A short few games into the Charlotte Hornets’ season, James Borrego pulled Jeremy Lamb aside to talk. Why haven’t you been a starter in this league? Together, the first-year head coach and former UConn standout discussed the topic at length, identifying specific areas and reasons as to why that was. I believe you can be
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9:09 PM ET Former NBA All-Star and champion Willie Naulls died Sunday at 84. He died of respiratory failure caused by a rare immunological condition called Churg-Strauss syndrome, his wife said. Naulls played in the NBA from 1956 to 1966. He won three titles with the Celtics from 1964-1966 and was an All-Star with the
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1:35 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — After going 1-of-12 from 3 in a 105-98 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook returned to the court still in his full uniform after the game for a shooting session some two hours after the final buzzer. Westbrook spoke with reporters after
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10:48 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns had 35 points and 22 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 22 points off the bench and the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 111-96 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. Jeff Teague added 18 points for Minnesota, which won for the
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Last night’s Duke-Kentucky game featured a plethora of 2019 NBA Draft prospects. How did they perform in Duke’s blowout win? From a competitive standpoint, Duke’s 118-84 win over Kentucky in the State Farm Champions Classic was incredibly boring. Duke jumped out to a massive early lead, and the Wildcats looked overmatched from the jump. If
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While Basketball Insiders has searched for answers both inwardly and outwardly in recent weeks by examing areas of concern and potential trade chips, there’s a third path to improvement that’s generally less taken. Over the years, the G-League has grown immensely in popularity and once the New Orleans Pelicans add an affiliate next season, there
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Bam Adebayo needs representation. He’s earned his spot as the Miami Heat’s starting center. All that’s left is for someone to advocate for him and convince the mythological jury. There aren’t any lawyers in the room so this will have to suffice. Two years ago, the notion that someone other than Hassan Whiteside would have
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