Category Archives: NBA

The National Basketball Association is a men’s professional basketball league in North America, composed of 30 teams. It is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada, and is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.

Pacers and rest of NBA open training camp Tuesday with individual workouts

For the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, it was the shortest offseason ever. For the eight teams that haven’t played since March, the offseason dragged for longer than most seasons last. And for all 30 clubs, questions are far more prevalent than answers these days. Ready or not, the NBA is back. Training camps […]

Bucks use second-round picks to select Jordan Nwora, Sam Merrill

Bucks use second-round picks to select Jordan Nwora, Sam Merrill

The Milwaukee Bucks used the 15th pick of the second round (No. 45 overall) to select Louisville forward Jordan Nwora in the 2020 NBA draft. According to multiple sources, Milwaukee added an additional second-rounder — Utah State guard Sam Merrill at No. 60, the final pick of the draft. Entering the draft process, the Bucks…

2020 NBA free agency and trades: Latest buzz, news and reports

The 2020 NBA free-agent class won’t have the star power of last year’s — when nearly half the league became available — but plenty of big names are set to hit the market. Even more could be offered in trade talks.Will back-to-back MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sign a five-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks? What is […]

Player reps OK plan to start NBA season Dec. 22

playPlayers agree to NBA season starting on Dec. 22 (2:07)Brian Windhorst reports that the players have agreed with the NBA’s proposal to start the season on Dec. 22. However, contract negotiations are ongoing. (2:07)Nov 5, 2020Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017The National Basketball Players Association board of representatives […]

NBA players vote to start 72-game season on Dec. 22

NBA players vote to start 72-game season on Dec. 22

The National Basketball Players Association voted Thursday to support the notion of starting this coming season on Dec. 22, the date that the league has been targeting in its talks about how and when to get teams back on the floor for a planned 72-game season. The vote, conducted by the NBPA’s board — which…

Sources: Agreement near on Dec. 22 NBA start

4:20 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiCloseSenior NBA InsiderHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Zach LoweCloseESPN Senior WriterZach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print.The NBA’s board of governors and players’ association will hold separate meetings on Thursday expected to culminate with an agreement on starting the 2020-21 season on Dec. 22 […]

NBA playoffs Real or Not: Next leaps for Anthony Davis, Jamal Murray

All four teams are still afloat in the NBA’s conference finals — and things just keep getting spicier.The Boston Celtics kept their season going by beating the Miami Heat in Friday’s Game 5 121-108. The Denver Nuggets, meanwhile, are hoping to make yet another improbable comeback from a 3-1 series deficit, this time against the […]