NBA News


  • Nuggets Notes: Green, Smith, Murray, Jokic, Offense June 4, 2023
    Veteran Nuggets power forward Jeff Green, an unrestricted free agent this summer, is hoping that his 11th NBA team will also be his last, writes Chris Tomasson of The Denver Gazette. “I’m finishing my career here, if I can,’’ Green said. “I want to just play two more years and, if my wife lets me […]
  • Jody Allen Shuns Second Bid For Trail Blazers From Phil Knight, Alan Smolinsky June 4, 2023
    Trail Blazers owner Jody Allen has been tasked with selling off most of the assets of her late brother Paul and donating the money to charitable causes, but she has been reticent to offload Portland just yet. Rachel Bachman of The Wall Street Journal writes that Nike CEO Phil Knight and Dodgers minority owner Alan […]
  • 2023 NBA Offseason Preview: New York Knicks June 4, 2023
    After making a huge jump in the standings by going 41-31 in 2020/21, the Knicks brought back largely the same group in ’21/22, but regressed significantly, posting a 37-45 record. Entering the 2022 offseason in search of a backcourt upgrade, the team was heavily rumored to be considering two big moves: clearing cap room to […]
  • Sixers Notes: Harden, Nurse, Embiid, House June 4, 2023
    Asked during his introductory press conference this week about how he’d pitch James Harden on coming back to Philadelphia and playing for him next season, new Sixers head coach Nick Nurse told reporters that “winning has to be the sell,” according to Tim Bontemps of ESPN. “‘Can we be good enough to win it all?’ […]
  • Poll: What Should Rockets Do With No. 4 Pick? June 4, 2023
    The Rockets were technically one of the winners on lottery night last month, claiming one of the top four spots up for grabs in the 2023 NBA draft. However, Houston entered that night second in the lottery standings and was among three teams with the best odds for the No. 1 pick, so the fact […]
  • Coaching Notes: Vogel, Rockets, Nets, Pacers June 4, 2023
    The Suns didn’t fill their coaching vacancy until after the Sixers hired Nick Nurse, but sources tell Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic that Frank Vogel was the first choice in Phoenix all along. Nurse had an interview with the Suns and was among five finalists for the job, along with Vogel, Suns associate head coach […]
  • Draft Notes: Henderson, Sheppard, Wizards, Hornets, Magic, Warriors June 4, 2023
    With Scoot Henderson ranked second or third in nearly every mock draft, the G League Ignite star only plans two workouts during the pre-draft process, tweets Sean Highkin of The Rose Garden Report. Henderson was in Portland on Saturday to show off the skills that have made him one of the most talked-about prospects in this […]
  • Heat Notes: Highsmith, Herro, Injuries, Strus, Love June 4, 2023
    Haywood Highsmith may see consistent minutes throughout the NBA Finals after scoring 18 points in the series opener, writes Peter Baugh of The Athletic. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra played Highsmith more than 23 minutes off the bench in Game 1 and trusted him to share the responsibility of guarding Jamal Murray. Earning playing time hasn’t […]
  • Celtics Notes: Stevens, Playoff Exit, Brown, Pritchard June 4, 2023
    It certainly doesn’t sound like the Celtics will be making a change to their core, as president of basketball operations Brad Stevens told Chris Forsberg of NBC Sports Boston that he’s a firm believer in the team’s “foundation.” It’s a lengthy interview with several other insights from Stevens. “I really believe in our foundation,” Stevens […]
  • Terry Stotts To Join Bucks’ Coaching Staff June 3, 2023
    Former Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts is finalizing a contract to be part of Adrian Griffin‘s new coaching staff with the Bucks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). A report on Friday indicated that Milwaukee was seeking an experienced assistant to pair with Griffin, who’s a first-time head coach. Stotts and James Borrego […]
  • James Borrego To Be Pelicans’ Associate Head Coach June 3, 2023
    Former Hornets head coach James Borrego will join the Pelicans as associate head coach under Willie Green, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Borrego and Green have worked together before, notes Andrew Lopez of ESPN (Twitter link). Borrego was an assistant in New Orleans when Green played there in 2010/11, and he served as an assistant in […]
  • Kevin Young To Remain With Suns; Will Be Highest-Paid Assistant June 3, 2023
    Associate head coach Kevin Young plans to remain with the Suns under new head coach Frank Vogel, and he will be getting a new contract that will make him the highest-paid assistant in the league, sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Young will earn more than $2MM per year in the role, according to Wojnarowski, […]
  • Draft Workouts: S. Henderson, Blazers, Howard, Nowell, Roberts June 3, 2023
    The Trail Blazers, who control the No. 3 overall pick, are holding a pre-draft workout Saturday with G League Ignite guard Scoot Henderson, a projected top-three pick, tweets Sean Highkin of The Rose Garden Report. Henderson has said in the past he thinks he’d be a good fit alongside Damian Lillard and he reiterated that […]
  • Nets To Hire Kevin Ollie As Assistant Coach June 3, 2023
    The Nets plan to hire Kevin Ollie as an assistant coach, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (via Twitter). Ollie was a finalist for the Pistons’ head coaching vacancy, but the team ultimately convinced former Suns coach Monty Williams to take the job. Ollie was said to be a favorite of Detroit’s general manager, Troy Weaver. […]
  • Grizzlies Notes: Morant, Jones, Point Guard, Bane June 3, 2023
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver told reporters during a press conference on Thursday that the league won’t announce the results of its latest Ja Morant investigation until after the NBA Finals. However, Silver’s comments seemed to hint that a harsh punishment is on the way for the Grizzlies guard, according to Sam Amick of The Athletic, […]