Celtics waive former No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker ahead of season opener, per report

Getty Images The Boston Celtics are waiving former No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Parker, only a seven-year veteran at the age of 26, has played for six NBA teams...

Three reasons why Suns could return to NBA Finals: Roster continuity, prove-it season for Deandre Ayton

There were several ways to describe the Phoenix Suns‘ run to the NBA Finals last season. Some called it a fluke, others a shocking run, and several labeled it as a storybook journey. After winning just...

More mature De’Aaron Fox ready to lead Kings in his fifth NBA season

More mature Fox ready to lead Kings in his fifth NBA season originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea De’Aaron Fox has taken sizable steps in his development in each of his first four NBA seasons, and...

College basketball No. 1-358 rankings: Preseason countdown concludes with top 68 teams for 2021-22 season

The 2021-22 college basketball season is going to provide us with unique freshman talent, a re-emergence of blueblood powerhouses, the best parade of big men the sport’s seen in a decade, a Gonzaga team that’s good...

College basketball rankings: Preseason countdown of every team continues with Nos. 200-69 for 2021-22 season

This is the stage where things start to get controversial. The unveiling of part two of my preseason rankings spans the widest range: Nos. 69-200. This is the only portion of the three where all 32...

College basketball rankings: Countdown of every team continues with Nos. 200-68 for the 2021-22 season

Now things really start to get interesting. The unveiling of No. 68-200 of my preseason rankings of every team in men’s Division I college basketball spans the widest range. All 32 conferences are represented with at...

College basketball rankings: Countdown of every team begins with Nos. 358-201 for the 2021-22 season

College basketball starts in less than a month. (Opening day is Nov. 9.) So we’ve still got some time, but you know games will be here before too long. That in mind, I couldn’t go another...

Nets bringing Kyrie Irving off bench to open season? Steve Nash says ‘it’s possible’

Getty Images As the Brooklyn Nets face the specter of playing home games without Kyrie Irving this season, a more common question has also emerged: If the Nets do indeed have Irving for only half of...

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...

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...