Category: NBA News

Lowe: The Nuggets have one big star … and a million questions

Nov 16, 2017 The last straw for Mike Malone, fiery head coach of a rising League Pass darling searching for the effortless offense that made fans swoon, came when Nikola Jokic lollygagged getting back on defense during practice last week. “I jumped him,” Malone says. “I jumped him very vocally.” Jokic protested that perhaps Malone…

Giannis’ superstar persona will look nothing like LeBron’s

Nov 7, 2017 The calls started coming in over the past two springs as Giannis Antetokounmpo’s talent began to come into focus. Trainers to some of the NBA’s top-level superstars wanted Antetokounmpo to work out with their clients during the offseason. Among the suitors was LeBron James’ camp — the NBA’s equivalent of being tapped…

Durant, Curry ejected late in Warriors’ defeat

9:36 AM ET MEMPHIS — Golden State Warriors superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were ejected late in Saturday night’s 111-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. With under a minute to go and his team trailing considerably for most of the contest, Curry drove in for a layup. The former MVP took some contact, but…

Backed by LeBron, Kevin Love embraces ‘ever evolving’ ID

2:21 AM ET Kevin Love sat in front of the same locker where he has always been since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, with a revolving door to his right — where Joe Harris sat next to him in 2014-15, Dahntay Jones in 2015-16, Derrick Williams in 2016-17 and now John Holland in 2017-18 — serving…

Sources: Nuggets show interest in Jefferson

8:45 AM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate The Denver Nuggets have joined the Milwaukee Bucks in the pursuit of forward Richard Jefferson, league sources told ESPN.…