Tyronn Lue tells funny story owing Mike Brown $100 Tyronn Lue tells funny story owing Mike Brown $100

"He'll never take the money so he can say I always owe him."        

today, 2:22
Jimmy Butler says 'football dreams slipping’ Jimmy Butler says 'football dreams slipping’

Here's a Jimmy Butler-football update.        

today, 5:44
NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: How to Watch NBA Finals on TV and Live Stream

The 2017 will feature a tie-breaker championship matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. How will the Western Conference champions respond to blowing a 3-1 lead in the previous year? The upcoming series will highlight individual and team legacies. For the first time in NBA history, two teams will square off for the Larry O'Brien Trophy for a third consecutive...

yesterday, 14:00
2017 NBA Mock Draft: Pro Comparisons and Predictions for Elite Guard Prospects

There are plenty of quality prospects available in this year's draft. Teams looking for help at specific positions—regardless of which they are—should be able to find a player or two who can help fill the right roster holes. However, teams looking for guard help could be in the most luck. Some of the draft's best prospects, like UCLA's and Washington's Markelle Fultz, are guards. These are...

yesterday, 13:00
Morning Shootaround (May 27) -- 'At peace' Kevin Durant doing his best to ignore all outside noise Morning Shootaround (May 27) -- 'At peace' Kevin Durant doing his best to ignore all outside noise

1. Durant ignoring outside noise -- With the Warriors and Cavaliers storming their way to a three-match in the NBA Finals, both teams have heard the complaints that they're bad for business, that they've upset the balance of competitive power around the NBA. And as Kevin Durant tells Sam Amick of USA Today, he's ignoring all the outside noise and is focused on moving forward:

yesterday, 16:17
David Lee Avoids Surgery on Knee Injury

power forward won't require knee surgery on a patellar tendon injury suffered during the Western Conference Finals against the . of ESPN first received the update from Lee's agent, Mark Bartelstein. of the San Antonio Express-News confirmed the news Saturday and noted the recovery timetable for the ailment is an estimated six-to-eight weeks. Lee scored four points in two minutes in Game 3 of...

yesterday, 17:16
NBA Finals 2017: Odds and Predictions for Cavaliers vs. Warriors Series

The boring brilliance that is another NBA Finals showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors starts next Thursday. Boring, because and leading their respective teams to another Finals encounter puts a bold checkmark in the column for those who suggest the regular season is either too long or not important enough, if not both. Still, there's something special about the...

yesterday, 17:00
NBA Finals Schedule 2017: Complete TV Coverage for Championship Series

Before complaining about a lackluster postseason loaded with lopsided matchups, consider the end result. All those blowouts will yield an epic Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. The playoffs have offered no parity, and the opening rounds have frequently felt like useless filler. While Golden State became the first team to enter the Finals undefeated since...

yesterday, 16:00
Ahead of Schedule, Celtics Know There Is Work to Be Done to Catch LeBron

BOSTON — The end of a title chase always comes with uniquely somber imagery. It's not just the long faces and empty gazes. It's the industrial-size trash bags that fill the losing locker room. One by one, the filled those bags with their personal belongings late Thursday, like a group of kids at summer camp, quietly packing up the happy memories before trudging back to reality. The Celtics...

yesterday, 15:50
Doc Rivers Says Chris Paul Will 'Absolutely' Stay with Clippers

head coach Doc Rivers is planning to do everything in his power to ensure superstar point guard remains with the organization during the offseason. On Saturday, passed along comments from Rivers about the situation after Paul became the focus of speculation involving a move to the . The Clippers coach said he "absolutely" expects the nine-time All-Star to stay in Lob City despite...

yesterday, 15:27