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Pistons' Butler back to help Van Gundy's vision

Perhaps more than any other member of the Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler has an idea of what to expect this season from new coach Stan Van Gundy.

Golden State Warriors Had No Choice but to Sign Klay Thompson to Max Extension

The Golden State Warriors went down to the wire in their extension negotiations with Klay Thompson, though they practically sealed them back in August. Or rather, they were sealed for them on Aug. 23. That was the day the Cleveland Cavaliers...Show More Summary

Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The Minnesota Timberwolves took a big step toward solidifying their future Friday, as they agreed to terms on a new contract with point guard Ricky Rubio. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the T'Wolves inked the 24-year-old...Show More Summary

Wolves extend Rubio for $56 million over four years

Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Courtney Lee Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Guard's Concussion and Return

The Memphis Grizzlies suffered an early season injury setback Friday night against the Pacers as Courtney Lee suffered a mild concussion and didn't return. Memphis Commercial Appeal's Ronald Tillery reported the injury: Lee was the team's...Show More Summary

Kevin Love Gets Blocked by Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol on Consecutive Shots

The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers are the two early favorites to represent the Eastern Conference in this year's NBA Finals, and both came to play early in their first matchup of the year. In the first quarter of Friday night's...Show More Summary

L.A. Clippers vs. L.A. Lakers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

In this season's first battle of Los Angeles, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Clippers will take on Kobe Bryant and the Lakers Friday night at the Staples Center. The two teams have essentially traded places in terms of competitive...Show More Summary

Splash Bro. Thompson signs extension with Warriors

The Golden State Warriors saw no reason to wait on securing Klay Thompson's future with the franchise.

Shawn Marion and T-Pain Release Music Video for 'I'm a Champion'

Cleveland Cavaliers veteran Shawn Marion is busy enough trying to help his team be a championship contender this season, but he still had enough time to get into the studio and make a song with rapper T-Pain. The 36-year-old joined forces with T-Pain for the song "I'm a Champion," with the music video featured above. Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets Send off Bobcats Name with Gravestone Cake

The Charlotte Hornets are trying to move forward from the past, and with an exciting start to the 2014-15 NBA season, they apparently aren't afraid to make fun of their former struggles. To celebrate the end of the Bobcats era in Charlotte,...Show More Summary

Bulls' Butler seems ready for free agency

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler appears headed toward restricted free agency next summer.

Warriors sign Splash Brother Thompson to extension

The Golden State Warriors have signed guard Klay Thompson to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced.

Cavaliers vs. Bulls, Clippers vs. Lakers: Quick Hits for Prime-Time NBA Action

Nationally televised NBA action tips off Friday night at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN when the Chicago Bulls face their Eastern Conference foe, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Following that, a matchup of two teams on opposite ends of the playoff spectrum...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

It’s only fitting that the two scariest teams in the Eastern Conference lock horns on Halloween. The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers enter Friday night’s clash in the Windy City ( 8 p.m. ET on ESPN) with one game under their belts. Show More Summary

Jeff Green's Transition to Power Forward Could Reshape NBA Career Arc

Jeff Green the power forward wasn't something many Boston Celtics fans were ready for. The thought of this too-often lackadaisical wing bodying up to bigger, stronger and generally tougher physical 4s wouldn't typically strike one as a great idea. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Contract: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Negotiations with Bulls

Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls' talks regarding a new contract have ended without a deal, and he's set to enter restricted free agency after the 2014-15 season. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news, adding Butler rejected the final offer Chicago made on Friday before the midnight deadline. Show More Summary

Anderson Varejao, Cavaliers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Anderson Varejao was in Cleveland during the early stages of LeBron James' career. He stayed loyal during the rebuilding years. Now, it looks like he'll remain there for the rest of his career. The Cavaliers announced they have comeShow More Summary

Durant and Westbrook Injuries Will Prove How Much Thunder Need Reggie Jackson

The Oklahoma City Thunder could use a hero right about now. No, not you, Enrique Iglesias —unless a hefty helping of Latin pop can substitute for the on-court stylings of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder lost Durant to...Show More Summary

Alec Burks' Contract Extension Will Pay Big Dividends for Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz believe in Alec Burks' future and their ability to bring the best out of him. That much was made clear Friday when the franchise made an expensive —but shrewd —investment in the 23-year-old combo guard. The Jazz reached...Show More Summary

Ranking the Biggest Rebuilding Projects in the NBA

With the 2014-15 NBA season still in its infancy, this may well become premature prediction time for the basketball world. Early-season struggles or strong starts out of the gate will be overanalyzed, despite our knowledge of the marathon-style...Show More Summary

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