Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 24, 2024, 01:38 PM ET Open Extended Reactions New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau has agreed on a three-year contract extension that’ll take him through the 2027-28 season, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Thibodeau, a two-time NBA Coach of the Year, has been at the forefront of a franchise resurgence that includes
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Baxter Holmes, ESPN Senior WriterJul 24, 2024, 08:23 AM ET Close Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print, focusing on the NBA. He has covered the Lakers, the Celtics and previously worked for The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times. Open Extended Reactions ONE DAY IN 1988, a woman approached
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNJul 24, 2024, 08:28 AM ET Open Extended Reactions It has been a great summer for the Boston Celtics. Last month, they surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers by claiming their NBA-record 18th title. On July 1, the Celtics agreed with Jayson Tatum on a five-year, $314 million extension, the richest contract in NBA
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNJul 23, 2024, 03:27 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CAMDEN, N.J. — The Philadelphia 76ers held a pair of news conferences here at their practice facility Tuesday: one at 11 a.m. to celebrate Tyrese Maxey signing a new five-year max contract and another at 1 p.m. heralding Paul George’s four-year max contract commitment.
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 23, 2024, 11:05 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Veteran guard Reggie Jackson has agreed on a contract buyout with the Charlotte Hornets and plans to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers upon clearing waivers, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. Jackson arrived in a July trade with the Denver Nuggets as part of a
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May 22, 2024, 12:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Everything that happens in sports has some additional context when viewed from a sports betting perspective. From season-changing injuries to record-setting moments and so much more, the sports news cycle will constantly and significantly affect the sports betting industry. Our betting buzz file, with contributions from
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Associated Press Jul 22, 2024, 10:54 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — Pelle Larsson broke a tie by scoring from the lane in overtime to give Miami a 120-118 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday and hand the Heat their first NBA Summer League championship. “Coach [Dan Bisaccio] drew up a great
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 22, 2024, 05:24 PM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Here is something for everyone in the basketball world to understand as the Olympics, perhaps the most competitive international tournament in history, are about
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Associated Press Jul 20, 2024, 10:03 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — Bronny James was a spectator on Saturday after the Los Angeles Lakers determined that they have seen all they need out of the NBA’s most talked-about rookie. He finished summer league on an upward trajectory after a dismal start, scoring 25
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 21, 2024, 11:58 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Boston Celtics forward Sam Hauser — one of the NBA’s most accurate 3-point shooters — has agreed to a four-year, $45 million contract extension, his agent Jason Glushon told ESPN on Sunday. Hauser, who will make $2 million in the 2024-25 season, will be
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 20, 2024, 05:38 PM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions LONDON — There’s probably going to be a movie made about the South Sudan basketball team someday. And the players representing the war-torn young nation added
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 20, 2024, 09:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Cleveland Cavaliers 7-footer Evan Mobley has agreed to a five-year, $224 million maximum rookie contract extension that could become worth as much as $269 million, agents Joe Smith and Thad Foucher of Wasserman told ESPN on Saturday. Mobley, 23, has quickly become one of
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 19, 2024, 05:54 PM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions LONDON — There has been a lot of attention given this spring and summer as to whether LeBron James and Stephen Curry, who play on former
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 19, 2024, 01:41 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Memphis Grizzlies have traded forward Ziaire Williams, a 2021 top-10 draft pick, to the Brooklyn Nets, sources told ESPN on Friday. Williams goes to the Nets with a 2030 second-round pick via the Dallas Mavericks for Mamadi Diakite and the draft rights to
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 19, 2024, 09:35 AM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Kevin Durant was able to practice with Team USA for the first time Friday as he recovers from a right calf injury with coach
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David Purdum, ESPN Staff WriterJul 18, 2024, 02:38 PM ET Close Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Open Extended Reactions The odds to win NBA Rookie of the Year have shuffled since the start of summer league, with the Memphis Grizzlies‘ Zach Edey now the consensus betting favorite at sportsbooks. But
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Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN Staff WriterJul 18, 2024, 02:34 PM ET Close Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is
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Associated Press Jul 17, 2024, 11:42 PM ET Pat Williams, a co-founder of the Orlando Magic and someone who spent more than a half-century working within the NBA, died Wednesday from complications related to viral pneumonia, the team announced. Williams was 84. He started his NBA career as business manager of the Philadelphia 76ers in
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 17, 2024, 02:19 PM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Stephen Curry had a sizzling 18 points in his first 11 minutes, one of those hot streaks that raises goosebumps
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Tim MacMahon, ESPN Staff WriterJul 16, 2024, 08:18 PM ET Close Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Open Extended Reactions Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving underwent surgery to repair a broken left hand, the team announced Tuesday. Irving suffered the injury while
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 15, 2024, 10:37 PM ET Open Extended Reactions New York Knicks owner James Dolan leveled continued criticism on the NBA’s revenue sharing policies, outlining a denunciation of a possible eight percent league office cut of the new $74.6 billion media deal and a national television and streaming package that renders the league’s
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