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....

Yes, I have George Mikan fifth on my list of NBA’s greatest players. Here’s why

Determining where Michael Jordan fits in NBA history is easy. So, too, Magic, Bird and Kareem. Those of us who weren’t old enough to watch them play – or play in their prime – have seen...

Ex-NBA players arrested in $4M healthcare scam: Big Baby, Sebastian Telfair among those involved

Getty Images Eighteen former NBA players have been charged in New York federal court for an alleged multi-million-dollar health insurance fraud scheme that aimed to rip off the league’s health and wellness benefit plan for retired...

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...

Fire alarm delays Bucks’ preseason opener in Memphis after three quarters, players and fans evacuated

The 2021-22 season began in an interesting fashion for the Milwaukee Bucks as their preseason opener at FedExForum in Memphis was ended after three quarters and the Bucks trailing, 87-77, when a fire alarm forced the...

NBA, NBPA agree on pay reduction for unvaccinated players missing games due to local mandates, per report

As the 2021-22 NBA season draws near, unvaccinated players are running out of time to get their shot(s) before they start facing potential consequences from the league — up to and including being unable to play...

NBA Vax Fight Pits Players Against Mayors as Irving, Others Face Wage Losses

With the start of the 2021-22 NBA season two weeks away, about 5% of NBA players remain unvaccinated against COVID-19. A recent glut of stories on the vaccine status of players has focused on the holdouts...

Three Thunder players to watch during 2021-22 season: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads an intriguing young core

The Oklahoma City Thunder are now a couple of years removed from perennial contention, but they’re trying to get back to that point, and they’ve already started to amass the type of the young talent that...

Unvaccinated NBA players won’t be paid for every game missed due to local COVID-19 mandates

One of the biggest questions heading into the 2021-22 NBA season was if the league would require players to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and we got our answer. The league will not require vaccinations for players,...

Vaccinated vs. unvaccinated players just one of big storylines entering NBA training camp

Ben Simmons wasn’t at Philadelphia’s media day. Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving won’t say if he’s vaccinated. New Orleans’ Zion Williamson had offseason surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot. New Minnesota Timberwolves owners Alex...