Sources: 76ers Never Offered Jimmy Butler Max Contract

But on June 30, there was no five-year maximum offer for Butler, multiple sources say. Perhaps the Sixers pivoted after learning of Horford’s interest in joining. Perhaps they were concerned about tension between Butler and some within...

Report: Trail Blazers Waive Pau Gasol

Portland has waived F/C Pau Gasol, per Gasol. He’s been unable to successfully rehab left foot following surgery. Blazers had protections in 1-year deal. Gasol, Blazers working on details of coaching role as future HOFer remains in Portland to...

NBA Daily: Chasing 40 | Basketball Insiders

As of this writing, James Harden is averaging 38.4 points per game. Yes, 38.4. He’s within striking distance of 40 – a number that would put him in the most rarified of air, joining Wilt Chamberlain as the only other player...

Spencer Dinwiddie’s staredown with NBA not affecting play

What Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie sees as innovative the NBA perceives to be a violation of the collective bargaining agreement.Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets is not your typical NBA player. He had to overcome some setbacks before...

Who to take if Blazers get lottery pick in 2020

(Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)Let’s say the Portland Trail Blazers don’t turn this season around and end up with one of the worst records in the NBA. Who should they look at in the top half of the NBA...

Former No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz thriving in Orlando

Former No. 1 NBA Draft pick Markelle Fultz is making the most of his role with the Orlando Magic.Markelle Fultz was taken as the top overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. But thanks to...

NBA Daily: Reliable Burks Thriving In Long Sought-After Opportunity | Basketball Insiders

A month into the regular season, the race for Defensive Player of the Year remains fluid. Even as longtime contenders and preseason favorites further assert their will defensively, a group of position-less wings and dogged guards are making a...

NBA Teams Set To Improve in 2019-2020 | Basketball Insiders

The 2019-2020 college hoops season is just around the corner, and with that comes the great predictions, the unlikely statistics and the performance metrics that will predict which teams will likely make a deep run in the tournament come March…...

Hungry HEAT Destined To Be Dark Horse In East | Basketball Insiders

A month into the regular season, the race for Defensive Player of the Year remains fluid. Even as longtime contenders and preseason favorites further assert their will defensively, a group of position-less wings and dogged guards are making a...

What Paul George’s dominant return means

The LA Clippers house two of the NBA’s best wings, and with Paul George finally healthy and balling, we get to see what that translates to on the court.Kawhi Leonard‘s load management program seems to be under more scrutiny...