Saric soars as Sixers rally to dump Celtics
Dario Saric and Robert Covington combine for 9 points in the final 5:27 as the 76ers rally from a 13-point third quarter deficit to win for the third time in 4 games SOARING. Croatian forward Dario Saric drops 23 points as the Sixers get past the Celtics. File Photo... Read more
The New York Knicks receive the L for Christmas
It’s Christmas time! What a wonderful time of year for basketball. The first game of the Christmas Day was the Boston Celtics vs the New York Knicks. In a hard fought game, the Knicks fell 114-119. It was an up and down game for New York and in the... Read more
Lakers move above .500; Raptors and Celtics stunned by Western Conference opponents
  by Kyle Hancox Senior Writer Jazz (4-3) 114, Knicks (2-4) 109 The Utah Jazz overcame an early 13-point deficit to condemn the Knicks to their fourth defeat, as Gordon Hayward made an early return from the injury that was set to keep him out until December. Hayward struggled... Read more
Ranking all 30 NBA benches: A non-playoff team secures top spot
Boston and San Antonio are bringing plenty of depth as well More on NBA Ranking best starting lineups Free agency is all but over, so we are looking ahead to the 2016-17 season. We started by ranking and analyzing all 30 teams’ starting lineups, and now we’re moving on... Read more
NBA Summer League Rookie Rankings: Brown, Simmons shine; Ingram erratic
A look at 10 of the top rookie performers from Las Vegas Las Vegas Summer League is just a precursor to preseason, so it’s not like the quality of basketball is at a high level. Yet summer league does give the opportunity for rookies to get their first taste... Read more
Report: Warriors, Heat are only real players to pry Durant out of OKC in free agency
Could he just be taking meetings with all of these teams in order to see what they think of him? The biggest question for this summer isn’t what Evan Turner is going to get in free agency (although that could be bewildering). It’s whether or not Kevin Durant will... Read more
Report: Sixers shopping Nerlens Noel, working on deal for Boston’s No. 3 pick
Could Philly add two top-five picks in the draft? The Boston Celtics have too many picks, the Philadelphia 76ers don’t have enough guards. They’ve been flirting for months with a trade, and it sounds like talks are once again increasing with the Sixers interested in nabbing a second top-five... Read more
Jonas Jerebko has given the Celtics plenty of energy, helping them pull even in their playoff series with the Hawks after starting in an 0-2 hole. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Chris ForsbergESPN Staff Writer BOSTON — The day before he formally elevated to postseason starter for the Boston Celtics, Jonas... Read more
Marcus Smart delivered with his defense on Paul Millsap down the stretch, allowing just two points to the Hawks’ forward, who ended with 45 points. Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Chris ForsbergESPN Staff Writer BOSTON — Marcus Smart figures it was about the time that Paul Millsap scored his 40th... Read more
Kobe Bryant considers Tony Allen the ‘best defender I ever faced.’ (Getty Images) Ken Berger NBA Insider One of the moments that will always stay with me about Kobe Bryant came after the Lakers had lost Game 4 of their first-round series against Oklahoma City in 2010 — or,... Read more