Shorthanded Nets lose big to Celtics, 126-91

Nets Patty Mills drives tongue out against Celtics black jersey NEW YORK (AP) — Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart each scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to their sixth straight win, beating the star-less Brooklyn Nets 126-91 on Tuesday night. Without Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving, the Nets weren’t competitive in … Read more

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Bulls’ Phil Jackson headlines NBA’s best 15 coaches of all-time

Phil Jackson headlines NBA’s best 15 coaches of all-time originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The NBA released the list of its 15 greatest coaches of all-time Tuesday night, and it was dotted with Chicago Bulls ties. Start with Phil Jackson, who accrued six championships and 656 wins between the regular season (545) and playoffs … Read more

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Gordon Hayward out indefinitely with sprained ligaments in left ankle

As the All-Star break is right around the corner, the Hornets will surely need the rest. Charlotte is currently on a six-game losing streak and have fallen to in the Eastern Conference. And losing Gordon Hayward to an ankle injury on Monday night against the Toronto Raptors sure didn’t help. Hayward underwent an X-Ray and … Read more

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Former Celtics forward Gordon Hayward out indefinitely with ankle injury

Former C’s forward Hayward suffers ankle injury, out indefinitely originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Injuries continue to plague former Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward. Now in his second season with the Charlotte Hornets, the 31-year-old Hayward left Monday’s game against the Toronto Raptors with a left ankle sprain and did not return. On Tuesday, … Read more

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Steve Nash believes Nets won’t make a deal before trade deadline

Nets Steve Nash talks to James Harden grey jerseys The Nets are in the midst of NBA trade deadline rumors as the “will they, won’t they” with James Harden and the Philadelphia 76ers heats up. However, coach Steve Nash doesn’t believe the team will make a deal, Harden or otherwise, before Thursday’s trade deadline and … Read more

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Nets star James Harden won’t play vs. Celtics as NBA trade rumors swirl

Nets’ James Harden won’t play vs. Celtics as NBA trade rumors swirl originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Brooklyn Nets are tumbling down the Eastern Conference standings and won’t have any of their three superstars available when they host the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving already were ruled out, … Read more

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Blazers tear down to rebuild around Damian Lillard

The Portland Trail Blazers are taking a torch to the NBA’s longest active playoff streak. Injured Blazers superstar Damian Lillard has seen three of Portland’s starters traded since Friday, and a fourth might be on the move by Thursday’s deadline, all of which fuels further speculation about his status. Blazers owner Jody Allen, whose own … Read more

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Mark Daigneault, speak with media following practice

Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Mark Daignault and rookie Tre Mann spoke with the media following practice on Tuesday. This comes off the heels of Monday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. The team next plays on Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors. With the NBA trade deadline this Thursday, the Thunder have been in their … Read more

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Breaking down all of the deals leading up to Thursday’s deadline

The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, and the biggest questions around the league involve Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons. Will the Sixers trade him before the deadline? Who will trade for Simmons? Brooklyn? Atlanta? A surprise team. That’s not the only intrigue in the league. Can the Los Angeles Lakers pull off any moves that improve their … Read more

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