Pop’s still coaching because he’s still having fun

The final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the U.S. was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes. He shook hands with France...

Ben Simmons returns to practice with 76ers; Doc Rivers says ‘when he’s ready, he’ll play’

Getty Images Ben Simmons spent the majority of the offseason holding out in the hopes that he could force a trade away from the Philadelphia 76ers, but the three-time All-Star eventually relented and returned to the...

Ben Simmons wants to be treated like the superstar he’s not, and for too long the Sixers gave him his way

Ben Simmons, claiming via his super agent Rich Paul that he was prepared to sit out the entire season unless the Philadelphia 76ers trade him — with a “source close to Simmons” telling ESPN that...

Kyrie Irving update: Steve Nash says Nets ‘recognize he’s not playing home games’ this season

Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash addressed the media on Sunday and said that the team is not expecting star guard Kyrie Irving to play in home games due to his vaccination status for COVID-19.  “I...

Jaylen Brown is ‘probably going to miss preseason;’ hopeful he’s back before season starts

Despite missing Saturday’s preseason exhibition against the Toronto Raptors and likely the rest of the preseason slate of games ahead of the Boston Celtics, All-Star forward Jaylen Brown is hoped to be ready to return to...

Scout on what he’s seen from Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson as he enters contract year

Mitchell Robinson treated image, blue uniform with blurred fans in background Mitchell Robinson is incredibly gifted. In his first three years, he’s established himself as one of the top young rim protectors in the league. If...

Bradley Beal says he’s in ‘no rush’ to sign contract extension with Wizards: ‘I want to win’

Once the calendar flipped from September to October, Washington Wizards All-Star guard Bradley Beal became eligible for a four-year, $181.5 million contract extension. However, he doesn’t appear to be in any sort of a rush when...