The Utah Jazz have the best record in the NBA, but they are not the favorites in the Western Conference, especially over the Los Angeles Lakers. In fact, the Lakers are the best team in the West once LeBron James and Anthony Davis are healthy. There is very limited competition with the Lakers’ star power, even teams with a better record like the Phoenix Suns.
Otto Porter Jr. has reportedly had no discussions about a contract buyout with the Orlando Magic since coming over from the Chicago Bulls in a deadline-day trade, per Marc Stein of the New York Times.
Former Boston Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins has never been shy about sharing his feelings on all things basketball. The 2008 NBA champion turned ESPN analyst regularly brings the heat on television as well as social media with a seemingly endless flow of hot takes.
Cincinnati is firing men's basketball coach John Brannen less than a week after placing him on paid administrative leave amid a university review of the program, the school announced Friday. The school first announced its review of allegations involving the program late last month.
Bert Smith hasn’t seen the moment that made him famous. His wife has seen it once, and she’ll never watch it again. If you saw it, you understand.
Scouting reports on NBA draft prospects cover a lot of ground.
When Erik Spoelstra first pulled Tyler Herro from the Miami Heat starting five, there was a little shock and awe. Maybe it was more from the fans who had grown a pseudo-crush on the baby-faced kid from Wisconsin.
The Miami Heat have an answer to their question at backup center, signing Dewayne Dedmon on Thursday.
Nimari Burnett, a five-star prospect in the Class of 2020, announced Thursday that he would transfer from Texas Tech, where he had an up-and-down freshman season, and join the Alabama basketball program.
After leading the Bruins to their first Final Four appearance since 2008, UCLA men's basketball coach Mick Cronin has signed a two-year extension worth $4 million per year, athletic director Martin Jarmond announced Thursday.
Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers landed a significant addition from the transfer portal.
It was only three short months ago that the Brooklyn Nets traded every draft pick they possibly could, along with Caris LeVert and Jarrett Allen, to assemble arguably the most offensively talented Big 3 of all-time. Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving are all capable of averaging 30 points per game individually and require double-teams when they're feeling it. Now they're on the same team, and it's difficult to imagine any defensive scheme capable of stopping them.
There are few players in the NBA who are quite as maligned as Sixers wing Danny Green. He was massively overpaid two summers ago by the Lakers, who gave him two years and $30 million following his contributions to the Raptors’ NBA championship effort, and wound up being only so-so for L.A., averaging 8.0 points per game and making 36.7% of his 3-pointers—and only 33.9% in the playoffs.
Less than a minute into his first game as a member of the LA Clippers, DeMarcus Cousins maneuvered his way around Enes Kanter, tapped an offensive rebound to himself and scored on a putback right in front of a delighted Clippers owner Steve Ballmer.
Mac McClung's time with the Texas Tech Red Raiders may not be done just yet.
Sean Miller on Wednesday was fired after 12 seasons as the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats. Miller was able to hold onto his job for a few more years past when many thought he would be fired, but he is finally out.
Arizona is on the hunt for its next coach after Wednesday's news that the Wildcats and Sean Miller are parting ways. Though an NCAA investigation has scuffed up the program's reputation a bit in recent years, the Arizona gig is still an elite college basketball job. Below, we'll review some of the names who could be possible candidates for the job, according to CBS Sports college basketball insiders Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish.
Jalen Suggs helped lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs to an undefeated regular season and an appearance in the national title game of the 2021 NCAA men's tournament, and he may have played his way into No. 1 overall pick status while doing so.
The 2020-21 season was supposed to be the Golden State Warriors’ return to the promised land. However, after Klay Thompson’s unfortunate Achilles’ tear, the Warriors needed a suitable stopgap until Thompson was fully healthy again. Enter Kelly Oubre Jr., a solid piece. But the Warriors have not performed up to par. This begs a major question. What should the Warriors do with the 25-year-old wing?
Well, this was insane.
Former UCLA forward Jalen Hill announced on Instagram Tuesday that he is retiring from basketball.
Iowa center Luka Garza was named the John R. Wooden Award winner on Tuesday, securing his status as the consensus National Player of the Year.
The first men's basketball national title is in the trophy case for Baylor. Now what can the Bears do for an encore?
Paul Pierce has been let go by ESPN, according to multiple reports. The announcement came after Pierce went on Instagram Live and recorded his wild weekend playing poker with what appeared to be strippers.
The Golden State Warriors season hasn’t gone as planned. For a team with a good amount of talent, they just haven’t been able to put it together this season. One of the players who has struggled is Kelly Oubre Jr., although he is the team’s third-leading scorer at 15.0 PPG.