Joakim Noah of Memphis Grizzlies implies partying part of his problem with New York...

Memphis Grizzlies center Joakim Noah intimated that he partied too much in New York during his disappointing tenure with the Knicks.Noah signed a four-year, $72 million contract with New York in 2016 and was waived prior to the...

Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks makes debut in record 21st season

PHOENIX -- Dirk Nowitzki at last began his record-breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, coming off the bench in the first quarter of a 99-89 loss to the Phoenix Suns.No other NBA player has...

Jabari Parker no longer part of Chicago Bulls’ regular rotation

9:02 PM ETMalika AndrewsESPN Forward Jabari Parker will no longer be a part of the Chicago Bulls' regular rotation, league sources told ESPN.While he is expected to play in Thursday night's game against the Orlando Magic in Mexico...

New York Knicks, Allonzo Trier agree to two-year, $7M deal

New York Knicks guard Allonzo Trier -- a rookie revelation on a two-way contract --- has agreed to a two-year, $7 million contract with a team option for the second year, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.The Knicks were...

Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks plans to make season debut Thursday vs. Phoenix Suns

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki is finally ready to begin his record-breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks, sources told ESPN.The sources said that Nowitzki plans to make his season debut in Thursday's road game against the Phoenix Suns...

Miami Heat unveil Sunsert Vice, part of NBA’s ‘Earned’ jerseys

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat earned the chance to wear fuchsia. And 15 other teams will soon be getting bonus uniforms as well.The Heat unveiled their latest uniform Wednesday, part of the "earned" collection that will be rolled...

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich passes Pat Riley for 4th on career wins...

SAN ANTONIO -- Self-deprecating as usual, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich walked away before the obvious question could leave anyone's lips just minutes after he moved past Pat Riley for fourth on the NBA's all-time wins list with San...

Jimmy Butler of Philadelphia 76ers has no structural damage in groin

Philadelphia 76ers forward Jimmy Butler suffered no structural damage in his groin, league sources told ESPN's Zach Lowe.Butler underwent an MRI on Tuesday after leaving Monday night's win over the Detroit Pistons in the first quarter with a...

How DeMarcus Cousins and Puma became a ‘perfect fit’

1:32 AM ETNick DePaulaESPN MOBILE, Ala. -- It was early Saturday morning when Mobile's biggest active homegrown star athlete, Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins, welcomed 100 hand-picked students into an airline hangar, instantly recognizing the unmistakable surprise...

Sixers’ Jimmy Butler leaves game vs. Pistons with groin strain

Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler left Monday night's 116-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons with a groin strain and was declared out for the rest of the game.Butler left with 2:20 left in the first quarter after going...