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Bill Russell's widow wife offers touching tribute after Jerry West's death

Bill Russell's widow, Jeannine, shared a heartfelt tribute to Jerry West after the news of the NBA legend's death on Wednesday.

Yankees-Red Sox start time changed due to Celtics-Mavericks Game 4

With the Celtics playing in the NBA Finals on the same night, the Red Sox have changed the start time of their Friday game against the Yankees.

Make this plus-odds pick ahead of Game 3 of NBA Finals

The Mavs now face an 0-2 deficit, but as the series shifts to Dallas, they find themselves 1.5-point home favorites.

Bet on this Boston star to have a huge Game 3

Jrue Holiday has arguably been the Celtics’ MVP during this playoff run. 

Bill Simmons moves 2024 NBA Draft No. 1 pick odds with talk of this top prospect

"It feels like he's the only one in this top five that people are like, 'I at least know what that guy is,'" Simmons noted.

Behind the Nets ownership decision that drastically altered the NBA

Pagliuca — born in New York and raised in New Jersey — almost teamed up with Joe Tsai to buy the Nets from Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov in 2017.

Kristaps Porzingis' 'rare injury' dings Celtics' chances in NBA Finals Game 3

Kristaps Porzingis’ injury will make Game 3 a bit tougher for the Celtics. 

Mavericks still massive long shots to win the NBA Finals despite Kristaps Porzingis injury

The Mavericks trail 2-0 in the NBA Finals to the Boston Celtics and their prospects for a comeback seem bleak given historical precedents.

NBA insiders' war escalates over Lakers coaching reports

Shams Charania is firing back at his former mentor as the reporting over the Lakers' search for a head coach intensifies.

The challenges 'embarrassed' Lakers face in coaching search after Dan Hurley rejection

The Los Angeles Lakers' Hail Mary attempt at landing UConn coach Dan Hurley fell short and now they're left scrambling for a head coach.

Celtics star's NBA Finals status uncertain with 'rare' injury

The Celtics shed some light on the leg injury suffered by Kristaps Porzingis in the NBA Finals.

Lakers facing another setback in coaching search as target emerges as Cavaliers favorite

Three weeks after firing head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, the Cleveland Cavaliers appear to have a top target for his replacement — and it's someone the Lakers have their eyes on.

Dan Hurley speaks out on spurning Lakers to stay at UConn

Dan Hurley broke his silence.

Knicks star trolls Mikal Bridges after Nets question: 'Are you OK?'

Josh Hart wasn't having it.

This team could seriously complicate Knicks’ Isaiah Hartenstein plans

The competition for Isaiah Hartenstein could very well include a team with a dangerous trio — cap space, legitimate title aspirations and need for a center.

Kendrick Perkins compared himself to Jesus after LeBron James unfollowed him

Kendrick Perkins’ words are always drawing attention — even if not spoken on-air.

Golf star reveals 'embarrassing' result of trash-talking Michael Jordan

All these years later and Michael Jordan still apparently has the clutch gene.

Kendrick Perkins has Shaq, Charles Barkley beef over 'roach' diss

Kendrick Perkins really didn't appreciate being called a "roach" amid a fractious back-and-forth with Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal.

Why UConn coach spurned Lakers' $70 million offer

Dan Hurley, who turned down a six-year, $70 million contract offer from the Lakers on Monday after days of speculation, is staying put at UConn.

Mavericks bettors burned by late no-call during Celtics' Game 2 win

Your pockets may be a bit lighter on this Monday morning after the unbelievably bad beat in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.