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Sources: Glen Taylor wants Jimmy Butler deal done in next several days

Despite the objections of Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau, owner Glen Taylor has mandated that a …

Best Case, Worst Case: Brooklyn Nets

<i>Break out your Ben Simmons hand trackers—the NBA is back. We’re counting down the days until the 2018-19 season tips off on October 16 by taking a</i> …

Danny Ainge

The Summer of the NBA Binge-Watchers

<b>The Brooklyn Nets training facility</b> is usually a mellow place in the summer months. The energy in the building wanes—such is life for an NBA team in the offseason. The full roster is not officially reunited; some players are on vacation or lying low, some pop into the facility to get shots up and …

Snowfall

LeBron James Is Already Winning Hollywood

As he prepares to debut with the L.A. Lakers, the NBA’s biggest star has emerged as one of the town’s hottest producers, setting up a dozen film and …

Lebron James

Jimmy Butler is doing the Timberwolves a favor

By revealing his intentions now, Butler is giving Tom Thibodeau a chance to recover from his own mistake.<p>A year ago, Tom Thibodeau and the Minnesota Timberwolves made a bet. They bet that despite having the league’s longest playoff drought, despite being one of the less attractive NBA markets for …

Tom Thibodeau

The Best Backcourt Duos in the Western Conference, Ranked

<i>We heard you like rankings, so to kick off</i> The Ringer<i>’s 2018-19 NBA Preview, we’re</i> <i>devoting the week</i> <i>to evaluating (and slapping a number on) the</i> …

Los Angeles

It’s Always A Bull Market For Tom Thibodeau

Among the stranger storylines this NBA offseason is the near-constant Thibs Watch, which lights up like a Bat Signal whenever a former player of the …

Tom Thibodeau

Scott Kushner: Ideally, the NBA season should start on Christmas Day; here's why

The New Orleans Pelicans open training camp in three weeks.<p>What’s that? You aren’t thinking about basketball?<p>Was there no time to squeeze it in after …

Basketball

Five Potential NBA Lineups to Daydream About

I grew up playing chess as my sports fandom blossomed, so it only makes sense that I’ve always been drawn to the strategic element of basketball. The …

Basketball

NBA makes Beats by Dre its official headphone partner

Beats by Dre is the new official headphone and wireless speaker partner of the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, and USA Basketball, starting in October 2018, …

Basketball

Sixers All-Star Joel Embiid explains why he 'almost quit' basketball in college at Kansas

Embiid's time at KU was highly successful, but it almost didn't happen after he got embarrassed by a teammate<p>Before Joel Embiid was an NBA All-Star, …

Basketball

The Rockets-Suns Trade Could Be More Than Just a Ryan Anderson Salary Dump

The stillness of late August never lasts long in the NBA, and on the one-year anniversary of the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston, with just nine minutes …

NBA

Marvel's Iron Fist: Season 2 | Building an Epic Fight Sequence | Netflix

Iron Fist

Are We Sure … That the Bucks Aren’t a Finals Contender This Season?

<i>The offseason established a host of new story lines across the NBA that require closer inspection. Throughout August, we’re giving</i> <i>second thoughts</i> <i>to</i> …

NBA

Sword & Sworcery is coming to Nintendo Switch

Seven years on, the lyrical Scythian is on the march once more<p><i>Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP</i>, the lavish and lyrical adventure game, is coming to the Nintendo Switch. First released for iOS in 2011, the port is being handled by the developers’ original collaborators at Capybara Games.<p><i>Sword &</i> …

Indie Gaming

Into the Breach comes to Nintendo Switch today

From the makers of FTL: Faster Than Light, it’s an excellent fit for the hybrid console<p><i>Into the Breach</i>, the turn-based strategy game from the team behind <i>FTL: Faster Than Light</i>, is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The listing is live on the Nintendo storefront right now, with a price of $14.99.<p>The …

Into the Breach

Panic to Publish Untitled Goose Game by House House in Early 2019 on Switch, Mac, and PC

Panic, well-known in the Apple community for its beautifully-designed Mac and iOS apps, announced today that it is teaming up with Melbourne-based House House to release Untitled Goose Game, which made a splash last fall when it released pre-alpha gameplay footage on YouTube. The game will be …

Nintendo Direct

‘The Crown’: First Look At Tobias Menzies As Prince Philip In Netflix’s Royal Drama

His Royal Highness… Prince Philip. Netflix has released the first look at Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh, husband and consort to the Queen …

Prince Philip

Are We Sure … That the NBA Hasn’t Passed Pat Riley By?

<i>The offseason established a host of new story lines across the NBA that require closer inspection. Throughout August, we’re giving</i> <i>second thoughts</i> <i>to</i> …

NBA

Kyrie Irving’s roots in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and his winding journey back

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Elizabeth Ann Larson Irving lies under a small patch of ground in the far corner of a tiny cemetery, tucked next to a pair of babies’ graves from pioneer days. If not for a modest sign, and a tiny fence circling it, Rock Creek Cemetery wouldn’t even be noticeable from the dirt …

Boston University

Report: NBA Competition Committee Recommends Shot Clock, Replay Rule Changes

The NBA is reportedly exploring potential rule changes involving the shot clock and foul calls that would trigger a replay review.<p>Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA competition committee is recommending resetting the shot clock to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds and expanding the definition …

When Will Netflix Movies Finally Be Ready for Their Close-Up?

After 18 months running the streamer's film unit, Scott Stuber seeks to emerge from TV's shadow with A-list fall features (Alfonso Cuaron, Paul …

‘Hold the Dark’ Trailer: Jeffrey Wright Faces Down a Wolf in Jeremy Saulnier’s Netflix Film

The film debuts in select theatres and on the streaming service on Sept. 28.<p>Jeremy Saulnier is following up 2015’s genre hit “Green Room” with “Hold …

Netflix is testing video promos that play in between episodes

A new unpopular feature that appears for some users<p>Netflix’s latest test feature is a video promo that plays in between episodes of a series you’re watching. The test is only appearing for select users globally and it’s a full-screen video of content Netflix’s algorithms are recommending to a …

Are We Sure … That the 2018-19 Pelicans Will Be Worse?

<i>The offseason established a host of new story lines across the NBA that require closer inspection. Throughout August, we’re giving second thoughts to</i> …

The NBA’s Small Guys Are Getting Bigger, And That’s Bad News For Isaiah Thomas

Of all the shocking NBA free-agency moves this summer, Isaiah Thomas’s deal with Denver — for just one year, at the minimum salary for a veteran …

Who Is Going to Fill Out the Eastern Conference All-Star Roster?

<i>This offseason didn’t exactly level the perceived disparity between the Eastern and the Western conferences. The</i> <i>depth in stardom</i> <i>in the East is</i> …

Are We Sure … That Devin Booker Is a Franchise Player?

<i>The offseason established a host of new story lines across the NBA that require closer inspection. Throughout August, we’re giving second thoughts to</i> …

Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc Chief Financial Officer David Wells will step down after eight years in the role, the video streaming company said on Monday.<p>Wells will remain with Netflix until his successor is found, a search that will consider both internal and external candidates, Netflix …