What the Pelicans are learning could pay off big -- next season
As their playoff hopes fade, AD, Boogie and the new-look Pelicans appear to have hit on a blueprint for success.
Power Rankings: A demotion for the defending champs
The month of March has been unkind to LeBron and the Cavaliers. How far has Cleveland fallen? Marc Stein reveals his latest league hierarchy ahead of a big week in the NBA.
Which foe should Celtics desire in first-round of playoffs?
Every potential first-round playoff matchup looks favorable for the Celtics, who are focused on maintaining their momentum down the stretch.
Celtics close gap on Cavs.
While the Cavaliers have been struggling on defense, the Celtics are riding a four-game win streak and have tied Cleveland for first place in the Eastern Conference.
NBA draft stock: Ball, Fox, Monk and more
Chad Ford shares the latest intel on all the 2017 draft prospects who helped and hurt their stock with NBA teams before the Final Four.
Who's in, who's out of 2017 NBA draft?
Chad Ford provides the latest intel on which players are entering the 2017 NBA draft and which of them are staying put.
NBA draft 2017: Complete coverage
From prospect projections to the lottery and draft night, ESPN.com has complete coverage of the 2017 NBA draft.
Lonzo not feeling pressure from LaVar's comments.
LaVar and Lonzo Ball join First Take to talk about the Ball family's future at UCLA and whether LaVar's comments have affected Lonzo on the court.
Kobe defends LeBron's right to rest.
Kobe Bryant admits that he's never been approached by his coaches about resting but understands why LeBron James needs to recharge.
NBA OnScene in Texas: Houston celebrates
The first leg of our NBA OnScene Texas road trip saw Russell Westbrook continue to pad his MVP résumé. Three big games in three days loom large for the Lone Star State.
Fantasy 30: Rudy Gobert's shot blocking, Chris Paul's fall
Here is a nugget of fantasy information on every NBA team, including a look at what the Stifle Tower and CP3 have been up to during the fantasy playoffs.
LeBron's highs and lows against the Spurs.
From stunning dunks to crushing losses, the King has quite a history with Coach Pop's squad.
Popovich: Silver's involvement in rest issue could undermine relationships
The commissioner's plea for NBA owners to get more involved in decisions to rest players could sow conflict within franchises, Gregg Popovich said.
Klay hits his ninth straight shot in Warriors' win.
Klay Thompson goes on a hot streak for the Warriors in the second half, connecting on his ninth straight field goal attempt.
Thompson's hot streak allows Warriors to distance themselves from Grizzlies
Klay Thompson's shooting allowed the Warriors to keep up with the Grizzlies until Memphis ran out of gas in the fourth quarter.
Fair to deny Harden MVP for having help?
The First Take crew debate if James Harden deserves MVP over Russell Westbrook despite having help from an efficient Rockets team.
The NBA season has hit the homestretch and teams are jockeying for position and fighting for their postseason lives. Here's a look at some of the best playoff races to watch.
The preservation of a basketball legacy strengthened Melvin Booker's relationship with his son.
ESPN's TrueHoop team breaks down the NBA.