Carmelo Anthony News
After spending the last half-decade racking up spectacular numbers for teams with little chance of major success, Westbrook is joining the Lakers for his 14th NBA season.
The extension, which he becomes eligible to officially sign after Saturday, is expected to vault Durant past $500 million in NBA career earnings.
NBA: LeBron James' triple double helps Lakers claw their way to victory over Nuggets; Trail Blazers shock 76ers
James recorded his second triple double of the season and 96th of his career as the Lakers opened their five-game homestand with an impressive come-from-behind win.
The NBA's 2020-21 campaign is set to open on 22 December with pre-season matchups to start on Friday
NBA: With Portland Trail Blazers' Playoffs hopes still dangling by a thread, motivated Damian Lillard finds hot streak
Lillard topped a 51-point performance on Sunday by offering a 61-point performance on Tuesday, doing all that with the Blazers’ postseason fate still not secure.
NBA: Mitchell Robinson, Julius Randle power Knicks to win over Trail Blazers; West-leading Lakers ease past Suns
Portland’s Damian Lillard was held to 11 points on 5-for-20 shooting after scoring 30 or more in the previous three games
NBA Rundown Week 7: Miami Heat make waves in the East; Cavaliers put Kevin Love up for trade and more
Bits and bobs from another week gone by in the NBA.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo records second triple-double in Milwaukee Bucks' win over Portland Trail Blazers
Antetokounmpo had 24 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high 15 assists to lead the Bucks to their seventh win in the last nine games against Portland.
NBA Rundown Week 4: Carmelo Anthony makes a comeback to the league, Rivers start a family feud and more
Bits and bobs from the week gone by in the NBA
NBA: After nearly a year in wilderness, Carmelo Anthony returns to league to play for struggling Portland Trail Blazers
Carmelo Anthony, who hasn't played in over a year since being dumped by the Houston Rockets, has signed a contract with the last place Portland Trail Blazers, US media reported on Thursday.
Carmelo Anthony, who had spent six years with the Nicks and eight years with the Nuggets had joined the Rockets last year from Oklahoma City Thunder, is now a free agent.
NBA Rundown Week 5: Warriors' Kevin Durant and Draymond Green at war; Jimmy Butler serves Sixers a win and more
The Golden State Warriors found themselves in a state of war. Jimmy Butler did Jimmy Butler things. Carmelo Anthony's stint in the NBA may be 'in the past like a ponytail'. Here are the bits and bobs from another week in the NBA.
NBA: James Harden helps Rockets thrash Warriors even as Kevin Durant, Draymond Green start; Nuggets rout Hawks
Draymond Green returned for the Warriors after serving a one-game suspension meted out by Golden State after his confrontation with teammate Kevin Durant.
NBA: Anthony Davis scores 32 points as New Orleans Pelicans get off to roaring start by beating Houston Rockets
The New Orlean Pelicans started their season well as main man Anthony Davis lived up to his billing by scoring 32 points as Houston Rockets slumped to a 112-131 defeat.
NBA: From LeBron James' equation with Lance Stephenson to Boston Celtics' calibre, biggest storylines of upcoming season
How will LeBron James to team up with Lance Stephenson, a man who made it mission until last season to get under the former’s skin? Just how better can DeMarcus Cousins make the Golden State Warriors? With only a few days to go for the 2018-19 NBA season, here are 15 most interesting storylines this season:
NBA: From LeBron James joining LA Lakers to Kawhi Leonard moving to the Toronto Raptors, the biggest off-season moves
Several of NBA’s biggest names changed teams in the offseason – including some who were longtime franchise cornerstones with their previous teams. Here's a look at the switches that made the biggest splashes:
NBA: Russell Westbrook nets fifth straight triple-double as Thunder beat Raptors; James Harden stars in Rockets' win
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and handed out 14 assists as Thunder ended Raptors' 11-game NBA winning streak.
NBA: Russell Westbrook nets 100th career triple-double as Thunder close in on playoff berth; Spurs beat Magic
Westbrook finished with 32 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists to become only the fourth player in NBA history to record a century of triples.
NBA: Lou Williams nets career-high 50 points as Clippers pip Warriors; Timberwolves beat struggling Thunder
Williams tallied 27 of his 50 points in the third quarter for the visiting Clippers who beat Golden State for the first time in more than three years.
Mixing correlation with causation is dangerous business but there are only so many times the team can fail with Westbrook at its centre before you start wondering: is it even possible for Westbrook to win a title?