DeMarcus Cousins could be on the verge of creating an international incident at the FIBA World Cup this summer, a thought that both intrigues and terrifies Team USA, the NBA and fans of the volatile, talented big man. Now in special demand after Kevin Love and Blake Griffin pulled out of camp, Cousins is the most experienced interior player on Team USA' […]
Kevin Love remains a Minnesota Timberwolf. You know this because we have not yet descended into sports-thinkpiece mania about the power of NBA superstars and how situations like Love's may be used against players come collective bargaining time. You also know this because two of the three contenders for Love's services can't complete deals unt […]
The NBA offseason has seemingly come and gone in waves, with fans anxiously awaiting the decisions of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony for days, then an avalanche of signings in the immediate aftermath and now something of a dead period where news trickles in slowly. That doesn’t mean there aren’t still rumors floating around regarding some of the best remai […]
Lance Stephenson is the newest member of the Charlotte Hornets, and the Indiana Pacers have been forced to spend their summer trying to fill the hole he left in their backcourt. While some of the Pacers' players may have been ambivalent about keeping Stephenson given his erratic play during the season and absurd on-court antagonism of LeBron James durin […]
The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
PHOENIX (AP) Diana Taurasi scored 17 points to help the Phoenix Mercury cruise to their 16th straight win, 90-69 over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.The win gave Phoenix (22-3) the second-longest win streak in league history, passing Houston's 15-game streak in 1998 and moving two games shy of the WNBA mark of 18 straight by Los Angeles in 2001 […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kayla McBride scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense and the San Antonio Stars rolled to a 92-74 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.Danielle Adams had 14 points, Sophia Young-Malcolm added 12 and Shenise Johnson 11 for San Antonio (13-14). Jia Perkins scored 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in her first game in a month.Epiphanny […]
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Odyssey Sims scored 21 points, Glory Johnson had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Tulsa Shock beat the Seattle Storm 80-74 Tuesday night.Roneeka Hodges added a season-high 16 points and Skylar Diggins had 11 to become the Shock's single-season scoring leader with 564 points. Johnson's double-double was her 15th of the season for […]