James Harden is getting the trade he wanted. The Houston Rockets are sending their former MVP to the Brooklyn Nets in a massive blockbuster deal. The Rockets will receive four first-round picks and four pick swaps, all of which will come from the Nets except for a 2022 Milwaukee pick currently owned by Cleveland. Houston will also receive Caris LeVert, Dante Exum and Rodions Kurucs. The Cavaliers will get Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince in the deal, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Also, the Grizzlies' front office triumphs for the second straight year.
Our experts break down their favorite and least favorite moves.
Doc Rivers’s shadow this past season will now become his successor. Ty Lue has reportedly agreed to a five-year deal to replace Rivers as the Clippers’ head coach as they head into a title-or-bust season. Joining him as lead assistant will be another former player, point guard, champion, and coaching candidate: Chauncey Billups.
LeBron James won his fourth ring and Finals MVP, being the first player to do it on three different teams, and it strengthens his case as the G.O.A.T.
James remembers the washed king narrative
Michael Jordan has reigned as the GOAT. How does LeBron James' fourth NBA title change the debate?
With their 17th franchise championship, the Lakers are now tied with the Celtics for the most NBA titles ever. It won’t be long until they’re alone in first place. The power of the purple and gold is that they simply can’t be kept down for long.
Rondo is now a legend for the two best franchises in basketball
The Los Angeles Lakers are NBA champions, defeating the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, winning the best-of-seven series four games to two.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis had big shoes to fill with the Lakers, and they’ve been close to the perfect fit.
Here's the blueprint for how the "locked in" Lakers are overwhelming opponents with defense.
With the Los Angeles Lakers just three wins away from their first NBA title in a decade, owner Jeanie Buss is taking great pride in how the team has used team legend Kobe Bryant's memory as a driving force during their postseason run.
The Heat rookie has impressed during the postseason.
Davis gave up money, frayed relationships and drew the ire of the city of New Orleans when he forced a trade to Los Angeles. This is why. The moments are bigger, more legacy-defining.
Lakers center Dwight Howard says he's found ways with coping with feelings of depression during his 84 days in the NBA' bubble.
Can an icon be an iconoclast? The Heat, the unlikeliest of championship contenders, are built in Riley’s image. They are the brainchild of a basketball mind that long ago learned to trust its own eye above anyone else’s.
When it comes to the most important players in the NBA Finals, LeBron James is obviously number one, but which other players will step up?
Several of James' greatest NBA Finals games have failed to stand the test of time.
Jared Dudley of the Los Angeles Lakers waited 13 seasons for his first look at the NBA Finals. Goran Dragic's finals debut for the Miami Heat comes in his 12th season. Heat star Jimmy Butler is headed there for the first time in his ninth year.