LeBron James questions silence on recently surfaced Jerry Jones photo

LeBron James compared the response to Jerry Jones with the questions he had faced about Kyrie Irving.

By Cindy BorenDecember 1, 2022

Giannis Antetokounmpo is NBA’s MVP through first quarter of the season

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jayson Tatum and Stephen Curry are all in the MVP mix.

By Ben GolliverNovember 28, 2022

An NBA podcaster quit his job to play pickup hoops around the world

Leigh Ellis stunned his colleagues and listeners in October when he joined the Great Resignation, abruptly announcing his departure from “No Dunks.”

By Ben GolliverNovember 24, 2022
NBAAnalysis

The Bulls have three all-stars and zero franchise players

Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic got Chicago to the playoffs but it doesn't seem like they're capable of rising to the occasion in the biggest moments.

By Ben GolliverNovember 21, 2022

Kyrie Irving returns to Nets as suspension ends after eight games

The all-star guard had 14 points Sunday in a win over the Grizzlies.

By Ben GolliverNovember 20, 2022

Wizards have no answers for Kevin Durant in loss to Nets

Kristaps Porzingis has 27 points and a career-high 19 rebounds but Washington could not stop the former MVP, who scored 39 to lead Brooklyn to a 113-107 win.

By Kareem CopelandNovember 30, 2022

Billionaire Jeff Skoll joins Monumental Sports as minority investor

Skoll, 57, earned his fortune as eBay's first full-time hire and president.

By Ava WallaceNovember 29, 2022

Kristaps Porzingis has a career night as the Wizards snap a three-game skid

Back at home, the Wizards plowed through the Timberwolves thanks to Porzingis's 41 points and six three-pointers.

By Ava WallaceNovember 28, 2022

Nets eye Sunday for Kyrie Irving’s return from suspension

“There’s been some positive synergy and progress toward him returning,” Nets Coach Jacque Vaughn said. “It could be as soon as the Memphis game.”

By Ben GolliverNovember 17, 2022

Former team psychologist agrees to settle lawsuit with Spurs

The lawsuit alleged that the organization had ignored her repeated complaints about Primo, whom she said exposed himself to her on nine occasions.

By Ben GolliverNovember 17, 2022

Monumental Sports halts promotion of FTX; Wizards giveaways will continue

The Wizards, Capitals and Mystics are in line to cut ties with the failed crypto exchange.

By Ava WallaceNovember 17, 2022
NBAAnalysis

Stephen Curry is better than ever, but the Warriors are floundering

While the all-star guard posts MVP-like numbers, Golden State is off to a slow start after winning a championship.

By Ben GolliverNovember 17, 2022
NBAPerspective

What Kyrie Irving can teach us about noxious drivel and how to counter it

The NBA should realize that Kyrie Irving's miseducation is better handled in the light than in darkness.

By Kevin B. BlackistoneNovember 15, 2022
NBAAnalysis

The Nets can’t delay their Kyrie Irving decision forever

Coach Jacque Vaughn said Saturday that he had “no update or timetable at all” on when the all-star guard will return from his suspension.

By Ben GolliverNovember 14, 2022

Miami Heat will rename FTX Arena after cryptocurrency exchange collapses

FTX, which announced plans to file for bankruptcy Friday, was less than two years into its 19-year, $135 million naming rights deal.

By Glynn A. HillNovember 11, 2022

LeBron James says Kyrie Irving ‘should be able to play’

LeBron James says Kyrie Irving should be allowed to return after his apology for sharing a link to an antisemitic movie.

By Matt BonesteelNovember 11, 2022
NBAAnalysis

LeBron James’s injury plunges the Lakers deeper into a nightmare start

For the 37-year-old James, the injury was the latest setback in what has been the worst start to a season of his 20-year career.

By Ben GolliverNovember 10, 2022

Nets hire Jacque Vaughn as coach, bypassing Celtics’ Ime Udoka

The Nets, still dealing with the fallout from Kyrie Irving's suspension, removed the interim label from Vaughn.

By Ben GolliverNovember 9, 2022

‘Barkley’ excerpt: How Charles figured out how to work with Shaq

“Charles is the catalyst for all we do. He’s the big clown and I’m the second clown,” Shaquille O’Neal said. “I’m the comedy clown.”

By Timothy BellaNovember 9, 2022
NBAAnalysis

The Jazz was supposed to be bad, but no one told Will Hardy or the players

Utah seemed destined to plunge to the bottom of the standings after trading Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell this offseason but has raced out to an 8-3 record.

By Ben GolliverNovember 7, 2022
NBAPerspective

Kyrie Irving lit a flame. The NBA, top to bottom, watched the fire spread.

The latest saga surrounding the Nets' tempestuous guard simmered for more than a week before the NBA and its players took meaningful action.

By Candace BucknerNovember 6, 2022

Nike suspends relationship with Kyrie Irving amid antisemitism fallout

Nike said it was canceling the release of the Kyrie 8 shoe, saying the company condemns "any form of antisemitism."

By Bryan PietschNovember 4, 2022
NBAPerspective

Delusional, defiant Kyrie Irving is a stain the NBA could no longer ignore

The embattled Nets guard has spent years being coddled by the NBA, his increasingly delusional behavior unchecked. That had to change.

By Jerry BrewerNovember 4, 2022