NBA

July 01, 2019 - 8:06 am
The waiting for Kawhi Leonard's decision continues. And it might last for a few days. Monday marks the first full day of NBA free agency — roughly $2.5 billion in contract commitments were made in the first six hours that followed the official beginning at 6:01 p.m. EDT Sunday — and there's still...
Read More
June 27, 2019 - 2:47 pm
The Los Angeles Lakers' price tag for Anthony Davis got a little steeper on Thursday, with the tradeoff being that the team now has the flexibility to bring another max-contract star to play alongside him and LeBron James next season. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated...
Read More
June 21, 2019 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though he'd never show a soft side. Draft night proved otherwise. Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans — a surprise to nobody who watched basketball this past season. But afterward he...
Read More
June 21, 2019 - 8:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bol Bol started the night high-fiving children as he walked across the stage as part of the festivities, being introduced with Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, RJ Barrett and others expecting to hear their names called early in the NBA draft. The other players were long gone by the time...
Read More
June 20, 2019 - 8:50 am
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for forward Jae Crowder, guard/...
Read More
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the podium of the 2018 NBA Draft.
Getty Images
June 19, 2019 - 11:01 am
Even though the 2019-20 NBA title odds have dominated the betting conversation after the Pelicans shipped off Anthony Davis to the Lakers, wagering on the draft provides an enticing way to watch the four-hour event. Duke product Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to be selected first overall...
Read More
June 19, 2019 - 8:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in...
Read More
June 18, 2019 - 7:41 am
TORONTO (AP) — Fresh off leading the Toronto Raptors to their first NBA title, Kawhi Leonard received the key to the city at Monday's championship parade. For now, however, the two-way star and two-time NBA Finals MVP still isn't saying whether he'll use it to keep a door open, or close it behind...
Read More
June 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm
TORONTO (1010 WINS/AP) -- Two people were shot and seriously injured as Raptors fans packed downtown Toronto on Monday for a massive parade for the NBA champions. Toronto police said they had taken two people into custody and recovered two firearms after the shooting near Bay and Albert streets in...
Read More
June 17, 2019 - 9:06 am
When the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released next season’s initial NBA title odds, the Lakers were positioned at 20-1 — tied for the eighth-lowest with the Raptors (20-1). Fast-forward over a month. Frank Vogel’s squad boasts the league’s lowest odds (3-1), thanks to Los Angeles general manager...
Read More

Pages