Los Angeles Lakers getting Anthony Davis would be ‘amazing’

NEW YORK -- Days before Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans are set to visit the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time this season on Friday, LeBron James openly pondered what having Davis as a permanent...

NBA, FanDuel expand partnership to include sports betting

The NBA and FanDuel announced Tuesday that they are expanding their partnership to include sports betting through a multiyear deal centered on marketing and official league data.FanDuel, a daily fantasy provider that began offering traditional sports betting in...

Dished up cold — Devin Booker gets his Enes Kanter revenge for ‘L’ tweet

NEW YORK -- The Phoenix Suns and star shooting guard Devin Booker took to Twitter to troll Knicks center Enes Kanter after their win at Madison Square Garden.🤦🏽‍♂️ "Pick n Roll at 00 every time" https://t.co/riaizpFpZV— Devin Booker...

Indiana Pacers hire Kelly Krauskopf as NBA’s first female assistant general manager

10:50 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The Indiana Pacers are hiring longtime WNBA executive Kelly Krauskopf as the first woman assistant general manager in NBA history, the team announced Monday.Krauskopf will work with the Pacers' basketball operations staff, including president...

Nick Nurse of Toronto Raptors rips referees — Kawhi Leonard no-calls ‘ridiculous’

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse's frustration boiled over after a 95-86 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, with the coach directing his ire at officials for not calling fouls made against star Kawhi Leonard.Nurse was particularly alarmed...

76ers vs. Cavaliers – Game Recap – December 16, 2018

CLEVELAND -- Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler's return, routing Cleveland Cavaliers 128-105 on...

Chicago Bulls come up with tough win against San Antonio Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- Both coaches tossed about the T-word for different reasons Saturday after the Chicago Bulls crushed a 21-point deficit to top the San Antonio Spurs 98-93 -- souring a flawless 4-0 start to San Antonio's six-game...

Orlando Magic overcome logisitics to sweep Mexico City trip

10:45 PM ETEric GomezMexico writer MEXICO CITY -- After the Orlando Magic completed a two-game sweep of the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz in Mexico, shooting guard Evan Fournier poked fun at doing so despite little encouragement from...

Washington Wizards trading for Trevor Ariza of Phoenix Suns

1:09 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN After a three-team trade crumbled in spectacular fashion hours earlier, the Washington Wizards resurrected a deal to acquire Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza, league sources told ESPN.Brooks was here. Then he wasn't. How a...

Russell Westbrook, Jamal Murray earn technical fouls after heated exchange

DENVER -- As the Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder assembled for a jump ball with 33.8 seconds to go in Denver's 109-98 victory Friday, Russell Westbrook and Jamal Murray got cross with each other, bringing both teams...