Jimmy Butler was not happy at Timberwolves' practice Wednesday as he reportedly yelled at teammates and team brass before leaving the court. Butler scrimmaged with the Timberwolves third team and took on the team's starters, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. He taunted his teammates by screaming "they...
Mavs rookie Luka Doncic came away from his team's loss to the Lakers on Wednesday with a couple of things. He got an up-close look at LeBron James, a player the 19-year-old called "my idol," and … a game-worn James jersey. After the Lakers' 114-113 victory, on James' free throw with 2.1 seconds...
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have been both teammates and rivals, which means their final matchup Monday as the Lakers face the Heat will be an emotional one.  The two will play against each other for one final time before Wade retires at the end of the season.  "Out of all...
Former No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz will start the 76ers' season opener against the Celtics. Sixers coach Brett Brown confirmed Fultz, who was selected first in the 2017 draft, will be in the starting lineup Tuesday, with veteran JJ Redick coming off the bench. Fultz has endured a difficult start to his NBA career...
Gordon Hayward was left feeling "a little bit sore" but is making strides with every game he said after the Celtics handed the Bucks their first loss of the NBA season. Hayward produced his best performance since returning from a gruesome ankle injury in the 2017-18 opener, scoring a...
Zion Williamson has signed with an agency. CAA Sports on Thursday announced that it will represent the former Duke phenom, who is projected to be picked No. 1 overall by the Pelicans in next month's NBA Draft. Williamson joins a CAA roster of star clients that includes Joel Embiid, Paul George,...
JR Smith may not be on the floor in the Cavaliers’ season opener. The 33-year-old guard underwent an MRI on his injured right elbow earlier this week, the team announced Tuesday. Smith was diagnosed with elbow soreness and is doubtful to play Wednesday against the Raptors. STATUS UPDATE: @TheRealJRSmith has...
Kawhi Leonard is back with the Raptors and they picked up right where they left off with him on the floor. The Raptors took down the Kings 114-105 Wednesday as Leonard scored 25 points on 7-of-17 shooting. He added 11 rebounds and two assists, as well. Kawhi Leonard splits the...
Kyrie Irving is happy with the Celtics and he is very pleased with his decision to force his way to a new team. "I think it was the best move for my career, honestly, because it wasn't about any particular person or anything like that," the Boston guard told Bleacher...
Jimmy Butler is denying a report that he is sitting out against the Jazz on Wednesday to take another step toward working his way out of Minnesota.  The disgruntled Timberwolves star told ESPN he plans to sit out Wednesday's game because his body is hurting after he missed nearly...