LeBron James is known not only for his elite basketball prowess, but also for his business savvy. LeBron’s net worth is impressive; it’s fitting that his nickname is King James. But even kings have their moments of frugality. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, James’s longtime friend — and teammate, for the second
SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge looked up, then down, before firing back a “yeah, right” stare when asked whether he planned to return to the San Antonio Spurs after the 2017-18 season as opposed to opting out of his contract. That was in May. “I don’t want to answer that,” he said at the time.
8:45 AM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate The Denver Nuggets have joined the Milwaukee Bucks in the pursuit of forward Richard Jefferson, league sources told ESPN.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and the Curry Family Foundation partnered with Under Armour and Chase to refurbish the outdoor and indoor basketball courts at Bushrod Community Center in Oakland. The newly remodeled gymnasium was decked out in fresh black and gold paint. Even the rims were gold. At center court
WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris, a projected starter after being acquired this summer, will be sidelined for the start of the regular season while battling right knee soreness. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Sunday that Morris will “be out here for the coming week-plus” and the team will re-evaluate him later this
10:37 PM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate The Milwaukee Bucks have emerged as serious suitors in the pursuit of forward Richard Jefferson, league sources told ESPN.com.
Kevin Durant might just be Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s biggest fan, at least among NBA players. Going back to June, when Antetokounmpo won most improved player at the 2017 NBA awards ceremony, KD took to his YouTube channel to congratulate the young player, saying “it’s guaranteed” that the Bucks’ star will be the NBA MVP someday. More
3:13 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum is weighing rehabilitation options on his separated left shoulder that could preclude him from undergoing season-ending surgery, league sources told ESPN. The Jazz and Exum have been exploring multiple medical opinions on an injured shoulder that suffered ligament damage in a preseason game collision on
4:03 AM ET Lawrence MurrayESPN.com The preseason finale between the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers featured a matchup between two of the top centers in the NBA, Hassan Whiteside of Miami and Joel Embiid of Philadelphia. Neither had a standout performance, with Embiid’s 76ers defeating Whiteside’s Heat 119-95 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City;
Glenn Robinson III is expected to be out three to four months after undergoing successful ankle surgery, the Indiana Pacers announced Friday. Robinson underwent surgery to repair the medial and lateral ligaments in his left ankle, suffered on Sept. 29 in a scrimmage during practice. He had missed most of training camp and the preseason