NBA: LeBron James bullish about new Los Angeles Lakers teammate Anthony Davis' role in upcoming season
The Lakers have a lot to figure out before the NBA season begins, but there's no question in LeBron James's mind of the role new teammate Anthony Davis should play.
Nike Inc (NKE.N) has signed Zion Williamson, the No 1 NBA draft pick and rising 19-year-old basketball star, to its Jordan brand, the world’s largest sportswear maker said on Tuesday.
NBA: Anthony Davis confident LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers will hit ground running in 2019-2020 season
Anthony Davis said the Los Angeles Lakers will be capable of challenging for the NBA championship immediately next season as the six-time All-Star was formally unveiled by the organisation on Saturday.
Anthony Davis is a six-time NBA all-star who has averaged more than 23 points per game through seven seasons with New Orleans, who drafted him with the first overall pick in 2012.
NBA: California earthquake shakes summer league game between New York Knicks and New Orleans Pelicans
Officials initially decided to delay the New York Knicks-New Orleans Pelicans game and the players were sent to their dressing rooms. Some fans left the arena after the quake — which lasted 10 seconds — and others waited around to see if it was safe to resume the game.
NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans draft Zion Williamson with first pick; Canada's RJ Barrett goes to New York Knicks
The New Orleans Pelicans made Duke standout Zion Williamson the number one selection in the National Basketball Association entry draft on Thursday.
NBA: New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Los Angeles Lakers in blockbuster deal, say reports
Anthony Davis will form a high-powered NBA strikeforce alongside LeBron James next season after the New Orleans Pelicans agreed to a trade deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, US media reports said on Saturday.
NBA: New Orleans Pelicans primed for collegiate superstar Zion Williamson after winning No 1 pick in draft lottery
The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on 20 June.
Magic Johnson stunned the basketball world on Tuesday, abruptly resigning from his management role with the Los Angeles Lakers and plunging the ailing NBA franchise into fresh turmoil.
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture towards a fan, the NBA confirmed on Thursday.
NBA: James Harden inspires Rockets to victory over Nuggets with 38-point blitz; Utah Jazz confirm playoffs berth
James Harden scored 38 points to led the Houston Rockets to a 112-85 victory over the Denver Nuggets in a battle of NBA Western Conference contenders
NBA: James Harden helps Rockets clinch playoff spot with blitz against Pelicans; Warriors rack up 50th win of season
Harden, who scored a combined 118 points in his previous two games, didn't need to maintain his torrid pace against the Pelicans.
NBA Rundown Week 20: New Orleans Pelicans snatch defeat from jaws of victory, Kyle O’Quinn shows how not to defend and more
Bits and bobs from the week that was in the NBA
NBA: LeBron James helps Lakers end losing streak against Bulls; Giannis Antetokounmpo shines as Bucks beat Pelicans
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks improved to 51-17 Tuesday with a 130-113 victory at New Orleans.
NBA Rundown Week 19: LA Lakers' decision about LeBron James, Milwaukee Bucks reign in the East and more
Bits and bobs from the week that was in the NBA.
NBA: Klay Thompson bounces back from injury to net 39 points in Warriors' win over Nuggets; Rockets beat 76ers
Klay Thompson roared back into action for Golden State to lead the Warriors to victory over the Denver Nuggets.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says All-Star Games doesn't work, likens it to putting 'an earring on a pig'
The league is unlikely to make any changes — at least not any time soon — if only because a 70-game schedule like the one Silver discussed would require each team to give up six home games
NBA: Milwaukee Bucks hold off LA Lakers to extend winning run; Zach LaVine's career-high 47 points power Chicago Bulls to victory
Eric Bledsoe scored 31 points, Malcolm Brogdon added 21 points, and Milwaukee held off Los Angeles for its eighth consecutive NBA victory and 10th in a row on the road
NBA: Dwyane Wade banks last-gasp three-pointer to secure win for Miami; Bucks improve league-best to 47-14
Golden State were still up by four when Wade drained a three-pointer with 15 seconds left and after Durant made one of two free-throws to put the Warriors lead at two
NBA: Rockets beat Warriors despite missing leading scorer James Harden through illness; Jrue Holiday powers Pelicans to victory
Stephen Curry's 3 with 1:57 to play pulled the Warriors to 114-108 then his two free throws at 1:26 made it a four-point game before the Rockets came through at the line