Richard Jefferson agrees to 1-year deal with Denver Nuggets

9:21 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Free-agent forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Denver Nuggets, league sources told ESPN.Denver plans to waive veteran guard Jameer Nelson to make room on the 15-man roster...

Dante Exum of Utah Jazz to have surgery on separated shoulder

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum will have surgery to repair a separated left shoulder.The surgery is scheduled for Oct. 24 in Los Angeles, and there is no announced timeline for his return.Exum was injured...

Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Marcus Morris to miss start of regular season

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris, a projected starter after being acquired this summer, will be sidelined for the start of the regular season while battling right knee soreness.Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Sunday that Morris...

Tyronn Lue downplays Cleveland Cavaliers’ opener vs. Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- When the NBA released its schedule for the 2017-18 season on Aug. 14, the Cleveland Cavaliers' season opener against the Boston Celtics was already intriguing as an Eastern Conference finals rematch.Eight days later, when Cleveland...

Kevin Durant thinks Giannis Antetokounmpo could become the ‘best ever’ to play in NBA

Kevin Durant might just be Giannis Antetokounmpo's biggest fan, at least among NBA players.Going back to June, when Antetokounmpo won most improved player at the 2017 NBA awards ceremony, KD took to his YouTube channel to congratulate the...

Richard Jefferson, Milwaukee Bucks share mutual interest in possible deal

10:37 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiDave McMenaminCloseESPN Staff WriterCavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduateThe Milwaukee Bucks have emerged as serious suitors in the...

Kevin McHale – James Harden calling me ‘a clown’ won’t change my opinion of...

Kevin McHale continued his war of words with Houston Rockets star James Harden on Friday.The former Rockets coach, now a TV analyst, fired the opening salvo last week by declaring that Harden is "not a leader." Harden responded...

Indiana Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III expected to be out three to four months after...

Glenn Robinson III is expected to be out three to four months after undergoing successful ankle surgery, the Indiana Pacers announced Friday.Robinson underwent surgery to repair the medial and lateral ligaments in his left ankle, suffered on Sept....

Lakers’ Lonzo Ball returns to practice, feels discomfort in ankle – Los Angeles Lakers...

EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. -- Lonzo Ball returned to practice on Thursday, but he still feels “a little bit of discomfort” and is considered questionable for Friday’s Los Angeles Lakers preseason finale against the LA Clippers.Ball went through all...

NBA preview 2017-18 – Warriors vs. everybody power rankings

At 22, Giannis Antetokounmpo (22.9 PPG, 8.8 RPG, 5.4 APG, 1.6 SPG, 1.9 BPG, 18th in RPM) is the unquestioned leader of the young core of Khris Middleton (career 40.4 percent from 3), ROY Malcolm Brogdon and...

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For Cardinals A.Q. Shipley and father, time stands still on Old...

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals center A.Q. Shipley stood next to his father on the tee box at St. Andrews' famed 17th hole...

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