Mavericks star Luka Doncic recorded a 35-point triple-double in just 25 minutes played in Wednesday's 142-94 win over the Warriors, the least playing time ever by a player to post a 30-point triple-double.
Luka Doncic grew up idolizing LeBron James, and now the young NBA prodigy has joined James in the record book.
No, this isn't the 1980s. Or the late 2000s. But yes, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are back atop the NBA power structure three weeks into the 2019-20 season. Once bitter rivals, the Celtics and Lakers are the top teams in the Eastern and Western Conferences this week, respectively. The Celtics haven't lost since opening night, while the Lakers rattled off seven straight wins before losing to the shorthanded Raptors on Sunday night. Speaking of Toronto, it just keeps churning out wins and finds itself one of the league's five seven-win teams, along with the Celtics, Lakers, Bucks and Nuggets. As for the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo is putting up insane numbers to almost single-handedly keep his team winning.
Yes, it is still early in the season, but it's safe to say that the Knicks will find themselves high in the NBA Draft lottery at the end of the year.
Well this has been an exciting first week if you are a fan of the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks opened the campaign with a 2-1 performance and you couldn’t have hoped for a better start to the season. Trae Young like he cannot be guarded and the rookies appear to be very competent in their starting roles. With that said, let’s take a look at where the Hawks rank in this week’s power ranking roundup.
A simple image consisting of seven words might be the most troublesome tweet in corporate America this year.
"The long-held values of the NBA are to support the freedom of expression," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says, after the league was criticized for its response to a tweet about Hong Kong.
In our post-Finals Power Rankings, we asked whether offseason chaos was on the horizon. Welp. Free agency saw Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving team up in Brooklyn, D'Angelo Russell join the Splash Brothers, Jimmy Butler take his talents to South Beach and Tobias Harris and Kristaps Porzingis sign max deals with Philly and Dallas, respectively. And that was just the first 24 hours!
Here are eight big free-agency questions and storylines to monitor closely.
Below is a list of the 1-60 Draft picks from the 2019 NBA Draft. This list includes information on all proposed trades that have been reported but are not yet official. All trades that have been officially completed can be found here.
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At this time last year, there was no more attractive collection of NBA assets with which to enter the next decade than those held by the Boston Celtics. Now, they are rebuilding at the very moment they were supposed to take over the league.
The lead up to the NBA draft is always a wild ride, but this year could be even crazier than usual. Just consider everything that has happened in the last few days, the rumors that have come out, and some of the crazy facts about this draft that is already making it more interesting that most years.
Just over 24 hours before Thursday night's NBA Draft we have more shuffling of the draft slots with yet another trade. According to a bombshell report Wednesday from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies, who are believed to be leaning heavily towards selecting point guard Ja Morant with their No. 2 pick, have traded away veteran point guard Mike Conley. The haul back: Grayson
The Raptors closed Oracle Arena with a series-clinching win over the Warriors in Game 6.
Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors is putting forth an incredible effort in the 2019 NBA Playoffs that will likely live forevermore.
The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals to clinch their first championship in team history.
Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant walked onto the court an hour before tipoff of Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. He was preparing to do his pregame workout ritual. It was the first time in over a month — since sustaining a right calf injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals — that the 10-time All-Star worked out in a public setting.
Three games into the 2019 NBA Finals, the two biggest factors in the series are the Golden State Warriors' injuries and the Toronto Raptors' shooting. While the Warriors are trying to win their third straight title with a depleted group of banged-up superstars, the Raptors' shooting numbers have toggled between incredible and awful.
The Golden State Warriors will have DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that Cousins, who suffered a torn quad muscle in the first round of the playoffs, will play Thursday night against the Toronto Raptors. Cousins returned to the practice floor last Thursday in an effort to return to game action. At that time, the team said that Cousins would be available “at some point” during the Finals.