Sources: LeBron could play final week of season
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James continues to make progress following a tendon injury in his right foot and could play “a few” games in the final week of the regular season, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
‘Grateful’ Morant buoyed by reception in return
Grizzlies star Ja Morant came off the bench for the first time in his career Wednesday night against the Rockets, receiving multiple standing ovations as he returned from an eight-game suspension.
Michigan G Howard to declare for NBA draft
Michigan freshman guard Jett Howard, the No. 16 prospect on ESPN’s NBA Draft rankings, will declare for the 2023 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Thursday.
Williams, Suns frustrated by free throw disparity
Phoenix coach Monty Williams gave just one answer before leaving his postgame news conference Wednesday night, after the Lakers shot 46 free throws to the Suns’ 20.
Wolves rally as Towns plays first game since Nov.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 22 points in his long-awaited return from a strained right calf, and the Timberwolves rallied to beat the Hawks 125-124 on Wednesday night.
Reaves, moved to starting lineup, sparks Lakers
Austin Reaves provided a jolt that helped the Lakers beat the Suns on Wednesday night and move back into the West’s No. 10 spot.
Fantasy 30: Updates on Austin Reaves, Jimmy Butler and others
All the latest fantasy basketball news as well as injury updates from around the NBA.
NBA Power Rankings: Where all 30 teams stand right now
The Grizzlies proved to be one of the best teams in the league with Morant on the floor this season. His return could be consequential down the stretch.
The Cavaliers have learned from last year’s collapse
A season ago, Cleveland seemed poised to end its playoff drought but fell apart down the stretch. Now with more experience — and Donovan Mitchell — the Cavs are looking to make noise in the postseason.
Artist shows off behind-the-scenes look at Zion Williamson’s ‘Mount Zion’ tattoo
Tattoo artist Anthony Michaels took to Instagram to reveal the process behind Zion Williamson’s ink.