1 million in salary in a deal that sends favors guards Ty Jerome and Theo Maledon and forward … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis says undisclosed wrist injury hurt long-range shooting last season

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — On the Los Angeles Lakers’ road to the 2020 title, Anthony Davis showed the versatility of his game, shooting nearly 40 percent over 3 in the playoffs in the NBA bubble. Last season, Davis’ outside shooting fell off a cliff, with his 3-point percentage dropping to 18.6 percent, helping the Lakers … Read more

LeBron James, Draymond Green, Kevin Love join Major League Pickleball ownership group

LeBron James is taking his talents to the pickleball court – sort of. The Los Angeles Lakers star leads a group of NBA players and businessmen investing in Major League Pickleball, alongside Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love. Maverick Carter, longtime friend of James and CEO of their SpringHill … Read more

Stephen A. sounds off on Kyrie Irving after he gave up a $100M contract to remain unvaccinated – ESPN

Stephen A. rings in on Kyrie Irving after quitting $100 million deal to stay unvaccinatedESPN Nets star Kyrie Irving says he lost $100 million to stay unvaccinatedABC27 Kyrie Irving was made a scapegoat: Will CainFoxNews Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets – Gave up a 4-year, over $100 million extension for not being vaccinatedESPN Nets’ … Read more

Mavs teammates, celebrities compete in Dirk Nowitzki’s charity tennis event

Luka Doncic participates in the Dirk Nowitzki Celebrity Tennis Classic Former Dallas Mavericks great Dirk Nowitzki gathered other athletes and celebrities to show off their tennis skills. And he couldn’t help but chat a bit with a former teammate. DALLAS – Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki gathered other athletes and celebrities to show off their … Read more

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics set to ‘put our best foot forward’ under interim coach Joe Mazzulla

4:07 p.m. ET Tim BontempsESPN CANTON, Mass. — Following the suspension of Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season for violating team rules, interim coach Joe Mazzulla said Monday that his goal was simply to continue to build on what enabled the Celtics to reach the NBA Finals last season for … Read more

Phoenix Suns in shock as Robert Sarver saga hangs over team entering season

PHOENIX — The Suns are moving on to a new chapter with owner Robert Sarver planning to sell the team, but the mood at media day revealed a team still in shock. Sarver announced his intentions last week following the results of an NBA investigation. The details of the report, which confirmed that Sarver had … Read more

Warriors’ Stephen Curry says he spoke with Adam Silver about Robert Sarver discipline, calls impending Suns sale ‘exactly what should have happened’

9:06 p.m. ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO – Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, speaking publicly about the Robert Sarver case for the first time on Sunday, said he had private conversations with Commissioner Adam Silver regarding the punishment given by the league to the embattled owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury. . “(I) … Read more

Golden State Warriors veteran forward Andre Iguodala returning for 19th NBA season

1:04 p.m. ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Andre Iguodala will return to play his 19th NBA season with the Golden State Warriors, the veteran announced on his “Point Forward” podcast Friday morning. His return is 14th place on the team heading into training camp. According to Iguodala, this will be his last season. “I’m going to blame … Read more