What will happen if Kyrie Irving’s vaccine-related absence costs the Nets an NBA title?

If Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving doesn’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine – and there’s plenty of non-conspiracy, life-saving information available that should prompt him to do so – he doesn’t have to get the...

NBA top 15 wing rankings for 2021-22: Kevin Durant leads pack; LeBron James, James Harden round out top three

1 A little over two years removed from his torn Achilles tendon, there are no longer any questions about how the injury will impact Durant’s career. After a brilliant showing in the playoffs for the Nets,...

NBA top 15 big men rankings for 2021-22: Giannis Antetokounmpo seizes No. 1 ahead of Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid

1 When Giannis signed his extension to stay with the Bucks last year, he did so with the express goal of winning a championship in Milwaukee. And that’s just what he did, leading the Bucks to...

Three reasons why the Knicks will surprise people during the 2021-22 NBA season

New York Knicks basketball is back! Well, maybe not championship-winning basketball, but after seven years of missing the postseason entirely, you can understand the excitement that surrounded the team last season after finishing fourth in the...

Growing belief around NBA is that Gregg Popovich will retire after season, per report

The San Antonio Spurs have been a model franchise since Gregg Popovich took over as their head coach, but eventually, his time with the franchise is going to come to an end. Now, it appears as...

Where Houston Rockets rank on USA TODAY’s all-time NBA players list

Since 2021-22 is officially the NBA’s 75th season, the league office is planning to release the NBA 75, a list of the 75 greatest all-time players. The official unveiling is set to occur later this month....

NBA vets indicted in alleged multi-million-dollar health insurance fraud scheme

NBA vets indicted in alleged health insurance fraud scheme originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington NBA Vets Indicted in Alleged Multi-Million-Dollar Health Insurance Fraud Scheme originally appeared on NBC New York. By Jonathan Dienst, Tom Winter and Courtney...

NBPA’s Michele Roberts says NBA shouldn’t fine players forced to miss games due to non-vaccination status

Getty Images NBPA executive director Michele Roberts is pushing back against the report that players forced to miss games due to local COVID-19 vaccine mandates won’t be paid for those games. According to Roberts, the Players...

NBA Top 100 player rankings for 2021-22: Kevin Durant edges LeBron James for No. 1; any rookies make the cut?

Graphic illustration by Mike Meredith (CBS Sports) The NBA preseason is already underway, which means the regular season is just a couple weeks away. Opening night is set for Oct. 19, when the Milwaukee Bucks host...

NBA top 15 point guard rankings for 2021-22: Stephen Curry leads pack; Trae Young cracks top five

1 If you’re waiting on the decline of Curry, get comfortable. Coming off his second scoring title and a third-place finish in the MVP race, Curry, who will turn 34 about a month prior the 2022...