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Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward has surgery, expected to be ready for training camp

Additionally, Celtics center  underwent successful nasal septoplasty surgery for a nasal fracture he suffered during Game 6 of Boston’s Eastern Conference finals series against Cleveland. Baynes is expected to return to basketball activities in two to four weeks. 

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NBA delivers most watched conference finals in six years

Overall, the NBA Playoffs were the most viewed since 2011-12, with average playoff viewership across all networks (ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV, ESPN2) in the U.S., up 18 percent, averaging 4.6 million viewers (4,606,000 vs. 3,913,000).  During the playoffs,…

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The Man, The Myth, The Wingspan

The Chicago skyline is one of the world’s most imposing with spires like the Willis Tower, Aon Center, Hancock, One Mag Mile and the Prudential Plaza seemingly reaching for the sun. Friday there is to be a new skyscraper to join them, perhaps only temporarily, Mohamed Bamba. The extraordinary seven

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Hayward, Baynes Medical Update

BOSTON, MA – Celtics forward Gordon Hayward today underwent successful surgery to remove the plate and screws that were implanted following the broken fibula he suffered on October 17. Hayward’s ankle and fibula are both structurally sound, and the removal of the plate and screws was necessary as

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Lakers Draft Workouts: May 31, 2018

Owners of the 25th and 47th picks in the NBA Draft, the Lakers have begun working out college and international prospects ahead of selection day on June 21. On Thursday, six more players will audition for the purple and gold at the UCLA Health Training…

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Kings Vote Vince Carter for Backbone Award

Vince Carter, the 20-year NBA veteran and future Hall of Famer, contributed in ways that numbers can’t show in his first season in Sacramento. On Wednesday, as part of the National Basketball Players Association Players’ Voice Awards, Carter was awarded the Backbone Award, given to the player

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Andre Iguodala Injury Update

Warriors forward Andre Iguodala, who missed the last four (4) games of the Western Conference Finals after suffering a left lateral leg contusion/bone bruise in Game 3 vs. Houston on May 20, was evaluated by the team’s medical staff yesterday. The evaluation indicated that Iguodala is making progress

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Clifford Says Previous Stint with Magic Were Best Years of NBA Coaching Career

For years, any time Steve Clifford came back into contact with players and coaches associated with those early-2000s Orlando Magic teams, his thoughts almost immediately reverted to a zenith moment in a life dedicated to coaching basketball. Back then,…

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MikeCheck: Grizzlies Draft Files – The Case of Luka Doncic

– The Grizzlies are closing in on the June 21 NBA Draft with their options as wide open and diverse as the talent among projected top players on the board. As pre-draft workouts continue and potential trade scenarios are discussed regarding what the Grizzlies will do with the No. 4 overall pick, we’

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A New Selection For Portland In ESPN’s Most Recent Mock Draft

It’s been a few weeks since we last looked in on the statuses of the various NBA mock drafts, and to be honest, not a whole lot has changed. The NBA Combine is over, pre-draft workouts have started in earnest and Wednesday night is the deadline for underclassmen and those playing overseas to withdraw

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NBA Finals: Top moments in history

Countless memorable moments have taken place on the NBA’s grandest stage and after much discussion, we present some of the top moments in Finals history.

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All-NBA Talk And NBA Finals Predictions

Happy Tuesday from Minneapolis, the place that all-of-the-sudden is warmer than the center of a volcano. (Update: It’s now raining a whole lot and I don’t understand how weather works.) But after a 20-inch snowstorm six weeks ago, we can’t complain, right? WRONG! We can complain because it

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Cavaliers’ Kevin Love still in concussion protocol, status for Game 1 unknown

Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love remains in concussion protocol and his status for Game 1 of the NBA Finals is still unclear. Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue gave an update Tuesday before the team flew to San Francisco for Thursday’s opener. The Cavs are playing the Golden State Warriors in the finals

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Draft Profile: Is DeAndre Ayton The Next NBA Sensation?

The Hawks hold the rights to the , , and picks in the upcoming . At Hawks.com, we’ll be talking to some of the writers and bloggers who watched some of this year’s key prospects most closely.  Today we speak to, a managing editor for , SB Nation’s site for University of Arizona sports, about

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A memorable season: Favorite moment from 2017-18 Pelicans season from the staff of Pelicans.com

While we had a plethora of amazing moments to choose from this season – playoff fever spreading throughout the city, countless fist pumps for amazing crunch time plays, and even Jrue Holiday’s ever-changing hair styles – the one that sticks out show the bond between this season’s squad and no

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2017-18 Pelicans Season in Review: Emeka Okafor

Contributing writer: Sam Moses After a nearly five-year hiatus from the NBA, New Orleans signed Emeka Okafor to a 10-day contract on Feb. 3. DeMarcus Cousins had recently suffered a season-ending Achilles injury and the Pelicans were desperate for dept…

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