Basketball / NBA Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league's board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as "an extremely significant issue for our league" and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Basketball / NBA Jul 12, 2016

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement. So when one of the most understated superstars in sports decided to finally call it a career after nearly ...

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Basketball / NBA Jun 13, 2016

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Through all of the criticism and accusations of dirty play, Draymond Green vowed to keep pushing as hard as he possibly could to help deliver another championship to Golden State. That win-at-all-costs mentality has suddenly opened the door for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

Basketball / NBA Nov 12, 2015

Longtime NBA executive Stirling dies at 86

Gordon "Scotty" Stirling, the former NBA vice president of operations and longtime team executive and scout, died Wednesday. He was 86. The NBA said Stirling died in Sacramento. "Scotty was a highly regarded league executive who dedicated more than 35 years of his life to our ...

Silver has 'no doubt' woman could coach in NBA

Basketball / NBA Jul 23, 2015

Silver has 'no doubt' woman could coach in NBA

Adam Silver has "no doubt" the NBA could see a day when Becky Hammon or another woman is a head coach. The commissioner said Wednesday he had texted and emailed with Hammon while they were in Las Vegas, where she coached the Spurs to the ...