Month: June 2021

4:28 PM ET There is no structural damage to Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s left knee after his awkward landing during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on Wednesday. The ligaments in Antetokounmpo’s knee are sound, and a timetable for his return is unclear, sources told
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(Photo by C. Morgan Engel/Getty Images) The gritty Memphis Grizzlies showed flashes of greatness this year, but there are three key moves they need to make this offseason. The Memphis Grizzlies put up a valiant effort in the 2021 NBA playoffs despite having the league’s third-youngest roster. Memphis’ roster is largely secured for next season
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10:05 PM ET ATLANTA — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo suffered an apparent left leg injury in the third quarter of Tuesday night’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks. With just over 7 minutes remaining in the third quarter and the Bucks trailing 62-52, Antetokounmpo jumped up to contest an
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The 2021 NBA Draft Lottery is on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Find out which teams have the most at stake with the complete list of odds. Three years ago, the NBA changed its Draft Lottery system to provide each of the three worst teams in the regular season equal odds of landing the first overall
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2:40 AM ET PHOENIX — After scoring a playoff-career-high 41 points on seven different Phoenix Suns defenders to help the LA Clippers stave off elimination, Paul George took a well-deserved seat with 1:14 remaining in Monday night’s Game 5 when he was greeted by a line of Clippers coaches all congratulating him one-by-one. Finally, Ty
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Vernon Maxwell, Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) Tribute to the Kings: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva live results and highlights by Thomas Albano Mets savage the Nationals on Twitter after Francisco Lindor smashes 2 homers by John Buhler Nobody celebrates a Utah Jazz loss quite like former Houston Rockets guard Vernon Maxwell. With
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5:28 PM ET The Philadelphia 76ers‘ Ben Simmons has informed the Australian Olympic basketball team that he will not participate in the Tokyo Games. Coach Brian Goorjian said in a statement that he and Team Australia “understand and support his decision.” “The best thing for everybody right now is for him to go on and
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John Calipari, Kentucky Wildcats. (Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) College coaches have not fared well in the NBA. Which current coaches will likely try to make the jump and are attractive to the NBA? As difficult as it is for college basketball players to take the next step and succeed in the NBA, it’s
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James Wiseman, Golden State Warriors, Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors. (Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports) Who is Dee Devlin? by Maria Morales The Golden State Warriors could trade James Wiseman and the No. 7 overall pick to the Toronto Raptors for former All-Star Pascal Siakam. Needing to make the NBA Playoffs after a two-year postseason absence, the Golden
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3:15 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN ATLANTA — An MRI on the sprained right ankle of Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young revealed a bone bruise in his foot Monday afternoon, and he’ll be listed as questionable for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. “That’s the head of our
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