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Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per ...

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

/ Jun 23, 2017

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA Draft, which received a jolt early in the first ...

Howard, Lopez on move amid flurry of deals

/ Jun 21, 2017

Howard, Lopez on move amid flurry of deals

Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los Angeles Lakers provided the clearest indication yet that Lonzo Ball is their guy. The NBA offseason is already in overdrive, with a dizzying ...

Hall of Famer West joins Clippers

/ Jun 20, 2017

Hall of Famer West joins Clippers

Hall of Famer Jerry West, fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another NBA championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers. West was formally introduced at a news conference Monday with Doc Rivers, the Clippers’ coach and president of ...

76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

/ Jun 20, 2017

76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, landing the pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that clears the way for the 76ers to grab guard Markelle Fultz. Philadelphia will hold the No. ...

/ Jun 18, 2017

Sixers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will ...

NBA bans Ellis, Bullock

/ Jun 17, 2017

NBA bans Ellis, Bullock

Monta Ellis of the Indiana Pacers and Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons have been suspended five games under the NBA’s anti-drug program. The league announced the suspensions Friday without disclosing details of the violations. The 31-year-old Ellis averaged 8.5 points a game for ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Ex-Happinet Bryant joins Nets coaching staff

Former Akita Northern Happinets forward Travon Bryant has joined the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff, it was announced on Thursday. Bryant was named an assistant player development coach for Kenny Atkinson’s staff. The 34-year-old Bryant, a University of Missouri alum, wrapped up his playing career ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Inglewood City Council OKs talks with Clippers on new arena

The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL’s Chargers and Rams. The ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

NBA to honor Russell with award for lifetime achievement

Bill Russell will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the first NBA Awards. The Hall of Fame center and 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics will be given the award by the NBA and Turner Sports, it was announced Thursday. Russell ...