Lakers' Anthony Davis grateful thumb injury isn't serious

Anthony Davis hopes to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for their next preseason game after confirming his thumb injury isn't serious

China Resumes Streaming NBA Games

The move to stop streaming NBA games came following a controversial tweet by an NBA General Manager about Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.

Harden and Westbrook back together to chase title…

James Harden and Russell Westbrook are thrilled to be reunited in Houston and can't wait to prove that they'll work just fine together despite what the critics say

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After Russ: It's a new start for the Oklahoma City Thunder

Westbrook is gone, Chris Paul returns, and the Oklahoma City Thunder have pushed the reset button

LeBron James no longer King James in Hong Kong

Basketball player Lebron James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit because of comments the NBA star made about free speech. (Oct. 15)

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang

Zion Williamson makes new-look Pelicans a compelling draw

The NBA preseason has provided a tantalizing taste of the excitement Zion Williamson the league's top overall draft choice _ a charismatic, 6-foot-6, 285-pound force of nature _ could bring to New Orleans' long moribund small-market franchise

LeBron says Morey 'wasn't educated' when he sent…

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA in a conflict that has seen Houston Rockets gear removed from Nike and NBA stores in major cities throughout China. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Young Denver Nuggets set sights much higher this season

The Denver Nuggets' challenge is guarding against letting up after they ended a six-year playoff drought last year and won their first playoff series since 2009

LeBron James Believes Daryl Morey Was…

LeBron James Believes Daryl Morey Was 'Misinformed' About China and Hong Kong James spoke to the media for the first time since the controversial tweet by the Rockets general manager. LeBron James, via statement LeBron James, via statement Morey sent out a tweet in support of protesters in the Hong Kong riots on Oct. 4. The Chinese government responded by canceling NBA media events and refusing to broadcast NBA preseason games. LeBron James, via statement LeBron James, via statement James and the Los Angeles Lakers Lakers played two preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets in China, but there was no media availability surrounding the 2019 China Games last week.

Towns, Timberwolves take stronger chemistry into season

Towns, Timberwolves take stronger chemistry into fresh-start season with Saunders on sideline

Lebron James Adds to NBA, China Controversy…

NBA star Lebron James said the Houston Rockets general manager âwasnât educatedâ when he tweeted his support of the Hong Kong protests that set off a major rift between China and the league. Veuerâs Justin Kircher has more.

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Jimmy's era: Butler arrives in Miami, and Heat hopes soar

With Dwyane Wade retired, Heat now in the hands of Jimmy Butler _ and expectations in Miami are high

Lavar Ball Says Lonzo & LaMelo Will NEVER Sign…

The Big Baller Brand stock is starting to go up again, well at least for players, maybe not the brand. With both Lonzo and Lamelo Ball off to good starts in the NBA and nil for the 2019-2020 season, all eyes are still on what shoe brand they will represent in the future and Lavar Ball is sure that it will be with BBB’s.

Defending champion Raptors experimenting after departures

Raptors open title defense in experimental mode after high-profile departures of Leonard, Green

From tank to title talk, 76ers primed for championship run

Philadelphia 76ers believe they are good enough to win Eastern Conference, make run at NBA championship

Pistons still in the murky middle, hoping to show progress

In a league with so many teams either contending or rebuilding, the Detroit Pistons haven't been doing much of either

Oladipo's absence forces Pacers to lean on Turner, new faces

Myles Turner looks around the Indiana Pacers locker room and sees a whole new team

Expectations still high for Celtics after Irving's departure

With All-Star Kemba Walker on board, expectations remain high for Celtics following Kyrie Irving's departure

Trae Young gladly accepts roles as new face of the Hawks

Trae Young gladly accepted his role as the new face of the Atlanta Hawks, but he knows he'll have to step up his game even more to make this franchise relevant in the NBA

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Blazers want to take next step after playoff success

The Trail Blazers got a taste of playoff success last season and that's shifted their mindset

Doncic, Porzingis lead way in life after Nowitzki for Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks now belong to the young Euro pairing of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis with longtime star Dirk Nowitzki retired

MVP Giannis looks to improve as Bucks' leader this season

Last season's loss to Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals stung Giannis Antetokounmpo