NBA: Announces first betting-data partnerships with Genius Sports and Sportradar

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced its first betting data partnerships in the U.S.  Beginning this NBA season, Sportradar and Genius Sports will have the non-exclusive rights to distribute official NBA betting data...

NBA: LeBron welcomed back as hero in return to Cleveland

LeBron James felt only love at home. Making his first trip back to Cleveland since leaving for the second time as a free agent, James was welcomed like a hero on Wednesday night and rallied...

NBA: Smith steps away from Cavs as he awaits trade

JR Smith's time with the Cleveland Cavaliers has come to an end, the team announced on Tuesday. "JR Smith will no longer be with team as the organization works with JR and his representation regarding his...

NBA: Brad Stevens says Celtics need ‘tougher’ mindset

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens and All-Star Kyrie Irving expressed frustrations with the team after they fell to 9-7 on the season with Saturday night's 98-86 loss to the Utah Jazz. "We have to build a tougher team...

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love out at least six weeks following foot surgery

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love underwent successful surgery today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, by Dr. Martin O’Malley, to address continued left foot symptoms. He will now undergo an extended period...

Co-founder of Phoenix Suns, passes away at 89

  Richard Bloch, who was the driving force behind bringing an NBA franchise to the city of Phoenix, passed away at the age of 89, it was announced on Tuesday. When Bloch first met with then-NBA...

Fourth-year option on Jones – Warriors

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- New Golden State starting center Damian Jones had his fourth-year contract option for the 2019-20 season exercised by the Warriors. The two-time defending champions announced the move Tuesday. Jones is averaging 6.0...

Exercise options on Valentine, Markkanen and Dunn

  CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have exercised contract options for the 2019-20 season on forward Lauri Markkanen and guards Kris Dunn and Denzel Valentine. Markkanen and Valentine have not played yet this season because...

Man Of The Match: Stephen Curry stays hot

Stephen Curry can’t keep this up … can he? For virtually any other player, there would be absolutely no chance to continue what the Warriors star has done through the first two weeks of the...

Cleveland Cavaliers elevate Larry Drew to interim head coach

  CLEVELAND – Cavaliers Head Coach Tyronn Lue was released today by the team. Associate Head Coach Larry Drew has been named interim head coach. The announcement was made from Cleveland Clinic Courts by Cavaliers...

Cavaliers fire coach Tyronn Lue after 0-6 start

Ty Lue posted a record of 128-83 during three-plus seasons with Cleveland. Tyronn Lue didn't make it through the season's first month without LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired their coach on Sunday and named assistant...

NBA: Anthony Davis sits vs Jazz with elbow sprain

Anthony Davis is averaging 27.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 3.8 blocks and 2.5 steals this season. New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sat out Saturday night’s game against the Utah Jazz because of a...

LeBron James passes Dirk Nowitzki for sixth on all-time scoring list

With this bucket, LeBron James now has the sixth-most points in NBA history. LeBron James has reached another milestone, passing Dirk Nowitzki for sixth on the NBA's all-time scoring list. With just under eight minutes in...

Cleveland Cavaliers fire Tyronn Lue, elevate Larry Drew to interim head coach

CLEVELAND – Cavaliers Head Coach Tyronn Lue was released today by the team. Associate Head Coach Larry Drew has been named interim head coach. The announcement was made from Cleveland Clinic Courts by Cavaliers General...