With so much uncertainty around the NBA season, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks is no longer ruling Kevin Durant out for the season. Marks had repeatedly said he didn't expect Durant to play this season while recovering from Achilles tendon surgery, but he acknowledged Wednesday that everything is unknown now that the season is suspended because of the new coronavirus. Durant was injured in the NBA Finals, so he would have a year to recover if the league were to resume in June.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:21 pm
Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Wesley Matthews chats with Chris Haynes to discuss the NBA season on hiatus and his first season in Milwaukee.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:15 pm
The 11-year NBA veteran and Milwaukee Bucks guard joins Posted Up with Chris Haynes to discuss what he's up to during the stop in NBA play, what motivates him at this stage of his career and what he thinks about the people who say Giannis Antetokounmpo won't stay in Milwaukee. Subscribe to Posted Up on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Durant and Trae Young will lead a 16-player field of NBA players in an NBA 2K20 tournament airing on ESPN.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:48 pm
The documentary looking at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is set for release nearly two months sooner than expected with no sports to air due to the coronavirus pandemic. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called “The Last Dance” will air next month will run in the U.S. over five consecutive Sunday nights starting April 19 and running through May 17. ESPN was originally planning to release the documentary in June, when this season’s NBA Finals were to be played but those plans were accelerated.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:27 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri sophomore Xavier Pinson and juniors Mitchell Smith and Jeremiah Tilmon announced Tuesday that they would enter the NBA draft, though none of them intends to hire an agent and all could return to school next season.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:58 pm
Having finished home quarantine, the Lakers announced no players have coronavirus symptoms.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:47 pm
Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat said Tuesday that he is prepared to forgo his annual offseason move back to his native Slovenia if that is what the NBA schedule necessitates. “Three days ago they flew back home because they had to, the government said that all the Slovenian citizens needed to get back,” Dragic said, referring to his parents, adding that they wore masks and gloves on their not-very-full flight back to Slovenia.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:27 pm
Sixteen NBA players, including Kevin Durant, Patrick Beverley and Montrezl Harrell, will take part in an ESPN-televised NBA 2K tournament that begins Friday.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:57 pm
Zeke Nnaji has declared for the NBA draft after one productive season at Arizona. "After much prayer and deliberation with my family, I have decided to make myself available for the 2020 NBA draft," Nnaji tweeted Tuesday. Nnaji didn't arrive in Tucson with the same hype as fellow freshmen Nico Mannion and Josh Green, but he was arguably the best player of the three during the 2019-20 season.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:43 pm
LeBron James celebrates a report that ESPN will announce an April 19 debut for the 10-part Michael Jordan docuseries "The Last Dance."
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:05 pm
One is the NBA's all-time leader in assists and steals. The other may be the greatest defensive guard in league history. Let's debate their merits.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:29 pm
Yahoo Sports looks back at some of the most thrilling and historic games in NBA history. On this day in NBA history in 2019 Trae Young continued his magical rookie season by capping a 23 point comeback with an amazing overtime thriller at the buzzer.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:39 pm
Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura talks about his interesting path to the NBA and his nickname that never stuck answering rapid fire questions while testing his skills at Pop-A-Shot. This is Poppin' Off!
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:25 pm
Social distancing is vital to containing the spread of COVID-19, but so is taking care of your mental health to combat feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:01 pm
Clippers forward Patrick Patterson, who is working toward becoming a film producer, is spending part of the shutdown hosting online movie nights.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:05 pm
Scotland rugby coach Gregor Townsend has agreed to a 25% salary deferral from April 1 to Sept. 1. The coaches of two professional sides, Richard Cockerill at Edinburgh and Dave Rennie at Glasgow, have made the same agreement, though Rennie begins his new job as Australia coach in July. Scottish Rugby also announced CEO Mark Dodson was taking a 30% deferral, and the board 25%.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 12:46 pm
Los Angeles, California’s finest, Swaggy P, joins the fellas on this week’s episode.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 12:08 pm
Knowing when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball. Let's assume that the 2020-21 NBA season is over by next July, a premise that also assumes some sort of normalcy returns to the sports world and that the global coronavirus pandemic slows to the point where games can be played again. The NBA summer of 2021 is supposed to be another free agent extravaganza, one where plenty of the league's biggest names and top USA Basketball candidates like LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul, Bam Adebayo, Kyle Lowry and more could be on the market.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:12 am
Kawhi Leonard was having one of the best statistical seasons in Clippers history, a feat done only 15 times by five players, before the season stopped.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 12:57 am
Until the live games come back, you can relive some classic NBA games on Yahoo Sports.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 10:37 pm
College Basketball export Jon Rothstein explains how the amended NBA Draft process because of Coronavirus could end up helping some teams.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:07 pm
Michigan Wolverines basketball forward Isaiah Livers was always planning on testing the NBA waters after his junior year
Posted: March 30, 2020, 8:43 pm
Every night tune into Yahoo Sports to watch some of the most memorable and iconic games from NBA history.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 8:18 pm
BOISE, Idaho – Boise State redshirt junior guard Derrick Alston, Jr. will enter his name into the 2020 NBA Draft, while
Posted: March 30, 2020, 6:55 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry has entered the NBA draft.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 6:47 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN will air NBA doubleheaders on Wednesday nights during April showcasing key NBA Finals games.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:43 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball junior forward Isaiah Livers announced Monday (March 30)
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:08 pm
The towel that Lakers legend Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders after playing in the final game of his NBA career sold for more than $30,000.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 3:08 pm
Manning. Jordan. Gretzky. These legends all left the teams that drafted them after 10-plus years. Let's review how they fared after leaving to see if we can gauge Brady's potential.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 2:21 pm
Which WNBA team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 5:26 am
Which NBA team was the best of all time? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 5:26 am
When the NBA returns to action, the league is considering taking drastic measure —reminiscent of a reality show— to keep players healthy, Stephon Marbury appears in the Yahoo Sports Good News Tracker with his work to bring 10 million N95 masks to New York City, our own Yahoo Sports NBA writer Chris Haynes drops a hype track on social media and Steph Curry, Matisse Thybulle and Enes Kanter let us into their home lives in quarantine in The Rona Diaries: NBA Edition.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 3:33 am
All-Star guard Devin Booker says playing "Call of Duty" helped him stay in touch with his friends long before he was told to quarantine at home.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 2:00 pm
Steve Ballmer resisted talking numbers, but offered up some estimates when pressed by Bloomberg.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 4:06 am
James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Knicks announced Dolan's diagnosis Saturday night. ''The Madison Square Garden Company Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus,'' the Knicks' statement said.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 2:50 am
New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for COVID-19.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 2:43 am
The New York Knicks announced that owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The team said he is experiencing little to no symptoms.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 2:38 am
NBA teams and players have donated more than $38 million and nearly 1.5 million meals since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the league.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 12:45 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas guard Mason Jones has declared for the NBA draft.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:55 pm
Celtics coach Brad Stevens can only remember leaving his home on a few occasions over the past two weeks. It is part of the new status quo for coaches and players across the NBA since the coronavirus pandemic sparked a rolling shutdown of professional sports across the globe. The new coronavirus has caused a global pandemic that has sickened at least 597,000 and killed more than 27,000 worldwide, crippled economies and forced restrictions on the movement of millions of people in an effort to stop the virus from spreading further and overwhelming health care systems.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:19 pm
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has backed off his belief that the NBA season could resume in mid-May. In appearance on ESPN’s Get Up, Cuban said, “I have no idea” when the NBA could resume the 2019-20 season. Last month Cuban said he thought a return to play could happen as soon as mid-May. That
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:30 pm
On a conference call with the media Wednesday morning, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks shared some good news. The four Nets players who had tested positive for coronavirus are no longer showing symptoms. On a conference call, Nets GM Sean Marks said the four players that tested positive for Covid-19 are now symptom-free. That
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:03 pm
"I think continuing to create community at this time, that's a huge thing."
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
The 2014-15 season is one of several years where James Harden feels he should have been MVP but was robbed by voters. It’s become almost an annual tradition. Stephen Curry won the award that year — he was bombing threes on his way to 23.8 points and 7.7 assists a game, leading the 67-win Warriors
Posted: April 1, 2020, 11:58 am
Goran Dragic said he is prepared to forgo his annual offseason move back to his native Slovenia if NBA schedule extends.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:00 am
NBA players may start to feel the league's coronavirus suspension in their pocketbooks soon.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:04 am
The majority of players are on 12-month pay cycles as part of their contracts.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:19 am
"I’m definitely not a fan of that and I don’t see many guys being a fan of that."
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:58 pm
The NBA is financially incentivized to play more regular-season games to satisfy local-TV contracts. It doesn't.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 9:30 pm
Two Lakers players tested positive for the virus.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:45 pm
Apparently, the draft will come after the NBA season – whether the season is completed in a modified format or just cancelled.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:37 pm
The bracket has been revealed.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:14 pm
Kirk Herbstreit sent waves through college football when he predicted the upcoming season will be canceled due to coronavirus. Now, NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy is sharing a similar assessment of the sport he covers. Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: He doesn’t believe the 2019-20 season will resume. “I understand how you can start
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:51 pm
As the NBA contemplates how and when to resume its season, China – on an earlier coronavirus timeline – can serve as a model.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:38 pm
The full schedule for 'The Last Dance' is inside.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:13 pm
Would Rozier have been the answer in New York?
Posted: March 31, 2020, 1:00 pm
College basketball seniors will not get to return for one more run.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:48 am
Arizona State junior Remy Martin has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft: Arizona State junior point guard Remy Martin has declared for the NBA Draft, he tells @Stadium. Averaged 19.1 points and 4.1 assists this past season for the Sun Devils. pic.twitter.com/w3pECSjejB — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) March 30, 2020 The six-foot point guard took on
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:00 am
Plans are in place to broadcast an NBA 2K tournament with only NBA players at the controllers,
Posted: March 31, 2020, 1:33 am
"I love white tigers. Do I put donations to these zoos to help these tigers out? I do it all the time. Do I own tigers personally at my house? No."
Posted: March 31, 2020, 12:30 am