Gasol officially signed with the Spurs on Thursday.
THE solid form of the Star Hotshots in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup continued yesterday as they barged into the semifinals after completing a sweep of the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters in their best-of-three quarterfinals, 91-71.
Following up on their 114-83 rout of the Fuel Masters in the series opener last Saturday, the Hotshots earned the right to play in the final four of the season-opening Philipine Basketball Association (PBA) tournament where they will either face the Alaska Aces or Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings.
MVP vs. MVP.
LeBron James chased Stephen Curry off the dribble for too long, and that’s never a good sign for anyone standing opposite the reigning unanimous MVP. Curry went in and out a few times around the perimeter, where he’s a threat from no matter how far out, and LeBron fell for a few head fakes.
One final one behind the line got LeBron to completely bite, and Curry was able to drive to the rim and finish around him and Kevin Love.
You’ll be shocked to learn that a debate broke out on the Internet Wednesday. And the debate was about whether Stephen Curry has succeeded when facing fellow elite point guards in the playoffs.
The Warriors scored 117 points in three quarters, the most by any team through three this season.
Warriors-Clippers is normally a rivalry matchup between two teams wanting to impose their will on one another, but Golden State put this one away early.
Without Chris Paul, who’s out nursing a broken thumb, Stephen Curry went bananas, scoring 43 points on 15-for-23 shooting, including a barrage of nine three-pointers to give his Warriors a whopping 117-74 lead at the end of the third quarter.
Steph Curry may have been pipped by LeBron James in this year's NBA Finals but everything that happened before - and after - that thrilling seven-game series reflects his status in the world of basketball.
Curry makes it clear that he’s talked with Durant about this and that it is not an issue within the Warriors’ locker room.
In a recent podcast with Bill Simmons for The Ringer, Kevin Durant offered his thoughts about why so many talented high school basketball players from Durant’s of the DMV (the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area) leave to play college basketball rather than play for Maryland.
Eventually Curry will have all the three-pointer records, it seems.
The Warriors will meet about a potential White House visit, but their two leaders want no part of the current administration
Two-time MVP Stephen Curry knows exactly what it would mean if the Golden State Warriors decline to visit The White House after winning an NBA championship in June.
The SMU senior is flying under the radar in the NBA draft, but he shouldn't be.
A look at recent draft history shows an interesting trend in which players are most often undervalued by NBA teams. In just the past two years, Patrick McCaw, Malcolm Brogdon, Josh Richardson, Norman Powell, and Tyler Johnson have all either been second-round picks or went undrafted. A little farther back Jae Crowder, Danny Green, and Wesley Matthews have been some of the biggest second-round steals of the past 10 years.
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has always been forthright expressing his opinion on important social issues. Wednesday's pre-camp media session was no exception.
The exciting identity promised on day one of the Alvin Gentry era might finally be here.
Alvin Gentry moved Anthony Davis to the starting center position on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks. The New Orleans Pelicans scored 29 fast break points (!) en route to a big win against Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Tonight, the home team added another 30 fast break points (!!), this time in a rather comfortable victory against the Knicks.
Today we're popping open another cold drink and quenching our thirst with an unofficial award in our Summer Dreaming series, Comeback Player of the Year, which the league has not handed out since the 1984-85 season.
LAS VEGAS -- Rarely have meaningless games felt so important. The takeaway from this year's Las Vegas NBA Summer League wasn't the winners and losers, it was the interest. It helped carry the league's momentum forward from a highly-watched NBA Finals and another news-heavy free agency period.
Devin Booker scored 37 points, and the Suns won going away to break their 13-game losing streak.
The Phoenix Suns snapped their 13-game losing streak, saving the team from setting another franchise record for losing.
The NBA Draft was approaching in June, and the Suns were facing a difficult choice among teenaged forwards. Would they invest their No. 4 pick in the length and skills of 7-1 Dragan Bender, or in the athletic potential of 6-10 Marquese Chriss? The Suns went for Bender.
It's official. Pack your bags.
It's official! Your Phoenix Suns are headed south of the border to play a pair of games in Mexico City next season. In a press conference Wednesday morning, Suns head coach Earl Watson was joined by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and team President Jason Rowley for the historic announcement.
Phoenix is set to rebuild with its No. 4 pick.
The Phoenix Suns have reassured their first-round pick, Josh Jackson, that he will not be included in any deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving, per ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Arizona Sports 98.7’s John Gambadoro. Jackson, a 6’8 wing from the University of Kansas, was taken No. 4 overall in last month’s NBA draft.
NEW YORK -- (UPDATED) Indiana's Jeff Teague scored 30 points, eight of them in over-time, to lead six double-figure scorers who powered the Pacers over Oklahoma City 115-111 in an NBA game Sunday.
Russell Westbrook, who had game highs of 31 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds in a losing cause, sank a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to pull the Thunder level at 103-103 and send the game into over-time.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The United States Men's National Team got its first test of the 2016 Olympics on Wednesday, and it was a serious one. Australia, having already defeated France and Serbia, went toe-to-toe with the tournament favorites for three and a half quarters before the Americans escaped with a 98-88 victory.
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