In the past 15 years, stories about LeBron James‘ body have become a bit legendary with teammates. Seeing him turn his ankle nearly 90 degrees only to tighten his shoelaces and finish with a triple-double. Watching him show up four hours before a playoff game to get in a sweat-soaked workout, then play more than
2:05 AM ET Chris Haynes Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduate Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles
All-Star forward Kevin Love will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ lineup for Monday night’s game against Milwaukee after missing 21 games with a broken left hand. Tyronn Lue announced Monday that he is taking a break from coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers to focus on his health. He hopes to return well before the start of
Chris Paul says he will pay any fine that results from teammate Gerald Green shoving Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ 129-120 win Sunday night. Green was ejected for coming to Paul’s defense after a frustrated Dieng pushed him down after a foul. With 10 minutes to play and
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says he misspoke when he referred to Gordon Hayward having had a “setback” in his recovery from a fractured ankle. Ainge, speaking to the Boston Herald, said that wasn’t the right word, that Hayward simply felt some soreness after using a specialized treadmill for the first time.
A day after describing the officiating in Saturday’s game at Portland as “embarrassing for the league,” Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy received a $15,000 fine for public criticism of referees. The league announced the fine Sunday for Van Gundy’s remarks, which were made following the Pistons’ 100-87 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers at
With a 30-39 record, the Detroit Pistons know what it’s like to lose, but the way in which they lost Saturday night in Portland to the Trail Blazers left head coach Stan Van Gundy fuming. “It’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing for them and embarrassing for the league,” Van Gundy said of Saturday’s officiating, following a 100-87
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Denver Nuggets did something no NBA team has done in almost seven weeks: They lost to the Memphis Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Tyreke Evans added 20, and the Grizzlies snapped a 19-game losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Nuggets on Saturday night. “It was great. We’re all
ABERDEEN, Md. — Police say former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges. WMAR-TV in Baltimore reports that Davis was arrested Feb. 7 at a Hampton Inn in Aberdeen. According to court records, the hotel owner smelled marijuana coming from Davis’ room.
10:14 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN With an original four-year agreement set to expire in September, Michele Roberts plans to seek a new contract as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, sources tell ESPN. Roberts plans to send a formal letter of her intentions to the union’s executive committee in the near future,