‘Fear the ears’: ‘Air Corgi’ picks Denver Nuggets to win it all
The four-legged phenom has become a viral star for her ability to predict the outcome of the playoffs through trick shots.
Pistons finalize Williams deal: ‘Beyond excited’
The Detroit Pistons formally named Monty Williams as its next head coach on Friday, with owner Tom Gores saying he is “beyond excited.”
Silver: Morant penalty to hinge on NBA ‘standard’
Memphis guard Ja Morant not being charged with a crime for twice displaying a gun on social media will not prevent the NBA from handing down more discipline, commissioner Adam Silver said Friday.
Why Nikola Jokic pointed to his hand after Game 1 of the NBA Finals
The postgame gesture carries a special meaning to the two-time MVP and his family.
Thunder F Pokusevski fractures arm in workout
Thunder forward Aleksej Pokusevski suffered a small fracture in his upper right arm during an offseason workout and will be reevaluated in four to six weeks.
Sources: Suns finalizing deal with Vogel to coach
The Suns are finalizing a deal to name Frank Vogel as the team’s new coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Vogel, who led the Lakers to the 2020 NBA title, would replace Monty Williams.
Sources: Wojo to coach Jazz G League team
Former Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski is fulfilling a goal to jump to the pros by being hired to lead the Salt Lake City Stars, the Utah Jazz’s G League affiliate, sources told ESPN.
Butler urges Heat to attack after record-low 2 FTs
Jimmy Butler attributed the Heat’s Game 1 struggles to too many jump shots and not enough free throws, saying, “We’ve got to attack the rim a lot more, myself included.”
‘I never force it:’ How Nikola Jokic controlled Game 1
Despite only taking three shots in the first half, Jokic was dominant and helped Nuggets get whatever they wanted.
Jokic’s triple-double powers Nuggets to G1 win
Nikola Jokic had a triple-double, Jamal Murray added 26 and the Nuggets took a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals.