Nets unwilling to give Kyrie Irving long-term contract extension, per report

To say the Brooklyn Nets‘ season was a disappointment would be a massive understatement. This is a team that, entering the season, was considered a title favorite. But instead Brooklyn…

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Jimmy Butler injury update: Heat star won’t miss further time after leaving Game 3 with knee issue, per report

Getty Images Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler left Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics with knee inflammation, the team announced. Butler played 19 minutes in…

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Deandre Ayton ‘did not feel valued’ by Suns, is expected to receive max offer as free agent, per report

DeAndre Ayton came two games short of winning his first NBA championship a season ago, yet when the offseason arrived, he had to watch his contemporaries from the 2018 NBA…

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Mike D’Antoni in strong position to land Hornets’ head-coaching job, per report

Getty Images Mike D’Antoni is in a strong position to land the Charlotte Hornets head coaching job, according to Marc Stein. D’Antoni, the 71-year-old innovator behind the Seven Seconds or…

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Lakers receive permission to interview Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson for head coaching job, per report

The Los Angeles Lakers have received permission to interview Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson for their open head-coaching job, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Atkinson is the fifth candidate known to…

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Suns’ Chris Paul’s wife, mother were pushed by Mavericks fans during Game 4, per report

Getty Images The relationship between fans and players has been a major point of discussion this postseason. Both Draymond Green and Kyrie Irving have been fined for giving road fans…

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Hornets coaching search: Charlotte to interview Mike D’Antoni, Kenny Atkinson, more for vacancy, per report

Getty Images After moving on from James Borrego last month, the Charlotte Hornets are beginning to interview candidates for their head coaching vacancy. Early candidates for the gig include Golden…

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Suns’ Chris Paul set curfew for teammates during playoff series against Pelicans, per report

Getty Images Veteran point guard Chris Paul did everything he could to help his Phoenix Suns take care of the New Orleans Pelicans and advance to the second round of the…

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Joel Embiid injury update: 76ers big man out indefinitely with orbital fracture, concussion, per report

usatsi The complexion of the Eastern Conference playoffs has been altered significantly with the news that Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is out indefinitely after suffering a right orbital fracture…

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Lakers’ front office internally blaming Klutch Sports, LeBron James for Russell Westbrook trade, per report

Getty Images The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 2021-22 NBA season as Western Conference favorites and left it before the postseason even began, and as such, everyone is looking for…

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