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Nov 27, 2020

How a different Charles Barkley the golfer and Phil Mickelson beat Steph Curry and Peyton Manning
Charles Barkley showed off a smooth swing as he and Phil Mickelson coasted to an easier-than-expected win over Steph Curry and Peyton Manning.

ESPN NBA
Nov 27, 2020

What's happening in Charles Barkley/Phil Mickelson vs. Steph Curry/Peyton Manning
Follow along as Charles Barkley and Phil Mickelson go up against Steph Curry and Peyton Manning in a charity golf match.

ESPN NBA
Nov 27, 2020

NBA releases preseason slate for Dec. 11-19
Each NBA team will play at least two preseason games Dec. 11 through Dec. 19 -- one at home and one on the road -- and none will play more than four games, the league announced.

ESPN NBA
Nov 27, 2020

Sources: Barea, Mavericks agree to 1-year deal
J.J. Barea, who has spent 11 of his 14 NBA seasons with the Mavericks, reached a one-year deal to remain with the team for the veteran's minimum of $2.6 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 26, 2020

Belinelli leaves NBA for Italy after 13 seasons
Former Spurs guard Marco Belinelli is going back to Italy, announcing Thursday that he has signed a three-year contract to play for Virtus Bologna.

ESPN NBA
Nov 26, 2020

Kaminsky agrees to one-year deal with Kings
The Kings have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent big man Frank Kaminsky.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Klay has surgery, expected to make full recovery
Golden State Warriors star guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery on Wednesday and is expected to make a full recovery from a season-ending tear to his right Achilles tendon.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Howard willing to do 'whatever' Sixers ask to win
Fresh off winning his first NBA title with the Los Angeles Lakers, Dwight Howard says he's "willing to do" whatever the Philadelphia 76ers need or ask of him in order to win another with his new team.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Source: Klay has surgery; full recovery expected
Golden State Warriors star guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery on Wednesday and is expected to make a full recovery from a season-ending tear to his right Achilles tendon, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Sources: Whiteside lands 1-year deal with Kings
Free-agent center Hassan Whiteside has agreed to a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Gasol: Leaving Raptors for Lakers 'was tough'
Marc Gasol said that leaving the Raptors for the Lakers in free agency was "tough" and that "I wasn't sure I was going to be able to be the player that they needed me to be there in order to win [another title]."

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

NBA All-Star Game in Indy rebooked for 2024
Indianapolis will host the NBA All-Star Weekend in 2024, the league said Wednesday, formally rescheduling the plans for that city to be the site of the league's midseason showcase this season.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

NBA trades and free agency: Fantasy winners and losers
A wild week of NBA trades and free-agent moves altered the landscape of fantasy basketball for the 2020-21 campaign. Here are the players whose value changed the most.

ESPN NBA
Nov 25, 2020

Watermelons, hams, time clocks, an ax, and an unfortunate bull: The weird world of coach motivational tools
Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy made news after impersonating prop comic Gallagher to inspire his team. He's not the first coach to go to extreme lengths for motivation. And he's certainly not the most bizarre.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Sources: Kings won't match offer for Bogdanovic
The Kings have declined to match the four-year, $72 million offer sheet that Bogdan Bogdanovic signed with the Atlanta Hawks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Hawks sign Bogdanovic as Kings decline to match
The Atlanta Hawks announced they signed Bogdan Bogdanovic on Tuesday night after the Sacramento Kings declined to match a four-year, $72 million offer sheet.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Tracking every new uniform release for the 2020-21 NBA season
Teams all across the league will be sporting new looks this season.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Ex-Knicks G Ellington joining Pistons, agent says
Free-agent guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Agent: Heat, Adebayo agree to 5-year extension
The Heat and Bam Adebayo have agreed to a five-year max extension, his agent told ESPN's Zach Lowe. The deal includes escalator clauses that can take its total to $195 million over five years.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Ingram, Pelicans agree to 5-year max extension
Pelicans All-Star forward Brandon Ingram has agreed to a five-year, $158 million maximum contract extension, his agents said.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Jazz to allow limited number of fans at games
The Utah Jazz will play home games before a limited number of fans when the NBA season begins.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Heat, Adebayo work on long-term extension
The Heat said they are working on a contract extension for Bam Adebayo. The deal likely would guarantee him at least $168 million over the next six seasons.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

VanVleet: Raptors back to pre-Kawhi advantage
Now that Fred VanVleet is officially back with the Raptors, he is excited that the team finds itself in a familiar position: being doubted and overlooked.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Sports world reacts to the death of halftime entertainment legend and 'Quick Change' legend David Maas
Maas, with his wife, formed an artistic duo that performed their signature "Quick Change" act at all 30 NBA arenas. The sports world honored his passing by reliving some of his best routines.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Sports world reacts to the death of halftime entertainment legend and Quick Change legend David Maas
Maas, with his wife, formed an artistic duo that performed their signature "quick change" act at all 30 NBA arenas. The sports world honored his passing by reliving some of his best routines.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Free agency and trades: Latest buzz, news and reports
Keep it here for the latest news and updates on signings and trades.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Pelicans, Adams agree to extension, sources say
As part of his trade to the Pelicans, Steven Adams has agreed to a two-year, $35 million contract extension, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.

ESPN NBA
Nov 24, 2020

Warriors' new addition Oubre takes shot at Suns
Swingman Kelly Oubre Jr., thrilled to now be with the Golden State Warriors, took a shot at Phoenix owner Robert Sarver after two years with the Suns.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Cousins picks Rockets as sides reach 1-year deal
The Rockets are adding former All-Star DeMarcus Cousins on a one-year deal.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Harrell: 'Doesn't seem' that Clips wanted me back
Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell, speaking for the first time since signing a two-year, $19 million deal with the Lakers, called switching L.A. teams a "business decision" and said he didn't believe the Clippers wanted him back.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Dellavedova returning to Cavaliers, source says
Matthew Dellavedova has agreed to return to the Cavaliers on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Markieff Morris returns to Lakers to 'run it back'
Markieff Morris re-signed with the Lakers on Monday.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

No fans at Bucks home games to start season
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Bucks announced that fans won't be permitted into home games, at least to start the 2020-21 season.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Wizards GM says 'there's no plans' to trade Wall
Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard said "there's no plans" to trade John Wall, and called a report that the point guard asked for a deal inaccurate.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Source: Center Len plans to sign with Raptors
The Raptors are adding Alex Len in free agency, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the second center added by the team after Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol agreed to sign elsewhere.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Markieff Morris tweets he's returning to Lakers
Markieff Morris indicated Monday on Twitter that he is re-signing with the Lakers.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Saric stays with Suns on 3-year, $27 million deal
Dario Saric has agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal to stay with the Phoenix Suns, agents Jeff Schwartz and Mike Lindeman told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

2020 NBA free agency and trades: Latest buzz, news and reports
NBA free agency has officially begun. Keep it here for the latest news and updates on signings and trades all offseason.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Rajon Rondo thanks Lakers, reaches deal with Hawks
Rajon Rondo, who averaged 8.9 points, 6.6 assists and 4.3 rebounds off the bench in 16 postseason games, has reached a two-year, $15 million deal with the Hawks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

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ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Why this is the best season to give it a try
Remember all those times you said you'd try fantasy hoops if the season just started around the holidays, when you start paying attention to the NBA? Guess what? Now's your chance!

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

Pope hosts NBA players to talk social justice
A group of NBA players met with the pope at the Vatican on Monday to discuss social justice issues.

ESPN NBA
Nov 23, 2020

NBA players, Pope meet to talk social justice
A group of NBA player met with the Pope at the Vatican to discuss social justice issues.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Raptors sign Baynes, Boucher to 2-year deals
Aron Baynes and Chris Boucher both agreed to two-year deals with the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Source: Austin Rivers, Knicks reach 3-year deal
Free-agent guard Austin Rivers has agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal with the Knicks, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Sources: Lakers, Marc Gasol agree to 2-year deal
The Lakers and center Marc Gasol have agreed on a two-year deal, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Source: Tatum agrees to deal worth up to $195M
The Celtics and Jayson Tatum have agreed to a five-year, rookie max extension worth up to $195 million, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Source: Austin Rivers reaches deal with Knicks
The Knicks have reached a deal with free-agent guard Austin Rivers, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Mitchell, Jazz agree to deal worth up to $195M
All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell has agreed to a five-year designated rookie max extension worth up to $195 million, his agents Ty Sullivan and Austin Brown of CAA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Grizzlies re-sign guard Melton to multiyear deal
The Grizzlies re-signed De'Anthony Melton to a multiyear deal, the team announced Sunday.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Sources: Sterling Brown, Rockets agree to deal
Sterling Brown, who recently settled a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee, has agreed to a deal with the Rockets, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Warriors bring back Bazemore on 1-year contract
The Warriors and free-agent guard Kent Bazemore have agreed to a one-year deal, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Source: Hawks sign Bogdanovic to $72M offer
The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Bogdan Bogdanovic to a four-year, $72 million offer sheet, ESPN has confirmed.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Steph Curry and Phil Mickelson already taking shots at Charles Barkley's golf swing
Charles Barkley was minding his own business in advance of his match with Phil Mickelson against Steph Curry and Peyton Manning. That didn't stop Curry and Mickelson.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Allen Iverson cleats, SpongeBob and lots of denim: Best of NFL Week 11 arrivals
Players around the league brought the heat this weekend, including a dramatic look from Marquez Valdes-Scantling. Here's the best of Week 11 arrivals.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Mitchell agrees to max $195M extension with Jazz
All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell has agreed to a five-year, $195 million designated rookie max extension, his agents Ty Sullivan and Austin Brown of CAA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 22, 2020

Bucks add SG Forbes, SF Craig to bolster bench
The Bucks have agreed to contracts with former Spurs guard Bryn Forbes and former Nuggets forward Torrey Craig.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Source: Ibaka plans to sign deal with Clippers
Free agent Serge Ibaka plans to sign a two-year, $19 million deal with the Clippers, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Noel, Payton agree with Knicks on 1-year deals
The New York Knicks reached one-year agreements with Nerlens Noel and Elfrid Payton, their agents told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Agent: Lakers give Caldwell-Pope a 3-year deal
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agreed to a 3-year, $40 million deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, according to Caldwell-Pope's agent.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Thompson ends Cavs run, agrees to join Celtics
Tristan Thompson's eight-season run with the Cleveland Cavaliers has come to an end, with his agent telling Yahoo Sports the veteran center has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Knicks agree with Noel on 1-year deal
Nerlens Noel has reached a one-year agreement with the New York Knicks, sources told ESPN on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Wanamaker to join Warriors, will back up Curry
Free-agent guard Brad Wanamaker has agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million deal to join the Warriors, his agent said.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Melo to return to Blazers on 1-year deal
Carmelo Anthony, who averaged 15.4 points and 6.3 rebounds with the Trail Blazers during the 2020 regular season, will return to Portland on a one-year deal, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Millsap returns to Nuggets on 1-year, $10M deal
Veteran Paul Millsap, whose numbers hit career lows across the board with a dip in playing time, has agreed to return to the Nuggets on a one-year, $10 million deal, his agent said.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Rondo thanks Lakers, reaches deal with Hawks
Rajon Rondo, who averaged 8.9 points, 6.6 assists and 4.3 rebounds off the bench in 16 postseason games, has reached a two-year, $15 million deal with the Hawks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Source: Jeff Green joins Nets for vet minimum
The Brooklyn Nets are signing Jeff Green to a one-year contract for the veteran's minimum, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Hayward reaches $120M deal with Hornets
Free agent Gordon Hayward has reached a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Report: Bradley heads to Heat on 2-year contract
Avery Bradley has agreed to a two-year, $11.6 million contract with the Miami Heat, according to a report by The Athletic.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Reports: Crowder, Suns reach 3-year agreement
Free agent Jae Crowder, who was a key postseason contributor for the Miami Heat on their run to the NBA Finals in 2020, has reached a three-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, according to multiple reports.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

VanVleet, Raptors agree to 4-year, $85M deal
Fred VanVleet has agreed to a four-year, $85 million deal to re-sign with the Toronto Raptors, agent Brian Jungreis of Parlay Sports & Entertainment told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Portis, Augustin reach multiyear deals with Bucks
Bobby Portis, who averaged 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Knicks last season, has reached a two-year deal with the Bucks, his agent said. Milwaukee also reached a three-year deal with guard D.J. Augustin, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Dunn, Hawks agree to 2-year, $10M deal
Kris Dunn has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Harkless agrees to $3.6M deal with Heat
Moe Harkless, who averaged 5.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game for the LA Clippers and New York Knicks last season, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Heat, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Spurs working to re-sign Poeltl to 3-year contract
The Spurs and restricted free agent Jakob Poeltl have agreed to a three-year deal worth nearly $27 million, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Pels get Adams as part of Holiday trade
The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed in principle to trade center Steven Adams to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of a multiteam trade, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 21, 2020

Sources: Ariza, in 3rd trade in week, off to OKC
Trevor Ariza is on the move for the third time this week, with the Detroit Pistons rerouting him to the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a three-team trade with the Dallas Mavericks, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Sources: Holiday back with Pacers on 3-year deal
Justin Holiday has agreed to stay with the Indiana Pacers on a three-year deal worth just over $18 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Source: Mavs' Burke staying put on 3-year deal
The Dallas Mavericks and guard Trey Burke reached agreement on a three-year deal worth nearly $10 million, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Source: Clippers' Morris back with $64M deal
Free agent Marcus Morris has agreed to return to the LA Clippers, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Bertans sticks with Wizards on 5-year, $80M deal
The Washington Wizards and 6-foot-10 sharpshooter Davis Bertans agreed on a five-year, $80 million deal, his agent told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Agent: Harris back to Brooklyn for 4 years, $75M
Free-agent guard Joe Harris has agreed to a four-year, $75 million deal to return to the Brooklyn Nets, his agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Lakers acquire top sixth man Harrell, agent says
The LA Clippers are losing a key contributor as Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell agreed to sign a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Sources: Wood goes to Rockets for 3 years, $41M
Free-agent center/forward Christian Wood has agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal with the Houston Rockets, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Wolves, Beasley agree to 4-year deal worth $60M
Malik Beasley and the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached agreement on a four-year deal worth $60 million.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Kings giving Fox 5-year, $163M max extension
De'Aaron Fox, who averaged a career-high 21.1 points per game to go with 6.8 assists last season, has agreed to a max extension with the Sacramento Kings, his agent told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Hawks, Gallinari near $61.5M deal, agent says
Danilo Gallinari is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent Michael Tellem of CAA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Jazz agree to keep Clarkson, bring back Favors
Jordan Clarkson will stay with the Utah Jazz after agreeing to a four-year, $52 million deal, while Derrick Favors agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Howard leaving L.A., joins 76ers on 1-year deal
Dwight Howard has agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, with sources telling ESPN it is for the veterans minimum exception of $2.6 million.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Sources: Hood returning to Blazers on 2-year deal
Rodney Hood, who declined his $6 million player option, is returning to the Blazers on a two-year deal worth $21 million.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Plumlee, Pistons agree to $25M deal, agent says
The Detroit Pistons agreed Friday to a three-year, $25 million deal with center Mason Plumlee, his agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and a two-year deal with Jahlil Okafor, according to sources.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Dragic, Leonard announce they'll stay with Heat
Veteran guard Goran Dragic and center Meyers Leonard each agreed to remain with the Miami Heat on Friday, making the announcements almost as soon as the free-agency period opened at 6 p.m. ET.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Sources: Blazers get Kanter back in 3-team swap
Boston center Enes Kanter is heading back to Portland as part of a three-team trade that also involves Memphis, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

LaMelo on dad's MJ boast: Don't think it'll happen
Charlotte's top pick LaMelo Ball says he doesn't think his father LaVar Ball's one-on-one showdown against Hornets owner Michael Jordan will happen, but acknowledged, "I think we know how it would turn out."

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Raptors to call Tampa home to open NBA season
The Canadian government has denied a request by the NBA and the Raptors to play in Toronto amid the pandemic, so the team will begin the 2020-21 season in Tampa, Florida.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Retaining SG Harris a priority, Nets GM says
Nets general manager Sean Marks said that Brooklyn's priority is to retain shooting guard Joe Harris.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Sources: AD to wait before committing to Lakers
While All-NBA forward Anthony Davis is on course to eventually agree on a new deal with the Lakers, no formal commitment is expected to come in the immediate days following the start of free agency Friday, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

The sports world reacts to Jeezy vs. Gucci Mane
Jeezy and Gucci Mane put on a rap battle for the ages, and the biggest stars in sports went to Twitter to show their love.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Hayward opts out of Celtics contract, will be UFA
Gordon Hayward will become a free agent after declining his $34.2 million player option with the Celtics for the 2020-21 season, Hayward's agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN NBA
Nov 20, 2020

Clippers 'excited' to add Kennard to bolster roster
Lawrence Frank, the Clippers' president of basketball operations, voiced his excitement at the addition of guard Luke Kennard following the team's official announcement of his acquisition from Detroit on Thursday.

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