NBA presents new trophies, awards in honor of Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bob Kuzi, Oscar Robertson

NBA presents new trophies, awards in honor of Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bob Kuzi, Oscar Robertson

It is no coincidence that the same year that the NBA celebrates its 75th anniversary, the league unveils a set of trophies and awards that will have new designs and pay tribute to legendary players such as Larry Bird, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Bob Cousi and Oscar Robertson. During the conference finals, which could begin on … Read more

Bucks’ victory in the fifth game over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of defensive hero Jru Holliday

Bucks’ victory in the fifth game over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of defensive hero Jru Holliday

BOSTON – The relationship between Janis Antetokump and teammate Chris Middleton, which has lasted for nine years, is well known for its depth and trust. But about that relationship Jrue Holiday … – Bloom, bloom! Antetokounmpo said after the Milwaukee Bucks finished a stunning display of the clutch game stealing a 110-107 win in the … Read more

The Grizzlies played the post-season anthem during the breakthrough … and Draimond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Grizzlies played the post-season anthem during the breakthrough … and Draimond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Golden State Warriors entered the fifth game of the Western Conference semifinals with a score of 3-1, with a chance to break through the Memphis Grizzlies playoffs. Ahead of the approaching potential series, Stephen Curry gave Candy Andrews an insight into the mentality of the Golden State, saying: “Up that trick! It’s our game … Read more

Joel Embiid asks “what else do I need to do” to win the MVP, says all the energy is now focused on the “bigger picture” of helping the Philadelphia 76ers win the NBA title

Joel Embiid asks “what else do I need to do” to win the MVP, says all the energy is now focused on the “bigger picture” of helping the Philadelphia 76ers win the NBA title

00:59 ET Tim BontempsESPN Miami – Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid congratulated Nikola Jokic on winning the NBA award for the most useful player for the second season in a row, adding on Tuesday night that “there is no right or wrong” answer among several deserving candidates. But Embiid also said that, in the future, … Read more

NBA great Bob Lannier, center of the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Hall of Fame, has died at 73.

NBA great Bob Lannier, center of the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Hall of Fame, has died at 73.

Bob Lanie, a left-handed big man who grew stronger alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the best players in the NBA in the 1970s, died on Tuesday. He was 73 years old. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center passed away on Tuesday after a short illness. A member of the … Read more

Monty Williams was named NBA Coach of the Year after Phoenix Sansa set the league’s best record

Monty Williams was named NBA Coach of the Year after Phoenix Sansa set the league’s best record

18:09 ET Tim BontempsESPN Phoenix Sansa coach Monti Williams won the Red Auerbach trophy as NBA coach of the year, the league announced on Monday. Williams won convincingly, winning 81 first-place votes and finishing with a total of 458 points in a panel of 100 sports writers and broadcasters. Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins (17 … Read more

Hollinger: In the NBA playoffs, everyone is angry at everything … and that’s wonderful

Hollinger: In the NBA playoffs, everyone is angry at everything … and that’s wonderful

Okay, can we all now admit that the first round of this NBA playoff was a little tame? Of course, there were small pieces of drama here and there, but in the end all eight series passed like chalk, without a series of seven games and a few that seriously doubted out of the game … Read more

GM Jon Horst on Game 3: ‘It wasn’t a quality play-off basketball game, and I think the trial played a role’

GM Jon Horst on Game 3: ‘It wasn’t a quality play-off basketball game, and I think the trial played a role’

After the 103-101 victory of the Bucks in the 3rd game, the Celtics were dissatisfied with the match officials. They believed that the Bucks’ defender, Jru Holliday, fouled the Celtics keeper Marcus Smart in an attempt for 3 points with 4.6 seconds to go, and that Smart deserved three free throws. The smart and head … Read more

James Harden is not what he used to be, but he is what the Sixers need

James Harden is not what he used to be, but he is what the Sixers need

Tobias Harris would usually have more to say, but he was trying to loosen his trachea after he inadvertently hit Bam Adebayo with his elbow in the neck in the second half of the Philadelphia 76ers’ win over the Miami Heat in Sunday’s 116-108 game. 4 of their best of the seven semi-final series of … Read more