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LaMarcus Aldridge rebuffs reports he's unhappy in San Antonio
Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge has heard the reports that he's unhappy playing second fiddle to Kawhi Leonard and the speculation that he might not finish the season in San Antonio. He isn't buying into it. "I talk to [coach Gregg Popovich] daily and he's always telling me that I'm doing great,"
5-on-5 predictions: Are Lillard, Blazers contenders in the West?
Are the Trail Blazers contenders in the Western Conference? What moves do they need to make? Our NBA Insiders preview Portland's 2016-17 season. 1. What's your take on the Blazers' offseason? Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN.com:? Interesting, and somewhat a gamble to sign Evan Turner and Allen Crabbe to big
Athletes Take Issue With Trump Over "Locker Room Talk"
CJ McCollum, Jamal Crawford and Jacob Tamme are among current and former professional athletes on social media to criticize Donald Trump's characterization of his predatory, sexual comments about women from a 2005 video as "locker room talk."
NBA season forecast: W-L record for all 30 teams
Check out our win-loss projections -- based on Real Plus-Minus (RPM) -- for all 30 NBA teams along with detailed player breakdowns for 20 teams. ?? WESTERN CONFERENCE Golden State Warriors Proj. wins: 66.8 Last season: 73-9 Player spotlight: Kevin Durant The Warriors' offense will feature Durant's
NBA Power Rankings: Training Camp edition
Houston, New Orleans and Oklahoma City are meeting the media Friday. The NBA's other 27 teams open for business Monday. So it's time! Time for the return of ESPN.com's weekly NBA Power Rankings, with your faithful Committee of One ?back to oversee the ladder for its 15th successive season. LeBron
Metta World Peace says he's returning to Lakers with 1-year deal
Metta World Peace has agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on a one-year deal, he told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. "I'm excited about everything. I'm prepared to help the young guys grow. To play, everything," he told Shelburne. After playing in China in 2014, World Peace returned to the NBA
Who are the biggest winners and losers in Giannis' new deal?
Let's take a look at the winners and losers from Giannis Antetokounmpo 's new four-year, $100 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks . Winner: the 2017-2021 Milwaukee Bucks By getting Antetokounmpo to take less than the projected $106 million maximum salary for a four-year rookie extension -- which
Spurs hire Monty Williams as vice president of basketball operations
SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs announced multiple changes to their basketball operations staff Friday, most notably the addition of Monty Williams as the team's vice president of basketball operations and Brian Wright, a former Detroit Pistons executive, who was named assistant general
McGrady: Yao Ming's impact reaches far beyond the NBA court
When I got traded to the Houston Rockets in 2004 I really didn't know Yao Ming . He'd been in the league a few years, we'd both been to the All-Star Game and we played against each other a few times, but I had never talked to him. I didn't think he could speak any English and I was worried about