- Silver: CBA deal closer, 'but not quite there yet'
- Gilbert on LeBron: Things happen for a reason
- Bettors flocking to Knicks as long-shot title pick
- Sources: Porzingis shoe deal best for European
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that while the league and its players' union are close to an agreement on extending their collective-bargaining agreement, they have yet to finalize a deal.
Owner Dan Gilbert says his relationship with LeBron James is just fine, and the two are planning to meet about the team's direction moving forward.
Bettors in Las Vegas are flocking to the New York Knicks as a popular long-shot pick to win the NBA championship this season.
Kristaps Porzingis signed a deal with Adidas that is the richest for a European player.
The NBA announced a record 113 international players from a record 41 countries are on opening night rosters for the 2016-17 season. All 30 teams have at least one international player.
Derrick Rose believes he should still be considered an elite NBA point guard and that it's only a "matter of time" before he shows it to others.
All eyes are on Cleveland and Golden State as the 2016-17 NBA season begins -- the Warriors are giving away Craig Sager shirts, while the Cavaliers have (finally) raised a banner.
"There's only one thing left to do: Repeat," said Cavaliers principal owner Dan Gilbert as the team raised its first championship banner and distributed rings ahead of Monday's season opener.
Cavs celebrate championship with ring ceremony
Cavs, Knicks and fans unite for national anthem
Smith breaks down Knicks' D, James finishes with authority
LeBron on the breakaway, lays it in
LeBron had himself a little dunk contest against the Knicks
LeBron James had a triple-double, just like in Game 7. And the new-look Knicks played a lot like last season's Knicks.
Our NBA writers make their championship predictions. Will the Cavs win back-to-back titles?
After a record 73 wins, the Warriors could only watch as LeBron James and the Cavs staged an epic Finals comeback, ending a 52-year Cleveland title drought. So what has changed? Kevin Durant.
It looks like the most predictable NBA title matchup ever, but a Warriors-Cavaliers Finals isn't close to a sure thing. Seriously.
Will the Cavs repeat? Will the Warriors bounce back with Kevin Durant? Will another team surprise?
The Derrick Rose verdict was taken as an implicit affirmation that all these beliefs about athlete targets and women who lie must be true, espnW's Kavitha Davidson writes.
LeBron James' talent, Dan Gilbert's faith and the genius of two native Ohioan chefs have helped lift Cleveland to new heights.
The Golden State Warriors are priced at 2-3 to win the NBA title, per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
How will the season shape up for your favorite squad? We split up the best teams, the bottom-feeders and everything in between.
Tournament aims to promote and improve positive relationships between the community and police
LeBron and the Cavs retain the throne, but it may only be a matter of time until Golden State vaults to No. 1. See where all 30 teams land as the Committee readies for the 2016-17 season.
The 2016-17 season is here! Our ESPN Forecast panel makes its latest predictions on how every team will finish in the standings.
Who will make the playoffs? How many wins will the Warriors get? Let's look at our latest projections for all 30 teams.
The veteran Spanish guard has seen a lot during his years in the NBA and he's sure that international players are a vital part of the league's future.
Under Armour has unveiled a new marketing campaign around Stephen Curry, and it's a different approach as Curry enters the next phase of his career.
The Jazz exploded for 37 points on 15-of-20 shooting in the third -- as many as in any quarter in 2015-16 -- to take a six-point lead in Portland.
For memes alone, NBA should have rigged the start of this game to have the Warriors hit a three and foul a Spurs player to hit a free throw.
For those watching World Series Game 1, the Spurs lead the Warriors 64-46 at halftime of their NBA season opener. The Warriors closed as 8-point home favorites and the Spurs were +525 on the money line at the Westgate. The second-half line is Warriors -10.5. Earlier, the defending champion Cavaliers beat the Knicks 117-88 to easily cover as 9.5-point home faves.
Vintage Joe Johnson in the third quarter, as he's scored 15 of his 17 points on perfect 6-of-6 shooting inside and out.
Gregg Popovich went with a small lineup (putting Aldridge as the only big) at the 2:14 mark of the second quarter until halftime. During that stretch, the Spurs outscored the Warriors 12-4.
Tonight is as well as I can ever remember Damian Lillard finishing. Doing a phenomenal job of hiding the ball from Rudy Gobert.
Per @ESPNStatsInfo, the Warriors trailed by 15 or more at the half four times all of last season. They lost all four games. Led by Kawhi Leonard (18 points) and Jonathon Simmons (15 points), the Spurs are using their depth to handle the Warriors, and lead 64-46. They've also out-rebounded the Warriors 30-17.
64-46 Spurs at the half after a Jonathan Simmons 3. The Warriors look disorganized and sluggish on defense
In other news I just saw Joe Lacob dap up Jay Z
Kevin Love shows off this championship spoils.
GSW goes with their New Death Lineup, miss a couple 3s, go to (an angry Steve Kerr) timeout. Spurs up 50-34
The leading scorer in the Spurs/Warriors game is currently Jonathon Simmons.
The Portland Trail Blazers finally missed a 3-pointer late in the first half but are 7-of-8 at the break to the Utah Jazz's 3-of-13. That 12-point advantage has helped the host Blazers to an eight-point halftime lead.
New look Warriors looking quite preseason due to horrible turnovers. Trailing the Spurs 42-28 after that last Steph Curry 3
Spurs lead 31-20 at the end of the first quarter. Bench play is making the difference in this one, and should be a Spurs strength this season. San Antonio's bench is out scoring Golden State's bench 17-2.
The Jazz have outscored the Blazers 25-14 with their starters on the court. Also, they trail the game by 8.
FACT: The Warriors were 3-1 last season in games in which they trailed by 10 or more at the end of the 1st quarter