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Report: Draymond Green facing discipline for altercation

Golden State is contemplating disciplinary action against Draymond Green after a physical altercation with Jordan Poole at Warriors practice Wednesday, The Athletic reported. Green forcefully struck...

  • Wizards G/F Corey Kispert (ankle) out 4-6 weeks

    Washington Wizards swingman Corey Kispert will be out four to six weeks with a sprained left ankle. The team provided the timeline on Wednesday. The regular season begins on Oct. 19. The injury occurred when Kispert stepped on an opponent’s foot in the first quarter of Sunday’s preseason game against...

  • Raptors G Malachi Flynn fractures cheekbone

    Toronto Raptors guard Malachi Flynn is recovering from a broken left cheekbone. He sustained the injury during the third quarter of Sunday’s preseason game against the Utah Jazz in Edmonton, Alberta. Flynn, 24, cleared concussion protocol and returned to the game, but postgame testing revealed the fracture. He will wear...

  • Four-star PG Jizzle James, son of Edgerrin, commits to Cincinnati

    Edgerrin “Jizzle” James Jr., a four-star point guard prospect in the Class of 2023, committed to play for Cincinnati on Tuesday night. James, the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Edgerrin James, was ranked No. 64 overall in the class and No. 9 among point guards by...

  • Tiffany Jackson, former Texas star and WNBA player, dies at 37

    Tiffany Jackson, an All-American at Texas who went on to play nine seasons in the WNBA, died Monday from cancer. She was 37. Her alma mater announced Jackson’s death. “Tiffany had a great career and was an impact player,” said Jody Conradt, who coached Jackson with the Longhorns. “She was...

  • Report: Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns was in hospital with infection

    Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns was so ill last week with a throat infection that he was hospitalized on bed rest for days, ESPN reported. The infection also caused Towns, 26, to have trouble breathing, and he told the media on Monday that he had only been cleared to walk...

  • Cavs F Evan Mobley (ankle sprain) out 1-2 weeks

    Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Evan Mobley has a sprained right ankle and will miss approximately one to two weeks. The Cavaliers updated Mobley’s status Monday, saying he would miss Wednesday’s preseason opener against the host Philadelphia 76ers. Mobley will undergo treatment and rehab for now. With the given timeframe, he...

  • Report: Warriors expected to release G Mac McClung

    The Golden State Warriors will release guard Mac McClung, The Athletic reported Monday, just over two months after he agreed to a non-guaranteed one-year deal with the team. According to the report, the Warriors intend to invite guard Ty Jerome to training camp. Jerome, who was traded from the Oklahoma...

  • Thunder G Luguentz Dort enters concussion protocol

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort has entered the NBA’s concussion protocol. The Thunder said he sustained a concussion during team practice on Sunday. Under league policy, he now begins the mandated Return to Participation protocol, and no timetable is set for his return. The Thunder signed Dort as an...

  • Nuggets extend contract of GM Calvin Booth

    The Denver Nuggets signed general manager Calvin Booth to a multi-year extension, the team announced Sunday. Booth was promoted to general manager in 2020. He is entering his sixth season as part of the Denver front office. “Calvin has been a huge part of what we’ve done here over the...

  • Reports: Rockets, Bruno Fernando agree to four-year deal

    The Houston Rockets and center Bruno Fernando agreed to a four-year contract worth $10.9 million, his agents told multiple outlets Sunday. Fernando was on a two-way contract, which the Rockets will convert into the new agreement. A second-round pick by Philadelphia in 2019, Fernando never played for the 76ers. The...

  • Reports: Heat agree to four-year, $130M deal with G Tyler Herro

    Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro agreed to a four-year, $130 million contract on Sunday, according to multiple reports. Herro’s deal reportedly contains $120 million in guaranteed money and incentives in which he can earn an additional $10 million. The Heat confirmed Herro signed an extension later Sunday night, but the...

  • Pelicans, F Larry Nance Jr. agree to 2-year, $21.6M extension

    The New Orleans Pelicans and forward Larry Nance Jr. are in agreement on a two-year, $21.6 million extension, his agent told ESPN on Saturday. The deal confirmed by Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports ties Nance to New Orleans for $31.3 million over the next three seasons. Nance, 29, joined New...

  • Report: Blake Griffin, Celtics reach one-year deal

    Free agent forward Blake Griffin agreed to a one-year, fully guaranteed contract with the Boston Celtics, ESPN reported Friday. Griffin, 33, will provide depth in the front court for a Celtics team that will be without center Robert Williams III in the early portion of the season. The Celtics announced...

  • Report: Rockets get Derrick Favors from Thunder in 8-player deal

    The Houston Rockets reportedly will acquire veteran center Derrick Favors and three other players from the Oklahoma City Thunder in an eight-player deal. The Rockets also will get a 2025 second-round pick, along with Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless and Theo Maledon, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday night. The...

  • Home of NBA announcer Mike Breen destroyed by fire

    ESPN released a statement Thursday supporting NBA announcer Mike Breen, whose Long Island, N.Y., home was destroyed by fire last weekend. Breen and his family were not in the home at the time. “Mike is a cherished member of the ESPN family and he knows he has our full support...

  • Spurs G/F Josh Primo (knee) to miss preseason

    San Antonio Spurs guard/forward Josh Primo will miss the beginning of preseason with a left MCL sprain. The team announced Thursday that Primo is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. Primo, 19, averaged 5.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in 50 games (16 starts) as a...

  • Report: Bulls confident Lonzo Ball will return this season

    The Chicago Bulls are confident that guard Lonzo Ball will return at some point this season after knee surgery, The Athletic reported Thursday. Ball underwent arthroscopic debridement of his knee in Los Angeles on Wednesday and is expected to miss a few months at least, per the report. Last season,...

  • All 13 South Carolina players receiving $25K in NIL deal

    Each member of South Carolina’s women’s basketball program will receive at least $25,000 during the 2022-23 season due to a name, image and likeness deal with the Garnet Trust and sports marketing firm NOCAP Sports. Former South Carolina state representative Bakari Sellers is funding the deal in conjunction with other...

  • No training wheels for Nets’ Ben Simmons this season

    Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons says he is physically and mentally prepared to get back on an NBA court for the first time since June 2021. “I feel great,” he said during this week’s media day, adding that he has been cleared medically to play when the Nets open up...

  • Four-star guard Parker Friedrichsen picks Notre Dame

    Parker Friedrichsen, a four-star shooting guard prospect from Oklahoma, committed to Notre Dame on Tuesday. Friedrichsen — the No. 122 overall prospect in the Class of 2023 and the No. 18 shooting guard, per 247Sports’ composite rankings — chose the Fighting Irish over finalists Davidson and Nebraska. He is the...

  • Thunder acquire F Maurice Harkless from Hawks

    The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired forward Maurice Harkless and a 2029 second-round pick from the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday in exchange for guard Vit Krejci. Oklahoma City will also receive amendments on the conditions of a 2025 second-round pick that had been previously traded, making it a top-40 protected pick....

  • Steve Nash, Kevin Durant on good terms heading into Nets’ season

    Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash said Tuesday there’s no bad blood between him and Kevin Durant heading into the 2022-23 season. After getting swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the offseason was anything but quiet for the Nets. Durant requested a trade...

  • Bulls PG Lonzo Ball on ailing knee: ‘I can’t run or jump’

    Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball told reporters Tuesday that he’s getting his second knee operation of the year because, despite spending the summer rehabbing, he still can’t run or jump without pain. Ball is set to undergo an arthroscopic debridement of his left knee on Wednesday in Los Angeles....

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