Favoritessettings

Scott Cunningham/Getty Images
4hArash Markazi

Walton blames self for Clippers' San Diego exit

Bill Walton has great stories to tell about San Diego, his beloved hometown. But his time there while playing for the Clippers -- "my greatest failure as a professional" -- didn't end well.

play
Wade: The problem goes way back (1:33)
play
Rondo never feared losing endorsements over speaking out (1:32)
play
NBA players putting opponents on a poster (0:59)
Getty Images, Getty Images, AP Photo
23h

NBA draft 2017: Complete coverage

From prospect projections to the lottery and draft night, ESPN.com has complete coverage of the 2017 NBA draft.

play
Riley Curry has the best playhouse in the land (0:52)
play
Isiah Thomas: We have to shine the light on the positive (1:19)
play
Jabari Parker comfortable speaking out (1:52)
play
On this date: Happy birthday, James Harden! (1:02)
play
Kobe Bryant Day inspires ESPN anchors (0:49)
play
When was the day the Lakers fell apart? (2:08)
Victor Decolongon/Getty Images
20hESPN esports

Gordon Hayward: 'I'm definitely rooting for Team Liquid'

Gordon Hayward isn't just a small forward for the Utah Jazz -- he's also a League of Legends fan. Here's his podcast interview, plus ESPN's breakdown of Riot's controversial comments.

play
Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win (1:48)
play
Brewer proclaims Harden will play better defense next season (1:59)
play
Stephen A. Smith 'depressed' by thought of upcoming NBA season (1:03)
Jordan Stead for ESPN

Jamal Crawford's long and winding road

The NBA's only three-time Sixth Man of the Year didn't last this long -- through 16 seasons and 17 different head coaches -- by avoiding mistakes, but by learning from them.

play
Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
play
Usher wary of Warriors' stars coexisting (0:56)
play
Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)
play
Shenanigans ensue during Melo, Durant interviews (2:15)
play
LeBron's past requires him to support Durant's move (1:02)

Now

Kevin Pelton @kpelton

10 minutes between the "Jazz acquire Kendall Marshall" and "Jazz waive Kendall Marshall" emails. Think that's a new record.

Rondo never feared losing endorsements over speaking out

Bulls G Rajon Rondo tells the First Take crew that he never feared losing endorsement deals as a consequence of speaking out on social issues and thinks more athletes should speak up.

play1:32

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson says his biggest mistake as president of the Knicks was turning down the chance to trade for Jae Crowder in the deal that sent Ray Felton and Tyson Chandler to Dallas in the summer of 2014. "I liked Crowder but I thought he wouldn't get much of a chance to play behind Carmelo, so I took the pick which turned out to be Cleanthony Early," Jackson said in an interview conducted after the season that was published Friday by Today's Fastbreak. Crowder would have been a phenomenal fit for the Knicks, so this misstep certainly hurt the franchise. As a reporter, I appreciate Phil's candor here.

Carmelo goes shopping in custom robe

La La Anthony pokes fun at husband Carmelo for going shopping with a custom-made robe on.

play0:19

Stars headline 2017 NBA free agency

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul highlight a dominant free agency class in the summer of 2017. Take a look at a few of their best highlights from this past season.

play1:21