Spurs guard Derrick White has a torn plantar fascia in his left foot and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks, coach Gregg Popovich announced Friday, further depleting San Antonio's depth at guard. The Spurs have taken a beating recently, first with the loss of guards Dejounte Murray and rookie Lonnie Walker IV and...
Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis believes he is the best player in the NBA, ahead of the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant. Davis has established himself among the best in the NBA after being selected with the No. 1 pick by the Pelicans in the 2012 draft and earning...
The Timberwolves saga continues, and it still involves the Heat. After reports surfaced that Miami president Pat Riley had used profanity in trade negotiations with Minnesota, he issued a statement denying the allegations.  Riley said that all conversations "have been nothing but cordial."  The statement, released through the Heat's media relations department, came shortly after coach Erik Spoelstra gave his...
The Heat and forward Justise Winslow have agreed to a three-year extension worth $39 million, according to ESPN. Winslow's four-year, $11.2 million rookie deal expires at the end of the season. If the former first-round pick were not to have signed an extension by Monday, he would be a...
Expect to see Boston's Gordon Hayward at the start of the Celtics' 2018-19 season. However, the eight-year veteran will have limited playing time, according to coach Brad Stevens. Hayward has been rehabbing a back injury which caused him significant pain during the preseason in addition to recovering from a broken fibula and dislocated...
Lakers guard Lonzo Ball faces a fine from the NBA if he leaves his Big Baller Brand tattoo uncovered on his arm. Los Angeles told TMZ Ball covered the tattoo during the Lakers' preseason matchup with the Warriors Wednesday because the NBA told the guard he would be fined...
Former Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett had some choice words about Minnesota's drama-filled week. The 15-time NBA All-Star who started and ended his career with the T-Wolves said "it’s a s— storm up there" in an interview with The Athletic. “I’m a T-Wolf for life, man,” Garnett told The Athletic. “I’m ‘Sota...
Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been ruled out of the team's regular-season opener and will miss the next several games as he rehabs an ankle injury. Nowitzki, 40, underwent ankle surgery in April to remove bone spurs and has been shelved throughout the Mavericks' preseason play. Coach Rick Carlisle made the decision to have Nowitzki sit out of Dallas' opener...
Michael Porter Jr. isn’t going to compare himself to the other rookies in his class. The 20-year-old forward said in May he felt he was the best player in this year’s draft. But, he’s not focusing on proving he was right. “I wouldn’t say I would try to use that...
The Warriors are getting a little greedy. Not only does Golden State want to own the Western Conference for the foreseeable future, now it wants a large percentage of the Team USA roster. "That would be awesome," Klay Thompson told ESPN when asked about the possibility of five Warriors being...