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Lakers' Ingram aiming to unleash the ?beast?
Promising swingman Brandon Ingram has put in the work and has the support system. Now all he has to do is let his talents flourish on the court.
Giannis Antetokounmpo pulverized Aron Baynes and the Celtics
Giannis Antetokounmpo wasted little time in announcing his presence in the MVP race, trouncing the Celtics on opening night.
Nike investigating LeBron James' torn jersey, report says
If you have any theories as to why LeBron James' jersey split down the middle Tuesday against the Celtics, please contact Nike (not really, though). The apparel company is investigating the matter, according to, as it begins its first year as the NBA's official uniform supplier.  In
Joel Embiid Plays 27 Minutes In Season Opener
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) ? Joel Embiid played 27 minutes in the Sixers' season opener on Wednesday night. That's about 11 minutes more than Brett Brown originally projected, when he mentioned 16 minutes earlier in the week. Embiid reacted to his minutes being restricted to ?in the teens,? saying it
'Teammate of the year' Carmelo Anthony left his mark on the Knicks
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the New York Knicks for Follow on Twitter NEW YORK -- A few months before Carmelo Anthony was traded to Oklahoma City, the New York Knicks -- along with every other team in the league -- were asked by the players' union to vote for the 2017
Watch Eminem Make a Surprise Appearance at the Pistons' First Game Back in De...
Eminem showed up at the Pistons' first game at their new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Wednesday night.
11 things we did not see coming on the NBA?s first big night
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Ben Simmons Shines In NBA Debut
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) ? Ben Simmons was brilliant in his first ever NBA game. Simmons scored 18 points on 7-15 shooting, adding 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Maybe more impressively, Simmons recorded just one turnover is his first ever NBA game while running point-guard for a team high 35 minutes. Simmons
PODCAST: NBA Legend David Robinson On What It Takes To Be Great
David Robinson is the most storied basketball player?NBA and Olympic champion, All-Star, Hall of Famer?of his generation. Since retiring from pro ball in 2003, Robinson has become a philanthropist, venture capitalist and advisor, and created the David Robinson Plaque that is still given to current players
Nowitzki's grand plan? Fast starts for Noel, Matthews? We break down Maverick...
We're baaaaaa-ack. With the start of a new NBA season, we're proud to announce the return of our next-morning thoughts about the previous night's game - better known as our second-chance points. Not that our first-chance points were spot-on. But upon further review, here's a few follow-up
NFL Questionnaire: Players Share Their NBA Counterparts, Starting Fives & More
On August 22, word of a blockbuster trade in the NBA shook the sports world. The Cleveland Cavaliers were sending All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in exchange for high-profile guard Isaiah Thomas, veteran swingman Jae Crowder, second-year center Ante Zizic and draft picks.  The deal
Is Kyrie Irving Regretting Leaving LeBron? Celtics Career Is Off to a Difficu...
The 2017-18 season is two games old, and the Boston Celtics have lost both of theirs. One at the TD Garden on Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, when Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 37 points and looked something like the M.V.P. they think he can be in Wisconsin. As in the loss to the Cleveland
Can Kyrie Irving raise his game again after Gordon Hayward injury?
The 2017-18 season is two games old, and the Boston Celtics have lost both of theirs. One road game, against the team they have designs on usurping this year. One at the TD Garden on Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, when Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 37 points and looked something like the
Chandler Parsons (unwisely) fires back at Memphis Grizzlies fans who (unwisel...
Chandler Parsons heard the boos. He decided to boo back. ?I'll just go into every game with the mentality that it's a road game, if that's how it's going to be,? he said. So, yes, this $94 million basketball blunder is getting uglier, fast. On a night when a former Grizzlies player was
Ball expected back to lead Lakers vs. Clippers in opener
The Los Angeles Lakers didn't reach the playoffs the past four seasons and haven't won a playoff game since May 18, 2012, but the organization is hoping that will change now that Lonzo Ball is running the offense. Ball will get his first opportunity to begin the turnaround when the Lakers open