Larry Bird on why he never traded for LeBron James’ teammates – Basketball Network

Larry Bird didn’t want to trade for LeBron James’ teammates during his time with the Pacers Trevor Ruszkowski, Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports LeBron James makes his teammates better. After all, he is the only player in the 30K point, 10K rebounds, and 10K assists club. But just how significant is his impact on the players … Read more

The Cavs lost LeBron for a second time, but this young roster is winning

Evan MobleyPhoto: Getty Images They did it again, damn it. The Cleveland Cavaliers have somehow avoided the hellish purgatory typically levied against small-market teams in between superstar stints. The first time LeBron James left, after an initial seven-year stretch with Cleveland, it only took four seasons and four top-four Lottery picks in a row, two … Read more

NBA young point guard survey

8:00 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies have taken the NBA by storm this season. After flirting with the playoffs his rookie season, and making them by knocking off the Golden State Warriors — in San Francisco — in the play-in tournament in his second season, Morant has taken the full … Read more

Curry sets 3s record, LeBron the winner in NBA All-Star Game

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry got another 3-point record. LeBron James got another All-Star win. Not a bad night in Ohio for the two All-Stars from Akron. “It’s right on the nose of how it should go,” Curry said. Curry turned boos to oohs and aahs with the greatest long-distance shooting performance in All-Star Game … Read more

Stephen Curry hits 16 3s to win All-Star Game MVP; LeBron James nails game winner

11:19 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN CLEVELAND — The two kids from Akron stole the show at Sunday night’s All-Star Game. Stephen Curry put on a shooting clinic all evening, hitting 16 3-pointers and scoring 50 points, while LeBron James hit an absurd, one-legged turnaround jumper to clinch the victory for Team LeBron over Team Durant … Read more

NBA All-Star 2022 – A timeline of uniform designs from short shorts to 90s flare to sleeves and more

The 2022 NBA All-Star Game is the 71st edition of the midseason showcase. While hosting the league’s biggest stars on one court has been a constant for several decades, save for 1999, due to the NBA lockout, much has transformed since the game’s beginning in 1951. One change that easily catches the eye of viewers … Read more

Caris LeVert thrilled to be chasing a championship after trade to Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND — Just minutes into his first practice since joining the Cavaliers, Caris LeVert reconnected with one of his former Brooklyn teammates. He threw lobs to Jarrett Allen. “Just like old times,” LeVert said, smiling. And now new ones in Cleveland, where LeVert has already learned that the goals are vastly different than when he … Read more

Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul, Devin Booker named All-Star reserves; Darius Garland, Fred VanVleet to make first appearance

7:42 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Chris Paul and Devin Booker, the starting backcourt for the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns, headlined the NBA’s announcement of the 14 reserves for the NBA’s All-Star Game in Cleveland later this month. Paul, who is averaging 14.9 points and 10.4 assists, is making his 12th All-Star appearance, while Booker, who is … Read more

Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul, Devin Booker All-Star Reserves appointed; Darius Garland, Fred Vanfleet to debut

7:42 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Chris Paul and Devin Booker, the backcourt of the NBA’s leading Phoenix Suns starters, topped the NBA’s announcement of the 14 reserves for the NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland later this month. Paul, who averages 14.9 points and 10.4 assists, is making his 12th All-Star appearance, while Booker, who averages … Read more