Thunder vs. Mavericks – Game Recap – November 10, 2018

DALLAS -- J.J. Barea and Luka Doncic brought experience and youth -- and a win -- to Dallas on Saturday night.Rookie Doncic scored 22 points and veteran Barea added a season-high 21 off the bench, including 16...

Minnesota Timberwolves trading Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia 76ers

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement to trade disgruntled All-Star forward Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources told ESPN.Who wins the Butler trade? Kevin Pelton grades the deal.Which players and picks are on the move?...

NBA — Joe Ingles, Jae Crowder steal the show in Gordon Hayward’s return to...

SALT LAKE CITY -- His former teammates on the Utah Jazz really had no interest in the juicy storyline about the return of Gordon Hayward, the former face of the franchise who bolted in free agency for greener...

Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks will become 3-point threat, says GM Jon Horst

Giannis Antetokounmpo, nearly unstoppable as an inside force and slasher to the basket, will soon be upgrading to become a dual threat -- and fall in line with many of the other big men of the NBA.Milwaukee Bucks...

Gordon Hayward’s long road back for Boston Celtics finally leads to Utah return

8:52 AM ETTim BontempsESPN SALT LAKE CITY -- During Gordon Hayward's injury-imposed time away from basketball, between the long hours of rehab and the quality time with his family, the Boston Celtics forward would find an hour or...

George Hill of Cleveland Cavaliers out two weeks with shoulder sprain

10:55 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Cleveland Cavaliers point guard George Hill has a sprained right shoulder, and league sources say he will miss two weeks.The Cavaliers, who have the league's worst record at 1-10, were already playing without All-Star...

The most dangerous two-step in the game

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO LIFTS himself out of his mesh-backed office chair and strides to the center of the Bucks' locker room. Moments earlier on this March evening, he was eyeing the exit as a media horde questioned him about...

Milwaukee Bucks petition for cap relief on Mirza Teletovic’s contract

11:09 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The Milwaukee Bucks have petitioned the NBA for an exclusion to clear the remaining $10.5 million on Mirza Teletovic's contract off the team's salary cap, league sources told ESPN.The Bucks are expected to meet...

Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors out vs. Milwaukee Bucks with sprained toe

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has a sprained toe and will be out for Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced.Green left Monday night's win over the Memphis Grizzlies after injuring his right foot in...