Joakim Noah on joining Knicks: ‘I want to make the city proud’

Joakim Noah can feel the excitement and pressure of arriving in New York to play for the title-deprived Knicks. “There’s definitely a buzz in the city. I think it’s on us to make it work,” Noah said, via the New York Daily News. “Winning in the Garden, I’m not gonna get a feeling like that […]

Jahlil Okafor rips trade rumors on Twitter

Jahlil Okafor doesn’t like you, sources. The Philadelphia 76ers’ big man took to Twitter recently to clear the air on how he felt about the constant trade rumors: One second I’m reportedly upset to be in Philly, then the next I’m upset about trade rumors and having to leave Philly. — Jahlil Okafor (@JahlilOkafor)

Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons, five NBA titles with Spurs

San Antonio Spurs forward and surefire Hall of Famer Tim Duncan announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons with the team. The first pick of the 1997 draft, Duncan helped the Spurs achieve an era of prosperity, winning at least 50 games in each of the last 17 seasons. Not only did Duncan help the […]

Tim Duncan announces retirement

It’s officially the end of an era in San Antonio and the day Spurs fans have been dreading for years. Tim Duncan has called it a career, but what a career it was. After 19 seasons in the NBA and five NBA Championships, Duncan announced his retirement with very little pomp or circumstance, as a press […]

James Harden signs 4-year deal w/ Rockets

A lot of players have been moved since the NBA’s free-agent market officially opened, but Houston Rockets star James Harden is staying put, apparently. Harden signed a four-year, $118 million deal to remain with the team, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, which actually appears cheap comparing to some of the other contracts that were […]

D’Angelo Russell curses during interview after hitting game-winning shot

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell knows a thing or two about what to do and say while being videotaped, that’s for sure. He recorded Nick Young admitting to cheating on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea, and also gave a pretty interesting postgame interview after Saturday night’s Summer League game. Russell lifted the Lakers to victory […]

Timofey Mozgov takes shot at Kevin Love signing Lakers contract

The Los Angeles Lakers brought in Timofey Mozgov to sign his four-year, $64 million contract on Friday, and now we know that the numbers that were being reported are, indeed, real. Mozgov barely played in the NBA Finals, yet was pursued hard by the Lakers once he became a free agent, and got a hefty […]

Report: Mitch McGary suspended five games by NBA for failed drug test

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary has been suspended for the first five games of the 2016-17 season by the NBA for a failed drug test, as first reported by Anthony Slater of McGary, the Thunder’s first-round pick in 2014, has been limited to 52 games over his first two seasons due to injury […]

Report: Heat could make Goran Dragic available to trade

With Dwyane Wade in Chicago and the franchise now facing a potential rebuild, the Miami Heat could be preparing to make point guard Goran Dragic available via trade. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, starting the rebuild process in Miami would include trying to find a trade partner for Dragic. “League executives are preparing for […]

Rajon Rondo on Bulls offense: ‘Perfect system to be great in’

Rajon Rondo believes he will be a great fit within the Fred Hoiberg’s Chicago Bulls offense. “It’s more of a read-based offense. It’s not so much dictated on calling a set every time down the floor,” Rondo said, via the Chicago Tribune. “I like to make my plays off reactions. I try to be two […]

Ben Simmons dishes sick dime during game

Philadelphia 76ers new head coach Brett Brown recently said No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons would see some time at point guard at some point in the future, and judging by some of the sick passes he’s already showcased during summer league play so far, that might be a pretty good idea. Simmons tossed a great […]

Report: Wizards acquire Trey Burke from Jazz

The Utah Jazz traded point guard Trey Burke to the Washington Wizards for a future second-round pick, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The ninth overall pick of the 2013 draft, Burke leaves Utah to become the primary backup to Washington’s John Wall, one of the NBA’s best point guards. Ramon Sessions, who backed up […]