The frequent discussion around the new core of the 76ers is rooted in a time-old NBA problem—the fragility of building a championship contender. As Philadelphia has learned over the past couple years, flexibility in free agency is not always the best fix.SI.com
There is a slow buildup to what NBA executives are calling one of the most talent-rich free-agent classes in recent years. Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Klay Thompson, Kemba Walker, Kyrie Irving, DeMarcus Cousins, Khris Middleton, Kristaps Porzingis, Tobias Harris and Jimmy Butler headline the group of a projected 200 players who could hit free agency on July 1. Despite the star-studded field and the salary cap...ABC News
Spencer Dinwiddie converted a three-point play with 28 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets erased a seven-point deficit in the extra session for a 145-142 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Wednesday.U.S.
Bronx-born Kemba Walker has found a home in Charlotte, where he's likely to play in his third All-Star Game next month. But with free agency and the promise of more winning beckoning this summer, Walker's love of his adopted hometown will be tested.Bleacher Report
Almost every trade that takes place between now and the NBA 's Feb. 7 deadline will have an impact on this summer's free-agency class. Close to half the league's players are hitting the open marketBleacher Report
Zion Williamson is the name mentioned in every NBA draft conversation. Now that we've entered 2019 and his entry into the league is imminent, the Open Floor podcast considers his best fit.SI.com
Giannis Antetokounmpo's tip-in with 39.1 seconds remaining allowed the visiting Milwaukee Bucks to fend off a furious Houston Rockets rally and squeeze out a 116-109 victory on Wednesday.U.S.