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Crown the L.A. King: GMs predict LeBron as MVP

1:04 PM ET Most NBA general managers expect LeBron James to win the MVP award in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers and...

Durant to be ‘honest’ about free-agent process

11:06 AM ET OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kevin Durant knows the questions are coming. He knows that wherever he and the Golden State Warriors go this...

LeBron creates buzz, thrills fans in home debut

8:05 AM ET LOS ANGELES -- As LeBron James killed some pregame time watching his old Cleveland Cavaliers team play on the flat-screen television in...

Kobe’s ‘no flinch’ GIF debunked with new photo

9:07 AM ET One of the most iconic images of Kobe Bryant's career, a shot of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar standing unflinchingly as Matt...

Predicting contenders for East, West and NBA crowns

Aug 13, 2018 Who will win the East now that LeBron James has changed conferences? Who is most likely to dethrone the Warriors in the...

How the East and West standings will look in 2018-19

8:52 AM ET On Monday, we examined the likeliest title contenders in 2018-19. Here's a look at how our Summer Forecast projects every team to...

D’Antoni: Melo ‘better fit’ with Rockets than NYK

8:18 AM ET Mike D'Antoni said Carmelo Anthony will be a "better fit" with the Rockets than he was with the Knicks, and he won't...

Who will be the NBA’s best and worst big additions?

Aug 10, 2018 After an offseason full of big moves and All-Stars changing teams, which additions are most and least likely to work out? ESPN Forecast...

NBA free agency: Latest buzz, rumors and reports

6:10 PM ET The market is officially open, and NBA free-agency news is coming in fast. Stay up to date with the latest deals, rumors...

What’s different about Kawhi trade talks now

3:06 PM ET Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have landed LeBron James, how aggressively should they pursue a Kawhi Leonard trade? Our NBA Insiders...

Magic: I’ll ‘step down’ if Lakers miss out on FAs

5:54 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Saying it won't be a failure if the Los Angeles Lakers do not land a max free agent...

Clippers trade A. Rivers to Wizards for Gortat

10:17 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The LA Clippers ended the first father-son, coach-player relationship in NBA history on Tuesday, trading guard Austin Rivers to the...

Sources: Nuggets decline Jokic option, eye max

  The Denver Nuggets filed paperwork to decline the team option on star forward Nikola Jokic's contract on Monday night, clearing the way to sign...

Lowe: Inside the NBA proposal to flip the draft and free agency

11:45 AM ET Imagine what the Cleveland Cavaliers might have done with the No. 8 pick in last week's draft if they knew -- really...

Harden wins MVP award after career season

9:05 AM ET SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- After believing he should have won Most Valuable Player last year but coming away empty-handed, James Harden chose...

Final games of the regular season count for a lot

A total of 12 games will be played across the league early on Thursday morning, as the regular season comes to a close and...

Westbrook makes history as Thunder beat Grizzlies

Paul George scored 40 points, Russell Westbrook clinched a triple-double average for the second straight season and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis...

Pelicans stun Warriors to stay in playoffs race

Anthony Davis outdueled Kevin Durant down the stretch on the way to 34 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a 10-game losing streak...