Adrian Wojnarowski

Victor Oladipo’s practice dunk better than anything he – or maybe anyone – did in dunk contest (video)

Victor Oladipo has grown into far more than just a dunker.<p>In fact, in Saturday’s dunk contest, he didn’t look like a dunker at all.<p>The Pacers star …

Basketball

Report: Kawhi opting not to play despite medical clearance to do so

The plot thickens with the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard.<p>Leonard has been medically cleared to return from his right quad tendinopathy injury, …

San Antonio Spurs

Report: Kawhi Leonard choosing to sit out despite being medically cleared

Leonard's relationship with Spurs also reportedly strained because of how injury has been handled<p>San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said …

Basketball

What Kawhi Leonard’s Potentially Lost Season Means for the League

Monotone as ever, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich casually dropped a bombshell after a team practice on Wednesday: Kawhi Leonard will be out for the rest …

NBA

‘Where’s Golden State at?’ — Klay didn’t know where the Warriors played when he was drafted

Klay Thompson, the famously aloof sharpshooter for the reigning champ Warriors, made a hilarious and very on-brand admission during a recent …

Basketball

Utah Jazz: Does recent Kawhi Leonard news make Spurs ideal playoff matchup?

It’s been reported that Kawhi Leonard may not return this season. If that holds true, should the Utah Jazz hope for a playoff matchup against the San …

NBA

Skal Labissiere (shoulder) probable Thursday

Skal Labissiere (shoulder) is probable for Thursday's game vs. the Thunder.<p>Labissiere was ruled out 2-3 weeks as of Feb. 1, and it sounds like his …

Fantasy Sports

Marcus Thornton signs 10-day contract with Cavs

Marcus Thornton is signing a 10-day contract with the Cavaliers.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to get younger with the addition of their latest …

Basketball

Trail Blazers make Brandon Rush deal official

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard/forward Brandon Rush to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by president of basketball operations …

Basketball

Report: Cavs sign Marcus Thornton to 10-day contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign veteran guard Marcus Thornton to a 10-day contract, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.<p>More to come.<p>theScore.com

Basketball

Report: Kawhi Leonard Choosing Not to Return to Active Roster from Quad Injury

Although he has received medical clearance to return to the court, San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard is instead opting to continue his recovery from the right quadriceps tendinopathy that has cost him most of the 2017-18 NBA season.<p>According to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski, Leonard only will …

Basketball

Kawhi Leonard's Bizarre Injury Saga Casts Doubt on Spurs' Present, Future

The strange case of Kawhi Leonard's right quadriceps tendinopathy took another turn Wednesday.<p>The injury, which Leonard originally suffered at some point during the 2016-17 season, per ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright, has lingered longer than anyone anticipated. It has limited the former Finals MVP …

NBA

Report: Hornets will probably drop GM Rich Cho, pursue Mitch Kupchak

Last spring, the Hornets exercised their option on general manager Rich Cho for this season. It wasn’t exactly a strong vote of confidence without a …

Shaquille O'Neal

The Hornets Will Let Rich Cho Walk To Go After Ex-Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak

The Charlotte Hornets have seen a number of big signings over the past few years fail to pan out as expected. Charlotte’s cap situation doesn’t look good moving forward and they have once again underachieved compared to expectations, sitting at No. 10 in the East at 24-33.<p>As often happens in a …

Basketball

Kawhi Leonard’s season could be over. Could he also be done with the Spurs?

Kawhi Leonard’s strange 2017-18 season took yet another odd turn Wednesday, when San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich told reporters he’d be “surprised” if Leonard returns this season due to tendinopathy in his right quad.<p>“We only have X-number of games left in the season and he’s still not ready …

NBA

Marcus Thornton Reportedly to Sign a 10-Day Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign guard Marcus Thornton to a 10-day contract, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday.<p>Thornton has spent the 2017-18 season with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers' affiliate in the NBA G League. He averaged 18.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 37 games …

Basketball

Orioles Sign Alex Presley To Minor League Deal

Jesse James thankful Eagles won Super Bowl LII<p>Published<p>22 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 20, 2018<p>Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports<p><b>Pittsburgh Steelers</b> fans certainly …

Basketball

Why Rich Cho's time ran out with Michael Jordan's Hornets

A couple of weeks ago, before the NBA’s Feb. 8 trade deadline, Yahoo Sports NBA insider Chris Mannix reported that there’d been “rumblings” around …

NBA

Jeff Hornacek: ‘We’ve moved on’ from Joakim Noah

Anthony Davis: ‘We go to the Finals’ with DeMarcus Cousins Healthy<p>Published<p>2 mins ago<p>on<p>February 21, 2018<p>As New Orleans star Anthony Davis prepares …

Basketball

Wojnarowski: Blazers Sign Brandon Rush To 10-Day Contract

Thanks to the trade that sent Noah Vonleh to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for the rights to Milovan Rakovic, the Portland Trail Blazers have an open …

NBA

Damian Lillard’s goal in meeting with Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen: ‘Spark that urgency’

Alleviating Paul Allen’s fear, Damian Lillard didn’t request a trade in his requested meeting with the Trail Blazers owner.<p>So, what did Lillard want …

Basketball

Pacers sign Trey McKinney-Jones to 10-day contract

GREENSBORO, NC - FEBRUARY 7: Trey McKinney-Jones<p>Using their open roster spot, the Pacers used a 10-day contract to sign Trey McKinney-Jones to the …

NBA

Jeff Hornacek says Joakim Noah will remain away from Knicks for foreseeable future

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek strongly indicated Tuesday that exiled center Joakim Noah will not be back with the …

Basketball

Report | Eagles Tab Mike Groh As Offensive Coordinator

Report | Jaguars to pick up option on Marcedes Lewis<p>Published<p>18 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 20, 2018<p>Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports<p>The <b>Jacksonville Jaguars</b> will be …

NFL

Bruins Acquire Nick Holden From Rangers

Report | Bears to release Jerrell Freeman<p>Published<p>12 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 20, 2018<p>Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports<p>The <b>Chicago Bears</b> will be releasing veteran …

Basketball

Klay Thompson didn't know where Warriors played before getting drafted

Klay Thompson has evolved into a cult hero among Warriors and NBA fans for his honesty, aloofness to the drama, his relationship with his bulldog Rocco and easy-going personality.<p>Package all that with one of the best jumpers in the league and impressive defensive versatility and you get a four-time …

Basketball

Michael Jordan is letting Hornets’ GM go to pursue Mitch Kupchak, according to report

Kupchak, a UNC alum, would work with Buzz Peterson, Charlotte’s assistant GM and Jordan’s college roommate.<p>The Charlotte Hornets are expected to pursue ex-Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The team announced Tuesday it will not extend current GM Rich …

Basketball

New York's season is over, but the questions are never-ending

Kristaps Porzingis is expected to be out at least 10 months following his ACL surgery last week. What kind of team will he come back to?<p>Before the …

Sports

Up to players, agents to adjust to new MLB contract standards

Let’s drop the suggestion of collusion in Major League Baseball, of some sort of criminal conspiracy to tamp down players salaries. I’ve seen it. …

Clint Frazier

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Brandon Rush signs with Portland Trail Blazers

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Brandon Rush becomes the latest of Milwaukee’s training camp cuts to sign with an NBA team.<p>In today’s …

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