Latest from Ben Golliver

Brooklyn Nets center LaMarcus Aldridge announces retirement, citing irregular heartbeat

The seven-time all-star's heart condition caused him to miss games periodically during his career. Another heart scare led Aldridge to announce his retirement on Thursday.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Jamal Murray tears his left ACL, dealing a big blow to the Nuggets’ title hopes

The fifth-year Denver guard was a standout during last year’s postseason bubble, and his loss is a severe blow to the team’s postseason hopes.
  • Apr 13, 2021

Five role players who can help their team win an NBA title

With the postseason on the horizon, here are five players worth circling as X-factors for teams with title aspirations.
  • Apr 12, 2021

More talent. Fewer questions. Kevin Durant’s Nets are worthy title favorites.

With Durant back healthy and an upgraded roster around him, the Brooklyn Nets have answered many of their early-season questions and emerged as the odds-on title favorites.
  • Apr 10, 2021

The best NBA fits for Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs

Gonzaga fell just short of a perfect season, but buzzer-beating sensation Jalen Suggs can look forward to landing high in the 2021 NBA draft.
  • Apr 7, 2021

The Bucks bet big on Jrue Holiday, for better and worse

Jrue Holiday signed a four-year extension worth up to $160 million to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Apr 6, 2021

Chris Paul and the Suns are surging. How long will the magic last?

Chris Paul has transformed the Phoenix Suns during a dream season, but playoff questions linger.
  • Apr 3, 2021

What NBA front offices are saying about Evan Mobley as a top draft prospect

Will USC star Evan Mobley blossom into the next Anthony Davis, or will he follow in a growing line of lottery-pick big men whose selections have inspired second-guessing?
  • Mar 31, 2021

Let the tanking begin: The NBA’s bottom-dwellers have plenty of incentive to lose

Despite anti-tanking measures, there are other incentives at work that should fuel a robust rush to the bottom.
  • Mar 29, 2021

The NBA’s trade deadline has come and gone. Who won and who lost?

The Miami Heat loaded up, the Orlando Magic blew it up, the Brooklyn Nets breathed a sigh of relief and the Los Angeles Lakers' path got more difficult. Here are the winners and losers of the NBA trade deadline.
  • Mar 26, 2021