Category: NBA News

Splash Brothers’ surge carries Warriors past Bulls

12:11 AM ET CHICAGO — The United Center was raucous, filled with fans roaring as the hometown team fattened its lead over the defending champions, pounding them in the paint and on the break. All the Chicago Bulls’ momentum resulted in a slim halftime lead, but that edge disappeared in a near heartbeat when the…

Officials missed 3 fouls by KD, 1 by LeBron

7:08 PM ET The NBA said Tuesday that officials missed three late fouls by Kevin Durant and one on LeBron James during Golden State’s 99-92 win against Cleveland on Christmas Day. The league made the announcement via its “Last Two Minute Report.” Steph Curry and Kevin Durant got the title, but LeBron James has been…

Will LeBron choose the Lakers, Rockets, Cavs or a mystery team?

9:42 AM ET Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Ever since she chose her seats nearly two decades ago in the…

Lowe’s 10 things: Giannis, the Bucks and tough choices

9:50 AM ET Here we go: 1. The surging Bucks, at a crossroads Here come the Bucks, 9-4 since acquiring Eric Bledsoe, with a new starting five outscoring opponents by a gargantuan 17 points per 100 possessions. They were right to dismiss the concerns over pairing Giannis Antetokounmpo with another so-so shooter who needs the…

Cavs stay hot while cooling off the upstart 76ers

10:46 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — The once ridiculed and now widely praised “process” being embarked upon by the 76ers adjusted its gaze from the hope of future glory to a litmus test in the present on Monday, when the current kings of the Eastern Conference came to town. And LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers…