Big 3 leads L.A. to win vs. Pistons

The Los Angeles Lakers survived a late scare to beat the Detroit Pistons, 110-106. Both squads delivered punches for the entirety of the first half where lead changes happened routinely. The Lakers finally pulled away in...

Spurs, Wizards square off after big wins

The San Antonio Spurs will carry some much-needed momentum from a gritty win onto the court when they host the surprising Washington Wizards on Monday night. The Spurs will play the third game in a four-game...

NBA Power Rankings: Suns keep winning, can’t unseat Warriors; Lakers continue to fall; Wolves make big leap

1 Warriors Well, the Warriors were supposed to lose a game this week when they sat Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Otto Porter Jr. against the Pistons, but the reserves and role players showed...

Bucks vs. Lakers takeaways: Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates, Khris Middleton returns in big win for Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks are the past two NBA champions, and were among the title favorites again heading into this season. Neither has looked like it through the first month, however,...

James Wiseman injury update: Warriors big man could return by Thanksgiving week, per report

Golden State Warriors big man James Wiseman is closing in on a return to action. The former No. 2 overall pick was recently cleared to practice and could be back playing by Thanksgiving week, according to Monte...

NBA Draft 2022 Big Board: Duke leads way with four players in top 30 of first pro prospect rankings

We’re still closer on the calendar to the 2021 NBA Draft than we are to the 2022 NBA Draft, but it’s never too soon to peek ahead. So with the college hoops season a week away,...

Alabama basketball recruiting: Four-star PF Noah Clowney is second big commitment of day for Crimson Tide

247Sports Alabama picked up its second top-100 basketball commitment of the day on Monday, when four-star power forward Noah Clowney announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide live on CBS Sports HQ. Clowney’s commitment follows a...

Joel Embiid injury update: MRI on knee comes back clean, 76ers big man expected to play Wednesday, per report

The biggest story surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers this season has been Ben Simmons‘ continued absence from the team. A very close second, though, has been the health of star big man Joel Embiid, who has been...

Big East expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, overrated and underrated teams

The Big East is coming off, statistically, its weakest season since, well, maybe the 1990s. It’s not just the barely acceptable four bids to the NCAA Tournament (matching lowest the league’s had in three-plus decades). Beyond...

Big 12 expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

Kansas won at least a share of the Big 12 Conference 15 times under Bill Self from 2004-2019, including a stretch in which it secured 14-straight regular-season championships during a dominant run unparalleled in the modern...