Sources: NBA, NBPA table minimum age discussion in CBA talks
The NBA and the players' association have agreed to shelve discussions on lowering the minimum age limit to enter the NBA draft as part of the league's labor talks, sources told ESPN on Friday.
LaMarcus Aldridge retires for second time
LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring from basketball for a second time. The 37-year-old big man briefly retired during the 2020-21 season after experiencing an irregular heartbeat, but returned to the Nets the next season.
Timberwolves' Naz Reid out indefinitely with broken wrist
Naz Reid has a fracture in his left wrist and is out indefinitely as the Timberwolves try to clinch a postseason spot with five games remaining.
Knicks remain confident despite loss of Julius Randle
The New York Knicks say they feel terrible that All-Star Julius Randle is out for at least two weeks because of a left ankle injury, but the group remains steadfast in the belief that they can keep winning without in the short term their talented big man.
Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Friday
Everything you need to know to place your NBA bets and set your fantasy basketball lineups for Friday's NBA action.