Category: NBA News

Durant sorry for tweets critical of Thunder

7:26 PM ET Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant acknowledged a controversial Twitter incident and apologized for comments that were critical of his former team and coach, calling the tweets “idiotic” and “childish.” “I use Twitter to engage with the fans,” Durant said Tuesday from the stage of the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco.…

LeBron still the undefeated champ of #NBArank

9:51 AM ET When Tiger Woods was in his prime, the focus of his year was the majors. He gave them highest priority, gearing his regimen to attempt to peak in those four weeks. Who knows how many tournament wins Woods might have left on the table with this strategy. Sometimes he would use the…

Kyrie Irving is embracing the ‘crazy’ as Boston’s new leading man

11:05 AM ET BOSTON — Gordon Hayward, resplendent in a Boston Celtics-toned green blazer with some subtle Butler blue blended into his tie, had just finished gushing about all the reasons he’s excited to be in Boston, name-checking many of his new teammates on the Celtics’ overhauled roster. When he was finished, one of those…

Why the Kyrie Irving trade makes sense for Boston

Aug 31, 2017 In the end, Cleveland could not find a better deal for Kyrie Irving than Boston’s offer of Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ unprotected 2018 first-round pick — and that 2020 Miami second-rounder added at the last minute. Irving’s shocking July 7 trade request put Cleveland in an…

Adande: Why Steph Curry won’t win another MVP

Stephen A. Smith says Durant is key to Warriors (1:25) Stephen A. Smith highlights that Kevin Durant’s presence on Golden State this year was the key to sealing the fate of the Cavaliers in the Finals. (1:25) 2:04 PM ET It has been the Summer of Steph, with Stephen Curry leading the unofficial NBA clicks…